The World’s Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT Executives


Join us to explore the strategic trends and technologies that are driving digital transformation and shaping the future of IT and business. Through a mix of Gartner analysts, industry experts and cutting-edge solution providers, you’ll uncover innovative ways to approach challenges, make decisions with confidence and become an even more effective leader.

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.

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Preview the 2018 Conference Programs
The 2018 conference agenda is not finalized. View the 2017 agenda now and preview the ways you’ll be able to plan and organize your agenda.

Technology and Information
Uncover key initiatives and investments you can make in the next 18 to 24 months to create a future-ready digital core. Learn how leading CIOs are achieving success through digital platforms and more.
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.
Discover how to create the culture, structure and talent that will help your organization thrive. Sharpen your skills and minimize effectiveness as you dive into the key practices of high-performing CIOs.
Get in-depth guidance on your industry and benefit from the experience of others. Explore existing opportunities and challenges — and learn new strategies to respond to disruptions within your industry.
The CIO Experience
Beyond managing IT, CIOs are called to lead and inspire their teams and business stakeholders.

Don’t miss these hot topics!


Artificial Intelligence


Culture and People

Security and Risk



Data and Analytics

Customer Experience

Digital Transformation 

Future of Work

Legacy Modernization

Discover the latest technology solutions set to disrupt the industry

Join us in Orlando!



Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018 will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort. A full day of industry-specific insights kicks off the morning of Sunday, October 14, with additional industry content throughout the week. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Getting Here


The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018 will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL