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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April Events

April 15-16 (San Francisco): Chirp the First Twitter Conference

The first annual Twitter conference, taking place in San Francisco.

April 15 (Dublin, Ireland): Google Apps Cloud Seminar

At this seminar, you will see how Google Apps' web-based messaging and collaboration platform creates tremendous time and cost savings for businesses while providing employees with powerful and easy-to-use tools that will improve how they work together securely.

April 15 (Webinar): WoodWing Webinars: Create Digital Magazines

In this webinar, users will be introduced to Enterprise, WoodWing's content publishing platform and learn about the latest solution, Digital Magazines. Attendees will see how to package content using the Content Station management application and the functionality added to Adobe InDesign for making interactive publications for Apple's iPad e-reader.

April 15-16 (Paris): Content Strategy Forum 2010

Content Strategy 2010 is the first-ever conference specifically on the emerging discipline of Content Strategy. Join leading experts and practitioners from this important new field for two exciting days of workshops, presentations, discussions, and more at a price that will never be this competitive again.

April 18-21 (Baltimore, MD): SharePoint .Org Conference 2010

SharePoint Conference .Org 2010 is the only SharePoint Conference to attend this spring! Attend sessions, workshops, and classes taught by some of the world's foremost experts on the SharePoint platform including premiere consultants, speakers, and Microsoft SharePoint MVPs.

April 18-22 (Las Vegas): Collaborate 2010

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest) are once again joining forces to host COLLABORATE 10, Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community.

April 19-21 (Santa Clara): Content Management Strategies/DITA North America 2010

Content Management Strategies/DITA North America brings together speakers, vendors, and participants who are looking for the best solution to manage their marketing, technical, and enterprise content.

April 19-21 (New York City): Cloud Expo 2010

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

April 19-21 (San Francisco): Drupalcon San Francisco 2010

DrupalCon San Francisco will feature three full days of sessions from the best and brightest in the Drupal community and around Silicon Valley.

April 19-23 (Online): Cloud Slam Event's CS '10 Virtual Cloud Computing Conference

In the Webinar “How Financial Services use RIA’s to increase customer conversions” Jouk Pleiter, founder and CEO of Backbase presents best practices from the financial world and shows how Customer Experience Management is all about building a strong connection that drives purchase decisions, stimulates active participation and maximizes customer retention.

April 20-22 (Philadelphia): AIIM International Expo 2010

The AIIM Expo + Conference is the definitive industry gathering for information management professionals across industries.

April 20-23 (Bangalore): Great Indian Developer Summit

GIDS is the gold standard for India's software developer ecosystem for gaining exposure to and evaluating new projects, tools, services, platforms, languages, software and standards.

April 21 (Vienna): celumsummit 2010

The ABC’s of marketing (Automate, Boost and Cut Costs) will be the main topic of focus at this year’s celumsummit on April 21st, 2010 in Vienna.

April 21-23 (Boston): SOURCE Boston

SOURCE is ideal for high level security professionals who are interested in both the technology and application of computer security, as well as the business practices used within the industry.

April 22 (Tysons Corner, VA): Green IT Economic Summit

GITES 2010 will be a landmark event with the convergence of the latest breakthroughs in Green hardware and software technology, and the power of the internet.

April 22 (London): Marketing Intelligence Seminar

A marketing strategy is like a road map, it only works if you know where you are going. By choosing your destination (goals) in advance, we can show you how to acquire actionable intelligence to get you where you want to go

April 23 (New Delhi): Conference on WiMAX 2010

Strategies, Business Model Reengineering & Opportunities for WiMAX Development

 April 24 (Baltimore): A Day in the Life Design Conference

The sole purpose of the conference is to rejuvenate the creative spirit in the design profession, foster an environment for networking, and offer opportunities for learning.

