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June 18 - 20 (Santa Clara): Velocity Web Performance and Operations Conference California
Your job is to keep it all running: the Web, the Cloud, mobile apps, data flow and storage, and all the technologies that hold it all together. The technologies you use -- and the ways you use them -- are increasingly complex and changing at an intensely rapid pace. And expectations are growing right along with the technology: no excuses allowed. In other words, the failure of your site, infrastructure, or apps is not an option.
June 19 - 20 (San Francisco): Structure Conference San Francisco 2013
Structure is the industry’s leading Cloud Computing conference by prestige of speakers, editorial integrity and forward looking agenda. Be informed on the tectonic changes that will affect your company and your future technology decisions. We assemble some of the leading edge practitioners and architects to discuss their reasons why and understand better what role technology service providers have to play in this growing market. We look at what will be needed for the “contacts and contracts” ecosystem to flourish and what considerations you need to make to plan correctly your contract purchases.
Jun 19 - 21 (Rome): International IT at the Crossroads Conference Rome 2013
Cloud, Mobile and Social are the Mega-trends that profoundly redefine how business applications have to be procured, designed, developed and deployed. These technologies are the real game changer. For IT people this creates both strong opportunities and substantial headaches. The traditional role of Enterprise IT, especially in large organizations, has been centered on control. The mega-trends challenge IT control, which has been so religiously fostered and protected for many decades. Thus, enterprise IT must redefine itself by providing the same impact and value that users enjoy with their personal technologies, but in a business context.
June 19 - 22 (Wisconsin): Brand Marketers Summit
The MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit for America's leading national advertisers returns to the American Club Kohler, WI for the second year in a row in June of 2013. The Summit will address how radical digital transformation is changing the way brands interact with customers. Brand marketers, agency execs, and practitioners will gather for this three day Summit to learn from each other and explore in depth how to thrive in the new, ever-evolving world of today's consumers. The Summit is designed to share leading edge information and experience in a think-tank environment. The experiences of leading marketers will be shared demonstrating how they have transformed customer acquisition, retention and interaction.
t's no doubt that social has changed the way we work. The social enterprise is here to stay so what will come next? Where does the enterprise go from here? Find out at our upcoming Tweet Jam on June 20th at 10 am PDT / 1 pm EDT / 1700 GMT.
June 20 - 21 (Amsterdam): iRecruit 2.013 Conference Amsterdam
iRecruit 2.013 Europe’s foremost Talent Management and Recruitment Conference & Expo is focused on connecting our network to the best information, recommendations, technologies, tools and resources in the world, ultimately needed by your leadership teams to execute their business strategies. In the research, the talent and recruiting function came out on top with 3.5 times the profit growth and 2.0 times the profit margin. Companies continuously need to modernize and rethink the way they attract, lead, develop, predict, and engage people.
June 23 - 25 (Santa Clara): CloudStack Collaboration Conference Santa Clara 2013
The Apache CloudStack developer community is growing rapidly, and CloudStack is being used to build both private and public clouds at scale. Presentations on best practices for deploying Apache CloudStack will again be a popular feature, and other presentations will feature tools that help manage IaaS clouds. All in all, this is the place to learn about the development and deployment of CloudStack systems. The conference is also your opportunity to share ideas, discuss plans for Apache CloudStack, and conduct workshops and sprints.
June 24 - 25 (Philadelphia): Data Informed Marketing Analytics and Customer Engagements Philadelphia 2013
This event arms you with the information you need to create an effective data-driven customer strategy. You will better understand how to interpret internal and external customer data. This event is for those who are not sure what the next step is for integrating big data concepts and technology into their customer strategies. This is the one event to attend to develop your total data-driven customer strategy.
