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CREATED FOR PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY BUILD STUFF

BUILD STUFF 2020 - LIVE & ONLINE

 

We continue to monitor the changing situation with the spread of the new coronavirus around the world and follow the guidance and updates. 

For now, seats are limited to 500 attendees for an in-person event to keep the Tech fest going while being safe. We are also adding a unique online experience to keep the Tech fest going worldwide.

 

THEME OF BUILD STUFF 2020

 

We want to think of tech teams as rock bands. You and your team are a massive part of the Rock World now: by putting your experience and diverse skills, together you are creating a hit-record during these uncertain times! 

This fall we are eager to show you that the Software world is like a Rock concert: you have a stage where you put all your knowledge, tune your electric guitar, bass, a drum kit, and finally, you check your sound and perform!

Sometimes the lights, as the bugs in your code, blinds you, but this is a small kick between you and your main goal — to rock it!

 

Our playlist:
  •  AI STUFF: Big Data, Quantum computing & Machine Learning

  • CLOUD STUFF: Cloud & Serverless infrastructure

  • RUN STUFF: DevOps practices, Programming Methodologies & Tools

  • GEEK STUFF: IoT, Robotics

  • ARCHITECTURE STUFF: Monolithic Approach, Microservices & Distributed systems

  • TECH LEADERSHIP STUFF: Agile, Productivity & Soft skills

  • PROGRAMMING STUFF: Languages & Platforms

  • WEB STUFF: UX, UI, Design

ABOUT BUILD STUFF

 

We like to think of ourselves as the conference for people who actually build stuff that's why it is called Build Stuff.

Every year, we invite prestigious guest speakers to share all the latest innovations, trends, and developments in the software development industry.

With the attitude that we invite speakers, not sessions, our world-class guests come from over Europe and even further abroad, delivering some of the highest quality content of any European conference.

Build Stuff is for everyone in software development teams. That includes devs, team leads, agile/scrum coaches, engineering, managers, executives, founders, and more. Likewise, in addition to great guest speakers, we host a number of engaging and up-to-the-moment workshops on a wide range of topics.

GOALS

 

The overall goal of the conference is to offer more diversity to the Development of the Tech community and encourage continuous learning. 

Although we strive to bring people together. This explains the very practical side of Build Stuff Conferences. It’s a place where software professionals, international speakers, share practical techniques, ideas, strategies, failures, lessons learned, and successes in an informal, intimate atmosphere. Build Stuff became a platform for fruitful dialogue between software developers, architects, educators, and technology companies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 

Build Stuff is a Software Development Conference created for developers, academics, team leaders, software architects, and technical project managers.

 

CONFERENCE GOALS

 

The goal of the conference is to boost the developer community by providing tomorrow’s knowledge and train the skills required to keep up with continuous change. Build Stuff invites to listen to sessions, discuss trends, try new things, and, most importantly, share personal experiences with a wide range of technologies with other developers.

Build Stuff already built a recognition of Lithuania’s tech industry around the world. The conference was often the first reason to encourage international technology companies to get interested in Lithuania; it's investment environment and the professionals working in it.

Although we strive to bring people together. This explains the very practical side of Build Stuff Conferences. It’s a place where software professionals, international speakers, share practical techniques, ideas, strategies, failures, lessons learned, and successes in an informal, intimate atmosphere. Build Stuff became a platform for fruitful dialogue between software developers, architects, educators, and technology companies.

HISTORY

 

In November 2012, Build Stuff has started as the first conference on software development in the Baltic States. Since then it is a front-runner and the largest developer event in the region.

Following the success of Build Stuff in Lithuania, Build Stuff has branched out. In 2015, the first edition of the Build Stuff Ukraine conference was launched. Later in 2017-2019, Build Stuff Spain was organized in Mallorca & Malaga.

Our international community is becoming stronger and uses every opportunity to be a part of Build Stuff events and spreads the word all over the world, becoming our best ambassadors.

Build Stuff was featured as one of only three European software conferences “to attend” in the 2016 Forrester’s Report.

“Conferences Outside The United States [that] Add International Context,” the report said, “Build Stuff draws in developers with all types of creative projects. Developers gather in Lithuania and Ukraine to learn from each other’s trials and tribulations while ‘making’ adventurous projects and learning how they can make the projects themselves. Build Stuff is an independent conference and attracts experienced freelancers and independent contractors interested in learning new approaches and strategies for software development. Sessions featured more than 17 different programming languages last year, including one presentation led by an 8-year-old developer on building video games with F#.”

 CONFERENCE VALUE FOR THE REGION:

ECONOMICAL IMPACT

 

The conference has had a significant though the immeasurable economic impact on the IT field in Lithuania. As the conference’s success and international visibility has grown, the impact on local community innovators has grown with it. Previous year we had speakers including James Turnbull (CTO of Kickstarter),  Tom Croucher (Lead of operations for Uber). Build Stuff has also had the privilege of featuring numerous other famous speakers from the United States, Melvin Edward Conway - A computer scientist, computer programmer, hacker, and the originator of what is now known as Conway’s Law.

We also know numerous anecdotal stories of attendees coming to Lithuania and after seeing the quality of engineers here opening an office.

We believe that we truly run an innovative event, to come into a European market saturated with other events and draw attendees from Western Europe to Lithuania is not an easy task. However, it is the innovation, creativity, and togetherness that we foster that is our largest asset.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

 

Build Stuff forms strong bonds with local communities and has donated some of its proceeds to local charities and user groups, totaling over €110,000 in donations to date.

SUPPORTING DIVERSITY IN TECH WORLD

 

Build Stuff is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of their gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. The code of conduct is our core value and clarifies an organization’s principles.

We feel inspired by the diverse audience. Diversity on our stage is a key priority for us, therefore we have set the diversity as part speaker selection criteria — and we're working to increase diversity and inclusion in our audience as well.

Consequently, in 2018 & 2019 we gave away 200 tickets to people from underrepresented groups in the technology and/or open source communities who may not have the opportunity to attend Build Stuff for various reasons. These groups include, but are not limited to, women, people of color, individuals with a disability, minority ethnic people, LGBTQIA people, and others. 

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