New by NYT: The New York Times Conferences group will be hosting two new events before the end of the year. ClimateTech, taking place from 29 – 30 November, will bring together approximately 150 policy makers, business, leaders, investors and innovators to discuss the tech that will save the world and obstacles in its way. Then from 4 – 5 December, the Global Strategy Summit will debut in London. It is described by the organizers as a gathering that will “arm financial executives, policy makers and senior corporate directors with vital insights needed to adapt to the most consequential geopolitical issues playing out over the coming months and years.” Both events may be found on the NYT Conference site.
Women of the Channel Hop the Pond: After years of positive feedback on its US events, the Women of the Channel Summit Series decided to host its first international conference this fall! The series, which already attracts over 1,000 attendees, was designed “for leaders making a meaningful difference in advancing diversity of their organizations and promoting women in business.” Women of the Channel Europe will take place on 15 November at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London and will cover topics that will help attendees reach their personal, professional, and corporate goals. For more information visit their event site here.
Speaking Opportunity: Game Developers Conference is accepting speaker proposals through 17 August. The conference organizers are interested in well-credentialed speakers who have interesting or inspiring topics that will educate attendees across one of seven tracks. They are open to several presentation formats. In order to prepare for your speaker submission, review the FAQs here. Also, note that there is a separate CFP for the 2018 GDC Summits, VRDC@GDC, and the Game Career Seminar which will be open from 28 August through 29 September.
Lunchtime Learning: Singularity University is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. They host several events each year but the SU Global Summit is their flagship event, bringing together the entire SU community. On your next lunch break, watch a world-class collection of thinkers, leaders and doers help redefine the future of business, technology, and humanity.
Coming up next week: Coming up next week: CableLabs Summer Conference kicks off 6 August in Keystone, CO. Over 300 CTOs, VPs, directors, architects, managers, experts in product development and strategy, policy and regulatory specialists attend. Flash Memory Summit attracts over 5,000 hardware and software industry practitioners to its annual event 8 August in Santa Clara. And on the other coast, EduWeb Digital Summit is geared toward communication professionals working in higher ed and university leadership looking to advance the use of tech, social media, and data analytics within their institutions. It runs 7-9 August in Boston.