Experience an objective, strategic digital education perspective

Education institutions are addressing multiple challenges, including the growing impact of digitalization and changing expectations from students, staff and faculty. The pandemic forced digital transformation to accelerate, fueling shifts in student learning and engagement. Ongoing disruptions impacting enrollment and resources require education to stay resilient, to modernize learning environments and optimize student engagement through sustained digital acceleration in K-12 and higher education.

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 conference is the premier conference 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 2022 session replay on higher education sector insights from Gartner’s 2023 CIO and Technology Executive survey and will highlight three key areas of focus for the CIO; expectations, ecosystems and experience.

Join industry interactive sessions

Interactive sessions facilitated by Gartner allow you to engage with a small group of your industry peers on specific topics and issues.*

Networking activities

From breakfasts and lunches to breaks and evening receptions, Gartner provides plenty of opportunities to organically meet peers and make connections. 

Find your industry peers

Download the Gartner Conference Navigator mobile app and opt in to Attendee Networking. Search for peers by role, organization size, industry sector and region. 


*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only; space is limited.

  • 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 2023 agenda topics, targeted to provide the research, guidance and tools to enable you to successfully lead your organization’s business transformation initiatives for maximum impact.

Take the opportunity to meet with a Gartner expert who specializes in education while attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. Each conference ticket includes two one-on-one meetings with a Gartner expert to explore any topic of your choosing.