ITWC President Fawn Annan and ITWC CIO Jim Love
Digital Government: A 2018 Perspective
Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer for Canada, kicks off the conference with a thought provoking presentation about what business and citizens can expect from the public sector in terms of digital transformation.
AI in real time. It is the next big thing. How big is it really?
A three-member panel explores the way AI is impacting the financial sector, medicine, law and the retail landscape.
Panel sponsored and moderated by Genesys
Digitizing the back office
The software/robotics/AI discussion is often focused on how emerging technologies it will change the customer experience, but for many companies the compelling case for adoption starts with back end efficiencies. In this presentation a technology player will explore how software robotics is changing his organization from the inside out.
The convergence of AI, Big Data and Blockchain
We’ve reached a tipping point. With the integration of emerging technologies changes is occurring faster than any company can reasonably plan. What do you do about it? In this presentation, author and venture capitalist Anthony Lacavara offers his advice. Mr. Lacavera is best known as the founder of WIND Mobile.
Digital Transformation from the CIO Perspective
ITWC CIO Jim Love in conversation with senior director Kovar Gregory from CA Technologies discussing the findings of the CanadianCIO Census.
The rapid introduction of new technologies may be increasing the complexity of IT solutions, but Jordan Kyriakidis, President and CEO of QRA Corp in Halifax, believes it is also stimulating an unprecedented level of collaboration and cross-fertilization of ideas. In his presentation, Kyriakidis will outline the way companies in Atlantic Canada are encouraging “collisions” as a way to drive their transformation and grow their business.
The Future of Voice in Business
Smart home systems are giving consumers unprecedent freedom to control their living environment with a touch of their smartphone. Will the same capabilities bleed through into the office environment? This discussion will look at the opportunities and the challenges of voice in the workplace tackling everything from digital assistants to the security of wake up words.
Eric Gales, Country Manager, AWS
Michael Ball, CISO, Freedom Mobile
Networking refreshment break
Digital Transformation from the Trenches
How three companies are transforming their industries. Panel includes Claudio Silvestri, CIO, Nav Canada and Ted Maulucci, President, SmartOne Inc.
Three teams of youth from SteamLabs between the ages of 12-17 will pitch the ideas behind their tech startups. Projects include a street light that will give the elderly more time to cross the road; a traffic monitoring app to ease congestion; and a wearable that monitors air quality.
Jim Love recounts the five top takeaways from the session
Digital Transformation Awards
Featuring steel drum or Mexican band
Presentation of Awards
The conference is expected to attract an audience of 150 senior technology and business leaders. Through presentations and panel discussions the conference will explore the impact of digital transformation on healthcare, manufacturing, the financial services sector and the customer experience. The national conference will be followed by a reception where the Digital Transformation Awards will be presented.