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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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We are preparing our 2018 agenda. See what we covered last year to get an understanding of the breadth of coverage:

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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

  • Toshizo Kurisu
    Toshizo Kurisu

    Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

    Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.

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  • Shinichi Abe
    Shinichi Abe

    Managing Director, Google Cloud

    Google Cloud Japan G.K.

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  • Yoko Ishikura
    Yoko Ishikura

    Professor Emeritus

    Hitotsubashi University

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Gartner Analysts & Speakers


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 2018 will take place at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa International Convention Center Pamir. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa International Convention Center Pamir
3-13-57 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