June 24 - 25 (Vancouver): The Foundation, Endowment & Not for Profit Investment Summit West Vancouver 2013
Improve Financial Stability, Deliver Impact, and Fulfill Your Mission. Formulate a cohesive strategy to mitigate risks, maximize returns, and meet disbursement obligations. In a forum uniquely designed for foundation and endowment executives, take away progressive tools to deliver on mission in a volatile economy. Engage peers in interactive dialogues to improve your financial management and create a lasting impact.
June 24 - 26 (San Francisco): Mobile Commerce World San Francisco 2013
The new world of mobile commerce is disruptive, and is challenging even the most innovative companies in the world. The risks are high, but the stakes are even higher. Developing and deploying a mobile commerce system is complex. Over three days, Mobile Commerce World will feature more than 150+ expert speakers and 50+ conference sessions, and will bring together the entire mobile commerce ecosystem to help executives develop a clear strategy to harness this new platform.
June 24 - 27 (Minneapolis): SharePoint 2013 Power End User Training Minnesota 2013
If you’re a SharePoint End User who needs training on using, operating, and building sites in SharePoint 2013, 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 2013, you will learn many practical tools, from site creation and deletion to creating and managing lists and libraries.
June 25 - 26 (Online): DAM Europe: The Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media
Once again DAM Europe highlights all the important issues: from the fundamentals of how to get started with a DAM solution to the latest developments in applying DAM to enhance the bottom line. Its all covered: from mastering the challenges of digital content work flow to monetizing assets in new and innovative ways.
June 25 - 26 (New York): Forrester's Forum For Customer Experience Professionals East New York 2013
Forrester’s Customer Experience Index shows that 2012 was a weak year for most companies. Consumers rated 61% of the brands they do business with as OK, very poor, or poor. Through keynote speeches and track sessions, attendees will learn how to get their customer experience programs to the next level, whether they’re starting from scratch or in the midst of a transformation.
June 26 (London): Control, Compete & Comply Conference Dublin 2013
Quality People, Quality Time, Positive Solutions and Clear Thinking. Finally, a conference about Information Governance that doesn't ask you questions; it answers them. The DLM Forum is holding a unique event in Dublin on 26th June that will be hosted by the National Archives of Ireland, at the historic Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin. Each of our sessions will challenge attendees to contribute. This is too important a topic for us to lecture while you sit back passively. Each session will involve an interactive format. It could be a panel, it might be the attendee posing the questions. Or it could be a debate, with vendors vs. delegates arguing the case.
June 26 - 27 (London): Cloud World Forum London 2013
The premier meeting place for technology leaders from across Europe, the Cloud World Forum pitches the globe’s top cloud computing providers alongside end-users and innovators from across industry sectors.5,000 Senior Level Decision Makers - Building on our 2012 show you'll get to network and share business concerns with everyone you need to know in the cloud industry.
June 26 - 27 (London): Big Data World Congress London 2013
The Big Data World Congress is the only place to discuss the latest trends and technologies related to the rise of big data in your organisation. Highlights include: meet with over 5,000 technology decision-makers, hear 30+ expert speakers discuss practical tips on how to capitalize on your use of data, discover new product solutions in the Big Data Expo, co-located with the 5th Annual Cloud World Forum and collaborate and discuss strategy and best practice with industry leaders.
June 27 (Online): CMSWire's Google Hangout: Understanding the Customer Journey #CXMHangout
Be sure to join us on June 27th as we host our Google Hangout. This time around we'll be looking at customer journeys — How are they defined? What are the advantages? How do you measure its value?
June 27 - 28 (London): Henry Stewart Events DAM EU 2013
Welcome to the Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media 2013. Once again our annual European event is taking place in London on 27th & 28th June covering the very latest thinking and developments -- but never overlooking all the 'New to DAM' entrants to this rapidly expanding field. And at all times keeping our focus on the user -- as ever "it's all from the user's perspective"
June 27 - 29 (Barcelona): WebVisions Barcelona 2013
WebVisions returns to Europe for three days of sessions, keynotes and special events with leading web, mobile, UX, DIY and strategy experts. 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.”
