For better or worse, conferences appear to be back, so to help you work out what events to head to in 2023, TechRadar Pro has curated a list of the most important international technology events and conferences coming this year.
September 1-5 | Berlin
Billed as the world’s largest consumer electronics and home appliances trade show, IFA has been around for one year shy of a century – Einstein even opened the 1930 edition!
Why attend? In line with its impressive pedigree, this year’s event will feature heavyweight talks on the future of technology, including the latest innovations in smart homes and the importance of the chip war in shaping our lives.
September 5-7 | Austin, TX
SpiceWorld 2023 comes courtesy of Spiceworks, the global IT marketplace, and will hold breakout sessions and various parties over its three-day course.
Why attend? For anyone who works in IT, SpiceWorld 2023 will offer the opportunity to network with other professionals to enhance your career and business, as well as cover topics like security, the cloud, virtualization and automation.
September 12-13 | Cambridge, MA
Dedicated to the new AI revolution the world is currently undergoing, the Generative AI World Conference from GAI Insights is appropriately being held in the intellectual powerhouse of Cambridge, MA.
Why attend? Since AI is dominating the technology space right now, it would be wise to learn about its potential, pitfalls and challenges. The event will also feature esteemed speakers from Microsoft, PwC, the Mayo Clinic, and Harvard Business School.
September 26-27 | London
For two days, the movers and shakers in the cybersecurity space will discuss the future of our interconnected world, as well as featuring CISO roundtables, informative sessions and demonstrations of the latest tech.
Why attend? This is a free event, so you won’t have to pay a penny to gain insights into the latest cybersecurity challenges and mingle with business leaders, policymakers and government officials.
October 4-5 | Virtual
This online event, hosted by CI/CD Platform Bitrise, features 50 industry-leading speakers and many sessions including workshops and panel discussions.
Why attend? If you want to learn all about mobile app development, then this is the conference for you, offering as it does first-hand experience with the latest tools and technologies in the field.
October 16-20 | Dubai
The Middle East’s largest show in the technology industry brings together thought-leaders, creators, innovators and makers to discuss, debate and challenge new ideology, showcase new products and identify future opportunities.
Why attend? Showcasing the bleeding-edge of technological innovation, from 6G to Metaverse businesses, the five-day programme will feature over 1400 expert speakers and over 5000 exhibitors, with 176 countries represented in total.
October 22-25 | Las Vegas
Money 20/20 brings together the world’s leaders in payments, banking and fintech, so shouldn’t be missed.
Why attend? From in-depth analytics sessions to keynotes from leading lights in the world of finance, this show has it all.
October 24-26 | Anaheim + virtual
The video conferencing service Webex is presenting this three-day event on workplace collaboration and customer experience, with a focus on the role played by the latest innovations in AI, among others.
Why attend? WebexOne will feature industry experts and customers who will speak about the emerging trends in the new field of hybrid working, and the company will also be exhibiting its new Webex Hologram product.
November 2-3 | New York City
A conference dedicated to the digital experience for end users, marketers and e-com pros are catered for at HOTSAUCE from Hotjar, the user analytics platform.
Why attend? It’s not often you get an entire event devoted to improving the user experience, and HOTSAUCE promises to offer some radical new takes on the subject in what it believes is the new “era of disruption.”
November 7-10 | Pennsylvania
Held in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, TechBash will feature world-class experts in the fields of mobile, web, desktop and SaaS app development to inform developers of any level.
Why attend? Pitching itself as accessible to all, this conference wants to inspire developers with its sessions and talks, and promises to feature some big-name vendors who’ll bring along their latest innovations to show off.
November 13-16 | Lisbon
At Web Summit, the main question is always: where next? At a time of great uncertainty, this question has never been more important.
Why attend? This large-scale event attracts thousands of attendees and tens of high-profile speakers. Previous line-ups have included Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, Apple’s Craig Federighi and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the internet.
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