HALFSTACK 2018

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Save the date for HalfStack 2018: Friday, November 16th 2018!

HalfStack 2018 Call for Papers

LONDON | 16TH NOV

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About HalfStack


Started in 2010, London HalfStack is a London-based JavaScript community. Monthly meetup events focus on general JavaScript and TypeScript topics and include all things interesting in the desktop and mobile web world. After the monthly talks, we meet at CodeNode or another pub for drinks and further discussions.

Each November, we run an annual conference in a pub in the Shoreditch area. The conference focuses on UI-centric topics such as audio/video, data visualization and graphics, WebGL, speech recognition, Web AR/VR/XR, devices, games, and other inspiring talks.

2017 HalfStack videos (free registration required)
2016 HalfStack recap
2016 HalfStack videos
2015 HalfStack recap

Talks will include a variety of modern front-end development topics (2017's conference covered ES6, TypeScript, frameworks, WebGL, web audio/video, WebVR, speech recognition, JS poetry, and much more) from leading speakers based primarily in London. The Call for Papers will be open from March through mid July. We will let all potential speakers know our answer by mid-August.

All tickets include lunch, dinner, coffee, tea, drinks, great talks, conference t-shirt, swag, afterparty and more!

2018 Sessions


Time

Speaker

Session

09:50

HalfStack

Doors open
10:20

Dylan Schiemann, SitePen

Welcome to HalfStack
10:30

Chris Heilmann, Microsoft

Bringing best practices front and centre
11:05

Ada Rose Cannon, Samsung

The present and future of VR on the Web
11:35

Alex Lakatos, Nexmo

Building Bots with JavaScript
11:55

Anna Migas, Lunar Logic

Fast But Not Furious: Debugging User Interaction Performance Issues
12:20

HalfStack

Lunch
13:05

Liliana Kastilio, Snyk

npm install disaster-waiting-to-happen
13:35

Andrico Karoulla, Trint

Enter ES2018
14:05

Stephen Cook, Onfido

100% CSS Mario Kart
14:30

Sean McGee, Esri UK

Buying a House with JavaScript
14:45

HalfStack

Break
15:00

Jonathan Fielding, Snyk

Home Automation with JavaScript
15:35

Rob Bateman, The Away Foundation

Reanimating the Web
16:10

Carolyn Stransky, Blacklane

The Most Important UI: You
16:25

Tom Dye, SitePen

Dylan Schiemann, SitePen

Cats vs. Dogs
16:40

HalfStack

Break
16:55

Cameron Diver, Balena

Theodor Gherzan, Balena

JavaScript at the edge
17:15

Jani Eväkallio, Formidable

This Talk Is About You
17:45

Tony Edwards, Software Cornwall

Beats, Rhymes & Unit Tests
18:20

Joe Hart, Blend Media

Alpha, Beta, Gamer: Dev Mode
18:50

Dylan Schiemann, SitePen

Conference wrap up
19:00

HalfStack

Dinner / Afterparty start
19:30

James Milner, SitePen

JavaScript Pub Quiz and Prizes
23:00

HalfStack

Finished

When & Where


10:00 - 23:00, Friday, November 16, 2018

Cafe 1001, Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London.

Afterparty to commence immediately after the last conference session (includes JavaScript Pub Quiz!)

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A limited number of diversity tickets are also available thanks to our sponsors. Please contact us on Twitter for more information.

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