Based on direct input from more than 2,000 CIOs, The CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 offers a comprehensive agenda with the most timely, relevant content available.

Attendees must meet the qualification criteria.
Apply to The CIO Program when you register for Symposium/ITxpo.

The CIO Program Experience

The intensive three-day CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 offers targeted content and session formats of special relevance to the CIO community. The CIO agenda will be structured according to key themes — coverage on CIO priority topics with actionable, how-to focus to help you increase business value, revenue and results through strong digital leadership. Your CIO Program experience includes:

  • A CIO-only gathering at Symposium/ITxpo, ensuring a level of information exchange that is unparalleled
  • New CIO-exclusive luncheon speakers
  • New CIO research delivered by the collective expertise of our CIO analysts and Executive Partners
  • Dedicated CIO track sessions and new team workshops for CIOs to attend with their leadership teams
  • Private CIO Lounge, with special amenities

Plus, gain immediate ROI from the broader Symposium/ITxpo agenda over the course of five days: 10 IT role–based tracks with 500 sessions, 180 Gartner analysts, an Industry Program with targeted content, 290 sponsors, facilitated CIO networking and more!

Qualification Criteria

CIOs or equivalent–level IT executives who have ultimate responsibility for enterprise–wide (or business–division) IT decisions and budgets:

  • CIOs or equivalent–level IT executives who have ultimate responsibility for enterprisewide (or business division) IT decisions and budgets
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) and business unit/regional CIOs from organizations with revenue of $1 billion+ (CIO surrogates and business division/regional CIO equivalents may be additionally qualified on their individual IT budget responsibility/control)
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from organizations with revenue of $200M to $999M (applicants may be additionally qualified on their individual IT budget responsibility/control)
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from not–for–profit and public sector organizations or agencies with 1,000 employees or more (applicants may be additionally qualified on their individual IT budget responsibility/control)
  • CIO members of Gartner Executive Programs
  • CIOs, from technology vendors and consultants, who are involved exclusively in their organization's internal IT/IS operation

CIO-Exclusive Luncheon Speakers

Arianna Huffington
  • Arianna Huffington
  • Chair, President and Editor-in-chief
  • The Huffington Post Media Group
Patrick Lencioni
  • Patrick Lencioni
  • Founder and President
  • The Table Group
Robert McKee
  • Robert McKee
  • Story Lecturer

Executive Programs Exclusive

CIO members of Gartner Executive Programs enjoy all the benefits of the CIO Program.

CIOs: Bring your direct reports

CIOs are encouraged to attend with their leadership teams.