React Week Medellín: More Than 500 Attendees For The March 2019 Edition!

 As a developer, what makes you get involved in community events? What are the motivations to build and grow a community as an organization? How to connect developers and organizational goals in a single event? With these three questions in mind, we celebrated the second edition of the React Week Medellín at the Medellín Globant offices from March 5th to March 9th. The selection of the topics and speakers The first step was as usual, to create the call for proposals one month earlier during the first week of February. We launched the CFP through Sessionize ( with free topics around react’s ecosystem. Surprisingly enough, we only kept it open for 10 days and we received more than forty (40) submissions with very interesting topics. Then we created an academic committee to evaluate the sessions and pick the best seventeen (17). The particularity of this evaluation was it’s blindness nature, meaning none of the evaluators knew who submitted which talk,… Read More