CIO Peer Forum 2023

Peer Forum 2023 Sessions

Wednesday May 3

7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast Buffet
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8:30 am - 8:40 amConference Opening
8:40 am - 8:45 amConference Road Map
8:45 am - 9:30 amOpening Keynote Presentation: The Bold Ones – Disrupt the Future & Ourselves
Shawn Kanungo
9:35 am - 10:20 amPlenary Session: The Human Centered Leader:  Driving Inclusive Innovation
Michelle Bazargan
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10:20 am - 10:40 amNetworking Break
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10:45 am - 12:05 pmTopic Discussions: 4 Corners Style
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12:05 pm - 1:15 pmLunch and CIO Impact Awards
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1:15 pm - 2:00 pmBreakout session A: Unlocking the Business Value of Conversational AI – Customer Experience
Jameson Lee
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1:15 pm - 2:00 pmBreakout Session B: ESI Security Session: How to stay secure while everything is changing on the journey to digital transformation. (Security)
Patrick Naoum, Troy Wilson
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1:15 pm - 2:00 pmBreakout Session C: Data
2:05 pm - 2:50 pmBreakout Session D: Innovation Led through User-Centric Design (Customer Experience)
Ian Lee, Nazli Eser Kaya, Catherine Chick
2:05 pm - 2:50 pmBreakout Session E: Demystifying law enforcement’s role in cybercrime and protecting critical infrastructure. (Security)
Robert Antonishen, Chris Lynam
2:05 pm - 2:50 pmBreakout Session F: The Data Maze – Fireside Chat (Data)
Robert Fodor, Dustin Lang
2:50 pm - 3:15 pmNetworking Break
3:15 pm - 4:10 pmCommunicating the security reality to the board with actionable and risk-based KPIs
Ram Vaidyanathan
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4:10 pm - 5:10 pmInnovation Panel: Leading Innovation from the C-Suite
Rex Lee, Paul Bellack, Jonathan Landon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmNetworking Reception

Thursday May 4

7:45 am - 8:30 amNetworking Breakfast
7:45 am - 8:30 amWomen In Tech Breakfast
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8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 am - 9:30 amThe Science of Human Connection – Where Inclusion and Wellness Meet
Samra Zafar
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9:35 am - 10:20 amBreakout Session G: (People)
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9:35 am - 10:20 amBreakout Session H: (Security)
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9:35 am - 10:20 amBreakout Session I: (Emerging Tech)
10:20 am - 10:50 amNetworking Break
10:50 am - 11:35 amBreakout Session J: The Six Change Personas™ – Multiplying your resilience and impact as a change-making CIO (People)
Edmond Mellina
10:50 am - 11:35 amBreakout Session K: All-Hands on Deck: The US-Canada Strategic Teamed Approach (Security)
Brian Abellera
10:50 am - 11:35 amBreakout Session L: Drones 101: Guidelines for IT and CIO’s (Emerging Tech)
Benoit Germain, Jean-Francois Pominville
11:40 am - 12:20 pmKeynote presentation: The Deadline is Today ….. The Future is Now!
Simon Trevarthen
12:20 pm - 1:30 pmLunch, table discussion, and closing
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pmInnovation Centre
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