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.)



Webinar: Is Your SharePoint Site a Security Risk?

Join Senior Analyst Kathleen Reidy of The 451 Group on December 13th as she looks at the growing risks associated with SharePoint gone wild.
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December Events

December 7 (New York): New York Metro Sitecore User Group Meeting 2011

Everyone is talking about Sitecore's new Customer Engagement Platform, which includes the newly released Digital Marketing Suite (DMS). But the release of this new platform has led to a lot of questions from current Sitecore users seeking new ways to engage their audiences with the Sitecore CMS.

December 7 - 9 (Paris): Le Web Paris 2011

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 (New York): eZ Publish NYC User Group Meeting 2011

Ready to make the jump to mobile? Learn more about what the experts advise and hear what your peers are doing in the mobile sphere. Join us at this presentation and networking opportunity and learn about the benefits and emerging best practices for mobile-optimized web.

December 8 (Washington DC): eZ Publish Washington DC User Group Meetup 2011

This initial meeting will be pretty informal. If you are interested in learning about eZ Publish, have questions/challenges you are dealing with, or want to just see where the product is going with its latest release, stop by!

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 (Boston): Training: SharePoint Information Architecture Boston 2011

2-day hands-on course provides an introduction to information architecture concepts with particular attention given to content type definition, taxonomy, and metadata as well as how to configure SP to meet IA design requirements.

December 8 - 9 (London): 4D UK DevCon 2011

The biggest and most important 4D event in years is just around the corner. Thursday, December 8th, the 4D developer community will attend Park Crescent Conference Centre in the heart of London for a day dedicated to current events and the future of 4D.

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 - 14 (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.

December 13 (Online): (Webinar) Is Your SharePoint Site a Security Risk

Join Kathleen Reidy, Senior Analyst at The 451 Group, and HiSoftware's Eric Darbe for a live webinar exploring the emerging compliance and security issues related to uncontrolled SharePoint expansion in the enterprise.

December 14 (Quebec): AIIM - ARMA NCR Joint Holiday Breakfast Meeting Quebec 2011

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Ottawa/National Capital Region AIIM and ARMA chapters will come together for a joint meeting and holiday breakfast. Join your peers in the information management sector for a morning of networking, education and fantastic food.

December 14 (New York): Video Search and the Rise of Time-Coded Metadata New York 2011

In this interactive, demo-rich presentation, Nate Treloar, VP of Strategic Markets for RAMP, will walk through the latest trends in video search and show how the rise of time-coded metadata is changing how people discover and engage with online video. 

December 14 - 16 (Linz): Fabasoft Cloud Developer Conference Linz 2011

The free of charge Fabasoft Cloud Developer Conference 2011 Winter is the meeting point for software developers from all over the world who want to help shape the future of IT within the Folio Cloud eco-system.

December 19 (Herzliya): CouchConf Israel 2011

This one-day event is for any developer who wants to take a deeper dive into Couchbase NoSQL technology, learn where it’s headed and build really cool stuff. Join us for a day to find out what’s new with Couchbase and learn more about harnessing this powerful distributed database technology for your web and mobile applications.

January Events

January 5 (San Francisco): DEMO Enterprise: An Evening of Innovation San Francisco 2012

Fusion-io Chief Scientist Steve Wozniak will appear as a special guest at this invitation only event, which will showcase today's top innovations for the enterprise from six student-run startups. A DEMO Innovation party, open to DEMO alumni, the development community, media and venture capitalists, will conclude the evening.

January 6 - 8 (Oslo): Agile Coach Camp Oslo 2012

Welcome to the unconference for Agile coaches, ScrumMasters and other Agile addicts. We are proud to welcome everybody to the second Norwegian agile coach camp. Two days of highly collaborative, self-organized event with Agile coach dojo and Open Space for everyone.

January 7 (Washington DC): UXCamp Washington DC 2012

UXCamp DC is an ad-hoc unconference and is part of the larger BarCamp movement. The focus of this camp is user experience–online and offline. There is no set agenda until everyone gathers.

