A Guide to 2017 Conferences

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Back by popular demand! It’s difficult to keep track of all of the great talks and conferences happening in our industry. Sometimes you may find out too late that an event is taking place, and it’s a real shame when it’s an something you might have attended. We’ve compiled this list so you can see what’s happening, both in your hometown, and abroad. This list will be updated throughout the year.

If you have a conference to add, we’re happy to put it in! Please use the form at the bottom of the post.



Date: January 5-6
Location: Park City, Utah
Link: https://www.frontutah.com/


Date: January 10-13
Location: Sandusky, OH
Link: http://codemash.org

Agent Conference

Date: January 20-21
Location: Dornbirn, Austria
Link: http://agent.sh/

SoEmber Conf

Date: January 27
Location: San Diego, CA
Theme: Ember.js
Link: http://soember.com


UXDEV Summit

Date: Feb. 1-3
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Link: http://www.uxdsummit.com


Date: February 4-5
Location: Brussels
Link: https://fosdem.org/2017/


Date: February 11-12
Location: Copenhagen
Theme: Angular
Link: https://ngvikings.org


Date: February 13-17
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Link: http://www.webstock.org.nz/17/

SVG Summit

Date: Feb. 15
Location: Online
Theme: SVG
Link: http://SVGSummit.com/

SustainableUX Conference

Date: Feb. 16
Location: Online
Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainableux-2017-tickets-27282085452


Date: February 18
Location: Madrid
Link: http://frontfest.es/

The Rolling Scopes Conference

Dates: February 18-19
Location: Minsk, Belarus
Link: https://2017.conf.rollingscopes.com/

Web Animation Workshops SF

Date: Feb 20-21
Location: San Francisco
Link: https://webanimationworkshops.com/


Date: Feb 22-24
Location: Atlanta, GA
Link: http://www.devnexus.com


Dates: Workshops Feb 25- March 5, Conference March 1
Location: San Francisco, CA
Link: ForwardJS.com
Theme: JavaScript


AMP Conf

Date: March 7-8
Location: New York
Theme: The house conference of the open source Accelerated Mobile Pages project.
Link: https://ampproject.org/amp-conf-2017


Date: Mar 7-8
Location: jDays
Link: http://www.jdays.se/

React Conf

Date: March 13-14
Location: Santa Clara
Theme: React
Link: Coming Soon

JS Remote Conf

Date: March 15-16
Location: Online
Theme: JavaScript
Link: https://devchat.tv/conferences/js-remote-conf-2017


Date: Mar 16
Location: Amsterdam
Theme: Angular
Link: http://ng-nl.org/


Date: March 22-24
Location: New Orleans, LA
Link: http://jazzcon.tech/

Codemotion Rome

Date: Mar 24-25
Location: Rome
Link: http://rome2017.codemotionworld.com/

MobCon Europe

Date: March 25-26
Location: Sofia
Link: http://mobcon.com/mobcon-europe/

React London

Date: March 28
Location: London, UK
Link: https://react.london/
Theme: ReactJS

JavaScript Summit

Date: TBA
Location: Online
Theme: JavaScript

Design it; Build it

Date: March 30-31
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Theme: Design & Front-End Dev
Link: http://www.dibiconference.com


Date: March 28-29
Location: Portland, Oregon
Theme: Ember.js and Front-End Development
Link: http://emberconf.com

Render Conf

Date: March 30-31
Location: Oxford, UK
Link: http://2017.render-conf.com/



Date: April 1
Location: London
Theme: Diversity in Tech and Gaming
Link: https://www.alterconf.com/conferences/london-england


Date: April 1
Location: Novosibirsk, Russia
Link: http://2017.codefest.ru/speakers/en/

An Event Apart

Date: April 3-5
Location: Seattle
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/seattle-2017


Date: April 4-5
Location: San Francisco
Link: http://smashingconf.com/


Date: Apr 6
Location: Minsk, Belarus
Link: http://unitedconf.com/

ng-conf 2017

Date: April 5-7
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Link: https://www.ng-conf.org/

Bulgaria Web Summit

Date: April 7-8
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Link: https://bulgariawebsummit.com/

Front End Design Conference

Date: April 19-21
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Link: frontenddesignconference.com/

React Amsterdam

Date: April 21
Location: Amsterdam, NL
Link: http://react-amsterdam.com/


Date: April 21-22
Location: New York, NY
Theme: A tech conference designed for new coders.
Link: https://events.google.com/io/

KharkivCSS #2

Date: April 22
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Theme: CSS
Link: http://kharkivcss.org/

WebCamp Ljubljana

Date: April 22
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Link: http://2017.webcamp.si/

FITC Toronto

Date: April 23-25
Location: Toronto, Canada
Link: http://fitc.ca/event/to17/

Open Vis Conf

Date: April 24-25
Location: Boston, MA
Theme: Data Visualization
Link: https://openvisconf.com/


