Agenda at A Glance

A unique agenda built for the modern business technology buyer
  • Join for a quick bite to eat at the golf course
  • Rules for the tournament will be outlined
  • Find your golf cart & meet your foursome​
  • Enjoy a great day on a lovely Scottsdale course!​
  • Meet speakers, attendees & sponsor​
  • Dinner & drinks served for all attendees​
  • Fireside Chat Kick Off with Bob Evans & Guest​​
  • Join 10-20 attendees for an intimate breakfast​
  • Roundtable themes include Co-creation, Data Strategy & Cloud ERP​
  • Moderated by an Acceleration Economy Practitioner Analyst​​
  • Keynote: Rob Carter CIO of Fedex​
  • Keynote 2: Speaker TBA​
  • Fireside chat panel: Speaker TBA​
  • Accelerating Transformation with analyst Bob Evans & guests​
  • Preparing for the AI Future with analysts Aaron Back & Toni Witt​
  • Data Modernization with analyst Wayne Sadin & Tony Uphoff​
  • Cybersecurity as a Business Enabler with analyst Chris Hughes​
  • Maria Roat, Former Deputy CIO, US Navy
  • Five “5-minute Pitches” from innovation Path Startups​
  • Fireside Chat: Speaker TBA
  • Five “5-minute Pitches” from innovation Path Startups​
  • Cedric Wells, Director IT & Guests, Gorilla Glue​
  • Cloud vendors will have 15 minutes each​
  • Each vendor defines their Sustainability strategy ​
  • A “show & tell” environment to see cloud innovations​
  • Each vendor delivers the “Why & How” of their solutions​
  • Putting “customer context” around the outcomes of their tech​
  • The Future of Healthcare with Steadman Clinic CEO Dan Drawbaugh​
  • Intelligent Automation with best selling author, Ian Barkin​
  • Christopher Lochhead, best selling author “Play Bigger” ​
  • Carving stations and open bar for all attendees​
  • Lounge style areas with intimate discussions on big topics​
  • Network with keynoters and other speakers at the event​
  • Join 10-20 attendees for an intimate breakfast​
  • Roundtable themes include Supply Chain, Digital Natives & Cybersecurity​
  • Moderated by an Acceleration Economy Practitioner Analyst​
  • Keynote Speaker Suvajit Basu, CIO GOYA Foods​
  • Keynote 2: Speaker TBA​
  • Cloud vendors define roadmaps across industry clouds​
  • How their approaches meet compliance & data requirements​
  • Innovations that create business & customer value​
  • Phillipe Lulamiere, VP IT Cirque du Soleil​
  • Five “5-minute Pitches” from innovation Path Startups​
  • Wendy Bennison CEO & Christine Livingstone IT, SAXX​
  • Five “5-minute Pitches” from innovation Path Startups​
  • Fireside Chat: Speaker TBA
  • A “show & tell” environment to see cloud innovations​
  • Vendors deliver the “Why & How” of their solutions​
  • Putting “customer context” around the outcomes of their tech
  • Future of Manufacturing with CIOs Kenny Mullican & Wayne Sadin​
  • Aligning IT & Business with CXOs Tony Uphoff, Chris Hughes & Scott Vaughan
  • Venkat Ramaswamy, best selling author & UofM professor ​
  • Light appetizers and open bar for all attendees​
  • Lounge style areas with intimate discussions on big topics​
  • Celebrating innovation & growth in 5 unique industries​
  • Four companies highlighted per industry as accelerators​
  • One winner announced per industry ​
  • One company crowned “Accelerator of the Year”​
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