Participating in events is quite important for various reasons, which is why at Apiumhub we try to participate as much as we can to all sorts of tech events. From conferences to workshops & meetups, we always find great value in events related to our industry and services.

Why is it that important to attend tech events?

  1. Be part of your community — You obviously get to follow/know interesting people via social medias and online channels, and don’t get me wrong it’s very important. But let’s just say that most of the time true connections are created when you have face to face interactions, and what better place to meet and interact with influencers than conferences?
  2. Freshen up your mind — I think that it’s quite easy to say that listening to others’ point of view helps seeing things differently, we all have our ways but there’s always room for inspiration and new concepts. By the way, conferences are the perfect place to get up to date on new trends & technologies and learn from others.

What is so great about Barcelona?

The city of Barcelona has been for a long time now one of the most visited cities in Europe. But not only does the city attracts tourists coming on holidays, it also attracts many Business trips. Maybe it’s due to the fact that it’s almost always sunny, that it has amazing restaurants and that it’s a Tech Hub.

A list of Barcelona tech events in 2017

Machine learning series I

May 3rd, 2017

The first on our list of tech events is about Machine Learning and is organised by BCN Analytics at the Mobile World Center. The talk will be held by Alexandros Kartzoglou, Scientific Director at Telefonica Research and Jose A. Rodriguez-Serrano Data Science Team Lead at BBVA Data & Analytics. Those two industry leaders apply machine learning techniques to their work and will share with us how it helps them when it comes to producing business results.

Summit & AtlasCamp

May 2 to 5, 2017

Summit is an annual conference that is quite huge for Atlassian and it will be help at Fira Barcelona. On the first 2 days, the Summit will take place. The idea is that teams from around the world get together to explore the changing landscape of today’s modern teams and be inspired by the most innovative, respected voices in the industry.

On the last 2 days, the AtlasCamp will start. It’s a developer conference that gives the opportunity to developers to enhance their skills and network with other developers in the community. There are many reason why to attend this event and I will only name a few, there will be amazing workshops and opportunities to attend sessions about Docker, DevOps, Advanced Git, CI and many more interesting topics, also the opportunity to build amazing add-ons and get product updates from the teams responsible for JIRA, Confluence, HipChat, Bitbucket, Trello and more.

Elixir conference

May 3 to 5, 2017

For Elixir lovers, this conference has the objective to promote education, networking and collaboration when it comes to the Elixir/Ruby communities. It will be help at the Barcelo Sants and the program seems quite interesting. The first day will start off with tutorials covering topics such as debugging & microservices. On the next two days, there will be interesting talks with different options to choose of as CI and CD for Elixir/Phoenix Apps using or Machine Learning with Elixir and Phoenix.

Spring I/O

May 18 & 19, 2017

Spring I/O is an annual conference focused on the Spring framework ecosystem and this year it will be a perfect time to celebrate the release party for Spring Framework 4.3. The conference will be help at AXA Auditorium in Barcelona.


May 19 to 21, 2017

The PyData conference will bring together a community that wants to discuss how best to apply Python tools, as well as tools using R and Julia. The idea is to discuss and share knowledge about how to meet face challenges in data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. It’s a great opportunity to get tutorials, take workshops and meet other developers or Python tools users.

AngelHack global hackathon series

May 20 & 21, 2017

If you don’t know much about Hackathons, you can learn more about it here. For Hackathon lovers, this is the 10th edition of the AngelHack Hackathon! The winning team will get the chance to team up with great sponsors. It’s a great opportunity for developers, designers and entrepreneurs of all levels to meet in order to improve skills, cities or just to have fun.

OpenNebula TechDays

May 23, 2017

The event is organised by CSUC and will be held there. The main goal is to reunite cloud architects, data center admins, systems admins, systems integrators, DevOps architects, and solutions architect and give them the chance to learn about OpenNebula. There will be cloud installation and operation workshops as well as various presentations given by community members.

JBCN conference

June 19 to 21, 2017

JBCN is a that lasts 3 days, to share knowledge and experiences, to meet interesting people, and to learn about new technologies. It’s the perfect place where you will get the opportunity to participate and immerse yourself in interesting talks on Java, JVM and opensource technologies.

App design & development conference

June 22 to 23, 2017

The event will take place at the AXA Convention Centre and will bring together iOS and Android designers & developers to give them the opportunity to work side by side and innovate & get inspired in an open, inclusive and collaborative space.


July 6 & 7, 2017

This collaborative community event is organised for people that would like to get together and share recent works & knowledge. The event is quite different than other typical conferences. Although there are topics that are already fixed in the event, there is another more flexible part of the event where the participants propose ideas for talks & workshops & the schedule of sessions is then organised.

Fullstack fest

September 4 & 8, 2017

This conference lasts a week and has a focus on solving problems encountered in the full stack development world, using new & inspiring perspectives. Topics vary from Docker, IPFS & GraphQL to Reactive Programming, Immutable Interfaces & Virtual Reality.

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