Commercial and technical aspects of development

The Software Development Automation Conference is designed to enrich the participants’ knowledge, not only in a technical sense but also by addressing organisational and commercial aspects of software development automation. The conference will take place at the CWI office in Amsterdam (Science Park 123). For more information and registration details see

Hotspot for ICT events

This conference is one of the many ICT related events that Amsterdam is hosting in the spring and summer of 2013. The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is renowned amongst event organisers for its excellent accessibility and rich cultural landscape. The region is also very well connected digitally, boasting fast connections and high broadband internet utilisation rates, as well as the largest data transfer hub in the world. As such, Amsterdam is a thriving base for the ICT industry and it is no surprise that the city is a very popular location for professional ICT sector events.

The Next Web Conference

For example, on 25 and 26 April, Amsterdam hosted the Next Web Conference, which was opened in grand style by Prince Willem-Alexander (now the King of the Netherlands). More than 40 international speakers inspired online professionals with their presentations about the latest trends in mobile technology and the internet.

More ICT events to come

For the coming months, some other interesting meetings and conferences have already been announced, such as the Mobile Convention Amsterdam on 22 and 23 May. This is the leading platform for mobile marketing, services and m-commerce. More than 800 international professionals from companies such as KLM, Google, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Microsoft, Philips and Heineken will share their vision about mobile marketing and innovation, social media, mobile payments, augmented reality and mobile advertising.

Notably, the 2013 edition will feature an additional day of programming. The first day will focus on mobile payments and NFC technology, while day two expands upon Marketing & Media, Mobile Processes and M-Commerce. For more information and to register for this event: