Conferences, events and workshops are a great way to connect face to face with professionals who share the same passion as you. We’ve featured below a selection of developer events from around the world.
Middle East & Africa
London, UK – ODSC Europe: One of the largest applied data science conferences in Europe. Speakers include some of the core contributors to many open source tools, libraries, and languages.
September 19 – 22
Silver pass £429 GBP
London, UK – Rework Deep Learning Summit: Bridging the gap between the latest technological research advancements and real world applications in business and society.
September 20 – 21
Standard pass £795 GBP, Student / Academic pass £395 GBP
Hamburg, Germany – Next: Be there, when international digital minds share their knowledge about digital trends and their impact on human behaviour (find out more below).
September 21 – 22
€890 EUR (needs permission for application)
Riga, Latvia – Baltic Honeybadger: The Baltic Honeybadger conference is the first major event in Latvia dedicated to Bitcoin and the technologies built around it.
September 22 – 23
Late bird ticket price €399 EUR
Barcelona, Spain – OpenMPCon: The OpenMP Developers Conference is the annual forum for the discussion of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP. It is the premier forum to present and discuss applications, tools, techniques, libraries and trends relating to parallel programming with OpenMP.
September 24 – 26
OpenMPCon + Tutorial + IWOMP €700 EUR
London, UK – IP Expo Europe: With six top IT events under ONE roof, 300+ exhibitors and 300+ free to attend seminar sessions, IP EXPO Europe is the must-attend IT event of the year for CIOs, heads of IT, security specialists, heads of insight and tech experts. The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT. IP EXPO Europe now incorporates IP EXPO, Cyber Security X, Developer X, AI-Analytics X, Internet of Things X and Blockchain X.
October 3 – 4
Access Plus Pass £650 GBP
Madrid, Spain – South Summit: South Summit is the leading Innovation Global Platform which connects top innovators from Southern Europe and Latin America to the world´s most powerful investors, and corporations, who are searching for the next big thing.
October 3 – 5
Attendee pass €198 EUR
London, UK – O’Reilly AI Conference: breakthroughs, best practices, and business transformation.
October 8 – 11
Bronze pass £1,195 GBP
London, UK – JAX London: The Conference for Java & Software Innovation. A four-day conference for cutting-edge software engineers and enterprise-level professionals. JAX brings together the world’s leading innovators in the fields of JAVA, microservices, continuous delivery and DevOps.
October 8 – 11
Four day pass £849 GBP
London, UK – Artificial Intelligence Conference: The Artificial Intelligence Conference brings the growing AI community together to explore the most essential issues and innovations in applied AI. We’ll delve into practical business applications, compelling use cases, rock-solid technical skills, tear-downs of successful AI projects, and dissections of failures in key topic areas.
October 9 – 11
Bronze Pass £1,195 GBP
Basel, Switzerland – Cloud Foundry Summit Europe 2018: From startups to the Fortune 500, Cloud Foundry is used by enterprises around the globe to automate, scale and manage cloud apps throughout their lifecycle. Cloud Foundry Summit Europe is the premier event for end users to learn the platform from those who build and use it every day. Join hundreds of developers in Basel to learn how to run apps at scale – using a platform or containers on multiple clouds.
October 10 – 11
Attendee registration € 549 EUR, or €494 + €285 registration plus Certified Developer Exam
Edinburgh, UK – The Linux Security Summit (LSS): a technical forum aiming to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security challenges.
October 25 – 26
Attendee ticket $100 USD
Lisbon, Portugal – PGConf.EU: PostgreSQL Conference Europe 2018 will be held on October 23-26 in Lisbon, Portugal at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. At the biggest PostgreSQL event in Europe, you can expect three days packed with presentations about PostgreSQL and related technologies, one day of extended training classes, and the usual hallway and social tracks!
October 13 – 16
Standard ticket €270 EUR
Malta – Malta Blockchain Summit: Malta, with its new regulatory framework, is leading the pack. The Malta Blockchain Summit is a reflection of this momentum. Expect a buzzing expo and riveting discussions about the world-changing potential applications of the Blockchain as well as AI, Big Data, Quantum Technology and IoT. The Summit anticipates 5,000 delegates and will also feature a Hackathon as well as an ICO Pitch with hundreds of investors.
November 1 – 2
On-time ticket €129 EUR
Lisbon, Portugal – Web Summit 2018: Web Summit started as a simple idea in 2010: Let’s connect the technology community with all industries, both old and new. It seemed to resonate. Web Summit has grown to become the “largest technology conference in the world”.
November 5 – 8
Full attendee, early bird €675 EUR
Antwerp, Belgium – Devoxx Belgium 2018: The Deep Dive days is a chance to get heavily under the skin of a subject. There are several types of sessions running during these two days. Then Conference days provide a variety of session formats for attendees to enjoy.
