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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June Events

June 27 (San Francisco): Mobile Local Media San Francisco 2012

This one-day event will bring together the industry’s top strategists, offer top-level networking, and deliver fresh data from BIA/Kelsey’s Mobile Local Media and Social Local Media research programs. The agenda of MLM San Francisco will move the discussion beyond the ‘mobile has arrived’ mantra to a tactical level. This will give attendees a complete understanding of how to maximize the opportunities and tackle the challenges mobile brings to local commerce.

June 27 (Online): June Tweet Jam: Social Business in 2012, What's Working? #Socbizchat

This month we look deep into the organization to figure out what's working and what isn't in social business. As more of us start to put social business strategies to work, we've slowly begun to evolve our tools and practices. So how are we doing? Join us on Wednesday, June 27 at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST / 1800 GMT for our monthly Tweet Jam. We welcome the broader CMSWire community to participate as we spend an hour sharing what's working and why in social business.

June 27 - 28 (London): Marketing Week Live London 2012

Marketing Week Live, brought to you by Marketing Week, gives you direct access to unrivalled, reputable and influential experts that are shaping today’s marketing – ensuring your campaigns deliver! Visitors to the Show can discover the latest trends in online marketing, data driven marketing, retail marketing, market research, plus new for 2012, customer loyalty & motivation and promotional marketing. Produced in association with the Marketing Week, new media age and Data Strategy editorial teams, these sessions offer visitors the chance to learn from industry brand leaders and leave with a new way of strategic thinking.

June 27 - 28 (San Diego): Uplinq Conference San Diego 2012

Uplinq 2012 is the only mobile developers conference that offers technical education and vital business connections across multiple leading platforms. Android. Windows® Phone. Windows 8. HTML5. Brew®. Uplinq 2012 is for developers writing for multiple OSes who need a cross-platform view of how to exploit the complete hardware-software system in today’s leading mobile devices to produce the most compelling user experiences. Make the connections vital to your business success. Uplinq is a great place to network and connect – from one-on-one meetings with operators and device manufacturers to multiple hospitality events where you can mingle and make your own connections.

June 27 - 29 (San Francisco): Google I/O San Francisco 2012

Learn the latest web, mobile and social breakthroughs and meet the developers who are turning them into tomorrow’s businesses. Keep yourself and your team innovating at Google I/O, returning to San Francisco’s Moscone Center from June 27th – 29th, 2012. Your attendance at Google I/O's much-anticipated kickoff event will make you among the first developers to see what we've been working on here at Google, and adopt these new platforms and products. Get the latest on our developer products or go deep on your topic of choice at Google I/O technical sessions - more than 110 talks ranging from introductory topics to advanced subjects across Android, Chrome, Google+, App Engine and more. Roll up your sleeves and get elbow-deep in code. Hands-on lab sessions allow you to get over that first learning curve with experts in the room.

June 28 (Cambridge): Cloud East UK 2012

Cloud East is a new, practically-focused event for anyone who wants to learn more about practical applications of cloud computing. The Cloud East conference includes 17 sessions from leading cloud computing practitioners. In addition we will have plenty of time for meeting and sharing experiences with other participants.

June 28 - 29 (San Francisco): jQuery Conference San Francisco 2012

jQuery is back on the West Coast, and we can't wait to have you join us in the heart of San Francisco for what promises to be the most edifying, intimate, and delicious jQuery Conference to date! We'll cover the basics of how to use the framework, advanced tips and tricks, new features, and take a look into of the project's strategy and future roadmap to see how we will embrace principles of responsive design to create compelling experiences that span smartphone, tablet and even desktop devices from a unified codebase.

June 28 - 29 (Mountain View): DevOps Days Mountain View 2012

For the third year in a row, we are organizing a Devopsdays in MountainView. Expect the usual mixture of conference talks and openspaces. And … we are going to plan loads of extras to make this an awesome event! Featuring Ignite talks, Openspace and Demo rounds. You don't want to miss this. You'll meet some amazing people, learn lots of cool new stuff but also help shape the future of devops. One theme we're really focusing on hard this year is “Moving the conversation forward”. That doesn't mean we won't have discussions around “the basics” but we're ready to take it to the next level.

