For better or worse, conferences appear to be back, so to help you work out what events to head to in 2023, TechRadar Pro has curated a list of the most important international technology events and conferences coming this year.
May 30 – June 2 | Taipei
Computex is one of the largest technology events in the APAC region, with a particular focus on computing.
Why attend? The focus of Computex 2023 will be on high performance computing, artificial intelligence, hyperreality, innovations in connectivity, startups, semiconductors and sustainability.
June 4-8 | Las Vegas and virtual
Cisco Live offers a wide variety of topics and interactive experiences that promise to educate, inspire and entertain.
Why attend? Shedding the somewhat stuffy image that usually clings to IT conglomerates and their conferences, Cisco Live is a bright and flashy affair, complete with games and a social media hub to meet up with others, amongst the plentiful and genuinely enlightening sessions.
June 8-10 | Athens, Greece
The European conference for the WordPress community is more of an informal gathering, featuring both casual users and seasoned professionals in the field.
Why attend? Organized by the community for the community, WordCamp aims to be a valuable resource for all WordPress users, where they can share ideas and learn from one another, in a place where everything related to the CMS can be discussed.
June 11-13 | Las Vegas
PegaWorld iNspire is dedicated to AI, with the aim of making sure attendees get to grips with the brave new world of advanced automated technology. Why attend? No matter what industry you’re in – healthcare, finance, communications, government – AI looks set to revolutionize it all, so you may as well take in as much as you can at this hands-on event with networking opportunities.
June 12-16 | London
London Tech Week is a week-long celebration of innovation, housing various different technology-specific shows.
Why attend? At London Tech Week, there’s something for everyone, featuring contributions from business leaders, policymakers and investors.
June 13-14 | Anaheim, CA
This conference is hosted by Amazon’s cloud division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and will discuss all things cloud-security related.
Why attend? If you want to learn from industry experts, business leaders and AWS itself about the many facets of cloud security and how to protect your business, then this is the place.
June 14-16 | Las Vegas
From all-flash data specialists Pure Storage comes an event that promises to help you build connections and equip you with the tools to improve sustainability, efficiency and performance at your business.
Why attend? If the appearance of basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal as this year’s guest speaker isn’t enough to convince you, then the 90+ sessions and four and a half thousand dollars worth of free training should do the trick.
June 20-22 | London
Infosecurity Europe is up there with the largest and most well-regarded cybersecurity conferences in the calendar.
Why attend? In an industry characterized by constant change, it’s vital to keep abreast of all the latest developments. Infosecurity Europe is designed to help you do just that.
June 20-22 | Las Vegas
The edge-to-cloud conference claims to answers your toughest questions and sharpen your skills in the field.
Why attend? Music legend John Fogerty will be playing live, but aside from that, the company’s CEO and CTO will be making announcements about the latest HPE partnerships and innovations as well.
June 26-28 | Dublin
The IT and security firm will host three days of sessions, offering networking opportunities and insights into cybersecurity, career acceleration and sales.
Why attend? Over a thousand industry leaders will be present, and there is also the option to get additional certification training and bring a guest along to the evening social events too.
June 26-29 | Las Vegas
Touted as the world’s largest data and AI conference, this one is for all the cloud professionals out there.
Why attend? Here you can learn to build and monetize AI models and data, with numerous keynotes, breakout sessions and hands-on labs designed to enlighten attendees about the Data Cloud.
June 26-29 | San Francisco and virtual
Another one for all the data enthusiasts out there, here you can learn all about LLMs and other innovations in AI and data.
Why Attend? If you can’t join in person, then there is a virtual event running in parallel on the last two days. Regardless, you’ll be able to hear from the biggest hitters in IT, like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and experts from revered institutions such as Stanford and MIT.
June 26-29 | Berlin
Billed as a secure digital transformation event, Zenith Live will feature certification training sessions, keynotes and breakouts.
Why attend? If you’re looking for comprehensive information on zero-trust and how to avert and recover from security disasters, then Zenith Live should have you covered.
June 29 | London
The CRM giant makes a stop at the UK capital to showcase the future of business with advances in data and AI.
Why attend? This one-day event packs in over 70 sessions relevant to every industry out there, to help you improve efficiency and lower costs at your firm.
September 1-5 | Berlin
IFA is Europe’s biggest technology showcase, held in September every year in Berlin and attended by most of the major players in the industry.
Why attend? This year, the event will be run by the newly created IFA Management – a joint venture between gfu Consumer & Home Electronics and Clarion Events, so all parties will be keen to impress.
September 20-21 | London
Big Data LDN is the UK’s largest free to attend data & analytics conference and exhibition.
Why attend? Hear from leading data and analytics experts, ready to arm you with the tools you need to deliver your most effective data-driven strategy.
September 26-27 | LondonFor two days, the movers and shakers in cybersecurity will discuss the future of our interconnected world, featuring CISO roundtables, informative sessions and demonstrations of the latest tech
Why attend? This is a free event, so you won’t have to pay a penny to gain insights on the latest cybersecurity challenges and mingle with business leaders, policymakers and government officials.
October 16-20 | Dubai
The Middle East’s largest show in the technology industry brings together thought-leaders, creators, innovators and makers to discuss, debate and challenge new ideology, showcase new products and identify future opportunities.
Why attend? Showcasing the bleeding-edge of technological innovation, from 6G to Metaverse businesses, the five-day programme will feature over 1400 expert speakers and over 5000 exhibitors, with 176 countries represented in total.
October 22-25 | Las Vegas
Money 20/20 brings together the world’s leaders in payments, banking and fintech, so shouldn’t be missed.
Why attend? From in-depth analytics sessions to keynotes from leading lights in the world of finance, this show has it all.
November 13-16 | Lisbon
At Web Summit, the main question is always: where next? At a time of great uncertainty, this question has never been more important.
Why attend? This large-scale event attracts thousands of attendees and tens of high-profile speakers. Previous line-ups have included Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, Apple’s Craig Federighi and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the internet.
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