Where Tech Meets: Conferences & Summits 2017

February 1st, 2017

Events // Zee

Where Tech Meets - Conferences, Summits, and Meetups

Networking is of vital importance to the success of your business. Check out our list of upcoming tech and startup conferences and summits for 2017 to find out where you can establish excellent business links and connections!

TNW Conference

WEB: thenextweb.com/conference
WHERE: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
WHEN: May 18-19, 2017

WHAT: Not your average tech event. TNW Conference is a 2-day technology festival that brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors and promising startups for two days of business, knowledge sharing and the best time you’ve ever had. Over the past 11 editions, TNW Conference has grown from a 200-person event to one of the leading technology events, bringing together 15,000 attendees a day and 3,500 companies from all over the world. Speakers include Nir Eyal, Author of 'Hooked: How to build habit-forming products'; Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt; Mark Randall, VP of Creativity, Adobe; Aaron Edwards, Product Strategy, The Outline; Linda Kozlowski, COO, Etsy; Skip Potter, CTO, Nike; Mike Quigley, CMO, Niantic (Pokemon Go); Hardwell, DJ & Producer.

Container Camp

WEB: 2017.container.camp/au
WHERE: Central Sydney, Australia
WHEN: May 22-24, 2017

WHAT: Container Camp is a three-day event exploring container technology. The event begins with a day of expert-led workshops on May 22nd followed by two days of talks, demos and the Container Expo. 

UX London

WEB: 2017.uxlondon.com
WHERE: London, England
WHEN: May 24-26, 2017

WHAT: 3 days of inspiration for UX designers with workshops, keynote speeches from prominent design experts, hackathons, and networking sessions.

International PHP Conference 2017

WEB: phpconference.com
WHERE: Maritim Hotel ProArte, Berlin
WHEN: May 29 - June 2, 2017

WHAT: The International PHP Conference is the world's first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade for top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. At the IPC, internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies. Here is the place where concepts emerge and ideas are born - the IPC signifies knowledge transfer at the highest level.

Spark Summit

WEB: spark-summit.org
WHERE: San Francisco, USA
WHEN: June 5-7, 2017

WHAT: Apache Spark is a powerful open-source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was started at UC Berkeley in 2009 and is now developed at the vendor-independent Apache Software Foundation. Since its release, Spark has seen rapid adoption by enterprises across a wide range of industries. Internet powerhouses such as Yahoo, eBay, and Netflix have deployed Spark at massive scale, processing multiple petabytes of data on clusters of over 8,000 nodes. Apache Spark has also become the largest open source community in big data, with over 1000 contributors from 250+ organizations.

#LIS Lisbon Investment Summit

WEB: www.lis-summit.com
WHERE: Lisbon, Portugal
WHEN: June 6-7, 2017

WHAT: Lisbon Investment Summit is Europe’s surprisingly informal and slightly unexpected startup conference. The organizers' goal is to bring together top investors, entrepreneurs and executives from all over the world in Lisbon, every June. Going already for its 5th edition, the Lisbon Investment Summit delivers thought-provoking keynotes, interactive panels, and workshops on some of the hottest topics on startups, fundraising, and growth. 

EnterpriseUX 2017

WEB: 2017.enterpriseux.net
WHERE: San Francisco, USA
WHEN: June 7-9, 2017

WHAT: Enterprises—huge, distributed, complex businesses, government agencies, and other large organizations—account for an enormous portion of the global economy. Yet people who engage with enterprises—employees, customers, and managers—face experiences that are tedious, fragmented, complicated, and just plain awful, especially when compared with consumer-facing experiences. It’s time to right these wrongs. Enterprise UX 2017 is dedicated to delivering useful, delightful, and humane experiences to people who work for and in enterprises.

Cloud EXPO

WEB: www.cloudcomputingexpo.com
WHERE: New York, NY
WHEN: June 7-9, 2017

WHAT: Cloud Expo brings together all this in a single location: Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, Containers, Microservices, DevOps, WebRTC, Digital Transformation.

LeadDev Conference

WEB: 2017.theleaddeveloper.com
WHERE: London, UK
WHEN: June 8-9, 2017

WHAT: The Lead Developer New York 2017 is a 1-day conference featuring practical advice from experts on leading and motivating your team and high-level sessions on new and disruptive technologies.

