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    September 18 - 19, 2017
    London, UK

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Architecting The On-Demand Digital Business: Sensing, Adapting, Scaling

Built on leading-edge Gartner for Technical Professionals research, Catalyst delivers a deep dive into the most challenging technical trends. As the most important gathering for technical professionals, this event provides practical solutions, actionable advice & principled objectivity in ways you won’t find anywhere else. Technically focused & committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference is designed to leave you with a blueprint for project planning & execution. 

The Catalyst Conference was designed for technical professionals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • Application Architecture
  • Web Services
  • Infrastructure Managers
  • Application Development
  • Integration and Portfolio Management
  • Information Architect
  • Application Strategist
  • Enterprise Architects
Applications
Roles Include:
  • BI Leaders
  • BI Analysts
  • Performance Management
  • BICC
  • Data Warehouse Management
  • IT Strategist/Planner
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Data/Information Architects
Business Intelligence
Roles include:
  • Enterprise & IT Architects
  • IT Operations
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Capacity Planning
  • Communications/Networking
  • Facilities/Mobility/Quality Management
  • Service/Storage/Datacenter Management
Infrastructure & Operations
Roles include:
  • IT Disaster Recovery
  • Governance
  • IT Managers
  • Information Security Managers
  • Network Managers
  • Enterprise Architects/Planners
Security and Identity

What You Will Learn


  • How to adopt cloud services, and architect, secure, deploy and manage cloud applications
  • Turn mobile strategies into deployable architectures and technologies that reduce risk and improve UX
  • Build a sustainable data & analytics architecture that forms the foundation of a digital business platform
  • Implement content and collaboration solutions to achieve a productive digital workplace
  • Deploy new infrastructure architectures, methodologies and solutions
  • To think strategically, explore cross-functional trends, focus on the business and build people skills



See what  attendees have said about what they learned

Features & Benefits


  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner 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
  • TechCase: We 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
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount
  • Events on Demand: Missed a session? No problem. All attendees can access recorded session for one year after the event
  • TechZone: Exclusive access to over 15 select exhibitors to make informed decisions

What's Included



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Agenda

Our 2016 agenda offers 3 in-depth tracks providing attendees a deep dive into a broad range of topics. From software development to cloud computing, applications and data analytics to security and Internet of Things, we have coverage for every technical professional. During the two full days, Catalyst also offers 2 virtual tracks on security & identity management and professional effectiveness, all with strategic and actionable advice, replicable best practices, peer–to–peer interaction, and high–profile analysts and guest speakers, in an environment specifically designed for practical problem–solving and collaboration.
 

Conference Tracks

  • Developing Software for Mobile, Cloud and Beyond
  • Designing Your Cloud-First Strategy and Architecture
  • The Internet of Things: Building, Integrating, and Securing Solutions
  • Building Resilience with Next Generation Security and Identity ( Virtual Track)
  • Professional Effectiveness ( Virtual Track)

Hot Topics

  • Internet of Things: The Foundation of the Digital Business
  • Cloud Computing & Cloud First Architectures
  • Taking Mobility from Strategy to Execution
  • Scaling Security and Identity
  • Building a Data and Analytics architecture 
  • Software Development
     

Session Types

  • Keynotes
  • TechCase
  • Ask the Analyst
  • Analyst one-on-ones
  • Analyst-user roundtables
  • Workshops
  • TechDemo
  • TechPanel
"Very interesting conference highlighting important current and future topics. The exchange with the analysts and colleagues from around Europe inspired me."

- Markus Moltenbrey, IT Solutions Architect ResMed

"The future is present here, in London, with Gartner Catalyst. Mobility, Cloud Services, Identity and Big Data are the success!"

- Jose Luis Montero, Backoffice Manager UPCnet

"I am really impressed by the depth and quality of the sessions. It provides me with a lot of useful material for devising my organizations strategy"

- Harmen Dijkstra Rabobank International Netherlands



Exhibitors

Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Catalyst

The Catalyst Conference 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.

