There are many benefits to being involved in the community and with organizations in your industry. The opportunity to learn, almost every event our team walks away from, we walk away with new knowledge, and ready to redesign old products and build new ones!
Beyond the learning, the number of incredible people you meet is unimaginable, people that bring all different perspectives to one industry with their unique experiences with the industry. The energy, the vibe, the knowledge and the people, everything that creates a great event, inspires innovation, and collaboration.
This is why we have decided to create a list of some of the best tech and data events 2018.
Various Dates | Worldwide
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, certification, events and products. CSA’s activities, knowledge and extensive network benefit the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers, to governments, entrepreneurs and the assurance industry — and provide a forum through which diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem.
This year the Cloud Security Alliance will be hosting forums and conferences in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Washington, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangkok, London, Tel Aviv, Manila, Dallas, Las Vegas, Singapore, Toronto, Boston, New Orleans, Oslo, Geneva, Denver, Milan, Madrid, Los Angeles, Houston, Phoenix, and Orlando.
April 11-13, 2018 | San Francisco, United States
The 2018 Data Science & Marketing Analytics Conference will focus on how Data can be used to drive specific business purposes. You already know that there is no shortage of data. What you need to figure out is what to do with the data and how the data can help your company achieve better bottom line results.
At this conference, you can expect to be inspired and learn how data is empowering companies and disrupting industries changing the business landscape. When Data Science and Marketing Analytics are integrated effectively it can drive revenue and cultivate meaningful customer relationships.
April 23-25, 2018 | San Jose, United States
MarTech is a vendor-agnostic forum for understanding the breadth of marketing technologies and how organizations can effectively integrate them into their marketing strategy and operations.
They create an inspiring, cross-pollinating environment that transcends the traditional boundaries between marketing and technology, and encourages creative collaboration across the organization. MarTech is a conference for the growing community of senior-level hybrid professionals who are both marketing-savvy and tech-savvy: marketing technologists, creative technologists, growth hackers, data scientists, and digital strategists.
May 8-10, 2018 | Las Vegas, United States
Join more than 3,200 people for three full days of data-driven best practices research, unveiling of new innovations across the b-to-b space and networking with an elite community of sales, marketing and product leaders.
The conference is composed of general sessions to unveil the latest b-to-b research and insights, intimate breakout sessions with SiriusDecisions analysts on niche topics, and customer case study presentations, all focused on operationalizing your company’s growth strategy.
May 21 -24, 2018 | Vancouver, Canada
The open infrastructure landscape is changing, and so is the Summit. Now that users are integrating dozens of open source tools into a modern stack that reaches well beyond the scope of OpenStack, the Summit is re-organizing the event to focus on specific problem domains like container infrastructure, edge computing and CI/CD and focusing on the hard work of integrating all of these tools developed in disparate communities. This is essential work of 2018 and beyond, to ensure that open infrastructure is truly a viable path for operators.
Various Dates | Worldwide
Devopsdays is a worldwide series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them. Each event is run by volunteers from the local area.
Most devopsdays events feature a combination of curated talks and self organized open space content. Topics often include automation, testing, security, and organizational culture. You can find Devopsdays hosted in Denver, Atlanta, Vancouver, Zurich, Beijing, Salt Lake City, Silicon Valley, Victoria, Toronto, Stockholm, Sao Paulo, Taipei, and the list goes on. The devopsdays global core team guides local organizers in hosting their own devopsdays events worldwide.
July 25-26, 2018 | Chicago, United States
Laracon US is an annual gathering of people who are passionate about building amazing applications with the Laravel web framework.
Some of the topics that will be covered this year include; full-stack testing strategies, resisting complexity, patterns that payoff, and clean coding.
August 29-31, 2018 | Vancouver, Canada
Open Source Summit North America is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.
Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers the cornerstone open source technologies with sub-conferences LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Community Leadership Conference, Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, devops professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology.