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C-Level Forum in Toronto

CIPS members are invited to attend the 2008 CIO Peer Forum in Toronto at the CIO association member rate. The CIO Peer Forum is the annual event of the CIO Association of Canada.

The CIO Peer Forum 2008 will bring together CIOs and C-Level Executives from across Canada for an event of learning, reflection and peer-to-peer discussions to examine the changing / endangered role of the future CIO. The forum will feature thought provoking ideas from industry experts as well as interactive sessions where panels of IT and business leaders share their experiences and insights on the current and future state of the CIO.

Program Schedule
Thursday April 17, 2008 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Leadershift: Thriving in 2020
    Keynote - Dr. Nick Bontis
    During this enlightening and action-packed opening keynote Nick will inspire you to new ways of working; improve your ability to manage change and constant technological flux; lift productivity and efficiency for you and your organization; speed up innovation while driving business results; achieve industry leading competitiveness; determine what action you can take on Monday morning.
  • CXO Panel: Views from the Executive Suite
    What do CEOs and other C-level executives see as the CIO role in the future. Would businesses have a need for CIOs? What would their role be? What key qualities do they need to bring to the table?
  • State of the CIO: Current and Future Challenges
    Interact with your peers and share perspectives of the current and future challenges CIOs face. Facilitators at each table will present findings at the end of the session.
  • The CIO Profession: Driving Innovation and Competitive Advantage
    This pres