Detailed agenda

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Subject to change as details are confirmed.

Quantum Exploration at MIT (3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

When in Rome! In a first for Future Compute, we’re moving out of the conference center and into the classrooms and labs of MIT.

3:00 p.m.

As one of the premier research facilities for quantum computing, MIT’s Engineering Quantum Systems Group EQuS has opened their labs and given us access to the top researchers working daily in this exciting field. The session will be a combination of talks from Quantum pioneers, a look into developing research projects within the lab, and a tour of the quantum lab itself. This is a one-time only event you won’t want to miss!

5:30 p.m.

Join us for a special early evening reception, giving you an opportunity to meet some of the invited speakers and your fellow attendees. Drinks and appetizers will be served to fuel conversations and connections.

Digital Dexterity (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Delivering the technology platform that drives digital business and fostering a culture that capitalizes on game changing opportunities.

9:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Digital Dexterity (9:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.)

Digital dexterity necessitates an IT infrastructure that is open, adaptable, and expandable to achieve business objectives. The leaders building the hardware and the cloud that is the foundation of modern IT share their vision for the future of digital business.

9:05 a.m.

Computing hardware is taken for granted these days. We assume perfection from our processors and expect improvements in power, speed and energy consumption with every new iteration. Enterprise computing provides the power for modern AI, cloud compute, metaverses and so much more. We investigate the hardware that runs the world and explore what’s coming next.

9:35 a.m.

The cloud has become the fundamental infrastructure on which businesses are built and run. We dive into the inner workings of cloud platforms, and peek into the future of cloud-based development to understand where business opportunities lie.

10:05 a.m.

Digital dexterity is the perpetual synchronization of digital infrastructure and human innovation that allows organizations to run efficiently at speed and pivot effortlessly to take advantage of emerging technologies. We explore the ongoing transformation of the systems and staff at one of the world’s largest energy management organizations.

Networking Break (10:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Networking and refreshments for our live audience. 

10:35 a.m.
Networking Break
Optimize Your Operations (11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

Top of mind for CTOs and CIOs today are cloud costs, security, and sustainability. We host open and frank discussions with leaders in each area to extract the dos and don’ts to running the most cost effective, secure, and sustainable IT operations.

11:00 a.m.

How did a major short-term accommodation site shave 63 million dollars in cloud costs in one year? At the helm of the operation was a technologist that previously led Google’s shift to cloud and subsequently rebuilt Facebook’s Core Data organization. Hear the inside story and get practical savings tips from a pioneering cloud leader.

11:30 a.m.

Technology leaves an indelible mark on the environment, but if it is to lead us towards the future we want, it cannot leave too deep a carbon footprint. We examine the actions and options available to IT leadership to build sustainability into their digital transformation agendas.

12:00 p.m.

Cyber risk is no longer just about breaches, scams and attacks. Today’s businesses have multiple connection points that are vulnerable to power outages, natural disasters and other incidents that result in cyber related disruption and loss. We discuss the current state of cyber insurance and cyber risk management.

Lunch and Networking Break (12:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.)
12:30 p.m.
Lunch and Networking Break
Building a Digital Culture (1:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.)

Digital dexterity is a combination of the right technology, the right processes, and a team with an action-oriented mindset that thrives on change. We explore strategies to foster the right behaviors and values for high-performance teams.

1:40 p.m.

High-performance teams deliver value to the customer at maximum speed. They’re cohesive, committed, understand business impact, and actively grow skillsets. You have a lot of talent in your organization and seismic shifts in quality and productivity can occur when you arrange them in the right way.

2:10 p.m.

The workplace has changed more in the last two years than in the last two decades. The old playbooks for building a nimble, inclusive, and visionary organization are no longer relevant. Technology leaders must leverage this moment to create the workplace that will thrive in this new, dynamic paradigm.

Networking Break (3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.)

Networking and refreshments for our live audience.

3:10 p.m.
Networking Break
The Road Ahead (3:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

The computing landscape is forever changing. New technologies emerge daily, and IT leadership needs to separate the trends from the trendy to capitalize on the innovations that matter. We examine what matters in web3, metaverses, and the battle for silicon.

3:40 p.m.

The United States and China have been engaged in a decades-long battle to control what has emerged as the world's most critical resource—microchip technology. We discuss the complex circuitry of political, economic, and technology in this 21st century geostrategic competition.

4:10 p.m.

Much of the hype around metaverses has centered on social experiences where individuals and organizations connect in 3d digital worlds. Under the radar, back in the real world, Industrial Metaverses are using digitals simulation to exponentially accelerate design and manufacturing across industries. The technology largely exists, and the use cases are infinite.

4:40 p.m.

Web3 promises an internet owned by the builders and users, displacing the tech giants that have profited by aggregating and selling user data. Some encouraging signs of Web3 success have emerged in the gaming world. But will Web3 be able to overcome the challenges of complexity, scalability, and lack of regulatory oversight to the change the way the internet is run?

5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Closing Toast (5:05 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

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