14 Oct, 2020
React Summit
Online
React Summit 2020

The biggest React conference worldwide

Liad Yosef
Liad Yosef
Duda, Israel
Talk: Games Are Smarter Than Us
Liad is the Frontend Architect and Tech Lead in Duda, in charge of its client-side infrastructure, technologies, and performance. He is a web dev enthusiast for over a decade, juggling React, Webpack and Buzzwords@latest in order to always build the best user experience.
Richie McColl
Richie McColl
DAZN, UK
Talk: Visualising Front-End Performance Bottlenecks
Software engineer. Passionate about web performance.
Vojtech Miksu
Vojtech Miksu
Uber, USA
Talk: Introducing React View
Currently on the UI Platform team at Uber. Focused on design systems (baseweb.design), open source (multiple popular react libraries as react-movable or react-portal), CSS in JS and great user/developer experiences. Previously building product at Cloudflare.
Maurice de Beijer
Maurice de Beijer
Independent Software Consultant and Trainer, Netherlands
Talk: Getting Started with Suspense and Concurrent Rendering in React
Maurice de Beijer is an independent software consultant and trainer. He specializes in JavaScript, React, and ASP.NET Core. His work includes a large, global, safety application for the oil and gas industry. Maurice is also active in the open source community. He teaches ECMAScript, TypeScript, React, RxJS and ASP.NET courses. Since 2005, he has received Microsoft’s Yearly Most Valuable Professional Award. Maurice is also active in the Dutch dotNed user group and helps organize its meetings.
Majid Hajian
Majid Hajian
Softiware AS, Norway
Talk: Let the Main Thread Breathe!
Majid Hajian is a passionate software developer with years of developing and architecting complex web and mobile applications. His passions are Flutter, PWA, and performance. He loves sharing his knowledge with the community by writing and speaking, contributing to open source, and organizing meetups and events. Majid is the award-winning author of the "Progressive web app with Angular" book by Apress and the "Progressive Web Apps" video course by PacktPub and Udemy. He is (co)organizer a few Nordic conferences and meetups including GDG Oslo, FlutterVikings, Mobile Era, and ngVikings.
Adam L Barrett
Adam L Barrett
NRWL, Canada
Talk: Nx + Next.js = ❤
Adam L Barrett is a JavaScript and Front-End consultant, a contributor to open source, and avid bike-shedder. Adam believes, when writing conference bios, he should probably mention his two children, his love of movies and probably his hobbies, like hosting a board game podcast, to help the reader connect with him as a person, but ...well, that sounds sort of manipulative so Adam has chosen not to. Adam is above that.
Tanner Linsley
Tanner Linsley
Nozzle.io, USA
Talk: Rethinking Server State with React Query
Tanner Linsley is an entrepreneur and open source creator who loves React and JavaScript. He has built and still maintain several well-known open source libraries like React Query, React Table, React Virtual, React Form, React Charts, React Static, and even Chart.js He co-founded Nozzle.io 6 years ago and is currently helping it grow as VP of UI and UX. When not programming, Tanner spends his free time traveling, recording music, film-making, and vacationing with his wife and children.
Brandon Bayer
Brandon Bayer
Blitz.js Creator, USA
Talk: Blitz.js - The Fullstack React Framework
Brandon Bayer is the creator of Blitz.js. He is currently a full-time maintainer of Blitz and supports himself with part-time consulting on the side. Outside of Blitz, his other passion is flying real airplanes and RC helicopters.
Sara Vieira
Sara Vieira
CodeSandbox, Germany
Talk: The Psycological Effects of useEffect
Sara is a developer at CodeSandbox. GraphQL and Open Source enthusiast. Conference Speaker and Airport expert. She's also a fan of horror movies, has talents such as banging sticks into a drum kit and saying the wrong thing at the wrong time.
Vladimir Novick
Vladimir Novick
EventLoop, Israel
Talk: Create Collaborative VR Environment in the Browser with React and GraphQL
VladimirNovick is the CTO & Co-Founder of EventLoopHQ, software architect, consultant, engineer and trainer, worldwide speaker, and published author.
