Network at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2024

Engage in person with the top leaders in APAC, Gartner experts and industry-leading solution providers.

Networking at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference isn’t just about meeting new people. It’s about candid conversations with world-class leaders from various backgrounds, organization sizes and industries. It’s diving into what’s working — and what isn’t — with your peers in facilitated small-group discussions. It’s discovering new technologies on the Exhibit Showcase, engaging in meaningful discussions in a roundtable session or getting tailored guidance during a one-on-one with a Gartner expert.

With two days and access to more than 500 leaders, you have ample opportunities to make lasting connections.

Connect with peers

Some of the most invaluable pieces of information come from peers. At Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference, you have access to all of these moments for real talk, inspiration and, if we’re being honest, commiseration.

Interactive sessions

Discuss and work through your most pressing issues with peers in group settings through interactive sessions, such as workshops and Contract Negotiation Clinics.

Networking reception

Join an evening reception where you can engage with your peers, Gartner experts and leading technology and solution providers in a relaxed setting.


Focused on peer perspectives and best practices, these small-group sessions are facilitated by Gartner and allow you to share insights while learning from the lessons and experiences of diverse attendees around you.

A Look Back at Interactive sessions at Gartner IOCS Conference 2023

Dive deeper into a specific topic by bringing questions to a Gartner expert-led Q&A session. 
(Preregistration is required.)

  • Vendor Management Best Practices
  • Scaling Infrastructure-as-Code Starts With the Right Foundations
  • Avoiding the Top Mistakes in Your Cloud Strategy
  • Do I Really Need a Multicloud Strategy?
  • Observability, Monitoring, Application Performance Monitoring
  • How to Integrate ITSM Teams With Product Teams
A combination lecture/Q&A session helps position attendees for their next contract (re)negotiations with strategic vendors, and provides cost optimization tips and tactics. (Preregistration is required.) 
  • Gartner’s Top 10 Tips, Tactics and Tricks to Enhance Your Technology Negotiation Playbook
  • Software as a Service

Attend a 30-minute private session with the Gartner expert of your choice. Get targeted, personalized guidance to help you plan proactively and invest wisely. (Preregistration is required.)

Gartner experts moderate topic-driven end-user forums. Learn what peers are doing around particular issues and across industries. (Preregistration is required).

  • Inflation, Energy Prices and Global Issues Versus Your IT Infrastructure
  • Are We Really Ready to Recover From a Ransomware Attack?
  • How to Reduce Technical Debt and Strengthen Infrastructure Life Cycle Management
  • Beyond the Hype: Real-World SASE
  • Discussion on Agile Practices in Infrastructure and Operations
  • How to Implement SRE in Your Organization

Small-scale, interactive sessions are designed for you to drill down on specific topics with a how-to focus. (Preregistration is required.)

  • How to Combat Inflation During Vendor Negotiations
  • I&O Leaders Playbook to Use 3 Powerful Financial Models for Negotiation Leverage and Bargaining Power

Engage with Gartner experts

Gartner experts are the keystone to Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts to get tailored guidance on their most pressing challenges.

Gartner one-on-one meetings

These popular meetings offer you the undivided attention of a Gartner expert who listens and guides you on the matters most critical to your success. Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only. Space is limited. 

Ask the Expert sessions

These topic-driven sessions provide a more intimate discussion forum and feature one Gartner expert and end-user peers posing questions. Preregistration is required.


Gartner expert meetings outside of one-on-one meetings as part of the conference registration are limited and require prior approval. Work with your Gartner representative for any additional meetings with Gartner experts. 

Take advantage of these opportunities and register today