5 Best API Conferences To Attend in 2024 | Dreamfactory

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As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the importance of staying up-to-date on the latest developments in the realm of APIs becomes increasingly vital. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is by attending conferences that focus specifically on API-related topics. In the upcoming year of 2023, there are a plethora of such events being held across the globe, each offering valuable insights and opportunities for networking and professional development.

This blog post aims to highlight some of the premier API conferences taking place in 2023, including information on the location, dates, and expected focus of each event. By perusing this information, readers will be able to identify conferences that align with their specific interests and make informed decisions on which events to attend.

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Dates: February 21-23, 2024

Location: San Fransisco, CA

Virtual Option: Yes!

Start 2024 by learning cutting-edge API design strategies at DeveloperWeek. DeveloperWeek includes more than 15 conferences and training tracks, including the API & Microservices Conference. The event is advertised as the world’s largest developer conference and expo series, so you will certainly find interesting presentations to attend. Depending on your job’s duties, you might also consider attending presentations related to topics like:

  • Containers and Kubernetes
  • AL and machine learning
  • JavaScript
  • Blockchain development
  • Server management

For 2024, in-person workshops will take place on February 21-23. The conferences and expo will happen on February 22 through 23. If you don’t want to attend in person, you can participate in virtual workshops on February 27. The virtual conferences and expo take place on February 27 and 29.

Register for DeveloperWeek here.

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Apidays New York

Dates: April 30 - May 1

Location: New York, NY

Virtual Option: Yes!

Apidays is an entire conference dedicated to APIs. Organizers haven’t released much information about the 2024 event in New York City, so check the website for a list of presentations and other events.

If the New York Apidays doesn’t fit your schedule, consider registering for the organization’s other 2024 events:

  • Paris – December 6 - 8 2023
  • Singapore – April 17 - 18
  • Helenski & North – May 28 - 19
  • London – September 18 - 19
  • Australia – October 16 - 17

All of these are some of the best API conferences to attend, so find the one that works well for you.

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API Conference London

Dates: April 8-11, 2024

Location: Park Plaza Victoria London

Virtual Option: Yes!

The Park Plaza Victoria London will have presentations focused on Web APIs, API design, and API management. During the three-day conference, experts will deliver more than 25 sessions, workshops, and keynotes. Two days of workshops will provide hands-on tutorials that help you apply theory to experience.

The Hague API Conference will take place in-person and online, so you can attend from anywhere.

Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit

Dates: May 14-16, 2024

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Virtual Option: Yes!

Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit hasn’t released its 2023 agenda, yet. In 2022, the annual conference had five tracks:

  • Leadership Strategies for the Future of Business Solutions
  • Architectural Models and Tools Supporting Your Composable Applications
  • Software Engineering and Integration Tactics in the Age of Agility
  • Artificial Intelligence and Other Transformative Technologies
  • Delivering Next-Generation Total Experience

In other words, you can expect to follow any number of tracks that apply to your specific job.

Gartner hasn’t released information about virtual attendance. Check the conference’s website to see whether the company adds a virtual option. If you know you want to go to the conference instead of attending online, you can register at the Gartner site.

Data and AI Summit 2023

Dates: June 10-13, 2024

Location: San Francisco, CA

Virtual Option: Yes!

The leading gathering for the international community of data science, analytics and artificial intelligence aficionados comes back to San Francisco from June 26th to 29th, 2023! The event will span four days, featuring keynote speeches by notable figures and thought leaders in the industry, as well as technical sessions, hands-on workshops, and ample networking possibilities.

This year, expect a variety of speakers like:

  • Ali Ghodsi, CEO and Co-Founder of Databricks
  • Wassym Bensaid, Sr. Vice President of Software Development at Rivian
  • Harrison Chase, Creator of Lang Chain
  • Sai Ravuru, Senior Manager of Data Science & Analytics, JetBlue

Learn about the latest advances in open source technologies like Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. Connect with other data enthusiasts in the largest gathering of these communities through meetups, hackathons, sessions, lightning talks and more.

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