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As the effects of COVID-19 are still so wide-reaching throughout the world, Smashing cannot proceed with the in-person events in 2020. However, we’re thrilled to present the Austin conference online, combined with the NYC programming on October 13–14, and we’d love to see you there!

Already have an in-person ticket? Here’s what that means for you.

The Smashing Cat is going online, y’all! Meet an inclusive, practical and friendly conference on front-end, design and UX, with CSS/JS techniques, accessibility, performance, privacy, internationalization, designing for mobile, HTML email and real-life case studies. Mark your calendar October 13–14. Jump to the timezones or schedule ↬

One track, two days, 10 speakers and a lot of truly smashing attendees. But most importantly: a community that cares, shares and learns from each other — see ya online, I reckon? 🌮

Our tickets are available now ↬

Feel excited to join, but you think your manager could need just a little bit more persuasion? We’ve prepared a Convince Your Boss PDF and a Convince Your Boss template.
Good luck! 🤞🤞🏼🤞🏾

Please respect our Code of Conduct and our Accessibility Statement.

Timings Around The World

  • CityTime
  • Austin, USA 🇺🇸10AM–4PM
  • San Francisco, USA 🇺🇸8AM–2PM
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 🇧🇷12PM–6PM
  • London, UK 🇬🇧4PM–10PM
  • CityTime
  • Antwerp, Belgium 🍫5PM–11PM
  • Kyiv, Ukraine 🇺🇦6PM–12AM
  • Mumbai, India 🇮🇳8:30PM–2:30AM
  • Singapore, Singapore 🇸🇬11PM–5AM

What's SmashingConf Online Like?

With SmashingConf Online, we aim to bring all the valuable bits and pieces of an in-person conference to your fingertips. That means practical, hands-on sessions on front-end & UX, easy access to speakers and a friendly, approachable community.

That's just a start though. In interactive, live sessions you take the driver's seat, shaping the direction of the sessions as they are happening. We've set aside enough time for you to ask your questions in a dedicated fireside chat with experts and the community.

Not enough? You can also wander between discussion zones with mystery guests, meet old and new friends around the world and crack design & coding challenges. We provide full captioning in English language as well. That's SmashingConf Online.

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Convince your boss (PDF)
“Convince Your Boss Template”. You can use it to explain why you'd like to attend a workshop.
Convince Your Boss →

What Do You Get From SmashingConf Live?

A friendly community gathering focused on learning, sharing and connecting with each other. With a focus on practical insights, access to speakers and plenty of discussion tracks and breakout rooms.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Friendly online conference
  • Interactive, live sessions
  • Practical, actionable insights
  • Strong focus on front-end & UX
  • Main stage and side tracks
  • Easy access to speakers
  • Q&A time to ask your questions
  • Collaborative note-taking
  • All recordings and slides
  • Friendly networking
  • Conversations in Slack
  • Discussion zones
  • Community sessions
  • Design and coding challenges
  • Full captioning in English
  • In your own time: you decide when you want to learn.

We’re happy to provide scholarships, discounts for large groups (5+ attendees) and students. Interested? Email us and we’ll sort it out!

Our Global Partners

  • Mozilla
  • Netlify
  • Shopify
  • Microsoft Edge

Our Austin 2020 Partners

  • SpeedCurve
  • Balsamiq

Interested in Sponsoring?

We foster lasting, reliable relationships with our sponsors. So we try to go beyond good ol' bag inserts and conference stands. We integrate sponsors into the conference experience, starting from lunch sessions all the way to creative challenges and rewards for attendees.

Mariona would love to tell you all about our sponsor options

We see it as our task to come up with an idea to help you achieve your goals and exceed your expectations. So please drop an email at mac@smashingconf.com and let's talk options!

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