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  • Gartner Applications Strategies & Solutions Summit

    Who Should Attend?

    Bring your applications dream team for sessions covering CX, app dev, digital workplace and more.

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    Top Takeaways From Last Year

    See the key focus areas and takeaways from our 2016 event.

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Accelerate Engagement, Drive Customer Experience and Deliver Digital Business Innovation

Build an applications organization with the agility and flexibility to support today’s digital business demands. Empower your entire enterprise to address digital business opportunities and use leading technologies to create and deploy business critical solutions.

See a sampling of the companies that attended last year.

Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Leaders focused on:
  • Application Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Application Integration
  • Application Infrastructure
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Business Applications Management
  • User Experience Design
Application Leaders
Roles Include:
  • Enteprise Architects
  • Chief Architects
  • Information Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
Senior Architects
Leaders focused on:
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Social/Mobile Strategies
  • CRM Platforms
  • Customer Data
  • Business Analysis
  • Digital Commerce
Customer Experience
Leaders focused on:
  • Workforce Effectiveness
  • Employee Engagement
  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Collaboration
  • Content Management
  • Web/Portal Innovation
  • User Experience Design
  • Business Process Transformation
Digital Workplace

What You Will Learn

  • Advance mobile and API strategies
  • Create agile, flexible, versatile architectures
  • Bridge the legacy integration gap
  • Design experiences that engage users
  • Strengthen governance and cloud security
  • Advance your SOA and PaaS strategies
  • Update your business applications strategy
  • Create world-class customer experiences
  • Harness the potential of social and mobile to enhance customer engagement
  • Increase employee engagement, collaboration and agility
  • Enable new work styles
  • Lead digital business transformation

See what  attendees have said about what they learned

What's Included

*Pre-registration is required

Frequently Asked Questions

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This Summit features comprehensive tracks featuring the latest research on application strategies for infrastructure, architecture and development, customer experience, integration, and designing the digital workplace. While we are preparing our 2017 agenda, see what we covered last year to get an understanding of the breadth of coverage:

2016 Hot Topics

  • Advance mobile and API strategies
  • Design world-class customer experiences
  • Bridge the legacy integration gap
  • Increase employee engagement, collaboration & agility
  • Create agile, flexible, versatile architectures
  • Implement business analytics
  • Lead digital business process transformation
  • Improve governance and cloud security
  • Understand the opportunities of IoT, AI and BlockChain

2016 Conference Tracks

  • Track A: Effective Leadership in the Digital Age
  • Track B: Application Strategies for Digital Business Transformation
  • Track C: Integration: Connecting the Dots Across and Beyond the Enterprise
  • Track D: Application Development: Enhancing Customer and Employee Engagement
  • Track E: Rethinking the Customer Experience
  • Track F: Platforms for Delivering Customer and Employee Solutions
  • Track G: Designing the Digital Workplace
  • Track H: Innovations in Application Architecture
  • Track I: Balancing Renovation With Innovation
  • Track J: Business and IT: Blurring the Lines for Maximum Impact

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Highlights from Last Year

Image At Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit 2016, nearly 2,000 professionals got a comprehensive view of applications, from the latest strategies for business applications and application infrastructure, to improving the customer experience and delivering the advanced capabilities that today’s digitally savvy workforce expects. During the summit, attendees heard insights from recently published Gartner research, exchanged ideas with their peers during networking sessions and interacted with Gartner analysts in one-on-ones. 

View the top takeaways from last year's summit.

"Great Conference. Very informative for architects. Absolute must for keeping up to date with the applications."

- Raj Nakka, Tech Principal FedEx

"Very comprehensive event. Provided a balance of where IT is at present and where it needs to be positioned in the emerging digital space"

- Roberto Alex Romano, Web Development Supervisor Baptist Health South Florida


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers from 2016 Summit

  • Gene Phifer
    Gene Phifer

    VP Distinguished Analyst and Conference Chair


  • Carol Rozwell
    Carol Rozwell

    VP, Distinguished Analyst

  • Daryl Plummer
    Daryl Plummer

    VP & Gartner Fellow


  • Gene Alvarez
    Gene Alvarez

    Managing VP


What We Hear About Our Speakers

"This was amazing! 1:1 with Gartner analyst were especially helpful - gave me good ideas of what to work on first when back in the office."

- John Coate, Netops Manager WA State


Meet the Solution Providers that will Help Drive your Digital Transformation

The Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions 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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Venue & Travel

Las Vegas, Nevada



Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV, United States - 89109

Special Gartner Hotel Room Rate

Gartner has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms for attendees of the Gartner Applications Strategies & Solutions Summit at the Caesars Palace, Las Vegas at the price of $175 plus applicable taxes per night. A block of government per diem rooms are also available at the Caesars Palace. The deadline to book at Gartner discounted rate is 5:00p.m. EDT on November 9, 2017.
To book your reservation, please log back into your registration profile in your gartner.com account and select “Make Hotel Reservation.”  Reservations cannot be made directly with the hotels. Any calls to the hotels will be redirected to the Gartner Housing Team. Please note, you must be a registered attendee in order to book a hotel reservation. 

Government Rates
There are a limited number of government rate rooms available at the Caesars Palace. These rooms are for U.S. government officials and military travelers that require the federal per diem lodging rate. A valid US Government or Military ID will be required at check-in upon arrival. Government Rooms are subject to the cancellation policies outlined above.

Reservation & Cancellation Policies
Please be advised, there is a mandatory 2 night minimum stay at the Caesars Palace.

To change or cancel your hotel reservation without penalty you may do so before 5:00p.m. EDT on November 9, 2017 by logging into your registration profile and selecting “Edit” in the Hotels section or by contacting the Gartner Help Desk, Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. via phone: 866.405.2511 or +1 650.226.0825, or Email: gartnerglobalevents@gartner.com.  

Cancellations are allowed up to 5:00p.m. EDT on November 9, 2017 without penalty. If a reservation is cancelled after this time the hotel will charge a non-refundable deposit of the minimum night stay.
Failure to check-in on your scheduled arrival date will result in a cancellation of your entire reservation and will be subject to the cancellation penalty.

For more information please reference our FAQ document.

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.  
Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.