Elastic, Distributed, Portugal
Talk: Designing with Code in Mind
Elizabet is a designer who likes to code. As a ReactJS enthusiast, she built and maintains React-Kawaii. A React library of fun kawaii characters that won "Fun Side Project of the Year" in React Amsterdam Open Source Awards 2018. Besides that, her passion for music and past experience as the first female rapper in Portugal under a major deal, led her to start Cassette Tape. The HTML5 based looper and recorder has granted her a spot in Google I/0 Dublin, in 2016. Also, a big fan of open-source, she has recently released a song for the designer/dev community called "Fork This" (2020). Elizabet currently works as Senior Product Designer for Elastic. Her mission is to bridge the gap between front-end and design.
Talk: 5 Years of Building React Table
Talk: Complex React Migration: New Solutions to Old Codebase Problems
Jason Santos is a Senior Solution Architect at Rangle.io, where he is responsible for mentoring teams, understanding problems, finding solutions, and providing technical expertise to different projects. In the few years he has been at Rangle, he was able to contribute to the success of large projects in the Banking, Healthcare and Electronic Payment spaces, helping shape Enterprise architecture, leading teams and implementing full stack solutions using NodeJS microservices and cloud-native technologies, as well as both Angular and React. He brings with him 30 years of experience in building software across multiple languages and environments, from embedded software to IDEs and Debugging tools -- designing and implementing software frameworks and building applications on both back-end and front-end since the late 1990s. Being a certified SAFe Agilist, Jason is a strong advocate of process improvement, DevOps and agile delivery practices; he is also passionate about knowledge sharing and mentoring other developers.
Talk: Setting Up Feature Flags with React
Talia Nassi is an international keynote speaker who delivers content on all things testing and quality. She is a developer advocate at Split.io where she works closely with engineering teams globally to ship software more efficiently. She is passionate about feature flagging, canary launches, CI/CD, testing in production, and A/B testing. She has spoken at countless conferences internationally, ranging from audiences of 100 to 4000!
Talk: Stories and Strategies from Converting to TypeScript
Hi, I'm Josh! I'm a frontend developer from New York with a passion for open source, static analysis, and the web. I work at Codecademy as a frontend engineer on our core Web Platform team. I'm passionate about open source and bringing accessible education to the masses in a sustainable way.
Talk: Building a Shopify App with React & Node
Jennifer is a front end developer on the Docs and API Libraries team at Shopify where our goal is to make it easier for developers to build on Shopify’s platform by creating and curating technical resources. Jennifer has spent the last two years working on shopify.dev, Shopify’s home for developer documentation.
Talk: Building a Shopify App with React & Node
Talk: How React Applications Get Hacked in the Real-World
Liran Tal is a software developer, and a GitHub Star, world-recognized for his activism in open source communities and advancing web and Node.js security. He engages in security research through his work in the OpenJS Foundation and the Node.js ecosystem security working group, and further promotes open source supply chain security as an OWASP project lead. Liran is also a published author of Essential Node.js Security and O'Reilly's Serverless Security. At Snyk, he is leading the developer advocacy team and on a mission to empower developers with better dev-first security.
Talk: JS Security Testing in GitHub Actions
Zachary is a Senior DevOps Engineer at StackHawk. As a startup junkie, he has played many roles including operations, engineering, product development, and leadership. In his current role, he is focused on the evolving CI/CD landscape and how this diverse set of technologies can be used to improve the productivity of software developers, and the quality of the code they produce. Outside of work he enjoys music, photography, cycling, and various pastimes.
Talk: How Hopin is Moving 10x Faster: Microfrontends at Scale
Alex is an experienced engineer and decision maker with over 18 years of experience in the software industry. He is currently focused on scaling large organisations by breaking up front-end monoliths. Alex is passionate about open-source software and all things Web. Staff engineer @Miro. Co-Founder of several startups.
Software Developer, Developer Advocate, Technical Writer, Nigeria
Talk: Deploying a decoupled restaurant review site to production with Strapi and Platform.sh
Shedrack is a Developer Advocate and Technical Writer from Lagos, Nigeria. He loves community building, open source, and a has knack for improving developer experience of developer focused products.
