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IDC Central Asia Conference: "Digital Transformation in Retail and Logistics"

Almaty, November 29, 2018


The retail business is changing fast. As digital transformation is shaping the industry, you may wonder how to navigate your retail business to make it future-proof. You either be digital or do digital and it is usually not connected to a specific industry. The question is how digital systems have been transforming the way we conduct business and commerce.

Within the conference we will discuss:

  • Global cases and local realities: how retailers adapt digital transformation in their business? IDC Point of view
  • Why Digital transformation in retail is inevitable? Where to start?
  • Collaboration and productivity: tools that are available right now
  • Exclusive cutting-edge solutions and demos
  • Are you ready for digital transformation of your business? How artificial intelligence, Internet of things, new ways of processing and analyzing data help retailers to change, develop and lead within competitive environment

Who will participate:

  • CEO and business owners
  • Directors and Heads of Business Departments: Marketing, Retail, Risk Management, Logistics, Strategic Development
  • Commercial Directors
  • CIO


Time Event & Speakers

Welcome Coffee. Registration


Welcome Speech

Tair Ichshanov
Consulting Manager, IDC Central Asia, Azerbaijan and Mongolia

Digital Transformation in Retail

Tibor Kolejak
General Director, Microsoft Kazakhstan

Delivering Future of Commerce Business Models. Innovation, Customer Experience, Ecosystems

Andrea Sangalli
Associate Research Director, IDC Retail Insights

Digital Future of Retail and Logistics: Optimization of Your Business Processes. Real Cases

Bojan Nozinic
Product Marketing Manager Dynamics 365, Microsoft CEE Multicountry

Coffee Break


AI in Retail

Ilya Brait
Business Development Manager for Russia and CIS, Synerise

Digitization of the Client’s Path for the Most Accurate Definition of the Market Demands and Behavior Patterns

Dmitriy Solopov
Business Development Manager (Advanced Analytics), SMART business

∙ Prescriptive marketing and human language understanding by chat-bots: new level of communication

∙ Retail of the future: a synergy of requests and opportunities



How to Improve the Company Efficiency in the Fast Growing, Technology-based Environment Using Intelligent Systems and Data

Denys Shevchuk
Business Development Manager, SMART business

∙ ERP and CRM data as a primary tool in your business goals achieving

∙ Deep Analytics and artificial intelligence to optimize the company's activities in the transformation period



Cloud Deployment of Business Systems: 1C in Azure

Andrey Andreev
Business Development Manager, Softline in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Lasmart SpacePlanner – a Comprehensive Tool to Manage Your Merchandising

Anton Lavrov
CEO, Lasmart

Q&A Session




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