3rd-4th March, 2016 |

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida

  • Overview

    The CIO Summit is a unique opportunity for CIOs and Senior ICT professionals to gain insight from industry experts as well as real–world experience from CIOs on critical business and technology issues. The CIO Summit brings you two days of learning, peer sharing and exploring the latest IT and Business trends that will help shape and benefit your business and help you drive your IT Initiatives in the right direction all year long. This is your chance to hear from the best of the best as they reveal all they know about new trends, new technologies and proven IT strategies for your business!

  • Complimentary IT Executive Program (IEP) Workshop

    IDC’s IT Executive Programs consist of a family of research programs intended to help today’s time-constrained technology professionals make more effective technology decisions. Based on the excellent feedback received last year, we are pleased to announce that IDC would be repeating these informative workshops again in 2016 based on new topics and themes. Click here to know more about IEP http://www.idc.com/itexecutive

Key Themes

  • Leading Your Organization's Digital Transformation
  • Creating Business Value using "Internet of Things"
  • Prediction 2016: Major ICT Trends and Developments over the next five years
  • Developing Synergies to Establish Smart Ecosystems
  • Innovating with Converged Infrastructure
  • Rethinking Security for the Digital Enterprise
  • Creating a "Seamless" Mobile Experience
  • Building the Digital Government
  • Women Leaders in IT: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Key Facts

  • The IDC Francophone CIO Summit 2016 is a thought-leading and invitation-only event focused on the business impact of digital transformation supported by IT.
  • Attended by a select 100 CIOs and senior executives from the top companies and largest enterprises across North & Francophone Africa.
  • The exclusive nature of this summit will keep it both unique and on an intimate scale.
  • The exclusivity and informal format of the event allows for the most engaging conversations and in-depth discussions to take place in a stunning five-star environment.
  • An industry leading and content-driven agenda developed through in-depth IDC expertise and a dedicated advisory board comprising of end-user executives and academics.
  • IDC has developed the summit so that every delegate will leave enriched — whether it be with plans for innovative and forward-looking business and IT initiatives, or new project opportunities for partners.

Who Will Attend

The CIO Summit is a highly-focused, ‘C’ level summit for North & Francophone Africa’s leading technology thinkers including:

  • CIOs
  • CTOs
  • IT Directors
  • Senior IT executives
  • IT Managers and other senior business executives

The event is designed to appeal to those with a strategic focus on business and the role that technology plays in their company’s ability to remain competitive

Past Summit

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About IDC

IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community makes fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 51 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events Company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com


For the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey region, IDC retains a coordinated network of offices in Riyadh, Casablanca, Nairobi, Lagos, Johannesburg and Istanbul, with a regional center in Dubai. Our coverage couples local insight with an international perspective to provide a comprehensive understanding of markets in these dynamic regions. Our market intelligence services are unparalleled in depth, consistency, scope, and accuracy. IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey currently fields over 125 analysts, consultants, and conference associates across the region.