big data processing, parallel computing, mobile
cloud, private clouds, and infrastructure.
USENIX Conference on File and
Redefine mobile at Mobile World Congress, February 27–March 1 in Barcelona, Spain.
Storage Technologies (FAST ’ 12)
February 14–17, San Jose, California
FAST ’ 12 is a venue for researchers and practi-
tioners to explore the design, implementation,
evaluation, and deployment of storage systems
ranging from low-level storage devices to infor-
mation management systems.
January 23–27, Munich, Germany
Under the banner of “Sustainability: Empowering
the Next Generation,” thousands of software
architects, developers, and IT professionals
discuss agile, SOA, mobility, embedded development, and modern software engineering topics.
advances in the science and application of
network and distributed systems security.
Gartner Business Intelligence
February 6–7, London, England
This summit addresses important business
intelligence (BI) topics such as BI innovations,
the relationship between analytics and BI,
methods for improving data quality, business
involvement in BI initiatives, master data man-
agement, and cloud analytics.
Chief Information Security Officer
Middle East Summit and Roundtable
February 27–29, Abu Dhabi, United
At this summit, CISOs discuss information security trends including data leakage, privacy, insider
threats, security governance, risk continuities,
digital IP theft, mobility, encryption, cloud computing, and cyberterrorism.
Distribu TECH Conference
January 24–26, San Antonio, Texas
This smart grid conference and exposition for the
utility industry includes 13 educational tracks
and 300 speakers. Topics include automation
and control systems, energy efficiency, demand
response, renewable energy integration, advanced
metering, water utility technology, and more.
Oracle Financial Services and
February 7, New York, New York
Oracle executives, partners, and decision-makers
from the financial services industry collaborate
and share best practices and ideas for meeting
business challenges such as changing customer
demands and regulations.
Mobile World Congress
February 27–March 1, Barcelona, Spain
“Redefining mobile” is the theme of this year’s
mobile technology and business conference.
More than 60,000 attendees are expected
for this event, which includes a conference
program, exhibition, and awards program. App
Planet, a conference in its own right, is the
world’s largest gathering of apps developers—
more than 10,000 are expected.
Roots Tech Family History and
February 2–4, Salt Lake City, Utah
This conference brings technologists and genealogists together to learn from each other and
address challenges in family history research.
Attendees benefit from hands-on workshops
and interactive presentations on topics including
cloud computing, mobile apps, social networking, and geo-mapping.
TDWI World Conference
February 12–17, Las Vegas, Nevada
This conference features six days of in-depth
data warehousing courses, plus a three-day
executive summit on executing an enterprise
data strategy. Expert speakers and case studies
illuminate these topics.
February 27–March 2,
San Francisco, California
This event for information security leaders
includes 17 technical tracks, more than 220
hands-on sessions (including several peer-to-
peer events), and more than 350 technology
NDSS Symposium 2012
February 5–8, San Diego, California
At the 19th annual Network and Distributed
System Security Symposium (NDSS), the global
internet community discusses cutting-edge
Cloud Connect Santa Clara
February 13–16, Santa Clara, California
Learn about cloud technologies and platforms
at this conference. Topics on the agenda include
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