Our industry event planner gives you the heads-up on what key industry events are coming around the corner. If we've missed something, don’t hesitate to add your event to the list. (You can view the full calendar here.)

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February Events

February 20 (Online): CMSWire's Google Hangout: Better Web Experiences Using Marketing Automation

Web Experience Management (WEM) is about more than managing a great website. It's about presenting a seamless contextual experience across many digital channels. Marketing automation (MA) is the process taking manual marketing processes and automating them where possible, thereby improving lead generation. These might look like two separate processes, but in reality there are many overlapping functionalities. In fact, apply marketing automation processes to web experience management may just help improve the web experience. That's exactly the topic of CMSWire's first official Google Hangout: Better Web Experience using Marketing Automation. Join CMSWire on February 20th at 12 EST as we take a look at how companies can build better web experiences with the help of marketing automation (MA).

February 20 (Washington DC): Customer Experience Management: Build Customers for Life

ICF Ironworks will host special guest Ron Rogowski of Forrester Research and other experts for a presentation and panel session exploring the latest thinking on customer engagement and customer experience management.

This breakfast event is designed for director- and C-level executives and features some of the top minds in the industry who will discuss how to optimize technologies and create a best-of-breed digital experience that increases revenue, improves customer conversions, and builds sustainable customer relationships.

February 20 (New York): The Value of Social: Maximizing Social Tools on Your Intranet Seminar New York 2013

It is not easy though to bring social into the workplace, with senior management in many organizations still fearing its impact on productivity. If you are struggling to get buy-in for introducing social tools to your business or simply don’t know where to start then join us for this New York seminar. This is a great opportunity to hear practical, real-world advice and learn best practices on how to transform your intranet into a social hub of activity, to better engage your employees and drive real business results.

February 20 (San Diego): Chief Data Scientist Summit San Diego 2013

This event will focus on how organizations can get started in Big Data, and how to create the right data science team. Illustrated intermittently with case studies and deep-dive discussions, the Data Science Leadership Summit offers solutions and insight from the leaders in the space. With networking breaks and roundtable discussions also included, this event offers unique insight into how you can get transform your organization’s focus around data science.

February 20 - 21 (San Diego): Hadoop Innovation Summit San Diego 2013

Hadoop Innovation will help your business understand how to unlock the value of Big Data with the realization that no data is too big. With a vast amount of data now available, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of making use from the data available and unlocking its true value.

February 20 - 22 (New Delhi): ad:tech New Delhi 2013

ad:tech New Delhi spans the full ecosystem of advertising and technology that moves business forward and changes the role of digital marketers everywhere. That's why ad:tech conference features thought-leading speakers and breakout sessions covering today's pivotal topics like Integrated Video Planning, Convergence Of Search, Social And Content Marketing, Mobile, Big Data, DSPs, RTBs and more.

February 21 (California): Cooper Parlor California 2013

This Cooper Parlor will explore existing business models designed to help consumers put their money where their heart is. We’ll begin by looking at a couple of specific cases where values (moral principles) were turned into value (additional profit). Then, we'll dive into how you can incorporate this framework into your design practice.

February 21 (New York): BtoB's NetMarketing Breakfast

Find the digital marketing inspiration you've been looking for from other successful b-to-b marketers. Our expert panelists will discuss their success with innovative platforms and key insights that will play an essential role in the future of your marketing strategies.

February 21 - 22 (San Francisco): W3Conf San Francisco 2013

W3Conf is W3C’s an­nual confer­ence for web pro­fes­sion­als. If you are a web devel­op­er or designer want­ing to hear the lat­est news on HTML5, CSS, the open web platform and your place in it, come join us!

February 21 - 22 (Berlin): Software Asset Management Strategies Berlin 2013

Visit the SAMS 2013 and meet and discuss with top speakers and experts from renowned companies. Our interactive B2B platform is an exciting and profitable experience in the heart of Berlin.

February 22 (Portland): SearchFest Portland 2013

SearchFest presents multiple informative learning tracks, workshops, and panel sessions designed to provide direct insight into the most up-to-date strategies and technological advancements in online search marketing and social marketing. Industry experts and thought leaders from around the country deliver in-depth presentations ranging from basic SEM and social media fundamentals to specific advanced techniques.

February 22 - 23 (Hong Kong): UX Hong Kong 2013

An event dedicated to bring all product and service design disciplines together, from research, marketing, design, technology and the business to name a few, who are interested and passionate about designing great experiences for people and business for a better world for all.

February 22 - 23 (Vienna): jQuery Europe 2013

Be part and learn at this unique event. Experience the 1st jQuery conference in the heart of Europe. International speakers and web pioneers show the newest trends and techniques for web, apps and smart TV development with jQuery. Two days of conference with awesome sessions, one additional day of jQuery training and lots of opportunities to meet and greet with developers from all Europe.

February 22 - 23 (London): PHP UK Conference 2013

With over 600 delegates, speakers, and sponsors, PHP UK conference aims to deliver fantastic up to date content about PHP and related web technologies in a comfortable and professional setting. There are countless networking opportunities to engage with international speakers and delegates, which makes the event one you won't want to miss. Anyone is welcome to attend the event, whether you're a professional web developer, hobbyist, manager, or just starting out, there's something for everyone.

February 23 (Raleigh): JoomlaDay North Carolina 2013

JoomlaDay North Carolina is a full day conference for Joomla! CMS web developers, designers, integrators and site administrators. Leading industry speakers will present engaging sessions on business, development and site creation topics at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business campus. There will be ample opportunities for networking and building business relationships with a sponsored lunch and dinner as part of all attendee registrations.

February 25 - 26 (Sydney): Gartner Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit Sydney 2013

This year's Summit focuses attention around how organizations should continue the journey in maturing their skills, developing their technology portfolio, managing new information sources and instilling new analytical capabilities. The underlying theme of the Summit — Analyze. Predict. Act — shows the progression that needs to be made from purely reporting to an enterprise that values and nurtures information.

February 25 - 26 (San Francisco): Cooper U Visual Interface Design Training San Francisco 2013

The application of type, color, icons, and other aspects of visual design are critical to the usability of your product or website. Visual design choices are also key to connecting emotionally with your customers (and to selling more products). Our Visual Interface Design course addresses how detailed interaction design, screen layout, and branding should play together to ensure that a well-conceived, well-behaved product is also a usable and desirable one.

February 25 - 28 (California): eTail West

eTail is the one and only event solely dedicated to multi-channel and digital media professionals. eTail offers you practical, actionable tactics and proven strategies to ensure your retail business is fully equipped to whether uncertain times such as these. All in just 4 days in a beautiful resort location.

February 25 - 28 (Barcelona): Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2013

The conference programme is a central element to Mobile World Congress. With an award-winning keynote programme and more than 30 focused conference track sessions, the Conference covers the latest trends, challenges and growth strategies for the global mobile industry. Each session will feature executives from leading companies in the mobile space, as well as experts from a growing number of adjacent industries.

February 25 - March 1 (Montreal): ConFoo Montreal 2013

The ConFoo HTML5 training session will be the ideal place to learn about these technologies during two full days. The web converges towards HTML5 for Web application, Website and now, mobile application too. It is critical to know what are the advantages, the actual limitations and the possibilities offered by this technology.

February 26 (Manchester): Building a Successful Intranet Business Case Seminar Manchester 2013

Are you looking to get your new intranet project up and running? In this seminar you will discover all the essential elements you need to include in a solid business case to get the result you want. Don’t miss out on this free seminar which will take you through the key stages & considerations: future proofing you intranet, understanding user requirements, creating clear business objectives and measuring return on investment ROI.

February 26 - 27 (London): Technology for Marketing & Advertising London 2013

Great minds will come together at the hub of the UK marketing, media & advertising community. 4 shows combine to deliver superior content, solutions and networking to enhance your multi-channel marketing and advertising strategy. 1 badge will give you free access to all 4 events.

February 26 - 28 (Portland): ApacheCon NA Portland 2013

The 2013 conference theme is “Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation”, focusing on professionally-directed, relevant presentations that demonstrate real-world solutions to specific challenges. All sessions are selected by members of Apache Project Management Committees, and are presented by an internationally-recognized roster of speakers and trainers.

