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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November Events

November 15-18 (Karlsruhe): International PHP Conference

The International PHP Conference is the first global conference to deal with the topic of Dynamic Languages.

November 16-19 (New York City): Web 2.0 Expo 2009

Web 2.0 Expo, co-produced by O'Reilly Media and TechWeb, showcases the latest Web 2.0 business models, development paradigms and design strategies for the builders of the next-generation Web.

November 16-20 (New York City): Interop 2009

Interop is the most comprehensive business technology conference and the best place to learn how key technologies work together to cut costs and increase productivity.

November 18-19 (Beijing): Legal IT Asia 2009

This event will provide you with unparalleled educational sessions featuring the legal profession’s top technology experts along with the cutting-edge legal technology products and services for firms of all sizes—all at one convenient location.

November 19-20 (San Jose): Taxonomy Boot Camp 2009

Now in its 5th year, Taxonomy Boot Camp has proven to be an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in 2 days of tightly integrated, interactive sessions with some of the leading practitioners and thought leaders in taxonomies.

November 20 (Mexico City): WordCamp 2009

WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. WordCamps are open to WordPress.com and WordPress.org users alike.

November 20 (San Jose): Sharepoint Symposium 2009

Through presentations and discussion, the workshop helps you figure out how, where, when, and why to use SharePoint and reviews how well SharePoint “fits” into different types and sizes of enterprises with different business objectives. The workshop offers candid, independent advice for both business and technology leaders.

November 25 (London) Seminar: Driving Business Success with Web Content Management

The focus will be on how to drive business success with Web Content Management, and we are delighted to have Gartner analyst and WCM expert Mick MacComascaigh featuring as our keynote speaker.

November 25-26 (Rome): Technology Transfer

In this course we will provide a thorough introduction to and grounding in Enterprise Content Management technologies. Explain clearly how they work and why they will become of increasing importance to you and your organization, particularly in this age of financial restrictions. This will be a highly critical and supplier agnostic workshop, championing no particular vendor technology approach, but with critical insight into the strengths and limitations of all the leading systems.

November 28 (Peru): WordCamp Peru 2009

WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress.

November (On-Demand, Online): 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. He will describe the 'new world' of SharePoint operations and administration, including the redesigned central admin, health rules and throttles, and quick recovery. In addition, he’ll provide insights and tips for how to take advantage of the newest management features that will be included in SharePoint 2010.

Register to access the recorded webcast as well as slide deck PDF.

December Events

December 1-3 (Boston): Gilbane Boston 

6th annual Gilbane Boston conference on web content management, enterprise social software, search, XML, content globalization, and publishing.

December 1-3 (London): Online Information London 

Consisting of an exhibition delivering over 9,000 visitors from 70 countries, a conference and a show floor seminar program, the event provides an annual meeting place for the global information industry.

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 9-11 (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.

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