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Lightbend’s active and rapidly growing community sponsors meetups and conferences online and all around the world. Our engineers and professional services representatives travel the globe to share insights about Play Framework, Akka, Scala and other projects. Browse our list of conferences, meetups and webinars below.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Meet Up: Refactoring Legacy Java Apps with Akka Cluster and DC/OS

Toronto | April 26, 2017

Refactoring Legacy Java Apps with Akka Cluster and DC/OS

When: April 26, 2017
Where: Toronto, Canada

Kevin Webber, CEO of RedElastic, former Developer Advocate and Enterprise Architect at Lightbend, will present "Akka Cluster 101".

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Webinar: How Credit Karma Makes Real-Time Decisions for 60 Million Users with Akka Stream

Online | April 27, 2017

How Credit Karma Makes Real-Time Decisions for 60 Million Users with Akka Stream

When: April 27, 2017
Where: Online

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Meet Up: JUG Ostfalen 2017

Brunswick | April 27, 2017

JUG Ostfalen 2017

When: April 27, 2017
Where: Brunswick, Germany

Learn from Markus Eisele how to stay productive while slicing up the monolith.

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Conference: GOTO Chicago 2017

Chicago | May 1, 2017

GOTO Chicago 2017

When: May 1, 2017
Where: Chicago, United States

GOTO Chicago 2017 is the meeting place for innovators and thought leaders from startups and enterprises in both the local and global software development communities.

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Conference: Kafka Summit 2017 - New York

New York | May 8, 2017

Kafka Summit 2017 - New York

When: May 8, 2017
Where: New York, United States

Visit the Lightbend booth to explore fast data uses cases with Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra and Kafka -- the SMACK stack -- at Kafka Summit.

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Conference: Devoxx 2017 (United Kingdom)

London | May 11, 2017

Devoxx 2017 (United Kingdom)

When: May 11, 2017
Where: London, United Kingdom

Devoxx UK is a conference by developers for developers, priced affordably so that all developers can enjoy a unique experience. A mix of expert event professionals and senior developers, including Java champions, evangelists and respected thought leaders.

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Conference: LXScala 2017

Lisbon | May 12, 2017

LXScala 2017

When: May 12, 2017
Where: Lisbon, Portugal

For the second time, Lisbon will host Scala experts from across Europe to discuss the present and future trends around the programming language. Watch V.Klang's keynote.

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Conference: Scala Italy 2017

Rome | May 13, 2017

Scala Italy 2017

When: May 13, 2017
Where: Rome, Italy

The only Scala conference in Italy.

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Conference: MicroCPH 2017

Copenhagen | May 16, 2017

MicroCPH 2017

When: May 16, 2017
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Micro CPH is the first dedicated Microservice conference in Copenhagen, taking place on May 16-17. Join us for inspiring keynote by Viktor Klang.

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Conference: J On the Beach 2017

Malaga | May 17, 2017

J On the Beach 2017

When: May 17, 2017
Where: Malaga, Spain

JOTB is an international rendezvous for developers and devOps around Big Data technologies. A fun conference to learn and share the latest experiences related to topics like distributed systems, IoT projects, Big Data Architectures and, the most important part, it’s On The Beach!

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Conference: GeeCon 2017

Krakow | May 17, 2017

GeeCon 2017

When: May 17, 2017
Where: Krakow, Poland

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

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Conference: Scala Days 2017 Europe

Copenhagen | May 30, 2017

Scala Days 2017 Europe

When: May 30, 2017
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Scala Days, the premier Scala Conference, will be held this year in Copenhagen on May 30th through 2nd of June, 2017, starting with two days of training on May 30th and 31th.

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Field: Fast Data Roadshow (Copenhagen)

Copenhagen | May 31, 2017

Fast Data Roadshow (Copenhagen)

When: May 31, 2017
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Technical experts from Lightbend and Mesosphere are hosting a half-day free roundtable and tasty lunch with 50 architects in your city so you can learn how your peers are leveraging Akka Streams, Kafka, and Spark Streaming to build and run distributed fast data pipelines.

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Conference: Typelevel Summit (Copenhagen)

Copenhagen | June 3, 2017

Typelevel Summit (Copenhagen)

When: June 3, 2017
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

The fourth Typelevel Summit will be co-located with the Scala conference: Scala Days!

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Conference: Scala Swarm 2017

Porto | June 22, 2017

Scala Swarm 2017

When: June 22, 2017
Where: Porto, Portugal

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

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Conference: InfiniteConf

London | July 6, 2017

InfiniteConf

When: July 6, 2017
Where: London, United Kingdom

Infiniteconf 2017 - the conference on Big Data, Data Science and Engineering. This time with a keynote by Lightbend's Dean Wampler

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Conference: Gartner Catalyst Conference San Diego 2017

San Diego | August 21, 2017

Gartner Catalyst Conference San Diego 2017

When: August 21, 2017
Where: San Diego, United States

Join us in San Diego and learn how to revitalize your existing Java infrastructure with microservices and fast data.

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Conference: Gartner Catalyst Conference London 2017

London | September 18, 2017

Gartner Catalyst Conference London 2017

When: September 18, 2017
Where: London, United Kingdom

Join us in London and learn how to revitalize your existing Java infrastructure with microservices and fast data.

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Conference: Reactive Summit 2017 (Austin)

Austin | October 18, 2017

Reactive Summit 2017 (Austin)

When: October 18, 2017
Where: Austin, United States

Fast Data. Microservices. Streaming Applications. If you are looking to learn more about these emerging architectures, Austin is the place to be. Join us for our second annual Reactive Summit. The event kicks off on October 18 with an evening keynote and welcome reception, followed by an outdoor party in downtown Austin. Then, you will experience practical lessons learned across three tracks of conference sessions on October 19 and 20. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Conference: Scala Symposium 2017

Vancouver | October 23, 2017

Scala Symposium 2017

When: October 23, 2017
Where: Vancouver, Canada

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

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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 mailing list forum

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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