Date: April 27-28
Location: New York, NY
Link: https://www.generateconf.com/new-york-2017/


CSV Conf

Date: May 2-3
Location: Portland
Theme: CSV Conf is a non-profit community conference run by people who love data and sharing knowledge. CSV Conference is a conference about data sharing and data tools.
Link: http://csvconf.com


Date: May 5
Location: Berlin, Germany
Link: http://2017.cssconf.eu/


Date: May 6-7
Location: Madrid
Theme: Javascript
Link: jsday.es/

JS Conf EU

Date: May 6-7
Location: Berlin, Germany
Link: http://2017.jsconf.eu/


Date: May 8–9- Training & Tutorials, May 10–11- Conference
Location: Austin, TX
Theme: Open Source
Link: http://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/oscon-tx

Pixel Up!

Date: May 8-10
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Link: http://pixelup.co.za


Date: May 9-10
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Link: https://www.frontutah.com/


Date: May 10-11
Location: Verona, Italy
Link: http://2017.jsday.it/

An Event Apart

Date: May 15-17
Location: Boston
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/boston-2017

Google I/O

Date: May 17-19
Location: Mountain View, CA
Link: https://events.google.com/io/


Date: May 18-19
Location: North Charleston
Link: https://2017.syntaxcon.com/

React Europe

Date: May 18-19
Location: Paris, France
Theme: React
Link: https://www.react-europe.org/

Beyond Tellerrand

Date: May 15-17
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Link: http://beyondtellerrand.com/

DEVit Conference

Date: May 20-21
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Link: http://devitconf.org/

User Experience Lisbon

Date: May 23-26
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Link: https://www.ux-lx.com/


Date: May 24-26
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Link: https://2017.front-trends.com/

UX London

Date: May 24-26
Location: London, England
Theme: UX
Link: http://2017.uxlondon.com/

Frontend United

Date: May 26-27
Location: Athens, Greece
Link: http://frontendunited.org/


Date: May 4-5
Location: Sydney
Date: May 8-9
Location: Melbourne
Date: May 12
Location: Brisbane
Theme: Responsive Web Development
Link: http://www.webdirections.org/respond16/


Web Rebels

Date: June 1-2
Location: Oslo, Norway
Link: https://www.webrebels.org/


Date: June 1-2
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Link: www.revolutionconf.com


Date: June 3
Location: Hong Kong
Link: http://webconf.asia


Date: June 3-4
Location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Link: https://holyjs-piter.ru/


Date: June 7-9
Location: Faenza, Italy
Theme: Web Typography and Design
Link: http://2017.kerning.it

UX Scotland

Date: June 7-9
Location: Edinburgh, UK
Theme: User Experience and Design
Link: uxscotland.net/2017/

JS Heroes

Date: June 8-9
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Link: http://jsheroes.io/


Date: June 9
Location: San Francisco
Link: https://www.generateconf.com/

Reactjs Day

Date: June 10
Location: Verona, Italy
Link: www.reactjsday.it


Date: June 13-14
Location: New York
Link: http://lanyrd.com/2017/smashingconf-new-york/


Date: June 14-16
Location: Columbia SC
Link: http://convergese.com/


Date: June 15
Location: Denver, CO
Theme: JavaScript (and Dinosaurs)
Link: http://dinosaurjs.org

Contao Konferenz

Date: June 15-16
Theme: All about the open source cms contao
Location: Potsdam (near Berlin)
Link: https://www.contao-konferenz.de/


Date: June 16
Theme: CSS, Graphics, Typography
Link: https://pitercss.com/

O’Reilly Fluent

Date: June 19–20, 2017 for training, June 20–22, 2017 for tutorials and conference
Location: San Jose, CA
Link: http://conferences.oreilly.com/fluent/fl-ca

Vue Conf

Date: June 21-23
Location: Wrocław, Poland
Link: https://conf.vuejs.org/

Pixel Pioneers Bristol

Date: June 22
Location: Bristol
Link: https://pixelpioneers.co/



Date: July 1
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Link: www.frontinsampa.com.br

An Event Apart

Date: July 10-12
Location: Washington DC
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/washington-dc-2017


Date: July
Theme: Developer event focused on JavaScript and the future of the Web. Learn about the latest trends, tooling and more! We all love the web!
Location: Barcelona
Link: https://angularcamp.tech


Date: July 12-14
Location: London
Link: https://skillsmatter.com/conferences/8264-fullstack-2017-the-conference-on-javascript-node-and-internet-of-things

Design & Content Conference

Date: July 17-19
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Theme: Design and Content
Link: http://www.designcontentconf.com/


Date: July 26-27
Location: Melbourne
Date: July 31- August 1
Location: Sydney
Date: August 4
Location: Brisbane
Link: https://www.webdirections.org/code/


