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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December Events

December 5 - 6 (Washington D.C.): Technology Conference and Expo 2012

The 2012 Technology Conference & Expo promises to deliver cutting edge content on all the technology challenges facing your association today. Explore how to improve technology integration and effectiveness through exciting education formats including sound-byte learning and Ignite. With so much high-level content, there promises to be exceptional learning opportunities for CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CXOs, other technology staff, and even marketing, membership and professional development staff.

December 5 - 6 (Las Vegas): SMX Social Media Marketing Las Vegas 2012

Whether you’re managing communities or buying social media advertising, SMX Social Media Marketing is your conference. You’ll be inspired by experts, meet others with your challenges, and leave confident you’ll excel in this fast-paced environment. SMX Social Media Marketing is a two-day, tactic-rich conference that covers all key issues for getting the most out of social marketing, whether you’re tasked with driving organic traffic, managing paid campaigns, or stewarding your company’s brand with online reputation management and customer service.

December 5 - 8 (Utah): Search Insider Summit Park City 2012

The winter Summit will take place in the country's most beautiful and renowned skiing resort, Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, at the opening week of the ski season. Whether you are a hardcore skier or not, you will enjoy the fresh air, the stunning views, the hot chocolate by the cozy fire pit, the lavishing parties, the abundant options of adventurous, relaxing or exhilarating activities, and most importantly, the knowledgable industry professionals and great companies you'll have the pleasure doing business with in the year(s) to come.

December 6 (Washington DC): IT Roadmap Conference & Expo Washington DC 2012

IT Roadmap 2012 Washington, D.C. is the place to go to get the insight you need to chart a course for IT and business success. And it’s new in every way that counts. Our redesigned conference agenda lets you steer your learning in the direction you choose. It’s where IT leaders from all over the DC. area are heading to get actionable information on today’s technology trends. And it’s where you need to be.

December 6 (London): Intranet Fundamentals Seminar London 2012

Are you considering a new intranet or in the beginning stages of implementing one? Don’t miss out on this free seminar which will take you through some of the fundamental issues you will be facing. We will be joined by an Interact Intranet customer who will take you on an exclusive tour of their intranet, giving you the rare opportunity to see how their site is developed and managed.

December 6 (Tel Aviv): CouchConf Israel 2012

This one-day event is for anyone who wants to take a deeper dive into Couchbase NoSQL technology, learn where it’s headed and build really cool stuff. Join us for a day to find out what’s new with Couchbase and learn more about harnessing this powerful technology for your web and mobile applications.

December 6 (New York): Cloud World Forum North America 2012

The Cloud World Forum North America is the only place to discuss how cloud computing is transforming the enterprise in North America. From showcasing the cloud's newest business applications to charting the rise of big data, we'll keep you informed about all the latest industry trends. With over 200 fellow top-level delegates present, you'll have ample opportunity to meet industry professionals and develop new business leads. With the conference stream split between a number of key subject areas, you'll hear the latest trends surrounding every cloud topic.

December 6 (London): NoSQL Roadshow London 2012

These informative and intensive 1 day sessions with 10 presentations are designed to give you an overview of the changing landscape around data management highlighted by concepts like “Big Data” and NoSQL databases, that are based on non traditional, non relational data models. The NoSQL Roadshow aimed at IT professionals who is interested in faster and cheaper solutions to managing fast growing databases and data stores.

December 6 - 7 (Miami): Content Strategies Summit Miami 2012

Storytelling with purpose - The Content Strategies Summit is THE conference for the latest trends and technologies in content marketing. This is the most practical, real world event of its kind, where corporate practitioners in content strategy, marketing and user-experience design come together to share ways to better manager, create, publish and deliver content in a content-chaotic world.

December 9 - 12 (Las Vegas): DevIntersection Conference

You cannot afford to miss this event where Microsoft and industry experts come together at the final stop of the .NET Rocks Visual Studio 2012 Launch Road Trip to create a new and awesome event - DevIntersection.

December  9 - 12 (Utah): Email Insider Summit Park City 2012

The Email Insider Summit is a unique event where the biggest brands and brightest minds caucus for three-days on state of email marketing. The event, hosted at a luxury resort, is perfectly structured to offer all attendees the most valuable mix of high-level sessions and networking functions.

December 11 (Online): Hippo Webinar - Solving The Content Challenge Of Delivering Great Customer Experiences

Consumers now expect content that is targeted, relevant — and most of all optimized for the channel they are on. Whether it’s a Web site, or a social media channel, today’s engagement both starts AND ends with a contextual experience. Join us in exploring how Hippo can help you solve the challenge of delivering great customer experiences.

December 11 (Dallas): Intranet Fundamentals Seminar Dallas 2012

Are you considering a new intranet or in the beginning stages of implementing one? Don’t miss out on this free seminar which will take you through some of the fundamental issues you will face, including: structuring your intranet to ensure users can access information quickly and launching your intranet for maximum impact and on-going success.

December 11 - 12 (San Francisco): APPNATION IV San Francisco 2012

APPNATION IV will deliver the ideas that frame the new app economy through provocative and thoughtful keynote presentations from the leading minds and dominant figures in the market. Ranging from traditional keynotes and on-stage interviews to videos and immersive experiences, APPNATION blends useful information, high concepts and exciting entertainment.

December 11 - 13 (Minneapolis): SharePoint Server 2010 Business Intelligence/Dashboards Seminar Minneapolis 2012

This course focuses the business user to take their sea of data and distill it into specific, valuable knowledge that can lead to acting wisely upon that knowledge. By empowering users to forge their raw data into knowledge-sharing formats, businesses can review, drill into and isolate data to the point that better decisions can be reached faster and more efficiently.

December 12 (Los Angeles): Social Curation Summit Los Angeles 2012

In the era of tweeting, liking and +1ing, how you share content is often just as important as the content itself. Following a successful launch event in New York City, Social Curation Summit is headed to Los Angeles. The conference 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.

December 12 (Mountain View): Eclipse Day at Googleplex California 2012

Eclipse Day at the Googleplex is a 1-day event for developers to learn about different Eclipse projects and related technologies. You are invited to attend and listen as experts from the Eclipse projects and Google share their experiences of using Eclipse. It's also a great opportunity for you to meet and network with other Eclipse enthusiasts.

December 12 (London): Most Contagious London 2012

This year’s inaugural Most Contagious conference will capture the same spirit, bringing Contagious’ expert opinions and renowned insights to life on stage. On 12.12.12 we’ll explore trends such as Service Design, Brands for Change, Perceptive Media, and Augmented Experiences, as well as anticipating the future shape of crucial categories like Retail, Entertainment, Technology and Design.

December 12 (New York): Big Analytics New York 2012

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 San Francisco 2012

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 New York Management 2012

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 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 - 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 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 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.