Conference IOF

AGENDA 2018

Be a part of various roundtable conferences, educational sessions and workshops, presided over by 200+ speakers representing the visionaries and the luminaries of the retail world. Have a look at the full schedule of IOF 2018 below.

6th SEP 2018 I DAY 2

Design as a crucial enabler in the digital world: Building an Involving, Engaging, Collaborating, and Seamless Interface for the Shoppers across your Omni-Channel.

  • Retailers getting ‘phygital’ – successfully using technology to integrate physical and digital experience
  • Building a Connection that matters to your customer throughout their decision journey.
  • An increasing desire for personalization- to deliver valuable and personal experiences in and out of the store.
  • “Creativity Speaks”- How to make them imagine owning your product on&offline?

10:00 – 11:00

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A Deep Dive Into the Mind of the Gen Z Digital Native and Experience Hunter

That’s Where The Sales And The Profits Come from

  • Weconomy” shaping the future shoppers: choosing “access” over “ownership
  • Meeting the desire for instant gratification- the “Dancing Dots” can’t hold them for longer
  • Expectations Vs Reality- Retailers must “get it right the first time, every time
  • Customize or die!-how to treat your customer as “a person” but not “a transaction”.

11:00 – 12:00

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Is Supply Chain at its best?

  • What tactics are used by retailers to integrate inventory and fulfilment across their Omni-channels
  • Balancing both side of the coins—How to invest in the future, while trying to be cost-conscious in the short-term
  • Key Logistics Trend: the future of Warehouse Robotics and Autonomous Road Transportation in the Supply Chain
  • How to graduate from just getting the goods where they need go, to innovating for efficiency in the last mile

12:30 – 13:30

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Lunch

13:20 – 14:00

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Think Tank: New Age of Retailing and Big Data Analytics

  • How Small- and Medium-Sized Retailers Can Compete
  • From Predictive to Prescriptive Analytics- how to tackle the challenge
  • A holistic view of brand’s performance- how retailers are deploying their cutting-edge retail analytics software to manage omni-channel data
  • loyalty is not price discounts — its customer experience~Reviving loyalty programs through big data analytics

14:30 – 15:30

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Reimagining the in-store Digital Retail Experience

  • How Retailers are using technology to gain an in-store edge that delivers value to the consumers.
  • Engaging customers with personalised and seamless experiences, What does the future hold
  • The fundamental truths of consumer desire at the checkout
  • What retailers must do to stay relevant to mobile and millennial shoppers”

15:30 – 16:30

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Influencer’s Marketing growing at the speed of technology: The Next Hot Commodity for Brands

  • Where’s my influencer marketing ROI?
  • A sneak peek in Marketing- Giving your brand a voice across all channels
  • Too much control can Kill your Campaign- let influencers play with your
  • brand to excite the audience, agree or not?
  • What Inspires Influencers to create content and how a brand justifies it?

16:30 – 17:30

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THE 3 MINUTE MILLION – Entrepreneurs’ Conviction at its Best!

If you had to convince an Angel Investor in 3 minutes to give you a Million dollars for your breakthrough idea!

17:40-18:00

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5th SEP 2018 I DAY 1

IOF RESEARCH PRESENTATION
Envisioning Technology’s Role in Transforming Retail’s Future

10:30 – 10:50

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INAUGURAL AND KEYNOTE

PHYGITAL – Digital Disruption: Short fuse, big bang’ – Predictions, disruptions and trends

12:30-13:30

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Lunch

13:45 – 14:30

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A lot can happen in Retail 2020 – say hello to the NexGen Retail

  • A Business Leader’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence
  • When everything speaks – How hyperconnectivity will create new boom in retail?
  • AI Revolution #1 in Retail —  Retailtainment, Chatbot, Virtual Mirror, Automated Cash Registers, Gеѕturе Recognition -Where do we really stand?
  • AI Revolution #2 in Retail — how connected AI platform to CRM will change the business?
  • AI Revolution #3 in Retail— “Rethink Manufacturing”
  • AI Revolution #4 in Retail —logistics & Delivery – Like Superman coming to your doorstep

14:30 – 15:30

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IRF SOLO

Propelling India’s Millennial Generation into the Superpower Generation – Nurturing the Values, Aspirations and Lifestyles of today’s Thinkers, Dreamers and Doers

15:45 – 16:05

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Striking the right Online-Offline Balance

  • Evanesce or Reinvent -How not to get hit by the retail apocalypse
  • In-store ‘experience’ -Transforming your Brick & Mortar from “place to shop” to “place to engage”
  • Omni-Channel ~a ray of sunshine —how to flow across a fragmented world of eRetail and physical customer interactions

16:30 – 17:30

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