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The Digital Business Impact of AI Everywhere

IDC Directions

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Join IDC Canada's annual flagship Directions conference!

Discover the pulse of Canada's AI landscape at IDC Directions Canada 2024! Gain exclusive insights from industry leaders and IDC's leading analysts, explore AI's impact on productivity, experiences, and revenue, and uncover strategies tailored for the Canadian market. 

As we navigate the evolving terrain of AI Everywhere, IDC Canada's 2024 Directions event we'll provide context on the outlook for Canadian and global IT spending. Gain deep insights into the technologies driving growth and learn how they'll reshape roles for tech vendors and buyers over the next 2-3 years. Cut through the noise with strategies and real-life use cases to help you capitalize on today's IT industry's AI pivot and prepare for the accelerating pace of AI's integration into everyday operations.

Join us to unlock the full potential of AI's impact on your business at IDC Directions Canada 2024!


Date: Wednesday, June 19

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET

Location: Virtual Event, Canada-wide

Who Attends: Directions is attended by executives from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies, technology professionals, and members of the investment community, including those in: executive management, IT, marketing, business development, product management, strategy and planning, financial services, and more.

Why Attend?

Meet this year's mainstage speakers as they focus on IT and digital initiatives to help organizations overcome the economic, political, and social disruptions impacting their business.

Don't miss our annual Canadian flagship event including seven mainstage speakers, 2 keynote sessions, 2 panel sessions, and much more. Join us to gain insight into developing strategies, overcoming specific challenges, and finding paths to success.



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Wednesday June 19, 2024

Welcome by IDC


Opening Keynote | IT Industry AI Pivot and Spending Outlook


Canada's AI Agenda: From Breakthrough to Boardroom Impact


Q&A Session with Rick Villars, Megha Kumar and Nigel Wallis


Break & IDC Product Showcase


Canadian CIO Panel: Strategies for Maximizing Business Impact with Data, Cloud, Security, and AI


Closing Keynote | Building the Future: AI-Ready Infrastructure


Closing Remarks


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