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Online JavaScript and Node.js Conferences to Attend

We live in a different world now, and it is necessary to adapt. At the beginning of the year we published a blog post about Node.js and JavaScript conferences you should attend in 2020. Most of those conferences are now cancelled, were rescheduled or moved online.

In this blog post provides a list of online and rescheduled JavaScript and Node.js Conferences to Attend in 2020.

May

ReactEurope - Online

reacteurope

  • Link to join here
  • Date:
    • May 14-15th, 2020 (online conference)
    • May 12-13th-16th, 2020 (online workshops)
  • Tickets: €399-625
  • Speakers here

ReactEurope is historically the place where many new industry standards in the React community are revealed to the world. This included the first public demo of redux and time travel, the release of GraphQL, react native reanimated, mobx-state-tree and more.

Half Stack - Online

Half Stack online

  • Link to join here
  • Date: May 22
  • Tickets: $19
  • Speakers here

An authentic, creative celebration of UI-centric JavaScript and web development.

They felt they could and should do something to further connect the JS and web communities with an infusion of creativity since we cannot currently meet in person.

Sessions focus on things that use the web platform to express creativity, including music, art, VR, thought computing, robots, games, poetry, comedy, and more.

React Finland - Online

react finland

  • Link to join here
  • Date: May 25-28
  • Tickets: €30-249
  • Speakers here

Learn More about React.

Node.js Global Summit - Online

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  • Link to join here
  • Date: May 25-28
  • Tickets: Free - $300
  • Speakers here

Selected NO-WATER DEEP topics
Watch live stream
Access to Q&A sessions
Access to all tracks
Workshops discount
Access to recordings
Slack chat access

June

SmashingConf Live - Online

smashinconf live

  • Link to join here
  • Date: June 9-10
  • Tickets: $175-525
  • Speakers here

Meet SmashingConf Live (June 9–10), a truly smashing, friendly online conference on front-end & UX. With interactive live sessions, practical insights, accessible speakers, collaborative notes and fireplace chats with like-minded folks.

React Next - Likely to be rescheduled

react next

  • Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Date: June 15th
  • Tickets: €155-300
  • Speakers here

750+ attendees shaping the technology of tomorrow, 18+ speakers coming from all around the world, two-track, one-day professional conference.

HolyJS - Online

holyjs

  • Link to join here
  • Date: June 22-25
  • Tickets: €163-650
  • Speakers here

HolyJS 2020 Piter will be the ninth in a row JavaScript conference held by JUG Ru Group. JS developers will be brought together to discuss the present and future of the JavaScript community with the world's leading experts to watch dozens of frontend talks and much more. They will cover both backend and desktop.

OpenJS World - Online

OpenJS

  • Link to join here
  • Date: June 23-24
  • Tickets: Free!
  • Speakers here

The OpenJS Foundation’s annual event brings together the JavaScript and web ecosystem including Node.js, Electron, AMP and more. In 2020, they are going virtual to learn and engage with leaders deploying innovative applications at massive scale.

July

React Week ‘20 - Likely to be rescheduled

react week

  • Location New York, NY.
  • Date: July 14-18
  • Tickets: $599-2,000
  • Speakers here

React Week New York 2020 – 5 days dedicated to React. A community-driven event including:

  • Full-Day Workshops
  • Master Classes
  • Exclusive Meetups
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • 12-Hour Hackathon
  • After parties
  • And they top these off with their main event, a 2-track conference day!

JSCamp Barcelona

jscamp

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Date: July 16-17
  • Speakers here

Participants get to learn best practices and case studies for different developer tools, new frameworks, platforms and techniques across the Web stack.

August

JavaScript and Friends - Likely to be rescheduled

JavaScript and friends

  • Location: Dublin - Ireland
  • Date: August 13-14
  • CFP here

The JavaScript and Friends Conference (JS&Friends) is a not-for-profit conference, organized by a team of volunteers. The organizers are active or aspiring software professionals, who are excited to bring together a diverse group of JavaScript enthusiasts and friends to learn and network. With this conference, the organizers want to contribute to the cultivation of a welcoming, inclusive, and dynamic tech scene throughout the midwestern United States, and beyond!