June 28 - 30 (Virginia): CocoaConf Virginia 2012

CocoaConf is a focused two day, three track conference for iOS and OS X developers, with an optional pre-conference iOS tutorial. Our speakers are some of the best authors, trainers, and consultants in the field and they all have a passion for passing on their knowledge and experience to others. That's where you come in. We are looking for 100 app developers (or aspiring app developers) who are as eager to learn and grow as our speakers are to teach. If app development is more than just a job for you, then you'll want to be at this conference. CocoaConf is a technical conference, pure and simple.

June 29 (Atlanta): CIOsynergy Atlanta 2012

An afternoon of unparalleled networking in an ultimate learning environment with the CIOs of Atlanta’s enterprise arena. By attending CIOsynergy, IT leaders are invited to adopt the knowledge, experience, and lessons from not only a community of CIO’s but also from the true visionaries of the organizations that have created technology & solutions to support tomorrow’s business.

June 29 (Cambridge): Mobile East UK 2012

Mobile East is a new event for people who want to learn how to build software for mobile platforms. The Mobile East conference includes 13 sessions from leading mobile software development practitioners. In addition we will have plenty of time for meeting and sharing experiences with other participants.

June 29 - 30 (Edinburgh): Scottish Ruby Conference Edinburgh 2012

The Scottish Ruby Conference started life as Scotland on Rails in 2008 and has grown to become Europe's premier multi-track Ruby conference. And by premier, we mean the one with the most whisky consumed. This year we are at the same venue as the previous two years, the magnificent Royal College of Physicians.

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 5 (London): Talking Business: Strategic User Experience and Digital Excellence London 2012

After May’s sold out Content Strategy Lightning Talks event, at this meetup we’ll dig deeper into the challenges of the business world, with a combination of two fantastic full-length presentations, an interactive “fish-bowl” panel, and the return of “content strategy speed dating” where you get to network, share your experiences, and pepper the speakers with questions at the Mermaid’s bar overlooking the Thames. It isn’t just about learning from experts, it’s also about sharing what you know with your peers.

July 5 (Brighton): openMIC (Mobile Innovation Camp) Brighton 2012

This will be openMICs second visit to Brighton and we will hear from great speakers from the Brighton scene and run 8 bar camp sessions where all participants can share knowledge and discuss ideas.

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 - 10 (Kuala Lumpur): Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012

Open Source in Enterprise environment is now on par, and sometimes exceed the quality and services offered by the proprietary company. In fact, some proprietary companies have bought or integrate other Open Source company or solution into their own product to enhance their product offering. In line with that fact, and as a continuation from the previous year’s theme of “Open To Change”, “Making The Change”, and “Innovating The Change”, this year’s theme for Malaysia Open Source Conference 2012 is “Enterprising Open Source”. The theme invites the participant to share and explore the Open Source solutions and technology that are used in Enterprise environment.

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 10 (Online): Webinar - Using Responsive Design to Boost Mobile Web Engagement

Learn how Responsive Design practices can dramatically increase mobile engagement while giving you centralized control over the display of your important content investments. During this event we will discuss core responsive design practices, the factors to consider when deciding between native apps vs. responsive sites and how content plays a central role in responsive design. Sign up for this webinar here.

July 10 - 11 (San Francisco): MobileBeat San Francisco 2012

MobileBeat 2012 is assembling the most elite minds to debate how user interface and experience (UI/UX) is transforming every aspect of the mobile economy. You’ll learn firsthand where the biggest opportunities lie, the pitfalls to avoid, and how to position your company to win on the new “design” battleground. Join us for two days packed with insightful content and high-level networking opps.

