The Top 12 Information Technology Conferences in the U.S.
Discover the hottest trends in IT at these must-attend conferences
Information Technology is a crucial part of any organization hoping to leap ahead into the future. Professionals in the industry are always learning and adapting to the newest technologies and trends. What better way to stay ahead of this ever-changing industry than to learn from information technology experts all across the country.
These fascinating information technology conferences cover a wide range of industry-relevant areas— for example, security, cloud computing, DevOps, agile development, programming languages, and open source. As you can see, our list covers a wide range of information technology sectors. Find the one—or multiple ones—that seem the most interesting and plan a trip.
Here is our list of the top twelve information technology conferences happening across the country in 2018!
1. Velocity Conference
Twitter: @velocityconf / @OReillyMedia / #velocityconf
Location: San Jose, California — June 11-14
New York City, New York — September 30- October 3
Velocity Conference is designed to educate and empower creators of complex distributive systems. Explore Velocity’s in-depth analysis of the different tools, processes, and technologies you’ll need to know in order to maintain optimal quality when creative new strategies in developing secure, efficient, and effective distributive systems.
2. DevOps Enterprise Summit
Twitter: @DOESsummit / #DOES18
Date: Typically in November
Location: San Francisco, California
DevOps Enterprise Summit develops leaders of large multifaceted organizations. DevOps Summit focusses on the current developments in technical and architectural practices leading to equip leaders with the knowledge, tools, and ability to win the marketplace with faster available software.
Twitter: @LISAConference / @usenix / #LISA18
Date: October 28–November 2
Location: Omni Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee
LISA provides an environment for systems engineers and operations professionals to collaborate through the LISA program, sharing practical and beneficial knowledge to design, build, and maintain operating systems that will improve the wider system administration community. Learn about advancements in architecture, culture, and engineering behind incident response, container architecture, performance monitoring, infrastructure automation, continuous improvement, and more.
4. DevOps Days
Twitter: @devopsdays / #devopsdays
Location: Held throughout the year in multiple cities, mostly in the U.S.
DevOps Days are a series of events held across the world teaching current innovations in IT infrastructure operations, software developments, and the connection between the two. Explore the newest developments in automation, testing, organizational culture, and security.
Experience hands-on learning for maintaining a safe cyber environment as advancements in AI and machine learning develop while attending instructive sessions and powerful keynote addresses. Discover current advances in information security, developing technological advancements, and empowering methods to distinguish advancing cybersecurity threats.
6. Cloud Computing Expo
Twitter: @CloudExpo / @SYSCONmedia / #CloudExpo
Date/Location: June 5-7, Javits Center in New York City, New York
November 6-8, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California
With more than 120 technical and strategy based session, keynotes, and power panels, technology buyers, vendors, and businesspeople can experience the entire scope of technological advancements and services that make up Cloud Computing. The Cloud Expo includes discussion on Cloud computing, big data analytics, IoT, machine learning, microservices, AI, DevOps, and much more.
7. Agile Dev West
Software architects, developers, testers, security engineers, and others in the field are encouraged to meet at Agile Dev West and attend discussions on scaled agile development, career and personal development, digital transformation, and much more. Learn the latest developments and practices in agile technologies, tools, and leadership principles while participating in expert lead workshops.
8. Agile Dev East
Software architects, developers, testers, security engineers, and others in the field are encouraged to meet at Agile Dev East and attend discussions on scaled agile development, career and personal development, digital transformation, and much more. Learn the latest developments and practices in agile technologies, tools, and leadership principles while participating in expert lead workshops.
Designed for developers, GlueCon highlights major developer platforms and tools that are revolutionizing the technology landscape. Attend expert lead discussions on serverless architectures, API’s, DevOps, microservices, containers, analytics, performance monitoring, and more.
Twitter: @ChefConf / #ChefConf
Date: May 22-25
Location: Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Illinois
Attend expert lead discussion and get the insider information on all current technological developments in application automation, compliance automation, chaos engineering, and infrastructure automation. Learn how to optimize these tools thereby increasing speed and efficiency for your customers.
11. Jenkins World
Twitter: @jenkinsconf/ #JenkinsWorld
Date: September 16-19
Location: San Francisco, California
Be a part of the largest union of Jenkins users in the world. Join with software engineers, developers, architects and experts in the field for two days filled with hands-on learning during workshops. Learn the fundamentals of Jenkins pipeline and Docker, DevOps maturity, successful open source project methods, and much more with access to over 60 instructional sessions.
Twitter: @pycon/ #PyCon
Date: May 9-17
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Enjoy this unique learning experience for advanced and beginner developers. In addition to almost 100 sessions, you can take part in tutorials designed to help all levels of developers learn new tools and technologies to enhance their skill set. Experience developer collaboration with experts while you work on open source projects.
We hope you enjoyed this list, and ultimately we hope you booked a trip to one of these incredible conferences. Get out there and continue to stay on top of everything that is happening in the world of information technology.
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