Thursday, 7 June, 2018 UTC


We are so excited to bring you the initial keynotes and the full agenda for JS Interactive taking place October 10 -12 in Vancouver BC, Canada. Co-hosted by the JS Foundation and Node.js Foundation, the conference showcases enterprise development best practices, new innovation and emerging standards for JavaScript technologies.

What to expect?

The program covers a broad spectrum of JavaScript ecosystem technologies, concepts and applications trends including server-side JavaScript, IoT, internationalization, accessibility, progressive web apps, serverless, voice-based apps, the offline-first approach, and much more.
A few session highlights include:
  • Garth Henson, JavaScript Engineer and Software Architect, The Walt Disney Company, keynote on JavaScript enterprise adoption and use at Disney
  • Teri Chadbourne, Developer Advocate, IBM, presents the Offline First approach to web development
  • Antoinette Janus, Software Engineer, PBS Kids, talks about bridging the gap between designer and developer in contemporary web trends and topics
  • Nara Kasbergen, Software Engineer, NPR, outlines building voice-based apps with Node.js
  • Ipsha Bhidonia, Tech Speaker, Mozilla, discusses service workers and how to start developing progressive web applications
  • Kazuhito Yokoi, Researcher, Hitachi, presents different tooling around Node-RED
Along with keynotes, sessions and panels, workshops will be available throughout the conference. Topics range from an introduction to web components and polymer to community centric topics like reading the repo – a workshop on clear, effective communication techniques. See the full schedule here.

Getting Here and Pricing

The venue will be in Vancouver BC, Canada, which is potentially the most beautiful place to have a conference. We have several deals with airlines as well as a hotel blocks to help make your process of booking your ticket here more seamless. Additionally, if you are a student, there is special student pricing available. Please learn more on our website.
If you register for JS Interactive by July 20 to save up to $549 USD.

Scholarship Opportunities

JS Interactive is awarding a few scholarships based on a combination of need and impact. The scholarship includes a conference pass, coach airfare and hotel accomodation for three nights. For eligibility and how to apply click here. All submissions are due by July 6.


The Node.js community is hosting a Code + Learn, which is an in-person (and free) event series where developers receive mentoring from Node.js Core Contributors to learn the step-by-step process of contributing to Node Core. Code + Learn will happen the morning of October 13 after the conference. More on how to sign up and register for this coming soon!
Join the conversation on social by following our hashtag #jsinteractive. We can’t wait to meet you this October.
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