The Best IT Conferences 2020
Yesterday the world could not catch up from the appearance of the automatic gearbox, and today it calmly perceives the autopilot in the car. We quickly get used to IT news. But their development led to only one result: new developments appear more and more often and faster. Because there is still something to be surprised.
A completely different problem arose: how to get to know all the innovations? Search the web? A good option, but you are guaranteed to not be able to find everything. Why? After the first 3-5 links you will see that the data is repeated. After all, it’s written about the most popular news firstly.
But in order to learn as much as possible from first-hand information, it is necessary to attend conferences. Therefore, we have compiled a list of the best events to be held in 2020.
The life cycle of information technology is getting shorter every day. New competitors are completely changing any industry using digital capabilities. Customer and employee expectations are constantly rising. Business needs to adapt to this on time. Accordingly, it is necessary to learn about best practices as early as possible.
Thus, IT conferences are a great opportunity for the training and communication of all IT professionals. It doesn't matter if you want to get a new knowledge base or just meet like-minded people - you need an IT conference.
Place: Excel, London, Great Britain; Las Vegas, California, USA; Dubai, UAE
Date: 12-13 February, 2020; 21-24 September, 2020; 14-15 January, 2020
Cost: Information will be available to all registered by email a few days before the event.
Key topics (London):
In mid-January, a conference was held in Dubai, where similar topics were discussed. Therefore, you can already see the approximate format of the technology conference in 2020. In addition, in the fall, Oracle will hold a conference in the United States, but data about it is not yet available (registration has not yet been opened).
Speakers at the London conference included people like Safra Katz (CEO Oracle), Dr. Rand Hindi (CEO Zama), Rob Tarkoff (Executive Vice President CX Cloud, Oracle), and comedian Dara O`Briain.
Site: O’Reilly Conference
Place: San Jose, California, USA
Date: 15-18 March, 2020 (15-16 trainings, 16-18 conference)
Cost: $1545-$2345 (conference access), $2145-$3345 (trainings access)
At the O'Reilly Strata Data Conference, you can listen to speakers such as Paige Roberts (Vertica's Open Source Manager), Jin Hyuk Chang (Software Engineer Lyft), and John-Mark Agosta (Data Science Senior Research Fellow) Microsoft), Mudasir Ahmad (Senior Director at Cisco) and many others.
Place: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Date: 16-17 March, 2020
There will be many Gartner experts among speakers this year. So, you can listen to the speeches of Jason Cherato (senior director and analyst), Nikos Dracos (vice president of analytics) and Gavin Teya (director of research).
Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Date: 4-7 May, 2020
Many developers do not forgive themselves for the baseless skipping of this conference. One of the reasons is the speakers, who are the best experts in their fields. So, this year, Ginny Rometti (chairman of the board of directors and CEO of IBM), Arvind Krishna (senior vice president of cloud computing at IBM), Jim Whitehurst (CEO of Red HAT), Ralph Clark (CEO Shotspotter) and many others.
Place: Lviv, Ukraine
Date: 2-4 October, 2020
This year, more than 4,000 participants and more than 50 startups, as well as more than 100 speakers have already been registered, including: Daniel Dines (CEO and founder of UiPath), Sharon Law (product manager at Microsoft), Oobach Butler (founder of The Number 1 Agency) Chris Baker (CEO SoftServe).
Place: Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Date: 16-19 February, 2020
Once on Pink20, you listen to speeches by experts such as George Spalding (executive vice president of Pink Elephant), Peter Adams (senior director and product manager for BMC Software, Inc) and Catherine Newman (CCO AXELOS).
Site: Red Hat Summit
Place: San-Francisco, California, USA
Date: 27-29 April, 2020
Cost: $1395 (to 27 February), $1795 (to 26 April), $1995 (purchase on the spot)
This year, more than 2,000 companies, about 6,000 participants and about 40 speakers have already been registered, including Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO), Jim Whitehurst (president and CEO of Red Hat), and Stephanie Chiras (vice president and general manager of RHEL Business Unit Red Hat).
Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Date: 21-24 September, 2020
Cost: $1699 (conference), $1699 (only trainings), $2499 (full access). When you purchase a ticket on the day of the event, the cost is $600 more.
To date, the organizing team has not yet disclosed a list of speakers, but it is worth noting that last year such experts as Jude Williams (CIO NCAA), Beth Niblock (CIO and CHI in City of Detroit) and Rene Lahti (CIO in Hitachi Vantara) appeared on stage.
Place: The Hague, The Netherlands; San Antonio, Texas, USA
Date: 17-19 March, 2020; 19-21 May, 2020
Cost: €571; $616
Conferences will be held separately in the USA and Europe to make it easier for participants.
Among the many speakers this year, in The Hague, you can listen to the speeches of John Delck (general manager, risk manager for Micro Focus), Tom Goguen (CPO Micro Focus), and Chris Livesey (senior vice president and general manager of Micro Focus). Also at the San Antonio conference, you will hear Leland Melvin (former NASA astronaut), Raffi Margaliot (senior vice president of Micro Focus) and Jennifer Murphy (executive marketing director of Micro Focus).
Place: London, Great Britain
Date: 13-14 May, 2020
Cost: entrance for those who register before May 12, 2020 is free; after - £25
SITS is held in the format of seminars, therefore the list of speakers is not yet available. All updates on this issue will come to your email after registration.