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Web Directions Developer Summit covers cutting edge technologies and practices current in front end engineering–from the back, to the front, of the front end and is created for

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Where did design, product & content go?

You're right, Developer Summit will be focussed on front end engineering. But we're not neglecting the wonderful product, design, content and "big thinker" audience. Dev Summit is accompanied by a one day ideas driven conference Web Directions Next.

Imagine a super concentrated day of our most engaging keynotes and talks. Opportunities to connect meaningfully with others who get excited about this stuff as much as you do.

That's Next, which will help you chart what's next in product, design and strategy, and we'll be unveiling more detail soon.

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Keep up to date with Announcements

Want to keep up to date with news about Developer Summit? Let us know below and we'll email you as things develop.

Keen to speak at Developer Summit?

If you'd like to put your hand up to speak at Developer Summit or one of our other events in 2024, we'd love to hear from you. CFPs are open now, closing June 15th

Read all the details about what we're looking for and what we offer speakers.

Learn more and apply!

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All Access–streaming or in person

Attend all four of our amazing events, across 2024, for an unbelievable price.

All Access in person Passincludes in person access to Code, Code Leaders, Next and Developer Summit.

All Access streaming Passincludes streaming access to Code, Code Leaders, Next and Developer Summit.

Find the conference pass for you

Attend Dev Summit by itself, or add our Next Conference.

There's also great bonuses for teams attending together–for you and your organisation.

Choose your ticket

Attend or Stream Dev Summit–and why not add a Next ticket?

Special Pricing

Freelancers, juniors and not for profits save–see below for details

Team Offers

There's great bonuses for you and your organisation when you attend as a team

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Special Pricing

We know it's valuable to attend, to learn from our experts, and make connections in the industry. So, to make our events as affordable as possible, we have special pricing for a range of attendees.

Freelancers

If you're paying you're own way–contractor, freelance, consultant, independent–whatever you might call yourself use the code freelancedevsummit when you register, and pay just $995.

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Juniors

To encourage employers to send their juniors to help develop their capabilities, register them with the code juniordevsummit and you'll pay just $995

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Not for profits

As a not for profit, register with the code nfpdevsummit, and pay just $995.

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Our venue

Web Directions Developer Summit 2024 will take place in November at UTS Sydney.

Getting there:

There are numerous public transport options, and parking available close by.

Accommodation:

If you're coming from out of town, there are many hotel and serviced apartment style accomodation options in and around the area.

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Partner with us

Keen to reach hundreds of the leading web engineers in the country? We bring them together in one place, fuel them with coffee and amazing talks and reignite their excitement.

We work closely with our partners and their technologies to deliver world leading online conferences. Contact us to talk more about how we work can work with you to help you be even more awesome.

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John Allsopp

John Allsopp has been working on the Web for nearly 30 years. He's been responsible for innovative developer tools such as Style Master and X-Ray, and his ideas formed the foundation for Typekit, now Adobe Fonts, and the entire concept of Responsive Web Design. He's spoken at numerous conferences around the World and delivered dozens of workshops in that time as well.

His writing includes several books, including Developing With Web Standards and countless articles and tutorials in print and online publications.

His "A Dao of Web Design" published in 2000 is cited by Ethan Marcotte as a key influence in the development of Responsive Web Design, who's acclaimed article in 2010 begins by quoting John in detail, and by Jeremy Keith as "a manifesto for anyone working on the Web".

John brings his deep knowledge of and passion for the web and all things digital to every aspect of Web Directions.

About Us

Co-founded and now run by John Allsopp, Web Directions has for nearly 2 decades years brought together leading developers, engineers, visual, IxD, UX and product designers, Art and Creative Directors, product managers indeed everyone involved in producing web and digital products to learn from one another, and the World's leading experts across this vast field.

We spend our lives thinking about what comes next, keeping up with trends in technology, practices and processes, and filtering the hype, to make sure you don't miss trends that matter, and don't waste time on hype that doesn't.

We promise attending one of our events will leave you significantly better versed in the challenges you face day to day, and in solutions for addressing them.

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Code of Conduct

For over a decade, we've worked hard to create inclusive, fun, inspring and safe events for the Web Industry.

As part of our commitment to these values, we've adopted a code of conduct for all involved: ourselves, our speakers, our partners and our audience.

If you have any concern or feedback, please don't hesitate to contact us.