July 2 (Montpellier): Scala2013
The leading forum for research and development on or related to the Scala programming language. Join us for a full day of research talks, tool demos, and opportunities to engage with researchers, practitioners, and students working with or interested in the Scala programming language. The Scala workshop is a venue for exploring ongoing work on programming languages and software engineering, intent on bridging the gap between industry and academia.
July 3 (Norwich): MobDevCon UK 2013
Naked Element Ltd. presents the first mobile development conference in Norfolk. MobDevCon is a one day conference and is open to all. There will be presentations and workshops covering a broad range of mobile development topics. Do you want to go mobile? Not sure which platform to use? Want to find out about NFC? Come join us on 3 July 2013 and find answers to your mobile questions at MobDevCon.
July 4 (Amsterdam): Scrum Day Europe 2013
It’s time to extend the benefits of Scrum -greater Agility, higher-quality products, and lower costs- from individual teams to your entire enterprise. However, with Scrum’s lack of prescribed rules, the friction of change can be challenging as people struggle to break from old project management habits. During the second Scrum Day Europe, the co-founder of Scrum, Ken Schwaber takes you through organizational and interpersonal processes. You’ll find out how to successfully adopt Scrum across your entire organization.
July 5 - 7 (Tasmania): PyCon Australia 2013
PyCon Australia is the national conference for users of the Python Programming Language. In July 2013, we're returning to Hobart, bringing together students, enthusiasts, and professionals with a love of Python from around Australia, and from all over the World. Once again, we'll have a weekend packed full of amazing content on all aspects of the Python ecosystem, presented by experts and core developers of the tools and frameworks you use every day. We're excited about the return of Friday Night CodeWars, and of course, we've got the usual conference dinner, as well as two days of developer sprints following the conference proceedings.
July 7 - 11 (San Francisco): Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference San Francisco 2013
WPC is a global gathering of top Microsoft partners which provides the roadmap and inspiration to activate and drive joint business. WPC is where partners go to get more. Partners will be immersed in a breadth of devices and services that empower business, will experience various opportunities for business conversations, and hear other partner and customer success stories. WPC is where partners go to get motivated. Nowhere else can you network with such a large and successful partner community, hear from the top influencers of modern computing or align with Microsoft’s roadmap for the year.
July 8 - 9 (London): Social CRM London 2013
The Latest in Social CRM, Marketing and Customer Engagement. Two-day workshop and conference focusing on integrating social media functions in CRM, Customer Engagement and Marketing. Featuring talks, panel discussions and Q&A with industry leaders and brand speakers. An unique and insightful conference featuring brand and agency speakers. The very latest in social CRM from strategy and the latest developments to recent case studies and interactive discussions.
July 8 - 10 (Seattle): MozCon Seattle 2013
Launch your inbound marketing skills into outer space by attending this year's MozCon! For three days, we bring you amazing, future-thinking content from industry leaders, deep diving into SEO, social media, marketing analytics, content strategy, data science, and so much more. You're sure to come back home with a universe's worth of actionable knowledge to start implementing.
July 8 - 10 (Chicago): Lambda Jam Chicago 2013
Are you a functional programmer looking to improve your skills in languages like Clojure, Scala, Erlang, Haskell, or F#? If so, then Lambda Jam is a new conference that can take your skills to the next level. This is not your traditional conference of sitting and listening - a significant portion of each day will be devoted to hands-on practice or workshops. We aim to stretch your skills and teach you something new!
July 8 - 12 (Napa): Cloud Identity Summit Napa 2013
Learn more about the future of security, identity and access management at Cloud Identity Summit 2013. Explore the leading edge of identity management through a series of in-depth workshops, enlightening lectures and engaging sessions in a world-renowned location. Now in its 4th year, Cloud Identity Summit has become the premier event for discovering how identity is enabling a new world of collaboration and business agility across cloud, mobile, social and big data. This unique event not only helps define the future of security in a world without perimeters, but also showcases the latest technologies and solutions from the leading implementers and industry luminaries.
