Wednesday 6th July, 2022
AMCHAM T&T and Republic Bank welcome you to THIS 2022.
Dr. Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer Emeritus - IBM, sets the tone for the Conference with his Opening Keynote Address on the evolution of technology, what we might look forward to and how this evolution will affect business and our lives now and in the future.
Followed by a Leadership Panel.
Thursday 7th July, 2022
FUTUREPROOF DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Kick off Day 2 with David White, Global Technology Team Lead for Infrastructure Modernization in Google Cloud’s Solutions Engineering organization delivering a keynote presentation on innovation for leveraging technology and digital solutions to futureproof your organization.
THE NEW WORLD
As the world of digital technology continues to expand, so too do the ways we engage with it. All the rage are trends around Web3, the Metaverse, digital currencies and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). What are they? What are these trends? Are these hype or can they create long-term value? Why and how to get involved?
CAN YOU HANDLE IT?
How many of your digital solutions are licensed or outsourced? Your IT staff should do more than fix computers and troubleshoot software. While many off -the-shelf solutions are extremely useful, sometimes customization is required. Moreover, there may be solutions that could be better-developed in-house. Is there an opportunity for tech development to be part of your R&D? This is why you should hire/train developers and programmers to build your organization's digital capabilities.
CHANGE IN ACTION
There is no shortage of technological solutions to improve business processes and improve customer experience. So why are there so many businesses still operating in analogue? What would these businesses need to take that step toward digital transformation?
Learn from the success stories of tech adopters – the process, challenges, benefits and pain points of implementing tech solutions to improve business operations. Most importantly, learn how and why you should do it too!
The pandemic, and now the Invasion of Ukraine, has highlighted the issue of supply chain sustainability. This underscored the importance of nearshoring and created opportunities for non-traditional players.
Now is T&T’s chance to become a real player in the global tech supply chain. Carpe diem!!!
FINTECH - 'NUFF SAID
T&T has the largest financial services industry in the English-Speaking Caribbean so how do we leverage this to develop a fintech industry? Dynamic Fin-tech products are enablers of a competitive and export-led economy. Importantly, as we move towards making T&T a Cashless Society, the development of the financial tech ecosystem is crucial. What lessons can we learn from the progress and successes in other countries that can propel T&T’s financial ecosystem and what are the benefits to you!?
Session sponsored by:
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Even as the government makes moves towards improving service by adopting technology, we still struggle to improve our ease of doing business. There is much more work to be done, more problems to be solved and true digital transformation of government’s infrastructure is imperative. Let’s look at the practical tech solutions being employed by governments around the world that can be adopted by GoRTT as well as some of the local initiatives that are underway.
Session sponsored by:
Friday 8th July, 2022
Trinidad and Tobago Tech Hub Development Strategy Workshop
(by invitation only)