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Dubai, December 22, 2011 View All Press Releases

Gartner Announces Middle East CIO Leadership Forum

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum 2012 To Be Held In Dubai, UAE on 26 28 February at the Raffles

Gartner, Inc. announced today the 2nd Annual Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum 2012 to be held in Dubai, UAE on 26 - 28 February 2012 at the Raffles. The Gartner CIO Leadership Forum is an executive-only program, designed to explore critical business, technology and leadership strategies. The forum is designed to help CIOs deliver business value through IT.

 “CIO’s from around the region will come together and work with Gartner thought leaders to define what world class means to their organizations at the CIO forum,” said Lisa Riley, VP Gartner events. “The forum is organized around the core elements of world class IT starting with people and partners and extending all the way to innovation, productivity, business value and leadership.”

 The Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum offers an interactive, workshop-centric experience to exchange ideas and receive actionable guidance from prominent CIOs and Gartner experts. This exclusive, executive-only program focuses on helping to turn CIOs’ insights into actionable results.

Some of the key topics covered at the event are:

  • Innovation
  • o   Driving Business Growth
  • o   Raising Productivity and Eliminating Costs
  • o   Next-level Leadership

 For further information about the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum, please visit:


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