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In the world of JavaScript, there is always the ‘next big framework’ in the making. However, NextJS, authored by Guillermo Rauch, is already a proven open-source library loved by developers worldwide. Start exploring its advantages, such as rich user experience, outstanding performance, and fast feature development, with our free talks, tutorials, and courses.
Jessica Cregg
Jessica Cregg
LaunchDarkly, UK
Talk: Using Feature Flags in Development
Jessica is a Developer Advocate at LaunchDarkly, where she speaks about change and writes about the human implications of engineering decisions. She writes for a selection of tech publications and works as a co-organiser of DevOpsDays London and the regular meet-up group DevSecOps London Gathering. She also works with Coding Black Females to improve equal and equitable representation within the technology industry.
Ondrej Polesny
Ondrej Polesny
Kontent by Kentico, Czech Republic
Talk: Crash Course Into Multilingual Websites With next.JS and Headless Content
Ondrej is a Jamstack enthusiast focused mostly on React and Vue-based tools. As a Developer Evangelist at Kontent by Kentico, he constantly stays connected with in-house and partner developers, which brings him closer to many interesting digital projects built with various tools. Always interested in problems that everyone claims have no solution, Ondrej enjoys building the architecture of components or applications and figuring out how all parts fit together. He also creates videos and speaks at conferences and podcasts.
Oliver Barnwell
Oliver Barnwell
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).
Ankita Kulkarni
Ankita Kulkarni
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.
Michele Riva
Michele Riva
NearForm, Italy
Talk: High-performance Next.js
I'm a passionate and experienced software architect from Milan, Italy. I've been working as a software engineer and architect for almost ten years in product and consultancy companies, taking the best from both worlds. I'm currently working as a Senior Software Architect in NearForm while contributing to many open-source projects in different languages (TypeScript, Haskell, Golang), writing books and technical articles.
Kellen Mace
Kellen Mace
WP Engine, USA
Talk: Build a Headless WordPress App with Next.js and WPGraphQL
Kellen Mace works on the Developer Relations team at WP Engine. He and his team produce content on how to build modern JavaScript apps powered by headless WordPress backends at [developers.wpengine.com](http://developers.wpengine.com/). He is a contributor to WPGraphQL and the creator of the WPGraphQL for Gravity Forms plugin. He has been building and launching production headless WordPress applications for a number of years, and loves teaching others how to do the same.
Facundo Giuliani
Facundo Giuliani
Storyblok, Argentina
Talk: Don't take it Personally, it is Personalization
Developer Relations Engineer at Storyblok. Systems Engineer. Full Stack Developer.
Michele Riva
Michele Riva
NearForm, Italy
Talk: You don't want to Server-side Render your Next.js App
I'm a passionate and experienced software architect from Milan, Italy. I've been working as a software engineer and architect for almost ten years in product and consultancy companies, taking the best from both worlds. I'm currently working as a Senior Software Architect in NearForm while contributing to many open-source projects in different languages (TypeScript, Haskell, Golang), writing books and technical articles.
Leonidas Mamais
Leonidas Mamais
Vodafone, Greece
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.
Simeon Griggs
Simeon Griggs
Sanity.io, UK
Talk: Localization for Real-World Use-Cases: Key Learnings from Onboarding Global Brands
Full stack developer and Solution Engineer @ Sanity.io.
Ondrej Polesny
Ondrej Polesny
Kontent by Kentico, Czech Republic
Talk: How to properly handle URL slug changes in Next.js
Ondrej is a Jamstack enthusiast focused mostly on React and Vue-based tools. As a Developer Evangelist at Kontent by Kentico, he constantly stays connected with in-house and partner developers, which brings him closer to many interesting digital projects built with various tools. Always interested in problems that everyone claims have no solution, Ondrej enjoys building the architecture of components or applications and figuring out how all parts fit together. He also creates videos and speaks at conferences and podcasts.
Deepu K Sasidharan
Deepu K Sasidharan
Okta, Netherlands
Talk: How to Secure Your Node.js Containers on Kubernetes With Best Practices
Deepu K Sasidharan is a Software Engineer by passion and profession. He is a Senior Developer Advocate at Okta. He is the co-lead of JHipster, and the creator of KDash and JDL Studio. He is a polyglot programmer working with Java, JavaScript, Go, Rust, and so on. He is also a cloud technology advocate and an open-source software aficionado. He has authored books on Full-stack development and frequently writes about Java, JavaScript, Go, Rust, DevOps, Kubernetes, Linux, and so on, on his blog.
Michele Riva
Michele Riva
NearForm, Italy
Talk: Managing Authentication in Next.js
I'm a passionate and experienced software architect from Milan, Italy. I've been working as a software engineer and architect for almost ten years in product and consultancy companies, taking the best from both worlds. I'm currently working as a Senior Software Architect in NearForm while contributing to many open-source projects in different languages (TypeScript, Haskell, Golang), writing books and technical articles.
Josh Goldberg
Josh Goldberg
Codecademy, USA
Talk: GraphQL + Apollo + Next.js: A Lovely Trio
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.
William Lyon
William Lyon
Neo4j, USA
Talk: Full Stack GraphQL In The Cloud With Neo4j Aura, Next.js, & Vercel
William Lyon is a Developer Relations Engineer at Neo4j where he helps developers be successful with graphs. Prior to joining Neo4j William worked as a software developer for several startups, building mobile apps, quantitative finance tools, and predictive API services. William holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana and is the author of the book "Full Stack GraphQL" published by Manning. You can find him online at [lyonwj.com](http://lyonwj.com/).
Valentin Kononov
Valentin Kononov
Unity, Finland
Talk: E2E Tests for API – Saving Nerves and Hours
Valentin just started to work at Unity3d in Helsinki as Full-Stack Software Engineer. Before that he worked at Mapbox R&D center in Minsk, Belarus. Experienced in Typescript, SQL, .NET, Angular, React, NodeJS, NestJS and other interesting stuff in full stack software development. He loves modern web technical stack, but strongly believes in understanding of fundamental aspects of programming. He likes code writing, work in amazing and useful projects, which can bring something valuable to people. His spare time is mostly dedicated to his family, reading and writing, and also traveling is important part of his life!
Simon Knott
Simon Knott
https://quirrel.dev, Germany
Talk: Build Fullstack Apps in Record Time with Blitz.js
Developer Tooling Engineer & Open Sourcerer. Creator of quirrel.dev, L2 Maintainer of Blitz.js. Studying at HPI.
Roy Derks
Roy Derks
Vandebron, Netherlands
Talk: Killing BFFs with GraphQL and Next.js
Roy Derks is a developer, author and public speaker from the Netherlands. His mission is to make the world a better place through tech by training and inspiring developers worldwide. Currently he is working with StepZen on a mission to make GraphQL adoption easy and scalable.
Facundo Giuliani
Facundo Giuliani
Storyblok, Argentina
Talk: Incremental Static Regeneration: Static Sites on Steroids
Developer Relations Engineer at Storyblok. Systems Engineer. Full Stack Developer.
Simeon Griggs
Simeon Griggs
Sanity.io, UK
Talk: How do Localise and Personalize Content with Sanity.io and Next.js
Full stack developer and Solution Engineer @ Sanity.io.
Nur Şah Ketene
Nur Şah Ketene
Columbia Road, Finland
Talk: SSR & SSG in NextJS
Managing Consultant @ Columbia Road, Advisor, Coach, Teacher.
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.
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.
Samuel Snopko
Samuel Snopko
Storyblok, Slovakia
Talk: Crash Course into the Jamstack with Next.js & Storyblok
Samuel is responsible for the developer relations at Storyblok. As the headless system's head of devrel, he spends most of his time buried in the documentation and creating various experiments and demos. He always defines himself as Creative FrontEnd Knight & DesignOps enthusiast with a passion for JAMStack and the beautiful web. As a determined community believer, he co-created multiple meetups and is always happy to help any community in need.
Nick DeJesus
Nick DeJesus
Netlify, USA
Talk: E-commerce on the Jamstack with NextJS and Netlify
Nick DeJesus is an open source maintainer focused on removing friction from the e-commerce space.
Nader Dabit
Nader Dabit
Edge & Node, USA
Talk: Hybrid Cloud Development with Next.js, AWS, and Tailwind
Nader is an author, open source developer, and Developer Relations Engineer working in the blockchain space with Edge & Node and The Graph Protocol.
Colby Fayock
Colby Fayock
Applitools, USA
Talk: Scaling WordPress with Next.js
Learning by doing is the best way to learn and it’s how Colby Fayock helps others learn about Javascript, React, and the static web. His work includes writing on freecodecamp.org, videos on YouTube, and courses on egghead.io as well as his first book 50 Projects for React & the Static Web.
Lee Robinson
Lee Robinson
Vercel, USA
Talk: Next.js — The Hybrid Architecture (SSG/SSR) for Web Developer Modernization and Scaling React
Lee is a developer, writer, and course creator. He currently works at Vercel as a Solutions Architect and leads DevRel for Next.js. He frequently speaks about front-end development, design, and the future of the web.
Andrew Hao
Andrew Hao
Lyft, USA
Talk: Platform-powered: Building a Frontend Platform to Scale as Fast as You Do 🚀
Andrew is a Staff Engineer at Lyft, where he builds products for Lyft's riders. When it comes to engineering, he's especially passionate about Web performance, machine learning and systems design. When it comes to people, he loves learning about what makes people tick and building high performing teams. In a prior life, he was a Principal Engineer at Carbon Five and an Engineering Manager at Blurb Books. He lives in Oakland with his family where he spends his free time running the streets and trails, dreaming about the day we'll be able to race in person. Online, he writes at https://www.g9labs.com