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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May Events

May 23 (London): Forrester's Interactive Marketing Summit EMEA 2012

 As the professionals responsible for all digital marketing efforts, interactive marketers must tie customer knowledge into relevant marketing messages, deliver a single, personal brand experience to each customer, drive marketing decisions in real time, and manage an increasingly complex technology ecosystem. Only via these efforts will you master engagement across digital touchpoints. Forrester's Interactive Marketing Summit 2012 will empower you with the knowledge and skills to address these challenges and drive competitive advantage.

May 23 - 24 (Maryland): Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit Maryland 2012

 The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012 will provide you with the actionable advice and leading edge insights to enable you to start, renew or restart your EA efforts with a focus on delivering business value, growth and transformation. Sessions will include critical EA competencies: business strategy integration, stakeholder engagement, measurement, effective communication and governance.

May 23 - 24 (Berlin): Social Gaming Summit Berlin 2012

The second annual Berlin Social Gaming Summit is a two-day conference focused on the intersection of mobile gaming, immersive worlds, and social networking. Social Gaming Summit unites established industry leaders along with emerging start-ups in free-to-play games, social networking, virtual goods and payments infrastructure for two full days of illuminating keynotes, lively panels and engaging discussion on the convergence of gaming and the social web.

May 24 - 25 (Las Vegas): Forrester's Infrastructure and Operations Forum Las Vegas 2012

 This year, we'll dedicate the Infrastructure & Operations Forum to leapfrogging the global competition by capitalizing on your greenfield opportunities of any scale. In the data center, converged infrastructure plus private and public cloud will accelerate speed-to-market and agility. “Bring-your-own-device” programs and desktop transformation will make employees more productive and satisfied. And IT service management and automation will industrialize your operations to increase the quality of service for all customers.

May 24 - 25 (San Diego): Salford Analytics and Data Mining Conference San Diego 2012

The 2012 Salford Analytics & Data Mining Conference is aimed at bringing together researchers, practitioners, and data mining enthusiasts to learn about data mining technology from practical and theoretical experts. Conference attendees can expect to exchange ideas and experiences focused on the practice of both data mining and real-world analysis of complex data. Salford Systems promises an unparalleled opportunity to learn from experienced professionals solving real-world problems.

May 29 (London): Reasons to be Appy London 2012

Reasons to be Appy is an affordable one day event for designers, typographers, user interface designers and coders who are into html5, css3, jquery, touch devices and creative hacking. The event brings together brilliant minds from code and design to share their passion, knowledge, insights and work. Expect a full day packed with great talks, networking & inspiration.

May 29 (London): Open Mobile Summit London 2012

The Open Mobile Summit London 2012 - now in its 4th year - will be the most significant event in converging mobile, Internet, media and commerce this year. Meet the leaders of the new mobile economy – and identify how you can participate – at The Open Mobile Summit. At The Open Mobile Summit we gather the brave and the bold across these diverse markets, to provide a vision of the future converged mobile economy. The agenda is designed to identify all the major shifts in the competitive landscape as mobile, Internet, media and commerce worlds converge - and shine a light on all the emerging opportunities in the new mobile economy.

May 29 - 31 (San Francisco): O'Reilly Fluent Conference San Francisco 2012

The O'Reilly Fluent Conference is about everything JavaScript. If you're developing for the Web, desktop, or mobile, knowing the ins and outs of JavaScript and related technologies is critical. Come to Fluent to learn from expert developers who are using JavaScript in all kinds of contexts, to do things that no one ever expected JavaScript could do, and do so well.

May 30 (Online): (Webinar) How to Drive Innovation, Productivity with a Social Intranet

 Join us for this interactive webcast on May 30th! The event will be hosted by Jive's Tim Zonca, our panel will discuss both high-level market trends, and proven social intranet tactics from the trenches. Dion Hinchcliffe of the Dachis Group will discuss at a high level, the latest industry research and trends on how leading companies are revamping dusty, soul-sucking intranets, and giving employees a social, collaborative, engaging experience that drives productivity, fosters innovation, and yields staggering results.

May 30 - 31 (London): Enterprise Search Europe 2012

Enterprise Search Europe is a unique conference offering a European perspective on the technology, selection, implementation and optimisation of enterprise-scale search applications.

May 31 - June 1 (Amsterdam): Advanced Intranets & Portals Conference Amsterdam 2012

Our 3rd annual intranet conference, Advanced Intranets & Portals 2012, is designed to give you exclusive insights and access to the world’s leading intranet practitioners, who will be sharing their experience and knowledge, allowing you to benchmark and brainstorm on the key trends of 2012. From social intranets & the rise of mobile, to personalisation, idea generation & knowledge management, all of the main issues affecting intranet professionals will be discussed during the intensive and interactive 2 day conference.

