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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November Events

November 14 - 15 (San Francisco): Cooper U Design Communication and Collaboration San Francisco 2012

This valuable, 2-day training explores a comprehensive array of techniques for leading and facilitating the design process. It reveals Cooper's best practices for helping siloed teams work together effectively, facilitating a design process that balances innovation with feasibility, and how communication can help your team avoid common pitfalls in the design process. After all, creating viable, feasible, and desirable design, requires interaction across all disciplines - and teams and leadership that understand that.

November 14 - 15 (San Jose): Alfresco DevCon Americas 2012

Here's your chance to take your Alfresco skills to the next level, learn what's new and network with other community members at our annual developer conference. You can expect two packed days of Alfresco technical sessions delivered by some of the key engineers and visionaries behind our technology. This year, DevCon is packing 50 presentations – with keynotes from John Newton our CTO, John Powell our CEO and Simone Brunozzi, the leading cloud evangelist from Amazon Web Services.

November 14 - 15 (New York): Content & Communications World New York 2012

At CCW you stand at the crossroads of creativity and technology. Thousands of attendees and exhibitors alike participate in the ever-changing conversation surrounding content creation, management and distribution/delivery. You will interact not only with the latest products and technology, but with peers who share your passion for your craft. Collaborate with game-changers who will deliver insight and information on emerging technologies from across the globe.

November 14 - 15 (Los Angeles): Forrester's Customer Experience Forum West Los Angeles 2012

At this Event, we'll confront a new imperative: creating and nurturing a system of interdependent, self-reinforcing practices that align internal employees and external partners — and the processes, policies, and technology that enable them to do their jobs — around customers. This is not just the same old “focus on the customer” message. It requires a new way to manage companies, looking deep into every process and incentive to see whether it supports the overall goal: to deliver a great customer experience.

November 16 (Sydney): Kentico Partner Conference Sydney 2012

Come to Sydney to enjoy a day of networking, sharing experiences & ideas, and learning valuable skills that you can apply to your daily work. The one-day event will be packed with all we can fit in it and we have so much to share with you - most importantly the latest version of Kentico CMS which brings tons of new features and enhancements – there is little doubt that this is the event that cannot be missed.

November 19 - 20 (Singapore): International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology Singapore 2012

Innovation is expensive. Change takes time, effort and commitment. The conference is designed to spark discussion among creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, policy makers, curriculum developers, entrepreneurs, and others in Computer Science Education. Many individuals are transforming learning environments in local as well as more global ways. This conference offers an opportunity to meet and discuss their ideas, findings, and next steps.

November 19 - 20 (Singapore): International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications Singapore 2012

Software engineering is concerned with the development and evolution of large and complex software-intensive systems. It covers theories, methods and tools for the specification, architecture, design, testing, and maintenance of software systems. The Annual International Conference on Software Engineering & Applications provides opportunities for academics, researchers, experienced professionals and business people to share their research interests in the area of Software Engineering with the world.

November 20 - 21 (London): Mobile Marketing Strategies London 2012

At Internet World’s second annual conference focussed on mobile marketing strategies, you will hear how brands from across a number of different industries are leveraging this unique and multi-faceted channel to drive customer engagement and optimise revenue. You will find out about new and emerging technologies and the impact that these will have on the strategies that you have in place, gain the know-how needed to develop an effective business plan around mobile marketing and hear cutting-edge case studies from experts who have savoured the success of using this marketing channel effectively.

November 20 - 21 (Amsterdam): SharePoint Connections Amsterdam 2012

This event will be taking place just a week after the major SharePoint 2013 launch in the USA, so come along and meet with some of the best-selling information technology authors and Microsoft MVP’s who will talk about the new upgrade as well as helping you to get the most out of your current system. There will be over 36 sessions to choose from and you can learn all you need to know about SharePoint and where Microsoft are looking to take it in the future.

November 26 - 27 (Kuala Lumpur): Demand Forecasting Masterclass Kuala Lumpur 2012

This two-day interactive course is designed to give a broad overview of Demand Forecasting processes and techniques, and to describe how the function fits within the organization. It will highlight the benefi ts to expect from improved forecast quality and critical behaviours which make forecasting successful in time. Delegates are welcome to bring their laptops with their own data sets as they will have the opportunity to tackle numbers and play roles in a forecast review session. Discussion between attendees is also expected to fuel experience exchange during the course.

November 26 - 27 (Mumbai): Advanced Analytics & Big Data Forum Mumbai 2012

The Big Data & Advanced Analytics Innovation Summit brings together the leaders and innovators from the industry for an event acclaimed for its interactive format; combining keynote presentations, interactive breakout sessions and open discussion. With a vast amount of data now available, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of dissecting and making sense of this information to enhance company performance and achieve more effective CRM. With senior leadership now more aware of the need for investment in big data & analytics practices, data scientists play a key role in policy formation.

November 26 - 28 (Singapore): SES Singapore 2012

SES brings its world renowned learning experience and thought leaders in the search engine marketing field back to Singapore. More than 50 speakers from a cross-section of well-respected industry organisations will discuss the latest market dynamics and trends, best practices, technology and innovation. SES Singapore 2012 will be packed with sessions covering PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimisation and usability, plus networking events, parties and more.

