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May 2019

What’s Your Weird: Sharing Your Personal Brand Through Social Media

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Social  media  for  IT  professionals  isn’t  new.  It’s  been  around  since  the  days  of  Usenet –  we  just  didn’t  call  it  social  media. But  it’s  never  been  so  public, so  easy  to  use and such a powerful tool to share your personal brand.  Learn how to better understand  and  embrace social media, and  how  can  you  use  it  to  shed your invisibility and help manage your career and your professional image.  You'll learn how to first brand yourself boldly and…

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SIM’s IT Trends Study: The Voice of SIM Members Since 1980

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Oceans 12, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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It’s been nearly four decades since SIM began its IT Trends Study; and data collection is underway now for its 39th anniversary edition.  This also means that the we’re in the midst of the Study’s annual Chapter Challenge Contest, a friendly competition among SIM’s chapters for bragging rights and cash prizes.  In his brief and fast-paced talk, Dr. Kappelman will bring you up to speed on this important SIM program and share a few of the more astonishing findings from the…

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Achieving Digital Trust: Confronting the Dragons of Ethical Nightmares

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:45pm, repeating indefinitely

Oceans 11, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Distributed ledgers. Machine learning. Artificial Intelligence. Quantum Computing. These current innovations, and those we cannot yet imagine, are already confronting IT executives with sleepless nights and uncomfortable conversations with CEO’s, Board members, investors, regulators, and customers.  Do we understand how these innovations truly work? When can we defer to the machines to make critical decisions? Are any of these tools, alone or in combinations, ethical to use in business? Can the resulting data, insights, and strategic recommendations be trusted to…

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Digital Leadership, Martin Mocker

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Figuring Out a Future That Works in A World Where Machines Do Everything

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Oceans 5-8, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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The future of work is at the heart of every major socio-economic-political debate raging around the world today. From work, and what is derived from it – money – comes power. From its absence stems powerlessness. The number one reason why work is changing so quickly? Science fiction style technologies that are becoming more and more real; artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, augmented reality, gene editing. Many people are excited by what they see emerging, but many aren’t. They are…

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General Session, Jeanne Ross, MIT

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Description to Come Jeanne W. Ross, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Center for Information Systems Research Jeanne Ross conducts academic research targeting the challenges of senior business and technology leaders at large global companies, particularly the 100 companies that sponsor MIT CISR (Center for Information Systems Research). She has facilitated discussions of business design (i.e. enterprise architecture) with executive committee members of major companies like Aetna, CEMEX, China Mobile, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and PepsiCo. Her current work examines how established…

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Become the Unforgettable Face of Your Organization

May 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Oceans 5-8, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Do people stop listening before you stop talking? More than your smarts, good intentions, wealth, or even attractiveness your most vital traits in this increasingly complex, connected and information-flooded world are your capacity to be more widely quoted and deeply connected with diverse, sometimes unexpected allies. That’s the only way to stay relevant and sought-after. Literally see demonstrated the three vital behavioral cues that bring out others’ better side so they naturally see and support yours. Discover seven core methods…

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Bridging and Minding Generational Gaps: Working as One

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oceans 10, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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There is a “changing of the guard” in the workplace. Boomers are retiring at an accelerated rate and Generation X and Millennials are filling the voids. Learn to clearly understand and think about how different generations respond in the workplace, how to respect each generation and how to use generational differences to create more favorable work environments. This session will also feature a highly-interactive workshop -- assisted by RLF facilitators -- focused on how to better lead, mentor and work…

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Robotics Workshop

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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As 21st century jobs transform, we're seeing an ongoing, escalating need for a work force proficient in robotics literacy and strong technical skills.  Come see firsthand how some Central Florida middle and high school students -- in partnership with SIM Central Florida -- are sharpening their robotics literacy and developing their capabilities to meet the demand for these skills over the next decade. Robotics working demonstrations will be provided by two Central Florida robotics clubs: "Team Banana" - Colonial High…

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MISQE Research – Deep Dives – One Blockchain paper: Dan Gozman

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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