February 26 - 28 (Santa Clara): O'Reilly Strata Conference Santa Clara 2013

Strata Conference will bring three full days of inspiring keynotes, intensely practical & information-rich sessions, a sponsor pavilion with key players and products, and plenty of networking events to the West Coast. Strata has a laser-sharp focus on the big data issues that are shaping the business, finance, media, and government worlds.

February 27 (Online): CMSWire's February Tweet Jam: Better Web Experiences with Marketing Automation #CXMChat

Join us on Wednesday, February 27 at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST / 1700 GMT for our monthly Tweet Jam. We welcome the broader CMSWire community to participate, as we spend an hour discussing Web Experience Management and how marketing automation supports the cross-channel experience.

February 27 (New York): The Native Advertising Summit

While much work has been done to help educate the market on native advertising, more clarity is needed. The Native Advertising Summit will take on some of the biggest issues facing this emerging market and bring together leaders across media, technology and advertising to discuss their experiences and perspectives. The aim will be to share knowledge and information about this emerging market and move the industry closer to a unified understanding of the principles for this form of media and marketing.

February 27 - 28 (Los Angeles): Digital Asset Management Conference Los Angeles 2013

No matter if you’re just beginning to work with DAM or you’re a seasoned veteran looking to sharpen your skills, you’ll find the resources you need here with information-rich sessions and seminars featuring industry leaders whose knowledge and experience will take your career to new levels. And with the mixing and meeting opportunities built into the conference, you’ll also be able to network with your peers as well as representatives from major companies who have their own DAM success stories to tell.

February 27 - 28 (Vienna): Big Data Summit Europe 2013

EBCG is proud to host its Big Data Summit Europe that will take place in Vienna, between 27th and 28th February 2013. The event will host more than 18 experienced speakers and more that 100 industry experts. The event is Case-Study Led and will focus on the practical aspects of strategic delivery of Big Data Analytic Solutions. Big Data Summit is the purely senior level conference taking place on such high level.

February 27 - 28 (San Francisco): Cooper U Design Collaboration and Communication San Francisco 2013

Learn about Personas and Goal-Directed design from the people who invented them! Our practicum is an intensive, hands-on workshop led by senior Cooper staff. First, we'll show you how to practice Goal-Directed Design in more depth than you'll find anywhere else, then you and a small group of professionals from around the world will put it into practice to design an example product. This course also serves as the foundation for the rest of our Cooper U curriculum.

February 27 - March 1 (New York): WebVisions New York 2013

WebVisions explores the future of design, content creation, user experience and business strategy in an event that inspires learning, collaboration and entrepreneurism. Since 2001, we’ve built a loyal audience of designers, developers and industry leaders. Join us for an event that’s seen as “the creative conference for the Web.”

February 27 - March 2 (Bangalore): Agile India 2013

Learn, network and explore at Asia's largest & premier international conference on Agile and Lean Software Development methods. Network & share your knowledge and experience with over 1500 international delegates from literally every software company practicing or exploring Agile & Lean. Explore diverse and interesting solutions and contribute to the future of Agile software development.

February 28 (London): Building a Successful Intranet Business Case Seminar London 2013

Are you looking to get your new intranet project up and running? In this seminar you will discover all the essential elements you need to include in a solid business case to get the result you want. Don’t miss out on this free seminar which will take you through the key stages & considerations: future proofing you intranet, understanding user requirements, creating clear business objectives and measuring return on investment ROI.

February 28 (San Francisco): Waza San Francisco 2013

Software development is a craft. Heroku’s Waza is a developer gathering that combines technical sessions and moments that inspire your craft. From architectural deep dives to broad discussions about the process of creating applications, the sessions at Waza feature innovators sharing what they've learned from years of developing applications in the cloud.

February 28 - March 1 (Germany): eZ Summit

The Summit will focus on how eZ is well positioned to drive your digital business forward into the next era of IT. We will bring together eZ’s Partners and Customers, as well as our own crew from around the world and several experts within our ecosystem. The eZ Summit is our opportunity to meet up, watch, learn and interact to fully assess the impact the new version will have on our businesses in the years to come.

March Events

March 1 (Texas): AgileDotNet Texas 2013

AgileDotNet brings developers, QA, scrummasters, project managers, and business leaders to empowering and unique sessions across four tracks. Attendees return to their workplace with the tools, motivation, and support to be more agile both as an individual, and as part of a team. AgileDotNet is the bridge between the world of .Net development and Agile methods, built by agilists passionate about delivering superior content in unique settings.

March 1 (New York): Lean Day UX New York 2013

A one day, single track event focused on case studies and best practices implementing Lean startup and Lean UX in the enterprise. Join us on March 1st, 2013 in NYC for the first in a series of Lean Day events. This one is focused on UX. An amazing array of speakers from some of the biggest companies in the world will show you how they’re implementing Lean Startup, Lean UX and Design Thinking in their worlds.

March 1 (Arkansas): Little Rock Tech Fest 2013

The Little Rock .NET User Group is proud to present Little Rock Tech Fest 2013. This year we are providing four information-packed tracks presented by industry leaders from all over—which is sure to inspire and enlighten all who attend. Come hear from professionals in the field, learn about products and services to empower you as a software developer, and mingle with your peers during this day of education and fun.

March 1 (Melbourne): Designing for Mobility Melbourne 2013

Designing for mobility 2013 is a single day, single track conference, about designing for all things mobile. Not just about mobile devices, this conference is about how we design for all the things we do when we’re not in front of a computer – whether that’s finding out things when you’re lost in the middle of a strange city; or using your phone, tablet and TV on the couch all at once. It will include interesting case studies, new methods & new approaches to old techniques.

March 3 - 6 (San Francisco): SharePoint Technology Conference San Francisco 2013

Attend the SharePoint Technology Conference – the largest independent SharePoint Conference in the world! SharePoint is way more than a collaborative corporate portal. But now everyone wants to leverage it for their intranets and Web sites, document management, business process management and corporate compliance. At SPTechCon, you'll learn best practices for managing a SharePoint environment and integrating it with other systems to unleash the full power of the software … and your company.

March 4 - 5 (Arizona): Forrester's Forum for Sales Enablement Professionals Arizona 2013

During this results-oriented Forum, Forrester will unveil the principles and practices of the new science of accelerating revenue. In addition, your peers will demonstrate how they are putting these practices into action. And together we will test these ideas in our on-site “lab.” You will leave this Forum with new, practicable Forrester frameworks and tools to apply with immediate impact on your bottom line.

March 4 - 6 (Austin): Bazaarvoice Summit

It’s mobile and it’s social. It’s personal and collaborative. It’s happening on every street corner, across social networks, on brand and retail sites, and in stores. We live it anytime, anywhere, to express our voice more boldly and powerfully than ever before. Welcome to the Connected Economy — where connections and conversations between consumers, brands, and retailers are redefining traditional business. Are you ready to thrive in it? Join us at the Bazaarvoice Summit, March 4-6 in Austin, Texas!

March 4 - 6 (Seattle): ConveyUX Seattle 2013

ConveyUX is about making software easier and more enjoyable to use through a strong focus on better communication techniques. The bottom line in any human-facing software application is whether our users can accomplish their goals. Clear communication is the link between the bits and the brain. Providing effective communication in software development requires attention to the nuances of language, the importance of research, and the context of delivery device.

March 4 - 6 (Gothenburg): Scandinavian Developer Conference Sweden 2013

This year we’ve again broadened the conference programme, and we have a new track for C and C++ developers. We’re continuing with the new tracks from last year on Usability and Product Management, and we again have a very strong line up of speakers addressing leadership, team and management issues. Developers coding on all kinds of platforms will find plenty of technical sessions too. The third day of the conference is devoted to in-depth training with some of the most respected authors and speakers in our industry.

March 4 - 8 (Salt Lake City): Adobe Digital Marketing Summit Salt Lake City 2013

Digital Marketing Summit is the premier event for digital marketers and advertisers to learn about and share key strategies for driving market innovation. Attend Summit to learn how you can create, measure, and optimize digital experiences to revolutionize how the world engages with ideas and information.

March 5 - 6 (Baltimore): Digital360 Conference Baltimore 2013

Join us on March 5 & 6, 2013 for the Digital360 conference, hosted by Systems Alliance at the Pier 5 Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Don't miss two full days of innovative ideas and solutions about digital strategy, usability, responsive web design, social media, and content strategy from industry experts.

