Digital Transformation in Travel & Transport (Operational Effectiveness & Resilience)

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Better operations for a better service delivery

In an environment where the pressure of maintaining an adequate transport system increases, a highly optimized transportation network can only be achieved through connecting devices & sensors, and leveraging insights and intelligence in near-real-time.

November 6 or 7, 2018


Join us in Brussels for a one-day Executive Briefing to explore how Microsoft can help you in the Digital Transformation journey. We will share Microsoft's point of view on the transformation of travel and transportation, with a focus on the operational effectiveness and resilience, we will get insights from experts, we will provide an overview of our solutions portfolio and discuss the implications of security, trusted cloud and privacy for your business. In this invitation-only Executive Briefing Microsoft will take you on a journey through:

  • trends and challenges in the core operations in transportation,
  • how technology plays a key role in cost optimization through automation, predictive maintenance, assets management and energy efficiency,
  • how technology improves passenger safety and freight delivery services,
  • art of the possible workshop techniques to apply research, envision & design high impact digital scenarios,
  • and how the shape of the operation and delivery of the transportation services is going to evolve in the years to come.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Microsoft EBC in Brussels!

›› Agenda

08:30 - 09:15 Welcome Breakfast
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome & Briefing Objectives
09:30 - 10:30 Digital Transformation for a higher operational effectivenessand resilience
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Customer showcases: Improving operations through automationand predictive maintenance
12:00 - 13:00 Trusted Data Sharing in Transport
13:00 - 13:45 Hot Lunch
13:45 - 14:15 Demo: Operational Insights thru Advanced Analytics
14:15 - 15:15 Azure IoT from Edge Sensors to Analytics
15:15 - 15:45 Demo: Augmented Reality for Operational Efficiency
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00 Partner Showcases: ABB, DXC, Testify IO, ICT Group, Bentley
Solutions for asset management, predictive maintenance,project management
18:00 - 18:15 Closing remarks,Wrap-Up & Evaluations

›› Who should attend

This Executive Briefing is intended for business decision makers from Ministries of Transportation, National Transportation operators (Railways, Underground, Ground transport etc.). Decision maker profiles include Project & Program Manager, Chief Data Officer, CIO/CTO, CISO, Innovation and Strategy DG, etc.

›› Featured speakers

Julie Shainock
Global Managing Director Travel and Transportation Industry, Microsoft

Robert Alonso
Rail Solution Executive, ABB

Sebastian Spindler
CEO, Testify

John Koot
Alliance Director, ICT Group

Valentina Ion
Industry Solutions Manager EMEA, Microsoft

Elena Casas
Industry Solutions Director WE, Microsoft

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