Weekly tech agenda: China International Consumer Electronics Show

During the week of July 5 the China International Consumer Electronics Show (SINOCES) will take place in Qingdao, China. SINOCES is the most important consumer electronics show in the Asia-Pacific region. It plays host to thousands of global consumer electronics manufacturers and is the place to be to keep an eye on developing trends in the Chinese consumer electronics industry.

China International Consumer Electronics Show
July 8-11
Qingdao, China

The China International Consumer Electronics Show (SINOCES) is the Asian leg of CES. Like the CES, SINOCES welcomes international exhibitors to showcase and unveil their newest consumer electronics product releases. "Convergence & Innovation" is the theme for this year's show. The event will be divided into ten different "TechZones": Integration of Three Networks Zone, Green Zone, Panel Display Zone, eReader Zone, 3D TV Zone, 3G Telecommunication Zone, Home Appliances to the Countryside Zone, E-commerce Zone, Industrial Design Zone, and Government Procurement Zone.
http://www.sinoces.com/en/index.aspx

MobileBeat 2010
July 12-13
The Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA, USA

The third annual MobileBeat conference is a two-day event focused around the future of the "superphone". The event covers new device form factors such as tablets, 4G phones, HD TV's, and connected devices, plus the operating systems that power them. An influential list of speakers from companies such as HP, Samsung, RIM, Yahoo, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, Google, Twitter, Nokia and Facebook will discuss the mobile ecosystem. The Gettie Awards and MobileBeat's startup competition will be held alongside the event.
http://events.venturebeat.com/mobilebeat2010/
http://www.gettieawards.com/

TED Global 2010: And Now the Good News
July 12-16
Oxford, UK

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a non-profit organization that aims to spread ideas in the interests of global knowledge and inspiration. The annual TED Global conference is an event that showcases ideas and projects from the most creative minds in the world. Speakers at TED Global will explore the theme of "And Now the Good News", uncovering the vivid stream of good news, ideas, science, technology, art, and ways of thinking that is often obscured by today's sensationalist headlines. The short, inspirational talks will be broadcast on the internet for free over the coming months and years.
http://conferences.ted.com/TEDGlobal2010/

OSCON
July 19-23
Portland, Oregon, USA

OSCON (short for Open Source Convention) is an event that covers the entire spectrum of open source - including software, applications, cloud computing, products, and services. There will be hundreds of sessions, hands on demos, practical tutorials, keynote presentations, an expo hall showcasing the latest open source tools, services, projects and products, plus one on one time with open source developers, hackers, and experts.
http://www.oscon.com/oscon2010/public/content/about

Black Hat USA 2010
July 24-29
Las Vegas, CA, USA

The Black Hat USA conference provides attendees with useful and relevant information about the most pressing internet security issues currently found across the world. The event aims to alert people of the possible threats and suggest viable solutions to combat any foreseen security issues. Conference goers are treated to a series of lectures, hands-on sessions, training workshops and keynotes.
http://blackhat.com/html/bh-us-10/bh-us-10-home.html

SIGGRAPH
July 25-29
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Computer graphics, technology and art collide at the 37 International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH). Fans of computer graphics and interactive techniques will be able to gather information from the world's leading experts about the future of digital art and multimedia. The latest gadgets, hardware software and technology will also be presented at the event that is expected to attract more than 25,000 professionals.
http://www.siggraph.org/s2010/

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