March 8 agenda: Game Connection in San Francisco

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International Women's day, Monday's highlights also offer Game Connection in San Francisco and a technology fair in India, while, the British beauty awards will crown beauty artists in London, among other events.

Game Connection
March 8-10
Moscone Center
San Francisco, USA

Aimed at developers, publishers, distributors, and independent studios, Game Connection likens itself to "a speed dating event for business-focused game makers." Prior to the connection's commencement, attendees schedule a series of 30-minute meetings and pitches between themselves in order to efficiently evaluate as many potential clients and business partners as possible over the conference's duration.

EmTech India 2010
March 8-9
Bangalore, India

EmTech India is a two-day summit focused on emerging technologies and innovations. The event is organized by MIT's Technology Review and CyberMedia, India's leading technology publisher. The event brings together leading minds in the technology field. Presentations held during the event provide a window into future technologies and real-world innovations. Speakers include Anbumani (Anbu) Subramanian, Research Scientist at HP Labs, India; Amit Dayal, VP, Engineering, Yahoo! India Research & Development; Mr Pranav Mistry PhD, Researcher at MIT and Inventor of Sixth Sense; Prof. Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences NEC Career Development and Professor of Media Arts and Sciences Co-Director, Center for Future Storytelling; and Dr Shrikumar Suryanarayan, CEO, Translational Research Institute and Hon.Director-General, ABLE.

International Women's day
March 8

Created in 1911, this day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

Professional Beauty Awards
March 8
London, UK

The best in British spas, hairdressing, makeup, nails and men's grooming will be honored at the award show in the British capital.