IDC CIO Summit Innovative Digital Strategies: Evolving to the Demands of a New Reality

DIGITAL Event | Digital Event | September 20, 2021

While COVID-19 has disrupted every element of global business, it has also demonstrated the critical importance of digital transformation. As the journey from crisis to recovery gets underway, the enablement of a Future Enterprise must be the end goal for any successful business.

The digital installment of the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 will navigate a broad range of themes that are central to this journey, so join us as senior IDC analysts and respected IT leaders take a deep dive into the new economy and explore what it means for your business.

The event’s dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird’s eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times

 

 

Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit gives you essential intelligence on a serices of strategic & tactical topics:

  • Capabilites for Scalability

  • Integrated DX Strategies & Roadmap

  • Priorities in Digital Leadership

 
 

Why Attend

Combining keynote speeches, panel debates, and peer-to-peer networking, the IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 will provide an unrivaled platform for high-level ICT executives to:

Gain exclusive insights into the region's biggest tech issues

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Get hands on with the industry's latest innovations

Interact with and get inspired by local and global experts

Engage in intense networking and one-to-one meeting

Be part of the debate on how to elevate the role of CIO

CIO Masterclass Arena

For the very first time, this year's edition of the IDC Qatar CIO Summit will feature a CIO Masterclass Arena. Here, you will find a selection of CXO best-practice presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions as respected industry pioneers and thought leaders share insights into the successful digital transformation strategies applied within their own organizations.


Open to All Delegates

The CIO Masterclass Arena is open throughout the two days of IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2021 to all delegates looking to maximize their learning and expand their organizational thinking.

A Wealth of Best Practices

CXOs from across the region and around the world will share first-hand experiences, strategies, and insights into their success stories.

Exchange Insights and Knowledge

This is your opportunity to share your very own journey with fellow CIOs to enhance collaboration and build long-term partnerships.

Easy to Use

Browse through a diverse library of videos on the topic of your choice. Just point and click!

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya

Regional CISO & MD, Standard Chartered Bank

Tim Youngblood

Corporate VP & Global CISO, Global Technology Risk Management, McDonald's (USA)

Mike Towers

CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International (USA)

Rasha M Abu AlSaud

Head of Information Security Risk, Leading Bank in Saudi Arabia

Saqib Chaudhry

Head of Digital Innovation and Development, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Mohamed Al Kuwaiti

Head of Cyber Security, UAE Government

Aytekin Güzeliş

Head of Security Governance, Allianz (Turkey)

Thamer S. Al Hamed

General Manager of Risk Management, Ministry of Human Resources & Social Development (Saudi Arabia)

Samresh Ramjith

Deputy CISO, ABSA Group (South Africa)

Kayıhan Altınöz

Senior Vice President of IT, Ministry of Interior (Turkey)

Shaik Abdulkhader

CISO, Leading Petroleum Company in Qatar

Agenda

The event's dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird's eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.
View Agenda

Gamification

The IDC Qatar CIO Summit 2021 is not all about serious discussion and networking.

We've also created a series of fun, exciting, and memorable experiences for you to enjoy while you're on our virtual platform. So, please feel free to explore the various gamification options available.

Gamification

A leaderboard will help fuel the friendly competition and add to the overal experience. Accumulate points for each activity mentioned below for a chance to win vouchers in our raffles.


Most engaged delagates stand a chance to win big

3000

Points

PER PARTNER

Video/audio chat with Partner rep at their booth

2000

Points

Complete the survey form

1000

Points

Attend (any 1) Platinum Session

1000

Points

Attend (any 1) Technology Focus Group

500

Points

Download content from Partner booth

200

Points

Ask a question during session

*The attendee must be an end user having a role in the IT purchasing decision processes of corporate companies.
**Attendees must complete the event survey on the digital event platform. It is mandatory to share corporate e-mail information, personal e-mail addresses will not be accepted.
***Should multiple attendees hold the same number of points, a randomizer will determine the winning positions.

Aside from the leaderboard, we'll also be announcing winners in real time across the following categories:

  1. Ask a question after each session for a chance to win raffle vouchers
  2. Attend the start of a track for a chance to win raffle vouchers
  3. Stay till the end of a track for a chance to win raffle vouchers
  4. Tweet about the event for a chance to win raffle vouchers

Contact Us

Ronita Bhattacharjee

Vice President - Conferences, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey

+971 4 391 2747

Taher Hamdan

Senior Sales Manager, Conferences, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa

+971506591320

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