March 5 - 7 (Phoenix): Inspire Phoenix 2013

Inspire 2013 is chock-full of value - from sessions, panels, and training to casual conversations at events like the Alteryx Grand Prix. Consisting of three (3) days of inspiring keynotes, helpful hands-on training, targeted session tracks and beneficial networking opportunities, Inspire is the one time each year that the entire Alteryx community of data artisans, business leaders, consultants, analysts and Alteryx associates comes together to learn new tricks, exchange best practices and network.

March 5 - 7 (Dubai): Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Dubai 2013

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. Designed to deliver real-world insight, actionable advice and executive-level skill-building for a variety of roles and responsibilities, it is the only IT event that takes full advantage of the authority and weight of the world's leading IT research and advisory organization. Attend Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 and come away with strategies and tactics essential for advancing enterprise and professional goals.

March 6 (Santa Clara): Confluence Santa Clara 2013

Confluence is Zinnov's annual thought leadership summit. The conference is an event to bring together the technology community to deliberate on the various topics impacting the globalization efforts of technology firms and to jointly lay out a vision for the industry in the year ahead. The event also presents an excellent opportunity to network and connect with distinguished peers. If innovation is on your agenda, Confluence 2013 is an event you can’t afford to miss.

March 6 - 7 (Toronto): Dx3 Canada 2013

Dx3 is focused on digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retailing. It brings agencies, brands, publishers & retailers together for two days to network and do business. Dx3 is Canada’s only digital marketplace where digital buyer meets digital seller. With Canada’s leading brands, agencies and retailers in attendance, Dx3 is the marquee event that will provide your business with the qualified conversation it needs to get business done.

March 6 - 8 (London): QCon London 2013

QCon London is the seventh annual London enterprise software development conference designed for developers, team leads, architects and project management is back! There is no other event in the UK with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, .NET, Html5, Mobile , Agile, and Architecture communities.

March 6 - 8 (Miami): Magnolia Amplify Miami 2013

Magnolia Amplify, Miami is a collection of workshops & presentations to increase customers' and partners' knowledge base, exchange ideas and practices. For developers using Magnolia CMS, this intensive 3-day event will sharpen your skills and help you develop new ones. Be the first to learn about developing with Magnolia 5 and take advantage of our best practice and focused workshops to elevate your use of Magnolia CMS to the next level.

March 7 - 9 (Chicago): CocoaConf Chicago 2013

CocoaConf Chicago is a developer conference focused on all things Cocoa and Cocoa Touch. Featuring three tracks and over thirty breakout and general sessions, it will have something for every iPhone, iPad, and Mac developer. For those who are just entering the Cocoa world, we’re bringing our all-day pre-conference iOS tutorial as an optional registration package: come and spend a day getting up to speed with Xcode, Objective-C, and iPhone development. Other exclusive highlights include the Reverse Q&A and our one-of-a-kind We Made An App For That panels.

March 8 (Austin): OMMA Mobile

At OMMA Mobile at SXSW we explore a future where brands and agencies provide users with useful content, tools they can use when and where they need them, entertaining new experiences that leverage the new technologies, and real relationships with customers. This isn't about “advertising,” but genuine marketing — brands creating products and services that enrich everyday life, not interrupt it.

March 8 (Indianapolis): AgileIndy Conference 2013

This conference will be focused on bringing thought leaders and practitioners from around the country to Indianapolis for an intense learning and networking experience. There will be a mix of sessions focused on agile basics, technical practices, and management and leadership topics among other things. If the planned sessions don’t interest you, there will be an open-space area where you can plan your own session and get other attendees and speakers to join you in your discussion!

March 8 - 12 (Austin): SXSW Interactive Austin 2013

Join us for the most energetic, inspiring and creative event of the year. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the event features five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable line-up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer.

March 9 (Michigan): Agile and Beyond Michigan 2013

The 4th annual Agile and Beyond conference is just around the corner. This year we will have a learning oriented conference. We have worked hard to make sure it is engaging for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, Project Managers, Program Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, Engineers, Architects, Testers and all other Agilists. Registration will begin started at 7:30am on Saturday, March 9 and the Keynote will begin at 8:30am.

March 11 - 12 (London): Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit London 2013

The Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit is the premier gathering for IT and business professionals responsible for IAM focused on the practicalities of delivering a successful, mature IAM program. Meet your peers, Gartner analysts and providers to discuss your hottest topics including cloud computing, compliance, IAM architecture and more.

March 11 - 13 (London): InnovateUK 2013

Innovate UK will bring together 4,000 people from UK and international business, Government and academia, with the aim of accelerating UK economic growth by stimulating business-led innovation and opening up international trade opportunities. Innovate UK will include One2One meeting opportunities where you can develop ideas and explore thinking across sectors and global markets. Our program of keynote presentations will be given by Government ministers, business leaders and specialists in their chosen field so whichever sector you currently work in, you can be assured of learning something new.

March 11 - 13 (San Jose): SMX West San Jose 2013

Attend SMX West for the exceptional content, invaluable connections and essential conveniences. Participate in your choice of more than 50 sessions on search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising (PPC), social media marketing, local and mobile search, landing page conversions and more. Search Marketing Expo – SMX West content is so compelling, you’ll want to implement what you’ve learned before leaving the conference. Dramatically increase the number of people who come to your site with ROI enhancing paid search advertising and search engine optimization techniques and best practices.

March 11 - 13 (London): Gartner CIO Leadership Forum London 2013

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum offers an interactive, workshop-centric experience to exchange ideas and receive actionable guidance from prominent CIOs, Gartner experts and senior executives from leading technology providers. This executive-only program focuses on helping to turn your insights into actionable results.

March 11 - 14 (Munich): MobileTech Conference Munich 2013

The MobileTechCon is the conference that provides you with the necessary technical and strategic knowledge to build sustainable mobile strategies. You will receive valuable information about app development on various platforms as well as innovative business models pioneering companies. The conference speakers are not only pioneers of the scene but experienced Mobile consultants and developers.

March 12 - 13 (Washington DC): DMA in DC 2013

We have one goal at DMA in DC 2013: To provide you with the policy insight, advocacy tools and powerful connections you need to flourish in the data-driven marketing and fundraising communities. In a data-driven economy, you value DMA for our ability to help navigate the complex and converging worlds of data-driven marketing and regulatory policy. Join us at DMA in DC 2013 for three days of insight and experience you can’t afford to miss.

March 12 - 13 (New York): Performance Marketing Insights New York 2013

Performance Marketing Insights is a two-day, content-led performance marketing conference aimed at ‘C’ level executives and marketing professionals. Delivering world-class international speakers, programmed within an advanced-level agenda comprising of the latest industry innovation, technology, collaboration and new revenue stream opportunities coupled with unrivalled networking.

March 12 - 13 (Sydney): ad:tech Sydney 2013

ad:tech is an interactive advertising and technology conference and exhibition. Worldwide shows blend keynote speakers, topic driven panels and workshops to provide attendees with the tools and techniques they need to compete in a changing world. ad:tech is where brands and agencies meet innovative startups, VCs and digital entrepreneurs, and where the marketing community meets to explore the technologies that are transforming their businesses. And it's the only event that covers the entire digital marketing ecosystem.

March 12 - 15 (Las Vegas): Connections Las Vegas 2013

During this four-day event, attendees will gain insight into our roadmap, discover industry best practices, and learn how to implement product enhancements immediately. This year, we expect more than 1,200 HR, payroll, and talent management professionals to attend Connections. Some of them are new to UltiPro, and others have been using it for years. To appeal to everyone within that broad spectrum, unique sessions have been developed with a separate focus on corporate executives, UltiPro power users, and system novices. And based on requests from our customers, we’ve now incorporated training sessions into two days of the conference.

March 13 - 14 (London): Gartner Business Process Management Summit London 2013

Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2013 is the premier meeting place for IT and business executives and professionals who are responsible for implementing, managing or maintaining Business Process Management. Learn more about technologies that enable business agility. Gather best practices on the art of process control. Become more efficient, consistent and competitive.

March 13 - 14 (San Diego): Digital Content Strategies Conference San Diego 2013

Fueling your online presence through successful content strategy. Two full days of education and learning, learn from top thought leaders how to: Master the Necessary Tools to Make Your Content Adaptive, Analyze Consumer Data & Understand what it Means for Your Content, Learn Best Practices in Content Management, Harness the Content Strategy Lifecycle & Create a Roadmap For Your Organization and Optimize Your Content With SEO & Advanced Search Strategies.

