Join a global community of CIOs at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ conference

The CIO Experience is an exclusive program designed for chief information officers to focus on leading enterprise change through business, technology and leadership development. This program is the ideal opportunity for CIOs to gain new perspectives on future challenges and opportunities.

2021 program highlights

  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of CIOs
  • Exclusive interactive sessions focused on the most pressing priorities of CIOs
  • Priority access to book interactive sessions and One-on-One Meeting(s) with a Gartner Expert

Insights include:

  • Delivering the future of work: Learn how to engage on the digital workplace, support the future of work, and reinvent and rescale your organization and hiring for the future.
  • Pivoting personal leadership: Explore how to pivot your leadership and strategy to succeed in a forever hybrid future.
  • Creating an agile enterprise operating model: Discover strategies to adapt your operating model to drive value and agility.

How to apply

Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

  1. Enterprisewide CIO, or
  2. Business unit or regional CIO responsible for:
  • Private sector: A$250 million+ in revenue
  • Public sector: 1,000+ employees

Qualifying CIOs from a technology vendor or consultancy must be involved exclusively in their organization’s internal IT/IS operation.

You can apply during registration, and you will be notified by email once your application is approved.

Already registered? Log back in to your registration profile and complete the qualifying questions.

Please note: Gartner Executive Programs Primary Member attendees will automatically be qualified for the CIO Experience; no application is required.

2021 exclusive sessions

As part of the 2021 CIO Experience, attendees have access to exclusive sessions throughout the conference. Below is a high-level program outline:

  • Workshops
  • CIO-exclusive roundtables