Tech Events for IT Professionals

It is a great learning experience to attend technological event and conferences.  IT professionals gain new knowledge and get to know the latest trends, which will help the career development. The following tech events are knowledge enriched, educational, and fun. Attending tech conferences could be quite expensive; ask you boss to cover it.

IT DEV Connections

IT/DEV Connections is an annual conference for in-depth and objective training, knowledge sharing, and networking for IT professionals, with special target on Systems Administrators, Network Administrators, Database Administrators, Software Architects, Systems Analysts, Developers of all types and anyone in the IT and development industry looking to build their expertise.

IT/Dev Connection’s training sessions teach developers and IT professionals the skills they need to do their jobs better. Its speakers include the most knowledgeable and accomplished developers, technology experts, and strategists in the industry. Covering everything from Microsoft’s roadmap and strategy to detailed best practices, these hands-on experts take attendees through the entire planning and implementation process, providing specific guidance across all perspectives.

IT/DEV Connections cover up-to-date technologies in Visual Studio, HTML5, SQL Server, SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Windows, Systems Management, Cloud, Big Data, DevOps, and Virtualization.

The 2014 conference is held in Septmber 15-19, 2014 at Aria Hotel and Casino, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV. 89158.

Big Data Conference

The Big Data Conference provides two days of comprehensive content for every IT, marketing or digital professional seeking to capitalize on the boom in data volume, variety and velocity. Through the examination of large enterprise case studies bringing the practical application of big data techniques to life, The Big Data Conference fills a gap in the US market for businesses looking to capitalize on the big data opportunity and look for efficient solutions to manage the ever growing amount of structured and unstructured data.

Big Data is all about gaining insight from bringing together disparate data streams. Business Intelligence will naturally evolve into big data analytics as new kinds of data get folded into the analysis and as products like Hadoop make a truly comprehensive data warehouse possible for the first time. Companies coming to the problem fresh will start with BD tools as the foundation of all BI work. Here, we’ll dig into the main technology choices and changes you’ll make in building a BD foundation for BI, including:
  • Bringing unstructured data into the mix, including machine generated data, audio, and video: how to tool up in data transport, databases, and analytics
  • Adapting to Fast Data: tools for handling real-time streams, real-time queries, real-time decisions
  • Integrating the old guard: tools and practices for bridging core databases to BD environments

Cloud Expo

The International Cloud Expx covers the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum.  In fact term "cloud computing" was coined from the first Cloud Expo on February 24, 2007.  In IT industry, "Cloud" has become synonymous with "computing" and "software" in two short years. Cloud Expo is the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will participate in Cloud Expo worldwide.

The InfoComm Show

The InfoComm Solutions Summit is organized by InfoComm International, - the trade association (established in 1939) representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide..  It claims to be the largest event for audiovisual technologies with focus on digital signage and unified communications and collaboration.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit contains five complete programs and nearly 75 sessions delivered by more than 50 onsite Gartner analysts, It covers the breadth of today's CISO, IT security, business continuity management and governance, risk and compliance priorities. This year's summit features in-depth, new coverage on:
  • Industry Day program with content for key industries
  • Advanced CISO Program offering strategic issues for your role
  • Revamped agenda with more types of sessions
  • Super Roundtable session — select from 20 roundtables
  • More Gartner for Technical Professionals content

ESRI Developer Summit

ESRI, formally known as Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. is the long time leader of Geographic Information System (GIS). Its flagship products ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, and Are-whatever dominate GIS technology market worldwide.

This annual GIS developer conference is a great place to enhance GIS design/development skills. From its training sessions you can learn how to use ArcGIS to create applications at any scale while also leveraging the full potential of Python, .NET, Flex, Silberlight, and Java, as well as the latest Esri APIs and SDKs.

Resources: Its website provides detailed and accurate information in GIS field, including GIS dictionary, books, case studies, and white papers. Check pages of resources center and publications to obtain any GIS and GeoWeb related knowledge you need.


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