Items tagged conferences in 2011
The O’Reilly TOC (Tools of Change for Publishers) events look very good (I haven’t been myself)—they publish a lot of video so you can watch some talks to decide if it looks like the right event for you to attend:[... 112 words]
I can’t comment on the relevance to Content Strategy, but having been to both OSCON and DjangoCon in Portland a few times I think it’s an absolutely superb city for hosting a conference.[... 192 words]
What Social Media, marketing events or conferences are taking place between December 24 and December 31 in New York City?
The #140conf holiday party is on the 27th of December and is likely to attract a bunch of social media / marketing / entrepreneur types: http://www.meetup.com/140conf/ev...[... 53 words]
It would help if you were more specific about the kind of programmer you are—there’s a big difference between C++ game developer conferences, Ruby on Rails events, Agile methodology conventions etc. Each developer ecosystem has its own flagship events (for Microsoft developers it’s the BUILD conference, which hasn’t been announced for 2012 yet—for iPhone/Mac developers it’s Apple’s WWDC, Oracle have Oracle OpenWorld, the Rails community has RailsConf, for Django people it’s DjangoCon US and EU, etc).[... 200 words]
Web Directions South is a big Australian web event—you’ve just missed it though, it was a couple of weeks ago: http://south11.webdirections.org/ ( http://lanyrd.com/2011/web-direc... on Lanyrd). It’s along the lines you describe, although tends to be more developer-focused than business-focused.[... 83 words]
I just tried finding your event using both Google and Twitter’s search and I couldn’t find any information an it. I suggest setting up a Twitter account for the event and trying to increase your Google visibility a bit.[... 179 words]
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.[... 83 words]
What Social Media events or conferences are taking place in November 2011 in San Francisco or New York?
There don’t seem to be many “social media” events happening in November—September and October are peak season.[... 120 words]
Many conference organisers maintain a waiting list of people who want a ticket—it’s worth contacting the organiser and asking if he has a waiting list you can be put on.[... 54 words]
O’Reilly’s Strata is excellent—I went to their first event in February in Santa Clara, and they’re running another one in New York on 22nd-23rd September: http://lanyrd.com/2011/stratany/[... 128 words]
From browsing through our list here: http://lanyrd.com/places/san-fra... here are the ones that stand out:[... 92 words]
What are the steps that you perform and the tools that you use before, during and after an event/conference?
PPK just published an amazingly comprehensive free guide to running a conference, which includes a chapter on what to do during the event: http://quirksmode.org/coh/confer...[... 50 words]
July and August are the quiet season for conferences (since many people are on holiday during those months—the larger events tend to stick to March to June or September to November).[... 148 words]
I think the largest group is http://www.linkedin.com/groups?g...—“Event Planning & Event Management”—it has over 35,000 members.[... 35 words]
We have a pretty good list here: http://lanyrd.com/places/san-fra...[... 23 words]
Our site http://lanyrd.com/ recommends events (conferences, meetups, expos, guest lectures etc) based on who you follow on Twitter. In my opinion it works extremely well in suggesting events that would be a good fit for you.[... 51 words]
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Dreamforce (the Salesforce/Cloud computing conference) is pretty huge—30th August to 2nd September: http://www.salesforce.com/dreamf...[... 48 words]
Surge (28-30 Sept 2011 in Brooklyn) has a very good reputation: http://omniti.com/surge/[... 41 words]
Does Google (company) have their own Audio Visual department for their large conferences, or do they contract another company?
I believe it’s their own in-house team—when we ran the first DjangoCon at Google’s Mountain View HQ a few years ago I understood that the video team were their own (the same team that records their internal Google Tech Talks). It might be an external company that they contract in, but it felt like they were permanent staff.[... 85 words]
We have a list of all 29 An Event Apart conferences here:[... 38 words]
We have a list here: http://lanyrd.com/topics/open-so...[... 63 words]
Try our list here: http://lanyrd.com/places/south-a...[... 25 words]
What are some good user interface/user experience workshops/conferences coming up this March(p.s. distance isn’t a factor, I’m willingly to travel)?
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http://lanyrd.com/places/boston/ lists a few events coming up in early April.[... 35 words]
I can’t give you a top five, but you might find this list of 10 upcoming food blogger conferences useful: http://lanyrd.com/topics/food-bl...[... 38 words]
We have a list of 46 Twitter users who are attending Webstock 2011 here:[... 44 words]
We’ve pretty much hit critical mass in the UK web scene with Lanyrd now, so there are very few notable UK web conferences in 2011 that aren’t listed. Here are some useful starting points:[... 112 words]
I haven’t been myself, but Lift has an excellent reputation:[... 30 words]
There’s a format called a fish bowl which is pretty fascinating:[... 120 words]