Gartner Catalyst

Conference 2017

August 21 – 24 / San Diego, CA

An IT strategy is only as effective as the ability to execute it.

Gartner Catalyst Conference gives a comprehensive view into the technologies that will power the future of your digital business. Through sessions tailored to your role and key initiatives, you’ll gain the insights into topics such as big data, cloud, IoT, DevOps, AI and machine learning needed to guide you through an entire technology project lifecycle — from strategy to architecture to execution.

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Proactive Learning

Dig into a broad range of technical topics based on forward-thinking Gartner for Technical Professionals research and peer exchanges.

How-to Guidance

Pose tough questions to and evaluate new methods with 50+ Gartner analysts, guest experts and your peers.

Real-World Solutions

Meet with technology providers to assess options, demo solutions and solve your pressing problems.

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Full Agenda: Choose from six conference tracks or four journeys tailored to your role.

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Track A

Edge Strategies for Tomorrow’s IT

IT is changing at an extraordinary pace. Define, manage and secure your company’s edge by staying current on the ever-increasing catalog of endpoint devices and services.

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Track B

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and IoT-Driven Data and Analytics Architecture

Digital transformation demands more than just self-service analytics. Design, build and secure a modern data and analytics architecture to support business execution.

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Track C

Hybrid and Public Cloud Strategies

Cloud computing is the decade’s most pivotal technology movement. Develop, implement and advance cloud strategies to innovate and meet the needs of the business.

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Track D

Cloud-Native Solutions and Emerging Architectures

Successful cloud applications require new application, data, identity and security architectures. Discover what you need to create agile, secure and scalable cloud-native solutions.

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Track E

DevOps and IT Agility: Moving From Fragile to Agile

Achieving IT agility and DevOps requires collaboration and coordination. Learn how to optimize your current infrastructure, enable the adoption of emerging technology and integrate the two.

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Track F

Distributed IT Service Orchestration in Hybrid SaaS Environments

Digital workplace strategies demand security, scalability and agility. Create and maintain these complex environments through interoperability, information intelligence and user engagement.

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Role Journeys

Four role based journeys highlighted across the agenda

  • Security and Identity
  • Infrastructure and Operations
  • Data & Analytics
  • Software Development
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Don’t miss these hot topics!

IoT, AI and Machine Learning

Public and Hybrid Cloud Strategies

DevOps, DevSecOps and IT Agility

Cloud-Native Solutions

SaaS and Enterprise Apps

Mobility and Endpoint Strategies

Emerging Security and Identity Architectures


Prepare to be inspired.

Our roster of guest keynotes, experienced practitioners and Gartner analysts are the experts in their areas of focus.

Linda Kaplan Thaler

Business Leader, Author, Communications Expert

Peter Diamandis

Chairman and CEO

XPRIZE Foundation

Allison Wilt

Senior Director of Strategy

Greenberg Inc.

Mark Ardito

Senior Director of Delivery

Health Care Service Corporation

Matt Looney

Director of Data Science and Enterprise Architecture

Eastman Chemical Company

Mike Morrato

VP Security Architecture / Design and Chief Security Architect


Barry Nowak

Enterprise Architect, Sr.

Spectrum Health System

James Handshoe

Software Engineer

Bidpal, Inc.

Kirk Knoernschild


Danny Brian


Mindy Cancila


Mary Ruddy


“As an IT infrastructure manager, I will need new processes and tools to ensure all of our systems remain healthy and secure. This conference has provided me with a wealth of information I need.”

Mark Bacchus, Senior Manager, IT Operations, Recall

Find solutions for your most pressing tech needs.

Join us in sunny San Diego!


Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Getting Here

Located on scenic San Diego Bay, just 3 miles from San Diego International Airport

Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Pl,San Diego,CA92101
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