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DIGI_X: Digital Decisions

DIGI_X is an exciting conference on the real-world use cases of tech and innovation that help businesses grow at scale, scope and speed.

What's it all about?

The Employers and Manufacturers Association believes that the future of New Zealand business lies in the use of technology and innovation to grow at scale and speed, to redefine business boundaries, to become customer-centric and to find new markets and revenue streams.  This belief is the driving force behind DIGI_X.

DIGI_X is a digital technology showcase but more importantly it is a platform for sharing real world use cases of innovative technologies and participating in the thought-provoking conversations around them. It is targeted at business leaders, senior managers and smaller business owners, to help them lead thought and spark the strategic ideas and initiatives that drive smart workplaces and successful digital enterprises.

The 2019 edition of DIGI_X will feature exciting names and companies, thought leaders, industry experts and trailblazers from across verticals who  will:

1) Qualify the emerging digital technology trends in business for the 2019/20 period - what to expect, which ones are useful, where to focus and also who & what to upskill on

2) Discuss with real New Zealand stories of how businesses of varying sizes and maturities adapt and transform while addressing the constraints in driving transformation.

3) Enact the drivers of transformation across people, technologies and the methodologies that are becoming more relevant

4) Explore how fringe ideas of today will leverage technology and innovation to become mainstream business models of tomorrow

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You should be present for the whole duration of this event.

EMA Business Hub Conference Centre, 145 Khyber Pass Rd, Grafton, Auckland

Thursday 23 May
9:00am - 4:00pm

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Speakers

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Victor Yuen

Head of Product

As the Head of Product for FaceMe, Victor Yuen and his team are at the forefront of researching and developing an AI powered digital human platform. They are working with some of the world’s largest banks and telcos (including Vodafone and ASB) to make digital experiences more human.

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Huia Burt

Co-founder & Director

Huia has over 10 years’ experience in the electricity sector and called on all her skills in commercial analysis and project management to help Electric Kiwi become New Zealand's fastest-growing electricity retailer.

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James Fuller

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

James Fuller is the Co-Founder and CEO of Hnry, an online platform that allows anyone to take advantage of the emerging gig economy, without worrying about the financial admin that goes along with it.

Schedule

9.10am – 9.35am
How ‘Digital Humans’ Are Starting To Take Their Place At Key Intersections Along The Customers Journey
9.55am – 10.20am
The Internet Of Things
10.50am – 11.30am
Self-Disruption To Prevent Self-Destruction. How Legacy Businesses Are Transforming Themselves At Speed?
11.30am – 12.05pm
A New Entrant In An Established Market? Taking On Established Competition Through Smart Innovation
12.05pm – 12.45pm
BREAKOUT: Develop A Content Strategy That Enhances And Supplements Digital Transformation
12.05pm – 12.45pm
BREAKOUT: Usable Blockchain – Harness The Possibilities For An Early Advantage
12.05pm – 12.45pm
BREAKOUT: Big Data & Analytics for Smaller Businesses
1.50pm – 2.25pm
Using Cultural Ip And Innovation To Re-Define Perspectives And Attract New Audiences
2.25pm – 3.00pm
Are You A Player In The Gig Economy - Or Are You Missing Out On The Availability Of Key Resources And Talent?
3.20pm – 4.00pm
A High-Level Overview Of The Trends And Shifts Over The Next Couple Of Years
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