SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's InformationWeek today announced the return of the InformationWeek Conference, the exclusive business technology leadership event hosted alongside Interop Las Vegas. Open only to C-level and senior IT executives, the InformationWeek Conference will take place April 27-28 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.informationweek.com/conference.
The InformationWeek Conference features two days of high-level education and knowledge sharing led by world-class CIOs and thought leaders. With a focus on digital business, the program will explore the best practices and challenges IT executives face as they tear down traditional borders within their companies. CIOs will share strategies that drive competitive advantage and leverage next generation technologies such as data analytics, cloud and mobile.
Featured keynote speakers include:
- Chris Anderson, CEO, 3D Robotics
- Michael Gliedman, SVP and CIO, NBA
- Karenann Terrell, EVP and CIO, Walmart
The InformationWeek Conference culminates on Tuesday evening with the InformationWeek Elite 100 Awards & Gala. This will mark the 27th year the editors of InformationWeek recognize and rank the most innovative implementations of business technology across a range of U.S. industries. For more information about the submission process and requirements visit http://ubm.io/IWKElite100. The submission deadline is January 16.
"Together Interop Las Vegas and the InformationWeek Conference provide content for all roles across the IT spectrum - from network admins to IT managers to CIOs," said InformationWeek Brand Director Kelley Damore. "All in one major show, IT professionals will have the opportunity to view the latest innovations, network with peers and gain knowledge that will further their careers."
For the first time, Interop and InformationWeek will co-present the IT Hero award to promote leadership and service within the tech community. Managers are encouraged to nominate individuals who demonstrate the ability to collaborate and adapt in a changing technology landscape. For more information and to submit nominations by February 6, visit http://reg.informationweek.com/ITHeroAward.
Both Interop and the InformationWeek Conference are produced by UBM Tech.
Register for Interop and/or InformationWeek Conference: http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/registration/
Apply for a media pass: http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/media-center/
Interop is the leading independent IT industry event dedicated to providing technology professionals with the unbiased information they need to thrive as new technologies continue to transform the enterprise. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop connects all levels of the IT community by showcasing the latest innovations and technologies while providing unique opportunities for networking and career advancement. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop allows attendees to gain insight into the future of technology, the outlook for the IT industry, and the possibilities of what it means to be in IT. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with annual international events in India, London and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and partners. For more information about these events, visit www.interop.com.
InformationWeek is the leading news and analysis media brand for business technology decision-makers, serving CIOs and other IT leaders in a range of industries through its award-winning community website, digital magazines, and live events. For more information, go to http://www.informationweek.com/.
SOURCE UBM Tech