By: Jesse Davis West October 16, 2018

Home to the world’s largest company, Walmart, Bentonville, Arkansas has become an unlikely epicenter of retail tech innovation. The Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Technology Summit on October 23 is going to be packed with inspirational presentations by a wide variety of technologists, executives and thought leaders from a diverse set of companies that include IBM, Box, Intel, HPE and Microsoft. 

If you’re headed to Bentonville for the conference, you should be sure to check out FaceFirst CEO Peter Trepp’s presentation. The presentation will be based on Peter’s forthcoming book The New Rules of Consumer Privacy: Building Loyalty with Connected Consumers in the Age of Face Recognition and AI. The book discusses a new paradigm for the privacy contract between consumers and organizations relevant to virtually all business leaders, Peter’s his presentation will cover how brands can successfully balance the often-competing forces of security, privacy and convenience. He’ll be sharing privacy best practices as well as revealing how to boost customer loyalty. Best of all, everyone in attendance will get a free digital copy of the book.  

Our team will also be at the conference demoing our retail security system, Sentinel-IQ. The platform is revolutionizing retail security, empowering loss prevention teams to reduce external shrink by up to 34% and in-store violence by 91%. So if you’ve ever been curious to see facial recognition in action, this is a prime opportunity.  

About NWA Tech Summit 

Name:2018 Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit 

Date: October 23, 2018 

Time: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM CDT 

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Event Description: 

The NWA Technology Summit brings cutting-edge innovation to the latest thinking at the intersection of business and technology.  Want to explore how to innovate and use technology to succeed in the digital era?  Then the summit is for you. Forward-thinking and practitioner-driven general session speakers and high value breakout sessions will deliver ways that you can effectively collaborate on innovative solutions to common business challenges and learn how technology is powering change and leveling the playing field.