July 10 - 11 (San Francisco): GamesBeat San Francisco 2012

The game industry as we know it is changing, and with that change we’re seeing massive disruption, consolidation, innovation, and the arrival of big money across all platforms. Industry leaders are moving from console games to online, from social games to mobile, and from the web to Facebook and vice versa. GamesBeat 2012 — VentureBeat’s fourth annual conference on disruption in the video game market — is gathering insiders from the hottest social, mobile, online, and console companies to dig deep on crossover strategies as the market continues to move underneath our feet.

July 10 - 12 (Aberystwyth): iOSDevUK Aberystwyth 2012

iOSDevUK is the Premier UK Conference targeted just at iOS Developers. It is three days of iOS heaven with so much content that people complain that they can't be in two tracks at once. Highlights include: 25 talks from some of the best UK experts in the field, extended iPad tutorial from Evan Doll of FlipBoard, tutorial workshops for iOS beginners, Android dabblers and for cocos2d experimenters and post-conference Game Hack overnight Thursday.

July 11 (Dallas): The Summer of Collaboration Tour Dallas 2012

The workplace is ever changing—people and companies need to be more communicative, more transparent, and more collaborative than ever. On July 11, expand both your social business and Mindjet expertise at the Summer of Collaboration tour. This free, half-day event is hosted by Mindjet, the leader in collaborative work management, and is open to anyone looking to build and benefit from a culture of collaboration.

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 - 14 (Maryland): Greater Maryland 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 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 15 - 17 (Dana Point): ANA Digital and Social Media Conference Dana Point 2012

The ANA Digital & Social Media Conference will be a must-attend event for anyone who is trying to navigate their brands through this ever-changing media landscape. Digital media has become a part of consumer's daily lives and they have become accustomed to viewing content and connecting with people wherever and whenever they want. Social media and viral videos have especially exploded in the last few years. Despite this rapid growth, clients have many questions and their issues include measurement, agency selection, internal org structure, and relinquishing control to the consumer while trying to influence the dialogue.

July 16 (New York): IAB Marketplace -- Mobile New York 2012

Global mobile Internet usage now accounts for nearly 10 percent of all Internet traffic, creating enormous, yet much untapped opportunities for advertisers to reach and engage mobile consumers and publishers to monetize around them. The 2012 IAB Mobile Marketplace offers a day of discussion, debate, and actionable insights about how to unlock the vast opportunities inherent to mobile by effectively engaging consumers, measuring mobile marketing efforts, and efficiently monetizing the new first screen.

July 16 (San Francisco): OMMA Metrics and Research San Francisco 2012

The OMMA Metrics and Research conference gives media professionals a live forum to understand the value, progress and challenges of making the most of collected user data. The single-day conference includes keynote & research presentations, case studies and panel discussions - all evaluating the business of gathering and effectively using user-data from digital entities. Discover the latest techniques and current thinking about metrics and analytics for social media, mobile devices, multichannel measurement, campaign attribution, site testing, and research in the data-driven culture and business.

July 16 - 17 (Sydney): Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Sydney 2012

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is the premier conference and meeting place for IT and business executives responsible for creating, implementing and managing a proactive and comprehensive strategy for information security, risk management, governance, business continuity management and business resiliency. This launch event has been crafted specifically to meet the needs of security professionals, reflecting the topics and issues that are challenging today's leading world-class enterprises. The Summit takes a comprehensive look at the entire spectrum of information security and risk: the role of the CISO; security through the eyes of the business and the practitioner.

July 16 - 18 (Michigan): Internet User Experience Conference Michigan 2012

IUE 2012, the eighth annual conference brings you top industry speakers, practitioners, and authors to provide you with the most complete package of Internet user experience design training, case studies, and real-world examples ever assembled. We cover most aspects of web site design and strategy, including user experience design, graphics, branding, social media, content style, the migration to mobile, and enhancements that drive customers to your site.

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 16 - 21 (Austin): SciPy Austin 2012

SciPy 2012, the eleventh annual Scientific Computing with Python conference, will be held this July in Austin, Texas. SciPy is a community dedicated to the advancement of scientific computing through open source Python software for mathematics, science, and engineering. The annual SciPy Conference allows participants from both academic and commercial organizations to showcase their latest projects, learn from skilled users and developers, and collaborate on code development.

