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Top tech conferences: The ultimate tech events guide for May 2023

For better or worse, conferences appear to be back, so to help you work out what events to head to in 2023, TechRadar Pro has curated a list of the most important international technology events and conferences coming this year.

April 24th-27th 2023, San Francisco

RSA Conference is a long-running event that brings the world’s leading cybersecurity professionals under one roof.

Why attend? This year’s theme is ‘Stronger Together’ – how sharing knowledge leads to new innovations in the industry. The agenda itself is still under construction, but expect to hear from industry experts on whatever topics come up.


April 25th-26th 2023, Lisbon

Running Remote is one of only a few tech conferences dedicated to optimizing the world of remote working – and it’s more relevant now than ever.

Why attend? With many businesses now adopting remote and hybrid arrangements on a permanent basis, Running Remote will help you navigate this new working culture.


April 25th-27th 2023, Monaco

Datacloud Global Congress attracts circa 2,000 executives from the data center and cloud industries, and not just because of the location.

Why attend? Keynotes, panels and roundtables covering a wide range of topics relevant to current and future trends.


April 25th-27th 2023, Birmingham

As the name suggests, the National Cyber Security Show rounds up experts in the field to discuss the latest developments in the UK security industry.

Why attend? In the face of rising challenges in digital security, the National Cyber Security Show will aim to raise awareness of threats and the ways to protect your business from them.


May 8th-10th 2023, Orlando

Technology & Services World (TSW) is an immersive learning and networking experience, held by The Technology & Services Industry Association (TSIA).

Why attend? As new business challenges arise and the economy shifts, TSW delivers relevant technology services, sales, channel optimization and product content that will help attendees adapt to the changes.


May 23rd-26th 2023, Online and Vilnius, Lithuania

Taking place online for the first two days, then live in Vilnius for the last two, this hybrid conference will showcase the DevOps methodology and demonstrate how to use it to make both on- and off-prem applications.

Why attend? For a single ticket you are effectively getting two conferences in one – DevDays and DevOps Pro, with over 130 speakers to tell you all you need to know about developing software.


May 30th – June 2nd 2023, Taipei

Computex is one of the largest technology events in the APAC region, with a particular focus on computing. 

Why attend? The focus of Computex 2023 will be on high performance computing, artificial intelligence, hyperreality, innovations in connectivity, startups, semiconductors and sustainability.


May 31st – June 1st 2023, Dublin

Dublin Tech Summit Virtual will gather the most influential minds in tech and business from across the globe.

Why attend? Hear from 200+ speakers and connect with over 8,000 fellow attendees from more than 60 different countries. A wide array of topics will be covered, from 5G and Web3 to diversity and sustainability. 


June 4-8 | Las Vegas and virtual

Cisco Live offers a wide variety of topics and interactive experiences that promise to educate, inspire and entertain.

Why attend? Shedding the somewhat stuffy image that usually clings to IT conglomerates and their conferences, Cisco Live is a bright and flashy affair, complete with games and a social media hub to meet up with others, amongst the plentiful and genuinely enlightening sessions. 


June 8-10 | Athens, Greece

The European conference for the WordPress community is more of an informal gathering, featuring both casual users and seasoned professionals in the field.

Why attend? Organized by the community for the community, WordCamp aims to be a valuable resource for all WordPress users, where they can share ideas and learn from one another, in a place where everything related to the CMS can be discussed.


June 12th-16th 2023, London

London Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology innovation, housing various different technology-specific shows.

Why attend? At London Tech Week, there’s something for everyone, featuring contributions from business leaders, policymakers and investors.


June 13-14 | Anaheim, CA

This conference is hosted by Amazon’s cloud division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and will discuss all things cloud-security related.

Why attend? If you want to learn from industry experts, business leaders and AWS itself about the many facets of cloud security and how to protect your business, then this is the place.

June 20th-22nd 2023, London

Infosecurity Europe is up there with the largest and most well-regarded cybersecurity conferences in the calendar.

Why attend? In an industry characterized by constant change, it’s vital to keep abreast of all the latest developments. Infosecurity Europe is designed to help you do just that.


August 5th-10th 2023, Las Vegas + Virtual

Black Hat is a long-running and highly technical show for security professionals.

Why attend? Receive the latest information in security research, development and trends in a strictly vendor-neutral environment.


September 1st-5th 2023, Berlin

IFA is Europe’s biggest technology showcase, held in September every year in Berlin and attended by most of the major players in the industry.

Why attend? This year, the event will be run by the newly created IFA Management – a joint venture between gfu Consumer & Home Electronics and Clarion Events, so all parties will be keen to impress.


September 20th-21st 2023, London

Big Data LDN is the UK’s largest free to attend data & analytics conference and exhibition.

Why attend? Hear from leading data and analytics experts, ready to arm you with the tools to deliver your most effective data-driven strategy.


October 16th-20th 2023, Dubai

The Middle East’s largest show for the technology industry that brings together thought-leaders, creators, innovators and makers to discuss, debate and challenge new ideology, showcase new products and identify future opportunities.

Why attend? Showcasing the bleeding-edge of technological innovation, from 6G to Metaverse businesses, the five-day programme will feature over 1400 expert speakers and over 5000 exhibitors, with 176 countries represented.


October 22nd-25th 2023, Las Vegas

Money 20/20 brings together the world’s leaders in payments, banking and fintech, so shouldn’t be missed.

Why attend? From in-depth analytics sessions to keynotes from leading lights in the world of finance, this show has it all.


November 13th-16th 2023, Lisbon

At Web Summit, the main question is always: where next? At a time of great uncertainty, this question has never been more important.

Why attend? This large-scale event attracts thousands of attendees and tens of high-profile speakers. Previous line-ups have included Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, Apple’s Craig Federighi and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the internet.

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