TechCrunch’s Crypto-night: TechCrunch is launching a new edition of their TC Sessions in November – this one devoted to all things Crypto. On 17 November in Miami, Florida, TC Sessions: Crypto will feature “the leading movers, shakers and risk-takers in web3, DeFi and NFTs.” The live conference, held at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts will attract startup founders, investors, and seasoned industry leaders following a similar format to other ‘Sessions’ events. More details may be found here.

It’s Getting Hot in Here: The launch edition of Thermal Management Expo, debuting in Cleveland from 29-31 August, is designed to showcase the importance thermal management plays in the successful growth of high-tech industries. Co-locating with the Ceramics Expo at Huntington Convention Center, the program will cover such topics as thermal management systems and design, next generation thermal interface materials, innovations in battery cooling, electronic thermal management. Conference sessions at the Thermal Management Expo are free to attend.

Speaking Opportunity: GamesBeat Summit Next will host their third edition – and first in-person – in San Francisco on 25 – 26 October. The conference will consider “the next big opportunities within the gaming industry within areas such as esports, user-generated content and the creator economy, influencers and the upheavals in marketing, nonfungible tokens and cryptocurrency, emerging markets, and the changing infrastructure of games.” Have a relevant case study or idea to share? Make speaker suggestions here by 31 August.

Lunchtime Learning: The Simmons Leadership Conference has been celebrating women’s leadership since 1978. The Conference gathers more than 6,000 professional leaders (men and women) from around the world each year to learn how to grow professionally, better their businesses and understand issues impacting leaders around the world. Watch highlights from the past several years, including speakers such as Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Maya Angelou, Mindy Kaling, Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams and more.

Coming Up Next Week: Organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), Crypto 2022 will run as a hybrid conference 13-18 August, with an in-person meeting in Santa Barbara. Crypto, which began in 1981, is one of the largest academic conferences in cryptography and cryptanalysis. Senior leaders attending next week’s CIO 100 Symposium will have the opportunity to “Reconnect, Engage, Recharge” from 15-17 August in Rancho Palos Verdes. The three-day symposium offers a hands-on conference, awards gala, as well as unstructured networking time. The Ai4 Summit – which runs 16-18 August at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – employs a use-case oriented approach to content from those working on the frontlines of AI in the enterprise. Attendees will hear from speaking representing CVS, Google Cloud, Pfizer, Toyota, and UPS. And at the Digital Summit Minneapolis (18-19 August), marketers come together at the Minneapolis Convention Center for access to over 30 in-depth, digital marketing sessions, led by experts in the marketing world.