  • Learn more about the exhibitor experience.  
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 

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Exhibitor Interactions


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Venue & Travel

London, UK

Venue

A limited number of rooms have been held at the Sofitel London Heathrow for attendees of the Gartner Catalyst Conference. There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:

Sunday 11 September - £155 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Weekdays - £189 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 using the Promotional Code: EVEBB.
http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-6214-sofitel-london-heathrow/index.shtml 

Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to  reservations@sofitelheathrow.com or call the Sofitel London Heathrow reservations department on +44 (0)20 8757 5000, quoting the promotion code  GART120906

Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 07:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time)

To qualify for these rates please book before 26 August 2016, after this time rates will be the best available subject to availability.

Accommodations & Privacy Advisory
Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list. 
Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  
To Be Safe: 
Event Attendees should not share any personal information, including credit card information, with these groups and should follow the booking instructions on the Venue & Travel page to make all hotel reservations.
Booking with unknown service providers exposes you to the risk of incurring fraudulent credit card charges as well as not actually having a valid reservation for the event.
If you are contacted by a fraudulent service provider please be sure to inform Gartner at emea.registration@gartner.com.

Sofitel London Heathrow
Terminal 5 - London Heathrow Airport
London, United Kingdom - TW6 2GD


Accommodations

Sofitel London Heathrow Terminal 5,
London Heathrow Airport
TW6 2GD
Tel: +44 (0)20 8757 7777
Fax: +44 (0)20 8757 7788
Email: H6214@sofitel.com
Longitude: -0.4915
Latitude: +51.4735

Directions to the Venue


Sofitel London Heathrow is directly attached to Heathrow Terminal 5 via a covered footbridge.

By Road:
From North – M1/M40/M11 - M25 then exit at Junction 14 signposted to Heathrow Terminal 5 and then follow signs for Sofitel London Heathrow;
From South – M3/M23-M25 then exit at Junction 14 to Heathrow Terminal 5 and then follow signs for Sofitel London Heathrow;
From East – exit at Junction 4 from the M4 signposted to Heathrow Airport, then follow signs to Terminal 5 and then follow signs for Sofitel London Heathrow;
From West – M4-M25 then exit at Junction 14 to Heathrow Terminal 5 and then follow signs for Sofitel London Heathrow.

By Railway:
Take the Heathrow Express Train to Heathrow Terminal 5. Then follow signs on Arrivals level for the Sofitel London Heathrow directing you to the lifts and footbridge taking you directly to the hotel.

By Underground:
Take the Piccadilly Line to Heathrow Terminal 5. Then follows signs on Arrivals level for the Sofitel London Heathrow directing you to the lifts and footbridge taking you directly to the hotel.

From Heathrow Terminals on foot:
From Terminal 1, 2 or 3:
Take the Heathrow Express Train which runs between 05:00am and 11:30pm, free of charge, for travel in between Terminals. The Heathrow Express train runs every 15 minutes and takes approximately 6 minutes to reach Terminal 5.

Once at Terminal 5 platform, take the escalators to the ground floor. Turn left and pass the Underground lefts then turn left again to head towards the exit. Before the exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

From Terminal 4:
Take the Heathrow Connect Train to Heathrow Central (direction Terminal 1, 2, 3) and change to the opposite platform for a connecting train to Terminal 5 (via the Heathrow Express Train).

The Heathrow Express Train runs between 05:00am and 11:30pm, is free of charge, and runs every 15 minutes and takes approximately 6 minutes to reach Terminal 5.

Once at Terminal 5 platform, take the escalators to the ground floor. Turn left and pass the Underground lefts then turn left again to head towards the exit. Before the exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

From Terminal 5:
International Arrivals:
On arrival you will be directed to the Arrivals Lounge (ground floor). From the Arrivals exit doors, walk towards the UK Arrivals, and with Heathrow Express Train (for Central London) ticket desks on your left. Before the last exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and
walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel  reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

UK Arrivals:
On arrival you will be directed to the Arrivals Lounge (ground floor). From the Arrivals exit doors, turn right after the coffee shop and head towards the exit. Before the last exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).