May 4-5: Network Convergences, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, presented by Institute for Science, Law & Technology and Illinois Institute of Technology. Bringing together business leaders in traditional and emerging technology fields, this conference will focus on how science, law and economics are shaping the course of Internet and telecommunications technologies. Go to www.kentlaw.edu/islt/netcon/ or call (312) 906-5090.
May 6-8: @d:tech.Chicago Conference & Exposition, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, organized by ConEx Management. This three-day conference will explore how digital marketing, advertising, public relations and e-commerce can make for profitable business in the interactive industry. Go to www.ad-tech.com or call (800) 535-1812.
May 7-8: Jupiter Shopping Forum, Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, New York, sponsored by Jupiter Communications. Players from the Internet and traditional retailing worlds will come together to discuss possibilities surrounding the online shopping arena. Go to www.jup.com or call (212) 780-6060.
May 18-19: Online News Summit '98, Westin Hotel, Washington, organized by World Research Group and Association for Interactive Media. This conference will focus on the most creative and profitable ways to present and deliver online news. Panelists include Kurt Fliegel, interactive advertising manager, Chicago Tribune; Sabeer Bhatia, president-CEO, Hotmail; Doug Dundas, editor of Money New Media; and Isabel Maxwell, president CommTouch/Pronto Mail. Go to www.worldrg.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 647-7600.
June 3-5: Variety's Interactive Marketing Summit, Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach, Calif., produced by Interactive Marketing. Conference will examine ways entertainment companies can increase revenue and brand awareness on the Web, featuring case histories and panel discussions with interactive marketing execs. Go to www.variety.com or call (714) 249-0625.