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April Events

April 16 (Online): (Webinar) "More Tests Equal More Insights" and Other Optimization Myths Debunked

All too often, businesses use testing "best practices" that are actually detrimental to their success. Without even realizing it, they're holding back their own potential to achieve higher conversion rates and uncover meaningful insights that lead to better and better test results. In this webinar, Jenny Ryan, Director of Product Marketing at HP Autonomy, will discuss some of those mistakes and share the solutions that make HP Optimost clients so successful.

April 16 (San Diego): California Technology Summit 2014

The 2nd Annual California Technology Summit is coming to the San Diego Convention Center (Ballroom) on April 16th 2014 from 8am-5pm. The conference theme this year is IT: The New Visionary Leader of Business with an emphasis on Shining the Light on Dark Data, Making all Devices Useable, and Securing Core Data.

April 16 (Toronto): OpenText Innovation Tour - Toronto 2014

We started something at Enterprise World 2013. A conversation about innovation and the future of information in the enterprise. The future of strategic CIOs. OpenText Innovation Days is a continuation of this discussion and brings the Enterprise World experience -- complete with exclusive networking opportunities, exhibits, solution-specific tracks, and access to OpenText experts -- to you, our valued customers and partners in North America.

April 17 (San Francisco): OptiCon San Francisco 2014

We are thrilled to bring together customers, partners, testing evangelists, and web design experts under one roof for OptiCon. Discussion topics will run the gamut from building and expanding testing cultures within organizations, making marketing data accessible and actionable, and democratizing the process of data collection and experimentation so that anyone in an organization can test for themselves.

April 17 (Online): (Webinar) Why Branded Communities are Essential to B2B Social Marketing Success

Join Forrester's Kim Celestre in this DNN webinar, in which she shares key findings from the "Benchmark B2B Social Marketing Efforts" report. Kim will highlight the tactics that B2B marketers are finding the most successful and provide a business case for creating and managing your own branded community.

April 21 - 24 (Las Vegas): VoCFusion Las Vegas 2014

VoCFusion is an event for Customer Experience and Voice of the Consumer professionals as well as anyone else interested in CX measurement and innovation. Now in its seventh year, VoCFusion is attended by representatives from Fortune 500 Companies and major market research firms across the United States.

April 22 - 25 (San Francisco): SPTechCon San Francisco 2014

Come to SPTechCon for technical classes and tutorials for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 administrators, IT professionals, business users and developers.

April 22 - 24 (Santa Clara): Data Storage Innovation Conference Santa Clara 2014

Join us in Santa Clara, April 22-24 for SNIA’s inaugural Data Storage Innovation Conference (DSI). We welcome attendees, speakers, and sponsors accustomed to participating in the traditional trade show or vendor-owned events at this time of the year.

April 23 (Online): (Webinar) Deliver Best in Class Mobile Customer Experiences

Customers expect to be consistently engaged across a range of touch points. Mobile is now an essential part of the customer journey, accounting for almost 40% of daily media interactions. You likely have a mobile presence today, but is it really as good as it could be? Join Lou Casal and Phillip Clement from SDL to learn more about the specific contextual elements impacting the success of your mobile experiences.

April 23 (Kansas): Mobile Midwest Kansas 2014

Mobile Midwest is a single day mobile conference in Kansas City. Join us on April 23rd at the beautiful Midland Theatre to learn how mobility is changing the world by connecting people in new ways with information, business, and each other.

April 24 (Online): CMSWire Tweet Jam: The State and Present Challenges of the Mobile Enterprise #SocBizChat

Between the cloud and BYOD, consumer software's invasion of the business shows no sign of letting up. What are the tools and best practices for ensuring secure and reliable mobile connections for employees? Find out at this month's Tweet Jam!

April 24 - 25 (Rio): Sustainable Brands Rio

Join us for two days of extraordinary conversation and insight as the global sustainable brand movement continues to grow in South America.

April 24 - 25 (London): M2M World Congress London 2014

Focused on emerging business models, technologies and best practices, the conference will show where the real value of M2M is.

