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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August Events

August 11-13 (Washington, DC): USENIX Security Symposium

Whether you’re a researcher, a system administrator, or a policy wonk, come to USENIX Security ‘10 to find out how changes in computer security are going to affect you.

August 12 (Reston): How to Effectively Plan, Execute and Control SharePoint Projects @ SUGDC

In this interactive session, participants will learn to deliver successful SharePoint projects and appropriately manage expectations crucial to SharePoint success.  

August 13-22 (Seattle): Seattle Geek Week

Seattle Geek Week features 10 days of events hosted by various individuals, organizations and community groups. There will be conferences, workshops, meetups and, of course, parties!

August 16-20 (San Francisco): Search Engine Strategies (SES) Conference and Expo 2010

SES is packed with sessions covering PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimization, site optimization and usability, while offering high-level strategy, keynotes, an expo floor with 100+ companies, networking events, parties and more!

August 17-19 (Seattle): pii2010 (privacy identity innovation)

pii2010 will explore how emerging technologies and business models are impacting the way data is created, shared and aggregated and how to strike a balance between protecting sensitive information and enabling innovation.

August 18 (London): SharePoint 2010 - Overview

The SharePoint 2010 overview seminar gives you a high level introduction to everything you need to know to succeed with SharePoint 2010 in your organisation.

August 19-21 (Vancouver): GROW2010

GROW2010 Conference, Dealmaker Media’s inaugural technology conference brings together leading entrepreneurs, influencers and investors from Silicon Valley and Canada to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship. The theme: Turning today’s entrepreneurs into tomorrow’s leaders. 

August 18 (London): SharePoint 2010 - Social Computing and Collaboration

The Social Computing and Collaboration SharePoint 2010 seminar is focused on 'People'. That’s what business is about. At this seminar you will understand how SharePoint Server 2010 can unlock innovation and creativity, and improve the performance and productivity of your teams.

August 20 (Amsterdam): Hippo GetTogether

Coming to Amsterdam this summer: the Hippo GetTogether! After two very successful Hippo Forge Fridays, we're extending the program with talks and showcase presentations.

August 19-21 (Vancouver): GROW2010

The theme: Turning today’s entrepreneurs into tomorrow’s leaders. Join 400 industry executives for three days of networking, connecting, deal-making and outdoor adventure.

August 20 (Amsterdam): Hippo GetTogether

Coming to Amsterdam this summer: the Hippo GetTogether! After two very successful Hippo Forge Fridays, we're extending the program with talks and showcase presentations.

August 22 (New Brunswick, NJ): Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR) 2010

HCIR combines research from the fields of human-computer interaction (HCI) and IR, placing an emphasis on human involvement in search activities.

August 23-27 (Copenhagen): DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010

With over 3000 people having attended the first event in San Francisco earlier this year, DrupalCon is rapidly becoming one of the largest events in the Open Source calendar.

August 24 (Online): Webinar -- The New Generation of Content Platforms

The Enterprise Content Management industry is on the brink of a substantial shift. After a decade of vendor consolidation and integration of point solutions into today's "Suites", the next decade of innovation in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) will be led by the "Platform" vendors. Tune-in on Aug 24th at 8am PDT / 11am EDT to learn more.

August 24-27 (Washington, DC): SharePoint Best Practices Conference

The Best Practices Conference is where you'll find the smartest ideas, activities and techniques in practice today, and the core methods that achieve the best outcomes.

August 25 (Danville): Danville Green IT Economic Summit

The Danville Green IT Economic Summit is a landmark event with the latest breakthroughs in energy efficiency from the desktop to the data center. This summit will cover everything from green hardware to green software technology, and the power of the Internet.

August 26 (London): #LastThursdayCMS

The 'Last Thursday Group' a networking group aimed at meeting and discussing issues involved in the provision of websites and the services supporting websites. With lots of Beer and Content Management thrown in.

September Events

September 1-3 (Graz, Austria) 5th AIS SigPrag International Pragmatic Web Conference Track (ICPW 2010)

THE PRAGMATIC WEB CONFERENCE TRACK at i-Semantics 2010 is a unique forum to envision and debate how the emerging social, semantic, multimedia Web mediates the ways in which we construct shared meaning.

September 8 (London): Beyond CMS: how to empower your business with EPiServer

Discover how an effective CMS can help you achieve your business goals. Learn about the latest in website management from leading professionals.

September 8 (Basingstoke): SharePoint 2010 - Overview

The SharePoint 2010 overview seminar gives you a high level introduction to everything you need to know to succeed with SharePoint 2010 in your organisation.

September 8-10 (Chengdu): 5th Annual Asia shared service and outsourcing summit

The Annual Asia Shared Service and Outsourcing Summit, which is an annual event for companies in China, is recognized as one of the most outstanding and influential gathering for shared service professionals in Asia.

September 13-14 (San Francisco): APPNATION

APPNATION is the first global conference and exposition to focus exclusively on the burgeoning consumer applications marketplace.

September 14-16 (Orlando): NSA Trusted Computing Conference and Exposition

Is your computer safe? In partnership with industry and academia, the NSA is pioneering breakthrough Trusted Computing technologies that stop cyber threats dead in their tracks.

September 15-16 (Shanghai): 2nd Annual Customer Loyalty Asia Programme & CRM Summit

2nd Annual Customer Loyalty Asia Programme & CRM Summit 2010, carefully researched and organized by Neoedge Singapore, will provide all international and local companies an in-time and efficient platform of learning, networking and partnership building for your corporate advantage in the increasingly vibrant and fierce market.

September 16 (London): ICS Solutions Cloud Day, London - Azure and BPOS

Register for one of ICS Solutions Azure seminars to be amongst the first people in the world to see how easy it is to build, deploy and manage applications in the Cloud and gain insight into the hottest platform currently available from Microsoft.

September 16-17 (Basel, Switzerland): Magnolia Conference 2010

The first day will consist of keynotes and sessions with business and technical topics in regard to Magnolia CMS. The day after will be Community Day, an Unconference-style event run by the attendees.

September 16-17 (Amsterdam): CMS Made Simple Geek Moot 2010

t's that time again. The developers of CMS Made Simple have finalized plans for our yearly user conference. This year, we're thinking much bigger, so join us. There will be plenty of presentations by the devs and other members of the community, events, networking and just general geeking out. 

September 19-23 (San Francisco): Oracle OpenWorld 2010

With thousands of sessions and hundreds of exhibits and demos, there's no better place to learn how to optimize your existing systems, get an inside line on upcoming technology breakthroughs, and meet with the strategists and developers responsible for the products and services that help you get better results for your company.

September 20-22 (Monterey): X Change Conference 

The X Change Conference is built around intimate conversations led by Enterprise analytics managers and senior practitioners.

September 22-23 (New York): Createasphere Digital Asset Management (DAM) Conference

The Entertainment and Media industry premier event on the management of digital assets. This conference and expo will shape the standards and explore the urgent global issues of digital asset management in the entertainment and media sector.

September 22 (Chicago): Henry Stewart DAM Conference 2010 Chicago

The Henry Stewart DAM events, held in New York, London, Chicago and Los Angeles, highlight all the important issues from the fundamentals of how to get started with a DAM solution to the latest developments in DAM technology and processes.

September 22-23: (Singapore): Social Media World Forum Asia

Social Media World Forum Asia will bring together the Asian Social Media community to debate the hot topics for 2010.  

September 22-24 (New York City): Createasphere Digital Asset Management Conference

The Entertainment and Media industry premier event on the management of digital assets. This conference and expo will shape the standards and explore the urgent global issues of digital asset management in the entertainment and media sector.

September 23 (San Francisco): Think Mobile West

Mediabistro’s Think Mobile conference explores the broadening mobile ecosystem, the application marketplace, and the innovation that drives the industry.

September 23 (Basingstoke): SharePoint 2010: ECM and Records Management

This SharePoint 2010 ECM and Records Management seminar helps you to discover how to get control of your electronic information and mitigate compliance risks with SharePoint 2010.

September 24-25 (Paris): European Information Architecture Summit VI (euroIAVI)

The Sixth European Information Architecture Summit does not have a specific theme. Rather, we will be putting together an English-language programme that represents a wide range of subjects - from hard-core search strategies, to more general user-experience topics.

September 24 (Paris): Cloud Computing Congress Asia

The Cloud Computing Congress Asia examines the latest state of cloud computing, the technical challenges, and how to the applications can be controlled and managed in a Cloud based environment.

September 29-30 (London): IBC's User Generated Content 2010

When you attend an IBC Legal conference you will benefit from a thoroughly-researched programme, delivered by leading experts in the field, and an event structure that offers the invaluable opportunity to network with event participants.

September 29-30 (New York City): Location Based Marketing Summit

The Location-Based Marketing Summit in New York City, is the leading event for Fortune 1000 companies seeking to maximize marketing, commerce and business strategies using location-based services.

October Events

October 1-2 (New York City): Open Video Conference 2010

The Open Video Conference (OVC) is a multi-day summit of thought leaders in business, academia, art, and activism to explore the future of online video.

October 3-6 (New York City): TikiFest New York 6

A tradition in the Tiki community, a TikiFest is a meeting between Tiki contributors (that don't usually meet). 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.

October 4-8 (Boston): FutureM

FutureM is the first ever week-long, collaborative, multi-location conference in Boston offering participants the opportunity to tap into the freshest thinkers in marketing, media and technology.

