PACT 2018 - Profitect User Group Conference Agenda

Subject to change without notice

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3, 2018

11:00 am – 1:00 pm     REGISTRATION

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm      LUNCH:  sponsored by Zebra

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm       Introduction
Welcome and Ice Breaker

1:15 pm – 1:35 pm      Welcome Presentation: Guy Yehiav, CEO
Guy Yehiav will give an update on the company and product since our last meeting. He will outline the company’s direction and future expectations, as well as recognize some amazing accomplishments.

1:35 pm – 2:50 pm      Keynote speaker: Andy Core – Change Your Day, Not Your Life
Andy Core is a credentialed, award-winning thought leader on increasing employee engagement, productivity, and wellness motivation. His session will discuss different ways to manage stress and boost productivity in the workplace.

2:50 pm – 3:00 pm      BREAK:  sponsored by Westernacher

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm      Board Of Advisors Panel Session- Innovation in Retail
Panel session features executives with experience from Macy’s, Finish Line, SuitSupply, Belk, Shopko and more discussing the latest in retail and technology trends.

4:00 pm – 4:50 pm      Working Session on Creating a Mobile First Strategy with Walgreens
This working session will have PACT attendees breaking off into groups for a workshop session on the benefits of creating a mobile first strategy. Walgreens will act as the moderator for this session, providing details on what their approach and challenges were. The groups will then discuss the following:

    1. What are the challenges to creating a mobile first strategy
    2. Who are the users and what is their purpose
    3. How should you roll out
    4. Execution and results
    5. What does the future look like

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm      BREAK:  sponsored by Westernacher

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm      Customer Mainstage Presentation
Lowe’s Home Improvement – Topic: Planning for the Unknown

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm      Industry speaker: Paul Brody – Pragmatic Approach to Blockchain in Retail
Paul Brody serves as Ernst & Young’s Global Innovation Blockchain Leader. He is responsible for driving EY’s initiatives and investments in blockchain technology across consulting, audit, and tax business lines.

6:00 pm – 6:10 pm      Daily Debrief Q&A and Lessons Learned

7:00 pm                          Meet at hotel lobby for restaurant departure

7:30 pm                          Dinner Off Site at Skull Creek Boathouse 

THURSDAY OCTOBER 4, 2018

7:00 am – 7:30 am      Morning Run (optional)

8:00 am – 9:00 am      BREAKFAST:  sponsored by Google

9:00 am – 10:00 am    Keynote: Mentalist Daniel Harel
Bridging the gap between fiction and reality, Daniel Harel is often described as a modern-day Sherlock Holmes. As a performer with an uncanny sensitivity for the smallest of details, Daniel can come to know everything about you, with even the slightest gaze.

10:00 am – 10:15 am  BREAK:  sponsored by Westernacher

10:15 am – 11:10 am  Round Table Concurrent Sessions (55 mins)

Profitect Customer Presentation
Walgreens – Topic: Planning Ahead for Building and Testing Patterns

Profitect Customer Presentation
Tractor Supply – Topic: Out with the Old, In with the New

11:15 am – 11:45 am  Strategic Partner Mainstage Presentation – Google
Topic: Build the Future of Retail with Google Cloud

11:45 am – 1:00 pm    LUNCH:  sponsored by Zebra

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm     Round Table Concurrent Sessions (55 mins)

Profitect Customer Presentation
Brookshire Brothers, Topic: Engagement and Collaboration Across the Business

Profitect Customer Presentation
ascena retail group

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm      Round Table Concurrent Sessions (45 mins) – CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Best Practices Presentation – Mobile Field App (MFA)

Best Practices Presentation – User Adoption & Value Generation

2:50 pm – 3:35 pm      Round Table Concurrent Sessions (45 mins) – CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Best Practices Presentation – Merchandising & Allocation

Best Practices Presentation – eCommerce & Omnichannel

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm     Profitect PACT Party on the Ocean Front Deck

FRIDAY OCTOBER 5, 2018

7:00 am – 7:30 am      Morning Run (optional)

8:00 am – 8:50 am      BREAKFAST:  sponsored by Google

8:50 am – 9:00 am      Day 2 Recap 
Q&A and Lessons Learned

9:00 am – 9:45 am      Use Cases for 5.1

9:45 am – 10:45 am     Version 5.2 Demo and Product Roadmap

10:45 am – 11:00 am   BREAK:  sponsored by Westernacher

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Working Sessions on Enhancement Prioritization

    • Review of common enhancement request
    • Ranking exercise
    • Group discussion of results

12:30 pm – 12:35 pm  CONFERENCE WRAP UP AND SUMMARY

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm      User Micro Training & Collaborations