StripeCon EU 2019

Your SilverStripe community conference.
10th - 12th October in Krems / Austria.

Registration & Tickets

Geek out on SilverStripe for 2 days & level up your skills at StripeCon EU 2019! The 6th edition of the community event will be held on October 11 and 12, 2019 in Krems in Austria.

Ticket prices are: Regular ticket €100,-
(prices are excl. 20% VAT)


A wide range of engaging topics around SilverStripe and modern web development. 
Conference talks are on Friday and Saturday at the Kino im Kesselhaus at the university campus.

Thursday 10th evening

For those who are already in town on Thursday, we will meet at the Salzstadl.
We will be there from 19h, come and join us!


Friday 11 Oct



Grab a coffee, register and meet other SilverStripers in the Kino im Kesselhaus in Krems.


Welcome to Krems by pixelpoems

Andreas welcomes you to Austria and starts StripeCon EU 2019

Andreas Spannbauer |


Outlook on SilverStripe

Sam, SilverStripe CEO and co-founder, shares insights and outlooks on the SilverStripe project.

Sam Minnée | , twitter


JAMStacks and cloud ready website architecture

“JavaScript, APIs, Markup” (JAMStacks) describes a new, cloud ready website architecture. Stefan talks about architectural patterns and challenges that come with this new approach.

Stefan Baumgartner | , twitter

Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks

Taking Over A Django Site
Hiren Patel - Video
Flysystem and SilverStripe
Werner Krauß - Slides, Video


Time to eat and get fresh energy.


Integrating SilverStripe with Cloudinary Asset Management

Hiren will present a module which integrates SilverStripe's Files Module with the Cloudinary web service, providing on-the-fly image manipulation capabilities via serverless storage.

Hiren Patel | , twitter


Coffee Break


Running SilverStripe on Kubernetes

SilverStripe on Kubernetes - experiences, requirements and deployment from Philipp

Philipp Ständer | Philipp on GitHub


Alexa, ask sake to run dev build

An introduction into building Alexa Skills with SilverStripe.

Johannes Hammersen | , twitter


Meet at the "Heurigen"

Relax and enjoy typical Austrian "Heurige" specialities at Müllner´s Heurigen in Krems.

Saturday 12 Oct


Coffee Time

Prepare yourself for more interesting talks with a coffee or two.


SilverStripe and Serverless: a mashup made in heaven?

Tim explores the rise of serverless systems and how SilverStripe developers can take advantage of them with existing modules and a bit of ingenuity.

Tim Burt | Dorset Digital , twitter


The Dark Side of the Grid

Manuel gives a quick introduction to CSS Grid Layout and talks about potential issues in terms of accessibility and user experience.

Manuel Matuzovic | , twitter

Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks

Licensle - a CLI tool for collecting dependency licenses
Julian Scheuchenzuber - Slides, Video
How can help you with deployments and other tasks
Lars Prakken
Hosting with UpCloud
Saj Abbas - Video
Websockets in PHP
Derk Gortemaker - Video
Alternative Caching Strategies
Stephan Bauer - Slides, Video
Back To Console - SSshell
Philipp Ständer - Video
One Code To Run Them All
Werner Krauß - Slides, Video


Enjoy Austrian dishes and relax.


Case Study: Slovenian public sector site & SilverStripe

Boris, COO from Innovatif, gives us insights on a huge project they worked on.

Boris Veler | Innovatif


Coffee Break


High performance Vue hydration

Stacey will share her approach on high performance Vue hydration in a SilverStripe non-SPA, server side rendered environment.

Stacey Trooster |


Case Study: Using SilverStripe to get the jump on the competition

Aaron will talk through how they use SilverStripe to increase customer engagement onsite, in app and via web for the ultimate indoor adventure park.

Aaron Brockhurst | , twitter


Walk the city

Join a guided tour through Krems.

Your journey to Krems

How to find your way to Krems - once there, the venue and most hotels and B&B are within 10 minutes walking distance.
Planning a vacation around the conference? There´s a lot to do in the Wachau region. Ask us on slack (channel "stripeconeu") or via mail, if you need help.



When you fly to Austria to visit Krems, Vienna Airport (Wien Schwechat) will be the best airport for your journey (although Linz Airport will also work).

From Vienna International Airport, you have several options to reach Krems:

... by train to Krems
A train from the airport vienna will take approximately 1.5 - 2 hours, depending which time you are arriving.

... by car to Krems
Take the A4 highway to vienna, then > A23 highway > A22 Highway > S5 Highway to Krems. About 1h driving (car rental available at the airport).

... or by Airport Shuttle Service to Krems
There are a lot of transfer services right at the airport. We recommend to book them in advance. Transfer services and rates (one way from Vienna Airport to Krems) are:

Jetcab, about EUR 77,- (cash only)
+43 660 2359090, [email protected]

Easy Taxi Krems, about EUR 100,-
+43 2732 77100, [email protected]

MTS Mietwagenservice, about EUR 115,-
+43 664 1848041, [email protected]


Krems has good train connections, make sure you plan to go to "Krems an der Donau" or "Krems/Donau Bahnhof", as there are other/smaller places called Krems as well.
For example, a train trip from Munich in Germany will take approximately 5.5 to 6 hours.

Please check for further information:
ÖBB Ticketing (Austrian Railway) (German Railway)


To reach Krems, it´s about 1 hour driving from Vienna. Other distances for example: 4h from Munich, 6.5h from Berlin, about 4.25h from Ljubljana.

Parking in Krems is divided in green and blue zones. Green Zones are 4€/day, blue zones are short-term only and 1€/hour.
There a parking garages as well like:

Parkhaus Bahnzeile (17 min. walk to venue), 10 € per week
Campus West (right opposite to venue), 20 € per day (6-22h), 24 € for 24h

Your hotel/accomodation may have parking areas as well - please contact them, if unclear.



Krems and the smaller neighbour "Stein" has Hotels, Apartments and B&Bs to offer. The venue is located at the University Campus right between Krems and Stein.

Steigenberger Hotel & Spa Krems

With a view over the river Danube, nested amongst the surrounding vineyards, this hotel offers many features. 13 min walking distance to town center, the venue is about 7 minutes walking distance (€€€).

Arte Hotel

Situated at the margin of the city amidst vineyards, right across the university campus (€€-€€€).
10 min walking distance to city center, close to venue.

Kolping Haus Krems

High level students' life in family atmosphere, located right at the university campus (€).
10 min walking distance to city center, close to venue.
Use reservation code "BuildFlush19" to get room for €53 per night (only valid, if we reach a 30 room minimum)

Hotel unter den Linden

In the middle of the centre of Krems between Steiner Tor – the landmark of Krems as well as the entrance gate to our beautiful old quarter – and the State Gallery of Lower Austria.

Bed & Breakfast, Apartments

Convenient accommodations, some of them in historical buildings in Krems or Stein.

Gästehaus an der Kunstmeile

Located in the old part of Stein, in a historical building.

Gästehaus Schauhuber

Nice & affordable place in quiet area, in campus area

Gästehaus Enzinger

Friendly Guesthouse in historical building, offers rooms and apartments

Living inStein

Bed & breakfast and apartments in Stein

Around Krems

Food & Drink

Krems is a typical white wine region. Make sure to taste a "Grüner Veltliner" in a "Heurigen" in or around the city.


Excellent food from classic to vegan. Only restaurant in Krems which is located directly at the Danube river.

Heuriger Müllner

Classic "Heuriger" (a typical austrian wine tavern) in Krems.


Excellent restaurant in historical building in old quarter of Krems


Relaxed vintage style restaurant and bar, right opposite the campus.

Nikolaihof Wachau

Wonderful place with good wine on the opposite side of the Danube (transport needed).


Craft beer, local beer & burgers. Vegetarian and vegan food available.


Breakfast from Tel Aviv to Capetown in Krems' historical centre.


Nice little traditional "Wirtshaus" offering regional food, next to the danube river

Drinks & Party

Even though a small city, Krems has some cocktail & party locations to offer.


Party place in Krems in old basement - opens 10pm.


For dance & party nighthawks who love good drinks. Opens from 8pm till 4am.


Lounge & Sports bar: cocktails, long drinks and good wine selection.


Are you interested in exposure to web developers and agencies in Europe?
Read more about sponsoring or contact us.

