CIO Europe Summit | September 23-25, 2019 | Hotel Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I - Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

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Keynote Presentation

Visionary speaker presents to entire audience on key issues, challenges and business opportunities

Keynote Presentations give attending delegates the opportunity to hear from leading voices in the industry. These presentations feature relevant topics and issues aligned with the speaker's experience and expertise, selected by the speaker in concert with the summit's Content Committee." title="Keynote Presentations give attending delegates the opportunity to hear from leading voices in the industry. These presentations feature relevant topics and issues aligned with the speaker's experience and expertise, selected by the speaker in concert with the summit's Content Committee.

Executive Visions

Panel moderated by Master of Ceremonies and headed by four executives discussing critical business topics

Executive Visions sessions are panel discussions that enable in-depth exchanges on critical business topics. Led by a moderator, these sessions encourage attending executives to address industry challenges and gain insight through interaction with expert panel members." title="Executive Visions sessions are panel discussions that enable in-depth exchanges on critical business topics. Led by a moderator, these sessions encourage attending executives to address industry challenges and gain insight through interaction with expert panel members.

Thought Leadership

Solution provider-led session giving high-level overview of opportunities

Led by an executive from the vendor community, Thought Leadership sessions provide comprehensive overviews of current business concerns, offering strategies and solutions for success. This is a unique opportunity to access the perspective of a leading member of the vendor community." title="Led by an executive from the vendor community, Thought Leadership sessions provide comprehensive overviews of current business concerns, offering strategies and solutions for success. This is a unique opportunity to access the perspective of a leading member of the vendor community.

Think Tank

End user-led session in boardroom style, focusing on best practices

Think Tanks are interactive sessions that place delegates in lively discussion and debate. Sessions admit only 15-20 participants at a time to ensure an intimate environment in which delegates can engage each other and have their voices heard." title="Think Tanks are interactive sessions that place delegates in lively discussion and debate. Sessions admit only 15-20 participants at a time to ensure an intimate environment in which delegates can engage each other and have their voices heard.

Roundtable

Interactive session led by a moderator, focused on industry issue

Led by an industry analyst, expert or a member of the vendor community, Roundtables are open-forum sessions with strategic guidance. Attending delegates gather to collaborate on common issues and challenges within a format that allows them to get things done." title="Led by an industry analyst, expert or a member of the vendor community, Roundtables are open-forum sessions with strategic guidance. Attending delegates gather to collaborate on common issues and challenges within a format that allows them to get things done.

Case Study

Overview of recent project successes and failures

Case Studies allow attending executives to hear compelling stories about implementations and projects, emphasizing best practices and lessons learned. Presentations are immediately followed by Q&A sessions." title="Case Studies allow attending executives to hear compelling stories about implementations and projects, emphasizing best practices and lessons learned. Presentations are immediately followed by Q&A sessions.

Focus Group

Discussion of business drivers within a particular industry area

Focus Groups allow executives to discuss business drivers within particular industry areas. These sessions allow attendees to isolate specific issues and work through them. Presentations last 15-20 minutes and are followed by Q&A sessions." title="Focus Groups allow executives to discuss business drivers within particular industry areas. These sessions allow attendees to isolate specific issues and work through them. Presentations last 15-20 minutes and are followed by Q&A sessions.

Analyst Q&A Session

Moderator-led coverage of the latest industry research

Q&A sessions cover the latest industry research, allowing attendees to gain insight on topics of interest through questions directed to a leading industry analyst." title="Q&A sessions cover the latest industry research, allowing attendees to gain insight on topics of interest through questions directed to a leading industry analyst.

Vendor Showcase

Several brief, pointed overviews of the newest solutions and services

Taking the form of three 10-minute elevator pitches by attending vendors, these sessions provide a concise and pointed overview of the latest solutions and services aligned with attendee needs and preferences." title="Taking the form of three 10-minute elevator pitches by attending vendors, these sessions provide a concise and pointed overview of the latest solutions and services aligned with attendee needs and preferences.

