Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday

10.23.2018

8:00–8:45am

8:00–8:45am

Breakfast

8:45-9:00am

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    8:45-9:00am

    Welcome

    Welcome from IRI and RTI and what to expect at SPRINGBOARD.

9:00-10:00am

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    9:00-10:00am

    Intelligent Systems: The Big Picture; Keynote: Gayle Sheppard, VP Saffron AI Group, Intel Corp.

    What's possible with the rise of intelligent systems?

10:00–10:45am

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    10:00–10:45am

    Smart Horizons: Preparing for the future of intelligent systems

    RTI Innovation Advisors get us in the right frame of mind for the exploratory phase of foresight research and present frameworks to help us stay oriented as we immerse within the vast and complex space of intelligent systems.

10:45–11:15am

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    10:45–11:15am

    Break

    Visit the Pavilion of the Future:
    Surround yourself with the next wave of technologies that are about to impact your organization. Chat with startups and technology companies and test out their latest gadgets.

11:15am–12:00pm

11:15am–12:00pm

Application of Foresight: Tales from the Trenches; Keynote: Martin Fleming, Chief Analytics Officer and Chief Economist, IBM

12:00–1:30pm

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    12:00–1:30pm

    Lunch

    Connect with peers, experience the VR Room, and/or ride in a self-driving car.

1:30–2:25pm

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    1:30–2:25pm

    Robbie Allen, Infinia ML: Machine Learning in Practice

    Hype around machine learning has reached epic levels – but how can executives and managers reap the benefits today?
    In this talk, author Robbie Allen previews his upcoming book Machine Learning in Practice, which offers realistic guidance for business leaders ready to make real impact.

    Starting with a grounded analysis that separates hype from reality, Robbie will cover machine learning’s business benefits and challenges. He’ll dissect the data attributes that can doom ML projects and address potential workforce concerns about advancing automation.

1:30–2:25pm

Richard Boyd, Tanjo, Inc: TBA

1:30–2:25pm

Jay Marciano, Lion Bridge Technologies: TBA

1:30–2:25pm

David Baltaxe, Unanimous A.I.: TBA

1:30–2:25pm

Adrian Berg, RTI International: TBA

2:30–3:30pm

2:30–3:30pm

AI impact on Org, Markets, Labor and the Innovation Panel

2:30–3:30pm

Panel on Ethics & Morality in AI

2:30–3:30pm

Organizational Strategy

2:30–3:30pm

Panel on Legal Issues in AI

3:30–4:00pm

3:30–4:00pm

Break

4:00–5:00pm

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    4:00–5:00pm

    Technology Deep Dive; Keynote: Brian Bergstein, science and technology journalist

    Learn about intelligent systems technologies that advanced organizations have in the works.

6:00–8:00pm

6:00–8:00pm

Opening Night Party

Wednesday

10.24.2018

8:00–9:00am

8:00–9:00am

Breakfast

9:00–10:15am

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    9:00–10:15am

    Intelligent Systems Future(s)

    Learn the whys and wherefores of scenarios for innovation management. Get a first look at the scenarios co-created by RTI Innovation Advisors and your peers over the last 6 months.

10:15-10:45am

10:15-10:45am

Break

10:45-11:45am

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    10:45-11:45am

    Postcards from the Future (Panel)

    Immerse yourself in the intelligent systems scenarios by engaging with peers and experts who are back from the future.

11:45am–1:00pm

11:45am–1:00pm

Lunch

1:00-2:30pm

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    1:00-2:30pm

    Breakouts

    Choose your own adventure: participate in hands-on working sessions to surface implications for your industry, your organization's strategy, and/or your future customers and partners.

2:30–3:00pm

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    2:30–3:00pm

    Break

    Last chance to network or visit the Pavilion of the Future.

3:00–4:00pm

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    3:00–4:00pm

    Future Preparedness

    In an interactive working session, RTI Innovation Advisors help us work through takeaways from the last two days and determine our immediate next steps.

4:00–5:00pm

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    4:00–5:00pm

    Closing Keynote: Sam Adams, Fellow, RTI International

    Get inspired to act.