August 05 - 08, 2019
Sheraton Grand Hotel

MAIN CONFERENCE: DAY TWO - August 7, 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration for Main Conference Day Two & Networking Breakfast

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Day One Recap & Day Two Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Affects of Creating an IA Community That Inspires, Educates and Encourages Brother/Sisterhood

9:45 am - 10:30 am CLIENT CASE STUDY: Artificial Intelligence to Improve Hospital Patient Delivery



10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Networking Break & Demo Drive Raffle Prize Winners Announced

"THE IA RACE"

Please note, all “The IA Race” participates must bring their own laptops that will be utilized to perform the tasks at hand.
We apologize, but IQPC/SSON will not be providing laptops for the “The IA Race”.
If you would like to participate in the “The IA Race”, you must sign up upon registering for the overall event.

Train - If you are an IA Developer, and/or likeminded IA technical enthusiast, then join us for the friendly competition of IA technical challenges structured as a game that will require you to complete a series of IA Developer technical projects and tasks. To win the “The IA Race”, you must finish all the projects in the allotted time to do so and per the guidelines set forth by our IA Developer Bot Board members – as well as present your final results to your game peers (during Part 4 of the game). There will be several “The IA Race” categories to strive to be the winner of and prizes will be awarded to all winners!

Additional information soon to come!
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Jomel Angat

Product Owner, Smart Process Automation & Robotics Center (RPA & AI)
Fannie Mae

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Vince DiMascio

Chief Technology Officer
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

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Rene E. Laurencot

Senior Information Manager, IM – Information Management, CTS – Clinical Trials Solutions, GPD – Global Product Development
Pfizer

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Sameer Naik

SAP Technology and Intelligent Automations Leader
Conagra Brands

11:15 am - 11:45 am CLIENT CASE STUDY: An Accurate, Quantitative "Picture" of Your IA Strategies Utilizing Process Mining



11:45 am - 12:15 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Top Six IA Mistakes and How to Get Out of the Weeds If Your Program Lands in a Problem Zone

John Cottongim - CFA, Automation Director Mars Global Services Mars
Blake Guerrettaz - Director, Data Delivery Solutions/ Strategy, UnityPoint Health
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Blake Guerrettaz

Director, Data Delivery Solutions/ Strategy
UnityPoint Health

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John Cottongim

CFA, Automation Director Mars Global Services
Mars

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch Break

IA WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

Choose one (1) of the below five (5) tracks, mixing up your selection between all the track sessions.
You can’t be in two rooms at once, so bring a colleague and “Divide & Conquer” all there is to learn about this subject!

IA MATURITY LEVEL GUIDE:
Early Adoption = EA
Implementation & Evolving = IE
Mature & Scaling = MS
Various Stages = VS

IE | VS
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Scott Gillan

Executive Director of Transformation & Service Management, Enterprise Finance
Warner Brothers

TALENT DEVELOPMENT & CAREER PATHS

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm Upskilling Your Workforce & Developing Clear Career Paths
IE | VS
IE | VS
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Edward Rios

Partner
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

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Willie Session

Head Security Risk, U.S./Chief Security Risk Officer
HSBC Bank

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Narain Jayasekaran

Global Digital Transformation Leader - Finance
Mars Inc.

TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS LOUNGE

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Ensuring Your IT Technical Teams Have the Skill Sets Required & How to Hold Onto Them
Richie Daigle - Group Director, Automation & Analytics, Coca-Cola Refreshments
IE | VS
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Richie Daigle

Group Director, Automation & Analytics
Coca-Cola Refreshments

VS
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Muthukumar Vaidhianathan

Software Engineering Manager
Capital One

1:45 pm - 1:50 pm 5-Minute Transition Break

IA PAYBACKS & ROI

Choose one (1) of the below five (5) tracks, mixing up your selection between all the track sessions.
You can’t be in two rooms at once, so bring a colleague and “Divide & Conquer” all there is to learn about this subject!

