First look at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ agenda

We’re currently curating the full agenda for Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo in Kochi, India. We are covering the most pressing topics for CIOs and IT executives, such as accelerating digital business, future of work, data and analytics and AI, cybersecurity, executive leadership and more.  

Below is a sample of the sessions we’ve already selected for the 2023 agenda.

Preliminary agenda sessions

Each year at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, we reveal the latest and some never-before-seen research as part of our Signature Series. Sessions cover some of the most anticipated insights and findings to get you ready for the year ahead.

2023 Signature Series sessions

  • Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond: Seizing Uncertainty
  • Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023
  • CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023
  • CEO Concerns 2022-2023: Implications and Actions for CIOs
  • Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape

Our powerful lineup of keynote speakers helps you expand your thinking and discover new approaches to make smarter business decisions.

2023 keynotes

Gartner Opening Keynote, presented by:

  • Partha Iyengar, Distinguished VP Analyst 
  • Naveen Mishra, VP, Team Manager  
  • Miriam Burt, Managing VP 

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Each track has a particular area of focus to help you deliver on what matters most to you and your organization. Access over 75 sessions of the latest Gartner research, specifically designed to help CIOs and IT executives meet the demands of the future. 

2023 track sessions

Hear the latest IT trends, insights and emerging technologies distilled from hours of Gartner expert research. Prepare to be inspired and equipped to define your strategies for faster, smarter decisions.

View 2022 Topics

Understand how key topics apply to specific industries, and network with peer industry leaders and Gartner experts who know your business.

2023 industry sessions

This conference is designed so you can engage with and learn from peers and Gartner experts in myriad ways. From workshops and roundtables to Ask the Expert sessions, you’ll walk away with the tools you need to accelerate digital business.

2023 interactive sessions

  • Roundtables
  • Workshops*
  • Ask the Expert sessions

*Workshops are available upon qualification.

We help you gain Gartner insights, tactics and expert guidance to help cost optimize your assets and save money when you’re preparing for vendor contract negotiations.

2023 Contract Negotiation Clinics

Small-scale, Gartner expert-led clinics provide hands-on negotiating skills, best practices for procurement and vendor-specific advice. 

Through unique visuals and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, in several sessions we present the Gartner Magic Quadrant™ methodology to help you understand how well technology providers are executing against their stated vision.

2023 Magic Quadrant sessions

Choosing the right vendor is a complicated process given the marketplace’s ever-increasing rate of change. How do you know that the technology or service you select today will be the right one a year from now — or meet the needs of all users?

We’re here to help make the process easier by providing the competing players in the market and how they are positioned to help you over the long haul.

View 2022 Exhibitors

Delivered by CIOs and executives, these candid, insightful stories bring leadership issues into
focus and address many of your challenges and opportunities.

2023 Executive Insights sessions

What works — and doesn’t — is critical to pivoting in complex environments. Hear from leading executives on how they tackled big initiatives, giving you the insights you need to move forward with confidence.

Engage with the conference insights through the lens of a specific role or organizational size, or through a high priority, such as diversity, equity and inclusion.

2023 special programs

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