What an exciting area of advanced information technology poised to catapult information technology entrepreneurs and practitioners alike, in future innovation(s), e.g. supervised autonomous and intelligent autonomous technology. How will new autonomous technologies impact the lives of consumers and shape businesses and what is the role of governments in shaping them?
Come experience and join in the discussion of using autonomous technology; interact with some of the women leading the charge in the autonomous arena: challenges, rewards and the future in this area of innovation.
Many areas have seen significant technology innovation in the past year, but none more than in Sports Tech. While athletes moving faster on the field, the pace of technology innovation in sports continues to explode at an incredible rate. So where is this innovation happening? EVERYWHERE. From tracking athletes’ movement, health, and performance, to in-venue data collection and the fan experience, to eSports and media, change is happening at an ever faster and profound way.
In 2017, Atlanta ranked eighth for having the worst traffic on the planet. While we have fallen lower on the list since then, Atlanta’s Smart Transportation initiative, SmartATL, is crucial to improving the livability of the city and accommodating the region’s growth. Currently the Atlanta Metro area has Smart Transit Corridors, the Atlanta Streetcar, MARTA expansion plans, on-demand mobility, ridesharing and traffic management technology, and data analytics deployed.
What are the new ideas on the horizon that will improve roadway and public safety, mobility and the environment, and most importantly, reduce traffic congestion? Are there lessons from other cities we can benefit from to make our streets suitable for alternative modes of transportation?
There has always been an unbalanced ratio between male and female run businesses, but things are changing. Come listen, learn, and participate in a lively discussion with female entrepreneurial leaders who have taken the leap, and have learned to leverage resources and thrive in the entrepreneurial start-up ecosystem.
In March of this year, Jackson County, a rural area of Georgia located about 60 miles from Atlanta, paid $400,000 to regain access to systems and data locked down in a recent ransomware campaign. This is just one example of the type of attacks happening in our own state. Yet despite the adoption of new and innovative technologies for protecting data, hackers’ techniques keep evolving and adapting. From banks to education government networks, no one seems safe from attack these days.
It is no new news that AI and ML will be an integral part of our everyday lives – embedded in every service, every product, every interaction, pretty much every aspect of our lives.
Yet there is a mismatch between the people who are working in this area and the diverse society we live in!
Right here in Georgia, there are brands pushing the boundaries of interactive business applications and putting Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality to work. Join us as we hear from local businesses that are using immersive technology today. See how Delta Air Lines, United Way, and OldCastle are making AR/VR work for them TODAY.
Did you know that two-thirds of credit card swipes, debit card payments, and gift card purchases are processed through companies based in Georgia? Atlanta has earned the nickname Transaction Alley as a result. Join female industry leaders as we discuss how companies in Georgia are changing the game in Financial Technology!
Take two apps and call me in the morning! Fueled by technology, innovation and a rapidly-changing business model, the healthcare industry is being forced to undergo a seismic shift in the way in which it communicates with, listens to and services a complex, diverse customer base.
Blockchain is set to disrupt many industries, from finance to transportation to healthcare and more with a wide range of applications of distributed ledger technologies.
Did you know:
• $2.1B is the blockchain spend in 2018, to move from proof of concept to deployment; and set to grow at 42% YoY until 2022
• 14x as many blockchain positions advertised for every 1 qualified applicant, with LinkedIn postings tripling this year
• 91% of banks are investing in blockchain in 2018, 70% see blockchain as a way of creating new business models and entering new markets
• 50% of transportation executives are interested in Blockchain, but don’t know how to apply it
This session will investigate how blockchain can be harnessed to make the user experience more efficient, affordable, and secure.
The popular Annual Analyst event of the Wireless Technology Forum will provide the platform for predictions, analysis and interactive discussions with a group of experts of what’s hot in the wireless industry. The discussions will address topics such as emerging wireless services, disruptive forces, where’s the innovation in mobility and ecosystem developments, etc. and what we can expect in the future.
Mobile commerce is rapidly becoming the way consumers shop online- apps drive 60% of shopping. Companies are adopting a mobile first approach to developing responsive online websites and stores. How are companies creating a fluid customer experience across all touch points?
Today we live in the era of instant and immediate gratification. Consumer tolerance for wait times, is next to nothing AND we want to be able to buy/ access stuff from anywhere, anytime and expect delivery anywhere, anytime. With these expectations:
- How do companies define customer experience? What are tablestakes for success?
- What are the key elements that drive costs for merchants, providers?
- What are technologies, tools that companies are using to anticipate and predict customer
- What emerging technologies can we expect to have an impact over the next 12-24 MO? Drones
for last mile delivery? Online/ Offline partnerships?