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 see all events here.)



IDC Webinar: How to Future Proof Your Web CMS 
Join IDC analyst Melissa Webster as she looks at how platform openness and integration friendliness can significantly effect the life cycle of your content management system. (November 9th)
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October Events

October 19-20 (New York City): Text Analytics World Topics & Case Studies Conference

Text Analytics World NYC (tawgo.com) is the business-focused event for text analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners. This conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources to leverage unstructured data for business impact.

October 19-20 (Barcelona): Apache Lucene EuroCon Barcelona 2011

Join the premier conference for the European Apache Lucene / Solr open source search community. It's the best place to meet the technologists, search app developers, thought leaders and market makers who are changing the future of search— all in one of Europe's most cosmopolitan, compelling destinations!

October 19-21 (San Francisco): Eloqua Experience North America 2011

Join us for the 4th annual Eloqua Experience, taking place October 19-21, 2011 at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco. Whether you're looking for insight on how to get started with Eloqua or you're a marketing rockstar seeking the next level of technology to boost your revenue engine, Eloqua Experience will deliver the strategic content you're looking for.

October 20 (London): SoCon 2011: Brand Journeys in Social

SoCon2011brings together senior marketers from brands, agencies and supply side businesses to explore the journey of experimentation and self-discovery that all businesses are embarking on as a result of the explosion of social media.

October 20 (Denver): Quark App Studio Boot Camp

In just ONE day learn how to create publications designed for digital media and publish your own app to the App Store.

October 20-21 (Paris): Nuxeo World 2011 Conference

Building on the success of Nuxeo World 2010, which brought together over a hundred people from the Nuxeo community, this year Nuxeo is inviting customers and partners to meet and share their experiences against the backdrop of the historical Théâtre des Variétés, in Paris, France, October 20-21, 2011.

October 21 (Online): SharePoint Integration Expo

SSWUG.ORG’s virtual expo will review ways to integrate certain software systems with SharePoint to add dimensions of functionality to your collaboration efforts.

October 21 (New York): The Post-Advertising Summit New York 2011

The Post-Advertising Summit aims to help brands and marketers navigate and succeed in a new world where the advertising-as-interruption model is dead and audiences only experience what they choose to experience. It is for anyone interested in turning the ad world upside down and developing a new method of engaging the audience, including marketing strategists, brand managers, designers, photographers, copywriters, and creative directors

October 21 (Chicago): e-Spirit Partner Roadshow Chicago

Come join us in Chicago to learn how the e-Spirit Web CMS can invigorate your consulting business.

October 24 (Boston): e-Spirit Partner Roadshow - Boston

Come join us in Boston to learn how the e-Spirit Web CMS can invigorate your consulting business.

October 24-25 (London): Enterprise Search Europe Conference

Join us in London this October for two days of plenary and panel sessions, technical and implementation tracks, and case studies from corporate, public sector and not-for-profit organisations, supported by a range of networking opportunities to promote debate and dialogue and help you to learn from your peers.

October 24-28 (Waltham): DITA Boot Camp Waltham 2011

DITA Boot Camp will cover the concepts needed to move to DITA successfully. The Boot Camp takes you from the DITA Basics to the skills you'll need to create a specific standard for your industry and your content.

October 25 (Brasil): Instituto Intranet Portal Workshops Rio de Janeiro 2011

Join this workshop and learn what differentiated Bank of Brazil, cosine, Eletrobras, Method Engineering, Software Nous, Raizen, and SBT-AL Sebrae have made ​​innovative and different! Learn from their success in a single day of intensive exchange of experiences.

October 25-28 (Chicago): SpringOne 2GX Symposium Chicago 2011

SpringSource in conjunction with the No Fluff Just Stuff Symposium Series are pleased to present SpringOne 2GX, the premier Java event of 2011. SpringOne 2GX is a collocated event covering the entire Spring ecosystem and Groovy/Grails technologies.

