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Awesome Conferences Awesome

:ticket: A list of awesome conferences

Note: This list is currently undergoing substantive changes. Take a look at the new conference entries; if you can, please help out by going through and filling out entries for the older conferences!

Contents

What makes a conference awesome?

  • A code of conduct that is explicitly mentioned and upheld. For more on why, see this.
  • A great line up of talks.
  • A recurring schedule.
  • Diversity; both in the talks and in the community who attend.
  • Grants for students and minorities.
  • Accessibility for disabled persons: wheelchair access, interpreters or captioning, etc.
  • Alcohol-free drink options.
  • Quiet rooms and safe space.

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Conferences

Abstractions

I'm a huge fan of the Code & Supply team, and this conference was everything awesome about their community group in conference form. - @RemyPorter

AndroidMakers

The organizing team did an incredible job to have speakers from all over the world and from different parts of the Android community(Android team, Google Developer Experts, Developers strongly involved in the environment). - @jobot0

Dent:Space

It was smashing. highly recommended. - @Annaleen

JSDC

It invites international speakers from other countries, provides high-quality real-time translation of the talks. - @PeterDaveHello

Old Conferences List

If you see any conferences here that you like // have attended // will attend, please add them to the new list, above! Many hands makes light work.

North American

New York

South American

European

Asian

Australian

Past Conferences

Awwwwards Conference

This conference looks awesome, because Awwwards sets the tone for a lot of great webdesign. I would love to go to this. - @RichardLitt

BackboneConf

This conference was awesome because...

CSS Conf

This conference looks awesome because of the speakers, and because it is hosted by the great Bocoup. - @RichardLitt

  • Website: CSSConf
  • Location: US: Boston, EU, AU, Asia, Oakland, Budapest, Nordic, Argentina
  • Date: September, 2016.
  • Has reminder mailing list: Yes.
  • Twitter: @cssconf
  • Tags: css
  • Attendees: Add your name if you've gone.

GopherConIndia

This conference is awesome because it brings the whole Go community in India at once place and has a great line-up of speakers.- @nikhita

  • Website: GopherConIndia
  • Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India.
  • Date: February, 2017.
  • Has reminder mailing list: No.
  • Twitter: @GopherConIndia
  • Twitter Hashtag: #GCI17
  • Tags: golang.
  • Videos: GCI17.
  • Attendees: Nikhita Raghunath.

Resources

Help with Speaking

Call for Speakers

These sites list open calls for speakers.

For Organizers

How to host stuff.

Other Lists

About

This was seeded initially from @brittanystoroz's Twitter list. The O-Reilly folder is the dedicated front end where you can filter through all of the conferences listed by @joshsimmons on his excel sheet. Initial work on this list was done by @Stephn-R.

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License

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To the extent possible under law, Richard Littauer has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.