Ah yes, this is indeed a wonderful era for learning and networking. There are conferences and webinars coming out our ears, hotspots a-plenty and if you're lucky, sponsored drinks at the bar.

Our weekly events list is designed to help you plan ahead. And if we've missed something, don’t hesitate to add your event to our industry events calendar.


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February Events

February 24 (Mountain View): Improving 2010 Profits with Microsoft Office and DITA

Join Michael Boses, Director, XML Products at Quark Inc. and Co-Chair of the OASIS DITA for Enterprise Business Documents Subcommittee, as he shares extensive information on making the move to DITA.

February 24 (Online): Workflow Automation Webinar

This complimentary webinar shows how DB Technology’s Document Management and Workflow Automation Solutions can help your organization affordably reduce or eliminate the paper-based processes that slow down your work flow and adversely affect your bottom line.

February 24 (Online): 3 Steps to SEO Success for Enterprise Sites

This free webinar addresses how enterprises and large organizations can best achieve SEO results to drive traffic and get found.

February 24-25 (Scottsdale): Building and Protecting Reputation 2010: Executive Communications and Speech-writing in the New Media Age

This conference is a short course into the dynamics of organizational reputation, and how to manage it. It is also about the role communications and public relations can and should play in helping senior management and employees build and protect your organization’s reputation.

February 25 (Webinar): Forrester & CoreMedia: Maximizing Engagement Across Channels with Web CMS

Join Dr. Tim Walters, one of the industry's leading Web Content Management experts, to find out how your organization can maximize its online presence with a consistent, engaging multi-channel experience for your customers.

February 25-26 (Palm Springs): Intelligent Content 2010

Intelligent Content can seem like magic as it automatically configures, assembles and then is rendered to best meet the needs of the customer but it doesn't “just happen”. It takes analysis, planning and creativity on many levels to achieve that seamless appearance of magic. Attend Intelligent Content 2010 and learn how you can create intelligent content that gives your customers a magical experience.

February 27-28 (Phoenix): EDU Research Group Arizona Conference 2010

If you are looking for that competitive edge and an opportunity to network with some of the online education industries biggest companies then the Education Research Group 2010 Conference is a must attend event. You'll find through the combination of speakers, workshops, panel discussions and networking that this event isn't one that you'll want to miss.

March Events

March 1-2 (Orlando): Connect 10 - Sant Customer Conference

Join us in Orlando on March 1-2 for two full days of proven best practices, lots of networking, and excellent sessions.

March 2 (London): Squiz Seminar - Open Source CMS Solutions for Higher Education

On Tuesday the 2nd of March, Squiz is holding an exclusive breakfast seminar to promote discussion of content management issues specifically related to Higher Education.

March 2 (London): Agile Edge - Agile for e-Business

This seminar is designed to bring together those responsible for delivering complex software and ebusiness solutions to market.

March 2-4 (Denmark): IntraTeam Event 2010 - International Intranet Conference

This conference will give you ideas on how to create value with your intranet and help your organisation get through the recession through knowledge sharing, communication, collaboration and more efficient tools.

March 7-9 (Orlando): Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC)

The GITEC Summit will be a most unique event tailored to provide a senior level executive forum for our IT leaders to share areas of mutual interest and concern.

March 9-10 (New York City): INTRANET INSIDER WORLD 2010

No folks, this is not your father's intranet.INTRANET INSIDER WORLD TOUR 2010: Unlocking Innovation and Productivity brings together thought leaders to learn, share network and brainstorm how to enhance the bottom-line value of intranets.

March 9-11 (Baltimore, MD): Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration

Evolution in Real Time is this year's must-attend PCC event on Gen4 collaboration, cloud-based portal and content services, social networking, Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0, consumerization and more. Learn how to bring your workplace, information, and processes up to real-time speed for greater efficiency.

March 10 (Webinar): CoreMedia -- "Management of mobile content - and beyond"

This webinar is intended for operational decision makers seeking strategies to engage customers via mobile and other digital channels.

March 11 (Edinburgh): Squiz Seminar: MySource Mini CMS Launch

Squiz is holding an exclusive afternoon seminar to officially launch our revolutionary new open source CMS, MySource Mini, in Scotland.

March 12-16 (Austin): SXSW Interactive 2010

SXSW Interactive features five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable line up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer.

March 15-16 (San Jose): Evans Data Developer Relations Conference 2010

Get expert advice from visionary keynote speakers, gain insight from leading authorities in two exceptional tracks, network and compare notes with colleagues in other companies, share your developer program experiences, and form partnerships in this one-of-a-kind, two-day event.

March 17-18 (Paris): Documation 2010 Paris

A gathering for experts in information life-cycle management.

