Agenda

The online festival is a global event so the agenda has been curated to ensure that you'll have the same incredible experience wherever you are in the world. All sessions will be available on-demand post-broadcast and all networking sessions are repeated to give you the opportunity to network at a time that suits you.

Time Zone

Local:
London

Event:
London

Time Range

Tracks

Topics

09

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

09

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

10

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

10

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

10

Duration:

30

Why Customer Centricity is Your Job #1

Catherine Bassett

Associate Product Director @ HelloFresh

5 November

Digital

Why should you attend this session?

Shifting your mindset towards the customer will drive better results for you, your customer and your business.

Customers are your #1 stakeholder. Making your customers successful makes your product successful. But sometimes it's hard to put the customer first when you're evaluating a feature or a product decision. In this session we'll talk about some ways that you can bring the customer to the forefront in the product design and launch process.

Session Key takeaways:

  • Understanding what it really means to be customer-centric
  • Exploring common mistakes
  • Ways you can put people first

Who is this session perfect for?

You work in Product or in any other customer-facing roles.

10

Duration:

30

Why Customer Centricity is Your Job #1

Catherine Bassett

Associate Product Director @ HelloFresh

5 November

Digital

Why should you attend this session?

Shifting your mindset towards the customer will drive better results for you, your customer and your business.

Customers are your #1 stakeholder. Making your customers successful makes your product successful. But sometimes it's hard to put the customer first when you're evaluating a feature or a product decision. In this session we'll talk about some ways that you can bring the customer to the forefront in the product design and launch process.

Session Key takeaways:

  • Understanding what it really means to be customer-centric
  • Exploring common mistakes
  • Ways you can put people first

Who is this session perfect for?

You work in Product or in any other customer-facing roles.

 

10

Duration:

30

How We Promote Equality in the Technology and Gaming Industry

Julie Chapman

CTO @ Entain

5 November

Team

Why should you attend this session?

Learning about this topic will show other female leaders how they can best champion diversity and inclusion within the companies they work for and make a workplace environment that is comfortable for all. The session will also teach and inspire attendees to believe that there is a pathway to success in whichever industry they work in.

In this session, Julie will showcase the work Julie has done to champion gender diversity at Entain and throughout her career in the technology and gaming industries. The gaming and technology industries still have a long way to go before they can be seen as truly diverse. Julie will share her journey in the industry and show other women what is truly possible to achieve and encourage women to take a position or see a pathway in an industry they may not have once considered as well illustrating the importance of mentorship and finding female role models within.

Session Key takeaways:

  • Tactics and best practices for promoting and championing gender diversity across the different companies they work in
  • The importance of mentorship of females in the technology industry to continue to create future leaders and promote equality.
  • Showing women a pathway to great success in the tech industry and inspiring women to see the pathways to success they may not have considered.

Who is this session perfect for?

Those looking to begin or have started being a champion of diversity and inclusion within your company Are looking to become a mentor to up and coming female talent and employees Want to be inspired to try different roles or pathways within the technology industry

10

Duration:

30

How We Promote Equality in the Technology and Gaming Industry

Julie Chapman

CTO @ Entain

5 November

Team

Why should you attend this session?

Learning about this topic will show other female leaders how they can best champion diversity and inclusion within the companies they work for and make a workplace environment that is comfortable for all. The session will also teach and inspire attendees to believe that there is a pathway to success in whichever industry they work in.

In this session, Julie will showcase the work Julie has done to champion gender diversity at Entain and throughout her career in the technology and gaming industries. The gaming and technology industries still have a long way to go before they can be seen as truly diverse. Julie will share her journey in the industry and show other women what is truly possible to achieve and encourage women to take a position or see a pathway in an industry they may not have once considered as well illustrating the importance of mentorship and finding female role models within.

Session Key takeaways:

  • Tactics and best practices for promoting and championing gender diversity across the different companies they work in
  • The importance of mentorship of females in the technology industry to continue to create future leaders and promote equality.
  • Showing women a pathway to great success in the tech industry and inspiring women to see the pathways to success they may not have considered.

