Recently Rescheduled: The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), the premier global business association for content producers, distributors, streamers and buyers across all platforms, announced the rescheduling of NATPE Streaming Plus to September 15, 2020 (originally scheduled in July). SIA Education @ ISC West Program had been rescheduled from March to July but is now being held on 5-8 October at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Virtually There: The IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) International Leadership Conference which is planned for 19 – 20 May will now be held online. VMworld US had been scheduled or 30 August– 3 September and VMworld Europe was to be 9 – 12 November. Now both conferences will be combined into one, global, digital event the week of 28 September. Connect (X), originally scheduled for 18 – 21 May, hosts the “end-to-end supplier ecosystem building the next generation 5G network”. The conference will now showcase virtual sessions on 19 May.

Speaking opportunity: From 15 – 17 September in Las Vegas, The Digital Dealer Conference will again bring together top automotive dealers go to stay ahead of the technology curve, learning about groundbreaking business and digital strategies for their dealerships. Attendees include Dealer Principals, General Managers, General Sales Managers, Internet Sales Managers, E-commerce Directors, BDC Managers, CRM Managers, Pre-owned Managers, Fixed Operations Managers, F&I Managers, Marketing Directors, and Social Media Managers. If you have a unique topic “built around the most up-to-date data, trends and proven approaches to help dealerships solve pain points or tap into new growth opportunities” submit here by the 15 May deadline. Remember that the organization is seeking new info – no recycled content.

Lunchtime Learning: Earlier this month the Know Identity Digital Forum was held online. Sessions offered a deep dive into how digital identity is helping to meet the challenges of a socially distanced workforce and customer base across every industry. Find out how everything from open banking to healthcare is affected. Hear panel discussions on topics such as Accelerating Remote Customer Onboarding with Open Banking and Solving IAM Challenges for a Distributed Workforce.

Coming Up Next Week: HCI’s Inclusive Diversity Conference (which moved online from San Francisco) will run online 27-28 April, with a goal of “shaping inclusive workplaces through data, influence, and change management.” Covering the latest in open hybrid cloud, automation, cloud-native development, Red Hat Summit has moved its keynotes and programming online, 28-29 April. The content will also be available on-demand for the next year. VentureBeat’s GamesBeat Summit is another event gone virtual next week. In addition to livestreamed and recorded talks on 28-29 April, the event will also facilitate networking roundtables and 1:1 meeting through the sharing platform.