AGENDA

DETAILED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Please take a look at this year’s developing agenda to gain a clear picture of how the conference operates.

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sugarhouse Event Center
1001 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia

7:30AM

VIP Breakfast featuring Keynote Speaker (TBD)

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30AM

Conference Kick-off

8:45AM

Emerging Technology Trends

9:15AM

IMMERSIVE

Merging AI into everyday life, rather than building new silos of specialization, will drive the adoption that creates positive-feedback loops of improvement through experience. Voice input and vision/gesture interaction will let AI tools be participants in learning instead of isolated observers.

10:15AM

Networking Break

10:30AM

COGNITIVE

breaking decisively from past decades’ cycles of hype and disappointment, a dramatic surge of machine learning and image/language processing capability will elevate expectations for responsive and predictive behavior in every device and process.

11:30AM

Keynote Address

12:30 PM

Networking Lunch

 

1:30PM

TRUSTED

Shattering the walls that surround traditional databases, the distributed ledger model exemplified by “blockchain” data structures will create new communities of trusted interaction without dependence on central authority. Dramatic acceleration of many common transactions, and radical reshuffling of many long-standing beliefs about the nature of data ownership, will challenge some organizations — but will hugely benefit those that can see where this is going.

2:30PM

Closing Session – Transforming the Enterprise

 

3:30PM

Networking Reception


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