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Culture of Data Enablement

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.

This conference will help you create the future – a future based on data you can trust, analytics you can rely on and the insight needed to make game-changing business decisions.

Join us for thought-leading ideas on how to:

  • Develop a foundation of business trust through data quality, security, privacy, and governance
  • Make analytics and insight part of the DNA for every person, action, business process and decision
  • Build and execute a world-class, disruptive data and analytics strategy
  • Drive innovation through leading technologies – AI, machine learning, blockchain, Virtual/Augmented Reality, IoT and digital twins
  • Modernize your infrastructure and adopt new architectural approaches to support digital transformation
  • 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

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

What You Will Learn

  • Implement best practices for the CDO/CAO role and the teams around them
  • Assess the value of your information assets and identify opportunities for monetization
  • Empower your organization with self-service data and analytics capabilities
  • Apply analytics to reinvent the customer experience
  • Strengthen your data governance (quality, security, privacy) and master data management disciplines
  • Modernize your data management technology to harness developments such as Hadoop, stream processing, blockchain and cloud

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here



The Executive Cut: Global highlights as chosen by your peers

Our 2018 agenda, will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest data and analytics challenges and priorities, on the basis of your role, experience level and key focus

2018 Tracks

A:   Leadership, Strategy and Innovation: Make Value Pervasive
B:   Data Management: Create a Common Understanding
C:   Analytics: Drive insights into Every Action
D:  Governance and Organization: Build a Foundation of Trust

CDO Circle - A members-only, leadership experience, for new, emerging and existing CDOs

2018 Hot Topics

  • Data and Analytics Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data-Driven Culture
  • Governance and Trust
  • Privacy, Security and the GDPR
  • Self Service Data and Analytics Capabilities
  • Customer Analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Role of the Chief Data Officer  & Chief Analytics Officer
‘BIA Summit is the 'Place to be'. In 2 days a top view on BIA initiatives’

- Kris De Roeck, Head of BI Competence Center A. Schulman International Services

‘Intrigued, Inspired, Involved. Great days of listening to the experts and discussing with your peers.’

- Wout Methorst, Business Information Manager Cofely Nederland

‘It’s a great 'eye opener' of what is up to date in BI. Wonderful opportunities to interact with peers and getting their insights on similar business challenges’

- Agata Krolikowska, Supply chain Excellence Project & Process Specialist Cargill Starches and Sweeteners Europe

‘Great experience interacting with like minded people on business intelligence. Looking forward to future summits.’

- Vikram Kamath, Lead Engineering Analytics Quotient

‘I learnt in 2 days that my company are not the only ones struggling to manage our data assets. The presentations and the peers have taught me this issue is universal, but there are solutions’

- David Harkness, Program Director Zurich

Optimize Your Attendance

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

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2018 Agenda

Please note that certain sessions are restricted to end-user delegates only. Providers of IT services/products cannot attend these sessions. Please view the agenda here to identify which sessions are “end-user only” and contact eventsemea@gartner.com if you have any concerns about your status as an end-user or provider.


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. 

Keynote Speakers

  • Rita Sallam
    Rita Sallam

    Research VP


  • Ted Friedman
    Ted Friedman

    Research VP


  • Kurt Schlegal
    Kurt Schlegal

    Research VP


  • Frank Buytendijk
    Frank Buytendijk

    VP Distinguished Analyst


What We Hear About Our Speakers

All the presenters are providing high quality thought provoking ideas and insights that will influence my day job
It was great to see that the issues we face in our organization are shared by others, and that there are a great set of solutions available for us. I was delighted that Gartner was able to bring us all together.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data & 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

Frankfurt, Germany


Kap Europa
Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
Frankfurt, Germany - 60327


Gartner has preferred rates with local hotels for the Data & Analytics Summit. There are a limited number of rooms being held at:

The Movenpick Frankfurt:
 Standard Room - €205 per night (Includes Breakfast)*
*Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and includes VAT. There is a minimum booking of 2 night stay.
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate you can either e-mail your request to hotel.frankfurtcity.reservierung@movenpick.com  or call the Movenpick in-house reservations office on 0049 69 788 075 828.
Please quote Gartner and use the Block ID 178755 when making your booking.

The Maritim Frankfurt: 
Standard Room - €197 per night (Includes Breakfast)*
*Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and includes VAT.   
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate please click on the below link:

A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.  

Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  

Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.