April 2, 2012

Social media, tech & marketing events: April 2012


A serendipity panel at last year’s Where conference (photo by JD Lasica)

Guide to events & conferences for the coming month

JD LasicaThis could be the most jam-packed conference month of the year — at least, that’s how it feels.

Which events listed below will you be attending? I’ll be at Where in San Francisco this week and will be following these remotely: mediaXchange, ad:tech SF, Innotech, 140 Characters, DEMO Spring, the fascinating Future of Money & Technology Summit, The Next Web, Transparency Camp and Digital Hollywood Spring. (I’ve spoken at some of these in past years.)

For the full year, see our full Calendar of 2012 social media, tech and marketing conferences. And Socialbrite has our calendar of nonprofit and social change events for April.

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

Conference Date Place
March
Sex::Tech April 1-3 San Francisco
Sex::Tech 2012 is a two-day annual conference hosted by ISIS, Inc. that brings health and technology professionals together with youths, parents and community leaders to advance the sexual health of youths in the U.S. and abroad. Sex::Tech is the only conference that showcases high-tech educational content (mobile, social media, Internet) developed by professionals, highlights national and local program successes, and puts youth leadership at the forefront. sextech
Mobile Summit April 2-3 Sausalito, Calif.
Check out the website from last year’s event for an idea of what’s to come.
PRSA: Digital Impact April 2-3 New York
The conference will be attended by public relations, communications and digital media professionals seeking guidance, inspiration and ingeniousness from leaders of the digital media revolution. This conference, put on with the help of SNCR.org, will provide you with thought leaders, digital experts who represent platforms, organizations and networks, practical applications and research to help you apply what you learn about social media and the impact of influence and persuasion.
Where April 2-4 San Francisco
Now in its eighth year, Where Conference: The Art and Business of Location, 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. Thomas Goetz
mediaXchange April 2-5 Washington, DC
If you offer products, services, solutions or partnerships to the newspaper media industry, being a part of this annual marketplace is your opportunity to reach senior newspaper executives and decision makers.
Data 2.0 Summit April 3 San Francisco
Meet the entrepreneurs, executives, investors and thought leaders at the intersection of Big Data, Social Data and the DataWeb. The summit will host discussions on the DataWeb: how companies are building on top of (and investing in) a long-term foundation of social data, open gov data, business intelligence data and customer data. “Web 1.0″ involved pages linking to pages. “Web 2.0″ involved users linking to people, places and things across Web applications. Now comes data. Jim Fowler
The Power of eMarketing April 3-4 San Francisco
The Power of eMarketing Conference (eM12) offers an unparalleled and exclusive experience in best practices, case histories and processes for social, email and emerging marketing technologies.
ad:tech San Francisco April 3-4 San Francisco
Digital marketers, brands, agencies, publishers and service providers come together to share, network, learn and do business. Terence Kawaja
Innotech April 5 San Antonio
InnoTech is an annual conference and exhibition built specifically for business and technology executives, highlighting the region’s innovation and technology development opportunities by showcasing pioneering products and services. InnoTech is designed to be the most comprehensive and collaborative regional technology event available in a one- or two-day format. Look for events in San Antonio on April 5, Portland on May 3, Dallas on May 17, Austin on Oct. 20 and Oklahoma City on Nov. 3.
Android Open April 5-6 San Francisco
This event zeroes in on the technical side of Android. While the fall event is for the entire Android ecosystem (development, business and marketing), the spring event is a more focused technical conference for developers.
National Association of Broadcasters April 14-19 Las Vegas
Every industry employs audio and video to communicate, educate and entertain. They all come together at the NAB Show for creative inspiration and next-generation technologies to help breathe new life into their content. No matter where you are in the content lifecycle – from creation to consumption – NAB is a must-attend event for businesses looking ahead.
140 Characters Conference April 17 New York
Jeff Pulver’s #140conf exposes you to the power the Internet has to disrupt businesses, change lives and create serendipity. You will leave with a fresh outlook on how the real time Web can be used in your business or personal life to actually do something meaningful. Monte Farber
Social Media Analytics Summit April 17-18 San Francisco
The Social Media Analytics Summit is the first ever two-day business conference with a complete focus on social media analytics. Social media analytics enhances customer service, improves brand and reputation management, and measures overall social media success for businesses.
DEMO Spring April 17-19 Santa Clara, Calif.
At DEMO Spring, investors and potential partners can get a close-up look at the latest trend-setting technologies. It’s not just a place for face time but for eyes-on-the-product time. demo-spring
CampaignTech 2012 April 19-20 Washington, DC
How is the 2012 election season changing the craft of digital politics and advocacy? What are leading practitioners doing to evolve the tools in their technology-charged communications toolboxes? Join CampaignTech’s hands-on trainings, workshops, round-table conversations and panel discussions that will enhance your knowledge of practical politics, refine your digital campaign skills and inspire you to exceed your goals this election – and beyond. CampaignTech 2012
Innovate / Activate April 20-21 Berkeley, Calif.
Innovate / Activate is an event on intellectual property and activism. It’s about spurring change through the thoughtful consideration of IP. It’s about reexamining our approaches to improving global welfare by diagnosing new and existing IP-related challenges to activism, developing strategies for overcoming IP obstacles and delivering practical solutions. It’s about identifying additional tools for a more effective activism that is capable of challenging our accepted notions of freedom and equality.
Search Starts Here April 21-24 Boca Raton, Fla.
BIA/Kelsey and the Local Search Association are combining forces for this annual gathering, where speakers from around the world will discuss industry trends, lessons learned, success stories, new technology applications and useful innovations in the local search industry.
Future of Money & Technology Summit April 23 San Francisco
The summit brings together the best and brightest thinkers around money, including entrepreneurial business people, developers, press, investors, authors, solution providers, service providers and organizations that work with them at the convergence of cash and commerce. Heather Schlegel
BlueGlass Conference April 23-24 Los Angeles
Some of the best Internet marketing minds in the world will gather for 48 hours of learning, sharing and forming relationships that will last a lifetime.
Advanced Analytics for High Tech April 25-26 San Francisco
The summit brings together the leaders from the field of analytics within the high-tech industry. Effective analytics is central to business success. In the modern business environment, technological developments and the advances of globalization have created unparalleled opportunities for businesses to expand their markets and take advantage of new opportunities.
Social Pulse Summit April 25-26 Las Vegas
Join the 2nd Social Pulse Summit and discuss how companies can use social media to build brand loyalty, resolve customer complaints and conduct market research at low cost. These strategies as discussed by industry leaders will provide insight on creating metrics to track social media productivity in actual gained revenue using innovative software technologies that can both manage viral customer feedback and monitor employee usage to ensure the right message is getting out to consumers.
Connections April 25-26 Alberta, Canada
The 2012 conference will bring together leaders from the nonprofit sector, the corporate community, government and other funders, and community leaders to dialogue about the significant changes that will impact the sector and its ability to meet community needs in the future. A goal of the conference is to foster enhanced understanding across the three sectors through focused dialogue on timely and relevant issues.
The Next Web April 25-27 Amsterdam
The seventh edition of The Next Web Conference will be packed with high-quality content, networking events, parties and dealmaking opportunities. It’s the place to be for all Web and mobile professionals.
Under the Radar April 25-26 Mountain View, Calif.
Under the Radar has been recognized as a significant showcase of innovation and deal-making forum in Silicon Valley. In the past four years, 67% of its presenters have gone on to raise funding and/or be acquired by Google, Yahoo, Cisco, BT, Microsoft, Twitter, Fox Interactive and others.
Transparency Camp April 28-29 Washington, DC
TransparencyCamp is an unconference for open government: an event where journalists, developers, technologists, policy makers, government officials, students, academics, wonks and others gather to share their knowledge about how to use new technologies and policies to make our government really work for the people — and to help our people work smarter with our government. transparency-camp
Digital Hollywood Spring Apr 30-May 3 Marina del Rey, Calif.
Digital Hollywood is the premier entertainment and technology conference in the country. Dozens of media and entertainment execs convene to discuss the state of digital content. (I’ve spoken at four or five Digital Hollywood events.) digital-hollywood
September 1, 2011

