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Browse our list of upcoming conferences, meetups and webinars.

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Conference

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

Webinar

Online | May 23, 2019

Running Kafka on Kubernetes with Strimzi for Real-Time Streaming Applications

Sean Glover - Real Time Streaming Apps

Online | May 23, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

Orlando | May 31, 2019

Reactive Horizons with Yoppworks

One day reactive conference in Orlando, Florida presented by Yoppworks. Possible Lightbend speakers will be Kiki and Hugh

Orlando | May 31, 2019

Webinar

Online | June 6, 2019

Migrating From Java EE To Cloud-Native Reactive Systems

If your legacy monolith is no longer serving the expanding needs of your business, then join Markus Eisele, Director of Developer Advocacy at Lightbend, to learn what you can do to migrate from Java EE to cloud-native, Reactive systems.

Online | June 6, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

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

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

Conference

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

Conference

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

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

Conference

Cracow | October 6, 2019

Sphere.it 2019

Sphere.it is an event organized by VirtusLab

Cracow | October 6, 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

Private

Lausanne | October 22, 2019

Lightbend Partner Executive Council - Scala Days 2019

Scala Days 10/22- At the Council Meeting, we will cover Lightbend strategy and roadmaps, and discuss aspects of partnering with Lightbend with respect to Professional Services and Marketing. Additionally, we will have a number of our partners provide overviews of some successful engagements using Lightbend technologies so we can all benefit from best practices.

Lausanne | October 22, 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

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

Conference

San Francisco | November 14, 2019

Scale By The Bay 2019

Scale By the Bay is in its 6th 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

Conference

San Diego | November 18, 2019

Kubecon 2019 - San Diego

San Diego | November 18, 2019

Conference

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

Conference

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

Conference

Las Vegas | December 2, 2019

ASW Re:invent

Las Vegas | December 2, 2019

Conference

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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Scala, Akka or Play Framework meetup near you!

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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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