If you’re set to join us next week (April 24-25) at New York Hilton Midtown in New York (pictured), and if you’re new to the NCS Madison program platform, these suggestions will come in handy in making the most of your attendance.


Participate and take advantage of your customized itinerary you have selected.

This is one of the most unique benefits of our event platform. From discussion group topics to featured sponsors, you select what’s most important to you. We understand that time is a precious commodity. That said, we strongly encourage you to make the most of the timeline that’s been created to closely match your interests and present needs!


Engage in productive discussions with your peers during the dinner, group discussions, one-on-one meetings, panel debate, and networking hour.

At the Strategy Meeting, there will be CIO leaders in attendance spanning across a wide variety industries, levels of project implantation, and overall years of experience. Take advantage of all the different perspectives, listen to and share your own stories, and you’ll be sure to bring back quality insight to your organization.


Tune in online and share your experience on social media!

As you move through your personalized agenda, make sure to network both offline and online. Take photos, tweet inspiring quotes and new things you’ve learned, and feature your favorite highlights and moments of the day.



Prior to the Closing Networking Cocktail Reception, attendees will gather for a debate on the “Future of the CIO in a Dynamically Changing World” led by the following panel of group discussion facilitators:




Thomas Cowan headshot, man smiling

Thomas Cowan
Director of the Center for Technology Management
Columbia University


Debating Team


Greg Fittinghoff headshot, man smiling in suit

Greg Fittinghoff
Acting Vice President and Chief Information Officer
The Fashion Institute of Technology


Randy Paez headshot, man smiling

Randy Paez
Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer
York Risk Services Group


Ken Cowan headshot, man smiling

Ken Cowan
Openview Partners


Mary LeBlanc headshot, woman smiling

Mary LeBlanc
Former Global Pharma, Chief Information Officer



Lastly, the New York CIO Strategy Meeting is presented by these dedicated sponsors:


Innovation Sponsor:


Mitel homepage website




Commvault homepage website


Qlik homepage website


Associate Co-Hosts:


CyrusOne homepage website


Cogeco homepage website


MobileIron homepage website



LaSalle homepage website





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See you soon!