Aug. 20-22: INTERACTIVE MEDIA 4: THE FOURTH ANNUAL FORUM ON THE REVOLUTION IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA, at the Crowne Plaza, New York, sponsored by Kagan Seminars. Roundtable discussion on the information appliance, high-speed access and the future of the Internet/online services. Call Lorraine Yglesias at (408) 624-1536, or e-mail Lorraine@kagan.com.
Aug. 21-23: THE INTERNET, NEW MEDIA & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, sponsored by the Institute for International Research. Sessions on software piracy, patents and liability. Speakers include patent commissioner Bruce Lehman. Call (800) 999-3123.
Sept. 9-12: INTERNET COMMERCE EXPO, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., presented by International Data Corp. Keynote speakers include James L. Barksdale of Netscape and Bob Herbold of Microsoft. Call (800) 667-4423 or go to http://www.idg.com/ice.
Sept. 10-11: THE TALKING NET CONFERENCE: LIVE SPEECH AND VIDEO ACROSS NETWORKS, at the Puck Building, New York, sponsored by Pulver.com. Focuses on Internet telephony. Call (888) 785-8372 or e-mail email@example.com.
Sept. 11-12: COMMERCE IN CYBERSPACE: KEY STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Council for Electronic Revenue Communication Advancement. Panels on security and home banking. Call (312) 644-6610, ext. 3435.
Sept. 17-18: CONSUMER PRIVACY & TARGETED MARKETING: AT HOME, ABROAD & AND ON THE INTERNET, at the Warwick Hotel, New York, sponsored by the Marketing Institute. Learn how to use your database effectively to market online. Includes an update on legal and privacy issues. Call (800) 999-3123 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.