This is an overview of our programs for more information on scheduled events. Please see the Events page.

Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings, which are open to SIM members, friends of Austin SIM and guests, feature industry leaders and speakers, covering a variety of topics from new technologies and business opportunities to best practices as demonstrated by leading companies.  You will gain perspectives from real-life successes and failures, and understand how companies strategically respond to business challenges.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge, as well as your professional network.

As SIM Austin grows, we are continuing to look for ways to add value for our Members and Friends of SIM.  Our Chapter sponsors regular programs to network, hosts social and philanthropic events to enhance the community, and acts as a forum for business and technology leaders to partner with peers.  Benefits of your current paid membership include entry to all SIM monthly meetings plus the opportunity to introduce prospective members at no charge. Please register your guests through the Eventbrite invitation, and they will be included at no cost.

We welcome Friends of SIM to join us and participate in events and would encourage you to consider joining SIM to take full advantage of our programs (i.e., CIO Roundtable Breakfasts, SIM Lunch Events, InnoTech discounts, access to regional and national SIM events and programs, and more.).  This year we are introducing a fee of $25.00 to attend SIM’s monthly meetings for Friends of SIM to ensure we can continue to provide the strong base of programs, speakers and networking opportunities for everyone.  To learn more about becoming a member go to

If you would like to join us for our monthly meetings, they are usually scheduled the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Check out the Events section to preview our upcoming events.

Annual Conference – InnoTech Austin

InnoTech Austin is the region’s largest business technology event comprising of educational seminars like the CIO Gala Luncheon, IT Executive Awards, Women of Technology Summit, hands-on demonstrations at the InnoTech Exhibits and, of course, limitless networking opportunities throughout the event.

To learn more about this year’s event being held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Austin Convention Center, click here:

Austin SIM Annual STEM Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars now to join us on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Avery Ranch Golf Club in Austin for this year’s STEM Golf Tournament.

As a member, a friend of Austin SIM Austin or guest, you have the opportunity to participate in the annual SIM Austin STEM Golf Tournament.

This fun and relaxing day of golf, brings together leaders of industry, government, and education at one of the areas beautiful country clubs.

The event includes a 4-person scramble, box lunch and awards reception following the tournament.  Golfers at any level are welcome!  Proceeds from this tournament are used to fund STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Scholarships for Central Texas area students.


SIM Connect Live –  IT Transformation: Mining the Next 50 Years for Innovation

SIM Connect Live is the annual gathering of the Society for Information Management (SIM), the world’s premier organization for IT leaders. The 2018 conference has been completely redesigned to create a truly unique and collaborative experience. With fewer lectures, more roundtable sessions, more interaction and problem-centric topic tracks,

SIM Connect Live provides senior IT executives, CIOs and other industry veterans with high-level discussion to expand knowledge about innovation, privacy, enterprise technologies, and leadership. WIRED’s Kevin Kelly will deliver one of the keynote speeches.

DATE: April 11 – 13, 2018

LOCATION: Sheraton Dallas (downtown Dallas)

REGISTER before rates go up March 16, 2018 @ 

RLF – Leadership for Life

SIM is committed to developing our next generation of Leaders.  RLF, SIM’s renowned highly-successful leadership development program, has over 4,500 graduates across the world.  The program is more than just a set of quick workshops, lectures or seminars.  RLF is:

  • A unique conduit for long-term change in professional and personal capabilities.
  • A comprehensive series of six 2-day sessions unfolding over nine months.
  • A participant-driven program known for its highly engaging interaction among peer and professional colleagues.
  • A program that teaches and instills in people the self-awareness, confidence, emotional intelligence and leadership tools to lift them to the top of their professions.

To learn more about the program, click here;

SIM Women’s Luncheon

Are you looking for a way to connect with other women in IT?  The SIM Women’s Luncheon provides an opportunity to meet new friends and network with other women in the SIM Austin community.