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The Best Cloud Security Conferences to Attend in 2019

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Securing any cloud infrastructure is a big job. You need to be constantly up to date on skills, tools, and technology, as well as the vulnerabilities and threats that crop up continuously. When it comes to security, becoming stagnant is not an option. A good cloud security professional only remains on top by keeping up with the latest cloud security trends, emerging threats, and best practices.

That’s where cloud security conferences come in, bringing together top experts, cloud security thought leaders, and industry professionals to share tips, tricks, and the latest tactics for bolstering cloud security in the modern landscape.

With the spring conference season kicking off, we’ve rounded up 40 cloud security conferences, grouped by quarter, so you can easily plan your schedule for 2019. For the most part, we’ve focused on North America — but keeping in mind that security is a global issue, of course — we’ve also included a few key events that are being held in other locations.

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Before jumping into the 2019 conference offerings, take a look at one of the shows we’re most excited about — the new AWS re:Inforce Conference that’s coming up right in our backyard (Boston, MA) on June 25 and 26.

AWS re:Inforce Conference — June 25 & 26 — Boston

What: This June, AWS will be launching AWS re:Inforce 2019 — its first conference dedicated to cloud security. This hands-on cloud security conference will offer a deep dive into the latest approaches to security best practices and risk management using AWS services, features, and tools.

Who Should Attend: With multiple content tracks, the conference will be designed to meet the needs of a range of security and compliance professionals, from C-suite executives to security engineers, developers, risk and compliance officers, and more.

Where & When: Boston, MA on June 25 and 26, 2019 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Cost to Attend: A full conference pass will be $1,099.

Stay tuned for more details on what Threat Stack will be up to at re:Inforce as we get closer to the event!

1st Quarter 2019 Cloud Security Conferences

RSA Conference

March 4 to 8, 2019
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA

The RSA Conference will touch on application security, cloud security, virtualization security, cryptography, DevOps, human element, threats and hacking, identity, law, machine learning, IoT and mobile security, policy and governance, data protection, security strategies, and infrastructure. The roster of speakers includes Girl Scouts USA CEO Sylvia Acevedo, Emily Heath of United Airlines, and Bruce Schneier of IBM Resilient.

Cost to Attend:
A full conference pass ranges from $1,795 to $2,895, depending on how early you register. Discounts are available for those with a LoyaltyPlus membership, students and faculty, and groups.

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2019

March 11 to 13, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

The Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2019 allows participants to discover new technologies that are enabled by cloud computing, as well as how to take advantage of these technologies. The Summit has specialized content for cloud services resellers, managed service providers, and service providers. Cloud security is one of the recurring themes in a number of learning tracks that you can choose from. Ingram Micro’s Nimesh Dave and Renee Bergeron will deliver keynotes along with Bill McDermott from SAP.

Cost to Attend:
Standard registration is $799. If you register late, you will need to pay $899.

Cloud Security Expo London 2019

March 12 to 13, 2019
ExCel, London

In its fourth year, Cloud Security Expo London gathers users and suppliers of cloud security technology in one place. In 2018, attendees were able to learn about various tools, software, and services related to blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other cloud security matters. They also enjoyed learning from at least 150 experts on various cloud security topics. Cloud Security Expo London 2019 will be in the same location and is co-located with other events on IoT, big data, and data centers.

Cost to Attend:

DataWorks Summit – Barcelona

March 18 to 21, 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Data scientists, developers, app developers, IT architects, and security professionals can all benefit from attending the DataWorks Summit. Taking place in March, the conference will have 70 track sessions, many related to big data, cyber security, data science, AI, data warehousing, big compute and storage, cloud and operations, IoT, governance and security, and business adoption. Sessions will include technical discussions that offer the latest applications and technologies as well as different use cases. These sessions cater to all levels of expertise, from beginner to advanced.

Cost to Attend:
– Early bird: €750
– Standard: €900
– Onsite registration: €975
– Two-day training class before the event: €1,800

AWS Summit – Santa Clara

March 27, 2019
Santa Clara, CA, USA

The AWS Summit is designed to bring together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS and how to adopt public cloud. Technical sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and team challenges are part of the conference training. A robust expo rounds out the event with an opportunity to engage with technology vendors that are part of the AWS partner ecosystem and can help organizations build their cloud strategy and ensure that they are operating securely in the cloud.

