IT Infrastructure Africa Summit set to target IT executives


The 2nd annual IT Infrastructure Africa Summit will take place from 12 to 13 July 2012 at the Westin Hotel, Cape Town.

Delegates arrive for the first IT Infrastructure Africa Summit (image: ITIAS)

Hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events, the summit will focus on IT Infrastructure challenges and how these challenges can be overcome through innovation, alignment of business with technology and the positive influence of active government participation.

The summit will cover today’s top infrastructure and operations issues and technological advancements impacting an enterprise with strategic guidance and actionable tactics.

It will enable senior decision makers to discover efficient methods to deliver IT projects and services, resulting in business growth and innovation and successfully leveraging existing resources and investments. Senior executives will discuss goals for operational excellence and powerfully demonstrate the value of IT organisation.

The summit provides a platform to share experiences with top-level speakers and industry experts, an agenda to address important IT Infrastructure and business related issues, and will exhibit the best practice case studies from industry experts.

It will also provide an opportunity to network with senior executives, government officials, decision makers and industry speakers including Hennie van Wijk, Head of Technology Strategy at ABSA South Africa, and Lemmy Chappie, CIO of the Gauteng Department of Finance and GITOC Vice Chairman.

Shannon Mackrill, Joint Managing Director of Kinetic Events says, “IT is one of the major factors involved in the make or break of a business today. The growth of infrastructure is changing the way companies do business.  The summit will enable senior executives to discover and understand efficient methods to deliver IT projects and services for the benefit and security of the business.”

Following the success of last year’s summit, IT executives and senior decision makers have wasted no time in securing their place for this year. The strategic invitation-only 2-day event will feature over twenty CIO speakers with topics and discussion points appropriate to the context of Africa prompting interesting discussions and debates.

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Staff writer