14 Events JavaScript Developers Should Attend In 2018

March 9th, 2018 | By Jscrambler | 6 min read

Attending JavaScript Conferences is a must for JavaScript developers.

That’s because, besides all the learning, these events are an opportunity to create high-level networking with companies like Google, Facebook, Pinterest, Microsoft, Samsung, and many other tech giants. Anyhow, it is one of the best ways to keep up-to-date with the latest trends and to improve your skills in this programming language.

Luckily, there are a lot of those events happening in the year 2018 and in many different parts of the world. If you don’t want to miss the best of them, here is a list of JavaScript conferences.

1. JSConf

JSConf is held by a community of big JavaScript advocates and has been promoted in many parts of the world, such as China, Iceland, Belgium, Budapest, the USA, Brazil, Canada, and Australia.

This year, they have already announced conferences happening in Belgium, Germany, Australia, and the United States. Check the details, including places and dates for each one:

JSConf Australia

With 450 attendees expected, JSConf AU takes place in Melbourne and will count on 16 international speakers to talk about front-end development, design, JavaScript, industry culture, ethics, security, cryptography, and much more.

Date of event: March 21st & 22nd.

JSConf Belgium

The JSConf edition in Belgium will be a two-day event that will bring, as their organizers call, a “healthy mix of well-known and less well-known speakers” to nurture developers with relevant topics. The place and number of attendees haven’t been announced yet.

Date of event: May 29 & 30th.

JSConf EU in Germany

The conference hosted in Berlin already has announced nine speakers out of more than 40 that will participate in the two-day event. Tickets are being sold in batches, so keep an eye on their Twitter to discover when they open new ones.

Date of event: June 2nd & 3rd.


In contrast with other JSConf traditional models, the US edition will have three days. In 2018, the event was hosted in Carlsbad, California, and speakers have not yet been announced.

Date of event: August 21st - 23rd.

2. International JavaScript Conference

The International JavaScript Conference brings people from all over the world to talk about Angular, React, EcmaScript, Node.js, and web development & architecture.

There are more than 30 speakers confirmed for the event, some of them representing companies like Microsoft, McKinsey, Warner Bros, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Date of event: April 11th - 13th.
Where: London, United Kingdom.

3. JSHeroes

Hosted in Romania, JSHeroes will cover one day of workshop and the other two days of lectures and discussions on web development, design, and JavaScript technologies. The conference will bring more than 25 speakers in 2018, some from tech giants like Google, HSBC, Microsoft and 500tech.

Date of event: April 18th - 20th.
Where: Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

4. Universal JS Day

Organized in Italy by GrUSP and FerraraJS, Universal JS Day presents keynotes and workshops on how to use JavaScript to improve applications.

The conference will cover new frameworks and patterns like React Native, Ionic, Server Side Rendering, Progressive Web Apps, Electron, and NativeScript.

Date of event: April 20th.
Where: Ferrara, Italy.

5. React Europe

React Europe aims to discuss ideas, trends, and technologies from the React ecosystem.

Besides having speakers from Airbnb, Facebook, and Khan Academy, the conference promises to bring insights into the use of projects such as ReasonML, React Native Web, React Primitive, and Expo.

Date of event: May 17th & 18th.
Where: Paris, France.

6. AmsterdamJS

JavaScript, no exceptions! That is the premise behind the 6-year-old conference in the heart of the Netherlands. The event will count on the presence of speakers from notorious companies like Elsevier, GitLab, PayPal, Pinterest, and Samsung.

Date of event: May 31st & June 1st.
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

7. FullStack

FullStack might be the conference for developers seeking to boost their way into the Internet of Things community.

In 2018, the event celebrates its fifth edition with keynotes and discussions on JavaScript, Angular, ES6, CSS3, Machine Learning, Functional Programming, React, Babylon, Ember, and many other topics.

Date of event: July 11th - 13th.
Where: London, United Kingdom.

8. JSCamp

JSCamp, formerly AngularCamp, explores the latest trends in web technologies like JavaScript, including React, Angular, TypeScript, NodeJS, Vue, Polymer, and many others. The conference expects to receive more than 500 attendees and offers a discount for early registrations.

Date of event: July 18th - 20th.
Where: Barcelona, Spain.

9. BrazilJS

BrazilJS is one of the biggest events about JavaScript around the world and already gathered together at least 5,000 front-end developers since its beginning.

More than just a conference, the organization behind it also reaches over 10,000 subscribers through its newsletter BrazilJS Weekly, which presents articles, courses, and videos about JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Node.js, and many other relevant topics.

Date of event: August 24th - 25th.
Where: Porto Alegre, Brazil.

10. JSFoo

JSFoo takes place in India. Since 2011, it has brought professionals together to explore new ideas, implement innovative solutions, and learn from each other’s experiences.

The event is promoted by HasGeek, a community that organizes hack nights, workshops, and geekups around the country.

Date of Event: September 13 & 14.
Where: Bangalore, India.

11. dotJS

dotJS is part of dotConferences, a big series of events in Paris dedicated to developers.

The event is known for using the TED-style concept and it’s described as the biggest JS conference in Europe. More than 1,400 people are expected on its 7th edition.

Date of event: November 9th.
Where: Paris, France.

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