A FREE, one-day, virtual symposium – SAVE YOUR SEAT today!
Wednesday 22 July 2020, 9am-5pm
IMMERSION+ 2020 is a must for businesses, organisations and governments keen to master future value creation for customers and citizens.
A free and flexible event, attendees can watch, download and interact online with a wide range of NEC and global technology leaders throughout the day.
Join us as we take a long, hard look at how we’re progressing - as a society - through COVID-19, how we’ll rebound through the cycle of recovery and embrace the opportunities that lie ahead.
Futurist, speaker & author of 'The Algorithmic Leader'
Dylan Alcott OAM
Paralympic & World Champion, NEC Ambassador & Inspirational Speaker
Mike Mrdak AO
Non-Executive Chairperson, NEC Australia
Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft Cybersecurity Solutions Group
Visit the auditorium for live-streamed content. Each session will be streamed twice for your convenience.
Program & Speakers
|TIME||TOPIC||SPEAKER / PANEL|
|9.30am - 9.40am||Opening of Immersion+ 2020|
|9.40am - 9.45am||Introduction to NEC Global Presentation||Mitsuhiro Murooka, President & CEO - NEC ANZ|
|9.45am - 10.05am||Future Value Creation||Kiko Kumagai, Senior Executive Vice President of Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation|
|10.10am - 10.40am||New Rules for a New World||Mike Walsh, Futurist|
|11.30am - 12.00pm||AWS - Culture of Innovation||Simon Elisha, Head of Technology and Transformation, ANZ Public Sector, AWS|
|12.25pm||TBC||Paul Jarman, CEO, NICE inContact|
|1.00pm - 1.30pm||Taking a long, hard look at Australia's Future||Mike Mrdak AO - NEC Australia Non Executive Chairperson|
|2.05pm - 2.35pm||Mainstreaming Disabilities||Dylan Alcott AO, NEC Ambassador and World Champion Wheelchair Tennis Player and Paralympian - Introduced by Joe Deng, NEC Ambassador and Australian 800m record holder|
|2.50pm - 3.30pm||Leadership of the Future - Panel Discussion||Facilitated by Jo Davies, General Manager, Customer Solutions, NEC Australia |
Alison Rowe, CEO Australian Energy Foundation
Pip Marlow, CEO, Salesforce ANZ
|3.35pm - 4.00pm||5G - A new horizon awaits||Mayuko Tatewaki, General Manager, Service Provider Solutions Division, NEC Corporation|
|4.10pm - 4.35pm||The keys to an operational resilience strategy and avoiding digital disruptions||Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft|
|4.45pm||Day close Immersion+ Benefits||David Borean, Vice President - Brand & Customer Experience, NEC Australia|
Let’s Talk Sessions
|Solution Talk||Business Continuity Planning - Navigating out of disruption, uncertainly and ambiguity||Mark Harrison, MD, Sententia Consulting. Con Polkinghorne, Principal Consultant, NEC Australia. Tony Huang, Head of Procurement, NEC Australia. David Borean, Vice President - Brand & Customer Experience, NEC Australia|
|Solution Talk||Cloud - Hybrid, On Prem or Public||Chris Scicluna, National Solutions Manager Cloud, NEC Australia|
|Leader Talk||Connecting as a leader in a new world||Tony Bulmer|
|Leader Talk||Old School, New School – lessons in leading through difficult times||Xavier Campbell, CEO, Essendon Football Club & Kevin Sheedy|
|Customer Talk||A vision for new customer experience - the creation of The Sydney Coliseum Theatre WestHQ||Richard Errington, CEO, West HQ|
|Partner Talk||Gearing to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise||Gunal Kannan, AVP, PreSales, APAC, BMC Software|
|Partner Talk||Proximity tracing for the AI Driven Enterprise||Matt Fowler, Manager, Systems Engineering, Asia Pacific, Juniper|
|Partner Talk||Next Generation Secure Information Gateway||David Arthur, ANZ Security Architect, F5|
|Future Talk||Move at Speed or you’re not in the game||Steve Graham, Head of Innovation, NEC NZ|
|Business Talk||24 hour business plan||Andrew 'Billy' Baxter, Senior Advisor, KPMG|
Why you should register for this event
Immersion+ is designed to provoke discussion on the direction of future technology. Using a virtual conference platform, you can explore vendors, products and services, including NEC’s latest offerings, through webinars, booths and live-chat functionality - all at your convenience on your device of choice.
Complete our online form to register for Immersion+, and please extend an invitation to your friends, colleagues and extended network.
Preparing for Immersion+
Login details will be provided in the lead-up to Immersion+ going live. You can join from your PC or laptop, phone or tablet using a Chrome or Firefox browser. You won’t need a webcam to participate.
On the day
Help yourself to Let’s Talk sessions and other free resources during the event using your virtual backpack. You can also email them to yourself or others.
Can't make it?
A wide range of content from Immersion+ will be available online for 90 days after the live event, so you can pop in when it suits to revisit sessions or catch up on any you missed.