The IT Directors' Forum
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This conference programme aims to give senior IT professionals access to new ideas, solutions and innovations to help take their departments and companies forward. The agenda is pitched at a high level and we endeavour to present new case studies and new thinkers on the programme each year.

Keynote and seminar sessions give a high-level view of the IT industry, offering predictions and insights to help delegates form their future IT strategies. The interactive workshops and discussion groups complement the larger sessions by drilling down into specific issues, allowing delegates to share their collective experiences and to learn how their peers are dealing with similar situations.


CPD Certified

cpd_certified_rgb.pngThe IT Directors' Forum qualifies for CPD credits. All delegate attendees will receive a CPD certificate after the event.

For further information on CPD accreditation please visit : http://www.cpduk.co.uk

Take part in the programme

If you would like to participate in the programme or recommend any speakers or topics please email Steve McCuaig or call on +1 647 409 9181
2018 / Keynotes
2018 / Keynotes
  • Opening Keynote:

    Rohit Talwar, Award Winning Futurist, Author and CEO of Fast Future

    Rohit is a global futurist, award-winning motivational speaker, strategic advisor, author, entrepreneur, and the CEO of Fast Future. He delivers keynote speeches, executive education, consultancy, research, and future-focused leadership mentoring to clients internationally. He works with major corporations, business schools, governments, professional services, investors, associations, and NGOs to help them anticipate, prepare for and create the future. He has delivered over 1500 keynote speeches and executive workshops in 70+ countries on six continents.

    Rohit leads Fast Future Publishing - delivering a series of multi-contributor books exploring the emerging future. He is the co-author of Designing Your Future, lead editor and a contributing author for The Future of Business, and editor of Technology vs. Humanity. He is also a co-editor and contributor for the recently published Beyond Genuine Stupidity – Ensuring AI Serves Humanity, and three forthcoming books - Future Transformations – Reimagining Life, Society, and Business, Unleashing Human Potential – The Future of AI in Business, and 50:50 – Scenarios for the Next 50 Years.

     

2018 / Discussion Groups
2018 / Discussion Groups
  • Discussion Group: Insourcing v Outsourcing

    Moderated by your peers

    Do you know what can be done in-house, and what is best having partners to develop? What are your strengths compared to what is best not having to think about? Do economies of scale make sense to farm out certain tasks, or are you wasting money that could be better focused elsewhere?

    Poo...

     

    Discussion Group: AI

    Moderated by your peers

    Everyone’s talking about AI being the next big shift, but will it become:

    A) the ubiquitous game-changer that permanently changes the landscape of numerous industries,

    B) another empty catch-all that the C-suite demands as ‘innovation’, or

    C) a tool that will blend into the ever...

     

  • Discussion Group: Cyber Threat Intelligence

    Moderated by your peers

    The best technological security measures mean nothing if you don’t know what you are protecting yourself against. This is the latest in our series of Cyber Discussion Groups, created for IT Directors, CISOs and CIOs to gain the most up-to-date information on what is going on in the world of ha...

     

    Discussion Group: The Impact of IT on Culture (and vice versa)

    Moderated by your peers

    The IT Department has evolved from back-office, to business partner, and now to driver of strategy and innovation. This greater influence will bleed into how people interact internally and how the company is perceived externally. But are we prepared for this? Does this change the DNA of the ...

     


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