Top Virtual Events on Technology to Attend in October and November
Virtual events have fast replaced their physical counterparts as the space for the technology world to meet and share ideas. Here we profile some of the top technology events happening in October and November
Normally based in Seattle, the GeekWire Summit will this year be a fully virtual event, bringing together entrepreneurs and leaders in technology to discuss the future development of the innovation economy. Covering panel discussions, fireside chats and power talks, it will include leading names such as Microsoft president Brad Smith, Federal Trade Commission chair Rohit Chopra and USAFacts founder Steve Ballmer.
Designed for founders, executives and investors in B2B software as a service (SaaS) companies, SaaStock EMEA covers actionable insights and key trends in the world of SaaS. Including keynotes and panels alongside interactive workshops, matchmaking sessions and a virtual exhibition floor, the event is designed to provide both knowledge and lead generation opportunities. Key speakers include Seedcamp partner Reshma Sohoni, Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra and UiPath CEO Daniel Dines.
World Summit AI
Forming part of the Inspired AI series of online events this year, World Summit AI will cover the latest and greatest topics in artificial intelligence, across enterprise, big tech, statups, investors and science. Covering keynotes, tech talks, live Q&As and networking, alongside CPD-accredited online events, it will feature leading speakers including Google co-lead of ethical AI Timnit Gebru, Urban AI CEO Renee Cummings and Oxford Martin School future of work director Dr Carl Benedikt Frey.
A conference dedicated to Zoom users, Zoomtopia is this year fully virtual, and will focus on how Zoom can be used to help transform the workplace of the new normal. It is set to cover product updates – including, we expect, some key announcements – as well as virtual networking opportunities and guest speakers, alongside technical sessions and demos with Zoom experts for those looking to up their videoconferencing game.
Quest for Quality
Covering artificial intelligence, software quality and testing, Quest for Quality will this year focus on the theme “AI demystified”. Tackling topics including agile, devops, blockchain, test automation and UX, it will include keynotes, workshops and networking sessions, with speakers including Test.ai chief scientist Tariq King, ChaiLatte consulting CEO Raj Rubrameyer and IVOW AI founder Davar Ardalan.
Mind the Product
Focusing on the intersection of design, technology and business, Mind the Product is taking a break from its physical form to provide product insights, networking opportunities and inspirational talks in an online format. Providing keynotes, interactive breakout sessions and roundtables, the event features speakers including Founders Academy COO Asha Haji, Lean Software Development author Mary Poppendieck and designer and futurist Cennydd Bowles.
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