Uphill Conf – The boutique community conference

Learn about the latest trends in frontend web technologies in an inspiring, open environment. Meet and connect with our speakers and other like-minded, passionate developers.

Bern, Switzerland 26.& 27.4.2018

Inspiring talks

Catch up with the latest trends in frontend development and get inspired by our amazing talks. Uphill conference offers the right mix between current and upcoming technologies, always lending a peek into the future.

Greatest speakers

Uphill conference hosts world class speakers from famous companies like Netflix, Google and Microsoft. Our international speakers are experts in their fields and are also experienced speakers. Only the best is good enough for you.

Meet and connect

We believe having great talks is not enough. Meet our speakers in person and connect with other members of the community. We want to build communities and this is your chance to become a part!

Beautiful venue

Enjoy the cable car ride to the top of beautiful Mount Gurten where the conference takes place. The Gurten Pavillon is a modern glass building with an amazing view over the city of Bern and only a 5 min walk away from a great panorama of the Alps.


Our workshops on the day before the conference (26.4.2018) offer a deep insight into the topics of the conference. Our international workshop organisers have a lot of experience and are great teachers.


Our lounge area allows you to relax between the talks and meet our speakers face-to-face. Smaller events like fireside chats or ``ask me anything`` sessions will be hosted in this area as well.

Meet our passionate speakers

Get inspired by our passionate speakers from well-known, international companies like Netflix, Google and Microsoft.

Simona Cottin
Microsoft, London

Simona is an enthusiastic full stack developer with experience in building rich data visualization tools for network data and more recently building apps in the cloud. Communities power her up and that's why she is co-organising the London Javascript meetup. Passionate about knowledge sharing, she has also worked on workshops for Women Who Code in Dublin and NgGirls in Copenhagen encouraging women to learn more about programming.

Simona Cottin
Microsoft, London
Pascal Precht
Google Developer Expert Angular | Thoughtram.io

Pascal is a front-end engineer and a Angular Developer Expert nominated by Google. He created the angular-translate module, is an Angular contributor and also part of the Angular Docs Authoring team.
He's a co-founder and trainer at thoughtram and loves to travel the world and share his experiences and knowledge by speaking at conferences and meetups.

Pascal Precht
Google Developer Expert Angular | Thoughtram.io
Andre Staltz
Open source hacker. Created cyclejs.

Andre Staltz is programmer specializing in functional and reactive programming for user interfaces, with 12 years of experience programming in C++, Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, Python, and other languages. Andre has built libraries and frameworks for JavaScript, such as Cycle.js and RxJS, and spoken at dozens of conferences around Europe.

Andre Staltz
Open source hacker. Created cyclejs.
Marcy Sutton
Accessibility advocate | axe-core

Marcy Sutton works on accessibility tools at Deque (DQ) Systems, a company focused on digital equality. Marcy is passionate about making the web accessible for everyone, and in 2016 she was given an O’Reilly Web Platform Award for her work. She loves applying her skills and personal values on the axe-core project, speaking at conferences around the world and producing accessibility screencasts for Egghead.io. Her blog, Accessibility Wins, highlights accessible user interfaces and tools, contributing a positive voice to the web development space.

Marcy Sutton
Accessibility advocate | axe-core

More speakers will be announced soon…

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