download the event calendar in iCal format or import it into your Google Calendar. You can also import individual events using the link beside each entry. This events guide is a weekly feature here on ReadWriteWeb. We publish it every weekend, as good a time as any to review your conference plans.Here is this week's edition of the ReadWriteWeb events guide. You can
Know of an event taking place that should appear here? Let us know in the comments below or contact us.
15 October 2009: Mountain View, California
Our month of special coverage on the real-time Web culminates with ReadWriteWeb's very first event: the ReadWrite Real-Time Web Summit, a day-long event of conversations about the real-time Web, including its current state and its pressing challenges and greatest opportunities.
Topics will include:
- The potential and pitfalls of real-time for social networking, media, financial services, humanitarian work and political advocacy.
- How will ubiquitous real-time information delivery change the web in the future? What will it make possible? How will it change user expectations?
- How can real-time information overload be dealt with, technically and culturally?
- How can small organizations use the real-time web to challenge market incumbents? How can market incumbents continue to thrive in a real-time environment?
8 October 2009: San Diego
As a partner seminar of Intenational CTIA WIRELESS I.T. and Entertainment, the Mobile Application Stores conference will focus on the tremendous opportunities in the mobile apps stores eco-system. The event is designed to give a complete understanding of how to capitalize on this exploding market.
Participants will discuss strategy and deployment in application stores such as Apple (iPhone), Google (Android), RIM (Blackberry), Nokia (Ovi), Palm Pre, and Microsoft, as well as other emerging application stores. To learn more, visit www.mobileapplicationstores.com or write to email@example.com.
6 October 2009: Mountain View, California
The Juice Pitcher is shaping up to be the hottest new networking event in the Valley. The exclusive evening gathering on October 6 is being hosted by Vator.tv and TheFunded and will showcase 10 startups, chosen by their peers through votes on the Vator competition platform. Get your favorite companies to join the Juice Pitcher Competition, and don't forget to vote! Voting is open to anyone, so you can make a difference. In addition, Aaron Patzer, CEO of Mint.com, will speak about how he built a $170 million company in just three years, and Munjal Shah, CEO of Like.com, will talk about best practices and steps to earning revenue.
Click here to buy your tickets and see the agenda.
22 October 2009: London, England
The Cloud Computing World Forum is the perfect event for professionals to learn and discuss the future development and integration of cloud services. This one-day conference will provide a focused platform for the global cloud computing industry.
The Cloud Computing World Forum is the place to meet all the key decision makers from all of the cloud service providers in one place. Show highlights include:
- Hear from leading case studies on how to integrate cloud computing into working practices,
- Learn from the key players offering services in the cloud,
- Benefit from pre-show online meeting planner,
- Evening networking reception.
23 October 2009: Durham, North Carolina
The Social Media Business Forum will feature national and local speakers from marketing companies, technology companies, and social networks discussing ways in which business communications have changed because of social media. Sessions will look at internal and external communications methods for both B2B and B2C companies and provide actionable takeaway items for attendees to immediately implement in their businesses. The forum targets business owners, executives, business communicators, key organizational stake holders, and anyone interested in gaining practical knowledge about social media.
Early bird registration is $125 until September 18, and $250 thereafter.
29 – 30 October 2009: San Francisco, California
The virtual goods market has exploded as developers and publishers dive into this new opportunity. The third annual Virtual Goods Summit in October 2009 will bring together thought leaders in this space from Asia, Europe, and the US to talk about what's changed and what's working and the key challenges facing the industry. If you're active in virtual goods -- or thinking of jumping in -- the Virtual Goods Summit is a must-attend event.
New for 2009 is VGS University, a half-day seminar designed to provide a comprehensive overview of how to succeed with virtual goods. Hear from experts on topics such as why virtual goods are effective and the ins and outs of managing a virtual economy. Whether you're new to virtual goods or seeking insights and lessons from the leaders, we encourage you to join us for the day and learn from some of our industry's leading-edge thinkers.
ReadWriteWeb readers save 15% off general admission by registering here using the discount code "READWRITEWEB."
4 – 5 November 2009: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internet Summit '09 will feature over 75 speakers, including representatives of major Internet brands such as Twitter, Pandora, Google, Salesforce.com, Digg, Technorati, CBS Interactive, Huffington Post, Blogger, Tree.com, and many more.
Topics will include social media, blogging, real time, mobile, video, search, online advertising, e-commerce, analytics, the cloud, and more.
Join over 1200 entrepreneurs, senior marketers, and executives in the conversation about the future of the industry and how to capitalize on the shifting dynamics of the Internet and tap into its unlimited business potential.
9 – 10 November 2009: Santa Clara, California
This event taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center actually consists of three conferences: two days dedicated to social networking, one day dedicated to enterprise social media, and one day dedicated to social TV. Key speakers include social networking publishers, advertising agencies, industry analysts, software developers and equipment manufacturers, pay-TV and network service providers, mobile operators, and more.
- Joint exhibition combining social networking and enterprise social media formats
- Pre-show online meeting planner for delegates
- Discount for early booking (expires September 25th)
- Free pass for exhibition only
10 – 13 November 2009: Las Vegas
PubCon Las Vegas is a multi-track educational conference hosted by SearchEngineWorld & WebmasterWorld. PubCon events are for thought leaders and professionals in search engine and Internet marketing to gather and to share best practices in the design, development, promotion and marketing of their Internet businesses and brands. PubCon London 2009 is a social networking event.
11 – 12 November 2009: Denver, Colorado
As online data is growing and fragmenting at an exponential pace, individuals, groups and organizations are struggling to discover, assemble, organize, act on and gather feedback from that data. In the largest sense, we're all looking to augment the pace at which we achieve insights on raw data -- to accelerate the "A-ha" moment.
Defrag explores the intersection of topics like:
- Business intelligence
- Business process management
- Social computing and analytics
- Next-level discovery
- Enterprise 2.0
- Next-gen email
- The semantic Web
19 November 2009: Mountain View, California
Featuring the most cutting-edge mobile startups from around the globe, Under the Radar will get you dialed in to what the 2010 mobile innovation marketplace will look like. It's a must-attend event for dealmakers from global carriers, brands, media companies, and handset manufacturers responsible for helping their companies leverage new mobile technology and innovation in the fast-evolving digital landscape.
Save $200: book by 2 October 2009, and get the early-bird rate.
1 – 3 December 2009: London, England
Online Information and IMS together create the largest event dedicated to the information industry. Consisting of an exhibition delivering over 9,000 visitors from 70 countries, a conference and a show-floor seminar program, the event provides an annual meeting place for the global information industry.
Online Information is once again set to play host to thousands of information professionals, information end-users and publishers from around the globe, meeting suppliers of online content, e-publishing, and library management solutions. IMS provides a forum for IT, business, and information management professionals to find unlimited, relevant advice, educational content and compare solutions under one roof. Attend IMS and meet suppliers of content management, search solutions, and Web 2.0 technologies.
1 – 3 December 2009: Boston, Massachusetts
Your content is your business, and you need to make your Web content part of an integrated platform for customers. You need to know solutions and technologies that are ready to be implemented today. Gilbane Conference Boston is built around the four major areas of how enterprises use Web and content technologies:
- Web business and engagement;
- Managing collaboration and social media: internal and external;
- Enterprise content: searching, integrating and publishing;
- Content infrastructure.
Visit www.gilbaneboston.com for conference details. ReadWriteWeb readers, use the discount code "GILBANE" to save an additional $200. Register today!
15 – 16 March 2010: London, England
- Social Networking World Forum
- Enterprise social media
- Social TV World Forum
- Mobile Social Networking Forum
The event features key speakers from global brands, organizations, social networking publishers and developers, pioneering social media leaders, top agencies, content producers, and more.
- Full workshop program within exhibition area
- Evening networking reception
- Pre-show online meeting planner for delegates
- Free pass for exhibition only
Download this entire events calendar in iCal format.