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October 15-16, 2020

7am PST / 10am EST / 4pm CEST

THE BIGGEST REACT CONFERENCE WORLDWIDE

  • 2
    Days
    React, React Native, GQL & more
  • 2
    Tracks
    Base Camp & Summit
  • 30+
    Speakers
    Sharing latest insights
  • 25K+
    Devs
    From all over the globe

The Event

React Summit is a celebration of good things coming together:

REACT THAT
ROCKS AND A VIRTUAL
COMMUNITY THAT
DEVELOPS

A two-day conference on all things React, gathering Front-end and Full-stack engineers across the globe in the cloud. To help you stay up-to-date on the latest React tech, we're coming back with a new remote gig on October 15-16, 2020. Mark your calendars for the biggest virtual event for the React community.

Besides the conference talks delivered by well-known pros, be prepared for awesome MCs and a number of virtual networking activities, interactive entertainment, and engaging challenges for all participants.

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Features

TOP REACT SPEAKERS

High-quality talks from field experts followed by video Q&As

VIRTUAL NETWORKING

Join live chat rooms, make new friends, meet future coworkers

REMOTE, SAFE, YET FUN

Socialize at remote afterparties and gaming tournaments

Speakers & Instructors

Kent C. Dodds
Summit Track
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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.

Jen Luker
Summit Track
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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.

Vojtech Miksu
Summit Track
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Vojtech Miksu
Uber, USA

Currently on the UI Platform team at Uber. Focused on design systems (baseweb.design), open source (multiple popular react libraries as react-movable or react-portal), CSS in JS and great user/developer experiences. Previously building product at Cloudflare.

Sophie Au
Base Camp Track
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Sophie Au
Donut, Germany

Sophie is a software developer at Donut where she champions testing and accessibility. And ensures there's a steady supply of office donuts.

Michel Weststrate
Summit Track
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Michel Weststrate
Facebook, UK

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.

Dylan Jhaveri
Base Camp Track
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Dylan Jhaveri
Software Engineer @Mux, USA

Dylan is a Senior Software Engineer at Mux, a startup building online video infrastructure for developers. Dylan works on the DevEx team to help developers deliver smooth video to their users. Previously he co-founded Crowdcast, a live video streaming platform.

Joshua Nelson
Summit Track
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Joshua Nelson
Airbnb, USA

Joshua is a developer at Airbnb, working on improving the front end performance of the most visited pages on the site! Joshua cares deeply about ensuring fast experiences for everyone, and has worked on performance optimization and instrumentation to achieve this.

With experience building both UI platforms, design systems, and product UI, Joshua has learnt what really works when it comes to performance (and what doesn't!) and is looking forward to sharing these lessons with you.

Vladimir Novick
Base Camp Track
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Vladimir Novick
EventLoop, Israel

CTO & Co-Founder of EventLoop, 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.

Sara Vieira
Base Camp Track
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Sara Vieira
CodeSandbox, Germany

Sara is a developer at CodeSandbox. GraphQL and Open Source enthusiast. Conference Speaker and Airport expert. She's also a fan of horror movies, has talents such as banging sticks into a drum kit and saying the wrong thing at the wrong time.

Brandon Bayer
Summit Track
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Brandon Bayer
Blitz.js Creator, USA

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.

Kathleen	McMahon
Base Camp Track
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Kathleen McMahon
Design Tokens, USA

Kathleen is a fullstack engineer with a design background. In other words, she really enjoys the front of the frontend, digging into new technologies, and talking about accessibility, React component libraries, design systems, and inclusive documentation. She's also a Color Module Specification Editor for the W3C Design Tokens Community Group.

When not coding, designing, or speaking about things, Kathleen is the best Lanterne Rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.

Ben Ilegbodu
Summit Track
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Ben Ilegbodu
Stitch Fix, USA

Ben is a Christian, husband, and father of 3, with 15 years of professional experience developing user interfaces for the Web. He currently is a Principal Frontend Engineer at Stitch Fix on their Frontend Platform team, helping architect their Design System. Ben also is a Google Developer Expert, Microsoft MVP, and enjoys playing basketball, DIY, watching movies, and tweeting (@benmvp) / blogging (benmvp.com) about his experiences with new web technologies.

