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CIO Gala Luncheon

Registration to attend the CIO Gala Luncheon, a Special Event @ InnoTech, is: $65.00 per person and includes CIO Luncheon presentation, access to all of the InnoTech Conference sessions, InnoTech keynotes, InnoTech exhibits and vendor seminars, and the IT Executives of the Year Awards Reception-hosted by the SIM – Austin Chapter.
Registrations for the CIO Gala Luncheon will be accepted for executive level IT professionals only (i.e. CIO, CTO, VP of Information Technology, etc.) -The CIO Gala Luncheon is for executive level IT professionals only and requires separate registration and payment. -Registration includes lunch. -Registration is non-refundable; however, is transferable to an eligible participant. -Registration for the CIO Gala Luncheon does not include the ISSA Security Summit or Women in Tech Summit  



innotech conference sessions

Be sure to visit the InnoTech conference sessions before and after the CIO Gala Luncheon. Click here for the complete schedule.



#PostAttack - A CIO’s Playbook for Response

CIOs work every day to prevent an attack; this playbook will ensure you are prepared to respond!  I just got notified that we've been attacked - what do I as the CIO do now?"  Join us for a practical step-by-step guide to establish a comprehensive DDoS response plan. Hear about the steps taken after the Atlanta ransomware attack; learn how they conducted thorough #PostAttack analysis and followed through with defense strategies. Real life experiences will be shared to help guide your company’s future success in responding to an attack.

Jordan Loyd

Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Austin | Cyber Squad

Beth-Anne Bygum

Chief Security Officer, Acxiom

Brian Engle

CISO & Managing Director of Advisory Services, Cyber Defenses

Roy E. Hadley, Jr.

Special Counsel, Adam and Reese, LLP

All Day

innotech exhibits


HAPPY 45 MINUTE RECEPTION sponsored by nutanix

Network with other IT and business professionals from the region
Experience the InnoTech exhibits, enjoy a cold beverage, networking and prize drawings at the InnoTech Happy 45-Minute Reception…a networking tradition!



Celebrate the region’s top IT achievements, network and mingle as the SIM – Austin Chapter present the 22nd Annual IT Executives of the Year Awards.  These prestigious awards are presented annually to Austin’s top business and technology professionals.

Nominate a deserving individual for the 22nd annual IT Executives of the Year Awards. Click here to begin. View all past winners and find out more information at