Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 Conference in Orlando, Florida (2023)

16.–19. October 2023 | Orlando, Floryda

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To thrive in times of intense economic and social volatility, companies must find new efficiencies in their operations, increase productivity and invent new business models. To be effective, CIOs and CIOs must develop a technology strategy that is resilient to change and flexible to deal with uncertainty.

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 explores opportunities for innovation and transformation with a global community of experts and peers. Get expert insight and guidance on the future direction of technology, best practices for defining and validating IT strategies, and real-world examples of key initiatives.

CIOs and IT leaders gather in Orlando, Florida to explore technologies, insights and trends shaping the future of IT and enterprise including accelerated business transformation, cybersecurity, customer service, data analytics, leadership and more - including the impact of generative AI on every industry and function.

Would you like to personalize your experience? FROMspecial programmingIindustry-specific insightsThe Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 has what you are looking for to unlock the possibilities.

  • Join your peers
  • Build your network
  • learn and participate
  • Meet the experts
  • The theme of the 2023 conference

Join your peers

Join the Gartner experts and your community of CIOs and CIOs on the siteGartner/Xpo 2023 IT-Symposiumto participate in interactive and collaborative sessions, share experiences and access personalized tools that provide a detailed plan in support of your business-critical priorities.

The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo addresses the strategic needs of enterprise IT leaders and their leadership teams.


Connect with CIOs across geographies and industries and gain a fresh perspective on the challenges and opportunities of business transformation. Learn how:

  • Balance the need for innovation while turning on the light
  • Trust to be an effective partner to executives as a trusted advisor
  • Break through culture, resource and talent barriers to grow and scale your digital initiatives
  • Cost optimization to fund digital transformation initiatives


Security, risk and compliance leaders can expect requests for:

  • Develop your cybersecurity operating models
  • Create a safer digital workplace
  • Transform security programs to meet digital business challenges
  • Secure financing of investments in security
  • Communicate effectively with management
  • Create security and risk awareness throughout your organization
  • Juggling with limited human and financial resources

Data Directors and Analysis Directors

Join CIOs, CIOs, and senior data and analytics leaders to learn how to:

  • Align your work with the CIO's priorities
  • Improve the customer experience with data and analytics
  • Determine the right organization and pace for your data and analytics business unit
  • Prioritize investments in information
  • Create a data-driven culture

Senior Applications Manager

Experienced application leaders gain knowledge and best practices to:

  • Accelerate the modernization of existing solutions
  • Build flexible architectures that support DevOps, service-oriented architecture, APIs, cloud-optimized patterns, in-memory computing, and context awareness
  • Use bimodal strategies to renew and modernize central IT systems
  • Experience new, flexible, iterative, dynamic, ecosystem-driven elements

Vice Presidents of IT Infrastructure and Operations

Vice Presidents of IT Infrastructure and Operations explore tools and tactics to:

  • Improve your infrastructure and operations (I&O) strategy.
  • Show business value
  • Effectively implement cost optimization
  • Evaluate old and new technologies
  • Take the lead and change the culture
  • Support innovation and improve flexibility
  • Achieve your business goals

Build your network

Connect with Gartner experts and CTOs
At the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts and leading IT and CTOs. Experience unprecedented collaboration with top technology leaders across geographies and industries to build new relationships, broaden your perspectives, and discover ways to solve problems with fellow CIOs and IT managers.

Overview of the most important events

  • Roundtable Sessions:*Join your CIO and IT peers from leading organizations and industries to discuss relevant topics, inspired by the latest research, in small group sessions led by a Gartner expert.
  • Workshops:*Join your peers and Gartner experts to solve the top challenges CIOs and CTOs face.
  • Sesje Executive Insight:Detailed and documented case studies courtesy of Gartner. Expect senior management to share insights from their own organizations in these sessions.
  • Social Awareness:Have fun and build new business relationships with your colleagues by attending parties and special evening events in different environments.

*Pre-registration is required. These sessions are only available to end users. space is limited.

learn and participate

Prioritize actions that need to be accelerated, free up resources for digital investments, make meaningful cultural shifts, and more. Wherever you are on your journey to accelerating your digital business, we're here to help you get there faster and worry-free.

Stand back and listen
Expect the best speakers, the brightest minds and the latest big ideas. These sessions provide inspiration and actionable insights to help you translate your top priorities into business outcomes.

Highlights overview:

  • guest speaker.Hear first-hand experiences from guest speakers and presenters.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions and leaders.Explore the Gartner Magic Quadrant™ to understand how well technology vendors execute on their stated vision.
  • Solution Provider Sessions.If you're looking to solve a specific problem, these strategic roadmap presentations and user case studies provide practical advice.

Sit back and join in
Led by Gartner experts, these sessions challenge you to work together to solve problems, share perspectives, and get to the bottom of the business needs that drive you and your peers.

