Upcoming tech conferences
Local tech conference
Time: June 13-14, 2012
Place: Yangjae, Seoul
beLAUNCH is the largest startup conference to be held in Seoul, sponsored by beSUCCESS, a local online media covering startups.
More than 600 startups, investors and tech journalists will join the event.
At the Yangjae AT Center, Seoul on June 13 and 14, startups will have their own booth for introductions and networking.
Main speakers include regional representatives of global tech players including Google, Amazon, Oracle, Qualcomm, VentureBeat and Daum Communication, among others.
“There is high expectation as much as risk, it’s the first startup conference to take place in Korea on this scale, organized by participated by global tech companies,” said James Jung, a CEO of beSUCCESS.
D10: global conference
Time: May 29 to 31, 2012
Place: Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
The Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital conference launches its 10th meeting this year. It’s known for highly influential speakers having conversation about big ideas and strategies on the media and technology industry.
Kicking off with Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple as a keynote speaker, here is a list of the industry leaders joining this year:
-Tony Bates, CEO of Skype
-Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City
-Dr. Ed Catmull, president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios
-Daniel Ek, co-founder and CEO of Spotify
-Larry Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle
-Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn
-Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn
-Jon Leibowitz, chairman of Federal Trade Commission
-Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
-Nathan Myhrvold, founder and CEO of Intellectual Ventures
-Sean Parker, entrepreneur
-John Partridge, president of Visa
-Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of Zynga
-Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter