TV Event Offers New Learning Channels: NATPE, the global marketplace for television and platform professionals has expanded its conference programming for the 2017 event, taking place from 17 – 19 January.  The conference will include three new initiatives next year: NATPE Scripted, NATPE Music and a Station Group Summit. These three will complement the tracks that have become popular at previous NATPE events, including NATPE Reality, NATPE Innovation, NATPE Global, NATPE Brands and Advertising and The Storytellers and the Shaping of Pop Culture. See the entire schedule here.

Cloud Expo Europe’s New News: One of Europe’s largest and best attended cloud events, Cloud Expo Europe, has introduced a number of new offerings into its 2017 show, including a one-stop shop highlighting innovations in DevOps and Containers, a unique new way to pay homage to tech industry greats, and a co-located big data conference. Click here for more information about everything new happening at Cloud Expo Europe, 15 – 16 March in London.

Speaking Opportunity: Interested in joining 8,000 Developers in San Francisco next year? Then you should apply to be a speaker at Developer Expo + Conference Series taking place from 13 – 15 February, 2017.  The early speaker proposal deadline is 14 October 2016 and the regular speaker deadline is 22 November 2016. Submission guidelines may be found here.

Lunchtime Learning: Last week, the Digital Marketing Expo and Conference (dmexco) took place in Cologne, Germany. With more than 550 speakers sharing their insights across 15 different stages, the program has something interesting for everyone to learn by watching the conference videos. Use your lunch break to understand how to anticipate the trends that are disrupting digital marketing.

Coming Up Next: Advertising Week takes over the Big Apple from 26 – 30 September.  In addition to traditional conferences, there will be lunches, parties and gatherings of every kind. From Tuesday and Wednesday Structure Security conference will debut in San Francisco. And The Economist declares “war on Cancer” at its annual Health Care Forum happening on 28 September in Boston.