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Renovate, Innovate and Unleash the Power of Digital Business

In today’s digital world, few things are more impactful than applications.  They lay the foundation for innovation, drive engagement and deliver impactful business results. Application leaders have a unique perspective, with a comprehensive view of their enterprise, and an innate understanding of technology and the art of the possible.  Now is the time for application leaders to use their expertise to unleash the power of digital business within their organizations.

Hear the latest tactics and best practices across applications, take a look ahead at Chat Bots, Cognitive Computing and advances in Blockchain, Cloud, Mobile and IoT. Experience unbiased, leading-edge research covering Agile, DevOps, Blockchain and Chatbots and much more.  

Join us to gain new insights and actionable strategies for creating value, driving digital transformation and delivering competitive advantage.


Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
  • Information 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
  • Program Manager
  • Application Lifecycle Management
Portfolio Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Further understand the role of the IT organization as a full partner with ‘the business’ 
  • Grasp the impact and opportunity of emerging technologies 
  • Benchmark your progress against others in your industry or role
  • Refine your application strategy, validate it or perhaps begin to really create it
  • Hear ‘next generation’ thinking on new technologies to build into your strategy
  • Understand where application management is headed…not just 3 months from now, but three years from now
  • Define your role in creating a vision for your digital business
  • Learn how to balance risk with innovation, which systems to renovate, when to invest and when to divest

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
  • WorkshopsIntimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Solution Showcase: Exclusive access to over 20 select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount


What's Included

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Our 2017 agenda features 4 tracks covering applications hot topics and key issues based on your role, experience level and key focus.

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2017 Tracks

A: Application Strategy: Creating the Digital Business Foundation
As an application leader, its key to your role to deliver business results, ensuring a compelling customer experience is delivered though mobile, cloud, and IoT. Join us to hear how to deliver on your application strategy.

B: Application Architecture: Modernizing for Agility and Global Scale
Join us to learn about various innovative application models to support Web-scale computing, Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints, intelligent business operations and omnichannel, ambient experiences. 

C: Application Development: Cultivating Rigor and Fearless Innovation
Join us to learn about the competencies and technologies needed to develop mode 2 applications – and how emerging trends like AI and IoT affect our AD organizations, tools and practices.

D: Integration Building a Pervasive Competency
Join us to learn about the challenges and opportunities to renovate the infrastructure and innovate your delivery function, maximizing integration productivity and business value.

What's New for 2017?

  • Focus on digital transformation and the role of the application leader
  • Expanded coverage of APIs, DevOps and User Experience Design
  • NEW! IoT Virtual Track
  • NEW! Design Thinking Workshop
  • Expanded focus on emerging technologies including Blockchain, Chat Bots, Cognitive Computing

What you will take from the Summit

  • Validate your application strategies and keep up to date with emerging technologies
  • Learn how constantly evolving topics as cloud, mobile and IoT are changing
  • What does the future of apps look like
  • Balance risk with innovation, where to renovate and when to invest and divest
  • Explore new possibilities for your organization
"A very stimulating and thought provoking summit. Gartner has very energised and information led specialists and presentations."

- Nick Williams, Solutions Architecture Manager Transport for London

"Very inspiring from a vision standpoint. The conference addresses our key issues. I look forward to taking this away and seeing how this fits with my company's strategy and maturity"

- Ludovic Tardy, Sr Manager Sales, Marketing and Services Solutions Amadeus

Optimize Your Attendance

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • One (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-One (sign up will open pre-event)
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception


Listen to inspirational guest keynotes, hear from Gartner invited end-user case study speakers and learn from over 40 Gartner analysts at this year's conference. 

Highlighted Speakers


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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  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 




Become an Exhibitor

Take Your Place Among Technology's Key Players
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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

London, England


Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 
200 Westminster Bridge Road 
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT 


Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT


A limited number of rooms have been held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel for attendees of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit. There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:
Superior Room - £195 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room- £225 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and excludes VAT.
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate please click on the link below.
Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to gartnerconference@pphe.com or call the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in-house reservations office on +44 844 415 6780, quoting the promotion code GART03
Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time)

Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street
London, United Kingdom