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    The CIO&Leader conference, now in its 16th year is the marquee conference of large enterprise CIOs of the country.

    Our theme this year is #ImpactDelivered. The conference will equip the participating CIOs to deliver impact to the businesses they work for.

    This year, the conference will start on Thursday, 6th August and will be on till Sunday, 9 August 2015 at the Crown Plaza. Cochin, Kerala. We have an exciting conference agenda that includes simulations, discussions, case studies and sessions by CMOs and CFOs. An exciting new simulation on building your own startup will give all participants a firsthand experience in all areas of business decision making like product mix, marketing, finance and logistics.

    We have also upped the fun quotient this year, to include sessions on sculpture and painting, early morning boat rides to coconut orchards and dinner at sea.

    While a full fledged agenda will follow, given below are a few of the new initiatives we are really excited about:

    Speed Dating -Rapid synchronized 1X1 exclusive meeting s in pairs with your contemporary CIOs
    - Each IT Leader shares a pain point to learn from the other
    - Engage & demonstrate thought leadership to peers
    - Learn from the peers

    Ideas Cafe - A powerful social technology tool based on the philosophy of conversational leadership that engages participants in conversations that matter.

    Case Study Presentations -Real world learning from the CIOs who did what they do best, the decisions they made, and the solutions that helped them get there.

    CEO Vision - What makes a visionary? The CEO is the steward of the modern enterprise. Here’s taking a look at how the one behind the wheel sees the road ahead.

    Strate-gym - A role play based business case study simulation in which you participate, not as a CIO but as one of your other CXO colleagues.

    Birds-of-a-Feather Session - Parallel sessions for CIOs with similar interests and issues
    -Discussions on pain points
    -Sharing of experiences and insights

    Create Your Own Start-up  -A team simulation that takes participants through various decisions that any business leader has to make in a competitive scenario.
    -The team plays the role of CEO, marketing head, finance head and brand head amongst others.
    -The impact of the decisions on the business are visible and give valuable feedback on decision making

    Sculpting & Painting - Your packed schedule has always kept you away from learning and exploring these creative passions. It’s time to pick up the brush and express your self through these art forms. We will help you uncover all the key skills of the fine artist, and we assure you there is plenty inspiration to be found on the sun-soaked beaches and picturesque lagoons of Kochi!

    CIO Passion - Early morning boat rides to coconut orchards

    Dinner at Sea - Dinner aboard a luxury yacht in the mesmerizing locales of Maradu.

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