What's New For 2017 at the OPEX Exchange

What's New for 2017!

In April 2017 the OPEX Exchange returns, this time to San Diego to better help those on senior executives on the West Coast improve their operational efficiencies and drive the transformation of their organization. From April 5th - 6th join us at the Hilton Del Mar Hotel in San Diego to discover exactly how the OPEX Exchange can help you optimize your operational excellence for the years ahead.

This April - The OPEX Exchange has more to offer than ever before in order to make your time out of the office as valuable as possible. Discover below what's new at the OPEX Exchange in 2017.

The OPEX Exchange comes to San Diego!

For the first time, the OPEX Exchange comes to San Diego with an exclusively West Coast delegation. Trading the golf greens of Pinehurst for the sandy bays of San Diego – The OPEX Exchange West proves to be not only informative, but also incredibly picturesque.

 All of our delegates will join us in the Hilton Del Mar Hotel, a glorious venue. Stylish and recently renovated, the Hilton Del Mar is less than a mile away from some of the most beautiful beaches San Diego has to offer, across the street from the world famous Del Mar Racetrack and close to many, if not all, of the best attractions San Diego has to offer.

 The Exchange is more than just an event, it’s an experience. With drinks receptions around the Del Mar’s gorgeous paddock and patio, Masterclasses, One-to-One Meetings, Interactive Discussions and more – this event is the perfect place to grow your network and foster new lasting relationships for the future.

A Greater Focus for the Life-Sciences industry with our exclusive industry-specific pre-event workshop

On Tuesday 4th April, join us for our exclusive industry specific evening for the Life Sciences industry. From 4.30PM take part in our “Welcome to Life Sciences 4.0” Workshop to learn more about changes facing Operational Excellence in the Life Sciences industry.

  • Identifying and establishing process and improvement leadership capabilities within your Life Sciences organization
  • Determining how to change mindsets to become customer/patient-centric rather than cost-centric
  • Developing a customer-centric approach to process improvement and putting the patient pathway at the heart of your organization
  • Mapping out the road to digital success in Life Sciences

Following the Workshop – Join us for a cool San Diego evening with our pre-event networking reception to further your industry discussions into the night. Have a cocktail and a bite to eat on us and get to know the delegates you’ll be spending the next few days with. Don’t drink too much though – We’ve got an early start the next day!

Beyond OPEX: Opening Exchange Keynote Session with Donald Kuk, VP Global Business Transformation at AIG

Donald Kuk is an innovative, multiple industry award winning Global Transformation, Operational Excellence and Quality Management Executive with more than 20 years of delivering record setting top line growth, customer and employee satisfaction, and margin improvement leading rapid Enterprise Transformation and Operational Excellence for the world most highly regarded banking, insurance, technology, healthcare and manufacturing industry leaders.

Donald will join us for this year’s opening keynote session where he will explore the world beyond Operational Excellence, looking at how you can connect your processes and operations to your wider enterprise strategy to deliver a holistic transformation across your organization.

Business Transformation is increasingly a key concern for organizations across industry. More and more this concern is overlapping with operational and process excellence. Discover how AIG has seen great change through this focus on business transformation and understand how a more holistic strategy could work for you.

Moving Towards Transformation

As Donald’s Keynote suggests, the OPEX Exchange’s key themes will this year include a much greater focus on transformation and the growing importance of digital within enterprise.

Discover how next gen technologies are empowering organizations to achieve operational and process efficiencies previously thought unheard of. Learn how cognitive computing, robotic process automation and machine learning can result in unparalleled excellence across your enterprise and better future-proof your organization moving forward.

Cognitive capabilities such as these are changing the game and those who will invest and implement early will see huge strides ahead of the competition. At the OPEX Exchange we will provide you with the connections and knowledge you need to stay ahead of the game.

100% New Speaker Faculty From Across Industry

The OPEX Exchange is bigger than it’s ever been and this year we have a 100% new speaker faculty to uncover more from across industries. Learn from your peers making operational excellence a reality within their industry and gain key takeaways that can make a difference in your market. With so much movement and development in this space at the current time, it is vital to share with executives from a variety of industries to share lessons learned and benchmark your strategies against others that people are working on.

At the OPEX Exchange West Coast, you will learn from a number of innovative speakers representing some of the following industries

  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • And More

Download the agenda now to discover exactly what sessions could help deliver immediate value to your Operational Excellence strategy, and I hope to see you down at the Del Mar in April!