Looking for tech events in Barcelona? You are in a right place! Every month we update Barcelona tech events list to go to the most interesting ones! Whether you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, you should definetely go to tech events here, as Barcelona made it to the top 5 of innovation hubs and in this city you will find events related to startups, mobile, smart cities, iot, big data, software development, software architecture, blockchain and many many others.

In this article we list upcoming congresses, conferences, meetups, workshops and katas that we believe are worth attending !  


A list of Barcelona tech events in November, 2017


1.  Smart City Expo World Congress

November 14-16

Smart City Expo World Congress is an event, that aims to be the place to collectivize urban power, to increase the strength of cities, to identify business opportunities, to establish partnerships and contribute to enacting common policies. It is a perfect place to share research, best practices and potential common solutions, achieved through effective collaboration. 


2. Afterwork Women in Mobile

November 16

This month the speaker will be Almudena Daehin – performance engineer in Telefónica I + D, who will talk about Cybersecurity. After attending this event, you will understand what is cybersecurity and what should you keep in mind when downloading the apps. After the speech there will be networking event with pica-pica! 


3. CEOtalk with Jaume Suñol, Country Manager of Drivy

November 20

The CEOTalks is a space where entrepreneurs exchange ideas, impressions and experiences with prominent leaders of some of the most well-known startups in the national scene. This month the speaker will be Jaume Suñol – country manager of Drivy, the leading marketplace in Europe for car rental.


4. A experience using Scrum in SW, HW and R&D

November 22

Pol Martínez will talk about his experience in a Danish start-up company during 4 years using Scrum in a cross-functional team involving software, hardware, electronics, physics and mechanical product development. 


5. AngularBeers Nov: Stencil, webpack & emerging hardware APIs for the web

November 27

Speakers in this event will be: Justin Willis , Dev Relations, Ionic. He is interested in all things JavaScript, PWA, Android and Chrome! Second speaker will be Juho Vepsäläinen, webpack core team member. Juho is behind the SurviveJS effort. In addition to being a core developer of webpack, he has been active in the open source scene since the early 2000s. Blue Arrow Awards winner. And the third speaker will be Kenneth Rohde, Web Platform Architect and Browser Engineer, Intel. Kenneth is a Danish software engineer and architect, specialized in mobile and web technology. Working at Intel out of Copenhagen, Kenneth helps define Intel’s strategy and plans regarding the Web Platform, as well as puts it into action. Before joining Intel, Kenneth was employed by Nokia (Denmark and Brazil) where he worked on the Nokia N9 web browser, Qt, WebKit, as well as many other mobile projects. Currently working on Progressive Web Apps and emerging web standards like Web App Manifest, Generic Sensors, Web NFC etc.


6. Elasticsearch & Kafka event Barcelona 2017

November 29

We often refer to the data as the new currency of the future. In this event you will see the benefits elasticsearch provides, as well as search engines and Big Data solutions. You will see how all these innovations led to the creation of new technologies aimed at the ingestion, processing, storage and management of large volumes of data to convert them into value for current businesses. 


7. DDD in practice: uncovering false microservices

November 30

This meetup will have two parts: theoretical part and a practical one. You will look at the most common errors when implementing microservices, with the help of Domain Driven Design concepts.
Also, speakers will explain the antipatterns of microservices: “nanoservices”, “medium-services”, distributed transactions, “the knot”, “same-old-way”, etc. And together with you, the speakers will review advantages and disadvantages of a monolith versus errors of implementation of microservices, and, finally, speakers will define what “boundaries” are correct between microservices, are those “logical” or “physical”.


8. AWS Meetup Barcelona 2017

November 29 – 30  

For all those who can not travel to this year’s “re:Invent of Las Vegas”, we suggest you attend the first event organized in Europe from the AWS Meetup Group in Barcelona to watch the live broadcast of the two main Keynotes with Andy Jassy and Werner Vogels. This is actually a meeting point where they will announce the AWS news for 2018. In addition, you can visit free demonstrations of the sponsors in a relaxed atmosphere with good music and have an ideal environment for networking!


9. EsadeCreapolis Retail Forum

November 30  

Mobile devices, omnichannel, m-commerce are establishing a new paradigm in Retail. ESADECREAPOLIS Retail Forum collects the changes and trends that occur along the journey and the relationship between the consumer, the product and the brand. 30th of November, you will get a chance to analyze in detail the decision making process, the purchase process and the post-purchase relationship to better understand the changes and the evolution of our environment.

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