API Track: API World, co-located with Data Week and Integrate, was created in 2013 with a mission of “facilitating connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers.” This year, they have added a new API Strategy Track is for technical and non-technical attendees. It includes talks on topics such as Integrating API Management into Your Business Strategy, Developer Market Segmentation, and APIs at the Scale of the Blockchain. API World will be held in San Jose from 12 – 14 September.
Caribbean Confab: MIT Technology Review launched its first international EmTech Conference in New Delhi in 2009. Now the organization hosts events in close to a dozen different countries (India, Hong Kong, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Spain, Singapore, China, etc.). For the first time this year, one of the events will be held in the Dominican Republic. EmTech Rebublica Dominica will take place from 10 – 11 November. Conferences are typically held in countries where there is an active Innovators Under 35 regional community, since the winners are honored onstage at the event. You can find all of the MIT Technology Review EmTech conferences here.
Innovate! Celebrate: The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and Tech.Co are joining forces to create a new conference called Innovate! Celebrate, taking place in San Jose from 20 -22 September. This conference will bring together large technology leaders and startups to share ideas and showcase innovations. Attendees will include CTA members, entrepreneurs, startups, media, investors and “all companies in the technology sector looking to ignite investment and be inspired.” The agenda will include workshops, mentor sessions, pitch practice and presentations from tech thought leaders. Learn more about this event and register here.
Speaking Opportunity: Launch Scale was created by entrepreneur, angel investor and writer, Jason Calacanis in order to offer startups specific tips on growing (scaling) their businesses. The 2016 event will be in San Francisco from 14 – 15 November. Past featured speakers have included Zenefits CEO David Sacks, Indiegogo founder Danae Ringlemann, Atom Factory founder Troy Carter, and Zappos CEO Tony Hseish. Speaker applications are now being accepted for the fall event, via this online form.
Lunchtime Learning: Recode Code Conference will again be held in Rancho Palos Verdes from 30 May – 1 June 2017. The organization is accepting applications for interested attendees now. In order to get a sense of the caliber of speakers and content covered on the agenda, check out these videos from last year’s conference.
Coming Up Next: The Gilder Telecosm Forum will take place on 24 August at The Money Show in San Francisco where “forward-thinking minds in tech explore breaking information on breakthrough technologies and how the most innovative companies in the world are solving today’s greatest challenges.” Across the pond, 2000 delegates from the major broadcast networks and production companies will gather for the Edinburgh International Television Festival from 24 – 26 August. This event, one of the most prestigious media events in the UK, gathers professionals from both the television and digital world, to celebrate the creativity, diversity and inspirational talent of the industry and to debate the major issues they face. Also next week, the 10th Annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media will convene in Atlanta from 23 – 25 August. This conference is the result of a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and the Society for Health Communication.