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 also view the full calendar here.)
Webinar: Unifying Around the Customer Experience —Generating Customer Loyalty
Join OpenText and Forrester Research for this August 13th webinar. Explore how delivering compelling experiences and consistent messaging contributes to customer loyalty.
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August 7 (Online): Webinar: Preparing for the Future of Mobile eCommerce
Preparing for the Future of Mobile eCommerce - Understand 4 Key Technologies Shaping the Mobile eCommerce Landscape. The mobile landscape is evolving faster than any other channel, with consumer behavior and technology setting the pace of change. While this offers huge opportunity it also presents perils in equal measure.
August 7 - 8 (San Francisco): Social Business Open Standards Workshop San Francisco 2013
The W3C and OpenSocial Foundation will be conducting a Workshop on Social Standards: The Future of Business on August 7-8, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. The event, sponsored by IBM and hosted by AppFusions, is designed to bring together social business and platform technology development experts to discuss new strategies for standardizing technologies in support of the burgeoning adoption of social business tools. The workshop will be at Casa de la Vista on Treasure Island.
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 14 (Online): CMSWire's August Tweet Jam: The Evolution of SharePoint #EIMChat
Whether you love it or hate it, can't live with it or without it, SharePoint is here to stay. Be sure to join us for our August Tweet Jam as we discuss the evolution of SharePoint — where it started, where it is now and where it's going.
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 18 - 20 (Washington): XChange Washington 2013
Today’s solution provider is at the center of one of the most transformative periods in IT. Buyers are changing, business models are transforming and everyone is rethinking IT. The future of traditional IT is even in jeopardy. It’s all being driven by the unstoppable forces ignited by cloud, mobility and social. They are creating myriad opportunities but also painful gaps that must be bridged for business and technology leaders to succeed in today’s market. Closing the chasm requires a new approach that integrates technology, optimizes processes, embraces next-gen decision makers and transforms business.
August 19 - 20 (San Francisco): Cooper U's Visual Interface Design San Francisco 2013
Although the right features and behavior are essential to successful product design, the way they are presented can be just as important. The application of type, color, icons, and other aspects of visual design are critical to product or website usability. Visual design choices are also critical to connecting emotionally with your customers (and to selling more products). Visual interface design combines detailed interaction design, screen layout, and branding to ensure a well-conceived, well-behaved product is also a usable and desirable one.
August 19 - 22 (Boston): INBOUND13 Boston
INBOUND13 conference is a must-attend event for marketers worldwide to experience the inbound marketing movement by learning, watching, using, talking, and networking for four whole days in the heart of Boston’s emerging tech scene. INBOUND 2013 brings you 100+ sessions from keynotes to product demos and the opportunity to get certified in inbound marketing. Did we mention the parties and live concert, INBOUND Rocks? Sound like your kind of conference? We thought so.
August 20 - 21 (Beijing): Velocity China 2013
If you're tasked with building and maintaining fast, scalable web sites, we know you have a mission: pages need to load quickly, infrastructure has to scale efficiently, and sites and services must be reliable. In addition, organizations needs to understand the business value of this mission and be on board with it. All this, without burning out teams or breaking the budget.
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