April 27 - 29 (Orlando): Midsize Enterprise Summit Orlando 2014

Today’s Midsize Enterprise CIOs are tackling their toughest challenges ever in face of a tech landscape changing faster than anyone can keep pace. Gain the insight that every CIO needs to move to the center of innovation.

April 27 - 29 (Toronto): FITC Toronto 2014

FITC is the intersection between Creative Technologists, Designers, Developers and all-around awesome thinkers from various innovative industries across the globe. They converge every year in Toronto to connect, challenge, inspire and to experience the cutting edge in design and technology.

April 27 - 30 (Key Largo): Search Insider Summit Key Largo 2014

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.

April 27 - May 1 (Las Vegas): IBM Impact Las Vegas 2014

Impact 2014 delivers four days of best practices, technical education and roadmaps for business transformation and leverages deep insights from topics like the mobile enterprise, cloud, big data and analytics, Smarter Process, connectivity, application infrastructure, and the Internet of Things.

April 28 - 30 (Austin): HeroConf Austin 2014

Hero Conf is the world’s largest digital advertising conference, and each year it brings the biggest names and brightest minds together under one roof to discuss the tactics, strategies, present and future of pay-per-click advertising.

April 28 - 30 (Seattle): CMS/DITA North America Conference 2014

Join CIDM in Seattle, Washington April 28-30 for the 2014 CMS/DITA North America conference, the premier content management event of the year. You will find exciting presentations in four tracks, plus many opportunities for networking with colleagues and building new relationships.

April 28 - 29 (London): Gartner Customer Strategies & Technologies Summit

The Gartner Customer Strategies & Technologies Summit helps you cut through the complexity and provides business-critical intelligence toward developing a digital CRM strategy, specifically for your organization. This world-class forum brings together visionary leaders and pioneers of innovation as they share their winning strategies to avoid the common pitfalls.

April 28 - May 1 (San Francisco): SugarCon San Francisco 2014

SugarCon is the premier event for SugarCRM customers, users and partners to experience a rare glimpse of CRM’s future while witnessing the compelling intersection of innovation and technology with a renewed customer experience. SugarCon 2014 unites the world’s leading software providers, developers, industry observers and futurists for two days of exhilarating keynotes, interactive panels, training sessions and fireside chats in one of the most technology-charged, beloved cities in the world with one of the most innovative and rapidly growing CRM communities in the world.

April 29 (Online): (Webinar) Maximizing the Value of Online Video - A Guide for Marketers

Join us Tuesday, Apr 29th at 10am PT / 1pm ET for a one-hour webinar. In this webinar you will learn how to ensure your video is discoverable across all channels, tips for ensuring the best viewer experience and enriching your video with calls to action

April 29 (New York): Tapad Unify Tech '14 New York

The Tapad Unify Tech ’14 (#UnifyTech14) summit will explore the world’s new cross-screen reality from every angle: technology, marketing, branding, it’s impact on consumers – and ultimately, our entire economy.

April 29 - 30 (Cardiff): Customer Focus 2014 Cardiff

Business Reporter’s events are tailored for business leaders. We know how precious every minute is in today’s corporate world — and we guarantee attending Customer Focus 2014 will be time well spent. You will walk away inspired, enthused and with valuable new contacts. The debate will be rigorous, the information invaluable, and the opportunities for networking unparalleled.

April 30 (London): Mobile 2014 Marketing Conference London

Mobile has revolutionised customer behaviour. It is now not just the biggest influencer of purchases of all types but also, increasingly, the transaction point. Marketing’s acclaimed Mobile 2014 conference arrives at a pivotal time for the profession. In one interactive day it will cut through all speculation, delivering the tailored checklist you need to start driving more mobile returns for your business.

April 30 (Abu Dhabi): STEP Conference Dubai 2014

STEP is coming back with its annual STEP Conference on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. STEP Conference will be bigger and better at our usual spot, Al Serkal Avenue, the art district of Dubai. STEP Conference 2014 will focus on topics of media, technology, and design.

May Events

May 1 (Chicago): Liferay Roadshow - Chicago

Join Rivet Logic and Liferay for a special lunch seminar and learn about the new Liferay Portal 6.2, and how it can be used to address a variety of business challenges -- in particular, creating complete digital experiences across multiple channels for optimal user engagement.

