I recently attended and had the chance to speak at WordCamp US 2018 in Nashville. I had a great time. I love conferences that bring people together around a tight theme because it's very likely you'll have something to talk about with every person there. Plus, I rather like WordPress and its community. The vibe was very centered around Gutenberg, as it was released in WordPress 5.0 just as the conference started.
Matt's State of the Word gets into all that:
I took the opportunity to give a brand new talk I've been working on I've called, “Thinking Like a Front-End Developer”:
There were loads of wonderful people there and loads of wonderful talks. Here's a playlist!