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Summer Tech Conferences to Attend

This Post was written by Bridge Technical Talent
Date posted: June 13, 2018

Ahh, the sweet smell of summer is in the air. As the weather feels warmer and the days get longer, we’re ready to sit back and relax. But wait, not so fast. While the summer months are indeed ideal for catching up on some R&R, don’t forget to keep your skills sharp. Attending spring and summer tech conferences is a great way to break up the monotony of the office and stay current on industry trends.

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Here’s what tech conferences we’re looking out for in the coming months:

May

DevOpsCon

When: May 28-31

Where: Berlin, Germany

Follow: @devops_con

Agile processes, microservices, continuous delivery, container and cloud technologies are essential to the current high performance IT transformation. The DevOps Conference offers you a glimpse at popular topics such as innovative infrastructure and modern lean business culture through hands-on workshops, sessions and keynotes. Join us as we enable shorter delivery cycles, faster changes of functionality and a higher software quality.

June

Apple WWDC

When: June 4-8

Where: San Jose, CA

Follow: #WWDC18

When technology connects with creativity, incredible ideas come to life. This summer, we invite thousands of talented minds from around the world to join us and turn their ideas into reality.

Fluent

When: Training June 11-12; Tutorials + Conference June 12-14

Where: San Jose, CA

Follow: @FluentConf #FluentConf

The O’Reilly Fluent Conference was first launched in 2012 as a new event for developers working with JavaScript, HTML5, and other web technologies. Since its initial launch, Fluent has expanded to include all areas of the web, from frontend technologies/frameworks and backend systems to web design, web performance, security, and more.

DockerCon

When: June 11-12

Where: San Francisco, CA

Follow: @DockerCon #DockerCon

DockerCon passes include access to 3 Keynotes, over 120 Sessions, Ecosystem Expo Hall, After Party, Breakfast and Lunch meals, all interactive attendee experiences including Hands-on Labs and Hallway Track.

QCon New York

When: Conference June 27-29; Workshops June 25-26

Where: New York

Follow: @qconnewyork #QConNYC

QCon New York is a conference for senior software engineers and architects on the patterns, practices, and use cases leveraged by the world’s most innovative software shops.  

July

OSCON (Open Source Convention)

When: July 18-19

Where: Portland, OR

Follow: @oscon #OSCON

At OSCON, you’ll find everything open source: languages, communities, best practices, products and services. Rather than focus on a single language or aspect, such as cloud computing, OSCON allows you to learn about and practice the entire range of open source technologies.

August

GopherCon

When: August 27-30

Where: Denver, CO

Follow: @Bizzabo ‏#gophercon

GopherCon, by Gopher Academy, debuted in 2014 and was an instant success! It drew a sellout crowd of 700 attendees and has more than doubled in size since then. With exceptional pre-conference workshops taught by a few of the smartest people we know, some of the very best programming driven by our conference attendees’ feedback, and hours and hours of networking, we can’t think of a single reason to miss celebrating GopherCon’s five-year anniversary with us! So don’t wait until the last minute to buy your tickets; we’d hate for you to be sad.

Open Source Summit

When: August 29-31

Where: Vancouver, Canada

Follow: @linuxfoundation  #ossummit

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 the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Over 2,000 will gather for OSSNA in 2018.

September

Microsoft Ignite
When: September 24-28

Where: Orlando, FL

Follow: @MS_Ignite #MSIgnite

Get the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of cloud, data, business intelligence, teamwork and productivity. Immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences that matter, and hear the latest updates and ideas directly from the experts. You’ll leave more equipped than ever to make an impact.

Strange Loop

When: September 26-28

Where: St. Louis, MO

Follow: @strangeloop_stl #strangeloop

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that brings together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow’s technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, security, and the web.

 

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Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2017

This Post was written by Bridge Technical Talent
Date posted: January 9, 2017

Have you set your 2017 career goals? Whether you’re looking to network or perfect your skills, a great way to do so is to attend conferences. Bring out your calendars, because we’ve started putting together a list of project management conferences to attend in 2017, see what you think!

Seminars World
Houston, TX | February 27 – March 2
Earn up to 28 PDUs and 2.8 Continuing Education Units and hear from global thought leaders while networking with other project managers in a small group setting.

Project Summit & Business Analyst World
Dallas, TX | February 6-8
Atlanta, GA |March 14-16
Orlando, FL | April 3-5
Washington, DC | June 19-21
We are looking forward to be bringing like minded professionals together to learn, exchange knowledge and share experiences.  This year we have added new initiatives and content to our symposium and workshop programs including change management and leadership.

Global SCRUM Gathering
San Diego, CA | April 10-12
This year’s gathering will focus on “passion” and the opportunities that can transpire when people collaborate and share ideas. The tracks focus on how to amplify the benefits of Scrum across all industries with a focal point of Growth through Shared Knowledge.

APM Project Management Conference
April 27 | London
The APM Project Management Conference 2017 will leave no assumption unchallenged, providing an insight into the future of our profession; the people, the practices and the projects and how they will transform the world we live in and the way we work.

Agile and Beyond 2017
Ann Arbor, MI | May 4-5
We are currently working hard to get all the awesome pieces into place. Our Call for Proposals is now open, so please consider submitting a session today!

Change Management
New Orleans, LA | May 21-24
At Change Management 2017 you will be given the tools to take your change management needs to the next level. This 3-day conference focuses on providing solutions and best practices in a collaborative environment. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the ever changing challenges in organizational management, this conference will provide you with new insights to boldly lead, innovate and achieve successful results.

International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP) 2017
Boston, MA | June 11-14
Boston, one of America’s oldest cities. Nicknamed “hub” for many reasons. Academic hub for education & research, tourism hub, sports powerhouse and more.

PMI Global Conference
Chicago, IL | October 26-30
Join the largest gathering of project, program and portfolio managers from around the globe to share, learn and shape the future of the profession.

Don’t forget to check back for updates and let us know on Twitter what conferences you’ll be attending this year!

 

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