Cost to Attend:

SecureWorld Boston

March 27 to 28, 2019
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA, USA

SecureWorld offers a variety of keynote sessions, speakers, industry expert panels, and vendor presentations. Conference access is based upon the type of registration you choose:

  • Open Sessions: Includes access to keynote sessions, industry expert panels, vendor presentations, select breakout sessions, and the exhibit floor.
  • Conference Pass: Includes access to keynote sessions, industry expert panels, vendor presentations, all conference sessions, and the exhibit floor. This registration includes lunch and 12 CPE credits for two-day events, and 6 CPEs for one-day events.
  • SecureWorld PLUS: Includes all the access of the Conference Pass, as well as an additional extensive training track built around a specific subject. This registration includes lunch and 16 CPE credits for two-day events, and 12 CPEs for one-day events.

Cost to Attend:
Costs depend on registration types:
Open Sessions Pass $65
Conference Pass $360
SecureWorld PLUS Pass $755

2nd Quarter 2019 Cloud Security Conferences

InfoSecWorld Conference and Expo 2019

April 1 to 3, 2019
Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA

InfoSecWorld offers three days of in-depth breakout sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, as well as networking opportunities and team building challenges. The conference covers timely topics, including building your security team, threat hunting, enterprise security management, blockchain, and GDPR.

Attendees have an opportunity to:

  • Participate in over 20 hours of track sessions that address the most pressing problems in information security today. The conference has seven unique tracks including the new Disruptive Technologies and Privacy & Risks tracks, as well as a Tech Labs track that allow participants to work through offensive and defensive simulations and come up with their own best method for approaching them with the guidance of an expert.
  • Meet security professionals from around the world.
  • Evaluate the latest security solutions on the market from some of the top infosec vendors in the industry.

Cost to Attend:
– All-access pass: $3,995
– Conference-only pass: $2,095
– Summit-only pass: $1,095
Expo-only ticket: $100

Cloud Foundry Summit 2019

April 2 to 4, 2019
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Cloud Foundry is one of the top open source PaaS offerings and is used by some of the world’s biggest companies. The United States Summit 2019 is the place to learn about the various implementations using Cloud Foundry technologies. Learn more about how other companies are using Cloud Foundry, best practices, and even the mistakes you can avoid, plus how to make sure your applications are secure.

Cost to Attend:
Onsite registration costs $995, but you can get discounts if you register earlier: Early birds pay only $495, while the standard conference rate is $695. Late registrants who register online before the day of the event will pay $895, while academics pay only $199 with a valid ID.

CyberCentral 2019

April 4 to 5, 2019
Prague, Czech Republic

CyberCentral 2019 is one of the top InfoSec conferences in Europe. The Summit brings a mix of technical presentations, strategic case studies, business stories, technical analysis, and hands-on workshops with lots of opportunity for networking. For 2019, participants will have an opportunity to listen to Jayson E. Street, the VP of InfoSec at SphereNY. Or they can learn with Ljubica Pendaroska, Data Protection and Privacy Expert with Unicef. Aside from Street and Pendaroska, there will be more than 30 speakers on hand to share their knowledge, insights, and experience.

Cost to Attend:
– Regular Ticket: €599
– Combo Pack (Buy 2, Get 1 Free): €1,199
Security Solution Provider/Consultant: €1,199

IEEE Mobile Cloud 2019

April 4 to 9, 2019
San Francisco East Bay, CA, USA

Mobile computing and IoT applications have major impacts on every facet of daily life, from transportation to ecommerce, healthcare, safety and location privacy, smart homes and cities, and more. The Seventh IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering addresses the integration of mobile computing and cloud services and engineering that enable new applications that provide intelligent resources and services, process big data, and support IoT.

