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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

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: Kafka Summit 2017 - San Francisco

San Francisco | August 28, 2017

Kafka Summit 2017 - San Francisco

When: August 28, 2017
Where: San Francisco, United States

Lightbend is a proud sponsor of Kafka Summit. We look forward to seeing you at the conference.

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Conference: Scala Kansai Summit 2017

Osaka | September 9, 2017

Scala Kansai Summit 2017

When: September 9, 2017
Where: Osaka, Japan

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

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Conference: Scala World 2017

Lake District | September 10, 2017

Scala World 2017

When: September 10, 2017
Where: Lake District, United Kingdom

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.

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Conference: Flink Forward Berlin

Berlin | September 11, 2017

Flink Forward Berlin

When: September 11, 2017
Where: Berlin, Germany

We will present a framework and actual code for serving and updating models in real time. Although presented examples cover only two model types - Tensorflow and PMML, the framework is applicable for any type of externalizable models. We will also show how this implementation fits into overall ML learning implementation and demonstrate integration with SparkML and Tensorflow/Keras and specifically show how models can be exported from these systems.

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Conference: MesosCon North America 2017

Los Angeles | September 13, 2017

MesosCon North America 2017

When: September 13, 2017
Where: Los Angeles, United States

Join Dean Wampler as he discusses the power of Mesos for Fast Data applications.

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Conference: Gartner Catalyst Conference London 2017

London | September 25, 2017

Gartner Catalyst Conference London 2017

When: September 25, 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: GOTO Copenhagen 2017

Copenhagen | October 1, 2017

GOTO Copenhagen 2017

When: October 1, 2017
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

GOTO Copenhagen 2017 is the meeting place for software innovators and thought leaders from startups and enterprises! GOTO Copenhagen is where you get inspiration, catch the new trends and get the opportunity to talk and network with people across all different disciplines of software development! GOTO Copenhagen is organized "for developers by developers".

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Conference: JavaOne 2017

San Francisco | October 1, 2017

JavaOne 2017

When: October 1, 2017
Where: San Francisco, United States

Join Lightbend at the premiere Java event of the year and learn.

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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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Meet Up: vJUG24 - A 24 hour Virtual Java Conference

Online | October 25, 2017

vJUG24 - A 24 hour Virtual Java Conference

When: October 25, 2017
Where: Online

vJUG24 is a 24 hour Virtual Java conference.

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Conference: Devoxx 2017 (Belgium)

Antwerp | November 6, 2017

Devoxx 2017 (Belgium)

When: November 6, 2017
Where: Antwerp, Belgium

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

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Conference: Scale By The Bay 2017 (San Francisco)

San Francisco | November 15, 2017

Scale By The Bay 2017 (San Francisco)

When: November 15, 2017
Where: San Francisco, United States

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.

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Conference: Big Data and Data Science International Conference 2017

Rome | December 4, 2017

Big Data and Data Science International Conference 2017

When: December 4, 2017
Where: Rome, Italy

Join Stavros Kontopoulos as he shares lessons learned in building streaming applications.

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Conference: O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference (New York) 2018

New York | February 26, 2018

O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference (New York) 2018

When: February 26, 2018
Where: New York, United States

Learn the technology options, engineering best practices, and leadership skills needed to build a solid foundation in software architecture.

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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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