July 17 (Portland): OpenSocial State of The Union Portland 2012

While past State of the Union events have been structured as a “mini conference”, this year we've decided to take a different tact. The Foundation's primary goals are to enable our community in developing open standards and technology that advance the social Web and foster a vibrant, open ecosystem of social platforms and applications. This year's event will be a series of working sessions where we will focus on specific topics that, as a community, we need to address in the upcoming year. Each session will be moderated to keep us on track. The moderator will produce an “action plan” that we'll use to track our progress and measure our results.

July 17 - 18 (Sydney): Online Retailer Conference and e-Commerce Sydney 2012

Online Retailer Conference and E-commerce Expo is one of the world's largest e-commerce and digital marketing events for retailers. Providing hard-to-get content on all matters e-retailing, from understanding the competitive landscape and tapping e-commerce solutions to improving e-marketing programs and redesigning websites to improve sales, Online Retailer is a must-attend event for anyone interested or involved with online and multichannel retailing.

July 17 - 18 (Chicago): 8th Edition: Customer Experience Conference Chicago 2012

The 8th Edition Customer Experience Conference will be an industry focused event specific to Heads, Vice Presidents, Directors, Senior Managers from the Consumer Products, Retail, Travel & Leisure, Technology, Telecommunications, Healthcare and Energy Industries in Customer Experience, Customer Intelligence, Customer Journey, Customer Retention, Customer Insights, Brand Communications, Loyalty Marketing and Customer Relations Management.

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 18 (Chicago): CMO Strategy Summit Chicago 2012

The CMO Strategy Summit will be an exploration of the innovative and creative tactics that allow marketers to get the most out of their budgets. From case studies that dive deep into strategy and effectiveness, to the utilization of emerging technologies, CMO Strategy is an event designed to address the needs of marketers at every level.

July 19 (Basingstoke): Office 365 Seminar Basingstoke 2012

This seminar will give you an introduction to Microsoft's Cloud solution with Office 365. It is designed to ensure customers have the information they need to make their transition to the Cloud and get the most from Office 365's significant new capabilities.  Whether you’re a large enterprise, a government agency, or a small start-up, Office 365 introduces a variety of new packages designed to meet the unique IT needs of organisations of all sizes. We look forward to helping your organisation discover how Office 365 can reduce costs and provide greater value.

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 (Oregon): PhoneGap Day Oregon 2012

Part conference, part celebration, expect a fun and informative day packed with people who are using PhoneGap as part of their mobile app development. Meet the PhoneGap team and connect with other PhoneGap developers from IBM, Facebook, and many more. You’ll hear about the latest PhoneGap news and what’s coming next!

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 21 (San Francisco): Innovators of The Web Conference San Francisco 2012

CASCADE SF is throwing the first annual Innovators of the Web Conference and the lineup is stellar. Top talent in the industry will cover best practices of HTML5, CSS3, and Mobile Design, focusing on product design for an optimal user experience. Like all previous CASCADE SF events, attendees will leave with sparks, fresh perspectives and cutting-edge skills from highly engaging presentations.

July 22 - 24 (San Diego): Esri Business Summit San Diego 2012

The Esri Business Summit offers ideas and insight from some of the best minds in business. Learn how commercial organizations worldwide are using place-based decision making to support the corporate mission, grow profitability and manage change in a world of increasing business complexity. This valuable educational and networking forum will help you gain the knowledge and resources you need to seize opportunities and thrive in today’s competitive economy.

July 23 - 24 (Mountain View): Silicon Valley Innovation Summit Mountain View 2012

The 10th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit is a two day gathering of top executives, entrepreneurs, and venture capital investors operating in the “Global Silicon Valley.” Through a powerful combination of keynote presentations, panel debates and top company CEO showcases, attendees get an inside look at the cutting-edge technology, business and political trends creating the most exciting and profitable new opportunities in the world.

