15+ Front-end Development Conferences to Attend in 2017

The conference season is usually around a corner, so let us benefaction we with a beam to 2017’s front-end growth discussion landscape. This doesn’t intend to be a comperensive beam though, generally given there are still a garland of conferences where organizers haven’t nonetheless reliable a location and/or date, and there are also many conspicuous conferences on other languages than English.

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Note that many of these conferences have scholarships that might concede we to attend for a reduced cost or even free, and we can still apply as a speaker for a ones that take place after in a year. And because to go? New knowledge, new connections, new places to see, and if we are propitious a wider universe view, too.

1. Jazzcon.Tech, Connect.Tech

Jazzcon.Tech covers all topics a front-end developer might wish to know about. Beyond a HTML-CSS-JavaScript trio, you can find many engaging sessions and workshops (Angular, React, Redux, Progressive Web Apps, information visualization, etc.) on 4 point tracks.

Connect.Tech is a sister discussion taken place in a second partial of a year, dedicated to JavaScript, web- and mobile-related technologies. And… if we buy a sheet for Jazzcon.Tech, we can attend Connect.Tech for totally free.

Jazzcon.Tech – Mar 22-24, 2017, New Orleans, LA

Connect.Tech – Sept 20-22, 2017, Atlanta, GA

2. Render

The single-track, two-day prolonged Render discussion is a successor to jQuery UK, and now it covers a many wider spectrum than jQuery. The many well-known speakers are substantially Jeremy Keith and Rachel Andrew, though their whole line of speakers is impressive. Apart from a talks, we can also take partial in one of a three workshops (web performance, web components JS graphics).

March 30-31, 2017, Oxford, UK

3. An Event Apart

An Event Apart is a array of conferences that takes place in opposite cities in a United States over a march of any year. It’s orderly by a guys behind “A List Apart” web pattern growth magazine. An Event Apart is one of a most prestigious conferences in a industry, always with a clever line of speakers and slicing corner talks.

Apr 3-5, 2017, Seattle, WA

May 15-17, 2017, Boston, MA

Jul 10-12, 2017, Washington, DC

Aug 28-30, 2017, Chicago, IL

Oct 30-Nov 1, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Dec 11-13, 2017, Denver, CO

4. SmashingConf

SmashingConf is orderly by a creditable Smashing Magazine, and it’s substantially one of a best places to get updated on a latest news of front-end techniques, user believe strategies, and web growth practices. SmashingConf has dual locations reliable so distant for this year though there’s customarily another one in a autumn in Europe, too.

Apr 4-5, 2017, San Francisco, CA

June 13-14, 2017, New York, NY


If we wish to take your believe on Angular growth to a subsequent level it can be a good thought to give a shot to NG-Conf that labels itself “the world’s strange Angular conference”.

And if we wish to mix work with vacation, a same guys benefaction Angular developers with NG-Cruise that involves a journey outing from Miami to a Bahamas while attending Angular talks, and participating in associated workshops and panels.

NG-Conf – Apr 5-7, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

NG-Cruise – May 29-June 2, 2017, Miami, FL Bahamas

6. FEDC – Front-End Design Conference

Although not all speakers and sessions have been nonetheless confirmed, a Front-End Design discussion in Florida is a earnest event. The discussion exists given 2009, and on their About page we can get a closer perspective on talks of past years.

Apr 19-21, 2017, St. Petersburg, FL

7. Generate

Generate is orderly by a publisher of Creative Bloq, and it takes place during 3 opposite locations this year. The marks cover trending topics such as front-end tooling, information pattern design, manageable web design, adaptive interfaces, web standards, and many others.

Apr 27-28, 2017, New York, NY

June 9, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Sept 20-22, 2017, London, UK

8. Respond

Respond is Australia’s responsive web pattern discussion orderly side by side with dual other web-related conferences, Code covering front-end engineering, and Direction covering believe and communication design. Respond presents a bunch of engaging topics. It’s endorsed to a whole front-end group from product managers to developers.

May 4-5, 2017, Sydney, Australia

May 8-9, 2017, Melbourne, Australia

May 12, 2017, Brisbane, Australia

9. CSSConf EU, JSConf EU

CSSConf EU and JSConf EU both take place in Berlin, Germany on a same weekend (Fri-Sun), so we can simply attend both if we wish to get updated on a latest developments of CSS and JavaScript as well. You can follow a latest announcements of speakers on the discussion blog.

CSSConf EU – May 5, 2017, Berlin, Germany

JSConf EU – May 6-7, 2017, Berlin, Germany

10. DEVit, Frontend United

The DEVit and Frontend United conferences are both hold in Greece, with usually one week apart. Although they’re not orderly by a same people, you can simply attend both with usually one trip.

DEVit doesn’t usually have front-end sessions, though it also covers backend, DevOps and mobile development. Concerning Frontend United, there’s still not too many information, though a list of already reliable speakers speaks for itself.

DEVit – May 20-21, Thessaloniki, Greece

Frontend United – May 26-27, 2017, Athens, Greece

11. Front-Trends

Front-Trends is a single-track, annual discussion in Warsaw, existent given 2010. The talks are recommended for professionals with middle to modernized knowledge in front-end development. On a home page of a conference we can check out prior years’ sessions.

May 24-26, 2017, Warsaw, Poland

12. O’Reilly Fluent

Fluent is O’Reilly‘s yearly web growth discussion with a far-reaching spectrum of topics, such as web performance, web services, accessibility, front-end frameworks, cross-platform development, and a garland of others.

Before a conference, O’Reilly also offers two-day prolonged web growth courses where we can get an in-depth training in vicious topics, such as on-going web apps, offline apps, microservices, and others.

June 20-22, 2017, San Jose, CA

13. Frontend Conference Zurich

The Frontend Conference Zurich has dual marks with some-more than 20 presentations, and covers a intersection of pattern technology. Speakers are to be presented a latest advancements of web, HCI, and UX pattern and web technologies.

Aug 31-Sept 1, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

14. dotConferences

dotConferences is a array of high-quality developer events hold each year in Paris, France. dotCSS and dotJS are usually dual from a array that contains 5 other conferences as well, i.e. dotSwift, dotSecurity, dotScale, dotAI, and dotGo.

dotCSS and dotJS are hold on dual uninterrupted days, and we can buy a combo sheet for a two. The tickets come at a accessible price, so these conferences can be a good choice for first-goers who wish to set feet in a discussion realm.

dotCSS – Nov 30, 2017, Paris, France

dotJS – Dec 1, 2017, Paris, France

15. The Rich Web Experience

The Rich Web Experience is a four-day prolonged developer eventuality in Florida, hold during a finish of a year. Speakers are not nonetheless confirmed, though a discussion is to cover a different operation of topics from manageable pattern and front-end frameworks to testing, scaling, and security.

Dec 5-8, 2017, Clearwater, FL

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