March 14 (San Francisco): 2013 Customer Success Summit

This is the first invitation only roundtable event exclusively for senior executives responsible for making existing customers successful and profitable in Internet and Software companies. The morning consists of a Customer Success Masterclass produced by the Software & Information Industry Association with lectures by prominent software executives on Customer Engagement Management, Customer Marketing, Customer Journey Mapping and Customer Centric Metrics.

March 14 (Michigan): Great Lakes Business Intelligence and Big Data Summit

Join us on March 14, 2013 for Michigan and Ohio's first BI & Big Data Summit. Gain first-hand knowledge from IT leaders and BI practitioners. We scoured the region and then some to bring together a number of great case studies from industry leaders. Learn from and network with BI practioners and prominent BI technology vendors.

March 14 - 15 (Perth): Edge of the Web Conference Australia 2013

Edge of the Web is a loosely structured conference for web devs, ethicists, creatives, entrepreneurs and futurists with a focus on outsourcing, design thinking, ethics and profitable collaboration.

March 14 - 15 (Amsterdam): Mdevcon Amsterdam 2013

The conference is by mobile developers, for mobile developers. We have two days with multiple tracks, designed in such a way that whether you’re an android, iOS or other mobile platform developer, there’s always at least one session that should be of interest. In 2012 we had highly acclaimed speakers such as Mike Lee, Graham Lee, Jeff LaMarche and Matt Gemmell.

March 14 - 15 (Berlin): Disruptive Technologies and Innovation Minds Berlin 2013

The Disruptive Technologies & Innovation Minds 2013 is not intended as a pure lecture. Key issues to be addressed as part of an ice breaker session, a round table format and a World Café. Participants will discuss their experiences, participate in the phenomenon of collective intelligence and develop practical ways to continue even earlier to market changes respond or be proactive with open market products and business models to.

March 15 - 17 (Gothenburg): WebCoast Gothenburg 2013

A physical meeting place for those of us who work, play and socialise on the web. A market place where we can exchange ideas and opinions, knowledge and inspiration. We offer you a weekend in which you can expand your knowledge and your network of contacts, a weekend you will remember and benefit from for years to come.

March 17 - 19 (California): Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2013

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum is an executive-only program, designed to explore critical business, technology and leadership strategies. This exclusive event was created with direct input from more than 1,000 top CIOs. With attendance limited to a select group of CIOs from major corporations and public sector enterprises, the emphasis will be on small-group discussion and debate, private consultations with analysts, and special keynotes. No lengthy presentations. No minutiae.

March 18 (London): #SMWF Europe 2013

Social marketing conference #SMWF, is set to return to London for 2013 providing top-level strategic advice and social media marketing insight around how to engage customers, manage brand perceptions, empower employees and open new un-tapped audiences through diverse social media channels. This year SMWF includes six conference streams, focusing on the fundamental social media disciplines that our expert industry partners and SMWF community members believe are the key areas of growth and opportunity within the social media space.

March 18 - 20 (Denver): SharePoint Fest 2013

At SharePoint Fest - Denver there are sessions created for SharePoint administrators, software developers, information architects and knowledge workers which will ensure that you and your team walk away with as much knowledge as you desire to truly leverage SharePoint in your current environment!

March 18 - 20 (Texas): Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit Texas 2013

The Gartner BI & Analytics Summit is the premier business analytics event providing must-have insights, frameworks and best practices for maximizing the business impact of information management and business analytics programs. The summit offers a new agenda structure that examines four major focus areas covering hot topics in BI platforms, analytics, visualization, social media, cloud, big data, data integration and quality, and data warehousing.

March 18 - 21 (Toronto): Data Driven Business Week Toronto 2013

The Data Driven Business Week conferences are designed to empower your business to strategize and optimize with data analytics. Your data is your most valuable asset – Attend Data Driven Business Week and immerse yourself in the world of driving businesses with analytics.

March 18 - 21 (Toronto): eMetrics Summit Toronto 2013

eMetrics Summit offers the most comprehensive and forward thinking forum on best practices, tools and techniques to optimize successful marketing programs. Known for attracting the highest level of experts and knowledge leaders in the industry, the Summit explores the art and science of measurement, optimization and analytics.

March 18 - 21 (Toronto): Predictive Analytics World Toronto 2013

Predictive Analytics World is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors. PAW Toronto is unique as it is the only conference in Canada that offers a unique perspective on analytics where both technical and business knowledge are integrated towards solving real-life business problems.

March 19 (Singapore): Econsultancy Best Practices Series: The Secrets to Effective Digital Stratehy & Planning

Today's World is full of Digital Marketing Opportunities – Are you playing to your Digital Strengths?Rather than broadcasting information to reach consumers & businesses, we are now increasingly involved in engagement and two-way communications. For 1 Day only in Singapore, Join Daniel Rowles (Econsultancy Trainer of the Year 2012) in this 1 day intensive Best Practice session applied for Asian/Global markets, and find out how to craft effective Digital Strategy & Planning!

March 19 - 20 (Santa Clara): PyData Silicon Valley 2013

The PyData conference and workshop is a semi-annual event for scientists, engineers, and data analysts in the Python community. The conference focuses on techniques and tools for management, analytics, and visualization of data of different types and sizes with particular emphasis on big data. PyData is a gathering of users and developers of data analysis tools in Python. The goals are to provide Python enthusiasts a place to share ideas and learn from each other about how best to apply our language and tools to ever-evolving challenges in the vast realm of data management, processing, analytics, and visualization.

March 19 - 20 (Washington DC): PR Measurement Summit Washington DC 2013

PR measurement remains the golden ticket to leadership support of, and confidence in, your PR strategies. Our PR Measurement Summit will give you the tools and insights to define the right metrics for your PR communications. You'll hear from 16 PR pros who have gathered tips and best practices that will empower you to prove your worth when you return to the office!

March 19 - 20 (Los Angeles): transVergence Summit California 2013

The conference that gives you the tools you need to understand and create cross-platform, transmedia storytelling. Today's audiences expect more from their entertainment, gameplay and even their advertising. They demand engagement — and that's exactly what you'll master at the TransVergence Summit. Only at the Summit will you meet such a cross-section of high-level creatives and marketing executives who work collaboratively on multiplatform, immersive projects and brands.

March 19 - 20 (Toronto): Digital Media Summit Toronto 2013

Branding, marketing and multi-platform content integration is ever changing. Is your customer engagement and digital media strategy on par with global industry leaders? What are the top companies leading mobile, social, and digital media trends doing right? Find out at this year’s Digital Media Summit and connect with media and brand specialists that can help you fine tune your integrated Digital Media strategy.

March 19 - 20 (Sydney): Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit Sydney 2013

Data center and I&O professionals will gain advice and strategic recommendations relevant to all data center disciplines: servers, mobility management, operating systems, IT operational excellence, storage, facilities, business continuity and disaster recovery. Your take-away: a balanced perspective on the evolving technologies and changing business models that will impact the I&O organization over the next five years.

March 20 (San Francisco): BtoB's Digital Edge Live

Take your online marketing to the next level in 2013 at BtoB's Digital Edge Live - a full-day conference loaded with top-notch insights and real benchmarks for driving response and revenue digitally. With a focus on social media, content marketing, lead generation and mobile marketing, you will spend the day learning from marketing innovators and make the connection from their expertise to your business' success: more engagement, more leads and ultimately more revenue.

March 20 (Shanghai): Forrester's Summit for Marketing & Strategy Professionals Shanghai 2013

Welcome to the “age of the customer,” where the one true, defensible competitive advantage is to become customer-obsessed. To gain this competitive advantage in China, companies must focus their efforts on understanding, delighting, and connecting with the local market. That requires a deep understanding of Chinese customers’ attitudes towards and adoption of technologies such as social and mobile. At this Summit, Forrester analysts and marketing executives will help you learn how to thrive in the age of the customer.

March 20 - 21 (New York): Structure:Data Conference New York 2013

In this data-driven revolution, data is the new gold. At Structure:Data, you’ll learn how to channel the flood of data into actionable information and exploit it for competitive advantage. For the last several years, GigaOM has been of the forefront of tracking the growth of big data and what it means for industry and society. Structure:Data, now in its third year, assembles over 700 of the world’s leading technologists, practitioners and business leaders to offer solutions and uncover new business opportunities.

