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Calendar of 2021 Virtual Summits

February 16-18

Companies scrambled in 2020 to deal with suddenly expanded work from-home requirements and all the security, infrastructure, and management challenges that came along with our altered workplaces. CIO's Future of Work Summit will provide you with the ideas, best practices, and real-world leadership lessons for what’s ahead in work.

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March 16-18

The security ground shifted under our feet in 2020, driven by workforce and market dynamics which grew out of the pandemic. CSO’s Cybersecurity Summit will look at how organizations can chart a secure path despite rising risks as the world prepares to move beyond the pandemic.

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April 13-15

A lot of companies talk the talk about analytics, but they don’t walk the walk. Is your organization really capitalizing on high value data to drive speedy decisions? The Analytics Imperative Summit helps prepare IT to lead business into the future by creating and executing on a carefully crafted analytics strategy.

May 11-13

The COVID-19 crisis was a shock to the system and many companies just weren’t prepared for the strain. In fact, more than half the companies surveyed by IDG said their disaster planning didn’t hold up during the pandemic. The IT Recovery & Resiliency Summit will deliver best practices on how to automate, streamline, analyze, and succeed in the post-2020 IT environment.

June 15-17

Cloud adoption was already accelerating and then the pandemic crisis provided a supercharger boost – as well as an imperative for IT leaders to take stock of their current cloud deployments. The Cloud Summit will help you level set your strategy and create the flexible, dynamic multi-cloud architecture your business needs for success.

July 20-22

The security ground shifted under our feet in 2020, driven by workforce and market dynamics which grew out of the pandemic. CSO’s Cybersecurity Summit will look at how organizations can chart a secure path despite rising risks as the world prepares to move beyond the pandemic.

August 17-19

You’ll learn how some of the world’s leading minds in IT are solving problems you’re grappling with. Visionary executives will talk in granular terms about innovations that enable their companies to thrive in this era of profound disruption. Plus we celebrate 100 organizations and the teams within them who are using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage,

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September 21-23

Companies scrambled in 2020 to deal with suddenly expanded work from-home requirements and all the security, infrastructure, and management challenges that came along with our altered workplaces. The Future of Work Summit will provide you with the ideas, best practices, and real-world leadership lessons for what’s ahead in work.

October 19-21

Edge computing is one of the fastest growing areas in tech. Developments in computing, software, cloud services, and networking at the edge promise big benefits for IoT, security, and improved customer experience. The Edge Computing Summit will help you shape and craft your plans into the technologies and services that will have the biggest impact on your deployments.

November 16-18

Top CISOs and CSOs will share their knowledge and expertise. You’ll tap a concentrated body of knowledge and gather strategies you can implement right away. The CSO50 Awards recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership.

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December 7-9

Cloud adoption was already accelerating and then the pandemic crisis provided a supercharger boost – as well as an imperative for IT leaders to take stock of their current cloud deployments. The Cloud Summit will help you level set your strategy and create the flexible, dynamic multi-cloud architecture your business needs for success.

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Virtual Summits

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These immersive conferences include talks by top industry leaders, the chance to engage and chat one-on-one with tech experts and peers, access to valuable content from IDG’s leading brands, and more.

Virtual Roundtables

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Live, one-hour gatherings of 6-8 participants led by experts who facilitate a deep dive into a variety of critical topics. Come with questions and challenges. Leave with real-time actionable solutions that will benefit your organization.

Awards programs

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These prestigious accolades from premier programs such as CIO100 and CSO50 recognize the technology world’s most accomplished leaders, innovative organizations, outstanding achievement in IT management, and more.

Exceptional Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of IDG events enables you to build relationships with highly prized decision makers, generate leads, and comes with meaningful guarantees. There’s also the opportunity to deliver your company’s thought leadership platform. Here are some of our many sponsors.

Industry Experts with Invaluable Know-how

Top CIOs, CSOs, and CISOs share the strategies that enable their organization to thrive in these historically challenging times. Here are just a few of the leaders who have taken our virtual stage.

Curt Garner

Curt Garner

CTO
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Madhuri Andrews

Madhuri Andrews

SVP, CDIO
Jacobs

Roland Cloutier

Roland Cloutier

CSO
TikTok

Tim Youngblood

Tim Youngblood

Corporate VP, Global CISO
McDonald's Corporation

Angela Burnette

Angela Burnette

Global Cybersecurity Assurance Manager, Global Security Program Development
Aflac

Aravind Swaminathan

Aravind Swaminathan

Global Co-Chair, Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas

CSO
Prudential Financial

Mojgan Lefebvre

Mojgan Lefebvre

EVP & Chief Technology and Operations Officer
Travelers

Aarti Shah

Aarti Shah

SVP & Chief Information and Digital Officer
Eli Lilly and Company

Anupam Khare

Anupam Khare

SVP & CIO
Oshkosh Corporation, Inc.

In Their Own Words

“Very productive use of my time. I attend these events to help keep up with technological advances and the state of the practice. I often get information at this event to pass to my team to keep them informed on solutions that we may want to incorporate in our environment.”
Digital Workplace Event Attendee

“I had planned on viewing today’s session later tonight but they were so good I viewed them live. Great line up today. And the topics were very applicable and timely for my company.”
CSO50 Conference and Awards Attendee

“Great relevant topics! Great presenters and good examples of how they overcame obstacles to deliver value. Always come back with some good nuggets of useful info from these events.”
CIO Conference and Awards Attendee

“I like the camaraderie of people getting together to discuss ideas and solutions to common problems.”
Security and Risk Attendee