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04.06.10 04:16 AM

On The Agenda: Speak Dates, Conferences, and Meetups

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Here are a few New York events that I'm thinking about attending, definitely attending, and where I'll be speaking in the next couple of months.


Where I'm speaking:

May 20, 2010
"A Conversation About Social Media" Discussion Lead
Mediabistro Circus | New York, NY

To see more past and upcoming speak dates, visit my speaking page.

I'm also most likely submitting a proposal to Web 2.0 Expo New York and ad tech New York, so keep your fingers crossed for me.

Events I'm definitely attending:

April 15 -16 - The 99% Conference
The goal of the 99% Conference is to shift the focus from idea generation to idea execution - providing road-tested insights on how to make your ideas happen. We don't want to give you more ideas, we want to empower you to make good on the ones you've got. Speakers include: Jack Dorsey, Creator & Co-Founder, Twitter; John Maeda, President, Rhode Island School of Design; and more.
For more info, click here.

Here are a few I'm not sure I'm attending:

April 6 - Girls In Tech Tech to Educate April Q&A
Girls in Tech NYC is pleased to announce an initiative to address the pressing need for women’s advancement in technological fields. Using its network of members, partners and relationships, GIT is launching a series of free or affordable programming courses. The courses are crowd-sourced and designed by the programming and technology professional community. Check out the blog: Community Education and Programming Initiatives. For more info and to register, click here.

April 6 - NY Tech Meetup
5 minute demos by these up-and-coming startups:
Whistlebox augments reality for kids on the web
Get sage advice from your friends using ThinkTank
BantamLive shows off its supercharged workspace for biz and sales folks
and more...
For info and registration, click here.

April 7 - Social Media Advertising Consortium NYC Salon
Join SMAC members for a lively discussion on how brands are organized around social media. A panel of top brands and agencies will share insights, look at best practices, campaign successes and discuss what’s next in measurement and research. Discussion followed by networking, wine & light hors d'oeuvres.
The discussion will be led by:
Bonin Bough, Global Director of Social Media, PepsiCo
Len Devanna, Director of Web Strategy, EMC Corporation
Pauline Ores, Market Insights, Principal Consultant – Social Insights Practice, IBM
Shiv Singh, VP & Social Media Lead, Razorfish Inc.
For more info and registration, click here.

April 7 - The New York Android Developers Meetup April Event
Build Automation and Unit Testing for Android Applications
This presentation will provide a full overview of the often discussed, but overlooked, topics of build automation and unit testing within the context of Android applications
For more info, and to register, click here.

April 7 - Brooklyn Exposed Website Launch Event
It's finally here... An online guide truly dedicated to everything Brooklyn! Be the first to get an exclusive look at our website.
For more info and to register, click here.

April 20 - 21 - 140 Characters Conference New York
The 140 Characters Conference: New York City (#140conf) will be taking place April 20-21, 2010 at the 92nd Street Y. This event is shaping up to being the largest worldwide gathering of people interested in the effects of the real-time Internet on both business and “we” the people.
For more info and to register, click here.

April 21 - Fast Company's Innovation Uncensored
Fast Company's Innovation Uncensored event embodies the ethos of our brand and represents the culmination of our work throughout the year. Innovation is at the core of everything we do. Every day on our website and in each issue of the magazine, we explore innovative groundbreaking business solutions across every industry.
With this event, we give attendees live access to top business visionaries and the companies to watch, with the goal to learn from and to be inspired by their practices and insight.
More Info

For more events, check 2010 Conferences: Social media, tech, marketing

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