2016 brought exciting opportunities, new technologies and with tech uprising like the Blockchain, AI, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Self-driving Cars and Advanced Speech Recognition, 2017 is going to break a disruptive technology in the digital industry.
Keeping the track of technology trends and IT innovations is tough. Luckily, we have conferences and events that make it easier to find and learn what’s new. It gives a unique experience of meeting the most inspiring expertise, share ideas, and having people in your network from around the world.
Here’s the event lists to attend in 2017 that’s worth a CIO’s attention and you might want to visit.
Gigaom AI Now
This event will give you blueprints and case studies on how to use AI in the industry. The attendees will get to Learn to be an intelligent machine master, they can prepare for AI-based shadow IT, and learn how to compete against competitors using AI and machine learning. Speakers includes, John Ball, General Manager of Einstein, Salesforce, Sandy Carter, AI Author; AI Entrepreneur, Jerry Kaplan, AI Author; Stanford Fellow, Paul Chapman, CIO, Box, Tom Keiser, CIO, Zendesk, Manoj Saxena, Former GM, IBM Watson; Executive Chairman, CongnitiveScale and many more AI expertise.
The event is scheduled to be held on February 15-16, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. The cost to attend the event ranges from regular pre-registration price of $1,795 to a walk-up VIP package at $4,995.
The can’t miss CIO event of the year, celebrates the 2016 CIO 100 Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees. It’s a three day event dedicated to “CUSTOMERS IN CONTROL: THE RACE TO INNOVATE”. The event offers, Industry Thought-Leader sessions, CIO Panel Discussions, Interactive Sessions, Sponsor Showcase and Networking Opportunities with Fortune 1000 colleagues from across the nation. Attendees will have an opportunity to get the latest tech updates and tactics, real-life case studies in CIO leadership and innovation, and of course bring experts to their network. Speakers includes, Stephen Gold, CIO and EVP, Business and Technology operations, CVS Health, Suresh Kumar, Senior EVP and CIO BNY Mellon Corp, Chris Laping, Cofounder and CEO, People Before Things, LLC, Mike Walsh, CEO and Author “The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas” and Robert Urwiler EVP and CIO, Vail Resorts Inc.
The event is scheduled to be held on August 14 to 16, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO.
Digital Transformation 2017
The Digital Transformation 2017 event, by Forrester, covers how digital has transformed the market context for every business and issues involved with the digital transformation. What business and technology leaders must do to provide a digital, social, and omnichannel experience for customers and employees and learn how to collaborate, and successfully transform the organization.
The event is scheduled to be held on May 9–10, 2017 in Chicago, IL and May 30, 2017, in Mumbai, India and 8–9, 2017, in London. Speakers are, Amit Bhatia, Senior Analyst, Forrester, Naveen Chhabra, Senior Analyst, Forrester, Frederic Giron, Vice President, Research Director, Forrester, Zhi Ying Ng, Analyst, Forrester, Somak Roy, Senior Analyst, Forrester, and Ashutosh Sharma, Vice President, Research Director, Forrester.
The cost ranges from $1,750 to $2,050.
Forbes CIO Summit
CIO plays a key role in bringing a significant value to the enterprises. It’s not easy with so many rising technology opportunities today, like digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence.
The Forbes CIO Summit event offers CIOs to find faster paths to seizing opportunity and mitigating risks requires and build network with CIOs, CEOs of leading technology firms, and venture capital companies from around the world. Speakers include, Antoine Blondeau, Sentient, Peter High, Metis Strategy, Tom Miller, Anthem, Paul Chapman, Gap Inc., Terry Bradwell, AARP.
The event to be held on April 23-24, 2017 in Half Moon Bay, CA.
Internet of Things World
A three day long event will be focused exclusively on the Internet of Things and help CIOs to find information on IoT technologies and IoT impact on healthcare, security, agriculture, Smart Cities, Manufacturing and supply, IoT data analytics and AI, Wearables and VR and more. The event’s key benefits and features are, free to attend expo, 8 conference tracks, executive keynote Day, IoT Developer stage, Startup city, Workshops and training sessions, Hackathon, Innovation of things award.
Speakers include, Dario Garcia, Facebook, Technical program Manager/AI, Ismail Malik, Blockchain Lab, CEO, Sam Bhattarai, Toshiba, Office of the CTO, Gene Han, Target, Head of innovation, consumer IoT. The event, to be held on May 16-18, 2017, in Santa Clara, CA and the cost to attend the event is starting at $2,295.
Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit
This event will help CIOs and IT leaders to learn how to put digital business theory into practice, deliver outcomes that enhance customer relationships, increase competitiveness and support enterprise growth. The event is for CIOs, Application Leaders, Infrastructure and operations Leaders and Data & Analytics Leaders. Colonel Chris Hadfield, Astronaut, engineer, pilot and author and Don Tapscott, Author and Entrepreneur, speakers from last year will be inspiring all the attendees at the event. The event will have Gartner Analyst Sessions, Gartner Analyst One-On-One Meetings, Analyst-User Roundtables, End-User Case Studies, Workshops, Face-To-Face Sponsor Meetings and more opportunities for attendees to build a network from around the world.
It’s a 3 day event in Toronto, Canada from 6 to 8 June, 2017.
Digital Strategy Innovation Summit
The event will cover all the challenges of digital strategy leaders and share innovative action points and key takeaways. The event will have 150+ Digital Strategy executives and 25+ industry expert keynote presentations. There will be an interactive workshop and a chance to meet experts and build new business relationships.
Allison Mezzafonte, SVP, Operations, Bauer Xcel Media, Sylvain Grande, SVP, Subscriptions Revenue, SoundCloud, Will Jackson, VP, Corporate Strategy, Pandora, David Berzin, VP, Social Data Strategy, Viacom, Jeremy Balkin, Head of Innovation, Retail Banking, HSBC and many more speakers from the world’s most innovative organizations will be present there to share their experience.
The event, to be held in New York on March 21 and 22, 2017 at New York Marriott Marquis, one of the premier hotels in Times Square.