March 20 - 21 (Amsterdam): Hadoop Summit Europe 2013

Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community, is coming to Europe. This two-day event will feature many of the Apache Hadoop thought leaders who will showcase successful Hadoop use cases, share development and administration tips and tricks, and educate organizations about how best to leverage Apache Hadoop as a key component in their enterprise data architecture. It will also be an excellent networking event for developers, architects, administrators, data analysts, data scientists and vendors interested in advancing, extending or implementing Apache Hadoop.

March 20 - 21 (Toronto): Search Marketing Expo Toronto 2013

SMX Toronto offers over 20 sessions across 4 tracks plus indepth workshops and networking activities delivered by top industry professionals. Whether you are just getting started, planning your search strategy, managing the team, or you are deep into implementation, tactics and campaigns, you’ll get the knowledge, ideas and contacts needed to help you boost your search marketing results and take your skills to the next level. SMX Toronto is co-located with the eMetrics Summit, PAW, and IMC.

March 20 - 21 (Toronto): Internet Marketing Conference Toronto 2013

Improve your ability to manage digital media, marketing & communications. Exchange ideas, hear case studies, learn leading strategies, and get tactical advice you can apply immediately. Connect with an international community of digital marketers. You’ll learn from industry leaders and peers, their successes and challenges. You’ll see case studies and participate in lively discussions.

March 20 - 22 (Miami): Content Strategies Summit Miami 2013

Storytelling with purpose. Meeting your brand, business, and user-experience goals. We are facing content-overload that is tweeted, posted, uploaded, “liked”, and streamed 24/7. This event will rediscover the value of purposeful content that meets your business, brand, and user-experience goals. By bringing together the best of the best, we aim to make sense of the wealth of content in the digital world. This is the most practical, real world event of its kind, where corporate practitioners in content strategy, marketing and user-experience design come together to share ways to better manager, create, publish and deliver content in a content-chaotic world.

March 20 - 22 (Texas): Gartner Master Data Management Summit Texas 2013

Master Data Management helps organizations perform better by creating a single coherent version of customers, products and suppliers. But how do you get started? And if you've laid a foundation, how do you become world-class? Designed to address all MDM maturity levels, Gartner Master Data Management Summit delivers the tools, technologies and best practices to help you take control of your masterdata and dramatically improve business performance.

March 20 - 22 (Amsterdam): SharePoint Conference for Business Users Amsterdam 2013

Join us at the SharePoint Conference for Business Users in Amsterdam next March to learn how to evaluate, deploy, use, and customize SharePoint to run a more efficient and integrated business. The 3 day event is a jargon-free environment designed for business professionals to hear from like-minded users on how they have moulded SharePoint to suit requirements, how to realise business benefits and make the most of their SharePoint environment.

March 20 - 22 (New Orleans): AIIM Conference New Orleans 2013

The AIIM Conference 2013 is ONLY for those who are ready to think strategically about information management on a massive scale; to embrace the stewardship, optimization, and application of their enterprise information assets. Now, the “appification” and “consumerization” of the enterprise is revolutionizing the way we think about enterprise information and IT – and the kinds of skills we need within our organizations.

March 21 (San Francisco): IGNITION Mobile San Francisco 2013

IGNITION Mobile intensively explores mobile disruption and is presented by Business Insider on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. In interviews and curated conversations, mobile executives and leading entrepreneurs will dissect mobile disruption and the resulting opportunities. IGNITION Mobile brings together the people who are evolving mobile business to discuss what's happening now, what's next, and how it affects your business.

March 21 - 22 (San Francisco): Erlang Factory Conference SF Bay Area 2013

The Erlang Factory SF Bay Area will once again provide a full package of inspiring talks, professional trainings and high-level debates. This is the place to be for all IT architects, software developers, project managers and students interested in getting a broader view over the latest innovations and solutions in the world of Erlang! The conference offers two full days of presentations and discussions, with over 50 speakers.

March 21 - 22 (Tulsa): Social Media Tulsa Conference 2013

Social Media Tulsa Conference is a two-day event comprised of keynotes, case study based sessions, a variety of presentations and an abundance of networking opportunities. Speakers from all over the country will flock to the historic Mayo Hotel in downtown Tulsa, OK to share social media and mobile strategies that have the capacity to create success for businesses, bloggers, and non-profit organizations. Party Aficionado, LLC is excited to bring this growing Social Media Conference to Tulsa.

March 21 - 23 (Virginia): CocoaConf DC 2013

CocoaConf DC is a two-day, three-track conference filled with awesome technical content for iPhone, iPad, and Mac developers. Our sessions are taught by leading iOS / OS X authors, trainers, and consultants and cover topics ranging from XCode and Objective-C, to Core Data, Core Audio, Open GL… and more! Other exclusive highlights include the Reverse Q&A and our one-of-a-kind We Made An App For That panels.

March 22 - 23 (Rome): Codemotion Rome 2013

The third edition of Codemotion Rome will dedicate particular attention to innovation and creativity. With the help of communities we are preparing an event dedicated to software developers where creativity and passion for technologies will be our priority. Codemotion is the event open to all languages and technologies. To us, programming is an art. Who thinks that to develop software is a monotonous, mechanical activity with no stimuli or imagination, is wrong. We put our minds in it, and more than anything, we put out heart in it. Our recipe is easy: collaboration with the technical communities of developers; innovative contents; entertainment and enthusiasm.

March 24 (Bologna): O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference Bologna 2013

This unique event covers new developments that relate to the whole children's book industry. Whether you are an editor or writer, a publisher or illustrator, a marketeer or web producer this is one place to gather practical tools and insights into the changing face of children's publishing. Come join a growing community of people to discuss the hot topics in the digital and print world while gaining access to unprecedented networking opportunities at this TOC Bologna event.

March 25 (Washington D.C.): Open Analytics Summit Washington D.C. 2013

Conferences all about open source technologies, big data, and data analytics. The Open Analytics Summit in Washington DC is an outstanding place to learn about everything open source and data analytics. Come listen to industry experts and government executives talk about open source technologies, big data, data analytics and much more. Data scientists, CTOs, CIOs, data analysts, engineers, programmers, developers, enterprise architects, product managers, and program managers are encouraged to attend.

March 25 - 28 (New York): SES New York 2013

Be a part of the community, receive an unparalleled education, network with your peers, and achieve results! SES Conference & Expo provides marketing professionals, brand advertisers, agencies, and business leaders with the knowledge and tools needed to traverse the dynamic digital landscape. Designed for you by industry thought leaders and innovators, our instructional program will meet your needs whatever your experience level.

March 25 - 29 (San Francisco): Game Developers Conference San Francisco 2013

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event. The GDC attracts over 22,500 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the UBM Tech Game Network. This market defining conference features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts.

March 25 - 29 (Las Vegas): Visual Studio Live Conference Las Vegas 2013

As the development world's trusted educational provider of developer-focused content since 1993, Visual Studio Live! (VSLive!) provides attendees with cutting-edge techniques needed to solve development challenges with shipping or soon to be shipping technologies compatible with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio. No other conference, no corporate trainers, no one else compares to the Visual Studio Live! standard of editorial excellence and commitment by speakers, such as Microsoft Development Team members and renowned industry experts, to provide real-world, practical information.

March 27 - 29 (Scottsdale): InfusionCon Arizona 2013

Don't miss the small business sales and marketing event of the year! Join over 2,000 entrepreneurs from around the world as they gather to learn, network and implement new ideas that will make their businesses more successful. This year, we have five content-stuffed tracks for you to choose from, offering a wide variety of software training, marketing and sales education, inspirational stories and more.

March 28 (California): Ideas Economy: Innovation Forum 2013

The Economist’s fourth annual Ideas Economy: Innovation Forum 2013 will explore the fundamental technological shifts redefining business in the twenty-first century. In a fast-moving world, disruptive technological change is a constant and for most companies one of the central challenges of the coming decades will be how to innovate quickly enough. Ideas Economy: Innovation Forum 2013 will explore these trends and provide a roadmap for rewriting the rules of global business.

