NEJS CONF is a single day, single track conference dedicated to Web Development and JavaScript.

Friday July 27, 2018

Omaha, Nebraska

Scott Recital Hall in the Holland Performing Arts Center

Conference Passes Include:

  • Nine amazing speakers
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • An informal pre-party/networking event
  • After-party (all-ages)
  • A safe and inclusive environment to learn



February 5—April 9

Open Call for Proposals (CFP). 170 Submissions were received!

April 24

The Great NEJS CONF Speaker Selection Battle—organizers select the nine speakers!

May 15

Web Site and Style Guide Launched. Check out the web sites for our previous years: 20172016 (Recap) • 2015 (Recap)

May 15

Ground Level Early Bird Tickets are now available for $150—Register for NEJS CONF today!

June 22

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Early Bird tickets are available for $180.

July 1

Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Early Bird tickets are available for $210.

July 8

High Earth Orbit (HEO) Early Bird tickets are available for $240.

July 10

Decaying Orbit—Deadline for t-shirts! Tickets purchased after this date are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

July 27



Holland Center for Performing Arts

The 300-seat capacity Suzanne and Walter Scott Recital Hall in the Holland Performing Arts Center makes every event feel casually sophisticated, with incredible black box acoustics and unique lighting options.


The Holland Center offers the following accessibility features:

  • Wheelchair-accessible seating positions throughout the hall
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking adjacent to the theater
  • Wheelchair-accessible and gender-neutral restrooms
  • Hearing devices available for checkout in the lobby area
  • Food options at the conference and after-party to those with food allergies and dietary restrictions

If you have any questions or need assistance during the event, please contact a conference organizer or volunteer. More information at Holland Performing Arts Accessibility

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July 26

8:00 PM
Informal pre-party at LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen: 902 Dodge St. Omaha, NE 68102

July 27

8:00 AM
Doors Open, Registration
9:00 AM Welcome
Introductions / Kick-off
9:15 AM Laurie Voss
Keynote—npm and the Future of JavaScript
10:00 AM Carmen Bourlon
At Your Service with Service Workers
10:30 AM
Hallway Track/Break
11:00 AM Karl Groves
What Is This Thing and What Does It Do?
11:30 AM Michael Chan
Hot Garbage: Clean Code is Dead
12:00 PM
Lunch (Provided) and Networking
1:30 PM Ben Ilegbodu
Let’s Web Dev Like It’s 1999!
2:00 PM Andrey Sitnik
CRDT: Conflict-free Data Types for Collaborative Editing and Offline-First
2:30 PM Beth Haubert
WTF Are Serverless Apps? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
3:00 PM
Hallway Track/Break
3:30 PM Steve Kinney
Actually Understanding Asynchronous JavaScript
4:00 PM Clarissa Peterson
Keynote—Code is Not Neutral: The Ethics of Web Development
4:45 PM
Closing Remarks and Post-Conference Happy Hour

Code of Conduct

We want a safe environment for all of our staff, speakers, sponsors, and attendees. All conference participants must abide by our Code of Conduct.