July 9 (Washington): UXPA Conference Washington
We all do it. Likely everyday. But do we ever stop to reflect on how much our profession relies on and benefits from collaboration? This year's conference will explore all the collaborative relationships, techniques, and team-oriented practices that enrich the UX profession.
July 11 (Cambridge): Cambridge Digital Marketing Conference 2013
Conferences come and go, but this one has stood the test of time. More than just great content, we provide a superb opportunity for marketers to network with peers and experts from leading organisations and agencies. Marketers and General Managers from B2B, B2C and NFP organisations large and small will find something to inform, educate and amuse. The 7th Cambridge Digital Marketing Conference once again helps you to do just that by providing information, debate and examples of best practice in E-mail, mobile, social media, SEO, content marketing and much more.
July 11 (London): App Promotion Summit London 2013
We believe that mobile app marketing needs its own dedicated event – not just a half hour slot in a conference agenda. The App Promotion Summit will cover topics like App Store Optimization (ASO), Cross Promotion Networks, Media Buying and App Discovery Apps in detail. The App Promotion Summit is tackling a major issue, one that the vast majority of key players in mobile have a stake in – how can you best ensure that as many people as possible know about your app? That’s why a conference, one that tackles the challenge head on, makes sense. We’re going to bring together all the different stakeholders, for one day, in a room for a series of presentations, discussions and relationship building.
July 11 - 13 (Bangalore): The Fifth Elephant Bangalore 2013
The Fifth Elephant 2013 is a three-day workshop and conference on big data, storage and analytics, with product demos and hacker corners. This event will bring together developers, researchers, scientists, analysts, CTOs, CEOs and academicians who took part in various discussions on big data infrastructure, analytics and application of technology for harnessing untapped potential of data.
July 12 - 13 (Tennessee): Codestock Knoxville 2013
CodeStock is a two day event for technology and information exchange. Created by the community, for the community – this is not an industry trade show pushing the latest in marketing as technology, but a gathering of working professionals sharing knowledge and experience. Join us at CodeStock 2013 and move into the future.
July 12 - 13 (Madison): UXMad Wisconsin 2013
UXMad is a one-track conference where agile design meets elegant function. With two full days featuring speakers from near and far, the conference will showcase the assets of the passionate local UX community and allow Madison visitors a chance to experience one of the best, brainiest and least-expensive places in the United States to live and work. Come for UX inspiration. Stay for the cheese.
July 15 - 16 (Alabama): TakeDownCon Alabama 2013
Rocket City – TakeDownCon is a highly technical forum that focuses on the latest vulnerabilities, the most potent exploits, and the current security threats. The best and the brightest in the field come to share their knowledge, giving delegates the opportunity to learn about the industry’s most important issues. With two days and two dynamic tracks, delegates will spend Day 1 on the Attack, learning how even the most protected systems can be breached. Day 2 is dedicated to Defense, and delegates will learn if their defense mechanisms are on par to thwart nefarious and persistent attacks.
July 15 - 17 (Chicago): Strategic Selling Summit Chicago 2013
A new stakeholder summit for de-siloing the organization and optimizing basket growth. Best practice meets visionary thinking and actionability with all new presentations designed for Shopper Marketers, Category Leaders, Shopper Analytics and Merchandisers. Co-located with the 13th Annual Shopper Insights in Action Conference, this is the annual voice of the shopper industry event to share stories, co-create new shopper innovations and shape the future of retail. Breakdown the barriers and the silos to target the right shopper with positive disruption to reap purchase conversion. A strategic integration of current segregated groups will be the game-changing transformation needed to champion the intelligence of basket growth one shopper at a time.
