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    2017 CIO Agenda: An India Perspective

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    Explore key challenges and next steps for CIOs in India.

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    Explore Future Trends

    Get the latest research and major Gartner announcements including Top Predictions, 2018 CIO Agenda, CEO Perspectives, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends and more.

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    Find Your Place in a Digital Ecosystem

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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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This year, we've built our agenda theme that addresses the issues and challenges that are most critical to CIOs in the areas of technology, leadership and business strategy.

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This Year's Conference Tracks

An agenda focused on your priorities
Our track structure in 2017 is built on a framework of strategic and tactical priorities that overlap and interlock 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

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10 elements for successful digital transformation

This year, we've built our agenda on 10 key priorities that address the issues and challenges most critical to CIOs in the areas of technology, leadership and business strategy.

Industry Program

The first day of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is dedicated to industry-focused content. Prepare for what’s happening in your industry — with a full day of networking and solution provider presentations on Sunday, cross-industry sessions throughout the week, and industry-specific presentations you don’t want to miss.
  • Financial Services & Insurance
  • Manufacturing 
  • Government
  • Communication Service Providers

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"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 speakers and luminaries. 

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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


Grand Hyatt Goa
Goa University
North Goa, Goa, India - 403206 
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo will take place on Monday, 13 November 2017 to Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Goa, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.


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

Gartner has room blocks at the Grand Hyatt Hotel and Goa Marriott Resort & Spa. Please note you must be registered for the event in order to book a hotel reservation. Reservations should be made through the Gartner Hotel Team. Hotels will not be taking bookings directly.
To make a hotel reservation, please log back into your registration profile in your gartner.com account by CLICKING HERE or by contacting the Gartner Hotel Team on +91 (0) 80 2222 2079 or Send us an Email.
Rooms are limited at both properties and we encourage you to secure your room early. A credit card will be required to secure your booking.


Grand Hyatt Goa
Goa University
North Goa, Goa, India - 403206 
Goa Marriott Resort & Spa
Post Box No. 64, Miramar
Panaji, Goa, India 

Getting to the Grand Hyatt Goa from Dabolim Airport:
Dabolim Airport is Goa’s international airport and just a 45 minute drive to the Grand Hyatt Goa. It is serviced by Air India, Jet Airways and Air Asia along with many others airlines.
Airport transfer / Taxi Service: Pre-paid estimated taxi fare: INR 1500 (minimum for one way). To book a taxi please click on http://www.cabsingoa.com/ or call + 91 804 920 2434.

Directions to the Grand Hyatt Goa by Car and Railway Stations:

  • Karmali Rly. St. 18 kms 25Mins
  • Thivim Rly .St. 28 kms 30Mins
  • Margao Rly. St. 31 kms 35Mins
  • Vasco Rly .St. 30 kms 30Mins



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