Gartner, Inc. has announced that its flagship conference, U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2015, taking place October 4-8 in Orlando, Florida, is now sold out. Prospective attendees can visit www.gartner.com/us/symposium to be added to the wait list. Registration is still open for Gartner's Symposium events taking place in South Africa, Brazil, Australia, Japan, India and Spain.
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. More than 8,500 CIOs and senior IT executives will gather in Orlando for the insights, tools and solutions they need to validate their IT strategies and ensure that their initiatives are key contributors to, and drivers of, their enterprises' success
The theme of this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 is "Rise to the Challenge." As the digital wave sweeps through every industry, organization and culture it is creating a defining moment for every CIO and senior IT executive: a chance to rise up and drive business outcomes. The 2015 agenda, featuring 300 analyst sessions organized into six tracks, is built around today's mission-critical CIO priorities, offering targeted content to help CIOs and senior IT executives tackle disruption and succeed as leaders in the new digital landscape. In addition, the agenda features industry sessions covering 12 sectors and kicks off on Industry Day, Sunday, October 4, with additional industry-specific and cross-industry sessions continuing throughout the week.
Keynotes at this year's event in Orlando include:
- Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM
- Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE
- Tony Robbins, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
- Peter Sondergaard, SVP Research, Gartner
"This is the 25th year of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives," said Alwyn Dawkins, senior vice president, Worldwide Events, Gartner. "With more than 8,500 registered attendees, including thousands of CIOs, and more than 260 exhibitors, we have reached capacity in Orlando, two weeks earlier than in 2014. Select sessions from the event will be offered on Gartner Events on Demand to CIOs and senior IT executives who are unable attend this year, but still want to experience Symposium/ITxpo."
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About Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and other senior IT executives. This event delivers independent and objective content with the authority of the world's leading IT research and advisory organization, and provides access to the latest solutions from key technology providers. Gartner's annual Symposium/ITxpo events are key components of attendees' annual planning efforts. IT executives rely on these events to gain insight into how their organizations can use IT to overcome business challenges and improve operational efficiency.
Upcoming dates and locations for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 include:
September 28-30, Cape Town, South Africa
October 19-22, Sao Paulo, Brazil
October 26-29, Gold Coast, Australia
October 28-30, Tokyo, Japan
November 2-5, Goa, India
November 8-12, Barcelona, Spain