April 24-15 (Seattle): Voices That Matter: iPhone Developers Conference 2010

This conference is designed for Mac developers looking for a succinct, easy way to get up to speed on the specific skills needed to build, test and distribute successful applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

April 25-27 (Philadelphia): PegaWORLD 2010

Come join the fastest growing community in the hot BPM market. Learn about best practices, share results, get practical training, and discover the most effective uses for BPM across the enterprise with innovators from the world's leading organizations.

April 25-29 (Las Vegas): Interop 2010

Interop is the only event to give you a comprehensive and unbiased understanding of all the latest innovations—including cloud computing, virtualization, security, mobility and data center advances—that help position your company for growth.

April 25-28 (La Jolla): UC Summit La Jolla 2010

In a unique format that offers numerous opportunities to each of the constituencies, the UC Summit brings together vendors, “Solutions Integrator” executives, and end-user consultants for 2 ½ jam-packed days.

April 26-27 (Boston): Search Engine Meeting 2010

As the leading conference for learning about cutting edge information on the latest search engine trends and developments, the Search Engine Meeting is an ideal complement to ITI’s existing conferences, including WebSearch University and Enterprise Search Summit.

April 26-27 (Denver): Glue Conference 2010

Glue is the only conference devoted solely to this new problem facing enterprise architects, developers and integrators. At Glue, we'll explore the new technologies that are forming to solve the web application integration problem-set.

April 27-28 (Atlanta): SecureWorld Expo 2010 Atlanta

SecureWorld Expo brings together the security leaders, experts, senior executives, and policy makers who are shaping the very face of security. SecureWorld is at the intersection of Information Security, Physical Security, Compliance, IT Audit, Computer Forensics, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity and Security Management.

April 29 (San Francisco): Green:Net 2010

GreenNet 2010 examines how the tools created for the Internet, computing and IT revolutions will be crucial for fighting climate change.

April 29 (Melville): SharePoint 2010 Overview

Attend this SharePoint SIG meeting to learn about the features of SharePoint 2010, including SharePoint Sites, Communities, Search, Insights and Composites. 

May Events

May 2-7 (Las Vegas): IBM - Impact2010

Join us at Impact 2010 and discover how to drive higher business performance and productivity in the workplace and work smarter!

May 3-5 (Evanston, IL): CMS Expo Evanston 2010

CMS Expo is a 3-day conference for web pros in business, education, government and the non-profit world. Web Designers, Developers and Business Decision-Makers come to CMS Expo to compare top CMSes head-to-head, evaluate and learn.

May 3-6 (San Francisco): Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010

Web 2.0 Expo is a conference and tradeshow for everyone who cares about embracing and extending the opportunities created by Web 2.0 technologies.

May 3-7 (San Jose): eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit

eMetrics is the premiere global conference focused on improving the results of your digital marketing investment. You will learn how leading marketers and information technology executives are increasing marketing ROI through optimization of campaigns, communications, content, and overall customer experience.

May 4 (Webinar): CYA SmartRecovery for EMC Documentum: A Technical Deep Dive

This webinar is designed for those individuals who want to understand the nuts and bolts of how CYA SmartRecovery enables hot, granular recovery and hot, synchronized backups for EMC Documentum.

May 4 (Athens): EVENTS 2010 - Event Recognition Workshop

We welcome papers focusing on various aspects of event recognition, including analysis of video, audio, text and other sensor data, as well as recognition on fused data sources and temporal reasoning systems. While the workshop places emphasis on theoretical contributions, we also welcome papers describing interesting applications.

May 4-6 (San Francisco): Mark Logic User Conference

The Mark Logic User Conference offers outstanding opportunities to network with your peers and the Mark Logic team, attend informative technical and business sessions, and the chance to learn the latest information on the next release.

Mary 4-6 (Philadelphia): J. Boye Philadelphia 2010

Our audience: Web practitioners in the widest sense; web managers, web project managers, intranet managers and other online professionals operating both in- and outside the firewall.

May 4-7 (Athens): SETN Artificial Intelligence Conference 2010

The conference aims to bring together researchers who work actively on the field of Artificial Intelligence, to support the exchange of opinions and the formation of new research groups and collaborations. 

May 5-6 (Paris): Solutions Intranet et Travail Collaboratif

The evolution of the intranet makes its management more complex for an Intranet Manager. The exhibition "Intranet Solutions and Collaborative Work" will answer intranet management questions, as well as assist and guide the success of related projects.

May 9-13 (Boston): ECM World Boston 2010

Visit us at EMC World, the ultimate information exchange and educational forum for all customers and partners. Attendees will gain unparalleled access to EMC's entire portfolio of software, platforms, solutions, and services.

May 11-12 (New York): Enterprise Search Summit 2010

Enterprise Search Summit is a highly intense, in-depth, 2-day conference that covers how to develop, implement and enhance cutting-edge internal search capabilities. 

May 12 (Philadelphia): SecureWorld Expo 2010 Philadelphia

SecureWorld Expo brings together the security leaders, experts, senior executives, and policy makers who are shaping the very face of security.

May 12-13 (Washington, DC): Semphonic Th!nk Tank

Semphonic brings its acclaimed advanced training to Washington DC for the first time. Started at the 2009 X Change, Semphonic's in-depth training goes well beyond vendor training, getting to a level of detail that you'll use to create more value for your organization.

May 16-19 (Miami): Interact2010 - The Legal and Compliance Technology Forum

A peer-driven forum providing practical strategies tested in the marketplace. 

May 17-19 (Washington, DC): America's Small Business Summit

The 2010 Summit will bring together business owners and association executives from across the country for an exceptional mix of networking, learning, and opportunities to take action.

May 17-19 (London): Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit

The 5th Annual Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Summit is Europe’s premier event in this field, designed to help you steer your organisation successfully through lawsuits and regulatory inquiries.

May 18 (San Francisco): Google I/O Bootcamp

This year, we're piloting a new event before the conference called I/O BootCamp. Part sessions and part hacking, BootCamp focuses on 101-level content and provides an overview of our major developer platforms.

 May 18-20 (San Francisco): Gilbane Conference San Francisco 2010

For the Web and Enterprise Content Management audience. Our conference is organized into 4 tracks so whether you are in marketing, IT, a business unit, or an internal function, you will be able to plan a customized agenda to get the information you need for success.

 May 19-20 (San Francisco): Google I/O

Google I/O features 80 sessions, more than 3,000 developers, and over 100 demonstrations from developers showcasing their technologies. Talk shop with engineers building the next generation of web, mobile, and enterprise applications.

May 19-21 (Reston, VA): GEOINT - Tech Days

Tech Days is an annual technology exhibit event produced in cooperation with USGIF and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The event is composed of a full day of classified NGA technology demonstrations and a full day of unclassified technology demonstrations showcasing USGIF Member and government partner technologies.

May 20-21 (New York City): Henry Stewart - DAM NY 2010

With an exciting new lineup of speakers and topics, DAM NY 2010 is the place for everyone involved in the process of managing digital media.

May 24-26 (New York City): TechCrunch Disrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt is a three-day, single-track conference and startup competition to immerse you in the debate about what’s changing in media and technology right now, what’s causing it and what we need to do about it to survive and thrive in real time.

May 24-25 (Dallas/Fort Worth): ISIS Open House and User Conference

ISIS Papyrus invites you to its annual business technology conference, where ISIS experts will show the latest and most advanced features of the Papyrus Platform for Business Communications and Process

May 25-26 (Boston): 6th Annual Text Analytics Summit

The Text Analytics Summit focuses on the key issues that involved the implementation of text analytics.

May 25-27 (Barcelona): White Bull 2010 - The Exits

On May 25-27, 2010, we’ll meet in Barcelona for our inaugural Summit, celebrating the European Innovation Ecosystem and focusing on the Exit - that stage of the game when a company is ready to move to the next level of success.

