Toptal Events

Meet local talented developers and hear from some of the best technical minds by attending Toptal sponsored events. Whether you want to network with startups and developers or learn from industry leaders, Toptal offers a variety of global events ranging from happy hours to seminars to technical panel discussions.

  • Austin, United States
    May 23

    During the Toptal Road Trip USA, we will be supporting tech communities all around the United States of America and organizing events. As part of that mission, on May 23rd, we’re proud to be partnering with WeWork to organize the Toptal Coworking Day in Austin. Come join us for a day of working on Toptal client work, personal projects, or anything in between.

    Use the opportunity to find out more about our Toptal Road Trip USA and how you can join in! This event is a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, meet some core team members who are in town for the Toptal Road Trip, and learn more about Toptal.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. This event is open to anyone who is interested in Toptal. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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    Toptal Road Trip USA: Toptal Coworking Day in Austin
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  • Athens, Greece
    May 23

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world and on May 23rd, we are partnering with Startup Grind Athens Meetup for their next event dedicated to female entrepreneurship.

    This event is a great opportunity to meet some core team members who are in Greece – including Asia Lindsay, Toptal Europe Community Lead, Iva Touzimska, Technical Recruiter at Toptal, and Predrag Gajić, Toptal Technical Sourcer. Make sure you join us for this event to hear more about Toptal and how we empower women in the tech industry.

    The event will take place at Innovathens, starting at 6:00 PM. For more information on the event, please see the event website or contact Asia Lindsay.

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  • Recife, Brazil
    May 23

    Toptal’s Recife team is organizing a community gathering on May 23rd at BeerDock Boa Viagem for the entire Recife community. Everyone is invited to join us!

    You’ll have the opportunity to meet local developers from your town, share your experience as an independent developer, talk about what projects you are working on, and ask questions.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Rodrigo Alves.

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  • Los Angeles, United States
    May 23

    On May 23rd, we’re excited to partner with WeWork to organize a Toptal Coworking Day in Los Angeles. Come join us for a day of working on Toptal client work, personal projects, or anything in between.

    This event is a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, as well as Director of Engineering and community leader in Argentina, Gabriel Pleszowski, who will be in town to visit.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. This event is open to anyone who is interested in Toptal. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Yasir Ali.

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  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
    May 25

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world including Slovenia Ruby User Group, which is co-organized by Miha Rekar, one of our core developers.

    If you happen to be in Ljubljana on May 25th, be sure to drop by this meetup and say hello. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow Toptalers and Rubyists. Plus, if you’re not yet familiar with Toptal, this is the perfect place to find out more about it.

    There will be a Q&A session after every talk, so any and all questions you have will be answered. If you have anything you’d like to add to the conversation, there will also be lightning slots (any topic, 5 minute time limit) in which audience members can take the stage and share their ideas and expertise.

    Be sure to RSVP here and bring friends to this fun event. The event will take place at Poligon at 6:00 PM. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Miha Rekar.

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  • Porto Allegre, Brazil
    May 25

    Toptal’s Porto Alegre team is organizing a happy hour on May 25th at Mulligan Irish Pub for the entire Porto Alegre community. Everyone is invited to join us!

    You’ll have the opportunity to meet local developers from your town, share your experience as an independent developer, talk about what projects you are working on, and ask questions.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Rodrigo Donini.

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  • Athens, Greece
    May 25

    The Toptal community in Greece is growing, so we’re organizing a Toptal community gathering in Athens on May 25th at Loukoumi Bar for the entire community in Greece.

    This event is a great opportunity to meet some core team members who are in Greece – including Asia Lindsay, Toptal Europe Community Lead, Iva Touzimska, Technical Recruiter at Toptal, and Predrag Gajić, Toptal Technical Sourcer. Join us if you want to find out more about Toptal and how we’re enabling people from all over the world to live the lifestyle they want to live.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. For questions regarding this event, please contact Asia Lindsay.

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  • Houston, United States
    May 25

    During the Toptal Road Trip USA, we will be supporting tech communities all around the United States of America and organizing events. As part of that mission, on Thursday, May 25, we’re proud to be partnering with Houston JS Meetup, organized by Toptal developer and community leader Matt Keas.

    There, co-organizer Chris Oakman will give a talk on ClosureScript and React. ClosureScript is a Lisp, but it compiles entirely to JavaScript. Thus, one can program in a completely different language but still build regular JS applications for Node or the browser.

    This event is open to all who are interested, and is a great opportunity to meet local Toptalers, and other experienced developers in the Houston area.

    The event will take place at the The Iron Yard, starting at 6:00 PM. For more information on the event, please see the event website or contact Ethan Brooks.

