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ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 9 May 2009

Time now for the third edition of our events guide. In this new feature on ReadWriteWeb, we provide a weekly roundup of upcoming Social Web events. We’ll publish it every weekend, as good a time as any to review your conference plans.

Know of an event taking place that should appear here? Let us know in the comments below or contact us.

19 – 20 May 2009: New York City

Web 3.0 Conference

In turbulent economic times, it is critically important to understand what opportunities exist to make our businesses run better. The emergence of a new era of technologies, collectively known as Web 3.0, provides this kind of strategically significant opportunity.

The core idea behind web 3.0 is to extract much more meaningful, actionable insight from information. At the conference, we will explore how companies are using these technologies today, and should be using them tomorrow, for significant bottom line impact in areas like marketing, corporate information management, customer service, and personal productivity.

ReadWriteWeb readers save 15% with the discount code XRWW.

22 – 24 May 2009: Auckland, New Zealand

X|Media|Lab Auckland “Commercialising Ideas”

X|Media|Lab is the internationally acclaimed digital media event, a meeting place uniquely designed to assist companies and people get their own digital media ideas successfully to market, through creative development, business matching, and direct access to world-class networks of digital media professionals.

X|Media|Lab Auckland “Commercialising Ideas” brings together some of the world’s best informed experts, VCs, and business analysts from the US, UK, China, and India, all looking for the best local ideas to help bring to market, as well as some of New Zealand’s creative, business, and technology wizards.

8 June 2009: London

Corporate Social Networking Forum

Taking place at the Riba in London, England, the Corporate Social Networking Forum lets you learn from global brands that have successfully implemented a social networking framework. Find out what impact this has had on day-to-day business; understand what products and tools are available to incorporate Web 2.0 functionality in your business; and listen to analysts, top commentators, and experts on how social media can improve employee satisfaction and output.

  • Evening networking reception
  • Discount for early booking (expires May 8th)

14 – 18 June 2009: San Jose

2009 Semantic Technology Conference

Business and government organizations have been pioneering semantics in knowledge-based applications. Increasingly they are now combining semantic web technologies to create even more powerful applications for data integration, SOA, collaboration, and publishing.

What are the big players doing in semantic search? Which startups are challenging them? How does semantic technology change search results? What are the key advantages and new opportunities that semantics provide in both the consumer and business search markets?

Semantic Applications and Use Cases will be presented by product developers and technical experts with semantic solutions in a rich variety of fields including: advertising, biomedical, business process management, chemistry, cloud computing, digital asset management, disaster preparedness, ecommerce, and more.

18 – 19 June 2009

Mobile 2.0 Europe

The Mobile 2.0 Europe conference brings together experts and thought leaders from all aspects of the mobile ecosystem, including startups, investors, mobile carriers, device manufacturers, and mobile application developers and web technologists. The conference is an opportunity for companies to connect to industry leadership and startup innovation and broaden your C-level relationships.

22 – 25 June 2009: Boston

Enterprise 2.0 Conference

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is “the one place where business and IT professionals looking to leverage 2.0 technologies and culture can learn from real enterprise case-studies, get a glimpse of the future from thought leaders, demo the leading solutions and benefit from each other’s experiences to help their organizations survive – even thrive – in today’s marketplace.”

22 – 23 September 2009: Singapore

Social Networking World Forum — Asia

This two-day conference hosted by the Social Networking World Forum – Asia features key speakers from 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 mobile social networking formats
  • Evening networking reception
  • Discount for early booking (expires August 21st)
  • Free pass for exhibition only

9 – 10 November 2009: Santa Clara, California

Social Networking World Forum — 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

15 – 16 March 2010: London

2nd Annual Social Networking World Forum — London

The 2nd Annual Social Networking World Forum takes place at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. The two-day event features four dedicated conference streams:

  1. Social Networking World Forum
  2. Enterprise social media
  3. Social TV World Forum
  4. 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

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