Experience an objective, strategic digital public-sector perspective

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 conference is the premier conference for CIOs and IT executives tasked with leading a digital-first organization. Whether you’re looking to validate your strategy, enhance your professional network or simply reconnect with peers face-to-face, the conference journey is curated to meet your goals and provide guidance in the areas most meaningful to your organization.

Watch our top-rated session from last year’s conference, addressing the challenges and demands of our postpandemic, digital era requiring that government reinvent service delivery.

Accelerate toward your goals

Each element of the conference is designed to build upon the others, providing avenues to dive deeper and access to some of the greatest minds in IT to help you plan your next steps in pursuit of key opportunities and challenges.

From large-group keynotes setting the stage for emerging technology and trends and sessions featuring Gartner experts and external thought leaders, to small-setting roundtables and workshops — all the way to personalized one-on-one interactions with Gartner experts — you have a variety of ways to discover new insights, engage and validate your strategy, and walk away ready to make smarter, faster decisions.

  • Hear from the brightest minds about current ideas that can inspire your strategy and deliver transformative results through insightful keynotes and topic presentations.
  • Attend sessions facilitated by Gartner that challenge you to solve problems and exchange ideas with your peers, allowing you a practical approach through hands-on learning.
  • Take advantage of special programming designed to engage with conference insights through the lens of a specific role or organizational size, or through a high priority, such as diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Understand how key topics apply to specific industries, and network with peer industry leaders and Gartner experts who know your business.
  • Two one-on-one meetings with a Gartner expert to directly address your key initiatives and challenges, tailored to the expert answers you need
  • Roundtable sessions to connect with peers from leading organizations to discuss relevant topics, inspired by the latest research and hosted by a Gartner expert
  • Peer networking events designed for natural conversations away from a screen
  • Access to our IT Xpo, including the leading technology solution providers innovating essential business capabilities

View our 2022 agenda, targeted to provide the research, guidance and tools to enable you to successfully lead your organization’s digital transformation initiatives for maximum impact.

Government session highlights

Recommended sessions for IT leaders in government

  • Signature Series: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023
  • Signature Series: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape
  • CIO Experience Roundtable: Navigating a Successful Customer Experience Journey
  • Gartner Opening Keynote: Make the Difference
  • How to Build a More Security-Conscious Corporate Culture That Actually Reduces Cybersecurity Risks
  • What the Best CX Organizations Do
  • The Top Predictions for Cybersecurity 2022-2023
  • Democratized Digital Delivery: Fusion Teams and Product Management Explained
  • The Future of Data and Analytics: Reengineering the Decision 2025
  • Accelerate Sustainability With AI, IoT and Blockchain

While attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, take the opportunity to meet with a Gartner expert who specializes in the public sector. Each conference ticket includes two one-on-one meetings with a Gartner expert to explore any topic of your choosing. 

Dean Lacheca

VP Analyst

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo is where CIOs come to learn what’s the future for CIOs and what’s been working and what’s not working. It’s as simple as that.

Kevin Hughes

CIO, U.S. Air Force