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December Events

December 12 (New York): Big Analytics New York

The Big Analytics 2012 Roadshow will be taking place Wednesday, December 12th in New York City. Learn how the convergence of data science, digital marketing, Hadoop, data warehousing, SQL-H, and in-database analytics go beyond the “big data” hype to practical applications that drive business innovation.

December 12 (San Francisco): UP 2012 Cloud Computing Conference

One of the biggest and oldest cloud events with world class lineup of speakers. Join people like you - beginners, intermediate and advanced level to get solutions that can be applied today and tomorrow. Gain access to exclusive cutting edge cloud computing thought leadership. UP'12 provides global / multinational end-users, as well as public / private sector executives access to exclusive content, from Cloud experts who are driving the future of Cloud Computing.

December 12 - 13 (New York): Corporate Communication Management Conference

To meet the challenge of a changing business landscape, new corporate communication strategies is required to shape attitudes and beliefs of your internal and external audience. The Conference Board and the NYU Public Relations and Corporate Communication School for Continuing and Professional Studies is pleased to collaborate and present to you the latest trends and issues in corporate communication management.

December 13 - 14 (New York): Social Media Risk Management

IQPC’s Social Media Risk Management conference will enable you to learn practical advice and information on implementing a comprehensive social media strategy, with policies tailored to the requirements and culture of your business. By attending this in-depth 2-day program, you will gain insights into how other companies are handling social media, see where you are ahead of the curve, and the areas where you lag behind.

December 14 (Hyderabad): Virtue Insight Cloud Computing Summit

6th Cloud Computing Summit 2012 is the place to meet all the key decision makers across the entire cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government agencies, service providers, system integrators and vendors. This summit will provide great networking opportunities with industry leaders, presenting you with the opportunity to meet and do business with like-minded individuals.

December 17 - 21 (Washington DC): SharePoint 2010 Advanced Administration Training Washington DC 2012

SharePoint 2010 Advanced Administrator is an advanced 5 day class delivered using our own Advanced Workshop content written and developed by Steve Smith – SharePoint MVP of Combined Knowledge. This five-day, instructor-guided workshop will prepare the experienced SharePoint Administrator for configuring and deploying advanced services, configurations and features through a series of hands-on exercises with limited guidance to build a complex and functional SharePoint infrastructure.

December 22 (New Delhi): Cyber Times International Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology & Management

The conference intends to provide a platform, to offer an innovative view of Technology, Management thinking, Realistic Research Studies and various Management Practices in the Indian and Global perspective. It aims at bringing Research Scholars, Academicians, Practicing Managers, and Students at a point where it seeks to address issues, interests, and findings from research work and exploration of original ideas concerning various Technical and Management aspects. This conference will provide a global platform where the industry experts will get together and share their experience and their new & upcoming developments.

January Events

January 6 (Jerusalem): SMX Israel 2013

SMX Israel is the premier networking event designed for SEOs, SEMs, SMOs and affiliate marketers to exchange ideas, influence the industry and build their networks. Get a full day of sessions, keynotes, networking activities, and snacks in the historic city of Jerusalem.

January 6 - 8 (Las Vegas): New Media Expo (NMX)

New Media Expo attracts content creators from across the globe, and it's also the epicenter of leading ideas in social business with the collocated BusinessNext Social conference! These concurrent events combine to produce a who’s-who line up of content creators, global influencers, niche experts and business icons dedicated to educating you with the latest knowledge, technology and techniques for online success.

January 7 - 9 (Anaheim): Empower 2013: Laserfiche Institute Conference

More than a typical user conference, Empower 2013 is the premier educational event for Laserfiche customers, partners and IT professionals. From introductory, intermediate and advanced product and technical tracks to user success stories and interactive demos, we’ve got the people, tools and knowledge you need to position your organization for even greater success!

January 7 - 14 (Anaheim): SANS Virtualization & Cloud Summit Anaheim 2013

Many security teams are finding that cloud service providers do not have comparable security controls in place or that the providers aren't able or willing to share audit data with them. Contract requirements may not be taking security and compliance into account either, and there are a lot of risk management questions going unanswered. At the SANS Cloud/Virtualization Security Summit, you can get some of those questions answered, in many cases directly from customers who have worked to solve the problems already.

January 7 - 14 (Anaheim): SANS Mobile Device Security Summit Anaheim 2013

Mobile device security experts and practitioners will discuss the best approaches to this new and evolving challenge. Organizations who have developed successful mobile device security programs will share how they developed and gained management support for their plans.

January 8 - 11 (Orlando): TAP! Orlando 2013

TAP! is a cutting-edge training conference pushing new limits in digital content creation, publishing, marketing and monetizing. The who’s who in this new emerging space will share case studies and technical how-to sessions that will help you bring your digital publishing project to life. TAP! is designed for creatives and management alike – sessions cover both practical tools and techniques as well as strategy and vision.

