7:30 AM - 8:30 AM          

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM  

Executive Spotlight: The Data Driven Organization: The Journey and Business Outcomes

Moderator: Isaac Sacolick, CIO, Author, StarCIO

Description: Here from technology leaders that took bold steps to empower their organizations with predictive analytics, self-service BI tools, and other data services. Where did the sparks of change come from that drove new approaches? How were sponsors recruited and what were their rewards? Leading this change is not a one-size-fits-all program, so what can we learn from the differences in approaches? What were the quick wins and what are the expected longer term benefits?

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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM          

General Session: Blockchain-Based Digital Identity As Transformation Catalyst

Moderator: Christine Ferrusi Ross, Founder, Decision Changers

Description: Digital Identity -- how the systems we interact with know who we are -- will be turned on its head by blockchain technology. It promises to give consumers and businesses more control over their own data, as well as protecting that data better than current methods. This session will cover what’s possible in blockchain-based digital identity now, what it means to take control of our pe‍‍‍rsonally identifying information, and how to source buying digital identity solutions. Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Creates The Next Wave Of Enterprise Transformation.

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9:50 AM - 11:45 AM          

Case Study Presentations

Description: 25 minute case study sessions. Solution providers and their End User customers discuss challenges faced, strategy, implementation, outcome, and the future.

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM      

Networking Lunch

12:40 PM - 1:10 PM

Fireside Chat: VANTIQ: Navigating Generations of Enterprise Apps

Interviewer: Adam Stein, Principal, APS Marketing

Participant: Marty Sprinzen, CEO, VANTIQ

Description: Adaptive Apps have an important role in the Enterprise. They need to first pass the user visualization test without complex development and integrated front end/back end processes – systems, devices and people. This session will discuss how businesses build event-driven, real-time apps including human & machine collaboration.

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1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Conference Wrap-up: Analyst content wrap up

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM          

Case Study Presentations

Description: 25-minute case study sessions. Solution providers and their End User customers discuss challenges faced, strategy, implementation, outcome,and the future.

3:15 PM - 6:10 PM      

Meeting Zone for 1:1 Meetings

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM          

Cocktail Reception

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM        

Awards Dinner Celebration & Entertainment

Description: An elegant dinner followed by entertainment and an ET Exchange awards reception.

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM        


4:30 PM - 4:35 PM          

Conference Welcome

Speaker: Philip McKay, CEO, nGage Events

Description: Welcome to ET Exchange Summit 2017!

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM  

Conference Chair Opening Remarks: The Top Skills Required For Delivering Meaningful Enterprise Transformation

Speaker:  Conference Chair, Maribel Lopez, Founder of Lopez Research LLC, Co-founder, MRC and Author of Right-Time Experiences

Description: Business leaders have been digitally transforming the enterprise for years. This session will discuss what is different about the transformation today and how successful business land IT leaders are approaching enterprise transformation.

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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

General Session Keynote: Samsung

Speaker: Eric McCarty, VP, Mobile Product Marketing, Samsung Business, Samsung Electronics America

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5:40 PM - 6:20 PM

General Session End User Panel: The New World of Application Modernization

Interviewer: Glen Gruber, Sr. Mobile Strategist, Emerging Technology Council

Panelists: Russell Johnson, Enterprise Architect, Cintas | Paris Fogle, Innovation and Mobile Strategy Manager, Interstate Batteries

Description: Companies are moving beyond designing mobile-first apps to creating an overarching application modernization strategy. In this session, we’ll discuss strategies for delivering new business processes and app development using strategies such as microservices, APIs and a variety of platform-as-a service solutions.

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6:20 PM - 6:50 PM          

General Session Keynote: Creating real-time business solutions in an age of disruption

Speaker: Curt Cornum, VP Chief Architect, Insight Enterprises

Description: Today, the waves of disruptive technologies are rolling in faster than ever before. This session will examine aspects of each wave and share how several companies have used them to optimize operations and create new revenue streams.

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM          

Welcome Reception & Dinner: Sponsored by IBM

An elegant networking reception and dinner for all designed to foster interaction and build relationships.

