Information Technology Peer Group Meeting 

IT Strategies for 2020 and Beyond 
December 03, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 
Join expert led ideation workshops on eight exciting new technologies and opportunities. 
     
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Description:

The December 3rd IT Peer Group meeting will give members an opportunity to learn and discuss a variety of exciting new technologies and innovative opportunities. Through expert-led, small group workshops, attendees will not only learn about these technologies, but collaboratively develop solutions to solve unique business challenges. These are highly engaging and interactive sessions, where you can explore applications and implications of these technologies, and assess its applicability within your own organization.


The topics and presenters slated for this event are:

    • 5G Technologies – Dan Guyette, Mobility Product Management, AT&T
    • RPA Deployment Opportunities – Nathan Welch, Director, Customer Success, UiPath
    • NextGen Analytics and Insights – Shawn Helwig, Managing Partner, Total View Analytics
    • Security Trends in 2020 – Larry Boettger, Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, Revolutionary Security
    • An Innovation Canvas for the Enterprise – David Ertl, D2P, UW-Madison
    • Smart and Connected Systems - Steve Nackers, Manager, Electronic Controls, Sub-Zero Group
    • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Phil Henrickson, Business Intelligence Engineer, AE Business Solutions
    • Automation in IT – Bob Watson, Principal Solutions Architect, World Wide Technology

    This meeting is the perfect opportunity to join your peers from other Wisconsin companies to exchange ideas, experiences and visions of the future, and collaboratively work on a future state of technology that will very soon be our reality. This is a fantastic opportunity to network and discuss with a great group of IT leaders how these emerging technologies will impact our organizations.


    Webcast Available: Due to the nature of this event, only the content introductory session and presentation by Paul Hager will be available on the webcast. This event is more interactive and discussion-oriented, so we strongly encourage you to attend in person. To attend the webcast, click the "Register for webcast" button on this meeting's homepage. You will receive a confirmation email with a webcast link a week before the meeting.

     
Agenda Items:
9:00 AM Welcome and Plan for the Day (webcast available)
  Cavinda Caldera, UWEBC
9:15 AM The Pitch: A Quick Review of 8 Technology Trends and Opportunities (webcast available)
  A 10-minute introductory discussion by each of the 8 content leaders.
10:45 AM Break (not webcast)
 
11:00 AM Small Group Ideation Workshops Session I (not webcast)
 
  • 5G Technologies – Dan Guyette, Mobility Product Management, AT&T
  • RPA Deployment Opportunities – Nathan Welch, Director, Customer Success, UiPath
  • NextGen Analytics and Insights – Shawn Helwig, Managing Partner, Total View Analytics
  • Security Trends in 2020 – Larry Boettger, Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, Revolutionary Security
  • An Innovation Canvas for the Enterprise – David Ertl, D2P, UW-Madison
  • Smart and Connected Systems - Steve Nackers, Manager, Electronic Controls, Sub-Zero Group
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Phil Henrickson, Business Intelligence Engineer, AE Business Solutions
  • Automation in IT – Bob Watson, Principal Solutions Architect, World Wide Technology
12:00 PM Networking Lunch (not webcast)
 
12:45 PM Technology Forecast for 2020 (webcast available)
  Paul Hager - CEO & President, Information Technology Professionals
1:15 PM Small Group Ideation Workshops Session II (not webcast)
 
  • 5G Technologies – Dan Guyette, Mobility Product Management, AT&T
  • RPA Deployment Opportunities – Nathan Welch, Director, Customer Success, UiPath
  • NextGen Analytics and Insights – Shawn Helwig, Managing Partner, Total View Analytics
  • Security Trends in 2020 – Larry Boettger, Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, Revolutionary Security
  • An Innovation Canvas for the Enterprise – David Ertl, D2P, UW-Madison
  • Smart and Connected Systems - Steve Nackers, Manager, Electronic Controls, Sub-Zero Group
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Phil Henrickson, Business Intelligence Engineer, AE Business Solutions
  • Automation in IT – Bob Watson, Principal Solutions Architect, World Wide Technology
2:15 PM Panel Debrief (not webcast)
  Content leaders will debrief on ideas generated during the working sessions.
3:00 PM Adjourn (not webcast)
 
 
Location:
Gordon Dining and Event Center, Second Floor 
Contact:
Events Team, 608-262-1145, UWEBCevents@wisc.edu 

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