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Media Alert: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, June 3-6, in Toronto, Canada

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Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT):

What: Gartner
IT Symposium/Xpo 2019

When: June 3-6, 2019

Where: Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting

Details: Gartner
IT Symposium/Xpo
is the one event series that thousands of CIOs and
their leadership teams consider indispensable. More than 900 Canadian
CIOS and senior technology executives will come together to shape the
future of IT and business strategies. IT Symposium/Xpo brings together a
community of IT leaders, technology visionaries and Gartner experts to
examine the industry’s most critical trends to help organizations build
and execute world-class IT strategies.

Connecting the Digital Journey

Digital business transformation is upon us. Now is the time for
organizations to be more adaptive to change, and leaders need to bring
new practices, develop new capabilities and create new ways to succeed –
the ContinuousNEXT approach.

During the opening keynote, Gartner’s leading analysts will connect the
dots on the digital journey – from culture to technologies to strategy
to operating models, so every CIO and IT leader can adapt to a world of
continuous change.

At IT Symposium/Xpo key influencers will take the stage to provide their
unique view of the emerging trends shaping IT, business strategy and

Guest Keynotes include:

  • Mark Bowden, Human Behavior and Body Language Expert, TRUTHPLANE
  • Peter Hinssen, Author, Entrepreneur and Expert on Disruptive
  • Rick Mercer, Comedian, The Rick Mercer Report
  • Patty McCord, Former Chief Talent Officer, Netflix

CIO Experience Guest Speakers:

  • Susan Greenfield, Expert on the Human Mind and Renowned Brain
  • Bruce Kirkby, Photographer & writer, Canadian Adventurer

This year’s agenda delivers more than 100 sessions across three tracks,
covering the priorities most critical to CIOs:

  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Technology & Information

These tracks will help CIOs and senior IT executives stay ahead of the
latest trends in artificial intelligence (AI), data and analytics,
security and risk, block chain, customer experience, cloud computing,
digital transformation, work, people and culture and more.

IT executives from the Government, Higher Education and Financial
Services sectors will find a full day of industry-specific and
cross-industry sessions on Monday, June 3.

The conference kicks off on Tuesday, June 4 with the Gartner Opening
Keynote – Beyond Digital Transformation to ContinuousNext. Over the next
three days, attendees can choose from keynotes, CIO Stories, breakout
sessions, attendee meetups, workshops and roundtables and our Signature
Series sessions, including the 2019 CIO Agenda: A Canadian Perspective.

an exhibit showcase teeming with leading providers of IT
solutions aimed at driving business imperatives, will highlight the next
steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings
with exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations .

For complete event and registration details, please visit Gartner
IT Symposium/Xpo
. Follow news and updates from the event on social
media using #GartnerSYM.

About Gartner

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company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with
indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their
mission-critical priorities and build the successful organizations of

Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and
data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the
issues that matter most. We are a trusted advisor and objective resource
for more than 15,000 organizations in more than 100 countries — across
all major functions, in every industry and organization size.

To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of
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