Online Learning Conference


Save $200 off the registration fee:
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Because you have to deal with reality—your LMS, your legacy software, your IT department… because you need to understand what’s coming in mobile, games, simulations… and because technology alone isn’t the solution… Training magazine is gathering the best and the brightest in Chicago to help you. Join us.

The passion for innovative solutions and ideas at the conference motivates and inspires all learning professionals. Dave Okey, Group Leader: Instructional Media Group, Diebold Inc.

The tips and techniques you can learn from the conference can put your organization on the frontier of developing friendly and fun training.
Shawnice Powell, Content Control Rep, Paychex

Of the conferences I attend and speak at, Training magazine puts on the most practical, relevant and useful events in our industry.
Greg Owen-Boger, Vice President, Turpin Communication

This conference was a great opportunity to get an intimate approach to learning and development and what is changing in the environment.
Gina Brummels, Sr. Trainer, ConAgra Foods

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DataWeek 2014 Conference and Expo


DataWeek + API World 2014 Conference + Festival is the largest data + API event in San Francisco for the third year running, where over 3,000 engineers and executives converge to discuss the role of data + API innovation on business, technology, and society. API World 2014 represents standalone tracks and a dedicated tradeshow area of the DataWeek + API World event!

The theme of DataWeek 2014 is Data Skills – and our mission is simple: expose a larger audience of entrepreneurs and executives to data skills like R and Data Science, Data Visualization, implementing NoSQL or Graph Databases, API Design, API Strategy, and Data-Driven marketing. Most of DataWeek + API World will consist of educational bootcamps and workshops, helping bring you into the data age!

Join thousands of engineers and executives at
DataWeek + API World 2014 Conference & Expo
Choose your track:

API World Tracks 

Data-Driven Marketing Summit
R Summit 

NoSQL + Graph Database Track

Data Science Track 

Data Visualization Track
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Queer Women Who Tech Summit NYC


Startup Product members get 25% off with the code LWTSPA (First 2 members get 50% off: use LWTSPA-TEAM) Register today for best price!

Startup Product Academy is excited to partner with the Lesbians Who Tech for the Queer Women Who Tech Summit in New York!

At the Summit you’ll join hundreds of incredible women who have done — and are doing — amazing things in technology. Leaders, innovators, makers, do-ers, role models, trailblazers, creators and YOU!

The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is the only event focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically underrepresented communities: women and LGBTQ. The Summit brings together hundreds of queer women in tech (and the people who love them), for the most unique technology conference ever. We’ll highlight incredible queer women who are the next generation of technical leaders, and the people who have paved the way.


The Lesbians Who Tech Summit brought together 800 women for an amazing event in San Francisco (pictures here).

Now we’re bringing the magic to New York!

We ran a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the New York Summit, by pre-selling tickets. We basically said to our East Coast members: show us you want a New York Summit! And they did! Over 140 people contributed to make this happen. Learn more about the campaign here.

The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is the only event focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically underrepresented communities: women and LGBTQ. The Summit brings together hundreds of queer women in tech (and the people who love them), for the most unique technology conference ever. We’ll highlight incredible queer women who are the next generation of technical leaders, and the people who have paved the way.

Whether you have a techy job, work at a tech company, or just love technology, we want you to get geeky with other people like you!

The Summit is open to everyone. See you there!

We’re excited to announce our first speakers! You’ll hear from these amazing women:

  • Sara Sperling, Facebook Diversity & Inclusion
  • Natalia Oberti Noguera, Pipeline Fellowship, Founder & CEO
  • Kathryn Finney, DigitalUndivided Managing Director
  • J Bob Alotta, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Executive Director
  • Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Executive Editor
  • Leanne PittsfordLesbians Who Tech, Founder

Ready? Here’s what you can do now:

  • REGISTER - Ticket prices go up every two weeks – don’t wait!
  • APPLY TO SPEAK - The deadline is April 20!
  • SPONSOR - It’s a great way to support women and LGBT communities, plus meet awesome job candidates! Email for more info.

We’re offering a limited number of deeply discounted scholarship tickets for people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford the Summit – students, bootstrappers, and early-stage startups (i.e. currently in an incubator or accelerator). Click here to apply.

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Lesbians Who Tech is global community of over 3,500 queer women in and around tech.

Join us for our first-ever Queer Women Who Tech Summit in NY!