July 16 - 18 (Boston): Mobile+Web DevCon Boston 2013
Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) is excited to host Mobile+Web DevCon 2013, now in its fourth installment, in Boston. Mastering the appropriate development tools, design techniques and latest technologies is the key to keeping pace with a constantly changing industry. Mobile+Web DevCon is dedicated to bringing you the most knowledgeable speakers, the latest research and inspiration for your development career. Take advantage of the opportunity to surround yourself with like-minded experts, exciting conversation, and three days of educational and informative workshops, case studies and presentations.
July 16 - 19 (Denver): ÜberConf Denver 2013
Join us for ÜberConf 2013 taking place in beautiful Denver, CO July 16 - 19, 2013. Brought to you by the No Fluff Just Stuff Software Symposium Series, ÜberConf will explore the ever evolving ecosystem of Java the Platform. The Ü will offer 160 technically focused sessions including 25+ hands-on workshops centered around Architecture, Cloud, Security, Enterprise Java, Languages on the JVM, Build/Test, Mobility and Agility. The goal of ÜberConf is a simple one: totally blow the minds of our attendees. ÜberConf will educate developers and explore the powerful languages and tools which are changing the way we create software using the Java Platform.
July 16 - 19 (Orlando): SenchaCon Orlando 2013
July 17 - 18 (Boston): The Conference on Big Data Security
Big Data is big buzz in the information security world. The promise of what huge data stores can offer to the business drives the obsession with collection. But for the security professional, Big Data equals big risk — and potentially big headaches. It is more than scale that confronts security and audit professionals adapting to this data revolution. The security implications for collecting, storing and utilizing data are multi-fold. Big Data security requires all of the necessary fundamentals found in any well-secured IT environment, and then some.
July 17 - 19 (New York): Digital Publishing Innovation Summit New York
This summit will gather the world’s most dynamic and senior executives operating in the areas of digital publishing strategy. Rest assured, all of the burning issues surrounding Digital Publishing will be dealt with in no holds barred discussions at this groundbreaking summit. We look for real solutions to the real problems you face every day.
July 19 (Portland): PhoneGap Day Portland 2013
We’re celebrating all things PhoneGap and want you to join us! Come to our third annual PhoneGap Day on July 19th 2013 in Portland, Oregon. PhoneGap Day is one part conference and one part celebration. Expect a fun and informative day packed with people who are using PhoneGap as part of their mobile app development. Meet members from the PhoneGap team, hear the latest PhoneGap news, and find out what’s coming next!
July 20 - 21 (Portland): Community Leadership Summit Portland 2013
The Community Leadership Summit 2013 brings together community leaders, organizers and managers and the projects and organizations that are interested in growing and empowering a strong community. The event pulls together the leading minds in community management, relations and online collaboration to discuss, debate and continue to refine the art of building an effective and capable community. At the heart of Community Leadership Summit 2013 is an open unconference-style event in which everyone who attends is welcome to lead and contribute sessions on any topic that is relevant. These sessions are very much discussion sessions: the participants can interact directly, offer thoughts and experience, and share ideas and questions.
July 22 - 23 (Colombo): E-Com and IT International Conference Sri Lanka 2013
Attend this conference to find out the latest research on how e- commerce is evolving, the opportunities it presents, how to integrate it into an overall strategy. Recent research indicates that the e-commerce market is growing at a rapid pace – revenues are set to increase to US$40 billion globally in the next 5 years. Overcoming the challenges of how to integrate online consumers into the purchasing process are vital to know. Marketers need to update their understanding of the role internet technology plays in the marketing funnel, from a channel for driving awareness and leads to a retail channel for driving conversion, loyalty and advocacy.
July 22 - 24 (San Diego): Breaking Development San Diego 2013
We are excited to be bringing Breaking Development to the west coast for the first time to beautiful San Diego, California! The conference presentations and networking opportunities will prepare you and your staff for the mobile now, and mobile future. To keep things simple, conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, coffee and a social party.
