Women Business Enterprises - Workshop & Mentoring Matchmaking

Date & Time: 
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 08:30 to 12:00

Vulkanstrasse 106
8048 Zürich


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Women Business Enterprises - Workshop & Mentoring Matchmaking

Where: IBM, Vulkanstrasse 106, 8048 Zürich
Date: Friday 31st January 2020
Time: 8.30am (coffee & registration); start at 9am; close at 12pm

IBM's commitment to diverse business relationships:
Wherever IBM operates around the world, they strive to conduct their business in a fair and equitable manner. Consistent with this objective, they follow local laws and customs of the countries in which they operate and they actively seek to establish close working relationships with businesses indigenous to those countries. The policy of the IBM Corporation is to provide diverse businesses the opportunity to participate in all areas of IBM's marketing, procurement and contracting activities. This policy applies to all firms or institutions regardless of the business owner's race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a special disabled veteran or other veteran.

You can find out more on IBM's supplier diversity webpage: https://globalproc.mybluemix.net/procurement/supplierDiversity.wss

8.30 - 9.00 : Coffee & Registration
9.00 - 9.10 : Welcome - Andrea Fimian, EMEA Supplier Diversity Program Manager
9.10 - 10.00 : Design Thinking - Value of Design and the IBM Design Adoption Story - co-creation, user centered, collaboration and innovation
Speaker: Stephen Herold, Customer Engagement & Design Leader, IBM iX, Switzerland. Stephen is defining the future-state user experiences to drive customer adoption and market differentiation for IBM’s customers.
10.00 - 11.00 : Artificial Intelligence - Trustworthy AI / Overview on AI in Different Industries
Speaker: Anna Wippel, Business Development Manager Client Center Zurich. Anna is a very experienced and truly engaged speaker in artificial intelligence and deep learning. After a number of years of limited progress, artificial intelligence has seen astonishing developments in recent years and deep learning is part of that process. Anna will provide some tips and tricks about how to use AI and will provide an insight into how IBM is handling data.
11.00 - 12.00 : Mentoring Matchmaking
Welcome & Introduction from Pascale Lenz, HR Lead IBM Switzerland. Attendees who are interested in finding a mentor, please fill in this questionnaire and return to by Monday 27th January. Please note, there is no guarantee of a match!
12.00 : Close of Event

The event is free to attend but places must be booked online in advance. Please register online here: https://weconnect-ibm-workshop-mentoring-matchmaking.eventbrite.co.uk

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