Workshop Summit

March 2 - 6, 2020 — Brussels, Belgium

March 2 - 6, 2020 Brussels, Belgium

Workshop Summit

The newest tech event in Brussels: one week of hands-on workshops

Workshop Summit is a new non-profit tech community event happening in Brussels. 5 days, 15 workshops on different trendy technologies by experts in the field and active members of the community from around Europe.

Discover or get up-to-speed with the latest trends with the best practices, tips and tricks from top-notch experts!

Confirmed topics include: Golang, Continuous Delivery, React, VueJS, Angular & RxJS, Tensorflow.JS and ML, Azure, Software Architecture, UX Mobile, SVG Animation, Openshift, Ionic, Quarkus, GraphQL, and .NET Core.

The Speakers

Kristijan Ristovski (Kitze)

Kristijan Ristovski (Kitze)

Kitze had the chance to work and experiment with a variety of frameworks and libraries. He founded React Academy to teach React around the world. He’s trying to make it on YouTube. He made products like Sizzy, Twizzy, OK Google, JSUI, etc.

Benjamin Coenen

Benjamin Coenen

A belgian lost in Paris and playing with Golang and some Rust. He loves talking and learning about web development and performance issues. “Open source everything” is his objective. Speaker in his free time, he likes to share and contribute in tech and open source communities. He also developed a chatbot named “Talk to my car” to talk with their connected car

Sani Yusuf

Sani Yusuf

Sani is a Google Developer Expert & the founder of HAIBRID, a London based startup that uses Ionic & Angular to create innovative solutions. He also co-manages the Ionic UK community in UK and has done some work spanning 5 continents. He has also done some cool stuff with companies like Sworkit, Microsoft, Huddlebuy & Anritsu and actively contributes to the Ionic open source community.

Manfred Steyer

Manfred Steyer

Trainer, consultant and programming architect with focus on Angular. Google Developer Expert (GDE) and Trusted Collaborator for the Angular team who writes for O’Reilly, the German Java Magazine, windows.developer and Heise. Regularly speaks at conference

Nikolas Burk

Nikolas Burk

Nikolas is a GraphQL enthusiast working at Prisma. Before, he worked as an instructor at the Make School Product College in San Francisco. He is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge - after finishing his Master’s degree, he spent 3 months at the Recurse Center in NYC to study functional programming. Recently, he played a major role in creating the popular fullstack tutorial How to GraphQL. Today, he enjoys giving workshops and talks around GraphQL and various programming languages.

Brecht Billiet

Brecht Billiet

Brecht is a frontend engineer with experience in both private and public services, including companies like ShowPad and the Flemish Government. Brecht shares his expertise through multiple workshops in Angular, Typescript, Redux, rxjs, @ngrx/store, webpack as freelance but mostly via the company he co-founded, Strongbrew.

Kwinten Pisman

Kwinten Pisman

Kwinten is a frontend architect focussed on Angular with a reactive passion. He has worked as freelance software engineer in several companies throughout the years. Ever since he discovered (functional) reactive programming he has been sold and trying to spread to word about this amazing technology. He does this through blog posts and training sessions with the company he co-founded called Strongbrew.

Fabio di Vita

Fabio di Vita

Red Hat Solution Architect with a specific focus on business development efforts towards selected Global Systems Integrators across EMEA. Main Area of focus are PaaS, Middleware, Data driven workloads . Always keen to share his knowledge about technology innovation and on how to well cook the perfect “Spaghetti alla norma” dish.

Asim Hussain

Asim Hussain

Asim is a developer, trainer, author and speaker with over 18 years of experience working for organisations such as the European Space Agency, Google and now Microsoft, where he is leading Regional Developer Advocacy for EMEA.

He’s also co-organiser of the @aijavascript London Meetup, co-creator of aijs.rocks and member of the W3C WebMachineLearning Community Group.

Antonio Goncalves

Antonio Goncalves

Antonio is a senior software developer based in Paris. Nowadays, he works as a freelance Java EE consultant, and holds broad experience with application servers such as JBoss, Weblogic or GlassFish.

