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  • Shaping the technology agenda

    20-21 August 2024  |  Spark Arena, Auckland

Experience New Zealand's biggest, and best IT event.

New Zealand's preeminent gathering of enterprise CIOs and tech leaders, for its 16th year, CIO Summit returns in August 2024! Dive deep into thought-provoking presentations, forge valuable connections with 450+ senior ICT leaders, and unlock cutting-edge insights to ignite innovation in your organisation. 

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What to expect in 2024

Shaping the technology agenda

Join a powerful dialogue between global thought leaders and local experts at our conference.

Seamlessly blending IDC's global insights with local advisory council input, our content is market-led. Explore challenges New Zealand CIOs face today, gaining a nuanced understanding. Stay on the pulse of industry trends in a concise and informative conference experience that goes beyond the surface, delivering insights into the dynamic world of technology.

Explore the themes of the 2024 CIO Summit: 

Leadership & Talent Development

Navigating skills gaps and shortages | Cultivating personal leadership | Culture, wellbeing, and relationships

Business & Governance 

The critical role of CX for transformation | Rationalising innovation & change management | Board and governance requirements | Legal and regulatory imperatives

Cyber Security

Trust Frameworks | Threats & Risk Management  | Reporting Cyber Risk | Exposure Monitoring

Emerging Technology

Artificial Intelligence & Generative AI | Shadow Tech and the modern business | Modernising data management and use

Technology & Sustainability

Operationalising ESG | Impacts on sustainability goals | Reporting obligations & responsibilities 

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The New Zealand CIO Summit 

Check out the New Zealand CIO Summit agenda for 2024.

The New Zealand 
CIO Awards 

The annual New Zealand CIO Awards - an evening of prestige, recognition of excellence and inspiration. 


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Emerging Leaders' Forum

Free leadership forum for aspiring tech leaders. 

Awards Entries CLOSED

The annual  CIO Awards is a standout evening of prestige, recognition of excellence and inspiration. Entries open 4th March for the 2024 New Zealand CIO Awards.

International Keynotes

Learn from global ICT leaders

The CIO Summit brings together globally renowned tech leaders and visionaries. Gain insights from the best minds shaping the future of technology, all in one place. Network with industry peers and share ideas, but also learn from international expertise directly applicable to the New Zealand market. It's your chance to bridge the gap and propel your tech strategy forward.

Meet the 2024 international keynote speakers.

Sandra Ng

Group Vice President & General Manager
IDC Asia/Pacific

Cindy Taibi

Former Chief Information Officer
The New York Times 
(United States)

Giovanni Rutigliano

Chief Digital Officer
IKEA Australia & New Zealand

John O'Driscoll

Victoria Government Chief Information Security Officer
Department of Premier & Cabinet

Kate Romanova

Group Head of Technology, Strategy & Innovation

Krish Goundar

Senior Manager, Digital Delivery - Operational Systems Program

NSW State Emergency Service 

Guillaume Lairloup

Former Head of Technology - France 2023

Rugby World Cup Organisation Committee

Linus Lai

Vice President
IDC Australia

Check out the 2023 highlights

Relive the highlights of the game-changing 2023 CIO Summit & Awards! Watch the transformative insights from global leaders and experts. Now, lock in your spot for the 2024 event – an unmissable opportunity for innovation, networking, and staying ahead in tech. Book your tickets today and be part of shaping the future of your industry. Don't miss out on this unparalleled experience!

2024 Summit & Awards Sponsors