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  • Mexico City, Mexico
    May 25

    Toptalers in Mexico City are organizing a community gathering on May 25th at Escollo. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet other Toptalers from your town, talk about projects you’re working on, and ask questions while enjoying dinner and good company.

    We are also excited to welcome Gabriel Pleszowski, Toptal Director of Engineering and community leader in Buenos Aires, Argentina who will be visiting and speaking at WordCamp CDMX that week.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. For questions regarding this event, please contact the event organizer, Jeduan Cornejo.

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  • Lviv, Ukraine
    May 26

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world, including Lviv Ruby Meetup # pivorak in Ukraine.

    Their next event will take place on May 26th, so if you happen to be in the area that day, make sure to drop by and say hello. The event will be a great opportunity to meet fellow Toptalers and Rubyists. If you’re not yet familiar with Toptal, this is the perfect place to learn more.

    Schedule:

    6:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Registration

    6:30 PM - 7:20 PM - “Saga Pattern: 2 years and 40,000,000 domain events later” with Robert Pankowecki

    7:30 PM - 8:10 PM - “From Rails to serverless, via DDD and microservices” with Andrzej Krzywda

    8:20 PM - 9:00 PM - Bonus talk “How to earn $50,000 on programming blog”

    9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Networking

    The event will take place at iHUB. For more information, please visit the event website or contact Denys Medynskyi.

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  • Salvador, Brazil
    May 27

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world and is proud to partner with Front In Salvador, one of the biggest conferences in Bahia. The 2017 edition will gather front-end enthusiasts from all over Brazil who will discuss the technological aspects of front-end development.

    During the event, there will be several speakers, including Beto Muniz, a Toptal developer. The event will be attended by professionals, students, and anyone interested in hearing more about experiences and practices in this area.

    The event will take place at Faculdade Ruy Barbosa. For more information on the event, please visit the event website or contact Beto Muniz.

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  • Belgrade, Serbia
    May 27–28

    PHP Serbia is a group of creative individuals - some love software and technology, many are in software development and design. Put them together and you have PHP Serbia.

    The sixth edition of PHP Serbia will take place on May 27th and 28th in Belgrade and Toptal will be one of the sponsors. A few members of Toptal’s core team will attend the event, making it a great way for developers to connect with some Toptalers, learn more about the screening process, and get answers to any questions they may have.

    The event will take place at Opera & Theatre Madlenianum, starting at 10:00 AM. For more information on the schedule, please visit the event website or contact Predrag Gajić, Toptal Community leader in Serbia.

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  • Mexico City, Mexico
    May 27

    WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Anyone from casual users to core developers can participate, share ideas, and get to know each other at these events.

    The next WordCamp in Mexico City will be held on May 27th at WeWork Montes Urales. One of the event’s speakers will be Gabriel Pleszowski, Director of Engineering at Toptal. Gabriel will give a talk entitled, “Testing WordPress in a simple way” where you will hear how easy it is to use a series of powerful tools that facilitate testing and improve our code and markup.

    For more information on the conference, please see the website or contact Gabriel Pleszowski.

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  • Orlando, United States
    May 28

    Toptal Road Trip USA will be in Orlando from May 27-31, so we’re organizing a happy hour at the Copper Canyon Grill for the entire Orlando community on May 28th.

    Use the opportunity to find out more about our Toptal Road Trip USA and how you can join in! Anyone is welcome, and this is a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, meet some core team members who are in town for the Toptal Road Trip, and learn more about Toptal.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. This event is open to anyone who is interested in Toptal. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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  • Sofia, Bulgaria
    May 29

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world and in May, we are partnering with Dev.bg and the IT Freelancers And Digital Nomads Group in Sofia for the Freelancing as a Basis for Starting Own Business.

    Schedule:

    7:30 PM - 8:00 PM “Freelancing as a Basis for Starting Own Business” with Martin Minchev, founder of AI Valley, and Nadia Kaloyanova, Project Manager.

    8:00 PM - 8:15 PM Q&A session

    8:15 PM - 9:00 PM Networking.

    The event will take place at Betahaus Sofia. For more information on the event, please visit the event website or contact Asia Lindsay.

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  • Orlando, United States
    May 30

    Join us on the Toptal Road Trip USA for “Public Speaking for Engineers”, a seminar with Toptal developer Andrey Shtylenko.

    Andrey is an engineer, entrepreneur, and international speaker who has performed over 200 talks in the last three years, including two TEDx Talks.

    He will share his experience going from introvert to international speaker and offer actionable advice on how to use public speaking to bolster your career as a software engineer.

    The event will be free and open to all who are interested. Seating is limited so please RSVP in order to ensure your spot. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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  • Split, Croatia
    May 31

    Toptal’s Split team is organizing a community gathering on May 31st for the entire community in Croatia and our guests. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other Toptalers from all over the world, meet some core team members, share experiences, and have some fun while enjoying good company.