Cost to Attend:
– IEEE Student: $375
– Non-IEEE Student: $470
– IEEE Member: $550
Non-IEEE Member: $690

The CSO50 Conference + Awards

April 8 to 10, 2019
Scottsdale, AZ, USA

The CSO50 Conference + Awards is where security executives go to meet and exchange best practices and ideas with at least 200 security executives attending every year. Projects and initiatives featured in the conference’s information-packed, TED-like format of 18-minute sessions cover topics such as:

  • Access and Identity Management
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Loss Prevention and Recovery
  • IoT and Machine Learning
  • Managing Third-Party Risk
  • Minimizing Risk & Fraud
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • And more

Cost to Attend: 
– Early Bird: $495 per single ticket
– Early Bird: $400 per ticker for two or more registrants
Full Ticket Price (regular registration): Not yet available

SANS Institute Cloud Security Summit & Training

April 29 to May 6, 2019
San Jose, CA, USA

The SANS Institute Cloud Security Summit & Training taps the best security and cloud computing professionals from top companies to share lessons, tools, and insights on everything related to cloud security. Topics are geared towards security professionals who deal with private clouds and virtualizations, systems and network administrators, technical consultants and auditors, and IT executives. The event’s two days feature a variety of presentation types including talks and panels, training courses, and numerous networking opportunities.

Cost to Attend: Summit: $1,890; Training courses: Varied


April 29 to May 2, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA

DockerCon 2019 is one of the most anticipated gatherings in IT. Because of the widespread use and popularity of containers, DockerCon is where you’ll be able to learn about different, innovative strategies and ideas for large-scale container uses. More than 4,000 IT professionals, including developers, operations engineers, IT managers, and security engineers, attend the conference every year.

Cost to Attend:
Early bird (ends January 31): $1,080.00
Standard (until April 15): $1,350.00
Late (April 16 – May 2): $1,600.00
Workshop add-ons: $100.00

Infiltrate Insecurity Conference

May 2 to 3, 2019
Miami Beach, FL, USA

The Infiltrate Insecurity Conference focuses on offensive security. Learn about the technicalities of different exploits and vulnerabilities by attending talks on compromising a co-hosted virtual machine, Java vulnerabilities, web hacking, and more. One of the announced keynote speakers for 2019 is Window Snyder, who has held leadership positions working on solving security and privacy concerns at Matasano, Mozilla, Microsoft, Apple, and Fastly. She is currently CSO, VP & GM of the Intel Platform Security Division at Intel Corporation

Cost to Attend:
The conference offers tiered pricing depending on the order in which you registered. Conference tickets cost anywhere from $1,800 to $2,500.

Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit

May 7, 2019
Marriott Metro Center, Washington D.C., USA

Now in its sixth year, the Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit is expected to draw over 200 information security professionals from civilian and defense agencies, as well as innovators in cloud security.

The summit is an opportunity to learn more about how to make cloud the most prevalent IT system and what government programs are helping spread the use of clouds for their mission-critical software, applications, and systems. Attendees can learn through talks, panel discussions, and case studies presented by top names in cloud security. Some of the technologies that are given focus include fog computing, blockchain, and the Internet of Things.

Cost to Attend:
– Early bird registration: $100
– Regular registration (non-government employees): $150
– Government employees can attend free with government ID
Students with IDs: $50

Secure360 Twin Cities

May 14 to 15, 2019
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Secure360 Twin Cities is the professional conference of choice for comprehensive security and risk management education, focusing on:

  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Physical Security
  • Professional Development (topics that help practitioners develop skills including coaching, communication, management, and leadership)

Cost to Attend:
– Ticket price: $699
– Discounts of $50 are available for early registration and UMSA members
Day passes are available

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 14 to 17, 2019
Munich, Germany

The European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019 touches on a number of topics, including risk management and compliance, identity and access management governance, managing cloud security risks, customer identity management, blockchains, managing and handling cyber security risks, and cloud security.

The conference will bring together at least 800 attendees, vendors, speakers, and other security and cloud professionals and will offer discussions and best practices for cloud security and other topics.

Cost to Attend:
– Early bird: €1,600
Regular price: €2,100

DataWorks Summit – Washington D.C.

May 20 to 23, 2019
Washington D.C., USA

Hosted by HortonWorks, DataWorks Summit – California has eight different tracks including big compute and storage, cloud and operations, governance and security, and cyber security. The conference has technical and business sessions that aim to provide everybody, from security professionals to app developers to IT managers, the latest technologies, applications, and know-how on how to use data, analytics, and artificial intelligence. The technical sessions will also have different levels, to ensure that beginners can get their feet wet and learn more about the topics they are interested in, while more seasoned professionals will be able to learn something new.

