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Wisdom – UK 2019

  • Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th June 2019
  • Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham, London, TW2 7BA

The ITAM Review returns with its fourth UK annual conference on 5th & 6th June 2019 at Twickenham Stadium, London with a focus on taking ITAM beyond IT.

Wednesday 5 June 2019

About this event

The ITAM Review returns with its fourth UK annual conference on 5th & 6th June 2019 at the iconic Twickenham Stadium, London with a focus on taking ITAM beyond IT.

Taking ITAM beyond IT

As our roles grow in seniority and technology changes, our scope increases. This conference will equip you to grasp the opportunities to take ITAM beyond IT, offering advice on working with new and more senior stakeholders whilst also adjusting to the challenges of managing new asset types. 

New this year, we have a ‘Success Stories’ track, with a focus on practical advice and application of real-world experience with the aim of helping you progress your careers. 

Our expert speakers will be discussing topics including:

  • Saving money in the Cloud
  • Choosing an IaaS and/or SaaS management tool
  • Hardware Asset Management
  • Microsoft & IBM Licensing
  • Audit Defence (Attachmate & Quest)
  • Engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Building an ITAM team
  • The latest skills & salary survey

Don’t miss this event to increase your visibility, credibility, and value to your organisation.

Wisdom reflects the quality of our expert speakers and the practical advice available to attendees of our worldwide conference events, distilling the essence of those events into a single word. We’re proud of the quality of our events and we hope that adopting this common identity for all our conferences will help you to easily identify and select your favourite ITAM event.

Price

Early bird rate (valid until 1st May 2019): £249 + VAT per person

Full price rate: £349 + VAT per person

Consultant & Partner rate: £649 +VAT per person (Limited availability)

More than 3 delegates? Contact us to discuss group booking discounts.


Training Courses

Why not attend a training course the day after the conference?

Conference & training course bundle tickets available for all courses. (Limited availability)

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An overview of The ITAM Review 2018 UK Conference:

Who should attend

  • Senior IT Decision Makers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Software Asset Managers
  • Software Licensing Specialists
  • IT Procurement Professionals

Agenda

Day 1

TIME

ACTIVITY

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome to the ‘Wisdom – Taking ITAM beyond IT’ Conference:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review

09:15 – 09:45

Meet your peers interactive session

09:45 – 10:30

Leveraging and Managing AD to support ITAM:
Daniel Begg, Aberdeen Standard Investments

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshment break

SOLUTION SPOTLIGHT ‘ELGAR 1’ ‘ELGAR 2’ ‘BRUNEL 1’ ‘BRUNEL 2’
11:00 – 11:15  

Does Cloud spell the end of SAM?:
Luis Peluffo, Flexera

How businesses can realise a £/€ value for their disused Microsoft software licence assets and stretch IT budgets when buying pre-owned software:
Susana Jiménez, Discount Licensing
 

ITAM by SHI Services Overview:
Neil Frodsham, SHI

 

Empowering your software asset!:
Michael Høegh Vilain, Relicense

11:20 – 11:35  

Does Cloud spell the end of SAM?:
Luis Peluffo, Flexera

How businesses can realise a £/€ value for their disused Microsoft software licence assets and stretch IT budgets when buying pre-owned software:
Susana Jiménez, Discount Licensing

ITAM by SHI Services Overview:

Neil Frodsham, SHI
 

Empowering your software asset!:
Michael Høegh Vilain, Relicense

11:40 – 11:55  

Does Cloud spell the end of SAM?:
Luis Peluffo, Flexera

 

Mining Data for TREASURE!:
Mike Jones, AirTrack Software

 

ITAM by SHI Services Overview:
Neil Frodsham, SHI


Empowering your software asset!:
Michael Høegh Vilain, Relicense

 

WORKSHOP STREAMS AUDIT DEFENCE WE DID IT – SUCCESS STORIES NEXT GENERATION ITAM
12:00 – 13:00
Barry v IBM – How One of the World’s Biggest Vendors and a Big 4 Auditor Were Outwitted by a Process:

Barry Pilling, Cortex Consulting

ITAM Success Stories:
AJ Witt, The ITAM Review, Ashley Scammel, Vodafone and Louise Green, BBC


Your guide to saving money in the Public Cloud:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 – 15:00


How to fortify your Audit Castle – Open Forum:

Martin Thompson, The ITAM Review

How to build an ITAM team from the ground up:

Julia Veall, Vodafone


Your next conversation should be with software developers about supply chain:

Paul McAdam, Source Code Control

 

15:00 – 16:00


Licensing Quest and TOAD – fairytale or nightmare:
Hans Moorkens, Fisher ITS
Empowering Each Other – Women in ITAM Interative Session:
Sarah Lewis, Women in IT Ambassador


Getting started with SaaS for IT Asset Managers:
AJ Witt, The ITAM Review

16:00 – 16:20

Refreshment Break

16.20 – 16.50

Workshop Recap Roundtable Session

16.50 – 17.20

Industry Panel Session:
Julia Veall, Paul McAdam, Daniel Begg

17.20 – 17.30

Day One Wrap-up:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review

17.30 – 19:00

Networking Reception

 

