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2012 Mobile Enterprise Executive Summit


Wednesday, November 7, 2012 / Arrival Day
3:00 - 7:30p Registration Open
3:00 - 4:30p Editorial Advisory Board Meeting
6:00 - 7:00p Opening Cocktail Reception
Evening Sponsor Dinners
Thursday, November 8, 2012 / First Day of Sessions
7:30a - 1:00p Registration Open
7:30  - 8:15a Networking Breakfast
8:15 - 8:20a Publisher's Opening Comments
Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
8:20 - 9:10a Opening Keynote
Next Generation Enterprise Mobility Development

Keynote Speaker: Dominic Nessi, CIO, LA World Airports

Mobility is now front and center for all businesses, as well as for state and local government entities. As one CEO puts it, "If you don't have a mobility plan, you don't have a business plan." The conference opening keynote focuses specifically on building that mobile strategy through gaining mobile buy-in and consensus from all key business stakeholders - from line of business executives seeking to maximize both customer interactions and revenue, to the IT professionals that will support all mobile initiatives, to the executive suite that must sign off on a next generation global mobile strategy.
9:10 - 9:15a Editorial Welcome Comments
Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief, Mobile Enterprise
9:15 - 10:10a General Session #1
Outlook on Mobility for 2013

Analyst / Moderator: Rich Karpinski, Senior Analyst, Yankee Group

1) Donald King, Infrastructure Services / Customer Solutions Mobility, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
2) David Lawson, Sr. Vice President, Information and Strategic Resources, Universal Hospital Services Inc.
3) Jay White, Enterprise Delivery Manager, Mobility, Systems Integration & Technology Innovation, First Solar Inc.

This session delivers a detailed first look at the results of the third annual exclusive and forward-looking research report from Mobile Enterprise magazine and Yankee Group. Gain important insights into what your peers are preparing for in the year ahead and have your own most pressing mobility questions answered.
10:15 - 11:05a Networking Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:05a 1:1 Meetings
11:05 - 11:45a General Session #2
Case Study: Chevron Uses MDM to Revolutionize its Mobility Strategy

1) Nick Gobert, Business Analyst, Mobile Field Computing, Chevron Energy Technology Co.
2) Eric Rearwin, Solution Architect, Mobile Field Computing, Chevron Corporation

In this case study we learn how Chevron, one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, is utilizing Mobile Device Management technology to revolutionize its mobility strategy with ROI that includes reduced device and software deployment time, cost savings and enhanced efficiencies and productivity. We hear from two executives from Chevron’s mobile field computing team who will present the background of the MDM deployment – its business drivers, objectives and benefits achieved, to the nuts and bolts of the technology’s architecture, technical challenges and phase 2 design.
11:50a - 12:40p
General Session #3
Top 10 Apps for the Enterprise

Moderator: Kevin Baradet, Chief Technology Officer, Cornell University, SC Johnson Graduate School

1) David Marlin, Strategy Management & Enterprise Mobility, Whirlpool Corporation
2) Kevin Neville, Director of Technology & Enterprise Architect, United Rentals Inc.
3) Jeff Roman, Sr. Enterprise Engineer, Skanska USA Inc.

This session will focus on the top ten business applications that enterprises are targeting to mobilize in 2012 and 2013. The panelists will delve into the reasons why these applications are central to any enterprise's mobile strategy and will provide insights on why mobilizing these key apps will lead to strong competitive advantages.
12:40 - 12:45p Day One Closing Comments
Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief, Mobile Enterprise
1:00 - 5:00p Marine Eco-Tour & Aquarium

Join us for a Marine Eco-Tour and Aquarium visit with a Marine Biologist guide on a 1-hour and 45-minute cruise through Sarasota and Robert’s Bays. Observe first hand, Florida Manatees and resident population of Bottle-nose Dolphins, all while learning about the ecology, history and folklore of the area. The tour will stop at Mote Aquarium and explore the secrets of the sea with touch pools, shark, dolphin, manatee and sea turtle exhibits and over 100 other species of marine life. Transportation will leave directly from the hotel at 1:00pm and will include a box lunch. Come join your fellow attendees and tour the beauty of Florida’s marine life! Registration for this outing is included in your Summit registration. However, there is an additional charge of $60 for companion registration.
5:30 - 6:30p Cocktail Reception honoring the 2012 Mobilizer Award nominees
Evening Sponsor Dinners
Friday, November 9, 2012 / Closing Day
7:45a - 12:30p Registration Open
7:45 - 8:35a Networking Breakfast with Topic Tables
8:35 - 8:40a Day Two Opening Comments
Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
8:40 - 8:55a 2012 Mobile Enterprise Mobilizer Awards Ceremony

Award Presenters
* Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise
* Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief,
Mobile Enterprise

The awards ceremony will honor the recipients of this year's Mobile Enterprise Mobilizer Awards. The 2012 Mobilizer Awards will honor the best mobile deployments in five categories:
  1. Field Service
  2. Moblizing Business Applications
  3. Enterprise-Wide Mobility Deployment
  4. IT Management of Mobile Devices
  5. Innovation in Enterprise Mobility
8:55 - 9:05a Editorial Comments
Lori Castle, Editor-in-Chief, Mobile Enterprise
9:05 - 9:55a Day Two Keynote
A Mobilizer Award Winning Perspective

Keynote Speaker: Mobilizer Award Winner to be announced onsite

One of our 2012 Mobilizer Award winners will deliver a presentation that highlights the key business requirements and challenges that drove this top deployment. The session will focus on the project goals, solutions and ROI, and how the company’s vision of becoming a top performer in its industry was realized through an ambitious mobility strategy, resulting in a new standard.
9:55 - 10:15a Networking Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:30a Executive Workshop
Mobility Outside the Box: Tablets - The New Enterprise Workhorse

Workshop Leader: Greg Lush, Sr. Vice President, Learning & Quality, ABM Industries

Tablets are rapidly developing into powerful enterprise alternatives to laptops for every level of the workforce.

1)      Should your company consider them for its next employee hardware upgrade cycles?
2)      What is the right hardware choice - iPads, Android or next generation Windows 8/ARM tablets?
3)      What enterprise considerations must be taken into account in selecting the right hardware platform?

This three-part workshop will focus on these key questions and take the audience through interactive hands-on sessions to build a useful methodology for answering them.
11:35a - 12:25p Closing Keynote
Visionary Perspective: Next Level Mobility -- Moving Beyond Information

Speaker: Bruce Yen, Director of Business Intelligence, Guess? Inc.

For GUESS, Inc., the rapid change of mobility mirrors the fast moving model of its consumer goods and retail businesses. Just as it is a trendsetter in fashion, GUESS is a leader in enterprise mobility. In this session, Bruce Yen, Director of Business Intelligence, will talk about the company’s holistic approach to mobility, which has moved beyond just anytime, anywhere information access to looking through the entire workflow. The results — actionable insight, one device/many use cases and the empowering of employees in the “office,” the field and the store.
12:25 - 12:30p Closing Comments
Dorene Rettas, Publisher, Mobile Enterprise