June Events

June 1 (Vancouver): Drupal Business Summit Vancouver 2012

The Vancouver Drupal Business Summit is a one-day event offering business leaders and managers insight into Drupal's capabilities as a versatile, business solutions framework. Drupal is one of the Internet's most widely used open source content management systems. It has evolved into a platform that can support highly complex websites and applications. Whether you’re exploring specific Drupal capabilities or you’re curious if Drupal is the right solution for your next project, this Summit will give you everything you need to know about Drupal.

June 1 (Denver): Windows 8 Developer Camp Denver 2012

Windows 8 changes everything. Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a reimagined user experience, support for new chipsets, and a built-in Store with industry-leading business terms — Windows 8 is the largest developer opportunity, ever. Join us for this full-day event designed to share all the knowledge you need to start building Metro-style applications for Windows 8 – today. We’ll begin by showing you how to use Visual Studio to code fast, fluid, immersive and beautiful Metro-style applications in HTML5/JavaScript, XAML/C# and C/C++. Your existing investments in these languages carry forward, making Windows a no-compromise platform for developers.

June 1 - 2 (Buckinghamshire): Over The Air UK 2012

The 5th annual Over the Air will be held on Friday & Saturday, the 1st & 2nd of June at Bletchley Park – for two days over 600 mobile developers & designers will be based at Station X, hacking in the shadows of the WWII Enigma & Lorenz code-breakers, and hanging out at the home of Colossus the world’s first electronic digital programmable computer … we’re planning on launching the Alan Turing Centenary Year celebrations in style! Over the Air is an event that defies easy description. It’s a celebration of creativity. It’s a festival of all things mobile. It’s a place where attendees can learn about technologies, trends and techniques. It’s a sleep-over. It’s a two day party. It’s an event where practitioners of creative and technical disciplines can come together to learn from each other.

June 1 - 3 (Amsterdam): EuRuKo Amsterdam 2012

EuRuKo is an annual conference about the Ruby language with an informal atmosphere and lots of opportunities to listen, to talk, to hack and to have fun. We have an amazing venue for this years event. The Tusinski Theatre is not only a beautiful theatre rich in history, but it is in the heart of Amsterdam. The theatre spans three levels, although we will only be using two of them, which allows us to increase the number of tickets this year to 550 (including sponsors and volunteers).

June 2 (Vancouver): Drupal Camp Vancouver 2012

The Vancouver Drupal Camp is a one-day event offering web designers, developers, and business leaders an in-depth look at the inner workings and capabilities of the Drupal platform. Attendees can expect presentations with varying degrees of complexity and many opportunities to get hands-on experience with Drupal. Drupal Camps are a great way to keep connected with the community and your favourite platform of choice, Drupal. The Vancouver Drupal Camp focuses on the sharing of knowledge between a community of web professionals working on the Drupal platform. Presentations will range from a variety of topics including design and theming, site building, module development, and business and community development - all focused around the Drupal ecosystem.

June 2 (Portland): Portland Code Camp 2012

This spring the Portland, Oregon development community is coming together for an outstanding community-based software (un-)conference like no other. Portland Code Camp brings regional software development professionals together for the opportunity to immerse themselves in seminars, presentations, group exploration, and networking. Participants will be able to engage in their preferred technology, as well as to sample other options, with a focus on extending information exchange and enhancing the cross pollination of ideas.

June 3 - 7 (San Francisco): Semantic Technology & Business Conference San Francisco 2012

The Semantic Technology & Business Conference (SemTechBiz) brings together today’s industry thought leaders and practitioners to explore the challenges and opportunities jointly impacting both corporate business leaders and technologists. Whether your most pressing issues are strategic, tactical, or a complex combination of both, you’ll benefit from this unique opportunity to explore how semantic solutions and linked data are being embraced throughout companies across a diverse range of business categories. This year’s SemTechBiz program combines innovative panels, case studies, tutorials, roundtables, keynotes, and lightning sessions to give you an unparalleled interactive experience.

June 4 - 5 (Milan): Social Business Forum Milan 2012

Join us for the 5th edition of the leading European event on employee empowerment, customer engagement and collaborative innovation. Learn about Social Business opportunities, success stories, best practices and more! The Social Business Forum 2012 features more than 26 hours of keynotes, speeches and discussion panels organized in a Free Conference and in a Premium Conference.

