Discover how IBM and other incumbent companies are addressing disruption – putting smart to work – in interactive morning sessions.
Plenary – Morning Main Tent Sessions
09:00 - 09:30
Opening and Welcome
09:30 - 10:15
Keynote: Lets put smart to work – Become the incumbent disrupter.
“There will be an era, I think, that we'll look back on, and it might just favor those who have a history.” Ginni Rometty - IBM CEO. Panel discussion: Are you ready to go on the offensive with: Discovery (Anton Fatti) and Start-up bank (Jay Prag)
10:15 - 10:50
Business Transformation - Your re-invention journey starts here.
At the intersection of changing business and technology architectures. How do you set a strategy to take advantage of advanced technologies to fundamentally redesign processes, experiences and infrastructure to create new sources of value and drive greater efficiencies?
10:50 - 11:20
Creating an environment to learn exponentially
How do you architect to win?
11:20 - 11:50
11:50 - 12:25
Re-inventing Businesses 1: IoT and AI: This Changes Everything.
To capitalize on the digitization of the physical world, businesses are using AI-powered IoT solutions to better engineer products, manage operations and engage with people through connected things.
12:25 - 12:55
Re-inventing Businesses 2: Now Being Served: Bringing Speed, Trust and Transparency to Business Networks with Blockchain - Anthony Butler.
Innovators across global supply chains, financial services, healthcare, government and many other industries are reinventing their business models by convening business networks to change their core processes and the way they transact using blockchain technology.
12:55 - 14:25
Innovation Talk: 5 in 5 - Five innovations that will help change our lives within five years – Dr Solomon Assefa and IBM Research
Pollution is everywhere. AI-powered robot microscopes may save us.; Nobody likes knockoffs. Crypto-anchors and blockchain will unite against counterfeiters; Hackers gonna hack. Until they encounter lattice cryptography; AI bias will explode. But only the unbiased AI will survive; Today, quantum computing is a researcher’s playground. In five years, it will be mainstream.
Face to face with the experts at Think hubs designed for you:
4 Think hubs and an innovation hub to link you to your community and the most relevant topics and expert talks, innovator sessions and demonstrations.
Focus on one world-changing topic at a time. Learn from your peers. Solve problems together.