Erik van der Voort
Talk: ING’s Journey in Building and Deploying Frond-end Code
Erik van der Voort has been working in Information Technology for over 25 years now. Starting as a developer, he moved to other roles like technical and functional designer and project- and portofolio-management. Quite some years ago, he discovered engineering was what made him really happy so since then he has been working in several Ops- and DevOps-roles within ING. For the past five years Erik is one of the engineers within the Fruitloops-team. This team of engineers mainly focuses on building and deploying front-end applications on a global scale within the company.
Talk: Designing Boardgames and How Tech (and React) Can Help
Johannes started developing iOS games in high school, creating his own LISP dialect on top of the ObjC runtime for faster iteration. In his undergrad at h_da Darmstadt he taught computers forgetting, after which he spend 2 years developing semantic SaaS solutions in TypeScript. Going back to academia he did his MSc at Oxford, combining archaeology and computer science with react. After a year in San Francisco implementing video conferences in IE11, he successfully bankrupted 2 start-ups in Berlin and is now working at a stealth startup in London when not designing boardgames.
Siriwong (Ching) Wongthongserm
Talk: How Coinbase Rewrote the App in React Native
Siriwong is an Engineer Manager at Coinbase. He enjoys working on products in the latest technology space. Previously, he worked at Facebook in News feed, Videos, and Portal. At Coinbase, he leads the team to innovate in the Crypto space.
React Podcast, USA
Talk: How I Test a Million UI States with Every Merge — Visual Testing with Storybook
Michael Chan loves the web. He's the host of React Podcast and DX Engineer at Chromatic. He’s building lunch.dev, the friendliest coding community for creative, curious, and compassionate web developers.
Bob van Luijt
Talk: Semantic Search through the Complete Wikipedia with Weaviate’s GraphQL API
Bob is CEO and co-founder of SeMI Technologies, the business created around the open-source vector search engine Weaviate. Besides SeMI and Weaviate. Bob is a frequent speaker on the topics of open source, digital technology, software business, and creativity. He has spoken at around 100 events on the aforementioned topics in Europe, the US, and Russia.
Talk: Hard GraphQL Problems at Shopify
I am a strong full stack developer, and a Ruby on Rails enthusiast. I'm passionate about formalized SDL processes, and clean, well-tested code. Having worked on the monolith that is the Words With Friends backend service at Zynga, I've architected, developed and deployed features that have been used by millions of concurrent users. I'm a huge supporter of University of Toronto, and an Arbor Award recipient. I guest lecture when I can, mentor students through the Alumni Mentorship program, and volunteer at numerous interview prep workshops, panels, and networking events for students.
Talk: Hard GraphQL Problems at Shopify
Talk: Plug-in architecture: how TypeScript let us paint-by-numbers
Working closely with customers designing & building TypeScript solutions. Recently a Lead Engineer at Snyk working on extending our current languages offering by introducing new languages and language specific concepts into our system in the shape of libs, parsers and microservices. When not coding I like to spend my time hanging upside down doing circus things.
Lucid Sight, Brazil
Talk: Making Multiplayer Games with Colyseus, Node.js and TypeScript
Endel is the creator of Colyseus, an open-source multiplayer framework for Node.js. He has been involved in multiplayer game development since 2015, and has released a number of indie real-time multiplayer games using Pixi.js and Three.js. Currently, Endel works for Lucid Sight, a game technology company based in Los Angeles.
Ag Grid, UK
Talk: AG Grid's New React Rendering Engine
Talk: Multiple apps, one code to rule them all
Shem has more than a decade of experience in software engineering in various domains: client and server-side, real-time systems, big data, mobile, and web. Shem is passionate about building a culture of growth mindset and obsessed with making teams work better together. After several years as a senior IC in WeWork and Meta, Shem is now the CTO and Co-Founder of Wilco, a platform that empowers every developer, regardless of their background or skill level, to unlock their full potential.
Talk: Find Out If Your Design System Is Better Than Nothing
Arseny helps client teams build dev processes and deliver web UIs as a Solution Architect at Rangle Amsterdam. Interested in that boring side effect of software development — generating product value — he's always happy to talk about team decision-making, cost-benefit analysis and metrics. Of the 10+ years in frontend development, he spent 1 year building experiments to increase a signup conversion rate by 5 percentage points.
Talk: Large scale projects challenges (NextJS - Contentful)
Leonidas is a front-end developer adept on providing the technical foundation for unique creative concepts and user experiences. Currently working as chapter lead, leading the frontend chapter at Vodafone Greece.
Talk: You Do Have Time to Build it Twice
Swizec is a software engineer, author, educator, and conference speaker. He's published books on modern web technologies, data visualization, and productivity, and has trained engineering teams at Fortune500 companies. Now he's distilling 20 years of tacit experience into actionable steps.
AG Grid, UK
Talk: Automatically maintaining thousands of code demos across multiple framework variations
Stephen is a Senior Developer at AG Grid. An active blogger writing about Angular and Web Tech. Stephen has spoken at conferences and meet-ups worldwide, sharing practical and experience-based Angular tips, tricks, and case studies.
Adam Abramov is an 8200 alumni, cybersecurity professional and DoubleVerify’s one and only reverse engineer. In his job he deconstructs ad fraud schemes and creates systems that detect them at scale. Previously he researched vulnerabilities, mainly focused on browser security.
AG Grid, UK
Talk: AG Grid's New React Rendering Engine
Get started with AG Grid React Data Grid with a hands-on tutorial from the core team that will take you through the steps of creating your first grid, including how to configure the grid with simple properties and custom components. AG Grid community edition is completely free to use in commercial applications, so you'll learn a powerful tool that you can immediately add to your projects. You'll also discover how to load data into the grid and different ways to add custom rendering to the grid. By the end of the workshop, you will have created an AG Grid React Data Grid and customized with functional React components.
Talk: Build a chat room with Appwrite and React
Suffers from Application Development Disorder. With over 25+ years of experience designing and developing software from fortune 50 companies to being employee #1 at start ups. An affinity for open source software, community and believes in using the right tools for the right job, even if the right tool needs to be invented.
Talk: Build a knowledge base with Gatsby, Contentful and AWS
Abdelrhman Adel is an Amsterdam-based Solution Architect at Rangle.io, helping clients build better software experiences using technologies such as Angular, React, and Typescript. Once a Petroleum Engineer, he switched career paths to follow his passion for technology and improving user experiences. When he’s not working, you can find him gaming or binge-watching a new TV series.
Talk: Building Figma’s Widget Code Generator
I am a Software Engineer at Figma, hailing from Leeds in the UK. I have always worked full stack but there is a special place in my heart for anything visual, which has lead me to my role on the Developer Tools team at Figma. What excites me about technology is being able to rapidly iterate on things and work with the smartest people around to build cool stuff! In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with my cat, oil painting and getting out into the countryside on my own two feet.
Full-time Open Source Contributor, Vietnam
Talk: How to Build Your Own Open Source Project
Atri Labs, USA
Talk: Lessons Learnt While Creating a New Framework on Top of React
Shyam Swaroop is the maintainer and core developer of an open-source project, Atri engine - a new framework built on React. He is also the Co-Founder & CTO of Atri Labs - the company behind this project. He has worked as a software engineer in both academia and industry. His most recent engagement in academia was working with DARPA under the US Department of Defense as Graduate Research Assistant at Columbia University (USA). Previously, he has created software products that have yielded multi million dollars of revenue for his organization, EXL Services, a US-headquartered technology consulting firm. He studied Engineering from IIT, India and dropped out from graduate program in computer science at Columbia University, USA to work on his startup full-time.
The Guardian, UK
Talk: Making a Splash: The Story of a Toilet Map Migration
I first developed an interest in programming in my early teens, making text-based adventure games in QBasic. After completing my degree in 2020, I stumbled out of the pandemic directly into the newly transformed fully remote world of work. In August ‘21 I accepted an offer to join the Guardian where I have been working on their identity platform migration. Outside of work I contribute to the Great British Public Toilet Map, an open source project dedicated to helping people find toilets across the UK. You can find me tweeting about life and work [@olliethinks](https://twitter.com/olliethinks).
Senior Engineering Manager, Canada
Talk: Building a Lightning-Fast Site with Next.js, GraphQL and Tailwind ⚡️
Ankita has over 10 years of Software development experience that started with helping small businesses develop apps. Currently she is taking a break and enjoying exploring more entrepreneurial opportunities. Previously, she is a Senior Engineering Manager at WealthSimple, leading teams and helping define the future of FinTech in Canada. She also worked as a Tech Lead, Solution Architect, and Lead developer at companies such as Loblaw Digital, Rangle.io, and IBM Canada. Ankita has architected and scaled many web and mobile apps for clients using React, GraphQL, React Native and Next.js. She loves public speaking and has spoken at several conferences worldwide, allowing her to pursue her passion for travel. Ankita is also an instructor on Udemy and ZeroToMastery and loves sharing content online.