Executive Exchange

Pre-determined, one-on-one interaction revolving around solutions of interest

Executive Exchanges offer one-on-one interaction between executives and vendors. This is an opportunity for both parties to make key business contacts, ask direct questions and get the answers they need. Session content is prearranged and based on mutual interest." title="Executive Exchanges offer one-on-one interaction between executives and vendors. This is an opportunity for both parties to make key business contacts, ask direct questions and get the answers they need. Session content is prearranged and based on mutual interest.

Open Forum Luncheon

Informal discussions on pre-determined topics

Led by a moderator, Open Forum Luncheons offer attendees informal, yet focused discussions on current industry topics and trends over lunch." title="Led by a moderator, Open Forum Luncheons offer attendees informal, yet focused discussions on current industry topics and trends over lunch.

Networking Session

Unique activities at once relaxing, enjoyable and productive

Networking opportunities take various unique forms, merging enjoyable and relaxing activities with an environment conducive to in-depth conversation. These gatherings allow attendees to wind down between sessions and one-on-one meetings, while still furthering discussions and being productive." title="Networking opportunities take various unique forms, merging enjoyable and relaxing activities with an environment conducive to in-depth conversation. These gatherings allow attendees to wind down between sessions and one-on-one meetings, while still furthering discussions and being productive.

 

Monday, September 23, 2019 - CIO Europe Summit

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Registration & Greeting

 

1:00 pm - 1:10 pm

Welcome & Opening Remarks

 

1:10 pm - 1:45 pm

Keynote Presentation

Bringing Down the Barriers

With the role of the CIO expanding, CIOs are being pushed to increase digital business by using IT in ways that deliver cost saving methods and increased levels of productivity, as well as new opportunities. However, many believe that current methods for these opportunities have reached their end. As a result, it is time to reconfigure these methods in new, unique ways. 

Takeaways:  

  • Latest strategies or methods to increase digital business 
  • How to confront resiliency or resistance to new digital initiatives 
  • The different types of behavioral patterns or mindsets to confront

Presented by:

Paul Bokufa, CIO - Spain, McDonald's - Spain View details

 
 
 

1:50 pm - 2:25 pm

Keynote Presentation

Payment Innovation: Developments into The Blockchain Space

Payments are moving fast, and there are multiple initiatives to join the crypto space with the payments industry with different levels of integration with regulation: from fiat to cryptocurrencies. We would analyze the most recent developments and what is more important which are the unintended consequences and collateral effects of the different approaches. 

Takeaways: 

  • Fiat currencies vs stable-coins: The role of Libra. 
  • Collateral effects of CBDC. 
  • A new order: The road to a full-reserve banking?.

Presented by:

Alfonso Ayuso, Chief Innovation Officer, Banc Sabadell View details

 
 
 

2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Can Technology Alone Prevent Phishing Attacks & Breaches?

In a world where we are talking about trusting self-driving cars, will we totally trust self "threat assessing and action taking" cybersecurity systems? Is technology enough? What is the human role in both preventing and responding to attacks.

Takeaways:

  1. Employees continue to be one of the leading, if not the leading, entry point for security breaches
  2. Training about cyber attack approaches such as Phishing is important but using technology can help employees more consistently identify outside forces attempting to harm your company
 

3:00 pm - 3:25 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Regulations Mean Change

More complex regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), have come into play due to the rise of data breaches forces. As data today is viewed as a such an asset, it is also a tremendous liability. Understanding that, organizations must consider both while they implement technologies that will be both innovative their business, but also cost effective.

Takeaways:

  1. Understand the latest regulations, such as GDPR
  2. How to tell your CEO and other business stakeholders that data protection can be a key differentiator for your organization
  3. The steps needed to take to be regulatory compliant

Presented by:

Susana Calvo, Head Of Governance - CISO & DPO, Volkswagen Group EspaƱa DistribuciĆ³n

 

Think Tank

Artificial Intelligence and the Rise of Advanced Machine Learning

Often times, the terms "Artificial Intelligence" and "Advanced Machine Learning" are thought of interchangeably and while there is a relationship between AI and AML, to say they are the same thing is an oversimplification and misclassification. Rather the one begets the other with AI being the basic principle upon which AML is developed. As AI begins to mature and migrate away from purely advanced mathematical operations into decision making paradigms, AML steps forward as the predictive ability of machines to process vast quantities of data for the purposes of making decisions in ways that first mimic, but ultimately surpass (in terms of speed at the very least) those of humans. As data and analytics becomes foundational to the way every business operates, AI and AML will become foundational capabilities.

