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10 Best JavaScript Conferences And Events To Attend In 2020 and 2021

Sep 286 min read

Michał Rejman

IT Marketing Strategist at Ideamotive. Travel addict and remote work advocate.

According to Stack Overflow, JavaScript has been the most commonly used programming language for the last eight years. This language is very widely used, so more and more developers decide to improve their knowledge of JS and related technologies such as Angular, React, Vue.js, or Node.js by participating in events dedicated to those subjects. 

 

If you are looking for the best JavaScript and Front-end development conferences - this article may be useful for you. Here you will find both stationary and online events. Check where it is worth attending in the next few months!

How to choose the best JavaScript event in 2020 and 2021?

Before we move on to the list of specific events, we would like to explain to you the way we chose the top 10 of them. We decided to focus on events that can be interesting for both developers and companies looking for employees. Therefore, we took into account such issues as: 

  • interesting and innovative topics discussed during these events
  • a wide networking opportunities
  • coding workshops, labs, or hackathons in the program
  • lecturers recognized as industry experts
  • participation of the leading tech companies
  • impressions of participants of previous editions

It is also worth noting that some of them will be online for the first time. It is a great opportunity for JavaScript Developers from another part of the world to finally participate in them.

 

We hope that our choices will appeal to you and you will find something perfect for you!

1. Enterprise-NG

When & where: November 19 - 20, 2020 | Online event

How much: Prices vary from $299 to $499

Web & social: https://www.ng-conf.org/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

If you are interested in world-class Angular conferences, you have probably heard about NG-Conf that takes place in Salt Lake City (US). In 2020 the organizers had to move the conference to the online zone (called by them "Cyberspace"). For this reason, they also changed their name to EnterpriseNG. Despite the necessary changes, the organizers took care to ensure the highest possible quality of this event. With their innovative Hallway Track and other innovative features, you'll be able to be a fully active participant in this meeting. 

 

It will be a two-day conference focused on Angular in the enterprise. This year's edition will be devoted to four main topics:

  1. Monorepos
  2. Micro frontends
  3. Performance & Scalability
  4. Maintainability & Quality

Apart from the lectures, there will also be online workshops from industry experts. Click here to find a full session lineup: https://www.ng-conf.org/sessions/ 

2. Ng-Poland

When & where: November 18, 2020 | Warsaw / Online (hybrid event)

How much: Prices vary from 377 PLN (full online day conference) to 1.777 PLN (price includes tickets for two related events: NG Poland & JS Poland)

Web & social: https://ng-poland.pl/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

Let's stay with the events for Angular Developers. NG Poland is the biggest Angular Conference In Central and Eastern Europe. Every year organizers invite the best experts of Angular, TypeScript, RxJS, Redux, and related technology to share their knowledge, practical tips and talk about new trends. Each edition gathers over 1900 like-minded tech enthusiasts from all over the world. As organizers ensure -

the most important benefit of participating at ngPoland 2020 is the enthusiasm you will get infected with

This year's edition (called “Hybrid Edition”) will be conducted in a new way - it is possible to participate in the location of the event as well as online.

 

The knowledge gained during the conference will definitely bring your professional career to the next level! Ready to check it by yourself?

 

NG Poland is the biggest Angular-focused conference in CEE region

3. ReactNext 2020

When & where: December 1 - 2, 2020 | Online event

How much: The Early Bird price starts from €165

Web & social: https://www.react-next.com/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

There was something for Angular lovers, time for React Developers. In December 2020, you can join to the fifth edition of the ReactNext - the largest in Israel and one of the best React conferences in the Middle East. Because of the COVID-19, in 2020 it has also changed to an online event and it gives people from all over the world the opportunity to join it. 

 

But why is it worth doing this? During the conference, both local and international experts will share their valuable experiences. It is a great event especially for experienced developers, team leaders, consultants, and product managers interesting in React and its business advantages.

4. JSCAMP Barcelona

When & where: July 15 - 16, 2021 | Barcelona

How much: Registration is not available yet

Web & social: https://jscamp.tech/ | Twitter

 

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events and conferences have been postponed. One of them is JSCAMP BARCELONA - an international two-day conference focused on JavaScript. In 2021 sunny Barcelona will be again a meeting place of over 1200 developers from across the world wanting to get knowledge from world-class JavaScript experts. It will be another awesome conference where people will not only listen to lectures but also exchange ideas, meet, chat, and make new friends. 

 

Unfortunately, the list of speakers and lectures has not been published yet, but the participants of previous editions praise it for its professionalism, the open atmosphere, perfect organization, and the diverse range of speakers.