The Lesbians Who Tech Summit will bring together hundreds of queer women in tech (and the people who love them), for the most unique technology conference ever. We will be highlighting incredible queer women who are the next generation of technical leaders, as well as the people who have paved the way.

Whether you have a techy job, work at a tech company, or just love technology, we want you to get geeky with other people like you! Lesbians Who Tech (and the people who love them) Summit is open to everyone. See you there!

Lesbians Who Tech is the community of queer women in/around the tech world (and the people who love them). Started in 2012 in San Francisco, the community has over 4,000 women and chapters in 14 cities. Whether you work at a tech company, have a technical job, or just love technology. Even if you’re just obsessed with every new app that comes out, Lesbians Who Tech wants you to get geeky with techy folks just like you, land gigs, and make new friends and connections. The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is open to everyone.

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Demand Success: Vocus Marketing & PR Conference


Use promo code “BUNNY” by April 25 for a $100 discount off of registration.

Each year, executives put more pressure on marketers to deliver results. That’s why marketers should Demand Success 2014. Get the intelligence you need to make your marketing programs generate more leads and build a stronger brand.

Our Demand Success 2014 Conference will feature some of the best minds in the business, including thought leaders and experts like Actor and Entrepreneur Adrian Grenier and renowned branding strategist Laura Ries.

These sessions will show you how to deploy innovative online strategies, build brands, deliver more leads and ROI, and increase efficiencies. From native advertising and social video to branding and marketing automation savoir faire, we’ve got it covered.

The sooner you register, the better the deal we can give you on Demand Success 2014.

Demand Success topics include:

bullet Content shock bullet Big data and measurement
bullet Branding in a digital world bullet Native advertising
bullet Visual marketing and PR bullet Social media trends
bullet Marketing automation bullet Crisis communications

Join other PR and marketing professionals from across the country

Register today to join us on June 5th and 6th at National Harbor’s beautiful Gaylord Hotel, for inspiration, know-how and real marketing results!

Stay tuned for more information about Demand Success 2014!

Randi Zuckerberg
Founder and CEO, Zuckerberg Media

Adrian Grenier
Actor, Director, and Filmmaker

Avinash Kaushik
Digital Marketing Evangelist, Google Author: Web Analytics 2.0, Web Analytics: An Hour a Day

Judy Smith
Founder and President
Smith & Co.

Rick Rudman
President and CEO
Vocus, Inc.


Karen Wickre
Editorial Director
Laura Ries
Branding Strategist
and Author
Chris Brogan
Owner Magazine
You Mon Tsang
Chief Marketing Officer
Vocus, Inc.

Ann Handley
Chief Content Officer,


Leslie Bradshaw
Chief Operating Officer 

Christopher S. Penn
Vice President, Marketing Technology,
SHIFT Communications

Shonali Burke
Shonali Burke
Consulting, Inc.

Nichole Kelly
Social Media Explorer
SME Digital

Sandy Pell
Public Relations & Communications Manager,

Sebastian Turner
Sr. Account Executive,

Tom Webster
Vice President, Strategy
and Marketing
Edison Research

Lorrie Thomas Ross
Web Marketing Therapy, Inc.

Scott Bednar
NASA 360

Rebecca Jaramillo
Project Coordinator and
Sr. Educator
NASA 360

Richard Binhammer
Binhammer Social Business & Communications Consulting

Yolanda Cade
Managing Director,
AAA Public Relations

Jeffrey Bliss
President & CEO,
The Javelin Group Sales & Partnerships, DC 2024 Olympics
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Discovering Hidden Managerial Talent Pools: Valuable Groups You Could be Overlooking


PRESENTER Dr. Jack Zenger
Dr. Jack Zenger is a world-renowned behavioral scientist, author, and premier authority on leadership development. He has developed multiple award-winning leadership programs, influencing Fortune 500 companies the world over and shaping the training and development industry.

Aspiring women. New managers. Individual contributors.
All three of these groups meet the important criteria of true leaders, but often get overlooked for any leadership development opportunities.

At Zenger Folkman we have spent over 10 years conducting numerous studies looking for what differentiates the highest performing individuals in organizations. Our recent research has led us to three interesting groups. These individuals meet the important criteria of true leaders, but they often get overlooked for any kind of leadership development. Our data shows that developing these often “forgotten leaders” can have HUGE pay offs for organizations.

