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Exploring the Technology Tracks of IBM TechXchange AI and Automation Day (IT Automation Track)

By Wendy Batten posted Tue June 04, 2024 05:28 PM


IBM TechXchange AI and Automation Day features more than 30 live speakers, including experts from IBM and key leaders in the AI and Automation industry.

In the fast-paced realm of technology, staying ahead of the curve is essential for businesses seeking to thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape. IBM AI Automation Day, a virtual gathering of industry luminaries and experts, recently showcased a series of technology tracks aimed at elucidating the transformative potential of AI and automation. Let's delve into the key tracks that delineate the forefront of innovation:

AI-Powered Automation:
At the core of modern business operations lies the imperative to automate and streamline processes for enhanced efficiency and scalability. IBM's experts delved into the intricacies of AI-powered automation, offering insights and expertise to help organizations scale and accelerate the impact of automated operating models. Through in-depth explorations of IBM Automation's features and capabilities, attendees gained actionable strategies to deliver business value at scale, driving productivity and resilience in the digital age.

Open-Source and Models:
The democratization of AI is underway, fueled by the power of open-source technologies and collaborative ecosystems. IBM and Red Hat, in collaboration with partners like Meta, Mistral, and Hugging Face, are at the forefront of this movement, spearheading initiatives to empower the AI ecosystem with open-source Granite models and tools such as InstructLab. Industry experts convened to discuss the profound impact of the open-source movement in AI, highlighting its role in accelerating model innovation and adoption of generative AI. By democratizing access to cutting-edge AI technologies, organizations can harness the full potential of AI to drive innovation and create value.

Scale Responsible AI with Watsonx:
In an era marked by growing concerns about ethics and accountability in AI deployment, ensuring the responsible use of AI technologies is paramount. IBM's watsonx platform offers an AI and data solution designed to scale responsible AI practices, leveraging foundation models for generative AI and machine learning. Through AI assistants that enhance responsiveness, productivity, and resilience, organizations can create real business value while upholding principles of trust, speed, and confidence. By harnessing WatsonX, attendees gained insights into building AI systems that prioritize ethical considerations and foster trust among stakeholders, paving the way for sustainable and inclusive innovation.

Join us for IBM TechXchange AI and Automation Day:
Don't miss your chance to dive deep into the world of AI and automation. Join us on July 16th at 11 AM ET as Armand Ruiz, Vice President of Product Management, AI Platform, and founder of, kicks off six hours of deep technical content to help jumpstart your AI journey. Register here. 

IBM TechXchange AI and Automation Day features more than 30 live speakers, including experts from IBM and key leaders in the AI industry. Register now to access hands-on learning and technical talks across all three tracks. Like your favorite sessions and receive a reminder to tune in. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights and propel your organization towards a future powered by innovation and technology. Register today and secure your spot at IBM AI Automation Day!

Event details:

  • Date: July 16, 2024
  • Time: 11 AM - 5 PM ET
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free

Register here! 

AI-powered Automation Track & Speakers:

July 16th 2024, 11:00 AM
IBM TechXchange Day: AI and Automation Keynote
Armand Ruiz  Vice President, Product Management, AI Platform and founder of

July 16th 2024, 12:00 PM
AI-Powered Automation Keynote
Ed Calvesbert
July 16th 2024, 12:30PM
Streamline Application Risk and Compliance Management with the Power of AI
Ben Ball
Lead Product Manager - GTM, IBM

July 16th, 2024, 1:00PM
Achieving Operational Efficiency Through AI-Infused Incident Remediation
Mike Mallo
Product Head, Instana, IBM

July 16th, 2024, 2:00PM
crushBank - Embedded watsonx for MSPs and IT Departments
AJ Nish

July 16th, 2024, 3:00PM
Generative AI to Modernize and Scale Application Development
Angel Montesdeoca
Program Director, Product Management, IBM

July 16, 2024, 4:00PM
Winning in Real-Time with AI-Powered Event Processing
Dale Lane
Chief Architect, IBM Event Automation, IBM
Matt Sunley
Program Director, Product Management, IBM Event Automation, IBM