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BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain technology is starting to encourage a direct value exchange over the internet. It is slowly moving towards mainstream adoption, and removing the friction in the exchange of value over the internet. It is fast approaching an inflection point where enterprise and greater mainstream adoption will ensue.

As a result of the considerable structural advantages blockchain technology is expected to have significant impact on industries including payments, finance, insurance, energy, IoT, exchanges, music and many more.

Cutting-edge case studies will offer a “how-to” approach to deploying Blockchain technologies across industries.

TOPIC SPECIFIC AREAS:

  • Overview of how blockchain technology works
  • Applications enabled by blockchain (beyond cryptocurrencies)
  • From proof of concept to deployment // from experiment to business mainstream
  • Traceability & transparency to increase consumer trust
  • Traceability & transparency across the supply chain (fraud detection, errors reduction, orders tracking, …)
  • Smart contracts
  • Regulations
  • Benefits, including improved process efficiency & optimized costs in manufacturing

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Gartner predict that by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications will include AI Technologies.

AI and Machine Learning promise to solve a plethora of problems faced by enterprises today, from better decision making to increased efficiencies and cost savings, there seems to be an algorithm to solve it all.

Beyond the hype, AI is already delivering real value in business. It’s being implemented across all industries and business functions creating unprecedented efficiencies in human productivity.

TOPIC SPECIFIC AREAS:

  • Build great businesses and drive disruptive AI innovations
  • Differentiation in the market place by continuous application of exponential technologies
  • Predictive analysis
  • AI for the corporate organization // impact on workforce
  • AI for corporate intelligence
  • Automation and AI Powered decision-making
  • Overview of Deep Learning, Neuronal Networks and quantum computing
  • AI in customer journey and business engagement

IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES

At the forefront of digital technologies is a blend of virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, 360 degrees, immersive, and other future potential reality spaces. All have the potential to impact and transform many industries, changing, and immersing the world dramatically. Subject matter expert speakers from a diverse range of areas based upon their experiences, will comment on current and past “reality” implementations, experiences, implications to humans, and share an outlook to the future.

Much of the business attention in the Extended Reality (XR) space has been focused on vertical applications. There is no disputing the enormous utility and promise of these technologies when applied to industrial processes or retail experiences, for example. But there is a potential revolution beyond those verticals.

TOPIC SPECIFIC AREAS:

  • Overview of hardware for AR/VR/XR + applications
  • Enterprise Solutions: process simplification + training
  • Training & Education: simulated environments, school, remote training/learning
  • Consumer retail experience (Lego Connect, Ikea Place)
  • VR Content Production + Prototyping
  • Entertainment experience
  • VR/AR for brand engagement/integrating in marketing plan
  • The future of social media w/ VR