CMA sessions

Tuesday, 14th December 2022

3:00PM – 4:00PM

 

CXO Leadership Live: HealthTech – part II

A conversation with Shaukat Ali Khan, award-winning global CIO at Aga Khan University and Hospitals group. In this 1:1 session, we break down pivotal healthcare technology trends, his views on cybersecurity and the increasing use of Data & AI in healthcare in 2022 and beyond. 

speakers:

  • Shaukat ali khan
    aga khan university & hospitals

Tuesday, 6th December 2022

3:00PM – 4:00PM

 

CXO Leadership Live: HealthTech – part I

A conversation with two technology leaders in the health tech space, where we explore the key points from the DX journey of healthcare service providers, trends like on-demand healthcare, big data in healthcare, the use of AI/Wearables/IoT and predictive healthcare. 

Amongst this is also a huge challenge pertaining to the technology leaders: the difference between public versus private healthcare; the unique challenges in digitizing both and the barriers to DX in healthcare. 

speakers:

  • Akber Khowaja,
    CIO – Patel Hospital
  • Shakeel Akhter,
    CIO – Indus Hospital

Tuesday, 1st November 2022

3:00PM – 4:00PM

 

Roadmap for Effective IT Governance 

Here’s a look at some of the insights we will unpack in this 1:1 conversation:
🔖 The shift in IT Governance ownership
🔖 Governance as a digital enabler
🔖 Aligning IT & business strategy

speakers:

  • Muhammad Kashif Siddiqui,
    Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited

Tuesday, 26th October 2022

3:00PM – 4:00PM

 

Innovations In The Apparel Industry  

Innovations in the apparel industry to keep up with the competition; a conversation with two CIOs from the largest textile and apparel groups in the country. This insightful session looks at the evolution of the apparel industry, current trends and technologies, and what’s in store for the year ahead of us.

Panelists:

  • Ahmed Aftab,
    CIO –  Ebrahim Group of Companies (Orient Textiles)
  • Hafeez Shah,
    CIO – Sapphire Group

Tuesday, 28th September 2022

4:00PM – 5:00PM

 

Thriving In A Digital Landscape  

Innovative business leaders are embracing new opportunities and tackling new challenges in the digital economy that has stemmed from systemic shifts brought on by the pandemic. These range from WFA structure emote and hybrid work, adjustments in business strategy, the CIO and IT leadership bench have no shortage of priorities and projects they are constantly juggling. Learn from IT leaders on their strategies to thrive in a digital landscape.

Panelists:

  • Sadiq Shahbaz Ali
    Head of IT Operations, HBL Microfinance Bank LTD.
  • Ali Imran  
    SVP CIO – Head IT Division, Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment 
  • Asher Faisel Khan
    CEO, Commtel

Tuesday, 20th July 2022

3:00PM – 4:00PM

 

building footprints for data strategy & application modernisation  

With this episode of CXO WatchTower Firesides, learn how application modernization solutions help you innovate faster while lowering costs by offering a consistent development and operations experience and industry-leading tools and guidance. Bringing you an insightful conversation with top technologists representing large scale industries.

Panelists:

  • Shakeel Akhter
    CIO – The Indus Hospital
  • Faisal Shaikh 
    CIO – Pakistan Cables 

Thursday, 24th June 2022

5:00PM – 6:00PM

 

transform today, control tomorrow 

Join us as we unpack how today’s transformation is going to shape up the modern digital enterprise. In this conversation with two senior technology leaders from the local industry, we learn about transitioning your organisation towards a data driven future.  

Panelists:

  • moin balkhi
    Head of IT – Pakistan state oil
  • saiyed shahab ahmed
    Head of it – ICI Pakistan Ltd. 

Tuesday, 24th may 2022

12:00PM – 1:00PM

 

business modernisation – seeing beyond change 

IT modernisation as the backbone for digital transformation. But what are the most typical drivers for business modernization? Learn more on this session of CXO CrossOvers: “Business Modernisation – Seeing Beyond Change”.

Panelists:

  • Samina Rizwan
    lead enterprise architect – HBL
  • Ali Aziz 
    Head of IT – national testing service

Monday, 3rd apr 2022

4:00PM – 5:00PM

 

SHE-XO

SheXO is a series of conversations with female leaders in top C level positions, not only championing innovation in enterprises but also joining a set of women leaders who sit on the tech partners side, looking after the arm of products & programs that help enterprises scale their digital transformation strategies.

Panelists:

  • shamim rajani,
    – Genetech Solutions 
  • khursheed kotwal
    – ICAP 
  • Mahnoor Nadeem
    – RedTONE group 

wednesday, 30th mar 2022

4:00PM – 5:00PM

 

CIO change agents: lessons from front lines of IT transformations

IT-enabled digital transformation is defined by the ability to respond to change and the capabilities that enable proactive reinvention.

