As Node Summit quickly approaches, we want anyone who loves discussing, coding in or building with Node to join IBM while we’re in San Francisco. To that end, we encourage you to register as soon as possible with a 30% discount for Node Summit in San Francisco, July 26-27th at the Mission Bay Conference Center.

This event is for developers, users, administrators and executives or anyone who is on the cutting edge of Node.js technology.

The summit features:

  • Keynote presentations from notable Node.js users, contributors and developers from around the globe.
  • Breakout sessions covering Node.js case studies, business value, community building, strategy, getting started and more.
  • Opportunities to network with some of the most notable experts in the area of Node.js.
Contact Ashley Brisco for more information!

If you are interested in attending and want to take advantage of the 30% savings, please register with this link.

Node is charging ahead and shows no sign of slowing down and we are really excited to be a part of this community. For more on IBM’s involvement with Node.js from our community leaders, read this blog from Todd Moore, VP IBM Open Technology and senior software developer Michael Dawson.

We’d also like to invite you to some of the IBM-led activities happening before the conference:

    Monday July 24, 2017: Galvanize San Francisco

  • 12pm: NodeRED Workshop.
  • Learn how to build your first IoT application using Node-RED and IBM Watson Services. This workshop will begin with an introduction to Node-RED, a browser-based graphical flow editor of drag-n-drop blocks (called a node) of functionality. Node-RED ( is an open-source community project built on top of the Node.js runtime.

    We will then dive into the Watson IoT dashboard to visualize data and Node-RED dashboard to build an UI interface.

    Tentative schedule is as follows: 12:00 – 12:50pm: Registration and Lunch 12:50 – 1:00: Intro/welcome from Max Katz, IBM Program Director, Developer Advocacy (@maxkatz) 1:00 – 1:30: Let’s Learn about Node-RED, JeanCarl Bisson, IBM Developer Advocate – Bluemix/Watson Developer Ecosystem (@dothewww) 1:30 – 2:30: IoT Starter Lab 2:30 – 3:00: Break 3:00 – 4:00: Watson IoT Dashboard 4:00 – 5:00: Node-RED Dashboard and Advanced Topics


  • 6pm: NodeRED Meet up
  • Join us for pizza, beer, networking and Node-RED NodeRED. The creator of NodeRED, Nick O’Leary (@knolleary) will join us along with the JS Foundation Executive Director, Kris Borchers (@kborchers) to talk about the project, its future and the future of node.js.


      Tuesday July 25, 2017: Node Summit Day Zero

    The JS Foundation is hosting a technical track all day from 9:30am – 4pm during the very popular, Node Summit Day Zero IBM is proud to have 2 accepted sessions to this track
  • 11am: Nick O’Leary, IBM Developer Advocate, Wiring the Internet of Things with NodeRED
  • 12pm: Nick O’Leary holds office hours “Ask Me Anything”
  • 1pm: Simon Stone, IBM Lead Engineer, Building Blockchain Apps for the Node.js Developer with Hyperledger Composer
  • Register early for Node Summit because Day Zero space is limited!

      Wednesday July 26, 2017: Node Summit Starts!

    IBM is a proud Headline Sponsor of Node Summit, which means there are all kinds of ways to engage the IBM team while at the conference, such as our booth in the Expo hall, scheduling 1:1 client meetings with IBM business and technical leaders, or attending one of our many IBM hosted technical sessions.

    Below are the sessions where IBM is represented, however you can find the full conference schedule here:
  • 10:30am: Join Mark Potts and Sheethal Kumar of Accenture: Node.js and Watson: How Accenture harnesses the power of Cognitive AI
  • 11:10am: Michael Dawson, Senior Software Developer, IBM and Arunesh Chandra, Sr. Program Manager, Chakra, Microsoft for N-API – NEXT GENERATION NODE API FOR NATIVE MODULES
  • 1:55pm: A Panel discussion on TAKING NODE.JS BENCHMARKING TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH INDUSTRY COLLABORATION AND COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION and Michael Dawson will be one of the panelist along with other industry leaders
  • 3:20pm: NODE’S EVENT LOOP FROM THE INSIDE OUT with Sam Roberts, Senior Software Developer, IBM

    I encourage you to register for Node Summit as soon as possible so you can join us at a session or come by our booth. Register for a 30% discount today!

    For more information on IBM & Open Source: click here.

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