JSSaturday Bulgaria 2013–Event Recap

[Infragistics] Mihail Mateev / Sunday, April 28, 2013


On April 13 was held the first in Eastern Europe Conference JSSaturday. JSSaturday Bulgaria is the largest free community event in Bulgaria with nearly 300 participants


What is JS(Saturday)?


JSSaturday (JavaScript Saturday) is :

  • complete one-day training workshop
  • Delivered by the best client-side Web development experts
  • A match for all levels of expertise


Event Organization:

JSSaturday Bulgaria event was driven from the Event Steering Committee and JSSaturday Bulgaria Team

Event Steering Committee consists of 3 members:

  • Chander Dhall, JS Saturday Founder
  • Jason Beres: VP of Product Management, Community and Evangelism @ Infragistics
  • Mihail Mateev – JSSaturday Bulgaria Administrator


JSSaturday Bulgaria Team consists of Volunteers from Infragistics and Evangelism team in Sofia.

In JSSaturday team wa involved more than 20 volunteers from Infragistics


JSSaturday areas just before the event


Special thanks to JSSaturday Bulgaria Team


Volunteers from Infragistics Bulgaria, who moved the equipment


Chander Dhall


Infragistics speakers



Jason in action


JSSaturday Bulgaria Closing Ceremony



JSSaturday Bulgaria Statistics:

  • 20 Sessions
  • 19 Speakers (including 4 MVPs and most popular local speakers)
  • 4 Speakers with 5 sessions from Infragistics (Jason Beres, Konstantin Dinev, Stanimir Todorov and Mihail Mateev)
  • More than 270 attendees (nearly 300 with volunteers and booth guys)
  • 9 sponsors and 1 media partner
  • JS Saturday conference in the world with the most participants to date
  • The most successful event for web developers in the region


More information about the event can be found at JSSaturday website (www.jssaturday.com, http://www.jssaturday.com/sofia/home ) , Facebook page JSSaturday Bulgaria (https://www.facebook.com/JSSaturdayBulgaria) and  on Twitter @JSSaturday

Frsentations from JSSaturday Bulgaria are also available here:

Most of the presentations from JSSaturday Bulgaria 2013 you can see here:

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