You Gotta Love Frontend - Rescheduled

yglf

  • Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Date: August 27-28
  • Tickets: €326.70
  • Speakers here

YGLF is a non-profit conference that delivers high-quality content on the hottest frontend topics.

Internationally recognized speakers and attendees from the developer community join together in August, to keep up to date on cutting-edge technologies.

September

React Native EU - Online

react native

  • Link to join here
  • Date: September 1-4
  • Tickets: €80

React Native provides an opportunity to learn about and meet other React Native enthusiasts and to provide you with the best possible conference experience.
‍ As always: Community, core contributors, insights and tons of knowledge - all this is waiting for you at our virtual event.

International JavaScript Conference

ijs

  • Location: London, UK.
  • Date: September 2 - 4
  • Tickets: €494-764
  • Speakers here

Attend inspiring sessions and in-depth workshops to learn what you need to push your JavaScript skills to the next level.

JSNation - Rescheduled

JSNation

  • Location Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Date: September 8-10
  • Tickets: €40-170
  • Speakers here

Do you want to know the future of the JavaScript ecosystem and get connected to a stellar crowd? This conference unites library authors and core teams with engineers. They recognize JavaScript development as an art of engineering, and that is why the conference offers both a JS-driven art exhibition and audiovisual performances powered by JavaScript during the afterparty.

JSDay

JSDay

  • Location: Verona, Italy
  • Date: September 10-11
  • Tickets: €149-369
  • Speakers here

JSDay 2020 is a one-day conference where community members from around the world come together to learn and share information about the latest trends and technologies in professional JS development.

React Summit Amsterdam - Rescheduled

react summit

  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Date: September 11
  • Speakers here

A full-day, two-track conference on all things React, gathering Front-end and Full-stack engineers across the globe in the tech heart of Europe. They are coming back with a new date September 11, 2020. Mark your calendars for the biggest React community event.

Next to the main conference day, be prepared for a number of hands-on workshops, pre-party meetups, and mini conferences throughout the week of the event.

CityJS Conf - Rescheduled

cityjs

  • Location: London, UK.
  • Date: September 14-16
  • Tickets:
  • Speakers here

React, and GraphQL Workshops, 11 International Speakers, all about TypeScript, React, Vue, Testing, IoT, NodeJS, React Native.

October

JS Fest - Rescheduled

JSFest

  • Location: Kyiv - Ukraine
  • Date: October 30-31
  • Tickets: $260-290
  • Speakers here

JS Fest - international conference covering all aspects of JavaScript development. It is one of the biggest JS conferences in Eastern Europe which brings together hundreds of experienced like-minded people.

November

NodeConf Remote - Online

NodeConf

NodeConf Remote will take place from the 2nd – 6th November. The daytime format will remain as close as possible to NodeConf EU with multiple 20 minute talks broadcast each day for free and available for anyone. A collection of remote workshops offered at a modest cost will also be available.

SmashingConf San Francisco - Rescheduled

smashingconf

  • Location: San Francisco, CA.
  • Date: November 10-11
  • Tickets: $499-1497
  • Speakers here

SmashingConf SF 2020 -November 10–11th - is bringing back two full days packed with front-end, UX and all that jazz! Live sessions on performance, accessibility, interface design, copywriting, designing for emotion, debugging and fancy CSS/JS techniques — and a few surprises along the way. 🎸

HalfStack London - Rescheduled

Half Stack London

  • Location: London, UK.
  • Date: November 20th
  • Tickets: $50-200
  • Speakers here

An authentic, high value experience for attendees and sponsors focused on UI-centric JavaScript and web development.

HalfStack carefully curates talks that inspire and inform the audience in a highly interactive and entertaining manner. An intimate feeling where each attendee has time to meet one another.

December

HalfStack Charlotte - Rescheduled

halfstack

  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Date: December 11
  • Tickets: $1000 (team ticket)
  • Speakers here

An authentic, high value experience for attendees and sponsors focused on UI-centric JavaScript and web development.

One Last Thing...

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