Session Types

At Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference 2017, you’ll receive multiple interactive and one-on-one learning opportunities, as well as research content delivered in a variety of session formats:

Ask the Analyst sessions

Gartner analysts take the tough questions head on.

Gartner analyst track sessions

Actionable guidance to help you drive successful results is based on the latest Gartner research.

To the Point sessions

These succinct analyst sessions are right to the point, delivering a concise yet deep dive into a single research issue or topic.

Guest and Gartner Keynotes

Presented by Gartner analysts as well as industry thought leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and provocative.

Networking meals and receptions

Continue conversations, share insights and get to know your peers during these informal breaks.

Peer Meetups

Connect with like-minded peers and share best practices in a relaxed setting face to face.

Analyst-user roundtables

Hear what conference peers are experiencing around relevant topics in these Gartner analyst-moderated sessions.

First-time attendee orientation

Provide attendees with an early glimpse into what they can expect over the course of the event, provide insight into the Gartner research constructs and methodologies that will be presented at the conference.

Gartner-invited end-user case study sessions

Detailed and documented case studies reveal lessons learned through real-world implementations by your peers.

Gartner/Sponsor theater sessions

Join us in the show floor theater for 30-minute sessions that snapshot Gartner Magic Quadrants or join this unique setting for demonstrations and education on the capabilities of our solution providers.

Magic Quadrant sessions

In these scheduled presentations taking place on the show floor, leading solution providers will share their insights, strategies and best practices with the audience in a small-group interactive format.


Drill down on specific how-to conference topics in a small group environment led by Gartner or guest experts.

Solution provider sessions

Get an inside view of current I&O marketplace offerings from the clients who deploy them and the solution providers that develop them.

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