For anyone who loves everything and anything tech-related, this is the guide for you. Conferences are the perfect way to check out some epic new innovations and, as we head into October, a fresh batch of tech conferences are just ready and waiting to be discovered.
To help you work out what tech events to head to in October 2023, here are some of the most important technology events on an international scale, closer to home, and even online.
October 2-5 – London
This 4-day event, complete with workshops, sessions and keynotes, will see over 40 speakers come together from around the globe. The latest technologies in Java and other software innovations will be explored as a total experience, with power workshops offering hands-on coding.
Plus, you’ll get the opportunity to network with software enthusiasts from over 40 countries
Mobile DevOps Summit
October 4-5 – Virtual
This online event, hosted by CI/CD Platform Bitrise, features 50 industry-leading speakers and many sessions including workshops and panel discussions.
If you want to learn all about mobile app development, then this is the conference for you, offering as it does first-hand experience with the latest tools and technologies in the field.
DevOps World Tour
September to November – Multiple Locations
Over the course of three months, the DevOps World team will be travelling around America, before making brief visits to Asia and the UK, to deliver sessions and talks from big names on the scene.
This multi-national cluster of events promises hands-on workshops and networking opportunities like no other in the field of software development and operations.
October 4-5 – London
Back for a second year, Sifted Summit looks to explore the tech scene in Europe, covering areas such as ClimateTech, HealthTech, Fintech, and Deeptech.
With over 200 speakers across various industries, including leaders from Morgan Stanley, Stripe, and DocuSign to name a few, this two-day event is for those looking to keep abreast of the latest trends in European technology.
HR Vision London
October 4-5 – London
HR Vision London brings together the top HR leaders to discuss the best HR practices for navigating this transformative time. Join them for two days of thought-provoking discussions on the future of work, including the latest trends in HR, talent management, and leadership.
HR London will delve into how HR analytics and HR Tech are revolutionizing people management practices. And, as part of the HR conference community, you’ll gain exclusive access to a year-round network of HR professionals, providing you with valuable insights and connections to help you thrive in this fast-changing landscape.
October 5-6 – London
Attend ZEBU Live to see industry-defining conversations, with over 40 sessions spanning 2 days and 3 stages. Speakers at the event will include some of the best-of-the-best in the tech industry, including Steven Bartlett, Raoul Pal, and Mo Gawdat.
ZEBU live showcases the future of Web3, it curates an unmatched networking experience and helps everyone survive the bear moment.
DDD East Midlands
October 7 – Nottingham
DDD East Midlands is an inclusive, not-for-profit technology conference that celebrates the unique tech, talent and companies that the East Midlands has to offer. This event is run by community members to promote collaboration and the amazing tech community that has already grown in the East Midlands.
October 9-10 – Leeds
The inspiration behind SwiftLeeds is bringing a modern, inclusive conference in the North of the UK to be more accessible for all. SwiftLeeds is entirely non-profit, and the funds make sure we can deliver the best experience possible.
The SwiftLeeds in-person conference will be the best way to meet like-minded people who enjoy building apps with Swift. You can also learn from the best people in the industry and chat about all things Swift.
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October 16-20 – Dubai
The Middle East’s largest show in the technology industry brings together thought-leaders, creators, innovators and makers to discuss, debate and challenge new ideologies, showcase new products and identify future opportunities.
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 in total.
October 19 – London
SEACON is the Enterprise Agility conference that brings business and technology together.
Attendees will have another opportunity to leverage actionable insights from experienced practitioners and leaders in Enterprise Transformation, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Organising for flow, Ways of working, Sustainability, Agile and DevOps.
And SEACON this year is going to be bigger and better than it’s ever been with 400+ attendees and 30+ incredible speakers and more speakers to be confirmed in the coming weeks.
October 19-20 – London
The world’s esports and games industry festival is back for 2023. Delivering the best in networking, education, content and hospitality in esports and video games, ESI has some new elements too; a pre-scheduled meetings & networking app, a short film festival, a gaming creator economy event and the return of start-up competition The Clutch.
There’ll be plenty of sessions from panels on the future of Counter-Strike, to sim racing, esports venues, how creators and brands can work together to best effect, and more.
Come for Rocket League Lions Clash 2 finals, alongside inclusive and fun socials for all attendees to enjoy including axe throwing, pop golf, and VR Gaming, and food and drinks.
October 20-23 – London
Connect with the global network of field experts and explore the framework! Engineers of any level are welcome but be prepared for hardcore.
This year, the format of the event will be hybrid, with the first day streamed from the London venue including hybrid networking features and interactive entertainment; and the second day, as well as the numerous free workshops, streamed to the global audience online.
Practice new tech and best practices with our expert trainers during 10+ Free and pro workshops around the main event days.
October 22-25 – Las Vegas
Money 20/20 brings together the world’s leaders in payments, banking and fintech, so shouldn’t be missed.
From in-depth analytics sessions to keynotes from leading lights in the world of finance, this show has it all.
October 24-26 – Virtual
The video conferencing service Webex is presenting this three-day event on workplace collaboration and customer experience, with a focus on the role played by the latest innovations in AI, among others.
WebexOne will feature industry experts and customers who will speak about the emerging trends in the new field of hybrid working.
October 26 – London
FuturePMO is a one-day unique, fun, informative, inspiring and friendly PMO Conference that is designed to help you learn, share, and grow while you look towards the future of your PMO and PPM reality.
The conference is attended by PMO and project management Practitioners at all levels, from all over the globe, and brings together speakers who will push the boundaries of your PMO thinking to help your PMO work smarter.
FuturePMO carefully balances serious PMO and PPM talk with a hefty dose of fun in a non-sales environment. Thanks to inspiration from a variety of well-loved themes we have been back to the future with our PMOs, licensed to thrill, turbocharged, and even managed to level up. Join us for some PMO space exploration and reach your next #PMOFrontier.
October 26-27 – London
Learn from the experts. Be inspired. Develop connections. Explore London. That’s what you can expect from Droidcon.
Speakers include Alian Yuan (Google), Benjamin Kadel (Babbel), and Ben Thompson (Licel), and loads more. Get ready to get inspired with some fantastic topics on the agenda.
Manchester Tech Festival
October 30-November 3 – Manchester