5th–6th: Interlink Web Design
Vancouver, British Columbia
Web pros explore design, code, and content through talks and workshops—as well as a few dodgeball games.
5th–7th: New Product Development and Innovation Management
Find out how to solve expanding R&D costs, growing global competition, and evolving market needs, and learn strategies to maximize ROI.
6th-9th: Valio Con
San Diego, California
Designers from Dropbox, Fitbit, Instagram, and elsewhere explain how to take risks. Then everyone surfs and drinks craft brews.
11th-12th: IBF Venture Capital Investing
San Francisco, California
Venture capitalists and limited partners—including Accel, Sequoia, and Shasta Partners—gather as they have since 1989.
16th-19th: The XXIV ISPIM
Experts from international juggernauts such as Google, IBM, and Volvo discuss the challenges of innovating in global markets.
18th-20th: Participatory Innovation
Innovation doesn’t just happen from the inside. Explore how people on the outside—from other industries to the public sector—can contribute.
Santa Clara, California
The conference for those who keep the cloud, apps, and data storage running seamlessly—or at least are really trying to.
24th–27th: Interactive Design and Children
New York City, New York
Academics and industry leaders come together for a common goal: find new ways to design interactive experiences for kids that don’t involve mud.
A version of this article appeared in the June 2013 issue of Fast Company magazine.