November 26 - 30 (Atlanta): SharePoint 2010 Administration Core Technologies Training Atlanta 2012

This course is designed for the IT professional who has been tasked with setting up, managing and maintaining Microsoft’s SharePoint Server 2010 platform. During this 5 day instructor led course you will learn how to install SharePoint Server, create and manage Web applications and site collections as well as understand their place and purpose within the SharePoint platform. You will also learn about the new implementation of service applications and gain an understanding of the document management features provided by this newest edition of SharePoint Server.

November 27 (Reading): SharePoint 2013 Seminar UK 2012

These seminars are the first public events covering SharePoint 2013. They will be presented by the BrightStarr employees who have been involved in Microsoft’s SharePoint 2013 Technical Adoption Program (TAP); providing valuable feedback to Microsoft on the development of SharePoint 2013 since February 2012, and benefit from guest speakers from the Microsoft SharePoint 2013 team. If you want to find out what is new with SharePoint 2013 and how your organisation can benefit from its enhanced features, ensure to reserve a space today.

November 27 - 28 (London): Sustainable Brands London Conference 2012

The Sustainable Brands Conference is the preeminent international event for executives looking to understand the unfolding market drivers and leading-edge strategies, tactics and tools for building business and brand value by innovating to provide shared economic, environmental and social benefits. SB London is set to facilitate face-to-face connections for the first time outside of the US, bringing the forum and debate to the UK and Europe. Join us as the sustainability, brand strategy and innovation communities convene to explore The Power of “And.” Learn why and how to participate now in the sustainability uprising by revolutionising your brand in response to a rapidly changing economic landscape.

November 27 - 28 (London): Predictive Analytics World London 2012

PAW focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how FT 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modelling, and the business impact it delivers. Join PAW and access the best keynotes, sessions, workshop, exposition, expert panel, networking coffee breaks, reception, brand-name enterprise leaders, and industry heavyweights in the business.

November 27 - 29 (Boston): Gilbane Conference Boston 2012

Designed for anyone responsible for content, marketing, business, or technical aspects of public facing websites, including, sales & marketing, digital marketing, brand managers, business unitls with P&L, Web strategists, IT, Web managers, business managers, digital media, e-commerce managers, content managers & strategists. Our conference is organized into 4 tracks so whether you are in marketing, IT, a business unit, or an internal function, you will be able to plan a customized agenda to get the information you need for success.

November 27 - 29 (Las Vegas): AWS re: Invent Las Vegas 2012

Save the date for Amazon Web Services first global customer and partner conference, AWS re: Invent 2012. Choose from 100+ sessions, including hands-on workshops, technical strategy sessions for executives, and deep technical content covering everything from architecture to operations. Compete in the AWS hackathon and all-day Coding Challenge to win credits and other prizes. Get your questions answered by AWS engineers and architects at Office Hours.

November 28 (Online): Tweet Jam: Socializing Customer Relationship Management #CXMChat

Join us on Wednesday, November 28 at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST / 1700 GMT for our monthly Tweet Jam. We welcome the broader CMSWire community to participate, as we spend an hour discussing how social media support not only digital marketing, but the entire customer lifecycle. How have new technologies (like social media) changed the way we support customers? How are companies retaining customers after the first purchase? Are organizations focusing enough on retention? How do the strategies and use of social media and other tools differ? These are just some of the topics we will address.

November 28 (London): Social Media Results For PR & Comms Conference London 2012

This is THE social media conference for brands, inhouse PR and comms professionals and corporates alike. Don't waste your time with “gurus” and consultants! Instead, join us at this one-day, content-led conference developed specifically around the burning issues which PR and comms professionals face on a daily basis. With a brand-led speaker line up and an 80% brand-led audience (based on past events), you can be confident that your time will not be wasted. Learn from those who are actually doing it and take away practical advice and winning strategies to drive your social media to the next level and ultimately, to maximise real return on engagement.

November 29 - 30 (Melbourne): YOW! Australia Software Developer Conference Melbourne 2012

The annual YOW! December Conferences, Workshops brings international software experts to Brisbane, Melbourne, and this year a new one day conference in Sydney. YOW! has been rated Australia's top tech event by attendees and a top global tech conference by our speakers. Organized by Developers for Developers no other event provides the technical breadth and depth with 39 invited talks in 3 tracks plus 10 invited full-day workshops. The conferences provide fast paced, in depth coverage of emerging technology, tools and practices. Workshops provide full day small group professional development.

December Events

December 1 - 4 (Amsterdam): Kings of Code Amsterdam 2012

This year we're expanding Kings of Code into a full-blown developers festival. Enjoy a Hack Battle, the Conference and a Workshop day in the heart of Amsterdam. One day, two tracks, 16 leading and international speakers on topics like frontend, backend and mobile development. This year's Conference, in the center of Amsterdam, will bring together 400 developers from all over the world to enjoy talks and keynotes on the latest trends in development.

December 2 - 4 (Honolulu): In Control Honolulu 2012

Spend two content-rich days with some of the most forward-thinking Designers and Developer building today’s Web. Limited enrollment and longer sessions allow for more meaningful interaction with our expert speakers and fellow attendees. Join us to expand your skill set and use updated techniques to refine your Web design craft.

December 3 - 6 (Sydney): Cooper U Interaction Design Training Sydney 2012

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. Here’s a taste of what you’ll learn: how to conduct user research; translate research into personas, goals, and scenarios; develop and prioritize requirements based on user and business goals; turn requirements into a concrete product concept. This course also serves as the foundation for the rest of our Cooper U curriculum.