"This year's attendees will gain actionable academic knowledge and real world insights to help guide them on their individual CIO adventure," said Lindsey Anderson, Chair of the 2017 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. "We are excited to once again bring global business and industry thought leaders together to exchange ideas and explore and discuss the newest enterprise technological innovations and challenges."
More than a dozen keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions tied to this year's theme "The CIO Adventure: Now, Next and…Beyond" will feature more than 60 business leaders, technology trendsetters, and thought leaders from academia. Potential topics to be addressed during the conference, include:
- Pathways to Future Ready: The Digital Playbook
- Winning with the Internet of Things
- Talent Wars in the Digital Age
- Measuring ROI for Cybersecurity: Is It Real or a Mirage?
- Putting AI to Work
- Trusted Data: The Role of Blockchain, Secure Identity, and Encryption
- The New Ethics of Tech: Who's Watching the Coders?
- Overcoming Big Data Disillusionment
MIT Technology Review Editor in Chief, Jason Pontin, will also conduct a fireside chat with MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee to provide attendees with a sneak peek into their forthcoming book, Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing the Digital Economy.
Additionally, the Symposium's Innovation Showcase will feature 10 carefully selected early-stage companies that are providing innovative and valuable IT solutions. The Showcase will be open to the public from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is co-organized by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). It will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. Early bird registration discounts are effective until March 1, 2017. For more information and to register, please visit www.mitcio.com.
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