DjangoCon US

Date: August 13
Location: Spokane, WA
Link: https://2017.djangocon.us

Web Animations Workshops Denver

Date: August 18
Location: Denver, CO
Link: https://webanimationworkshops.com/


Date: August 16-18
Location: Minneapolis
Link: http://www.midwestjs.com/

React Rally

Date: August 24-25
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Theme: React
Link: http://www.reactrally.com/


Date: August 25-26
Location: Brazil
Link: https://braziljs.org/conf/2017/

An Event Apart

Date: August 28-30
Location: Chicago
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/chicago-2017

Frontend Conference Zurich

Date: 31 August – 1 September
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Link: https://frontendconf.ch/


Web Animations Workshops Paris

Date: Sept 4-5
Location: Paris, France
Link: https://webanimationworkshops.com/


Date: September 7-8
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Link: http://nordicjs.com


Date: September 8
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Link: http://refresh.rocks/

At the Frontend

Date: September 12-13
Location: Copenhagen, DK
Link: http://atthefrontend.dk/


Date: Sept 16-17
Location: Ekaterinburg, Russia
Link: http://fronttalks.ru/


Date: Sept 20-22
Location: London
Link: https://www.generateconf.com/


Date: Sep 20-22
Location: Atlanta
Link: www.connect.tech

Web Unleashed

Date: September 25-26
Location: Toronto
Link: http://fitc.ca/event/webu17/

Design Matters

Date: September 27-28
Location: Copenhagen, DK
Theme: Digital Design
Link: https://designmatters.io/


Polymer Summit

Date: September or October
Location: London
Link: https://www.polymer-project.org/summit


Date: Oct 8-11
Location: Hartford, CT
Link: https://2017.highedweb.org/

CSS Dev Conf

Date: October 9-11
Location: New Orleans
Link: http://2017.cssdevconf.com/

Mirror Conf

Date: October 10—13
Location: Braga, Portugal
Link: http://www.mirrorconf.com/

Midwest UX

Date: October 12-14
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Link: http://2017.midwestuxconference.com/

Web Animations Workshops Pittsburgh

Date: October 13
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Link: https://webanimationworkshops.com/

Empire JS

Date: October 22
Location: New York, NY
Theme: JavaScript
Link: http://2017.empirejs.org/

#fstoco – Full Stack Toronto Conference 2017

Date: Oct 23-24
Theme: Diversity and Inclusion has always been our focus, and this year we will be focusing on ready for production technology with a sprinkle of inspirational new content.
Location: Toronto
Link: http://2017.fsto.co

Revolve Conference

Date: October 25-27
Location: Charleston, SC
Link: https://2017.revolveconference.com/

An Event Apart

Date: October 30- November 1
Location: San Francisco
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/san-francisco-2017



Date: November
Location: Bulgaria
Link: http://jstalks.net

JSTalks Bulgaria

Date: Nov 18
Location: Sofia
Theme: A community event, dedicated to JavaScript and all related technologies and frameworks
Link: http://www.jstalks.net/

Pixel Pioneers Belfast

Date: November 16
Location: Belfast
Link: https://pixelpioneers.co/


Date: November 28
Location: San Francisco
Link: https://www.clarityconf.com/


WordCamp US 2017

Date: Dec 1-3
Theme: WordPress
Location: Nashville, TN
Link: https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/

The Rich Web Experience

Date: Dec 5-8
Location: Clear Water, Florida
Link: https://therichwebexperience.com/


Date: Dec 7-8
Location: Belgium
Theme: Angular
Link: https://ng-be.org/

An Event Apart

Date: December 11-13
Location: Denver
Link: https://aneventapart.com/event/denver-2017

TBA Conferences

There are a lot of conferences that will be around this year that don’t yet have dates or an updated site. Here is a list of some of them to watch out for, we’ll be updating them as details come in. If you are the organizer of one of these conferences, please fill out the form below to provide us with details.

  • Clarity Conf
  • RWD Summit
  • CSS Conf AU
  • Space City JS
  • JSConf Uruguay
  • Industry Conf
  • HTML5DevConf
  • CSSConf Budapest
  • JSConf Budapest
  • Valio Con
  • Port80
  • CSSconf Nordic
  • CSS Day + HTML Special
  • JS Conf Iceland
  • Nebraska JavaScript Conference
  • Reasons to be Creative
  • Nightly Build
  • Full Stack Fest
  • ReactNext 2016
  • From the Front
  • NCDevCon
  • FrontTalks
  • CSS Conf
  • LibertyJS
  • View Source Berlin
  • Front Porch
  • Empire Node
  • Mixin Conf
  • Progressive Web App Dev Summit
  • SassConf
  • View Source Seattle
  • Graphical Web
  • ELA Conf
  • Nodevember
  • CSS Conf Asia
  • JS Conf Asia
  • JS Kongress Munich
  • CSS Conf AU
  • JS Conf AU
  • Ampersand
  • dotCSS
  • dotJS
  • CSSDay.io
  • WebCamp Zagreb

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