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

12:10 PM – 12:55 PM PT
Executive Forum
Automating the AI implementation lifecycle
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2:05 PM – 2:35 PM PT
Executive Forum
Biggest trends & topics in Healthcare AI & Data tech.


4:15 PM – 4:40 PM PT
Panel Discussion or Fireside Chat – AI in Retail

What’s in your cart? Driving cart convertions & improving business revenue with AI insights.
How major retail brands are implementing and generating ROI using AI automation technology in the retail industry.

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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
What’s in your cart? Driving cart convertions & improving business revenue with AI insights
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How major retail brands are implementing and generating ROI using AI automation technology in the retail industry.

12:10 PM – 12:55 PM PT
Executive Forum
The Symbiosis of RPA & AI. How to get your strategy right.


2:05 PM – 2:35 PM PT
Executive Forum
The five data analytics trends you need to be aware of for 2021, for business intelligence.


2:35 PM – 3:00 PM PT
Panel Discussion – AI in Retail

Understanding consumer behaviour with analytics.
How retail brands are driving growth by analyzing big data and understanding consumer behaviour.
Panelists:
Rajat Shroff, Vice President and Head of Product Management and Design, Doordash

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM PT
Executive Forum

Biggest trends & topics in Retail AI & Data tech.

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

10:45 AM – 11:10 AM PT
Keynote: Fireside Chat – AI in Retail

Speaker: Mazen Rawashdeh, CTO, eBay

12:10 PM – 12:55 PM PT
Executive Forum
Biggest trends & topics in Finance AI & Data tech
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2:05 PM – 2:35 PM PT
Executive Forum
The state of the art in intelligent assistants. Breaking into level 5.


2:35 PM – 3:00 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

10:45 AM – 11:10 AM PT
Keynote: Fireside Chat – AI in Retail
How IoT devices running AI at the edge can be a shot in the arm for the brick and mortar retail industry.
Edge AI’s low latency and low bandwidth requirements can be leveraged by the brick and mortar retail industry to embed IoT devices throughout their store running AI at the edge to make their processes super efficient. In this session, we explore the multitude of areas such as customer interaction, in store push marketing, inventory management, product placement, etc. where brick and mortar retail industry can use this technology to compete in the digital era.

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM PT
Keynote: Fireside Chat – AI in Retail

Use case of how an e-retail company is leveraging IoT devices running AI at the edge to accelerate commerce.
IoT 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 ubiquotous thereby accelrating commerce.
Speaker: Paul Gaffney, Chief Technology Officer, Kohl’s

12:10 PM – 12:55 PM PT
Executive Forum
Living on the Edge: Great stories of how enterprises can transform their businesses by implementing AI at the edge.


2:05 PM – 2:35 PM PT
Executive Forum
IoT & Security. Best practices and strategies to keep your IoT network secure
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3:45 PM – 4:15 PM PT
Executive Forum
Biggest trends & topics in Manufacturing/ Industrial AI & Data tech.

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Day 5
July 16, 2021
Computer Vision, AR/VR, & Robotics

10:45 AM – 11:10 AM PT
Keynote: Fireside Chat – AI in Retail

How CV & AR/VR technology is transforming the shopping experience for consumers and benefiting retailers at the same time
Use case of how a retail company is using CV & AR/VR technology to transform the shopping experience by making it more engaging and accurate for the consumer and at the same time increasing efficincies for the retailers by reducing returns and increasing sales.

12:10 PM – 12:55 PM PT
Executive Forum
Age of the robot
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2:05 PM – 2:35 PM PT
Executive Forum
How computer vision is enabling industry-wide business transformations
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Transform 2021 Retail Speakers

Mazen

Mazen Rawashdeh

CTO

eBay

Edmond Mesrobian

Edmond Mesrobian

CTO

Nordstrom

Fiona Tan

Fiona Tan

Global Head of Customer and Supplier Technology

Wayfair

Paul Gaffney

Paul Gaffney

Chief Technology Officer

Kohls

Justin Norman

Justin Norman

VP of Data Science

Yelp

Rajat Shroff

Rajat Shroff

VP and Head of Product Management and Design

Doordash

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