UK & Ireland CDO Executive Summit

20 June 2023 | Royal Lancaster London

20 June 2023
Royal Lancaster London


Collaborate with your peers

Get together with UK & Ireland's top CDOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDOs today:

Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise

Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making

Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

UK & Ireland CDO Governing Body

The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CDOs, for CDOs.

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CDO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.

Community Networking

Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your UK & Ireland CDO community.

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.


Keynote Session

Breaking Through the Hype – Practical Applications of Generative AI for CDAOs

Join Brian Burke (Research Vice President, Gartner) where he will explore what Generative AI is, what it could me for you as a CDAO right now, and the promise it could hold for the future. 

Breakout Sessions

Team Structure & Reporting Lines – Show and Tell

Organisations Data Team operate differently response to different business needs. In this interactive session, CDAOs from different organisations will present short “board pitches” covering what their team structures & reporting lines, followed by an open discussion.

In this interactive session we will explore:

  • Who do you report to?
  • What does your team look like?
  • What happens in your business units compared to the center?

Exploring the CDAO's Role in ESG

There has been a sharp increase in the call for companies to be more transparent about their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance, particularly from investors, employees, and consumers. CDAOs play a key role in enabling organisations to report accurate ESG data and aiding their companies to track their progress in becoming more sustainable.

This session will question how ESG data is making a difference, and how different firms are using this data to position their sustainability targets and also improve the transparency of the data. ESG offers a huge opportunity for CDAOs to be front of mind and lead the charge on improving their companies' impact on the world.

Advancing the Data-Driven Enterprise

Gaps in the use of data and analytics grow wider as organisations continue to struggle with how to translate data insights into impact. Organisational culture, data literacy, effective data and analytics communication are essential for CDOs to support business leaders and their organisations to leverage the true value of information assets.

In this session, We’ll discuss:

  • Creating impactful data literacy trainings for the enterprise
  • Developing a strong data and analytics communications strategy
  • Utilising frameworks and common language around what it means to be data informed


We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming in-person gathering

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Venue & Accommodation

Royal Lancaster London

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Royal Lancaster London at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling +44 020 7551 6000. Please mention 2023 UK CDO Executive Summit to ensure the appropriate room rate.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of £384 GBP (plus tax) is 31 May 2023.

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Community Programme Manager

For inquiries related to this community, please reach out to your dedicated contact.

Izzy Grassick

Community Programme Manager

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