What’s Happening, and When

The agenda features best-in-class keynotes, conversations, and workshops that prepare you for the future of work in the coming year.

All times listed on the agenda are Eastern Standard Time.

Day 1

1:00 - 1:10 PM

Opening Remarks

Session under Development

Speaker:

Michael Hainsworth, Contributing Editor, IDC & CSO, Foundry, formerly IDG Communications, Inc.

1:10 - 1:40 PM

Digital Leadership in a Time of Continuous Change

Session under Development

1:50 - 2:10 PM

Jumpstarting Innovation for Customer Experience

Innovating to offer new services is key to customer satisfaction, not to mention growth for businesses. Join these CIO Award winners for a look at how they developed their new capabilities You’ll learn about the business need, the processes and technology involved, and how the teams embraced the challenge of driving new capabilities.

2:10 - 2:20 PM

Live Discussion Group with Panelist(s)

Session under Development

2:20 - 2:45 PM

Platinum Keynote

Session under Development

2:45 - 3:00 PM

Networking Break

Location: Palos Verdes Foyer

Grab a coffee or iced beverage, enjoy the fresh air, and connect with award-winning CIOs and sponsoring partners

3:00 - 3:20 PM

Gold Keynote

Session under Development

3:40 - 4:00 PM

Deploying Automation to Increase Responsiveness for Customers

To meet growing customer expectations, executives at Award winning company knew it was time to expedite underwriting decisions. Join this session and learn how the team mapped the data journey and created new data structures. You’ll learn about the challenges of culture change as well as the complexities of programming complex data flows.

4:00 - 4:15 PM

Executive Demos

Session under Development

4:15 - 4:35 PM

Gold 2 Keynote

Session under Development

4:35 - 5:00 PM

Transforming the Technology Foundations for Business Enablement and Agility

Cloud-focused transformations enable greater business agility and power modern customer experiences. But they are not for the faint of heart, particularly for organizations in highly regulated industries and those with extensive legacy footprints. Join this session for a first-hand look at how award-winning Canadian company worked through complexity to modernize its stable of applications, enable new data services and encompass emerging technologies for continued growth and business success.

Day 2

1:00 - 1:05 PM

Opening Comments, Day 1 Recap

Session under Development

Speaker:

Michael Hainsworth, Contributing Editor, IDC & CSO, Foundry, formerly IDG Communications, Inc.

1:05 - 1:30 PM

End Game: How to Shape Your Software Organization into an Innovation Factory

The path forward with digital innovation is through ground-breaking products services created by your software organization, according to IDC. Yet developing this competency – and the culture and vision behind it – is a big leap. Join us with IDC analyst and learn more about how to chart your journey to business growth and competitive advantage through software offerings.

1:30 - 1:40 PM

Live Q&A with opening Keynote

Session under Development

1:40 - 2:00 PM

Platinum Q&A with moderator

Session under Development

2:00 - 2:15 PM

Silver Breakouts (Darktrace)

Session under Development

2:15 - 2:30 PM

A Digital Pivot: Rising to Meet the Supply Chain Crisis

This award-winning Canadian company was on track with a planned cloud migration in March 2021 when business came to a halt due to global supply chain issues. While their manufacturing teams were making record amounts of product to meet demand, the company was suddenly facing challenges in storing and moving those products. The crisis led them to pivot and accelerate their migration journey to provide access to dynamically shifting data throughout the supply chain. In this CIO Award winner session, you will learn how the team met this enormous challenge as requirements changed continually and new skills had to be learned on the fly to move the company beyond the crisis.

2:40 - 2:55 PM

Lightning Insights

Join us for a variety of lightning insights from industry executives.

2:55 - 3:10 PM

Networking Break

Location: Palos Verdes Foyer

Grab a coffee or iced beverage, enjoy the fresh air, and connect with award-winning CIOs and sponsoring partners

3:10 - 3:40 PM

TECHNATION Panel

Session under Development

3:40 - 3:45 PM

Awards Ceremony Opening Comments

Session under Development

3:45 - 4:15 PM

Ingenious Awards Ceremony

Session under Development

4:15 - 4:45 PM

CIO Awards Canada Ceremony

Session under Development

4:45 - 5:15 PM

Closing Keynote

Session under Development

Agenda subject to change.