Who is this session perfect for?

Those looking to begin or have started being a champion of diversity and inclusion within your company Are looking to become a mentor to up and coming female talent and employees Want to be inspired to try different roles or pathways within the technology industry

 

11

Duration:

30

The Business Starter Guide To Cryptocurrency

Mara Schmiedt

Business Development @ Coinbase

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details

11

Duration:

30

The Business Starter Guide To Cryptocurrency

Mara Schmiedt

Business Development @ Coinbase

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details

 

11

Duration:

30

Case Study: A Guide To Effective Multi Cloud Security

5 November

Processes

11

Duration:

30

Case Study: A Guide To Effective Multi Cloud Security

5 November

Processes

 

12

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

12

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

12

Duration:

30

Keynote: How To Create The Conditions For Success

Shimona Mehta

Managing Director EMEA @ Shopify

5 November

Team

Why attend this session?

The world is changing the way we work, and in times of economic challenges, great leadership is more important now than ever to ensure people are happy, engaged, and productive in the workplace. How can we create stability and engage employees amid disruption?

Session Key takeaways:

  • Discover Why great leadership is important now than ever
  • Create stability and engage employees amid disruption
  • Empower everyone to do their best work

12

Duration:

30

Keynote: How To Create The Conditions For Success

Shimona Mehta

Managing Director EMEA @ Shopify

5 November

Team

Why attend this session?

The world is changing the way we work, and in times of economic challenges, great leadership is more important now than ever to ensure people are happy, engaged, and productive in the workplace. How can we create stability and engage employees amid disruption?

Session Key takeaways:

  • Discover Why great leadership is important now than ever
  • Create stability and engage employees amid disruption
  • Empower everyone to do their best work
 

14

Duration:

30

A Guide To Sustainable Software Developement

Demet Karaali

CIO Turkey @ Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details

14

Duration:

30

A Guide To Sustainable Software Developement

Demet Karaali

CIO Turkey @ Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details

 

14

Duration:

30

Unlocking the Potential of Your Developers

Elyse Kolker Gordon

Engineering Director @ Strava

5 November

Team

To push forward with innovation and stay competitive you need to invest in your developers, pushing creative freedom and culture where they can solve business problems and work closely with customers and cross functions. This session will focus on how to understand your team's strengths to optimise processes drive collaboration and boost team performance.

14

Duration:

30

Unlocking the Potential of Your Developers

Elyse Kolker Gordon

Engineering Director @ Strava

5 November

Team

To push forward with innovation and stay competitive you need to invest in your developers, pushing creative freedom and culture where they can solve business problems and work closely with customers and cross functions. This session will focus on how to understand your team's strengths to optimise processes drive collaboration and boost team performance.

 

15

Duration:

30

Upskilling Initiatives For A Digital Ready Workforce

Emily Baker

Global Head of Digital DNA @ BAT

5 November

Team

Awaiting Session Details

15

Duration:

30

Upskilling Initiatives For A Digital Ready Workforce

Emily Baker

Global Head of Digital DNA @ BAT

5 November

Team

Awaiting Session Details

 

15

Duration:

30

How To Become a Bilingual Organization: The Convergence of Technology and Business

Susan Denman

CIO, VP Corporate Business Technology @ Johnson & Johnson

5 November

Processes

Why should you attend this session?

Now more than ever, new skillsets are driving the workforce and redefining the DNA of existing jobs across roles and industries, even non-tech firms. As the lines between technology and business continue to converge and blur, it is imperative to rethink and reinvent strategies to ensure individuals and the organization are culturally committed and capable of true customer-centricity.

Today’s talk will discuss the necessity of “Becoming a Bilingual Organization” and how organizations and individuals can ensure future readiness.

Session Key Takeaways:

• Discover how to build core skills and become proficient in “speaking the same language” as your business partners.

