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Browse our list of upcoming conferences, meetups and webinars.

Event Type

Meet Up

New York | July 22, 2019

IBM Developer New York 2019

This meetup group is run by the IBM Developer NYC team and its extended family. It is intended to further expand your application development and DevOps skills through workshops, tech talks, and social engagements.

New York | July 22, 2019

Meet Up

Toronto | July 24, 2019

Scala Toronto

Lightbend is proud to sponsor Scala Toronto!

Toronto | July 24, 2019

Meet Up

London | July 25, 2019

Scala in the City 2019

This event is for anyone who loves all things Scala. Our aim is to help connect people and companies using Scala. We will bring you news, help you learn and organise some of the best meet ups and conferences Globally.

London | July 25, 2019

Webinar

Online | July 25, 2019

Akka and Kubernetes: A Symbiotic Love Story

In this webinar by Hugh McKee, Developer Advocate at Lightbend, we take a look at how Akka and Kubernetes enjoy a symbiotic relationship, using live “crop circle” visuals to help.

Online | July 25, 2019

Meet Up

Frankfurt | July 31, 2019

JUG Frankfurt 2019

Java User Group Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Frankfurt | July 31, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

Lake District | August 31, 2019

Scala World 2019

Scala World is a welcoming intermediate-level Scala conference set in the beautiful Lake District in north-west England, incorporating a weekend of outdoor activities with two days of Scala talks from thirty internationally-renowned speakers, a delicious conference dinner and the annual Eyjafjallajokull Lecture.

Lake District | August 31, 2019

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Amsterdam | September 13, 2019

Cloud Native Day Amsterdam 2019

Cloud Native Day Amsterdam 2019 is the first conference in The Netherlands completely dedicated to developers and operators of the growing cloud native community.

Amsterdam | September 13, 2019

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Quebec | September 18, 2019

Quebec Dev Conf

The developer conference in Quebec.

Quebec | September 18, 2019

Conference

Florence | September 20, 2019

Scala Italy 2019

The only Scala conference in Italy.

Florence | September 20, 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

Conference

New York | September 23, 2019

O'Reilly Strata Data Conf 2019 - NYC

New York | September 23, 2019

Conference

Hanover | September 24, 2019

Java Forum Nord 2019

A one-day conference in northern Europe with a clear focus on developers.

Hanover | September 24, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

Portland | October 3, 2019

Monktoberfest 2019

The developer conference where social meets technology

Portland | October 3, 2019

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Cracow | October 6, 2019

Sphere.it 2019

Sphere.it is an event organized by VirtusLab

Cracow | October 6, 2019

Conference

London | October 7, 2019

JAX London 2019

The Conference for Java & Software Innovation

London | October 7, 2019

Conference

New York | October 14, 2019

Kafka Summit 2019 - San Francisco

New York | October 14, 2019

Conference

Cadiz | October 17, 2019

Lambda World

One of the largest Functional programming event in Europe

Cadiz | October 17, 2019

Conference

St. Louis, Mi | October 23, 2019

Scala Symposium 2019

Lightbend is sponsoring Scala Symposium, the non-profit, academic version of Scala Days, where we publish peer-reviewed research papers.

St. Louis, Mi | October 23, 2019

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Milan | October 24, 2019

Codemotion Milan 2019

Codemotion is the biggest tech conference in Italy and one of the most important in Europe, with a network of more than 30k developers.

Milan | October 24, 2019

Conference

Lyon | October 29, 2019

Scala.io 2019

The Scala event in France!

Lyon | October 29, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

San Francisco | November 11, 2019

QCon 2019 - San Francisco

San Francisco | November 11, 2019

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San Francisco | November 14, 2019

Scale By The Bay 2019

Scale By the Bay is in its 7th year. It is a flagship independent developer conference, a proven software and data engineering community event strong on advanced learning, open-source best practices, and industry focus on what works. We are powered by the global leaders in thoughtful software engineering working in the startups and enterprises of the Bay Area – and around the world – who build web-scale systems in ways that are rigorous, composable, correct by design, scalable, and performant.

San Francisco | November 14, 2019

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San Diego | November 18, 2019

Kubecon 2019 - San Diego

San Diego | November 18, 2019

Conference

Nuremberg | November 19, 2019

DOAG Conference and Exhibition 2019

This is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and benefit from the know-how of the Oracle community.

Nuremberg | November 19, 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

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Atlanta | February 19, 2020

DevNexus 2020

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 | February 19, 2020

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Hawaii | February 24, 2020

UnVoxxed Hawaii 2020

Unconference in the Islands of Hawaii, f.k.a. @LavaOneConf , now part of the @Devoxx / @voxxed family. #UnVoxxedHawaii will be on February 24-25, 2020.

Hawaii | February 24, 2020

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San Francisco | April 27, 2020

Red Hat Summit 2020

Red Hat Summit 2020 featured executives, open source leaders, and some of our most innovative customers discussing trends, telling stories, and anticipating the future.

San Francisco | April 27, 2020

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San Francisco | May 4, 2020

IBM Think 2020

Join us at IBM Think for a hands on workshop exploring Reactive Microservices.

San Francisco | May 4, 2020

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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