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Browse our list of upcoming conferences, meetups and webinars.

Event Type

Conferences

Florence | September 1, 2018

Scala Italy 2018

The only Scala conference in Italy.

Florence | September 1, 2018

Webinar

Online | September 6, 2018

Executive Briefing: What Is Fast Data And Why Is It Important?

On hold until reschedule Dean Wampler, Vice President of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend will discuss Fast Data

Online | September 6, 2018

Conferences

Gdańsk | September 6, 2018

Scala Wave 2018

Scala Conf with the spirit of the sea.

Gdańsk | September 6, 2018

Conferences

Osaka | September 7, 2018

Scala Kansai Summit 2018

Join our partner TIS as they share an introduction to Reactive systems using Lightbend Reactive Platform.

Osaka | September 7, 2018

Conferences

New York | September 11, 2018

O'Reilly Strata Data Conf 2018 - New York

Business innovates with data. Data innovates here.

New York | September 11, 2018

Conferences

Gothenburg | September 24, 2018

jDays 2018

jDays brings together software engineers around the world to share their experiences in Java related techniques, digital trends and new for this year is a separate Frontend track! jDays is all about speakers, visitors and networking. jDays unites executives from different industries, IT-departments and entrepreneurs to explore new areas of expertise with world class speakers and experts.

Gothenburg | September 24, 2018

Conferences

Toronto | September 28, 2018

Scala Up North 2018

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, 2018

Conferences

London | October 8, 2018

JAX London 2018

The Conference for Java & Software Innovation

London | October 8, 2018

Conferences

San Francisco | October 9, 2018

Kafka Summit 2018 - San Francisco

San Francisco | October 9, 2018

Conferences

Prague | October 18, 2018

GeeCON Prague 2018

Java and JVM based technologies, dynamic languages, enterprise architectures, patterns, distributed computing, software craftsmanship, mobile and much more...

Prague | October 18, 2018

Webinar

Online | October 18, 2018

How Lightbend Enables Teams To Build Real-Time, Streaming Data Applications

Mike Kelland VP of Global Services at Lightbend, we will share some details of our specialized enablement strategy that allows teams of all sizes to successfully adopt Fast Data technologies and techniques.

Online | October 18, 2018

Conferences

Montreal | October 22, 2018

Reactive Summit 2018

Fast Data. Microservices. Streaming Applications. If you are looking to learn more about these emerging architectures, Austin is the place to be.

Montreal | October 22, 2018

Webinar

Online | November 1, 2018

Machine Learning At Speed: Operationalizing ML For Real-Time Data Streams

In this webinar with O’Reilly author and Lightbend Principal Architect, Boris Lublinsky, we will define an alternative approach to model serving—based on treating the model itself as data—using popular technologies like Akka Streams, Apache Flink, and Tensorflow.

Online | November 1, 2018

Conferences

Lyon | November 2, 2018

Scala.io 2018

Lyon | November 2, 2018

Field

Atlanta | November 7, 2018

TAG Data Science & Analytics Society Innovation Awards

TAG Data Science & Analytics society (DS&A) connects and inspires analytical minds to foster innovative uses of data by providing thought leadership within and outside our community. DS&A events provide opportunities to network with peers and thought leaders covering a broad spectrum of data topics including; Big Data, Data Science, IoT, Business and Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Storytelling through data and Data Visualization.

Atlanta | November 7, 2018

Conferences

Antwerp | November 12, 2018

Devoxx - Belgium

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

Antwerp | November 12, 2018

Conferences

San Francisco | November 15, 2018

Scale By The Bay 2018

Scale By the Bay is the 5th year of the flagship By the Bay conference, the proven data engineering and data science community event laser-focused on learning, open-source excellence, and industry-centric focus on what works.

San Francisco | November 15, 2018

Conferences

Ljubljana | November 22, 2018

Bee Scala 2018

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 22, 2018

Conferences

Casablanca | November 27, 2018

Devoxx Morocco 2018

Devoxx Morocco is the biggest developer conference in the MEA region. It will be held in Morocco during 3 days from November 27th to 29th. The conference is centred on computer technologies, from Mobile to Big Data and Enterprise solutions.

Casablanca | November 27, 2018

Conferences

London | December 13, 2018

Scala eXchange 2018

The Scala eXchange brings together the world's top Scala experts with Europe's passionate community of Scala developers.

London | December 13, 2018

Conferences

Atlanta | March 6, 2019

DevNexus 2019

The fourteenth DevNexus will be at the Georgia World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta, GA. We are looking forward to hosting a nice lounge at the largest DevNexus yet and can’t wait for you to join.

Atlanta | March 6, 2019

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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?


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  • 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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