Women in digital events – March 2017
If interested in women in tech, digital, startups and gender inclusion, these events, conferences and awards will enable you to stay up-to-date about the latest trends in your industry, learn from industry leaders, and expand your network.
Voices conference by Global Tech Women
March 6-10, 2017 – begins Australia and finishes in Silicon Valley USA, following the sun
Presented by Global Tech Women, the event is ‘the only conference for women in technology held around the globe offering complete access for everyone to attend and to participate physically or virtually’. ‘This is an opportunity for researchers to present their current work, industry women to discuss the latest technological developments, entrepreneurs and social activists to showcase how they are leveraging technology to change the world and students to present virtual posters on their projects and activities in school.’
EU Prize for Women Innovators
March 8 – Brussels, Belgium
Awards female entrepreneurs among 12 finalists who have successfully brought an innovation to market and that have founded or co-founded a company with a turnover of at least €100,000.
The 2017 edition will also feature a Rising Innovator category for female entrepreneurs aged 30 years or under
HeForShe 2017 Arts week
March 8-15, 2017 – NYC, London, Paris, Madrid, Bangkok, Santiago de Chili, Sao Paulo, Panama city
Presented by UN Women, the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, is partnering with art institutions around the world (ballets, operas, theaters, etc.) ‘to raise awareness of gender equality and to donate a percentage of proceeds to UN Women’s work n creating a gender-equality world’.
March 10-18, 2017 – Austin, Texas, United States
‘Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.’
CSW61 – Commission on the Status of Women (UN)
March 13-24, 2017 – New York, United States
The Commission on the Status of Women is ‘the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women’. During two weeks, ‘the representatives of UN Member States, civil society organizations and UN entities gather to discuss progress and gaps in the implementation of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the key global policy document on gender equality, and the 23rd special session of the General Assembly held in 2000 (Beijing+5), as well as emerging issues that affect gender equality and the empowerment of women.’
Adobe Summit | The Digital Marketing Conference
March 19-23, 2017 – Las Vegas, NV, United States
More than 200 sessions for digital marketers to learn from entrepreneurs, innovators, and marketers about cross-channel marketing, customer experience, data-driven marketing, hands-on labs, integrated marketing cloud, marketing innovations, mobile marketing, programmatic advertising
CeBIT Global Conferences
March 20-24, 2017 –Hannover, Germany
CeBIT presents ‘the digital transformation in its entirety’, from artificial intelligence, humanoid robots and applications of virtual reality with more than 200,000 participants, 450 startups and 200 speakers.
A ‘Women in Digital Business‘ session will be held on March 23rd, with 16 presentations about big data, security and new technologies and a focus on technical digitalization and IT issues.
Social Media Marketing World
March 22-24, 2017 – San Diego, CA, United States
Hosted by Social Media Examiner, the event gathers 4,000 social media pros during ‘120+ expert-led sessions and workshops covering social tactics to content creation to social strategy.’
The Women in tech summit (Washington)
March 24, 2017 – Washington, DC, United States
‘The Women in Tech Summit is a series of events that inspire, educate and connect women in the technology industry’ (tech workshops, information and discussions about diverse careers in tech, networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and roles in technology).