Monday Oct 07, 2019

Start Finish Session Session Track / Meeting Participants Where
9:00 AM 10:00 AM

Conference Breakfast in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Business Genius Café

Speakers: Faye Pressly, Astra Duke, Martin Bannister, Tracy Pound, FIC MCMI, Edel Meade, Kristian Wright, Amanda Jukes, Rachel McGuinness, David Foster, Richard Nicholas, Fiona Challis

Business of Tech Track Park Suite 1-3 on Ground Floor
10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Networking in Exhibition Hall

Business of Tech Track Plaza Suite on Level -1
10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Emerging Tech Cybersecurity Smackdown: Perspectives from the Field

Speakers: Dr. James Stanger, PhD, Gary Fildes, Chris Hodson

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Conference Lunch in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
1:00 PM 1:30 PM

Community Welcome, Introductions and Updates

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Pathways to Success: Using Learning Pathways to Develop Internal Training Programmes

Speakers: John McGlinchey, Andy Lowe, Aaron Saxton, Clem Craven, CISSP, MCMI, Cristian Zaharia

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
1:30 PM 2:00 PM

Tech Towns UK: How to Recruit IT Pros to Your City - and Your Business

Speakers: Nancy Hammervik, Felix Ekman

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
2:00 PM 2:45 PM

CompTIA Certification Partner Welcome

Speakers: Graham Hunter, John McGlinchey

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
2:00 PM 2:45 PM

Panel - What Have I Learnt This Year?

Speakers: Faye Pressly, Dan Scott, Abbie-Lee Hollister, Amit Dattani, Shane Burchett

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
2:45 PM 3:25 PM

Networking in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
3:25 PM 4:25 PM

Breakout 1: Helpdesk Habits - Tiny Changes, Massive Impact

Speakers: Mark Copeman

Business of Tech Track Park Suite 1-3 on Ground Floor
3:25 PM 4:25 PM

Breakout 2: Unconference

Speakers: Chris Timm

Business of Tech Track Park Suite 6-7 on Ground Floor
3:25 PM 4:25 PM

Breakout 3: How to Engage in AI Solutions NOW

Speakers: Mauro Arruda

Business of Tech Track Park Suite 4-5 on Ground Floor
3:25 PM 4:25 PM

Plugging the Cyber Skills Gap

Speakers: Luke Barton, Tom Huckle, Tim Charrot, Michael Dieroff, Zeshan Sattar

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
4:30 PM 5:30 PM

CompTIA Certification Partner Update

Speakers: Marie Cronin, Luke Barton

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
4:30 PM 5:30 PM

Keynote & Day 1 Wrap Up: How to Adopt New Tech Trends in Your Business

Speakers: Steven Capper, MBCS CITP

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
5:30 PM 6:30 PM

Business of Technology Reception in Exhibition Hall

Business of Tech Track Plaza Suite on Level -1
5:30 PM 6:30 PM

CompTIA EMEA Certification Partner Awards Reception

Transforming Tech Talent Track Park Suite 6-7 on Ground Floor
6:30 PM 8:30 PM

EMEA Conference Networking Dinner

Networking Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3

Tuesday Oct 08, 2019

Start Finish Session Session Track / Meeting Participants Where
8:00 AM 9:00 AM

Conference Breakfast in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
9:00 AM 10:30 AM

State of the Industry and Business Keynote

Speakers: Todd Thibodeaux

General Session Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
10:30 AM 11:15 AM

Networking in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Exploring the Technology Buyer's Journey

Speakers: Tracy Pound, FIC MCMI, Ryan Walsh, Angus Robertson

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
11:15 AM 12:15 PM

Technical Guide to 2019 Certification and Content Updates

Speakers: Dr. James Stanger, PhD, Kelly Ricker

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
12:15 PM 1:15 PM

Conference Lunch in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
1:15 PM 2:15 PM

Bricks vs. Clicks!

Speakers: Andre Silva, Graham Hunter, Ronald Haynes, Robert Chapman, Andrew Powell

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
1:15 PM 2:15 PM

Next Gen Sales: Evolving Your Sales Approach in Today's Emerging Tech World

Speakers: Shaun Frohlich

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
2:15 PM 3:00 PM

Networking in Exhibition Hall

Networking Plaza Suite on Level -1
3:00 PM 4:00 PM

Business of Technology Hot Topics Roundtables & Book Club

Speakers: Paul Lloyd, Edd Nicklin, Mark Matthews, Daniel Welling, Ian Thornton-Trump

Business of Tech Track Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
3:00 PM 3:15 PM

Latest Research on the UK’s Top Tech Towns

Speakers: Nancy Hammervik

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
3:15 PM 4:00 PM

Transforming Tech Talent Hot Topics Roundtables

Speakers: Zeshan Sattar, John Pritchard, Gary Fildes, Matthew Burrows

Transforming Tech Talent Track Westminster Ballroom 3&4 on Level -3
4:00 PM 5:00 PM

CompTIA Quickfire Challenge

General Session Westminster Ballroom 1&2 on Level -3
5:00 PM 5:30 PM

EMEA Conference Closing Reception

Networking Westminster Ballroom Foyer on Level -3