Workshops for developers

3-days of hands-on workshops for non-beginner developers in 3 tracks: JavaScript, PHP or Symfony. Take home practical knowhow on relevant tools and techniques useful in real applications and every day work.

Confirmed speakers

Derick Rethans


Derick Rethans is a PHP internals expert and author of Xdebug. He works as an independent contractor and consultant on PHP extensions and related projects.

Derick held a workshop on MongoDB with PHP in 2014.

Michelle Sanver

Liip AG

Michelle is a code-passionate colourful geek with more than 20 years of PHP experience. She believes in community and inclusion and is a big part of the PHP community. Her main day to day work is as a developer involving an ever changing API using mainly Symfony, ElasticSearch and RabbitMQ.

Nicolas Grekas


Nicolas works as Principal Engineer at Symfony, the company. Before, he was CTO for, the PHP profiler that we were all missing. He is Symfony core team member & top-ranking contributor.

Nicolas held worskhops on Symfony 4 best practices and DIC in 2018 and 2019.

David Buchmann

Liip AG

David Buchmann works at Liip as Symfony expert. He is interested in backend applications and strategies to make them better. When he is not coding, he enjoys travelling with his girlfriend, music and boardgames.

Nader Dabit


Nader is a developer advocate at AWS Mobile and the host of the React Native Radio podcast.