Automation 2018 is the premier Digital Business Automation event developed precisely to help today’s architects of business automation learn successful strategies and best practices using Process Automation, Content Management, Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation. Automation 2018 is a free, one-day event that lets you explore every aspect of IBM’s Digital Business Automation strategy. You’ll see how the new platform integrates content management, process automation, robotics, decision management and capture to accelerate the building of digital business applications that engage customers and accelerate the business. The day begins with a general session featuring Forrester analyst J.P. Gownder with fresh trends and predictions on the fast growing “Digital Workplace,” followed by the IBM Digital Business Automation Strategy and Roadmap by IBM VP Mike Gilfix. We’ll further prime you for a day of learning with a customer panel, discussing what’s top of mind for automation and content management today. Following the morning session, attendees can attend technical labs to learn how to work with the tools or a business track packed with use cases, best practices and client success stories. Plus, the IBM Business Partner demo center will showcase the best new applications developed for a wide variety of industry solutions.

New York, United States

730 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10017
United States


8:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am Welcome and The Rise of the Digital Workplace - J.P. Gownder, Forrester Research Analyst
9:40am IBM Digital Business Automation Roadmap and Strategy - Mike Gilfix, IBM VP of Digital Business Automation
10:15am Customer Panel moderated by Kramer Reeves, IBM Director of Digital Business Automation Marketing
10:35am Meet The Partners
10:45am Coffee Break with Business Partners
11:10am Technical Session: Build A Robot - No Code Required!

Business Session: The New IBM Workflow - Straight Thru Processing to Dynamic Case Management
12:00pm Lunch with Business Partners
1:00pm Technical Session: Easily Model, Test and Deploy Your Decisions

Business Session: Create, Collaborate, Share and Govern Your Documents
1:50pm Technical Session: Orchestrate a Flexible Workflow

Business Session: Digital Transformation Beings with Capture
2:40pm Coffee Break with Business Partners
3:10pm Technical Session: Exploring the Art and Science of Capture

Business Session: Optimize Operational Decisions with Business Rules
4:00pm Technical Session: Leveraging Fine-Grained Content Management

Business Session: Where to Start with Robotic Process Automation
4:50pm Networking Reception