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18:00 Doors

19:00 Welcome

19:10 Keynote

Pierre-André Rulmont, CIO STIB & CDO of the Year 2019

19:30 Starter

20:10 Keynote

Jo Caudron, Founding partner Scopernia

20:30 Main dish

21:10 Keynote

Rik Vera, chairman of the board NexxWorks

21:30 Ceremony

Chief Digital Officer of the Year 2021

22:00 Dessert

24:00 Closing

How to apply

Are you the CDO of the year 2021? Criteria are Vision and Strategy, Innovation, Business and Growth Stimulation, Customer Centricity and Presentation

Apply now with a file containing your C.V. (LinkedIn profile), your projects and achievements, a motivation for your application and a high resolution photo.

Send the application to

If you are nominated, you will personally present your case. The winners, a Dutch-language and a French-language CDO of the Year will be elected on October 28th 2021 at the gala event in Docks, Brussels.

Deadline September 30, 2021

Photo: The 2019 winners - Erik Cuypers (Maxeda) and Pierre-André Rulmont (STIB)

Want to attend the awards night?

Of course you want to attend the CDO Awards Night. We got two formulas. You can reserve 1 or more seats at 275 euro each or reserve a table for 10 people at 2.500 euro (excl. VAT).

This includes parking fee at Docks Dome event hall. Get your tickets now.

For more information about registrations, sponsoring or partnerships, please contact Nicolas Demeure. - 0478 65 20 34

I want to attend the Awards Night