O'Reilly Fluent Conference

WEB: conferences.oreilly.com
WHERE: San Jose, California
WHEN: June 19-22, 2017

WHAT: Practical training for web developers, designers, performance, and security professionals building sites and apps for the modern web.

Chatbot Summit

WEB: www.chatbotsummit.com
WHERE: Berlin, Germany
WHEN: June 26, 2017

WHAT: Chatbot Summit Berlin is the second international Chatbot Summit destined to bring together the leading players of the newly formed Chatbot economy. Chatbot developers, A.I. and machine learning experts, UX designers, product managers, Chatbot platform and tools providers, startups, investors and industry thought leaders. We are all going to come together in this industry-defining event. Great Speaking Sessions. Exciting Panels. Hands-on Sessions. Networking. Partying.

Gartner Catalyst Conference

WEB: www.gartner.com/events/na/catalyst
WHERE: San Diego, California
WHEN: August 21-24, 2017

WHAT: Gartner Catalyst Conference provides practical solutions, actionable advice & principled objectivity in ways you won’t find anywhere else. Technically focused & committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference is designed to leave you with a blueprint for project planning & execution. Proactive Learning. How-to Guidance. Real-World Take Aways.

IT ARENA

WEB: itarena.lviv.ua
WHERE: Lviv, Ukraine
WHEN: September 29 - October 1, 2017

WHAT: IT Arena – is the biggest three-day tech event in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. The conference, conducted exclusively in English, brings together 2000+ of entrepreneurs, investors, developers, business analysts, UI/UX designers and startuppers from more than 12 countries. Some of the previous speakers of IT Arena include representatives from Twitter, Uber, Facebook, Philips, Samsung, IBM, Google, Microsoft etc. With fun after parties, the conference promises to create just the right atmosphere for informal networking, while the closing mega party – Futureland Festival is expected to unite more than 5000 of techno music lovers.

Mobile Development Summit

WEB: www.developermarch.com/mds
WHERE: Indian Institute of Science, Banglore, India
WHEN: October 5-6, 2017

WHAT: Mobile Developer Summit is the biggest and definitive multi-platform conference and expo series for India's mobile developer ecosystem. Homespun by Saltmarch Media, MODS is for mobile developers, application developers, startups/entrepreneurs, device manufacturers, UI designers, and geeks. 14000 mobile/web professionals have already benefited from seven editions of MODS.

Spark Summit Europe

WEB: spark-summit.org
WHERE: Dublin, Ireland
WHEN: October 24-26, 2017

WHAT: Apache Spark is a powerful open-source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was started at UC Berkeley in 2009 and is now developed at the vendor-independent Apache Software Foundation. Since its release, Spark has seen rapid adoption by enterprises across a wide range of industries. Internet powerhouses such as Yahoo, eBay, and Netflix have deployed Spark at massive scale, processing multiple petabytes of data on clusters of over 8,000 nodes. Apache Spark has also become the largest open source community in big data, with over 1000 contributors from 250+ organizations.

WEBSummit

WEB: websummit.net
WHERE: Lisbon, Portugal
WHEN: November 2017

WHAT: Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace,” a crossroads for the world’s biggest buyers and sellers of technology, alongside many of the world’s most disruptive emerging technology companies.

CMSWire's DX Summit

WEB:  www.dxsummit.com
WHERE: Chicago, USA
WHEN: November 13-15, 2017

WHAT: DX Summit 2017 brings together the world's foremost digital customer experience thought leaders and practitioners who are defining the next generation of digital experiences. Last year, there were some great speakers like Brian Solis, Gerry McGovern and others from companies like Jahia, Microsoft, Chicago Bulls and Chiefmartec.com. Attendees came from Dell, Discover Financial, Home Depot, REI, Adobe, Cisco and more.

AWS Summits

WEB: aws.amazon.com/summits
WHERE: Worldwide
WHEN: Continuous

WHAT: Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at an AWS Summit. These events held around the world, are designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers deep technical content to be more satisfied with AWS.

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Author: Zee

Blogger, reader, and an avid learner of all things new. She is in charge of the PR and Marketing at Grossum and has been here since the company was just a tiny little baby. In her free time, Zee enjoys pretending she's a nerd by studying quantum physics, astronomy, and programming basics.

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