CIO Conferences

Guiding CIOs and IT Executives to Accelerate Digital Business

In an era of continual disruption, the role of CIO is evolving rapidly. CIOs must amplify their impact to lead IT beyond the function, partnering with C-suite peers to accelerate digital business models, enable the future of work and drive business growth. 

Join us at our CIO conferences to discover world-class insights to help you drive your mission-critical priorities.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™
11 – 13 September 2023 | Gold Coast, Australia
16 – 19 October 2023 | Orlando, FL
6 – 9 November 2023 | Barcelona, Spain
13 – 15 November 2023 | Tokyo, Japan
28 - 30 November 2023 | Kochi, India

CIO Leadership Forum
28 – 29 March 2023 | Amsterdam, Netherland
26 – 27 February 2024 | Phoenix, AZ
12 – 13 March 2024 | London, U.K.
26 – 27 March 2024 | Hollywood, FL
9 – 10 July 2024 | Tokyo, Japan

CIO & IT Executive Summit
23 – 25 September 2024 | São Paulo, Brazil
19 – 21 November 2024 | Dubai, UAE

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Session Replay: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ Keynote

Watch the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2022 Opening Keynote where we focus on some of the most important ways in which CIOs and IT executives can use information and technology in new and emerging ways to lead and make a difference for their enterprises.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo

Explore the technology, insights and latest trends shaping the future of IT and business at Gartner's flagship conference. Hone your leadership skills, refine your strategies and find the innovative technologies that will help to accelerate your digital business.
Who should attend
  • CIOs, CTOs, chief digital officers
  • Chief security officers
  • Security officers, heads of security
  • Chief data officers, chief analytics officers
  • Officers and heads of data and analytics
  • Senior application leaders
  • VPs of IT infrastructure and operations
What's covered
  • Discover how to be a transformational leader, influence stakeholders and embrace the evolution of the CIO.
  • Gain practical skills and best practices from peers and experts to capitalize on key technology trends.
  • Learn how to scale, refine and accelerate your digital business strategy.
  • Explore the latest cybersecurity risks and how to adapt your IT security strategy.
  • Explore the future of hybrid work and what that means for IT leaders.
  • Invest in operating capabilities that create a tighter integration of the enterprise and IT operating models.
  • Create superior customer and citizen experiences that serve as sustainable differentiators.
  • Leverage smarter spending models and tools for better business outcomes.

I have attended Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo for many years. Without fail, I come away with new ideas, deeper appreciation for current topics and energized to go forward in my role as a CIO.

Rick Lindberg

CIO and VP, ASTM International

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum

As an exclusive conference for CIOs, Gartner CIO Leadership Forum is the ideal retreat to connect with fellow CIOs and Gartner experts.
What is the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum?

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum is an exclusive, frequently sold-out conference for chief information officers. This means you are guaranteed a level of information exchange and peer interaction that is unrivaled. To ensure this commitment to our attendees, we ask that you verify your eligibility to attend.

Join Gartner experts and your CIO peers at Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2023 to participate in interactive and highly collaborative sessions, share experiences and access personalized tools to equip yourself with a detailed plan to support your mission-critical priorities.

What's covered
  • Managing Risk
  • Digital Business Acceleration
  • Business Leadership
  • Composable Technology
  • CIO Role Evolution
  • Agile Career Pathing

Excellent conference to validate your thinking and direction, prepare you for changes and disruptors you may not see and challenge you to push yourself and your team to the next level.

Eric A. Chatham

CIO, County of Monterey

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Build agile architectures armed with applications

Today’s application leaders face challenges on every front. From leveraging emerging technologies to legacy optimization, you must do it all. Ensure you have the practical insights you need to guide the organization into the next decade of digital transformation.

Lead the development of the I&O strategy roadmap

IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have to deal with conflicting priorities of keeping the systems running to support the business while embracing emerging trends to enable the business and provide a faster, more agile set of services. We share tips to modernize operations across on-premises, cloud and edge environments, and the latest thinking on IT service management and AIOps.

Lead strategy of data and analytics products

Data and analytics are modernizing worldwide, and as D&A leaders, you must be vigilant about how to optimize the process by using the best technology available. Gartner will help you to strike the right balance and create successful data and analytics strategies.

Take a fresh look at security management

Many organizations take an ineffective approach to cybersecurity. Anticipate the emergence of attacks and new risks of digital business, cloud, mobility and the Internet of Things by improving capabilities and implementing the right technologies.

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