July 22 - 24 (San Diego): Customer Analytics & Intelligence Conference San Diego 2013
Join us for the 2nd Customer Analytics & Intelligence Conference as researcher, marketers and customer experience professionals explore all the latest research methodologies and ways to action insights to drive your business forward. Topics will include big data, understanding consumer choice, mobile insights, neuroscience, consumer psychology, social media listening and customer centricity. The need to deeply understand behavior is GREATER THAN EVER. However, understanding your customers isn’t enough - translating insights into action is what counts. Customer insights result in knowing your customer needs and are the single most important factor in building innovation, creating compelling marketing communication and driving purchasing behavior.
July 22 - 25 (Chicago): MonkeySpace Chicago 2013
MonkeySpace, formerly known as Monospace, is the official cross platform and open-source .NET conference. Want to learn more about developing for the iPhone, Android, Mac, and *nix platforms using .NET technologies? How about developing games or learning more about open-source projects using .NET technologies? MonkeySpace has provided an annual venue to collaborate, share, and socialize around these topics and more.
July 22 - 26 (Portland): O'Reilly Open Source Convention Portland 2013
OSCON is the must-attend gathering of the best and brightest minds in technology, an opportunity to challenge your assumptions and spark your imagination. Join us for five immersive days of all things open source—new and innovative projects, major enterprise-wide deployments, and—from icons of the open source movement—deep perspective on where we've been and where we're headed. Other conferences focus on one language or part of the stack—OSCON deals with the open source ecosystem in its entirety, exactly as you approach it in your work. That's just one reason why this event is the primary gathering place of the open source community.
July 23 - 25 (Chicago): Social Recruiting Strategies Conference Chicago 2013
HR Pros and recruiters need optimize their strategies by using custom apps, tweets, or vendors to make it easy for company fans, employees, and followers to refer jobs to their own friends and followers. SRSC 2013 - Chicago - will offer best practices and lessons learned from industry leaders, recruiting gurus, leading brands and case studies of leading organizations. The three-day conference, July 23-25th, offers expert insight into best practices, current trends, metrics, and statistics on today’s talent pool and how to effectively leverage social recruiting strategies to land the best candidates.
July 23 - 25 (Mountain View): Silicon Valley Innovation Summit 2013
Launched in the summer of 2003, the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit is the premier annual gathering of the brightest minds and top entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate players in the Global Silicon Valley. The Innovation Summit has featured dozens of break-out companies before they became household names, including Pixar, Google, Salesforce.com, Skype, MySQL, YouTube, Tesla, Facebook, and Twitter.
July 24 - 25 (New York): DevCon5 New York 2013
HTML5 Is About A Better Experience. Get A Better Experience By Learning From HTML5's Top Names And Networking With Your Colleagues. Find out the latest and greatest in the world of HTML5. DevCon5 provides you with the information and tools you need to exploit the capabilities of this revolutionary technology.
July 29 - 31 (Charlotte): Search Exchange Conference North Carolina 2013
Join hundreds of business professionals and entrepreneurs from July 29-31 as we learn, network and share experiences from across the different online marketing segments. The three-day Search Exchange conference will consist of keynotes and panel discussions on search engine optimization, social media marketing and pay per click advertising.
July 30 - 31 (St. Louis): StampedeCon 2013
StampedeCon is a national Big Data conference series hosted in St. Louis, MO. Providing education for both novice IT professionals and Big Data veterans is at the heart of StampedeCon. Whether its in the healthcare, defense, biomedicine, social media, retail or other industries, StampedeCon will help you harness the power of Big Data.
August 1 - 3 (Los Angeles): DreamCon Los Angeles 2013
DreamCon is the world's FIRST DreamHost user conference! Whether you're a blogger, a hardcore software developer, or anything in between, we guarantee that DreamCon will have something you'll want to see! It's the world's FIRST DreamHost user conference! Join us for an intense two-day session designed to help you get the most out of your DreamHost experience, most of which will be taught by DreamHost's own subject matter experts - our employees! Whether you are a blogger, a hardcore software developer, WordPress nut, DreamObjects professional, an Internet entrepreneur, or anything in between, we guarantee that DreamCon will have something you'll want to see!