October 25-26 (Santa Clara): SDL Dita Fest 2011

This year’s DITA Fest focuses on how product content can be leveraged more broadly in the organization, to drive value beyond the walls of the technical publications team. We come together to hear others’ experiences with DITA deployments – what has worked and what hasn’t — and the way they envision its future expansion.

October 25-27 (San Diego): Alfresco DevCon Americas Conference San Diego 2011

Here’s your chance to sharpen your Alfresco technical skills, learn what’s new and network with other community members at our inaugural Alfresco Developer Conference. You can expect two packed days of Alfresco immersion delivered by some of the engineering rockstars and visionaries behind our technology.

October 25-27 (London): Green Data Centre and Cloud Control Conference Convergence London 2011

The two-track conference convergence offers a unique opportunity to our delegate base. With both data centre efficiency and cloud computing innovations addressed attendees are given the unique opportunity to learn best practices from experts and cases studies on all of the new trends affecting your data centre design, operations and strategy moving forward.

October 26 (New York): e-Spirit Partner Roadshow - New York

Come join us in New York to learn how the e-Spirit products can invigorate your consulting business.

October 26 (Chicago): Social CRM Go Live! Conference Chicago 2011

CMIQ brings the success of Social Media for Customer Management Summit and 2nd Social Media for Customer Management Summit to life in our 1st LIVE Social CRM Event.

October 26-27 (Santa Clara): App Developers Conference Santa Clara 2011

App Conference and Hackathon, taking place October 26-27, 2011 in Santa Clara, CA., addresses key components of app development, marketing and revenue on mobile devices and tablets.

October 26-28 (Prague): LinuxCon Europe 2011

LinuxCon Europe will bring together the best and brightest that the Linux community has to offer, including community developers, system administrators, business executives and operations experts.

October 27 (Ottowa): AIIM World Paper Free Day Seminar Ottawa 2011

The Ottawa branch of the AIIM First Canadian Chapter is pleased to announce that its October 27 event will be in support of World Paper Free Day. We are honored to have a very special guest speaker, the renowned Harvey Spencer, of Harvey Spencer Associates present at our in-person chapter event.

October 27-28 (San Francisco): Predictive Analytics for Business, Marketing and Web 2011 Seminar

Predictive Analytics for Business, Marketing and Web is a concentrated training program that includes interactive breakout sessions and a brief hands-on exercise.

October 27-28 (Waltham): RIA (Rich Internet Application) Unleashed Boston 2011---Flex, AIR, ColdFusion and more

FITC is VERY excited to be involved with RIA Unleashed! Guests and speakers from New England and throughout North America will be coming to the 5th Annual RIA Unleashed event this October. This popular, low-cost event is accessible to every budget, and last year's event was a super success.

October 28-29 (Kolding): Joomla! Day Denmark 2011

JoomlaDay Denmark is an event that centers on one of the most popular CMS solutions - namely Joomla! ® CMS. Joomla! is a system for everyone who works with web development and websites.

October 31 (London): JAX London 2011---Java, Cloud, Android and Agile

JAX is the most comprehensive conference series covering enterprise Java development. It’s wide range of topics span the entire Java ecosystem. It is the ideal forum for developers, project managers and architects to learn about the latest Technology, Architecture and Methodologies.

November Events

November 1 (New York): HTML5 Live New York 2011

We are proud to announce the second annual HTML5 Live conference in New York City. We're bringing together Google, Adobe, Microsoft, Mozilla, Sencha, and more…all under one roof, all talking the latest and greatest about HTML5.

November 1-2 (San Francisco): New Game Conference San Francisco 2011

NEW GAME is the only HTML5 game conference in North America, and we’ve stacked it with the best developers in the world. Come learn from Google, EA, Opera, Mozilla, and loads of others innovating at warp speed every day in the web gaming space.

November 1-2 (New York): Social Media World Forum 2011 North America

Now in its 2nd year, the SMWF North America event this year will be providing a format for networking, engagement, and lots of social media debate around the latest tools, technologies, platforms, and emerging trends within social media marketing.

