Where Technocrats meet
Technology and its management in an enterprise brings with
it complex and unique issues that demand constant knowledge-sharing within the
community. Technology Senate is an endeavor to provide a common interaction
platform for the CIOs. Where technology, management, and enterprise innovation
converge annuallyin a quest to reach higher levels of excellence in the
enterprise. This is also the venue where the greatest achievements of enterprise
IT are honored.
The first Technology Senate took place in 2003. This event
was the first of its kind in South Asia and was accepted by the Indian technocrat
community with great enthusiasm. Held at the scenic city of Cochin, the event
witnessed participation from over 200 Indian CIOs. Last year's spectacular success
and acceptance has been the prime motivator behind Technology Senate 2004.
This year, Technology Senate 2004 promises to be even bigger,
better and brighter To be held at Colombo, Sri Lanka it will witness the convergence
of over 250 elite technocrats from the Indian and Sri Lankan corporate world
from 28th to 31st of October 2004.
Face to face
The best means of knowledge sharing is through peer interaction.
This has, and will remain the salient attraction of Technology Senate. When
200 of the crème de la crème of the CIO community get together
in the Senate, the peer-to-peer interaction itself is a great learning experience.
Apart from this obvious bonus, conferences that address diverse
enterprise technology issues are a main attraction of the event. Theme-based
panel discussions featuring prominent enterprise
IT users come next on the menu. These are part of the conference tracks and
will witness lively debates on relevant topics. Other highlights of the event
include a futuristic network based on the latest as well as developing technologies
that will transform the way enterprises operate.
The power of knowledge
The conference sessions of Technology Senate 2004 will be
spread over the two and a half days. These will feature prominent researchers,
analysts, CIOs and IT industry leaders as speakers. There will be seven conference
tracks with each track consisting three sessions on most relevant topics. Successful
case studies, panel discussions and theme-based roundtables will also be featured.
Apart from conference tracks, the Senate will also feature keynotes and management
Seeing is believing
Technology Senate 2004 will feature theme pavilions showcasing
the latest technology products that will significantly impact enterprise networks,
providing a platform for the CIOs to compare products from multiple vendors
in real time and examine the pros and cons.
Unravelling the future
While theme pavilions showcase the latest technology, a separate
section called The Future Enterprise will showcase deployments of these technologies.
This will be a live futuristic network based on technologies put together by
The event also provides recognition for outstanding CIOs
in the form of awards. The Intelligent Enterprise Awards and Security Strategist
Awards presented during the course of Technology Senate have found great acclaim
among the CIO community. Intelligent Enterprise Awards is an endeavor to recognize
Indian Enterprises who have optimized IT to ace their business goals. Security
Strategist Awards recognizes innovative initiatives undertaken by CIOs in the
area of enterprise information security.
A time to work play
The fun menu on the Technology Senate menu is wide and varied.
There are many more attractions on offer like beach golf, shopping tours, site
seeing, theme dinners, and beach parties. Technology Senate 2004 is also offering
a choice to participants to take their spouse along at.