CIO's Future of Digital Innovation Summit & Awards Canada

The Digital Leadership Paradigm

November 29-30, 2022


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CIO’s Future of Digital Innovation Summit & Awards Canada has concluded, but the sessions are all available on-demand, until the end of December. Watch the keynote from Innovation expert Lee-Anne McAlear, as well as several sessions with our inaugural class of  CIO Awards Canada Winners on the November 29th program. Featured award winners include Region of Durham, Electrical Safety Authority, United Way Greater Toronto, CIBC and the Office of the Chief Coroner.

The November 30th program includes a keynote from IDC’s Nancy Gohring, and a panel discussion with CIO Awards Canada winners, McCain Foods. It also features a highly anticipated fireside chat with Shaifa Kanji, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Digital Officer, Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada (ISED) and TECHNATION’s Angela Mondou. The event concludes with our double awards ceremony with the unveiling of the Ingenious Awards winners, followed by the celebration of all of the CIO Awards Canada winners.

It’s time to learn more about digital leadership and innovation to jumpstart digital innovation at your organization.

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What’s in it for you?

  • Two days of immersive learning
  • Canadian case studies, best practices & perspectives
  • Two Awards Ceremonies: Ingenious Awards + CIO Awards Canada
  • 360º view into the Digital Leadership Paradigm and the future of digital innovation
  • Networking Opportunities with peers, award-winners, industry experts and partners

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  • Valuable lessons learned by world-class CIOs on creating transformative digital products and services.
  • Strategies to create a culture of digital innovation across organizations.
  • How CIOs are innovating to create new services and experiences with speed and scale.
  • Latest trends on communication and collaboration tools.
Featured Speaker


Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Digital Officer of DTSS, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Shaifa Kanji joins Angela Mondou, President & CEO, TECHNATION for a fireside chat to discuss ISED’s emphasis on the power of disruptive technologies; how it is fostering innovative digital experiences, connecting clients’ needs and journeys; and the new mission of its Innovation Lab, all in support of accelerating digitalization in Canada.

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Lee-Anne McAlear

Program Director, The Centre of Excellence in Innovation Management
York University

Shaifa Kanji

Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Digital Officer of DTSS
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Kalyan Chakravarthy

Chief Information Officer
The Regional Municipality of Durham

Kyla Lougheed

Digital Transformation Lead and Director of Operations, Analytics & PMO
United Way Greater Toronto

Kelley Irwin

Chief Information Officer
Electrical Safety Authority

Gina Skagos

Executive Officer
Solicitor General – Office of the Chief Coroner

Jillian Moffatt

Chief Technology Officer
McCain Foods Limited

Richard Jardim

Executive Vice-President & CIO

Sandra Parker

Provincial Nurse Manager
Solicitor General – Office of the Chief Coroner

Caroline Morissette

Vice-President of Digital & Data
McCain Foods Limited

Bradley Fedosoff

Senior Vice-President – Architecture, Data & Analytics

Prateeksha Oza

Director, Global Digital Supply Chain
McCain Foods Limited

Carlos Valencia

Director, Global Data Services and Platforms
McCain Foods Limited

Sandra Castaneda

Director, Integrated Supply Chain Technology Portfolio
McCain Foods Limited

Mike Loncar

Vice-President Services, SW and Consumption
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Canada

Pamela Pelletier

Country Leader & Managing Director
Dell Technologies Canada

Melanie Gilbert

Partner Federal Government Practice
IBM Canada

Chris Barry

Microsoft Canada

Sabina Schneider

Chief Solutions Officer - North America

Patrick Antoine

Senior Managing Director

Aruna Ravichandran

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Webex by Cisco

Chantal Rivard

Senior Director, S/4HANA Center of Excellence

Justin Fier

Director of Threat Intelligence and Analytics

Angela Mondou

President & CEO

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, IDC Canada & LATAM

Nancy Gohring

Research Director, Future of Digital Innovation

Megha Kumar

Research Vice President, Software and Cloud Services
IDC Canada

Anne McCrory

Group Vice President, Customer Experience & Operations, Events
Foundry, an IDG Inc. company

Charles Pelton

Contributing Editor
CIO, CSO, Network World, Foundry, an IDG Inc. company

Michael Hainsworth

Contributing Editor
IDC & CIO, Foundry, formerly IDG Communications Inc.

Through visionary keynotes, executive interviews, engaging live discussions, workshops and more, we will look at topics such as:

  • Where the Ideas Come From – and How to Get IT Involved?
  • Redesigning Your Software Development Capabilities
  • From Chatbots to Smart Speakers: How to Choose Your Channels
  • Responsive Infrastructure: Bringing Innovations to Life
  • How to Deliver Sustained Digital Innovation
  • Where Automation, AI and Other Emerging Technologies Fit In

This can’t miss conference will give you the tools you need to grow into the leader your organization needs, not just for today, but for tomorrow.

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November 29-30, 2022