Social media, tech & marketing events: September


A scene from last year’s DemoFall (by Rob Lee on Flickr)

 

Guide to events & conferences for the coming month

JD LasicaWe’re heading full-on into conference season again, now that summer is fast receding. Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events for the month of September. Lots of great gatherings on tap.

For the full year, see our full Calendar of 2011 social media, tech and marketing conferences. And Socialbrite has our calendar of nonprofit and social change events for the month.

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
September
Social Media World Forum – Asia Sept. 1-2 Singapore
Look for two days of interactive and engaging sessions featuring leading key figure keynotes, brand case studies, topical Q&A and debates, an exhibition hall, workshops and networking. Thomas Crampton
Content Marketing World Sept. 6-8 Cleveland
Learn how to transform your marketing department into a storytelling factory, engaging your prospects and customers in all the right channels with the right messages – including social, mobile, email, online and even print and in-person strategies. Email me for a $200 discount code.
DEMOfall Sept. 12-13 Santa Clara, Calif.
The fall edition of the august tech innovation conference.
TechCrunch Disrupt Sept. 12-14 San Francisco
Disrupt SF promises “more hackers, more startups, more special guests, speakers and judges, more disruptive companies and products, more giveaways, more after parties and more fun.” techcrunch
SMX East Sept. 13-15 New York
SMX East features three days of sessions, keynotes and access to the leading vendors in search marketing. Sessions will cover a wide range of search engine marketing topics: SEO, paid search advertising, analytics, local, mobile and more.
Social Media Summit Sept. 14 Harrisburg, Penn.
The summit brings together a diverse group of speakers to examine the far-reaching impact of social networks on politics, parenting, entrepreneurship, training and education, world affairs and the local news. This event is ideal for parents, budding journalists, corporate leaders, advocates, nonprofit groups, military personnel, HR directors and managers, business owners, college students and others who wish to think about the impact of social media beyond marketing and brand building. social-media-summit
National Association of Government Webmasters Sept. 14-16 Cincinnati
While focused on government web professionals, anyone can attend this ninth annual conference.
SOBCon Northwest Sept. 16-18 Portland, Ore.
SOBCon is coming to the Pacific Northwest. Liz Strauss and Terry “Starbucker” St. Marie will be connecting businesses to the planet and the people who live on it as they about business models that work for profit and for social good. SOBCon NW will have the same “Models & Masterminds” format featured in the Chicago SOBCon, with 6 work sessions, 4 interviews, 4 special presentations, and a half-day non-profit “give back” event. sobcon
Strata Sept. 19-21 New York
The inaugural O’Reilly Strata Conference brought a sold-out audience face to face with the people, tools and technologies that are the mastering the challenges of Big Data. It’s here, and it changes everything. From lean startups to global corporations, smart companies know that the future of business comes from harnessing big data. Look for insights, vigorous discussion and cutting-edge perspective. stratany2011
Directional Media Strategies Sept. 20-22 Denver
Directional Media Strategies is BIA/Kelsey’s annual conference dedicated to the future of the Yellow Pages industry. Sessions drill deeply into the drivers of the Yellow Pages business in the future with a focus on the building blocks of a diversified operation. Interactive Local Media East
Online News Association Sept. 23-25 Boston
ONA is the annual gathering of new media movers and shakers, journalists and online news managers. ONA
Search and Social Woot! Hawaii Sept. 26-29 Kauai, Hawaii
Whether you are an avid search marketing or social media marketing rock star; an executive looking to improve your business, or a member of an agency, the Woot! will provide you with the strategies, how to’s and know-how around search marketing and social media marketing.
Block by Block: Community News Summit Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Chicago
Join co-hosts Michele McLellan and Jay Rosen for a lively and informative gathering of online community news entrepreneurs. Share your best practices, progress and challenges with fellow local news pioneers and learn from their experiences. The Block by Block summit agenda is built based on what online community news publishers most want to learn about at the conference and what expertise they can contribute. Revenue and community engagement are the chief focuses. Michele McLellan
June 1, 2011

Social media, tech & marketing events: June

IABC
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
June
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.

Allison-Ausband
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.

Sallyann Salsano
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.

Create or Die 2
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
November 1, 2010

Social media, tech & marketing events: November

JD LasicaHere’s our last roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events of the year, covering the months November and December. Some notable events, including Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 Summit, TWTRCON SF, BrandsConf and LeWeb. See below for details.

