10 mayor 2020 Tech Events that have gone Virtual – And that you can now attend from anywhere in the world!
We’re a couple of months into the global COVID-19 pandemic and while it seems that a lot of tech event organizers have thrown in the towel, some mayor 2020 Tech Events made a quick turnaround and have gone completely virtual.
While it is still too early to see if virtual events can be just as effective as their in-person counterparts, one big advantage stands out: they are borderless! You can now attend events at any location in the world without the limiting factors of travel time, costs and lodging expenses.
Looking for some good and inspirational content to get you through those boring Corona weeks? We’ve curated a list of 10 upcoming 2020 Tech Events to attend from the comfort of your own (home)office.
ITW (INTERNATIONAL TELECOMS WEEK)
June 15 – 18
ITW 2020 has gone virtual and will offer a unique online platform that will enable you to
to meet, network and do business from anywhere in the world. The ITW conference will go virtual as well and is free to attend. ITW is the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, providing a platform for 7,000 delegates from 2,000+ companies and more than 135 countries to meet together and network.
COLLISION FROM HOME
June 22 – 25
Collision from Home attendees will be able to participate from wherever they are in the world, livestreaming talks from tech CEOs, international policymakers and global cultural figures. They’ll chat and connect with each other through the bespoke Collision from Home app and they’ll engage with some of the world’s most influential companies and fastest-growing startups.
CYBERARK IMPACT 2020
July 6 – 8
The annual CyberArk Impact event that you know and love, has been reimagined and will be delivered in a virtual environment that you can enjoy live from your laptop, anywhere in the world! Impact Live offers an immersive experience designed to develop your cybersecurity expertise and provide actionable insights to help secure your business and maximize your CyberArk investment in this constantly changing environment. With a variety of keynotes, breakout sessions and trainings to choose from, you can create a schedule tailored to your interests and your organization’s business needs – no matter where you are in your PAM journey.
August 4 – 8
As so many game developers embrace remote working arrangements and online collaboration, we’re inspired to adapt and deliver GDC in a digital format that will be available to everyone with an internet connection and will work hard to deliver the high-quality content and networking opportunities GDC attendees have come to expect.
We believe in the power of gathering our community to share, inspire, and strengthen our industry and are committed to providing that opportunity in August during GDC Summer.
August 3 – 6
Enterprise communications and collaboration decision-makers and business leaders face daunting new challenges: Emerging technologies like the Cloud, Team Collaboration and Speech Technologies promise to disrupt the environment, while end users and customers continue to demand new tools and media. One event provides you with the in-depth, objective, vendor-neutral expertise you need: Enterprise Connect.
September 1 – 3
As the flagship event of London Tech Week, TechXLR8 connects 17,000 attendees with the innovators, technologies and solutions driving business transformation. The TechXLR8’s community is a force of nature and we are passionate about providing platforms that bring everyone together to ensure the innovation, change and progress within our industry continues to thrive and helps the world in these uncertain times. We are inspired and committed to adapt TechXLR8 into a virtual format and with the experience we have at Informa with our digital communities, we are confident we will deliver the same level of high-quality content, learning and networking that our attendees have come to expect every year.
September 1 – 3
As the global situation with Covid-19 continues to be carefully managed, we feel it is in the best interest of our community, many of whom travel internationally to attend, to now move forward and transform 5G World into an online, fully virtual event for 2020. The 5G World’s community is a force of nature and we are passionate about providing platforms that bring everyone together to ensure the innovation, change and progress within 5G and across our industry continues to thrive and helps the world in these uncertain times. We are inspired and committed to adapt 5G World into a virtual format and with the experience we have at Informa Tech with our digital communities, we are confident we will deliver the same level of high-quality content, learning and networking that our attendees have come to expect every year.
TECHCRUNCH DISRUPT SF 2020
September 14 – 18
The virtual edition of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2020 will be three days of non-stop programming with two big focuses: founders and investors shaping the future of disruptive technology and ideas and startup experts providing insights to entrepreneurs. It’s where hundreds of startups across a variety of categories tell their stories to the 10,000 attendees from all around the world. It’s the ultimate Silicon Valley experience where the leaders of the startup world gather to ask questions, make connections and be inspired.
September 15 – 17
Are you in IT? Then we’ve got the “must attend” conference for you! Since 2008, SpiceWorld has connected thousands of IT pros and hundreds of tech brands – and this year, we’re spreading the spice by transforming 2020’s event into a free, virtual experience. Join us for three days packed with tech know-how, networking with peers, and the latest IT products and solutions. You’ll leave with great connections and actionable takeaways to help drive you and your business forward.
September 25 – October 1
Responding to today’s rapidly changing world with an innovative event on a globally diverse scale, VMworld captures the momentum and puts it within your grasp so you can accelerate your cloud journey. Transform networking and security for speed and flexibility. Deliver digital workspaces for amazing mobile experiences. Whatever you need to know, you’ll find the best information, tools, and partnerships to take IT—and your power to shape it—to the next level.
Interested to learn about other upcoming virtual, international 2020 tech events? You will find a full list here.
Not only looking for virtual events but looking for in-person events too? You will find an overview of 200+ upcoming in our directory’s calendar.