Faster, agile, connected — Digital transformation for growth and innovation

Join hundreds of peers and address how:

  • Digitalization and technological innovation are changing the job of the CIO
  • The CIO role is transitioning from delivery executive to business executive
  • The two biggest transformations in the CIO role will become a change leader, increasing and broadening responsibilities and capabilities
  • Technology trends, specifically cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI), will significantly change how CIOs do their jobs in the near future

Join a community

By attending Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany, you’re joining a community of trailblazers, thought leaders and industry experts pushing the bounds of digital society. This conference is the one place you can access research-backed sessions, get expert advice on your industry-specific challenges and interact with peers — all in one place, over two days in June.

Expert insights

First-hand insights and trends from Gartner and guest expert speakers to validate your digital transformation strategy during times of uncertainty.


Expand your CIO community by gaining insights from those facing similar challenges, sharing knowledge and forging meaningful professional relationships.


Analyze, test and compare innovative technologies from leading providers, and discover solutions that will add the most value to your business.

Who should attend

CIOs and IT executives who ...

  • Set the mission and vision of the IT organization to foster business-oriented culture and mindset
  • Lead the development of the IT strategy and roadmap
  • Act as a trusted advisor and build relationships with other C-level executives and business unit leaders
  • Collaborate with executive leadership and business partners to define and execute the digital business strategy
  • Maintain currency on new technologies and platforms, and provide direction on emerging technologies to assimilate
  • Lead the establishment and execution of a digital workplace strategy 

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems and programs that fulfill the needs of the business
  • Develop and control annual operating and capital expenditure budget for IT
  • Direct the development of IT sourcing strategy
  • Work with HR and the IT leadership team to develop an IT “people strategy” that aligns with the business and IT strategy
  • Develop and maintain an IT workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills and competencies

Maximize learning by attending as a team

Get a group rate discount when you come with your team and participate together in relevant sessions or split up to cover more topics.

Convince your boss

Attending a Gartner conference can help spur new ideas, fast-track project strategy and execution, and advance your professional skills. These materials will aid you in gaining approval to attend from your manager.

Proven and unbiased insights form the pillars of my digital innovation strategy. I only trust Gartner and its experts to help me achieve ongoing growth and success.

CIO, Fortune 500 Company

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