June 2019 Agenda
Time Name Speakers Description
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 7:30 PMRegistration  
4:30 PM - 6:00 PMExecutive Advisory Council Meeting  
6:00 PM - 7:30 PMWelcome Reception  
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
7:30 AM - 6:00 PMRegistration  
7:45 AM - 8:15 AMNetworking Breakfast  
8:15 AM - 8:25 AMWelcome RemarksPetey Wheaty, Phlebotomist, EnsembleIQ
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMWelcome & Industry Perspective David MacDonald, EVP and Chief Sales Officer, SAS
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMChange Activation Leadership Workshop, v.2Patrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm
 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AMNetworking Break  
10:15 AM - 10:45 AMDeveloping Analytics Professionals: The Employer is the CustomerDr. Christopher West, Advanced Analytics Practicum Project Manager, North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University’s Institute for Advanced Analytics is a preferred recruiting ground for analytics-driven companies. Employers want strong quantitative skills and creative problem-solvers with extensive team and communication skills who also are certified to use industry-standard tools. This presentation will examine the methods NCSU has developed to instill the analytics professionals it produces with the key skills employers now want.  
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMTransforming the Workforce: Building Relationships with Universities and StudentsLynn Letukas, Director, Global Academic Programs, SAS
 
11:50 AM - 12:20 PMDeep Dive #1: The Future of Retail - Redefining the “Store”  
12:25 PM - 12:55 PMDeep Dive #2: Consumer-Centric Retailer-Manufacturer Collaboration   
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMNetworking Lunch  
1:45 PM - 3:15 PMDiscussion Workshop #1: Change Activation - The Future of Retail Patrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm
 
3:20 PM - 3:50 PMDeep Dive #3: Leveraging AI/Machine Learning Across the Enterprise (Use Case)  
3:50 PM - 4:20 PMDeep Dive #4: Leveraging AI/Machine Learning in Key Functional Areas (Use Cases)  
4:20 PM - 4:40 PMNetworking Break  
4:40 PM - 6:00 PMDiscussion Workshop #2: Change Activation - Leveraging AI/Machine LearningPatrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm
 
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLeague of Leaders Reception 
 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:45 AM - 12:30 PMRegistration  
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMNetworking Breakfast  
8:30 AM - 8:40 AMWelcome Remarks & Session IntroductionPatrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm
 
8:40 AM - 9:10 AMDeep Dive #5: Transforming the Organization - Building an Agile Supply Chain Richard Davies, VP Consumer Goods & Retail Practice, Siemens
 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AMDeep Dive #6: Transforming the Organization - Driving Innovation 
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9:45 AM - 10:10 AMFinal Networking Break  
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMDiscussion Workshop #3: Change Activation - Transforming the OrganizationPatrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm
 
11:35 AM - 12:05 PMMeeting Wrap UpPetey Wheaty, Phlebotomist, EnsembleIQ
Patrick Fitzmaurice, Head Farmer/CEO, Caterpillar Farm