Agenda

08.45 - 09.30 Welcome & coffee

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Keynote: The technologies of tomorrow, today
09.30 – 10.00

We are no longer on the verge of major innovations: the future is now. Those who have the courage and ambition, can already reinvent their business models thanks to the accessibility of technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and the general availablity of unseen quantities of computer power.

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Keynote: Surviving the Transformation Tsunami – Building a Better Business Together
10.00 – 10.30

Businesses are being confronted with a Transformation Tsunami. They need to be able to adapt constantly in order to survive rapid change. But is it enough to adapt to the next megatrend, to adopt the next-big-technology-thing and to slightly tweak your business model?

Probably not… In order to be future-proof, we need to design organizations that are ready for change.

In this keynote talk, Tom De Ruyck will elaborate on how to create a culture of innovation and what the characteristics are of future-proof organizations.

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Keynote: GDPR and cybersecurity: strange bed fellows or hand in glove?
10.30 – 11.00

The GDPR is the latest four letter word that we all love to hate, in the world of cybersecurity. In this presentation, Fox-IT’s Erik de Jong will talk about the overlap between GDPR and security, often overlooked aspects of mandatory notification and provide you with additional reasons why the GDPR is good for you.

11.00 - 11.20 Coffee break & networking

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Return on Information – The key to adoption of EIM systems
11.20 – 11.45

More and more organizations start to see the necessity and benefits of implementing an EIM or ECM strategy and solution portfolio. Unfortunately, not all of them succeed in their mission and when projects are delivered they struggle to achieve an adoption rate required to actually achieve the foreseen goals. In this presentation we will be looking at the difficulties in adoption of traditional ECM systems and what we can do in order to boost the adoption and user satisfaction. From strategy and ideation to user centric design and technology evolutions such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, we will be looking at how each of them can help to increase the return on information.

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Blockchain: challenges and legal issues of new technology
11.20 – 11.45

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology offers apparently unbreakable security at a very low cost and could possibly replace a.o. settlement, trading or accounting systems. Like all new technology however, it poses challenges for suppliers and customers. What are the key legal issues that blockchain raises and that you should be aware of before deciding to adopt blockchain technology?

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How to tackle your digital transformation?
11.50 – 12.15

The digital workplace and digital transformation of your organisation. That’s what it is all about today. But how does this impact your communication & collaboration strategy:

  • How to implement digital transformation successfully in your organisation?
  • How to make your employees work in a different way? More mobile and more efficient? Which communication and IT tools do you deploy?
  • How can this evolution enhance the interaction with your customers?
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Digital acceleration through multi-cloud strategies
11.50 – 12.15

As a trusted advisor by knowledge and experience, Peter consistently fulfilled roles on the crossroads of technology and business within startups and enterprise companies.
At Sentia Belgium, he accelerates and enables medium and large enterprises to adopt the digital possibilities of the Cloud in a transparent and trustworthy way, allowing them to focus and continue to lead or differentiate in today’s multi-cloud world.

Peter will be talking about digital transformation, the growing dominance of cloud computing, multi-cloud strategy and their role in revolutionizing business models from a non technological view.

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Innovation and growth in unpredictable times of extreme uncertainty: lessons from startups
12.20 – 12.45

Powerful new technologies and business models will continue to affect our lives and businesses in many ways. Digital is inspiration for innovation.
Yet, many companies struggle to adapt or grow their business. Innovation strategies and processes often fall short of their objectives.
This session will provide guidance, insights, perspective and inspiration to transform and redefine business strategies through digitalization.

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The Importance of Creating Impact through Digital Word of Mouth
12.20 – 12.45

The Importance of Creating Impact through Digital Word of Mouth is about creating a strong community of advocates for your brand or business. It will show you the importance of being relevant to your target audience and the power of word-of-mouth marketing.

12.45 - 13.45 Lunch break & networking

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Digital Customer Onboarding: 9 steps to success
13.45 – 14.10

Consumers love e-commerce. The exponential growth of this buying process is proof that the ease-of-use and flexibility it gives are appreciated by the majority of the population. E-commerce vendors in the retail world have been fine-tuning their customer experience in such a way that buying online becomes natural and fast. How come then that in some businesses we still need physical contact and old style paperwork to finally become a customer? Solutions are available but do vendors consider all the necessary elements to make the customers’ and their life as easy as possible? In this presentation we analyze 9 steps that are needed for a successful digital onboarding process.

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Business Continuity Management and GDPR – How to link both domains in practice
13.45 – 14.10

Many organizations have gone throught the the process of organizing themselves towards GDPR-compliance and -preparedness. Did business continuity management get enough attention in this? What is the contributing role of business continuity management to GDPR in fact? The speaker will emphasize that GDPR addresses business continuity many times. This presentation will give you clarifications on how to do embed and link both domains in practice in 4 steps.

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Transforming the Workplace 
14.15 – 14.40

The office printing industry is reinventing its technology and adjusts its solutions for Document Management even further. IDC prediction concerning Digital Transformation are being used as basis and are supported by the current third technological platform. With the fourth platform on its way, the influence on Digital Transformation will only get stonger during the next 10 years.

More and more workflows and software are being used to exchange information that borders between print and digital. The support organisations receive in Digital Transformation only grows by the use of ecosystems. The result is the creation of new business models to obtain a broader market acceptance.

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Anywhere Workplace
14.15 – 14.40

 

As traffic gets more and more jammed and we all lose averagely 21 hours per year in these traffic jams, people want to have the freedom to decide where they want to work. Working from the headquarters, from home, from a branch office, working in a pub or a lounge helps to reduce the traffic jams, keeps your employees happier and more performant. How can we allow our employees to work from anywhere and give them the same possibilities as if they would work in the office. Delivering the flexibility and mobility without losing IT-security.

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How to build a future-proof organisation in 7 steps
14.45 – 15.15

Digital transformation is complex and covers lots of aspects: insights, strategy, tactics, new business models, leadership, governance… In this keynote Aitor Somers will guide you through 7 steps you should take to make your organization future proof for a transforming world.

15.15 - 16.30 Drinks & networking