Day 1 - 13 November 2019

Convergent Technology Solutions

This track looks at the intersection of IOT, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, and how the convergence of these disruptive technologies are helping enterprises large and small to increase efficiency and ROI, while reducing wastageWhat do CTOs, CIOS and Heads of Technology have to consider when looking at which technology to include in future budgets? 

09:30AM

Ian Foley

Venture Partner

Xenon

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Convergent Technology Solutions: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Comments

Hear from a convergent technology industry analyst who will discuss how the most innovative technologies of our time will need to converge to create a truly integrated landscape, the benefits of this, the challenges that will be faced and the solutions they will provide. 

. Ian Foley, Venture Partner, Xenon
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09:50AM

James St. Pierre

Deputy Director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)

National Institute of Standards and Technology

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09:50AM - Day 1

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Moving towards secure IoT with Cyber-Security by NIST

This talk will discuss the cyber-security and privacy challenges that the IoT ecosystem brings to the connected world. Additionally, NIST’s role in the cyber-security baseline for IoT and the importance of public/private partnerships in standards development.

. James St. Pierre, Deputy Director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), National Institute of Standards and Technology
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10:20AM

Senior Representative, Affinity IoT Security

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10:20AM - Day 1

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Case Study: Affinity IT

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10:50AM

Networking Break

11:30AM

Ian Foley

Venture Partner

Xenon

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Olga Patel

Principal Technical Architect | Technology Innovation Enablement

The Walt Disney Company

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11:30AM - Day 1

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Daniel Yim

Principal

Noblis

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11:30AM - Day 1

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Duane Jacobsen

CEO | CFO

Blocksafe

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11:30AM - Day 1

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Kevin Garlan

SVP, North America Innovation Head, Citi Innovation Lab – Treasury & Trade Solutions

Citi

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11:30AM - Day 1

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Panel: Successful synergies & convergence between Blockchain, AI & IoT

  • Blockchain, AI & IoT – Which technology do you start with? Chicken or the egg?   
  • Use cases in action – real life examples of convergence   
  • Forming successful partnerships & when will we see this in action?   
  • Current fundamental shortcomings of each sector that will impact progression of scalability, interoperability & storage 
Moderator: . Ian Foley, Venture Partner, Xenon
. Olga Patel, Principal Technical Architect | Technology Innovation Enablement, The Walt Disney Company
. Daniel Yim, Principal, Noblis
. Duane Jacobsen, CEO | CFO, Blocksafe
. Kevin Garlan, SVP, North America Innovation Head, Citi Innovation Lab – Treasury & Trade Solutions, Citi
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12:10PM

Senior Representative, Current, powered by GE

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12:10PM - Day 1

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Traceability: How to track the data you collect on the blockchain?

How can Blockchain and the IoT be successfully combined to create enhanced secure visibility all the way along the supply chain?  

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12:30PM

Jau Huang

Chairman and CEO

CyberLink

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12:30PM - Day 1

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AI-driven IoT at the edge

Hear insights from the founder of a global leader who has successfully deployed edge-based AI facial recognition in a number of IoT areas, across devices, platforms and industries.

  • Benefits of edge-based IoT applied to AI solutions
  • Deployments and use cases across industries
  • Insights into the future
. Jau Huang, Chairman and CEO, CyberLink
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12:50PM

Networking Break

02:10PM

Kristin Clark

VP, Security Operations

Intertrust

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02:10PM - Day 1

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Why Device Identities need to be me more than a Simple Certificate

This talk will be given by Kristin Clark,  VP of Security Operations for Intertrust.

. Kristin Clark, VP, Security Operations, Intertrust
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02:40PM

Senior Representative, Always AI

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02:40PM - Day 1

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How can the convergence of AI & Blockchain improve master data management?

How can blockchain distribute & decentralize an immutable database? What is the difference between Master data vs. Transactional data? This talk will delve into industry examples of the convergence between AI & Blockchain in action.  

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03:00PM

Jesse DeMesa

Partner

Momenta Partners

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Robert Bauer

Head of Sharing Economy and Mobility Group, Marsh – Managing Director

Marsh (Marsh & McLennan Companies)

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03:00PM - Day 1

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Eduardo Erazo

Global Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital

Black & Veatch

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03:00PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: Breaking Silos – A guide for CxOs

11:50AM - Day 1

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Jason Blumenauer

Senior Director of Security

FirstGroup America

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03:00PM - Day 1

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12:10PM - Day 1

View Barriers to security adoption – what are the biggest challenges?

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Anil Rachakonda

Vice President, Startup Program

Continental

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03:00PM - Day 1

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Keynote Panel: Breaking Silos – A guide for CxOs

  • Breaking silos – barriers to entry  
  • How to evaluate new technologies for your business  
  • Understanding the risks  
  • How to make strategic decisions that are right for your company, not just your technology strategy 
Moderator: . Jesse DeMesa, Partner, Momenta Partners
. Robert Bauer, Head of Sharing Economy and Mobility Group, Marsh – Managing Director, Marsh (Marsh & McLennan Companies)
. Eduardo Erazo, Global Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital, Black & Veatch
. Jason Blumenauer, Senior Director of Security, FirstGroup America
. Anil Rachakonda, Vice President, Startup Program, Continental
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03:40PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

People patching: Who should be responsible for security?

90% of security breaches are due to human error, so why is security not more of a priority? This talk will uncover why education is so important and how to create a security culture in your business. 

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04:30PM

Decentralized Cloud Storage in the Blockchain age

This talk will investigate the difference between centralized & decentralized cloud storage for blockchain. It will identify the pros & cons of open source data storage, whilst address security concerns 

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05:00PM

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