Morning Kick Off and Opening Keynote- Crystal Ball Gazing: Will Your Future Be Reinvented?

Date: 09/19/2023
Start Time: 8:15am
End Time: 9:30am
Room: Town & Country A
Track: Keynote Presentation
Speakers: Michael Tchong

Join us for an insightful session as we delve into the transformative power of generative AI and its potential effects on the twenty-first century. Reflecting on the recent pandemic’s impact on our workforce and drawing inspiration from the Spanish proverb, “Life is a series of collisions with the future,” we aim to unravel the profound implications of our impending future on business and consumer market behavior. Innovation continues to reshape our world at unprecedented speed. Just a couple of decades ago, we marveled at the societal changes brought about by the internet. Then social media, just a mere decade ago. Today, we stand on the cusp of exciting new possibilities, ranging from digital currencies to the revolutionary digital entertainment potential of generative AI. These developments lay the groundwork for a future dominated by the digitization of assets, including the convergence of NFTs with real-life gaming and sports betting. In this session, we will navigate through the undercurrents shaping society today, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the forces propelling change. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and readiness required to embrace this bold new future. Discover how to seize the opportunities that lie around every corner while also addressing the disruptions and complexities that lie ahead. Join us as we embark on a journey of exploration and preparation for the reinvention of our collective future.