For better or for worse, conferences seem to be making a comeback, so to help you determine what events to attend in 2023, TechRadar Pro curates a list of major international technology events and conferences.
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January 5-8, Las Vegas
The world’s largest technology trade show will triumphantly return to Las Vegas in 2023.
Why is it worth taking part? CES is the platform from which the world’s largest technology companies choose to bring their latest and greatest innovations to market. From the sublime to the ridiculous, it’s all at CES.
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January 31 – February 3, Barcelona
ISE is the world’s largest AV and systems integration conference, where the best and brightest in the industry present their latest solutions.
Why is it worth taking part? Four days of speeches, seminars and seminars exploring the application of AV technology across a range of sectors including hospitality, retail, smart homes, live events and more.
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February 8-9, virtually
Datanova is a virtual conference designed to help data professionals quickly discover the value of their data and accelerate analytics.
Why is it worth taking part? With multiple sessions and live assignments planned with speakers from hosting company Starburst and more to be announced, this two-day free event has something for you – whether you’re a data engineer, data consumer or data leader.
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February 27 – March 2, Barcelona
The world’s largest event dedicated to mobile technology will take place in Barcelona, its headquarters since 2006.
Why is it worth taking part? Expect the hottest news in the mobile industry from all the biggest players in the market. When it comes to mobile technology, there is nothing better.
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March 10-19 Austin
Held in sunny Austin, Texas, SXSW is a celebration of the best of technology, art, literature, music and cinema.
Why is it worth taking part? SXSW has something for everyone, not just technologists. It also attracts some of the world’s most famous speakers.
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March 29-31, London
Bett returns to ExCeL once again, this time debuting the new Connect @ Bett feature, allowing attendees to schedule one-on-one meetings with those they most want to do business with.
Why is it worth taking part? The event will showcase all the latest innovations in Educational Technology (EdTech). Since students were forced to learn remotely during the pandemic, technology has become a hot topic in the sector.
April 24-27, San Francisco
The RSA Conference is an event that has been held for many years, bringing together the world’s leading cybersecurity specialists under one roof.
Why is it worth taking part? This year’s theme is “Stronger Together” – how knowledge sharing leads to new innovations in the industry. The program itself is still under construction, but expect to hear from industry experts on what’s coming up.
April 25-26, Lisbon
Running Remote is one of the few tech conferences dedicated to optimizing the world of remote working – and now it’s more relevant than ever.
Why is it worth taking part? With many companies permanently adopting remote and hybrid solutions, Running Remote will help you navigate this new work culture.
April 25-27, Monaco
Datacloud Global Congress attracts about 2,000 managers from the data center and cloud industry, and not only because of its location.
Why is it worth taking part? Keynotes, panels and roundtables covering a wide range of topics related to current and future trends.
May 8-10, Orlando
Technology & Services World (TSW) is an immersive learning and networking experience hosted by the Technology & Services Industries Association (TSIA).
Why is it worth taking part? As new business challenges and economic changes arise, TSW provides relevant technology services, sales, channel optimization and product content to help participants navigate the changes.
Computex (opens in a new tab)
May 30 – June 2, Taipei
Computex is one of the largest technology events in the APAC region, with a focus on computer science.
Why is it worth taking part? Computex 2023 will focus on high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, hyper-reality, connectivity innovation, startups, semiconductors and sustainability.
June 13-17, London
London Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technological innovation featuring various technology-specific shows.
Why is it worth taking part? London Tech Week has something for everyone, with events on topics ranging from AI and 5G to quantum computing, the future of work and more.
June 15-16, Dublin
Dublin Tech Summit Virtual will bring together the most influential minds in technology and business from around the world.
Why is it worth taking part? Listen to over 200 speakers and connect with 8,000 other attendees from over 60 countries. There will be over 80 conference sessions in four stages, covering topics such as space technology, new technologies, growth and much more!
June 16, London
Cloudflare Connect brings network and security transformation experts together to discuss what’s next in this space.
Why is it worth taking part? Keynotes and training sessions from special guests, demos, hands-on labs and real-world use cases. Exclusive breakout rooms will be available for in-person attendees, and guided sessions will be available virtually free of charge. In addition to experts in cybersecurity and digital networks, the speakers will be the CTO of Cloudflare, John Graham-Cumming.
June 21-23, London
Infosecurity Europe is on top with the largest and most respected cybersecurity conferences on the calendar.
Why is it worth taking part? In an industry characterized by constant change, it is important to stay up to date with all the latest developments. Infosecurity Europe aims to help you achieve this.
August 6-11, Las Vegas
Black Hat is a long-running and highly technical program for security professionals.
Why is it worth taking part? Get the latest information on security research, development and trends in a strictly vendor-neutral environment.
September 2-6 Berlin
IFA is Europe’s largest technology show, held every September in Berlin and attended by most of the major players in the industry.
Why is it worth taking part? With many companies avoiding the show last year due to the pandemic, it’s possible that IFA 2022 will bring a huge harvest of amazing and wacky technology.
September 7, Edinburgh
CIISec Live is an annual event organized by the Chartered Institute of Information Security.
Why is it worth taking part? With the security industry’s growing challenges, CIISec Live will aim to raise awareness of issues and opportunities including protecting national infrastructure, attracting diverse blood to the industry, and the potential of cybersecurity technology.
September 19-22, virtually
GTC is your chance to hear about Nvidia’s latest developments and get first-hand accounts from business leaders who are using the latest advances in AI and accelerated computing to solve their biggest problems.
Why is it worth taking part? GTC is where developers, researchers, business leaders, makers, IT policy makers, and students gather to learn how to shape our world with AI, computer graphics, data analytics, and more.
September 28-29, Orlando
DevOps World is the largest global gathering of DevOps leaders, practitioners, collaborators and everyone involved in shaping the future of delivering modern software.
Why is it worth taking part? Keeping up with accelerated digital transformation, DevOps World offers guiding sessions and breakout sessions to help attendees cultivate better customer experiences and improve business outcomes.
September 21-22, London
Big Data LDN is the UK’s largest free data and analytics conference and exhibition.
Why is it worth taking part? Hear from leading data and analytics experts ready to equip you with the tools to execute the most effective data-driven strategy.
October 10-14, Dubai
The Middle East’s largest tech industry show that brings together thought leaders, creators, innovators and creators to discuss, debate and challenge new ideology, showcase new products and identify future opportunities.
Why is it worth taking part? You will get access to conference programs featuring over 1,000 experts, 4,000 exhibitors and over 200 government entities from 170 countries.
October 23-26, Las Vegas
Money 20/20 brings together the world’s leaders in payments, banking and fintech, so it’s not to be missed.
Why is it worth taking part? From in-depth analysis sessions to keynote speeches from the world of money, this show has it all.
November 1-4, Lisbon
At the Web Summit, the main question is always: where’s next? In times of great uncertainty, this question has never been more important.
Why is it worth taking part? This large-scale event attracts thousands of attendees and dozens of famous speakers. Last year’s lineup included Facebook insider Frances Haugen, Apple’s Craig Federighi and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the internet.
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