AGENDA

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Pre Conference

Business Forum Badge Pickup
Informal Welcome Reception

Open to Everyone

7:30A Breakfast and Badges
8:30A Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution
8:45A Leveraging Digitalization | Stephan Liozu, Ph.D., Thales
9:30A Self Assessment: Commercial Excellence Maturity
10:00A Networking Break
10:30A Pricing in the Age of Machine Learning | Tim Smith, Wiglaf Pricing
11:15A Case Study: How Corning Claimed their Competitive Edge
12:00P Roundtable Lunch
1:00P Organizational Considerations for Commercial Excellence
1:45P Expert Panel: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
2:45P Networking Break
3:15P Value Consulting
4:00P Your Action Plan: Claim Your Competitive Edge in 2019

Offsite to Wrigley Field Rooftop

Open To Early Bird Registrations For Business Forum And Vendavo User Group Meeting

5:00P Depart for Wrigley Field! All-inclusive Rooftop pass (includes entry, food, beverages, and transportation to Wrigley Field)
7:05P First Pitch, Cubs VS Dodgers @ Wrigley Field

Open to Vendavo Customers Only

7:30A Breakfast and Badges
8:30A Vendavo Solution Updates & Roadmaps

Here’s your chance to learn about recent and upcoming innovations across our new, broader portfolio of Commercial Excellence solutions: enterprise profitability, sales and CPA, price management and optimization, as well as analytics and artificial intelligence solutions – including our upcoming cloud-based pricing guidance solution.

10:45A Networking Break
11:15A Case Study: How Corning Claimed their Competitive Edge

Ken Foret (Corning Optical Communications) – Learn how Corning is using Vendavo to uncover value as they manage their digital transformation. Ken Foret will walk through how the project started, how it was implemented, and how it delivered $10M in benefit in the first year.

12:00P Networking Lunch
1:00P Solution Suite Roundtables

Vendavo product managers will lead highly-interactive roundtable discussions on various topics across each of the Vendavo solution areas: CPQ/Sales, PricePoint/Pricing, Commercial Intelligence/AI/ML, and Enterprise Profitability Solutions. Engage in discussions around what’s coming and help shape our product priorities and roadmaps to support your journey towards Commercial Excellence

2:30P Interactive User Experience (UX) Labs

The Vendavo User Experience Team will be leading hands-on, interactive, one-on-one sessions to get your feedback, ideas, and insights to help shape the direction of what we’re developing.


3:30P Closing Remarks

JOIN US IN CHICAGO, APRIL 24-25, 2019

There’s still time to join our industry experts for two days of collaboration, case studies and commercial excellence and THE CUBBIES!