IT - SUMMIT

CIO Insight Summit:
Creating innovative digital experiences

4 - 6th October 2022, Europe 09:00 - 12:41 GMT

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

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Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

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

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Past Programme

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

The rise of the Sustainable CIO and why green IT matters

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

Leadership innovation and the convergence of people, processes & technology

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: "The Sustainable CIO" - thriving through technology & sustainability

Track 2: Data-driven transformation - your strategic growth asset

Track 3: Digitization and the future of work

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

Making Silos Obsolete for True Data Democratisation and Agility

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

How to democratize data

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

Learnings from scaling data & analytics globally

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

Open Source DBaaS, Pillar of Cloud Native Transformation

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: "The Sustainable CIO" - thriving through technology & sustainability

Track 2: Data-driven transformation - your strategic growth asset

Track 3: Digitization and the future of work

11:26 - 11:56

11:26 - 11:56

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Drive customer centricity by breaking down data silos within your organization

11:58 - 12:30

11:58 - 12:30

Closing Prime Keynote

Sustainability Transformation in the Cloud

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

From Back Stage to Centre Stage: The Increasingly Critical Role IT Plays in the Future Digital Workplace

09:41 - 10:21

09:41 - 10:21

Panel Discussion

Driving business outcomes with Edge-To-Cloud

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:30 - 11:20

10:30 - 11:20

Roundtable Leaders Panel

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Insight into 2022 Technology trends from Colin Bell at HCL Software

12:01 - 12:31

12:01 - 12:31

Closing Keynote

How do you deliver cloud at scale and when is a platform not a platform?

12:31 - 12:41

12:31 - 12:41

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Previous Speakers

Paul Coby

CIO

Puja Rios

Chief Revenue Officer, Frame.io

Leslie Pearce

SVP, Inside Sales

Kirsty Rutter

Group Transformation & Technology Risk Director

Gareth Ainsworth

Chief Technology Officer

Elisa Mendívil Miral

Head of Strategy & Chief Digitalization Officer

Breno Gentil

Senior Director Digital & Technology, Europe

Kirsty Rutter

Group Transformation & Technology Risk Director

Simon Dunleavy

Global Strategy and Innovation Director

Alex Thomson

Vice President of EMEA

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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.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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