April 17, 2020
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Speakers

Full-access tickets include interactive chat with speakers via their personal video rooms and Slack channels.

Guillermo Rauch
Guillermo Rauch
Next.js, USA

Guillermo Rauch is the co-creator Next.js, former CTO and co-founder of LearnBoost and Cloudup, acquired by Wordpress.com in 2013. His background and expertise are in the realtime web. He's the creator of socket.io, one of the most popular JavaScript projects on GitHub, with implementations in many different programming languages and frameworks (currently running the realtime backend of high profile apps like Microsoft Office online). He created the first MongoDB ORM for Node.JS, MongooseJS. Before that he was a core developer of the MooTools JavaScript framework. He's the author of "Smashing Node.JS" published by Wiley in 2012, best-selling book about Node.JS on Amazon in multiple programming categories.

Jen Luker
Lightning Talk 18:50 React Track
Button vs Div: What's the Big Deal Anyway?
Jen Luker
Gremlin, USA

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.

Kent C. Dodds
16:25 React Track
AHA Programming
Kent C. Dodds
Trainer, USA

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.

Elizabet Oliveira
17:50 React Track
Designing with Code in Mind
Elizabet Oliveira
Elastic, Distributed, Ireland

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.

Tanner Linsley
18:20 React Track
React Query: It’s Time to Break up with your "Global State”!
Tanner Linsley
Nozzle.io, USA

Tanner Linsley is an open source creator who loves React and JavaScript. He has built and still maintain several well-known open source libraries like React Table, React Query, React Form, React Charts, React Static, and even Chart.js

He co-founded Nozzle.io 6 years ago and currently holds down the front-end fort there 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.

Max Stoiber
Max Stoiber
Gatsby, Austria

Max Stoiber is a Staff Software Engineer at Gatsby, inventing the future of web development. Previously he worked at GitHub, who acquired the startup he co-founded, Spectrum. He is well known for making styled-components, react-boilerplate, and a wide variety of other open source projects in the React ecosystem.

Sangeetha KP
Lightning Talk 16:25 Alt Track
ML on the Edge
Sangeetha KP
Amazon, USA

Sangeetha is a Software Developer Engineer with 4 years of experience working with Alexa Companion App and the Amazon Shopping App at Amazon HQ. She is a Tech enthusiast and can be seen giving talks / workshops in universities/meetups in the United States

Lorenzo Sciandra
15:40 Alt Track
The 1.0 is a Lie
Lorenzo Sciandra
Formidable, UK

Lorenzo is a Software Engineer at Formidable UK — a few years ago he decided to use React Native for a project. He hasn’t stopped since: he became an Open Source maintainer for the core project, helping the Facebook team. He also cares a lot about mental health, so he decided to help his local OSS community with a dedicated meetup, ProvidedAsIs.

Haris Mahmood
Lightning Talk 16:25 Alt Track
Styles and Theming with Restyle in React Native
Haris Mahmood
Shopify, Canada

As a Senior React Native Engineer at Shopify, Haris is helping create a better world of commerce. He runs a developer focused online store (repitsupply.com), has a weird obsession with dinosaurs, and is still emotionally recovering from the terrible GoT finale.

Vladimir Novick
15:40 React Track
Controlling Apps with Your Mind and AI
Vladimir Novick
Independent Consultant, Engineer & Trainer, Israel

Independent Consultant, engineer and trainer, Google Developer Expert, worldwide speaker and published author. Vladimir works mostly in Web and Mobile fields advocating usage of React, React Native, GraphQL as well serverless architectures and functional languages such as ReasonML.

Jason Jean
17:05 React Track
Scalable React Development for Large Projects
Jason Jean
Nrwl, Canada

Jason is an Architect at Nrwl on the Nx Core Team. He works with Fortune 500 companies across different industries to enable them to develop like Facebook, Microsoft, and Google. Along with development, Jason is also an enthusiast of board games and mechanical keyboards.

Tanmai Gopal
17:05 Alt Track
How I Went from Being Skeptical about Relay to Falling in Love with it
Tanmai Gopal
Hasura, India

Tanmai Gopal is the CEO, co-founder of Hasura. He is a StackOverflow powered fullstack developer whose areas of interest and work span React, GraphQL, Nodejs, Haskell, Docker, Postgres & Kubernetes. He is passionate about making it easy to build complex things and is the instructor of India's largest MOOC imad.tech with over 250,000 students.

Matt McClure
Lightning Talk 18:50 React Track
Going Live from your Browser without WebRTC
Matt McClure
MUX, USA

Matthew is an internet video nerd. He's the co-founder and Head of Technology & Community at Mux, a startup building online video infrastructure for developers, a core-contributor to Video.js, the biggest HTML5 video framework, and the organizer of Demuxed, the largest video-focused dev conference/community in the world.

Eloy Durán
Eloy Durán
Microsoft, Netherlands

Eloy is a serial open-sourcerer, author of CocoaPods, and engineer at Microsoft working on their React Native efforts. Previously at Artsy.net he oversaw the adaptation of React Native in Artsy’s flagship iOS app.