June 5 - 6 (Seattle): SMX Advanced Seattle 2012

SMX Advanced is the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced internet marketers. Sessions are fast-paced, Q&A-packed, frequently controversial, always informative…and don’t stop to cover the basics. Fluent in search engine marketing? Come to SMX Advanced and engage with others who speak your native language. Be a leader among the leaders in search marketing by attending. Influencing industry developments is an essential mission of SMX Advanced, which connects search marketers, decision makers from the search engines, and other key industry stakeholders. You’ll participate in conversations orchestrated to debate thorny issues and move the industry forward.

June 5 - 7 (Orlando): Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit Orlando 2012

Delivering Accelerated Business Value: Cloud, Mobility & More. A must-attend event for every I&O professional. Your takeaway: the ability to leverage real-world experience and knowledge gleaned from 50+ analyst-led track sessions, 4 keynote sessions, 22 analyst-user roundtables, 5 workshops, 4 end-user case studies, 3 Magic Quadrant sessions and more.

June 5 - 8 (Vienna): EuroVis Vienna 2012

EuroVis 2012 is the 14th annual visualization gathering organized by the Eurographics Working Group on Data Visualization and supported by the IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee. The objective is to foster greater exchange between visualization researchers and practitioners, and to draw more researchers in Europe to enter this rapidly growing area of research. EuroVis has an expanded scope to include all areas of visualization, and a steadily more wide-spread visibility that allows to achieve a more wide-spread impact.

June 6 - 7 (Copenhagen): European Data Forum Copenhagen 2012

The European Data Forum (EDF) is a meeting place for industry, research, policymakers and community initiatives to discuss the challenges of Big Data and the emerging Data Economy and to develop suitable action plans for addressing these challenges. Of special focus within the EDF are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), since they are driving innovation and competition in many data-driven economic sectors. The range of topics discussed at the European Data Forum ranges from novel data-driven business models (e.g. data clearing houses), over technology innovations (e.g. Linked Data Web) to societal aspects (e.g. open governmental data as well as data privacy and security).

June 6 - 9 (Paris): Symfony Live Paris 2012

The Symfony Live Conference 2012 is a unique opportunity to meet the Symfony community, talk with the Symfony core team, and share your experience with the framework. In addition to the conference, Sensio Labs is going to organize a training day on Symfony topics on June 6th and a free “hacking” day on June 9th.

June 7 - 9 (Singapore): PyCon Asia Pacific 2012

PyCon Asia Pacific 2012 represents the third edition of the premier conference dedicated to the Python programming language in the Asia Pacific region. It is an independent, community-run, community-controlled and not-for-profit conference, serving as a perfect platform for Python enthusiast throughout Asia-Pacific countries to come together to meet with fellow Python users.

June 7 - 9 (Amsterdam): Dutch Mobile Conference Amsterdam 2012

We are proud to announce the first edition of the Dutch Mobile Conference. A 3-day conference about technologies used for mobile websites and mobile web application development focussed on developers. The first day wil be packed with in-depth tutorials about Sencha Touch 2, Phonegap, Mobile jQuery and Appcelerator. On the other 2 days talks will be given on various subjects regarding mobile web development like Douglas Crockford (Yahoo!), Joe Stump (SimpleGeo, Digg), Ed Spencer (Sencha Inc), Jim Hoskins (Treehouse, Think Vitamin).

June 9 (Pittsburgh): Pittsburgh TechFest 2012

What is Pittsburgh TechFest? An event. Okay, more specifically, a technology event. Pittsburgh TechFest is a one-day event where software development professionals from Southwestern Pennsylvania and surrounding areas will get together to talk and learn about perfecting our craft. Topics will include coding, tools, agile, project management, etc. All development disciplines (devs, testers, PMs, DBAs, BAs etc.) and all development stacks (Ruby, Java, .Net, JavaScript, Python, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.) are welcome!

June 10 - 14 (San Diego): Cisco Live San Diego 2012

A Week to Explore New Possibilities and Discover Your Potential.Cisco Live is your passport to a new world of possibilities. It offers a unique combination of in-depth technical education and training and cutting-edge insight from the experts and organizations that are setting the agenda for the future of technology and business.

June 11 (Frankfurt): Social CRM Frankfurt 2012

Social CRM 2012 (Frankfurt) is a one-day conference that will explore the latest tools and techniques for implementing a successful Social CRM strategy. It will bring together thought-leaders, practitioners and solution providers to explore developments in Social CRM; including social media listening, customer engagement, advocacy communities, enterprise social networking and social business strategies.

June 11 - 13 (London): Gartner Customer Strategies & Technologies London 2012

As the term “CRM” celebrates its 30th birthday in 2012, there is much to reflect upon but still much to be done. The Gartner Customer Strategies & Technologies Summit (formerly the Gartner Customer Relationship Management Summit), is designed for both business and IT CRM leaders. Designed for both business and IT CRM leaders, the Gartner Customer Strategies & Technologies Summit will give you insight, ideas, and inspiration to address these challenges and to maximize the potential of your CRM initiatives.

