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Browse our list of upcoming conferences, meetups and webinars.

Event Type

Webinar

Online | July 24, 2018

IBM Datascience Day

1-day virtual conference No cost to you + nothing to download 25 industry-leading speakers Hands-on learning for developers

Online | July 24, 2018

Conferences

San Diego | August 20, 2018

Gartner Catalyst 2018

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

San Diego | August 20, 2018

Conferences

Florence | September 1, 2018

Scala Italy 2018

The only Scala conference in Italy.

Florence | September 1, 2018

Webinar

Online | September 6, 2018

Fast Data Executive Briefing

Dean Wampler, Vice President of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend will discuss Fast Data

Online | 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

Webinar

Online | September 20, 2018

Kafka Microservices

Dean Wampler, Vice President of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend will discuss Kafka Microservices

Online | September 20, 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

Webinar

Online | October 4, 2018

Building Fast Data Pipelines on Kubernetes

Craig Blitz will discuss Building Fast Data Pipelines on Kubernetes

Online | October 4, 2018

Conferences

San Francisco | October 9, 2018

Kafka Summit 2018 - San Francisco

San Francisco | October 9, 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

Conferences

Lyon | November 2, 2018

Scala.io 2018

Lyon | November 2, 2018

Conferences

Antwerp | November 5, 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 5, 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

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

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

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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