Explore Digital Transformation, Security, Data & Analytics, Leadership and more.


Through an intersection of visionary speakers, peers, experts and cutting-edge technology providers, Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ provides the inspiration, insights and confidence needed to spur and sustain digital transformation as your organization defines it. 


Join your fellow CIOs and IT executives from around the world at Canada’s first Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo to explore the latest trends and shape the future of your IT and business strategy. Everything you need for a world-class IT strategy in one place, at one time. 

Expert advice

Be the first to hear emerging trends and latest predictions and leave with a solid action plan.


Learn from visionaries and maverick thinkers who will reveal surprising connections between life, business and technology.

Practical solutions

Analyze, test and compare game-changing technology that will add the most value to your business.

Peer networking

Expand opportunities through Meetups and discover answers to shared challenges face-to-face.

Get the latest information as soon as it’s released, including Gartner research, special offers and more.

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2019 IT Symposium/Xpo™ Agenda
Our 2019 agenda is live, featuring immersive sessions that drill down on your biggest leadership challenges. 
Track A
Business Strategy
Explore what is critical to get done now – and what you need to do next – to stay ahead of the digital curve. Learn how to lead your organization to drive value and growth beyond operational efficiency.
Track B
Discover how to create the culture, structure and talent that will help your organization thrive. Sharpen your skills and maximize effectiveness as you dive into the key practices of high-performing CIOs.
Track C
Technology & Information
Uncover key initiatives and investments you can make over the next 18 – 24 months to create a future-ready digital core. Learn how leading CIOs are achieving success through digital platforms and more.

Top 10 Strategic Tech Trends
Every year from the IT Symposium/Xpo stage, we unveil our Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for the following year. Check out our 2019 trends including: autonomous things; augmented analytics; AI-driven development and more.

5 Keys to Digital Success
Explore last year's IT Symposium/Xpo opening keynote where we unviled the ContinuousNext concept and how CIOs can use it to shape, shift and share new mindsets and practices.

Don’t miss these hot topics!


Artificial Intelligence


Culture and People

Security and Risk


Future of Work

Data and Analytics


Digital Transformation 

Customer Experience

App Modernization

Join us in Toronto!



IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 will take place at the Beanfield Centre. We will have a block of rooms available for a discounted rate at select nearby hotels. Please check back soon for updates!

Getting Here



IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 will take place in Toronto, Canada.