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Information & Analytics Leadership: Empowering People with Trusted Data

In our increasingly digital world, organizations that develop a robustly information-centric culture with the ability to recognize, manage and exploit their information assets will ultimately outpace the competition. To realize this you need to empower people to build the analytics they need to improve their line of business.

Join us at Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management Summit 2016 to get a practical update as well as a strategic view across the breadth of today’s IM and analytics priorities.

The Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • BI & performance management executives
  • Chief Analytic Officers
  • Business & BI analysts
  • BI practitioners
  • Data scientists
BI & Analytics Leaders
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise & information architects
  • MDM program managers
  • Chief Data Officers & their teams
  • Information/data steward & governance board
  • Data modlelers
  • Infrastructure managers (database, integration, storage, etc.)
  • Application managers/developers
Roles Include:
  • IT & business strategists & planners
  • Chief Financial Officers & financial executives
  • Investors
IT Executives

What You Will Learn

  • Gain insight on how to combine prescriptive and predictive analytics
  • Empower users to self-serve their analytic needs
  • Advance data stewardship, information architecture and governance
  • Understand the actual benefits from customer analytics
  • Modernize your MDM and IM infrastructure
  • Improve your IM and BI leadership capabilities
  • Unlock the value of big data with algorithms 

See what attendees have said about what they learned 

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here


Our 2016 Summit agenda is designed to provide you with the strategies, insights and tools you'll need to lead the next generation of IT and achieve business outcomes.


What's new for 2016

  • How to cultivate analytics and IM leaders throughout the organization
  • Understanding the emerging roles of the Chief Analytics and Chief Data Officer
  • The latest on advanced analytics, smart data discovery, new data prep tools, smart machines, Internet of Things (IoT)
  • New techniques for assessing the value of information assets and developing successful data products
  • Leading-edge algorithms to unlock the value of information and big data
  • Expanded content focusing on IM and MDM topics
  • Increased networking through the introduction of Super Roundtables
  • Enhanced peer-to-peer information sharing through Ask the Practitioner Roundtables
  • New Public Sector Forum to enable discussions and debates for the sector

Agenda Tracks

  • Lead with Analytics and Build the Value
  • Evangelize the New and Modernize the Core
  • Empower the User and Control the Chaos
  • Build an Information-Centric Organization
  • Renovate the Information Infrastructure

Curious what we will be covering at the Summit? View the  2016 Agenda at a Glance.

Public Sector Forum

View the full Public Sector Forum agenda.
“A great conference to meet like-minded people, understand their thinking and challenges and understand where the BI/analytics industry is heading.”

- Matthew Drayson, Practice Manager, Information Management, Oakton

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Recorded sessions for one year, to refer to and review with your teams*


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers

  • Rachel Botsman
    Rachel Botsman

    Global Authority on the Collaborative Economy

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  • Lily Serna
    Lily Serna

    Data Scientist, Fairfax media and Numbers Expert, SBS's Letters and Numbers

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  • Hon. Victor Dominello MP
    Hon. Victor Dominello MP

    Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation

    NSW Government

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  • Brent Maxwell
    Brent Maxwell

    Head of Data and intelligence

    The Iconic

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  • Ian A. Bertram
    Ian A. Bertram

    Managing VP


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  • Ted Friedman
    Ted Friedman

    VP Distinguished Analyst


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  • Kurt Schlegel
    Kurt Schlegel

    Research VP


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Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management

The Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management 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


Due to an overwhelming demand, the Gartner room block at the Hilton Sydney has now SOLD OUT. If you still require accommodation for the summit please contact Jessica Benn at the Hilton Sydney on +61 2 9265 6050 or  Jessica.Benn@Hilton.com. Jessica can confirm best available rates and hotel availability at the time of your enquiry. Alternatively, please find a list of hotels below in close proximity to the Hilton Sydney. These venues had availability at the time of our enquiry. Please note: Gartner is not holding a room block at any of these hotels. This list is only provided as a guide to local hotels and current rates as at 5 January 2016. These rates and hotel availability are subject to change, especially as February is peak summer season in Sydney. 

Swissotel Sydney  (Current best rate: $ 429.00)
Located 2 minute walk from Hilton Sydney Hotel.

QT Hotel Sydney (Current best rate: $ 335.00)
Located 2 minute walk from Hilton Sydney Hotel. 

Sheraton on the Park (Current best rate: $ 515.00)
Located 7 minute walk from Hilton Sydney Hotel.

We also recommend using a hotel booking website to search for available rooms:
Hotels Combined
Trip Advisor

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 – 15 mins $3.00
15 mins – 0.5 hour $ 9.00
0.5 hour – 1 hour $29.00
1 hour – 1.5 hours $59.00
1.5 hours – 2 hours $65.00
2 hours – 2.5 hours $71.00
2.5 hours – 3 hours $77.00
3 + hours $79.00

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 Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management Summit. For further information on the George St construction please visit the NSW Government website.