If you are interested in this event and want to stay up to date, you can sign up for their newsletter. The form is available on the website: https://jscamp.tech/

5. JSConf Budapest

When & where: September 23 - 24, 2021 | Budapest

How much: Starting from €311

Web & social: https://jscamp.tech/ | Twitter

 

JSConf Budapest is another JavaScript conference rescheduled from 2020 to 2021. JSConf is an open-sourced and nonprofit community-driven conference focused on the region around Eastern-Middle Europe. It has been around for over 10 years and has quickly become popular. Its main purpose is building a strong JavaScript community and educating of new technologies related to JavaScript. 

 

The agenda of the event is not yet established, but we believe that in 2021, as lasts years, it will be full of diverse lecturer line-up and interesting, up-to-date topics.

6. VueConf Toronto

When & where: Workshop: November 4, 2020 | Conference: November 5- 6, 2020 | Online

How much: General Conference Tickets: free | Online workshop: Deep Dive with Vue 3.0: $499.00 

 

Web & social: https://vuetoronto.com/ | Twitter 

 

The next conference on our list is dedicated to Vue.js - an open-source JavaScript framework. According to its organizers, it is the largest Vue.js virtual conference in the world. Earlier, as the name suggests, the event was held stationary in Toronto, but in 2020, despite COVID-19, the organizers decided to complete their work by moving it to the online zone.

 

This year, the conference will last three days, during which more than 20 talks will take place. The expected number of participants is over 10k people from over 100 countries worldwide. This event is a chance to talk with the greatest experts in Vue.js community. It is packed with interesting lectures, Q/A sessions, exciting talks, and also amazing fun during networking time.

 

So, we hope that we have succeeded in convincing you that it is worth taking the time for this event.

7. Frontend Love

When & where: February 10, 2021 | Online

How much: an access code is required to view tickets

Web & social: https://www.frontenddeveloperlove.com/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

According to Frontend Love organizers, they are creators of the largest and most epic JavaScript conferences. In addition to Frontend Love, they also organize: 

However, let us go back to Frontend Love. In contrast to other events of this type, this is not a conference for everyone. According to the organizers, only 1000 exclusive attendees can participate. Attending it allows you to become a part of a community conference that provides unique content about the innovative tools and techniques in JavaScript.  

 

Attending it allows you to become a part of a community conference that provides unique content about the innovative tools and techniques in JavaScript.

 

When buying a ticket, you will get some perks and benefits such as:

- panel discussions,

- chat with speakers,

- advice lounges,

- Q&A sessions,

- workshops,

- games room,  

- online afterparty.

 

As you can see, this event is certainly worthy of your attention, so if you have the opportunity to take part in it - just use it!

 

8. NodeConf 

When & where: November 2 - 6, 2020 | Online

How much: Access pass for Talks - Free | Workshops: from €100 to €210.

Web & social: https://www.nodeconfremote.com/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

Here is the next exciting online conference. This time it is devoted to a cross-platform Node.js. It is as many as five days full of sharing ideas, stories, insights and just having fun. The event includes 2 days of free inspiring talks and 3 days of paid informative workshops.

 

Whether you only take part in the lectures or join the workshops - you will certainly not regret being a participant of this event.

 

The full agenda of the conference will be available here: https://www.nodeconfremote.com/

 

9. JSHeroes

When & where: April 15-16, 2021 | Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

How much: Registration is not available yet.

Web & social: https://jsheroes.io/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

JSHeroes is an annual open-source community event taking place in Romania.  In 2020, due to COVID-19, it was canceled, but we already know the date of the next edition, which will take place in 2021. 

 

The organizers believe that the community and the open-source models are perfectly suited for their core values: learning and knowledge sharing. Their mission is to inspire people with the concept of open-source events. 

 

The speakers of previous editions were representatives of technological giants such as Microsoft, Google, or Zalando. That is why we are convinced that the next edition will remain as high-quality.

 

10. International JavaScript Conference

When & where: October 26 - 30, 2020 | Munich or Online

How much: Prices vary from 423€ (1-Day Pass) to 1485€ (5-Day Pass)

Web & social: https://javascript-conference.com/munich/ | Twitter | Facebook

 

JavaScript Conference allows taking your JS skills to the next level. It will be held this year in a hybrid version, which means that it will be possible to participate both online and on-site. The conference is entirely devoted to JavaScript and related technologies such as Angular, React, Vue.js, NativeScript, Electron, or Node.js. The participation of this 5-days event will allow you to know the cutting-edge technologies and the latest trends in JS. 

 

Program of iJS 2020 in Munich was published here: https://javascript-conference.com/munich/program-munich/  

 



We hope that our list was useful to you and you have found something perfect for you 🙂 See you there!

 

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Michał Rejman

Michał is a digital marketing veteran with a growth hacking mindset and 10+ years of experience. His goal is building high-quality technological content, with particular emphasis on React and Ruby on Rails. Traveler, climber, remote work advocate.

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