January 8 - 11 (Sandusky): CodeMash Ohio 2013

CodeMash is a unique event that will educate developers on current practices, methodologies, and technology trends in a variety of platforms and development languages such as Java, .Net, Ruby, Python and PHP.

January 14 - 16 (Amsterdam): 8th International Digital Curation Conference Amsterdam 2013

IDCC brings together those who create and manage data and information, those who use it and those who research and teach about curation processes. Our view of ‘data’ is a broad one – video games and virtual worlds are of just as much interest as data from laboratory instruments or field observation. Whether the information originates in the arts, humanities, social or experimental sciences the issues faced are cross-disciplinary.

January 15 - 17 (Washington): Microsoft Patterns & Practices Symposium

The Microsoft patterns & practices Symposium is the event for software developers and architects. It's a venue to have engaging and meaningful discussions with the people creating technologies and guidance at Microsoft.

January 15 - 18 (San Francisco): Cooper U Interaction Design Training San Francisco 2013

Learn about Personas and Goal-Directed design from the people who invented them! Our practicum is an intensive, hands-on workshop led by senior Cooper staff. First, we'll show you how to practice Goal-Directed Design in more depth than you'll find anywhere else, then you and a small group of professionals from around the world will put it into practice to design an example product. This course also serves as the foundation for the rest of our Cooper U curriculum.

January 16 - 17 (Copenhagen): Warm Crocodile Developer Conference Copenhagen 2013

Say hello to a new and exiting developer conference in Copenhagen, the Wonderful Copenhagen, here you will experience a conference stretching over 2 days, with a lot of great content, presentatioens from extremely cool and gifted people, here you can build or re-build your network, experience and watch a list of great demo's as well as see some cool stuffed animals.

January 16 - 18 (Las Vegas): Social Media Conference

The Las Vegas conference covers the enterprise social media. The presentations will be focused on topics concerning better management of an online personals site, improving profitability, increasing traffic and improving conversion rates. Each presenter will be both objective and neutral.

January 16 - 18 (Anaheim): SharePoint Information Architecture Training Anaheim 2013

This 3-day hands-on course provides a practical introduction to key information architecture concepts and delivers the knowledge needed to apply these concepts to your most pressing information problems. The course is unique in the level of attention given to content type definition, taxonomy, and metadata.

January 17 - 18 (Lille): Take Off Conference France 2013

Our event is an English-speaking conference for passionate web developers about trending topics for the upcoming year. From server side to pure front end and design, from new languages, web frameworks to development techniques or typographic tricks, Take Off is a conference for passionate web developers and designers about trending topics for the upcoming year.

January 19 (Mountain View): The Intersection California 2013

The Intersection is a one-day gathering of innovative thinkers, designed to stir your creative imagination, vision and action-planning strategies. We bring leading innovators from a number of fields to share their thoughts about up-and-coming trends in personal, team and organizational creativity, as well as social impact. Uncover new ideas, tools and “intersections” that can be applied to your personal or professional life and help inspire social change.

January 19 (Atlanta): B2BCamp Atlanta 2013

B2BCamp is a user organized gathering focused on B2B Sales and Marketing topics. B2BCamp is one of many “unconferences” held throughout the world. Although similar to traditional industry conferences, at B2BCamp there are no “attendees” because everyone participates in some manner. Some participants will present while others will lead a roundtable discussion.

January 20 (New York): JUMP New York 2013

Join 40 international experts and 750 of the brightest senior online and offline marketers in the business for a one-day conference dedicated to affecting the change that will bring more intelligent, more effective and more joined up marketing. JUMP will focus on how we can make our marketing more effective by having a joined up approach.

January 21 - 23 (San Francisco): Renaissance San Francisco 2013

App makers are more than programmers. App makers are people who turn ideas into apps that ship and make a difference in the world. Renaissance brings together experts in a variety of important topics for three days of sharing, learning, and connecting. Join us and get the knowledge and connections that you need to go further than you've ever gone before.

January 21 - February 3 (Orlando): Adobe Bootcamp Florida 2013

Adobe Bootcamp is an all-inclusive event designed to provide the most cutting edge certified training courses, as well as certification exams* – all in one location at one time! Get trained at all levels of Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash, Captivate, Premiere Pro, After Effects, ActionScript, Audition, and (X)HTML.

January 23 - 25 (Orlando): Business Analytics Strategy Summit Orlando 2013

Join us to take part in the most case-study oriented business analytics program available on the market and take away new insight and information on successfully implementing an organization-wide business analytics program and vision.

January 23 - 25 (San Diego): Digital Velocity San Diego 2013

Digital Velocity provides digital marketers with valuable resources and education on how to use tag management to increase the speed and effectiveness of their online marketing operations. Learn from the Best, from industry luminaries to customer experts, we’ve lined up a who’s who of digital marketing talent to provide insight into the latest trends and opportunities in tag management. Add a hands-on training and certification program, and this is one conference not to miss.

