Intensive learning. Actionable insight. Invaluable take-aways for technical professionals

The Gartner Catalyst Conference 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. 

Proactive Learning. How-to Guidance. Real-World Take Aways. 

Join us at the 2017 Catalyst Conference to Architect your Digital Future. 

Catalyst Conference is the event for technical professionals and is designed to help you execute your organization’s key technology initiatives:
Topics Include:
  • Public, private, and hybrid cloud
  • Cloud-native architectures 
  • Cloud migration and integration
  • Infrastructure and service and platform as a service
  • SaaS, including Office 365 and CRM
  • Enterprise apps
  • Security & identity
Internet of Things & Edge- Computing
Topics include:
  • Agile methodologies
  • Containers
  • Virtualization
  • Automation
  • Modern data center
  • Hyperconvergence
  • Security & identity
Agility & DevOps
Topics include:
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Blockchain
  • Self-service analytics
  • Data visualization
  • Smart machines
  • Security & identity
Big Data, BI & Analytics

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
  • Area of Interest: Security/ID  – the program includes several sessions on the hot topic of security and I.D. authentication.  Use Gartner’s Event Navigator tool to add these sessions to your personal conference agenda.
  • TechDemos - Gartner analyst-led sessions with a deep dive demonstration of the technology discussed in the session.
  • 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
  • Solution Center: Exclusive access to over 15 select exhibitors to make informed decisions

What's Included

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Frequently Asked Questions

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View the 2017 agenda at a glance, which gives an overview of the tracks and hottest topics at this year's event.

Download the full 2017 Conference Brochure

Click here to see who is attending the 2017 Conference

Hot Topics for 2017!

  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Public and Hybrid Cloud Strategies
  • DevOps, DevSecOps, and IT Agility 
  • Cloud-Native Solutions
  • Software as a Service and Enterprise Apps 
  • Mobility and Endpoint Strategies
  • Emerging Security and Identity Architectures
"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


Message from our 2017 Conference Chair, Mark Diodati : 

"I am thrilled to be the chair of the 2017 Gartner Catalyst Conference  in London, UK. The Catalyst Conference is Gartner's premier conference for Technical Professionals - and it is unique in the industry as a vendor-agnostic venue aimed at the implementers of IT strategy.

Featuring 60 plus sessions of content, a great sponsor show floor and ample networking opportunities, Catalyst is the must-attend event for techincal IT professionals interested in setting the pace of Digital Business in their enterprises. I hope you'll join me, and twenty other Gartner for Technical Professionals analysts, as we show you how to 'Architect your Digital Future'.

Featured Speakers


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


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 Catalyst Conference.
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 or call the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in-house reservations office on +44 844 415 6780, quoting the promotion code GART08
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 Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT


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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: 
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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

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