Besides giving a glance of the new products, tools and innovative ideas in firsthand, these kind of events are a really good deal for networking with some of the best professionals and companies in the field and share some experiences.
And there are no excuses for those who don’t want to leave their city, state or country to participate: these events may happen in many parts of the world and on many different dates (there might be one happening close to you right now!).
JSConf describes itself as a federation of developers who “share the same idea about how to organize a technical conference”. Events held by their community were already hosted in China, Iceland, Belgium, Budapest, USA, Brazil, Canada, Australia and many other places around the world.
JSConf also has a family of events that it supports, like JSFest, RobotsConf, JSChannel, RejectJS and many others.
Latest announced event: JSConf EU (2017)
More information about JSConf: jsconf.com
Since 2011, BrazilJS has connected more than 5 thousand front-end developers in Brazil. It is an initiative from Nasc, company owned by the same creators of the BrazilJS Conf.
Currently, more than 40 regional events are held along the year around the country, reaching more than 8 thousand developers.
Latest announced event: august 26 – 27, 2016
More information: braziljs.org
The conference was launched in 2012 and besides offering a productive environment for networking, it offers a variety of forums, workshops and sessions.
Latest announced event: not announced yet
More information: conferences.oreilly.com
Latest announced event: december 5, 2016 – Paris, France
More information: dotjs.io
The conference is promoted by Skills Matter, a community founded to help bringing innovation in software engineering by sharing new skills and trends through meetups, conferences and courses.
Latest announced event: july 13 – 15, 2016 – Codenode/ London, UK
More information: skillsmatter.com
Latest announced event: july 29th, 2016 – San Francisco, USA
More information: forwardjs.com
The event is organized by HasGeek, a community that helps promoting conferences, hacknights, workshops and geekups.
Latest announced event: september 15 – 16, 2016
While ReactJS Conf is officially hosted in San Francisco and is organized by Facebook, developers from Europe can attend to ReactEurope, a 3-day event in Paris held by professionals in the field.
For those who live or want to travel to Tel Aviv, here’s another opportunity: ReactNext is hosted in Israel and organized by 500Tech with help from community.
And how about Bratislava, in Slovakia? ReactiveConf is organized by VacuumLabs and puts together more than 30 speakers and 700 attendees around the world.
Latest announced events: ReactJS – february 22 – 23, 2016 (San Francisco, USA) | ReactEurope – june 2 – 3 (Paris, France) | ReactNext – september 15th (Tel Aviv, Israel) | ReactiveConf – october 26 – 28, 2016 (Bratislava, Slovakia)
No time for travel? You can sign up for online conferences
People don’t always have time to travel or their bosses sometimes won’t give them permission to get out of the work for a few days. In this case, the best deal is participating on remote conferences, and there are a lot of them happening during all year. Check some examples below: