WBM Technologies Presents Connection 2020
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One of the largest annual IT gatherings in Canada
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1:00PM – Welcome & Opening Messages
JoeAnne Hardy Brett Bailey Glenn Laverty
President
WBM TECHNOLOGIES
Vice-President
WBM TECHNOLOGIES
President & CEO
RICOH CANADA
Shane Battier
1:15PM – OPENING KEYNOTE – The Data-Driven Experience
Shane Battier
2012 & 2013 NBA Champion
Vice President, Analytics & Basketball Development, MIAMI HEAT
Dubbed the “No-Stats All-Star” by “Moneyball” author Michael Lewis, Shane Battier shares his incredible story, from his initial discovery of the power of data as a player, to his experience in converging performance and technology, using the data around us to give anyone the tools to become a champion.
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2:00PM – INSIGHTS PANEL – The Hypothesis of Artificial Intelligence
A discussion led by Lixar, one of Canada’s premier data and AI companies, focusing on the real stories and lessons learned as technology is fueling team performance and customer experience, while uncovering previously unseen paths and opportunities that are changing our roles, capabilities, and what’s possible.

Discussion hosted by
Emmanuel Florakas
President & CFO, LIXAR
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2:30PM – DATA AS A RESOURCE – Launching A Data-Driven Transformation
A fireside chat between two Western Canadian operations, both of whom hold global leadership positions, and both of whom are now mining and exploring data as one of their most valuable resources in shaping the future of their organizations.
Todd Antill
Senior Director, Information Technology, NUTRIEN
Mark Leach
Vice President, Business Technology Services, CAMECO CORPORATION
JoeAnne Hardy
Fireside Chat Host, President, WBM TECHNOLOGIES
3:15PM – INNOVATION CASE STUDIES – Heroes & Outcomes
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THE POWER OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS in the Journey to a Self Healing Print Environment
Jeremiah Brinkworth
Team Lead, Client Services & Service Desk, ENERPLUS
Mary Ann Yule
President, HP CANADA
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SHIFTING FOCUS FROM TECHNOLOGY TO PEOPLE in Facilitating Office365 Adoption
Jemal Kobussen
Director, Information Systems & Technology, & The Blue Cross Champions Team
SASKATCHEWAN BLUE CROSS
Kevin Peesker
President, MICROSOFT CANADA
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FIGHTING FOR LIVES Through a Data-Driven Emergency Link Center
Sameer Hasham
Director of Information Technology, STARS AIR AMBULANCE
Andre Valliquette
National Channel Chief, DELL CANADA
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3:45PM – EMBRACING THE SKILLS GAP – A Course for the Future
An inspirational journey from youth science camps, to customized curriculums, post-secondary success, first jobs, and reshaped roles in technology. In the face of new challenges, an exciting fabric of support and advancement is emerging across the west.
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4:15PM – SUMMARY KEYNOTE – An Incredible Place to Be
Kevin Peesker
President, Microsoft Canada
Our host Kevin Peesker will wrap up Connection 2020 with a motivational keynote, bringing the messages of the day together into an inspirational perspective on the opportunity we have, and the moment in time we find ourselves in together.
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5:00PM – TCU Place Gallery Main Floor
TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE GALA
Engage with friends and colleagues over food and drinks, and experience over 40 stations featuring the technology that is powering the data-driven experience.
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8:00PM – Holiday Inn Saskatoon Downtown
THE DELL EMC AFTER PARTY
Celebrate together and build connections across this amazing community of colleagues, partners, and friends.
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