uwemp will feature selected events that the team believes should not be missed. We will not only offer information on events in the education sector, but conferences that are entertaining, educational experiences that will whet your appetite to both learn and have fun at the same time.


South by Southwest Interactive – Austin, TX

When: March 11th - March 15th, 2011

Who: Nearly any professional in the digital space. Anyone from artists to designers to C-level executives.

What: South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) is the nation's largest digital/interactive conference. It has set the standard for a "new breed" of conference that should be entertaining, educational, yet useful for business and networking. The interactive conference is part of the larger South by Southwest event that includes film and music and goes from March 11th - March 20th. You will find entrepreneurs, artists, C-level executives, and designers all in one room. If you have not experienced SXSW, go!

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FutureMidwest – Detroit, MI

When: April 28th and 29th, 2011

Who: Business professionals who are affected by the digital space.

What: FutureMidwest is the region’s largest technology and knowledge conference where over a two-day period professionals with extensive digital, marketing and strategic backgrounds teach attendees “what” business technology trends they should expect in the coming years and “how” to successfully implement digital strategies into their marketing and business operations. There will be 20 speakers coming in from around the country addressing a variety of digital topics.

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