Philadelphia CIO Executive Summit

November 17, 2022 | Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

November 17, 2022
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with Philadelphia's top CIOs 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 CIOs today:

Creating a Thriving Tech Culture Across the Business

Overcoming the Talent Barrier with Successful Strategy

Building Strength in Cyber – communicating risk and building resilience

Philadelphia CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Joshua Beeman

University of Pennsylvania
Associate CIO

Tricia Blair

Aon Corporation
Chief Digital Officer

Dawn Kirchner-King

Armstrong World Industries
CIO

Edward Malinowski

Bayada Home Health Care
CIO & CISO

Vishi Viswanathan

Day & Zimmermann Group
CIO & SVP Business Services

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CIO 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 Philadelphia CIO 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.

Agenda


November 17, 2022 - morning

7:45am - 8:45am  Registration & Breakfast

8:45am - 9:30am  Keynote

Stress Management Strategies for Effective Leadership

Oluyinka Ajirotutu headshot

Oluyinka Ajirotutu

Stress Management & Lifestyle Change Expert

Guest Speaker

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), there are an unprecedented number of employees struggling with stress and mental health concerns that negatively impact their work and home life. The skill of stress management is more important than ever for leaders to motivate and support their teams effectively while sustaining personal wellbeing.  

Join this interactive keynote to:  

  • Understand the critical role leaders play regarding stress management that can improve employee morale, retention and productivity 
  • Learn key strategies to reduce stress, overcome burnout and develop resilience in the face of challenges
  • Develop a comprehensive stress management plan that will result in long-term wellbeing and enhanced quality of life

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Featured Executive Boardroom with DXC Technology

More information on the content of this session coming soon. 

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CxOs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Jeff Hull

10:45am - 11:20am  Networking Break

10:50am - 11:15am  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a 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.

November 17, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Let's Brainstorm! Solving the Talent Gap

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Dan Alig

CIO - The Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania

 Navigating the talent pool in a post-pandemic work environment has CIOs seeking out solutions to engage their teams and build up new talent. With employee expectations at an all-time high, CIOs are finding that now is the time to get creative.

Join this interactive session to debate and collaborate about team building scenarios including: 

  • Keeping the right people – thinking beyond just retention 
  • Mentoring a multigenerational workforce – creating operational excellence
  • Exploring employee potential – diversifying skill sets


12:05pm - 12:35pm  Lunch Service

12:35pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Featured Lunch Keynote with Citrix Systems, Inc.

 Stay tuned for more information on this featured session presented by Citrix Systems, Inc. 

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Building Resilient Cybersecurity Strategies

With a threat landscape that changes every day, it is crucial to keep cybersecurity strategies fresh and dynamic. As they say, it’s not about if a cyber-attack will happen – but when. Is your team prepared?

Join this interactive session to brainstorm cybersecurity hurdles including: 

  • Navigating third-party risks

  • Deterring insider threats

  • Communicating with the board during a crisis

 

November 17, 2022 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:40pm  Networking Break

2:15pm - 2:40pm  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a 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.

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Networking Break

3:45pm - 4:20pm  Keynote

Influencing the Next Generation of IT Leaders

Please stay tuned for more information on this upcoming keynote session. 

4:20pm - 4:50pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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Evanta programs are uniquely positioned to succeed in the current landscape.

  • Our invitation-only gatherings are designed to be smaller in scale, providing a safe and comfortable environment.
  • All in-person programs are local and complimentary, with zero impact on your organization’s T&E.

We are committed to creating the safest possible environment for all participants, partners, and associates. As a part of our commitment we will continue to monitor and adhere to government, venue, and health agency guidelines. Information on vaccinations, face mask guidance, on-site safety measures, and more, can be found here: Health and Safety Resource Policy.

Location


MORE INFORMATION

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing at a reduced conference rate. Reservations should be made online or by calling 1-888-225-9664. Please mention Evanta Executive Summit to ensure the appropriate room rate.

Deadline to book using the discounted room rate of $239 USD (plus tax) is October 24, 2022.

Your Community Partners


Global Thought Leader
CIO Thought Leaders
Key Partner
Program Partner

Philadelphia CIO Program Manager


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

Jeff Hull

Program Manager

214-649-0033

jeff.hull@evanta.com