One agenda does not necessarily fit all, which is why we have put together a variety of options enabling CIOs to tailor the Summit experience to reflect their own individual needs:

2 x Technology Tracks

Running under the main event's theme of 'Enabling Dynamic Change for the Digital Era' will be two parallel technology tracks featuring panel discussions built around the following era-defining themes:

  • Maximizing Performance with Software-Defined Infrastructure
  • Truth or Dare: Reality & Risks in Today‚Äôs Digital Security World

8 x Focus Groups

With each session featuring no more than 20 CIOs, our handpicked Focus Groups will introduce a new level of interaction to the Middle East CIO Summit 2017, ensuring maximum facetime between the providers of cutting-edge technology solutions and the senior executives responsible for driving their implementation.

6 x CIO Workshops

Back by popular demand, our exclusive CIO Workshops will leverage expertise developed through IDC's groundbreaking IT Executive Programs to provide attendees with in-depth insights into the following topics:

  • Developing Skills for the Digital World
  • DevOps Practices that Deliver Transformation & Cost Reduction
  • Leading in 3D: 100 Days to Set the Stage for Digital Transformation
  • The Shortcomings of Bimodal IT: Digital Transformation Demands a Full Spectrum Leadership Model
  • The CIO's Guide to Strategic Architecture: How to use Architecture as a Tool for Digital Transformation
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis for Security Programs