Coming This Fall To Des Moines, Iowa

1. Get Your Head in the Cloud: Conference on Cloud Computing

What: Get Your Head in the Cloud
When: September 24-25
Who: If you are interested in cloud computing
Where: Iowa State University, Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

My alma mater – Iowa State University – is holding a Cloud Computing conference called “Get Your Head in the Cloud” on September 24-25.

This conference is a global cloud computing event, covering the latest trends and innovations in the world of cloud computing. Conference panels and discussions are planned to cover a range of the hottest topics in cloud computing both in the private and academic sector with the overall goal of fostering collaboration and innovation between the two.

2. BarCamp Des Moines

What: BarCamp Des Moines
When: September 26, 2009; 8am – 10pm
Who: Anyone with a desire to learn, share, and participate in an open environment.
Where: Impromptu Studio

Barcamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees. For more information to learn about the event if you are unfamiliar visit


When: October 22nd, 2009. 6pm.
Where: Impromptu Studio

On October 22nd, 2009 the Movers & Shakers of Des Moines are throwing a big party for all of the folks who are helping put the Midwest back on the map. This party is called the MOVEMENT BASH and it will include free bevvies, free food, and free entertainment:

4. Highlight Midwest

What: Highlight Midwest
When: Friday, October 23rd, 2009
Where: Des Moines Social Club

On October 23rd, entrepreneurs, technologists and community leaders will gather for the day to highlight the region’s most innovative projects. Join us in Des Moines, Iowa as they present their projects, companies and share their insight to growing a business in the Midwest.

5. Live Managing The Edge

What: Live Managing The Edge
When: Friday, October 23rd, 2009
Where: Des Moines Social Club

On Friday, October 23rd we’ll be broadcasting our internet business podcast live from the Des Moines Social Club during Highlight Midwest. Following our first live conference show at Big Omaha we’ll be trying the same format in hopes of bringing you insights from some of the brightest minds in the midwest. If you are reading this and wan to be on the show while you are in town – please let us know. We’ll try and catch interviews with everyone we can over the lunch hour.

What other great events are coming to Des Moines, IA this fall? Let us know in the comments!

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2 Responses to Coming This Fall To Des Moines, Iowa

  1. Aaron September 18, 2009 at 2:25 am #

    Iowa Code Camp Nov 7th. Check it out, it'll be awesome!

  2. abrudtkuhl September 18, 2009 at 2:28 am #

    Aaron – Yes! I knew I forgot 1 or 2.

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