Gartner Data & Analytics Summit - Cancelled

27 – 28 October 2020 | Frankfurt, Germany

Cancellation of Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2020

Due to continued uncertainty over the coronavirus (COVID-19), Gartner and the health concerns and challenges in traveling to an in-person event, Gartner has decided to cancel the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, scheduled to take place in Frankfurt, 27 - 28 October 2020.

We have contacted all registered attendees, exhibitors, and partners with details for their individual situations. If you were registered for the conference and need additional assistance, please contact us at

Gartner Conferences are going virtual.

While Gartner Data & Analytics Summit has been cancelled in 2020, Gartner will run a number of our remaining 2020 conferences virtually, featuring the world-class independent insight and advice from Gartner experts and outside speakers.  

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Discover the technology, insights and trends shaping the future

Leading organizations in every industry are wielding data and analytics as competitive weapons, operational accelerants and innovation catalysts.

New business models and sweeping technology change, including AI, are driving the need for a data and analytics-centric culture. Trust and ethics must be established and supported. Data literacy is an imperative. New behaviours and skills will be required. Creative thinking must be cultivated as a fundamental competency. Leaders must evolve their organizational culture by design to support and foster the creativity necessary to survive and thrive in these times of change.

Join us at this must-attend conference where you will learn how to rewire your culture for an AI-augmented future

  • Understand how to deliver actionable insights through the art and technology of great data storytelling
  • Allay privacy fears and encourage trusted data sharing and analysis through adaptive governance
  • Develop the resilience, adaptability, agility and leadership skills needed to succeed
  • Embrace the key future trends that will disrupt and transform your business


Build an effective data and analytics strategy that will lead to significant business value


Communicate better, foster disruption, and drive change in processes, technologies and decision-making practices


Lead your organization through digital business transformation by building a shared vision, gaining buy-in and empowering skilled communication  

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.

Calling all data and analytics leaders

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is the premier gathering for chief data/analytics officers and senior data and analytics leaders. 

  • Analytics and business intelligence leaders: Innovate business and validate your strategy
  • Information management and master data management leaders: Maximize your value to your organization
  • Senior IT and business leaders: Identify and validate new technologies and strategies to add value to the business 
  • Architects: Learn how to build the right information strategy and architecture

Tracks at a Glance

Access more than 70 hours of sessions that give you the latest Gartner research specifically for data and analytics leaders. The topic-focused agenda delivers insights that cover the challenges most critical to you and your organization. Please note: These tracks are subject to change. 

Track A

Leadership, Culture and Strategy: Build the resilient organization

Leaders can learn to drive innovation, create compelling narratives, build and manage creative teams, rewire culture, skills and roles development, close talent gaps, address data literacy and communicate value, and best practices from successful organizations for creating business value, and monetizing data.

Track B

Trust and Governance: The Evolving Challenge

Gain guidance and best practices for adaptive enterprise data, analytics and AI governance, data quality, data catalogs, master and application data, best practices around digital ethics, trusted data sharing, Master Data Management, making privacy and security a growth driver, and regulatory compliance.

Track C

Analytics Everywhere: Drive Pervasive Outcomes

Address how to make analytics fundamental to all parts of the business in a trusted way. This track discusses the latest trends – data storytelling, augmented analytics, the convergence of analytics and BI and data science, embedded analytics and continuous, and real-time analytics.

Track D

Data Architecture: Effective Data Design

Learn how to draw the disparate pieces together with a focus on enabling technology components such as cloud, analytics infrastructure, data lakes, data warehouses, data hubs, data fabrics, the information architecture of the future, integration, data preparation, blockchain, and more.

Track E

AI, Data Science and Machine Learning: The Future Starts Now

This track is dedicated to the technology trends, what’s real, what’s hype, organizational requirements, skills development and talent recruiting needed for successful deployment and the all-important business impact of these advanced data and analytics capabilities.

Spotlight Track Technical Insights

The Art of the Pragmatic

For organizations to execute on their data and analytics strategies, a deep technical understanding is needed to successfully select, develop, deploy and scale data and analytics initiatives

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