May 1 - 2 (Canberra): Web Directions Code Melbourne 2014

In this all day, hands-on workshop, John Allsopp will cover the technologies now available to help your sites and applications work while a user isn't connected to the Web, and better even when they are.

May 1 - 3 (Victoria): Social Media Camp Victoria 2014

Welcome to Canada's largest social media event; May 1-3, 2014 in Victoria BC. Learn from some of the most knowledgeable and influential professionals in social media. Social Media Camp gives you the edge you need to stand out. We're excited to feature Tod Maffin, Julien Smith, Melonie Dodaro, April Dunford and more than 50 world-class speakers and trainers.

May 1 - 3 (Columbia): ConvergeSE Columbia 2014

ConvergeSE takes place in beautiful springtime in Columbia, South Carolina. Spend 3 days with us learning and sharpening your skills, we’ll give you plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and party with the speakers and other attendees.

May 2 (Milwaukee): Liferay Roadshow - Milwaukee

This special event features a customer case study from Sargento, an innovative consumer products company that took bold and fruitful steps to adopt open source technology in a successful effort to enhance their employee work experience via a modern intranet built on top of Liferay, named The Block.

May 3 - 4 (Ottawa): WordCamp Ottawa 2014

WordCamps are casual, volunteer organized conferences that focus on everything related to WordPress. Each WordCamp is a little different, but they all share a similar goal. That is to provide an opportunity for people to come together and discuss their common interest in WordPress, learn from each other, network and have a great time doing it.

May 3 - 4 (Zurich): WordCamp Switzerland 2014

WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. On May 3rd, the Swiss WordPress community will converge in Zurich for WordCamp Switzerland 2014.

May 4 - 9 (Orlando): STAREAST Orlando 2014

STAREAST is the premier event for software testers and quality assurance professionals -- covering all your testing needs with 100+ learning and networking opportunities

May 5 - 6 (San Francisco): Open Business Conference San Francisco 2014

Open Source is blazing a new path of innovation in the areas of Cloud, Big Data, Mobile applications, Enterprise Mobility and applications integration. Open Source has become ubiquitous in the Enterprise and in the business layer, as more and more organizations are reaping its considerable benefits, including speed, efficiency and cost savings.

May 5 - 6 (Orlando): Forrester's Forum For Technology Management Leaders

You need to equip your business with digital capabilities that permeate all sources of customer value -- redefining your products, services, and sourcing strategies. Here’s the kicker: It’s got to happen fast and in a way that allows for more shifts down the road. Attendees will learn how to turn emerging technologies and processes into quick-win, high-impact digital capabilities -- and in the process, reinvent their business technology organizations.

May 5 - 7 (Los Angeles): Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit Los Angeles 2014

Deliver Excellent Engagement Through Mobile, Social and Analytics. Across 2.5 intensive days our 2014 agenda delivers a truly comprehensive learning experience for today’s portals, content and collaboration professionals. Here’s what you’ll gain. Critical new insights into today’s new and emerging trends and technologies. And the tools and best practices to turn those insights into real-world success. Get ready to meet expectations and deliver exceptional user engagement.

May 5 - 8 (Las Vegas): EMC World Las Vegas 2014

The most exciting time in tech is coming soon — EMC World 2014 returns to Las Vegas May 5-8 at The Venetian! As data growth explodes, EMC creates the infrastructure that enables you to manage your business and your career. Come to EMC World 2014 to find out what’s next!

May 5 - 8 (Barcelona): SharePoint Conference Europe 2014

We are delighted to announce the next European SharePoint Conference will take place in beautiful Barcelona from 5th - 8th May 2014. The conference brings together the world's best speakers from the industry, a vibrant community of SharePoint professionals, developers, end users and business leaders. Combine this with sunny weather and a party atmosphere; Europe's largest SharePoint Conference is a must for your diary!

