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Are you searching for the best cloud conferences to attend in 2022?
The business world appears to be finally managing to live with the COVID pandemic. Businesses and organisations have finally been able to continue into some degree of normalcy.
The same can be said for the conference industry, including cloud conferences.
Although restrictions are in place, cloud conference attendees can finally get back to meeting face-to-face.
Cloud computing players are preparing to showcase the latest developments at in-person events next year. Plan your next round of cloud conferences with this 2022 guide.
Why cloud conferences?
Whether virtual or in-person, cloud computing conferences are an essential resource for IT and computing professionals. Attending cloud computing conferences is the primary way to keep informed of the latest industry trends and network with others.
Plus, cloud conferences present new cloud technologies that IT professionals can use and the potential for further business collaboration.
In 2020, technology conferences went digital due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, some conferences opted for a hybrid model with limited attendees and most participating virtually.
Next year, 2022, that trend could continue but with a greater emphasis on in-person conferences. Many cloud vendors intend to tentatively plan in-person shows.
17 cloud conferences for 2022
1. Cisco Live!
7th – 11th February 2022
About the conference: Cisco Live! is anetworking technology conference bringing together Cisco customers, partners, prospects, technology innovators, and members of the C-Suite to educate them in the company’s projects but also for educating and providing inspiration on new technology products, including cloud computing.
2nd – 3rd March 2022
About the conference: TheCloud Expo Europe brings together cyber cloud companies and industry leaders to help them discuss how to protect their cloud networks and assets in an increasingly complex and hostile digital environment.
22nd – 23rd March 2022
About the conference: If you are a company Chief Information Officer (CIO), then this conference is invaluable as it comes. Gartner organises this event, and CIOs worldwide attend to learn about new tools, insights and advice needed to adapt faster and stay ahead in times of digital change.
22nd – 24th March 2022
Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
About the conference: The main objectives of this conference are to facilitate the exchange between practitioners in the areas of Service-oriented Computing and Cloud Computing to foster future collaborations in Europe.
22nd – 24th March 2022
Euro-Park, Rust, Germany
About the conference: CloudFest takes place every year in spring at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany. The event covers all the latest technologies, innovations, and product presentations, and welcomes over 7,000 attendees from companies like VeriSign, Dell, HPE, Google Cloud and Toshiba.
24th – 28th April 2022
About the conference: An academic-focussed conference on all things cloud computing that occurs quadrennially. The 13th edition of this conference will discuss core cloud services, trust in cloud services, trust and cloud services, Client-cloud computing challenges and geographical constraints for deploying clouds, amongst many other cloud computing trends.
27th – 29th April 2022
About the conference: The International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science provides an opportunity for graduate students to explore their research interests in a workshop format under the tutelage of experts in their field.
10th – 13th May 2022
About the conference: Also operating a hybrid event (in-person and online), the European Identity and Cloud Conference has moved from Munich to Berlin for 2022, intending to discuss key topics including cloud infrastructure and cloud network security from over 200 speakers.
16th – 19th May 2022
Taormina (Messina), Italy
About the conference: Thesymposium series serves as an international discussion for sharing research and successful internet and cloud computing strategies. The symposium has been held every year since 2001, and the 2022 conference will be held in Italy.
14th – 16th June 2022
About the conference: Styled as the leading conference on digital transformation, DES has a dedicated Cloud Area where it connects providers of tech solutions based on AI, IoT, Cloud, Cybersecurity, AR/VR, Data Analytics with C-Level Executives and decision-makers.
15th – 16th June 2022
About the conference: The Dublin Tech Summit is a well-established, two-day global tech conference that sits at the heart of the European tech scene. The 2021 event was virtual, but the organisers intend to hold an in-person event discussing technological trends in business industry sectors.
21st – 22nd July 2022
About the conference: The Premier Summit on Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing & Automation provides a place for academics to exchange ideas on topics including future automation and artificial intelligence and how fast technology is changing our society. This conference is a must-attend for those in the retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and transport business sectors.
13. Big Data Expo
14th – 15th September 2022
About the conference: For those fascinated about the accumulation of big data in cloud computing and its uses, the Big Data Expo in Utrecht should be on your visit list. The Expo will connect you with products and services that aid you in collecting, analysing, applying and optimising big data, plus you can connect with your peers in the same field.
14. TechEx Global
About the conference: TechEx Global explores AI & Big Data, Blockchain, Cyber Security and IoT ecosystems within the following industries: manufacturing, transport, supply chain, government, legal sectors, financial services, energy, utilities, insurance, healthcare and retail. The 2022 event has not been announced yet and could feature outside of Europe. The 2021 event was held in London, UK.
15. Web Summit 2022
About the conference: Web Summit brings together leading speakers, tech’s biggest companies, and top media outlets. Web Summit aims to get the global technology leaders together to share their expertise and insights no matter what industry they work in. The 2022 dates have not been announced yet, but the 2021 Web Summit was held between 1st to the 4th November.
Paris Porte de Versailles, France
About the conference: Cloud Expo Europe is the leading event in France for technology professionals. Much like the London event, technologists worldwide flock to discuss the benefits of cloud migration and digital transformation. The 2022 dates have not been released yet, but the 2021 event was held on the 23rd-24th November.
About the conference: If cloud cyber security is your area of interest, then you should not miss the Cybersecurity and Cloud Expo held annually. The conference brings together more than 5,000 people to focus on developing cutting edge technologies across Cyber Security, Cloud, IoT, Blockchain, AI and Big Data.
Attend a cloud conference in 2022
Cloud applications are always an exciting area to explore for business, and 2022 promises to be no different.
As cloud technology continually modernises, it is imperative that those who both provide cloud services and those who use them keep abreast of the developments and attending cloud conferences is one way to do this.
Wherever your interests lie, attending a relevant cloud conference in 2022 will help you gain new knowledge and learn new skills from peers and leaders within your industry sector.