Now Playing at a Laptop near You!: DMEXCO will now be an all virtual event held from 23 -24 September online. Dubbed DMEXCO @home, it will still bring together leaders in the digital marketing and technology space under the 2020 theme: “Attitude matters.” The conference plans to engage attendees in dialog about “what demonstrating an attitude means for the digital economy in concrete terms.” More on the theme may be found here. Web Summit, another global conference taking place in Europe, has also decided that its 2020 conference will be held virtually from 2 – 4 December. The conference organizers plan on bringing attendees the same level of speakers and content that they are used to seeing at previous Web Summits in Lisbon.
Retailers Meetup: Like many other event organizers, team behind Shoptalk has announced that they will not host a live event until 2021. The conference, which happens in the spring in Vegas, was initially postponed to September. Now, due to continuing concerns around the spread of COVID-19, the organizers have decided to host a new virtual event, Shoptalk Meetup, instead. ShopTalk Meetup, self-described as retail’s first digitally native event, will take place over three half-days on 20-22 October. The next live Shoptalk will be held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on 21 – 24 March.
Speaking opportunity: DeveloperWeek Global: Architecture showcases the newest technology innovations and best practices in software development. Taking place on 15 September, the virtual event is interested in speaker who can address success stories in moving to a cloud-based, decentralized, or containerized architecture, as well as technical workshops on new innovations, and dev management perspectives on project goals. If you have a speaker/topic suggestion, submit here before the 31 July deadline.
Lunchtime Learning: The National Association of Broadcasters – aka NAB – is known for its fall and springs shows and its tagline “Where Content Comes to Life.” Now through the end of August, anyone can register for free and check out virtual presentations from the spring virtual conference through NAB Express. Sessions available range from behind-the-scenes looks at hit shows, lessons learned from remote production and post-production during COVID-19, video technology, platforms, and content best practices.
Coming Up Next Week: OpenStack runs the second edition of its summer series this week on Hardware Automation (20-22 July). Participants should expect discussion-oriented, collaborative sessions exploring challenges and sharing common architectures. The American Marketing Association (AMA) will take on Marketing in the New Normal from 21-22 July, with speakers addressing best practices in work productivity, team management, crisis communication, and advertising. Working Mother Media’s Multicultural Women’s National Conference gets underway 22 July. Since studies show that women of color bring higher levels of education, ambition, and diverse ideas to the workplace, this important conference offers tools and networking to stay engaged and connected. Lastly, Landmark CIO Summit is transforming its in-person meeting to a virtual event on 23 July. This invite-only program aims to answer a crucial question: How we can leverage innovation strategically to achieve meaningful business evolution?