June 11 - 14 (New York): Cloud Expo New York 2012

As at every Cloud Expo, we are offering in New York a vast selection of technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, our signature discussion “Power Panels” and a bustling Expo floor complete with two busy Demo Theaters so that as a delegate you can kick the tires of solutions and offerings, and discuss one-on-one with all the leading Cloud and Big Data players what they are offering and how to make use of it in your particular situation.

June 11 - 14 (New York): Big Data Expo New York 2012

We are offering in New York a vast selection of technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, our signature discussion “Power Panels” and a bustling Expo floor complete with two busy Demo Theaters so that as a delegate you can kick the tires of solutions and offerings, and discuss one-on-one with all the leading Cloud and Big Data players what they are offering and how to make use of it in your particular situation.

June 11 - 14 (Denver): Optimization Summit Denver 2012

The Optimization Summit is laser-focused on helping marketers discover what really works in optimization and how to apply the science of optimization to their specific marketing needs. Our last Summit was sold out, and we plan to accommodate an even larger crowd in 2012, as we continue to improve programming to best serve your needs. To meet this lofty goal and provide you the best possible Summit, we’ll rely on case studies from your peers and the extensive MarketingSherpa and MarketingExperiments research libraries.

June 12 - 13 (Frankfurt): Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit Frankfurt 2012

The most important gathering of IT leaders responsible for achieving operational excellence through delivering and managing their organization’s IT services, applications, and communications. The Summit will provide advice on how I&O can continue to stay relevant to the business, by harnessing and channeling the power of social networks, cloud and mobile computing to deliver and manage end-to-end services.

June 12 - 13 (Salzburg): Semantic Enterprise Technologies in Action Salzburg 2012

Join us in Salzburg to see what linked data and open source advanced semantic applications can offer to your enterprise/content management system. The benefits of linked data and advanced semantic applications have been documented in many different articles and research papers, and many companies are adopting some form of semantic web technology to solve IT problems or extend their product's feature list. The question whether to become an early adopter or follower of semantic technologies is still being debated.

June 12 - 13 (London): CDN World Forum London 2012

The CDN World Forum is the only place to learn and discuss the latest topics relating to content delivery, new media and TV provision, the future of the internet and much, much more. Co-located with Europe's highest-attended cloud computing event, the CDN World Forum brings together some of the technology industry's biggest players to discuss the role Content Delivery Networks have on the future of global business. With the internet becoming such a key component in the daily lives of practically all modern-day organisations and consumers, the speed and method in which we receive data and content is becoming a vital topic for debate.

June 12 - 13 (Dusseldorf): Enterprise Architecture Conference Dusseldorf 2012

Enterprise Architecture Management is becoming an essential basis for successful business transformation in the wake of major changes in the markets. EAM is one of the keys. Be the basis of selected technical papers from the business practices of this conference including the implementation of a consistent architecture management in global enterprises, the integration of architecture management, IT control functions, the link between Business Architecture and EAM, the organizational implementation of changes, transformations, evolutionary approaches, technology lifecycle management, the integration of legacy systems and the use of (SOA) and Agile methods discussed under real conditions.

June 12 - 13 (Boston): Text Analytics Summit East Boston 2012

The Text Analytics Summit, a staple of the text analytics community for the past 8 years, creates meaningful networking opportunities, promotes forward-thinking knowledge sharing, and fosters strong, long-lasting business relationships. Text Analytics is crucial for understanding the Voice of the customer, performing efficient knowledge extraction, maximizing social media productivity, and optimizing research and data analysis.

June 12 - 14 (New York): info360 Conference New York 2012

The info360 show is about the technologies that are changing the way enterprises create, manage and consume information. It’s about helping enterprise IT buyers find better ways to communicate and collaborate. It’s about making the right information available to the right people when and where they need it. It’s about making enterprise technology easier to buy, easier to deploy, and easier and more productive to use.

June 12 - 14 (Miami): Social Media Strategies Summit Miami 2012

Social Media Strategies Summit has been designed to apply to a variety of industries. In an effort to meet attendees’ learning objectives we have built in six tracks, each outlined to focus on a particular industry. While tracks are organized by industry attendees are encourage to move freely between tracks based on their individual learning objectives. Each track includes sessions focused on the following categories: Corporate Case Studies; Community Engagement and Customer Service; Measurements, including analytics, ROI and tools; Sales Approach; Legal Risks & Strategies; and Marketing Strategies & Tactics.