November 1-2 (New York): AppsWorld Conference 2011 North America

Apps World North America 2011 will bring together many of the region's top app Developers, Network Operators, OS Vendors, Brand & Marketing Managers and Technology Providers; looking to connect, build partnerships and network whilst becoming educated and inspired by the latest developments within this exciting industry.

November 1-3 (Washington, DC): KMWorld Conference 2011

KMWorld 2011 offers a wide-ranging program especially focused to meet the needs of executives and strategic business and technology decision makers. This is a must-attend for those concerned with improving their organization’s bottom line, business processes and productivity, as well as streamlining operations and accelerating development and innovation in their evolving enterprises.

November 1-3 (Kuala Lumpur): Cloud Computing Malaysia 2011 Conference

This intensive 2-day conference will provide you with valuable insights from industry experts on how best to leverage on Cloud to maximize performance, improve your business scalability while always keeping your costs down.

November 2 (London): NOSQL eXchange London 2011

Running over one packed day on Nov 2, Dr Jim Webber has helped to organise this ground breaking NOSQL eXchange, featuring eight speakers, including a keynote from the founder of the Neo4j open source graph database project, Emil Eifrem and a talk from functional language ethusiast Russell Brown on Riak.

November 2 (San Francisco): Innovation Uncensored San Francisco 2011

At Innovation Uncensored, we take that coverage to the next logical progression—into a real- world conversation, where the people on the pages come to you and share what they know. Surprising stats, smart techniques, best practices, true confessions—it’s not just the nuts and bolts of business; it’s the heart and soul. And that’s what makes this different.

November 2-4 (Las Vegas): DevLearn Las Vegas 2011

If you want to know what’s coming next in the world of Learning and what the leaders in the field are thinking and doing, then you need to be at DevLearn — where the expanding possibilities for learning are defined.

November 2-4 (Ludwigsburg): EclipseCon Europe 2011

Formerly known as “Eclipse Summit Europe”, EclipseCon Europe is the conference for anyone involved in Eclipse.

November 2-4 (Los Angeles): MacTech Conference Los Angeles 2011

MacTech Conference is a 3-day, immersive, technical conference specifically designed for Apple developers, IT Pros, and Enterprise.

November 3-4 (Sofia): Java2Days Sofia 2011

Java2Days conference is the major event in Eastern Europe to present the latest trends in Java development. The conference is the first of its kind to be held in Eastern Europe, focused to highlight today’s cutting edge trends in building software applications with Java development tools.

November 3-4 (Sao Paolo): RubyConf Brazil 2011

RubyConf Brazil is the largest Ruby focused conference in South America and it's comparable in size to the top large tech conferences in the continent.

November 3-6 (San Francisco): Plone Conference San Francisco 2011

It's time to start planning your pilgrimage to the annual Plone Conference in San Francisco. We're building an action-packed lineup of training, talks, and sprints for you and 400 of your closest friends. Reunite with old friends and finally put a face to that IRC handle this November.

November 5 (Atlanta): 6th Annual Business Conference & Expo

The Annual Business Conference & Expo connects business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in the Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. Each participant gets the opportunity to learn, make connections, socialize, build relationships, share knowledge/experiences, be empowered and inspired to succeed while also building new networks and alliances.

November 6-9 (Las Vegas): Ektron Synergy Conference 2011

Join us at Synergy 2011 for over 30 educational workshops, user group forums, roadmap discussions, product demonstrations and more, delivered by industry experts and your peers.

November 6-9 (San Francisco): AnDevCon II -- The Android Developer Conference

Whether you're an enterprise developer, work for a commercial software company, or are driving your own start-up, if you are building Android apps, you need to attend AnDevCon, November 6—9, 2011 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

November 6-11 (Orlando): Agile Development Practices Conference Orlando 2011

Discover Agile Development Practices East 2011 and take back the latest in agile methods, technologies, tools, and leadership principles from thought leaders who deliver inspiring keynote presentations, in-depth tutorials, and a wide range of conference classes.

