+$If you want to get ahead on the web then you need to keep track of all the latest technologies and techniques. Things move pretty fast online, and what was cutting-edge a couple of years ago can soon become outdated, so it's vital that you stay abreast of new developments. One of the best ways to do this is to hit your nearest web conference, where you can learn the latest tricks and also do some all-important networking.
+$These days you're pretty much spoiled for choice; at any moment there's almost certainly a web conference happening somewhere in the world, from small meetups to vast gatherings, covering everything from design and development in general down to individual网页设计工具+$and technologies. To help you pick your next destination, we've picked out some of the best conferences coming up until the end of 2019. Happy travels!
+$01. JSConf US
- +$When:+$12-14 August
- 哪里：+$Carlsbad, California
+$02. An Event Apart Chicago
- +$When:+$26-28 August
+$An Event Apart has been in the conference business since 2006 and holds regular events across the US, focusing on digital design, UX, content, code and more, with the biggest names in the web business sharing their knowledge.+$An Event Apart Chicago+$features talks from Jeffrey Zeldman, Rachel Andrew and Jen Simmons, amongst others, and will also host a special screening of Rams, a new documentary about the life and work of design legend Dieter Rams. Can't make it to Chicago? An Event Apart will also be in+$Denver on 28-30 October和+$San Francisco on 9-11 December。
+$03. Web Unleashed 2019
- +$When:+$13-14 September
- +$When:+$20-22 September
+$Held across three days with 70 speakers in five separate halls,+$WebExpo+$is Central Europe's largest web conference and covers the latest trends and topics shaping the future of technology. This year's speakers include Vitaly Friedman and Harry Roberts, and if you have kids then take them along; WebExpo is the first tech conference where children are welcome, with activities including 3D printing and programming courses, as well as a lounge area for parents with babies or toddlers.
+$05. Digital Thinkers Conference
- +$When:+$25-27 September
+$Billed as two days of knowledge and growth, the+$Digital Thinkers Conference+$is organised by Awwwards and covers all manner of subjects including UX, product design, ecommerce and branding. Speakers include Pablo Stanley, Molly Nix and Anton & Irene, and as well as the two-day conference there's also a day of workshops where you can learn about smart responsive interface design patterns, the business of design, creating a CSS Grid landing page and selling and presenting design.
+$06. Generate CSS
- +$When:+$26 September
+$Brought to you by net, Web Designer and Creative Bloq, Generate has been in business for a good few years but this year it's trying something different with+$Generate CSS+$, a single-day conference designed to provide a concentrated shot of CSS knowledge from some of the UK's leading CSS experts. It's taking place at Rich Mix in Shoreditch with speakers including Bianca Berning and Natalie Weizenbaum. You'll learn about debugging CSS Grid, the future of type, Sass and more, and in between sessions there are Creative Bloq breaks where we'll be holding a photography workshop, a colouring-in session and a huge pile of LEGO for you to play with.
+$07. Fronteers 2019
- +$When:+$3-4 October
+$Another great conference for front-end developers,Fronteers+$has been organised in Amsterdam since 2008 and this year's conference has a top line-up of 19 speakers including Lea Verou, Jeremy Keith and Rachel Andrew. Subject to be covered include the future of web typography, the secrets of native-like PWAs and drawing with CSS, and the day before the conference there's also a pair of all-day workshops that'll take you through building React apps with Next.js, and discovering the latest CSS Layout features.
+$08. Full Stack Europe
- +$When:+$23-25 October
+$09. Web Summit
- +$When:+$3-7 November
+$If all these conferences sound a little compact and bijou to you, here's the antidote:+$Web Summit+$in Lisbon is a massive four-day event with over 70,000 attendees from more than 170 countries, with over 1,200 speakers lined up. More than about simply making the web, it's about bringing together the people and companies who are redefining the global tech industry, and with speakers including Microsoft president Brad Smith, Tinder CEO Elie Seidman and even the president of Ghana, this is a seriously heavyweight conference. You're unlikely to learn the latest CSS techniques there, but if you're interested in the bigger picture for tech in general – plus lots of networking opportunities – it's the place to be.
- +$When:+$5-6 December