Every year we bring you more than just fantastic talks from our wonderful line-up of speakers.

Practical workshops

In 2018 we're hosting three workshops the day before the conference: Front-End Performance, Advanced JavaScript, or A Deep Dive Into React for Beginners. All of our workshops have sold out!

Pre-conference quiz

We love running the Render Quiz on the evening before the conference! It's the perfect opportunity to meet old friends, make new ones, and test your knowledge to win some awesome* prizes.

It’s free for Render delegates to attend, but space is limited so RSVP now to secure your place.

  • When: 19:30-22:30 on Thursday 22 March
  • Where: Wig and Pen, 9-13 George St, Oxford OX1 2AU (See map)

*The awesomeness of prizes cannot be guaranteed.

Photos from Render Quiz

Drop In Sessions

Asim Hussain, Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft will be holding 1-2-1 sessions in the sponsor hall throughout the lunch and afternoon breaks. Stop by for some advice about all things front-end from a true industry expert.
Asim Hussain

Lunchtime learning with Cloudinary

We're delighted to welcome Doug Sillars, Freelance Performance Engineer, to Render Conf for our first lunchtime learning session. Grab some food and join us as Doug shares his experience on 'Delivering fast and beautiful images and video'.

The average website page weight is ~50% images, and 25% video. There are thousands of screens and devices that receive this content. In this lunch & learn, we’ll examine strategies to send the perfect image or video to every device, ensuring a fast, beautiful rendering of your content.
Doug Sillars

Doug is a leading mobile developer advocate and evangelist, widely known as an expert in mobile application architecture, especially when it comes to performance. Doug has worked with thousands of developers around the world, helping them improve the speed, battery life and customer satisfaction of their applications (both native and web-based apps). His book, "High Performance Android Apps" was published by O'Reilly in the fall of 2015. Doug is an international digital nomad, combining travel and remote work.

Watch a clip of the talk | Presentation slides

After party and hack

After the talks, you can kick off the weekend with your fellow delegates. There will be tasty food (artisan pizza and burritos!), retro games, music, beers & cider, wine, and soft drinks. All drinks are included in your conference ticket but bring some cash in case you get peckish as our food vans don't accept card.

JS Oxford is back at Render Conf 2018 to host this year's hackathon. Bring your laptop (and charger) with you and hack away at some cool projects with us during the after party.

Sponsor Render 2018

We love working with our sponsors to come up with fun and creative ways to showcase your brand and add value for our attendees.

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Oxford University Press

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Financial Times

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