August 2 (Melbourne): LAST Conference Melbourne 2013
LAST Conference Melbourne is a one day, affordable, grassroots mini-conference for Lean, Agile, and Systems Thinking practitioners. The schedule encourages participation and interaction via workshops and activities, rather than death by projector.
August 3 - 4 (Vermont): Burlington Ruby Conference 2013
Burlington Ruby Conference is the event of the summer for Ruby enthusiasts to network, learn and relax in the beautiful state of Vermont. The Burlington Ruby Conference is focused on making sure that everyone has an enjoyable weekend. It is that simple. With the opportunity to meet new people and learn a few things, we want you to enjoy Vermont as much as we do on a daily basis. We consider ourselves a boutique conference, with only 200 tickets available and a single track. Our goal is to make sure that everyone loves it enough to want to come back again next year.
August 5 (San Francisco): PR News' Writing Boot Camp San Francisco
Register now for PR News’ August 5 Writing Boot Camp at the Westin San Francisco, and get a one-day immersion in the craft of effective writing. You’ll get the how-to’s from expert trainers in writing optimized and shareable press releases, crafting email pitches that stand a chance of getting opened by journalists, writing content for mobile devices, applying storytelling concepts to your PR writing and much more.
August 5 - 7 (Washington): An Event Apart Washington DC 2013
The design conference for people who make websites. An Event Apart DC 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 multi-device web design. The two-day event takes place in one room, in one track. Whether you call yourself a designer, a developer, or any of a dozen other titles, you will learn with your colleagues—just like you work with them in real life.
August 5 - 7 (Washington D.C.): SharePoint Fest DC 2013
Attend SharePoint Fest - D.C., where you’ll be able to attend technical classes and seminars – taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft engineers and Microsoft MVPs – covering Enterprise Content Management, Social SharePoint, Business Value, Infrastructure/Administration, Composites (Workflow), Search, Business Intelligence, & Development. Choose one complete learning track or mix & match based on what content best meets you and your organization’s current needs! At SharePoint Fest - D.C. 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!
August 5 - 9 (Nashville): Agile2013 Nashville
Close to 1,700 active Agilists from 40+ countries, will converge to learn, share, and collaborate at this unique annual gathering. Attendees enjoy open access to ALL 210 Talks and Workshops presented by recognized Agile experts, practitioners, thought-leaders, authors, and innovators — plus a host of Special Events — casual, social opportunities throughout the week to make professional contacts, reconnect with colleagues, and make new friends. Our Program Tracks are designed to provide all Agile Team Members, Developers, Managers and Executives with proven, practical knowledge and the latest in Agile innovation.
August 6 (San Francisco): PR News' Next Practices Annual Conference San Francisco
PR News' Next Practices Annual Conference, August 6, 2013, at the Westin San Francisco Market Street, will give you the digital communications edge within your organization and new skills to move you onto a faster career track.
August 7 - 8 (Los Angelos): TransVergence Summit Los Angeles 2013
The rise of multiple screens, cross platform and OTT has fragmented audiences and given birth to new ways of storytelling, branding and fan engagement. At the TransVergence Summit, you'll meet the experts who are successfully navigating this new world. Don't miss essential sessions covering such vital topics as immersive media, publishing, branded content, live experience and multiscreen, along with frequent opportunities to connect with the influencers who can advance your career or greenlight your next big idea.
August 11 - 14 (Las Vegas): SXSW V2V Las Vegas 2013
SXSW V2V is the newest addition to the SXSW family of events, joining SXSW Music, SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, SXSWedu and SXSW Eco. SXSW V2V is an extension and re-imagining of the legendary SXSW experience with an emphasis on the creative spark that drives entrepreneurial innovation. This four day event brings the startup and venture capital communities together with the creative industries that have helped to make SXSW so special. V2V serves innovators and entrepreneurs from across all the industries at the core of the SXSW Family of events - technology, music, film, fashion, health, education, sustainability, and more - as they learn the skills, make the connections, and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to the next level.
