2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs IT Leaders Dinner

SINC is pleased to extend a formal invite for the upcoming Chicago IT Leaders Dinner which will be hosted at the April 12th, Chicago Cubs vs. LA Dodgers Game the Official Presentation of the 2016 World Series Rings to the Chicago Cubs.

The goal of the event will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Chicago IT community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing IT strategy and delicious food and wine. The pre-event session will be brief and to the point prior to the start of the Cubs game.

Chicago IT Leaders Dinner Agenda – April 12th, 2017

3:45pm – 4:15pm
Arrival & Networking at Ditka’s Restaurant

Located at The Tremont Hotel (100 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL)

4:15pm
Discussion 

Introduction (10 minutes)
Moderating Analyst will engage the audience and discuss the format and proposed key take aways from the executive panel and open forum discussion.

Topic – True Prevention Requires Prediction in a World of Exponential Devices

The endpoint is expanding. With the implosion of connected devices, cyber attackers are taking advantage of the expanding attack surface, creating a massive increase in targets.  At first, threats were a concern mostly for governments, financial institutions and security vendors.  Moving from organized crime, IT Leaders now face more sophisticated nation-state cyber warfare that includes highly visible, although actively denied, state-sponsored attacks as well as long-term espionage.  The rapid evolution of Malware, with its increase in obfuscation attack volume, will give rise to large scale nation-state attacks.  

Hiring and growing people with the right skill sets

New age security technologies and product innovations

Modern application life cycle

Continuing to innovate with flat IT budgets

As a participant in this exclusive Dinner, you will come away with a great group of new peer connections as well as discipline-specific technical and methodological expertise from relevant subject area experts.

5:30pm – 6:15pm

Limo bus ride to Wrigley Field

6:30pm
Chicago Cubs Presentation of  2016 World Series Rings for the first time in 103 years

7:05pm
Chicago Cubs vs. LA Dodgers Begins

Confirmed IT executives will be in attendance from the following companies:

Donnelley Financial Solutions logoCity Colleges of Chicago logoZurich_Insurance_Group_logo.Morgan Stanley logoBank of America logoFirst Hospitality GroupAon logoPanduitITW-LogoSeyfarth ShawWilliamBlair

Dress code for this event is smart casual.

As a member of the Chicago IT community we hope you will join us for this exciting Dinner.  Click the link below to confirm your attendance:

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