June 13 (London): Augmented Reality Summit London 2012

Now in its 2nd Year, the AR Summit, a one day conference & expo is set to return in 2012 providing a unique insight into the developments, opportunities and benefits AR provides. This platform is designed to bring together the industry advocates, leading technology providers and companies/brands looking to discover, explore, share and debate the future of AR.

June 13 - 14 (New York): The Corporate Social Media Summit New York 2012

The Corporate Social Media Summit is back – and represents the premier meeting place for the latest best practice into social media strategy. Now in its 3rd year, it provides the ultimate learning and industry networking experience for the ever-changing marketing community. With over 250 top attendees, this is by far the biggest, best, and most influential event that addresses all things social media. This Summit will give you the direction and tools you need to build a comprehensive social media strategy to ensure better business performance.

June 13 - 15 (Copenhagen): CodeGarden 12 Copenhagen

CodeGarden is a conference that focuses on everything Umbraco. Everyone from casual users to core developers are invited to learn, participate, share ideas, and get to know one another by more than just their twitter names. In true Umbraco fashion, CodeGarden is not all work and no play. The conference does not grind to a halt when the sessions are over for the day. There are plenty of social events, attendees dining in the evening, and other excellent networking opportunities. You can expect a great schedule for this year's CodeGarden, given that it's the very first year that the entire conference is dedicated to the brand new version, Version 5 built on MVC.

June 18 - 21 (Boston): Enterprise 2.0 Conference Boston 2012

Enterprise 2.0 Conference takes a strategic perspective, emphasizing the bigger picture implications of the technology and the exploration of what is at stake for organizations trying to change not only tools, but also culture and process. Beyond discussion of the “why”, there will also be in-depth opportunities for learning the “how” that will help you bring Enterprise 2.0 to your business. The Enterprise 2.0 Conference Advisory Board is comprised of leading experts in the fields of technology for business, collaboration, culture change and collective intelligence.

June 19 - 20 (Mexico City): Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration Summit Mexico City 2012

Organizations must plan for the rapid emergence of cloud, and they need to further integrate SOA and overhaul their application portfolios in order to reduce escalating costs and free up resources to invest in supporting growth and innovation. Join us and your peers at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2012 for big-picture perspectives and practical how-to recommendations on your key challenges and application strategy decisions around your hottest topics, including cloud computing, SOA, governance, modernization, agile, event processing and much more.

June 19 - 20 (Paris): Forrester's Enterprise Architecture Forum EMEA 2012

Business-centered EA practices can accelerate business agility while streamlining costs and complexity. Despite the potential impact of EA, EA programs continue to struggle. They struggle with business engagement with their integration into business and IT planning and governance, and with executing on an approach that makes EA business-relevant. Infusing enterprise architecture into your business is your goal — and infusing business into your EA program is the means to achieve it. Forrester's Enterprise Architecture Forum EMEA 2012 will help you evolve toward this EA program and overcome the barriers of historical perceptions, process gaps, and cultural barriers that EA programs often face.

June 19 - 20 (Paris): Forrester's Infrastructure and Operations Forum EMEA 2012

This year, we'll dedicate the Infrastructure & Operations Forum to leapfrogging the global competition by capitalizing on your greenfield opportunities of any scale. In the data center, converged infrastructure plus private and public cloud will accelerate speed-to-market and agility. “Bring-your-own-device” programs and desktop transformation will make employees more productive and satisfied. And IT service management and automation will industrialize your operations to increase the quality of service for all customers.

June 19 - 20 (Seattle): Emerging Media Conference Seattle 2012

The Emerging Media Conference™ welcomes attendees with an opportunity to view and experience the latest in technology advances and upcoming product roll outs. Included in this unique program are demonstrations, presentations, and discussions led by some of the most connected and recognized experts in the industry. Whether you are immersed in the world of emerging media or just have a casual interest in keeping up with the latest trends and innovations, this conference allows you to preview the future of the technology world like a seasoned insider.

June 19 - 21 (New York): Digital Content Monetization East New York 2012

More than 300 VPs, SVP and CTOs in the Film, TV, Sports, Publishing, Music, Newsprint and Gaming industries contribute to the development of the agenda. They contribute to a 3 day agenda which addresses their major need: the need to know how to build sustainable business and technology models to enable multi-platform delivery of digital content. Most importantly, the speakers and sessions at DCM East show you how to do this in a way that drives measurable, forecast-shattering monetization of that content.

