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Top Tech Conferences in the USA for 2015

The amount of tech conferences in the United States has been growing for several years. In 2015, there will be a wide variety of tech conferences to choose from where you can meet new industry contacts, learn about the latest innovations and ask questions of the people making a difference in the tech community.

Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2015
Location: Aspen, CO
Dates: July 13 through 15, 2015

This is a conference that has continually brought together the brightest minds and most influential people in the tech community. From advice for tech entrepreneurs to the latest in business innovations, this conference is a mandatory event for tech professionals.

Some keynote speakers for past conferences have included:

  • James Lee – JP Morgan & Chase Co
  • Jim Breyer – Accel Partners
  • Les Moonves – CBS Television

DeveloperWeek 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: February 7 through 8, 2015

This is an annual tech event that regularly attracts over 4,000 attendees from around the world. It is a conference where tech job hunters can meet companies that are hiring and innovative technology developers can meet manufacturers for their latest ideas.

Keynote Speakers for 2015 Include:

  • Doris Chen – Microsoft
  • Brian Sullivan – Netflix
  • Joshua Carr – IBM

The Big ReThink 2015
Location: New York City
Date: March 5, 2015

This is a conference that highlights the need for technology leaders to think on their feet and act more like aggressive entrepreneurs, even at the higher corporate levels. This is where you can meet the people with the latest ideas in technology and innovative methods for getting work done.

Keynote Speakers for 2015 Include:

  • Pamela El – National Basketball Association
  • Penry Price – LinkedIn
  • Diarmuid O’Connell – Tesla Motors

Innovation Forum 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Date: March 26, 2015

This is a unique seminar that brings together the people who create technology and the people who use it. The idea is to work together to create solutions that will innovate business and bring about brand new solutions to ongoing problems.

Keynote Speakers in 2015 Include:

  • Bill Ready – Braintree
  • Scott Painter – TrueCar
  • Marcus Weldon – Bell Labs

Location: Bellevue, WA
Dates: March 11 and 12, 2015

Drive has been a conference that has gained in popularity in recent years to the point where over 20 keynote speakers are planning on giving presentations in 2015. This is a conference where IT professionals meet people in the education, municipal and non-profit fields to determine the best ways to create technology that allows the safe use and sharing of data.

Keynote Speakers for 2015 Include:

  • Dawn LePore –
  • Scott Adams – Cartoonist
  • Rayid Ghani – University of Chicago

OSCON 2015
Location: Portland, OR
Dates: July 20 through 24, 2015

OSCON has been around for years and it is the gathering where creators and developers of open source coding meet to try and make their ideas more available to those who need them. This is a unique conference that relies just as much on open source users to participate as it does developers.

Keynote Speakers in 2015 Include:

  • Gina Blaber – O’Reilly Media
  • Sarah Novotny – OSCON Board
  • Rachel Roumeliotis – OSCON Board

SolarTech US 2015
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: October 1 and 2, 2015

The SolarTech US conference has been growing over the past few years thanks to the growth of alternative energy. This is the conference where solar energy innovators bring their ideas to light and discuss the future of alternative energy.

Keynote Speakers in 2015 Include:

  • Len Hering – California Center for Sustainable Energy
  • Matt Roberts – Energy Storage Association
  • Troy Helming – Pristine Sun, LLC

Big Data TechCon
Location: Boston, MA
Dates: April 26 through 28, 2015

The audience for Big Data TechCon topped 600 in 2014 and it looks to go higher in 2015. This is the conference where data warehousing experts, data mining professionals and business professionals get together and talk about the best ways to get the most out of all of the data that flows through the corporate world.

Past Keynote Speakers have Included:

  • Tom Fastner – eBay
  • Krishnan Raman – Twitter
  • Lutz Finger – LinkedIn

Wisdom 2.0 Conference
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: February 27 through March 1, 2015

The belief at each Wisdom Conference is that technology must have a human side if it is to be effective. The people who create technology must understand how to use it properly if the human race is truly going to benefit from what is being created.

Keynote Speakers in 2015 Include:

  • Jeff Weiner – LinkedIn
  • Alanis Morissette – Musician
  • Tristan Harris – Google

Oracle Open World 2015
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 25 through 29, 2015

Oracle remains one the most dominant forces in the computer database world and this is the chance for Oracle users and developers to get together and discuss the technology. This is where Oracle users can recommend functional changes and where developers can suggest what the future has in store.

Keynote Speakers in the Past have Included:

  • Thomas Kurian – Oracle
  • John Fowler – Oracle




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