Here's a list of the upcoming virtual conferences. Of special note is the ASWF Open Source Days with presentations from project dependencies used by blender like OpenVDB, OSL, OCIO, OpenEXR and others.
From ASWF, "Interested in open source software for vfx and animation? @AcademySWF is hosting Open Source Days on Aug. 19-20 featuring VFX Reference Platform, ACES, OpenTimelineIO, OpenEXR, MaterialX, OpenColorIO, Open Shading Language, and more. Register for free here "
Other virtual conferences:
"The Digital Production Symposium (DigiPro 2020) brings together the world’s premier creators of digital visual effects, animation, and interactive experiences."
"Pipeline conference is a truly global conference that attracts professionals from VFX, Animation, Gaming and Immersive media.
Its an one-of-a-kind event where you can learn and share the latest developments in CG Production Pipeline with the Industry experts."
August 24-28, preconference starts August 17
"Explore the latest innovations in your field and experience this year’s top advancements in computer graphics and interactive techniques from the comfort of your home or office."
Grace Hopper Celebration
Sept 26, Sept 29–Oct 3, 2020
"Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration (vGHC) is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. Learn, network, and be inspired as we work together to achieve intersectional gender and pay parity in tech."