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Digital Innovation Digital Summit:
New technology to drive business innovation

11 - 13th July 2023, America 09:00 - 12:40 EST

Digital Innovation Summit

Innovation is a 21st century buzzword which has evolved into an essential department of any business. What are the greatest challenges that all innovators are facing, and how can they be solved?

Sense check your approach with likeminded industry experts, sharing insight on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

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Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"What I enjoyed the most about it was the interactivity, it’s very rare that you get active participation"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"There was a lot of outreach after the event of individuals wanting to connect and I think that was a great by-product of speaking at the event"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Past Programme

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

What if digitally enabled end-to-end experiences allowed us to scale empathy and human connection?

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Leadership Innovation: People, Process, Technology

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: The Soul Of Your Digital Journey

Track 2: The New Age of Business Model Innovation

Track 3: Culture – a roadblock or a catalyst for Digital Innovation

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Yes, and …! – Corporate Innovation Culture as Transformative Fabric

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

Live Commerce is Exploding

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Leadership: The missing link between strategy and execution in the digital age

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

How can emerging technology transform the lives of customers and employees?

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: The Soul Of Your Digital Journey

Track 2: The New Age of Business Model Innovation

Track 3: Culture – a roadblock or a catalyst for Digital Innovation

11:25 - 11:55

11:25 - 11:55

Innovation Exchange Keynote

12:05 - 12:35

12:05 - 12:35

Closing Prime Keynote

Digital Revolution in Health Care

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Cx Unplugged: What bugs, birds and mushrooms teach us about thriving in a digital world

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

How can emerging technology transform the lives of customers and employees?

10:27 - 10:37

10:27 - 10:37

Insight Break

10:37 - 11:27

10:37 - 11:27

Roundtable Leaders Panel

11:27 - 11:37

11:27 - 11:37

Short Break

11:37 - 12:07

11:37 - 12:07

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Culture Keepers: How to protect the culture in economic downturn.

12:10 - 12:40

12:10 - 12:40

Closing Keynote

12:40 - 12:50

12:40 - 12:50

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Previous Speakers

Christian Saclier

VP Design Innovation

Emily Kagan Trenchard

SVP Chief of Digital Consumer Solutions

Tracy Beam

CEO & Chief Transformation Officer Strategic Transformation Partners

Michael Mahar

VP Technology

Bryan Huber

Worldwide VP Digital Marketing

Jorge Araujo

Vice President, Marketing & Innovation

Sandeep Puri

VP Enterprise Architecture & Digital Strategy

An immersive
event experience

Experience the new way to network with peers with
interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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