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The challenges of a mobile workforce: the future of workplace technology

21st February 2019, Amsterdam

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VenueHotel De L’Europe Amsterdam

Synopsis

Innovative new technologies are changing the ways we interact with the world, in every aspect of life and work. With a generation of digital natives fast replacing today’s digital dinosaurs as the employees of tomorrow and constant disruptive innovations coming into play, re-evaluating the ways that we work from the ground up is crucial.

So which technologies can provide realistic business value now? With the speed of advancement the trick is in avoiding the red herrings when it comes to new tech – taking the smart gambles and remaining agile enough to keep up with the next big thing.

With key business use cases being defined every day, widespread adoption of wearables and immersive tech is undoubtedly the direction we’re headed towards and with that in mind: what steps should we be taking now to create a mobile workforce that harnesses and integrates new technologies seamlessly into day to day processes?

Going beyond the now, what will work look like in the near future? The traditional office may become a thing of the past entirely, superseded by virtual workspaces filled with a set of virtual employees empowered to contribute and collaborate from anywhere in the world.

When it comes to discussing the future, the time is now. Join Meet the Boss Live in partnership with Panasonic for this conversation, as we explore the route towards a new kind of workforce and how innovation can carry us there.

Agenda

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Welcome drinks
6:30 – 6:40 pm – Introduction from Master of Ceremonies
6:40 – 7:30 pm – Collaborative session complemented with discussion points
7:30 – 7:40 pm – Take seats for dinner, introduce keynote speaker
7:40 – 8:00 pm – Keynote speaker
8:00 – 9:30 pm – Three-course dinner
9:30 – 9:45 pm – Wrap up and closing remarks from Panasonic

Discussion Points

  • Creating a mobile workforce that harnesses and integrates new technologies seamlessly
  • Utilising wearables, drones, IoT, AR, VR etc. as key business enablers
  • Where do the next mega trends lie in workplace and productivity enabling technologies?

Keynote Speakers

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Kevin Jones, Managing Director, Panasonic CPS

Kevin has held board director and various senior management positions, in multinational companies, predominately in the electronics and electronic communications sectors, specialising in manufacturing operations, service and sales environments.

Kevin joined Panasonic in 2004 and is currently the Managing Director for Panasonic Computer Product Solutions in Europe. Kevin holds a Master Degree in Business and Administration (MBA)

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Jan Kaempfer, Head of Marketing, Panasonic CPS

Jan has been working at Panasonic for 16 years and is Head of Marketing for Panasonic Computer Products Solutions (CPS). He has extensive experience within the mobile IT and keeps abreast of the technological changes and market innovations that impact industries.

Jan is responsible for the European marcom direction and product strategy of the business, which are developed alongside the European marketing team. Jan’s passion for the brand’s new marketing ideas and product features have certainly led to his business ethos and motto “With politeness and humour, direct to the point”.

About Panasonic

For 20years and more we develop and manufacture extremely rugged notebooks and tablets. All these Toughbook and Toughpad. Devices guarantee highest benchmarks in quality no wonder we are market leader in ruggedised market segment. Panasonic is the only choice when failure isn’t an option. The fully rugged range utilises ultra-strong magnesium alloy and is tested to exacting environmental standards and is specifically designed to meet the mission-critical computing needs in the field. Our Custom Docking Solutions allow your field workers to work as efficiently as they would in the office. From cars to vans, 4x4s to Emergency Service vehicles, our docks can be designed to work in any vehicle.

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Amsterdam

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