July 23 - 24 (New York): DevCon5 New York 2012

DevCon5 provides you with the information and tools you need to exploit the capabilities of revolutionary HTML5 technology. Learn from Adobe, Microsoft, and other top names, while networking with your colleagues and community. Sessions are hands on and demonstrate how to write code that makes the user’s screen come alive.

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 (Los Angeles): OMMA Data and Targeting Los Angeles 2012

Big data comes with big promises – to find new audiences, inform creative, drive media buying efficiencies, find core constituencies. But what has it done for us lately? We start OMMA Data and Targeting with a gut check of how these two concepts really are coming together to improve campaign effectiveness and efficiency. Our agency panel of buyers and planners talk out of cases, good and bad, to identify where and whether these intricate new layers of data, and which ones, are working. 

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 25 - 28 (Brazil): International Free Software Forum Brazil 2012

In 13 years, the International Free Software Forum - fisl has grown and matured as the most significant Free Software (and culture!) meeting in Latin America. Worldwide famous, fisl is the result of work, collaboration and involvement of thousands of people who believe in Free Software and in the strength of the community, both in Brazil and abroad. Join fisl, be it the first time or another one. Get involved, collaborate, teach and learn. Support the efforts of a community that believes in the power of sharing. Be aware of the new stuff in the website, which will be updated constantly, up to July.

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 27 - 28 (Washington): CapitalCamp Washington 2012

CapitalCamp is the DrupalCamp for Washington, DC! We bring together developers, designers, open gov advocates, IT managers and anyone else that wants to find out more about Drupal. Taking place at George Washington University in the Marvin center, CapitalCamp will feature panels on important technology trends within Drupal, and also address Drupal-related development, design, strategy, and business topics.

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.

July 30 - August 6 (San Francisco): SANS San Francisco 2012

SANS is bringing five IT security courses, two network and malware forensics courses, and two short, skills-based courses to the Bay Area for SANS San Francisco 2012, July 30-August 6. This includes some of the most advanced courses SANS offers such as Forensics 610 on Reverse-Engineering, Security 660 on Advanced Penetration Testing, and Security 710 on Advanced Exploit Writing! Enhance your skills by taking advantage of SANS security training loaded with practical tools and cutting-edge information. You'll see why SANS is the most trusted source in computer security training, certification, and research.

July 31 (New York): Social Curation Summit New York 2012

Social Curation Summit is the must-attend event for anyone focused on the proliferation of visual social networks and the diverse array of content curation services that have drawn the attention of users, investors and brands alike. Discover how brands and retailers across a wide range of business verticals can use curated stories, pictures, and videos to highlight creativity and innovation. Considering that social curation and visual commerce cuts across all age, gender and demographic boundaries, this is one event that you can't afford to miss!

July 31 - August 5 (Milwaukee): TypeCon2012: MKE SHIFT Milwaukee

This year’s incredible conference program has been coming together at a record pace and we’re eager to share it with you. Some of the brightest names in type and design will be sharing their knowledge and skills during TypeCon2012. Presentations and workshops will explore topics such as: the library of the future; Marshall McLuhan and design; vernacular lettering; identity development with students; Cherokee syllabary; typeface legibility; the changing world of font licensing and so much more.

August Events

August 1 (St. Louis): StampedeCon Missouri 2012

Big Data is everywhere. Healthcare, defense, biomedicine, social media, retail – these industries and many others are dealing with the data deluge. Much like a stampede, this data is coming at you from all sides. ///StampedeCon_2012 is an affordable national Big Data conference to be held in centrally-located St. Louis, MO on August 1, 2012. Whether you’re an expert or just getting started with Hadoop, Big Data or Data Science, ///StampedeCon_2012 will provide value through presentations.

August 1 - 3 (Minneapolis): SharePoint Information Architecture Training Minneapolis 2012

A three day SharePoint Information Architecture workshop lead by taxonomy, metadata and search expert, Seth Earley, CEO of Earley & Associates. Recognized as experts with 18 years of best practice development in content management and search optimization, this course teaches you the proven methodologies and techniques developed by Earley & Associates. You will gain fluency in consulting approaches for deriving user requirements, translating those into a vision of a solution and creating the information management components in SharePoint. The course is unique in the level of attention given to content type definition, taxonomy, and metadata.