November 12 – 16
Deep Dive tickets €350 EUR
Berlin, Germany – OpenStack Summit Berlin: Join the people building and operating open infrastructure, with over 200 sessions and workshops on Container Infrastructure, CI/CD, Telecom + NFV, Public Cloud, Private & Hybrid Cloud and members of open source communities like Kubernetes, Docker, OPNFV, Ansible, Ceph, ONAP, Open vSwitch , and OpenStack.
November 13 – 15
Tickets at $999 USD
Berlin, Germany – Disrupt Berlin 2018: If you’re serious about startups, we’re still keeping it as real as ever. At Disrupt, everyone is a startupper – no matter if you’re a founder, investor, hacker or tech leader. So much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, hundreds of startups in Startup Alley, Workshops and legendary networking at our After Parties… and we’re in Berlin, right where many startup dreams begin.
November 29 – 30
Tickets €745 EUR
Tokyo, Japan – TechInAsia Tokyo: Learn from the world’s tech leaders – Tech in Asia Tokyo 2018 expects to showcase over 120 exciting startups.
Sep 20 – 21
General Pass ¥49,000 YEN
Shanghai, China – Google Developer Days China 2018: Google Developer Days China 2018 will be held on Sep. 20th and Sep. 21st in Shanghai, with topics covering Machine Learning, ARCore, Android, Play, WearOS, Accessibility, the Mobile Web, Firebase, Assistant, IoT, Cloud, Flutter, Ads, Design and so on.
September 20 – 21
Singapore – PHP Conference Asia 2018: spreading the adoption, knowledge and professionalism of PHP and its derivative technologies.
September 26 – 29
Super early bird (conference only) $198 SGD
Singapore – Startup Weekend Singapore Mega 2018: Turn your ideas to reality in just 54 hours! Join forces with smart, passionate individuals to brainstorm, design products and validate your ideas with high caliber mentors and judges.
September 28 – 30
Ticket cost $104 USD
Bengaluru, India – Red Hat Forum Bengaluru 2018: Automation, AI, machine learning–these are a gift we gave ourselves, the luxury of reclaimed time to wonder. To ask not only “What if?” but also “What for?” and “With whom?”
Tokyo, Japan – Scaling Bitcoin Tokyo: Scaling Bitcoin ‘Kaizen’, focuses on the systematic identification of portions of the Bitcoin protocol that best lend themselves to continuous, non-’consensus layer’ improvement.
October 6 – 7
General attendance $300 USD
Shanghai, China – Huawei Connect 2018: To create new opportunities and boost efficiency, organizations must embrace digital platforms that are open, agile, and equipped with state-of-the-art AI capabilities. Join us at HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, and let’s explore new opportunities together.
October 10 – 12
Ordinary pass $120 USD
Beijing, China – Xilinx Developer Forum: XDF connects software developers and system designers to the deep expertise of Xilinx engineers, partners, and industry leaders. You will leave the forum with insights and inspiration to tackle your next breakthrough in application or system design.
Sydney, Australia – FutureStack18 Sydney: Accelerate to the Future. An intensive and informative day for modern technology professionals. Modern IT perspectives, Inspiring speakers, Success Stories, Meet our Software Engineers, New Relic University training, Demos and networking.
Shandong Sheng, China – National High Performance Computing Annual Conference: The industry leaders, scientific research scholars, program design, software development, engineering simulation, equipment procurement, operation and maintenance services, etc., as well as university teachers and students, government and media personnel are welcome to attend. For the first time, the world’s latest high-performance computing, cloud computing, big data, storage, system integration and other hardware manufacturing, software development, design and service of cutting-edge dynamics and technology trends!
October 18 – 20
Multiple locations – ARM Tech Symposia APAC: The Arm Tech Symposia is a global annual event designed to share with audience the first-hand market observation, the latest Arm technology roadmap, the up-to-date diverse Arm based devices and applications. This is also a platform where partners from over 1,000 Arm Community and ecosystem gather together demonstrating their products & solutions based on Arm, exchanging market intelligence and tackling the challenges.
China: Shanghai Oct 22 / Beijing, Oct 24/ Shenzhen, Oct 26 ——- India: Bangalore, Nov 20 ——- Taiwan: Taipei, Nov 1 / Hsinchu, Nov 2 ——- Korea: Seoul, Nov 13 ——- Japan: Tokyo, Dec 6
Jakarta, Indonesia – Tech in Asia Jakarta 2018: helps your business stay ahead of the curve by uncovering the latest trends and building connections with industry leaders and passionate individuals in the tech community.
