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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 March Events

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 (Brussels): Plug 2010

Plugg is a one-day conference with a clear focus on celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation in Europe and raising global awareness for those European start-ups in the Web / Mobile 2.0 field that stand out in the crop.

March 11 (Webinar): Enabling User Experience Monitoring for EMC Documentum Webtop/Taskspace

Attend our webinar to learn how the agentless Reveille RealTime (RRT) monitoring solution can help you easily do all this and more!

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 15-18 (Silicon Valley): Cloud Business Summit

Cloud Business Summit brings together an exclusive and influential group of 200 CEOs, entrepreneurs, technologists, VC's, CIOs and service providers who will cut through the hype and discuss and debate the opportunities, business models, funding and adoption paths for the cloud.

March 16 (Webinar): Smart Fixes for Slacker Web Pages

Learn how to strengthen your online conversion rate by identifying where your selling processes fail, structuring a solid test strategy based on realistic goals, analyzing results with confidence, and mapping out a plan for continual optimization.

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 23-25 (Online): 2nd Annual Cloud Slam 2010

The 2nd Annual Virtual Conference on Cloud Computing will be hosted online from March 23-25, 2010. It is global event, covering latest trends and innovations in the world of cloud computing. Conference panels, workshops, and tutorials are selected to cover a range of the hottest topics in cloud computing.

March 24 (Copenhagen): International Intranet Day 2010

Join the full-day seminar on March 24 in Copenhagen to learn from the best while exploring intranet trends and experiences from intranet professionals all over Europe.

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 (New York City): Sentiment Analysis Symposium

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium provides an unmatched opportunity to learn about sentiment technologies, how they are applied, return on investment, and how to choose from among the many available solution options.

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 18-22 (Las Vegas): Collaborate 2010

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest) are once again joining forces to host COLLABORATE 10, Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community.

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 24-15 (Seattle): Voices That Matter: iPhone Developers Conference 2010

This conference is designed for Mac developers looking for a succinct, easy way to get up to speed on the specific skills needed to build, test and distribute successful applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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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