14th NOVEMBER 2018 / EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

Keynotes and Seminars

Speakers, Locations & Themes.

 

DIGIT Expo 2018

Running Order

Keynote Stage: Stream 1 - Lammermuir Room

 

09:40 Welcome to DIGIT Expo

Mark Stephen, Journalist & Broadcaster, BBC Scotland


09:45 Ministerial Address

Kate Forbes MSP, Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, The Scottish Government


10:00 Enterprise IT Enters its Third Phase

Craig Fenton, Director of Strategy & Operations, Google


11:00 GDPR Challenges in a Data Breach World

Ian Thornton-Trump, Head of Cyber Security, AmTrust International


12:00 Leadership, Team-building and Culture

Jessie Link, Head of Engineering, Twitter UK


13:00 Transforming the Enterprise

Jacqueline Guichelaar, Former Group CIO, Thomson Reuters


14:00 Storytelling Technology: Innovative Use of Digital Platforms for Communication

Candace Kuss, Director of Social Media, H+K Strategies


15:00 From Automation to Autonomy: The Future of Interactive Robotics 

Sethu Vijayakumar, Professor of Robotics, University of Edinburgh


16:00 Decision-Making in Uncertain Environments: Learnings from Formula 1 and Beyond

Karl Surmacz, Principal Data Scientist, McLaren Applied Technologies


 

Stream 2 - Lowther Room

 

10.30 Putting IBM Watson on the International Space Station.

Matthias Biniok, Project Lead & Architect - Project CIMON, IBM Watson


11.30 Under the Hood of the Internet

Charlie Boisseau, CTO, Commsworld


12.30 Panel: Connecting Scotland's Cyber Community - Hosted by Cyber Scotland Connect

Stu Hirst, Head of Cloud Engineering Securityphotobox

Harry McLaren, Managing ConsultantECS

Chelsea Jarvie, Security & Information Risk Manager - Social Security DirectorateThe Scottish Government

Jamie O'Hare, President, ENUSEC

Jamie Graves, CEO, ZoneFox

Maggie De Jager, Information Security Specialist, easyJet


13.30 Panel: Improving the Delivery of Organisational Value from Data - Hosted by the Scottish Data Science & Technology Meet-Up

Paul Forrest, ChairmanMBN Solutions

Gillian Docherty, CEO, The Data Lab

Dave Oliver, Head of PBB MIThe Royal Bank of Scotland

Martin Thorn, Sr Manager: Decisioning, Analytics & AICYBG

Sorcha Lorimer, FounderSympatico

Nuala Kennedy, Chief Data and Insight OfficerPeople's Postcode Lottery


14.30 Beyond Backup and Recovery, a move to IT resilience.

Nick Williams, Sr Engineer, Zerto


15.30 A New Era of Cyber-Threats: The Shift to Self-Learning, Self-Defending Networks.

Bea Gully, Director & Team Lead, Darktrace


Stream 3 - Menteith Room

Dr Hannah Rudman, Strategic Transformation Director, Wallet Services (Chair)


10.30am IoT & 5G, The Future of Connectivity

Craig Samuel, Senior VP (Americas), JT Global


11.30 Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Object Storage for File Storage

Neil McCrindle, Regional Manager, Nasuni


12.30 Consumerisation of Enterprise IT

Steven Menzies, Senior Systems Engineer, Nutanix


13.30 Cyber Security 2020

Adrian Louth, Enhanced Technology Specialist, Fortinet


14.30 Citadel Digital Security: Don’t let your business be the next PR disaster

Steven Laidler, Lead Technical Consultant, Celerity


 

Stream 4 - Moffat Room

 

10:30 Bringing Innovation and Technology into Government


Alexander Holt, Head of CivTech, The Scottish Government


11.30 Data for Good: Insight & Empowerment

Elizabeth Fairley, COO & Co-Founder, Talking Medicines


12.30 Is "Cloud First" Cloud Cuckoo Land?

Vicky Glynn, Product Manager, brightsolid


13:30 RPA - Scaling up to Intelligent Automation


Rory Gray,
VP NEMEA, UiPath

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