October 23 – 24
General pass $197 USD
Tokyo, Japan – LoRa Alliance Members Meeting and LoRaWAN™ LIVE – Tokyo LoRa: The LoRa Alliance will host our next Members Meeting from the October 23 – 25 2018 at the Hilton Tokyo.
October 23 – 25
Sponsor, Contributor, Institutional Members $250 USD
Shanghai, China – Cloud Foundry Day China 2018: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon is the place for the cloud-native community, and Cloud Foundry is synonymous with cloud-native.
Attendee All-Access Standard Early Bird ￥1,500 YEN
Singapore – BlockShow: attend to learn something new & meet a whole community of like-minded professionals.
November 27 – December 1
Standard ticket $988 USD (until Oct 8)
Sanya, China – 2018 International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence: ACAI 2018 is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence to a common forum. ACAI 2018, aims to bring together researchers, engineers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry working in all major areas and interdisciplinary areas of Algorithms, Computing and Artificial Intelligence.
December 21 – 23
Regular author ticket $500 USD
New York, NY – O’Reilly Strata Data Conference: dissect case studies, develop new skills through in-depth tutorials, share emerging best practices in data science, and imagine the future.
September 12 – 13
Bronze pass $1,795 USD (until Sept 10).
Los Angeles, CA – Mobile World Conference Americas: Mobile World Congress Americas is the premiere event where industry leaders come to progress business. Attendees will gain valuable insights on trends and future predictions for the mobile technology industry.
September 12 – 14
Silver Pass $300 USD
Los Angeles, CA – Data Science Salon: a destination conference which brings together specialists face-to-face to educate each other, illuminate best practices, and innovate new solutions in a casual atmosphere.
Individual pass $350 USD.
San Francisco, CA – The AI Summit: now in its 3rd year, The AI Summit is the world’s first and largest conference & exhibition to look at the practical implications of AI for enterprise organisations, the actual solutions that are transforming business productivity.
September 19 – 20
Full price conference pass $1,999 USD.
Multiple locations in USA – Domino Data Science Pop-up: These day-long events bring together the data science leaders of today and tomorrow who are passionate about asking the right questions, identifying problems worth solving, and connecting the dots between quantitative research and business value. Our goal is to present model management methodologies, techniques, and real stories that will improve the way data science work happens.
Austin, Sept 19 / NY, Oct 16 / Chicago, Oct 30 / Boston, Nov 6.
San Francisco, CA – Crypto Economics Security Conference (CESC) 2018: This conference will explore the economic security aspects of blockchain protocols, including game theory, incentive design, mechanism design and market design along with other topics related to crypto-economics security, and to foster collaborations among researchers and practitioners working on these topics.
October 10 – 11
Early admission, general pass $125 USD
Boston, MA – International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps (PAPIs): the 1st series of international conferences dedicated to real-world Machine Learning applications, and the innovations, techniques and tools that power them.
October 15 – 17
Passes from $25 USD
Las Vegas, NV – AI Deep Dive at Money 2020: bringing together the artificial intelligence (AI) thought leaders who are disrupting the way in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money.
October 21 – 24
Attendee pass $3,200 USD (until Sept 7)
Toronto, Canada – Rework Deep Learning Summit: bridging the gap between the latest technological research advancements and real world applications in business and society.
October 25 – 26
Standard pass C$1,995, Student / Academic pass C$695
San Francisco, CA – Open Data Science Conference: Attend ODSC West 2018 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.
October 31 – November 3
Silver ticket $599 USD
Las Vegas, NV – World Crypto Con: World Crypto Con (WCC) is a global stage for industry leaders to share their projects and technologies with thousands of investors, experts, developers, businesses and attendees who are using blockchain and cryptocurrency to redefine our everyday lives.
October 31 – November 2
General admission (discounted ticket) $899 USD
Miami, FL – Data Science Salon: a destination conference which brings together specialists face-to-face to educate each other, illuminate best practices, and innovate new solutions in a casual atmosphere.
November 6 – 7
Individual pass $285 USD.
Los Angeles, CA – RubyConf Los Angeles 2018: RubyConf has been the main annual gathering of Rubyists from around the world since 2001.RubyConf is brought to you by the team at Ruby Central, as well as a small but dedicated corps of volunteers. While we depend on the awesomeness of the whole Ruby community to contribute to a terrific experience every year, there are a few individuals that work especially hard to produce RubyConf.
November 13 – 15
San Francisco, CA – MLconf: This single-day, single-track event will host a variety of relevant presentations of today’s application of machine learning techniques and algorithms from experts from Google Brain, Uber, Facebook, Baidu, Tesla, & More. The event will host presentations on novel applications of machine learning within real-world arenas such as: geospatial data, cancer metastasis detection, various NLP challenges, and more to be announced soon.
