The Must Attend Conference for Technical Professionals


Are you ready to tackle your most critical priorities from every angle and build what’s next for IT? Join us at Gartner Catalyst Conference — the only multirole conference created to inspire and connect your entire IT team.


Catalyst Conference brings you the latest Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) research in programs and sessions that dive deep into the technical trends and topics at the forefront of IT.  We’ll examine the latest emerging trends and impact of cloud-native apps and platforms, blockchain, enterprise apps and app architecture, AI and advanced analytics, data management and integration, DevOps, and more. And, we explore the role of security in all of them.


Learn how to communicate better and drive change in processes, technologies, and culture. Seize disruption. Elevate your leadership. Transform IT to architect and secure your digital foundation. 

Expert advice 

Be the first to hear about emerging trends; validate your strategy and leave with a solid action plan. View topics & tracks


Pose tough questions, hear the latest data & analytics research and get recommendations from Gartner analysts and guest experts. Click here to view the full list of speakers. 

Practical solutions 

Analyze, test and compare innovative technology that will add the most value to your business. Click here to see which exhibitors will be at the summit. 

Peer networking 

Expand your network with  your peers and gain insights from those facing similar challenges. Click here to explore networking opportunities. 

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Explore the 2019 agenda

Our 10-track agenda gives unbiased content to help you tackle your biggest technical challenges 

Track A
Infrastructure Strategies: Datacenter, Cloud, and Edge Computing
By 2024, most organizations will have a significant amount of their data processing executing in someone else's data center. How can IT professionals not only keep their own data centers running well, but plan for and 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
Modernizing Cloud and Datacenter Operations Through Automation and DevOps
Public cloud and DevOps have increased the pace of business. I&O must automate processes and tools across hybrid and multicloud envrionments to accelerate application delivery. Uncover techniques to use automation, AI, Platform Ops and cloud management tools. 
Track C
Implementing Cyber Security and Identity Architectures for Your Digital Business 
Cybersecurity remains a top concern for management as IT continues the move to the cloud. Learn about the latest developments across DevSecOps, 0365 Security, Cloud Security and Identity Access Management and how to leverage vendors to solve for specific business challenges. 
Track D
Productivity Suites, Collaboration Tools and SaaS: Enabling the Digital Workplace
Cloud-based applications promise to revolutionizing the digital workplace. New tools like Saas offering and the growing Office 365 portfolio require new thinking for development, implementation, management, adoption and troubleshooting. Discover how to handle the changes created by cloud-based applications.
Track E
Modernizing End User Technologies for Improved Productivity 
From mobility to cloud-based virtual desktops and voice-based virtual assistants with a sprinkle of Windows 10; the rate of change for end users continues to accelerate. Assess how to utilize this change to improve user - and administrator - productivity.
Track F
Apply Agile Development, DevOps and CX to Build Modern Applications
Today business requires innovative applications that provide a great customer experience across multiple channels. How can agile application architecture and development practice help you adapt quickly to these new demands? Learn how to create agile architecture, implement DevOps and adopt CX practices that enable the next generation of applications.
Track G
Architecting Cloud-Native Applications for Speed and Agility
75% of organizations are either rebuilding or rearchitecting their applications to adopt cloud. Because cloud computing has a different set of constraints than traditional datacenter infrastructure it requires more than a lift and shift to reap the benefits. Learn how to architect your applications from the ground up with cloud in mind.
Track H
Building a Modern Data and Integration Architecture
Increasing data volume, variety and velocity require organizations to implement data management architecture that empowers employees and improves customer experiences. How can a cohesive approach to application integration increase data service efficiency within highly connected digital ecosystems? Dive deep into technology trends and best practices in data management and application integration.
Track I
From BI to AI to Automation: The Impact of ML in Transforming Business 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. Gain pragmatic guidance on how to design the next generation of analytic architectures and services in order to transform and secure your digital organization.
Track J
Enhance Your Skills to Lead Digital Transformation
If culture is the #1 roadblock to digital transformation then creating an environment of agility and innovation must happen at the intersection of technology and employee behavior. From operations to data management and cloud security, discover strategies that elevate employee's skills to embrace change and improve digital adoption.

Conference Topics

Public and hybrid cloud strategies

Cloud security and identity architectures

Mobility and endpoint strategies

DevOps, DevSecOps, and Platform Ops

Cloud-native solutions

Data center modernization

Kubernetes, Containers and Microservices

Artificial intelligence and machine learning

Internet of Things

Data Integration and Data Warehouse

Augmented Analytics 

Enterprise Architecture

Find solutions for your most pressing technology needs

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Getting Here


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