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 28 (Wellington, New Zealand): World Plone Day Seminar 2010 - Wellington

World Plone Day is a worldwide event to promote and educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using Plone in education, government, ngos, and in business. Emerge Technology and The Treasury will host this FREE event for the Wellington area on April 28, 2010 at the New Zealand Treasury's offices.

April 28 (Milan): World Plone Day Seminar 2010 - Milan

The Contént Tour 2010 - an itinerating workshop about free software, aimed to the Italian SMBs and Local Public Administrations - will stop in Milan.

April 28 (Chicago): World Plone Day Seminar 2010 - Chicago

Have you been hearing about the open source Plone CMS and wanted to know more? Come to the Sears, err, Willis Tower for a FREE presentation by Contextual Corp. that will demonstrate this powerful content management system, how Chicago area and other organizations are leveraging it to publish their websites and manage their intranets, and take the opportunity to ask experts your burning questions.

April 28 (Bonn, Germany): World Plone Day Seminar 2010 - Bonn

Come together with self-organized rounds on Plone in business-automation, knowledge-management and documention in enterprises and organisations.

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. 

April 30 (San Francisco): SPJ Regional Journalism Conference

Come join fellow journalists from your area April 30-May 2 at the University of San Francisco for a fantastic event that includes panels and seminars with people from local newspapers, public radio and universities, in addition to those from the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Center for Public Integrity, IRE, Spot.Us and the new New York Times-affiliated venture, the Bay Citizen.

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 (Online): Intranets Live

Intranets Live is a unique online intranet show from the Intranet Benchmarking Forum. Going out live on the first Tuesday of every month, it’s unmissable for anyone who works with intranets, portals and information workplaces.

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 6-13 (San Francisco): San Francisco TYPO3 CAMP

Come join BayTUG for the first San Francisco TYPO3 Camp. We will be joined by luminaries from Europe's TYPO3 community as well as leaders from the US who will share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the world's leading enterprise open source content management system.

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 (Webinar): Jahia Webinar: New release Jahia EE v6.1 live presentation

Jahia will introduce Jahia EE v6.1 in a live webinar for your to discover its features in real time.

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 15 (Washington, DC): SharePoint Saturday DC

SharePoint Saturday DC is a FREE, community driven SharePoint event that will be an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint-oriented topics.

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 (London): ESPN STAR Sports Case Study & The Benefits of Multi-Channel Content Management

The focus will be on Multi Channel Content Management. We will be leading with a case study from ESPN STAR Sports and looking at the different benefits realised by managing multiple channels (print, mobile and web) in a single solution.

May 19-20 (Hong Kong): Mobile Social Networking ASIA

he event that will bring all experts in the field of Mobile Social Networking in one venue that will uncover and discover the trends in the region and the international scene.

 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.

May 27-28 (Amsterdam): Advanced Intranet and Portals Forum 2010

Advanced Intranet and Portals Forum 2010 is made up of practical case studies, networking sessions and interactive discussions, carefully designed to help you understand and meet your real Intranet and Portals needs.

May 30 (Wiesbade, Germany): Joomla and Beyond 2010

The Joomla and Beyond conference creates a new environment for open source communities and ecosystems. We go beyond classical conferences in which a small group of people selects presentations out of suggestions of well known speakers. We bring un-conference styles to a new level of collaboration and community involvement.

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.

June 28-29 (San Francisco): Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference

This conference brings together respected industry authors and thought-leaders of the Web design revolution

June 29 (San Francisco): Social Developer Summit

The first Social Developer Summit will bring together social application developers to discuss the challenges, solutions, and best practices for building applications in the rapidly expanding social web economy.

June 29-30 (London): 2nd Annual Cloud Computing Forum

The 2nd Annual Cloud Computing World Forum is the perfect event for professionals to learn and discuss the development, application, integration and future of cloud computing and saas.

June 29-30 (London): Green Enterprise World Forum

The Green Enterprise World Forum is the perfect event for professionals to learn and discuss the future development and integration of green computing and IT strategies.

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