Digital Transformation Summit

Schedule

September 26, 2018
James M. Collins Executive Education Center, SMU campus

8 – 8:30 a.m. Check-In
8:30 – 9 a.m. Networking Breakfast
Enjoy a light breakfast and coffee while networking with fellow industry leaders.
9 a.m. Welcome
R. Gerald Turner, SMU President; Steven C. Currall, SMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; and Larenda Mielke, SMU Associate Provost
9 – 10 a.m. Morning Keynote Address
Ed Hess, industry leader, author of Learn or Die and Humility is the New Smart and advisor to Fortune 500 companies
10 – 11 a.m.

Open Session 1
Featuring leading faculty from across SMU’s seven schools, centers and institutes, open sessions will present innovative ideas for a variety of learning styles, including interactive discussions, small working groups, thought leadership panels, live demos and more.

11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Open Session 2

12:15 – 1 p.m. Lunch
Enjoy lunch and continue conversations with summit attendees and speakers. Browse the tables in the Collins Executive Center to learn more about SMU’s world-changing academic initiatives, research, and programs.
1 – 2 p.m. Closing Keynote
Sam Palmisano, retired CEO of IBM; Fred Chang, Executive Director of SMU's Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security; Ed Hess, industry leader, author of Learn or Die and Humility is the New Smart and advisor to Fortune 500 companies; moderated by Steven C. Currall, SMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
2 – 3 p.m. SMU School Expo
Browse the SMU school tables located on the second floor of the Collins Center to pick up some swag and find out more information on each school.