June 19 - 21 (San Francisco): The Gamification Summit San Francisco 2012

GSummit (June 19-21, San Francisco) is the only event that brings together leading thinkers in the gamification, loyalty and behavioral engineering space. Over three days, you’ll experience hands-on workshops, share best (and worst) practices, see new products & ideas, disseminate data, inspire each other and network to create a more fun & engaging world. GSummit 2012 in SF this June 19-21 brings together top experts in Gamification for three days of hands-on workshops, inspiring lectures, networking and fun. Learn how to create breakthrough engagement with customers, communities and employees, earn your Gamification design certification, explore new technologies and network with your peers.

June 20 - 22 (Linz): Fabasoft Cloud Developer Conference Linz 2012

The Fabasoft Cloud Developer Conference 2012 Summer is the meeting point for software developers from all over the world interested in the development and marketing of Cloud-based applications in the Fabasoft eco-system. The full conference includes a preconference day on June 20, 2012 specially designed to give Cloud novices an introduction to the basics of Cloud App development. For Cloud experts we will offer special Expert Workshops. This will leave you well equipped for the more advanced topics of the two main conference days.

June 20 - 22 (London): .Nxt: Uncover The Future of The Internet Conference London 2012

.Nxt is the place where important debates and ideas about the future of domain names and the Internet itself will be heard. The conference will provide a comprehensive overview of the historic expansion of the domain name system and offer the inside track on how to make the process a success for you and your company. So whether you wish to understand the new business models, or find marketing companies, auction experts, even lawyers to make sure you get your application through and make the most of your piece of the domain name system, you will find it at .Nxt.

June 21 - 22 (London): Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit London 2012

The 2012 Gartner Applications Architecture, Development & Integration Summit goes straight to the heart of the new application challenges you face daily, targeting your “real-world” concerns. The Summit will help you to evolve your application strategy to ensure that it continues to deliver business value – both now, and in the future. Meet your peers, Gartner analysts and providers to discuss your hottest topics including cloud computing, mobile, modernization, governance and more.

June 22 (New York): PR News' Social Media Summit & Taste of Tech New York 2012

Join us on June 21 - 22, for PR News’ Social Media Summit & Taste of Tech —the highly anticipated, intensive, tactical learning led by top digital PR strategists. In two days you’ll get dozens of practical takeaways to help you maximize your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts, online video, SEO and measurement initiatives and become the top digital communicator in your organization.

June 25 - 26 (London): DAM Europe 2012

It’s all covered: from mastering the challenges of digital content work flow to monetising assets in new and innovative ways. We’ll be featuring real world case studies by leading DAM end users from broadcasting, CPG, leisure and entertainment, publishing, not for profit institutions, cultural heritage destinations, universities and colleges, manufacturing, retail distribution and marketing amongst many other sectors. Please check for speaker and programme updates at this site as we develop the content-led briefings.

June 25 - 26 (Berlin): CIMI.Con Evolution Berlin 2012

With over 80 of the world's leading corporations, the CIMI.Con Evolution 2012 is the definitive event for Competitive and Market Intelligence. Several Icebreaker sessions, interactive roundtables, as part of a World Café and case studies of well-known companies to provide participants an overview of strategies, best practices and solutions as cutting edge topics as well. The conference aim is to provide participants a balanced mix of lectures and many opportunities as possible to discuss viable approaches for the realization of a high class processing of CI and MI, effective methods and strategies and using of Tools and Systems.

June 25 - 26 (Chicago): Predictive Analytics World Chicago 2012

Predictive Analytics World, June 25-26, 2012 in Chicago 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. Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. You can hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

June 26 - 27 (New York): Forrester's Customer Experience Forum New York 2012

Based on the case studies and analysis in Forrester's upcoming book, this Event will detail specific ways to transform your company so that you can reap the full business benefits of the customer experience revolution. We'll confront a new imperative: creating and nurturing a system of interdependent, self-reinforcing practices that align internal employees and external partners around customers. This is not just the same old “focus on the customer” message. It requires a new way to manage companies, looking deep into every process and incentive to see whether it supports the overall goal: to deliver a great customer experience.

June 26 - 28 (Santa Clara): O'Reilly Velocity Web Performance and Operations Santa Clara 2012

The Velocity Conference provides you with real-world best practices for optimizing your site's web pages, specifically the performance of Ajax, CSS, JavaScript, and images. Even sites that have already been optimized can benefit, making for both a better customer experience and a rock-solid bottom line. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with a cadre of industry leaders who are taking web performance and operations to the next level. Bring your entire team to share ideas and get your toughest questions answered by the experts.

June 29 - 30 (Dallas): Lone Star PHP Conference Dallas 2012

Lone Star PHP is back for its 2nd annual event. Join us for this two day event and hear the best speakers the PHP community has to offer. The Lone Star PHP Conference brings together great PHP speakers and topics into one great two-day event. This year's event will be June 29th & 30th at the Addison Conference Center in Addison, Tx. Each day's activities (sessions and other social events) will start at 8am and run the entire day.

