Challenges of a mobile workforce and the future of workplace technology

27th February 2017
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Venue Majestic Hotel & Spa


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 The traditional office may become a thing of the past entirely, superseded by virtual workspaces filled with a set of virtual employees empowered to contribute and collaborate from anywhere in the world.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.


7:00 – 7:30 pm – Welcome Reception & Cocktails
7:30 – 7:40 pm – Introduction from Master of Ceremonies Keynote Speaker
7:40 – 8:00 pm – Keynote Speaker
8:00 – 10:00 pm – Three-course dinner complemented with table discussion points

10:00 pm – Wrap up, closing remarks from Panasonic & Networking

Discussion Topics

  • 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 Speaker


Kevin Jones, Managing Director, Panasonic

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)

About Panasonic

For 20 years 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 ruggedized 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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