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Conference Agenda

16:30

Registration & Welcome Drinks

Room: Marmorsaal

16:30
16:55

Welcome Remarks

Room: Festsaal

Rainer Kaltenbrunner
Country Manager, IDC Austria
16:55
17:00

IDC Keynote: FutureScapes 2017-2020

Room: Festsaal

Steven Frantzen
Senior Vice President, EMEA Region, MD CEMA Region, IDC
17:00
17:25

Digital Transformation - Where Does Austria Stand and What Does the Current Digital Business Leader Look Like?

Room: Festsaal

Christian Rupp
Sprecher der Plattform Digitales Österreich, Bundeskanzleramt & Sonderbeauftragter Digitalisierung, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
17:25
17:50

The Internet of Very Bad Things: Good, Bad or Just Plain Ugly?

Room: Festsaal

Patrick Grillo
Senior Director, International Solutions Marketing, Fortinet

IoT is the shiny new object in front of us but there is potential evil behind that shiny exterior. This session will examine the security implications of IoT and what can the enterprise do to ensure that they are prepared for this new wave of innovation.

17:50
18:10

It’s all about Time!

Room: Festsaal

Matt Watts
Director Technology and Strategy, NetApp

‘We don’t have any time although we’ve gained far more than we’ve needed before’; We are living in a time with an unprecedented pace of change. Technology advances now happen in weeks not years, there’s an acceleration of Social Change and the nature of the way that society wants to interact with organisations. And there’s an acceleration in the Pace of Life which demands simpler engagement, faster decision making and a digital experience. How does IT and the organisations that it supports evolve to meet these new challenges

18:10
18:30

Break

Room: Marmorsaal

18:30
18:45

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Service Delivery

Room: Festsaal

Fabian Henzler
Director Product Marketing, Matrix42 AG

Autonomous vehicles or Siri, the smart assistant on the iPhone are just a few examples of using artificial intelligence. A technology that is not only gaining more and more importance in applied computer science but which is also changing many areas of life and work - such as the delivery of services. Find out about key features of AI-powered chatbots, whereby customer interactions and individual needs can be precisely tailored and what profitable benefits you can derive for your IT.

18:45
19:10

Empowering Digital Life

Room: Festsaal

Martin Fluch
Director ICT Services, A1 Telekom Austria AG
19:10
19:30

Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation

Room: Festsaal

Patrick Grillo
Senior Director, International Solutions Marketing, Fortinet
Sandra Kolleth
General Manager, Xerox Austria
Helmut Pöllinger
Geschäftsführer, Brainloop Austria GmbH
Daniel Holzinger
Founder & Managing Director, colited
19:30
20:00

Networking Dinner

Room: Marmorsaal

20:00

Contacts

Sponsorship enquiries

Gerald Giefing

Senior Account Manager

ggiefing@idc.com +43 1 516 33 31 80

Information about the event

Kerstin Ildefonso

Conference Manager

kildefonso@idc.com +43 1 516 33 31 77