IA MATURITY LEVEL GUIDE:
Early Adoption = EA
Implementation & Evolving = IE
Mature & Scaling = MS
Various Stages = VS


ROI & PAYBACK REALITY CHECK

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Does the IA’s Promise of Reducing an Organization’s Hard & Soft Costs Actually Increase Its Profits?
Renee Holderbach - Senior Vice President, Operations Accounting & Culinary Systems/Ops, Darden Restaurants
IE | VS
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Renee Holderbach

Senior Vice President, Operations Accounting & Culinary Systems/Ops
Darden Restaurants

ROI & PAYBACK EXPECTATIONS

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Realistic IA Payback & ROI Expectations
Linda Kulhanek - CPA, MBA, Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer, Houston Methodist Hospital
IE | VS
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Linda Kulhanek

CPA, MBA, Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Houston Methodist Hospital

SCALING ROI & PAYBACK

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm How to Scale Up an IA Program & Achieve Payback Sooner Vs. Later
Glen Parrillo - Vice President of Finance and Controller, AccuWeather, Inc.
MS | VS
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Glen Parrillo

Vice President of Finance and Controller
AccuWeather, Inc.

TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS LOUNGE

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: IA Software That Might Not Prove to Have ROI Legs
Özgür Genç - Head of Global Intelligent Automation & Shared Services for OTC, Procter & Gamble
MS | VS
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Özgür Genç

Head of Global Intelligent Automation & Shared Services for OTC
Procter & Gamble

2:20 pm - 2:25 pm 5-Minute Transition Break

THE FUTURE OF IA TECHNOLOGIES

Choose one (1) of the below five (5) tracks, mixing up your selection between all the track sessions.
You can’t be in two rooms at once, so bring a colleague and “Divide & Conquer” all there is to learn about this subject!

IA MATURITY LEVEL GUIDE:
Early Adoption = EA
Implementation & Evolving = IE
Mature & Scaling = MS
Various Stages = VS


BLING MY RPA

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm RPA Auxiliary Software Designed to Meet Industry & Functional Specific Challenges
EA | VS

RELATABLE & PRACTICAL IA TECHNOLOGY

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Living in the IA Trenches’ Observations & Predictions
AJ Bernstein - Director, Finance Transformation and Compliance Facebook Inc.
Brad Shaink - Director of Innovation & Engagement Technologies, Houston Methodist Hospital
IE | VS
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Brad Shaink

Director of Innovation & Engagement Technologies
Houston Methodist Hospital

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AJ Bernstein

Director, Finance Transformation and Compliance
Facebook Inc.

IS IT TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR THE IA FUTURE?

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: How Will Today’s Advanced IA Technologies Evolve & Is It Too Early To Go Into PoC Mode
IE | VS

TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS LOUNGE

2:25 pm - 2:55 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Top 5 Future IA Technologies & How to Prepare for Them
Vince DiMascio - Chief Technology Officer, Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
MS | VS
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Vince DiMascio

Chief Technology Officer
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

2:55 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break


"THE IA RACE"

Please note, all “The IA Race” participates must bring their own laptops that will be utilized to perform the tasks at hand.
We apologize, but IQPC/SSON will not be providing laptops for the “The IA Race”.
If you would like to participate in the “The IA Race”, you must sign up upon registering for the overall event.

Train - Challenge results, presentations, and winners announced.
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Jomel Angat

Product Owner, Smart Process Automation & Robotics Center (RPA & AI)
Fannie Mae

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Vince DiMascio

Chief Technology Officer
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

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Rene E. Laurencot

Senior Information Manager, IM – Information Management, CTS – Clinical Trials Solutions, GPD – Global Product Development
Pfizer

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Sameer Naik

SAP Technology and Intelligent Automations Leader
Conagra Brands

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CLIENT CASE STUDY: Intelligent Automation on Demand



4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: “All Hands On Deck” – Developing Long-Term IA Strategies

4:30 pm - 5:20 pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Establishing a Workforce Culture that Embraces Change Versus Fears It

5:20 pm - 5:20 pm Close of Main Conference Day Two

5:45 pm - 5:45 pm "Man & Machine" Meet Up