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Accelerating Application Strategy, Driving Digital Transformation

Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2018 presents in-depth research, unbiased guidance and actionable strategies for application leaders who define, design and deploy modern applications. 

The event explores how to drive digital transformation with the practical application of emerging technologies such as chat bots, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things.

Application and IT Leaders will enhance their understanding of how to create agile and sophisticated IT capabilities that support innovation, align with digital business goals and deliver new competitive advantage.

Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
  • Information Architects
Roles Include:
  • Application Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Application Integration Leaders
  • Application Portfolio Management
Roles Include:
  • Web Services and Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Leaders involved in cloud and SOA
  • IT Leaders focused on application strategies
  • IT Leaders focused on mobile
IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Program Manager
  • Application Lifecycle Management
Portfolio Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Further understand the role of the IT organization as a full partner with ‘the business’ 
  • Grasp the impact and opportunity of emerging technologies 
  • Benchmark your progress against others in your industry or role
  • Refine your application strategy, validate it or perhaps begin to really create it
  • Hear ‘next generation’ thinking on new technologies to build into your strategy
  • Understand where application management is headed…not just 3 months from now, but three years from now
  • Define your role in creating a vision for your digital business
  • Learn how to balance risk with innovation, which systems to renovate, when to invest and when to divest

Get the latest insights into application architecture, deveopment & integration

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst SessionsGartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • End-User Case StudiesWe invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • WorkshopsIntimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Solution Showcase: Exclusive access to over 20 select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount


What's Included

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2018 Tracks

A: Architecting the Digital Business
How should application leaders leverage technologies such as microservices, event stream processing and serverless platforms to build their digital business technology stack? We’ll examine how to blend the old with the new to drive digital business and ecosystem platforms into the future.

B: Transforming the Applications Organization
How does team structure and mindset need to change in order to accommodate the needs of digital business, while meeting demands such as GDPR? Learn how thinking in terms of products rather than projects, creating diverse cross-functional teams, and leveraging agile methodologies can transform the organization.
C: The Future of Applications
Modern applications are cloud-native, built for agility and continuously evolved - requiring us to work and organize differently with a new generation of tools. Learn how application leaders can lead the charge to adapt to the changing application landscape.
D:  Harnessing New Technologies
RPA, immersive, blockchain, AI, chatbots and IoT offer application leaders opportunities to drive digital business forward, today.  Join us to learn about the challenges and best practices to harness these new technologies into your infrastructure and integration strategies to maximize their business value.

What you will take from the Summit

  • Validate your application strategies and keep up to date with emerging technologies
  • Learn how constantly evolving topics as cloud, mobile and IoT are changing
  • What does the future of apps look like
  • Balance risk with innovation, where to renovate and when to invest and divest
  • Explore new possibilities for your organization
"A very stimulating and thought provoking summit. Gartner has very energised and information led specialists and presentations."

- Nick Williams, Solutions Architecture Manager Transport for London

"Very inspiring from a vision standpoint. The conference addresses our key issues. I look forward to taking this away and seeing how this fits with my company's strategy and maturity"

- Ludovic Tardy, Sr Manager Sales, Marketing and Services Solutions Amadeus

Optimize Your Attendance

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • One (30 minute) Gartner Analyst One-on-One (sign up will open pre-event)
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception


While we work on the 2018 Agenda, take a look at our key speakers for the conference.

Highlighted Speakers

  • Keith Guttridge
    Keith Guttridge

    Research Director


  • Paolo Malinverno
    Paolo Malinverno

    Research VP


  • Massimo Pezzini
    Massimo Pezzini

    VP & Gartner Fellow


What We Hear About Our Speakers

"Exceptionally well organised. Lots of different sessions to conver a variety of topics. Gartner presenters well very prepared. And links to research material invaluable. 1:1 with analyst really helped provide ."

- Dave Stowell, Enterprise Architecture Royal London Group


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Applications

The Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration 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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  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 

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Venue & Travel

London, England


Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT 

Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT


A limited number of rooms have been held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel for attendees of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration Summit. There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:
Superior Room - £200 per night + VAT (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room- £240 per night + VAT (Includes Breakfast)
Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and excludes VAT.
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate please click on the link below.
Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to gartnerconference@pphe.com or call the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in-house reservations office on +44 844 415 6780, quoting the promotion code GART131
Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time)

Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street
London, United Kingdom