JavaScript Conferences to Attend and Follow in 2019

Petro Dubno, Software Developer at Bitcom Systems on 2019-03-25

Why attend a conference?

As you’ve stepped on the path of software development, you should understand that this industry is extremely dynamic and requires constant education. Following major tech events helps you be up-to-date on the newest trends and have your professional level upscaled. Not only attending a conference will give you inspiration for your work, but it also provides an opportunity to meet and unite with like-minded people.

Who knows, you might get acquainted with your next business partner, employee, mentor or supervisor. If you don’t want to miss the best 2019 conferences, here’s a list of 17 JavaScript conferences that will take place in the coming months, sorted by date.

VueConf US

VueConf US

VueConf.US, taking place in Florida, will obviously discuss the latest advances of Vue.js framework.

It will cover many topics of interest to Vue-developers:

  • Vue 3 release
  • Techniques for web animation
  • CSS possibilities in Vue.js
  • Vue and Node app to be run anywhere
  • Options of performance optimization
  • SFC Compilation
  • Nuxt.js
  • Web accessibility with Vue.js
  • Ionic and Vue etc.

Date of event: 25-27 March 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, U.S.A.

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

Typeof Conference

Typeof Conference

Typeof will expectedly discuss frontend and web technologies. The speakers will talk about JavaScript frameworks, design, animation, strategy, tools and other related notions.

Date of event: 27-29 March 2019

Location: Porto, Portugal

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

FrontCon

FrontCon

It will be a two-day conference in the Baltics focused on front-end concepts and new technologies.

You will hear talks on:

  • Serverless apps development for frontend developers
  • Vue state management with vuex
  • React Workshop
  • Managing State in React Apps with RxJS
  • JSON Web Tokens
  • 3D graphics in React.js etc.

Date of event: 3-5 April 2019

Location: Riga, Latvia

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

App.js Conf

Appjs Conf

App.js Conf is a two-day conference with interesting workshops and talks on React Native from Expo and Software Mansion.

The speakers will talk about:

  • React Native
  • Gestures and animations
  • Routing and navigations
  • Native modules in JS
  • GraphQL Apps with React Native and AWS AppSync etc.

Date of event: 4-5 April 2019

Location: Krakow, Poland

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

JS Fest

JS Fest

This conference will take place in Ukraine and is supposed to gather 600+ developers.

The topics of the conference include:

  • JS frameworks
  • JS backend
  • Embedded and mobile
  • JS Core
  • Architecture and design
  • Optimisation and testing.

Date of event: 5-6 April 2019

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

React Amsterdam

React Amsterdam

The event will take place in Amsterdam and will focus on React.js.

The conference will host:

  • Trainings
  • Workshops on React, GraphQL, React Native

Date of event: 10-12 April 2019

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

Uphill Conf

Uphill Conf

The Uphill Conf will discuss the latest trends in frontend development via talks and workshops.

The topics to be discussed:

  • RxJS
  • AR on the web
  • Angular state management
  • Vue state management
  • Angular Universal and PWAs.

Date of event: 2-3 May 2019

Location: Bern, Switzerland

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

TECHSPO Toronto

TECHSPO Toronto

TECHSPO Toronto promise to dive into Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech and SaaS Technology.
This technology expo will gather developers, designers, technology providers, brands, marketers, innovators, etc.

Date of event: 16-17 May 2019

Location: Toronto, Canada

Find more information here: Website

JSConf EU

JSConf EU

JSConf.EU is a community event, where professionals will share their knowledge on GraphQL, DevOps, ML, accessibility, new and upcoming JS features, JS frameworks, web performance and PWAs.

Date of event: 1-2 June 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

Angular UP

Angular UP

The conference will take place in Tel Aviv, offering a combination of knowledge sharing and a tour around Israel.
The event will discuss the present and future of Angular and its ecosystem, TypeScript, tools etc.

Date of event: 12 June 2019

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

JSCamp Barcelona

JSCamp Barcelona

JSCamp is an International two-day, single-track, deeply technical conference, covering all known modern web technologies. There are a lot of opportunities to gain from sharing best practices, learnings, and insights from different tools, techniques across the web stack and frameworks.

Date of event: 18-19 July 2019

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

OdessaJS

OdessaJS

A conference will focus on various JavaScript issues, promising to gather 3200 JS developers.

Some of the topics will deal with:

  • Finding security vulnerabilities
  • Scalable APIs using GraphQL and Serverless
  • Immersive web.

Date of event: 20-21 July 2019

Location: Odessa, Ukraine

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

JavaScript and Friends Conference

JavaScript and Friends Conference

If you’re around Columbus in August this year, consider attending a JavaScript and Friends Conference.
It is supposed to gather around 200 JavaScript developers.

Date of event: 2 August 2019

Location: Columbus, U.S.A.

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

NG-DE

NG-DE

NG-DE conference to be held in Germany will focus on Angular developments.
The speakers and topics will be specified later on.

Date of event: 30-31 August 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

JSConf Budapest

JSConf Budapest

JSConf Budapest is a community event, focusing of trends of JavaScript. Check out the speakers and agenda, when it’s ready.

Date of event: 26-27 September 2019

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

Smashing Conference

Smashing Conference

SmashingConf will focus on frontend and UX, and is supposed to provide practical and actionable insights.

Some of the topics of the conference:

  • Performance
  • Accessibility
  • Frontend, React.

Date of event: 15-16 October 2019

Location: New York, U.S.A.

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

dotJS

dotJS

At the end of 2019 we expect dotJS conference to be held in Paris. You will again have a chance to hear more about JS frontend and backend development.

Date of event: 5-6 December 2019

Location: Paris, France

Find more information here: Website / Twitter

Summarizing, the 2019 will expectedly see developments and progress in web animations, 3D graphics, web performance and accessibility, release of new versions of JavaScript frameworks and many other interesting things. The conferences will be a perfect spot to discuss and learn about new features, techniques and tools in JavaScript.