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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January Events

January 14 (Online): Webinar -- Building the Business Case for Digital Asset Management

Speakers: Seth Earley, Joel Warwick, Jeannine Bartlett

Deploying digital asset management systems can have a very tangible and measurable impact on the organization, saving time and money. In this session, we'll walk through various business scenarios for acquiring and deploying DAM tools and consider approaches for measuring ROI.

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 19 (Online): Kentico Online CMS User Group Presents: Martin’s top 5 for V5

Attend the first Kentico Online user group meeting to hear Kentico CTO Martin Hejtmanek talk about his five favorite Kentico V5 features. In this interactive online user group session Martin will show his personal favorites and why he thinks they are important for Kentico users and developers.

January 21 (Online): Webinar: Creative Workflow - MRM and DAM

In this session we will discuss how to map marketing and creative processes and when to insert workflow, asset reuse and structure into creative tasks.

January 26 (Miami): Entrepreneur Magazine's Growth 2.0 Conference

This economy can work for your business, and Growth 2.0 is going to show you how. Come join the small business community along with today's top business authors, radicals, visionaries, and the editorial team at Entrepreneur magazine.  

January 28 (Online): Practical Asset Reuse – The Role of Taxonomy and Metadata Webinar

In this session, we'll show how assets can be tagged effectively with metadata defined with reuse in mind. We'll review case study examples to illustrate how faceted search can be supported by well constructed taxonomies and how users need to be trained to tag and to retrieve images based on the taxonomy.

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.

January 28-30 (Orlando): ATIA 2010 Orlando

The ATIA Conference features the latest products and services, showcasing more than 125 exhibitors in one of the most comprehensive exhibitions in the industry. Meet one-on-one with leading AT suppliers to get your questions answered and get hands-on experience with the most up-to-date AT technologies.

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 4 (Online): The Vendor Landscape – Tools and Technologies Webinar

Seth Earley will discuss approaches for mapping business requirements to product functionality and ways to retain control of the vendor selection process instead of being driven by the vendor's sales process.

February 9 (London): Agile Edge - Agile for E-business

Now in its third year, this unique one-day event brings together Industry Experts and an audience from across many different Business Sectors, to discuss these questions and to provide insight into the latest in Agile and E-business thinking.

February 9-10 (Santa Clara): SDL Innovate 2010

You'll benefit from 15+ sessions delivered by peer corporations, industry analysts and SDL executives, who will share best practices and provide valuable insight into the challenges and strategies for delivering compelling content to global customers.

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 17-18 (Universal City): Createasphere DAM 2010

Createasphere’s Digital Asset Management Conference and Exhibition (DAM) debuts. DAM will feature some of the most highly regarded experts working in DAM today; influencers who bring unique perspective to the conversation which is considered by many to be the topic of the next decade

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 22-23 (Santa Clara, CA): 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 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 22-24 (Miami): Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami 2010

Future Of Web Apps, for Web Developers, Designers, Entrepreneurs, and anyone with an interest in the power of the Web. There’s loads going on at this year’s Miami event. You’ll hear great speakers, enjoy in depth workshops and make new contacts.

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.

March Events

March 11-12 (Paris): Nuxeo World Paris 2010

Nuxeo World will feature open source and ECM experts from all over the globe. With educational sessions designed for both business and technical users, members of the core Nuxeo team, including CEO Eric Barroca and Head of R&D Florent Guillaume, will share the company's vision and product road map strategy.

March 15-16 (San Jose): Evans Data Developer Relations Conference 2010

Get expert advice from visionary keynote speakers, gain insight from leading authorities in two exceptional tracks, network and compare notes with colleagues in other companies, share your developer program experiences, and form partnerships in this one-of-a-kind, two-day event.

March 30 - April 1 (San Jose): O'Reilly Where 2.0 2010

Now in its sixth year, the Where 2.0 Conference is where the grassroots and leading edge developers building location-aware technology intersect with the businesses and entrepreneurs seeking out location apps, platforms, and hardware to gain a competitive edge.

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