31 May & 1 June
Split, Croatia
Largest Developer Conference
in Southeast Europe
31 May & 1 June 2018

Shift Developer Conference 2018

The biggest Developer Conference in Southeast Europe
Shift Conference

Event

The biggest Developer Conference in Southeast Europe. This event, Shift 2018 is the seventh and will bring together more than 1300 attendees. During the two conference days, Shift becomes a meeting place for developers in the most beautiful city in the world.

Talks

Learn about the most cutting edge technologies, techniques and biggest trends in the developer space, with speakers coming from the likes of; GitHub, Twitch, Atlassian, GitLab, Heroku, Google, Facebook and many more.

Workshops

Industry experts and thought leaders will bring you up to speed with some of the most exciting technologies: React, React Native, Webpack, and Symphony. Two-hour long hands-on workshops will be running in parallel with the rest of the event so don't forget your laptops. Workshops will take place in Area 55, seating capacity is limited so come early.

2 days
16 workshops
20 speakers
1300 attendees

Speakers

Meet our professionals
Tarik Makota
Tarik Makota
Partner Solutions Architect at
Amazon Web Services
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Kathy Simpson
Kathy Simpson
Director of Product at
GitHub
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Petar Hopwood
Peter Hopwood
Conference Host at
Hopwood Communications & Copywriting
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Sean Larkin
Sean Larkin
Technical Program Manager at
Microsoft
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Håkon Wium Lie
Håkon Wium Lie
Creator of
CSS
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Luca Cipriani
Luca Cipriani
CIO at
Arduino
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Marc Abraham
Marc Abraham
Chief Product Officer at
Settled
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Mathias Meyer
Mathias Meyer
Founder of
TravisCI
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DeVaris Brown
DeVaris Brown
Product Manager at
Heroku
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Cyrille Fauvel
Cyrille Fauvel
Worldwide Sr. Manager at
Autodesk
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Cyrille Fauvel
Patrick Desjardins
Senior Software Engineer at
Netflix
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Cyrille Fauvel
Keyfer Mathewson
Front End Developer at
Shopify
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Cyrille Fauvel
Eric Schabell
Global Technology Evangelist Director at
Redhat
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Cyrille Fauvel
John Feminella
Advisor at
Pivotal
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More coming soon…
More coming soon…

Schedule

Vast number of different speeches and activities
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Day 1 - 31/05/2018 - Thursday
10:00 - 11:00
Registration
11:00 - 11:15
Opening Ceremony - Ivan Burazin (Codeanywhere)
11:15 - 12:00
TBA - Sean Larkin (Microsoft)
12:00 - 12:45
TBA
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:30
Forging Ahead with Containers - Tarik Makota & Cyrille Fauvel (AWS & Autodesk)
14:30 - 15:15
Typescript - Increase your Development Velocity - Patrick Desjardins (Netflix)
15:15 - 16:00
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the browser - Keyfer Mathewson (Shopify)
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:15
Never feel `/home` sick: how GitHub is unlocking mobility for developers - Kathy Simpson (GitHub)
17:15 - 18:00
TBA
18:00 - 18:45
The Product Manager is Your Best Friend - Marc Abraham (Mind the Product)
21:00 - 04:00
After Party - Fabrique pub
11:00 - 12:15
Workshop TBA
12:15 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Workshop TBA
14:15 - 15:15
Workshop TBA
15:15 - 16:15
Workshop TBA
16:15 - 17:15
Coffee Break
21:00 - 04:00
After Party Fabrique pub
Day 2 - 01/06/2018 - Friday
10:00 - 11:00
Registration
11:00 - 11:45
TBA - Hakon Wium Lie Creator of CSS
11:45 - 12:30
TBA - Mathias Meyer Former CEO of TravisCI
12:30 - 13:00
How To Jump Start a Career in Open Source - Eric Schabell (Red Hat)
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:45
Talk TBA
14:45 - 15:30
Ditch the MVP - DeVaris Brown (Heroku)
15:30 - 16:15
Talk TBA
16:15 - 16:45
Coffee brak
16:45 - 17:30
Talk TBA
17:30 - 18:15
From Web to Desktop, the Future of Modern Web Applications That Need to Speak to Your Hardware - Luca Cipriani (Arduino)
18:15 - 19:00
Closing Ceremony
21:00 - 04:00
After Party Central club
11:00 - 12:15
Workshop
12:15 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Workshop TBA
14:15 - 15:15
Workshop TBA
15:15 - 16:15
Workshop TBA
16:15 - 17:15
Coffee Brak
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop TBA
18:15 - 19:15
Workshop TBA
21:00 - 04:00
After Party Central club
31 May & 1 June
Split, Croatia
Largest Developer Conference
in Southeast Europe
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Testimonials

What people say
Una Kravits
UI Engineer at DigitalOcean
"Shift was a really exciting glance into the tech community of Split. I was really impressed with the venue, the people and conversations I had there, and feel really lucky that I had a chance to explore the city itself."
TOM PRESTON-WERNER
Co-Founder at GitHub
The Shift Conference for me was a great way to connect with the developers where the growth, energy, and future of technology is -- outside the North American bubble. There's a vibrant, engaging perspective and energy here that's not to be missed to get a complete picture of where the world's developers are going -- and what we will all be building together."
Ike DeLorezno
Senior Director of Product at Heroku
"Shift stands out as a rare gem in a world of cookie cutter tech conferences. Listening to insightful talks from the brightest minds of today’s tech scene while surrounded by the enchanting history of a town built nearly two millenia ago, you’d be hard pressed to find a more inspiring blend of past and future. Oh, and it’s the most fun you’ll have all year!"

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Location

Where you can find us?

Shift Developer Conference 2018

Trg Gaje Bulata 1,
Split, Croatia

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Accommodation

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Call for proposals

Come share your experience about extraordinary achievements, exciting technologies, or futuristic patterns that will shape developers' lives and the industry. Apply one or more 30 minute talk ideas that you want to present in front of Shift's audience.

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Conference Code of Conduct

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Need help?

Leading up to the conference, please contact us via email or twitter and we'll do our best to address your concerns.
During the conference, please contact any of the staff.

The Quick Version

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.

The Less Quick Version

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they'll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges.
Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.
We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and workshop venues and conference-related social events.