If you work in IT, or simply just have an interest in technology, there’s nothing better than a tech event or conference to keep you up to speed on the latest happenings in the industry. But not only that, they’re also the perfect opportunity to network with others, hear from industry leaders, and learn about the latest technologies and trends that are shaping the industry.
Fortunately, the IT industry offers plenty of conferences and events for you to choose from. To give you an idea of what’s out there, and in order to give you plenty of time to plan, we’ve highlighted 6 IT industry conferences and events that will be taking place between September and November of this year.
Below, we’ve presented them in chronological order.
Getting Started in Tech
When: Tuesday, September 17
Where: Philadelphia, PA
This event is for beginners and for those interested in what a career in tech would look like. The talk covers the different ways individuals can break into tech and outlines the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. It’ll also dive into different job opportunities available, from the well-known (front-end developers) to the more obscure (developer evangelist).
Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference
When: Saturday, September 21
Where: Lancaster, PA
The Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference (CPOSC) is a one-day technical conference for open source users and developers. Presentations and sessions cover all aspects of open source, with talks ranging from novice to expert skill levels that also feature case studies, best practices, code-alongs and more. Register to spend the day meeting with and learning from your technology peers.
Secure Delaware 2019 Cyber Workshop
PSCI is an event sponsor and will have a booth on display, so stop by for a visit if you’ll be in attendance!
When: Tuesday, September 24
Where: Wilmington, DE
The Secure Delaware Cyber Workshop is an annual event that’s celebrating its 10th year! This workshop provides cyber security training for Delaware’s citizens, business employees, students, and government employees – though all are welcome. Presentations take place in large group settings as well as in smaller group break out sessions (depending on topic and skill level).
Topics this year will include Defense/Protection Strategies, Cyber Security Innovations, Breach Case Studies, Legal Implications, Security in the Cloud, and Cyber Threats of the Future. Here, opportunities will be available to share information and collaborate across all lines of government, business, and citizens, with the goal of strengthening readiness and response posture.
Link to register
When: Tuesday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 23
Where: Philadelphia, PA
Devopsdays is a worldwide series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them. Each event is run by volunteers from the local area – in this case, the Philadelphia region.
Most devopsdays events feature a combination of curated talks and self-organized open space content. Topics often include automation, testing, security, and organizational culture.
When: Wednesday, November 6
Where: Malvern, PA
Tech360 is the Philadelphia suburbs premiere innovative business technology conference. It’s an annual full day tech experience featuring tech education, leadership, and innovation. Register for a chance to join the area’s top companies, IT professionals, leaders, and managers to discuss how best to leverage the latest technology in today’s business climate. This year’s theme is Transformation 360 – Evolving Business in a Digital World.
When: Tuesday, November 12 – Friday, November 15
Where: Pocono Manor, PA
TechBash is a conference focused on web, cloud, DevOps, architecture, industry best practices, soft skills, and much more. Led by developers for developers, this event provides 3 full days of keynotes and breakout sessions and offers an optional fourth day of deep-dive workshops. Spanning multiple days, social events and a family day are also offered, which is great because the conference is hosted at the largest indoor waterpark in the country!