Tech agenda: celebrate interactive gaming at Gamescom

The third edition of the world’s largest trade fair and event for interactive games and entertainment will take place in Cologne, Germany from August 17.

3rd Gamescom
August 17-21
Cologne, Germany

Gamescom is the world’s largest interactive games and entertainment trade fair, attracting more than 250,000 visitors annually. Gamescom showcases the latest games, provides hands-on demos and celebrates the gaming community. This year Nokia will hold a joint press conference with Microsoft during Gamescom where it is rumored they will unveil one or more Nokia Windows Phones. The European leg of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) runs concurrently to Gamescom.
http://www.gamescom-cologne.com/
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BIRTV
August 24-27
China International Exhibition Center
Beijing, China

BIRTV is a major event for the Chinese and International TV, film and radio industry. Leading companies from the industry will show off their latest equipment and technologies to a crowd of around 55,000 attendees. Highlights include the BIRTV Summit, Awards, and Digital Theatre plus the New Digital Medias Summit and Showcase. The event will also encompass conferences and technical seminars as well as further exploration of HD, 3D, NGB, CMMB and Digital Cinema formats.
http://www.birtv.com/en/Eindex.aspx


Integrate
August 30- September 1
Horden Pavilion and Royal Hall of Industries, More Park
Sydney, Australia

The Integrate Expo is the biggest and only national expo in Australia for audiovisual enthusiasts. Products from across the AV industry are shown under one roof. Visitors can view the latest technologies and demonstrations from companies producing equipment for the entertainment, DJ, recording, concert production and lighting industries. Seminars and workshops are held concurrently during the event. In 2011 more than 500 brands will be on display. The trade event is held in association with InfoComm International, the organizers of leading information communications expo, InfoComm.
http://www.integrate-expo.com


Ars Electronica Festival
August 31-September 6
Various venues in Linz
Linz, Austria

The Ars Electronica Festival is an annual event that harnesses innovative collisions between state-of-the-art technology, provocative art, and intellectual thinking. Since 1979 the festival has invited artists, scientists and technologists to enrich the minds of people around them through festival activities such as exhibitions, performances, discussions and lectures. It is considered to be the most important digital arts festival in the world and attracts 35,000 visitors annually. More than 300 events are planned for the 2011 edition which will focus on the theme of “ORIGIN – How It All Begins.”
http://www.aec.at/festival_about_en.php
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51st IFA
September 2-7
Messe Berlin GmbH exhibition center
Berlin, Germany

Alongside CES, CeBIT and Computex, IFA is one of the world's biggest consumer electronics trade shows. IFA attracted 1,423 exhibitors and 235,000 visitors in 2010, generating 3.5 billion euros worth of orders. The event is a technology lover's paradise and also serves as a launchpad for many new innovative consumer appliances. Last year's notable IFA announcements included Samsung's first tablet the Galaxy tab, the world's slimmest LED 3D TV, and the ViewSonic ViewPad 100 the world's first dual-boot tablet.
http://www.ifa-berlin.com


IBC electronic media conference and exhibition

September 8-13
RAI Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Each year over 1,300 leading electronics companies from more than 140 countries exhibit at IBC - a leading international forum for the electronic media industry. The event combines a four-day conference dedicated to the broadcasting, mobile TV, IPTV, digital signage and electronics industries with exhibitions and technical demonstrations from leading art, movie, media and technology innovators. In 2011 the event organizers expect to draw in excess of 48,000 visitors.
http://www.ibc.org/


EcoVelocity EV Show
September 8-11
London, UK

London is rapidly becoming a leading world city for electric vehicles, installing infrastructure far faster than many of its counterparts. This show will display everything from charging equipment to battery-powered taxis and is set to offer a glimpse into a future in which 'the Big Smoke' may not actually have any emissions at all.
http://www.ecovelocity.co.uk/
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DEMO Fall 2011

September 12-14
Hyatt Regency
Silicon Valley, California, USA

DEMO is a three-day conference where established and emerging technology companies provide concise demonstrations of their new products. The conference follows a strict format - participants have just six minutes to show off their inventions. In addition to the conference there is also a Demonstrator Pavilion where attendees can get a closer look at "the latest trend-setting technologies," plus various networking events. A satellite event called Demo Asia will take place from November 29-30 in Singapore.
http://www.demo.com/
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21st Tokyo Game Show
September 15/16-18
Tokyo, Japan

Along with GDC, E3 and Gamescom, the Tokyo Game Show is one of the year's most important and influential expos. Strong showings from Sony's internal studios and Nintendo's third-party developers can be expected, and Microsoft used the 2010 event to show that they were keen to see the Xbox 360 accepted by Japanese consumers.
http://tgs.cesa.or.jp
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