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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December Events

December 9 (Online): Webinar: Turning Paper into Searchable Documents 

Learn how Scan to RAS by DB Technology can help you transform paper documents into searchable electronic documents and extract your data when needed. Create searchable EOB's, invoices, purchase orders — the possibilities are endless.

December 9-10 (Washington): Delivering SharePoint Success Mentoring Workshop

Spend two days learning the best practices that will make your SharePoint projects succeed. Innovative-e's experienced team and proven techniques have enabled major clients and industry-leading partners to reap the benefits of successfully delivered SharePoint projects.

December 9-10 (Paris): LeWeb Paris 2009

In 2009, LeWeb follows its trends not being only a tech conference to an event touching on more wide-reaching topics. The theme for the 2009 LeWeb Program is Real-Time Web.

December 9-11 (New Orleans): Do it With Drupal 2009

For three days in scenic New Orleans, you'll learn from some of this powerful free software's top developers, hear from community-building experts, examine successful Drupal sites, and meet other web professionals, developers, designers, and decision makers interested in expanding their Drupal knowledge.

December 9-11 (Bombay): International Conference and Exhibition on Advances in Energy Research

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay announces the second International Conference and exhibition on “Advances in Energy Research” to provide an excellent platform to know, interact, exchange new ideas, discuss new developments and finally look at the challenges ahead.

December 10 (Online): Webinar: Essential Elements of a Customer Engagement Strategy

This webinar with Siteworx and featured guest Stephen Powers, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, Inc. provides an overview of the key technologies and methodologies that are essential to today's interactive marketers.

Using a research-based approach, the event covers the latest insights on how marketing and IT organizations at leading enterprises are transforming to deliver rich interactive experiences that fulfill the promise of persuasive online engagement.

December 11 (Online, Ondemand): Webinar: The New World of SharePoint Administration

Join Joel Oleson, Quest senior architect and SharePoint expert, as he explores a day in the life of a SharePoint 2010 administrator.

December 15 (Online): Achieving Harmony Between SEO and WCM Strategies

Learn why a failed marriage between SEO and WCM can hamper the ability for search engines to find and understand your content.

January Events

January 11-13 (Los Angeles): Empower 2010 Laserfiche Institute Conference

It’s the Laserfiche community’s most eagerly-anticipated event of the year. It’s the time when Laserfiche staff, users and resellers gather in one spot to exchange ideas and make connections. The 2010 Laserfiche Institute Conference is fast approaching, and you won’t want to miss out on the biggest and best conference yet.

January 14 (New York & Online): TikiFest New York 2010

This is an opportunity, usually, to drink adult beverages, get some laptops out and code wildly in group sessions and/or discuss about wiki technology and culture, etc. depending the mood and context.

January 17-20 (Orlando): Lotusphere Orlando 2010

Lotus knows in the face of a challenging economy and unprecedented market conditions, the Lotus community has stuck closely together and continued to innovate and build toward the future. The passion exhibited by our partners and customers is inspiring.

January 28-29 (Miami): Enterprise Social Networking 2010

Social Networking Conference 2010 Miami is expected to be the largest convention ever attended by executives from the enterprise online community industry.

February Events

February 4 (San Francisco): Bay Area TYPO3 User Group

Interested in learning more about the leading Open Source Enterprise CMS? Come join the Bay Area TYPO3 Users Group.
Whether you are totally new to TYPO3 or a seasoned developer interested in networking with other TYPO3 users, this is the place to expand your skills and do a little networking.

February 10-12 (San Francisco): SharePoint Technology Conference 2010

Planning a quick migration to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010? Attend the SharePoint Technology Conference in San Francisco, where you’ll take workshops and technical classes – taught by Microsoft engineers and Microsoft MVPs – that will cover the new features, present migration strategies, and much much more.

February 17-21 (Las Vegas): Pink Elephant IT Service Mgmt. Conference & Exhibition Las Vegas 2010

Join Pink Elephant for the world’s largest gathering of ITSM (IT Service Management) and ITIL dedicated professionals at the industry's # 1 event. Not your usual IT talking heads! Choose from over 150 content-rich and highly informative sessions led by the best of the best.

February 19 (New York): paidContent 2010: Discussing the Economics of Content

Join us as we gather the senior business leaders representing publishers, content technology companies, investors, analysts, and leading members of the press and blogging community to discuss the most pressing business issue of our day.

February 22-24 (New York): O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference

The O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, happening February 22-24, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis Time Square in New York City, will help you navigate technological and cultural changes, and understand how to apply them to your business or organization. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in conversations that are shaping that future as often as they are describing it.

February 22-23 (Santa Clara): Virtual Edge Summit 2010

Virtual Edge Summit 2010 is the only event that focuses exclusively on providing education, training and solutions for planning and creating virtual events, meeting and communitiies. Over 2 days, dozens of experts will share their expertise with you, and be available for one-on-ones.

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.

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