Majid Hajian
Summit Track
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Majid Hajian
Softiware AS, Norway

Majid Hajian is a passionate software developer with years of developing and architecting complex web and mobile applications. His passions are Flutter, PWA, and performance. He loves sharing his knowledge with the community by writing and speaking, contributing to open source, and organizing meetups and events. Majid is the award-winning author of the "Progressive web app with Angular" book by Apress and the "Progressive Web Apps" video course by PacktPub and Udemy. He is (co)organizer a few Nordic conferences and meetups including GDG Oslo, FlutterVikings, Mobile Era, and ngVikings.

Nader Dabit
Base Camp Track
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Nader Dabit
Amazon AWS, USA

Nader has been developing with React Native for over 2.5 years. He has worked with and trained developers from fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Visa, American Express, and Microsoft, helping them to get up to speed with React Native as quickly as possible.

Monica Wojciechowska
Summit Track
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Monica Wojciechowska
Netguru, Poland

Frontend developer, data visualisation engineer, writer, and fan of simplicity (in code as in life). Her mind belongs to deep conversations and translation. Her heart belongs to snow and surf.

Iris Schaffer
Summit Track
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Iris Schaffer
Spotify, Sweden

Iris is a front end developer with a passion for user experience and design, currently building products at Spotify. She’s also engaged in the Swedish meetup scene where she co-organises a ReasonML meetup.

Liad Yosef
Base Camp Track
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Liad Yosef
Duda, Israel

Liad is the Frontend Architect and Tech Lead in Duda, in charge of its client-side infrastructure, technologies, and performance. He is a web dev enthusiast for over a decade, juggling React, Webpack and [email protected] in order to always build the best user experience.

Richie McColl
Summit Track
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Richie McColl
DAZN, UK

Software engineer. Passionate about web performance.

Krasimir Tsonev
Base Camp Track
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Krasimir Tsonev
Antidote.me, Bulgaria

Krasimir has been writing for more then 10 years. Mostly code but also articles and books. You'll find him speaking on web related topics. Last couple of yeas he's been using React and its ecosystem extensively at Antidote.me. Where he and his team mates are trying to help patients reaching clinical trials.

Siddharth Kshetrapal
Workshop
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Siddharth Kshetrapal
CodeSandbox, Netherlands

Sid builds tools for developers. In the past, he worked on Design Systems at Auth0 and as the frontend architect at Practo. He loves talking about design, performance and open source.

Alex Lobera
Workshop
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Alex Lobera
React GraphQL Academy, UK

Founder at React GraphQL Academy and LeanJS. Developer and Coach passionate about JavaScript, React and GraphQL. Organizer of the JavaScript London Meetup and other popular meetups in the EU.

Tomasz Łakomy
Panel Discussion
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Tomasz Łakomy
OLX Group, Poland

Tomasz is a Senior Frontend Developer at OLX Group. Tech speaker, egghead.io instructor, AWS Certified. His interests include React, AWS, testing, VR and making cheesiest jokes known to mankind.

Max Stoiber
Panel Discussion
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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.

Pariss Athena
Lightning Talk
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Pariss Athena
G2i, USA

Pariss is a front-end developer who works for G2i as a Hiring Team Member, vetting React and React Native engineers for remote contract roles. She is also creator of #BlackTechTwitter and Founder of Black Tech Pipeline.

Guillermo Rauch
Lightning Talk
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Guillermo Rauch
Vercel, USA

Guillermo Rauch is the CEO or Vercel, 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.

Ruth Mesfun
Lightning Talk
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Ruth Mesfun
Teachers Pay Teachers, USA

Ruth Mesfun is a Software Engineer at Teachers Pay Teachers. Her team was tasked to de-risk important pages that were dynamically rendered on mobile which they completed in two months.

While learning all about SEO and mobile-first indexing she also is taking a class in beginner Japanese and finished a Financial Coach program.

Jemima Abu
Lightning Talk
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Jemima Abu
Telesoftas, Nigeria/Lithuania

Jemima Abu is a self-taught Front End Developer and school-taught Systems Engineer from Lagos, Nigeria.

She currently works at Telesoftas, a software company based in Lithuania. She is an avid advocate for diversity and intersectionality in technology and accessibility in web development.

She's also a huge nerd, slightly obsessed with cats and can usually be found on her laptop, coding or watching slice-of-life anime.

Rodrigo Pombo
Lightning Talk
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Rodrigo Pombo
Making open source dev tools, Argentina

Making open source dev tools and stuff. Currently building @codehike_

Adam L Barrett
Lightning Talk
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Adam L Barrett
NRWL, Canada

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.

TJ VanToll
Lightning Talk
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TJ VanToll
Progress, US

TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, tech author, speaker, and a Principal Developer Advocate. He has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery and NativeScript teams. Nowadays TJ spends his time helping web developers build awesome UIs with KendoReact.

