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By Shannon Falzon
October is on the horizon and so it’s time to welcome a slew of conferences and events to help amp up your business. The conferences will allow you to collaborate with business people and thought leaders to explore the new market opportunities made available by technology. You’ll have an opportunity to meet and learn from leading practitioners, share ideas and examine successful case studies to help you hone your skills and develop your own strategy.
Strata conference in London
Where: London When: Oct. 1-2, 2012
Details: The O’Reilly Strata Conference comes to London this year. Join the best minds in data to explore the latest in the data revolution: trends, tools, new practices, careers and culture, as well as the ongoing discussion around ethics, policy and privacy. Emerging data tools and technologies are converging with cloud computing to solve longstanding problems and uncover surprising opportunities. Impossible solutions are now possible; extravagant solutions are now affordable. And this is just the beginning. The O’Reilly Strata Conference in London will explore the opportunities made possible by the latest state-of-the-art big data tools and analytic approaches.
Google VP Marissa Mayer from a past Web 2.0 Summit (photo by J.D. Lasica).
Guide to events & conferences for the coming month
WITI, Web 2.0 Expo New York, Web 2.0 Summit, Pivot and Pop!Tech are just a few of the events on tap for this month. Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events for the month of October. Lots of interesting gatherings on tap.
WITI (Women In Technology International), the world’s leading professional organization for executive women in technology, will gather around the theme of “Collaboration, Strategy and Growth” through hands-on speaking engagements and panel discussions.
Android Open is the first conference to cover the entire Android ecosystem. Whether you’re a developer, IT pro, business decision-maker or marketer, you’ll find the latest and best information for maximizing the power of the Android platform. Android Open is a big-tent meeting ground for app and game developers, carriers, chip manufacturers, content creators, OEMs, researchers, entrepreneurs, VCs and business leaders to share best practices, tools, models and lessons learned.
“Communicating Sustainablity” is the theme for the IPCC 2011 Conference. The theme refers to the many different ways in which communication plays a role in helping us conceptualize, analyze and solve the environmental challenges of the 21st century.
The Web 2.0 Summit brings together 1,000 senior executives from the worlds of technology, media, finance, telecommunications, entertainment,and the Internet. This year the theme is “The Data Frame,” focusing on the impact of data in today’s networked economy.
Pop!Tech will mark its 15th annual gathering with more than 600 remarkable thinkers, leaders and innovators showcasing powerful ideas and projects that are changing the world. I attended one year — it’s a great gathering.