The value of Gartner conferences

Gartner conferences bring security and risk management leaders actionable, objective insights, expert guidance and tools needed to achieve their key initiatives. At Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2023, 27 – 28 February, in Dubai, UAE, you learn to tackle your top challenges and how to lead the security function to contribute greater business impact — especially during times of intense disruption.

Gain access to:

  • Objective, research-backed sessions led by Gartner experts
  • Personalized interaction with seasoned experts
  • The latest Gartner security and risk management research at the conference in an environment built for dialogue
  • The world’s largest gathering of senior security and risk management executives

Who are Gartner experts?

Gartner experts are the people behind the research our clients trust. Our experts extract insights from qualitative and quantitative research and from thousands of interactions every year. As objective leaders in the security field, Gartner experts serve as conference speakers, advisors for attendees and research facilitators. 

Prepare to be inspired by the world’s leading security keynote speakers and Gartner experts. View all speakers.

Opportunities to interact with
security and risk experts

In addition to attending any track sessions across the conference agenda, as an attendee, you’re entitled to one Gartner one-on-one meeting, workshops and Ask the Expert sessions for a deeper and more personal dive into particular topics or challenges. View the agenda for a full list of sessions.

Gartner one-on-one meetings*

These popular sessions provide you 30 minutes of undivided attention and support from a Gartner expert. Get feedback on a key initiative or share an urgent challenge. Attendees tell us these meetings in themselves are worth the cost of the conference admission.

Ask the Expert sessions*

These small-group discussions foster learning and feature one Gartner expert who answers your pressing questions. 


These are interactive, activity-led sessions, facilitated by Gartner; these sessions allow you to share insights while learning from the lessons and experiences of diverse attendees around.

*Preregistration for one-on-one meeting, Ask the Expert and workshops are required. Limited to end-users only. 


The value of Gartner research, interaction with the experts, unparalleled peer group networking and inspiring speakers are just a few reasons attendees come back to Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit year after year. Here’s what attendees have to say.

“This is my first time at a Gartner conference, and I found it extremely useful. Great speakers, researchers and experts’ insights.”

Chance Brown 
Tatjana Lakic, Head of Information Security & Risk Governance, STADA Group

“Security & Risk Management is the only conference that provides me with a wide variety of information, tools, solutions and vendors to choose from. It has a professional but also relaxed setting with my peers.” 

Jonathan Tyler
Chief Information Security Officer, NASA Federal Credit Union

“This conference was an excellent balance of people, process, tools, and navigating and inspiring change. The keynote speakers were excellent and provided great information. Very worthwhile experience!”

Barbara Mitchell
Assistant Vice President, IT Operations Management, See Life Financial