It has never been more important for IT leaders to be able to lead such transformations of people, processes, and technologies. In our upcoming CXO WatchTower Fireside, we speak with industry leaders to learn more about lessons learned, and the way forward in 2022. 

Panelists:

  • zubair elahi,
    CIO, APna microfinance bank
  • Iftikhar arif,
    gm – IT, Muller & Phipps

Thursday, 31st mar 2022

4:00PM – 5:00PM

 

rethinking IT Governance for agility and Innovation
To meet today’s need for constant innovation, IT leaders must take a different approach to IT governance centered around flexibility and agility — without sacrificing stability and security. Learn from our speakers on the right balance on IT governance for agility and innovation. 

thursday, 30 Sept 2021

4:00PM – 5:00PM

 

Innovation-Driven Cyber-Risk in Financial Services

Technology-driven innovations; from digitization & application programming interfaces (APIs), to robotics and biometrics are expanding the amount of customer data at risk as well as enabling more sophisticated cyberattacks. The financial services system faces challenges, both internal and external, in managing innovation-driven cyber-risk. Internally, challenges around technology and expertise; externally, challenges around coordination with regulators and across the industry. Join us for an insightful session with top cybersecurity executives on how they design and prioritize solutions to tackle these challenges.

Tuesday, 28 Sept 2021

5:00PM – 6:00PM

 

the Banking on New Thinking: DXO Perspective on transformation strategies

Digital transformation (DX) is already providing the global financial services industry with more agile and efficient capabilities that are translating into business growth and resiliency against market disruption. Financial institutions need immediate and critical analysis and advice about the strategies and opportunities that DX technologies give them. Join us as we examine DX technologies that affect the banking industry through direct interaction with industry executives.

Friday, 27 aug 2021

3:30PM – 4:30PM

 

CIO’s Guide to Innovation: Unlocking strategy, resources & Technology

This exclusive webinar with two of the top CIOs will explore three essential concepts businesses must grasp to help their teams succeed and drive effective innovation. Strategy, Resources, and Technology. Meet the drivers of innovation in the modern digital enterprise and get insights on a CIO’s guide to innovation. 

Panelists:

  • Ijlal Jafri, CIO Martin Dow
  • Atif Najam, CIO Gatron Industries
  • Asher Faisel Khan, Commtel

Thursday, 26 aug 2021

5:00PM – 6:30PM

 

the digital transformation of data security

Data protection and data privacy are the cornerstones of trust between businesses and their clients. Encryption and managing the keys to the kingdom are critical components to maintaining that trust, preventing data breaches, and avoiding regulatory penalties. Join us in conversation with three panelists from the local banking industry, debating the DX of data security in these challenging times. Register now to listen in!  

 

Panelists:

  • Atif Azim,  CISO SCB Pakistan
  • Iftikhar Khan, CISO JS Bank
  • Rahim Pirani, Head PCIDSS Bank Alfalah
  • Asher Faisel Khan, Commtel

CMA Conferences

Feb – Mar
2023

11th CIO Year Ahead Summit ’23

Opening the year with a specific tone set towards building insights for the coming year for enterprises we bring you the 11th CIO Year Ahead Summit. Broken up into 3 areas focusing on CIO, CISO, and Partner POVs, we’re kicking off the year to chalk out technology spending and economic headwinds in 2023.

Based on the international CIO magazine’s State of the CIO report, we’re hosting this series virtually for live report building sessions to produce  different sections of the State of the Enterprise 2023, landscaping the enterprise technology space. Catch the complete set of videos on our YouTube channel

Q2 – Q4 
2023

future series

With our Future of Enterprise Virtual Summit Series spread across the year 2023, we’re looking to engage with enterprise leaders on their technology buying and implementation decisions, because it is imperative we debate the post covid scenario so that as an industry we redesign and gamify the enterprise tech industry to a more fluid version of itself. More details of the Future Series here.

Jan – Feb
2022

10th CIO Year Ahead Summit ’22

Opening the year with a specific tone set towards building insights for the coming year for enterprises we bring you the 10th CIO Year Ahead Summit. Broken up into 3 areas focusing on CIO, CISO, and Vendor Insights, we’re kicking off 2022 to celebrate a year ahead to a digitally transformed corporate Pakistan.

Based on the international CIO magazine’s State of the CIO report, we’re hosting this series virtually for live report building sessions to produce  different sections of the State of the Enterprise 2022, landscaping the enterprise technology space. Catch the complete set of videos on our YouTube channel

25th – 31st
Oct 2021 

National Cybersectober week 2021

CMA is bringing you the first annual National CyberSecTober Week; a comprehensive series of talks, panels, masterclasses, making it one of the most focused compendium sessions on cybersecurity in Pakistan. 

Wear a hat and be a part of Pakistan’s first comprehensive cybersecurity conference spanning across a whole week of content-rich engagement with the nation’s top CIOs, CISOs and cybersecurity experts. Catch the complete set of videos on our YouTube channel

 

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