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.)
February 9 (Los Angeles): World IA Day Los Angeles 2013
On February 9, 2013 the IA Institute and a team of global sponsors and local coordinators will convene fifteen meetings all around the world in support and celebration of information architecture. In 2013, the Information Architecture Institute seeks to facilitate a global conversation about “the architecture part” of IA and to focus the 2nd annual World IA Day on generating ideas and artifacts that allow greater understanding of what we mean when we say “architecture” and when we say “design” in our research and practice.
February 9 (London): Edge Conference London 2013
Edge is a different kind of conference, for developers with experience to share, who want to see and bring improvements to the web platform. Our emphasis is on creating a good environment for productive debate and discussion, rather than presenting the experiences of a single speaker. A new kind of one-day conference on advanced web technologies for developers and browser vendors.
February 10 - 13 (Florida): Social Media Insider Summit Florida 2013
Join major players in social media and marketing at MediaPost's sixth Social Media Insider Summit. Executives will tell you what they think the outlook is for such foundational platforms as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. There will be discussions about some of the new, image-based social media, advertiser case studies, and our popular consumer panel, where we ask social media users how they are really using the medium. And that just scrapes the surface of what promises to be three memorable days of insight and networking.
February 11 - 13 (San Diego): Online Marketing Summit San Diego 2013
Online Marketing Summit (OMS) connects marketers with the knowledge, experts and technologies that are transforming digital marketing and business. This interactive symposium empowers marketing practitioners of all levels with actionable information via expert led educational sessions and collaborative engagement with peers, thought leaders and providers that are driving the industry forward.
February 11 - 14 (Calgary): SharePoint 2010 Power End User Training Calgary 2013
If you’re a SharePoint End User who needs training on using, operating, and building sites in SharePoint 2010, you’ve come to the right place! Mindsharp’s SharePoint End User Course will equip you to be more productive and work more efficiently in SharePoint. This is a 4-day course that combines the Site Member and Site Owner courses, providing comprehensive training. After an introduction to SharePoint 2010, you will learn many practical tools, from site creation and deletion to creating and managing lists and libraries.
February 11 - 15 (Wellington): Webstock New Zealand 2013
Two intense, action-packed days of aspiration, inspiration and brain stimulation, covering everything from empathy in design, to expertry in HTML5 & CSS, to the future of education and how tech makes us human. Nine hands-on workshops over three days; a limited number of spaces; a wealth of knowledge. Covering content strategy, user experience, design entrepreneurialism, modern design workflows and much more.
February 12 (Chicago): Oracle B2B Commerce Summit
This summit is the only event focused specifically on the challenges facing B2B commerce professionals. You’ll walk away with new strategies and insights to help you deliver great cross-channel customer experiences. B2B Commerce Leaders will discuss the latest trends and their views on how to maximize the effectiveness of commerce channels.
February 12 - 14 (New York): O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference New York 2013
Every February, the publishing industry gathers at the O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference (TOC) to explore the forces that are transforming publishing and focus on solutions to the most critical issues facing the publishing world. TOC sells out every year—don’t miss its potent mix of fabulous people and invaluable information.
February 12 - 15 (San Jose): FAST'13 Conference San Jose
FAST '13 brings together storage-system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems. The program committee will interpret “storage systems” broadly; everything from low-level storage devices to information management is of interest. The conference will consist of technical presentations, including refereed papers, Work-in-Progress (WiP) reports, poster sessions, and tutorials.
February 13 (Florida): Mobile Insider Summit
At the winter Mobile Insider Summit we highlight the many ways in which the most mobilized brands are cultivating and deepening real relationships with their customers. From finding your core constituency and super-serving them through apps to tracking the nuances of your customer’s evolving purchase path, from integrating mobile into the messaging strategy to stoking the mobile social channels with content that delights rather than sells, mobile works when marketer master the intimacy the platform offers.
February 15 (Calgary): SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Administrator Training Calgary 2013
This 1-day, instructor-led course, focuses on additional skills and configurations unique to the role of the Site Collection Administrator, as only this role can access these functions. This class complements the SharePoint 2010 Power End-User Class in that it completes the discussion of skills and concepts that any Site Collection Administrator must have for successful configuration and management of a SharePoint Site Collection. Because many additional responsibilities are covered in the SharePoint 2010 Power End-User Class, this class completes the training focus for skills at the Site Collection level.
February 15 (Norwich): SyncConf Norwich 2013
Building on its thriving tech and startup community, SyncNorwich presents SyncConf 2013, a one-day Agile and Tech Conference in the heart of Norfolk.
February 16 (Dallas): MobileApp Expo Challenge Dallas 2013
This one-of-a-kind festival introduces mobile app aficionados to unique and empowering apps by combing aspects of an art exhibit with the excitement and social connection provided at a mob event such as Warrior Dash. Participants tour an indoor festival consisting of exhibits that showcase an app’s features and benefits via explainer videos, live demonstrations and an interactive challenge that festival goers can elect to take.
February 17 - 19 (Orlando): In Control Orlando 2013
Learn from a diverse array of Web experts to use modern tools and techniques to refine your Web design craft now. Harness creative inspiration to unlock your potential, amplify innovation, and broaden your reach. Immerse yourself in two days of idea exchange with potential business partners who are as forward-thinking as you are.
February 17 - 21 (New York): Social Media Week New York 2013
February 2013 will mark the fifth year Social Media Week returns to New York, as we explore the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. Social Media Week is a worldwide event exploring the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. Our mission is to help people and organizations connect through collaboration, learning and the sharing of ideas and information. In 2013 Social Media Week celebrates it fourth year of operation and intends to mark this milestone with a unifying global theme that will explore openness in a connected and collaborative world.