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Workshop Day (Sept 1)

Continuing our 10-year long tradition, we will conduct hands-on workshops with established experts in several fields of web design & development: UX, Javascript, DevOps, PHP and Symfony.

Additionally, we'll hold a dedicated Tech Forum track moderated by our friend Janus Boye, with a full-day session merged with his CMS expert group meeting. As always, the session is all about discussing new, relevant topics and the latest in web tech.

UX track

Valeria Adani

Head of Service Design @ Frog

Valeria brings a human-centred perspective to businesses while focusing on their processes, their culture and their organizationational constraints. She helps her clients manage the challenges of designing and delivering services, while finding the right balance between user requests and what the organisation can actually deliver. Valeria & Flaminia will hold a full day workhop on the UX track.

Flaminia Del Conte

Principle Business Innovation Coach @ Sage

Flaminia is a design strategist, career advisor, and facilitator with a special focus on gender equality and team inclusive dynamics. She up-skills Sage colleagues with the capabilities around Innovation, Design Thinking, and Rapid Experimentation. Valeria & Flaminia will hold a full day workhop on the UX track.

Javascript track

Princiya Sequeira

Engineering Manager @ Anaconda

Princiya is an Engineering Manager at Anaconda and Leadership Fellow with Women Who Code. She has a dozen years of experience building full-stack web & mobile apps, and leading technical teams at scale. Princiya advocates for open source, privacy & security and offers career advice for underrepresented people in technology. Returning to Web Summer Camp for 2nd time Princya will deliver a worskhop on frontend to serverless.

Gerard Sans

Developer Evangelist for Web and Cloud

Helping Developers succeed in Artifical Inteligence and Web3; Master Ceremony, speaker, trainer, community leader for various events such as Web3 London, ReactEurope, Reactive Conf, etc; Previously worked for AWS. Returning to Web Summer Camp for 2nd time Gerard will deliver a worskhop on TensorFlow.

PHP track

Derick Rethans

PHP Extensions, PHP Debugging, and MongoDB consultant

PHP internals expert and author of Xdebug. He works as an independent contractor and consultant on PHP extensions and related projects. Returning to Web Summer Camp for 2nd time Derick will deliver a workshop combining debugging practices and most recent PHP8 features.

Marco Pivetta

Consultant @ Roave

PHP guru and consultant for Roave and laminas teams, part of the Doctrine Project core team, Marco is always pushing for better practices in the PHP ecosystem. Marco is also known as "Ocramius" :) and will hold a workshop about eventsourcing on Sept 1.

Symfony track

Andreas Hucks


A PHP enthusiast and member of the Symfony Community for 15 years. As a developer, he was involved in countless Symfony projects. As a trainer, he has 10 years of experience in conducting developer-oriented workshops. At Web Summer Camp Andreas will hold a specialized workshop on the advanced usage of Symfony.

DevOps track

Neal Brooks

Engineering Manager @ Lendable

Neal is an Engineering Manager at Lendable and spends his days helping engineers achieve great things. He's passionate about TDD, DDD, Serverless, and supporting people with their career progression and learning.

Matt Thorpe

Senior DevOps Engineer @ Lendable

Matt is a senior devops engineer at Lendable, he started out as a Linux sysadmin almost 20 years ago and worked his way up until devops became a thing, weirdly obsessed with automation and containerization which makes him a great devops engineer but a questionable party guest.

Luka Kladarić

Chaos Manager @ Awesome Force

Luka has been doing computer stuff professionally for over 20 years. A software developer turned cloud architect who loves putting out trash fires for money. Runs Awesome Force, a full service chaos management agency. Formerly infrastructure lead at Noom, engineering lead at Meetup, CTO and co-founder at Hitlist and developer at DeviantArt.

Tech Forum

Christian Paredes

CEO @ Netgen Switzerland

Christian has 25 Years of Digital Consulting and Development, involved in many web related topics: Internet Marketing, e-Commerce, Intranet building, Portal Building, Document Management, CRM & CXM, CMS, SEO, SEM, etc. He is also manages teams and leads the company.

Stephen Hay

Creative Director @ Rabobank

Californian by birth and Dutchman by choice, Stephen is an art director, designer-who-codes, and writer. He's the author of the book Responsive Design Workflow. His work is focused on design processes and decision making. At Web Summer Camp, he'll talk about how we can stand out by paying more attention to our own problems, and less to what other companies are doing.

Marijo Volarević

Director of Digital Excellence @JGL

Digital Transformation leader with international experience, strong information technology background and analytical skills coupled with astute business acumen. Specialized in forward-looking business development and process digital transformation, ensuring that enterprise's digital & IT strategy is optimal, given current and emerging digital realities, opportunities and threats.

Ondřej Polesný

Developer Evangelist @

Ondrej is a full stack developer with background in Customer Success field that made him passionate about improving developer and editor experience in content creation and management. Being a former .NET dev he loves strongly typed languages, great debugging tools, and cloud services. Ondrej will give a talk at the Tech Forum on Sept 1.

Vanja Bertalan

CEO @ Human

For more than 20 years, he's been creating digital experiences that make interactions easier and drive value for clients. He's an experienced digital strategist focused on data-driven decision-making, always mixed with a bit of silly. Vanja will give a talk at the Tech Forum on Sept 1.

Janus Boye

Boye & Co

Apart from moderating peer groups, Janus is working on steering large, complex and critical digital projects through to successful completion. He chairs the internationally recognized Boye Conferences held since 2005 in Aarhus, Denmark and since 2009 in Philadelphia, US. Janus will be moderating the Tech Forum on Sept 1.