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    Insight and advice from Gartner

    Key takeaways on how CIOs tackle changing leadership in the era of digital disruption.

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    Join us in Goa, on November 13 - 16, 2017

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The World's Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT Executives

Look ahead; plan accordingly. That strategy makes sense until you’re competing at digital speeds and need to drive digital innovation to the core of every process, product, and service. Your next asset or technology partner could be anywhere: Incubating just beyond your peripheral vision. Innovating outside everyone else’s comfort zone. The ability to expand your mindset and see the future in 360 becomes essential.

What Attendees Are Saying - Value of Attending Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is specifically designed for:
Roles Include:
  • Corporate-wide CIOs
  • Business unit CIOs
  • Senior IT leaders reporting to the CIO
Senior IT Executives

What You Will Learn

Shaped by feedback from you and other CIOs to stay focused on only what is most relevant and useful, the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo experience will include:

  • A community of over 900 CIOs and their leadership teams
  • An agenda focused on the imperatives that you and your team must pursue to align with your enterprise mission critical priority
  • Six tracks spanning technology & information, leadership and business strategy
  • Recommended journeys with sessions and peer-to-peer engagements most relevant to you
  • Innovative keynotes brimming with inspiration from the world’s top innovators and leadership experts
  • CIO Story sessions featuring visionary CIOs sharing practical examples of putting digital leadership into practice
  • Over 30 Gartner Analysts onsite providing you with the most personal guidance and advice possible in analyst one-on-ones
  • A wealth of peer engagement opportunities to make lasting connections, share best practices, and network with your peers
  • Solution providers filling the ITxpo showcase with new possibilities for digital business, organized into marketplaces to make it easy to find the solutions you need

Frequently Asked Questions

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We are preparing our 2017 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks for data and analytics leaders. View these items in the meantime:

  • Sign up to be the first to know when our agenda is available. 
  • View our 2016 Brochure to see what we covered last year
  • Read feedback from past attendees

Last Year's Conference Tracks

Our track structure in 2016 was built on a framework of strategic and tactical priorities that overlaped and interlocked across leadership, technology and information, and business strategy.
  • Mastering Leadership
  • Create a Dynamic Organization
  • Transform the Technology Core
  • Architect the Digital Platform
  • Drive Business Performance
  • Plan for the Digital Future

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 Executive Summary Report

Image Lead 360. Drive Digital to the Core
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 challenged CIOs and IT leaders to become panoramic thinkers in the new digital world: to see what’s happening all around you, to be open to new ideas and to look for innovations everywhere. This is what it means to lead 360, and how CIOs and IT leaders can drive digital to the core.

Throughout the event, attendees discovered how to lead and succeed in a digital world — learning from leaders in diverse fields and from one another. We heard how organizations of all sizes, from all around the world, are meeting the challenges of competing in a rapidly changing digital society. The following summary presents key content highlights from this year’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to help you lead 360.

View the 2016 Executive Summary Report
"Delivery of the content was phenomenal, very well organised event. Focused on the key topics which is very informative."

- Giri Gorjala, SVP Bank of America

"One of the best event that I have attended, content and keynotes were awesome. Enlightening sessions overall that can help drive strategy of any organisation."

- Subramanyam, AVP Franklin Templeton


Experience a rich assembly of forward-thinking guest speakers and luminaries. 

Highlighted Speakers

  • Partha Iyengar
    Partha Iyengar

    Vice President and Distinguished Analyst

    Gartner Research

  • Guy Kawasaki
    Guy Kawasaki

    Ex - Chief Evangelist Apple, Author, Trustee Wikimedia

  • Magnus Linkdvist
    Magnus Linkdvist

    Trendspotter and Futurologi

  • Mark Bowden
    Mark Bowden

    Expert in human behaviour and body language

What We Hear About Our Speakers

"One of the best event that I have attended, content and keynotes were awesome. Enlightening sessions overall that can help drive strategy of any organisation."


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Information Technology

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo helps you identify and explore technology and service providers to address your mission critical priorities as a CIO and IT leader. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading solution providers in a variety of settings.

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  • Contact us for information on speaking and exhibitor opportunities.




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Venue & Travel

Goa, India


Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 will take place at the Grand Hyatt Goa.


Grand Hyatt Goa
Goa University
North Goa, Goa, India - 403206


Gartner will be reserving a limited block of rooms at various hotels. Please check back for updates as they become available and the room blocks open.

Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
Post Box No. 64, Miramar
Panaji, Goa, India