AGENDA

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Tuesday 17th November

TimeAgenda
09:00 - 09:05  CETWelcome by Keld Zornig and Jens Feilberg: The Nordic Perspective.
09:05 - 09:10  CETDr. Jim Goodnight: Welcome and perspectives
09:15 - 09:20  CETExecutive note by Oliver Schabenberger: Overall vision and future direction of SAS
09:20 - 15:00  CETIndustry & User sessions & Discovery Hub  - Join the sessions you like, whenever you like and build your own agenda
09:20 - 15:00  CETVoice of the Customer: How to listen to your customers digital conversations and respond in real-time,  Ina Conrado
13:00 - 15:00  CETWhat new possibilities will 5G & IoT create for business in the years to come? (Discussion Hub) - read more.
13:00 - 15:00  CETResponsible AI (Discussion Hub) - read more.

Industry sessions

Be sure to visit our Industry Connection Auditorium. Here, you’ll find sessions specific to these six industries. 
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User sessions

Be sure to visit our User Connection Auditorium. Here, you’ll find sessions specific to these four themes.
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Healthcare
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IntroductionUlf Hertin, Principal Business Solutions Manager, SAS Sweden
Track 1Healthcare after corona. What do we need?
Catharina Barkman, Project Director at Forum for Health Policy and Peter Graf, CEO at Tiohundra AB
Track 2Use of artificial intelligence to identify patient harms in patient records 
Kjersti Mevik, M.D, PhD, Consultant Breast and endocrine surgery Nordland Hospital 
Track 3Artificial Intelligence for faster and better diagnosis of the acute patient
Ivan Brandslund, MD DMSc, Professor, University of Southern Denmark and Lillebælt Hospital
Track 4Early detection of cancer with AI
Ivan Brandslund, MD DMSc, Professor, University of Southern Denmark and Lillebælt Hospital

Government
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IntroductionHenrik Ernlund Pedersen, Director Sales Public Sector and Country Manager, SAS Denmark
Track 1The use and impact of AI in public services in the EU
Gianluca Misuraca, Research Fellow at the Department of eGovernance and Public Administration, Research on AI
Colin van Noordt, PhD Researcher on Artificial Intelligence in Government, Research on AI
Track 2The power in validated public data & insights
Kristian Lønø, Senior advisor, Statistics Norway & Jussi Ritola, Group manager - Digitalisation Services, Statistics Finland
Track 3Analytics Platform City
Burak Kircali, Principal Business Solutions Manager, Business Value, SAS
Track 4PROCUREMENT FRAUD: A perspective on the challenges in combating fraud 
Kenneth Ipsen, Head of Forensic Competence Groups, KPMG P/S

Banking
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IntroductionKimmo Havu, Country Manager, SAS Finland
Track 1Nordic banking in the 2020´s
Alex Kwiatkowski, Industry Principal, SAS
Followed by Sameli Mäenpää, Chief Data Officer, OP Financial Group and Alex Kwiatkowski in conversation about Data-driven decisioning and OP's digital transformation journey.
Track 2Why can’t the digital customer communication from Danske Bank be relevant, when they have all the data about me?
Martin Wammen, eCapacity & Stefan Rikard Brieghel, Danske Bank
Track 3Organizing for AI Adoption, Delivering for Agility
Nima Ghorbani, Head of Analytics & AI at Swedbank Group

Track 4How to create a sustainable model for AML/CTF Customer risk profiling 
Marie Lundberg, CEO, Acronym Consulting AB

Insurance
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IntroductionJørn Seglem, Country Manager, SAS Norway
Track 1AI in Insurance – Hot? Or just Hype?
Norman Black, EMEA Insurance Industry Principal, SAS
Track 2Supporting automated claim and billing processes with Fraud Management solution
Ossi Huovila, Program Director, Data Strategy, LähiTapiola
Track 3Innovative insurance solutions based on advanced analytics and machine learning. When you want, as you want
Gianluca de Cobelli, Co-founder and CEO, Yolo Group
Track 4Orchestrate and Reimagine the Future of the Financial Industry With a Customer-Oriented Strategy
Anja Stolz, CMO and Head of Marketing, R+V Insurance
Wilson Raj, Global Head of CI Product Marketing, SAS

