Global CIO Perspectives Meeting

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18:00 - 22:00


Kasteel Den Brandt, Antwerpen


17.45 Registration and welcome drink  

Test Driving with TESLA – 3 cars are available

18.30 Opening CIOforum

by Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Chairman CIOforum

18.40 Introduction

by Geert Lejon, Senior Director Cognizant and Lode Peeters, CEO Tobania

18.50 ” Beyond Instinct and Intuition “

by Paul Chong, Director, IBM Watson Group, Europe & Middle East

The desire to connect and interact with computers in a more natural, frictionless way is becoming overwhelming. To make it happen, systems must deliver value through insight, knowledge and even reasoning that has remained the preserve of humans. This is beyond current data analysis and simplified analytics. Are we seeing today the dawn of a new era for computing?

19.20 “ The Robot and I ”; How New Digital Technologies Are Making Smart People and Businesses Smarter      

by Euan Davis, Senior director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work

Enterprise robots may not resemble the automations from your favorite sci-fi movie, but our latest study shows that when applied to automating core business processes, they can extend the creative problem-solving capabilities and productivity of human beings and deliver superior business results.

19.50 “ The Car of the Future ”

by Ruben Evens, Tesla motors Event Coordinator Belgium

Tesla is there to accelerate the worlds transition to sustainable transportation. Driving the future, today.

20.00 Closing & looking forward to our Masterclass & CIO Speaker’s Café on October 27

by Erwin Verstraelen, CIO Group AVEVE

20.10 Networking opportunity accompanied by food and drinks

& Opportunity for a last Test Drive with TESLA

Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses, and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

TOBANIA is the customers’ trusted partner and advisor in delivering best-in-class ICT solutions and services that help maximize business results and enable future performance and growth.