June 29 - 30 (Salt Lake City): Salt Lake Software Symposium 2012

This conference will focus on the latest technologies and best practices emerging in the enterprise software development space. Our speakers are authors, consultants, open source developers, and recognized industry experts. NFJS brings a high quality conference to your city, making the event accessible not only to senior engineers, but to the whole team.

July Events

July 2 - 8 (Florence): EuroPython Florence 2012

EuroPython is the official European conference about the Python programming language. It is aimed at everyone in the Python community, of all skill levels, both users and programmers.

July 4 - 7 (Barcelona): WebVisions Barcelona 2012

WebVisions heads to Europe for three days of workshops, sessions and keynotes by leading web, mobile, UX, DIY and strategy experts. Our first international show, WebVisions Barcelona opens with studio tours and networking parties, followed by a day of workshops and two full days of sessions, panels and keynotes, plus music, film screenings, a Hackathon for Social Good, our Business Innovation and Education Lab and other special events.

July 7 (Nairobi): CloudCamp Nairobi 2012

This CloudCamp will focus on the diverse cloud services (i.e. SaaS, IaaS, PaaS ) as well as the notable deployment models such as Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud respectively. The most specifically voiced concerns about cloud services will be optimal in the unpanelled discussion i.e. Security, Reliability, Ownership etc.

July 8 - 12 (Toronto): Microsoft Worldwide Project Conference Toronto 2012

You know there’s no substitute for contacts, networks, and connections – the lifeblood of your business. And there’s no substitute for WPC 2012. It’s the one event Microsoft partners cannot miss. The one conference most likely to impact your business. The 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference is coming July 8 - 12, 2012 in Toronto. It’s all about connections and momentum. It’s all about five high-value days among the best partners, the best practices, the best potential. If you’re not in Toronto, you’re missing the best of all three.

July 9 - 11 (Austin): An Event Apart Austin 2012

An Event Apart is an intensely educational two-day conference 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. An Event Apart Austin features 12 great speakers and sessions. Following the two-day conference comes a full-day workshop on Designing Mobile Web Experiences led by Luke Wroblewski (author, Mobile First!, A Book Apart, 2012).

July 9 - 12 (San Francisco): JAX Conference San Francisco 2012

JAX is the comprehensive conference series for development in the Java Ecosystem, deep-diving into the latest topics in enterprise, mobile, web, open source, tools, methodologies and implementation. JAX is the ideal forum for developers, project managers and architects to learn about the latest Technology, Architecture and Methodologies. The conference will showcase technical solutions for today's problems and offer visions to the important trends of tomorrow.

July 13 (Reno): ISVCon Reno 2012

ISVCon is a conference for ISVs to get together, learn and grow. It's ISVs sharing their knowledge. Learning from one another. Meeting new people. It's people helping you with the things you may not know, or aren't very good at (yet). The speakers at ISVCon are other ISVs, or people who work with them. They have done it themselves, have had others help them, still get help from others - and help others in return. 

July 13 - 15 (New York): HOPE Number 9 New York 2012

HOPE Number Nine will be taking place on July 13, 14, and 15, 2012 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City. H.O.P.E. stands for Hackers On Planet Earth, one of the most creative and diverse hacker events in the world that's been happening since 1994. This is a build-your-own sort of conference - the community makes it possible - so everyone is invited to contribute time, knowledge, and resources. There will be talks and panel discussions on the top floor of the hotel, and a huge expo level will be open for people to share their art and technology projects.

July 14 (London): UXCampLondon 2012

A Spectacular One-Day Unconference About User Experience. UXCampLondon is a free-to-attend barcamp for UX practitioners where attendees get a chance to present, discuss and workshop new and old ideas about user experience. Join us for a day filled with multiple streams of talks, presentations and activities about interaction design, user research, information architecture, accessibility, and other UX topics.

July 14 (New York): GothamJS New York 2012

New York City has one of the largest and most active JavaScript communities in the world. This conference was created to celebrate that fact, and to promote the growth of JavaScript and related technologies within it.

July 16 - 19 (Vail): Cloud Identity Summit Vail 2012

Get identity right and you'll harness the power of these disruptive mega-trends for competitive advantage. Get it wrong and entering this new world order will be painful, costly and potentially impossible. Tame this new frontier and get the hands-on knowledge you need to navigate this emerging landscape. The Cloud Identity Summit will provide learning and development programs designed to align and enable you and your organization to harness cloud computing through existing and emerging identity management technologies.

