8:00

Coffee and registration

8:45

Welcome & opening address from the Chair

Ade McCormack

Ade McCormack

Digital Strategist, Author and Judge, CIO 100

How to deliver your Digital Strategy

8:55

Morning Keynote Address:  Addressing the unseen barriers to achieving your digital ambitions

There are many unseen barriers which could derail your organisation’s digital ambitions. In this session, Jos, a veteran in the CIO role with a career of 30 years behind him, has seen it all. He discusses the unseen barriers that all organisations face when trying to digitise products, channels and operations. And, identifies the key questions technology leaders need to ask about addressing them.

Jos Creese

Jos Creese

'The most influential and innovative CIO in the UK'

9:25

How do you keep start-ups from eating your lunch?

In order to succeed in digital business, established companies must disrupt themselves or be disrupted! They can’t afford to get bogged down in bureaucracy or adhere to traditional operating procedures. Thinking like a start-up, making speed and agility your watchwords offer a better chance of success. But, how do you do it? Fin, who has a foot in both camps, outlines the lessons incumbent businesses can learn from start-ups.

Fin Goulding

Fin Goulding

CIO, Aviva and Top 100 CIOs for 2016

9:45

Case Study: The story of a disruptor

Lessons on digital transformation from digital-only business and challenger Starling Bank, who has the grand ambition to shake up the banking establishment. Building services for digital savvy customers, this new business is aiming to deliver something really different that will be a step-change in the banking experience. What insights can CIOs learn from a digital-only business operating in a sector that’s ripe for disruption?

John Mountain

John Mountain

CIO, Starling Bank

10:05

Q&A with speakers

 

10:15

Morning Break

10:45

How to adapt and change to deliver your dream business outcomes

Recent research conducted by SungardAS offers insight into the challenges currently facing Irish organisations as they attempt to bring new technology and tools to end-users. By analysing the attitudes of both IT decision-makers and employees from the wider business, Brian presents a set of guidelines to help organisations make this continued evolution of IT a success.

Brian Finnegan

Brian Finnegan

Solutions Architect, Sungard Availability Services (Ireland)

11:05

What every CIO needs to know about technology risk and cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is often the no. 1 priority for CIOs. How do you effectively communicate the cybersecurity imperative and the measures needed to improve the health, resilience and sustainable growth of your company? Now that boards have woken up to the ever evolving and increasingly scary threat landscape, they are leaning on their CIOs to deliver protection.

Sean Rooney

Sean Rooney

Cyber Risk & Assurance Director, Integrity360

Building the teams you need to deliver digital success

11:25

The Future of Work – how talent has become even more critical in a rapidly changing workplace

Peter Cosgrove

Peter Cosgrove

Founder of the Future of Work Institute and Director, CPL

11:45

Panel Discussion: Building your dream team: What new skills and jobs will deliver the results you need?

The increasing pressure on IT to deliver growth through innovation, and to develop new business models through digitisation — at a faster pace than ever before — necessitates a healthy talent strategy. Our panel of seasoned technology leaders discuss what changes in skills, jobs and careers are on the horizon and what it means for CIOs and their organisations:

  • How do you develop your organisational skills for the digital future?

  • What skills will be valued and which ones will be replaced?

  • Will on-demand workers replace full-time employees?

  • Training, retaining and delighting the talent in a seller’s market
Stephen Reidy

Stephen Reidy

CIO, Three Ireland

Yvonne Goff

Yvonne Goff

Chief Clinical Information Officer, Health Services Executive

Alan Foy

Alan Foy

Group CEO, Blueface

Clodagh O’Donnell

Clodagh O’Donnell

Independent Consultant & Former CIO Aer Lingus & RTE

12:30

Lunch

1:20

Welcome back from the Chair

Ade McCormack

Ade McCormack

Digital Strategist, Author and judge, CIO 100

Leveraging technology to wow your customers

1:25

What emerging technologies will drive digital business?

Every company is a technology company at its core. So, it stands to reason that technology is your most strategic asset. Our speaker is working with businesses at the cutting edge of exploiting their technology assets and shares insights on what’s the next big thing on the CIO’s radar. From augmented and virtual reality to IoT, blockchain software and advanced analytics, what emerging technologies are fuelling new products and services and changing the way businesses operate and interact with customers?

Yvonne Kiely

Yvonne Kiely

Director and Digital Lead, Advisory, EY

1:45

GDPR explained: How to prepare for the approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply throughout the EU in 18 months. Here’s what your business needs to know.

Brendan Gavin

Brendan Gavin

Senior Associate, Corporate Law, ByrneWallace

2:05

Q&A with speakers

 

Your personal and professional agenda

2:15

Afternoon Keynote Address: Playing the leading role in your organisation’s digital journey… and creating the CIO role of the future

As a CIO you have the opportunity to play a leading role in your organisation’s digital journey. If you take this chance, you will be creating a vert different future for yourself as well as for your organisation. Ian, who has advised boards and executives across a range of industries, will discuss what the future will look like for CIOs that lead the way through this journey. He also outlines the actions that you can take now to ensure you capitalise on this opportunity and create your future CIO role.

Ian Cox

Ian Cox

Research Director, Gartner

2:45

Locknote Panel: The CIO is dead! Long live the CIO!

The demise of the CIO is a well-worn theme in technology circles. But the future is much more likely to be, :It’s life Jim. but just not as we know it”. Our panel of CIOs at the top of their game, examines the changing role and priorities of the CIO where our panel of technology leaders will give their views on:

  • What will impact CIOs most (for better or worse) over the next year? 5 years and beyond?
  • What are the top priorities of high performing CIOs and the business outcomes for which they will be increasingly held accountable?
  • Will CIOs finally win, earn and merit inclusion and acceptance at board level?
  • Can an old dog be taught new tricks or will it take a new breed to succeed in the future?
Ian Cox

Ian Cox

Research Director, Gartner

Ruth Buckley

Ruth Buckley

Head of ICT and Business Services, Cork City Council

Tim Hynes

Tim Hynes

CIO, AIB

Michael Duggan

Michael Duggan

Global CIO, Oxfam

3:25

Wrap up, chat and summit close