June 1, 2011

Social media, tech & marketing events: June

At an IABC event (photo by Shel Holtz).


JD LasicaHere’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events for the month of June. Lots of great gatherings on tap.

For the full year, see our full Calendar of 2011 social media, tech and marketing conferences. We’ve also published a roundup of nonprofit and social change conferences and events for the month and for the year on our sister site, Socialbrite.

Hope to see you at some of these! If you know of other must-attend events, please share by posting the info in the comments at the bottom.

Conference Date Place
D9 Conference May 31-Jun 2 Southern California
Since its debut in 2003, The Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital conference has been breaking news, highlighting innovation and bringing you straight-up conversations with the most influential figures in media and technology. waltkara
CeBIT Australia May 31-June 2 Sydney
Perhaps Australia’s top tech conference, CeBIT will have a strong focus on enterprise mobility. This dynamic area has already begun to transform the way the world is doing business and will be a key technology set to drive productivity in 2011 and compliment new and existing concepts such as cloud architecture based business.
GTEC DC June 1-3 Washington, DC
UBM/TechWeb’s new conference, Government Technology Expo + Conference, addresses themes of Gov 2.0 and open government. GTEC brings together an audience of government buyers, decision makers, contractors and system integrators to drive more efficient and effective government through the latest technology services and products.
Realtime NY 11 June 6 New York
How are brands like McDonald’s, Delta, PepsiCo, Citibank, IBM and the NHL creating real business value with real-time tools like Twitter, Foursquare and Facebook? Find out at Realtime NY 11 (formerly TWTRCON), a full-day immersion in the mobile, social and real-time Web. Learn how to listen and respond to customers, create effective promotions and get bottom-line results. See real brands share case studies, best practices and the latest tools for the social, mobile and real-time Web.

WebContent June 6-7 Chicago
Within five years 50% of all Web traffic will come through mobile devices and more users will access the Internet via mobile devices than desktops. Join national content experts, marketers, strategists, developers and other industry thinkers so that you can learn how to get your content to increasingly mobile clients, customers and fans.
Conversational Marketing Summit June 6-7 New York
Leading agencies, marketers, platforms and entrepreneurs come together for the marketing industry’s most rigorous and thought-provoking annual two-day gathering that bridges the innovations of the Internet with the practice of marketing. Conference site has not been updated for 2011.
Personal Democracy Forum June 6-7 New York
The annual gathering of people interested in how technology is changing politics, governance and society. It’s a must-attend event for political junkies and anyone using new technologies in politics or government. pdf
Internet Week New York June 6-13 New York
Internet Week is a week-long festival of events celebrating New York’s thriving Internet industry and community. internet week ny
Inbound Marketing Summit June 7-8 San Francisco
Chris Brogan heads up this conference series geared to social influence marketers. The Inbound Marketing Summit is where the online marketing community gathers to solve today’s marketing and business communications challenges. Another Inbound Marketing Summit is coming to Boston on Aug. 16-17.
Advertising 2.0 June 7-8 New York
The annual gathering of advertising, marketing and media execs covering global brands, marketing, mobile and media. It’s put on by Barry Diller’s IAC and Digital Hollywood. advertising20
SMX Advanced June 7-8 Seattle
This is the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced Internet marketers. Sessions are fast-paced, Q&A-packed, frequently controversial and quite informative. Nicki Hicks
Likeable U: Class of 2011 June 8-9 New York
Designed to give you a better understanding of when, why and how to use social media to achieve your overall goals as a brand as well as an individual, this two-day conference will thrust you into the movement that is social media with sessions over two days featuring thought leaders from Facebook, Twitter and other social networks along with practical and hands-on how-to sessions. Likeable U
PitchCon June 9-10 Los Angeles
Formerly known as LATV Fest, PitchCon 2011 features an expanded roster of top-level TV and digital content producers, development executives, agents, advertising and brand executives. PitchCon highlights include advance pitch prep sessions; master classes on production budget and scheduling, legal issues, producing web video, short-form entertainment and multi-platform writing; YouTube NEXT with emerging producers; a how-to session on spec scripts for writers; and the Pitch Pit, an opportunity for participants to get guaranteed meetings with “Catchers” from more than 50 companies, networks and agencies.

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MaxFunCon June 10-12 Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
MaximumFunCon is a gathering of creative people who wish to be more awesome. Jesse Thorn
IABC World Conference June 12-15 San Diego
Join more than 1,400 business communication professionals from 40 countries to learn about the latest trends, issues and best practices in communication in this annual event put on by the International Association of Business Communicators. iabc
2WAY Summit June 13-14 New York City
The ReadWriteWeb 2WAY Summit at Columbia University will feature speakers such as Union Square Ventures’ VC Fred Wilson, Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis, NPR social media guru Andy Carvin, Gawker Media founder Nick Denton, Hunch co-founder Chris Dixon and many more. Jason Calacanis
OnMobile June 14-15 Redwood City, Calif.
OnMobile 2011 is where the top venture capital-backed mobile companies disrupting the consumer and enterprise worlds join forces with the big players pioneering the new mobile device and operating system platforms. This two-day executive event features high-level debates on what’s hot in the emerging mobile market and how these innovations are disrupting how companies and consumers work, play, advertise and connect. OnMobile also showcases the top entrepreneurial CEOs who are driving mobile innovation. OnMobile
Velocity June 14-16 Santa Clara, Calif.
Now in its fourth year, Velocity — the Web Performance and Operations conference from O’Reilly Media is the premier technical event dedicated to optimizing every aspect of your company’s website. What you’ll learn at Velocity will have a positive, direct impact on the bottom line. velocity
140 Characters June 15-16 New York
This event from Jeff Pulver is expected to be the largest worldwide gathering of people interested in the effects of the real-time Internet on both business and “we” the people. 140chars-conf
Enterprise 2.0 June 20-23 Boston
Enterprise 2.0 makes accessible the collective intelligence of many, translating to a huge competitive advantage in the form of increased innovation, productivity and agility. enterprise20
Cloud Computing World Forum June 21-22 London
This third annual forum is free to attend and will feature most of the key players in the cloud computing and SaaS market providing an introduction, discussion and look into the future for the global information and communications technology industry.
Create or Die 2 June 25 Greensboro, N.C.
Journalism That Matters’ “Create or Die 2″ is a gathering focused on journalism entrepreneurship by and for people of color. Explore the role that journalism plays in communities taking responsibility for their own stories and explore opportunities for potential entrepreneurial journalism ventures. During this three-day event, you will conceive, design and pitch ideas for the next news and information businesses, tools and services that amplify diverse voices and strengthen the role of communities in shaping their stories.

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Future of Web Apps June 27-29 Las Vegas, Nev.
The Future of Web Apps is a conference for Web developers and entrepreneurs. You’ll learn about cutting-edge tech and exciting new ideas.
Connections June 28-30 Santa Clara, Calif.
This event highlights consumer and industry research from Parks Associates, showcases key players and new technologies and delivers insight and recommendations for new business models and opportunities in digital media/content, mobile applications and services, connected consumer electronics, broadband and home systems. connections2011