August 11 - 14 (Boston): SPTech Con Boston 2013
Come to SPTechCon for technical classes and tutorials for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 administrators, IT professionals, business users and developers. Learn from the best SharePoint experts, including dozens of SharePoint MVPs and Certified SharePoint Professionals. Meet and network with your colleagues, bootstrap your learning in SharePoint 101 sessions, test drive SharePoint solutions in the Exhibit Hall, exchange SharePoint tips and tricks in after-hours Lightning Talks and Ask the Expert discussions. Study SharePoint governance, find out about SharePoint 2013, master document management, team up for collaboration and tons more. If you or your team needs Microsoft SharePoint training come to SPTechCon Boston!
August 12 - 15 (San Diego): FileMaker DevCon San Diego 2013
Come to the FileMaker Developer Conference 2013 and discover all the new, innovative technologies in the FileMaker Platform and how you can build powerful, robust solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. Choose from 80 sessions on topics that cover core basics, design, development, integration, the web, iOS, and business. Attend DevCon 2013 in San Diego, CA and you’ll become even more innovative in delivering top-notch FileMaker solutions for your clients or your business.
August 12 - 15 (Philadelphia): eTail East
Launched in 1999, eTail is the premier online and multi-channel retail conference dedicated to supporting the growth of the retail industry by facilitating high-level networking opportunities and providing leading industry knowledge. Every year, eTail brings together 2000+ senior-level eCommerce and marketing professionals from cross-industry to find solutions for their top challenges.
August 13 - 14 (Chicago): Customer Experience 2013
Customer Experience 2013 will give customer experience professionals a deeper look into the key issues affecting the design and delivery of a consistent, meaningful, and rewarding customer experience to achieve an ever-growing, profitable, and engaged customer base. Benefit from two days of case study driven discussions from industry leading experts. Attendees will be afforded the opportunity to interact with speakers and their peers in a classroom style setting that will encourage both audience participation and engagement.
August 13 - 16 (San Francisco): Cooper U's Interaction Design Training San Francisco 2013
Learn about Personas and Goal-Directed Design from the people who invented them! Our course is an intensive, hands-on workshop led by senior Cooper staff. First, we’ll provide in-depth demonstrations on Goal-Directed Design, and then class participants will practice using these methods to design an example product. This course serves as the foundation for the rest of our Cooper U curriculum.
August 15 - 17 (Seattle): MoDevTablet Conference Seattle 2013
A mobile Development, UX/Design and Marketing conference about keeping pace in the Tablet Era. Attend this event if you are a mobile developer on any platform, UX or UI designer, mobile marketer or manager. The Friday conference will be the main attraction, while the Workshops on Thursday and Hackathon Saturday will provide the bookends to an awesome event.
August 21 - 22 (San Francisco): IT Sourcing and Procurement Summit San Francisco
No matter what industry you are in, knowledge is power when it comes to investing in technology. Strategic purchasing of IT software or hardware is no longer just a transactional purchase but a critical component of achieving an organization’s goal. ITSPS will deliver comprehensive case studies, interactive workshops, and dynamic sessions to demonstrate the leading best practices in IT Sourcing and Procurement decision making.
August 26 - 28 (San Diego): EVOLVE'13 - The Adobe CQ5 Community Technical Conference San Diego 2013
The Adobe CQ Community Technical Conference is a community-based 3-day conference designed for: Technical Executives & Managers, Project Managers, Business/Functional Analysts, Architects and Developers. Coupled with inspiring keynotes, networking events and entertainment; the conference is the ideal event to increase CQ technical skills, recruit, prospect and network within the community.
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