 

3:25 pm - 3:35 pm

Networking Break

 

3:40 pm - 4:05 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Machines Are Friends Not Foes: Cognitive Computing Accelerates the Journey

Popular movies, books and television shows typically position advanced technology as a threat to humanity and all we hold dear. Yet cognitive computing technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing and Augmented Reality (AR) are helping CIOs and CISOs make better decisions faster. We will discuss how cognitive computing can help us navigate the acceleration of activity and decisions that we are experiencing on our digital transformation journeys. 

Takeaways:  

  • New cognitive computing technologies can be unnerving and difficult to trust 
  • Used properly, cognitive computing technologies such as AI, ML and AR can provide data to humans in such a way to enable us to better prioritize the decisions we must make and make those decisions more effectively
 

4:10 pm - 4:35 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

The Solution for Your Legacy System's Security: The Cloud

Over lifespan of an organization, CIOs/CISOs have developed and implemented technologies that has been key to the organization's success. However, CISOs and their security teams today find themselves stuck ensuring that legacy systems are secure. The solution is cloud-delivered security products that are more agile with the ability to implement new detection methods and services faster than on-site solutions. While cloud security is an ideal solution, it is important to know that using the cloud is more than moving legacy management servers to the cloud. 

Takeaways:

  1. Review the status of legacy system security
  2. What cloud solutions are the best fit for their business
  3. What are the main needs in regards to system's scale, data telemetry, staff growth, machine learning, API-based access, and more

Think Tank

How Augmented Analytics Will Help Your Organization

Augmented Analytics focus on specific areas of augmented intelligence, using machine learning to enhance how data and analytics are presented and shared. As the capabilities of this technology advance rapidly, it is pivotal to understand these advancements. This session will cover Augmented Analytics' role as a key feature of data preparation, data management, modern analytics, business process management, process mining and data science platforms. 

Takeaways:  

  1. Learn more about Augmented Analytics' role as a key feature of data preparation and management, process management, process mining and data science platforms 
  2. How to optimize the decisions and actions of all entire team, not just those of analysts and data scientists 
  3. Using Augmented Analytics to automate the process of data preparation, insight generation and insight visualization
 

4:40 pm - 5:05 pm

Solutions Spotlight

Deep dives into the latest and greatest technology solutions to today's business problems. 
 

5:10 pm - 6:10 pm

Executive Visions Panel

The Revitalizing Change in the Roles of the CISO

A CISO's role, goals and objectives have drastically changed over the years as most CISOs supervise teams and units beyond their IT's security. Because of these changes in responsibilities, a CISO's success is measured in greater business metrics. As a result, the role of a CISO has become both more attractive and more demanding.

Takeaways:

  1. What are the significant changes regarding the role of the CISO
  2. How to keep up with the changing requirements
  3. How to properly measure a CISO's success
 

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Summit Networking Happy Hour

 

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Welcome Dinner & Entertainment

 

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

After Dinner Networking Reception

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - CIO Europe Summit

7:45 am - 8:30 am

Registration & Networking Breakfast

 

8:30 am - 8:40 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

 

8:40 am - 9:15 am

Keynote Presentation

Digital Transformation for Customers, Beyond IT

As part of the digital evolution, industrial systems are more and more connected. This means that more data are collected, analysed and exploited in our benefit, but at the same time, more exposed. Every day digital transformation is delivering benefit to companies from all industries and from all sizes, impacting both operations and business models to deliver more value from data analysis. How do we manage this transformation extending IT security will be a key component.

