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CIO Digital Summit

The move to the virtual workplace has given IT an influence like never before! As customer centric digital transformation makes the technology organisation a revenue generator and as emerging technologies sit at the heart of the employee experience in the new world of work, it is time for the CIO to step up.

Join 45+ senior IT leaders on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

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Senior Executives

9 Hrs

Industry Insights
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Why Attend

Connect with 45+ senior IT leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you:

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Stay current with emerging business trends

Understand the impact new technology can make

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

Calling All Outstanding Technology Leaders - Europe

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This award will recognise outstanding C-Suite (or equivalent) information technology executives who can demonstrate exemplary leadership through real-world achievements in their field. Judges are particularly interested in seeing evidence of the application of innovative technologies or strategies over the last 12 months that have led to improved business performance and operational efficiencies.

Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:20

09:00 - 09:20

Opening Remarks

Intro & Challenger Panel - 3 Roundtable moderators

Prem Padmanabhan VP, UST
Wolfgang Bitomsky CIO, FCC Environmental Services
Alfonso Razzi Group CIO, Toto Holdings

09:20 - 09:50

09:20 - 09:50

Keynote

Building bridges with cloud - Using cloud and edge technologies to get closer to the customer than ever before

CIO’s must make significant decisions around distributed cloud, edge, management platforms and analysis as the IOT revolution will take us closer into the lives of users. This is IT's chance to truly enable the organisation to deliver better outcomes for their customers.

Ash Shah Global Programs Director , AXA

09:55 - 10:35

09:55 - 10:35

Interview

Functions on the rise - How forming a strategic partnership with HR gives technology its best chance of adding value

Effective automation, re-skilling and workplace transformation will be based on increasingly digital organisations putting people at the heart of everything they do. This panel will consider the value of a strategic alliance between IT and HR to address the critical societal need to find the optimal fusion between people and technology.

Lesley Salmon CIO, Kellogg’s

10:35 - 10:45

10:35 - 10:45

Insight Break

10:45 - 11:45

10:45 - 11:45

Roundtables

Track 1: Capitalising on new influence - Push through critical change and move from servent to enabler

Six in ten CIO’s feel that their influence has increased as a result of the pandemic according to the Harvey Nash CIO Survey – how are you going to navigate both the opportunities and challenges?

Track 2: Opening the toolbox!- Experimenting with emerging capabilities to deliver competitive advantage

Almost half of all technology leaders feel that the pandemic has permanently accelerated digital transformation and the adoption of emergent technologies. How do you move successfully from pilot to creating profit?

Track 3: Leading a digital first culture - How technologists facilitate this conversation accross the organisation.

According to research by KPMG , self-described “digital leaders” outperform in every one of five meaningful business measures. Yet what does it take for CIO’s and technologists in general to create and lead a digital first culture?

11:50 - 12:10

11:50 - 12:10

Keynote

Transformation with talent - Protecting the company while recruiting and engaging expanding talent pools

Que Train Head of IT Europe and Russia, DP World

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Opportunistic AI Expansion - How to think strategically about AI to develop internal centres of excellence.

This session explores the challenges of developing AI in house with a view to becoming a centre of excellence while ensuring that wider executives fully understand the technologies before making decisions that impact IT.

Semeen Akhter CIO Global F&R and Europe, Unilever

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Democratising data- breaking the ritual of corporate data models to make insights truly accessible

For the promise of data to be realised and to truly place it in peoples hands, you have to put it in a format that they can use.

Charles Southwood Vice President, N. Europe and MEA, Denodo
Siddhartha Chatterjee Head of Data and Analytics, Groupe ADP
Craig Hughes Chief Enterprise Architect, Danske Bank

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:35

10:35 - 11:35

Roundtables

Track 1: Capitalising on new influence - Push through critical change and move from servent to enabler

Six in ten CIO’s feel that their influence has increased as a result of the pandemic according to the Harvey Nash CIO Survey – how are you going to navigate both the opportunities and challenges?

Track 2: Opening the toolbox!- Experimenting with emerging capabilities to deliver competitive advantage

Almost half of all technology leaders feel that the pandemic has permanently accelerated digital transformation and the adoption of emergent technologies. How do you move successfully from pilot to creating profit?

Track 3: Leading a digital first culture - How technologists facilitate this conversation accross the organisation.

According to research by KPMG , self-described “digital leaders” outperform in every one of five meaningful business measures. Yet what does it take for CIO’s and technologists in general to create and lead a digital first culture?

11:40 - 12:10

11:40 - 12:10

Keynote

Enabling the organisation through agile – Understanding IT’s role in taking different co-design methodologies into thew wider business

IT has become a thought leader in agile and co-design methodologies in order to bring digital products to market at the speed required to be competitive in the market place – how can it use its experience in leading agile to become a better strategic partner to the wider business

Ross Chippendale Head of Workplace Technology , Atlassian

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Hybrid by design - Should IT be leading workplace transformation

Join two established workplace transformation leaders who have sat at the centre of technology, HR and real estate for years and ask the question of what role technology leaders should be playing in its transformation.

Neil Usher Chief Workplace & Change Strategist | AI and author of 'The Elemental Workplace' (2018) and 'Elemental Change' (2020), GoSpace
Marco van Gelder Senior Consultant, Veldhoen + Company & Workplace Innovation Researcher at Tilburg University

09:45 - 10:45

09:45 - 10:45

Roundtable Review

Moderators from the respective panels share key insights, observations and future challenges with the rest of the delegation

Craig Hughes Chief Enterprise Architect, Danske Bank
Siddhartha Chatterjee Head of Data and Analytics, Groupe ADP

10:50 - 11:30

10:50 - 11:30

Awards

CIO Leadership Awards

11:35 - 12:05

11:35 - 12:05

Keynote

IT as facilitator rather than owner - Key leadership skills that give CIO's greater purpose in a democratised age

This conversation looks at best practice of democratising IT with leadership skills and technologies such as low code, no code and AI driven tech support.

Ravindra Rao CIO Europe , Mondelez

Event Highlights

Immerse yourself in the most advanced virtual event platform, blending the convenience and reach of digital with the interaction of physical events. Experience the new way to network with peers with interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Live Polling

The ultimate live polling and gamification tools, keeping your audience engaged.

Audience Q&A

Enabling our team to help you control your session experience.

Interactive Quizzes

Interactive quizzes to gamify your session

Leadership Excellence Awards

Recognising outstanding Executives who have demonstrated exemplary leadership

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

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