Transform 2021 – AI in Retail

Industry Vertical
Digital Only: July 12 – 16, 2021

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The AI event of the year for enterprise retail executives

Join retail leaders in the industry’s premier AI digital event during Transform 2021. Transform gathers thought and action leaders from established enterprise brands and retail businesses for highly informative sessions, focused roundtables, and unbeatable networking opportunities.

Hear from top retail industry experts on strategy and technology in the main application areas of AI/ML Automation Technology, RPA, data analytics, conversational AI, intelligent AI assistants, AI at the edge, IoT, computer vision, AR/VR, & robotics.

Discover all of the retail vertical’s key topics throughout Transform 2021

Day 1
July 12, 2021
AI/ML Automation Technology

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
How a 167-Year Old, Iconic Company Like Levi Strauss & Co. Is Upskilling Its Workforce to Embrace Data and AI

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Day 2
July 13, 2021
Data, Analytics, & Intelligent Automation

9:40 AM – 10:05 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
Closer to you: How Nordstrom built its AI-powered analytics platform called NAP that is transforming its business in fundamental ways.

12:10 PM – 12:40 PM PT: Panel Discussion
AI in Retail
Understanding consumer behavior with big data & delivering AI-powered products that offer personalized recommendations
How retail brands are driving growth by analyzing big data and understanding consumer behavior

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM PT: Executive Forum
>> ‘Biggest trends & topics in Retail AI & Data tech’
Speakers TBA, Moderator TBA

Day 3
July 14, 2021
Conversation AI & Intelligent AI Assistants

11:10 AM – 11:35 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
The Optimizer: How Kohl’s is using AI and ML to empower its people, optimize its supply chain, and transform the customer experience, while also delivering higher profitability

12:10 PM – 12:40 PM PT: Panel Discussion or Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
The age of voice commerce is here
How retail brands are integrating voice-based conversational AI solutions to enable voice commerce over multiple channels to drive commerce with the new generation of buyers

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Day 4
July 15, 2021
AI at the Edge & IoT

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
Use case of how an e-retail company is leveraging edge AI to accelerate commerce
Devices that run AI at the edge such as mobile phones running shopping apps, voice-based smart assistants, shopping buttons, are enabling e-retail companies to offer more sophisticated shopping tools that are also ubiquitous thereby accelerating commerce.

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT: Keynote – Fireside Chat
AI in Retail
Seeing is believing: How eBay’s Computer Vision technology is transforming the shopping experience for consumers and benefiting sellers

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Transform 2021 Retail Speakers


Mazen Rawashdeh



Edmond Mesrobian

Edmond Mesrobian



Fiona Tan

Fiona Tan

Global Head of Customer and Supplier Technology


Paul Gaffney

Paul Gaffney

Chief Technology Officer


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