For the full year, see our full Calendar of 2010 social media, tech and marketing conferences. We’ve also published a roundup of nonprofit and social change conferences and events 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
November
Future of Crowdsourcing Summit Nov. 2 San Francisco
Following the striking success of Future of Media Summits 2006, 2007 and 2008, and Future of Influence Summit 2009, Future of Crowdsourcing Summit 2010 will be highly interactive, consisting of expert panels, focused conversations between attendees and structured discussion of the event’s themes. Matt Barrie
Streaming Media West Nov. 2-3 Los Angeles
Content owners, viral video creators, online marketers, enterprise corporations, broadcast professionals, ad agencies, educators and others gather to hear the latest on online video technology.
Enterprise 2.0 Nov. 8-11 Santa Clara, Calif.
Enterprise 2.0 is the leading conference and expo for organizations using collaborative technologies to accelerate information flow and drive revenue.
Inbound Marketing Summit – Austin Nov. 9-10 Austin, Texas
Chris Brogan presents the fourth in a series of social influence marketing conferences for 2010. Chris Brogan
Web 2.0 Summit Nov. 15-17 San Francisco
One of the best tech conferences in the world, period. A gathering about how to put the power of the Web to work — its technologies, its business models and its philosophies of openness, collective intelligence and transparency. cto
WOMMA Summit Nov. 17-19 Las Vegas
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association brings together thought leaders in the word-of-mouth marketing space.
SIME Stockholm Nov. 17-18 Stockholm
SIME is northern Europe’s largest conference about the Internet and digital opportunities with events in Helsinki, Stockholm, Barcelona and now San Francisco. SIME brings together top executives, marketing professionals, aficionados and members of the press. SIME is about how digital opportunities can convert to new business and a better world. SIME Stockholm
TWTRCON SF Nov. 18 San Francisco
Real-time tools are transforming business, government and nonprofits. At TWTRCON SF 10, you’ll see case studies and learn best practices from leading organizations that are using the real-time Web to deliver bottom-line results. twtrcon
December
BrandsConf Dec. 2 New York
BrandsConf is a new event taking place that will explore the “Humanization of Brands” and the underlying effects this is having on business. The conference will explore a range of topics from best practices and legal issues to the natural conflict of personal and corporate branding.

brandsconf
Interactive Local Media Dec. 7-9 Santa Clara, Calif.
Interactive Local Media 2010 is BIA/Kelsey’s annual conference devoted to digital media with a local focus. This event provides a 360-degree view of the local marketplace, covering local search, Internet Yellow Pages, vertical directories, Internet video, online classifieds and mobile search.
LeWeb Dec. 8-9 Paris
LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the Internet ecosystem. Top industry entrepreneurs, executives, investors, senior press and bloggers gather for two days to focus on the key issues and opportunities in the Web marketplace.

Shai Agassi

Continue reading

February 1, 2010

Social media, tech, marketing conferences: February

JD LasicaFollowing is a roundup of conferences and events scheduled in the social media, technology and marketing sectors for the month of February. For the full year, see: 2010 conferences: Social media, tech, marketing. I’ll start breaking out the monthly listings on the first of the month.

Who knew February, of all months, would be so crazy-busy? I’ll be attending a few Social Media Week events starting today in San Francisco. (See you there?)

If you know of other must-attend events, please add them by posting in the comments at the bottom and I’ll add them as I can.

Also please check out our Calendar of 2010 social change, nonprofit and media reform conferences on our sister site, Socialbrite.org.

Continue reading

Conference Date Place
* indicates conferences I’ll be attending or speaking at.
February
AlwaysOn: OnMedia NYC Feb. 1-3 New York City
Tech CEOs from Silicon Valley meet the global advertising and media establishment. This executive event features CEO presentations and discussions about which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising and PR industries.
Social Media Week* Feb. 1-5 Various
Learn about the potential of social media in a series of events in your city: New York, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Toronto and Sao Paulo.
Vator Splash Feb. 4 San Francisco
Vator.tv is hosting an event for seed- to early-stage startups that want to learn about building their business and launch and/or showcase their companies before their industry peers, investors and media.
Teens in Tech 2.0 Feb. 6 San Francisco
Learn from teenagers what they think about the current trends of teenage technology. Create technology and hear directly from developers, entrepreneurs and video bloggers. Daniel
January 21, 2010

Conferences: Social media, tech, marketing

The Ultimate Guide to 2010 conferences & events

Note: See our current list of 2012 marketing & social media conferences.

JD LasicaFor the past three years I’ve painstakingly put together a calendar of the best social media, technology, media and marketing conferences for the upcoming year. Here’s the list for 2010.

This is not intended to be an all-encompassing list, and many of the conferences outside of the United States aren’t listed here. I’ve also left out some traditional newspaper conferences and some of the worthy but fast-changing BarCamps, PodCamps, MobileCamps and Social Media Club gatherings around the country. If you know of other must-attend events, please add them by posting in the comments at the bottom and I’ll add them as I can.

Also please check out our Calendar of 2010 social change, nonprofit and media reform conferences on our sister site, Socialbrite.org. It’s the first calendar of its kind that I’ve spotted!

You probably arrived here from a retweet on Twitter (or a Google search), so follow me here if you’d like: @jdlasica. Conferences marked with an * indicate that I’ll be speaking or attending.

