During the week of August 16 San Francisco will host Search Engine Strategies and Connected Marketing Week, two conferences that explore the use of web-based technologies for marketing online.
Search Engine Strategies San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
The Search Engine Strategies (SES) conference and expo details the ins and outs of search engine marketing, website optimization, link-building tactics, pay-per-click advertising and landing page testing. SES San Francisco will play host to speakers from SearchEngineWatch, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, Microsoft, comScore, AOL Inc., ABCNews.com, CNN, Google, Augment Reality, and CBS Interactive, as well as over 100 companies taking part in the SES Expo. The SES conference runs concurrently to Connected Marketing Week which will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.
Interactive Screen 1.0 Beautiful Lives
The Banff Centre
Banff, Alberta, Canada
The 15th edition of Banff New Media Institute's flagship new media event, Interactive Screen, brings together media makers, thinkers and movers to investigate the ways in which new media intersects with people's aspirations and ambitions for the betterment of life. The five-day conference is built around interactive and participatory lectures, presentations, discussions, workshops, performances and exhibitions.
China International Exhibition Center
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.
Horden Pavilion and Royal Hall of Industries, More Park
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
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.
September 3 - 8
Berlin Exhibition Grounds
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.
Biennial of Graphic Arts
September 4-October 25
The 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts is a multi-exhibition of contemporary graphic and computer-assisted art. Works in the Biennial take inspiration from this year's central exhibition,
The Matrix: An Unstable Reality - an exhibition that investigates the discourse between graphics, technology and the morals of artwork reproduction. Highlights of the Biennial also include the Artist's Book Salon and an exhibition by former Biennial of Graphic Arts Grand Prize winner Jeon Joonho.
IBC electronic media conference and exhibition
September 9 - 14
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
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
ICC London ExCeL,
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
Empire Landmark Hotel & Conference Center
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.