The secret to a great user conference is actually not so much a secret. It takes the right mix of attendees, thought-provoking speakers, business visionaries, discussions about cutting edge technologies, and lively entertainment. Oh, and plenty of food and drinks.
In this vein, Connected Planning Xperience (CPX) 2019 is already on track to become this year’s most-talked-about, influential event for the future of business planning.
Held on June 10-12 in San Francisco, CPX goes above and beyond to deliver renowned keynote speakers, insightful breakout sessions, and networking opportunities with highly respected business planning leaders from around the world. So, what can you expect from this year’s jam-packed agenda?
Master of Ceremonies and NFL superstar Ahmad Rashad kicks things off by introducing Anaplan CEO, Frank Calderoni, for his welcome keynote address. The first day of our two-day conference will focus on how decision-makers can change the face of business, and reinvent what’s possible for the future with Connected Planning.
Day two is more of technical deep dive. You’ll discover the robust capabilities of Anaplan’s platform, new features, and how the platform can greatly improve outcomes for your organization and across the entire enterprise.
If you’re planning your CPX agenda or about to purchase your conference pass, here are five can’t-miss CPX sessions that give you an insider’s view on the possibilities of better business planning.
- Get in the Zone to Win
Back by popular demand, renowned speaker, author, and high-tech advisor Geoffrey Moore returns to the CPX stage to share with attendees how their company, regardless of size or industry, can get in the zone to win by leveraging Connected Planning to enhance enterprise-wide strategies.
- Seizing Opportunities to Improve Decision-Making
In a fast-moving world, how equipped is your organization to seize opportunities for better decision-making? This in-depth session covers what business leaders can expect when the health of the business meets Connected Planning. Spoiler alert: we can’t give away the ending, but outcomes include greater agility, faster time-to-value, reduced risks and costs, and more confident business decisions.
- The Face of Digital Transformation
This panel session is moderated by Forbes contributor and Wall Street Journal best-selling author Michael Gale, whose leading book on digital transformation, “The Digital Helix: Transforming your organization’s DNA to thrive in the Digital Age,” examines 21 distinctive digital DNA elements that illustrate patterns for digital transformation success. The DNA elements around Connected Planning are the center of this thought-provoking discussion with prominent c-suite officers who share stories, learnings, and best practices from their own transformation experiences.
- How to Apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in the Enterprise
The world is being driven by smart technology, and for businesses, planning platforms are only getting more intelligent. Discover how technology partners are incorporating AI and ML into planning platforms, what the future of AI-enabled planning looks like, and how optimization is taking decision-making across the enterprise to new levels. You’ll learn more about Anaplan’s advanced capabilities and walk away understanding how to leverage them to improve outcomes for every planning stakeholder.
- Becoming Your Company’s Connected Planning Hero
Connected Planning is key to keeping ahead of the pace of today’s markets and an effective change management program can help ensure your organization achieves ongoing success. Hear from industry experts as they share implementation best practices and how the Anaplan platform can complement and streamline existing architecture and planning tech stacks. Walk into the conference a Connected Planning enthusiast, and head home equipped with the know-how to become a Connected Planning hero.
For a full view of this year’s conference agenda, and to check out the world-class entertainment, networking opportunities, and pre-conference activities, visit the Connected Planning Xperience event page on Anaplan.com to learn more and discover all that CPX 2019 has to offer.