March 18 (Webinar): How financial services use RIA’s to increase customer conversions

In this webinar, Jouk Pleiter, founder and CEO of Backbase, presents best practices from the financial world and shows how Customer Experience Management is all about building a strong connection that drives purchase decisions, stimulates active participation and maximizes customer retention.

March 21-24 (Seattle): WritersUA Conference for Software Assistance

Success in improving the software user experience depends on applying the right skills and technologies to maximum advantage. We've targeted this need by providing an array of sessions demonstrating effective techniques, case studies demonstrating best-in-class designs, technology updates, and much more.

March 30 - April 1 (San Jose): O'Reilly Where 2.0 2010

Now in its sixth year, the Where 2.0 Conference is where the grassroots and leading edge developers building location-aware technology intersect with the businesses and entrepreneurs seeking out location apps, platforms, and hardware to gain a competitive edge.

March 31 (London): Squiz Seminar: Funnelback Internet and Enterprise Search

On Wednesday the 31st of March, Squiz is holding an exclusive breakfast seminar to promote discussion of current issues related to Internet and Enterprise Search and to demonstrate our unique search solution, Funnelback Search.

April Events

April 6-9 (Toronto): eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit (Toronto)

eMetrics is the premiere global conference focused on improving the results of your digital marketing investment.

April 9-11 (Phoenix): Information Architecture Summit 2010

This is an opportunity to help each other become more efficient. By gathering and sharing practical solutions for everyday challenges, we can create more breathing room to plan for what’s to come.

April 13-15 (Dallas): PubCon South 

PubCon Dallas will feature sessions dedicated to pure search engine optimization and organic search, search engine marketing, social media marketing and more.

April 13-15 (Miami): dotCMS Boot Camp 2010

The conference was designed to help members of the dotCMS community identify emerging opportunities and take action to bring a distinct competitive advantage to their organizations.

April 15-16 (Paris): Content Strategy Forum 2010

Content Strategy 2010 is the first-ever conference specifically on the emerging discipline of Content Strategy. Join leading experts and practitioners from this important new field for two exciting days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and more at a price that will never be this competitive again.

April 18-21 (Baltimore, MD): SharePoint .Org Conference 2010

SharePoint Conference .Org 2010 is the only SharePoint Conference to attend this spring! Attend sessions, workshops, and classes taught by some of the world's foremost experts on the SharePoint platform including premiere consultants, speakers, and Microsoft SharePoint MVPs.

April 19-21 (Santa Clara): Content Management Strategies/DITA North America 2010

Content Management Strategies/DITA North America brings together speakers, vendors, and participants who are looking for the best solution to manage their marketing, technical, and enterprise content.

April 19-21 (New York City): Cloud Expo 2010

Delegates will leave Cloud Expo with dramatically increased understanding the entire scope of the entire cloud computing spectrum from storage to security.

April 19-21 (San Francisco): Drupalcon San Francisco 2010

DrupalCon San Francisco will feature three full days of sessions from the best and brightest in the Drupal community and around Silicon Valley.

April 19-23 (Online): Cloud Slam Event's CS '10 Virtual Cloud Computing Conference

In the Webinar “How Financial Services use RIA’s to increase customer conversions” Jouk Pleiter, founder and CEO of Backbase presents best practices from the financial world and shows how Customer Experience Management is all about building a strong connection that drives purchase decisions, stimulates active participation and maximizes customer retention.

April 20-22 (Philadelphia): AIIM International Expo 2010

The AIIM Expo + Conference is the definitive industry gathering for information management professionals across industries.

 April 24 (Baltimore): A Day in the Life Design Conference

The sole purpose of the conference is to rejuvenate the creative spirit in the design profession, foster an environment for networking, and offer opportunities for learning.

April 25-29 (Las Vegas): Interop 2010

Interop is the only event to give you a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations—including cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility and data center advances—that help position your company for growth.

April 25-28 (La Jolla): UC Summit La Jolla 2010

In a unique format that offers numerous opportunities to each of the constituencies, the UC Summit brings together vendors, “Solutions Integrator” executives, and end-user consultants for 2 ½ jam-packed days.

April 26-27 (Boston): Search Engine Meeting 2010

As the leading conference for learning about cutting edge information on the latest search engine trends and developments, the Search Engine Meeting is an ideal complement to ITI’s existing conferences, including WebSearch University and Enterprise Search Summit.

April 26-27 (Denver): Glue Conference 2010

Glue is the only conference devoted solely to this new problem facing enterprise architects, developers and integrators. At Glue, we'll explore the new technologies that are forming to solve the web application integration problem-set.

April 29 (San Francisco): Green:Net 2010

GreenNet 2010 examines how the tools created for the Internet, computing and IT revolutions will be crucial for fighting climate change.

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