Previous Events 2014

IBM Finance Forum 2014

The IBM Finance Forum is a global series of complimentary events designed specifically for you—the finance professional. It showcases the latest IBM solutions for performance management, financial governance, risk management and incentive compensation management.

Infrastructure Matters. Because business outcomes matters. Our innovations could accelerate yours.

IBM just announced several breakthroughs in technology that are bigger, better, faster and more efficient than ever – for cloud, for big data & analytics, for mobile and for social. These innovations in infrastructure can help you embrace new workloads, make better and faster decisions, drive consumer engagement and more. Join us in one of the cities below as we unveil these technologies at our Infrastructure Matters event, and take a behind-the-scenes look into what drives these innovations by engaging in interactive digital experiences with our servers.

IBM BusinessConnect 2014

The one constant shared by all businesses is change. A well-worn cliche for sure, but never more true. And the velocity of change is now so blindingly fast, you may as well think of today as yesterday. For businesses, if you're living in real time, you are too late. If you're not seeing ahead, you're falling behind.

Join us to learn first-hand how smarter businesses are remaining relevant and competitive in the New Era of Smart.

Infrastructure Matters: The Future of Systems.

Cloud, Big Data & Analytics are driving decisions in ways never before seen. The choices you make in IT infrastructure matter now more than ever. Can you turn the data into insight? Which is the right cloud for you – public, private or hybrid? And what about your applications and mobile devices, how will they fare in the new environment? Join us at the Infrastructure Matters: The Future of Systems event. You will discover how our new and enhanced offerings can help you:

You will also have a great opportunity to meet with IBM subject matter experts and network with your peers at this exciting and insightful event.

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Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2014

As the business landscape and the technology businesses rely on, have transformed in recent years, CIOs have become faced with new types of challenges that were not part of the job only a few years back. This year’s CIO Summit will explore the new types of challenges that CIOs are faced with as a result of 3rd platform technologies – or what IBM refers to as the CAMS: Cloud, Analytics, Mobility and Social. Join IBM at this exclusive event to find out how we can address those challenges together.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

The launch Summit will for the first time bring the Gartner analyst and security & risk management community together in one location to bring the latest research, insights and forward-thinking perspectives found nowhere else. As a premier sponsor IBM will showcase its portfolio of security solutions that can help you address your challenges. Join us at this launch Summit.

Business Partner Executive Conference 2014

Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social are the latest game-changing technologies that are vital in running our business today. Customers are adopting new business models to drive results and improve performance and together, we are ready to support our customers transform into the new age of Smart.

Join us at the ‘IBM Business Partner Executive Conference 2014’ to find out more.

IBM Power Systems - Open innovation to put data to work

IBM Power® Systems offer the first generation of systems that break through the physical and virtual boundaries of the data center. These systems transform the power of big data & analytics, mobile and cloud into a competitive advantage. They deliver the innovation that you need to put data to work faster.
Announcing the first generation of systems breaking through the physical and virtual boundaries of data.
Don't miss the chance to see how IBM Power Systems enable a competitive advantage in ways never before possible.
Register for the “Open innovation to put data to work” event.

The Mobile Show 2014

The Mobile Show 2014 is where the enabling technologies behind mobile innovation are showcased for you to evaluate, buy and ultimately improve your business.

With new services and products coming onto this lightening paced market every minute, this expo is a must attend. Don’t miss out on the abundance of opportunities, step away with new solutions and enable business advantage by visiting IBM at the exhibition area and our speaker session.

IBM BusinessConnect 2014

IBM BusinessConnect 2014 invites you to discover the emerging technologies that will help your business grow smarter and stronger than ever. Mobile, social, cloud, big data and smarter analytics are the keywords of the new era of smart and IBM encourages companies to step forward. Join us and learn about new software solutions that will take marketing, finance, human resources or the supply chain management to a new level. Business is evolving fast, together with technology, and now you have the right tools to use in a smarter era.

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HIMSS Middle East 2014

2013 represented the first year when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health and HIMSS Middle East successfully collaborated on a conference and exhibition where more than 1,800 delegates attended. We are pleased to announce the second edition of Ministry of Health & HIMSS Middle East Conference and Exhibition 2014 will take place on 13-14 April 2014 at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel.

His Excellency Abdullah-Abdul Aziz M. Al Rabeeah, MD, FRCS, Minister of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be presenting a Plenary Address on the "Vision for eHealth Integration". Join IBM at this important regional healthcare event.

RISK Conference 2014

Join IBM at one of the largest gathering of international and regional CROs and risk leaders in the region

- Gartner Symposium / ITxpo 2014

Accelerating growth. Creating new connections. Driving greater agility. A powerful convergence of forces — mobile, social, cloud and information — is rapidly reshaping how business gets done now and in the future. CIOs and senior IT executives are at the center of this transformation, leading the creation of the digital enterprise.

With IBM at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, attendees will discover how to seize new opportunities, forge strategic partnerships to drive change and evolve to become indispensable leaders in the digital world. Join IBM at this event to learn about latest trends, strategies and solutions.

- MENA Information Security Conference 2014

As in previous years, the event will attract the best and brightest in the information security field, creating opportunities for conference attendees to learn about IT security’s most important issues through first-hand interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging / established companies. IBM will present its broad security services portfolio across sectors and industries. Join IBM at the event and get an opportunity to get all the latest insights on information security and meet our security leaders and subject matter experts.

Infrastructure Matters

In today's economy CIOs are under intense pressure to lower operating costs by making their operations more efficient, simplifying business processes and experimenting with new business models. Their core applications require high performance with reliability, availability, scalability and automation to keep operations running 24x7.

Major technology shifts are happening in the market now with the new emerging workloads of Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social. Learn how IBM Power Systems and IBM Software Solutions can help you harness these new workloads and accelerate your speed to market, enhance your competitiveness and at the same time improve the return of investment.

Join us to find out what will you be able to do with IBM Power Systems and IBM Software Solutions.

- Reap the benefits of deploying IBM Smarter Storage

To make good business decisions you need to be able to analyse available information. But can you analyse the vast amounts and wide variety of information you have – not just structured data in databases, but e-mail, images, audio, video and more – so you can make the decisions that can keep you ahead of the market? You can’t afford to just keep adding disks – energy and management costs are becoming prohibitive – but you can’t afford not to store and take advantage of this data. How do you strike this balance?

- IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2014

Join IBM at this gathering of CIOs in Middle East, 2013 brought together over 200 attendees to collaborate, connect, and inspire. Now in its 7th year, IDC’s Middle East CIO Summit is the one of the foremost gathering of CIOs, providing a number of platforms for sharing ideas, advisory services to better assist them in their jobs, as well as establishing a peer-to-peer community. IBM will present its key solutions that will help address current problems and objectives that CIO's are facing. Meet our experts at IBM booth during the event.

- IBM Financial Executive Seminar

Executive Seminar for Financial Sector, where want to share our Financial framework and the latest trends on the industry to help banks and other financial companies to achieve their goals, such as: Create a customer focused enterprise, Increase flexibility and streamline operations, and Integrate governance, risk and compliance.

- BusinessConnect 2014

The ability to recognize, adopt and capitalize on change is, now more than ever, a key factor in the success of commercial endeavors. Thousands of businesses are failing every year because they’re unable to keep up with the constant change in the global business environment. Only a small percentage of companies have what it takes to last more than an entire decade. Those who want to succeed need to connect and become part of the New Era of Smart.

During BusinessConnect 2014, IBM will host live sessions, tailor made for leaders in the fields of IT, Finance and HR, that focus on how change can be leveraged for success.

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