March 28 - 29 (Boston): Monitorama Boston 2013

An Open Source Monitoring Conference & Hackathon. We'll be hearing talks from leading open source developers and web operations luminaries, and then taking what we've learned to apply it towards advancing the state of open source monitoring and trending software. Rise and shine for single-track sessions in the morning that will enlighten and inspire you for the afternoon activities. After lunch we'll break out into workshops to level up your artisanal tools (e.g. Logstash filters, D3.js, etc), or jump right into the hackathon and pair up with a friend or hack on your own.

March 30 (Austin): Data Day Texas 2013

DataDayAustin was Hadoop/NoSQL centric. At Data Day Texas, anything is fair game: Data Science, BI, Analytics, Search, Data Mining, Machine Learning, SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL, Collective Intelligence, Open Data, Kaggle, Spark, Shark, and the ever-elusive Real-Time. Unlike the first conference, which drew from the experts in our local community, this time we'll be flying speakers in from all over the country to join us.

March 31 (Rotterdam): Joy of Coding Rotterdam 2013

Joy of Coding is a one-day conference that celebrates the art, craft, science but foremost the joy of software development. Come to learn, find inspiration, play, improve your craft. Learn about new and emerging technologies. Get inspired by renowned international speakers. Pair with fellow passionate developers in one of the hands-on (un)sessions. Joy of Coding will be a day where you can talk and collaborate with like-minded coders. The conference is not targeted towards a particular language or platform: any software developer who wants to learn, share and improve is invited.

April Events

April 1 - 2 (California): VentureBeat Mobile Summit California 2013

The VentureBeat Mobile Summit is the only event that brings together the top executives from all segments of the mobile ecosystem to develop a blueprint for the industry’s growth in the coming year. This April, join 180 CEOs, product executives and application developers as we identify areas in which interoperability across the industry can be improved. You’ll participate in a lively, thought-provoking discussion and collaborate in a series of small working groups to build the cooperation that will unlock value and greater opportunity for the mobile industry as a whole.

April 1 - 3 (San Francisco): HTML5 Developer Conference San Francisco 2013

The HTML5 Developer Conference has become the largest JavaScript and HTML5 developers conference in the world. With a number of varying and expanding approaches, tools, best practices, and advice to be had, there's a lot of new information to wrap your head around.

April 1 - 3 (Seattle): An Event Apart Seattle 2013

An Event Apart Seattle is an intensely educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for. Join us for twelve great speakers and sessions, plus an optional day-long workshop on mobile and beyond.

April 2 - 3 (Philadelphia): Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference Philadelphia 2013

The 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference has established itself as the most diverse and interesting conference on the East Coast. Curated by developers for developers and IT executives, Philly ETE brings together some of the best and brightest minds in programming languages, data science, integration, cloud and high-scale infrastructure, mobile and other technologies.

April 2 - 3 (Cambridge): Digital Innovation Conference

On April 2-3, 2013, industry leaders at the forefront of this revolution will gather at Management Roundtable’s groundbreaking conference Digital Innovation: The Next Product Development Revolution at the MIT Faculty Club in Cambridge, MA, to cut through the hype and discuss what is really happening and what is necessary to stay ahead. This event is designed for established and traditional organizations that recognize the imperative of digital innovation as the new way of doing business. Case examples and how-to’s are implementable by product development teams of all age groups and industries.

April 2 - 3 (Philadelphia): Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference Philadelphia 2013

The 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference has established itself as the most diverse and interesting conference on the East Coast. Curated by developers for developers and IT executives, Philly ETE brings together some of the best and brightest minds in programming languages, data science, integration, cloud and high-scale infrastructure, mobile and other technologies.

April 2 - 4 (Maryland): Gartner Business Process Management Summit

Success in today's dynamic marketplace is a function of your ability to proactively out-execute your competition. At Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2013, you'll see how the next generation of BPM goes beyond incremental efficiency gains and cost savings, and enables you to visualize and analyze business operations in real time, and to take immediate, intelligent actions to better execute on key business strategies.

April 2 - 5 (Santa Clara): Cloud Connect Silicon Valley 2013

Today's businesses are seeking actionable strategies to reduce time to market for applications, solutions and products. Cloud Connect provides a neutral platform for application developers and managers, senior IT professionals, infrastructure and service providers to network and gain deep cloud insights. Hosted and led by the industry's top experts, Cloud Connect delivers the latest business, technology and cloud regulatory insights. Come see the latest offerings from 100+ exhibitors in the Expo.

April 3 - 4 (New York): Outperform New York 2013

You’re focused on outperforming in pricing, sales and marketing, and you know that big data can give you a strategic edge. Join a select group of outperformers at the big data conference of 2013 to gain confidence that you've got what it takes to see big results from your big data. Outperform 2013 is designed to help leaders in the Manufacturing, Distribution and Services industries beat the competition. You will be meeting sales, pricing and marketing executives, directors, and managers.

April 3 - 4 (New York): IMS: Inbound Marketing Summit New York 2013

Inbound Marketing Summit (IMS) is the one event that brings together enterprise CMOs, business leaders, agency execs and their teams, awesome keynotes, expert panels, plus solutions providers and their tools, all in a dynamic, community-based setting. Learn about the latest in social strategy and branding, content marketing, online video, Social CRM, mobile payments and more. And explore how to turn your plans into action with exclusive demos, showcases and the multimedia experience you expect from The Pulse.

April 3 - 7 (Baltimore): The IA Summit Baltimore 2013

The IA Summit is the premiere, community-curated, and volunteer-run gathering on the ever-evolving disciplines of information architecture and experience design. It provides students, practitioners, and anyone interested with great tactical skills, amazing inspiring ideas, and an opportunity to collaborate and celebrate the great things happening in our communities of practice. And that's just the beginning.

April 4 (Dallas): SharePoint TechFest Dallas 2013

SharePoint TechFest is the largest SharePoint conference in the Central Region of the United States and the only one of its kind this year in the DFW metroplex, making it the technology event to attend for the SharePoint community. LEARN what’s new for 2013 as well as ongoing best practices for the platform. With the arrival of SharePoint 2013, hear first hand from Subject Matter Experts what new features and functionality you can expect from upgrading. Learn the best practices of why and how to do it.

April 4 (California): The App Expo California 2013

App Expo allows you, the consumer, a chance to kick the tires of the latest and greatest apps for your mobile devices. Prepare to be immersed in a gallery full of those cool, helpful, interesting, downloadable little tidbits, brought together for one glorious evening. We’ll be exhibiting some of the most useful, innovative, interesting and just plain cool apps in existence. All hand-picked jewels, guaranteed to cause a severe case of “Mobile App Envy” amid your monkeysphere. Each app on display will have a QR code for quick and easy downloading.

April 4 - 6 (Florida): digitalNow Florida 2013

digitalNow is an annual conference, which brings together CEOs and volunteer leaders from some of the most influential professional, non-profit, and trade associations in America. Fusion Productions and Disney Institute, two of the foremost authorities in adult educational design, produce the conference, with input from registered attendees and conference advisory board. digitalNow addresses the critical issues facing association leaders in the digital age (Building Brand, Personalization, Online Community, AMS Integration, Lifetime Loyalty, Member Relationship Management, Taxonomy/Advanced Search, Content Management, One-to-One Marketing, eLearning, and Web 2.0 considerations.)

April 5 (Knoxville): Social Slam Tennessee 2013

Social Slam is an annual one-day conference held each April in Knoxville, TN. Known for its line-up of world-class social media speakers, affordable pricing and phenomenal networking opportunities, Social Slam is one of the best opportunities to stay on top of social media trends and network with some of the top influencers in the space.

April 7 - 9 (San Diego): Social Media Marketing World San Diego 2013

Discover the best social media marketing techniques from the world’s top experts. Join 1,000 fellow marketers at the mega-conference designed to inspire and empower you with social media marketing ideas—brought to you by Social Media Examiner. This is a historic opportunity for you to connect face-to-face with the top social media marketing experts while breaking bread with like-minded peers from around the globe.

April 8 - 10 (Austin): Hero Conf Austin 2013

Hanapin Marketing, the team behind www.ppchero.com, is hosting this jam-packed pay-per-click marketing conference for all PPC lovers.