Conference Date Place
* indicates conferences I’ll be attending or speaking at.
January
Consumer Electronics Show* Jan. 7-10 Las Vegas
Still the largest electronics show on the planet. I’ll be covering it as part of the Intel Insiders. Coverage here and photos here. ces2
Agency of the Year Jan. 12 New York City
At this awards ceremony, MEDIA’s Agency of the Year Awards pays tribute to the agencies that set the gold standard in the business of media planning and buying in 2009.
Girls in Tech: Catalyst Conference Jan. 26 San Francisco
Catalyst Conference brings more than 250 passionate, creative women together to fuel new relationships and ideas. Come prepared to share concrete technology and business tools and tactics, meet energetic leaders and entrepreneurs, and develop your own business ventures.
OMMA Social Jan. 26 San Francisco
OMMA Social San Francisco looks to help attendees prepare for the next raft of social media change – change that may impact all online media as platforms such as Facebook Connect become embedded in sites throughout the Web. charlene-li
Web 3.0 Jan. 26-27 Santa Clara, Calif.
This conference will explore how companies are, and should be, using the new semantic Web technologies for bottom line impact in areas like marketing, corporate information management, publishing, customer service and personal productivity.
Enterprise Social 2.0 Jan. 27-28 Amsterdam
This senior executive event will bring together decision makers from the Top Fortune companies to discuss innovative strategies on how to maximise business performance through social media engagement.
Social Media Conference Jan. 27-29 Miami
This is expected to be the largest gathering of senior executives from the enterprise social networking industry. The event will discuss social networking business models, global business strategies, partnerships, legal issues, payment systems and more.
Twiistup Jan. 28 Los Angeles
More than just a conference, Twiistup is LA’s biggest technology event. Twiistup combines a showcase for innovation, a platform for thought leaders and an audience of entrepreneurs, media and investors all wrapped in a unique, stylized environment that rivals a Hollywood production. twiistup
Search Congress Jan. 28-29 Bilbao, Spain
The biggest Search Engines: Search Marketing and Online Marketing event starts the year in the north of Spain. SC Bilbao will offer 9 professionals workshops, 8 conferences and 2 days of learning and networking. Socialmedia.biz readers get a 30% discount — use the promotional code: ILOVESEARCH.
She’s Geeky Jan. 29 Mountain View, Calif.
The third Bay Area event takes place at the Computer History Museum. She’s Geeky hosts unconferences across the U.S. to give women in STEM technologies an opportunity to get together to learn from each other and discuss the issues they face in their respective fields.
February
AlwaysOn: OnMedia NYC Feb. 1-3 New York City
Tech CEOs from Silicon Valley meet the global advertising and media establishment. This executive event features CEO presentations and discussions about which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising and PR industries.
Social Media Week* Feb. 1-5 Various
Learn about the potential of social media in a series of events in your city: New York, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Toronto and Sao Paulo.
Vator Splash Feb. 4 San Francisco
Vator.tv is hosting an event for seed- to early-stage startups that want to learn about building their business and launch and/or showcase their companies before their industry peers, investors and media.
Teens in Tech 2.0 Feb. 6 San Francisco
Learn from teenagers what they think about the current trends of teenage technology. Create technology and hear directly from developers, entrepreneurs and video bloggers. Daniel
Social Fresh Feb. 8 Tampa, Fla.
Social Fresh is a one-day, case study rich conference chiefly for marketers, with more than 30 speakers.
Training: Social Media for Government Feb. 8-11 Washington, D.C.
Attend this conference to learn how to capture the power of social media in your organization, along with helpful tools, tips and techniques to get started, including how to develop a social media strategy.
Macworld Expo* Feb. 9-13 San Francisco
Guy Kawasaki, cutting-edge tech, product roll-outs, software classes and more. This is the first year Apple is not participating, but the Mac product and software ecosystem remains vibrant. macworld
TED Feb. 9-13 Long Beach, Calif.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is where the world’s leading thinkers and doers gather to share ideas worth spreading. TEDActive, a simulcast experience, takes place in Palm Springs. TEDx brings the TED experience to local communities.
Online Community Unconference East Feb. 10 New York City
This is an open space gathering of online community managers, developers, business people, tool providers and investors to discuss best practices in developing and growing online communities. The West Coast version takes place June 9.
140 Characters Conference – Barcelona Feb. 15 Barcelona
#140conf explores the effects of Twitter on such topics as celebrity, media, advertising, politics, music, education, public safety and public diplomacy.
BlogWell Feb. 16 San Diego
You’ll hear eight case studies on the best social media programs at large corporations directly from the social media execs themselves in this ongoing series of events put on by GasPedal and the Blog Council.
edSocialMedia Bootcamp Feb. 16 Boston
Are you trying to understand social media and how it can be used at your school? Do you need a better grasp of the benefits and challenges of social media before jumping in? The gathering will tackle how social media can be used in education. clock
paidContent Feb. 19 New York City
paidContent2010 gathers senior business leaders representing publishers, content technology companies, investors, analysts, bloggers and journalists to discuss business strategies and models that are working across news, information and entertainment, and to explore cross-platform approaches to developing diverse revenue streams.
Gravity Summit Feb. 22 Los Angeles
Gravity Summit events help bridge the gap between the new social media marketing tools and the business community. The event seeks to help inform marketing professionals, small business owners, advertisers, executives and others about the new marketing and communications landscape.
Virtual Edge Feb. 22-23 Santa Clara, Calif.
Virtual Edge Summit 2010 is the only event that focuses exclusively on providing education, training and solutions for planning and producing virtual events, meetings and communities. The summit is designed for all virtual marketing and meeting professionals, as well as for those with expertise in producing physical events and in-person meetings that now need to expand into adding virtual solutions.
O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Feb. 22-24 New York City
A conference on emerging trends around digital publishing, including the mobile Web, ebooks, digital printing, new authoring tools, evolving business models for paid content, etc.
Future of Web Apps Feb. 22-24 Miami
Speakers on the 10 Golden Principles for Successful Web Apps, marketing metrics, open source libraries and more.
Online Marketing Summit Feb. 22-25 San Diego
Join your marketing peers as they share ideas, hear from expert practitioners and learn best practices in the areas of social media, search, email, analytics and more -– in a completely vendor-free environment.
Sex::Tech 2010 Feb. 26-27 San Francisco
The Internet and mobile tech have strengthened youth networks and increased youth access to tools and information for improving their sexual health. Sex::Tech explores tools and methods for reaching youth with STD/HIV prevention and sex education interventions. sextech
March
Global Ignite Week March 1-4 Worldwide
Ignite, started in 2006, brings together geeks to do 5-minute talks in front of small audiences — with slides that rotate every 15 seconds. Global Ignite Week features 500 talks in 40 cities, including New York, LA, the Bay Area, Boston, Madrid, Manila, Paris and Sydney. micki
SMX West March 2-4 Santa Clara, Calif.
SMX West features three days of sessions, keynotes and access to the leading vendors in search marketing. Sessions will focus on SEO, PPC, social media, local & mobile search and more. Other SMX events: Toronto (April 8-9), Sydney (April 22-23), London (May 17-18), Seattle (June 8-9), New York (Oct. 4-6).
The Co-Alignment of the Corporate and Personal Brand March 4-5 Chicago
You’ll develop your copy of “The Draft,” SOHO’s 16-page social communications policy workbook for businesses and corporations. The focus in 2010 is co-aligning the corporate brand with internal and external communications.
SearchFest March 9 Portland, Ore.
SearchFest is dedicated to search marketing education and networking. Industry experts and thought leaders from around the country are scheduled to deliver in-depth presentations. This year will be the most comprehensive SearchFest ever with topics like Social Media Marketing, Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Local Search, Analytics, Paid Search Marketing and more. SearchFest
We Media Miami March 9-11 Miami
Here you can meet the Game Changers, watch the PitchIt! finals, be a part of a live global broadcast by The BBC and exchange ideas with a group of innovators, thinkers, visionaries, investors and entrepreneurs. wemedia3d
Media Summit March 10-11 New York City
Hundreds of the country’s top media, entertainment and technology executives are expected to attend this gathering to discuss broadband, wireless, advertising, TV, film, cable, satellite, publishing, news and other media.
South by Southwest* March 12-21 Austin
This year’s SXSW schedule: Interactive March 12-16, Film March 12-20, Music March 17-21. Counterculture meets geek techies, indie filmmakers and alt bands. tim street
Social Networking World Forum – Europe March 15-16 London
The conference bills itself as Europe’s leading social media event. The event features conference streams and workshops on enterprise social media, mobile, social TV and more. A date for the World Forum – North America in the fall has not been announced
MIX10 March 15-17 Las Vegas
Now in its fifth year, Microsoft’s MIX conference is a gathering of designers and developers who are building the world’s most innovative websites.
ad:tech March 16-17 Sydney
ad:tech is the event for digital marketers, with lots of hands-on sessions with practical tips and case studies. Other ad:tech events are in San Francisco (April 19-21), Singapore (June 3-4), London (Sept. 21-22), Shanghai (Oct.), Tokyo (Oct. 28-29), Beijing (Nov. 17-18) and New York (Nov. 3-5). adtech
OMMA Global March 17-18 San Francisco
This biannual conference and trade show for the business of Online Media, Marketing and Advertising attracts about 4,000 people. This year’s theme is Cutting The Cord: The End Of Online.
DEMO spring March 21-23 Palm Desert, Calif.
More than 20,000 innovative technologies have been reviewed and 1,500 companies selected to launch on the DEMO stage over the past 19 years. However, the start-ups pay a steep fee to do so. demo
Optimization Summits March 23-24 Dallas
At the Dallas 2010 Optimization Summits, you’ll experience learning by doing. You’ll build your own two-day curriculum on topics ranging from social media to revenue management.
Social Media Strategies for Travel March 24-25 San Francisco
Social media is changing the way we communicate with our customers. Get the low-down on how travel companies are capitalizing on social media and take home practical advice on how to drive real return from your social media initiatives.
SocialTech March 25 San Jose, Calif.
SocialTech 2010 brings together the visionaries and experts who are using the power of social media to transform the way that B2B technology companies market their products and services.
The Freemium Summit – The Business of Free March 26 San Francisco
The first Freemium Summit is a one-day event focused on exploring what it takes to succeed under the freemium business model.
Where 2.0 March 30-April 1 San Jose, Calif.
Situational awareness has become one of the essential analytics for our lives and our business. Where 2.0 looks at monetization strategies, emerging technologies and how new companies are jumping in to change the rules. where20
April
Social Web Business Forum April 8-9 Los Angeles
The Social Web Business Forum is where top online executives gather to discuss the intersection of online communities, social media and Enterprise 2.0.
mediaXchange April 11-14 Orlando, FL
For the 2nd year, mediaXchange replaces the Newspaper Association of America’s Marketing and NEXPO. It’s a cost-efficient way to learn about new revenue opportunities and network with your newspaper media peers.
PubCon South April 13-15 Dallas
PubCon Dallas is a multi-track technology conference with an extensive program of educational sessions where cutting-edge Internet marketing knowledge hot topics and trends are dissected. pubcon
Inbound Marketing Summit – SF April 14-15 San Francisco
Chris Brogan presents the second year of this conference series geared to social influence marketers. Other Inbound Marketing Summits are coming to Chicago (June 23-24), Boston (Oct. 6-7) and Austin (Nov. 9-10).
Commercializing the Cloud April 16 Mountain View, Calif.
Under the Radar’s “Commercializing the Cloud” brings together CIOs and heads of IT from large enterprises, small businesses, carriers and media companies that are innovating to stay ahead in the fast-evolving IT ecosystem.
Future Midwest April 16-17 Royal Oak, Mich.
This is the region’s largest two-day technology and knowledge conference. The gathering looks at how technology and digital tools have dramatically changed the way we do business and the effect this transition has had on companies.
Social Business Edge April 19 New York City
Social Business Edge is designed to address issues like basic principles of business: how to innovate and prosper, to stay in step with a changing world, and the rise of the social web. This will be an event loosely modeled on late night television, a format to reduce the formalities to get into some deep discussions. Stowe Boyd
Emerging Communications (eComm) April 19-21 San Francisco
The third annual eComm Conference & Awards is designed to showcase tech and business model innovation — especially around telecom, mobile and Internet communications — and to explore the latest opportunities. ecomm
ad:tech April 19-21 San Francisco
Ad:tech is the event for digital marketers, with lots of hands-on sessions with practical tips and case studies. Other upcoming ad:tech events are in Singapore (June 3-4), London (Sept. 21-22), Shanghai (Oct.), Tokyo (Oct. 28-29), Beijing (Nov. 17-18) and New York (Nov. 3-5).
140 Characters Conference – New York April 20-21 New York
#140conf explores the effects of Twitter on such topics as celebrity, media, advertising, politics, music, education, public safety and public diplomacy. Other 140 Characters Conferences will take place this year in London and Los Angeles. Ann Curry at 140 Characters
NewComm Forum * April 20-23 San Mateo, Calif.
I’ll be speaking at the Society for New Communications Research’s NewComm Forum, one of the best gatherings of new media professionals and social marketers. Brian Solis at NewComm
The Power of eMarketing April 21-22 San Francisco
The eMarketing conference brings together marketers from around the world in a sophisticated forum of presentations, networking opportunities and sessions.
Next Web April 27-29 Amsterdam
One of the best networking events in Europe, the Next Web conference welcomes 1,200 Web professionals — decision makers from the European & American Internet scene, technology entrepreneurs, start-ups, innovators, along with venture capitalists, industry journalist, bloggers and senior level executives for 3 talks, business and fun. The Next Web Conference
