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The IT industry is always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date on all of the latest trends. But don’t worry, you can overcome this challenge. Professional conferences provide IT professionals the opportunity to learn and network at the same time.
If you are ready to take your career to the next level, these conferences might be worth attending:
International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) –Las Vegas– Jan. 6-9, 2015: CES is the world’s largest gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. According to Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President of Verizon Communications, “the international CES is clearly the most relevant innovation and technology show in the world.”
Pink15–Las Vegas–Feb. 15-18, 2015: This conference is recognized as the world’s premier IT Service Management conference. With over 14 tracks and 160 sessions covering IT leadership and people management, this event shows you how to take the knowledge you gain and turn it into business results.
Eleventh International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society–Berkeley–Feb. 23-24, 2015: The conference is built upon four key features: internationalism, interdisciplinary, inclusiveness and interaction. This year’s theme will focus on big data and the politics of participation in the digital age.
Interlop–Las Vegas–April 27-May 1, 2015: This is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inspire and inform the world’s IT community. There are many tracks to choose from including applications, the business of IT, cloud computing and virtualization, collaboration, infrastructure, mobility, risk management and information security and a software-defined networking track.
Techweek–Chicago–June 22-28, 2015: Techweek is designed to give you many opportunities to network, learn and explore with your local technology community. You can participate in hundreds of panel discussions, workshops, keynote addresses and networking events.
This is just a small list of the conferences that are happening in 2015. For a more detailed list of conferences that may relate to your professional experience, click here.
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As the social media guru for TEKsystems, Kellie Elmerraji keeps up with the latest trends in social media and provides advice on how IT professionals can use outlets like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to advance their careers.