Dec. 7-10: Software Marketing Executive Forum, the (former) Ritz-Carlton, Aspen, Colo., organized by Software Marketing. Featured speakers include Paul Wahl, CEO of SAP America; Eric Herr, president-chief operating officer of Autodesk; Frank Moss, CEO of Tivoli Systems; and Robert Finocchio, CEO of Informix. Call (415) 546-5585 or go to www.softwaremarketing.com.
Dec. 8-9: New York, Dec. 11-12, Chicago, Electronic Commerce, Securing Business Transactions on the Internet, Beekman Tower, New York; Holiday Inn-City Centre, Chicago. Organized by Data-Tech Institute. Topics include security, technologies and business strategies. Call (212) 355-7300, New York, (312) 787-6100, Chicago, or go to www.datatech.com.
Dec. 8-12: Fall Internet World 97: Conference & Exhibition Program, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York. Organized by Mecklermedia, the conference will include keynote speeches from Michael Dell, founder and chairman of Dell Computer Corp.; Lawrence J. Ellison, chairman-CEO of Oracle Corp.; and Stephen Case, chairman-CEO of America Online. Call (888) 746-9737 or go to www.internet.com.
Jan. 11-13: Cowles/Simba Online Conference: Money-Making Strategies for Reaching the Corporate Desktop, Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, Calif. Speakers include Peter Job of Reuters Holdings PLC and Patrick J. Tierney of Thomson Business Information.
Feb. 2-4: Web Advertising '98, Marriott World Trade Center, New York, presented by Thunder Lizard; premier sponsor Advertising Age; and corporate sponsors InterMedia and SRDS. Three days of in-depth information on how to make Web advertising work, with sessions on how to find the best sites for your ads; measure and analyze ad response; create Web banners that pull; increase click-through response rates and build branding; use new approaches and go beyond banners; and generate traffic for free through search engines and links lists. For more information go to www.thunderlizard.com/webad.html, or call Thunder