What are some good ways to search for an event?
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Our site, http://lanyrd.com/ aims to solve this problem. We have over 13,000 conferences and other professional events listed (including seminars, meetups etc)—you can search them, but you can also sign in using your Twitter account to see which events your contacts are speaking at or attending.
You can also see events listed by topic or place, for example:http://lanyrd.com/topics/java/ http://lanyrd.com/topics/social-... http://lanyrd.com/places/london/