These half day events bring together a panel of experts to discuss how organisations are creating and developing a digital workplace - one that reduces paper, streamlines and automates business processes, improves mobility and transforms the visibility, control and security of information. “Getting information moving” will be a main theme of the events and we’ll discuss how your organisation can do this, automatically and digitally.

Wherever your organisation is in its journey towards the digital workplace, these events will help you improve and develop your digital workplace strategy. We’ll be covering hot topics including process automation, self-service portals and finance automation and the role they play in shaping your very own digital workplace. We'll provide practical tips and best practices to support you through the digital journey. You'll also have plenty of time to network with speakers and other attendees.

Attending this Conference is a must for the main influencers and decision makers in organisations. CEO’s, CFO’s, CIO’s and Heads of IT, HR and Operations set and drive the organisational vision and goals to create and shape a digital workplace, one that will dramatically reduce paper usage and dependency, create business process efficiencies, increase staff productivity and job satisfaction, unlock and leverage valuable data currently trapped or lost within an organisation and deliver it to the right people at the right time to improve organisation performance through performance and analytics.


TimeSession TypeSession NameWho
08.30- 09.00Registration and refreshments
09.00 - 09.15Welcome and introductions
09.15 - 10.00Keynote Session"The Digital Highway" Building the business case for creating order among paper and content chaosNik Healy
10.00 - 10.30Technology Showcase"From the Intranet to The Digital Workplace" Introduction to social collaboration tools and self service intranet and extranet portalsAbby Brown
United Planet
10.30 - 11.00Networking and Refreshments - Sponsored by Convergent
11.00 - 11.30Expert Session"Procure to Pay" Finance Automation A starting point in your organisations digital transformation journeyNiall McConnell Convergent
11.30 - 12.00Customer Case StudyThe IGas Digital Journey Digitising and automating business processes with a "less systems" approachChris Holly
12.00 -12.30Ask the ExpertsQ&A Session
12.30 - 13.00Close, Networking, Questions and Refreshments

Keynote – Nik Healy, Digital Transformation Expert, Convergent

Hosted by Nik Healy, Solutions Director at Convergent, this session will explore what the digital workplace consists of, how it can be achieved, and the benefits it can offer to an organisation. Nik will discuss the evolution of managing information from paper to present day, the importance of mobility, and explore the impact new ground breaking technologies are having.

Technology Showcase – Abby Brown, Digital Workplace Solutions Consultant, United Planet

Featuring best-of-breed solutions, the Technology Showcase will bring to light new and exciting ways organisations can reduce paper, streamline and automate key business processes, and enable a mobile, digital workforce, through the use of industry-leading technology. In this showcase Abby Brown from United Planet will explain how the traditional intranet is dead and demonstrate how new Digital Workplace solutions are enabling social collaboration whilst enhancing functionality for employees, customers and others to complete routine tasks using self service intranet and extranet portals.

Expert Session – Niall McConnell, Finance Automation Consultant, Convergent

This expert session hosted by Niall McConnell from Convergent, explains why the finance department is a great place to begin any organisations digital transformation journey and how the benefits of an automated and digital “procure to pay” process can be showcased to other functions and departments as a benchmark of how a well executed digital strategy can benefit the other functions of an organisation such as HR, IT, Operations, Sales, Quality and Compliance.

Customer Case Study – Chris Holly, Head of Information Systems, IGas

Chris Holly, Head of Information Systems at IGas Energy, tells the story of their digital transformation journey. He'll describe how IGas have digitised their information, removed paper from their business and automated key business processes, and critically the impact this has had on them as an organisation facing ever increasing pressure to improve efficiencies.

Customer Case Study – Helen Bray, Group Financial Controller for Egis Projects

Helen Bray, Group Financial Controller for Egis Projects, will take part in an interview where she will explain the digital transformation strategy they are implementing, one that started from the finance department but is now being rolled out to other business functions and units. Egis Projects is one of the market leaders in toll motorway concession and operations and needs to have seamless business processes between business locations and functions so that information can flow automatically and digitally.

Ask the Experts

We'll be handing over the microphone to the audience and our panel of experts will be available to answer your questions.

Networking Opportunities

In addition to the speaker sessions there will be plenty of opportunities to network with speakers, sponsors and other delegates. There will be a networking area where you can ask one-to-one questions or see product demonstrations.

Locations and Dates



Radisson Hotel
Little Island

November 13th


Dublin North

Clayton Hotel
Dublin Airport

November 20th


Dublin South

Irish Management Institute (IMI)

November 21st




The Sunday Business Post

2017 Conference, Aviva Stadium, Dublin


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