California-Based company, Box, is joining the tech season with a new convention. The data-sharing service for businesses will hold an event named ‘BoxWorks,’ aimed at IT leaders and CIOs. During three days, attendees will engage in several activities regarding cloud and mobile computing.
The convention will also feature keynotes from outstanding speakers, as well as different workshops where participants can learn how to manage business content better, and keep company data secured with the Box platform.
BoxWorks 2016 is taking place in San Francisco’s Moscone Center West, from September 6th to the 8th.
Box Inc. is a company dedicated to providing cloud services and data management for small and large businesses. It uses a freemium payment model and offers mobile apps for Windows, Android, and iOS devices.
Aaron Levie, 32, founded the company in 2005. Some of Box’s clients include GE, Procter & Gamble, Schneider Electric, and IBM.
BoxWorks 2016 speakers
Diane Greene is the Senior Vice President of Google. She is the leader of the company’s Cloud branch, including Google Cloud, Google Technical Infrastructure, and Google Apps. Mrs. Greene also co-founded and was CEO of VMware.
Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Peggy Johnson is also exposing at the event. She is responsible for helping the company grow, thanks to her expertise on strategic partnerships and transactions.
Other Keynotes feature Amazon’s CTO, Werner Vogels, IBM’s General Manager, Inhi Cho Su, and Michael Lewis, a New York Times best-selling author and financial journalist.
Also, Box’s CEO, Aaron Levie is joining the speakers.
The convention will start on Tuesday, September 6th, with a pre-day reception at 6:00 pm. The next day, attendees must register at 7:00 pm to be able to participate in the activities. Aaron Levie will open the event with a Keynote.
Then, a series of orientation courses about different aspects of the Box Platform will take place. Some of them are ‘Box For Good Pavilion’, ‘Box API Overview and Map’, and ‘Box as a modern Content Platform’. The day will close at 3:15 pm with an exposition about the future of content in apps.
The Convention also offers cool talks about AI and entertainment
On Thursday, the keynotes and workshops will continue. One highlight of the schedule is a discussion about the future of jobs, as technology is becoming more self-sufficient. The session takes its premise from Martin Ford’s 2015 book, ‘The Rise of The Robots’.
The convention is ending with a closing Keynote from Michael Lewis, followed by an afterparty at 7:00 pm.
Box is offering hotel rooms at various venues as a part of registration. Room discounts range from $285 -Park Central Hotel- to $329 -W San Francisco Hotel-. Tickets cost $995.