Manufacturing
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IntroductionChrister Bodell, IT Advisory Manager, SAS Sweden
Track 1AI Based Wind Turbine Blade Management
Mats Frisk, Head of Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, KPMG & Mattias Karlsson Head of Business Development, Proteqnic & Sudharshan Ravi, Head of Analytics & AI, KPMG
Track 2Digital Transformation of the Steel Industry
Carl Orrling , Vice President Technical Development, SSAB
Track 3Capturing full benefits from advanced analytics requires changes in operating practices
Kai Vikman, AFRY
Track 4From PoC to Cash
Erik Josefsson, Head of Advanced Industries, Ericsson & Eva Fyrberg, Head of Connected Enterprise / Director, KPMG Sweden AB

Retail
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IntroductionOla Ringström, Country Manager Sweden & Head of Sales Commercial, Nordic Region, SAS
Track 1Orchestrating Analytics to create Value
Patrick Dittli, Director Business Development & Partner Enablement, SAS
Track 2Marketing Automation Excellence - Experience selecting and implementing a Marketing Automation tool
Mabel Moya, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer, Altibox
Track 3Demand Planning as a key lever in revenue growth in the CPG industry
Andrew Jennings, Associate Consultant at Total Negotiation Group
Track 4Digital Transformation, Covid-19 and the “New Normal”
Raffael Reinhold, CEO, Office Depot Europe


What´s new
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Track 1What’s New in SAS® Data Management on SAS® Viya® 4
Patric Hamilton, Sr Business Solutions Manager and Cecily Hoffritz, Principal Business Solutions Manager, SAS
Track 2Supervision and Control/Inspections, Demo
Christopher Broxe, Principal Business Solutions Manager, SAS
Track 3What is ModelOps and how can it help and support you with your analytics work? 
Casper Pedersen, Sr Manager, Pre-Sales Support, SAS

Track 4Make better decisions across touchpoints with analytically driven marketing, Demo
Thomas Thorning, Advisor, Nordic CI Practice, SAS
Track 5Expand your analytics with SAS® Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning, demo
Philip Sierpinski, Associate Customer Advisor, SAS
Track 6Analytics Value Training – A Learning Framework for Applied Analytics /AI
Patric Hellgren, Customer Training Advisor, SAS
Track 7The magic of SAS® Learning Portals 
Jesper Weber Dohn, Customer Training Advisor & Marie Lienzén, Sr Customer Training Advisor, SAS

AI, Cloud and new Tech
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Track 1Learning by Beeing
Silje Nord, Data Scientist and Kjetil Kalager Vice President for AI Lab, Amesto NextBridge
Track 2Are you ready for true cloud native computing? Meet the next generation of SAS® Viya®
Kristoffer Nilsson, Sr Systems Engineer, SAS
Track 3AI POC concept
Pasi Rautio, Project Manager & Liisa Takkunen, Planning Officer & Ville Meloni, Program Manager & Satu Halttunen, Senior Planning Officer at City of Helsinki 
Track 4Improving Mean Time to Resolution and Root Cause Analysis using Boemska ESM, Demo
Christopher Blake, Director of Product Strategy, Boemska
Track 5SAS® Viya® and Microsoft Roadmap
Ole-Martin Hafslund, Senior Technical Architect, SAS

Programming
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Track 1Survival tips for programmers in SAS® Viya®
Pia Rønnevik, Sr Customer Success Manager, SAS
Track 2Identification of blood sample mix-ups using SAS® Viya® machine learning
Peter Steffensen, Principal Analytical Consultant, SAS
Track 3Could raising taxes on cigarettes reduce smoking in Denmark?
Anders Milhøj, Statistician, Copenhagen University
Track 4SAS® Enterprise Guide®, code extraction and automation
Joonas Maunu, Data analyst, Ilmarinen 
Track 5PoC – Reducing patient callbacks using AI on the medical helpline 1813
Martin Vang Haugaard, Data Analyst, 1813
Track 6Industry 4.0 – Where AI meets 5G
Fredrik Pettersson, Ecosystem Manager, Ericsson and Kevin Kalish
Industry Consultant Global IoT Division, SAS
Track 7The Pizza Margherita Index 
Sara Armandi, Data Scientist, SAS
Track 8Structuring and Scripting SAS® Code with Proc Lua instead of SAS® Macro
Martin Sjöberg, Quantitative Analyst - Financial Crime Prevention, Svenska Handelsbanken

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Discussion Hubs
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5G

Panel discussion: What new possibilities will 5G & IoT create for business in the years to come?

AIWe need to make sure that we deploy Responsible AI and avoid unwanted effects such as prejudiced or discriminatory AI. How do we do that, what do we need to think of and what do we need to have in place?
  • Responsible AI by Josefin Rosén, Nordic Practice Leader AI & Analytics, SAS Institute
  • Demo: Technology in Practice by Josefin Rosén, Nordic Practice Leader AI & Analytics, SAS Institute

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