August 3 - 4 (Pittsburgh): Steel City Ruby Conf Pittsburgh 2012

Steel City Ruby Conf is a single-track conference. That means everyone attending the conference has the same shared experience and there’s no need to worry about choosing between two awesome talks. Each talk is only 30 minutes with a 30 minute break in-between to allow for the all-important Hallway Track™. We believe the hallway track is just as important as the speaking track, so we devote an equal amount of time to each.

August 3 - 5 (Des Moines): Central Iowa 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.

August 6 - 8 (Washington DC): An Event Apart DC 2012

An Event Apart DC features 12 great speakers and sessions. Following the two-day conference comes an intense full-day workshop on Responsive Design led by Ethan Marcotte (author, Responsive Web Design, A Book Apart, 2011). 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.

August 6 - 10 (Redmond): Visual Studio Live! Redmond 2012

Visual Studio Live! Redmond is where developers, software architects and designers will connect for five days of unbiased and cutting-edge education on the Microsoft platform. With 60+ sessions lead by industry experts and Microsoft insiders, you will walk away from this event having expanded your .NET skills and the ability to build better applications. The best part? Visual Studio Live! is returning to Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, Washington for the third year running! Get on board “the mothership” to meet the experts and get an insider's look at life on Campus.

August 7 - 10 (Montreal): Balisage: The Markup Conference Montreal 2012

Balisage is an annual conference devoted to the theory and practice of descriptive markup and related technologies for structuring and managing information. The conference takes its name from the French term for ‘markup’, in a friendly gesture towards the city of Montréal, where for years people interested in markup have met each August for informed technical discussion, occasionally impassioned debate, good coffee, and the incomparable ambience of one of North America's greatest cities. (Despite the Francophone name, however, conference sessions, events, and publications are in English.)

August 8 (Santa Clara): Cassandra Summit Santa Clara 2012

In its third year, the Cassandra Summit is the premier global conference for the Apache Cassandra Community. This year's Summit will feature three tracks of break out sessions. Sessions will provide use cases and technical talks from the world's leading Cassandra experts and users. The event will also feature breakout rooms for smaller workshops and birds of a feather sessions. This year's Cassandra Summit will feature an all-day Meet the Experts salon, free for all attendees, where you can bring your toughest questions and work through them with a top Cassandra engineer.

August 12 - 14 (New York): Affiliate Summit East 2012

This three day conference includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors, and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

August 13 - 15 (Wisconsin): That Conference Wisconsin 2012

Spend 3 days, with 1000 of your fellow campers in 150 sessions geeking out on everything Mobile, Web and Cloud at a giant waterpark. thatConference is your “Summer Camp for Geeks”. Spend three days with a thousand of your fellow campers, geeking out on everything Cloud, Web and Mobile. Your camp counselors are the best survivalists in the industry, and will make sure you leave with the skills you need. With over 125 sessions to choose from, your head may overheat, so cool off in one of the many nearby pools. Unlike your usual technology conference, you will be camping at the best waterpark in the region. Not happy with all the content we crammed under the tent? Feel free to join our open spaces and tailor your conference experience.

August 13 - 15 (New York): CRM Evolution Conference & Exhibition New York 2012

Social CRM has matured and has helped bring CRM to new levels. Younger practitioners think that CRM includes the social channels and strategies for social customers as part of a multichannel effort—probably not quite in those terms, but you catch the drift. This means at a conference that vows to be in sync with what’s going on in the industry which it plays a significant role in, these operational aspects of CRM—the nitty gritty—have to be covered as well as the truly sexy stuff around social media, communities, and customer behavior among them.