April 8 - 10 (Boston): Big Data TechCon Boston 2013

Big Data TechCon features practical how-to classes and workshops for IT professionals, including database and business analysts, developers, software architects, data scientists, and project managers. Big Data TechCon is the how-to technical conference for professionals implementing Big Data. Attend Big Data TechCon, the how-to, practical, and technical conference for collecting, managing and analyzing Big Data within your organization.

April 8 - 10 (San Francisco): Marketo Summit San Francisco 2013

We live in a world where capturing leads is a science, not a guessing game. Where marketing and sales work together in profitable harmony. Where marketing’s impact on revenue isn’t just significant — it’s clearly measurable. And Marketo is leading this change. This year’s Marketo Summit will tackle these issues and get your marketing automation on the road to even more success!

April 8 - 11 (Las Vegas): MarkLogic World Las Vegas 2013

Join us for MarkLogic World 2013 in fabulous Las Vegas! When it comes to the “Big Data Nation” MarkLogic World brings together a community of leaders and experts showcasing best practices of MarkLogic enterprise–grade NoSQL database solutions. MarkLogic World 2013 will feature over 40 breakout sessions covering topics around Big Data Search, Application Development, Analytics and Business Development as well as Real-time your Hadoop.

April 8 - 12 (Calgary): SharePoint 2010 Designer Training Calgary 2013

This course is designed for experienced business users, Web designers, administrators, and developers who use and work with SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint 2010 Foundation, and want to learn how to customize SharePoint without writing code.

April 9 - 10 (Sao Paulo): Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit Sao Paulo 2013

Establishing the true innovations that you can offer at lower costs, improve service levels and support growth is mission-critical. Gartner will help you identify the appropriate investment priorities to lock into your plan for business success. Grounded in tactical and strategic guidance, we share forward thinking, unbiased research and dynamic, actionable advice for the data center professional. No other conference offers comprehensive coverage of the full spectrum of issues that impact the data center.

April 9 - 10 (San Francisco): ad:tech San Francisco 2013

If you are looking to grow in the digital marketing industry, plan to participate in ad:tech San Francisco 2013. Whether you have a product you’d like to get in front of 10,000 digital marketers or you’re one of the 10,000 digital marketers who wants to see new products, learn and network, ad:tech is the place to be this spring. ad:tech is the leading digital media event for marketing and technology professionals from all over the world – a marketplace for buying and selling, a community for networking, a forum for exchanging ideas and an opportunity for contributing to industry trends and initiatives.

April 9 - 12 (San Francisco): Cooper U Interaction Design Training San Francisco 2013

Learn about Personas and Goal-Directed design from the people who invented them! Our practicum is an intensive, hands-on workshop led by senior Cooper staff. First, we'll show you how to practice Goal-Directed Design in more depth than you'll find anywhere else, then you and a small group of professionals from around the world will put it into practice to design an example product. This course also serves as the foundation for the rest of our Cooper U curriculum.

April 10 - 11 (Sydney): AlwaysOn Australia 2013

AlwaysOn is bringing the brightest and most innovative technology minds together in Sydney, Australia, at its first annual AlwaysOn Australia. This two-day gathering is where top executives, entrepreneurs, and venture capital investors from Australia, the United States, and other key economic regions meet to exchange ideas and do business.

April 10 - 11 (Zurich): GOTO Zurich 2013

GOTO Zurich is the combination of break-through technology with management 3.0 and leadership. GOTO Zurich is the enterprise software development conference designed for team leads, architects, and project management and is organized by developers, for developers. As software developers and architects ourselves, we wanted to craft the ultimate conference.

April 10 - 11 (Chicago): Mobile Marketing Strategy Summit Chicago 2013

MMSS is the mobile event of 2013, including compelling case studies, interactive workshops and innovative presentations that will help you: measure and understand mobile ROI, craft a strategic approach to mobile, define mobile marketing for your organization and discover what other top name brands are doing within the mobile space.

April 10 - 12 (Atlanta): SHARE Conference Atlanta 2013

The SharePoint Conference where business people gather for three days to help each other pinpoint new and different ways to use SharePoint to get business results. A vibrant and thriving community that encourages delegates, partners and speakers to breakthrough barriers, engage in brave conversations, and form lasting relationships. Built for the SharePoint business community, by the community, SHARE 2012 was a breakthrough event where business professionals gathered to learn, network, and discover innovative solutions to drive business value with SharePoint.

April 10 - 12 (Cambridge): Code Generation UK 2013

A community-driven, practical conference. The Code Generation conference returns for the 7th year as the best place to build your knowledge and skills of Domain-Specific Languages, Language Workbenches, Model-Driven Software Development and Code Generation. As always, the event will have a strong, practical focus on sharing experiences, evaluating emerging technologies and hands-on development. Come along to learn from your peers, share your own experiences and have fun.

April 10 - 12 (London): UX London 2013

3 days of inspiration, education and skills development for user experience designers. Three Days of Inspiring Talks and Workshops on Product Design, Behaviour Design and Design Strategy. This year, we’ve changed the format. We’re offering inspirational talks in the morning, followed by hands-on workshops in the afternoon, so each day will have a different theme covering product design, behaviour design and strategic design.

April 11 - 12 (San Francisco): Big Data Innovation Summit San Francisco 2013

The Big Data Innovation Summit is the largest gathering of Fortune 500 business executives leading Big Data initiatives. The Summit includes SIX tracks: Big Data Innovation, Big Data in Healthcare, Big Data in Finance, Big Data in Healthcare, Hadoop Innovation & Data Visualization. The Big Data Innovation Summit brings together business leaders and innovators from the industry for an event acclaimed for its interactive format; combining keynote presentations, interactive breakout sessions and open discussion.

April 12 - 13 (London): BACON London 2013

BACON is a conference to inspire developers. Our goal is for you to leave with a burning desire to build things you never knew existed. We bring experts from around the world together for one simple aim, we want to show you ideas that will motivate you.

April 14 - 18 (San Francisco): eMetrics Summit San Francisco 2013

Twelve years of finding the best and brightest to deliver the wit and wisdom of marketing analytics means every session is insightful and impactful. Managing a data driven organization takes political, technical and personal knowledge and talent. Some of the biggest brands in the world and the most successful firms set up to the podium and reveal how they are making it happen, what challenges they face and their vision for the future.

April 14 - 19 (San Francisco): Data Driven Business Week San Francisco 2013

The Data Driven Business Week conferences are designed to empower your business to strategize and optimize with data analytics. Whether you are interested in Marketing Optimization, Predictive Analytics, Conversion or Google Analytics, Data Driven Business Week will provide you: latest products and services from leading suppliers, case Studies, workshops and in depth tutorials and more. Your data is your most valuable asset – Attend Data Driven Business Week and immerse yourself in the world of driving businesses with analytics.

April 14 - 19 (San Francisco): Predictive Analytics World San Francisco 2013

Predictive Analytics World in San Francisco is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors. PAW SF promises to once again break records as the biggest cross-vendor predictive analytics event ever. PAW's program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders.

April 15 - 16 (San Francisco): Cooper U Visual Design Training San Francisco 2013

The application of type, color, icons, and other aspects of visual design are critical to the usability of your product or website. Visual design choices are also critical to connecting emotionally with your customers (and to selling more products). Visual interface design combines detailed interaction design, screen layout, and branding to ensure that a well-conceived, well-behaved product is also a usable and desirable one.

April 15 - 16 (San Francisco): DemandCon San Francisco 2013

DemandCon is the industry’s premier event for education and insight into the art of aligning and accelerating your company’s sales and marketing funnel. DemandCon’s content is presented by the world’s foremost thought leaders and covers information on the latest research, strategies and tactical best practices in B2B Sales and Marketing today. The conference includes Keynotes, 45-minute presentations, 90 – 120 minute mini hands-on workshops, as well as optional full day intensive workshops.

April 15 - 17 (Rhode Island): Content Management Strategies/DITA North America 2013

Join us in Providence for the 2013 CMS/DITA North America conference, the premier content management event of the year. You will find exciting presentations in four tracks, including the Emerging Technologies track we inaugurated in 2012. Learn from managers, information architects, technology experts, authors, trainers, and others who have worked hard to develop outstanding solutions for managing content effectively. Learn from their successes and the pitfalls they’ve encountered. Engage in conversations with those who share your concerns, can address your questions, and bring their experience to bear on your plans and hopes.