January 11 - 13 (Sandusky): CodeMash Ohio 2012

CodeMash is a unique event that will educate developers on current practices, methodologies, and technology trends in a variety of platforms and development languages such as Java, .Net, Ruby, Python and PHP. Attendees will be able to attend a world-class technical conference amid Ohio's largest indoor waterpark. 

January 13 - 15 (Melbourne): Drupal Downunder Melbourne 2012

More than just another industry event, it’s a shared experience that seeks to inspire and engage. Drupal Downunder in Melbourne for 2012 will feature sessions and panels from some of the most influential people and brightest minds within the local Drupal community.

January 13 - 16 (Adelaide): Rails Camp X Adelaide 2012

Rails Camp is an unconference (no staid and structured setup) event for Rubyists of all levels of experience - but we're not just focused on rails. Anything related to Ruby and development in general is a welcome topic for discussion.

January 15 - 17 (Mumbai): Click Asia Summit Mumbai 2012

Click Asia Summit 2012, Asia’s largest digital and mobile marketing conference, expo, and workshop is a perfect opportunity for mobile and online marketers, entrepreneurs, brand owners, content developers, agency executives, SEO architects, and digital-media experts to come together and explore the possibilities of mobile and digital marketing in Asia.

January 15 - 19 (Orlando): Lotusphere Orlando 2012

Whether it's social business strategies or product features and capabilities, Lotusphere has what you know, love, and expect. Same tracks, similar labs, and another awe-inspiring Solutions Showcase.

January 17 - 19 (Vienna): Software Quality Days Vienna 2012

Software Quality Days is one of the biggest conferences on software quality. This makes it a must for anyone interested in software quality and testing.

January 18 - 19 (Nottingham): New Adventures in Web Design Nottingham 2012

New Adventures in Web Design goes against the grain. This is a unique web design event taking place in Nottingham. In the middle of England. In bleak midwinter. This event will be sympathetic to existing and new challenges and opportunities faced by front-end design folks in their day-to-day work and beyond.

January 18 - 20 (New York): WebVisions New York 2012

WebVisions takes the show to NYC for three days of presentations by leading web, mobile, UX, DIY and strategy experts.

January 20 - 22 (Los Angeles): SCALE 10x - Linux Expo Los Angeles 2012

SCALE started 10 years ago with a single day event at USC with two tracks and 400 attendees. Considering that SCALE 10X will be a three day event, with as many as a half-dozen tracks and possibly as many as 2,500 attendees.

January 23 - 26 (London): Customer Experience Management in Telecoms London 2012

Telecoms IQ's Customer Experience Management conference in January 2012 is an unmissable opportunity to learn how to optimise your CEM strategies and leverage them to deliver tangible results that will secure top-level buy-in.

January 24 - 25 (Bangalore): JUDCon India 2012

JUDCon is a conference “By Developers, For Developers.” Presentations at JUDCon include a range of technology deep dives into JBoss Community projects and related technical topics of user and developer interest.

January 24 - 25 (San Francisco): Node Summit San Francisco 2012

Node Summit will bring together business leaders and technology experts to discuss Node.js transformative role in the future of computing. The event will also showcase solutions from a select group of startup companies that are looking towards the future by incorporating Node.js today.

January 25 - 26 (London): Mobile Games Forum London 2012

A global faculty of 45 speakers who define the world of Mobile Games. Would you like to connect directly & in person with Playfish, Electronic Arts, GetJar, Digital Chocolate, Glu Mobile, Papaya Mobile, NVIDIA and Google… to name but a few?

January 25 - 26 (Amsterdam): Beyond Enterprise 2.0 Conference Amsterdam 2012

This international summit will bring together senior executives cross-industry to discuss key issues on maximizing internal communications through social media. To maximise knowledge exchange and generate actionable results, we have carefully designed the conference format to be interactive, “hands-on” and productive. 

January 26 - 28 (San Francisco): Macworld/iWorld San Francisco 2012

Macworld/iWorld 2012 is the world's ultimate fan event for those who use, create and love Apple products. Attendees will encounter a unique celebration of Apple-technology infused art, music and film, as well as learning opportunities, and a shopping mecca in our exhibit hall filled with products and services for Apple users of all skill levels and interests.