October 4-7 (New York City): Digital Content Monetization (DCM) NYC 2010

DCM 2010 is working with 60+ content owners including the NFL, Universal Pictures, NASCAR, NBC Universal, Warner Bros, Sony Music, Disney, A&E Television Networks and Electronic Arts to deliver 'how to' knowledge that enables you to drive a sustainable multi-platform digital business model.

October 4-7 (Atlanta): FutureMedia Fest 2010

FutureMedia Fest 2010 – Explore new paradigms in how Content is Created, Distributed, and Consumed with FutureMedia at Georgia Tech. Join our mash-up of talent, ideas, trends and technology.

October 5-6 (Prague): Online Marketing & Social Media in Travel Summit

EyeforTravel’s Online Marketing & Social Media in Travel Summit brings together top travel brands to share key insights on how to maximize the impact of your online marketing and social media initiatives. 

October 5-6 (New York City): Digital Content Monetization 2010

Digital Content Monetization 2010 examines new models for monetizing content and the tools and technologies being used across the media industry to enable effective distribution of different content types.

October 5-8 (San Francisco): International CTIA Wireless 2010 - Mobile Business

With a focus on applications, network architecture and technologies such as LBS, machine-to-machine and WiMAX (just to name a few), this international event brings a community of users, carriers, developers and manufacturers together to generate dialogue, share ideas and debate the economics of MOBILE BUSINESS.

October 7 (Utrecht): HartmanEVENT 2010 - Social Media & Mobile Usability

The HartmanEVENT will teach you everything about strategies, methodologies, techniques and tools to get more value from your information.

October 9-14 (San Francisco): Digital Marketing 2010 (DMA2010)

Unlike other conferences out there, DMA2010 is the only Global ROI Marketing Event, focusing on direct and digital marketing integration across all channels! Learn from 300+ experts from brands like Pepsi, LG, HP and Twitter.

October 11-15 (Miami): Akamai Global Customer Conference 2010

We are pleased to invite Akamai customers and partners to our third annual Akamai Global Customer Conference as we explore and discuss the industry trends that shape the Internet we use every day to work, live and play

October 14-15 (London): Online Video Strategies: Solutions and strategies for publishing your video on the web

Creating and distributing video online? Join us at Online Video Strategies this October in London and learn how to choose the online video solutions that meet your needs.

October 14-16 (New York): Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference

Attend “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference” to learn how industry leaders addressed business challenges through design—and how they reinvented their businesses, their strategies and even themselves.

October 15-16 (Las Vegas): BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2010

BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference, and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media including all forms of blogging, podcasting, social media, social networking, online video, music, Internet TV and radio.

October 17-19 (New York City): Pivot Conference 

Attend Pivot Conference and hear from those successfully engaging with today’s emerging consumer and create your own action plan for success.

October 17-21 (Orlando): Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2010

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the industry's only event to deliver the insights, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies.

October 18-20 (Singapore): Online Reputation Management, Asia

The Online Reputation Management Asia Conference convenes thought and industry leaders to determine key industry solutions for online reputation management in an ever-competitive industry.

October 18-20 (Washington, DC): Social Media for Defense and Government

IDGA’s 3rd Social Media for Defense and Government provides a forum for senior level Government and Military officials, industry partners, and the academic communities to align shared goals, showcase new technology, and define the way forward.

October 18-20 (Prague): Kentico Connection Conference

Building on the success of the last years. Kentico connection will be the ultimate opportunity to get the whole Kentico community together and enjoy three days of learning, sharing experiences and getting answers to your questions.

October 19 (New York City): Smart Content: The Content Analytics Conference

This conference is about digital transformation, about enhancing the business value of information, both enterprise content and social media.

October 20 (Paris): Alfresco Developer Conference Paris

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 engineers and visionaries behind our technology.

October 21-22 (Huntsville, AL): Cabinet NG Collaborate 2010

The Collaborate Conference is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with the people, products, and trends at the forefront of the document management industry.

October 22-23 (Petaluma): SocialBizWorld

SocialBizWorld is a 2-day Social Media and Web 2.0 business conference for private and public-sector business executives, leaders, managers, employees and consultants looking for insightful speakers, hands-on workshops, in-depth discussions and real-world examples to move their business forward with new media.

October 26 (San Jose): SocialTech 2010

SocialTech 2010 brings together the visionaries and experts who are using the power of social media to transform the way that B2B technology companies market their products and services.

October 27-29 (Washington, DC): Advanced New Media Strategies for Federal Government

This event will showcase 15 federal perspectives on different strategies government agencies can implement to comply with the Obama Administration’s Open Government Directive.

October 28 (London): International Search Summit

The International Search Summit will focus once again on international and multilingual search marketing topics and offer delegates insight and advice on how to effectively develop and manage international online campaigns.

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