April 15 - 17 (San Francisco): Conversion Conference West San Francisco 2013

Conversion Conference is a worldwide conference series dedicated exclusively to issues related to optimizing the conversion rates of online campaigns. Experts and authors in disciplines ranging from web design, email marketing and persuasion principles to multivariate testing and usability converge for two days to discuss the latest tools and techniques available to help website owners and marketers increase the effectiveness of their online marketing efforts.

April 16 (London): Low-Cost Digital Engagement Conference London 2013

Practical, frontline advice for budget-busting, low-cost digital engagement. Integrated, engaging and value-for-money digital strategies. This conference is for charities, the public sector and low-budget organisations looking to increase the impact and ROI of their digital communications. A one-day conference and networking event to be held at the Royal National Hotel in London.

April 16 - 17 (San Francisco): Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2013

As the world¹s first and only professional forum devoted to affiliate management we are holding our third conference on April 16-17, 2013. Whether your company already has an affiliate program, or you are just considering the affiliate channel, AM Days offers you the most valuable insight into how other online retailers are successfully implementing and managing their affiliate programs.

April 17 (New York): paidContent New York 2013

How do traditional content-focused companies need to change their behavior as a result of these changes? What are some of the models and opportunities that show the most promise? What new technologies or platforms are already a major influence, or are likely to become one in the future? And what are some of factors that will help determine who succeeds and who doesn’t? Those are the kinds of questions that we want to help our attendees answer, and our speakers and moderators will be there to do that.

April 17 - 18 (San Francisco): Text Analytics World

Text Analytics World is the full-spectrum conference that covers all aspects of text analytics. To solidify the business value you gain from text analytics, TAW delivers the latest methods/techniques, demonstrating their deployment across a wide range of industries large and small. TAW also explores the full range of vendor solutions and various forms of text analytics enterprise deployment. This leading event provides the means for people in fields traditionally separate and siloed to communicate and learn from one another — discovering how much they can gain from an interdisciplinary collaboration.

April 17 - 18 (San Francisco): Cooper U Design Leadership Training San Francisco 2013

In this intensive, two-day course you will learn from Cooper experts who’ve been coaching companies to deliver better products and services for 20 years. Learn how to diagnose the unique challenges your team or organization is facing and get to the root of the communication roadblocks. Get hands on experience with communications tools like storytelling to promote big ideas and get buy in. Use collaborative techniques that help you create an environment that invites participation.

April 18 - 19 (Florida): Social Fresh East Florida 2013

Social Fresh is the social media conference you have always hoped for. You will not search for the best sessions amongst several tracks and dozens of speakers that bring dubius value. You will not get lost in a sea of thousands of attendees. 400 people attend. 15 speakers present. One track over two days and the best content you will get at any social media event, period. Social Fresh hosts the best experts in the industry. We curate their frontline best practices and real world examples of social marketing success in a format that focuses on building your business.

April 18 - 19 (Lisbon): Social Now Conference Portugal 2013

An international event with a unique format, conceived to help you choose social tools and identify approaches to improve workforce efficiency. Social collaboration tools are demonstrated as answers to common business case scenarios. A fictitious company will be the focus of all presentations throught the course of the event. Social Now is a celebration of the enterprise 2.0. It is a step towards your organisation as a social organisation: one which values people as repositories, creators and users of key, strategic knowledge.

April 18 - 19 (Los Angeles): Forrester's Forum for Marketing Leadership Professionals Los Angeles 2013

At this year's Forum For Marketing Leadership Professionals, Forrester will help you prioritize best practices to meet the high expectations of today's ultra-connected customers. At Forrester's Forum For Marketing Leadership Professionals 2013, we will unveil how to get these things right and drive enduring brand advantage with today's ultra-connected customers.

April 19 (Chicago): How to Get Sustainable SharePoint Adoption Workshop

Join SharePoint thought leader and MVP Dux Raymond Sy, managing partner of Innovative-e and author of SharePoint for Project Management, as he reveals proven SharePoint techniques and mentors you on how to get long-term SharePoint adoption in your organization.

April 22 - 23 (Singapore): 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies Singapore 2013

Mark My Word is the world's first Content and Design Conference being held in association with Quark 2013. The speaker line up for MMW would include stalwarts from the various fields of content and design- namely in the form of artists, lyricists, twitter celebs, screenplay writers, journalists, novelists, web designers, architects, fashion designers and ad gurus.

April 23 - 24 (Chicago): GOTO Conference Chicago 2013

GOTO Conferences are software development conferences designed for team leads, architects, and project management and is organized by developers, for developers. GOTO Chicago includes 2 Training Days led by leading practitioners and authors on various subjects and 2 Conference days with over 30 of the best speakers in the field. With a 360 degree perspective, we present new technology and trends in a non vendor forum to give attendees inspiration, energy and desire to learn.

April 23 - 24 (Chicago): Social Media Strategies Summit Chicago 2013

For a third year we have gathered the brightest minds in the social media marketing to present emerging strategies, tactics and case studies in the successful use of social media. This summit will consist of one full day of hands-on workshops and two summit days with three tracks: Business to Consumer, Business to Business & Small to Medium Business. The Chicago summit will provide attendees with emerging strategies, the latest social tools, and insights from successful social media marketing campaigns.

April 23 - 25 (London): Internet World: The Big Data Show

The rate at which the world is generating data is astonishing with Gartner stating ‘Worldwide information volume is growing at a minimum rate of 59% annually, and while volume is a significant challenge in managing big data, business and IT leaders must focus on information volume, variety and velocity.’ The Big Data Show will offer a range of features to ensure that it becomes the center of Big Data insight, including inter-visitor networking, a huge range of exhibitors, as well as leading education.

April 24 - 26 (New York): Aspire New York 2013

Aspire enhances the connections among our universe of customers, LivePerson experts, and ecosystem partners. Aspire’s format is a direct challenge to the typical conference. Every individual is an active participant and impacts the event content in real time. The environment is open and dynamic (hotel ballrooms are banned), fostering creativity and community in an open forum that forges deeper connections among attendees and translates to a better understanding of engaging customers.

April 25 - 26 (Berlin): Intra.NET Reloaded Berlin 2013

The Intra.NET Reloaded has now become one of the leading conferences for strategic approaches and challenges to the management of complex intranets & employee portals and would be the perfect opportunity for you to share experiences and discuss about the current challenges, brand new approaches and future trends.

April 28 - May 1 (Florida): Search insider Summit

Twice a year, the best minds in the search marketing industry get together to share cutting edge information and experience on search marketing in a think-tank environment, exploring new technology, strategies and tactics for effective campaigns, challenging what’s working (and what’s not), and taking an in-depth look at where the channel is going. (And that’s just during the mornings!) Afternoons and evenings are filled with adventurous networking activities, fabulous dining experiences and cocktail parties with top marketing and agency executives.

April 29 - 30 (San Francisco): Open Business Conference San Francisco 2013

OSBC 2013 offers the chance to connect with the developers, users and companies behind the most significant open-source, mobile and cloud technologies. At OSBC, you’ll learn key strategies so that you can make your business more effectively data-driven. Nowhere else will you hear such a comprehensive perspective on the open source industry. The conference program features content-rich sessions from visionary thought-leaders and industry executives on how open source technology is being used and what the implications are from a business perspective.

April 29 - May 1 (San Diego): Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit San Diego 2013

Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit delivers the tools and insights needed to tap into unprecedented portals, content and collaborat opportunities. Disruptive trends are yielding an array of business-critical imperatives: Deliver secure access across a widening range of devices. Mine and leverage nontraditional content. Use social software to drive efficiency and innovation. Exploit context-aware computing. This summit represents the single most important event in the portals, content and collaboration space, where IT and business leaders gather to learn from the latest Gartner research and interact with 24+ Gartner analysts, peers and solution leaders. 

April 29 - May 2 (Las Vegas): Future insights Live Las Vegas 2013

The 2nd annual Future Insights Live is a multi-track, 4-day tech conference, featuring an optional workshop day and 3 conference days. A combination of our existing shows – Future of Web Apps, Future of Web Design, and Future of Mobile – FILive will discuss the future technologies, platforms, and business models YOU should be using and implementing to launch the next big thing. No matter your level of ability, nor whether you are a designer, developer, product person or entrepreneur, this is THE event for inspiration, education, and networking that you don’t want to miss!

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