Web Directions Conferences for web and digital professionals

Events for designers, developers & product professionals shaping Australia's digital future.

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Thoroughly enjoyed Web Directions — met some great people, heard some inspiring presenters and added a whole bunch of things to my to-do list.

Joel Roberts Web Developer

About Web Directions

  • 12 cities
  • 13 years
  • 67 events
  • 600+ speakers
  • 10,000+ attendees

Co-founded and now run by John Allsopp, Web Directions has for over a decade brought together leading developers, engineers, visual, IxD, UX and product designers, Art and Creative Directors, indeed everyone involved in producing web and digital products to learn from one another, and the World's leading experts across this vast field.

We spend our lives thinking about what comes next, keeping up with trends in technology, practices and processes, and filtering the hype, to make sure you don't miss trends that matter, and don't waste time on hype that doesn’t.

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John Allsopp has been working on the Web for over 20 years. He's been responsible for innovative developer tools such as Style Master, X-Ray and many more. He’s spoken at numerous conferences around the World and delivered dozens of workshops in that time as well.

His writing includes two books, including Developing With Web Standards and countless articles and tutorials in print and online publications.

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Our four major conferences in 2019:

  • Web Directions Code 2020

    Australia's conference for JavaScript Developers and Front End Engineers.

    Melbourne May 2020

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  • Web Directions Product Design & Management 2020

    Australia's conference for Product professionals. With dedicated product design and product management tracks.

    Melbourne June 2020

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  • Web Directions Summit 2020

    A conference for the whole digital team–featuring product, design, front-end dev, and new people/talent/culture tracks.

    Sydney November 2020

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  • Going to #wds18 has given me inspiration to attend more conferences. Meeting tech folks like myself and learning from each other is pretty amazing!

    Hinesh Patel
    Ruby and React Developer
  • I had an absolute blast, learnt so much, and met so many great people

    Carmen Chung
    Software engineer, Valiant Finance
  • I have yet to have an end-to-end conference experience that was as professional as what was provided by Web Directions

    Joe Toscano
    Founder, designgood.tech