Free State Social April 29-30 Lawrence, Kansas
The Free State Social will highlight the best in social media from the Kansas region, educate attendees about the current state of social media, present opportunities for its use and talk about where the industry is headed.
SOBCon Apr 30-May 2 Chicago
SOBCon is “Biz School for Blogging,” focusing on the ROI of relationships in the enterprise. It’s where the best minds in social marketing gather to present models, discuss insights and determine best practices. sobcon
May
NYC Symposium for Social Change May 3 New York
The NYC Symposium for Social Change brings together the powerful economic tools of Wall Street with the entrepreneurship of social innovation to impact New York City’s most pressing issues in education, environment and impact investing. Seth-Godin
CMS Expo May 3-5 Evanston, Ill.
At CMS Expo, you’ll get 3 full days of CMS skills training for Joomla, Drupal and WordPress, plus a CMS Foundations Track and CMS PowerTrack, built to help you power up your CMS to its maximum efficiency.
Social Media & Community 2.0 Strategies May 3-5 Boston
Targeted advice for business managers seeking real-life stories of how to leverage social media for real results. Not just buzz but real-world examples of driving revenue, cutting costs and energizing conversations around your brand. Social Media & Community 2.0 Strategies
Web 2.0 Expo * May 3-6 San Francisco
Web 2.0 Expo provides insight into the new generation of services and opportunities offered by Web 2.0. Heavy on vendors and products, it’s a larger gathering than Web 2.0 Summit. eric-schmidt
Digital Hollywood Spring May 3-6 Santa Monica
I’ve spoken at several sessions at Digital Hollywood but likely won’t return this year. It’s one of the nation’s premier entertainment and technology conferences.
MarketingProfs B2B Forum May 4-5 Boston
The B2B Forum is a one-stop shop for the skills you need to drive sales. You’ll learn from B2B marketing experts in a variety of formats from panel discussions to round-tables to one-on-one therapy. MarketingProfs B2B Forum
Lift10 May 5-7 Geneva, Switzerland
Lift10 will welcome 1,000 participants from 40 countries to explore the most overlooked aspect of innovation: people.
MaximumFunCon May 7-9 Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
The second annual MaximumFunCon is a gathering of creative people who wish to be more awesome, hosted by MaximumFun.org.
next10 May 11-12 Berlin
Organized by SinnerSchrader, the next conference is one of the top networking and trend conferences within the European Web industry. next10
Streaming Media East May 11-12 New York City
Content owners, viral video creators, online marketers, enterprise corporations, broadcast professionals, ad agencies, educators and others gather to hear the latest on online video technology. Streaming Media West will take place Nov. 2-3 in Los Angeles.
Making Your Media Matter May 12 Washington, D.C.
Making Your Media Matter is a conference for established and aspiring filmmakers, nonprofit communications leaders, funders and students looking to learn and share cutting-edge practices for making their media matter. Making Your Media Matter 2010
Winning Media Strategies May 20-22 Washington, D.C.
BIA/Kelsey’s annual conference focused on the latest developments and trends for enhancing the traditional media business and creating the progressive change television, radio, cable and newspaper companies must make to ensure long-term success.
Search Exchange Internet Marketing Conference May 17-19 Charlotte, NC
Join hundreds of business professionals and entrepreneurs, hear keynotes and panel discussions on search engine optimization, social media marketing, pay per click advertising and web analytics. Search Exchange Internet Marketing Conference
Gilbane Conference May 18-20 San Francisco
Intranets, blogs, wikis, portals and social software tools provide knowledge workers increasingly efficient ways to collaborate and share knowledge. This conference is organized into four 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. A corresponding Gilbrane Boston conference will likely be held in the fall. The Gilbane Conference
WebVisions May 19-21 Portland. Ore.
WebVisions explores the future of web design, technology, user experience and business strategy to uncover the trends for web and mobile applications, blogs, social media, animation, motion graphics and more. webvisions
Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup May 24-25 San Francisco
YPulse, which tracks how youths use emerging media, again showcases entrepreneurs between the ages of 13 and 24. Guy Kawasaki has tentatively agreed to return and moderate the Totally Wired Youth Entrepreneur panel. danahboyd
Conference on Weblogs and Social Media May 23-26 Washington, D.C.
The 4th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media brings together researchers from disparate disciplines to increase our understanding of social media in all its incarnations. This event will be held in Washington, D.C., where government innovators are experimenting with the use of social media to increase transparency and better engage with the citizenry. Bob Kraut
TechCrunch Disrupt May 24-26 New York
TechCrunch Disrupt is the only conference that gathers Web innovators disrupting media and technology and also executives successfully navigating disruption to talk about turning change into opportunity. You’ll hear from luminaries and see launches, with emerging companies showing off new ideas for the iPad, gaming, Hollywood content and more. After three intense days, one startup will take home $50,000 to continue building their vision. TechCrunch Disrupt
School of WOM May 24-26 Chicago
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association puts on this training workshop for marketers.
SocialMediaPlus May 25 Philadelphia
SocialMediaPlus is a one-day social media and Web 2.0 conference for business leaders in the mid-Atlantic area. Its four tracks are for executives, marketing and sales, IT and human resources. Rohit Bhargava
Gov 2.0 Expo May 25-27 Washington, D.C.
Government 2.0 is about empowering government employees to serve citizens better and opening up the government into a platform that enables citizens to better help their communities.
June
D Conference June 1-3 Palos Verdes, Calif.
The Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital conference has been breaking news, highlighting innovation and bringing you straight-up, unvarnished conversations with the most influential figures in technology since 2003. D is different from other conferences: no canned speeches, no marketing pitches — just content. waltkara
PLATO @ 50 June 2-3 Mountain View, Calif.
The first-ever conference on the history of the amazing PLATO system. Come find out what social software, e-learning, online community and multiplayer games were like long before the Internet took off. Learn how the lessons of the PLATO era are still abundantly applicable today. Try out one of the fully restored original PLATO plasma-panel terminals. Ray Ozzie
Personal Democracy Forum* June 2-5 New York City
The annual gathering of political activists, government reform advocates and techies, with a Change Makers Bootcamp on June 2 (I’ll be co-presenting with Katrin Verclas) and an unconference for the Saturday after the formal conference ends.
IABC World Conference June 6-9 Toronto
The World Conference of the International Association of Business Communicators brings together 1,400 communication practitioners from 40 countries for four days of learning, camaraderie and inspiration.. iabc
RailsConf June 7-10 Baltimore, Md.