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Day 1 - Monday, Novem‍‍‍ber 13, 2017

Day 2  - Tuesday, November 14, 2017

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    

Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

General Session Panel: Challenges and Strategic Choices in 2018

Moderator: Tim Scannell, Director of Strategic Content, CIO Executive Council

Panelists: Frank Sirianni, CIO, Fordham University | Mark Bye, VP IT Infrastructure, People's Bank | Raj Sadasivan, Chief Customer Experience Architect,Schneider-Electric

Description: This has been demanding year for most IT leaders as they focus on p‍‍‍roviding effective and reliable information services while at the same time balancing responsibilities related to innovation, IT talent, emerging technology and cyber-security.  As IT gets increasingly involved in business activities, CIOs and others will be tasked with providing more guidance in making decisions that impact the entire organization.  Increasingly, IT leaders are being relied on as corporate as well as technology officers, which brings along with it a whole new set of challenges and levels of responsibility.

Members of this ‘Power Panel’ will discuss the roadblocks and opportunities that lie ahead as 2018 looms on the horizon, with an emphasis on providing actionable tips to others facing the same challenges in technology application and business demands. The discussion will also include related data and quantitative ‘talking points’ from CEC and IDG research.

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8:50 AM - 9:40 AM

General Session Panel: The Paradox of Security in the Mobile/Cloud Era: New Threats, Yet New Defenses

Moderator: Jack Madden, Executive Editor, BrianMadden.com

Panelists:  Ricardo Panez, Director Mobile Security Americas, Check Point Software | Deepak Gandhi, VP of Enterprise Solutions, MPOYNT |  | Jim Walsh,  VP Sales, Modern OS Security, Symantec | Ankur Acharya, Offering Manager, IBM

Abstract: Companies are embracing the cloud, mobility, SaaS, and IoT. These new technologies bring some unique security challenges, but at the same time, companies still face many of the same security “hygiene” issues that they’ve been facing for years, like protecting user credentials and patching software. In this session, we’ll discuss how to address potential security issues brought by new technologies—and at the same time—how these new technologies can help address the old security issues we’ve faced for years.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        

Case Study Presentations

Description: 25 minute case study sessions. Solution providers and their End User customers discuss challenges faced, strategy, implementation, outcome, and the future.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Fireside Chat with DXC: Strategies and Best Practices for Delivering Future of Work Technologies

Moderator: Conference Chair, Maribel Lopez, Founder of Lopez Research LLC, Co-founder, MRC and Author of Right-Time Experiences

Speaker: Pete Tapley, Offering Sales Leader, DXC Technology

Description:  Building a digital transformation strategy is the first step in the journey to evolving an organization. Selecting and implementing new workplace technologies requires a wide range of skills and proper planning. This fireside chat will address how IT can embrace change and deliver best in class services.

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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM          

General Session Keynote: Digital Disciplines: Attaining Market Leadership With Better Technology Strategies

Speaker: Joe Weinman, Founder, XFORMA LLC

Description: How does Information Technology enable competitive advantage? This keynote will highlight the four strategies, or Digital Disciplines, that exploit today's digital technologies to create unparalleled customer value. It will touch on proven examples that any company, large or small, can use to gain or retain market leadership.

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM          

General Session CEO Panel: Digital Transformation: A view to 2020

Moderator: Bob Egan, CEO,The Sepharim Group

Participants: Kia Behnia, CEO, PowWow Mobile | Eric Simone, CEO, ClearBlade | Fouad ElNagger, CEO, Sapho | Daniel Potts, CEO, Cog Systems

Description: Companies are looking for new digital business models for growth across dynamic dimensions including new markets  customers, expanding supplier network, shifting CIO priorities and accelerating global security threats. To get Digital Transformation right enterprises must get creative, take some risk and innovate. In this panel we'll explore these and other topics.

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3:15 PM - 6:10 PM          

Meeting Zone for 1:1 Meetings

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM          

Networking Reception, Dinner, & Casino Night

A cocktail networking reception, dinner, and casino games designed to foster interaction and build relationships.

Day 3  - Wednesday, November 15, 2017