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How It Works

Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective on the digital future. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

9:00 am

Introduction by manetch and the Chairman Greg Poffenroth from West Monroe Partners

9:15 am

Keynote Presentation in the InterAct Hall: Bridging the Digital Divide between Boomers and Millennials, Janet Granger, Digital Marketing Consultant and Author of “Digital Influence for Boomers”

10:00 am

Coffee break with networking

10:30 am

Surviving in the Digital Jungle

Linda Ockwell-Jenner

President
Motivational Steps

This session is in English

Surviving in the Digital Jungle

Linda Ockwell-Jenner

President
Motivational Steps

This session is in English

The New Face of SEO

Ethan Smith

Chief Growth Officer
Yummly

This session is in English

The New Face of SEO

Ethan Smith

Chief Growth Officer
Yummly

This session is in English

11:15 am

Building a Digital Culture When You are Not Google

Linda Cai

Director, Enterprise Change Management
State Farm Insurance

This session is in English

Building a Digital Culture When You are Not Google

Linda Cai

Director, Enterprise Change Management
State Farm Insurance

This session is in English

Motivating and Inspiring a Winning Innovation Culture

Soon Yu

Former Global VP, Innovation
VF Corporation

This session is in English

Motivating and Inspiring a Winning Innovation Culture

Soon Yu

Former Global VP, Innovation
VF Corporation

This session is in English

12:00 pm

Tips for Engaging a Traditionally Cultured Workforce in Online Communities

Brenda Luterbach

Digital Communications Leader
AbbVie

This session is in English

Tips for Engaging a Traditionally Cultured Workforce in Online Communities

Brenda Luterbach

Digital Communications Leader
AbbVie

This session is in English

Can Innovation Labs Solve Your Innovation Problem?

Adarsh Desai

Head of Innovation Labs
The World Bank Group

This session is in English

Can Innovation Labs Solve Your Innovation Problem?

Adarsh Desai

Head of Innovation Labs
The World Bank Group

This session is in English

12:45 pm

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Does Digital Transformation Reshape Networking? Linda Ockwell-Jenner, President, Motivational Steps

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Does Digital Transformation Reshape Networking? Linda Ockwell-Jenner, President, Motivational Steps

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Build a Digital Culture in Organizations with Strong Legacy Culture? Linda Cai, Director, Enterprise Change Management, State Farm Insurance
How Do You Engage a Traditionally Cultured Workforce in Online Communities? Brenda Luterbach, Manager, IT Communications, AbbVie

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Build a Digital Culture in Organizations with Strong Legacy Culture? Linda Cai, Director, Enterprise Change Management, State Farm Insurance
How Do You Engage a Traditionally Cultured Workforce in Online Communities? Brenda Luterbach, Manager, IT Communications, AbbVie

