OpenJS World 2021: Save the Date!

By January 11, 2021January 25th, 2021Announcement, Blog, Event, OpenJS World

The OpenJS Foundation’s annual conference is happening June 9, speaker submissions now open!

Mark your calendars! OpenJS World 2021, a virtual open source conference from the OpenJS Foundation, goes live on June 9. Join JavaScript professionals including developers, software engineers, developer advocates and business leaders from OpenJS Foundation hosted projects such as AMP, Dojo, Electron, and Node.js to network, learn and collaborate with community members. 

Today, we are excited to announce several keynote speakers, open the Call for Papers, and share the event sponsorship prospectus.

OpenJS World 2021 will take place as a free, virtual experience, and with keynotes premiering from the OpenJS Foundation YouTube Channel and sessions to be published immediately after.  This format will allow for an on demand, “Netflix style” experience with a specific premier time and flexibility for international audience viewing, as well as more discussion opportunities with speakers. The event will also feature additional engagement opportunities, such as Slack chats and live workshops, mixed throughout.  

Initial Keynote speakers

Anna Lytical, Digital Coding Educator, Drag Queen, and Google engineer
Cian Ó Maidín, CEO of NearForm
Lin Clark, Senior Principal Software Engineer at Fastly
Scott Hanselman, Partner Program Manager at Microsoft

Call For Papers

CFPs are open! If you have a session that you’d like to submit, please do so by February 15, 2021. Submit your talk here. The conference will cover a range of topics for developers and end-users alike including frameworks, security, serverless, diagnostics, education, IoT, AI, front-end engineering, and much more. 

Event Sponsorship

This year, the OpenJS Foundation is offering event sponsorship as an exclusive OpenJS Foundation membership benefit. If you are interested in becoming a member of the OpenJS Foundation, this is a great time to join! Learn more about membership here and check out the event prospectus for details and benefits. 

Thank you to our current members and event sponsors for supporting the OpenJS Foundation and OpenJS World!

Interested in participating online in OpenJS World? Register now

Thank you to the OpenJS World program committee for their tireless efforts. We are honored to work with such a dedicated and supportive community!