Principal Sponsors


pixelpoems is a web agency from Vienna, Austria. pixelpoems develops appealing and effective digital solutions. From conception through design to implementation and support, we create sophisticated websites for businesses.


SilverStripe Ltd was founded in 2000 by three people passionate about the limitless possibilities of the web in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Together Sam Minnée, Tim Copeland and Sigurd Magnusson brought to life the SilverStripe CMS/Framework. They shared a vision: to reshape business through the web. Now SilverStripe CMS/Framework has been downloaded over 1 million times and is supported by over 24,000 members in the open source community all over the world.


Twisted Bytes

Twisted Bytes knows Hosting. With our knowledge of small and big sites, applications and infrastructures we offer hosting and services for Developers and their companies.
We create, manage and maintain servers and always with SSH, backups and monitoring.
Specialized in PHP with SilverStripe, Laravel, Wordpress. We work with you to get the best performance.



7DOTS is a digital agency born from a desire to put digital-first thinking at the heart of the creative solution. Driven by the experience of the people who make up the business, our thinking is always fed by our technical expertise. But our success is due to an understanding that a successful solution must also appeal to the heart.


We’re a London based web design agency, providing creative digital services to businesses who want to grow online. Focusing on results, we use our technical skills, experience and industry insight to help our clients meet their digital goals. We believe that website design is about more than just looking great on the screen. Our focus is on designing visually appealing websites that are unique and engage your audience.


Innovatif is one of the most experienced digital agencies in Slovenia. Innovatif's butterfly is made of two equally strong and important wings: digital technologies and communication strategies. Innovatif's team is leading Slovenian and international companies through their digital transformations and develops holistic communication strategies and technical solutions that lead to very concrete results.

Since 2002, Made Media has produced best-in-class websites and apps for our clients, including theatres, music venues, performing arts centres, museums, broadcast networks, and other creative organizations. We create beautiful work that delivers results and holds up under heavy load.


Experience our next generation, faster-than-SSD cloud servers with a 100% uptime SLA.
Our simple but powerful control panel and API let you spend more time coding and less time managing your cloud infrastructure. Together with the community, we develop and maintain a large library of open source API clients and tools.



Buddy provides a suite of automation tools that modern IT teams use to accelerate the development lifecycle – from coding, to testing and delivering the product to their customers. As of today, more than 10,000 developers, including e.g., CGI, Public Health England, Vocus Group, Six Flags use Buddy as the most effective way to build better applications faster.


Located in the beautiful Neumarkt (Bavaria), our Internet & E-Business department builds great websites, intranets and webbased solutions for small to medium sized companies.
We want you and your customers to love working with our solutions. Usability (Back- & Frontend), functionality and a beautiful design are the focus of your work.


From back-end to front-end, from idea to specs, we build effective online experiences. We create experiences that not only exceed your expectations but your customer’s expectations as well. Making the web a better place since 2001.

Nobrainer Web

A web agency based in Esbjerg, Denmark with the focus on close relationships, quality, quick response and unique, user-friendly solutions that deliver value to customers. You get professional and honest advice, help with online marketing, design, technical development and implementation of online solutions.

wake up page design

We are a full service agency for Corporate Design and SilverStripe development, founded 1997 in Freiburg /Germany. Since 2010 we have been creating and hosting Silverstripe websites for our clients. We train you in Silverstripe CMS and support you via remote maintenance.


DMS & Digitalisierung GmbH

Experts in Digital Document Management


Get the strongest, most effective developer tools on earth. By automating routine checks and corrections, our tools speed up production, freeing developers to grow, discover and create. JetBrains is sponsoring us with 2 licenses to give away during the event.

Kraftausdruck is based in Ruswil, Switzerland and builds webbased solutions from small to enterprise with a network of experts and SilverStripe as basis.

Level 51

We are Level51, a team of lateral thinkers that has come together to form a small software studio in the middle of the Bavarian Forest. With great attention to detail, we work on mobile apps, web applications and desktop systems - always on the hunt for new trends and technologies.


Handcrafted SilverStripe sites since 2009. SilverStripe experts and operators of tourism platforms in the Salzkammergut, Austria

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