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The World's Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT Executives

Turn your vision into action at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, where the world’s top CIOs gain a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled intersection of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution providers, you’ll explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence and achieve greater impact as a leader.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is specifically designed for:
Roles Include:
  • Corporate-wide CIOs
  • Business unit CIOs
  • Senior IT leaders reporting to the CIO
Senior IT Executives

What You Will Learn

Planning for this year’s agenda is well underway. Shaped by feedback from you and other CIOs to stay focused on only what is most relevant and useful, the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo experience will:

  • Be structured around your mission-critical priorities to solve your toughest challenges as a CIO
  • Inspire you to rethink traditional roles to lead innovation in your business
  • Open your eyes to disruptive future trends and new technologies – around the globe and in Japan – to help you reimagine the future
  • Provide you with the leadership insight to help you enhance your journey as a business and technology leader

You’ll also be a part of a vibrant community of thousands of CIOs. There will be a wealth of community engagement opportunities to share best practices, build relationships, embrace new ideas and drive change through shared insight with other CIOs.

Frequently Asked Questions

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This year, we've built our agenda to address the issues and challenges most critical to CIOs in the areas of technology, leadership and business strategy.

Explore Future Trends

With our Signature Series you'll be the first to hear the latest research to help you stay relevant and ready for the future.

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"Symposium/ITxpo provides the best opportunity to see new technologies being developed outside of my industry."


Experience a rich assembly of forward-thinking guest speakers and luminaries; Gartner-invited end users, presenting case studies; and Gartner analysts.


Featured Speakers

  • Satoshi Murabayashi
    Satoshi Murabayashi


    Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting Co., Ltd.

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  • Yukio Noguchi
    Yukio Noguchi

    Professor emeritus

    Hitotsubashi University

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  • Yohichi Mori
    Yohichi Mori



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  • Akihiko Kumagai
    Akihiko Kumagai

    President and CEO, GE Japan Corporate Officer, GE

    GE Japan

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Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Information Technology

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo helps you identify and explore technology and service providers to address your specific needs as a CIO. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading solution providers in a variety of settings.

Venue & Travel

Tokyo, Japan


Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 will take place at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa
3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan - 108-8612


Please note you must be registered for the event in order to book a hotel reservation at discounted price.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa - Venue and Accomodations
3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan - 108-8612 

Shinagawa Prince Hotel
10-30 Takanawa 4-chome, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 

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Shinagawa Prince Hotel
10-30 Takanawa 4-chome, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan