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STAMFORD, Conn., September 9, 2020

Gartner Announces Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo® 2020, Americas

What: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2020 Americas

When: October 19-22, 2020

Where: Virtual

Members of the media can register for the conference by contacting

Details: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2020 is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and IT executives, offering strategic and forward thinking guidance in a now-virtual format. Attendees will join Gartner experts, visionary thinkers and innovative solution providers to reimagine their approach to leadership, technology and business strategy.   

Over the course of four days, attendees will learn about the most critical trends impacting IT and how to use technology to respond to adversity and achieve business continuity.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Theme: Compose the Future

Leaders around the world have been challenged by profound disruption to their enterprises, society and culture. In its wake are unexpected new opportunities for innovation and creativity spurred on by necessity. With extraordinary resilience, CIOs and their enterprises are shedding outdated practices and assumptions about what is possible and practical. They’re keeping the best and resetting the rest, while capitalizing on unexpected momentum to compose the future.  

The Gartner Opening Keynote, Seize the Moment to Compose a Resilient Future, will cover the strategies that, even in turmoil, create a greater advantage for organizations. The full agenda will help CIOs and senior IT executives stay ahead of the latest trends including artificial intelligence (AI), the digital society, rebuilding after a crisis, the future of work and smarter spending.

Gartner Signature Series includes:

  • Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021. Monday, October 19, 2020 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
  • 2021 CIO Agenda: Rebuilding the Future. Tuesday, October 20, 2020 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
  • Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2021 and Beyond: Resetting Everything. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
  • CEO Concerns 2020: Implications and Actions for CIOs. Thursday, October 22, 2020 / 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM EDT

For complete conference and registration details, please visit  Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2020. Members of the media can register for the conference by contacting

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