Milecia McGregor
Base Camp Track
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Milecia McGregor
Conducto, USA

Milecia is a senior software engineer that's worked with JavaScript, Angular, React, Node, PHP, Python, .NET, SQL, AWS, Heroku, Azure, and many other tools to build web apps. She also has a master's degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering and has published research in machine learning and robotics. She started Flipped Coding in 2017 to help people learn web development with real-world projects and she publishes articles covering all aspects of software on several publications, including freeCodeCamp. In her free time, she spends time with her husband and dogs while learning to play the harmonica and trying to create her own mad scientist lab.

Adron Hall
Lightning Talk
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Adron Hall
Hasura, USA

Adron has a wide range of companies, programming, and database experience. This includes companies ranging from small startups to 200k plus person enterprises and the respective challenges of design and architecture for these companies. In programming, Adron is fluent in C#, JavaScript, and Go, with experience in F#, Java, C++, Erlang, COBOL, and others, for a truly polyglot perspective of language approaches and their technology stacks. But, I get super frustrated writing in the third person for various reasons. So I like to think of me as jovial, proactive, test & code, code & test, get things done well, software architect, engineer, code monkey, coder, and distributed systems advocate. I go by the title of “Coder, Messenger, Recon” as it seems to encompass what I do.

Advice Lounge

Our MC's

Mettin Parzinski
Mettin Parzinski
Passionate People, Netherlands

A frontend developer that started out writing ActionScript, did jQuery and thus has all sorts of knowledge on deprecated stuff. Currently consulting at med-tech startup Aidence to help them detect early-stage lung cancer, using React and ML. Part of a frontend development couple that produced a kid.

Eli Schutze
Eli Schutze
Web Engineer, UK

Web engineer based in London. Originally from Nicaragua, Eli is also a speaker and community organiser, so when she’s not working you can find her at tech events, teaching people to code or tweeting.

Kenneth LaFrance
Kenneth LaFrance
StandUp comedian and public speaker, USA

Kenneth is a StandUp comedian and a public speaker from New Orleans, Louisiana. He's been doing comedy since 1994. Since 2013 Kenneth has started to MC events, including Chain React & MagnoliaJS conferences.

Martin Splitt
Martin Splitt
Google, Switzerland

Martin is a developer advocate on the Webmaster Trends Analyst team at Google Switzerland. In this role, he helps developers and content creators to build great content on the web. He is involved with the W3C as well as the global web and JavaScript developer community, working to keep the web open.

Vitaly Friedman
Vitaly Friedman
Smashing Magazine, Germany

Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. He is the co-founder & editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, a leading online magazine dedicated to design and web development. Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running front-end/UX workshops and webinars. He loves solving complex UX, front-end and performance problems.

Program Committee

Konstantinos Leimonis
DAZN, UK

Software engineer, focused in the Javascript ecosystem. Curious about new technologies and open-source.

Mettin Parzinski
Passionate People, Netherlands

A frontend developer that started out writing ActionScript, did jQuery and thus has all sorts of knowledge on deprecated stuff. Currently consulting at med-tech startup Aidence to help them detect early-stage lung cancer, using React and ML. Part of a frontend development couple that produced a kid.

Naomi Meyer
Adobe, USA

Naomi is a Software Development Engineer at Adobe on the Globalization, Core Services team where she works on the internationalization and localization of Creative Cloud and Document Cloud products. Before writing JavaScript full time, Naomi worked as a teacher across Asia and West Africa. She enjoys weekends outside - hiking, camping, and riding bikes.

Full-access attendee perks

Free 3h workshops

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Interactive Sessions With Speakers

One-on-one Advice Lounge with speakers

Discuss your own projects with top pros

Speakers’ personal video rooms

Hang out with well-know React developers and ask them anything

Q&A Discord channels

Enjoy chatting with the speakers in Discord space

Attend Watching Parties

Join random groups of conference attendees watching/discussing the event. Make new friends!

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Giving back to community

Every year, we try our best to make the event accessible and inclusive for a diverse audience. We would like to especially thank the following partners who have supported this initiative and helped us provide Diversity Scholarships for people from the groups that are underrepresented in tech.

25 of 50 extra diversity scholarships sponsored
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Sponsors

We would not be here, if companies like Facebook would not invest into Open Source so heavily, as well as React would not grow that much without support of multiple great companies from across the globe. We're really grateful for all the trust and support our partners shared with us.

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