November 7-9 (Boston): User Interface 16---The UX & Design Conference Boston 2011

For 16 years, UX Pros have come to the User Interface Conference to learn the newest, most important ideas. We’ve even put a 100% money-back guarantee behind it — that’s how serious we are. We’re confident you’ll find UI16 worth every minute, and then some.

November 7-10 (Santa Clara): Cloud Expo Santa Clara 2011

Delegates will leave 9th Cloud Expo with dramatically increased understanding of the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum, from storage to security.

November 8-9 (Hague): Createasphere Digital Asset Management Conference Europe 2011

This conference aims to help shape the standards and explore the urgent global issues of digital asset management.

November 8-9 (New York): Hadoop World New York 2011

Whether you’re a novice just getting started with Hadoop or an expert looking to advance your skills, Hadoop World is the place to gain a thorough understanding of how Hadoop can solve big business challenges, help you gain a competitive edge, accelerate discovery and more.

November 8-10 (Aarhus): J. Boye Conference Aarhus 2011

J. Boye Conferences were born out of the desire to let people share and learn in an open environment; stimulating and inspiring events with presentations, demos, intense discussions and ample opportunity to expand your network in a social, informal campus-style atmosphere.

November 8-10 (London): Alfresco DevCon EMEA 2011

Here's your chance to take your Alfresco skills to the next level, learn what's new and network with other community members at our annual developer conference. You can expect two packed days of Alfresco technical sessions delivered by some of the key engineers and visionaries behind our technology.

November 8-10 (Online): W3C Social Business Jam 2011

The W3C Social Business Jam is an online conversation among leaders from around the world about the current state of social business, the future role that social technologies can play in improving the bottom line, and how social technology should evolve in order to support business objectives.

Novemer 8-9 (San Francisco): Sentiment Analysis Symposium San Francisco

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium, November 9, San Francisco, CA, bridges technology and business in one of the most exciting applications to emerge in recent years: software that discovers business value in opinions and attitudes in social media, news, and enterprise feedback.

November 9 (Online): Webinar: IDC Webinar: Future Proof your Web Content Management System

Free Webinar featuring Melissa Webster, Program Vice President, Content & Digital Media Technologies at IDC.

November 9-10 (Denver): Defrag Conference Denver 2011

Defrag is about exploring the tools and technologies that intersect around the data deluge.

November 9-11 (Orlando): DotNetNuke World Orlando 2011

DotNetNuke World offers a unique and unparalleled opportunity to learn and network with the worldwide DotNetNuke Community. It is a great way to make sure you get the most from your investment in the DotNetNuke Web Content Management Platform.

November 10 (London): The Future of Digital Finance London 2011

Attend this half day seminar, on the 10th of November 2011 in London, to learn how to implement interactive web experiences in the financial services sector where regulations are high, controls are tight and governance is paramount.

November 10-11 (San Jose): Text Analytics Summit West

Text Analytics is essential for maximizing the customer experience, effectively monitoring the social media world, conducting first-class data analysis and research, and improving the business decision making process. 

November 10-11 (Boston): Marketing Analytics Boston 2011

This seminar is designed for all those in Marketing, Customer Insight, Customer Intelligence, Market Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Market Research and Database Analysis.

November 11 (London): Taking SharePoint Beyond the Firewall London 2011

BrightStarr - pioneers of the world’s first beta SharePoint 2010 website – together with Microsoft, invite you to a lunch briefing in London to demonstrate the power of SharePoint 2010 as your Web Content Management platform.

November 12-13 (Boston): Voices That Matter: iOS Developer Conference

Finally! A weekend opportunity to hone your skills, learn about new techniques and network with fellow developers and designers! Join us in Boston, Saturday and Sunday, November 12-13, for the Voices That Matter: iOS Developers Conference.

November 13-18 (Orlando): OpenText Content World 2011

OpenText's annual user conference takes place in Orlando, Florida on November 13 - 18, 2011. Content World 2011 offers unique face-to-face networking opportunities and an in-depth technical and business educational program.