May 5 - 8 (San Francisco): Lean Kanban North America Conference 2014

The Modern Management Methods Conference highlights new ways to manage 21st Century creative and knowledge worker businesses. The conference is for anyone who has to make decisions and manage risks in creative and knowledge work industries, especially managers, executives and those who train or coach them.

May 6 - 7 (Manchester): UX Foundation Training 2014

This course is designed to help online professionals build their skills in user experience design. Our approach is to blend theory with practice. We provide a solid grounding in the philosophy and principles behind user experience. And we follow through with hands-on practice in the fundamental UX techniques: customer research, interaction design and user testing.

May 6 - 7 (Miami): The Un-Conference Miami 2014

For two full days in May 2014, 5 teams of 10 marketers will gather together to create a one-of-a-kind learning and networking experience dedicated to all aspects of building successful brands for the 21st century.

May 6 - 8 (Philadelphia): J. Boye Web & Intranet Conference Philadelphia 2014

J. Boye’s conferences grew out of our international groups for online professionals. We are in regular contact with our 500+ members from large and complex organizations and we know their agendas and projects. This puts us in a unique position to assess and determine what is happening in every corner of the field at any given time and enables us to put together a relevant program that really reflects the current challenges of our delegates.

May 7 (Sao Paulo): OpenText Innovation Tour São Paulo 2014 - The Future of Enterprise Information

The OpenText Innovation Tour is a globe-spanning continuation of this invigorating dialogue: A one-day event that provides a singular opportunity to interact with OpenText management, partners, customers, and industry visionaries.

May 7 - 8 (San Francisco): Marketing Innovation Summit for B2B San Francisco 2014

The Marketing Innovation Summit for B2B is a premier two-day event dedicated to innovative digital B2B marketers, located at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. Taking place on May 7-8, the event brings together marketing and advertising executives, leading industry analysts, and other B2B marketing experts to examine the rapidly changing landscape of B2B marketing and what it takes to be successful.

May 7 - 9 (Minneapolis): Confab Central Minneapolis 2014

As the leading conference of its kind, Confab: The Content Strategy Conference brings together professionals everywhere who realize the value of content. User experience. Marketing. IT. Business management. This is one big party for content-loving folks who value smart thinking, voracious learning, and constant improvement in the workplace and beyond.

May 8 (New York): Open Analytics NYC Summit 2014

Open Analytics Summits are for Developers, Engineers, Data Scientists, CMOs, Data Analysts, CTOs, Architects, Brand Managers, and anyone passionate about open source technologies, big data, or data analytics.

May 8 - 10 (Berlin): LinuxTag Berlin 2014

The 20th LinuxTag moves in the station in central Berlin and takes place from the 8th to 10 May 2014. Visitors of Europe's leading conference and exhibition for professional users and developers of open source have the opportunity to visit the droidcon, the world's largest Android developer event which is held at the same time.

May 9 (Baltimore): bmoreresponsive Baltimore 2014

Bmoresponsive is a single day, single track conference dedicated to responsive web design. Ticket includes conference, lunch and access to post-conference activities.

May 12 - 14 (New York): Data Summit New York 2014

Data Summit is your guide to the future of data management and analysis and how it is transforming the business world as we know it today. IT practitioners and business stakeholders alike will benefit from an intensive, two-day immersion into the key technologies and strategies for becoming a data-driven business. Learn what works in the real world. Master the leading technologies and techniques. Connect with the best minds in the industry and plan your course forward.

May 12 - 14 (The Netherlands): Enterprise Mobility Exchange (Europe) 2014

The Enterprise Mobility Exchange (Europe) is widely acknowledged as the must-attend meeting for CIOs, VPs and Directors of IT, Enterprise Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Field Service and Operations.

May 12 - 14 (Munich): BigDataCon Munich 2014

The BigDataCon is the conference that deals with these challenges in the technical and strategic level. It presents the latest practice-relevant information and guidance for software architects, database professionals and IT decision-makers and offers excellent networking opportunities with other experts.

Mary 12 - 14 (Las Vegas): Imagine 2014 Las Vegas

Imagine brings together more than 1,700 merchants, partners, developers, digital industry experts and open source enthusiasts, from over 35 countries, for three days of networking, collaboration, cutting-edge sessions and, of course, imagination!

