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The Must Attend Event for CIOs

This exclusive event is created with direct input from more than 2,800 top CIOs. Explore the most critical business, technology and leadership strategies relevant to today's CIOs and engage with hundreds of your CIO peers.

Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit is specifically designed for:
  • Corporate-wide CIOs
  • Business unit CIOs
  • Senior IT Executives reporting into the CIO
Senior IT Executives

What You Will Learn

  • Learn from the proven practices and market insight of your CIO peers
  • Team up with leaders who understand your challenges in workshops focused on your most critical priorities
  • Broaden your perspective by exchanging ideas with thought leaders from Gartner and the industry
  • Transform your CIO role with new leadership skills and organizational behaviors
  • Explore the issues that are top-of-mind for your CEO and business counterparts
  • Assemble the resources you need to build and transform IT capabilities
  • Move your organization forward through future-facing technologies, applications and approaches

What's Included

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Frequently Asked Questions

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We're preparing our 2016 agenda, which will be based on the results of our annual CIO Survey designed to identify the most critical priorities for CIOs globally.

Lead With Impact: Connect. Orchestrate. Influence.

​Examine the key issues that are shaping the leadership of today’s CIOs. Learn to look beyond your IT organization to Influence, Orchestrate and Connect with our three tracks;
  • Track 1: Influence Strategic Culture and People Leadership
  • Track 2: Orchestrate to create Value Leadership
  • Track 3: Connect with Information and Technology Leadership

Hot Topics

  • Develop Digital business and digital skills,
  • Enable business transformation through Industrie 4.0,
  • Stimulate an innovation culture
  • Support government through a digital agenda
  • Drive Digital Security across the entire organization

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • 30 min Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Workshops
  • Peer networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Spotlight Sessions
  • Peer Connect Meetups
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator

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Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers From 2015

  • Ansgar Schulte
    Ansgar Schulte

    Research Director

  • Frank Ridder
    Frank Ridder

    Managing VP

  • Tomas Nielsen
    Tomas Nielsen

    Research Director

What We Hear About Our Speakers

I never miss this event. Thought-provoking material. Great framework for providing direction within our organization. Useful ideas about how to lead.

- 2015 Attendee


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of IT

The Gartner CIO & IT Executive 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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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Munich, Germany


Rooms can be booked via: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/GartnerCIO2016 or 0049 89 93001 6390 or via Reservierung.Muenchen@starwoodhotels.com

Westin Grand München
Arabellastrasse 6
München, Germany - 81925


A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that a service provider called Exhibition Housing Management has contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services. Exhibition Housing Management does not represent Gartner, nor have we authorized them to contact attendees on our behalf. 
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