November 14-15 (Los Angeles): DAM LA 2011 Conference

Few businesses remain untouched — and we’ve learned that good DAM contributes directly to the bottom line. DAM LA 2011 features these important lessons.

November 14-15 (Fort Myers): Susan Sweeney's Two-Day Social Media Bootcamp

The Social Media Bootcamp will provide you with proven tips, tools, techniques, resources and strategies you need to grow your business, build your online presence, and maximize your opportunities online.

November 14-15 (Berlin): Alfabet planningIT eXchange Berlin 2011

alfabet’s planningIT eXchange 2011 is an exclusive forum for IT leaders and professionals. It addresses the major Business IT Management challenges you face and offers you the chance to network with experts and peers.

November 14-18 (Dallas): Big Design Workshop Week 2011

Big Design Week 2011 is five full-day workshops in five days from industry experts.

November 15-16 (London): The Advanced Email Conference -- Maximum Performance, Maximum Impact

Join 21 leading email marketers including: Confused.com, Which? Ltd, Carphone Warehouse Group plc, KLM, Philips, London Zoo, Tripadvisor, Calor Gas Ltd, Action for Children, Links of London and many more at The Advanced Email – Maximum Performance, Maximum Impact Conference in London on 15th November 2011.

November 15-16 (Raleigh): Internet Summit Raleigh 2011

The Fourth Annual Internet Summit promotes forward thinking and thought leadership on topics related to internet technologies through industry professionals who share their expertise with those who attend.

November 15-16 (Seattle): W3Conf: Practical Standards for Web Professionals

If you are a developer or designer wanting to hear the latest news on HTML5 and the open web platform, and your place in it, save the date.

November 15-17 (Hunt Valley): Empower 2011 - SiteExecutive User Conference

Annual SiteExecutive user conference will feature over 20 breakout sessions in three tracks for developers / designers, content managers, and Web strategy/marketing professionals. The two and a half day event will also introduce the SiteExecutive Excellence awards.

November 15-17 (Santa Clara): Enterprise 2.0 Conference Santa Clara 2011

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference program aims to educate attendees on the ways they can best, and most effectively, leverage current and new technology to support critical functions that will increase productivity, collaboration, and drive revenue.

November 16-18 (Las Vegas): The Word of Mouth Marketing (WOMMA) Summit 2011

The WOMMA Summit is the only word of mouth marketing conference where research and measurement integrate with online social media and offline conversations. The Summit is a year-end review of BEST and NEXT practices in word or mouth and social media marketing in addition to future trends. WOMMA Summit showcases through leadership from some of the innovative and forward thinking.

November 17 Seminar (Melville): JPoint (jQuery + SharePoint) - Hottest Buzz Ever!

With the decline of the document object model (DOM) in SharePoint 2010, this discussion will provide invaluable insight on how to incorporate JQuery into SharePoint 2010 to increase dynamic content display and add interface enhancements, as well as new functionality without access to the server.

November 17-19 (Barcelona): Barcelona Developers Conference 2011

Conceived by a group of entrepreneurs, is an initiative created with the goal of filling an important gap left by the lack of this type of events in Spain. Beyond that, the event targets developers in general, placing a especial focus on new technologies in the areas of social platforms, mobile, and robotics.

November 20-22 (Bengaluru): OSI Days 2011

OSI Days is Asia's largest Open Source Conference. This year, the 8th edition of Open Source India (OSI) conference is segmented with three separate domain-specific events PHP Days, DATA Days and OSI Days to include more topics encompassing open source tools and technology and beyond.

November 23 (Toronto): Training: Designing Successful Intranets Toronto

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

November 23-25 (Cape Town): Auditing Project Performance & Controlling Projects Training Cape Town 2011

From the very start of this class you will receive hands-on training and experience, practicing the art of auditing your project against the project requirements documents, risk management plans, and budget estimates. You’ll learn the best in industry practices used to measure the triple constraints of project management and risk that ensure success and you’ll master techniques for estimating and forecasting future performance of your project.

