2024 ForwardTech Virtual Showcase Agenda

All times listed on the agenda are Eastern Standard Time.

Wednesday, June 5

11:30 AM
Platform opens, view vendor microsites & earn points
12:05 PM
Welcome Remarks
Host
Allice Shandler Events Director IDC
12:10pm
Embracing the AI-Driven Paradigm Shift

As GenAI continues to mature, the use of AI in driving business innovation and growth will only become more pronounced and strategic. Organizations that can effectively scale AI initiatives and integrate them into their core operations will be the ones to lead in this new frontier, reaping the benefits of increased efficiency, deeper insights, and enhanced decision-making. The year 2024 marks a significant leap towards a future where AI is seamlessly woven into the fabric of business, driving productivity and innovation.

 

This session will walk through a framework for scaling AI initiatives, redefining the essence of work and value creation in the modern economy, and driving sustainable business value.

Speaker
Ritu Jyoti Group Vice President, Worldwide Artificial Intelligence and Automation Research Practice Global AI Research Lead, IDC
12:40pm
Live Q&A w/Keynote
1:00pm
Concurrent Showcase Videos, Group 1

8x Videos per hour (2 playing concurrently, switch every 15 min.)

2:00pm
20 min. Cloud Panel Discussion

Engage with industry leaders and experts as they discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in cloud computing. Gain actionable insights into harnessing the power of cloud technology to drive business growth and innovation.

Moderator
Lee Rennick Executive Director CIO Communities
2:20pm
Concurrent Showcase Videos, Group 2

8x Videos per hour (2 playing concurrently, switch every 15 min.)

3:20pm
20 min. Security Panel Discussion

Join the conversation on cybersecurity and data protection in an increasingly digital world. Explore best practices, emerging threats, and strategies to safeguard your organization’s assets and ensure a resilient security posture.

Moderator
Lee Rennick Executive Director CIO Communities
3:40pm
Concurrent Showcase Videos, Group 3

4x Videos per ½ hour (2 playing concurrently, switch after 15 min.)

4:10pm
Closing Remarks, Event concludes at 4:15pm
Host
Allice Shandler Events Director IDC