The European CIO Conference | Conference 2017
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29th and 30th November 2017

Dorint Hotel,

Wiesbaden, Germany 

Welcome to the 17th edition of the European CIO Annual Conference


The two-day meeting is the yearly flagship event of the European CIO Association (EuroCIO). EuroCIO is the pre-eminent not-for-profit vendor independent structure created by CIOs for CIOs offering a peer-level, year-round platform for communication and exchange between European Chief Information Officers as well as close interaction with institutions such as the European Commission, regulatory bodies and the wider ICT community.

The EuroCIO Annual Conference brings together each year 100 CIOs from large European organisations, to discuss, network and exchange on strategic topics in a unique setting.


Wednesday 29th November 2017


08:15–09:45    Association’s General Assembly (members only).


09:00–10:00    Welcoming of Participants
Registration, information, handouts, coffee service


10:00–10:15    Word of Welcome and Introduction
Thomas Endres, president Voice e.V. & Co-chairman of the board, European CIO Association
Emmanuel Gaudin, Group CIO Lagardere & Co-Chairman of the Board, European CIO Association


10:15–11:00    Keynote address
“Chief Hybridization Officer: The CIO leader of Contamination 2.0”
Carlo-Alberto Carnevalle Maffé, Bocconi School of Management


11:00–11:30    CIO Case study
Jean-Claude Le Goüedec (Amcor) introduced by Orange Business Services


11:30–12:30    Parallel workshops sessions
Introduction and Warm-up


12:30–14:00    Lunch


14:00–16:30    Parallel workshops sessions (cont’d)


16:30–17:00    Coffee Break


17:00–17:30    CIO Case study
Collective work published by Springer and presented by Dario Castello, CIO Magneti Marelli


17:30–18:00    CIO Case study
Dr. Walter Grüner (Kion Group) introduced by Tata Communications


18:00–18:45    CIO Testimonial
Dario Pagani, Group CIO, ENI


20:00–20:30    Cocktail Hour


20:30–23:00    Gala Dinner

Thursday 30th November 2017


07:30–08:30    Breakfast


08:30–09:15    CIO Testimonial
Olli Hyyppa, SVP & Chief Information Officer, NXP Semiconductors


09:15–09:45    CIO Case study
Paolo Passeri (Netskope)


09:45–10:30    Innovative solutions presented by Emmanuel Gaudin
Matthias Spott, Founder & CEO, eightyLEO Holding GmbH
Erwan Keraudy, CEO &Co-founder, CybelAngel
Patrick Gruhn, SVP & Co-founder, Replex


10:30–11:00    Coffee Break


11:00–13:00    Workshops’ Synthesis


13:00–14:30    Lunch


14:30–15:15    Keynote address:
“The next frontier of hacking: your car”
Chris Valasek, Principal Autonomous Vehicle Security Architect at Cruise Automation


15:15–16:00    CIO Testimonial
Sandeep Sen, Group CIO, Linde


16:00–16:15    Conclusion and Close of Conference
Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Secretary General, European CIO Association