    Join us at Jazzbina from 7:00 PM and find out more about Toptal and SHIFT 2017, one of the biggest developer conferences in Southeast Europe which we are sponsoring.

    Please RSVP to give us a head count. For questions regarding the event, please contact the event organizer, Jure Mornar.

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  • Split, Croatia
    Jun 1–2

    Toptal is sponsoring SHIFT 2017, one of the biggest developer conferences in Southeast Europe which will be held from June 1st - 2nd in Split, Croatia.

    During the two conference days you will learn about the most cutting edge technologies, techniques, and biggest trends in the developer space, with speakers coming from GitHub, Twitch, Atlassian, GitLab, Heroku, Google, Facebook, and many more. One of the speakers will be Demir Selmanović, Lead Engineering Blog Editor at Toptal. Demir will give a talk on June 2nd from 4:30-5:00 PM entitled, “How to Train Your Drone.”

    A few people from Toptal’s core team will be in Split for the event, so it will be a great way for developers to connect with some Toptalers, learn more about the screening process, and get answers to any questions they may have.

    The event will take place at Hrvatsko narodno kazalište, starting at 10:00 AM. For more information on the schedule, please visit the event website.

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  • Miami, United States
    Jun 1

    During the Toptal Road Trip USA, we will be supporting tech communities all around the United States of America and organizing events. As part of that mission, on June 1st, we’re proud to be partnering with WeWork to organize the Toptal Coworking Day in Miami. Come join us for a day of working on Toptal client work, personal projects, or anything in between.

    This event is a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, meet some core team members who are in town for the Toptal Road Trip, and learn more about Toptal.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. This event is open to anyone who is interested in Toptal. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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  • Kiev, Ukraine
    Jun 2

    Toptal’s Kiev team is organizing a community gathering on June 2nd for the entire community in Ukraine and our guests. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other Toptalers from all over the world, meet some core team members, share experiences, and have some fun while enjoying good company.

    Join us at Dogs & Tails from 7:00 PM and find out more about Toptal and RubyC, the major Ukrainian conference devoted to Ruby, Rails and related technologies which we are sponsoring.

    Please RSVP to give us a head count. For questions regarding the event, please contact the event organizer, Nazar Ivanenko.

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  • Lisbon, Portugal
    Jun 2–3

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world and is proud to partner with Agile Portugal, the premier international conference in Portugal, about agile software development and its practices, technologies, attitudes, and experiences.

    Created with both experts and beginners in mind, Agile Portugal is the place where the Portuguese agile community comes together to exchange and share their experiences about agile development approaches.

    Predrag Gajić, Technical Sourcer at Toptal, will be at the event, so be sure to drop by and say hello. The event is a great opportunity to meet some core team members who are in town, learn more about Toptal, and meet the Portuguese agile community.

    For more information on the event, please see the event website or contact Predrag Gajić.

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  • Kiev, Ukraine
    Jun 3–4

    Toptal supports developer communities all over the world and is proud to partner with RubyC, the major Ukrainian conference devoted to Ruby, Rails and related technologies. The 2017 edition will gather Ruby enthusiasts from all over the world to discuss the technological aspects of development with Ruby and hear the latest news.

    During the event, there will be several speakers, including Bozhidar Batsov, VP of Engineering at Toptal. Bozhidar will give a talk entitled, “Ruby 4.0: To Infinity and Beyond” where you will hear more about the challenges that Ruby faces today, combined with ideas regarding how we can change things for the better.

    The event will take place at the Beletage concert hall. For more information on the event, please visit the event website or contact Asia Lindsay.

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  • Porto, Portugal
    Jun 3

    Toptal is pleased to sponsor Commit Porto 2017, a tech conference that brings together IT professionals who tackle challenges in software development using the latest technologies.

    This year’s edition will focus on the hottest topics and the latest trends, challenges from some of the best companies in the world.

    Join us on June 3rd at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto starting at 9:00 AM and meet other IT professionals from around the world. This event is a great opportunity for you to get out and connect with fellow developers, share knowledge, and promote Porto as a vibrant and dynamic city for technology-based companies.

    For more information on the event and schedule, please see the event website.

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  • Miami, United States
    Jun 3

    Toptal Road Trip USA will be in Miami between May 31st and June 6th, so we’re organizing a community gathering at High Bar for the entire Miami community on June 3rd.

    Use the opportunity to find out more about our Toptal Road Trip USA! Anyone is welcome, and this is a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, meet some core team members who are in town for the Toptal Road Trip, and learn more about Toptal.

    Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. This event is open to anyone who is interested in Toptal. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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  • Lisbon, Portugal
    Jun 3

    Toptal’s Lisbon team is organizing a community gathering on June 3rd for the entire community in Portugal and our guests. Everyone is invited to join us!