January 26 - 28 (Switzerland): gotoAndSki() Switzerland 2012

The COOLEST geek conference ever is back! Yes, in January 2012 the coolest (below zero at least) Flash/Flex/Mobile event will be back to begin the year with. gotoAndSki is a conference with a twist, giving an extra focus to the networking part of it, which is very strong in this Flash community.

January 27 (London): The Design of Understanding London 2012

A one day conference looking at how ideas are designed to be more understandable. We will not just be looking at the discipline of Information Design, but to related fields too as I believe that good conferences have breadth as well as depth.

January 30 - February 1 (San Francisco): 3rd Mobile Commerce Conference San Francisco 2012

IQPC is proud to announce the 3rd Mobile Commerce Conference: The only event with additional focus on transitioning successful B2C strategies internally across B2B & B2E! 

January 31 - February 1 (San Francisco): iStrategy San Francisco 2012

This spring iStrategy will be convening in the epicenter of the digital industry, Silicon Valley.If building a high-performing, integrated marketing strategy is important to your corporation, then iStrategy San Francisco is a sound investment.

February Events

February 1 - 4 (Dublin): Interaction|12 Dublin 2012

As Interaction takes its own journey to Europe for the first time, come learn from, be inspired by and connect with the global interaction design community. Our vision is to create an experience over four unforgettable days, plotting a course through the elements of interaction design, which will flood your mind and inspire your work.

February 3 - 4 (Atlanta): SoCon - So Connected Atlanta 2012

Join hundreds of professionals with diverse backgrounds in digital, interactive, public relations, advertising, sales, non-profit, journalism, education and customer service as they attend the southeast's premier social media networking event. SoCon12 offers serious social media learning opportunities in KSU's academic setting from the most well-known professionals in their field.

February 6 (Helsinki): D-Day - Design, Development and Digital Business Conference Helsinki 2012

Web-technology and business conference. Top Finnish and foreign speakers. 5 sessions in one day.

February 6 - 7 (London): Gartner Business Intelligence Summit London 2012

The conference will help drive your organization towards analytic excellence by addressing questions like: What is new in BI? How do analytics and BI relate? How do firms develop an effective BI strategy? What methods of improving data quality work? How do you get business user involvement in BI? How to link BI to Master Data Management initiatives? Are cloud analytics offerings viable?

February 6 - 8 (Atlanta): An Event Apart Atlanta 2012

An Event Apart Atlanta features 12 great speakers and sessions. Following the two-day conference comes an intense full-day learning session on Responsive Design led by Ethan Marcotte (author, Responsive Web Design, A Book Apart, 2011).

February 7 - 8 (Amsterdam): BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012

The BlackBerry Developer Conference is the showcase for the latest innovations and breakthroughs with the BlackBerry Development Platform. Thousands of BlackBerry enthusiasts come together to collaborate with platform experts from the community and attend sessions, demonstrations, hands-on labs and keynotes  all focused on developing leading mobile applications, no matter your skill level.

February 7 - 8 (Paris): Enterprise 2.0 SUMMIT Paris 2012

The Enterprise 2.0 SUMMIT discusses current practices and future visions for defining and building a “collaborative” approach towards business excellence. Distinguishing between project, practice and future excellence the conference program addresses both experts and practitioners.

February 7 - 9 (Las Vegas): Social Media Strategies Summit Las Vegas 2012

Social Media Strategies Summit has been designed to apply to a variety of industries. In an effort to meet attendees learning objectives we have built in six tracks, each outlined to focus on a particular industry.

February 8 (Vancouver): Interlink Workshops: Designing Motion for the Web Vancouver 2012

We'll look at how to get the most out of your transitions and animations by going beyond just start and end points and applying our design eye to those ever important in-between parts. That's where the real power of animation lies.

February 8 - 12 (Seattle): WSDM - Web Search & Data Mining Conference Seattle 2012

WSDM (pronounced “wisdom”) is the premier international ACM conference covering research in the areas of search and data mining on the Web. The Fifth ACM WSDM Conference will take place in Seattle, Washington, USA during February 8-12, 2012.