January 24 (Helsinki): FINHTML5 Helsinki 2013

FINHTML5 lights up January with an event experience shaping the future of digital services. Welcome to a premier day of learning and networking with a mix of visionaries, tech leaders, designers and hard-core hackers!

January 27 - 31 (Orlando): IBM Connect 2013

Familiar, yet with a whole new twist. We're connecting the long-standing Lotusphere and last year's Connect conferences — and making them one. IBM Connect combines the deep technical content that you've loved for 20 years with the learning you need to accelerate your move beyond social media to drive real business value with social and collaborative technologies.

January 27 - 31 (Toronto): Interaction13 Toronto 2013

Join us at Interaction13 to partake in four days of innovation with impact! We will explore how we can continue to evolve our craft and enhance our social collaborations to drive the best innovations that will have a lasting impact on the world! As we reflect on 10 years of IxDA and how this organization has helped us shape our design profession, the question at hand is how we can enhance and redefine our role as designers?

January 28 - 31 (Santa Clara): DesignCon Santa Clara 2013

The community relies on DesignCon to find out what the latest technologies and developments are in the industry. It is the largest meeting of board designers, and is the ONLY event to address chip design engineers' chip/system/package challenges. This represents a unique opportunity to EDA tool providers. Created by engineers for engineers, DesignCon offers inspiration at its finest. Join your fellow Chipheads for four days of intensive technical learning and networking.

January 28 - February 1 (London): Cisco Live London 2013

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

January 28 - February 2 (Canberra): linux.conf.au Canberra 2013

linux.conf.au is one of the foremost open source conferences in the world, and is considered the most prestigious in the southern hemisphere. Every year open source geeks from across the globe gather in Australia to meet their fellow technologists, share the latest ideas and innovations, and spend a week collaborating on free, open source software projects.

January 29 - 31 (San Diego): Green Data Center Conference San Diego 2013

GDCON is a comprehensive educational experience for data center professionals looking to optimize their facility through increased energy efficiency and innovative data center design trends. Industry experts, interactive workshops and case study presentations will be used to demonstrate the cost saving benefits of “greening” your facility.

January 29 - 31 (London): DCM Europe 2013

This year we’re planning to invigorate the programme with new topics, new speakers and new platforms including our brand new DCM² Talks. DCM Europe is the only event in Europe dedicated to providing you with the technologies and insights you need to build a commercial and monetisable digital strategy.

January 29 - 31 (San Francisco): Social Recruiting Strategies Conference San Francisco 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 (Social Recruiting Strategies Conference) 2013 - San Francisco - will offer best practices and lessons learned from industry leaders, recruiting gurus, leading brands and case studies of leading organizations – including Fildelity Investments, UPS, Groupon, Marriott Hotels, NPR and Sodexo.

January 29 - 31 (San Francisco): Mobile+Web DevCon San Francisco 2013

Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) is excited to host Mobile+Web DevCon 2013, now in its second installment, in San Francisco. 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.

January 30 - 31 (Las Vegas): Business Analytics Innovation Summit Las Vegas 2013

The Business Analytics Innovation Summit brings the leaders and innovators from the industry together for a summit acclaimed for its insight into business intelligence and analytics. Rest assured, all of the burning issues surrounding analytics & BI will be dealt with in no holds barred discussions at this groundbreaking conference.

January 30 - 31 (Las Vegas): Big Data Innovation Summit Las Vegas 2013

Big Data Innovation will help your business understand & utilize data-driven strategies and discover what disciplines will change because of the advent of data. With a vast amount of data now available, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of storage, management, analysis, visualization, security and disruptive tools & technologies.

January 30 - February 1 (Miami): Digiday Exchange Summit Florida 2013

Digiday’s conferences are editorially programmed to provide honest dialogue about important issues facing digital media — with a specific focus on brands, advertisers and agencies. Digiday welcomes speaker submissions for those willing to take a stand on important, and sometimes controversial, topics.

January 30 - February 1 (San Francisco): Ensighten Agility 2013

This annual event gathers the global Ensighten community to learn, network and have fun. If you use, administer or recommend Ensighten — or you're considering an investment in tag management — Agility2013 is the best venue to learn about upcoming products and capabilities, discover best practices, hear industry and customer perspective on digital marketing and meet Ensighten partners who can assist your organization. It also offers wall-to-wall networking and the chance to talk with the ninjas who build, implement, and support our incredible products.

January 31 (Sydney): Real Life User Experience Workshop Sydney 2013

With adequate time and resources most people can create a good User Experience (UX) for their users. But in real life you never have enough of either. In this highly interactive workshop participants will learn key UX design principles and how to apply them in real life situations. This workshop is presented in two distinct parts. First, participants will learn about layout, interaction design and key UX principles.