1:30 pm

Lunch with networking

3:00 pm

Harnessing Data and Analytics for Behavior Change and Business Development

Sarah Ahmad

Vice President, Consumer Health Solutions
Humana

This session is in English

Harnessing Data and Analytics for Behavior Change and Business Development

Sarah Ahmad

Vice President, Consumer Health Solutions
Humana

This session is in English

Manufacturing at Chobani: Industrial IoT Roadmap

Nathan Piccola

Automation Engineer
Chobani

This session is in English

Manufacturing at Chobani: Industrial IoT Roadmap

Nathan Piccola

Automation Engineer
Chobani

This session is in English

3:45 pm

Building for the Next Generation Consumer

Holly Liu

Co-founder, Chief Development Officer
Kabam

This session is in English

Building for the Next Generation Consumer

Holly Liu

Co-founder, Chief Development Officer
Kabam

This session is in English

Leveraging Internal and External Crowds for Innovation Success

Terry Benton

Senior Innovation Advisor
USAA

This session is in English

Leveraging Internal and External Crowds for Innovation Success

Terry Benton

Senior Innovation Advisor
USAA

This session is in English

4:30 pm

Coffee break with networking

5:00 pm

Increasing Lifetime Value – Engaging Customers Post-Purchase

Jenna Klebanoff

Director of CRM & Retention Marketing
Casper

This session is in English

Increasing Lifetime Value – Engaging Customers Post-Purchase

Jenna Klebanoff

Director of CRM & Retention Marketing
Casper

This session is in English

Disrupting Ourselves – the Reinvention of Radio

Joel Sucherman

Senior Director, Digital Products
NPR

This session is in English

Disrupting Ourselves – the Reinvention of Radio

Joel Sucherman

Senior Director, Digital Products
NPR

This session is in English

5:45 pm

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

Content Marketing - How You and Your Organization Are Tackling It, Lisa Kagel, Senior Director, Digital Engagement, Content Marketing and Optimization, American Red Cross

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

Content Marketing - How You and Your Organization Are Tackling It, Lisa Kagel, Senior Director, Digital Engagement, Content Marketing and Optimization, American Red Cross

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Achieve Business Success through Customer Led Business Models? Holly Liu, Co-founder, Chief Development Officer, Kabam

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Achieve Business Success through Customer Led Business Models? Holly Liu, Co-founder, Chief Development Officer, Kabam

6:30 pm

Evening Reception in the InterAct Hall

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH

9:15 am

How Does IoT Lead to New Solutions to Solve Real Customer Problems, Ryan Rist Director of Innovation, American Family Insurance

10:00 am

What is Smart Manufacturing Anyway? Mike Yost, President, MESA International

10:45 am

Coffee break with networking

11:00 am

Idea to Impact

Anish Srivastava

CEO
Vinaj

This session is in English

Idea to Impact

Anish Srivastava

CEO
Vinaj

This session is in English

The Danger Lurking Behind Big Data and How to Avoid It

Todd Mitchem

Recognized Thought Leader in Disruption, Government Affairs, Leadership Expert, Entrepreneur, Author and Speaker

This session is in English

The Danger Lurking Behind Big Data and How to Avoid It

Todd Mitchem

Recognized Thought Leader in Disruption, Government Affairs, Leadership Expert, Entrepreneur, Author and Speaker

This session is in English

11:45 am

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Create Customer Value through Open Innovation Science Networks? Terry Benton, Senior Innovation Advisor, USAA

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Create Customer Value through Open Innovation Science Networks? Terry Benton, Senior Innovation Advisor, USAA

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Balance between Human Potential and Data? Todd Mitchem, Recognized Thought Leader in Disruption, Government Affairs, Leadership Expert, Entrepreneur, Author and Speaker

Round-Table Discussions

Based on your profile, we personalize round-table discussions. You’ll benchmark against peers, gain insights, and validate your strategies to move your company forward.

How Do You Balance between Human Potential and Data? Todd Mitchem, Recognized Thought Leader in Disruption, Government Affairs, Leadership Expert, Entrepreneur, Author and Speaker

12:45 pm

Lunch with networking

1:45 pm

Using IIoT Solutions to Bridge the Communications Gap, Maicon Jean De Oliveira, Industrial Support Manager, Faurecia

2:30 pm

Converting Culture: From Obstacle to Resource, Rene Insam, Senior Product Manager, Charles Schwab

3:15 pm

Round-Up Discussion & Conference Summary by Greg Poffenroth from West Monroe Partners

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Location

Just 8 miles from Portland International Airport (PDX), visitors can access the convention center via Interstate 5 North from exit 302A–Rose Quarter, or from Interstate 84 West exit 1–Lloyd Boulevard. Holladay Street, Northeast Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Lloyd Boulevard and Northeast First Avenue surround the facility grounds.
Portland’s MAX light rail stops 300 times a day at our front door, connecting riders to downtown, surrounding neighborhoods, the Oregon zoo, and Portland International Airport. The Streetcar’s Central Loop stops at our MLK lobby entrance every 15 minutes. Also, at the MLK lobby entrance, TriMet’s Bus Line No. 6 provides access to downtown stops and outlining areas.
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