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Speaking Engagements

Ben's upcoming and previous speaking engagements

Every opportunity I get to share my knowledge and experience with others is a blessing! My hope is that when I give a talk, host a workshop or participate in a panel, the attendees will learn something new that will make them a better developer.

If you're interested in having me speak to or hold a workshop with your group, thank you! It means a lot that you entrust me with with leveling up your group. Please feel free to contact me via Twitter, email or my AMA.

Upcoming

Austin, Texas (Austin Convention Center)

Open Source 101 Austin 2021


The "perfect" library tooling

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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2020

Remote

Global React Meetup November 2020


From Mixins to Custom Hooks: History of sharing in React

Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 12:30p PST

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QCon Plus 2020


From Mixins to Custom Hooks: History of sharing in React

Thursday, November 05, 2020 @ 9am PST

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Front End Happy Hour

Thursday, November 05, 2020 @ 11:30a PST

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All Things Open 2020


The "perfect" library tooling

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 10:30a PDT

divops

Remote

JS Party


Bringing it back to TypeScript

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 10a PDT

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React Summit 2020


Migrating to React Hooks Minishop

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 9a PDT


TypeScript + React = ❤️

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 11:30a PDT (Summit)

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Remote

TSConf 2020


TypeScript + React = ❤️

Friday, October 09, 2020

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Remote

Learn With Jason


Power up React with TypeScript

Thursday, October 08, 2020 @ 9:30a PDT

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ui.dev Events


TypeScript + React = ❤️

Thursday, October 01, 2020 @ 11:00a PDT

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Remote

React Global Online Summit 2020


The "perfect" library tooling

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 @ 5:20p PDT

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Remote

Junior Developer Happy Hour July 2020


JDHH with special guest Ben Ilegbodu

Saturday, July 18, 2020 @ 12p PDT

Chicago, Illinois (Venue SIX10)

React Loop 2020 (Cancelled)

TypeScript + React = ❤️

Friday, June 19, 2020

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Remote

Reactive Online Meetup


#BlackLivesMatter #MetaTalk w/ Pariss & Ben

Tuesday, June 09, 2020 @ 10a PDT

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Reactathon 2020


Intro to Modern React using Hooks Workshop

Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 9a PST

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Orlando, Florida (The Abbey)

Flashback Conference 2020


Let's web dev like it's 1999!

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 1:30p

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Waikiki, Hawai'i ('Alohilani Resort)

JSConf Hawai'i 2020


The "perfect" library tooling

Wednesday, February 05, 2020 @ 11:30a

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2019

Washington, D.C. (Burke Theater)

NationJS Frontrunners React 2019


Navigating the Ecosystem

Friday, December 06, 2019 @ 10:35a

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San Jose, California (PayPal Town Hall)

Silicon Valley Code Camp 2019


Navigating the React Ecosystem

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 11a (Fireside A)

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Raleigh, North Carolina (Raleigh Convention Center)

All Things Open 2019


Navigating the React Ecosystem

Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 2:15p (Ballroom C)

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Toronto, Canada (Hilton Toronto)

Web Unleashed 2019


Let's web dev like it's 1999!

Friday, September 13, 2019 @ 1:30p (Toronto II)

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Berlin, Germany (Arena Berlin)

CSS Conf EU 2019


Let's web dev like it's 1999!

Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 14:20

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San Francisco, California (Github HQ)

Reactathon 2019


State of the React Ecosystem (Keynote)

Sunday, March 31, 2019 @ 10:10a

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2018

Tel Aviv, Israel (Dan Panorama Hotel)

React Next 2018


State of the React Ecosystem

Sunday, November 04, 2018 @ 9:50a

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Park City, Utah (DoubleTree Inn)

Framework Summit 2018


Navigating the React Solar System

Wednesday, October 03, 2018 @ 4p

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Sydney, Australia (Hilton Sydney)

NDC Sydney 2018


Ask Me Anything! - Build your own React-based stack

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 11:40a (Room 8 / Level 4)


Navigating the React Solar System

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 10:20a (Room 5)

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Alicante, Spain (Hotel Meliã)

React Alicante 2018


Help! My React app is slowwwww! 🐢

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 16:50

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"Minimally-painful" React-Redux testing Workshop

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 9:00 (Terra Lucis II)

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Omaha, Nebraska (Holland Performing Arts Center)

NEJS 2018


Let's web dev like it's 1999!

Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 1:30p

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San Francisco, California (Mission Bay Conference Center)

Node Summit 2018


ES.next features that'll make ya 💃🕺🏾

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 2:55p (Main Stage)

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Panel: Node in the Enterprise

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 1:30p (Main Stage)

Nashville, Tennessee (Vanderbilt University)

Music City Code 2018


React FUNdamentals Workshop

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 9a (Cinema)

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San Francisco, California (Palace of the Fine Arts)

Reactathon 2018


Why choose React?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 10:15a

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React FUNdamentals Workshop

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 10a

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Los Angeles, California (Antioch University)

Sabio LA 2018


React FUNdamentals Workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 7p

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2017

San Francisco California

Hack Reactor 2017


Why choose React?

Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 8p

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Nashville, Tennessee (Vanderbilt University)

Nodevember 2017


Why choose React?

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 5p (Commodore Ballroom)

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Toronto, Canada (Historic Automotive Building at Exhibition Place)

Full Stack Toronto 2017


Isomorphic React sans Node?? 🤔

Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 4p (Room 206AB)

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San Francisco, California (Hackbright Academy)

Hackbright Academy October 2017


Sweet ES6

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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St. Louis, Missouri (Peabody Opera House)

Strange Loop 2017


React FUNdamentals Workshop

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 12:30p

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Boston, Massachusetts (Wayfair)

React Boston 2017


React Fiber for the rest of us

Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 9a

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San Francisco, California (StubHub)

Real World React September 2017


React Fiber for the rest of us

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 7p

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San Francisco, California (Terra Gallery & Event Venue)

OpenRec 2017


Hiring Through Non-Traditional Channels

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 11:25a

Salt Lake City, Utah (Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel)

React Rally 2017


Layperson’s guide to React Fiber

Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 2p

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Salt Lake City, Utah (Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel)

React Rally 2018


Master of Ceremonies

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

San Francisco, California (Mission Bay Conference Center)

Node Summit 2017


Isomorphic React sans Node?? 🤔

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 12p (Fisher East)

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Portland, Oregon (The Armory)

Chain React 2017


React Native + ES.next = ♥

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 11:30a

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San Jose, California (San Jose Convention Center)

O'Reily Fluent 2017


Flexing your Flexbox muscles

Thursday, June 22, 2017 @ 11a (210 CG)

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Virginia Beach, Virginia (Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront)

RevolutionConf 2017


Navigating the React Solar System

Friday, June 02, 2017 @ 2:30p (Atlantic Ballroom)

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ES.next Fundamentals Workshop

Thursday, June 01, 2017 @ 2:30p (Mariner A)

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Mountain View, California (Shape Security)

Modern Web Meetup May 2017


Navigating the React Solar System

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 8p

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Austin, Texas (Austin Convention Center)

O'Reilly OSCON Austin 2017


React Properly

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 2:35p (Meeting Room 12)

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San Francisco, California (Braintree)

Fog City Ruby Meetup April 2017


Sweet ES6

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 7:15p

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Oxford, United Kingdom (The King's Centre)

Render Conference 2017


Isomorphic React sans Node?? 🤔

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 11:55

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New Orleans, Louisiana (New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center)

JazzCon.Tech 2017


React Exposed! 😮

Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 10a (ReactJS track)

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Navigating the React Solar System

Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 1p (ReactJS track)

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San Jose, California (San Jose Convention Center)

Devoxx US 2017


Navigating the React Solar System

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 4:30p (Room LL 21C)

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Santa Clara, California (Marriott Santa Clara)

React Conf 2017


React + ES.next = ♥

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 12:30p

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San Francisco, California (Eventbrite)

Reactathon 2017


ES.next Fundamentals Workshop

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 @ 9a

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San Francisco, California (Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel)

Mobile+Web DevCon 2017


React + ES.next = ♥

Friday, March 03, 2017 @ 10:30a (Track B: Web Development)