Join DR. JACK ZENGER to learn:

  1. What revealing DATA shows about each group
  2. Why it is vital to provide them with development opportunities
  3. Our unique and proven development process utilizing Competency Companions and Cross Training
  4. How these forgotten resources could be benefiting your organization in ways you may have completely overlooked!

Jack’s interactive presentation includes facilitated discovery utilizing a real time case-study.

$35—includes continental breakfast and a copy of the best-selling book, How to Be Exceptional, co-authored by Dr. Jack Zenger.

This is the perfect forum to exchange ideas, learn new ways to strengthen your organization, and network. If you play a strategic role in identifying and developing leaders, or if you are interested in your own development, register now to attend.

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SCORE 2014 Conference


The Industry Forum on CEM Best Practices in Creating Customer Loyalty and Retention Strategies

Learn how to develop a CEM STRATEGY that will leverage your CRM investment.

BEST-IN-CLASS INDUSTRY LEADERS will present new, marketable concepts for customer satisfaction, employee motivation & rewards, incentive-based compensation, customer retention & loyalty-and how all are linked to MAXIMIZING YOUR ROI.

Skill-building sessions will promote excellence in DEVELOPING WORLD-CLASS CEM STRATEGIES that willDRIVE YOUR COMPANY’S BOTTOM LINE.

Whether you are new to SCORE or have joined us before, you can’t afford to miss our 12th customer service industry annual event taking place on May 21-23, 2014 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston.

Why Attend SCORE?

Here are our Top 6 reasons why you should attend. We’re confident that you’ll walk away with even more reasons why you were glad you went!

Thought Leadership: With over 30 customer loyalty experts speaking on topics that address both CEM strategy and customer operations, SCORE is the only forum where you can gain in-depth insights about the keys to your success from the best and brightest in the industry.

Workshops, Presentations & Keynote Sessions: You will be inspired and empowered to implement what you’ve learned through our series of workshops, presentations and keynote sessions that feature these major components of a CEM Strategy. Some of our topics for SCORE 2014 include: Driving Service Delivery Excellence through Voice of the Customer Analytics — View from the Top: Building a Customer-Centric Business Culture — What’s the Payoff on a Successful CEM Strategy? — Big Data: What it Really Means for VoC and Customer Experience Professionals— Bringing Voice of the Customer to the C-Suite — Focusing on Employee Engagement to Build a Consistently Superior Customer Experience

Case Studies: Learn the secrets to successful CEM program design and implementation directly from service organization executives who have already done it. You will come away with practical know-how that you can apply immediately to your own company initiatives.

CEM/CRM Solutions in Action: Meet SCORE sponsors and partners who will be demonstrating their latest tools and technologies to help you work smarter and more cost effectively to consistently exceed your customers’ expectations for service quality.

Networking: Throughout SCORE 2014 you will be able to connect and share ideas with other customer service professionals in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

NorthFace ScoreBoard & CEMPRO Awards Dinner: Join your peers who have earned our prestigious industry awards for outstanding customer service. Since 2000, Omega has presented the NFSB Award to companies that, as rated solely by their own customers, have achieved excellence in customer satisfaction. Beginning in 2012, Omega has presented the CEMPRO Award to companies that provide superior customer service through its customer-facing personnel who have achieved certification through extensive customer relationship training.


Bob Thompson will be a presenter on a session titled “Big Data: What it Really Means for VoC and Customer Experience Professionals” and be the Keynote Speaker at the NorthFace ScoreBoard & CEMPRO Awards Dinner, both on May 22 at SCORE Conference 2014.

Bob is founder and CEO of research and publishing firm CustomerThink Corporation and editor-in-chief of, the world’s largest online community dedicated to helping business leaders develop and execute customer-centric business strategies. An author, keynote speaker and international authority on business management trends, he has been a thought leader in customer-centricity since 1998. His new book Hooked on Customers reveals the five habits of leading customer-centric firms. Bob will be signing copies of his book at SCORE.

Featured SCORE 2014 Partner

Register for SCORE Conference 2014 and Save $900 Through


Receive a substantial discount to attend the 12th Annual SCORE Conference on May 21-23 in Boston. Valued at $1,895 per-person, you can reduce your conference fee to only $995.This discounted price includes workshops, conference, breakfast, lunch and NorthFace ScoreBoard & CEMPRO Awards Dinner.

Register through CustomerThink here.

