21st & 22nd March 2018

Melbourne, Australia

A two-day conference for JavaScript enthusiasts, pushing technology beyond its boundaries. From the community, for the community. A part of global JSConf Family.





Healthy meals, endless coffee and soft drinks, gender neutral bathrooms, live captioning, wheelchair-accessible venue and more. Our accessibility statement →


Patricia Realini

"Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?" And Other Analogies Not To Trifle With

Suz Hinton

I'm afraid your browser has been talking to the robots again - a gentle intro to WebUSB

Mathias Bynens

$JAVASCRIPT_ENGINE internals for JavaScript developers

Alexander Pope

OUTBREAK: index-sw-9a4c43b4b4778e7d1ca619eaaf5ac1db.js

Madlaina Kalunder

Building a raytracing engine with JS

Irina Shestak

HTTP2, one frame at a time

Craig Spence

Fantastic ASTs and Where to Find Them

Brittany Storoz

A Year of Other's Bugs: The Sad State of Error Handling

Tim Holman

Generative Art Speedrun

Malte Ubl

Designing very large JavaScript applications

Caleb Sotelo

Taming the World’s Largest Trojan Horse

Madalyn Parker

Uncharted Territory: Using aXe to Forge a Path

Vigneshwer Dhinakaran

Pumping up Node.js modules with Rust

Amy Nguyen

Using Chrome Developer Tools to Hack Your Way Into Concerts

Nikolai Matvienko

Node.js applications diagnostics under the hood

Schedule and tickets

The conference is a part of a bigger family of events. Entry to Decompress is included in all CSSConf, JSConf or Combo passes. Tickets now sold out.

Stay up to date

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Code of Conduct

All organisers, sponsors, speakers, attendees or anyone interacting with the event and its participants through social media are required to follow the conference Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing a harassment-free, professional and welcoming environment for all attendees.


We are currently offering sponsorship packages and media partnerships. Contact us for more details. Thanks to these great companies already supporting us:

Title Sponsor

AMP Project

Main Sponsors

Front-end Center

Supporter Sponsors

Culture Amp

Community Sponsors

Pin Payments

Diversity Sponsors

Lookahead Search

Speaker Travel Sponsors


Media Partners

We’re always happy to work with media partners. If you run a magazine, podcast, blog or a newsletter drop us a line for options.

The Sizzle
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We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nations, the traditional owners of the land on which we gather. We pay our respects to their Elders: past, present and future.

We firmly believe in diversity, inclusion and equality.