August 13 - 17 (San Francisco): SES San Francisco 2012

Marketers and SEO professionals attend SES San Francisco each year to network and learn about topics such as PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimization, site optimization, usability and more. The conference offers 70+ sessions, intensive training workshops, and an expo floor packed with companies that can help you grow your business. While you're at it, network with peers and leading industry vendors.

August 13 - 17 (Dallas): Agile Dallas 2012

Come and network with the finest Agile experts, industry luminaries, thought leaders, innovating practitioners, successful experts and top authors. Immerse yourself, and your Agile teams in a world-class learning experience with unequalled access to the Agile community. In addition to sessions, you'll find casual collaboration and brainstorming is the norm, and our (in)famous Open Jam space is a 24hr a day hot bed for sharing and solving problems on the fly. Agile2012 offers multiple ‘stages’ to attract audiences with different interests. The stages within the program are proven to provide participants with a focused area of interest while offering attendees a wide choice of topics to choose from.

August 16 (Anaheim): Anaheim SharePoint Intelligence Conference 2012

The SharePoint Intelligence Conference sessions focus on Enterprise Content Management, Power Users, Workflow, Search, Development, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure and Administration. If your role requires you to work with Microsoft Partners then the SharePoint Intelligence Conference is the right event for you. The SharePoint Intelligence Conference hosts between 20-35 Microsoft Partners with skill sets that include deployment, licensing and additional software add-ons that allow you to get the most out of SharePoint on premise or in the cloud.

August 19 - 22 (Dallas): XChange Conference Dallas 2012

Our agenda thoughtfully coordinates demonstration of new products, services, and solutions, insight from leading industry speakers, and unique networking opportunities to help our attendees make the most of their experience.  We also make time for recreation and celebration, presenting awards to some of the shining stars in our industry. XChange is our largest event of the year bringing together more than 250 solution provider attendees from the US and Canada.

August 19 - 22 (Nevada): Mobile Insider Summit Nevada 2012

Join the best minds in mobile for the renowned, three-day Mobile Insider Summit at Lake Tahoe this August. Join the mobile leaders from the top brands and marketers and top executives from the mobile industry as they share best practices and experiences in a think-tank environment. Come explore where mobile is headed and see case-studies on what works and what doesn't.

August 20 - 23 (San Diego): Gartner Catalyst Conference San Diego 2012

At Catalyst Conference 2012, you will interact with analysts, vendors and your peers in moderated discussions, workshops and private consultations – and leave with a new understanding of the industry's most important ideas, issues and technologies. As business expectations grow and IT choices proliferate, technology professionals need a single, trusted source of insight and advice to help inform strategic initiatives, solve tactical issues and guide crucial investment decisions. Solution? Gartner Catalyst Conference, renowned for its attendee-driven agenda, high-profile speakers and fiercely independent point of view—all designed with up-to-the minute IT relevance in mind.

August 20 - 24 (Munich): DrupalCon Munich 2012

DrupalCon is a world-class conference with a worldwide audience. If you or your organization actively use Drupal, or even if you never have but want to learn, DrupalCon is your chance to engage the community, learn from others, and share your experiences. DrupalCon Munich is a conference that will address open standards which allow separate independent systems to communicate with each other. At the same time, the conference will also emphasize the human impact of using open data.

August 21 - 22 (Denver): Social Media Strategies Summit Denver 2012

Whether your organization is just starting out or in the forefront of social media, Social Media Strategies Conference will take your social strategy to the next level. Through hands-on workshops, case studies and keynotes, our Denver conference will provide attendees with emerging strategies, tactics and the top do’s and don’ts of social media marketing. Unlike traditional conferences, Social Media Strategies Conference reveals the many secrets behind building, managing and growing successful social media platforms and strategies.

August 21 - 24 (San Francisco): UX Week San Francisco 2012

UX Week is the premier user experience design conference. Design professionals from all over the world gather for four days of community, inspiration and skills building. Adaptive Path's UX Week is the premier user experience conference. With a mix of inspiring talks from recognized thought leaders and hands-on workshops delivering takeaway skills, this event delivers for user experience professionals at all levels — directors, managers, and practitioners. Join us as we celebrate 10 years of UX Week. It just keeps getting better and better!

