Log in to like this post! Top 3 SharePoint Conferences Worldwide in 2013 Josh Anderson / Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Conferences are a great way to keep involved in the wider tech community. They offer a chance to meet new people, socialize, and network. They allow attendees to get involved with new product launches, to see demos, and test samples in person. Best of all, they generally offer tutorials and hands on sessions, run by a wide range of experts, showing off the latest techniques. SharePoint has always been served by a particularly vocal and active community, and this community has over the years hosted many great conferences around the world. Below is a list of three conferences (one in the US, one in Europe, one in Australia) that we think you should consider attending this year. While this list is covering some of the more unique SharePoint Conferences, one conference that isn’t listed is the official Microsoft SharePoint conference. This was last held in Las Vegas in 2012. As of yet there are no details of this year’s conference (when or where) but keep an eye on the official site for more information. When it is announced this show is well worth attending, if for no other reason that it is official show of the year.served by a particularly vocal and active community, and this community has over the years hosted many great conferences around the world. Below is a list of three conferences (one in the US, one in Europe, one in Australia) that we think you should consider attending this year. 1. Australian SharePoint Conference June 11-12 2013, Melbourne, Australia - More info The fourth annual Australian SharePoint Conference is centered around the theme of ‘Collaboration’. This is an intentional move away from the usual topics of ‘business outcomes’, toward the softer side of SharePoint projects and implementations. The show features a keynote presentation from Dr. Neil Preston entitled, “The psychology of collaborative maturity: How do you know when your team or organization is truly collaborating?” Register for the show here. Prices are $AUD 875 + VAT 2. IT / Dev Connections Sept 30 - Oct 4 2013, Las Vegas, United States - More info The IT / Dev connections show is a long established conference that caters to a wide range of Microsoft products, including SharePoint. The show is so big that anyone attending for just the SharePoint content won’t be disappointed. This year has a great list of speakers already confirmed, including: Dan Holme - Technologies Evangelist and Consultant Scot Hillier - SharePoint MVP Paul Thurrot - Senior Technical Analyst Tony Redmond - Exchange MVP and Senior Contributing Editor to Windows IT Pro 3. SharePoint Connections Amsterdam November 19-20 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands - More info The SharePoint Connections Amsterdam conference is now in its third year. The 2013 show is supported by the ‘Dutch Information Workers Users Group’ (DIWUG) and the SharePoint Community Netherlands’ (SPCNL) which should lend it an additional level of kudos. The organizers have listened to feedback of the previous shows and this year session content covers a much wider breadth of subject matter than ever before, including SharePoint Online, hybrid deployments, search, and apps. Pre Register here for 399 EURO + VAT.