Weekly tech agenda: SocialTech 2010, Enterprise 2.0 Summit
Friday 22 October 2010
During the week of October 25 social software and social media will be the topics of discussion both at the Enterprise 2.0 Summit in Frankfurt, Germany and at SocialTech in San Jose, USA.
San Jose, CA, USA and Online
SocialTech 2010 is a one-day event for businesses and individuals looking to enhance their social media strategies. Speakers include Top 100 tech blogger Robert Scoble, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures Guy Kawasaki plus executives from Adobe, Cisco, Xerox, Motorola, Intel, National Instruments, IDC, and Facebook.
Enterprise 2.0 Summit
Hotel Le Meridien
The Enterprise 2.0 Summit is a conference that equips participants with the knowledge of how to use social software to make their enterprise more productive, competitive and innovative. The event teaches businesses and individuals how to harness the "collective intelligence of co-workers, partners and customers" in a Web 2.0 environment.
IPTV World Forum Middle East & Africa
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The IPTV World Forum Middle East & Africa is a forum for members of the industry and interested members of the public to explore and discuss the major issues facing the integration and mainstream adoption of IPTV (internet protocol television) in the region.
Salon de la Photo
Porte de Versailles
Salon de la Photo is a major photographic fair held every year in Paris. Visitors come to discover the latest innovations from leading photography brands, purchase new equipment and view the work of leading photographers from around the world. More than 80,000 visitors are expected to attend in 2010.
EFF Pioneer Awards
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA, USA
The annual Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Pioneer Awards acknowledge the work of individuals or groups who are "extending freedom and innovation in the realm of information technology." Canadian journalist, science fiction author and activist Cory Doctorow will be Master of Ceremonies for the 19th edition of the EFF Pioneer Awards.
Internet Week Europe
Various venues in London and Online
In November London will be hosting the first Internet Week Europe, a five-day festival that celebrates the best of Europe's digital industry. The European counterpart of New York's popular Internet Week sees companies such as the BBC, Yahoo!, Creative Review, Google and Tweetdeck honor Europe's thriving internet industry with parties, talks and special events.
Mobile Asia Congress
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Mobile Asia Congress is the place to find out about emerging trends in the Asian mobile market. Mobile industry executives gather at this by-invitation-only event to talk about the latest strategies for growth within the mobile market. Confirmed keynote speakers include China Mobile CEO Li Yue, China Unicom president Lu Yimin, HTC CEO Peter Chou, KDDI president Tadashi Onodera, and NTT Docomo CEO Ryuji Yamada.
infoComm Asia 2010
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
InfoComm Asia is the largest technology event for information communication and systems integration in the region. The event will provide attendees with insightful information on emerging trends within the information technology and audio visual (AV) sectors, 320 AV manufacturers and suppliers from around the globe will be on hand to demo their latest technology.
SITEX Singapore 2010
SITEX is Singapore's longest-running IT event. Consumers have been visiting the expo since 1988 to purchase electronic goods at producer direct prices and to talk one on one with the companies developing the latest technological innovations. In 2009, 859,040 local and international visitors came through the doors. More than 500 information communication and consumer electronic product manufacturers will be at the 2010 show to launch their products and show off their most recent inventions.
November 30-December 2
Olympia Grand Hall
More than 9,000 visitors from 70 countries are expected to attend Online Information 2010. The event hosts both a conference and a show floor seminar program, both catering for the global information industry. Online Information will provide visitors with information about Online Content Resources, ePublishing, Search Solutions, Content Management, Library Management Systems and Web 2.0 Technologies.
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