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Hear 27 Brands’ Practical Stories Of Digital Transformation Journeys – Technology, People, Processes

Newly Confirmed Speakers From Santander, RSA Group & Bloomsbury Publishing...PLUS:

  • Implement AI & New Technologies
  • Transform Your Legacy Systems
  • Win Buy-In & Cultural Change
  • Establish Agile Team Structures & Processes
  • Digitally Enable Your Workforce
  • Minimise Disruption
  • Maximise Data & Profits
  • Ensure Your Customer Is At The Heart Of Digital Transformation

A One Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 15th May 2018, One America Square, Central London. Download The Conference Brochure. Book Before 8th February To Save £150.

27 Brands Share Real-Life Experiences Of Digital Transformation In Practice - From Technology To People To Processes

  1. Hot New Technologies In Practice – From AI To VR, Blockchain To Robotics: How viable are disruptive technologies in reality and how can they generate demonstrable business growth?
  2. Advanced Agile Team Structures & Internal Operations: Tried and tested methods to align your workforce and internal operations to better adapt to the changing digital climate
  3. Win Over Employees & Senior Stakeholders & Change Internal Culture: Upskill colleagues and influence your workforce and their behaviours and enable them to buy in to the journey
  4. Streamlining Legacy Systems: Working around outdated, non-compatible legacy systems to ease the transformative process and become faster and leaner
  5. Focused, Customer-Centric Approaches? How can you ensure your customer is really at the heart of your transformation process?
  6. Getting The Most Out Of Your Data: Generate tangible actions and influence decision-making with best-practice data management strategies
  7. Deliver A Winning Business Case For Your Digital Transformation Journey: Secure project funding and executive buy-in and deliver tangible benefits
  8. Navigating Large-Scale Digital Transformation: How can established brick-and-mortar companies successfully move towards fully transitioning at a faster rate?
Book Before 8th February To Save £150

Limited Places

AI & Automation In Practice • New Technologies & Disruptive Trends • Agile Team Structures & Internal Operations • Legacy Systems • Internal Cultures & Behaviours • Customer-Centric Transformation • Harnessing Data • Business Strategy & Results • Digital Transformation Keynote

Can you help organisations drive successful digital transformation? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@digitalstoriesconference.com

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before 8th February for just £1,949 +VAT (Save £550). Click here to book a stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.


08.30 Registration – Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting & Chair’s Opening Remarks
Zenon Hannick, Chief Technology Officer, Comic Relief


09.20 Building An Enterprise AI Program & Assessing The Practicalities & Realities Of AI, Automation & Other Opportunities To Generate Business Growth & Demonstrate Tangible Benefits

Gero Gunkel, Group AI Lead, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Francois Blanc, Head of Customer & Innovation, Santander UK


09.40 Hot New Technologies: From AI To VR, Machine Learning & Chatbots, Blockchain & Robotics, How Viable Are Disruptive Technologies & Business Models & What Benefits Can They Bring In Practice?

Vinay Parmar, Customer & Digital Experience Director, National ExpressKeith Bohanna, Head of Digital CX, Bank of IrelandPaul Morris, Global Digital Director, PZ Cussons

Andrew Ward, Global Head of Digital Transformation, University of Nottingham

Steven Zuanella, Chief Digital Officer, RSA Group


10.10 Advanced Strategies To Establish An Agile Team Structure & Align Your Internal Operations & Workforce To Better Adapt To The Changing Digital Climate

Perspective One:
Ian Randolph, Senior Product Owner, Trainline

Perspective Two:
Julie Kane, Head of Digital Public Services Strategy & Policy, The Scottish Government

10.50 Informal Networking Break & Morning Refreshments


11.20 Best-In-Class Approaches To Transforming Legacy Systems To Keep Up-To-Date & Streamline Your Business Processes

Petra Green, Marketing Director – Data, Digital & Systems, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

11.40 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. Can you help organisations drive successful digital transformation? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@digitalstoriesconference.com


12.10 Be A Lonely Digital Pioneer No Longer! Get Employees To Care About Digital Transformation & Bought Into Driving Change Throughout The Process

Perspective One:
Jatinder Seehra, Head of Global Markets IT E-commerce Transformation, BNP Paribas

Perspective Two:
Catherine Fraher, Digital Strategy, Age UK12.50 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers


13.20 Facilitated Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Digital Skills
Dulcemari Carvalho, Director of Talent Management, AccorHotels UK & Ireland

B) Employee Engagement
Tania Tasheva, Change & Communications Lead, HEINEKEN Group

C) Digital Optimisation
Terry Rydzynski, Head of Optimisation, Camelot UKD) Changes To Personalisation & Consumerisation
Andrew Ward, Global Head of Digital Transformation, University of Nottingham

E) Applying Corporate Strategies To Charities
Michael MacLennan, Head of Digital & Innovation, The Air Ambulance Service

13.50 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Colan Mehaffey, Head of Web Strategy & Technologies, University of Edinburgh


14.10 Adapt To Changing Customer Needs & Behaviours & Thrive As A Business With Focused, Customer-Centric Approaches To Digital Transformation

John Bevan, Head of Digital, British Heart FoundationMandeep Sarikaya, Head Global Digital Partnerships, Group Digital Transformation, AllianzLiz Citron, Head of Digital Transformation, Ministry of Justice UKVinay Parmar, Customer & Digital Experience Director, National ExpressClive Gardiner, Head of Digital, NSPCCSarah Ilieva, Head of Digital Strategy, Education & Society, British Council

15.40 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. Can you help organisations drive successful digital transformation? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@digitalstoriesconference.com


15.20 Generating Tangible Actions From Your Data – Securely!

Charlie Ewen, Director of IT & CIO, Met Office15.40 Informal Networking Break & Afternoon Refreshments


16.10 Win Over Senior Stakeholders, Secure Project Funding & Deliver Impactful, Tangible Benefits With Your Digital Transformation Journey Business Case

Simon Swan, Digital Strategy - Transformation, Met Office


16.30 Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks: A Best-In-Class Spotlight On Successful, Large-Scale Digital Transformation

Perspective One:
Faye Roth, Head of Delivery & Transformation, River IslandPerspective Two:
Rebecca Joslin, Senior Director - Global Digital Engagement Strategy Lead,  Shire

17.10 Chair’s Closing Remarks

17.20 Official Close Of Conference

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. For more information on how to get involved in The Digital Transformation Stories Conference, please email info@digitalstoriesconference.com or call us on +44 (0)20 3479 2299.