Web Directions events in 2024 and Beyond

Here's what we've got planned for 2024–we'd love to see you there, or have you speak!

In 2024 we've changed up ur program to adapt to a new landscape. With a stronger than ever focus on front end developers, and a brand new event, Next,

Web Directions Code

After a triumphant 2023 in person return, the long running front end engineering focussed conference, Code returns to Melbourne June 20 and 21.

Code Leaders

Returning to Melbourne June 19th, the day before Code, Code Leaders focusses on engineering leaders and what they need to know now.

Web Directions Developer Summit

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 Javascript developers, Front end developers, React developers, Full Stack developers, Design Engineers, Front End Engineers, UI Engineers, Design Systems Professionals, and Engineering leadership

Something brand new–Web Directions Next

You're right, Unlike our previous Summits, Developer Summit will be more 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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Keen to speak at one of our events in 2024?

If you're keen to speak at one of our other events in 2024, we'd love to hear from you. CFPs are open now.

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

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About Us

Co-founded and now run by John Allsopp, Web Directions has for nearly 20 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.

vignettes from our events, social, speakers and more. Includes Hannah Donovan skylarking.

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, X-Ray and many more. He's spoken at numerous conferences around the World and delivered dozens of workshops in that time as well.

His writing includes two 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".

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.