Agenda







08:00 - 08:45 am   |   Networking Breakfast & Exhibitor Tabletop
08:45 - 09:10 am   |   Welcome

Raheem Hasan, President and Co-Founder, IRPA
Frank Casale, President, arago US; Founder & Chairman Emeritus, IRPA
Derek Toone, Managing Director, RPA Advisory Services, Alsbridge

09:10 - 09:50 am   |   The Continuum of Intelligent Automation - How RPA, Autonomics and Cognitive are Coming of Age

Charles Sutherland, Chief Research Officer, HfS Research

09:50 - 10:20 am   |   Creating Client Value through Robotic Process Automation

RG Conlee, Chief Innovation Officer, Xerox

10:20 - 10:40 am   |   Networking Coffee Break sponsored by UiPath
10:40 - 11:10 am   |   How RPA Changed Workplace Culture and Revolutionized How Industries Handle Unstructured Data Processes

Richard Milam, Founder & CEO, EnableSoft
Scott Portwood, Product Manager, Armed Forces Data Center

11:10 - 11:50 am   |   Pivot Point: The Impact of Intelligent Automation on the Blue Chip Economy

Chris Boos, Founder and CEO, arago

11:50 - 12:20 pm   |   True Enterprise Automation: Knocking Out Manual Work with the One-Two Punch of Robotics and Machine Learning

Adam Devine, VP, Product Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Workfusion

12:20 - 12:40 pm   |   Accelerating Automation: Standards and the Open Source Approach

Lee Coulter, CEO, Ascension Ministry Service Center
Chip Wagner, CEO, Alsbridge

12:40 - 01:40 pm   |   Networking Lunch and Exhibitor Tabletops
01:40 - 02:20 pm   |   Breakout Sessions 1
Track A: Accelerating Automation – The Road to the App Store

Moderator: Derek Toone, Managing Director, RPA Advisory Services, Alsbridge
Panel: Lee Coulter, CEO, Ascension Ministry Service Center; Tom Ivory, Head of Strategic Innovation, Capgemini; Ankur Kothari, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Automation Anywhere; Charles Sutherland, Chief Research Officer, HfS Research


Track B: Where to Start: Conducting a Process Assessment & Selecting the Right Tools

Moderator: Ken Adler, Partner, Loeb & Loeb
Panel: Yaron Bialy, Product Manager, RTS, NICE Systems; Daniel Dines, CEO & Founder, Ui Path

02:25 - 03:05 pm   |   Breakout Sessions 2
Track A: Best Practices: Driving Change, Building Stakeholder Alignment

Moderator: Jerry Luftman, Professor and Managing Director, Global Institute for IT Management
Panel: Peter Lowes, Principal, Deloitte Consulting; Art Prifti, Managing Partner, Harvard Consulting Group


Track B: Organizational Change in the Automation Age

Moderator: Frank Casale, President, arago US and Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Institute for Robotic Process Automation
Panel: RG Conlee, Chief Innovation Officer, Xerox; Sam Gross, SVP, Chief Technology Officer, CompuCom; Mike Kollar, VP, NAO Managed Services, Atos

03:05 - 03:35 pm   |   Networking Break & Exhibitor Tabletops, sponsored by Cognizant
03:35 - 04:15 pm   |   Automation as seen by the Advisory Community

Moderator: Tom Lang, Vice President, Wipro
Panel: Jeff Augustin, Managing Director, Alsbridge; David Kirk, Managing Director, KPMG SSOA; Vivian Hanson, Partner, Technology Transactions, Morrison & Foerster

04:15 - 05:00 pm   |   Automation Pre-Cogs: Connecting Digital Telemetry & Seeing The Future

Keynoter: Martin Ford, Author & Futurist
Moderator: Joe Hogan, VP, Global Advisory and Analyst Services, HCL
Panel: Martin Ford, Author & Futurist; Peter Lowes, Principal, Deloitte; Tom Young, CEO and Founder, RUMJog

05:00 - 05:10 pm   |   Closing Remarks

Raheem Hasan, President and Co-Founder, IRPA
Frank Casale, President, arago US; Founder & Chairman Emeritus, IRPA
Derek Toone, Managing Director, RPA Advisory Services, Alsbridge

05:10 - 06:30 pm   |   Cocktail Reception, sponsored by Cognizant
Book Signing with Martin Ford

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