Agenda

Agenda

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
A3 Golf Outing
Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
Optional Activity – additional fee is required
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Registration Open
6:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Welcome
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Robots, AI, and the World of Tomorrow
Byron Reese
Agenda - Byron Reese Both a futurist and optimist, Byron Reese believes we are approaching a Fourth Age for humanity that promises to be infinitely better than anything we have seen before. Byron is the publisher of tech news site Gigaom and the founder of several high-tech companies. He has obtained or has pending numerous patents in disciplines as varied as crowdsourcing, content creation, and psychographics. The websites he has launched, which cover the intersection of technology, business, science and history, have together received over a billion visitors. He is the author of “The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity”, and the acclaimed book, Infinite Progress: How Technology and the Internet Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, and War, has served on both public and private boards of directors, and founded several non-profit organizations.

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7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Welcome Receptions
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM
A3 Wellness Run/Walk
(1 Mile Loop around property)
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration Open & Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM
KEYNOTE SESSION
The Trust Edge
David Horsager, Trust Edge Leadership Institute
Agenda - David Horsager Trust is a fundamental, bottom line issue. Without it, leaders lose teams, salespeople lose sales, and organizations lose reputation, retention of good people, relationships and revenue. But with trust, individuals and organizations enjoy greater creativity, productivity, freedom and results. Through David’s industry leading research The Trust Outlook™ and firsthand experience working with the world’s highest performing organizations, David reveals how top leaders and organizations drive business results to become the most trusted in their industry.

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10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Networking Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Global 2020 Economic Outlook & Forecast
Alan Beaulieu, ITR Economics
Agenda - Alan Beaulieu One of the country’s most informed economists, Alan has been providing workshops and economic analysis seminars in countries across the world to literally thousands of business owners and executives for the last 25 years.

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12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Group Networking Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
2020 Automation Market Update
Alex Shikany, Association for Advancing Automation
Agenda - Alex Shikany Alex Shikany is the Vice President of AIA, part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). In his position, he researches and reports statistics for the global robotics, machine vision, and motion control markets.
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2:15 PM – 2:25 PM
Move to Breakouts
2:25 PM – 2:40 PM
AIAJBreakout
AIA Association Update
RIA Breakout
RIA Association Update
MCMA Breakout
MCMA Association Update
2:40 PM – 2:45 PM
Break
2:45 PM – 3:25 PM
AIAJBreakout
RIA Breakout
MCMA Breakout
3:25 PM – 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 PM – 4:10 PM
AIAJBreakout
RIA Breakout
MCMA Breakout
4:10 PM – 4:15 PM
Return to General Session
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
The Sky is Not The Limit: Lessons From A Year In Space
Captain Scott Kelly
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Networking Party
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration Open & Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Session Title TBD
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Session Title TBD
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Session Title TBD
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
Closing Message

*Agenda is subject to change

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