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    CIO Summit

    October 10-12, 2017 l Sands Expo and Convention Centre
    Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


This CIO Summit will explore how to drive business value through information technology innovation and digital transformation, to discuss the challenges facing CIOs, and to learn best practices. Using case studies and expert viewpoint, delegates will gain insights into strategies they can use to drive business value and create competitive advantage.

  • Monday, October 9, 2017

    • 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
      9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Corporate Keynote: BIM Advancements through Going Digital
      Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems
      10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Guest Keynote: Accelerating Digitalization in Infrastructure
      Helmuth Ludwig, Global Head of Information Technology, Siemens
      10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Break
      11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Lunch and Meet the Be Inspired Awards Finalists
      12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.Welcoming Remarks - Malcolm Walter
      12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.The State of the Industry - Nelson Ogunshakin, CEO, ACE
      As CIOs, you’re charged with supporting and executing the strategy as outlined by the CEO and the senior leadership team of your firms. Every year, ACE surveys the CEOs of its membership organization of over 450 consultancy and engineering companies. Ogunshakin will review the results from the most recent survey and its implications for the CIO.
      1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Break
      2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Driving Digitalization Throughout Your Organization – Manik Saha, CIO - Asia Pacific & Japan, SAP
      Digitalization is high on the CIO’s agenda. We all want to drive business value, and that means having a solid digital strategy that creates competitive advantage and helps your company achieve its strategy. Learn about the impacts machine learning and automation are having, and how to evangelize and propel business transformation through your organization.
      3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Who Drives The Digital Agenda?
      1. Going Digital Changes Everything
      Elizabeth Harper, CIO, GHD Inc.
      Digitally enabled innovation is redefining core businesses, competitive landscape, client expectations, organizational structures, go-to-market approaches, workforce expectations and business models. Harper will discuss what organizations can do to harness their digital potential.

      2. IT Operating Model in a Digital World
      Carl Duckinson, CIO, Aurecon, Inc.
      In a digital world, businesses have a wider range of IT needs that are typically accommodated through a traditional IT operating model. At Aurecon, the Digital Strategy is a business led initiative under the purview of the chief digital officer. So what is the role of the IT organization? As CIO, Duckinson is responsible for enabling the Digital Strategy and he will share with us the intricacies of this collaboration.

      3. Digital Leadership at the Micro and Macro Levels
      Jim Dray, CIO Construction, AECOM
      What’s the right combination of “corporate” top-down activities and smaller scale experimentation to achieve progress on digital transformation? How do you make agile decisions about what to grow and what to stop in a big organization? How do you ensure that the available resources for digital activities stay on task and don’t get distracted by the next shiny thing? Dray will use examples from within AECOM globally to offer lessons learned and start a discussion.
      4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.Break
      4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.Be Inspired Presentations
      Two finalists from this year’s Be Inspired Awards will highlight the use of digital-enabled advancements on some of the world’s most inspiring infrastructure projects.

      BIM Advancements in Construction
      Leighton Asia – Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Hong Kong

      BIM Advancements in Project Delivery
      Mott MacDonald and the Costain, VINCI Construction Grands Projets, Bachy Soletanche Joint Venture – East Section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London, England, United Kingdom
      5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Wrap-up
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
      9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Guest Keynote: Cloud Enabled Digital Transformation
      Corey Sanders, Head of Cloud Compute, Azure, Microsoft
      9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Bentley Technology Keynote
      Keith Bentley, EVP and Chief Technology Officer, Bentley Systems
      Bhupinder Singh, Chief Product Officer, Bentley Systems
      10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Break
      11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Lunch
      12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.Opening Remarks – Malcolm Walter
      12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Using Data and Analytics to Drive Business Transformation
      1. Digital Handover – Overhauling Traditional Design to Drive Business Transformation
      Jian Chen, General Engineer Digital Center, ECIDI
      In China, the traditional design process continues to be 2D design and construction drawings. The promise of digital deliverables not only creates new value points, extending the value chain for the design enterprise, but also creates new value points for owners and operators, making virtual asset management possible. Jian Chen will describe how ECIDI has implemented digital handover to drive business transformation.

      2. “Inspectioneering” – How New Technology Has Transformed a Centuries Old Business
      Thomas Daubigny, Group Chief Digital Officer, Bureau Veritas
      Inspection services have been deeply transformed by new, cutting-edge technologies: IOT and predictive analytics. These technologies enable inspections based on anticipated risk, rather than scheduled intervals. This dramatically avoids unplanned asset downtime, improves safety and compliance, while delivering new valuable insights to increase operational efficiency. Daubigny will review how Bureau Veritas is leveraging these advanced analytics through “inspectioneering”.

      3. Digital Captial – the Intangible Asset That Will Transform Our Industry
      David Neitz, CIO, CDM Smith
      Developing and executing a digital capital strategy that creates value is a complex and challenging endeavor. Neitz will discuss how CDM Smith is approaching this challenge – from successes to failures. Specific areas of focus include data architecture (internal and external), IoT, analytics, simulations, visualizations (AR/VR/MR) and foundation for artificial intelligence.
      2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Break
      2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Advancing in The Digital Era
      Corey Sanders, Head of Cloud Compute, Azure, Microsoft
      Explore the impacts digitalization has on an organization and discover why incremental upgrades don’t work anymore. There are new ways of working, lots of options available, and it can be really hard to decide what is best. Hear what the future could hold for you.
      3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Roundtable Mixer
      Table Discussion on What People Are Currently Doing to ‘Go Digital’
      4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.Break
      4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.Be Inspired Presentations
      Two additional finalist presentations will highlight the use of digital-enabled advancements on some of the world’s most inspiring infrastructure projects.

      BIM Advancements in Rail and Transit
      MRT Corporation Sdn. Bhd.– Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) SSP Line, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

      BIM Advancements in Reality Modeling
      CEDD-AECOM- The Earth Solution – Development of Anderson Road Quarry Site, Hong Kong
      5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Summit Wrap-up
      6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Summit Dinner
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017

    • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
      9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.Bentley Product Keynote
      9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Alliance Partner Panel: Bureau Veritas, Microsoft, Siemens, Topcon
      Moderated by Antony Oliver, Journalist and Editorial Consultant, Antony Oliver Consulting
      11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
      1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Alliance Partner Technology Presentations and Networking Meetups
      6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Be Inspired Reception, Dinner, and Awards Ceremony