February 9 - 10 (San Francisco): Voices That Matter: Android Developers Conference San Francisco 2012

We Android developers need to stick together and learn from one another. At Pearson Education's Voices That Matter: Android Developers Conference, you'll meet fellow mobile developers and participate in technical sessions on a broad variety of topics. Come join us as we talk about all things Android: where we're at, where we're going, and how to get there.

February 10 (Oxford): jQuery UK 2012

An inspiring day of talks from the pioneers of the World's favourite JavaScript framework, and wider industry experts - we'll cover the basics of how to use the framework, advanced tips and tricks, new features, and take a look into of the project's strategy and future roadmap to see how we will embrace principles of responsive design to create compelling experiences that span smartphone, tablet and even desktop devices from a unified codebase.

February 10 - 12 (Mountain View): Android Homecoming Funference California 2012

Join hundreds of Android fans, enthusiasts and developers for the Android Homecoming Funfrence in Mountain View California Friday February 10th, 2012 through Sunday February 12, 2012 in beautiful Mountain view California.

February 11 - 12 (Munich): TOCA ME Design Conference Munich 2012

Welcome to the fifth TOCA ME design conference in Munich. It is a combination of information, emotion and communication. A combination of presentation, exhibitions and lounge. Outstanding designers invite you to have a look into their world, talk about their inspiration and show you how they manage their projects from the very start to finalisation.

February 13 - 14 (San Francisco): Android Builders Summit San Francisco 2012

The Android Builders Summit is a technical summit for OEMs, their device manufacturers, integrators, custom builders, and the growing Android and Linux Kernel developer communities. Android is expanding to an increasing number of industry segments in addition to smart phones and tablets.

February 13 - 14 (Hamburg): Mobile Developer Conference Hamburg 2012

The Mobile Developer Conference (MDC), the conference for mobile developers will be held from 13th - 14 February 2012 for the fourth time at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Hamburg. After starting 2011 in the German cities, Munich, Cologne and Hamburg, the conference will be extended by another day and a themed track in Hamburg.

February 13 - 15 (New York): O'Reilly TOC - Tools of Change for Publishing Conference New York 2012

O'Reilly's TOC Conference is where the publishing and tech industries converge, as practitioners and executives from both camps share what they've learned from their successes and failures, explore ideas, and join together to navigate publishing's ongoing transformation.

February 13 - 15 (Stockholm): Jfokus Stockholm 2012

Jfokus is the largest annual conference for everyone who works with Java in Sweden. The conference is arranged together with Javaforum Stockholm. Javaforum is a Swedish developer community and an official Java User Group (JUG) with premier purpose is to support Swedish developers.

February 13 - 17 (New Zealand): Webstock New Zealand 2012

Two action-packed days of aspiration, inspiration and brain stimulation, starring 20+ stars of the web firmament; a veritable hotbed of uber-talent. Experts in HTML5, CSS3, responsive design & enhancement, mobile app development, user experience, analytics and oodles more, this will be unmissable.

February 15 - 17 (Redwood Shores): Embedded Linux Conference California 2012

The Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. This conference, now in it's 6th year, has the largest collection of sessions dedicated exclusively to embedded Linux and embedded Linux developers.

February 15 - 17 (Netherlands): TechDays Netherlands 2012

Come to TechDays. The knowledge event for IT professionals and developers. TechDays 2012 is all about Windows, cloud computing, Visual Studio 11, System Center 2012, web development, Virtualisatie and more.

February 15 - 17 (Ghaziabad): Seminar: Opportunities in Open Source Entrepreneurship Ver 2.0

Open Source software is catching the fancy of millions of technocrats around the world. A lot of emphasis is being laid on developing applications based on Open Source, which are either free or are available at nominal costs.

February 16 - 17 (Madrid): Spring I/O Madrid 2012

A 2-day event full of presentations delivered by development leads, book authors and professionals on Spring, Groovy/Grails and Cloud technologies. The perfect place to obtain critical skills to help you build, run and manage tomorrow's software solutions. Don't miss the chance to meet and learn from experts and professionals who drive innovation for these technologies.

