Calgary CIO Virtual Executive Summit

October 20, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm MDT

October 20, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm MDT

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Collaborate with your peers

Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Calgary CIO Virtual Executive Summit.

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

Transforming Business Culture

New Tools and Processes for a Digital World

The Future of the CIO & CISO

Co-Chairs

Brian Bench

CNOOC International
CIO & Vice President – Global IT

Steve Biswanger

ATCO
VP & CISO

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

Shaun Guthrie

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Senior Director Information Technology

Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp.
Vice President, Information Technology

Jason Hinchliff

Husky Energy
VP & Chief Information Officer

Devon Smibert

NOVA Chemicals
Director, Cybersecurity

Suzie Smibert

Finning
Global Director Enterprise Architecture & CISO

Agenda


October 20, 2020

8:00am - 9:00am MDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Future Focus - 2021 CIO & CISO Strategies

To kick off the day, this panel of CIOs and CISOs will share their top of mind priorities for 2021. With learnings from the unprecedented environment of 2020, what leadership, organizational and technology priorities are technology and security leaders looking to address?

9:00am - 10:00am MDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Boardroom Sponsored by Trend Micro

Trend Micro guides this engaging discussion.

9:00am - 10:00am MDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

IT Strategy Shift – Pivoting with the Digital Customer


The spring pandemic only accelerated the growing trend of building out engaging digital experiences that meet your customers where they live. In this boardroom discussion, CIOs collaborate over new and innovative ways to connect digital-first consumers with the brands they follow. 

In this virtual boardroom discussion, CIOs will discuss:

  • Strategies to partner across the organization to drive digital offerings

  • How to identify and execute digital priorities

  • Best practices for implementing on an accelerated timeline


10:00am - 11:00am MDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Leading Through Disruption

The timeline for adopting strategic technology and security trends rapidly increased in recent months, and now CIOs and CISOs are on the forefront of leading innovative business opportunities. Join a C-level executive from our community as they share how their organization pivoted through the disruptions of 2020 to drive business strategy and engagement.

11:00am - 12:00pm MDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

The Real Value of AI


Management boards and CIOs alike talk at length about the potential impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on business processes, proficiency and performance. This session aims beyond the AI hype to target real world results in the enterprise. 

Join your peers to discuss:  

  • Building AI awareness and capabilities to move from POCs to production 

  • Practical use cases that drive successful outcomes  

  • The right tools and suppliers for your business 


11:00am - 12:00pm MDT Virtual Summit Boardroom

Navigating the Organization Through Tomorrow’s Cyberthreats


At a time when customer trust is paramount and private data is precious, a major breach can be catastrophic for any organization. Effective security is an essential part of effective business strategy, yet security leaders face an ever-growing challenge to guide their enterprise through the evolving threat landscape.

Join your peers in this virtual boardroom to discuss:

  • Strategies for addressing the emerging threat landscape

  • The role today’s CISO plays in guiding business strategy to mitigate risk

  • Communication strategies for educating users about security – and holding them accountable


12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT Virtual Summit Keynote

Closing Keynote

Please check back soon for more details

12:45pm - 1:15pm MDT Networking

Community Discussion

An informal and interactive opportunity for you to network with peers in small groups. 

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Calgary CIO Program Manager


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program manager.

Laura Halley

971-978-5042

laura.halley@evanta.com