Cost to Attend:
– Early bird: $1,000
– Standard pass: $1,400
– Onsite registration: $1,600
Per day rate: $750

Interop ITX

May 20 to 23, 2019
Las Vegas, NV, USA

Join some of the most notable Infosec speakers as they talk about IT’s hottest topics, including incident response, integrating connected devices on the cloud to your system, and cloud security, among other topics. Offering sessions, workshops, and summits, the five-day conference is for everybody working in the IT industry. The event includes hands-on learning, panel discussions, and speaker-facilitated talks.

Cost to Attend:
– All access pass: $2,499
– Conference pass: $1,699
– Summits and workshops pass: $1,699
– Techfair: $49
Passes purchased on site are priced significantly higher

CloudExpo Asia 2019

May 22 to 23, 2019
Hong Kong, China

CloudExpo Asia 2018 had close to 9,000 suppliers showing their products and services on the exhibit floor, while participants learned about cloud security in one of the many sessions they chose from. 2019 hopes to set more records. Some of the topics are cyber security, regulations, and compliance; cloud security, innovations, and strategies; DevOps, big data, artificial intelligence, analytics, IoT, agile networks, virtualization, storage, and others. CloudExpo Asia 2019 is co-located with four other events: Cloud and Cyber Security Expo, Smart IoT Hong Kong, Data Centre World, and Big Data World.

Cost to Attend:

The 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud (BigDataSecurity 2019)

May 27 to 29, 2019
Washington, D.C., USA

IEEE BigDataSecurity 2019 has two primary concentrations:

  • Providing security and privacy for big data storage, transmission, and processing. This has become critical given the fact that many areas of scientific research and people’s daily lives have been influenced by big data-based technology such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and Internet of Things.
  • The Internet of Things, specifically, issues centering on guaranteeing security and privacy for transmitting, storing, and processing data.

Cost to Attend: Registration and pricing information is not yet available.


June 3 to 5, 2019
Portland, OR, USA

Monitorama provides a venue for people to show and talk about how they solve problems using modern monitoring tools. The conference talks and workshops drive attendees to further improve the tools they are using and contribute back to community at large, continually pushing the boundaries of monitoring and trending software.

This year’s three-day, single-track agenda will focus on the following themes:

  • Build vs Buy: How to check your preconceptions for the greater good
  • Container and Serverless Visibility: Monitoring services in an ephemeral world
  • Lego-b-servability: Bespoke metrics and events systems built with duct tape, sweat, and tears
  • Building Observability Teams: Knowing when and how to build your own dedicated in-house team
  • The Head vs The Tail: Distinguishing system-wide regressions versus isolated anomalies

Cost to Attend:
General admission is $700.00

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

June 3 to 6, 2019
Toronto, Canada

Recommended for chief information officers and the most senior IT executives, Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo is where you can learn about emerging trends that could affect businesses and IT. You can learn more about securing the Internet of Things, cloud security, application architecture and development, digital business, and a great deal more. Everything you learn from Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo is intended to be helpful in making executive decisions on technology and information, leadership, and business strategy.

Cost to Attend:
– Public sector pricing: $4,000
– Standard conference pricing: $4,950
Group discounts are available

Infosecurity Europe

June 4 to 6, 2019
Olympia Grand, London, United Kingdom

Infosecurity Europe will talk about browser mining attacks, defending your enterprise, building an incident response team, cloud security, and other information security topics. You can choose from categories that include strategy talks, tech talks, security workshops, and cyber innovation shows cases. You can also check out more than 400 vendors on the exhibit floor.

Cost to Attend:

Cisco Live

June 9 to 13, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

Cisco Live is the technology giant’s annual conference for its users. It offers more than a thousand programs involving the IT world’s biggest names, the company’s most senior partners, and other tech luminaries. If you are using Cisco products in one way or another, this conference would be a good one to attend. Aside from learning more about the technologies and products that you and your company are already using, you will also be able to evaluate new cloud, security, and networking products and services.

Cost to Attend:
Prices for a full conference pass vary:
– Advance: $2,295
– Early bird: $2,395
– Regular registration: $2,595
Onsite registration: $2,795

Other passes:
– IT management pass: $3,195 at the door
Imagine pass: $795 at the door

O’Reilly Velocity

June 10 to 13, 2019
San Jose, CA, USA

Tackling system performance from every angle, O’Reilly’s Velocity conference emphasizes performance, resiliency, security, and everything you need to know to build systems capable of supporting modern businesses. Systems engineers, architects, software developers, and DevOps teams come together at Velocity to learn what works and what doesn’t from industry peers and thought leaders. Other upcoming events include Velocity Delaware, set for November 4 to 7, 2019.