Presented by:

Enric Llaudet, Europe Security Officer, Schneider Electric

 
 

9:20 am - 9:55 am

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Keynote Presentation

Git What? How Next Gen Software Will Rock the CISO's World

Git, GitHub, GitLab, oh my! Containers, Kubernetes, and Serverless! Why should you care? This primer on key changes in software development will discuss how containers, orchestrators, and the DevOps tool chain, embraced by your developers, will impact your security program. We'll look at 10 steps you can take to ensure your security program remains relevant in this new world.

Sponsored by:

Gitlab EMEA View details

 
 

Presented by:

Cindy Blake, Senior Product Marketing Manager - Security, Gitlab EMEA View details

 
 
 

10:00 am - 10:25 am

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

The CISO Role: decoding the IT language into the Business one (and vice versa)

Information Technology is no longer supportive to the Business: It is part of it!

The Chief Information Security Officer is facing daily challenges that involves company's Business, but yet it is difficult to find a common language in the "negotiation table".

Mr. Juan Carlos Lopez Ruggiero- CSO at DXC Technology and EU Advisor- will present a pragmatic discussion approach that could facilitate the conversation between the two words, enabling the reduction of the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and demonstrate an ROI (Return of Investment) for the organization and his Business.

At the end of the presentation, a Q&A session for discussions and exchange of views is foreseen.

Presented by:

Juan Carlos Lopez Ruggiero, CISO, DXC Technology View details

 
 

Think Tank

AI-Driven Development

Due to market shifts, the need for collaboration between professional data scientists and application developers is no longer necessary. Today, professional developers can operate alone using predefined models to deliver the top, AI-enhanced solution. 

Takeaways:  

  • Learn more about how to utilize predefined AI integration models 
  • Learn how to apply AI to various data sciences, application development and testing functions 
  • Understand the potential benefit of self-governing programs over large data sets

Presented by:

Menno Vlietstra, CIO, Urenco

 
 

10:30 am - 10:55 am

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

Machines Are Friends Not Foes: Cognitive Computing Accelerates the Journey

Popular movies, books and television shows typically position advanced technology as a threat to humanity and all we hold dear. Yet cognitive computing technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing and Augmented Reality (AR) are helping CIOs and CISOs make better decisions faster.

Takeaways:

  1. We will discuss how cognitive computing can help us navigate the acceleration of activity and decisions that we are experiencing on our digital transformation journeys.
  2. New cognitive computing technologies can be unnerving and difficult to trust.
  3. Used properly, cognitive computing technologies such as AI, ML and AR can provide data to humans in such a way to enable us to better prioritize the decisions we must make and make those decisions more effectively.
 

10:55 am - 11:05 am

Networking Break

 

11:10 am - 11:35 am

Executive Exchange

 

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Thought Leadership

Mobile-centric Zero Trust Security Framework

Traditional security models designed on the premise of organizations having a well-defined IT perimeter no longer apply in the perimeter-less world. Passwords based security, which assumed that users operated and accessed business information only form within the enterprise IT perimeter were adequate in the past. But in today's IT environment, where users are accessing information from a variety of untrusted devices, apps, networks, locations, and services - passwords alone are no longer sufficient. It should be no surprise that passwords are still the number 1 cause of data breaches. According to the Verizon Data Breaches Investigations report - 81% of breaches involved weak or stolen passwords. This is because passwords are easily compromised. 

In the reality of today's security world how does an organization protect itself? With a Zero Trust approach and framework to security. Zero trust assumes that bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by an 'always verify, never trust' approach. Zero trust approach requires that you verify the device, user, apps, networks, and presence of threats before granting access. In addition, you should have on-going enforcement. But with many theories about Zero trust how do you ensure you've taken the right approach. 

Takeaways: 

CIOs and CISOs face three big challenges: 

  • Drive business innovation with mobile productivity by giving employees the ability to use mobile, cloud, and endpoints. 
  • Enforce corporate security without impacting the user experience. 
  • Redefine enterprise security strategies to address a perimeter-less environment.

Sponsored by:

MobileIron View details

 
 

Presented by:

Mirko Hennekes, Director Nordics, MobileIron View details

 
 
 

11:40 am - 12:05 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Geopolitical Landscape's Effects on Organizations

The recent U.S. government bans against Russian-based security products and Chinese smartphones are the latest results of suspicion and distrust of competing world powers. Organizations working with government entities must be aware of the geopolitical stipulations regarding their business relationships. Even with the geopolitical landscape, the buying decisions of security products are still based on trust in the supplier. It is important for CISOs and security leaders to incorporate geopolitical risk in all business-critical software, hardware and services purchasing decisions - even if that means considering local alternatives.

Takeaways:

  1. Review the geopolitical landscape and how it has effected industries and organizations
  2. What to be aware of with your buying decisions
  3. What to anticipate and prepare for in the coming years

Presented by:

Alexander Gaft, Global Manager Cyber Security & Fraud, ICL Group

 

Think Tank

GDPR Causing Confusion with Cloud Technology

Security is, and will continue to be, an issue within cloud technology especially with recent regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Because of the advantages and opportunities of the cloud, organizations will likely rush into cloud technologies without being fully aware of the security risks. After GDPR came into effect, there is now an even greater responsibility on organizations to manage their data compliantly as they continue transformations towards the cloud. 

Takeaways:  

  • How GDPR affects your organization's security and cloud services 
  • Discuss the threats that cloud technologies present and how your organization may be more vulnerable 
  • Regulations' impact on the future of cloud security

Presented by:

Pascal Huijbers, CTO, Fujitsu View details

 
 
 

12:10 pm - 12:35 pm

Executive Exchange

 

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Executive Boardroom

Cybersecurity at the Heart of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Over the next 10 years, digital transformation is expected to unlock an estimated $10 trillion of value for business and wider society. Davos 2019 has clearly established security as a strategic contribution for unlocking that value, putting a safe digital transformation at the heart of three major drivers; Education, Ecosystem, and Technology. Learn how Fortinet is delivering unprecedented value on those three domains setting new industry standards and helping our customers and partners realizing their digital initiatives.

Presented by:

Alain Sanchez, Office of the CISO, Senior Evangelist, Fortinet View details

 
 
 

12:40 pm - 1:05 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Keynote Presentation

Bring on The Cloud

Research shows over the next few years, there will be an explosion of new cloud services and solutions as subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) are anticipated to grow drastically. This session will cover the future of cloud developments and share how organizations take advantage of the cloud. 

Takeaways: 

  • How to take advantage of the ease and high-performance of the cloud 
  • How to keep your data secure when implementing cloud computing technology  
  • What to look for when working with cloud partners Presented by:

Presented by:

Jose Jorge Santos, CIO Portugal - Head of Infrastructure Iberia, DB Schenker View details

 
 
 

1:05 pm - 2:15 pm

Working Lunch & Panel

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It is well-known that CIOs and CISOs "wear many hats" and are responsible for more than ever before. One of those major responsibilities is driving a culture of innovation and organizational success throughout not only their team, but the entire organization.

Takeaways:

  1. The steps towards establishing a positive and productive culture
  2. The major threats to CIO and CISOs and their cultural innovation
  3. Shared success stories from CIOs and CISOs who have implemented a cultural change

Panelists:

Pascal Huijbers, CTO, Fujitsu View details

 
 
 

2:20 pm - 2:45 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Thought Leadership

3 Best Practices for Application Security (and Bonus Tip)

Applications are the lifeblood of the enterprise, but as the threats multiply, as applications move to the cloud, as legacy applications need to be maintained, and as organizations seek competitive advantage with new technologies and faster release cycles, it's easy to see that application security can be a thankless, endless and challenging job. 

Imperva has distilled three best practices (and a bonus tip) that help enterprises of any size vastly improve and simplify application security, accelerate threat detection and operationalize application security in a dynamic world where change is the only constant.

Sponsored by:

Imperva View details

 
 

Presented by:

Arnaud Demene, Senior Sales Engineer, Imperva View details

 
 
 

2:50 pm - 3:15 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

 

3:20 pm - 3:45 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

The New Role of CISOs - Enabling the Business to Reach its Strategic Goals

The role of the modern Information and Cyber Security (ICS) executive is more complex than it has ever been before, not just because the technology landscape has become more complex, new threats are emerging every day, but also because increasingly ICS execs have had to become a business-focused executive, not just a technologist or domain expert. Long have we talked about the CIO and CISO getting a seat at the table, but modern businesses are now demanding that their technology impresario join them and leverage their deep and rich technical insight to allow the organization to better position itself for success. To be successful, CISOs need to help the business achieve their operational and strategic goal, be innovative, proactive and pragmatic. 


Takeaways:

  1. The importance of knowing and understanding the business and the strategic direction. 
  2. The importance of having a current and updated view on the IS control environment, critical threats, and risks towards business ops.
  3. How to bind the two together to deliver a proactive and risk driven approach to enable the business to succeed in current as well as strategic goals


Presented by:

Mads Syska Hasling, CISO, Saxo Bank View details

 
 

Think Tank

A Culture Transformation - (Nestle Case Study)


Presented by:

Jelena Trajkovic Karamata, Head of Global IT Hub - Barcelona/Milano, Nestle

 
 

3:45 pm - 3:55 pm

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

 

4:00 pm - 4:25 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Executive Boardroom

Navigating Security & Risk in a Changing IT Landscape

Agile, DevOps, containers, microservices, the cloud are all seeing increased adoption across the enterprise. But, while there are valid business reasons to embrace these new models, there is potential risk in implementation. Is this change necessary? If so, how can this change be accommodated effectively, safely? This session will cover some common elements of the risk of change - and of not changing - and suggest approaches to minimize risk as you adopt these new technologies.

Takeaways:

  1. The IT Landscape will continue to change leading to new processes, new technologies and new "standard" ways of doing IT business
  2. This changing Landscape will present security challenges where you will need to balance the "pain of same" vs the "pain of change
 

4:30 pm - 4:55 pm

Executive Exchange

 

Think Tank

Where is the Top Talent?

One of the major challenges for CISOs is finding top information security talent. However, look at 2019 as an opportunity to begin your search with universities and colleges that are expanding their cybersecurity programs due to the shortage of cybersecurity professionals. This session will also cover how to recruit and hire top cybersecurity talent.

Takeaways:

  1. Where to seek out the best cybersecurity talent
  2. The red flags to watch out for with incoming applicants
  3. The importance of focusing on retention

Think Tank

Preparing for the Inevitable

Employees are consumers of digital technologies such as IoT, AR and VR and the plethora of mobile devices has enabled them to work flexibly. This has raised the bar on employee expectations for tools and capabilities from their employers. In order for companies to retain the best and get the most out of their employees, it is vital to design and continually update the digital workplace. While defense is mandatory, preparing for that inevitable data breach is very critical for organizations' survival. 

Takeaways: 

  1. As the role of the CISO has evolved, senior leaders and board of directors are now becoming aware of the impact of data breaches to the organization and they look up to the CISO for guidance. 
  2. Cyber security responsibilities are also shifting and spreading as they are now part of Data Breach Response Teams. 
  3. Where do you start on data breach preparedness? Who should be involved in planning? How frequent do we need to test or do exercises? Do we involve government agencies? Do we get retainer services? Do we need to hire someone? How much money do we allocate?

 

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm

What's the Next Stop On the Transformation Journey?

Our Governing Board will summarize the learnings from the day and discuss the path forward for building an ongoing community of CISOs, where common issues can be addressed and success stories can be shared. 

Takeaways: 

  1. Building an ongoing community with your peers can be an invaluable resource for tackling the digital transformation projects ahead of you
  2. Sharing stories of success (and failures) is not reserved to a one-day CISO Summit, but should be shared on a regular basis with your peers
 

5:20 pm - 5:30 pm

Closing Remarks

 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Summit Happy Hour

 

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Networking Dinner

 

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

After Dinner Networking & Entertainment