SCORE Conference 2014 is a comprehensive event dedicated to driving your organizations revenue and profits by implementing the right customer experience management (CEM) and CRM technology strategies. Learn from the CRM industry pioneers how to develop a CEM strategy that will leverage your CRM investment. Best-in-class industry leaders will present new, marketable concepts for customer satisfaction, employee motivation and rewards, incentive-based compensation, customer retention…and how they are all linked to maximizing your ROI.

You won’t want to miss Bob Thompson speaking on big data and how it can impact the bottom line through gleaning more customer insight, as well as imparting the key principles of leading customer-centric organizations.


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Maker Faire Bay Area


Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, will be back in the Bay Area to celebrate the “Year of the Maker” at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, CA, on Saturday, May 17, from 10am to 8pm and Sunday, May 18, from 10am to 6pm. The maker movement has reached new heights over the last year, impacting the way people are learning, creating, sharing, and collaborating on hobby projects, new inventions, and product enhancements. Maker Faire Bay Area 2014 will showcase this electric enthusiasm for making and bring together the community that exemplifies the maker spirit.

The Bay Area Faire is the where the platform for makers launched just nine years ago and a gauge each year of where the maker movement is headed. This year’s event will celebrate makers and how far the maker movement has come, shining a spotlight on the creative, inventive, and resourceful individuals who personify humans at their very best — the makers.

Advance ticket sales ($17.50 – $32.50 for a full day pass) take place between March 17 and May 16. Tickets can also be purchased on-site at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014 on May 17 and 18, 2014 ($25.00 – $40.00 for a full day pass).

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Bunchball Gamification Rockstar Roadshow


Register today using discount code “BBROCKS”, and you’ll receive 25 percent off

Don’t miss this chance to hear today’s gamification rockstars—from Adobe, Cisco, EA-FIFA, IHG,, VMware and Zamzee—discuss how they’re putting gamification to work at their companies. They’re leveraging game design, big data analytics and the latest research about human motivation to engage employees, improve the customer experience and drive business value—and you can, too.

Your Rockstar Roadshow ticket includes:

Gamification 101 with Rajat Paharia, Founder and Chief Product Officer at Bunchball and an opening keynote by Lisa Arthur, CMO at Teradata Applications and author of Big Data Marketing
Panel discussions with Adobe, Cisco, EA-FIFA, IHG,, VMware, Zamzee—and more
Networking reception with all the cocktails and hors d’oeuvres any rockstar would want

Featured Panelists

SAP, Cisco,, IHG, VMware, EA, Zamzee, Teradata

At the Gamification Rockstar Roadshow, you’ll learn about:

The tools you need to effectively apply gamification mechanics to enhance your company’s existing strategies.
The benefits of data-driven gamification, as revealed by business managers who have implemented gamification solutions.
How gamification can be used to engage customers, employees and partners, strengthen collaboration, improve business performance and drive ROI.


Bunchball, the leader in Gamification

SAN FRANCISCO MAY 15, 2014 1:00pm – 6:30pm

Register Today!
Watch the 2013 ATL event
video replay here
The Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel
888, Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 1:00 – 6:30 p.m.
$99 Registration Fee
* Ticket includes Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres.

Event Highlights

Keynote from the father of
gamification: Rajat Paharia

Rising above the noise:
Creating a community around
engaging customer experiences

Adoption of Gamification in the
Engaged Enterprise: Energize and
Motivate Your Employees and Partners

Bunchball’s Gamification Rockstar Roadshow is
coming to San Francisco this spring. You will join a community
of experts, peers and practitioners who will share the latest innovations in gamification, exciting use cases, and best practices for achieving maximum impact in both enterprise and consumer communities.

During this half-day event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect and network with gamification thought-leaders and hear from well-known companies in the consumer and enterprise space, who are using gamification to transform the way they do business. Find out how your organization and marketing strategy will be transformed through the power of game mechanics, and leverage these powerful new tools to exceed your goals and beat the competition. End the day networking with your peers over Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres.

Gamification is profoundly changing the way companies do business,
driving unparalleled engagement with customers, employees
and partners.

Register Today!

2:00 – 2:40 p.m. WELCOME ADDRESS:
Rajat Paharia, Founder and CPO, Bunchball

2:40 – 3:00 p.m. OPENING KEYNOTE:
Lisa Arthur, CMO, Teradata Applications

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION:
Adoption of Gamification in the Engaged Enterprise: Energize and Motivate Your Employees and Partners

Molly Kittle, VP of Digital Strategy, Bunchball

Ingrid Quimby-High, IHG
Elaine Goodman, Cisco
William Giammona,
John Romney, VMware

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK

4:00 – 4:45 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION:
Rising above the noise: Creating a Community around Engaging Customer Experiences

Molly Kittle, VP of Digital Strategy, Bunchball

Pamela Radford, EA – FIFA
Lance Henderson, Zamzee
Tacy Trowbridge, Adobe

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. CLOSING KEYNOTE:
Scott Buchanan, VP Marketing, NICE Systems


Why Attend?
Enterprises of all types have been using game mechanics as a mechanism for actively engaging internal and external audiences. What started as a novel idea has now become a part of the mainstream practices of top enterprises like SAP and Adobe, and media front-runners like Viacom. These businesses are extending beyond traditional communication mechanisms to create a truly engaged enterprise where users become fervent fans – where employees and partners reach their top potential—where communities form from disparate individuals.

Whether you’ve just started exploring the value of gamification or you’re a seasoned practitioner, or even if you’re simply wondering what all the noise is about, join us for an afternoon of thought-provoking conversation.
Come meet the rockstars.

Are you ready to rock on at the Bunchball Gamification Rockstar Roadshow? It’s the hottest ticket in town—use discount code “BBROCKS” and register today.

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Pipeline Online Conference for Innovative Product Development


The quality and accessibility of the PIPELINE content and platform attracts attendees and speakers from around the globe. PIPELINE conferences provide thought leadership, inspiration, and guidance to product development practitioners interested in leveraging innovation as a corporate objective to achieve growth and profitability. PIPELINE offers the most relevant and timely speakers on innovation as well as sponsors that provide valuable resources and expertise – accessible all from the convenience of a dynamic virtual platform. This combination of online accessibility, compelling speakers, and relevant sponsors has led PIPELINE to be a success year-over-year, connecting thousands of product developers across a variety of industries to each other and to significant thought leaders and experts in innovation.

How is PIPELINE different from other conferences you attend?

Why attend?

  • There’s no cost to attend.
  • It’s cross-industry.
  • It’s all online – no travel, no time away from the office. Choose your sessions: you’re not locked into an all-day event, and can come and go as you please.
  • It’s a global event: the online platform facilitates easy connection with peers around the globe – learn, share insights, and network all from the convenience of your office.
  • Receive actionable strategies that you can apply immediately.
  • Learn about best practices to speed time to market, strengthen brand positioning, and stay ahead of the competition.
  • Connect with peers to share insights and lessons learned.
  • Access industry-leading innovation experts and product development practitioners.

Who should attend PIPELINE?

  • Executives and practitioners in R&D, product development, and innovation

PIPELINE conferences serve as catalysts for networking, learning, and sharing new ideas. Thousands of attendees from around the globe have experienced PIPELINE. With a focus this year on “Change the Game with Innovation that Works,” the 2013 event was aspirational while remaining grounded in practical ways to gain market share. To learn more about the content, view the Agenda andSpeakers.

To be added to the PIPELINE newsletter and alerts mailing list or if you have questions about PIPELINE 2014, please send an email

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Front End of Innovation12th Annual FEI 2014


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FEI, Disrupted… The next series of extraordinary takes the stage

FEI is the World Leader for Advancing Innovation. Bringing together the best-of-the best in innovation, r&d, product development, commercialization, marketing and strategy from leading Fortune 1000 companies to be enlightened and inspired.

With “FEI unscripted” jam sessions, adventure learning field trip excursions to the hottest Boston-based companies, 3 entirely new co-located events, the highly anticipated unveiling of the Disruptor Lab, the unveiling of our women in innovation celebration, increased involvement from hungry entrepreneurs eager to challenge your conventional… this is collaboration like you’ve never experienced before.


Fans and followers of FEI are invited to enter the Tweet & Win Contest by following @FEI_Innovation and/or visiting and tweeting with the hashtag #FEIWIN to win one of three prizes:


One winner will be chosen per item (4 chances to win). The contest ends on Monday, April 21st. Winners will be announced on Friday, April 25th on and will be notified via Twitter. Please note that winning a free pass or workshop includes the pass itself and does not include travel or hotel costs.

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