July 16 - 19 (Miami): FileMaker DevCon Miami 2012

Make a major breakthrough when you come to the FileMaker Developer Conference 2012. In just 4 days, take a significant leap forward in your solution development skills. Discover the latest advances in the FileMaker product line, get a once-a-year opportunity to collaborate with 1,100 other developers, get creative, new ideas and solve tough development challenges, learn the best practices for creating iOS apps, attend in-depth Under-the-Hood sessions, discover what’s new at the Exhibitor Showcase and get immediate ROI on your conference investment.

July 16 - 20 (Portland): OSCON Portland 2012

Join the world’s open source pioneers, builders, and innovators July 16-20, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon for five intense days. Learn about open development, challenge your assumptions, and fire up your brain. OSCON is where the serious thinkers and doers—and their favorite technologies—converge. And when the day’s sessions are over, join the 3,000 or more people just like you for some serious fun.

July 17 - 19 (San Francisco): Mobile + Web DevCon San Francisco 2012

What you will learn: master development tools to make using SDKs easier, optimize your mobile app with HTML5 & JavaScript technologies, gain insight into user experience and best practices for an exceptional UI, make the transition from web to mobile web, learn about the latest mobile web optimization strategies and maximize your profits on the app market.

July 19 - 21 (Wisconsin): UXMad Wisconsin 2012

UXMad is a one track conference with twenty-one sessions featuring speakers from near and far. The conference will showcase to locals the assets of the UX community and allow visitors to Madison a chance to experience one of the best, brainiest, and least expensive places in the US to live and work. And cheese.

July 20 - 22 (Toronto): Throne of JS -- Seven Frameworks Toronto 2012

Throne of JS — Seven Frameworks is a two day, single-track conference focused on answering the question on every web developer's mind: which framework? We're bringing together the creators of every important client-side .js framework to speak about their creations so that you can decide when to use what.

July 20 - 22 (Austin): Lonestar Software Symposium Austin 2012

This conference will focus on the latest technologies and best practices emerging in the enterprise software development space. Our speakers are authors, consultants, open source developers, and recognized industry experts. NFJS brings a high quality conference to your city, making the event accessible not only to senior engineers, but to the whole team.

July 24 - 26 (Seattle): Casual Connect Seattle 2012

Casual Connect is the place to learn more about an industry which entertains 300 million people each month. Learn all about iPhone, Social, Android, Flash, Browser MMO and Download Games. Casual Connect is produced by the Casual Games Association and is the premiere event for the casual games industry with over 5,500 professionals attending Casual Connect each year. Casual Connect brings together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual gaming field to further the casual games industry with the best of networking and learning. 

July 25 - 27 (Seattle): MozCon Seattle 2012

Want to learn something that will blow your mind with awesome? MozCon is the place for you. Join us for a three day deep-dive into advanced search engine optimization, social media, conversion rate optimization, content marketing, analytics, and more. Amazing speakers, who live on the edge of innovation, share their insights and best tips. You’ll be taking notes like crazy and applying them to your sites. Level up your knowledge.

July 26 - August 1 (Spain): GUADEC Spain 2012

GUADEC (the GNOME Users and Developers' European Conference) is not just a software conference. Topics will range from the future directions of the GNOME Project, Unix, GNU/Linux and Free and Open Source software to cutting edge features, development techniques, and new ideas on technology and culture. The venue in the northwest region of Spain will include beach time, tourism, sports and local traditions.

July 27 (Melbourne): Last Day Melbourne 2012

LAST Day Melbourne is a one day, low cost, grassroots mini-conference for Lean, Agile, and Systems Thinking practitioners. The day will be structured to allow participation and interaction via workshops and activities, rather than death by projector. This is a one day mini-conference, aimed at practioners who are working with Lean, Agile, or Systems Thinking techniques. The primary audience is the Melbourne practitioner community, although you're also welcome if you are from out of town. The day will be participatory, and collaborative. Workshops, activities, and discussions are favoured ahead of one person speaking at the front of the room in front of a slide deck.

July 28 - 29 (Ohio): PyOhio 2012

PyOhio is an annual conference for Python programmers in and around Ohio and the entire Midwest. PyOhio is a great venue to get word out about your favorite Python library and how you use it, talk about how Python is used in your company, or practice your speaking in front of a welcoming audience.

July 28 - 29 (Vermont): Burlington Ruby Conference 2012

Burlington Ruby Conference is a gathering of web application developers, program, designers and enthusiasts in the Ruby and Ruby on Rails communities with the following featured topics: the 4 Hour Work Week for Ruby Hackers, untangling the resourceful web with Renee, postgreSQL, volunteers, not employees, location based apps and JavaScript Web Applications and Asynchronous Interfaces.

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