Antonio is one of the founders of the Paris Java User Group and of Devoxx France. Very active in the community, he has also written several books and is a Pluralsight trainer.

Gill Cleeren

Gill Cleeren

Gill Cleeren is CTO of Xpirit Belgium, Microsoft Regional Director & MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill focuses on web and mobile development and loves Xamarin. Gill is a frequent speaker at many international conferences such as TechDays, TechEd, NDC, VSLive, DevConnections and many more. He also is the founder of Techorama, one of the biggest IT conferences in Belgium and the Netherlands and he runs Visug, the .NET user group in Belgium as well.

Stéphanie Walter

Stéphanie Walter

With a decade of experience as UX Designer, Stéphanie focuses on building a great user experience for anything from mobile apps to complex dashboard up to responsive websites! She is a mobile expert and likes to share her passion for her work. She teaches and talks about UX design patterns, mobile UX design and a few other things like PWAs. Her claim to fame: she once helped redesign monitoring panels for tower cranes. Don’t hesitate to reach out to her for questions and advice.

Cassie Evans

Cassie Evans

Cassie has a lot of love for animation, especially animation on the web and can usually be found tinkering on codepen. She organises and teaches at codebar Brighton, a non-profit initiative that runs free programming workshops. Cassie also speaks at conferences on SVG and CSS animation and has had the pleasure of writing for CSS-tricks. She currently works as a Front-end Developer at Clearleft in Brighton.

Guillaume Chau

Guillaume Chau

Guillaume is a member of the VueJS core team and a great open source supporter to projects connected to VueJS but also to GraphQL and Node.JS. Currently working as frontend engineer at Livestorm, he has a broad experience in development and as a trainer and you can find him speaking at several conferences around the globe.

Aidan Finn

Aidan Finn

Aidan Finn is the co-owner of Cloud Mechanix, and also a principal consultant on Microsoft Azure networking and security solutions for Innofactor Norway.

Aidan has been a MVP for 12 years, currently with the expertise of Microsoft Azure. He has spoken at many events and conferences including Microsoft Ignite and TechEd Europe. He writes on his own blog &, contributes Microsoft Azure content to http://petri.com.

The Schedule

Workshop Summit will take place from 2 to 6 March 2020 in Brussels.

Each day, different workshops will run simultaneously, including breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch.

An evening programme including tech talks, networking drinks and inspirational stories will be announced soon!

  • Workshop: Golang

      March 2, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Benjamin Coenen

  • Workshop: Advanced RxJS in Angular

      March 2, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Brecht Billiet, Kwinten Pisman

  • Workshop: Advanced React

      March 2, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Kristijan Ristovski (Kitze)

  • Tech Talks

      March 2, 2020, 6:00PM,  180 minutes

  • Workshop: Introduction to Machine Learning with TensorFlow.js

      March 3, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Asim Hussain

  • Workshop: Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration

      March 3, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Benjamin Coenen

  • Workshop: Architectures for Enterprise Applications

      March 4, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Manfred Steyer

  • Workshop: Introduction to GraphQL server development with TypeScript

      March 5, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Nikolas Burk

  • Workshop Getting started with SVG animation

      March 5, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Cassie Evans

  • Panel 'Journeys Into Tech'

      March 5, 2020, 6:00PM,  120 minutes

  • Workshop: Building modern applications with .NET Core 3.0

      March 6, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Gill Cleeren

  • Mobile UX – building usable and delightful mobile apps

      March 6, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Stéphanie Walter

  • Workshop: A practical use case for Composition API - Vue-Apollo

      March 6, 2020, 9:00AM,  480 minutes

    Guillaume Chau

Tickets

Ticket price includes the workshop, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks. One ticket gives access to one workshop (the selected one). If you want to attend several workshops make sure to book a seat for each of them!

Any questions? Contact us at [email protected]ages.io

Getting There

Venue: the Hackages Lab, located at Avenue des Arts 3-4-5 in Brussels

Closest metro stop: Madou

Closest bus stops: Madou (lines 29, 63, 65, 66, 318, 351, 410)

Closest tram stop: Congress (lines 92 and 93)

Parkings around: BePark Madou & OnePark Madou

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