Impacts and Opportunities with Technology Disruption

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Speakers

VP, Marketing Strategy & Analytics, Ameriprise Financial Services
Chief Operating Officer at Augeo
Strategic Advisor, European Innovation Council
Divisional VP, R&D, EP Product Development & Engineering & Scientific Services, Abbott Medical Device Group
Managing Director, Target Techstars; Founder & Managing Director, Matchstick Ventures
Executive Director, International Institute for Knowledge and Innovation (I2KI)
Owner & Founder, Experience Engineering
Associate Professor of politics and public policy , Executive Member at AI Fourm
Chairman, TechCast Global
SVP, Innovation Design, U.S. Bank
Hausman Technology Consulting
Innovation Strategist and Lean Launch Specialist
Founder, DevJam
CEO, NetZro
CEO, Applied Knowledge Sciences - Director of The Enterprise of the Future
Product Development Specialist, 3M Healthcare & CEO. Catalyst. CoCreateX
Managing Director, Dentro Consulting
CEO at Bir Ventures, CInO at IIE, Board Member at TechCast Global
President, Institute for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Venue

Hamline University

1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284, U.S.A.

www.hamline.edu/about/virtual-tour/anderson-center

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Agenda

18:00 PM - 20:30 PM: Thought Leader Dinner
Come join us for drinks and dinner with Disruptive North speakers, community leaders, and other engaging people like yourself. Venue. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options will be available.

During dinner, there will be executive summaries provided of key takeaways covered at the main event for each technology and trend.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM: Registration / Networking
Start the day off with fresh coffee, breakfast snacks and conversation.
08:30 AM - 09:00 AM: Kickoff: Age of Disruption
Session description coming soon.

Presenter: Bill Halal, Ph.D.
09:00 AM - 09:35 AM: Advanced Computing Trends & Technologies
Intelligent Interfaces, Digital Encryption, Blockchains, Deep Learning, Nano-robots, and many other emerging technologies, are pushing the limits on silicon-based computers. Quantum computation brings the next generation of computers that are able to enhance the classical algorithms, provide better encryption, and help in advancing our knowledge in many areas. Hear real-world examples of how quantum computers can propel the technology revolution to new frontiers from Nicklas Bergman.

Presenter: Nicklas Bergman
09:40 AM - 10:15 AM: Smart World Trends & Technologies
The emerging Smart Society is based on rapid advances in artificial and augmented intelligence. Robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, and predictive analytics are just some of the innovations that are destabilizing entire industries. From agriculture to financial services, we are in a time of economic, political and technological uncertainty. This talk focuses on key issues, trends and drivers impacting the future of work and on how we can adapt and thrive in this era of disruptive technological change.

Presenter: Amy Fletcher, Ph.D.
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM: Networking / Technology Experience Immersion
Time to connect with other Disruptive North attendees and try out some of the technology experiences.
10:45 AM - 11:50 AM: Smart World & Digital Disruption Impact Panel
A group of industry leaders providing their insights on the disruption in their industries of technologies at hand around smart world, advanced computing, and digital disruption.

Moderator: Stephanie Hammes-Betti, SVP, Innovation Design, U.S. Bank
Panelist: Helder Sebastio, Ph.D., Principal Innovation Strategist, Target
Panelist: Mohammed Aaser, VP Strategy & Marketing Analytics, Ameriprise Financial
Panelist: Lou Carbone, Founder of Experience Engineering
Panelist: TBD

Each expert will provide input on the way they see their industry being disrupted along with answering audience questions. Don't worry if a person in your industry is not on the panel we are putting together a takeaway packet of trends that are most likely to impact the retail, medical device, finance, healthcare, agriculture / food, and manufacturing.
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM: Lunch / Networking
Grab a delicious lunch with good conversation from fellow Disruptive North attendees and participants.
12:50 PM - 13:25 PM: Advanced Manufacturing Trends & Technologies
Traditional forms of manufacturing have been viewed as dirty and outmoded. This presentation will focus on the latest advances in the next generation of manufacturing technologies. Examples will include: 3D printing used to create products that range from aircraft parts to large structures like bridges and homes; robots used in applications as diverse as warehousing, making salads, butchering and building aircraft; and nanomanufacturing to produce high strength steel and fabrics containing biosensors.

Presenter: Steve Hausman, Ph.D.
13:30 PM - 14:35 PM: Advanced Manufacturing Industry Panel
A group of industry leaders providing their insights on the disruption in their industries of technologies at hand around advanced manufacturing.

Moderator: Scott Propp, Managing Director of Dentro Consulting and former Motorola Sr. Director
Panelist: Stephanie Board, Divisional Vice President, R&D, EP Product Development and Engineering & Scientific Services, Abbott Medical Device Group
Panelist: Steve Hausman, Ph.D., President, Hausman Technology Consulting
Panelist: TBD
Panelist: TBD

Each expert will provide input on the way they see their industry being disrupted along with answering audience questions. Don't worry if a person in your industry is not on the panel we are putting together a takeaway packet of trends that are most likely to impact the retail, medical device, finance, healthcare, agriculture / food, and manufacturing.
14:35 PM - 15:05 PM: Networking / Technology Immersion Experience
Time to connect with other Disruptive North attendees and try out some of the technology experiences.
15:10 PM - 15:40 PM: Technologies and Trends Converge
Transformational Evolution from single Technology Analyses of last 20 years to the converging hybrids of several technologies aimed at complex scenario solutions offered in a Yin/Yang realm. Convergence of Technology Roadmaps must address probable positive and negative consequences of multiple hybrid technology creations such as today’s Blockchain, 3D, AR/VR, Smart Robots, etc in a wide spectrum of economic sectors.

Presenter: Francesco Calabrese, Ph.D.
15:45 PM - 16:50 PM: Intra/entrepreneurship Ecosystem Opportunity Panel
Disruption brings about the need and opportunities for intra/entrepreneurship to thrive in Minnesota. This panel will cover how to capitalize on this opportunity and how Minnesota's intra/entrepreneurship ecosystem can be fed and harnessed to help companies win from disruption instead of losing from disruption.

Moderator: Hassan Syed
Panelist: Scott Benjamin Moore
Panelist: Sue Marshall
Panelist: Nicholas Powley
Panelist: Ryan Broshar
16:55 PM - 17:15 PM: Closing Remarks and Takeaways
Quick wrap-up for the day and then off to have drinks.
17:15 PM - 18:30 PM: Happy Hour Social
Have some drinks with friends. Take an opportunity to make new connections and increase strength of existing connections.

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