An Era of Epic Disruption

We are in an era of unparalleled change, marked by dazzling technologies, new digital business models, and increasing societal pressures. The winners in this complex world are those who can see order in the chaos, recognize the opportunities that arise, and understand how to ride the shifting tectonic plates of business and society. The next Accenture Innovation Forum will help you steer your organization through the changes that lie ahead.

Location
Spring Studios, 50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, USA

What’s new at this year’s Accenture Innovation Forum

Hear from Paul Daugherty, Accenture Chief Technology & Innovation Officer about what you can look forward to at our upcoming Forum.

“The executives that attend tell us that the content in the Innovation Forum is unlike any other event, and this is the one meeting each year that they aim to attend.”

Sebastian Thrun

STANFORD PROFESSOR; FOUNDING DIRECTOR, STANFORD AI LAB; CEO, KITTY HAWK; CHAIRMAN, UDACITY

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

PROFESSOR, MIT & OXFORD UNIVERSITY; CTO & CO-FOUNDER, INRUPT INC.; DIRECTOR, WORLD WIDE WEB FOUNDATION

Named as one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Important People of the 20th Century,” one of the UK’s “100 Greatest Britons” and one of the world’s “Most Influential Thinkers,” Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as software engineer at CERN.

In 2007, he formed the World Wide Web Foundation, an organization committed to ensuring an open, free Web accessible and meaningful to all.

A graduate of Oxford University, Sir Tim teaches at MIT and CSAIL. He is a professor in the Electronics and Computer Science Department at the University of Southampton and a Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Mary Lou Jepsen

FOUNDER, OPENWATER AND INVENTOR

Dr. Jepsen’s goal with Openwater is to see deep into the body with the detail of a high-resolution 3D camera. This will have broad implications for healthcare and human communication. Previously, Dr. Jepsen was an engineering executive at Facebook, Oculus, Google[x] and Intel as well as a founder of 4 startups including One Laptop per Child where she was CTO, chief architect and delivered the $100 laptop to mass production. Dr. Jepsen was a professor at MIT, and is an inventor of more than 100 published or issued patents in the last 5 years alone. She has been recognized with many awards including TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world and a CNN top 10 thinker.

Fareed Zakaria

HOST OF FAREED ZAKARIA GPS FOR CNN WORLDWIDE

Mikko Hypponen

CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER, F-SECURE, COMPUTER SECURITY EXPERT AND COLUMNIST

Chad Rigetti

FOUNDER AND CEO, RIGETTI COMPUTING

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Agenda

Location

The Dominick Hotel, 246 Spring Street New York, NY 10013

Meet and greet for all registered guests. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Location

The Dominick Hotel, 246 Spring Street New York, NY 10013

Location

Various locations

Fitness sessions at various locations

Location

Various locations

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

Breakfast available in Studios 1 and 2

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

More details coming soon

Refreshments available in the Tech Lounge and Studio 5

More details coming soon

Refreshments available in the Tech Lounge and Studio 5

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served on The Rooftop

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

Location

Various locations

Fitness sessions at various locations

Location

Various locations

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

Breakfast available in Studios 1 and 2

Location

50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013

Refreshments available in the Tech Lounge and Studio 5

Lunch available in Studios 1 and 2

More details coming soon

More details coming soon

Logistics

Venue

Spring Studios
50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, USA

Airport and Ground Transportation

Transportation options are plentiful as Spring Studios and Tribeca area hotels are set in the heart of Lower Manhattan and are accessible from New York’s three international airports: Newark International Airport (EWR), La Guardia Airport (LGA), and JFK International Airport (JFK). Sedans and taxis are readily available from the airport.

For more information, please visit our Transportation Information page.

Dress Code

Dress is business casual for all Forum content sessions and evening dinner events.

Hotel Accommodation

All attendees are responsible for their travel, transfers and accommodations. The Accenture Innovation Forum registration team will make hotel reservations on your behalf. The room rate is $495.00 per night plus applicable taxes. Participants are asked to provide their hotel room requirements, and arrival and departure dates during the registration process.

Visas

It may be necessary to obtain a visa to enter the United States. For more information about the specific requirements based upon your country of residence and your citizenship, please contact your country's US consulate or embassy. Accenture executives accompanying clients may obtain additional information and guidance by working with Accenture Relocation Management Solutions.

Weather

Weather in New York City in mid-May has average temperatures ranging from a low of 53⁰F/11⁰C to a high of 70⁰F/21⁰C.

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