Searching for the top tech conferences in Berlin to attend in 2023? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this list so that you can find some of the top conferences and events taking place this year in Berlin.
Despite what some people say, conferences are not dead. Conferences matter more than you think! Trade shows, summits, and conferences are still the best way to network and stay on top of the latest trends. It’s time to get back out into the real world and meet with other developers and tech professionals!
The tech events featured in this list take place throughout the year and focus more on the technical side of things such as development and specific technologies. To better navigate this list, we’ve ordered them by date (Jan-Dec) and added ticket prices so that you can figure out what’s most affordable for you or your organisation.
For a quick overview of what’s happening in Berlin, you can use the table below, and for full conference descriptions keep on reading, they are posted below.
Rise of AI
Berlin, Germany & Online・May 9-10 ・Tickets from €1,100
Rise of AI Conference is an annual event connecting AI experts, decision-makers, opinion leaders, and game changers to discuss Artificial Intelligence and its impacts on society, politics, and the economy. The conference is hosted by Veronika & Fabian Westerheide and provides an exclusive network of C-level shapers and movers of AI.
Berlin, Germany・July 5-7・Ticket €420
Droidcon Berlin is one of the largest Android conferences in Europe and attracts a diverse and international audience. It brings together developers, designers, and industry experts to share their knowledge, experience, and best practices for building high-quality Android applications.
The conference features keynote speeches, technical sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Attendees can learn about the latest trends and technologies in Android development, including topics such as Kotlin, Android architecture components, UI/UX design, performance optimization, and more.
After a three-year COVID break, the Tech Open Air festival is back in Berlin! Join 10,000+ tech professionals in July for this three-day festival where you’ll hear from the world's leading founders, investors, operators, scientists, and creatives. There’ll be over 200 speakers — to get an idea of who you’ll be hearing from, previous speakers include the co-founders of Google, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Ethereum.
Not only is TOA23 a great place to meet and connect with other tech professionals but you’ll also have opportunities to meet with investors and potential customers, find talent, and expand your job horizons. Given that you’ll be in the techno capital of Europe, there’s sure to be plenty of spontaneous social events going on outside of the festival. Tickets are on sale now!
WeAreDevelopers World Congress
Berlin, Germany • 27–28 July • Ticket €299
Every summer thousands of developers from around the globe descend on Berlin for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress. They discuss and learn about the latest trends and innovations shaping the world. With an a-list speaking lineup, you’ll learn hands-on practical advice from over 300 speakers and get a chance to meet with some of the world’s most amazing brands.
One thing the World Congress is known for is the official conference party, where developers got a chance to network and celebrate together with live DJs and electronic music. Last year DJ Tiësto headlined, this year, we’ve got something bigger and better in store for you, so keep an eye out!
Berlin, Germany・September 13-14・€799
StackConf is an international conference about open-source infrastructure solutions, covering topics such as continuous integration, containers, hybrid, and cloud technology. Attendees learn about building, CI/CD, running, monitoring, and more, as well as innovative technology mixes and future-oriented design of large infrastructures.
The conference features keynote speeches, technical sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Attendees can learn about the latest trends and technologies in open-source infrastructure, including topics such as containerization, automation, cloud computing, microservices, and more.
Hatch Conference is a multi-track event tailored for seniors, leads, and managers in the UX, UXR, and Product Design fields. Don’t think of Hatch as a huge conference where everyone working in UX gets together to talk about trending ideas. This event is invite-only. There are limited spaces and it’s exclusive to design leaders.
Over three-days you’ll hear from speakers and coaches working in leading tech companies such as Shopify, Instagram, and Booking.com. Hatch is intentionally smaller than other tech conferences so that your time can be maximised through learning and hands-on masterclasses.
Berlin, Germany・December 4-5 ・Tickets ~$399
If you’re a technical leader you’ll know that there aren’t many conferences that focus on technical leadership. LeadDev provides a rare opportunity to get in the same room with other engineering managers and leaders and exchange practical advice.
The goal of LeadDev is to provide tech leaders with tools and advice to be more effective in their orgainsation and career. You can expent to learn about metrics, team nurturing, growth strategies, and building teams. It’s not a big tech conference but certainly one that can help move your career forward!
React Day Berlin 2023
Berlin, Germany・December ・Tickets €650
The organisers of React Day Berlin have yet to set a date for the conference since it’s a ways out, but you can expect it to happen sometime in early December. Close to 1,000 React enthusiast attend this annual conference. Over 35 speakers are expected to give talks on React, React Native, and GraphQL.
If you’re into React or frontend development, this is a pretty cool conference. This year's program will help you become more efficient at solving technical issues, but it will also fill your knowledge gaps in team leadership and help you build engineering soft skills.
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