SmashingConf London 2018 (Feb. 7–8, 2018)

SmashingConf London 2018 (Feb. 7–8, 2018)

Performance matters. We’re thrilled to venture to London for our brand new conference fully dedicated to all things web performance. Dealing with ads, third-party scripts, A/B testing, HTTP/2, debugging, JAM stack, PWA, web fonts loading, memory/CPU perf, service workers. Plus lightning talks.

The price below is in USD.


With 260 available seats, one track, and 15 speakers, we can’t wait to meet you at St. Luke’s Church on February 7th-8th, 2018.


Here’s the list of the big hitters stepping up to the plate for SmashingConf London! Keep checking back for more exciting reveals and announcements, we’ll be covering all bases with this stellar lineup.

Our Smashing Speakers

Smashing Workshops

On the two days before and after the conference, you have the chance to dive deep into some certain areas of front-end and web performance. On Tuesday, Vitaly Friedman will be leading his New Adventures in Responsive Design class, and on Friday, we’re thrilled to have Rachel Andrew teaching Advanced CSS Layout and Umar Hansa running his DevTools workshop.

Our workshops offer the opportunity to get to grips with new ideas and techniques in real depth, with a full day spent on the topic of your choice. It’s a great way to round off your conference experience, and we provide lunch, too. By registering for a workshop while buying your conference ticket, you save $100 on the regular workshop ticket price.

Workshop on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Vitaly Friedman on New Front-End Adventures in Responsive Design

Vitaly FriedmanFebruary 6th With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Responsive Images, Flexbox, CSS Grid, SVG, WAI-ARIA roles and Font Loading API now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for designing and buildings responsive websites efficiently. We want to use all of these technologies and smart processes like atomic design, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time? Read more...

Workshops on Friday, February 9th, 2018

Rachel Andrew on Advanced CSS Layouts With Flexbox and CSS Grid

Rachel andrewFebruary 9th This workshop is designed for designers and developers who already have a good working knowledge of HTML and CSS. We will cover a range of CSS methods for achieving layout, from those you are safe to use right now even if you need to support older version of Internet Explorer through to things that while still classed as experimental, are likely to ship in browsers in the coming months. Read more...

Umar Hansa on The Modern Front-End Workflow Bootcamp

Umar HansaFebruary 9th In this workshop, Umar Hansa, a senior front-end web developer at Springer Nature, will share obscure practical workflow tips, tricks and techniques that will supercharge developer’s workflow. Read more...

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