STAR Falling in Spring: The Sales Team Accelerator Retreat: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange otherwise known as STAR, has moved its event from September 2021 to spring of next year. The event is typically held live in NYC but with the Delta variant surge this fall, the conference organizers took the cautious approach. STAR will still be held in NYC, at the Westin Times Square, on 9 March 2022.

Creating a Crypto Conference: Following the success of their recent fintech conferences, such as the Financial Innovation Summit, which ran last week online, Bloomberg Live plans to host the Bloomberg Crypto Summit as a hybrid event in the summer of next year. The conference, which will take place both in New York (live) and online in July will help attendees navigate “the constantly changing world of cryptocurrencies with data, analysis and the biggest names in the industry.”

Speaking Opportunity: Interaction Conference reflects on how technology and design are shaping the world moving forward by building bridges across cultures, disciplines and industries to reach shared goals. The 2022 event will be held virtually on 3 – 4 March. While it is open to every level, the majority of the audience is made up of “senior designers, tech and creative directors, thought leaders, startup founders, teachers, and beyond.” They are interested in hearing topic suggestions for short talks, workshops, etc. that highlight what is coming next and how it will shape our work tomorrow. If you have an idea to share, submit by 1 December via their online form.  

Lunchtime Learning: Recognizing the need for Europe to better support startups at home, Sifted was started in 2018 as a Financial Times backed editorial outfit to offer in-depth reporting on “startup Europe for startup Europe.” Sifted Talks are one-hour online sessions, diving into the key issues of the day with a series of expert panelists from across the region. Following its broadcast, each talk is summarized, illustrated, and added to the Sifted Talks library, where anyone can replay for free. Check out the videos, clever graphics, and summaries for these recent Sifted Talk topics: How can startups clean up their supply chain?; How embedded finance is changing the payments game; Saving the planet: Are we ready for mass electrification?; and What to expect from the future of digital identification?

Coming Up Next Week: The Technology Executive Council (TEC) Summit is CNBC’s flagship technology conference, its annual year-end member convening, and an opportunity for top CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs to discuss digital transformation, developing tech talent pipelines, cybersecurity, and more. TEC Summit will be held 17 November in-person in NYC. At the online Reuters Total Health (15-18 November), lessons learned during the pandemic – urgency, collaboration, speed of innovation – will be distilled into best practices that can be applied to build a better healthcare system. Held 15-16 November in DC, the invite-only Fortune CEO Initiative is dedicated to helping members find ways to promote social progress as part of their core business strategies. The “Power of Human Connection” serves as this year’s theme for the Milken Institute Asia Summit (15-16 November in Singapore). Automobility LA runs 17-18 November in – you guessed it – Los Angeles, and is hailed as “the largest car-buying and EV market in the United States.” And on 18 November, Interop Digital: The Future of Networking offers free virtual admission for IT professionals seeking strategies to deliver on the performance, scalability, and reduced management burden needed to support today’s modern technologies.