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By Invitation Only: 100 IT leaders collaborate in a day of thought-leading exchange as we examine directions from within the Office of the CIO; all under the umbrella of riveting keynotes, revealing panels, engaging round-tables and unparalleled networking.

WHAT TO EXPECT...

A day of intimate collaboration

We’ve gathered 100 leading CIOs and IT strategists from the biggest brands and largest enterprises under one roof for one day - this is true #CIOcollaboration.

Located in the heart of Detroit

Detroit is home to some of the countries top IT leaders so we picked this beautiful city to house our #CIOcollaboration. 

Today's conversations will be over a Michelin lunch and exquisite cocktails.

Epicurean Lunch & World Cocktails

By hand picking our invitees we were able to engineer an audience of top IT leaders from a diverse range of industries - we've created a true melting pot of insight.

By invitation-only

Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront

CIODetroit on September 26th, 2019 is proudly hosted at Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront in the heart of Detroit.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to the venue?

FREE Uber passes are on us or take Valet at NO cost.

Being a closed-door event of 100 leaders that were specifically invited there is NO fee to attend.

Is there a FEE?

Are there any speaking opportunities?

If you would like to be considered for seat on one of the panels
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Can I refer a colleague?

All referrals must be approved by our event producer. Simply
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Sponsored by companies that support the marketing strengths of some of the largest brands in the world

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EVENT ADDRESS

Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
2 Washington Blvd Detroit, MI 48226
Time: 9:30 to 3:45

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Every year at CXOsync we explore directions from within the Office of the CIO; what are these strategists planning and what paths are they taking? Through these discussions we're able to understand their paths and identify industry trends. By pairing our audience with a selection of industry innovators on edge of product and solution development for the enterprise we're able to incubate true thought-leaders with actionable technology. From leading blue-chips like IBM, Microsoft and CISCO to newly funded start-ups this is where we gather the latest and greatest.

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EXHIBITORS

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

9:30 AM - 3:45 PM

Insight leaders... 

MODERATOR & CHAIR

Macario Gallegos

(Present)

World renowned thought-leaders take stage at CIOsynergy; those who have walked the line from concept to reality. From the founders the of the most disruptive companies of our time to the CEO's that have soared revenues and market share through the adoption and support of innovative cultures... These are the CIOsynergy thought-leaders that breed conversations that just don't happen within the confines of the office .

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The Schedule

Registration

Check-in, grab a coffee and prepare for a day of collaboration, today's discussions start in the CIOlounge where you'll join Detroit's leading digital strategists.

4 Top CIOs take stage to predict what IT trends will peak over the next 12 months. Which prediction will crown our #ITpsychic.  

The Predictions Panel

Nitin SethiDirector - IT, Visteon Corporation

Raj PolankiHead of Analytics & Data Science - Americas Region, Wacker

Dan RaineyCIO, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Scott BendleCIO, Rigaku Americas Holdings

Setting the Tone

Moderator Sanjog Aul sets the tone for a day of intimate collaboration as he welcomes Detroit's top IT leaders.

More than a cocktail reception these are the connections that add light to daily decisions made. Conversations with colleagues and peers in the CIOlounge under the umbrella of the latest technologies and visionaries behind them.

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Leaders Lunch

Connecting the dots at CIODetroit; this epicurean lunch is the foundation for today's relationship building.

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are these IT leaders embracing digital? We'll find out in this investigative discussion that goes beyond the successes to pin-point hurdles, strategies, best-practices and those ever important lessons learned.

The CIOpanel

John HillCIO, Carhartt

Daryl DellingerCIO, Continental Automotive

Tareq Falah, VP, IT, Creative Foam Corp

Jeff Bowden, CIO, Seco Tools

Mark Tellier, CIO, Michigan National Guard

The Women In Technology panel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WIT panelists share (not shares) their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

Cathleen CurleyCIO, University of Michigan

Deb FettCIO, Ingham County

Sandra ShortVP, IT, BorgWarner

Grab a coffee while touring the latest enterprise innovation our sponsors have to offer.

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Sweet Collaboration

Round-tables congregate over dessert; nothing makes more sense of IT roadmaps than stories of ROI, it's battles and game plans over dessert.

Thursday, September 26th, 2019  /  9:30 AM - 3:45 PM

#CIOdraw

We know IT folks love gadgets that's why you'll love the CIOdraw. Our sponsors have put forth a compilation of great giveaways; from Apple's latest to Amazon's voice automation and even weekend getaways at BMW driving schools. At CIOsynergy we’ve seen it ALL, but are always taken aback as they get better and better.

Adapting to Fight Back: How Cyber AI Neutralizes Never-Before-Seen Threats - Darktrace

Artificial intelligence is sometimes spoken about as something that will, in the future, secure companies’ networks. However, cyber AI has already been deployed by thousands of companies to detect and fight back against increasingly advanced, fast-moving, and stealthy threats. This session will unpack the benefits and challenges of these deployments. By exploring the advantages of different machine learning approaches and talking about the potential barriers to adoption, this session will arm attendees with the knowledge they need to evaluate AI cyber defense for their own organizations.

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WHAT IT LEADERS SAY

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The #WITpanel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WIT panelists share (not shares) their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

Cathleen Curley

CIO, University of Michigan

Deb Fett

CIO, Ingham County

Sandra Short

VP, IT, BorgWarner

Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are they improving customer experience; data consolidation, harmonization and enrichment; how to implement predictive analytics; and Cybersecurity concerns on the CIOs desk.

The #CIOpanel

CIO, Carhartt 

John Hill

Daryl Dellinger

CIO, Continental Automotive

Tareq Falah

VP, IT, Creative Foam Corp

Jeff Bowden

CIO, Seco Tools

Mark Tellier

CIO, Michigan National Guard

The #PredictionsPanel

CIOs must manage not only for today, but for tomorrow, and for years into the future. This implies a constant job of predicting what is going to happen next -- at your company, in technology advancements, in competitive marketplace conditions, and more. Our Predictions Panelists are asked to take the stage and share insights they foresee for 2020. Which Prediction will crown the next #ITpsychic?

Raj Polanki

Head of Analytics & Data Science - Americas Region, Wacker

Director - IT, Visteon Corporation

Nitin Sethi

Dan Rainey

CIO, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Scott Bendle

CIO, Rigaku Americas Holdings