“A great mix of quality networking and thought-provoking content. Very well planned and organized. I thoroughly enjoyed it.”
          — Steven Wolk, CTO, PC Richard & Son

IBM i CIO Summit Day 1 Agenda

 9:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
 9:45 Welcome — Alan Seiden, Seiden Group
Introductions and facilitated discussion of opportunities & challenges that CIOs face. Potential topics include:

  • How to respond more quickly to business demands
  • Modernizing IBM i applications
  • Skills enhancement/replacement
  • Delivering new mobile/web interfaces
  • Integration challenges
  • Business Intelligence using IBM i data
  • Managing expectations
  • Public perception of IT/Increasing the profile of IT’s value
  • ERP upgrade/replacement challenges
  • Determining the right priorities in a dynamic environment
  • How to discuss technology with business people
  • Figuring out how and when to use cloud solutions
11:15 Break
11:30 Scott Forstie, IBM’s Db2 for i Business Architect, shares his vision of Db2 for i and leads a discussion on how it is used to drive competitive advantage.
12:30 pm Lunch (provided) and Networking
1:30 Announced Soon
2:15 Breakout Discussions – Continuation
3:30 Break
3:45  Liam Allan, 21-year-old RPG and open source innovator, will speak about the future of IBM i that he is helping to create.
4:30 Wrap-up and Feedback

Request An Invitation/Nominate Your CIO

The CIO Summit is a no-charge event that is open to a limited number of CIOs or IT Directors with responsibility for application development. The next Summit will be held March 25-26, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. Complete the following form to have an invitation sent to your CIO or IT Director.
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Calling All IBM i CIOs

The CIO Summit is a free community event for a limited number of CIOs or IT Directors who manage development. IT executives can request an invitation directly or be nominated by others to receive an invitation.

DAY 1: Hilton Charlotte
University Place, Charlotte, NC

Hilton Charlotte

DAY 2: Hilton Charlotte
University Place

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