Digital Futures:  Strategy, culture, and technology at work

When:  Monday, October 12, 2020 – Friday, October 16, 2020
Where:  Online!

Get the help you need to take the next steps in your digital journey with:

  • Case studies from legacy companies;
  • Interactive learning sessions focusing on key practical issues; and
  • Thought leaders focused on real world applications.

Check back later to register! If you would like a notice for when registration is open, please email green@iriweb.org.

Full speaker list

Featured speakers:

David Wineland
Philip H. Knight Distinguished Research Chair and Research Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oregon

 

Fabian Schmahl
President & CEO, thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc., Components Technology

 

Youngjin Yoo
Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professorship in Entrepreneurship, Faculty Director, D&I Initiatives, Professor, Design & Innovation, Case Western Reserve University

 

2019 Conference slides and video

Schedule at a Glance

Monday, October 12, 2020

5:30pm - 7:00pm

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    5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Welcome Reception

    Join us to kick off the conference at CWRU's Sears Think[box]! Network with fellow attendees and learn about students' current activities. First time attendees can tour the facility.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

8:00am - 8:30am

8:00am - 8:30am

Breakfast

8:30am - 8:45am

8:30am - 8:45am

Welcome

8:45am - 9:45am

8:45am - 9:45am

Opening Keynote - Youngjin Yoo, Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor of Entrepreneurship and professor of information systems in the Department of Design & Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

9:45am - 10:45am

9:45am - 10:45am

Keynote - IRI Medalist: David Wineland, Philip H. Knight Distinguished Research Chair and Research Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oregon

10:45am - 11:15am

10:45am - 11:15am

Networking Break

11:15 - 12:15

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    11:15 - 12:15

    Digitalization Case Studies

    Hear real world examples from legacy companies making the leap to digital.

12:15pm - 1:30pm

12:15pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 2:30pm

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    1:30pm - 2:30pm

    HR/Culture and Talent Panel

    In-depth discussion of the relationship between culture and talent and digitalization from the perspective of several organizations.

2:30pm - 3:00pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Networking Break

3:00pm - 3:45pm

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Plenary - Jeff Baetz, Global Industry CTO, Industrial Market Sales for Data, AI, and ML, IBM

3:45pm - 4:00pm

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Transition Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm

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    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Focused Roundtable Discussions

    Learn from your peers and discuss key issues impacting the digitalization journey.

5:00pm - 6:30pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Networking Reception

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

8:00am - 8:30am

8:00am - 8:30am

Breakfast

8:30am - 9:30am

8:30am - 9:30am

Leadership Fireside Chat

9:30am - 10:30am

9:30am - 10:30am

Digital Strategy and Leadership Plenary Panel- Fabian Schmahl, President & CEO, thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. Components Technology

10:30am - 11:00am

10:30am - 11:00am

Networking Break

11:00am - 11:45am

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    11:00am - 11:45am

    Digitalization Case Studies

    Hear real world examples from legacy companies making the leap to digital.

11:45am - 1:00pm

11:45am - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Plenary: Leading Positive Change through Appreciative Inquiry - Ron Fry, Professor, Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University, Distinguished Guest Faculty, Center for Values Driven Leadership - Benedictine University

1:45pm - 2:30pm

1:45pm - 2:30pm

Workshop: Digital First and Appreciative Inquiry at Work- Ron Fry + facilitators

2:30pm - 3:00pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Networking Break

3:00pm - 3:45pm

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    3:00pm - 3:45pm

    Technology Case Studies

    Hear real world examples from legacy companies and their technology partners who are assisting in their leap to digital.

3:45pm - 4:00pm

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Transition

4:00-5:00

4:00-5:00

Digital Enablers Panel - Nitin Manoharan, Director, Global Head Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation, Philip Morris International

5:00-5:15

5:00-5:15

Wrap Up- Youngjin Yoo, Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor of Entrepreneurship and professor of information systems in the Department of Design & Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University