Highlights overview:

  • CIO experience.*Exclusive to Gartner CIO, the CIO Experience is a specialty program within the general program for CIOs and CIOs. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore new strategies, share innovation ideas, build a community of peers, and gain special access to Gartner experts in unique and highly educational interactive sessions. Read more and apply.
  • Workshops.*Solve key CIO challenges with your peers and Gartner experts.

*Pre-registration is required. These sessions are only available to end users.

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Meet the experts

Our objective Gartner experts help you achieve your top priorities with industry-leading insights, guidance, and tools. Use their unique knowledge to make faster and smarter decisions.

Individual Gartner meetings.*Meet personal Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your top priorities.These popular meetings ensure the undivided attention of a Gartner expert who will listen and guide you through the issues critical to your success.

Request expert sessions.*Thematic sessions provide an intimate forum for discussion with a Gartner subject matter expert and end-users asking questions.

*Pre-registration is required. These sessions are only available to end users. space is limited.

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The theme of the 2023 conference

Unleash the possibilities

We're entering a new era of opportunity, with unlimited opportunities for CIOs and IT managers to create new value. As an important strategic leader, you have researched and developed in a time of rapid change. It's time to put everything you've learned into action to propel your business into a prosperous future. From the responsible use of the generative potential of AI to the safe opening of new growth paths to the creation of an innovation culture that offers employees, customers and citizens added value.The possibilities are wide open.

Join the 2023 Gartner/Xpo™ IT Symposium to separate noise from reality and leverage the latest insights and technology with a global community of experts and peers.Get ready to expand your vision, shape the future and unleash the possibilities.

I've been attending the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo for over a decade. In an ever-changing technology landscape, it is almost impossible to keep up with all the changes. The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo is a comprehensive event that has helped me stay current, connect with other leaders, learn from other technology leaders, and be instrumental in predicting where the technology is going.

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Agenda 2023 provides the latest information on technology, strategy and leadership across 15 key subject areas, addressing the challenges that matter most to CIOs and their leadership teams.

Learn more about industry insights that are critical to strategic technology.


Artificial intelligence

Leverage breakthrough technologies like Generative AI (technologies that power ChatGPT and the competition) to drive transformative innovation, growth, and efficiency at scale. Learn how this technology will impact the role of the CIO, all enterprise software, talent and skills, risk and management.


Cyber ​​security and risk management

Turn cybersecurity into a business problem and manage risk in response to disruptions caused by rapid digital changes and shifting geopolitical landscapes. Rethink technology to build trust and resilience.


Digital and business transformation

Build, scale, refine and accelerate your digital business strategy. Enter the next era of digitization focused on autonomous business. Learn how to create new products and business models that transform the way you work and the dynamics of your industry.


leadership and change management

Learn how to drive transformation, influence stakeholders and embrace the evolution of the CIO role. Gain the skills to anticipate, prepare for, and manage a disruption attack and the last mile of value creation: change management. Strive for excellence for a productive and geographically diverse team.


data and analytics

Data is the main driver for the digitization of a company. Learn how to build a foundation for data and analytics, create an enterprise data structure, and leverage key trends?) and leverage key trends that are critical to deriving value from your data.


Strategic planning and implementation

Learn how to design and implement dynamic and adaptable strategies that increase resilience and move your business forward.


Cloud, infrastructure and operations

Optimize your cloud business models and leverage edge and multi-cloud computing to expand your infrastructure and operations for exceptional agility and operational autonomy anywhere. Respond to emerging geopolitical imperatives such as data sovereignty and security by controlling costs through FinOps.


Customer and citizen experiences

Learn how to create great digital experiences that are a lasting differentiator for customers and citizens. Discover ways to personalize engagement and drive consistent experience outcomes by connecting to employee experience strategies.


Applications, platforms and software engineering

The role of the builder is increasing. Learn how to design, build, and run the apps and platforms that drive your digital business strategy. Learn how to lay a foundation for the future by modernizing legacy systems and accelerating software engineering practices with Composable, Agile, DevOps and more.


business models

Learn how to align operating models with business, IT and technology strategies and introduce new operating models that better fit the current environment.


applied innovations

Harness and apply innovation to drive change, using new technologies to realize your digital ambitions. Learn techniques to generate breakthrough ideas. Assess the future of new technologies and their impact on the business.


Talent, culture and DEI

Learn how to attract and retain diverse talent, as well as retrain and upgrade existing employees for greater value and business results. Create a culture that encourages continuous exploration and pursuit of breakthrough business opportunities. Support Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) as a key lever for motivation and engagement.


The future of work

Discover strategies, frameworks, models for the digital workplace, a workforce connected to humans and AI, the future of management, and human-centric organizational designs to improve employee value propositions and achieve results in this new work landscape.


Technology investment and value

Identify new financing models and cost, financial and value management frameworks that help your organization prioritize and optimize investments that deliver the highest business value.


Sustainable and responsible management

Improve, scale and prioritize investments in sustainable technology and environmental, social and governance data to help your business capture new growth opportunities, strengthen your brand, reduce costs and mitigate risk.


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