23rd March 2018

Decompress is an affordable community day for designers and developers run by the CSSConf and JSConf AU teams. Our focus is squarely set on creating an all-inclusive space to learn, share and create.


Maz Hermon

How is a UI component library the 'Mise en place' of the modern Web-Chef’s kitchen?

Jeremy Nagel

Attack of the mutants: using mutation testing to improve your test suite

Juliet Brown

Intersection between art and technology

Rob Crowley

Crafting compelling real-time web experiences with GraphQL

Jessica Norris and Ben Taylor

How to keep your server alive AND teach JS to kids

Jason O'Neil

50,000 lines of spaghetti code (and how to unravel it)

Jess Champion

A unit test walks into a bar

Kylie Long

Practical tools for happier, more seamless collaboration

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.

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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

Speaker Travel Sponsors

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Grok Learning
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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.