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Schedule

Keynotes, panel sessions, executive networking and exclusive dining experiences—get all the information here to plan your Cognizant Community agenda.

12:30 PM
Arrival and Registration
1:00 PM
Welcome Address

Tomoaki Takeuchi

President and Representative Director, Cognizant Japan KK

General Session Highlights
Brian Humphries

Welcome and remarks from Brian Humphries, new CEO of Cognizant.

1:10 PM
How Digital Gets Done - A Global Perspective

Santosh Thomas

Executive Vice President and President, Global Growth Markets, Cognizant

1:25 PM
How Digital Is Driving New Models of Innovation

The rapid rise of next-generation digital technologies—and particularly, artificial intelligence—is forcing all of us to think about how to up our game. Figuring out how to leverage the future—and not be blindsided by it—is the crucial question facing you, for the rest of your career (whether you’re 27 or 57). In this session, internationally renowned author and futurist Ben Pring, of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, will give you a road map for a world of algorithms, bots and big data, equipping you to thrive in a time of unprecedented risk and reward.

Ben Pring

Vice President & Managing Director, Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work

General Session Highlights
Noreena Hertz

Noreena shares her exclusive research into “Generation K” and discusses how to deliver relevant digital experiences to this generation.

Malcolm Frank

Malcolm discusses how to realize new levels of business performance in the age of intelligence.

2:10 PM
Finding the Human in a Machine-Powered World

Different forms of machine learning and AI already support us in what we do, and that support will significantly increase in the near future. This is why we need to go beyond the hype and talk about what only humans can do and how humans and machines can work together. In this talk, Christian Madsbjerg will discuss how only humans can understand humans and what that means for AI.

Christian Madsbjerg

Co-Founder, ReD Associates

2:50 PM
Coffee Break
3:10 PM
Our Future Coexists with AI

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is proceeding with great momentum, leaving some humans wondering how they can coexist in a world where machines get more intelligent by the day and take over tasks they once performed. As organizations continue to invest in AI and automation to drive transformation, what is the perfect balance between AI and human roles? In this session, Kaoru Takeuchi explains the Fourth Industrial Revolution, how AI will change society and how organizations can incorporate AI and automation for optimal results.

Mr. Kaoru Takeuchi

Japanese Science Author

3:55 PM
Panel Discussion—Customer of the Future

Moderator Ben Pring presents the latest whitepaper from the Center for the Future of Work titled “Algorithms Over Brands: How to Reach Today’s and Tomorrow’s AI-Augmented Customer” then moderates a panel discussion.

Ben Pring (Moderator)

Vice President & Managing Director, Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work

Christian Madsbjerg

Co-Founder, ReD Associates

Mr. Kaoru Takeuchi

Japanese Science Author

Shinya Suda

Senior Vice President, Information Systems, Astellas Pharma Inc.

4:45 PM
Closing Remarks

Tomoaki Takeuchi

President and Representative Director, Cognizant Japan KK

4:50 PM
Closing Reception / Cocktails and Canapés
6:00 PM
Event Ends

 

* This event supports simultaneous interpretation.
* Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates.