IBM i CIO Summit

Join your IT executive peers and host Alan Seiden for the next IBM i CIO Summit “Plus”—an exclusive event focused on exploring ways to leverage your IBM i investment, improve user satisfaction, and achieve greater professional success.

Organized together with System i Developer’s Susan Gantner, Jon Paris, and Paul Tuohy, this complimentary, non-commercial event will be held October 14-15, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.

Participants will exchange tips and brainstorm ideas for addressing common challenges faced by IBM i CIOs and IT Directors—managing new technology; hiring the right skills; delivering enhancements, integrations and new applications faster; getting started with modernization; evaluating cloud options; managing expectations; and many other topics.

Seating is limited and reserved for CIOs or IT Directors who have responsibility for application development. Request an invitation or nominate an IT executive below.

DAY 1: Ideas & Problem Solving at the CIO Summit

On Monday, October 14, CIOs gather in Minneapolis with Alan for a day of facilitated discussions on the opportunities and challenges they share as CIOs. Participants get to know each other, share insights, and learn what strategies have worked well for others. They will also explore ideas for attracting the next generation of talent and participate in a face-to-face briefing on IBM i direction.

The first day’s event will include lunch and is offered at no charge, compliments of Seiden Group.

DAY 2: Team Building & Strategy at the RPG & DB2 Summit

The “Plus” part comes on Day 2, October 15, when our CIO guests can optionally attend the opening day of the RPG & DB2 Summit at no charge, compliments of System i Developer. The Day 2 agenda includes:

  • a series of sessions on IBM i development strategies;
  • an executive round-table discussion on “Future-Proofing Your IBM i Investment” with Alan Seiden, Jon Paris, Susan Gantner and Paul Tuohy;
  • opportunities to meet and pick the brains of leading development experts during lunch, breaks, an evening reception, and dinner;
  • time to share ideas and socialize with members of your development team who are attending the RPG & DB2 Summit.

Comprised of top experts in RPG IV, SQL, DB2, ILE, RSE, PHP and Web technologies, System i Developer delivers the very best RPG and DB2-focused education available.  Its cornerstone conference, the RPG & DB2 Summit, provides an interactive, total-immersion experience to RPG and DB2 developers who want to stay abreast of the latest advancements and learn how to apply specific RPG and DB2 techniques to keep their software applications vibrant and innovative. As independent educators with long-standing relationships with IBM, members of the consortium also work with individual organizations to provide well-informed, unbiased advice and training on any IBM i development topic—from basic best practices to the newest, most advanced techniques.