The Exchange Autumn Series – 28 November 2013
Afternoon: Building Profit and Value in the Cloud
14.00 to 14.05 Ashes Suite - Welcome and Introduction
Diarra Smith, Programme Manager, Cloud Innovation Network
14.05 to 14.30 Ashes Suite - Key Note Welcome:The Coming of the Cloud Corporation
Key Note Address by Dr Will Venters, London School of Economics
Dr Will Venters looks ahead to a fully Cloud based business, through the lens of two very different organisations: AVON (the Beauty Giant) and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)
14.30 to 15.30 Ashes Suite - Leading Empty Desks: Virtual Business Reimagined
Chair: Giri Tharmananthar, Microsoft's Architect and Technology Strategist.
Panel: David Mellor, Cass Business School, James Friedenthal, Managing Director, Club Workspace.
Cloud based technology has allowed us to connect without the need for office space and across time zones. The need for businesses to reimagine the way they work will be a main competing factor in the future.
15.30 to 16.30 Pakistan Room - Seminar A: Risk and Opportunity in the Cloud: Questions Charity Leaders should be asking of their organisation.
Chair: Brian Miller, Director, Stone King.
Gilbert Hill, CEO Govenor Technology, Jonathan Sowler, CTO, Valldata
Charity Leaders will have an opportunity to interrogate a panel of leading experts in cloud based technology. The session will be segmented by specific topic areas such as risks in cloud contract, cloud security, privacy and ensuring internal buy-in. Delegates will have an opportunity to drill down each topic area while the panellists will be pressed to outline the specific elements that are unique to the UK’s Charity Sector.
Gilbert Hill, CEO of Governor Technology and Internet Privacy expert
15.30 to 16.30 Australia Room - Seminar B: Wildbore & Gibbons. A Case study into a two year transition to a fully Cloud based infrastructure.
Chair: Paul Byrne, CEO, London Cloud
Panel: John F Kennedy, Wildbore & Gibbons
One of the UK's oldest patent lawyers overview their 2 year transition to a fully cloud based infrastructure. Starting with the business case, we look at procurement, transition and impact of the Cloud on their business
16.30 to 17.30 Ashes Suite – No Data - No Innovation
Chair: Dr Daniel Hulme, CEO of Satalia and UCL Lecturer.
Ulrich Atz, Director, Open Data Institute
Satalia's Dr Daniel Hulme draws a line between Big Data, Open Data and Open Innovation and outlines why small and mid-sized operations must open their data to drive innovation.
17.30 to 19.30 Ashes Suite – Networking Drinks, Canapes and Key Note speech
18:30 Ashes Suite – Key Note Speech: Don Parker, Sports Director and Duncan Lewis, Commonwealth Games of England
The leadership team from Commonwealth Games of England, provide an insight into both the business and sporting aspects of taking 600 athletes to Glasgow in 2014