 May 26-28 (Las Vegas): Forrester's IT Forum

At this Event, Forrester will help each of the roles it serves lead the shift from IT to BT in pragmatic, no-nonsense terms.

June Events

June 2-3 (Online): IBF 24

The must-attend event is a 24 hour online broadcast for anyone involved in intranets or workplace technology. 

June 6-8 (Austin): 4th Annual Shared Service Exchange

The Shared Services Exchange will be the elite event for shared services executives looking to develop new strategy, solve challenges and source partners in order to create efficiency and drive more value out of shared services centers.

 June 7-9 (Washington, DC): eDisocvery Readiness for Government

A Three-Day Training Conference exploring best practices for proactive electronic records management, information assurance and litigation readiness.

June 7-10 (Baltimore): RailsConf Baltimore 2010

Happening June 7-10, 2010 at the Baltimore Convention Center, RailsConf is *the* official event for the Ruby on Rails community. If you're passionate about Rails and what it helps you achieve—or are curious about how Rails can help you create web frameworks better and faster—RailsConf is the place to be. 

June 7-10 (New Orleans): Tech Ed 2010

You'll return to your office with knowledge and expertise that only four days at Tech·Ed can offer. You can learn about today's cutting edge trends, helping make life easier for you (and everyone else) at work. But the most important benefit just might be the networking: you can build personal connections with Microsoft experts and peers that will last far beyond Tech·Ed.

June 7-10 (Copenhagen): Persuasive 2010

The Copenhagen conference will feature new insights, research and practice into how the development and use of technology may change and influence our behavior, thoughts, feelings and society at large.

June 8-9 (Chicago): ESC Chicago 2010

If you are an engineer involved in designing and developing embedded systems, you must attend ESC Chicago 2010. The conference is your chance to learn about design techniques and best practices from the leading experts in the industry.

June 15-17 (Chicago): BriForum 2010

This is your exclusive opportunity to get the most independent, advanced, technical information and expert strategies from top-notch industry analysts, bloggers and best-selling authors dedicated to desktop virtualization technology.

June 21-25 (San Francisco): Semantic Technology Conference 2010

The mission of this event is to raise awareness and explain the usage of semantic technologies in business and consumer settings.


June 22-23 (Salzberg, Austria): IKS Early-adopters Workshop

This event launches the IKS Early-adopters programme. It will held on 22-23 June 2010 in Salzburg, Austria. The goal is to bring together the first group of CMS vendors who will evaluate the IKS Stack by integrating IKS components of their choice into their CMS technology platform


June 22-24 (Santa Clara): O'Reilly Velocity 2010

Velocity, the O'Reilly Web Performance and Operations Conference, demonstrates how to automate performance and ops best practices to make sites fast by default. Now in its third year, Velocity brings together the leaders taking web performance and operations into the future.

June 23-15 (Copenhagen): Umbraco Codegarden 2010

Come join the annual umbraco developer conference in Wonderful Copenhagen on June 24rd - 25th 2010. Two days for insights, eye-openers, great conversations and friendly people - plus a free pre-conference on the 23rd.

June 23-24 (San Francisco): Structure 2010 San Francisco

Whether you’re in a corporation looking to learn about infrastructure best practices or an entrepreneur looking for your next venture, Structure 2010 is a must-attend event that can provide you with the best ideas, contacts and thinkers.

June 24-25 (Berlin): eZ Conference & Awards 2010

eZ Conference 2010 has a wide but focused appeal. eZ's commitment to free and Open Source software means that its ecosystem includes some of the brightest, well-informed professionals worldwide.

June 27-July 1.(Las Vegas): Cisco Live 2010

Cisco Live has a well deserved reputation as one the industry’s best educational values. With hundreds of sessions spanning four educational programs — Networkers, Developer Networker, Service Provider, IT Management, you can build a custom curriculum that can make you a more valuable asset to your workplace and advance your career goals.

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