Are you ready for React Amsterdam 2019? 🤔

Take a look at what to expect and how to get to the venue

React Summit
4 min readApr 9, 2019


Hey React Amsterdam attendees! 👋

To make sure you enjoy the conference on April 12 as much as you can, we’ve prepared a quick guide you can follow to easily get around.

🛥 Getting to the venue

React Amsterdam Ferry

Special React Amsterdam ferry with a green flag with our logo will be cruising between 7:00–9:30 and 17:30–22:40. The point of departure is located right behind the Amsterdam Central Station.

Ferry Schedule

Central Station -> Kromhouthal
07:00–07:25 — IJveer XI boat
07:15–07:45 — Hannekes boat
07:50–08:15 — IJveer XI boat
08:15–08:45 — Hannekes boat
08:40–09:05 — IJveer XI boat
09:15–09:45 — Hannekes boat
09:30–09:55 — IJveer XI boat

Kromhouthal -> Central Station
17:30–18:00 — IJveer XI boat
18:30–19:00 — IJveer XI boat
21:00–21:25 — IJveer XI boat
21:50–22:15 — IJveer XI boat
22:40–23:00 — IJveer XI boat

Public transport

We recommend you install the local navigation app called 9292 (available in App Store / Google Play Store) — it is very easy to use and provides real-time updates on your selected route, should there be any disruptions or traffic jams.

From Central Station (Amsterdam Centraal), you can take the Metro line 52 to the Noorderpark Station and wall about 10 min from there to the venue.


We have 40 parking spots reserved right at our venue, and there are also parking spots available nearby.

📅 Conference Agenda

The full conference schedule can be found on our website:

Some things to keep in mind:

  • Attendee registration starts at 7:30, followed by breakfast at 8:00. Registration will be open until noon, however, the conference opens at 9:00, followed by the first talk at 9:20 — please plan your trip accordingly to arrive on time.
  • The last talk finishes at 17:30, followed by a food truck break. Your goodie bag will contain a token that you can use to buy food from any of the vendors.
  • The afterparty at the Kromhouthal starts at 19:00. Feel free to RSVP on Facebook to let your friends know you’re going! If you’d like to bring a +1 who’s not an attendee, you can get extra tickets for the afterparty on Eventbrite.

💬 Online engagement

The official hashtag of the conference is #ReactAmsterdam.

There will be free wi-fi available at the venue but if you can rely on your mobile connection, we recommend you do so. We expect 1500+ attendees at the conference, and the signal might get spotty.

We have a Slack chat where you can meet and team up with fellow attendees:

Join the React Amsterdam Slack

The conference will be streamed live on YouTube and in case you’d like to watch a part of it or invite your followers to share the experience with you, here are the links to our broadcast:

🤝 Code of Conduct

Quick version: All attendees, speakers, and crew are expected to behave respectfully towards each other regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, disability or tech choices. Harassment of others will not be tolerated and attendees who disregard our code of conduct will be removed from the venue.

Longer version:

In case you need help or assistance, don’t hesitate to approach our crew (they’ll be wearing branded T-shirts) or send an email to

The venue is wheelchair accessible and all-gender restrooms will be provided for all attendees.

⛅️ Weather

The forecast for this week shows temperatures around 10°C, and it’s supposed to be sunny or partly cloudy with no rain. However, we recommend you pack an umbrella and warm clothes just in case.

💚 Sponsors

We’d like to thank our Platinum Sponsor DAZN and also our Gold Sponsors for supporting the 2019 edition: Evolution Gaming, AWS, Skyscanner, Crystallize, Xebia, Linkit, Nedap, IJsberen, NearForm, Progress,

🤔 Questions?

Drop us a line at You can also address @ReactAmsterdam on Twitter.



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