It’s important that organizations invest in their employees’ continued education and professional development in all industries. It can be especially challenging to stay abreast of trends and best practices relevant to data center, cloud computing and other related operations. Cloud conferences allow professionals to network with colleagues, grow their knowledge and gain a better understanding of the latest opportunities. Here’s a brief overview of some of the cloud conferences to consider attending in 2019.
IBM Think | February 12-15 | San Francisco, CA
This IBM conference focuses on cloud and mobile solutions as well as security, AI and other emerging technology. Benefit from the expert guidance of other professionals and key experts, including Ginni Rometty and Ted Chung. The conference also offers certifications in cloud, AI, security and more.
At the conference, you can attend over 2,000 business strategy sessions and receive essential advice on expanding and reaching new industries or other markets. IBM Think will also provide insight into the next generation of critical technologies that are transforming the business. Whether you’re facing a specific business challenge, or just hoping to expand your skill set, this could be the conference for you.
Google Cloud Next | April 9-11 | San Francisco, CA
Join Google Cloud leaders as they discuss how the cloud is transforming business, making AI more attainable and changing the lives of people across the globe. Choose from tracks that focus on infrastructure and operations, application development, and data and analytics. The conference provides a great opportunity for IT professionals to network and learn.
Interop ITX | May 20-23 | Las Vegas, NV
Explore the emerging themes of new technologies, and hear strategic advice from other IT professionals. The event is designed to help IT professionals develop solutions for their organizations. It positions itself as an unbiased IT education, with no vendor or sponsorship heavily influencing the content of the event. Learn from industry thought leaders and discover how to improve your organization.
DataWorks Summit | May 20-23 | Washington, DC
At one of the premiere big data events, learn about the latest developments in AI, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and machine learning. The conference boasts over 70 track sessions and other learning opportunities, such as how to use open source technology. Choose from several tracks to tailor your experience to your area of interest.
CloudEXPO | June 24-26 | Santa Clara, CA
Does your organization have a strategy for emerging cloud technologies? As organizations both large and small embrace the cloud, now is the time to get on board. Whether you’re just beginning your digital transformation journey or you’re a pioneer in the field, this conference can prepare you to migrate and use cloud technology.
Find out what it takes to sustain and grow digital transformation in your business. Learn about the importance of data-driven decisions and how you can use all of the tools at your disposal to support transformation.
Microsoft Ignite | November 4-8 | Orlando, FL
Tech professionals from around the world will unite to probe the latest developer tools and cloud technologies. Learn how to optimize cloud infrastructure and shape the future of the cloud from top tech experts. The Microsoft Ignite conference features information sessions, learning labs and learning paths to help you make the most of your experience.
From IT decision makers to enterprise developers, every tech professional can learn something at this conference. You’ll be able meet the experts who build the products you use in your organization. You’ll also be able to get hands-on with evolving cloud technologies.
No matter what conference you choose, it’s important to keep learning and growing as cloud computing professionals.