On Point | Summit Series 2017

On Point | Summit

New World [Dis]Order: Managing in Turbulent Markets

May 17-18, 2017 
The Watergate Hotel | Washington, DC

New World [Dis]Order: Managing in Turbulent Markets

Managing in times of uncertainty requires more than a wait-and-see approach. Join our two-day event in which we'll discuss the rapidly evolving landscapes of globalization, automation, immigration, and digital transformation. (All meals and cocktail reception provided.)

Everest Group and other global services experts will lead group discussions and networking on the challenges of managing in uncertain times. You will have the opportunity to gain insights and exchange war stories with your strategic sourcing executive peers.

Highlighted Event Speakers

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Uri Dadush

    Former Director of International Trade for the World Bank

  • Eric Simonson

    Managing Partner, Research, Everest Group 

                         SARTHAK BRAHMA
       VP, Pricing Assurance, Research, Everest Group

                          JIMIT ARORA
       Partner and Leader of IT Services, Research, Everest Group

Event Agenda | Day 1

9:00 - 9:30 am
Welcome and introductions
Eric Simonson, Managing Partner, Research, Everest Group

9:30 - 10:45 am   

Globalization: Curve or Cliff?
Dr. Uri Dadush, Scholar, Bruegel (Past Director of International Trade
for the World Trade Bank)

10:45 - 11:00 am 
Break and networking
11:00 - 12:30 pm                                                     

Automation: Over-hyped or Under-appreciated?
Panel Discussion with Sean Eddy, SVP Head of Enterprise Global Services Strategy, Wells Fargo and Steve Power, Senior Director, Digitization and Global Operations-as-a-Service, Cisco (More to be announced)

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and networking
1:30 - 3:00 pm

Immigration: The Latest and What to Expect
Everest Group presentation and group discussion with Peter Bendor-Samuel, CEO, Everest Group; Rod Bourgeois, Head of Research, DeepDive Equity Research; Jeff Lande, Principal, the Lande Group
3:00 - 3:30 pm

Break and networking

3:30 - 5:00 pm
Managing in Times of Uncertainty: More than Wait and See                
5:00 - 6:00 pm      


6:00 - 8:30 pm
Rooftop Cocktail Reception and dinner at Top of the Gate, which boasts 360-degree views of the Kennedy Center, the Potomac River, the Key and Arlington Bridges, the Washington Monument, and
the rest of the DC skyline.

Event Agenda | Day 2

9:00 - 10:15 am   

Outsourcing Market: Pricing Collapse and Shifting Provider Landscape
Everest Group presentation and discussion with Jimit Arora, Partner, IT Services Research, Everest Group; Sarthak Brahma, Vice President, Pricing Assurance, Everest Group

10:15 - 10:45 am  
Break and networking

10:45 - 12:00 pm                                

Digital Disruption: Pain or Gain?
Panel discussion with Tristian Cammaert, Head Digital Transformation Program, RBC; Bill Price, 1st Worldwide VP of Customer Service at Amazon, author, and Partner at Intuit

12:00 - 12:30 pm

Lunch and break
12:30 - 2:00 pm

BYOT (Bring Your Own Topic)
Group discussion on topics submitted before event or on day 1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Request to attend

Note: Participation is limited to enterprises only (no service providers), and each attendance request must be approved by Everest Group.

On Point | Summit: Hotel and Guest Speaker Details

The May 17 - 18 event will be held at the prestigious The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. This premier hotel has been recently remodeled and is now re-opened. We have secured a special rate of $345 for a limited number of rooms for Everest Group On Point | Summit attendees. Once your attendance is confirmed, make your reservation at the special rateView a map of the hotel.
  • About Keynote Speaker Dr. Uri Dadush

    Dr. Uri Dadush is an expert on trends in the global economy and how countries deal with the challenge of international integration through flows of trade, finance, and migration. He is currently a non-resident scholar at Bruegel, based in Washington, DC and a Senior Fellow at the OCP Policy Center in Rabat, Morocco

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