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Agenda

Sunday, January 14, 2018

7:00am - 8:15am
Innovation Lab Tour (press only)
7:00am - 5:00pm
NRF Clubhouse Hours
8:30am - 8:45am
Keynote Session
NRF Chairman's welcome and opening remarks
8:45am - 9:30am
Keynote Session
Gamechangers: How the tech industry is changing retail
9:30am - 10:15am
Keynote Session
Killer entrepreneurs: Retail’s next wave of transformation
10:30am - 5:00pm
EXPO and Innovation Lab Hours
10:30am - 11:00am
Exhibitor Big Ideas
10:30am - 11:00am
Innovation Lab Session:
Best of emerging tech
10:45am - 11:15am
Feature Stage Session:
IT collaboration: Commerce beyond digital
10:45am - 11:15am
Breakout Sessions:
Building a digital-first culture inside your ogranization
Urban incubators: Fueling accelerated retail growth
Three paths leading to product nirvana.
11:30am - 12:00pm
Innovation Lab Session
11:30am - 12:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
12:00pm-1:00pm
Attendee Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm
Up Close and Personal
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Retail 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Feature Stage Session:
Best-in-class lessons in global retailing from China
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Best of emerging tech
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions:
Super trends: The state of retail 2018
On the eve of disruption: Four next-gen retailers on the rise
Lessons from global retail power players
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Feature Stage Session:
A more innovative innovation lab
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Venture capital panel – What’s new and next
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Keynote Session
A lesson in transformational leadership
4:00pm - 5:00pm
EXPO Happy Hour
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Opening Night Reception
6:00pm - 10:00pm
NRF Foundation Gala

 

Monday, January 15, 2018

7:00am - 5:00pm
NRF Clubhouse Hours
7:00am - 8:15am
Sunrise Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am
Keynote Session
The state of the retail industry
9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote Session
Ariana Huffington
9:00am - 5:00pm
EXPO and Innovation Lab Hours
9:15am - 10:00am
Exhibitor Big Ideas
10:15am - 11:00am
Exhibitor Big Ideas
10:30am - 11:00am
Innovation Lab Session
10:30am - 11:15am
Feature Stage Session:
Tapping the right talent for retail evolution
10:30am - 11:15am
Breakout Sessions:
New global service models
Wellness is the new luxury
Retail eyes the golden trifecta of entertainment, media and content
11:30am - 12:00pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Retail 2020
11:30am - 12:45pm
Retailer Meet-up
11:30am - 12:45pm
Attendee Lunch
11:30am - 12:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Innovation Lab Session
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Feature Stage Session:
Retail’s AI revolution
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Innovation Lab Session
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions
Key emerging consumer markets around the globe
Three perspectives on machine learning
Sticky business: The beauty (industry) of a great customer experience
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Feature Stage Session:
Delivering on the last-mile promise with speed and convenience
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Shark Tank startup pitches
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Keynote Session
Transforming the shopping experience
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
4:00pm - 5:00pm
EXPO Happy Hour

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

7:00am - 5:00pm
NRF Clubhouse Hours
7:45am - 8:30am
Women in IT Breakfast
8:35am - 9:15am
Keynote Session
Scott Harrison, Founder of charity: water
9:00am - 5:00pm
EXPO and Innovation Lab Hours
9:15am - 10:00am
Keynote Session
Building a retail super team: How collaboration creates success
9:15am - 10:00am
Exhibitor Big Ideas
10:15am - 11:00am
Keynote Session
The future of money
10:15am - 11:00am
Exhibitor Big Ideas
10:30am - 11:15am
Feature Stage Session:
Next generation of ecommerce
10:30am - 11:00am
Innovation Lab Session
11:30am - 12:00pm
Innovation Lab Session
11:30am - 12:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
11:30am - 12:45pm
Attendee Lunch
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Retail Design Institute
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
12:45pm - 1:15pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Feature Stage Session:
Introducing: The next generation of ecommerce
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Feature Stage Session
The old and new guard winning with collaborative content partnerships
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions:
An economic tour of retail around the world
Retail rend watch: Inspiration beyond Amazon for transformation
Thinking outside the box: New horizons for subscription models
2:15pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Sessions
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Innovation Lab Session:
Ethics in innovation
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Keynote Session
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Keynote Session
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Exhibitor Big Ideas
4:00pm - 5:00pm
EXPO Happy Hour

 

Chairman's Circle Sponsors

IBM Corporation
SAP Retail
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.