Experience an objective, strategic digital manufacturing perspective

In recent times, manufacturers must leverage all their assets. Physical products are not the only source of revenue for manufacturers. New streams of revenue will be realized from data and service platforms. These can be seen in smart factories, product servitization and customer insights that can be shared with ecosystem partners.

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2022 conference is the premier conference to attend 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 provide guidance in the areas most meaningful to your organization.

Watch our session on strategic technology trends from the 2021 conference, addressing areas with disruptive potential and setting the state for innovation over the next five years.

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 manufacturing organization’s digital transformation initiatives for maximum impact.

Manufacturing session highlights

  • Best Practices to Create Product Servitization Revenue Streams
  • Ask the Expert: How Will Total Experience Impact the Future of Manufacturing?

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