November 25 (Montreal): Training: Designing Successful Intranets Montreal

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

November 25 (London): UXPeople London 2011

Practical learning, hands-on workshops and presentations. Delivered by UX opinion formers from The Guardian, Public Zone, Shazam and Tobias & Tobias, as well as leading consultants and academics from the UX industry.

November 28 (Boston): Training: Designing Successful Intranets Boston

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

November 29-30 (London): AppsWorld Conference 2011 Europe

With three simultaneous streams the Apps World event aims to address the entire app ecosystem and the challenge of delivery, development and design of apps across multiple platforms.

November 29-30 (Berlin): Marcus Evans Events: Smart Employee Portals Conference 2011

At this conference you will learn from best practice examples about using employee portals as a major collaboration and knowledge management platform.

November 29 - December 1 (Washington, DC): Semantic Tech & Business Conference DC 2011

The conference is designed for business and technology executives who need to learn what semantic technologies are and how to take advantage of semantics in their enterprise and web-based systems.

November 29 - December 1 (London): Online Information Conference London 2011

Online Information is the largest event dedicated to the information industry, providing an annual meeting place for the global information industry.

November 29 - December 1 (Boston): Gilbane Conference - Boston 2011

Gilbane Boston 2011 is all about helping organizations apply content, web and mobile technologies to communicate with their ecosystem of customers, employees, suppliers and partners in the most effective and efficient ways.

November 29 - December 2 (Orlando): Society and Information Technologies: ICSIT 2011

ICSIT 2011 Organizing Committee hopes to contribute to the catalytic process required for the generation of ICT-Driven Triple Helix Innovations, the generation of Triple Helix Synergy and the formation of co-regulative and co-evolutionary cybernetic loops between Society and the ICT.

November 30 (New York): Training: Designing successful intranets New York

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.


November 30 - December 1 (London): Predictive Analytics World 2011 London

PAW focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Hear from the horse's mouth precisely how FT 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modelling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

November 30 - December 1 (Redwood City): CloudBeat Redwood City 2011

CloudBeat 2011 will be different from existing cloud conferences. The event will hone in on real and revolutionary instances of enterprise adoption of the cloud. Using a customer-centric approach (rather than vendor-centric), we’ll answer the over-arching question: What are the key processes and architectures that companies must put in place in order to survive and prosper?


December Events

December 1 (Philadelphia): Training: Designing successful intranets Philadelphia

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

December 5 (Los Angeles): Training: Designing Successful Intranets Los Angeles

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

December 5-6 (Brisbane): YOW! Australia Software Developer Conference 2011

The YOW! Australia Software Developer Conference is a unique opportunity for you to listen to and talk with international software experts in a relaxed setting.

December 5-9 (Orlando): Visual Studio Live! Orlando 2011 -- .NET Framework & Visual Studio Conference

Visual Studio Live! Orlando provides focused, cutting-edge education on the Microsoft Platform. It is THE must-attend event for developers, software architects and designers that provides you with the tools, technologies and tips you’ll need to solve development challenges in 2012.

December 6 (San Francisco): Training: Designing Successful Intranets San Francisco

Based on feedback from over 21,000 intranet ends users from 67 organisations, this interactive one day workshop will help you to deliver an intranet that adds real value to your organisation.

December 7-9 (Paris): LeWeb 2011, Paris

LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the Internet ecosystem. Top industry entrepreneurs, executives, investors, senior press & bloggers gather to focus on the key issues and opportunities in the web marketplace.

December 8 (Melville): Business Process Transformation: Taking SharePoint Beyond the Intranet

This meeting focuses on practical, common business scenarios where SharePoint can be used to dramatically improve productivity, knowledge sharing and collaboration.

December 8-9 (New Orleans): Drupal on the Bayou: A Drupal Summit

Drupal on the Bayou brings together the people who use, develop, design and support the Drupal platform. Designed to be more than just another industry event; interactive workshops will be featured along with sessions and panels from some of the most influential people in the Drupal Community.

December 12 (San Francisco): An Event Apart San Francisco 2011

An Event Apart is an intensely educational two-day conference for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for.

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