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05 – 09 Nov, 2017

Gartner Symposium/iTxpo

CCIB Centre Convencions Internacional - Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


The world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 will take place on November 5-9, 2017 at the CCIB Centre Convencions Internacional in Barcelona (Spain).

This year's agenda provides essential new ideas for optimizing costs, integrating with business platforms (or building your own), understanding the future of conversational interfaces, using artificial intelligence and machine learning to increase agility, and so much more.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo offers CIOs a one-of-a-kind experience at the conference – specifically designed to focus on your business, technology and leadership development as a CIO.

Come and meet with analysts, peers and experts to gain a broad view of where your industry is headed. Understand how business and technology trends intersect now and discover ways to get ready for what’s next. Be the first to hear the latest predictions and learn about emerging trends.


Nokia's presence  

As Marketplace Sponsor, Nokia will feature a 18sqm booth - booth #806 - in the  Enterprise Networking & Communications Area as well as a small Nuage Networks booth in the Emerging Technology Pavilion - booth #ET18


Speaker sessions

Kamal Ballout, Global Energy Leader
Solution Provider Session
Disruptive Communications for Energy Innovation
Sunday November 5 – 14:30 to 15:00 - Room 113 & 114, CCIB

Abstract: Specific examples of the business impact of companies using disruptive communications technologies to address today’s needs for innovation while maintaining a managed risk approach will be explored. These include cost reduction with new application introduction, converting OPEX to CAPEX, improving field force productivity, freeing up employee time for strategic initiatives.

Herbert Mittermayr, Partner Bell Labs Consulting
ITxpo Stage Session: Automating Everything With the Industrial IoT and the Future X Network
Monday November 6 – 18:10-18:30 –  ITxpo Stage 1

Abstract:  This presentation discusses stringent needs that drive networking to leapfrog to a new level: the concept of the Future X network which establishes the basis for enabling massive automation and human telepresence in this new “Automation of Everything Era” in order to create disruptive digital value for future enterprises. 

Pierre Tournassoud, CTO Europe, Global Enterprise & Public Sector Solution Provider
Session: How Public Safety LTE Use Cases Pave the way for Other Verticals
Tuesday November 7 – 10:00 to 10:45 - Room 116, CCIB

Abstract: Whether for Industry, Transportation, Energy, new scenarios are emerging for businesses digitization based on LTE technology, relying on developments targeting first Public Safety but gradually introducing other verticals’ specifics. We will provide examples of deployment scenarios, illustrate the use cases that can be supported today and at 5G horizon.

Roberto Sarsa, Business Development Manager, Nuage Networks
ITxpo Stage Session: “Network Agility” is no longer an Oxymoron. SDN Connects Anything Anywhere Now
Wednesday November 8 – 18:30-18:45 –  ITxpo Stage 2, CCIB

Abstract: During the last decade, the network has been lagging behind Compute and Storage in automation, preventing to have a Software Defined Datacenter. With the current maturity of SDN, enterprises are able to provision Security & Networking policies in real time across any workload type: Containers, VM, Appliances, Branches or Cloud.


Join us at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017, booths 806E and ET18, our experts will be on site to discuss any topics that you are interested in.


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