Westin Chicago North Shore, IL
October 8-10th, 2017

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Westin Chicago North Shore, IL
October 8-10th

Key Themes

CIO Leadership & Innovation
  • Top Talent Sourcing & Acquisition Methods
  • Creating, Maintaining, and Motivating a Dynamic IT Team
  • Practicing Executive Presence and Effective Communication Strategies with the Board
  • Strategies on IT Governance - Budgeting and Prioritization
  • Enable or Restrict Shadow IT?
  • Balancing Innovation & “Business as Usual”
  • Creating Value/Transforming an Organization with IT
Cloud Strategy
  • Balancing public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Why cloud architecture matters
  • Open Source Cloud platform
  • Cloud Simplification
  • Log Correlation and Auditing in Cloud
  • Cloud use/governance, Rules of Behavior, Managing Costs
IT Security Risk Management
  • Striking the Balance Between Security and User Usability
  • Cloud Security & Migration Strategy
  • Dealing with Mobile and IOT Devices
  • Taking your Security Worldwide: Best Practices for IT Compliance with International Markets
  • Cybersecurity: Budget, Value, Hygiene, Risk & Compliance
  • Lack of Knowledge & Impact of Legal Actions
Data Solutions: Storage and Analytics
  • Building a Data-Centric Team
  • Is Machine Learning the New Business Intelligence?
  • Utilizing Artificial Intelligence for Analytics
  • How to Fully Leverage your Data on a Budget
  • Data Governance Best Practices: Ensuring “Clean” & High-Quality Data for Your Organization
Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Mobile Workforce Management Strategies and Best Practices
  • Monitoring & Tracking Field Reps
  • Understanding the Right Mobility Security Approach for YOUR Business
  • BYOD of Choose Your Own Device?
  • Deploying Enterprise Client Apps to Mobile Client
  • Constant Connectivity on All Work Devices
Modernizing Infrastructure
  • Storage Virtualization, Encryption: What is the Next Level of Virtualization?
  • From Hyper Converged to What's Next?
  • Case Study: Successful Infrastructures Modernization Projects
  • Automating Dynamic Scalability Governance
  • Legacy System Challenges: Moving Legacy Applications from Mainframe to Cloud
  • Cybersecurity in the Utilities Sector (Discussing SCADA, etc)

Past Presentations

Keynote Presentation

Journey of IBM Cloud

Keynote Presentation

The Moneyball CIO: Decision-Making for the Modern IT Department

Breakout Presentation

Harnessing Internet of Things to accelerate digital transformation at Pitney Bowes

Breakout Presentation

Bringing IT Security to a Global Company

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PAst Speakers

Dr. Ben Amaba, PE, CPIM®, LEED®AP BD+C
Worldwide Executive

IBM

Matthew Mandich
Director, Innovation & Strategy

Info-Tech Research Group

Mark Ramsey
CISO

ASSA ABLOY- Americas

Olga Lagunova
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Pitney Bowes Inc.

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Past Steering Committee

Richard V. Young
Chief Information Officer

USDA/ Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Satish Dave
CIO

Vision Source

Annette Findlay
Chief Information Officer

Southwest Human Development

Jeffery James
Chief Technology Officer

Newberry College Office of Campus Technology

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday October 8

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday October 9

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:30pm
Networking Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday October 10

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

Renagade Strategies
Safe Horizon
Major League Soccer
Coeur d' Alene Mines
Capital Safety Group
Ditch Witch
First Choice Medical Supply
Grooveshark.com
Mission Community Hospital
New England Center of Children
Seven Corners, Inc.
Transitions Optical

Sponsors

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