    At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other Toptalers from all over the world, meet some core team members, share experiences, and have some fun while enjoying good company. Join us at Rio Maravilha from 8:00 PM!

    Please RSVP to give us a head count. For questions regarding the event, please contact Predrag Pedro Gajić.

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  • Miami, United States
    Jun 6

    Toptal Road Trip USA will be in Miami between May 31st and June 6th and we’re organizing a Toptal gathering at WeWork Brickell City Centre for the entire Miami community on June 6th.

    Attendees should bring all the books they no longer want or need. We will meet at WeWork Brickell City Centre in the common area, and spend some time mingling and chatting over drinks. Then, one by one, each person can tell the group why they enjoyed the books they brought, before adding them to the pile. Attendees can take any book they like home, and all leftover books will be donated to a nearby library. We ask that attendees bring at least two books in order to gain entry – all books will be free.

    Anyone is welcome to attend this event, which will be a great opportunity to connect with other Toptalers, meet some core team members who are in town for the Toptal Road Trip, and learn more about Toptal. Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. If you have any questions, please contact the event organizer, Ethan Brooks.

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  • Nairobi, Kenya
    Jun 8–10

    We invite you to join the next RubyConf Kenya which will take place in Nairobi from June 8th - 10th. The 2017 edition will gather leading Ruby developers from all over the world to discuss Agile, Open Source, and entrepreneurship.

    During the event, there will be several speakers, including Victor Shepelev, Back-end Developer at Toptal. Victor will give two talks entitled “When The Whole World is Your Database” and “The Curious Case of Wikipedia Parsing.”

    The event will take place at the Riara University. For more information on the event, please visit the event website.

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  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Jun 8–9

    Toptal is sponsoring JSHeroes, one of the biggest JavaScript conferences in Romania, which will take place on June 8-9 in Cluj-Napoca.

    During the two conference days, you will hear about the latest trends in the world of JavaScript and Web Development from local and national experts in the field.

    JSHeroes find the community model the best test environment for learning and their mission is to inspire, help other communities, and stay connected with the global JS community.

    Join us at Grand Hotel Italia starting at 9:00 AM to hear the latest trends and meet other JS developers from around the world. For more information on the event please visit the event website or contact the event organizer, Tudor Gergely.

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  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Jun 10

    As part of our mission to support tech communities all over the world, Toptal is proud to help host Python Day Mexico on June 10.

    Python Day is an initiative created to bring together people who enjoy using and developing in Python regardless of gender, profession, or level of programming experience. At the event, there will be lectures and workshops on various subjects that surround the use of Python – everything from the basics of web development with django, to the tools available in Python for data science.

    Please RSVP in order to attend. For questions regarding this event, please contact the event organizer, Eva Bojorges.

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  • Paris, France
    Jun 14

    We’re organizing a Toptal community gathering in Paris on June 14th for the entire community in France. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other Toptalers from all over the world, meet some core team members, share experiences, and have some fun while enjoying good company.

    Join us at The Bowler Paris from 7:00 PM and find out more about Toptal and how we’re enabling people from all over the world to live the lifestyle they want to live.

    Please RSVP to give us a head count. For questions regarding the event, please contact the event organizer, Asia Lindsay.

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  • Paris, France
    Jun 15–17

    We invite you to join WordCamp Europe 2017, the largest official WordPress event in the world. Join us in Paris from June 15-17 for the #1 event for networking in the WordPress community, and a great way for establishing and reinforcing ties to the community.

    Conference attendees are WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who gather together to share their knowledge and experience. The event is also a great opportunity to meet some core team members who are in town for the conference - including Asia Lindsay, Toptal Europe Community Lead, and Alain Schlesser, a software engineer and WordPress consultant. Alain will give a talk on June 16th at 9:00AM entitled “Demystifying the WordPress Bootstrap Process.”

    The event will take place at Les Docks de Paris, starting at 9:00 AM. For more information on the schedule, please visit the event website.

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  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Jul 1

    Toptal is pleased to sponsor Front In Sampa 2017, one of the biggest front-end conferences in São Paulo state, which will be held on July 1st. The 6th edition will gather front-end enthusiasts from all over Brazil who will discuss the technological aspects of front-end development.

    One of the speakers will be Hugo Bessa, Team Lead at Toptal. Hugo will give a talk from 10:20-11:00 AM entitled “Reliable webapps with Elm.”

    This event is a great opportunity to meet some core team members who will be in São Paulo for the event – including Victoria Marafetti, Toptal Latin America Community Lead, and Alvaro Oliveira, VP of Talent Operations.

    The event will take place at Teatro Maksoud Plaza. For more information on the event, please visit the event website or contact Victoria Marafetti.

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