Vistage Open Day+ London - Leading Through Emerging Technology, Innovation and Digital Culture - Rahaf Harfoush
27 April 2018 | etc. venues. 155 Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 3YD
Digital Trends Impacting Business
Join over 250 business leaders in central London to hear Digital Anthropologist Rahaf Harfoush discuss how disruptive technologies such as AI, Predictive Algorithms and Big Data are influencing individuals as citizens and employees. Rahaf will focus both on the broad macro-trends that are driving new consumer and employee norms, as well as practical case studies and examples of how organisations are tackling this new era.
Today’s leaders must grapple with maintaining their strategic vision during times of disruptive change. The pressure is on to understand the implication of each new technology and platform and what it will mean for the future of their business.
However, too often, the race to keep up with the latest technological advances distract us from the bigger picture: how are these tools changing the way we work and live? We’ll explore the benefits and drawbacks of using these technologies, examine best practices on how to use these tools to make better informed decisions and more.
What you will discover:
- – Five big trends influencing our behaviours today
- – The risks and opportunities associated with the latest technologies
- – The characteristics of organisations that are well positioned to take advantage of this change
- – Major questions every leader should asking themselves
- – What are the biggest areas of opportunity for AI?
- – What are some of the biggest blindspots we need to be aware of?
- – Who is thriving in this new reality? Who is struggling?
The first part of the session delegates will tackle some of the big philosophical questions that have emerged as these tools become more and more embedded in the technologies we depend on every day. Can we trust AI to make decisions? What new behavioural norms will emerge as a result and what will this mean for businesses?
Following the coffee break, the focus will be on the specific implications for organisations. What does all of this change mean for leadership today? How should organisations be tackling their recruiting, retention, and training programs in order to strengthen their position in the market? What are the implications of this technology on performance metrics, policies, and the organisational culture?
Participants can expect an interactive day with plenty of opportunities to share their thoughts, and have meaningful discussion with other attendees, as well as ask questions with the speaker.
Networking breakouts for Vistage members
Vistage members will have the opportunity to join a Network Discussion Group during the event. Discussions will be held for the following Vistgage Networks during breakfast and lunch.
Guests of Vistage – ‘Experience Vistage Session’
Guests will have the opportunity to attend a complimentary session in the afternoon to find out a little more about Vistage and experience for themselves the real power of being part of a peer group and Vistage group meeting.
The complimentary session is exclusively for CEOs, MDs and business owners and this interactive session will be run by a Vistage group Chair. You will find out how joining a working group of CEOs, MDs and business owners will benefit you and your business.
The hallmark of a Vistage group is something we call ‘issue processing’ and is a structured, thorough and efficient approach to help successful executives think through the dynamics of a challenge or evaluate opportunities.
This event is free to Vistage members.
Colleagues of Vistage members: £99 +VAT
Vistage alumni: £150 +VAT
Vistage guests: £195 +VAT