May 12 - 15 (Toronto): Predictive Analytics World Toronto 2014

Predictive Analytics World Toronto is the leading event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors.

May 12 - 15 (Toronto): eMetrics Summit Toronto 2014

eMetrics Summit is “Big Data for Marketing!” From early adopters leading the effort to those still in discovery mode, this is the only comprehensive event dedicated to digital analytics and marketing optimization. As the leading conference covering the impact of data & technology on marketing, eMetrics Summit focuses on driving business results through data analysis and technology adoption.

May 13 (San Francisco): SDLC Acceleration Summit San Francisco 2014

This 1-day summit will bring you critical strategies, industry trends & innovations about ensuring the quality, security & reliability of your applications. The SDLC Acceleration Summit is your forum for asking questions and sharing ideas about continuous testing, release & delivery to ensure applications are on time and on budget.

May 13 - 14 (Atlanta): CXPA Insight Exchange Atlanta 2014

Join your fellow customer experience leaders and professionals May 13-14, 2014 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia for the fourth annual Insight Exchange. This event brings together passionate professionals for world-class learning and networking with a unique approach to exchange and a focus on innovation.

May 13 - 14 (San Francisco): The Incite Summit West - San Francisco 2014

Understand your customer better, and act on that insight to deliver marketing of unrivalled effectiveness. The Incite Summit is your best opportunity to work with, and learn from, the brightest marketers from the biggest brands in the world.

May 13 - 14 (London): Search Marketing Expo London 2014

Whether you’re a web designer, developer, in public relations, advertising or traditional marketing, it’s imperative for you to maintain your on-going education in search marketing and its ever-changing ways.

May 13 - 15 (Greenwich): Document Strategy Forum Greenwich 2014

Document Strategy Forum offers an unparalleled conference program that truly addresses the document strategy for enterprises. Co-located once again with the BFMA Annual Conference, attendees are given the freedom to customize their individual learning experience by choosing from eight tracks and more than 80 sessions over a three-day period.

May 13 - 15 (Greenwich): Connect-IT Conference 2014

An event where business and IT leaders will learn from each other, their peers and other related business functions across other industries on the practical, actionable digital strategies to transform the enterprise.

May 13 - 16 (Dublin): UX Intensive Dublin 2014

UX Intensive is a four-day workshop series for intermediate-level professionals wanting to take their practice to the next level. Examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences, each day includes fun, hands-on activities designed to build skills and provide a framework that participants can immediately put into practice.

May 13 - 17 (Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur): DjangoCon 2014

To attend Djangocon Europe 2014 you'll need either to swim a bit, or take the boat.Put a parrot on your shoulder and sing as a pirate. It's only short ride though, about 10 minutes; just enough to breath the salt air and taste the sea spray. We are thrilled to announce that DjangoCon Europe 2014 will take place on its own island!

May 14 (San Francisco): InsideView's Insider Summit San Francisco 2014

This year's summit is jam packed with great speakers, thought leadership and exciting events. You won't want to miss the Insider Summit!

May 14 (Buenos Aires): Avaya Evolutions Buenos Aires 2014

Discover how other businesses have already improved the speed of doing business through next generation business communication solutions and hear about their Avaya experience during the Case study session from actual customers at our upcoming Avaya Evolutions Conference.

May 14 (New York): Liferay Roadshow - NYC

Join Rivet Logic and Liferay for a special lunch seminar and learn about the new Liferay Portal 6.2, and how it can be used to address a variety of business challenges – in particular, creating complete digital experiences across multiple channels for optimal user engagement.

May 14 - 15 (London): Big Data Innovation Summit London 2014

20+ Industry Speakers & 200+ delegates, Big Data Innovation is the largest gathering of data & analytics experts leading Big Data initiatives.
The Big Data Innovation Summit will cover the most important topics relevant to your business today.

May 14 - 16 (Toronto): ClickZ Live Toronto 2014

At ClickZ Live Toronto you'll learn to engage customers and increase ROI by distributing your online marketing efforts across paid, owned & earned media. Join the leaders of today's digital marketing & advertising industry.