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Browse our list of upcoming conferences, meetups and webinars.

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Webinar

Online | March 21, 2019

Podcast: Delivering Transformative Reactive Systems on OpenShift

Delivering business transformation at scale: How Lightbend and OpenShift can transform business by integrating business rules management into stream based systems. By combining Red Hat Decision Manager and Stream processing using Lightbend Pipelines, a new abstraction to simplify the development of streams processing, businesses can deliver clear decisions on time and with accuracy. By simplifying data delivery, decision processing, and doing these at scale, true change is possible. We’ll be highlighting the use of this technology in a financial services risk management example

Online | March 21, 2019

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San Francisco | March 25, 2019

O'Reilly Strata Data Conf 2019 - San Francisco

Come meet our Fast Data team! They are delivering a ton of talks and workshops.

San Francisco | March 25, 2019

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New York | April 2, 2019

Kafka Summit 2019 - NYC

New York | April 2, 2019

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Kiev, | April 26, 2019

JEEConf 2019

The largest Java Eastern Europe Conference

Kiev, | April 26, 2019

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London | April 29, 2019

O'Reilly Strata Data 2019 - London

London | April 29, 2019

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Boston | May 7, 2019

Red Hat Summit

Red Hat Summit 2019 featured executives, open source leaders, and some of our most innovative customers discussing trends, telling stories, and anticipating the future.

Boston | May 7, 2019

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Budapest | May 7, 2019

Craft Conference 2019

Budapest | May 7, 2019

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London | May 8, 2019

Devoxx - UK 2019

London | May 8, 2019

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Marbella | May 14, 2019

J On The Beach 2019

Join Helena Edelson and Markus Eisele in Malaga, Spain for JOTB. JOTB is an international rendezvous for developers and DevOps around Big Data technologies. A fun conference to learn and share the latest experiences, tips and tricks related to Big Data technologies and, the most important part, it’s On The Beach!

Marbella | May 14, 2019

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Barcelona | May 20, 2019

Kubecon 2019 - Barcelona

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities in Barcelona, Spain from May 20-23, 2019. J

Barcelona | May 20, 2019

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Sofia | May 28, 2019

jPrime 2019

jPrime is a conference with talks on Java, various languages on the JVM, mobile, web and best practices.

Sofia | May 28, 2019

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Lausanne | June 11, 2019

Scala Days 2019 - Lausanne

In celebration of the 10th anniversary, Scala Days in 2019 will only take place where it all started - at EPFL, June 11th - 13th hosted in the SwissTech Convention Center. The Scala Days conference started in 2010, with about 150 people. In the meantime, it grew to become the leading Scala conference in the world, with two editions every year, around 1500 participants, great workshops, related community events; attracting businesses, developers and Scala lovers all over the globe. For 10 years, Scala Days brings together developers to share their experiences and new ideas around creating applications with Scala and related technologies, like Spark, Kafka, and Akka. Scala Days provides a unique opportunity for Scala users to interact with the contributors to the language and related technologies and connect with fellow developers.

Lausanne | June 11, 2019

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New York | June 24, 2019

QCon 2019 - New York

New York | June 24, 2019

Meet Up

Denver | July 9, 2019

Denver JUG

Denver | July 9, 2019

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Boston | August 15, 2019

DevConf.US 2019

DevConf.US 2019 is the 2nd annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

Boston | August 15, 2019

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New York | September 23, 2019

O'Reilly Strata Data Conf 2019 - NYC

Come meet our Fast Data team! They are delivering a ton of talks and workshops.

New York | September 23, 2019

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Toronto | September 28, 2019

Scala Up North 2019

Scala Up North is the first and only Scala conference organized in Canada. Two days of awesome technical presentations about Scala and its vibrant ecosystem. Come connect with other Scala developers and the companies building their mission-critical applications in Scala. It is like maple syrup for your cake.

Toronto | September 28, 2019

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Cracow | October 6, 2019

Sphere.it 2019

Sphere.it is an event organized by VirtusLab

Cracow | October 6, 2019

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New York | October 14, 2019

Kafka Summit 2019 - San Francisco

New York | October 14, 2019

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Lyon | October 29, 2019

Scala.io 2019

The Scala event in France!

Lyon | October 29, 2019

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Antwerp | November 4, 2019

Devoxx - Belgium 2019

With 3500 developers spread over 5 days, Devoxx is an amazing opportunity to network with your peers and learn from each other.

Antwerp | November 4, 2019

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San Francisco | November 11, 2019

QCon 2019 - San Francisco

San Francisco | November 11, 2019

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San Diego | November 18, 2019

Kubecon 2019 - San Diego

San Diego | November 18, 2019

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Malmö | November 19, 2019

Øredev 2019

Øredev is the Premier developer's conference in Europe focused on the whole software development process. Øredev means Quantity and Quality, bringing the best speakers on subjects such as Java, Web development and Testing. We cover the topics you are working with today as well as the ones you will be using tomorrow!

Malmö | November 19, 2019

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Ljubljana | November 21, 2019

Bee Scala 2019

Bee Scala is a Scala programming language and accompanying technologies conference brought to you by the altruistic crew that organized the #BeeScala conference 2016 and introduced a new standard of a great conference.

Ljubljana | November 21, 2019

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Las Vegas | December 2, 2019

ASW Re:invent

Las Vegas | December 2, 2019

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London | December 12, 2019

Scala eXchange 2019

Join us at Scala eXchange London 2019, Europe's largest gathering of Scala engineers, to discover where Scala is headed in 2020 and to meet, learn and share skills with 1,000+ other passionate Scala developers.

London | December 12, 2019

Browse Meetup.com to find a
Scala, Akka or Play Framework meetup near you!

Scala Tribes is also a great resource for finding Scala meetups around the world.

Starting a Local User Group?

Are you interested in building a Play Framework, Akka or Scala community in your city?


Here are a few ideas to help you get started:

  • Set up the group on meetup.com
  • Source a local venue for the group
  • Establish a regular meeting schedule
  • Promote the meetup via social media channels and make presented slides available
  • Join the Scala User Group Organizers Meetup

How Lightbend can help!

  • Sponsorship and swag: if you are interested in having Lightbend sponsor your meetup or send swag, please email usergroups@lightbend.com
  • Reimbursement to the organizer for meetup.com fees
  • Connect the organizers with a local Lightbend employee and potential presenters
  • Promotion of the group through the Lightbend newsletter, Twitter and community page

To get started, add your meetup to our list, or remove an inactive group, please contact usergroups@lightbend.com.

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