February 17 - 18 (Hong Kong): UXHK - User Experience Hong Kong 2012

User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) is an event based in Hong Kong dedicated to bring all disciplines together (research, marketing, design, technology and the business to name a few) who work in various product and service developments who want to learn more and are passionate about designing great experiences for people and business for a better world.

February 17 - 19 (Bengaluru): Agile India 2012

Come and join us for three spectacular days in India's technology hub - Bengaluru. Learn and share your experience in software development and agile adoption with various speakers and attendees from different parts of Asia and around the world. Participate and exchange ideas with researchers and academics from around the world as they showcase the best of international research on Agile software development.

February 18 - 19 (London): CodeIgniter Conference London 2012

The CodeIgniter Conference is a two-day event being run with events around the world, with one event in London this February and the next happening back in the States. The two-day mixture of masterclasses and talks will give you a great chance to meet fellow CodeIgniter developers, listen to talks from some of the well known CodeIgniter bloggers and Reactor Engineers and learn new skills in our masterclasses which cater for beginners and advanced users alike.

February 20 - 21 (Orlando): In Control Orlando 2012

Learn from a diverse array of Web experts to use modern tools and techniques to refine your Web design craft now. Harness creative inspiration to unlock your potential, amplify innovation, and broaden your reach. Immerse yourself in two days of idea exchange with potential business partners who are as forward-thinking as you are.

February 22 - 24 (Geneva): Lift12 - Digital Technology Conference Geneva 2012

Lift12 is a three-day conference about current and emerging usage of digital technologies. Participants come to better understand the challenges and opportunities presented by digital technologies, and meet the people who drive these innovations.

February 22 - 24 (Palm Springs): Intelligent Content Palm Springs 2012

Held annually each winter in beautiful (and sunny) Palm Springs, CA, Intelligent Content 2012 is an intimate, three-day intensive learning experience designed to help attendees understand what is required to create intelligent content; content designed to be structurally rich and semantically categorized, automatically discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable to any future functionality.

February 24 (Portland): SearchFest Portland 2012

Industry experts and thought leaders from around the country will deliver in-depth presentations on topics including Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Universal Search, Analytics, Paid Search Marketing and much more.

February 26 - 29 (San Francisco): SPTechCon - SharePoint Conference San Francisco 2012

At SPTechCon, you'll learn best practices for managing a SharePoint environment and integrating it with other systems to unleash the full power of the software…and your company!

February 27 - 28 (Amsterdam): FITC - Design and Technology Conference Amsterdam 2012

FITC Amsterdam has played host to a program focused on design, technology and cool shit for the last four years, and 2012 is no exception. As technology continues to evolve, this event has evolved right alongside it, educating, challenging and inspiring attendees to set the bar even higher.

February 27 - March 1 (Barcelona): Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2012

Mobile is enhancing and expanding education and thus, transforming the world. Mobile World Congress 2012 will celebrate the current state of mobile and offer a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next.

February 28 - 29 (Dubai): 2nd Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East & Africa 

Taking place on the 28th & 29th February 2012, the 2nd Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East and Africa is a Free-to-attend event and will feature all of the key players within the Cloud Computing and SaaS market providing an introduction, discussion and look into the future for the ICT industry.

February 28 - March 1 (Santa Clara): O'Reilly Strata Conference Santa Clara 2012

Strata is the leading conference for the people and technology driving the data revolution. The home of data science, Strata brings together practitioners, researchers, IT leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss big data, Hadoop, analytics, visualization and data markets.

February 29 - March 2 (Montreal): ConFoo - Web Techno Conference Montreal 2012

PHP Quebec, Montreal-Python, Montreal.rb, Montreal Jug, W3Qc, OWASP Montreal, Android Montreal, are proud to announce the third edition of the ConFoo Conference. From February 29th to March 2nd, 2012, international experts in Java, .Net, PHP, Python and Ruby will present solutions for developers and project managers at the prestigious Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, located downtown Montreal.

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