Starting price $250 USD
Houston, TX – RE•WORK Applied AI Summit Houston: Real-life AI applications, case studies, business insights & results from leading companies leveraging AI to solve problems in enterprise. Attendees including CTOs & CEOs, Chief Data Scientists, Technology Transformation Manager, Applied Data Scientist, Business Strategists, Innovation Leaders, Chief AI Officer & CIOs, Head, Enterprise Architecture, Founders.
November 29 – 30
Early Bird Pass (exp. Oct 5) $1,095 USD
Las Vegas, NV – AWS re:Invent: Join us for deeper technical content, more hands-on learning opportunities, keynote announcements, a bigger and better Partner Expo, exciting after-hours events, and the best party in technology—re:Play.
November 26 – 30
Full conference pass $1,799 USD
Montreal, Canada – NIPS 2018: The Thirty-second Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) is a multi-track machine learning and computational neuroscience conference that includes invited talks, demonstrations, symposia and oral and poster presentations of refereed papers. Following the conference, there are workshops which provide a less formal setting.
December 3 – 8
Regular registration $400 USD
Bogota , Colombia – TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Colombia: The TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Colombia is the main fair of the Audio, Video, Lighting, Domotics, Networks, Voice and Data industry held in Colombia. It will be representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide.
October 3 – 5
Buenos Aires, Argentina – LatinCorr: The LatinCorr provide a space conducive to networking and business among the leading global companies, technology providers and their users directly. It focuses on the activities developed in Latin America. It will bring together professionals from different countries of the world, especially from Central and South America, to discuss topics ranging from microbiological corrosion to corrosion in the nuclear industry.
October 23 – 25
Full ticket price $450 USD
S.L.P., Mexico – Conisoft 2018: The 6th edition of the International Conference in Software Engineering Research and Innovation (CONISOFT’18) aims to bring together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and government to advance the state of the art in Software Engineering, as well as generate synergy between academia and industry to define an agenda for collaboration to support and promote the development of the software industry in Mexico and at the international level.
October 24 – 26
One-paper author, ticket price $3,000.00 pesos
Buenos Aires, Argentina – International Symposium on Experimental Robotics: ISER is a single-track symposium focusing on presentations of the latest experimental research in robotics. The goal of ISER symposia is providing a forum for research in robotics that focuses on the novelty of theoretical contributions validated by experimental results.Each ISER Symposium also features outreach activities to the young generations of scientists and engineers in the host region and culture activities to facilitate understanding and appreciation of the unique heritage of the host region.
November 5 – 8
Fortaleza, Brazil – Bitconf (Summer Edition): The BitConf is the most traditional event about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Participate and engage with leading solution providers in blockchain and crypto-coins in Brazil.
November 16 – 17
General Pass 450 BRL
Middle East & Africa
Cape Town, South Africa – AI Expo Africa: AI Expo Africa 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the AI Economy in Africa and creating the largest business focused AI Community across the region. With an expected footfall of 800 people, delegates will enjoy a packed 2 day agenda.
September 9 – 11
Cape Town, South Africa – RedHat Forum South Africa 2018: Join us on September 13th to learn more from leading enterprises and partners as they share success stories of their digital journeys.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Red Hat Forum Riyadh 2018: The Red Hat Forum in Riyadh is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies. The event brings together CxOs, IT decision makers, architects and developers amongst others to discuss topics such as DevOps, hybrid cloud, containers, SAP Migration to SAP HANA, and many more topics that are driving innovation.
Johannesburg, South Africa – PostgreS Conf South Africa 2018: The second South African PostgresConf will take place in Johannesburg on 9 October 2018, with attendees representing a diverse class of professionals and companies from around the country and across the continent. This is an opportunity for the database administration and developer community who use PostgreSQL to get to know each other, exchange ideas and learn about the current features and upcoming trends within PostgreSQL.
Full ticket cost incl meals, R2 475
Challenge! Dubai, UAE & Lagos, Nigeria – Innov8Agric Challenge: the online application for MTFC’ 2018 Agric Innovation Challenge. The MTFC Agric Challenge is aimed at promoting innovative ideas and enterprises that focus on food production, agro processing, farmers’ education, soil protection, agri-technology, and any other service in the agriculture value chain. USD 5,000 Grand Prize in grants to the winning team.
Cape Town, South Africa – Africacom 2018: AfricaCom is the largest and most influential Africa-focused technology event in the world – the meeting place for those driving Africa’s digital transformation. It is a vibrant learning and networking platform for everybody involved in powering Africa’s digital economy.
November 13 – 15
Cape Town, South Africa – AfricArena: A conference that showcases Africa’s best startups and innovators in front of an audience of local and international investors looking for world-class talent.
November 15 – 16
AfricArena 2-day pass, Early Bird, R3999
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