RailsConf, the largest official conference dedicated to everything Rails, brings together the most innovative and successful Rails experts and companies. Learn useful information, ideas and techniques you can put to work immediately with a program designed for all levels of expertise. railsconf
Internet Week NYC June 7-14 New York City
Internet Week New York is a weeklong festival of events saluting NYC’s thriving Internet industry and the companies, organizations and innovators creating the future of online media.
SMX Advanced June 8-9 Seattle
Search Marketing Expo Advanced is the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced internet marketers. Sessions are fast-paced, Q&A-packed, frequently controversial and quite informative.
Connections June 8-10 Santa Clara, Calif.
Connections: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, hosted by research firm Parks Associates with support from the Consumer Electronics Association, is the executive event focused on market developments for advanced digital lifestyle solutions.
Online Community Unconference June 9 Mountain View, Calif.
The Online Community Unconference is a gathering of online community managers, developers, business people, tool providers and investors to discuss how to develop and grow online communities.
Advertising 2.0 June 7-8 New York City
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.
Innovation Journalism 7 June 7-9 Palo Alto, Calif.
IJ-7 is a meeting place to discuss how journalism and innovation come together: How journalism affects innovation, how innovation affects journalism, how journalism covers innovation and the market for it. The conference welcomes all journalism and innovation stakeholders: journalists, industry, policy-makers in media and innovation, PR, academic researchers, faculty and students in related areas of study, other professionals connected to the news industry, as well as individuals with a special interest in journalism and innovation. Krishna Bharat
VON Conference & Expo June 9-11 Washington, D.C.
VON: The Voice of Network Convergence showcases the best of the global IP communications world for service providers and large enterprises.
Turning Ideas Into Business June 13-16 Banff, Canada
The Banff World Television Festival (BANFF) and nextMEDIA have announced an innovative strategic partnership that will see these two popular industry events run concurrently.
Tabula Rasa DC June 14 McLean, VA
Tabula Rasa DC assembles a master cast of innovators, developers and visionaries for hands-on guidance, creative inspiration and how-to maps for apps on the iPad and the wave of mobile, high-concept, high-touch personal computers. hands-on-smarts
TWTRCON NY June 14 New York
TWTRCON NY is a one-day conference focused entirely on the business use of Twitter where you’ll see case studies and learn best practices from leading organizations that are using the real-time Web to deliver bottom-line results. Joshua-Karpf1
Enterprise 2.0 June 14-17 Boston
E2 takes a strategic perspective, emphasizing the bigger picture implications of the technology and the exploration of what is at stake for organizations trying to change not only tools, but also culture and process. enterprise20
Social Networking Conference June 16-18 Beverly Hills, Calif.
The annual event is for social networking executives who have an interest in learning about new technologies, business social networking, marketing strategies, business management, venture capital, networks and mobile telecom. Experts in management, software, mobile technology, venture capital and marketing for social networking with experience with both the mobile/wireless market and the enterprise social networking market will present. socialmediaconference
SIME Barcelona June 16-17 Barcelona, Spain
SIME is northern Europe’s largest conference about the Internet and digital opportunities with events in Helsinki, Stockholm, Barcelona and now for the first time in San Francisco. SIME brings together top executives, marketing professionals, aficionados and members of the press. SIME is about how digital opportunities can convert to new business and a better world. SIME Barcelona
Velocity June 22-24 Santa Clara, Calif.
Now in its third year, Velocity – the Web Performance and Operations Conference from O’Reilly Media – is dedicated to helping people build a better Internet that is fast by default. Join hundreds of web developers and experts under one roof at the premier conference dedicated to building industrial strength sites at Internet speed shanti-subramanyam
Inbound Marketing Summit – Chicago June 23-24 Chicago
Chris Brogan presents the second in a series of social influence marketing conferences for 2010.
M.O.B. Conference June 24-25 New York City
The Newhouse School’s M.O.B. (“Monetizing Online Business”) Conference focuses on ways to deduce entirely new, successful media business models based on the realities of 21st century media use. This will be an interactive conference with extensive audience participation that aims to explore and clearly define the new business models that have the best chance at profitability for media. David Zaslav
Partners for Growth & Innovation June 28-30 Tuscany, Italy
This conference is designed not just for CEOs, CMOs, venture capitalists, developers or designers, but also reaches out to everyone, including those interested in technology – CTOs, angel investors, academia and government employees. The gathering will bring in speakers from the United States and from around Italy and other parts of Europe to talk about how to be innovative and build upon the entrepreneurial spirit. Valto Loikanen
Cloud Computing World Forum June 29-30 London
In this 2-day conference and exhibition, you’ll hear leading case studies about how businesses have integrated cloud computing and Enterprise 2.0 into their working practices.
July
BlueGlass LA July 19 Marina Del Rey, Calif.
BlueGlass LA is an online marketing conference featuring top-class speakers in search marketing, social media and entrepreneurship that will provide all you need to know on industry trends and strategies. blueglassla
OSCON July 19-23 Portland, Ore.
In its 12th year, OSCON continues to be the premier meeting ground for everyone using open source. At OSCON, you’ll participate in hundreds of sessions covering open source languages and platforms, practical tutorials, inspirational keynotes, an Expo Hall and great networking events. Join over 2,500 people passionate about open source. brian-fitzpatrick
Super Genius: How to Be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing July 20 New York
GasPedal’s latest gathering pulls together 12 real-world case studies of word of mouth success stories from great companies and six authors as well as a keynote from Tony Hsieh, author of “Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose” and CEO of Zappos. Tony Hsieh
Fortune Brainstorm: Tech July 22-24 Aspen, Colo.
Fortune Brainstorm: Tech is a marketplace of ideas that assembles some of the smartest people in tech and media — the thinkers, operators, entrepreneurs, innovators and influencers — for discussions about the changing landscape. brainstorm
Summit at Stanford July 27-29 Palo Alto, Calif.
This executive gathering highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The summit features the most innovative companies, eminent technologists, influential investors and journalists in keynote presentations, panel debates and private company CEO showcases.
Supernova July 30 Philadelphia
At Supernova, CEOs and bloggers, entrepreneurs and academics, policy experts and industry leaders share insights and build relationships. It’s moved from San Francisco to Philly for the first time. leahculver
August
Techonomy Conference Aug. 4-6 Lake Tahoe
We’ve seen the failure of markets in September 2008, the failure of international action in Copenhagen last December and the great difficulty Washington has getting things done. If we want solutions to major problems, the institutions, tools and resources we have now will not suffice. We have got to look to innovation — both technological and social. techonomy
