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EXPLORE DAY ONE

Wednesday 20 October 2021   I   Hybrid   I   Millbank Tower, London &  Hopin Access

Networking NETWORKING

08:45-09:30 Registration & Breakfast


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Networking


12:30-13:30 Lunch, Networking & Meet the Mavericks 

12:30-13:30 Innovation Zone: LIVE


17:00-18:30 Networking Drinks & Meet the Mavericks

 


Wed 20 Oct

DISRUPTOR'S INSIGHT: 
5 FRONTIER TECH TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE DECADE

 

 To kick off our 2-day exploration into disruptive technology and business, we discuss the frontier tech trends that will shape business strategies in the next decade and how to harness them.

 

Sarah Greasley, CTO, Direct Line


Wed 20 Oct │ 09:30-09:45 BST

 DISRUPTOR'S SPOTLIGHT: 
AVOIDING AI BANKRUPTCY: HOW TO PLAY AND WIN WITH YOUR NEW ROBOT FRIENDS

 

The session will focus on futuristic technology. We will discuss how businesses can adopt the latest digital transformation technologies and apply them in meaningful ways through a solution-based approach.

 

David Shrier, CEO, Esme Learning


Wed 20 Oct │ 09:45-10:00 BST

 DISRUPTOR'S DILEMMA: ACCELERATING DIGITAL ADVANTAGE

 

According to McKinsey, the pandemic has accelerated organisational digitisation by three to four years. This panel will explore how organisations are harnessing networks, cloud and data to build digital advantage.

 

Chandan Narkar, Global Head of Test and QA, HRIT, HSBC Global


Wed 20 Oct │ 10:00-10:30 BST

 MASTERCLASS: DATA-DRIVEN DISRUPTION

 

For organisations in 2021, bringing data together across disparate sources is a major challenge but instilling trust in the data is an even bigger hurdle to overcome. Join IT, data and business intelligence leaders to explore how to build the foundations to your data strategy in order to foster analytics maturity and drive business success.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 11:00-12:30 BST

MASTERCLASS CYBERSECURITY SECRETS MASTERCLASS: CYBERSECURITY SECRETS

 

Cybersecurity can be a minefield. From malicious ware and cyber attacks to privacy management, an organisation can be stopped in its tracks without a sufficient game plan. Join our cybersecurity experts to navigate the secrets of GDPR compliance, cloud safety implementation and ethical compliance.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 11:00-12:30 BST

 MASTERCLASS: THE VEHICLE TO VALUE: INNOVATING YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE

 

In 2021, only 32% of organisations say that digital is in their DNA. However, with digital capability increasingly being core characteristics of market disruptors, it’s more crucial than ever for organisations to establish solid digital foundations. Join IT and business leaders to understand where the opportunity lies to modernise and transform your digital infrastructure to enable continual business agility and growth.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 13:30-15:00 BST

MASTERCLASS THE CONSUMER-CENTRIC BUSINESS MASTERCLASS: THE CONSUMER-CENTRIC BUSINESS

 

Customers are expecting more from their interactions with businesses. Delivering a seamless experience is of the utmost importance in ensuring that customers keep coming back to your business. In an increasingly virtual post-pandemic world, customer experience teams need to transform how they engage with the consumer to build lifetime value. Join CX experts and business leaders to explore how customer journey orchestration is a necessity for businesses to thrive.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 13:30-15:00 BST

 CHIEF DISRUPTOR MASTERMIND: UNVEILING THE ANATOMY OF DATA

 

We break down the anatomy of data to understand how to recognise good data versus bad, how to identify what data is useful, and how to effectively analyse it to maximise its benefits and forge a path to data success.

 


Wed 20 Oct │15:20-15:50 BST

 BRAIN STORMS: DEMYSTIFYING AI: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

 

This cross-industry panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges organisations are facing on their respective digital transformation journeys.

 

Prateek Kapoor, Director Innovation & Automation, Aon


Wed 20 Oct │ 15:50-16:20 BST

IN THE HOT SEAT: THE JOURNEY TO EFFICIENCY: AN AUTOMATION CASE STUDY

 

We discuss how automation has transformed processes, enhanced customer and employee experience, and helped to develop a competitive advantage with our case study discussion.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 16:20-16:40 BST

 CHIEF DISRUPTOR MASTERMIND: RECRUITING GEN Z

 

The next generation of talent is more discerning than ever. Whether they are entering the job market through a graduate job or graduate scheme, we discuss how to get ahead in the race to attract the best future talent.

 

Mike Miller, Director of Talent Acquisition, Chipotle


Wed 20 Oct │ 16:40-17:00 BST

 CHIEF DISRUPTOR DEBATE: OPEN DATA: ARE YOU PREPARED?

 

Calls for open data have been driven by demands for data transparency and the creation of a trustworthy data ecosystem. Join to debate the opportunities and pitfalls of open data, and decide whether companies are truly ready to embrace it.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 17:00-18:30 BST

 CHIEF DISRUPTOR DEBATE: EDGE COMPUTING: A NEW PARADIGM

 

It is predicted that by 2025, 75% of enterprise data will be handled by edge computing nodes. However, many organisations are still facing challenges in its adoption. Join us to debate how to begin embarking on the journey to edge computing to maximise its value and gain an competitive advantage.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 17:00-18:30 BST

 VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: FLYING HIGH: LEVERAGING THE CLOUD FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30-20:00 BST

VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: THE JOURNEY TO TOTAL EXPERIENCE

 

We discuss how automation has transformed processes, enhanced customer and employee experience, and helped to develop a competitive advantage with our case study discussion.

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30-20:00 BST

 VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: DECONSTRUCTING DATA INSIGHTS FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

 


Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30-20:00 BST