Gartner Catalyst Conference - Cancelled

17 – 18 September 2020 | London, UK

Cancellation of Gartner Catalyst Conference 2020 in London

With continued uncertainty relating to travel restrictions, government directives and reports from leading health organizations, Gartner has made the decision to reevaluate its conference portfolio for the remainder of 2020. As a result, we have made the decision to cancel the Gartner Catalyst Conference, scheduled to take place in London, 17-18 September.

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Architect and Secure to Drive Digital Transformation

Gartner Catalyst Conference 2019 took a deep dive into technical trends and the most challenging topics, and offered live content where attendees asked questions, vetted ideas and were able to proactively problem-solve with Gartner, their peers and solution providers. 

At the conference, the top 5 priorities that technical leaders met on were:

  1. Cloud computing architecture for technical professionals 
  2. Application architecture and platforms for technical professionals 
  3. Infrastructure, operations and cloud management for Technical professionals
  4. BI and Analytics solutions 
  5. Application development platforms for technical professionals

Expert Advice

Gartner Catalyst attendees on-site were able to hear about the latest emerging and innovative IT trends, validate their strategies and leave with an action plan.


Attendees connected with over 600 IT leaders and took part in innovative sessions, such as the Women in IT program and the Agile Fluency™ Game.

Technical Solutions

Unique interactive platforms and dedicated sessions designed to create a deeper learning experience allowed attendees to see the latest technologies.

The Gartner difference

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We equip leaders and their teams in every major business function with the indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Across every industry and enterprise size, Gartner provides the expertise needed to tackle your key initiatives, stay ahead of competition and grow your organization’s value.

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    For the Real IT Players

    Gartner Catalyst Conference is for the doers, the innovators, the change-makers who always deliver. Created for technical professionals, the conference provides practical solutions, actionable advice and principled objectivity in ways you won’t find anywhere else.

    • For Technical Professionals within applications, security and risk management, infrastructure and operations, data and analytics, technical and solution and software developers who want to build a solid digital foundation for what is coming up next.
    • For IT Leaders looking to develop their team by having them attend, or get an 'on-the-ground' view of the latest developments and solutions within technical disciplines. 

    See what past attendees have said about Catalyst.

    2019 Tracks at a Glance

    Catalyst attendees had access to over 50 sessions of the latest Gartner research specifically designed to help technical professionals meet the demands of the future. Each track had a particular area of focus that helped deliver what matters most to them and their organization. We are building the 2020 agenda, in the meantime take a look at our 2019 tracks below.

    Track A

    Cloud Infrastructure and Operations

    How can IT professionals not only keep their own data centers running well, but successfully navigate their way through all of this upcoming change? Gain insights to optimize on-premises data centers, integrate with 3rd party cloud platforms and applications, and embrace edge computing.

    Track B

    Application Agility, Architecture, and DevOps

    Modern businesses require rapid development and delivery of adaptable and innovative applications. Agile development practices and application architectures based on APIs, microservices and cloud-native platforms can help meet these demands.

    Track C

    Operationalising AI, ML and Data Analytics

    Harnessing the power of machine learning to build innovative AI solutions has become critical to be a disruptor within the marketplace. Standing still is no longer an option, so let’s get real.

    Track D

    Integration and Data Management

    Applications and data are increasingly diverse and distributed to meet the needs of digital business. Extracting the full value of data needs real-time, adaptable integration and data management, that leverages APIs, streaming and cloud-native architecture.

    Track E

    Cybersecurity and Identity Management

    Cybersecurity remains a top concern for business and technology leaders as IT continues the move to the cloud. Learn about the latest developments across DevSecOps, IoT, Cloud Security and Identity and how to leverage vendors to solve for specific business challenges.

    Track F

    Digital Workplace and SaaS

    Cloud-based applications and automation promise to revolutionizing the digital workplace. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) offers to automate human workflows while SaaS offerings like Salesforce and Office 365 require new delivery practices.