TW Calendar of Events - March 2008
by Michael Vermillion, Managing Editor
Our monthly look at the upcoming events where you can get up to speed on the latest technology, make key contacts and share war stories with your peers.
Merriman Curhan Ford IP Video Conference
St. Regis Hotel
Senior executives representing more than 50 public and private companies (market capitalizations between $50 million and $3 billion) from a wide range of IP Video sectors will present, and the conference will host six panel discussions:
-- Communications Technology: IPTV and Cable/Telco competition--implications for suppliers
-- Online Video Content: Creation and distribution
-- Peer-to-Peer (P2P): The necessary ingredient for an HD world
-- Rich Media Ad Technology: Emergence of new enabling technologies
-- Social Networking: Disruptive force to established online media moguls
-- Video-on-the-Go: Content creation and distribution for mobile networks
Gartner Wireless and Mobile Summit
March 3 - 5
Gartner Wireless & Mobile Summit offers unbiased research and recommendations, meaningful interaction with key product & solution providers, and peer networking. Over 40 sessions cover topics from tablet PCs, security, and mobile architecture to wireless broadband and emerging technologies.
March 4 - 9
Deutsche Messe Convention Center
CeBIT is the world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments. The key target groups are users from industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the services sector, government agencies, science and all users passionate about technology.
March 17 - 20
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, CA
Covering Internet voice applications, wireless trends and technologies, presence, video and Internet TV, instant messaging, social media and more, VON.x is about predicting, disrupting, educating and gathering together the people who shape this ever-changing landscape, along with those who have a vested interest in partnering to help re-shape the future of Internet Communications.
March 17 - 20
Gaylord Palms Hotel
There are two key two issues facing every enterprise: How to select and build the IP Telephony platform that is right for your enterprise; and how to leverage it to improve how your organization does business. VoiceCon Orlando 2008 will help you address those two fundamental concerns.
VoiceCon is designed to help you decide why, when and how to invest in this new technology, and how to leverage your enterprise communications platform for maximum advantage. You’ll hear from and meet with the leading experts, vendors and enterprise IT executives who will share their knowledge, experience and expertise.