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Maximize the power of your application strategy to lead digital innovation

As mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things transform businesses, your application strategy must evolve to seize new opportunities. Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2016 features in-depth new research and advanced best practices in application strategies, business application management, mobile applications, modern application architecture, application development, integration, and emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things.

Get the latest recommendations for transforming legacy applications, delivering world-class customer experiences, applying leading edge data, and much more. Learn how to update your applications strategy, balance renovation with innovation, align with business goals and deliver a new competitive advantage by enabling business users, while instilling just the right amount of governance.

Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Information Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
Enterprise Architects
Roles Include:
  • Application Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Application Integration Leaders
  • Application Portfolio Management
Roles Include:
  • Web Services and Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Leaders involved in cloud and SOA
  • IT Leaders focused on application strategies
  • IT Leaders focused on mobile
IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
Portfolio Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Modernize and renovate core IT systems
  • Advance your mobile and API strategies
  • Architect for speed and agility
  • Deliver game–changing business analytics
  • Design experiences that engage users
  • Strengthen governance and cloud security
  • Leverage the Web to support innovation
  • Bridge the legacy integration gap
  • Prepare for the Internet of things
  • Lead digital business transformation

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst SessionsGartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings*: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables*: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • End-User Case StudiesWe invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops*: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Solution Showcase: Exclusive access to over 15 select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables. Space is limited. 

What's Included

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables.


The 2016 agenda features comprehensive tracks to target all application maturity levels and goals.

            NEW Customized Agendas for your role and priorities

2016 Agenda Tracks

  • Application Strategy: Blending Packaged, Custom, Cloud and Mobile Apps
  • Innovations in Application Architecture
  • Lead Innovation in Application Development and Integration for the Digital Future
  • Technical Insights: Dive Deep into the Technologies and Strategies of Application Development and Integration

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Hot Topics and What's New for 2016

Hot Topics
  • Mobile Development
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing
  • Bimodal IT
  • Microservices
  • Blockchain
  • Smart Machines
  • User Experience Design
  • DevOps
  • In-memory Computing
  • Legacy Systems Transformation

What's New for 2016
  • Technical Insights: A deep dive into the technologies and strategies for application development and integration
  • Blockchain: Consider the implications of distributed ledger technology on your organisation
  • ‘The IOT Scenario’: Understand what the Internet of Things means for your applications strategy
  • Bimodal: Help accelerate your innovation and better manage legacy


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Applications

The Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

Sydney, Australia


The  Hilton Hotel Sydney is offering very competitive rates to attendees at this Gartner summit. Room rates are $306 AUD (room only rate). A credit card is required to secure your booking and prepayment of one night is required. In order to book please click here to be taken to Hilton Sydney’s dedicated booking page. Bookings must be made before 14 July 2016. For any queries about hotel bookings please contact Helena Bang at the Hilton Sydney on +61 2 9265 6048 or Helena.bang@hilton.com

The Hilton Sydney hotel is located right in the heart of the Sydney CBD on George Street, close to shopping, entertainment and corporate offices. Just 30 minutes from Sydney International and Domestic airports and only 50m from Town Hall Station, Hilton Sydney is ideally located for business or leisure.

Hilton Sydney Hotel
488 George Street
Sydney, Australia - NSW 2000

The car park for the Hilton Hotel is owned and managed by Secure Parking and is located on Pitt St. Due to one way road systems on George Street, please note that car access to Sydney Hilton is via Pitt Street only. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. Hilton Valet Parking is available ($68 for 24 hours) or enter the car park directly at casual parking rates. 

Hilton offers guests and event attendees a special discounted rate of $51.20 (per entry). Please validate your ticket at reception to get this discounted rate. Prices subject to change, without prior notice 

MONDAY – FRIDAY (casual hourly rates) 

  • 0 – 0.5 hours $8.00
  • 0.5 hour – 1 hour $29.00
  • 1 hour – 2 hours $65.00
  • 2 hours – 3 hours $79.00
  • 3 + hours $84.00 

Getting to the Hilton Sydney hotel from Sydney International AirportBy TaxiFrom Sydney Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Hilton Sydney hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 minutes and costs approximately $45-$50.By CarEnter Sydney via the Eastern Distributor, take the William Street exit and travel along William Street into Park Street, turn right into Pitt Street. The Hilton Sydney hotel driveway, valet parking and car park are located 50 meters on the left side of Pitt Street. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. There is a secure underground car park located at Hilton Sydney.By TrainAs an environmentally friendly hotel with a focus on sustainability we recommend you take the Train for direct, convenient access to the hotel from the airport and most other locations. There is a Train Station located at both the Sydney Domestic and International Airports with a direct line to the city. Exit the train at Town Hall Station and the Hilton Sydney hotel is located adjacent to the Victoria Galleries, entry via Pitt Street or George Street, Travelling time is around 25 minutes and costs approximately $15 per person each way.By BusFrom Sydney Domestic and International Airports a shuttle bus is available in front of the Arrivals Hall. The cost is approximately $16-$18 per person each way. Advance booking is not required, however for a shuttle bus transfer from Hilton Sydney to the airport pre-booking is required. 

Alternatively for local travel within Sydney to the Hilton hotel, the Transport NSW webpage offers useful information and a travel planner — 131500.com.au

Please Note

Due to George Street construction by NSW Government, travel times and routes may alter prior to your attendance at the Gartner Applications Architecture, Development & Integration Summit. For further information on the George St construction please visit the NSW Government website.