3: AMIA 2012 Annual Symposium, Chicago
The American Medical Informatics Association gathers to discuss the power of information in public health.
4: New Developments in IT and Water, Amsterdam
Industry leaders look to information technology to improve water treatment systems and lower environmental impact.
6: Social Mobile Payments: Americas, Miami
Bankers, entrepreneurs, and analysts come together to examine how mobile-connected consumers shop.
7: 15th Annual International Anti-Corruption Conference, Brasilia, Brazil
Corruption be damned! This global forum looks to bring honesty back to government, economics, and the environment.
8: State of Now: SmallTown, Hutchinson, Kansas
High tech doesn't always mean big city. Learn how modern communication tools impact small-town life at this big-idea conference.
14: Media and Learning, Brussels
Learning should be fun. Media is fun. Hear how the two come together at this annual conference on the future of creativity in the classroom.
21: London Games Conference 2012, London
No, not those London Games. Industry leaders in gaming gather to talk distribution platforms and social media marketing.
28: Technology Supported Learning and Training, Berlin
This gathering presents the latest research and technology for learning in the corporate, education, and government sectors.
A version of this article appeared in the November 2012 issue of Fast Company magazine.