Amazing things happen when you bring people together. Google, Samsung, Mozilla and Microsoft are inviting organizers of web related meetups from across the UK and Ireland to join us on 23rd June.  


Note that this event is open to web meetup community organisers only and we're limiting attendance to 2 organizers per group. 

Register Here


The agenda is subject to a bit of change. As you can see alot of the focus is around getting to know one another.

9.15       Registration and coffees

9.45       Welcome and objectives for the day

10.00     Who's here? Introductions from each community

11.15     Quick break

11.30     More intros

12.30     Lunch

1.30       Community Lightning talks along with where Google, Mozilla, Samsung and Microsoft see priorities for the web and the role of communities

3.00       Improving your meetup (groups of 5)

4.00       Break

4.30       Keeping the collaboration going 

5.20       Closing words

5.30       Drinks

18.30     Home time


Paul Kinlan
Developer Advocate, Google 

Making mobile web better. Mr Web Intents. Developer of many things including Twollo, Twe2, Ahoyo, FriendDeck, Air Horner and /web.


Joanna Franchetti
Web developer, and Front End London lead 

Jo runs Achieving Diversity in the Technology Industry as well as being diversity and inclusion champion for Ticketmaster/Livenation tech. She organises and coaches at codebar and code your future and is one of the leaders of Front End London.


Simona Cotin
Developer Programs Engineer, Microsoft 

Simona is a developer advocate at Microsoft passionate about all things Angular. Communities power her up and that’s why she is co-organising the AngularJS meetup in Dublin and recently the Javascript London meetup. Thrives on knowledge sharing, she has mentored in workshops for Women Who Code and NgGirls encouraging women to learn more about programming.


Dan Appelquist
Developer Programs Engineer, Samsung 

Samsung internet advocacy director, W3C TAG Co-chair, GovUK open standards board member and sometimes event organiser and community instigator. Passionate about all things web.


Ali Spivak
Head of Developer Marketing, MDN 


Peter O'Shaughnessy
Developer Advocate, Samsung 

Developer advocate @samsunginternet. Coder, writer & speaker on web APIs & the future of the web.


Jane O'Loughlin
Delivery Manager GOV.UK

Delivery manager , formerly known as , helper.


Jenny Duckett
Senior Developer at Government Digital Service


Martin Kearn
Technical Evangelist, Microsoft 

Into Web, AI and the Cloud, blogging and writing code. Based in Worcester


Alex Lakatos

Reps council & Mozilla Contributor 

JavaScripter by day, Mozilla Reps Council and Tech Speaker by night. Does things for T-Shirts! 


Rupert Whitehead
Regional Lead, Google 

Rupert works with developer communities across a range of technologies figuring out how Google can help and what we need to do differently.



Friday 23rd June, 2017 09:15 - 19:30


Google, 6 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG