Your Complete Guide: Pull Up Your Calendar & Put Yourself at the Next IT Event

How does reinvigorated sound to you? Sometimes it’s good to step out of the daily routine whether it’s at home or the office. And we’re here to help! We break down by city some upcoming tech trade shows, expos and conferences in the Sacramento and surrounding areas. Pull up your calendar and prepare to join and connect with thousands of other IT enthusiasts as you become immersed in big visions and emerging technology trends and gain just the sense of refreshment or spark you may need.


Interface Sacramento                                    June 26, 2019                                     Hyatt Regency

With a primary focus on constantly changing IT infrastructure, this event covers such topics as security automation in the cloud, the new age of converged secondary and primary storage, cyber AI, IT resilience, and understanding and mitigating the current malware threat landscape.

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Sacramento Tech Summit                            October 11, 2019                              The Citizen Autograph Hotel

Registration for this conference is currently open and free. The agenda is designed to cover the latest in IT trends and best practices. Some of the topics covered include new network and wireless technologies, trends in mobile app development, and best practices in cloud utilization and security.

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San Francisco

TECHSPO Silicon Valley 2019                      May 23 – May 24, 2019                  InterContinental San Francisco

This tradeshow is touted to bring together developers, brands, technology providers, marketers, designers and innovators. Here you will find exhibitors showcasing the next generation of technological advancements and innovations among people from all over the world.

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Transform                                                           July 10 – 11, 2019                             Union Square Hilton

This huge event will be bringing 900 executives and business practitioners, 120 speakers, 48 sessions and 30 startups. Six top AI trends they will be focusing on are 1) NLP/Smart Speech, 2) Computer Vision, 3) Business AI Integration, 4) Implementing AI Across Your Organization, 5) IoT and AI at the Edge, and 6) Intelligent RPA and Automation.

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VMworld US                                                      August 25 – 29, 2019                       The Moscone Center

VMworld will be offering over 700 sessions over the course of its five day conference. They offer breakout sessions, hands-on labs, workshops, and even theater sessions on topics such as hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, modern apps, networking and security, digital workspace, and emerging trends. Be sure to check out the “Need to Convince Your Boss?” portion of their website where you can conveniently download a sample proposal that includes the many benefits of attending and a cost breakdown.

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Disrupt SF 2019                                                 October 2 – 4, 2019                         Moscone N. Convention Center

Yes, this is a tech start-up conference but who else is on the cutting edge of technology? Just as explains, you’ll hear from people who are not only setting the rules but also changing the tech game. You can even go for the “Expo Only” pass that gives you access to 1000+ startups and sponsors and interactive workshops.

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Dreamforce – Cloud Expo                            November 19 – 22, 2019               TBD

Put on by, the Dreamforce Cloud Expo is an annual conference for cloud computing and social enterprise. This event, where innovators and leading exhibitors gather to showcase a wide range of the latest products and services, including Salesforce products and features, is full of free workshops and keynote speeches and is quick to sell out.

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RSA Conference                                               February 24 – 28, 2020                   Moscone Center

Looking forward, if you’re interested in cybersecurity, RSA covers analytics, intelligence & response, application security & DevSecOps, blockchain & applied crypto, cloud security & virtualization and many, many more topics. Their resource-packed website alone is a wealth of information.

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San Jose

Women in Technology                                  June 9 – 11, 2019                              Doubletree by Hilton


Join more than 1,500 women and men for three days in Silicon Valley for connecting, collaborating and updating your technical and leadership skills. Innovation and tech topics cover big data & analytics, the latest in digital health, IoT, cloud computing & software, and much more.   

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O’Reilly Software                                            June 10 – 13, 2019                            McEnery Convention Center

Architecture Conference

The program at Software Architecture is designed for anyone making architecture-level decisions – even if you don’t hold the architect title. Join hundreds of the best and brightest engineers, senior developers, tech leads, architects, and managers to discover what companies like Google, IBM, Ticketmaster, and Pivotal have learned in their real-world experiences.

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O’Reilly Velocity Conference                     June 10 – 13, 2019                            San Jose Convention Center

Attend Velocity to explore topics related to building and maintaining complex systems, site reliability engineering, infrastructure as code, chaos engineering, and more.

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Arm TechCon 2019                                          October 8 – 10, 2019                       San Jose Convention Center

Arm TechCon is the only comprehensive event that showcases the latest advances in Arm’s world-class architecture – from silicon design and software development to platform security and IoT solutions. There are eight technical tracks offered, of which include system design methodology, embedded software development and cloud to edge infrastructure.

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Artificial Intelligence Conference            September 9 – 12, 2019                 San Jose Convention Center

This conference bring the growing AI community together to explore the most essential issues and intriguing innovations applied in AI. It will delve into AI for structured business data, deep learning models, NLP, TensorFlow, implementing AI projects, and the latest in AI breakthroughs.

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Santa Clara

International Cloud Expo                             June 24 – 26, 2019                            Santa Clara Convention Center

According to, CloudEXPO Silicon Valley 2019, DevOpsSUMMIT Silicon Valley 2019 and DXWorldEXPO Silicon Valley 2019 agenda will present 22 keynotes and general sessions, 222 rockstar faculty members, and 250 sessions and in 10 distinct conference tracks. These conference tracks cover cloud-native, digital transformation, AI/machine learning and cognitive computing, and so many more hot topics.

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International Big Data Expo                        June 24 – 26, 2019                            Santa Clara Convention Center

International Big Data Expo brings together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation. DX encompasses the continuing technology revolution and is addressing society's most important issues throughout the entire $78 trillion 21st-century global economy. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies in 10 distinct tracks.

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AI & Big Data Expo                                          November 13 – 14, 2019               Santa Clara Convention Center

The AI & Big Data Expo will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of artificial intelligence and big data. Among their 500+ speakers are its conference tracks which include enterprise AI & digital transformation, data analytics for AI & IoT, big data strategies and such topics as developing AI technologies and big data for industry.

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