April 10 - 11, 2019 | The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA

What's New For 2018

America’s Only Executive-Level PEX and Business Transformation Exchange Comes to Austin Texas for the First Time

Network with a whole new host of delegates from new organizations and discover what the great city of Austin has to offer as the OPEX Exchange roadshow arrives in Texas for the first time. A gorgeous city with so much going on will play host to the OPEX Exchange in April 2018 and delegates will be treated to an exclusive drinks reception that will take the best of what Austin has.

C-Suite Only Panel Discussion Examining Organisational Buy-In And Employee Engagement 

With insight from the C-Suite of organizations such as Yahoo!, MedNax, Credit Union Association, this panel discussion will give you an insight into the minds of C-Suite leaders and will enable you to uncover new strategies for achieving buy-in at the board level and discover what makes your leaders tick.

Pre-Conference Transformation Excellence Workshop 

Workshop examining one of the key themes facing delegates today. As their roles become increasingly transformation and technology focused, delegates must understand what that means for a culture of excellence. How can you enable transformation within your enterprise whilst simultaneously keeping standards of excellence across the organization high?

Agenda Created With Input From Our Expert Advisory Board 

In order to ensure our agenda is a topical representation of what the industry is talking about, we’ve partnered with our expert advisory board to uncover the topics and challenges that you want to talk about. Advisory board representatives include USAA, Aramark, IBM, Discover Financial and more

New Speakers for 2018

At the Exchange we strive to keep our content fresh, current and exciting. With that in mind this year we welcome new speakers from some of America’s largest institutions including Walmart, Wells Fargo, Yahoo, Sonoco, The US Army, Farmers of North America, MedNax, Shell and BAE Systems. Examine your top challenges as part of this jam-packed agenda, including:

-          BRANCHING OUT FROM TRADITIONAL PROCESS IMPROVEMENT METHODOLOGIES TO DELIVER A HOLISTIC TRANSFORMATION ACROSS YOUR ORGANIZATION,

Dr Charles Brandon, Director Process Improvement Program Office, HQDA Office of Business Transformation

-          PANEL DISCUSSION: HARNESSING PROCESS INTELLIGENCE TO INFORM BETTER DECISION-MAKING AND STREAMLINE YOUR OPERATIONS

-          CREATING A VISION ROADMAP TO TIE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TO YOUR CORPORATE STRATEGY, 

Veradej Thongintra, VP Head of Corporate Strategy & Digital Transformation, Hyundai Finance

-          DRIVING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND CHANGE TO REINVENT YOUR ORGANIZATION AND SUPPORT GROWTH,

Bilal Muhammad, VP Product & Solution Engineering and Implementation, Wells Fargo

More Interactive Sessions Than Ever Before! 

The Exchange is only as good as it’s interaction, so this year we’ve included even more interactive discussions into the agenda for you to get involved. Have your say in our unique blend of roundtables, Think Tanks, Masterclasses and Interactive Case Study Sessions.

Bringing Together OPEX and Digital 

This year’s key themes is the changing nature of OPEX and how new digital technologies affect the role of OPEX leaders. Looking at how OPEX & technology interact and how you can transform your org to achieve the best of both worlds