Reasons to visits UC EXPO 2018

Reasons to visits UC EXPO 2018

It’s just a few days to go until UC EXPO, Europe’s largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event, returns to ExCeL London. This year’s event, running 16-17 May 2018, is set to provide attendees with two packed days of insights into the technologies that help deliver smarter collaboration and build a truly connected business.

Smarter collaborative working is now the norm as organisations take advantage of new methods, technology and best practice. UC EXPO 2018 is bringing together the world’s leading influencers and brands to discuss the next evolution in smarter collaboration and help address the collaboration conundrums businesses are currently facing.

If that’s not enough, here’s 10 reasons why you can’t afford to miss UC EXPO 2018:

1.      Snorre Kjesbu, Cisco – Opening Keynote Day 1, 10:00am

UC EXPO is excited to welcome Snorre Kjesbu to discuss the future of Collaboration and how it empowers teams and accelerates productivity. This is a session not to be missed! Snorre will give insights into how a new way of working can accelerate productivity in a rapidly changing market – whether teams are in the same building or around the globe.

2.      Christopher Hadnagy – Opening Keynote Day 2, 10:00am

In a rare appearance outside the US the expert in social engineering explains why it’s a threat and plays recordings of hacks where company data was stolen simply by using a phone. Chris specialises in understanding how malicious attackers exploit human communication and trust to obtain access to information and resources through manipulation and deceit. His goal is to secure companies by educating them on the methods used by attackers, identifying vulnerabilities, and mitigating issues through appropriate levels of awareness and security.

3.      Keynote Sessions – World-class speakers take the UC EXPO stage!

Don’t miss industry leading experts from Cisco, Google, BT, Amazon Web Services and more in our keynote theatre packed with FREE educational content across the two days! Key sessions include; Kim Wylie, Head of Customer Change and Transformation Google Cloud who will share insights for building a culture where knowledge is a shared resource and employees act like owners. Dave Michels, Principal Analyst at TalkingPointz will look at what’s driving adoption of Workstream Collaboration, why the shift matters and key considerations in selecting a strategy.

4.      Artificial Intelligence Seminars

Hear from companies at the forefront of the AI revolution who are already benefitting from embracing it and how AI can enhance UC deployments.

5.      Future Tech Demo Zone – Get hands on with the future!

Get up close and personal with the next wave of collaboration technology in the future tech demo zone, including cutting edge interactive whiteboards and augmented reality headsets.

6.      Panel Debates – A “clash” of the world’s leading technology speakers and brands!

Some industry leaders will be going head to head with a series of panel discussions to debate and challenge the topics at the moment. The panels are set to cover a range of topics, including the role of AI in the future of work, the pros and cons of collaboration tools, what the workforce of the future will look like and its requirements. There will also be general discussion on the year ahead, revealing what the panellists believe could be game changing. Key sessions include ‘The Impact of AI’, ‘Make the most of Video’, ‘How to Maximise Team Collaboration’ and ‘The Future of Work’.

7.   Future of Work Theatre – Sponsored by Fuze

Explore the leading factors that are defining the fundamental shift in the way we work. Whether you’re an IT or business professional, discover how to future-proof your business! Michael Affronti, VP Product Fuze will be sharing his view of future workplaces and how, when and where people like to work; what makes work effective; the role of automation and AI and to what extent we are unlocking human potential.

8.   Microsoft Teams – Transition from Skype for Business to Teams!

Join us in the Microsoft Theatre that’s packed full of inside news and tips on how increasingly important Teams is and what it means for you. Sessions from Microsoft include Angela Bos Technology Specialist, Intelligent Communications and Kerri Hollis Snr Product Manager – Intelligent Communications who will discuss intelligence in the workplace and what you should consider when thinking about collaborative working, building out a strong team and developing an effective collaboration strategy.

9.   100+ Exhibitors – Cisco, Avaya, Panasonic, AT&T and more!

Over two days, presentations, seminars and panel debates from industry leaders, and over 100 exhibitors will provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss the most advanced technical solutions available. This will equip them to address their communication and collaboration challenges and develop a plan for their future, unified capability.

10.  The Concierge – Event Help, Exhibitor Info & FREE consultancy

Ask questions on the event and get FREE consultancy from independent consultants the IG Group tailored to the unique requirements of your business projects and IT environment.

Register now for UC EXPO 2018 on 16-17 May at ExCeL London and see all the latest on plans for UC strategy alongside the leading collaboration technology a modern workplace needs.

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