Mike Hartington
Lightning Talk 18:50 React Track
Bringing Ionic (and Web Components) to React
Mike Hartington
Ionic, USA

Mike is a developer, Google Developer Expert, and Ionic Developer Advocate who’s been working in the mobile landscape for most of his professional career. When he’s not working Ionic itself, Mike speaks frequently about mobile development and Progressive Web Apps. In his spare time, he’s an aspiring woodworker, occasional musician, and craft beer lover.

Trevor Brindle
Lightning Talk 16:25 Alt Track
End Your Development Nightmares with envinfo and Solidarity
Trevor Brindle
Modus Create, USA

The web, mobile, JavaScript, React/Native, CI/CD, process improvement, leading teams, remote work, and interviewing.

Uri Goldshtein
Lightning Talk 18:50 React Track
GraphQL Mesh – Query Anything, Run Anywhere
Uri Goldshtein
The Guild, Netherlands

Uri is the founder of The Guild, a group of open source developers working around the world to help create important open source libraries, mostly around GraphQL. They support large companies to go through successful technological transformations.

Kiki Saintonge
Kiki Saintonge
Microsoft, USA

Kiki is a Program Manager on the Windows UI Platform team and comes from a game design and development background.

Advice Lounge

Michel Weststrate
Michel Weststrate
Facebook
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.
Lorenzo Sciandra
Lorenzo Sciandra
Formidable
Lorenzo is a Software Engineer at Formidable UK — a few years ago he decided to use React Native for a project. He hasn’t stopped since: he became an Open Source maintainer for the core project, helping the Facebook team. He also cares a lot about mental health, so he decided to help his local OSS community with a dedicated meetup, ProvidedAsIs.
Tanner Linsley
Tanner Linsley
Nozzle.io
Tanner Linsley is an open source creator who loves React and JavaScript. He has built and still maintain several well-known open source libraries like React Table, React Query, React Form, React Charts, React Static, and even Chart.js He co-founded [Nozzle.io](http://nozzle.io/) 6 years ago and currently holds down the front-end fort there 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.
Max Stoiber
Max Stoiber
Gatsby
Max Stoiber is a Staff Software Engineer at Gatsby, inventing the future of web development. Previously he worked at GitHub, who acquired the startup he co-founded, Spectrum. He is well known for making styled-components, react-boilerplate, and a wide variety of other open source projects in the React ecosystem.
Oleg Isonen
Oleg Isonen
Webflow
Oleg is an author of JSS and an architect with a focus on scalable web front-end applications.
Haris Mahmood
Haris Mahmood
Shopify
As a Senior React Native Engineer at Shopify, Haris is helping create a better world of commerce. He runs a developer focused online store ([repitsupply.com](https://www.repitsupply.com/)), has a weird obsession with dinosaurs, and is still emotionally recovering from the terrible GoT finale.

Our MC's

Jason Lengstorf
Jason Lengstorf
Netlify, USA

Jason Lengstorf is a principal developer experience engineer at Netlify and the host of Learn With Jason, a live-streamed video show where he pairs with people in the community to learn something new. He’s passionate about building healthy, efficient teams and systems, and he’s done his best to positively influence the community, leadership, and technical health of open source and companies including Gatsby and IBM. He lives in Portland, Oregon and writes at lengstorf.com.

Mettin Parzinski
Mettin Parzinski
Passionate People, Netherlands

React focused developer, working on a Design System at Albert Heijn (Dutch supermarket). Started out writing ActionScript, did jQuery and thus has all sorts of knowledge on deprecated stuff. Part of a frontend development couple that produced a kid.

Gant Laborde
Gant Laborde
Infinite Red, USA

Gant Laborde is an owner of Infinite Red, mentor, adjunct professor, published author, and award-winning speaker. For 20 years, he has been involved in software development and continues strong today. He is an “open sourcerer”, team leader, and aspires to one day become a mad scientist. He blogs, videos, and maintains popular repositories for the community. Follow Gant’s adventures at gantlaborde.com.

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Interactive Sessions With Speakers

One-on-one Advice Lounge with speakers

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Speakers’ personal video rooms

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Q&A Slack channels

Enjoy chatting with the speakers in Slack space

Topic-based Video Discussion Rooms

Explore specific technologies in their dedicated video rooms.

Uri Goldshtein

GraphQL Discussion Room

Michel Weststrate

TypeScript Discussion Room

Max Stoiber

CSS-in-JS Discussion Room

Tanner Linsley

Hooks Discussion Room

Tim Neutkens

JJ Kasper

Next.js Discussion Room

Try a Random Watching Party

Join a group of strangers, and watch and discuss the conference together. Make new friends along the way!

Afterparty Zoom Clubs

Our night clubs will be facilitated by people who are deeply engaged in the community. Grab homemade cocktail and join the party!

Hip Hop
Lyrics Bar

with

Elizabet Oliveira

Cocktail
Bar

with

Ken Wheeler, Jared Palmer

Scribble
Bar

with

Max Stoiber

QuakeJS
Streaming

with

Kurt Kemple

Craft &
Code Bar

with

Jen Luker

Game
Playing

with

Pariss Athena

QuakeJS Tournament

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