BlogHer Aug. 5-7 New York
BlogHer’s sixth annual conference (Aug. 6-7) will be held in conjunction with BlogHer Business (Aug. 5). The conference for women bloggers attracts about 90% women, 10% men. Jory Des Jardins
Big South Social Media Summit Aug. 14 Nashville, Tenn.
This gathering will feature forward-thinking business executives from companies like Southwest, SAP, Comcast and Domino’s as well as social media loving celebrities who will speak directly on how they drive ROI through social media. Speakers will share real-world success stories, pitfalls and case studies to demonstrate the true value of social media. Ted Murphy
Affiliate Summit East Aug. 15-17 New York City
This gathering includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors and networks as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts. affiliate summit
Gnomedex Aug. 19-21 Seattle
Gnomedex is a top gathering of geeks, open source pioneers and cool kids.
September
Gov 2.0 Summit Sept. 7-8 Washington, D.C.
O’Reilly’s Gov 2.0 Summit returns to the nation’s capital some time in September.
WITI’s Women and Technology Summit Sept. 12-14 Silicon Valley, Calif.
WITI’s annual Women and Technology Summit in Silicon Valley provides opportunities to get connected to amazing women from around the world convening in one place.
DEMOfall Sept. 13-15 Santa Clara, Calif.
The fall edition of the august tech innovation conference (which charges companies about $20,000 to present on stage).
PICNIC Sept. 22-24 Amsterdam
PICNIC is a cross-discipline platform for creative conversation and collaboration. It’s a unique festival featuring a strategic conference complemented by hands-on workshops and matchmaking sessions. picnic
TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco Sept. 27-29 San Francisco
TechCrunch Disrupt is a three-day, single-track conference and startup competition to immerse you in the debate about what’s changing in technology right now, what’s causing it and what we need to do about it to survive and thrive in real time. John Doerr
Web 2.0 Expo NY Sept. 27-30 New York City
The NYC edition of Web 2.0 Expo.
October
SMX East Oct. 4-6 New York City
SMX East features three days of sessions, keynotes and access to the leading vendors in search marketing. Sessions will cover a wide range of search engine marketing topics: SEO, paid search advertising, analytics, local, mobile and more.
Inbound Marketing Summit – Boston Oct. 6-7 Boston
Chris Brogan presents the third in a series of social influence marketing conferences for 2010.
Online Community Summit Oct. 7-8 Sonoma, Calif.
The Online Community Summit is where thought leaders in online collaboration gather to discuss best ideas for the future.
BlogWorld & New Media Expo Oct. 14-16 Las Vegas, Nev.
The first day of the show is the Social Media Business Summit. The final two days will be the trade show and rich selection of conference sessions. blogworld
Pivot Conference Oct. 17-19 New York City
Pivot Conference is a marketing conference where ad agencies and brand marketers will gather to understand the style, attitudes, technologies and preferences of the “always on” consumer and the social marketing strategies that grab the attention of this powerful demographic. pivot-conference
Digital Hollywood Fall Oct. 18-21 Santa Monica
Digital Hollywood remains one of the nation’s premier entertainment and technology conferences.
SocialBizWorld Oct. 22-23 Petaluma, Calif.
SocialBizWorld is a two-day social media and Web 2.0 business conference for private and public-sector business executives, leaders, managers, employees and consultants looking for insightful speakers, hands-on workshops, in-depth discussions and real-world examples to move their business forward with new media. Lon Safko
Pop!Tech Oct. 20-23 Camden, Maine
Pop!Tech is a network of remarkable people, extraordinary sessions, powerful ideas and innovative projects that are changing the world. I attended one year — it’s a great gathering.
Online News Association Oct. 28-30 Washington, D.C.
The 10th annual gathering of new media movers and shakers, journalists and online news managers.
November
Future of Crowdsourcing Summit Nov. 2 San Francisco
Following the striking success of Future of Media Summits 2006, 2007 and 2008, and Future of Influence Summit 2009, Future of Crowdsourcing Summit 2010 will be highly interactive, consisting of expert panels, focused conversations between attendees and structured discussion of the event’s themes. Matt Barrie
Streaming Media West Nov. 2-3 Los Angeles
Content owners, viral video creators, online marketers, enterprise corporations, broadcast professionals, ad agencies, educators and others gather to hear the latest on online video technology.
Inbound Marketing Summit – Austin Nov. 9-10 Austin
Chris Brogan presents the fourth in a series of social influence marketing conferences for 2010. Chris Brogan
Web 2.0 Summit * Nov. 15-17 San Francisco
One of the best tech conferences in the world, period. A gathering about how to put the power of the Web to work — its technologies, its business models and its philosophies of openness, collective intelligence and transparency. cto
WOMMA Summit Nov. 17-19 Las Vegas
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association brings together thought leaders in the word-of-mouth marketing space.
SIME Stockholm Nov. 17-18 Stockholm
SIME is northern Europe’s largest conference about the Internet and digital opportunities with events in Helsinki, Stockholm, Barcelona and now San Francisco. SIME brings together top executives, marketing professionals, aficionados and members of the press. SIME is about how digital opportunities can convert to new business and a better world. SIME Stockholm
TWTRCON SF Nov. 18 San Francisco
Real-time tools are transforming business, government and nonprofits. At TWTRCON SF 10, you’ll see case studies and learn best practices from leading organizations that are using the real-time Web to deliver bottom-line results. twtrcon
December
BRANDSconf December 2 New York, NY
@BrandsConf is a new event that will explore the “humanization of brands” and the underlying effects this is having on business. The conference will explore a range of topics from best practices to the legal issues to the natural conflict of personal and corporate branding. Jeff Pulver
LeWeb Dec. 8-9 Paris
LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the Internet ecosystem. Top industry entrepreneurs, executives, investors, senior press and bloggers gather for two days to focus on the key issues and opportunities in the Web marketplace. Shai Agassi
Interactive Local Media Dec. 8-10 Santa Clara, Calif.
Interactive Local Media 2010 is BIA/Kelsey’s annual conference devoted to digital media with a local focus. This event provides a 360-degree view of the local marketplace, covering local search, Internet Yellow Pages, vertical directories, Internet video, online classifieds and mobile search.
Think Tank Live Dec. 29 Chicago, IL
This is a “hands on” workshop for beginners. Looking to get a start in social media? In this workshop you will set up a basic WordPress blog on WordPress.com. Then, you will set up a Twitter ID and learn how your blog, Twitter and E-mail can function together to help you develop an online social media presence.

I can’t find plans for a 2010 version of:

Reboot (last held June 25- 26, 2009, in Copenhagen)
Digital ID World
• FASTforward
• Web Content Conferences
• Conversational Marketing Summit
• Bulldog Reporter’s Media Relations Summit
• Beyond Broadcast
• NewTeeVee Pier Screenings

For an even more comprehensive list of all things geek, check out Robert Scoble’s Upcoming events list.

In addition, Conference Alerts seems to have a pretty good listing of 2010 academic conferences by subject category, including Politics and Communications and Media.