Pariss Athena
Pariss Athena
G2i, USA
Talk: Theming Gatsby Apps with Theme UI
Pariss is a front-end developer who works for G2i as a Hiring Team Member, vetting React and React Native engineers for remote contract roles. She is also creator of #BlackTechTwitter and Founder of Black Tech Pipeline.
Kathleen McMahon
Kathleen McMahon
Design Tokens, USA
Talk: Smoothly Inclusive Component Library Documentation
Kathleen is a fullstack engineer with a design background. In other words, she really enjoys the front of the frontend, digging into new technologies, and talking about accessibility, React component libraries, design systems, and inclusive documentation. She's also a Color Module Specification Editor for the W3C Design Tokens Community Group. When not coding, designing, or speaking about things, Kathleen is the best Lanterne Rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.
Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds
null, USA
Talk: Panel Discussion: Testing
Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he's actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages. Kent is the creator of TestingJavaScript.com and he's an instructor on egghead.io and Frontend Masters. He's also a Google Developer Expert. Kent is happily married and the father of four kids. He likes his family, code, JavaScript, and React.
Iris Schaffer
Iris Schaffer
Spotify, UK
Talk: Panel Discussion: Testing
Iris is a front end developer with a passion for user experience and design, currently building products at Spotify. She’s also engaged in the Swedish meetup scene where she co-organises a ReasonML meetup.
Tomasz Łakomy
Tomasz Łakomy
Stedi, Poland
Talk: Panel Discussion: Testing
Tomasz is a Frontend Engineer at Stedi. Tech speaker, egghead.io instructor, AWS Certified. His interests include React, AWS, testing, VR and making cheesiest jokes known to mankind.
Sophie Au
Sophie Au
Donut, Germany
Talk: Panel Discussion: Testing
Sophie is a software developer at Donut where she champions testing and accessibility. And ensures there's a steady supply of office donuts.
Milecia McGregor
Milecia McGregor
Conducto, USA
Talk: Making Your React Apps Perform At Scale
Milecia is a senior software engineer that's worked with JavaScript, Angular, React, Node, PHP, Python, .NET, SQL, AWS, Heroku, Azure, and many other tools to build web apps. She also has a master's degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering and has published research in machine learning and robotics. She started Flipped Coding in 2017 to help people learn web development with real-world projects and she publishes articles covering all aspects of software on several publications, including freeCodeCamp. In her free time, she spends time with her husband and dogs while learning to play the harmonica and trying to create her own mad scientist lab.
Iris Schaffer
Iris Schaffer
Spotify, UK
Talk: Fantastic Bugs and Where to Find Them
Iris is a front end developer with a passion for user experience and design, currently building products at Spotify. She’s also engaged in the Swedish meetup scene where she co-organises a ReasonML meetup.
Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds
null, USA
Talk: Consume ➡️ Build ➡️ Teach
Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he's actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages. Kent is the creator of TestingJavaScript.com and he's an instructor on egghead.io and Frontend Masters. He's also a Google Developer Expert. Kent is happily married and the father of four kids. He likes his family, code, JavaScript, and React.
Rodrigo Pombo
Rodrigo Pombo
Making open source dev tools, Argentina
Talk: The X in MDX
Making open source dev tools and stuff. Currently building @codehike_
TJ VanToll
TJ VanToll
Progress, USA
Talk: Why Paid UI Components Aren’t Evil
TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a Principal Developer Advocate for Progress. TJ has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery and NativeScript teams. Nowadays, he helps web developers build awesome UIs with KendoReact.
Sophie Au
Sophie Au
Donut, Germany
Talk: Accessibility as a First Class Citizen
Sophie is a software developer at Donut where she champions testing and accessibility. And ensures there's a steady supply of office donuts.
Jen Luker
Jen Luker
Gremlin, USA
Talk: React Accessibility: Beyond the Basics
Jen Luker is a Sr. Frontend Engineer, conference speaker, and BookBytes podcast co-host. She has spent the majority of her career as a full-stack developer using PHP, Javascript, and CSS, but has a particular fondness for frontend technologies. She is an advocate for both accessibility, and processes that make doing the right thing easy and the wrong thing hard. When she's not exploring solutions, learning new technologies, or reading, Jen's spare time is spent spinning yarn from raw wool and knitting; she's even been known to 3D print her own tools for the job. She is also fascinated by all things space, antique cars, and IoT.
Jemima Abu
Jemima Abu
Telesoftas, Nigeria/Lithuania
Talk: React Components and How To Style Them
Jemima Abu is a self-taught Front End Developer and school-taught Systems Engineer from Lagos, Nigeria. She currently works at Telesoftas, a software company based in Lithuania. She is an avid advocate for diversity and intersectionality in technology and accessibility in web development. She's also a huge nerd, slightly obsessed with cats and can usually be found on her laptop, coding or watching slice-of-life anime.
Monica Wojciechowska
Monica Wojciechowska
Netguru, Poland
Talk: The Language of Shapes: Understanding the SVG Path
Frontend developer, data visualisation engineer, writer, and fan of simplicity (in code as in life). Her mind belongs to deep conversations and translation. Her heart belongs to snow and surf.
Mikhail Kuznetcov
Mikhail Kuznetcov
ING, Netherlands
Talk: Build Full Featured Frontend App with Svelte
Mikhail is a passionate developer who loves to share his knowledge with the world. As a team leader, public speaker, workshop organizer, teacher of JavaScript and Vue.js, he has trained developers worldwide.
Michel Weststrate
Michel Weststrate
Facebook, UK
Talk: Flipper: The Extensible DevTool Platform for React Native
Open source fanatic, speaker and trainer. Author of MobX, MobX-State-Tree, Immer and a plethora of smaller packages. On a continuous quest to make programming as natural as possible. React, JavaScript and TypeScript fan. Working at Facebook on dev tooling for mobile developers.
Nader Dabit
Nader Dabit
Edge & Node, USA
Talk: Building Real-time Serverless GraphQL APIs on AWS with TypeScript and CDK
Nader has been developing with React Native for over 2.5 years. He has worked with and trained developers from fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Visa, American Express, and Microsoft, helping them to get up to speed with React Native as quickly as possible.
Ruth Mesfun
Ruth Mesfun
Teachers Pay Teachers, USA
Talk: Improve Your SEO
Ruth Mesfun is a Software Engineer at Teachers Pay Teachers. Her team was tasked to de-risk important pages that were dynamically rendered on mobile which they completed in two months. While learning all about SEO and mobile-first indexing she also is taking a class in beginner Japanese and finished a Financial Coach program.
Dylan Jhaveri
Dylan Jhaveri
MUX, USA
Talk: Getting Weird with Video Manipulation and HTML5 Canvas
Dylan is a Senior Software Engineer at Mux, a startup building online video infrastructure for developers. Dylan works on the DevEx team to help developers deliver smooth video to their users. Previously he co-founded Crowdcast, a live video streaming platform.
Ben Ilegbodu
Ben Ilegbodu
Stitch Fix, USA
Talk: TypeScript + React = ❤️
Ben is a Christian, husband, and father of 3, with 15 years of professional experience developing user interfaces for the Web. He currently is a Principal Frontend Engineer at Stitch Fix on their Frontend Platform team, helping architect their Design System. Ben also is a Google Developer Expert, Microsoft MVP, and enjoys playing basketball, DIY, watching movies, and tweeting (@benmvp) / blogging (benmvp.com) about his experiences with new web technologies.
Krasimir Tsonev
Krasimir Tsonev
Antidote.me, Bulgaria
Talk: We Are All Hemingway
Krasimir has been writing for more then 10 years. Mostly code but also articles and books. You'll find him speaking on web related topics. Last couple of yeas he's been using React and its ecosystem extensively at Antidote.me. Where he and his team mates are trying to help patients reaching clinical trials.
Allison Kunz
Allison Kunz
Hasura, USA
Talk: Zero to Production with Fullstack GraphQL and React with Hasura team
Allison is a solutions engineer at Hasura.