Conferize picks this week: Crunchies, Midem, Fosdem and more


The best of the startup scene is honored this week at The Crunchies in San Francisco, the debates about the present and future of music continues at MIDEM in Cannes, and the open source community gets together in Brussels for another +5000 delegates event.

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Here are our staff picks of the week:

MIDEM 2013
26-29 Jan 2013, Cannes Cedex, France
The World’s largest trade fair for the music industry.

Interaction 13
27-31 Jan 2013, Toronto, Ontario, ON, Canada
Celebrating 10 years of interaction design.

Transmediale 2013
29 Jan 2013 – 3 Feb 2013, Berlin, Germany
Experience new connections between art, culture and technology.

The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards
31 Jan 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA
The startup scene is honored by leading tech blogs GigaOm, VentureBeat and TechCrunch.

DeveloperWeek 2013 Conference & Festival
1-7 Feb 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA
“The Art of the App” is the theme for this years edition.

2-3 Feb 2013, Bruxelles, Belgium
More that 5000 people get together moving open source forward.

Pick your own favorites from the full list of upcoming conferences at Conferize.