Experience an objective, strategic digital oil and gas perspective

Powerful forces continue to drive rapid change in all oil, gas and energy sectors. Companies are committed to developing future-oriented business capabilities. Now they need guidance on shaping, energizing and leading these initiatives. This leadership goes beyond data and technology optimization for CIOs and digital leaders and includes designing lean-automated work and developing influential talent.

Program overview

A mix of visionary and practical sessions span the breadth of digital priorities, including intelligent operations, decarbonization, innovation partnerships and rebuilding digital foundation.

Whether you’re looking to validate your strategy, enhance your professional network or simply reconnect with peers face-to-face, the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 journey is curated to provide guidance in the areas most meaningful to your organization.

Watch our session on strategic technology trends from last year’s conference, addressing areas with disruptive potential and setting the stage for innovation over the next five years.

Accelerate toward your goals

Each element of the conference is designed to build upon the others, providing avenues to dive deeper and access to some of the greatest minds in IT to help you plan your next steps in pursuit of key opportunities and challenges.

From large-group keynotes setting the stage for emerging technology and trends and sessions featuring Gartner experts and external thought leaders, to small-setting roundtables and workshops — all the way to personalized one-on-one interactions with Gartner experts — you have a variety of ways to discover new insights, engage and validate your strategy and walk away ready to make smarter, faster decisions.

  • Hear from the brightest minds about current ideas that can inspire your strategy and deliver transformative results through insightful keynotes and topic presentations.
  • Attend sessions facilitated by Gartner that challenge you to solve problems and exchange ideas with your peers, allowing you a practical approach through hands-on learning.
  • Take advantage of special programming designed to engage with conference insights through the lens of a specific role or organizational size, or through a high priority, such as diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Understand how key topics apply to specific industries, and network with peer industry leaders and Gartner experts who know your business.
  • 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 2022 agenda, targeted to provide the research, guidance and tools to enable you to successfully lead your organization’s digital transformation initiatives for maximum impact.

Oil and gas session highlights

  • Four Essential Capabilities for Strategic Success in Oil, Gas and Energy
  • Ask the Expert: What Are Today’s Urgent Environmental Priorities for Oil, Gas and Energy?
  • Roundtable: Oil and Gas — Reshaping Digital Capabilities and Leadership
  • Ask the Expert: How Will Total Experience Impact the Future of Manufacturing?

Recommended sessions for IT leaders in oil and gas

  • Gartner Opening Keynote: Make the Difference
  • Signature Series: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023
  • Ask the Expert: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023
  • CIO Experience Roundtable: Navigating a Successful Customer Experience Journey
  • Executive Vision for 2022: Strategic Portfolio Management
  • Signature Series: CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023
  • Ask the Expert: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape
  • How to Deliver a Stunning Digital Employee Experience
  • Signature Series: Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond — Seizing Uncertainty
  • Strategic Trends in Application Platforms and Architecture
  • Signature Series: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape
  • The Top Predictions for Cybersecurity 2022-2023
  • Signature Series: CEO Concerns 2022-2023 — Implications and Actions for CIOs
  • Top 5 Myths of Modern Infrastructure (And How to Dispel Them)
  • Reinvent Your EVP to Survive and Thrive Through the IT Talent Crisis
  • Cybersecurity Strategy Planning Best Practices
  • Harness Democratized Digital Delivery to Drive Business Innovation

While attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, take the opportunity to meet with a Gartner expert who specializes in oil and gas. Each conference ticket includes two one-on-one meetings with a Gartner expert to explore any topic of your choosing. 

Rich McAvey

Distinguished VP Analyst

Great energy, concepts and powerful messages delivered succinctly! Impressive speaker lineup.

Radhika Khandelwal

IT Strategy and Planning, Vanguard