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  • Exclusive networking opportunity with other Wacom partners across multiple industry verticals
  • Engaging presentations from industry experts on the future of digital ink & pen technologies, industry trends, and user experience design
  • First look at Wacom's product roadmap and new software tools for partners and customers

    Learn about the
    future of digital pen technologies

    Demand for digital pen and ink technology is exploding.

    With an average growth of nearly 20% annually, the digital pen market is poised to explode in both B2C and B2B markets as demand for natural interface technologies grows. This is being driven in large part by the demand of pen technology among businesses looking to enhance security, reduce paperwork and increase efficiency. See how Wacom and our partners can take advantage of this growing demand in the next several years.

    Nobu Ide, CEO, Wacom
    speaker 01

    Nobu Ide

    Wacom Chief Operating Officer and digital ink technologist who has been leading efforts to promote Wacom’s new digital pen technologies across the industry, as well as to develop partnerships with key industry players.

    Peter Sommer
    speaker 02

    Peter Sommer

    Peter Sommer is heading Wacom´s Business Solution unit globally and is Managing Director of Wacom Europe GmbH. He was one of the core initiators of Wacom´s current Business Solutions approach. He has been serving Wacom as an Enterprise Business Development and Marketing Manager in several positions over the last years developing new solutions and partnerships.

    Juan Pablo Yagüe
    speaker 03

    Juan Pablo Yagüe

    Juan P. Yagüe is an associate and Managing Director in Serban Biometrics. SERBAN Biometrics is a subsidiary of SERBAN Group specialized in Biometrics and Security, that has over the past six years developed the most advanced Biometric Digitalized Signature and other biometrics solutions based on biometric voice and face recognition.

    speaker 04

    Tim Norman

    Tim Norman has been developing Channel programs for hyper growth and start-up companies for 20 years, with the aim of developing true win/win relationships that deliver incremental revenue. He has been at Alfresco for eight months where he is responsible for defining and executing the strategy Northern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

    Frank Tryboll
    speaker 05

    Frank Tryboll

    More than 20 successful years in IT sales. 10 years with ITEBS, a IT Service Company for public administrations. Responsible for hardware sales and purchase. Long term experience in public sector.

    Daniele Rossi
    speaker 06

    Daniele Rossi

    Long experience in ICT market tks to the key role and responsibility as VP Sales for IBM and President & CEO of RICOH-IBM Company. Currently President & CEO SCAI SOLUTION GROUP.

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel
    speaker 07

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel

    Andreas Dengel is the Site Head at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Kaiserslautern and the Scientific Director of the Smart Data & Knowledge Services Research Department at DFKI. In 1993, he became a Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Kaiserslautern. Since 2009, he further holds a Professorship at the Dept. of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Engineering of the Osaka Prefecture University.

    Aldo Lo Castro
    speaker 08

    Aldo Lo Castro

    Aldo Lo Castro is Head of Research & Development for Aliaslab Italia s.p.a, and Director for AliasLab UK LTD. Aldo Lo Castro is a broad-based or multidisciplinary technologist, with an eye set on the future, and the other well focused on real field implementations. Aldo has led some of the most relevant e-Signing projects in the last 6 years, mainly in Italy, becoming one the leading experts in this field. He is one of the main contributors to the IDSign e-Signature platform, one the first Qualified Signature Creation Devices certified at European Level, under the eIDAS regulation.

    Aljoša Jerman Blažič
    speaker 09

    Aljoša Jerman Blažič

    Aljoša Jerman Blažič has been working with digital transformation and DTM field for over 15 years. His work on commercial activities for telecommunications and financial industry and for public administration has been successfully combined with EU research projects and co-authoring important technology standards for IETF and W3C organizations in the field of information security and digital business. Aljoša Jerman Blažič is currently CEO of European DTM provider SETCCE Ltd., board member of Information Technology Association at Chamber of Commerce and consultant for technology start-ups.

    Peter Craddock
    speaker 10

    Peter Craddock

    Peter Craddock is a legal technologist, combining legal practice with software development to assist him in his work as well as his clients. He has extensive experience with complex projects in the fields of e-signatures, e-archiving, data protection, cybersecurity, e-commerce, software contracting and the outsourcing of IT services. He also regularly works on matters dealing with new technologies and new ways of using data, such as cloud computing, cookies, augmented or artificial intelligence, profiling, e-reputation and big data.

    Day 1 - Nov. 5

    Time Activity Speaker Status
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Arrival / Registration / Welcome snacks    
    1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Overview for the day. Opening remarks Dietmar Becker confirmed
    1:30 PM - 2:00 PM "Wacom evolution" Nobutaka Ide confirmed
    2:00 PM - 2:20 PM "Wacom Business Solutions evolution" Peter Sommer confirmed
    2:20 PM - 2:50 PM "Best practice experience in car dealer industry. Customer story" Aldo Lo Castro, Head of Research & Development, Aliaslab confirmed
    2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Break    
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM “Experience and evolution over time of the biometric signature. Trends in the present and future market” Juan Pablo, General Manager, Serban Biométrics SL confirmed
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM "Alfresco's paperless journey for the public sector, a Wacom Clipboard revolution" Tim Norman, Channel Account Manager , Alfresco confirmed
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM "Trust platform for DTM transactions, including Wacom technologies " Aljosa Jerman Blazic, CEO, Setcce confirmed
    4:30 PM - 4:45 PM Break    
    4:45 PM - 5:15 PM "Wacom signature solutions in German government public offices" Frank Tryboll , Sales Manager, ITEBS GmbH confirmed
    5:15 PM - 5:45 PM "SCAI Sign Solution, powered by Wacom SDK. Success stories" Daniele Rossi, President & CEO, SCAI Solution Group confirmed
    5:45 PM - 6:00 PM Q&A session Dietmar Becker  
    6:30 PM - ??? Dinner    

    Day 2 - Nov. 6

    Time Activity Speaker Status
    9:00 AM - 9:15 PM Overview for the day Dietmar Becker confirmed
    9:15 AM - 10:00 AM "Emerging legal trends in electronic signatures for B2B transactions" Peter Craddock, Advocate, DLA Piper confirmed
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM "Augmented mind by artificial intelligence" Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel confirmed
    10:45 AM - 11:30 AM "Wacom sign pro for Windows API for Enterprise use cases"   tbd
    11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Break    
    11:45 AM - 13:00 AM Demos/Workshops/Product roadmap Dietmar Becker confirmed
    13:00 AM - 13:15 PM Closing / remarks Dietmar Becker confirmed
    13:15 PM - 14:00 PM Fingerfood / networking    

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