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Weekly tech agenda: BIRTV, Integrate

During the week of August 23 the international film, TV and radio industry will gather in China for BIRTV. In Australia audio visual enthusiasts will be attending the nation's biggest and only national AV expo, Integrate for two days of intensive seminars, workshops, and demonstrations.

August 23-26
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 the more than 55000 expected attendees. Highlights include the BIRTV Summit, Awards, and Digital Theatre. The event will also encompass the New Digital Medias Summit and Showcase, iHollywood China, conferences and technical seminars.

August 24-26
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.

Ars Electronica Festival
September 2-18
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. "REPAIR: ready to pull the lifeline" is the festival theme in 2010.

IFA 2010
September 3 - 8
Berlin Exhibition Grounds
Berlin, Germany

International Funkaustellung (IFA) is an annual trade show that presents developing technologies in modern household appliances, the digital media industry and consumer electronics. In 2010 the trade show will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Highlights in 2010 include two newly announced exhibition sections; the iZone section for Mac, iTech products and apps, and the eLibrary section for e-books and tablet PCs.

IBC electronic media conference and exhibition
September 9 - 14
RAI Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Each year more than 1,300 leading electronics companies from across the globe exhibit at IBC - a leading international forum for the electronic media industry. The event combines a four-day conference dedicated to the electronic media industry with exhibitions and technical demonstrations from leading art, media and technology innovators. In 2010 the event organizers expect to draw in excess of 45,000 visitors.

DEMO Fall 2010
September 13-15
Hyatt Regency
Silicon Valley, CA

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.

Nokia World 2010
September 14-15
ICC London ExCeL,
London, UK

Nokia World is the Finnish-based phone maker's annual gathering to showcase new products and outline technological developments that are crucial to the company's future. The event will highlight forthcoming trends in the mobile arena and will give participants the opportunity to go hands on with the company's latest products.

Internet Marketing Conference
September 21-23
Empire Landmark Hotel & Conference Center
Vancouver, Canada

Internet Marketing Conference or IMC, is an international conference focused on e-business and e-commerce. The three-day conference includes workshops and panels on internet hot topics such as social media, blogging, email and e-commerce.

September 21-23
MIT Campus
Cambridge, MA, USA

The Emerging Technologies Conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (EmTech@MIT) is a three-day event featuring talks by experts in the fields of innovative science and technology. Leaders from global technology companies will also be on hand to spotlight critical innovations and showcase groundbreaking demos during the event. Highlights include the Lab to Market Workshop, Preview Sessions showcasing powerful emerging technologies, and the unveiling of 2010's top 35 innovators under the age of 35.

September 21-26
Exhibition Centre, Cologne-Deutz
Cologne, Germany

Photokina is the world's largest global photography and imaging fair. It offers comprehensive insights into all aspects of imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets for both consumers and industry insiders. The more than 150,000 expected visitors will preview the latest photography equipment innovations, rub noses with the "who's who" of the imaging industry and view stunning artwork created by leading international photographers.