CSSconf EU Friday, June 1st 2018 Berlin, Germany

Information

Dedicated to everyone who loves and writes CSS: On June 1st 2018, CSSconf EU will gather the international CSS community in Berlin, Germany. This is your chance to meet top-notch engineers & web designers, world-class speakers, and CSS-loving people at this one-day, one-track conference.

Mission & Values

CSSconf EU is a not-for-profit community conference run by a team of volunteers. We are all active members of the tech community, and run or contribute to various free local meetups, workshops, and education initiatives. With CSSconf EU, we aim to bring the international CSS crowd together with our beloved local Berlin community. We are humbled to look back to three sold-out events where we welcomed the world’s most excellent CSS speakers on our stage, and we are proud to have always put an inclusive and welcoming culture first. We operate under a Code of Conduct, run a scholarship program, write articles to be transparent, and are committed to diversity and accessibility.

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Date & Venue

CSSconf EU will take place on June 1st, 2018 in Berlin’s Arena Halle, offering a day packed with inspiring and insightful talks and time well spent in the company of great people. Building on our 2017 experiences and improvement we’re planning on using the big venue even more and present you a wonderful CSSconf EU Festival full of surprises.

Arena Berlin
Eichenstraße 4, Berlin
12435 Germany

Speakers, Topics, Language

CSSconf EU unites top international speakers and newcomers with fresh ideas. They will discuss cutting-edge technologies and questions around front-end development and web design – with a specific focus on CSS.

Talks are always in English, and video recordings will be released for free after the event. All speakers are selected via an open Call for Speakers. See the full line-up here.

Catering

Our chefs and coffee specialists will make sure you don’t go hungry or run the risk of low caffeination throughout the day. You can expect quality coffee, a full breakfast, healthy lunch with various options, and hearty dinner - see the menu here. All meals include vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free options.

Tickets

Until sold out, you can buy tickets here.

Festival Area

Introduced in 2017, we again will have a Festival Area! Part of the large and beautiful venue will be dedicated just to fun activities and short live demos that you can check out during breaks.

Supporting Companies: CSSconf EU wouldn’t be possible without the support of great companies: our sponsors! Many of them will be available for chats and demos in our Festival Area. Make sure to stop by at the booths of our supporters.

Community Area: The CSS Community is awesome, and we’re proud to have some fantastic contributors and organizers as our guests. Come and meet them, get a demo, and learn how you can get involved too.

Fun Stuff: We got you covered. During breaks, you can meet the crew behind { live : JS } and explore their audio/visual arts, learn from SDW printshop how the CSSconf bag is printed, take selfies with friends in our photo booth, play foosball, or relax in a beanbag and take a little break.

Social Events

THURSDAY

Warm Up: As it has become our tradition in the past years, we will have a small warmup event on the evening before the conference - this year sponsored by our friends from talent.io! Join us May 31, from 7pm at Oberhafenkantine, Am Flutgraben 2, 12435 Berlin-Treptow. Free drinks as long as they last - so better not be late…

FRIDAY

CSSconf EU Garden Dinner supported by the AMP Project: This year, after the talks have ended and the big family photo has been taken, we’ll come together for food, drinks and, most importantly, we’ll end the day with a nice garden dinner at the banks of the Spree, where you can talk and discuss the events of the day with fellow CSSconf EU attendees.

Musical guest

And for everyone who likes to sit back with their drink and digest the day’s input, we have a special treat waiting: our musical guests for the evening, duo Trippner&Demmin! Matthias Trippner and Sebastian Demmin are well amongst the technically best musicians Berlin’s Jazz and Electronic scene has to offer. They’ve remixed and composed for artists like Daft Punkt, A-HA or the electronica visionaires from Terranova. We’re very excited to welcome them at our conference!

JSConf EU pre party: After our CSSconf Dinner you’re invited to attend the pre party of JSConf EU, from 9pm!

SATURDAY

JSConf EU main party: As an attendee of CSSconf EU you’re welcome to attend the party after the first day of JSConf EU - as well as all the other social events around JSConf EU! June 1, from 9pm in Arena. If you have friends you want to bring, they can purchase a party ticket.

All parties and gatherings at a glance

For attendees of CSSconf EU and JSConf EU, access to all the below events is included in the conference ticket. Please make sure to wear your badge in order to enter the evening events.

Thursday, May 31: CSSconf EU Warmup sponsored by talent.io, 7pm, Oberhafenkantine, Am Flutgraben 2, 12435 Berlin-Treptow
Friday, June 1: CSSconf Garden Dinner supported by the AMP Project, 7pm, Arena
Friday, June 1: JSConf EU Pre Party, 9pm, Arena
Saturday, June 2: JSConf EU Main Party, 9pm, Arena
Sunday, June 3: JSConf EU Closing Party, 7:30pm, Hoppetosse
Monday, June 4: relax.js Brunch, 10.30am, Datscha Xberg

If you’re not attending the conferences, but would like to come along to the JSConf EU party on Saturday, you can buy a party ticket.

wwwtf.berlin

CSSconf EU will run alongside JSConf EU and as part of wwwtf.berlin, a festival of community events in Berlin. There will be many social events happening before and on the weekend of CSSconf EU. Check out the full overview on wwwtf.berlin.

Accessibility and Childcare

We do our best to ensure that the conference, venue and events throughout the day are fully accessible, so that all attendees can wholly participate in and enjoy the conference. To do this, we work closely with venue and volunteer staff prior to and on the day of the event to ensure disability access to all areas.

We’re happy to be able to offer free, all-day childcare at the venue for children aged 3 and above. For parents with younger infants, we will provide a quiet room equipped with comfy seats, diapers and other essentials where you can retreat to throughout the day. Read more and register a free childcare ticket

Travel & Transport

Berlin’s Airports

Berlin has two airports, both of which are located close to the city center, a 30-minute taxi ride from the venue (ca. EUR 30). There are also trains and buses that connect the airports to Berlin’s city center.

Public Transport

Berlin has many public transport options. The subway, trains, buses, trams are all operated by BVG. We recommend getting one of the tourist tickets for the length of your stay – this will allow you to use all subway trains, trams and buses in all of Berlin, plus it comes with discounts for popular sights, museums, and other attractions.

Bike

Berlin’s flat geography, its many bike lanes and the friendly weather in early June make it perfect to get around by bike! Check with your hotel or hostel if they have bikes to rent out, or find your perfect bike at one of the many bike rental places.

Taxi

Taxis in Berlin are affordable and everywhere. You can usually hail one on the street, or use apps like MyTaxi to order one.

Accommodation

Below are a two hotels we recommend, both a short walk away from our venue. If neither of those fit your needs, check out HRS or private accommodation options like AirBnB or Couchsurfing.

If you’d like to team up with other attendees to travel to or stay in Berlin, let us and the community know on Twitter: #cssconfeu – we will help spread the word!

Stay Tuned

We post all updates around CSSconf EU on Twitter. Use the hashtag #cssconfeu to tweet about the conference, connect with other attendees, and share your photos of the day when the time comes! You can also find us on Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter.

Any questions we didn’t address? Reach out to us at [email protected], the team is here to help!

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