Conventions and Conferences
The Tulsa area is big enough to host several significant IT-centric conventions throughout the year. There are even more if you’re willing to travel to Oklahoma City or Northwest Arkansas. Here are some we know about.
Bsides Oklahoma – A large security-centric event typically held in the Spring. Free to attend, with paid training opportunities in the days ahead of the conference. Coming up on April 7th – 8th, 2022
OSU Cyber Security Conference – April 19th – 20th, 2022 – $195 per person.
S3CCON 2021– May 6th, 2022 – An infosec conference at the OKC Convention Center
Oklahoma IT Symposium – A large 2 day event covering a variety of current topics. Scheduled for August 25th, 2022
Information Warfare Summit 14 – Last held October 6th, 2021 – Hosted by InfraGard – always a great conference!
Innotech – A large business and technology conference typically held at the Cox Convention center in OKC. Scheduled for October 19th, 2022.
Thunderplains Developer Conference – held simultaneously with Innotech.
Almost every discipline within technology has some group that still meets to discuss the latest news and share their knowledge.
- Web Developers – Meets once a month, often on the first Tuesday as part of the Techlahoma Hack Night
- .NET Developers (aka Tulsa Developers Association) – Meets virtually twice a month
- Java Developers
- Game Developers – Meets once a month on the first Tuesday during the Techlahoma Hack Night
- Tech on Tap – Sadly this seems to have died since Robert Half abandoned Tulsa during the pandemic.
- Data Science