• How to understand and focus on metrics that matter to the business through technology solutions

• Understanding the importance of a continuous improvement mindset to building business acumen with as much passion as we apply to technology solutions.

Who is this session perfect for?

Forward-thinking professional who understands that technology and business cannot thrive in separate silos, and that competitive advantage at both individual and organizational levels requires “Becoming Bilingual” in both.

15

Duration:

30

How To Become a Bilingual Organization: The Convergence of Technology and Business

Susan Denman

CIO, VP Corporate Business Technology @ Johnson & Johnson

5 November

Processes

Why should you attend this session?

Now more than ever, new skillsets are driving the workforce and redefining the DNA of existing jobs across roles and industries, even non-tech firms. As the lines between technology and business continue to converge and blur, it is imperative to rethink and reinvent strategies to ensure individuals and the organization are culturally committed and capable of true customer-centricity.

Today’s talk will discuss the necessity of “Becoming a Bilingual Organization” and how organizations and individuals can ensure future readiness.

Session Key Takeaways:

• Discover how to build core skills and become proficient in “speaking the same language” as your business partners.

• How to understand and focus on metrics that matter to the business through technology solutions

• Understanding the importance of a continuous improvement mindset to building business acumen with as much passion as we apply to technology solutions.

Who is this session perfect for?

Forward-thinking professional who understands that technology and business cannot thrive in separate silos, and that competitive advantage at both individual and organizational levels requires “Becoming Bilingual” in both.

 

15

Duration:

30

The Future of Ecommerce After COVID-19

Laura Quinn

5 November

Digital

15

Duration:

30

The Future of Ecommerce After COVID-19

Laura Quinn

5 November

Digital

15

Duration:

30

How To Own The Policy Space As A Women

Siada El Ramly

5 November

Digital

15

Duration:

30

How To Own The Policy Space As A Women

Siada El Ramly

5 November

Digital

16

Duration:

30

Career Advice Clinic

5 November

Skills

Team

The Careers Advice Clinic will allow you to meet with industry leaders and sponsor representatives who are making themselves available to offer career advice and tips!

10-minute sessions at the Career Advice Clinic are limited to one per person and once they are booked they are gone. Booking will be made available one hour before the first slot of the dedicated hour block. 

16

Duration:

30

Career Advice Clinic

5 November

Skills

Team

The Careers Advice Clinic will allow you to meet with industry leaders and sponsor representatives who are making themselves available to offer career advice and tips!

10-minute sessions at the Career Advice Clinic are limited to one per person and once they are booked they are gone. Booking will be made available one hour before the first slot of the dedicated hour block. 

 

16

Duration:

30

Executive Forum

5 November

Skills

Team

Are you thinking about a post-pandemic career move, or wondered what roles your experience could lend to?

These unique sessions are designed to unlock your value. Through 1:1 meetings, hiring managers will be on hand to identify your strengths, define growth areas and help you navigate through senior roles in tech.

10-minute sessions at the Executive Forum are limited to one per person and once they are booked they are gone. Booking will be made available one hour before the first slot of the dedicated hour block. 

16

Duration:

30

Executive Forum

5 November

Skills

Team

Are you thinking about a post-pandemic career move, or wondered what roles your experience could lend to?

These unique sessions are designed to unlock your value. Through 1:1 meetings, hiring managers will be on hand to identify your strengths, define growth areas and help you navigate through senior roles in tech.

10-minute sessions at the Executive Forum are limited to one per person and once they are booked they are gone. Booking will be made available one hour before the first slot of the dedicated hour block. 

 

17

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

17

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

18

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

18

Duration:

30

Women In Technology Keynote: To be Announced

5 November

Keynote

19

Duration:

30

What You Need To Know About Emerging Markets

Kate Kallot

Head of Emerging Areas @ NVIDIA

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details

19

Duration:

30

What You Need To Know About Emerging Markets

Kate Kallot

Head of Emerging Areas @ NVIDIA

5 November

Digital

Awaiting Session Details