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Top 10 Web Development Conferences for 2018

As a web developer, there are many skills needed to do the job well. With the changing face of technology, one needs to keep up on the latest advances to remain competitive. In this article we look at ten web development conferences to attend in 2018.

As you can see, there are many conferences on a wide number of topics. You are sure to find one or more which appeal to you.

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MozCon1. MozCon:

At Moz, they believe there is a better way to do marketing. They focus on search engine optimization (SEO), one of the least understood aspects of marketing. Moz was founded by Rand Fishkin and Gillian Muessig in 2004. They launched the Beginner’s Guide to SEO and that hub led them to create some of their first SEO tools.

At MozCon, you will attend a three-day, one-track conference, filled with tactical sessions in SEO, growth marketing, and more. You will connect with industry leaders, chat with the speakers and Moz staff, pick up some cool swag, and even get a hug from their friendly robot, Roger.


Do you dream about breaking 6 figures? Attracting more customers? Raising your profile? Blogcademy has helped 1,000 women do just that. This is a fun, two-day workshop tailored to women who want to elevate their online presence and business up a level, or more. You get a backstage pass to the blogosphere and learn everything you ever wanted to know about blogging strategy, branding, monetization, personality and more.

They offer personalized guidance, encouragement and inspiration. It doesn’t matter whether you do it for the love, to support your business, or if it’s your full-time gig; all that matters is having a red-hot passion for the blogosphere.

B2B Forum3. B2B Forum:

MarketingProfs’ B2B Marketing Forum where leaders, innovators, and people who make things happen gather to learn about the latest in B2B marketing. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, the Marriott Marquis is close to all the city has to offer, from Union Square to Fisherman’s Wharf. If you want to go, make sure to reserve early to lock in the conference rate of $319/night.


Content Marketing World is where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. When you leave, you will have a content marketing strategy which will grow your business and inspire your audience.

At this conference you can choose from more than 120 sessions and workshops presented by leading brand marketers and experts from around the world covering strategy, storytelling, ROI, demand generation, AI, and more.

DevOps World5. DevOps World:

This event brings more than 1,500 thought leaders together. This includes IT executives, DevOps practitioners, Jenkins experts, users and partners from all over the world. The event features expanded content for everything Jenkins and DevOps; covering culture, process design, automated testing, performance measurement, security and more.

Microsoft Ignite6. Microsoft Ignite:

Running from September 24 – 28, here are some of the highlights of the event.

  • Diversity and Tech Pre-Day workshops and reception
  • Celebrate the facets and faces of diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.
  • View the Diversity and Tech workshops
  • Ready to get certified? Register to take an MCP exam at Ignite for 50% off – or join us for an Exam Prep Session to learn about new and current certification offerings.


This is where IT service management professionals come together to network and learn the latest with service management best practices and methodology. This is designed to transform your IT team into an indispensable business partner. With many educational sessions, participants learn how to prove your department’s (ROI) and revolutionize the service management landscape. You will gain new ideas in DevOps, ITIL and IT4IT.


IT/Dev Connections is meant for IT Professionals and Developers looking for hands-on training without marketing messages or pitches. Expect to see IT Professionals and Developers ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to sole proprietorships. Attendees spend 4 days taking in workshops, technical training, as well as networking with other industry professionals.

The conference offers 4 tracks, more than 15 hours of networking opportunities, and over 200 sessions led by the industry’s top experts.

LISA189. LISA18:

The LISA conference will be integrated into a three-day event. The show has three major formats for instructor proposals: Self-Guided Classes that attendees can work through on site; Tutorials where the instructor will offer depth and explanation; and Labs where participants will get hands-on experience based on content from self-guided classes or tutorials or will be introduced to a new topic.

First-time instructors are welcome to make a submission.

AnsibleFest10. AnsibleFest:

AnsibleFest is the annual user conference for the Ansible community and Red Hat Ansible Automation users. This conference covers all aspects of IT automation, from beginner status to advanced automation professional.

Sessions are split into six tracks of content: Best Practices, Community & Culture, Tech Deep Dives, Business Solutions, Network Automation, Ansible Integrations. All presentations are given by Ansible experts. During expert sessions, our engineers will meet one-to-one with attendees to answer their questions.

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