9:00 am – 9:45 am
Registration and light refreshments
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Jesse Hirsh, MC
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Fawn Annan, President and Group Publisher ITWC
Jim Love, CIO ITWC
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Opening Keynote: The Pivotal CIO – Using Data to Drive Strategic Change
The leadership challenge of managing change is a constant in the lives of IT executives, especially today with so many businesses tackling digital transformation initiatives. They are expected to be “pivotal” and bring a unique "helicopter view" across the data, systems and processes necessary to make any transformational effort a success. In this fireside discussion, Kevin Fleet, Vice President of Professional Services at Informatica and Victor Dudemaine, Information Management, Big Data Strategy & Transformation Executive at Sun Life will chat with ITWC CIO Jim Love to share their expertise and unique perspectives on the business leadership and marketing skills every IT leader must possess in this age of digital transformation.
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Opening Town Hall: Digital Transformation and the Corner Office
What CIOs are thinking as disruptors change the landscape. Insights from the 2017 CIO Census.
Jim Love, CIO ITWC
Kovar Gregory, Sr. Director, Presales, Public Sector , CA Technologies
11:15 am - 12:00 am
FinTech coming of age?
Just three years ago FinTech was about startups breaking open banking. Today many of the early disruptors are working closely with financial institutions and the big banks are rolling out digital innovations with gusto. This panel will provide a glimpse of the future in finance.
Dr. Rick Huijbregts Vice President, Digital Transformation and Innovation Cisco Canada
Natalie Cartwright, COO, Finn.ai
Andrew Graham, Co-founder and CEO of Borrowell
Kevin Paget, VP, Digital Strategy and User Experience, CIBC
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch - with Digital quiz: Round 1
Join your table to test your knowledge of Canadian technology and business. There will be prizes so chose your answers carefully
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tele Presentation: Digital government: How digital transformation can help the public sector meet citizen expectations
Cathy Simpson, T4G VP (Public Sector) will use case studies to showcase government success stories and the lessons/challenges of delivering public services.
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Panel: Digital Healthcare
As patients grow more comfortable using digital networks and services, they are being empowered to take greater control over their own healthcare decisions. Is the next wave in digital services around the corner (and what will it bring) or will it be delayed by the myriad of stakeholders, regulation and privacy concerns.
Peter Bak, CIO Humber River Hospital
Karim Ramji, CIO Kinark Child and Family Services
Samantha Liscio, Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Enterprise Planning & Reporting eHealth Ontario
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Digital transformation from the trenches
Tony Nunes, International Healthcare Field Director, Dell Inc. discusses the three pillars of digital transformation and how they apply in the real world.
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Refreshment Break and the second round of the quiz: technology.
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Panel: Digital transformation and the customer
Whether its B2B or B2C, digital transformation is changing the face and the pace of the relationship between vendor and customer. Three leaders in very different fields offer their take on how organizations should be preparing to ensure they are on the right side of the coming digital divide.
Steve Papagiannis, Technology Director, Informatica
Stephanie Fry, VP Digital, Jackman Reinvents
Andrea Stairs, Managing Director, eBay Canada
John Comacchio, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Teknion Corporation
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet two with the technology smarts to have startup ambitions before they are out of high school.
Summary , Closing Remarks and an Invitation
Last round of digital quiz.
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
ITWC CIO Jim Love
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Inaugural Digital Transformation Award Reception
Join us in celebrating the achievements of the winners at a glittering cocktail reception.
Large Private: Dave Rideout, Informatica
Small Private: Andre Valiquette, Dell EMC
Small Public: Michael Turney, Cisco Canada
Large Public: Rejean Bougault, Avaya Canada