Cost to Attend:

IEEE CSCloud 2019: Paris

June 21 to 23, 2019
Paris, France

The 2019 International Conference on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing will once again bring together experts and researchers on cloud computing and cyber security. Get to know the latest research on both fields and how you can apply these new ideas in your own cloud security strategies. Keynote speakers and topics have yet to be announced. Some topics covered in the 2018 conference included cloud and fog computing, reputation and trust systems, data leaks, privacy information, cloud security, and new threats.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing details for the CSCloud Conference are not yet available.

3rd Quarter 2019 Cloud Security Conferences

O’Reilly Open Source Convention

July 15 to 18, 2019
Portland, OR, USA

Some of the biggest names from top tech companies are scheduled to speak at the Open Source Convention, but have yet to be publicly listed. Past speakers include IBM’s Sean Dague and Cullen Taylor, Open Invention Network’s Deb Nicholson, Samsung Electronics’ Myung Jae Lee, Mastercard’s Daniel Ruggeri, Facebook’s Dikang Gu, Adobe’s Josh Butikofer, AWS’ Simon Corston-Oliver, and Microsoft’s Brendan Burns.

This year’s sessions will focus on five substantial pillars that are driving the software development industry forward today:

  • Open Source
  • Cloud-Native
  • Data-Driven
  • AI-Enhanced
  • Customer-Centered Product management and design

Cost to Attend:

International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Security (ICAIS)

July 26 to 28, 2019
New York, NY, USA

The 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Security (ICAIS 2019), formerly called the International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (ICCCS), is a leading conference on AI and security. An international forum on computer science and engineering research, ICAIS 2019 includes workshops, panels, demonstrations, and exhibits where attendees will discuss the pressing issues at the technological frontier of modern society.

Cost to Attend: $600

Black Hat USA 2019

August 3 to 8, 2019
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

For more than two decades, Black Hat USA has been giving participants the latest developments, research, and upcoming trends in the world of information security. Learn more about software hacks, advanced cloud security strategies, penetration testing, network security, whiteboard hacking, machine learning, IoT, cryptography, forensics, ICS, malware, mobile security, and other topics.

Black Hat USA starts with four days of intense training immediately prior to the conference. Check this Black Hat USA 2018 recap for our key takeaways from last year’s event.

Cost to Attend:

IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-19)

August 5 to 8, 2019
Rotorua, New Zealand

Following the success of previous events in New York, New York, Sydney, Australia, Tianjin, China, and more, the 18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security, and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom19) will be held in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Bringing together researchers and practitioners who work on trust, security, privacy, reliability, dependability, survivability, and fault tolerance aspects of computer systems and networks, IEEE TrustCom19 provides a forum to discuss emerging trends and ideas in this challenging field.

Cost to Attend:
– Early Bird discounts available
– IEEE Member: NZD$1,160.00
– Non-IEEE Member: NZD$1,370.00
– Student IEEE Member: NZD$660.00
Student Non-IEEE Member: NZD$770.00

Gartner Catalyst Conference

August 12 to 15, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

The Gartner Catalyst Conference gives participants the opportunity to learn about pragmatic solutions and actionable insights for the technologies they use. The conference emphasizes how-tos and gives everyone the information they need to plan and execute their projects. It will touch on DevOps, company-wide security, mobility, cloud architecture, and data centers, among other topics. IT security professionals, business intelligence experts, operations, risk managers, and application developers are among those who should attend the Gartner Catalyst Conference.

Cost to Attend:
– Early bird: $3,350
– Standard: $3,700
Public Sector: $3,050

VMWorld 2019

August 25 to 29, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA

VMWorld is the biggest conference on virtualization, bringing together VMware users and offering breakout sessions, exhibits, hands-on learning, and labs. Sessions are grouped by tracks, including applications, digital transformation, partner exchanges, security, public clouds, and data centers.

Everyone from network professionals to compliance and risk specialists, including those who are in IT project management and technical support, should attend VMWorld. IT professionals can discover what’s next for VMware, as well as how they could use it to perform tasks more efficiently. Attendees get expert coaching and perspectives, as well as networking opportunities with industry peers.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing details have not yet been announced for the 2019 conference.

Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit 2019

September 23 to 25, 2019
Las Vegas, NV, USA

HCTS is the premier forum for executives in the hosting, cloud, datacenter, and managed services sectors. The agenda is designed to provide timely, actionable insight into the competitive dynamics of innovation.

The Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit 2019 will shed light on the tools, technologies, and strategies that IT professionals should have in order to enable and drive digital transformation at their own organizations. While the summit has a wide range of topics, cloud security is a recurrent theme year after year. Past speakers include 451Research’s Rhonda Ascierto, Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson, Red Hat’s Radhesh Balakrishnan and Karen Farmer, VMware’s Dan Gallivan, Salesforce’s Casey Cerretani, among many others.

Cost to Attend:

4th Quarter 2019 Cloud Security Conferences

ISC2 Security Congress 2019

October 28 to 30, 2019
Orlando, FL, USA

The ISC2 Security Congress 2019 will have 11 different tracks that cover at least 100 sessions over a span of three days. The conference is a great opportunity to learn more about cloud security, critical security infrastructure, cyber crime, identity access management, the human side of security, software and application security, compliance, and threats. You can meet with close to 2,000 industry professionals and also get the latest information, tools, and strategies that could help protect your organization.

Cost to Attend:
– All access passes: $1,395
– $1,695 for non-members
– Early birds get a $200 discount
Day passes are available

VMworld Europe 2019

November 4 to 7, 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Approximately 10,000 attendees come to VMworld Europe every year to join the breakout sessions, exhibits, labs, and talks that touch on how to use VMware, how to secure virtualized environments, and other pressing topics.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing information for 2019 is not yet available.

Microsoft Ignite

November 4 to 8, 2019
Orlando, FL, USA

Now in its fifth year, Microsoft Ignite will bring you up to date on Microsoft products and services. You can learn everything from architecture and design, to implementation and migration, development and deployment, security, access management, adoption, compliance, and operations. To get an idea of how valuable Microsoft Ignite is for technology professionals and developers who use Microsoft, just imagine that Ignite is the combination of six different Microsoft conferences: Lync Conference, Microsoft Exchange Conference, Microsoft Management Summit, Project Conference, SharePoint Conference, and TechEd. In addition, at least 100 vendors will be at the expo, and some will also speak during the conference.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing for Microsoft Ignite 2019 is not yet available.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

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November 18 to 21, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon is the flagship conference of Cloud Native Computing Foundation. It allows participants to meet the biggest names in the cloud-native and open source community. If you have ever wanted to meet the developers of various open source technologies, such as Kubernetes, CNI, Fluentd, Prometheus, gRPC, Linkerd, CoreDNS, rkt, containerd, and others, then register for this conference. System administrators, developers, site reliability engineers, operations engineers, IT executives, and security engineers should definitely attend. Previous speakers have included Google’s Brian Grant and Chen Goldberg, Microsoft Azure’s Brendan Burns, and Red Hat’s Clayton Coleman.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing details for the 2019 event are not yet available.

Infosecurity North America

November 20 to 21, 2019
New York, NY, USA

Infosecurity North America allows you to see the latest and best technologies that you can leverage to boost your information security strategy. Aside from visiting numerous exhibits, you can learn more about various cloud and security topics. In past events, topics included cloud security, using military-grade security, GDPR rules, machine learning, endpoint security, and defending your systems against breaches and hacking. Speakers have included information and security professionals from Clemson University, the FBI, NSA, and US Army Medicine.

Cost to Attend:

AWS re:Invent 2019

December 2 to 6, 2019
Las Vegas, NV, USA

Now in its seventh year, Amazon’s popular re:Invent cloud user event will again bring together their developers and customers. Amazon uses the re:Invent conference to announce new products, features, tools, and services, while cloud, IT, and security professionals from different companies share insights on how they take advantage of AWS tools for their operations. In 2017, Amazon focused on serverless computing and data. It also featured keynote addresses from Amazon’s top brass: Andy Jassy, Peter DeSantis, and Werner Vogels. In 2018, security, DevOps, Machine Learning, and hybrid cloud took center stage. We’ll bring you more details on the 2019 event closer to the event, but in the meantime, check out our 2018 AWS re:Invent recap for more details on last year’s event.

Cost to Attend:
Pricing is not yet available for 2019.