VCI Transformation Forum

VCI Transformation Forum
January 2, 2021 Virtual Consulting

VCI Transformation Forum is an on-going opportunity for invited members to share challenges and insights about digital transformation with industry peers.

Forums take place bi-weekly by invitation only to executives working in the transformation space. Sessions are a collaborative and supportive discussion via our virtual meeting room.

Scheduled Topics include:

March 17, 2021

“Transformation Challenges”

Round Table with Special Guest:

Jim Keffer, CEO, Keffer Auto Group

Also coming up…

March 31, 2021

(rescheduled from Feb 17th due to winter storm)

“AI and Athlete Performance”

with presenter:

Costa Kladianos, VP Innovation & Technology, Canlan Ice Sports

April 14, 2021

Topic: Digital and Mining

with presenter:

Matthew Lengerich, General Manager Digital Transformation, Rio Tinto

April 28, 2021

Topic: Cyber Security

with presenter:

Chris Gebhardt, Director SOC Operations, ConnectWise

May 12, 2021

Topic: TBA

Past presentations…

March 3, 2021

“Transforming Paradigms for the Digital Mine:

What’s changed in 20+ years, and what hasn’t”

with presenters:

Mike Woodhall, Director, Mine Standards, MineRP

Empie Strydom, VP Marketing, MineRP

February 3, 2021

Topic: The Irrelevance of Big Data

Andrew Dawson, Group Managing Director, MACmobile

January 20, 2021

“Digital Transformation from an IT perspective: huge help or huge hindrance”

with presenter:

Brad Barton, Chief Information Officer, Center for Excellence in Higher Education

January 6, 2021

“Market Forecasting: How to do it. How to consume it How to make it useful. How to make it repeatable.”

with presenter:

Mike Neal, CEO & Co-Founder, DecisionNext

December 9, 2020

“Digital Transformation Post-Covid: Discussion on Elements ‘Upstream’ of Technology (Culture, People, Process)”

with presenter:

Alfred Lindseth, SVP Technology, Process & Risk Management, Plains All American Pipeline

November 25, 2020

“Modernization: different thinking towards conventional mining”

with presenter:

Frik Fourie, Head of NMT Platinum, Anglo American South Africa

November 11, 2020

“The things I wish I knew 3 years ago about Digital Transformation”

with presenter:

Jonathan Crane, VP Wells Digital Deployment, Shell

October 28, 2020

“Factors necessary for the effective adoption of modernization in the mining industry”

with presenter:

Bongi Ntsoelengoe, Executive Manager for Mining Cluster, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

October 14, 2020

“Diversity in Transformation”

with presenter:

Nathan Stubina, VP Technology, Sherritt International

September 30, 2020

“New Technology Ventures”

with guest presenters:

J.C. Chambers, Venture Associate, DCP Midstream and

Anand Pradhan, Head of Digital Transformation & Technology Ventures, DCP Midstream

September 16, 2020

“Lead or Follow? What’s your strategic positioning in transformation…”

with presenter:

Mathieu Landry, VP Technology & Business Development, Azimut Exploration

September 2, 2020

“Piloting DevOps through Covid-19”

with presenter:

Andrew J. Moodley, Chief Digital Officer, Axiz

August 19, 2020

“DATA: To Clean or Not To Clean… ?”

August 5, 2020

“Cultural Traits for Successful Transformation”

July 22, 2020

“Should We Build or Buy Digital Solutions… ?”

July 8, 2020

“Innovation and Strategies to Navigate Covid-19”

Participation in VCI Transformation Forum is by invitation

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