2020 Australia tech conference guide

Computerworld Australia’s updated guide to in-person and virtual events for technology and IT pros.

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Computerworld Australia has compiled a list of upcoming technology events for the Australian IT industry taking place in the following weeks and months.

With the spread of the novel coronavirus, conferences and summits that were to take place starting from March were either cancelled or postponed, some technology vendors have transformed their physical events into virtual ones, and other events scheduled for later in the year are still confirmed or being postponed.

This list will be updated as we hear of more events so keep checking for updates.

May 2020 tech events

12 May: SugarCRM is holding its SugarConnected APAC as a virtual event for customers and partners to learn how companies can deliver customer experience throughout the customer life cycle.

13 May: The Amazon Web Services Summit Online’s focus is on designing, deploying, and operating infrastructure and applications. The summit had originally been set to take plice in person in Sydney originally on 5 March.

19-21 May: Microsoft is holding its annual developer’s conference Build as a virtual event.

28 May: Talend its holding its annual Connect as a virtual event this year and will share best practices, customer testimonials, technical deep dives and practical tips on how to find revenue, reduce costs and solve urgent business challenges with data.

June 2020 tech events

Postponed: The two-day annual technology expo in Sydney scheduled for 24 to 25 June, Techspo Sydney, has been postponed, with the new dates yet to be announced.

August 2020 tech events

Possible 4 August: MongoDB.local Sydney, a MongoDB conference covering the techniques of app design and performance management, is set to take place at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. MongoDB’s website states the event as “to be confirmed”.

September 2020 tech events

8-10 September: Nutanix has a virtual version of its annual Nutanix .Next conference focused on hybrid cloud, hyperconvergence, devops, automation and security.

October 2020 tech events

12-16 October: The annual Agile Australia conference, AgileAus20, is scheduled for 12 and 13 October in Melbourne with workshop days scheduled for 14 October in Melbourne and for 16 October in Sydney. The event includes sessions on culture, tools and tech, case studies and interactive ‘Deep Dives’ for the agile community.

26-29 October: Gartner's annual IT Symposium/Xpo brings CIOs together in the Gold Coast to hear from research experts and leading solution providers.

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