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2019 Agenda

Tuesday, May 21

7:00 - 12:00pm

7:00 - 12:00pm 161
Nikko Foyer, 3rd floor

7:45 - 8:45am

7:45 - 8:45am 156
Nikko Foyer, 3rd floor
Rise and shine and get ready for a full day of learning and networking after breakfast.

8:45 - 9:30am

8:45 - 9:30am 431
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
Make no mistake, resale has gone mainstream, no longer constrained to local thrift shops. It is a fast-scaling business model that through the minds of tech-savvy entrepreneurs has been reborn with a digital-first mindset. President of... learn more
Anthony Marino

9:30 - 10:00am

9:30 - 10:00am 431
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
New technologies, changing consumer behaviors and innovative digital-first companies are driving massive disruption in the retail industry, and starting to take meaningful market share from stalwart retail incumbents. As these trends... learn more
Susan Reda
VP Education Strategy & Editor, STORES Media
National Retail Federation
Kobie Fuller
Upfront Ventures
Kevin Parakkattu
Plug and Play Ventures

10:00 - 10:15am

10:00 - 10:15am 431
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
New technologies are disrupting the ways in which retailers manage their supply chains, leading to new efficiencies in inventory management, distribution and customer delivery. This session will discuss how robotic process automation (RPA... learn more
Scott Gravelle
CEO, CTO, and Co-Founder
Eurie Kim
General Partner
Forerunner Ventures

10:15 - 10:45am

10:15 - 10:45am 156
Nikko Foyer, 3rd floor
Take 30 minutes to refuel and recharge.

10:45 - 11:30am

10:45 - 11:30am 431
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
Bloomberg reports Walmart is adding more than 10,000 new customers a day to Walmart Pay and soon will have more active users in the US than Apple Pay. Amazon has invested more than $1 billion over five years to develop Amazon Go, one of... learn more
Richard K. Crone
Crone Consulting LLC
Jenya Beilin
Chief Operating Officer
Trigo Vision LTD
Daniel Eckert
SVP, Walmart Services and Digital Acceleration, Walmart U.S.
Walmart Inc.
Jordan Fisher
CEO and Co-Founder
Standard Cognition Inc.
Will Glaser
CEO and Founder
Krishna Motukuri
Co-Founder and CEO

11:30 - 12:00pm

11:30 - 12:00pm 431
Nikko Ballroom, 3rd floor
At the forefront of technology's vast promise to simulate and solve extremely complex problems, quantum computing has taken a giant step forward recently in its availability for commercial means. The IBM Q Network, which includes hubs... learn more
Dr. Michael Haydock
IBM Fellow; VP and Chief Scientist
IBM Corporation

12:00 - 12:30pm

12:00 - 12:30pm 156
Nikko Foyer, 3rd floor
Grab & Go lunch provided before you head out! Don't leave hungry.