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SYDNEY, Australia, August 1, 2022

Gartner Announces Agenda for Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2022, Gold Coast, Australia, 12-14 September

Over three days, more than 1,000 CIOs and IT executives will come together on the Gold Coast to discuss their mission-critical priorities, including talent, IT operating models, sustainability, geopolitical risk, cybersecurity, executive leadership, digital business acceleration, emerging technologies and more.

Attendees will walk away with insights and expert guidance on the future direction of technology, best practices to define and validate their IT strategies and real-world examples on how to execute on key initiatives.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ Theme: Meet the Moment. Make the Difference

CIOs and IT executives are essential strategic leaders in times of disruption and in times of growth. In a world that is changing faster than ever, this is their time to meet the moment and make the difference with breakthrough technologies, high-performing talent and collaborative leadership.

The Gartner Opening Keynote, “Make the Difference,” will focus on how CIOs and IT executives can use information and technology in new and emerging ways to lead and make a difference for their organization. The full agenda will help attendees stay ahead of the latest trends to turn business risks – such as deglobalization, economic disruption and a greater range of threats - into business opportunities while dealing with significant uncertainty and resource constraints.

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ Signature Series covers the most-anticipated insights and findings to prepare attendees for the year ahead:

  • NEW: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape
  • Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023
  • CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023
  • Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond — Seizing Uncertainty
  • CEO Concerns 2022-23 -- Implications and Actions for CIOs

Guest Keynotes include:

  • Backing Yourself, Resilience and What 25 Years in Journalism Has Taught Me About Life: with one of Australia's most respected journalists, Leigh Sales.
  • Mastermind Interview: Accelerating Digital with Adam Banks, former CIO and CDO of A.P. Moller Maersk and Dan Evans, CIO of Rio Tinto, in conversation with Gartner expert Mark Raskino.

IT Xpo

IT Xpo is the solution showcase teeming with leading providers of IT solutions aimed at driving business imperatives. It will highlight the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, meetings with exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations on key technology directions.

For complete conference and registration details, please visit Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2022.

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