PACT 2019 - Profitect User Group Conference Agenda

Subject to change without notice

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

11:00 am – 1:00 pm     REGISTRATION – outside Il Mulino

11:00 pm – 1:00 pm      LUNCH – at Il Mulino

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm        Introduction – Osprey ballroom
Welcome and Ice Breaker

1:10 pm – 1:35 pm          Opening presentation: Guy Yehiav
Guy Yehiav will give an update on the transformation of the company and product since our last meeting. He will discuss retail and technology trends, as well as recognize some amazing accomplishments.

1:35 pm – 1:50 pm          Welcome Keynote from Zebra CEO Anders Gustafsson

1:50 pm – 2:10 pm        Zebra introduction: Tom Bianculli
Tom Bianculli will offer insights into Zebra’s strategy and vision around the acquisition of Profitect, and provide an overview of how the Profitect/Zebra merger will benefit and transforms results for our customers at the edge.

2:10 pm – 3:10 pm        Executive Thought-Leadership Panel: A Strategic View into the Future of Asset Protection
Featuring exclusive insights from Asset Protection leaders on their vision for the future of the industry. Panelists from leading retail organizations include: REI, Big Lots, and Brookshire Brothers

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm         BREAK

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm          Customer Mainstage Presentation: Walgreens – Addressing Compliance Issues

4:00 pm – 4:40 pm          Customer Mainstage Presentation: DSW – Evolving Asset Protection with Data Driven Decision Making

4:40 pm – 5:40 pm          Closing Keynote Speaker: Mark Robinson – The Little Things Matter
A magician’s guide to amazing your customers, and the leadership needed for transformation.

5:40 pm – 5:50 pm          Daily Debrief, Q&A, and Lessons Learned

6:30 pm                            Evening activity at Cabana Deck by Grotto Pool & Dolphin Lap Pool

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

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

7:30 am – 9:00 am          BREAKFAST at Il Mulino

9:00 am – 10:00 am        Keynote: Michael NortonA Vision into the Mind of a Shopper
Michael Norton is a Harvard Business School professor, and specializes in behavioral economics, specifically, using psychology to understand what makes people want to buy things, and by extension, how retailers can appeal to them. 

10:00 am – 10:30 am      Customer Mainstage Presentation: Lowes Foods – A View from Store Operations

10:30 am – 10:50 am      BREAK

10:50 am – 11:40 am      Concurrent Customer Round Table Sessions

Profitect Customer Presentation
Tractor Supply
: Rollout with Success and Maintain Growth

Profitect Customer Presentation
Luxottica – Driving Results Across Multiple Business Units

11:40 am – 12:45 pm            LUNCH at Il Mulino

12:45 pm – 1:35 pm              Concurrent Customer Round Table Sessions

Profitect Customer presentation
Abercrombie & Fitch: Combating Shrink with Prescriptive Analytics

Profitect Customer presentation
Sobeys: Best Practices for Roll-out and Adoption 

1:40 pm – 2:20 pm              Customer Success Round Table Concurrent Sessions

Customer Success Presentation – Introduction to Task Management

Customer Success Presentation – Actioning New Data Feeds including: RFID, Kronos, etc.

2:25 pm – 3:05 pm              Customer Success Round Table Concurrent Sessions

Customer Success Presentation – Best Practices for Combating ORC

Customer Success Presentation  – Integration Best Practices including: CCTV, LPMS, etc.

3:10 pm – 3:40 pm              Customer Mainstage Presentation: The Home Depot – Making the Business Case for Prescriptive Analytics

3:40 pm – 3:50 pm             Daily Debrief Q&A and Lessons Learned

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm              Evening activity – Dinner, Drinks, and Fireworks Show at Disney’s Epcot Park & Resort
Take a water taxi or walk to Disney’s Epcot.  Explore the park and end the evening with dinner, drinks, and fireworks at Epcot’s Italy Isola.

Epcot tickets valid from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dinner and drinks: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fireworks:  9:00 pm

Water taxis run every 20-25 minutes; if you prefer to walk it should be 10-15 minutes

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

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

7:30 am – 9:15 am          BREAKFAST

9:15 am – 9:45 am          Notable Features in 5.2

9:45 am – 10:30 am        Notable Features coming soon

10:30 am – 10:50 am        BREAK

10:50 am – 11:30 am      Roadmap and Advanced Analytics Preview

11:30 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 TO-GO LUNCH

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

    1. Sentiment Analysis & Comment Analytics 
    2. Exploring Profitect
    3. Executive Dashboards 
    4. ORC and Other Special Patterns