The DeGroote School of Business in partnership with the EMBA in Digital Transformation is pleased to announce the fourth annual Digital Leadership Summit.
New Tech Disrupting Old Models
Emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, predictive analytics, autonomous vehicles, VR and AR are quickly displacing current business models and disrupting established industries. The DeGroote School of Business is pleased to present the 2018 Digital Leadership Summit – a one-day exploration of how leaders in healthcare, finance, and entertainment are responding to digital transformation and what you can learn from them.
The Digital Leadership Summit promises provocative discussions with DeGroote’s top experts and thought leaders from highly regarded and innovative organizations. Join more than 150 professionals from a broad spectrum of sectors as we focus on managing digital disruption.
|8:00 – 8:45 a.m.||Registration and Breakfast|
|8:45 – 9:00 a.m.||Welcome and Opening Remarks
|9:00 – 9:40 a.m.||Convergence of Disruptive Transformation and Urbanization: Opportunities for New Business Models
Examining disruptive digital technologies that are changing the way cities are engaging with their citizens, planning their growth, investing in their infrastructure and building for the future.
|9:40 – 10:10 a.m.||Convergence of Disruptive Transformation & Sports Entertainment
A case study discussion on the impact of digital technologies on the fan experience.
|10:10 – 10:30 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|10:30 – 11:00 a.m.||Convergence of Disruptive Transformation & Health
A case study discussion on the impact of digital technologies on the patient experience.
|11:00 – 11:30 a.m.||Convergence of Disruptive Transformation & Financial Services
A case study discussion on the impact of digital technologies on the customer experience.
|11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Accelerating Transformation Through AI: A Discussion with Alexa
An onstage dialogue with Amazon’s Alexa on how A.I. is accelerating the speed of business model disruption.
|12:00 – 1:20 p.m.||Lunch, Keynote & Wrap-up
Our panelists will explore the ethical and longer-term social implications of the digital disruptions discussed in the morning.
|1:20 – 1:30 p.m.||Thank You and Closing Remarks|
For Chartered Directors, this event qualifies for 3 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD). For more information about the Chartered Director program, visit The Directors College website.
Speakers & Panelists
Eva KleinProfessor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster