Where Tech Meets 2018: Conferences, Summits, Events, and More!

February 1st, 2018

Events // Zee

Thinking about business plans and where you can get more connections, expand your professional network, and learn about trends in technology world this year?

We've got a list of events for you.

Startup Grind

With 5,000 founders and investors, more than 40 keynote and fireside sessions, and over 50 exhibiting startups, this is Startup Grind's largest event ever. Bringing together great content and great people in an incredible setting, injecting some custom-built networking technology, and topping it all off with an unrivaled feeling of intimacy is how we guarantee amazing business and an awesome time.

UXIstanbul Conference

We are a one-day user experience and usability event, and we annually “fascinate” our guests. By being the first UX conference of Turkey, we gather UX and Usability professionals from World’s leading companies in Istanbul, to share their experiences.

O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference    

Fast-paced and practical, the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference provides the design, development, and deployment training that veteran and aspiring software architects, engineers, and senior developers need.

MWC (Mobile World Congress)

Over 2,300 exhibitors will gather in Barcelona to showcase the newest technologies and most innovative products available. Take your place among the companies that are shaping the connected future.

Mobile+Web DevCon

Mobile+Web DevCon is one of the only conferences that combines talks across iOS, Android, IoT, cross-platform, web development and UX. We're working hard to put together an agenda with brand new talks most relevant to you.


South By Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together

CanSecWest Vancouver

CanSecWest, the world's most advanced conference focusing on applied digital security, is about bringing the industry luminaries together in a relaxed environment which promotes collaboration and social networking.

UX in the City: Manchester

UX in the City: Manchester is a hands-on event for the User Experience community, organized by the team behind UX Cambridge and UX Scotland.

Bulgaria Web Summit

A balanced mixture of participants and speakers working in programming, design, marketing, and business development. Find partners, colleagues or ideas to develop.

LeadDev Conference

The Lead Developer New York 2018 is a 1-day conference featuring practical advice from experts on leading and motivating your team and high-level sessions on new and disruptive technologies.

COLLISION Conference

  • collisionconf.com
  • New Orleans, USA
  • April 30 - May 3

The Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In three years, Collision has grown to almost 20,000 attendees from 119 countries. Attendees include CEOs of both the world’s fastest growing startups and the world’s largest companies, alongside leading investors and media.

UX London

UX London brings together the world’s leading design experts and practitioners. Join us for a programme of inspirational talks and hands-on workshops. Spend the mornings gaining unique insights from influential speakers. In the afternoon, roll up your sleeves and participate in the workshop of your choice. You’ll head home with new ideas and practical skills that you can apply straight away. And, if that’s not enough, this year we’re turning ten - so come and join us for some extra special celebrations.

Container Camp

Whether you are just starting your container journey, are an expert user, a Startup Founder or an Enterprise, you can learn something new about container technology at Container Camp AU 2018 in Melbourne.

TNW Conference 2018

TNW Conference is a highly anticipated technology festival, TNW Conference brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors and promising startups for two days of business and knowledge sharing. Over the past 12 editions, TNW Conference has grown from a 200-person event to one of the leading technology events, bringing together 15,000 attendees a day and 3,500 companies from all over the world.

Some of the featured speakers for 2018: 
- Yancey Strickler: Co-founder of Kickstarter
- Ryan Leslie: Co-founder & CEO of SuperPhone
- Sashka Rothchild Founder & CEO of Stndby
- Mate Galic: CIO & President of Native Instruments

Spark+AI Summit

Spark + AI Summit shifts its focus to incorporate aspects of AI: from autonomous and self-driving cars to voice and image recognition and from intelligent chatbots and new deep learning frameworks and techniques to efficient machine learning algorithms, models and methods in vision, speech, deep learning and distributed learning at scale.

International PHP Conference

The International PHP Conference is the world’s first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade of top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. Internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies.

Cloud EXPO

Cloud Expo brings together all this in a single location: Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, Containers, Microservices, DevOps, WebRTC, Digital Transformation.

#LIS Lisbon Investment Summit

We’re Europe’s surprisingly informal and slightly unexpected startup conference. We bring together seasoned investors, daring entrepreneurs and innovative executives for a 2 day casual, sunny and action-packed event. Our favorite motto is #nobullshit. That pretty much sums up what you can expect from us.


A new conference format for a new time. The stars and pioneers of digitization present for the first time at more than ten stages with experts and businesses – right at the heart of the trade fair halls.

O'Reilly Fluent Conference

Developers, software engineers, designers, and web performance professionals flock to Fluent in pursuit of a common goal: building a better web. That means delivering fast, secure, accessible experiences to users and customers.

EnterpriseUX 2018

Enterprise UX is dedicated to delivering useful, delightful, and humane experiences to people who work for and in enterprises.

Wonder Women Tech

We are celebrating a new theme in 2018: #WeAreInnovators and we are going above and beyond to find the most innovative changemakers around the world to ignite our global conferences.

Rosenfeld Virtual Conference

Join us for The Business Case for Design, a one-day virtual conference, where six speakers will provide you stories, methods, approaches, and perspectives you can use to get design established and, eventually, incorporated into your organization’s DNA.

Gartner Catalyst Conference

Gartner Catalyst Conference provides practical solutions, actionable advice & principled objectivity in ways you won’t find anywhere else. Technically focused & committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference is designed to leave you with a blueprint for project planning & execution. 


IT Arena – is the biggest three-day tech event in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. The conference conducted exclusively in English, brings together 2000+ of entrepreneurs, investors, mobile and web developers, business analysts, UI/UX designers and startuppers from more than 12 countries. Some of the previous speakers of IT Arena include representatives from Twitter, Uber, Facebook, Philips, Samsung, IBM, Google, Microsoft etc. With fun after parties, the conference promises to create just the right atmosphere for informal networking, while the closing mega party – Futureland Festival is expected to unite more than 5000 of techno music lovers.

Web Summit

Web Summit started as a simple idea in 2010: Let’s connect the technology community with all industries, both old and new. It seemed to resonate. Web Summit has grown to become the “largest technology conference in the world”. No conference has ever grown so large so fast. But we also pride ourselves in organizing the “best technology conference on the planet.

CMSWire's DX Summit

CMSWire’s Digital Customer Experience Summit brings together the world’s foremost digital and marketing leaders — those who are defining the next generation of digital experiences and leading the teams that make them a reality.

AWS Summits

AWS Global Summits are free events that bring the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. Summits are held in major cities around the world, and attract technologists from all industries and skill levels who want to discover how AWS can help them innovate quickly and deliver flexible, reliable solutions at scale.

Startup Weekend

The hardest part of starting up is starting out. At Startup Weekend, you'll be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen. Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.

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Author: Zee

Zee is in charge of the Marketing at the APP Solutions/Grossum. Her areas of interest include quantum physics, astronomy, new trends in the web & mobile development (especially in the areas of AI and machine learning) and digital marketing instruments.

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