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San Francisco, California (Holiday Inn - Golden Gateway)

Forward JS 2017


React Exposed! 😮

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 @ 3:45p (Emerald)

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Los Angeles, California (Antioch University)

Sabio LA 2017


ES.next Fundamentals Workshop

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 7p

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San Francisco, California (Pier 27)

DeveloperWeek JavaScript Conference 2017


Navigating the React Solar System

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 10a (DeveloperWeek Expo Stage 1)

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San Francisco, California (Eventbrite)

ReactJS San Francisco Bay Area Meetup 2017


React Exposed! 😮

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7p

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New York City, New York (Microsoft Technology Center)

BuzzJS 2.0 2017


React + ES.next = ♥

Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 2:50p

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San Francisco, California (Hackbright Academy)

Hackbright Academy January 2017


Sweet ES6

Thursday, January 12, 2017

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2016

Montreal, Canada (Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre)

ConFoo Vancouver 2016


Sweet ES6

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 @ 4p (Pavilion A)

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Flexing your Flexbox muscles

Monday, December 05, 2016 @ 10a (Pavilion B)

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Devon Boathouse)

Thunder Plains Developer Conference 2016


React + ES.next = ♥

Thursday, November 03, 2016 @ 4p

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Atlanta, Georgia (Cobb Galleria Centre)

Connect.Tech 2016


Isomorphic React w/o Node??

Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 5:10p (React.JS track)

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Navigating the React Ecosystem

Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 11:20a (React.JS track)

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San Francisco, California (Eventbrite)

Real World React 2016


Isomorphic React w/o Node??

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 @ 6:45p

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San Francisco, California (The Village)

NodeSummit 2016


Evolution of Javascript IV

Thursday, July 28, 2016 @ 9:30a (Main Stage)

Austin, Texas (Alamo Theater)

Front Porch Austin 2016


React + ES.next = ♥

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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San Francisco, California (Bleacher Report)

ReactJS San Francisco Bay Area Meetup 2016


React + ES.next = ♥

Thursday, July 14, 2016 @ 7:30p

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Oslo, Norway (Oslo Spektrum)

NDC Oslo 2016


You don't need JavaScript for that!

Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 1:40p (Room 7)

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San Francisco, California

Eventbrite Engineering 2016


React FUNdamentals Workshop

Thursday, May 26, 2016 @ 9:30a (Eventbrite HQ)

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Charleston, South Carolina (College of Charleston)

Syntax Code & Craft Convention 2016


You don't need JavaScript for that!

Saturday, May 07, 2016 @ 10:30a (Front-End II)

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Sweet ES6

Friday, May 06, 2016 @ 9:30a (Front-End)

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Winnipeg, Canada (CanadInns Destination Centre Polo Park)

Prairie Dev Con 2016


Sweet ES6

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 @ 1p (Ambassador 2)

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You don't need JavaScript for that!

Monday, April 11, 2016 @ 9:45a (Ambassador 2)

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Washington, D.C. (Capital One Auditorium)

NationJS Node Day 2016


Sweet ES6

Friday, March 11, 2016 @ 11:15a

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Montreal, Canada (Bonaventure Hotel)

ConFoo Montreal 2016


Demystifying ES6

Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 3p (Fontaine D)

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You don't need JavaScript for that!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 @ 3p (Hampstead)

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San Francisco, California (Pier 27)

DeveloperWeek JavaScript Conference 2016


Sweet ES6

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 3p (Workshop Room 1)

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2015

Sacramento, California (The Urban Hive)

Sacramento JavaScript Meetup November 2015


You don't need JavaScript for that!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 @ 7p

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Orlando, Florida (Hilton Lake Buena Vista)

Fossetcon 2015


You don't need JavaScript for that!

Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 2p (Palm 3)

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Nashville, Tennessee (Lipscomb University)

Nodevember 2015


Sugar & Spice and everything nice about ES6

Saturday, November 14, 2015 @ 1p (Ezell 301)

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Little Rock, Arkansas (Statehouse Convention Center)

Little Rock Tech Fest 2015


Sugar & Spice and everything nice about ES6

Friday, October 16, 2015 @ 1:30p (Fulton)

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