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5:00 PM - Tech and Business Happy Hour
Start the event with cocktails and appetizers for an unique Kansas City Networking event as RPA and Cloud AI are truly the combining force between tech heads, finance, operations, and sales from the following companies:
AMC | American Century | Arrow Truck | Black & Veatch | BCBS-KC | Bluescope | Burns & McDonnell | C2FO | Capgemini | Centriq | Cerner | Chevron | Children's Mercy | Commerce Bank | Company Kitchen | Compass Minerals | DST | Evergy | Federal Reserve Bank | Fiserv | GEHA | H&R Block | Hallmark | HealthEquity | Home Credit US | iModules | Ingenuity | Innova | Insight | Intouch Solutions | Jack Henry & Associates | NAIC | NCIS | NIPR | Northern Natural Gas | QC Holdings | SAIC | Sogeti | Sprint | Sullivan Law | St Luke's | Thruline Marketing | UiPath | UMB | UMKC | UnitedHealth | Verizon | WageWorks | Walmart - Jet.com
5:30pm RPA integration with Azure AI Cognitive Services -
How building 'bots' with UiPath Robotic Process Automation (RPA) integrated with Azure Cognitive Services integration — unlocks key business intelligence from business applications & digital documents, accelerating data extraction, processing, and time to insights. Business leaders can learn from real world scenarios of leveraging RPA and Azure AI to provide true cost savings, accelerate processes, and improve the customer experience.
Chet Chambers - Vice President, Chief Evangelist @ UiPath
6:15pm Build a Business Strategy for a Digital World -
Blue KC's journey in leveraging RPA to automate core business processes, combined with plans to leverage AI and ML to further accelerate providing value to customers. How Blue KC uses technology like RPA to support a "Business Strategy for a Digital World" versus a digital strategy for a business world.
Presenter: Phil Merrell - CIO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
6:45pm Build AI capabilities in Microsoft Azure -
Integrating and combining intelligent APIs available through Azure Cognitive Services. Through computer vision, speech recognition and language processing, or knowledge and search, gain a deeper understanding of what’s possible. You’ll learn about identifying through visual inspection and audio, reducing user effort by building AI-like capabilities, analyzing images and text in different ways, and using search APIs to find the information you need.
Presenter: Doug Ross - VP of AI and RPA Practice @ Sogeti
Presenter: David Beaudreau - VP of Azure Practice @ Sogeti
7:15pm Case Study: RPA Bots at a major Healthcare Payer for Claims Process -
How we built RPA bots to automate the post claims reconciliation and validation process. Leveraging UiPath, Sogeti was able to partner with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Nebraska to build a testing and automation process with RPA as part of larger framework to help with a transformation to HealthEdge claims platform.
Presenter: Maneesh Singhal - Digital Assurance & Testing @ Sogeti
About Chet Chambers with UiPath - A successful early adopter of RPA technology, back when functioning robots were still science fiction to most people. He saved his employer VHA millions by analyzing data on a previously impossible scale. Soon after, he moved to an executive role at HP, partnering with UiPath to deploy 224 robots in under a year. Chet was so smitten with UiPath that came on board as a Chief Evangelist – helping UiPath customers scale their RPA initiatives.
About Phil Merrell with BlueKC - Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC). He is responsible for Blue KC’s technology strategy and direction. Phil has served as an executive in the healthcare industry for more than a decade. Phil is leading efforts in cooperation with partners like UiPath and Sogeti to automate healthcare processes and disrupt the healthcare industry.