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🎫 A list of awesome conferences


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.

Add your conferences below, using the Pull Request Template provided.



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


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


Technical Information Security Conference. Highly recommend it to anyone interested in Information Security topics, be it more or less technical. It is well organized and attracts good speakers. Also, the badges are nice ;) - @peterhuerlimann


It was smashing. highly recommended. - @Annaleen


DevTernity is a conference that brings the conferencing experience to a completely new level. By having some of the most world-wide known IT rockstars, it allows its attendees to get in touch and make new friends from all over the globe. DevTerniy main focus is software excellence and in that sense, the takeout knowledge of the attendees from this conference is extraordinary. - @jovchem


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

Chain React

Chain React is a React Native conference in North America organized by Infinite Red. Infinite Red puts an incredible amount of effort into ensuring the conference attendees have a great experience. If their staff sees you standing by yourself they will come hangout, chat and introduce you to others to share your passion for mobile development. The speakers lineup seems to cover every topic you'd expect. You will even hear from Facebook engineers on the state of React Native. You'll leave the conference with a ton of cool swag and a ton of motivation to build kick ass apps with React Native. - @_SeanGroff


GITEX is a yearly tech conference covering tech topics like AI, blockchain, cloud, robotics, and more. It also has speakers discussing how these technologies can be utilized to build smart cities and improve healthcare and education. Some of the speakers are engineers, VPs, and Chiefs from companies like Google, LinkedIn, eBay, Huawei, and so on. - @o_bahareth

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




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


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.


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.


Help with Speaking

Call for Speakers

These sites list open calls for speakers.

For Organizers

How to host stuff.

Other Lists


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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