13 July 2021

09:50AM

(MDT)

Duncan MacRae

Editor

TechForge

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09:50AM - Day 1

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Welcome Address

. Duncan MacRae, Editor, TechForge

10:00AM

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Vladimir Bacvanski, PhD

Distinguished Architect (Sr. Director)

PayPal

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10:00AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Identifying opportunities for cloud migration and where to focus

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Presentation: Identifying opportunities for cloud migration and where to focus

  • An overview of cloud ecosystem trends, market developments and outlook
  • Understanding the business benefits of adopting cloud technology
  • How to build a business case for your organisation
  • Discussing predictions for the next steps in cloud technology and how this will impact not only businesses, but society as a whole
. Vladimir Bacvanski, PhD, Distinguished Architect (Sr. Director), PayPal

10:30AM

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Alex Hilton

Chief Executive

Cloud Industry Forum

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Drew Firment

SVP of Cloud Transformation

A Cloud Guru

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Fernando Velazquez

Chief Technology Officer - Digital Transformation & Innovation Director

Walmart

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Rohit Agrawal

Director, IT - Global Head of Cloud & Data Center

Siemens Healthineers

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Chris Patti

Chief Technology Officer

AccuWeather

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10:30AM - Day 1

View Panel discussion: Demystifying the cloud for your transformation journey

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Panel discussion: Demystifying the cloud for your transformation journey

  • Public, private, hybrid – What are they and which is right for you?
  • Making sense of hybrid vs multi vs distributed vs edge computing
  • Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service – Understanding each and their unique advantages
  • Assessing the technical feasibility for the transition
Moderator: . Alex Hilton, Chief Executive, Cloud Industry Forum
. Drew Firment, SVP of Cloud Transformation , A Cloud Guru
. Fernando Velazquez, Chief Technology Officer - Digital Transformation & Innovation Director, Walmart
. Rohit Agrawal, Director, IT - Global Head of Cloud & Data Center, Siemens Healthineers
. Chris Patti, Chief Technology Officer, AccuWeather

11:15AM

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Dhruv Chandra

Head of Cloud Governance & Compliance

RBC

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11:15AM - Day 1

View Presentation: Developing a trusted public cloud offering for data-sensitive businesses

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Presentation: Developing a trusted public cloud offering for data-sensitive businesses

  • Data is the strategic asset of our time. As more enterprises are moving their sensitive data to the cloud, are security measures keeping up?
  • How to enable opportunities amidst changing customer demands and regulatory frameworks?
  • The importance of having a robust data governance strategy
. Dhruv Chandra, Head of Cloud Governance & Compliance, RBC

11:45AM

(MDT)

Presentation: Leveraging cloud capabilities for improved customer experience

  • How can cloud be used as an enabler for better customer engagement?
  • How to personalize the customer experience
  • Your customer relationship and their user journey – implementing genuinely transformational ways of working

12:15PM

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Paushali Kundu

Senior Cloud Engineer

Thomson Reuters

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12:15PM - Day 1

View Presentation: Embracing new ways of working and finding the right expertise

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Presentation: Embracing new ways of working and finding the right expertise

  • How companies need to adjust with new approaches to match the ever-evolving digital landscape, particularly in a post-COVID world
  • How to combat internal resistance to change, gain stakeholder buy-in and overcome cultural barriers to innovation
  • How to secure the right talent and expertise for your cloud migration journey
  • Training, compliance and maximising collaboration – bringing colleagues with you onto the migration journey
. Paushali Kundu, Senior Cloud Engineer, Thomson Reuters

12:45PM

(MDT)

Shouvik Ray

Head of Enterprise IT and Information Security

Westamerica Bank

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12:45PM - Day 1

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Thomas Hammel

Chief Information Security Officer

Allianz

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12:45PM - Day 1

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James Rubert

Chief Cloud Architect

Boeing

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12:45PM - Day 1

View Panel discussion: Managing cost, security, governance and compliance

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Panel discussion: Managing cost, security, governance and compliance

  • Mitigating migration challenges – what to watch out for
  • Exploring how to remove barriers to adoption
  • Cost management and containment – can conducting financial analytics help to keep cloud costs in check?
  • Exploring the latest updates in cloud regulation and how to meet them
. Shouvik Ray, Head of Enterprise IT and Information Security, Westamerica Bank
. Thomas Hammel, Chief Information Security Officer, Allianz
. James Rubert, Chief Cloud Architect, Boeing

01:30PM

(MDT)

Keynote presentation: Cloud Transformation Case Study

  • What does a successful cloud transformation look like, and how do you go about achieving it? Advice on best practices
  • Understanding your ROI: how do you measure success?
  • How to keep people engaged, productive, and connected while re-evaluating existing communication and collaboration tools
  • How to maximise your cloud potential to drive business wins going forward

02:00PM

(MDT)

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