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Leadership, Strategy, Analytics, Governance and Innovation - its all here at #GartnerDA

Data and analytics are at the heart of the digital revolution. They are an imperative across all industries.

To survive and thrive in the digital era, now is the time to drive data and analytics into the core of your business and scale outward to every employee, customer, supplier and partner. Scaling the value of data and analytics requires a ‘culture of data enablement’ that extends throughout every facet of your organization. A culture where data and analytics inform and drive business objectives, operational efficiencies and innovation.

Now is the time to take everything to a whole new level! And that’s exactly what we’ll be doing at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018, 26-27 February at the ICC in Sydney, Australia. We’ll be sharing research and insights you’ve never heard from us before. We’ll be taking completely different perspectives on the challenges we know you’ll be facing as the pace of digital business accelerates.

Lets create your future. A future based on data you can trust, analytics you can rely on and the insight you need to make game-changing business decisions. At Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, we've got your furture covered. 

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The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • Analytics & BI Practitioners
  • Business Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Analytics & BI Program Leaders 
Analytics and BI Leaders
Roles Include:
  • Information Architects
  • Analytics & BI Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Application Architects & Managers
Roles include:
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Chief Analytics Officers
  • Sr IT Leaders
  • Sr Business Leaders (Finance, Mktg, etc.)
Senior IT and Business Leaders
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise Information Leaders
  • MDM Program Managers
  • Information Governance Leaders 
  • Data Infrastructure Managers
Information Management and Master Data Management

What You Will Learn

Join us in 2019, for thought-leading ideas on how to:

  • Develop a foundation of business trust through data quality, governance, security and privacy
  • Make analytics and insight part of the DNA for every person, action, business process and decision
  • Modernize your infrastructure and adopt new architectural approaches to support digital transformation
  • Drive innovation through leading technologies – AI, machine learning, blockchain, Virtual/Augmented Reality, IoT and digital twins
  • Build and execute a world-class, disruptive data and analytics strategy
  • Exploit diverse datasets, diverse teams and diverse thinking to innovate business models
  • Lead by enabling the right culture, people, skills and organization
  • Accelerate the adoption of new skills, new roles, (such as Chief Data Officer), new ways of working and new data-driven thinking


What's Included

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2018 Agenda Tracks

A. Leadership and Organization: The Right Culture, People and Skills
B. Business Outcomes and Strategy: Make Value Pervasive
C. Master Data Management and Governance: Create Common Understanding and Trust
D. Analytics: Drive Insight Into Every Action
E. Architecture and Technology: Renovate for Digital Transformation
F. The Next Disruptors: Prepare for Innovations and Advanced Capabilities
G. Chief Data Officer (CDO) Circle - Click here to learn more

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2018 Hot Topics

  • Data and Analytics Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data-Driven Culture
  • Governance and Trust
  • Data Privacy and Security 
  • Self Service Data and Analytics Capabilities
  • Customer Analytics
  • Blockchain
  • Internet of Things
  • Role of the Chief Data Officer & Chief Analytics Officer

If there’s one clear fact about the world of data and analytics, it’s that the pace of change is accelerating. If you’re going to succeed you can’t afford to get left behind!

“A great conference to meet like-minded people, understand their thinking and challenges and understand where the BI/analytics industry is heading.”

- Matthew Drayson, Practice Manager, Information Management, Oakton

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Recorded sessions for one year, to refer to and review with your teams*


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

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Featured Speakers


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data and Analytics

The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

International Convention Center, Sydney


International Convention Center Sydney
14 Darling Dr.
Darling Harbour
Sydney, Australia - NSW 2000


There are plenty of hotels in the near vicinity to Darling Harbour and Sydney CBD. Here are some suggestions of the closest properties to the ICC on darling Harbour:

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
100 Murray St.
Darling Harbour
N.S.W., Australia

Hotel Ibis Sydney Darling Harbour
70 Murray Street
Darling Harbour
N.S.W, Australia

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
12 Darling Drive
Darling Harbour
Sydney, N.S.W, Australia

Hyatt Regency Sydney
161 Sussex Street
Sydney, N.S.W, Australia