Multiple Unique Events Across 7+ Different Venues! 

Draft Program as of January 1, 2020:

Monday February 24th

Collaboration Week NY Kickoff – Collaboration 2020 - The State of the Industry, The State of Interoperability –  (maximum 75)

Host / Venue – BlackRock

On-site breakfast sponsored by TBD:  8:00am

INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME:   8:30am

Collaboration Week NY Session 1 - The State of The Industry

 

Sessions:

  • UC 2020 - The State of the Industry – Presented by TBD – 9-9:45am

    • Team chat, cloud collaboration, mobility, AI, and other factors have turned the UC&C space on its ears.  Our opening session will cover a brief history of how we got to today, and vet the pros and cons of the various options and offerings in today's collaboration market.

  • What Are The User's Saying -- 9:45-10:30am

    • An analyst's opinion is all well and good, but what are the end-user organizations saying and dealing with on a day-to-day basis?  What aren't the manufacturers and service providers hearing and or acting upon?  Our opening session panel discussion will define the top of mind issues for the user community and the rest of this conference.

    • Panelists:

      • TBD

      • TBD

      • TBD

  • Break - 10:30am

  • TBD Presented by TBD –10:45 – 11:30am

    • Program related to site number 1 TBD.

  • Attendee Giveaway – One morning sessions attendee will win TBD @ 11:30
     

2:00pm

Collaboration Week NY Session 2 – Modernizing Endpoints - (maximum 65)

​ Host / Venue – Poly New York

 

Sessions:

  • Not your father’s endpoints – Presented by Poly’s Sam Kennedy – 2:00pm - 2:45pm

    • Collaboration endpoints used to be complex, expensive boxes – mostly full of air, and telephone ‘boat-anchors’ – both of which were complex to install and probably locked you in to a specific service.  As we pass 2020 this has all changed, as the new generation of endpoints are inexpensive, reliable, flexible and will allow you to use the services of your choice – a choice which you can continue to have available even after purchase.  No more forklift changes needed.

  • The new fluidity of service providers – Moderator TBA  – 2:45pm - 3:30pm

    • Enterprise end users will tell us their stories of changing collaboration service providers.  What was easy; what was difficult; what was unexpected; how has it gone

    • Panelists:

      • TBD

      • TBD

      • TBD

  • Poly Tours of the EEC – Presented by TBD –3:45pm – 4:30pm

    • The team at Poly will give tours of the Executive Experience Center to any attendees that would like to see it. 

  • Attendee Giveaway – One afternoon session attendee will win TBD @ 4:30pm

 

 

5:30pm

Private Dinner Sessions

A number of Collaboration Week NY sponsor firms will be hosting optional dinners for their clients, to discuss issues of specific concern and brief users about future plans.

Tuesday February 25th

Collaboration Week NY Day Two – Cloud Collaboration, Ask The Experts (maximum 160)

Host / Google

 

On-site breakfast sponsored by Google: 8:30am

Collaboration Week NY Session 3 - Where Are The Battle Lines Today

Sessions:

  • It’s a Cloudy World – The State of Cloud Services For Collaboration – Presented by TBD – 9:00am - 9:45pm

    • Ten – or even five years ago for that matter – “going to the cloud” was not a given for collaboration.  Today cloud based collaboration isn’t a question of “if” as much as it is a question of “which partner should organizations use.”  This presentation will explore the various solutions on the market and compare and contrast their pros and cons.

  • The Users Speak – which cloud are you in and why? – Moderator TBD – 9:45am - 10:30am

    • End-users will explain why they are in the cloud or clouds of their choice, and what they've experienced as a result.

    • Panelists:

      • TBA

      • TBA

      • TBA

  • Break

  • The host view of collaboration – Presented by TBD ( 10:45am – 11:15am

    • This session will look at how our host for the morning views the collaboration space and what initiatives they’re bringing to market.

  • Attendee Giveaway – One morning session attendee will win a TBD @ 11:30am

2:00pm

Collaboration Week NY Session 4 - The Experts Speak

​ Host / Venue – TBD

 

Sessions:

  • Analyst Presentation number 1 – Presented by TBD – 2:00pm - 2:45pm

    • TBD, TBD, TBD.

  • Analyst Presentation number 1 – Presented by TBD  – 2:45pm - 3:30pm

    • TBD, TBD, TBD.

  • Ask Us Anything –3:45pm – 4:30pm

    • Our expert collaboration gurus will take questions from the audience and give their opinions of the best and worst in the industry today

      • Moderator: TBD

      • Panelists:

        • TBD

        • TBD

        • TBD

  • Attendee Giveaway – One afternoon sessions attendee will win a TBD @ 4:30pm

 

6:00pm

Collaboration Week NY– Gala Dinner / Awards / Discussion (maximum 100)

A spectacular dinner at TBD to network with peers in your industry.

Sponsors:

Program:                 

  • Welcoming remarks by the IMCCA Executive Director

  • Emerging Technology Fellow Awards - Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • State of the Industry Panel Discussion - Participants TBD

Wednesday February 26th

Collaboration Week NY Day Three – A Day At The New Office

Host / Venue – TBD

 

On-site breakfast sponsored by TBD: 8:30am

 

Collaboration Week NY Session 6 - The New Workspace and Flexible Working

Sessions:

  • The Workspace Of The Future - Just What Is An Office? - Presented by Mark Peterson of Shen, Milsom & Wilke – 9:00am - 9:45am

    • Picture a 1970's office.  It has walls, doors, desk phones, a lunchroom and a few meeting rooms.  Now picture a 2020 office.  It may be the 'dreaded' open office, it may be an airport terminal, a home basement, a shared working space, or honestly anything else.  UC&C 2020 means that technology works to connect colleagues regardless of where they are.  What does this reality do to space design, 'home office' design and our ability to concentrate on work?

  • The Users Speak – How is your firm managing offices/remote workers? – Moderator TBD – 9:45am - 10:30am

    • End-users will explain how their office designs have changed and how their firms support flexible working environments.

    • Panelists:

      • TBA

      • TBA

      • TBA

  • Break

  • The host view of offices and flexible working – Presented by TBD ( 10:45am – 11:15am

    • This session will look at how our host for the morning views the nature of flexible working today.

  • Attendee Giveaway – One morning session attendee will win a TBD @ 11:30am

 

2:00pm

Collaboration Week NY Session 7 – Teams, Teams, Teams – the new Workflows

Host / Venue – TBD

 

Sessions:

  • The New Workflows – Presented by TBD – 2:00pm - 2:45pm

    • The industry’s big players are fighting it out over the new Workflow approach to working.  Microsoft, Slack, Cisco and others brag about DAU (Daily Active Users) and debate what active really means,  TBD will break down the similarities and differences between the various services, explain the pros and cons, and detail how organizations can successfully adopt new workflows.

  • Teams – successes and failures – Moderator TBA  – 2:45pm - 3:30pm

    • Enterprise end users will tell us their stories of deploying team chat platforms and workflows.  What was easy; what was difficult; what was unexpected; how has it gone

    • Panelists:

      • TBD

      • TBD

      • TBD

  • The host view – Presented by TBD –3:45pm – 4:30pm

    • This session will look at how our host for the afternoon views the collaboration space and new workflows.

  • Attendee Giveaway – One afternoon session attendee will win TBD @ 4:30pm

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