Day 2

TIME ACTIVITY
09.00 – 09.30 Registration
09.30 – 09.45 Welcome back:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review
09.45 – 10.30 2019 Salary and Skills Survey – The results:
Martin Thompson, The ITAM Review
10.30 – 11.00 Stories that shook the (ITAM) world in 2018:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review
11.00 – 11.20 Refreshment Break
11.20 – 12:00 Building the ultimate HAM Sandwich:
David Foxen, SAM Beast Consulting
WORKSHOP STREAMS STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT ANALYST’S PICK LICENSING
12:00 – 13:00 Interactive Workshop: How to secure and maintain senior management support for ITAM:
Martin Thompson, The ITAM Review
Where does your real audit risk lay? Are you on top of your ‘tier two’ software vendors?:
Niall Eddery, Livingstone Technologies
Microsoft Licensing in the Cloud Era :
Aadil Nanji, Info-Tech Research Group
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
 

14.00 – 15.00


Working with Teams and Stakeholders for success
:
Geoff Worsley, Independent SAM Advisor
Software in the Cloud – Bring Your Own Licence or Bring Your Own Problem?:
Barry Pilling, Cortex Consulting
IBM licensing in virtual environments: How to increase your credibility and demonstrate business value:
Stephen Williams, Independent Consultant
15.00 – 15.45 Workshop Recap Roundtable Session
15:45 – 15:55 Closing Remarks and Prize Giving:
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review

Speakers

Why you should attend

  • Hear from our expert speakers on topics such as:
    – Success/struggles around managing public cloud (IaaS) like Azure or AWS
    – Choosing an IaaS and/or SaaS management tool
    – How Cyber Security can impact ITAM (or vice versa)
    – How ITAM can better work with finance to address SaaS and IaaS risk
    – Hardware Asset Management
    – Should ITAM look after systems patching
    – Internet of Things (IoT) and ITAM
  • Discover how to engage with senior stakeholders to expand your ITAM practice into new areas
  • Hear success stories from your peers to inspire you to deliver on new areas of improvement
  • Get practical advice on tool selection and how to manage new asset types
  • Opportunities to network with and learn from peers in person or via the conference app
  • Enjoy a streamlined conference experience via the app, enabling efficient meetings with sponsors, speakers and your peers

Sponsors

To discuss sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact us.

 

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Exhibitor Sponsors

Directions

Twickenham Stadium
200 Whitton Road,
Twickenham,
London, TW2 7BA

By Car

From M25, exit at J12 onto M3. This becomes the A316, and Twickenham Stadium is off the Whitton Road roundabout next to the Lexus / Toyota car dealership. From London, turn right off the A316 at Whitton Road roundabout. Please do leave additional time if you are arriving at the stadium during peak travel hours as the A316 can be busy during this time.

Parking

Please park in the West car park (accessed via Rugby Road, Gate D)

Train/Tube

Twickenham Rail Station – 10 min walk
Whitton Rail Station – 10 min walk
St Margaret’s Rail Station – 10 min walk

Richmond Rail & Tube – 8 min train
Hounslow East Tube – 30 min bus

 

Hotel Information

London Marriott Hotel Twickenham

We have secured a preferential rate with the London Marriott Hotel Twickenham which is adjoining to the stadium for £153 per night.

The rate includes on-site parking, breakfast and free wifi. Please note – there are limited rooms available for a limited time only*

Parking

Guests must drive up Rugby Road and the Car Park Entrance will be on the left. Go into the lane and follow behind the stadium until you reach the Main Car Park.

You will see the Main Road (Whitton Road). Walk along the South Stand till they reach the Hotel entrance (Number 3).


Please click here for details of all nearby hotels.

Testimonials and reviews

Previous Conference feedback:

‘I was impressed with the information presented.  Both the quality and quantity of the information presented was exceptional.  Even the vendor discussions were focused and meaningful.  No wasted time’.

‘I plan to attend again next year, and I will absolutely recommend the conference to my colleagues and peers’.

‘Regardless of where you are in your ITAM journey, there are valuable resources to connect with at the conference.  The Sessions, the vendors, your peers and the connections made will enrich and improve your efforts’.

‘For the second year in a row, great job on the conference. Content, delivery and networking opportunities were all valuable and I’m looking forward to the 2018 conference!’

‘I found this event inspiring & educational’                                                

‘Excellent conference and venue. Thank you for all the hard work. Great Team!’

‘Excellent, I really enjoyed the presentations’                                                  

‘This event was really well organized and delivered, thank you’              

‘A number of great presentations’      

‘Loved the event’                                                                                  

‘This event was fantastic! Very positive, very collaborative and focussed on elevating the profession. Kudos to you all!’                  

‘Great day, great info, on point topics and good show of vendors’                                                

‘Very professional team. Well organized and excellent time & formats for networking. Thank you.’                                               

‘Excellent sessions, got a lot of good take aways.’                                                        

‘As someone fairly new to the ITAM space, I’ve found the content useful. I have plenty to take back to my colleagues & management’      

‘Format continues to work well. Topics continue to cover industry trends.’

‘Fabulous event. Not to be missed.’

‘A really sleek, professional event. Run to time superbly and all sessions were enthusiastic.’

‘Great event and well organised. Good range of content.’

‘Great work guys. Look forward to the next one.’

‘This is my first attendance. Very refreshing to experience a community of fellow ITAM peers Very valuable to hear, understand, and share experiences with one another.’

‘ITAM Review is truly the Premium content pertaining to ITAM. None of the other organizations come close. Keep up the great work.’