Egypt Hosts IDC CIO Summit 2020 Virtually

23 September 2020

IDC’s annual edition of IDC Egypt CIO Summit 2020 is to take place this Thursday (September 24) on a specially designed virtual platform, under the theme of The Race to Reinvent: Connecting Leaders to Empower Digital Transformation'. The summit comes as a partnership between International Data Corporation (IDC) and the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Amr Talaat, Egypt's Minister of Communications and Information Technology, who will present the day's opening address, followed by Eng. Amr Mahfouz, acting CEO of Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), who will deliver the event's keynote.

"I’m pleased that we're continuing our strategic partnership with IDC and I'm very excited to witness this special edition of the IDC Egypt CIO Summit that occurs in an unusual time when the pandemic presents unprecedented challenges and opportunities for CIOs around the world", Eng. Amr Mahfouz, acting CEO of ITIDA, said. "We are keen on sharing emerging best practices and keeping our local industry at the forefront of technology trends.", he added

The IDC Egypt CIO Summit 2020 represents an opportunity to showcase Egypt’s efforts to implement digital transformation. The Summit will bring together global analysts and more than 500 IT influential leaders in the region to discuss the rapidly ever evolving scene of digital transformation and future digital strategies.

The program of the summit will incorporate notable presentations, focus-group discussions and workshops on a number of topics in the fields of technology, including chatbots, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data privacy regulation and big data. In addition, there will be presentations on sustaining business continuity and leveraging the very latest in cloud delivery models, while a series of dedicated technology focus groups will address everything from next-generation security and resilience to intelligent automation and the future of work.

Providing a unique opportunity to connect directly with Egypt's most influential ICT decision makers, the event will showcase first-hand accounts from respected industry thought leaders on what it takes for an organization to become truly digitally determined.

IDC will host a number of strategic partners and IT field leaders including– Dubai Internet City, Dell Technologies, Microsoft, Vodafone and Raya, CommScope, Oracle, ZAD Solutions and Automation Anywhere / First Gulf Solutions and more.

ITIDA’s participation in the summit comes for the 6th year in a row, as a strategic partner. IDC Egypt CIO Summit is one of the leading hubs for technology pioneers, not only in Egypt, but also across the Middle East, and it is also part of a series of CIO Summits taking place across the world.

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