August 22 - 23 (Sydney): Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit Sydney 2012

The Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit provides you with a forum to meet your peers, Gartner analysts and service providers to discuss your hottest topics including cloud computing, SOA, governance, modernization, agile, event processing and more. Over two days, the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit provides a forum to meet your peers, Gartner analysts and service providers to discuss your hottest topics including cloud computing, SOA, governance, modernization, agile and more.

August 22 - 23 (Sao Paolo): Cloud Computing World Forum Latin America 2012

Cloud Computing has become a truly mainstream form of IT delivery in the last few years, but with the evolution of the industry moving at lightning-fast pace, it’s important for businesses and organisations of all sizes to be given a clear picture of how this form of technology can improve and develop their use of IT – both in the workplace and on the move.

August 22 - 24 (Vancouver): GROW Conference Vancouver 2012

GROW is a technology conference that brings together leading entrepreneurs, thinkers, influencers and investors from Silicon Valley and Canada to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship. The social web has changed consumer expectations and empowered them with real-time information and a digital soapbox. To stay competitive, companies must create a culture of respect and openness, build a strong brand, and emotionally engage their community.

August 22 - 25 (Nevada): Social Media Insider Summit Nevada 2012

Attendees will hear case studies from leading brands who have been able to turn social media campaigns into results, the real opportunities in social shopping and why it might be worthwhile to build a brand page on Google+. There will also be sessions on the trend toward products that have social media built into their DNA, what a panel of consumers think about mobile use of social, and how brands have used a variety of social platforms – from Tumblr to LinkedIn – to build social marketing success.

August 23 (London): Office 365 Seminar London 2012

This seminar will give you an introduction to Microsoft's Cloud solution with Office 365. It is designed to ensure customers have the information they need to make their transition to the Cloud and get the most from Office 365's significant new capabilities. Whether you’re a large enterprise, a government agency, or a small start-up, Office 365 introduces a variety of new packages designed to meet the unique IT needs of organisations of all sizes. We look forward to helping your organisation discover how Office 365 can reduce costs and provide greater value.

August 23 (Chicago): CIOsynergy Chicago 2012

Over 100 IT leaders will join us on Aug 23, 2012 in Chicago; these IT leaders represent both the fortune and vast mid-market enterprise community within the Chicago metro area. An afternoon of unparalleled networking in an ultimate learning environment with the CIOs of Chicago’s enterprise arena.

August 27 - 30 (Orlando): B2B Summit Orlando 2012

At B2B Summit 2012, you’ll go beyond hearing great B2B marketing ideas to programming session with activities, working planning sessions and step-by-step case studies. Over the course of four days we’ll help you analyze your current B2B strategy, and expand your knowledge and expertise, teaching you how to optimize your marketing funnel with a systematic process for implementing proven strategies. We have every marketer covered, from foundation-level sessions to advanced practices workshops, all designed to help you get ahead – and stay ahead – of your competition.

August 28 - 30 (Toronto): SharePoint Information Architecture Training Toronto 2012

A three day SharePoint Information Architecture workshop lead by taxonomy, metadata and search expert, Seth Earley, CEO of Earley & Associates. Recognized as experts with 18 years of best practice development in content management and search optimization, this course teaches you the proven methodologies and techniques developed by Earley & Associates. You will gain fluency in consulting approaches for deriving user requirements, translating those into a vision of a solution and creating the information management components in SharePoint. The course is unique in the level of attention given to content type definition, taxonomy, and metadata.

August 29 - 31 (San Diego): CloudOpen San Diego 2012

CloudOpen is a conference celebrating and exploring the open source projects, technologies and companies who make up the cloud. It’s built on a belief that open works: for users, for industry and for technology. CloudOpen brings together the open source projects, products and companies that are driving the cloud and big data ecosystems today, along with best practices from the world of traditional open source. This conference is about the future of computing and how users should ensure that their cloud solutions — technologies, data, and APIs — are truly open.

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