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: early bird ticket: €75,- (available until end of june)!
Regular ticket: €100,-
(prices are excl. 20% VAT)


Be prepared for a wide range of engaging topics around SilverStripe and modern web development: from backend to frontend, case studies and more. The schedule will be updated soon.

For those already in Krems, we start on Thursday 10th in the evening, conference talks are on Friday and Saturday at the Kino im Kesselhaus at the university campus.

Got a topic in mind to share with the community?
We'd love to hear from you! Either a full-length talk (30-60 minutes) or a short lightning talk.
Please contact us

Preview of speakers talking at StripeCon EU 19:


Stefan Baumgartner

Stefan is web developer/web lover based in Linz/Austria. He writes for Smashing Magazine and A List Apart and speaks on various conferences like Devone and Script´19 about software development and web technologies.
He is an expert in web ops, performance and front-end technologies like JAMStack, React, Typescript and serverless apps.


Tim Burt

Tim runs a small digital agency based in the UK. He's been working with SilverStripe since the V2 era, and regularly contributes to open-source projects within the community. Tim´s work has a strong focus on security, stability and scalability and he explores the rise of serverless systems.


Manuel Matuzovic

Manuel is a web developer since 2008 and a freelancer since 2010. He is working for the City of Vienna, where he is responsible for the frontend of He writes for websites like Smashing Magazine and CSS Tricks and speaks at conferences and meetups.
Manuel is specialized in HTML, accessibility, and CSS layout and architecture.


Philipp Ständer

Philipp is full-stack developer, developing most of the time with PHP, Ruby and JavaScript.
He is working as a freelancer in the Rheinland area and builds software for smaller and medium-sized enterprises.
He is interested in open source software and software engineering and is using SilverStripe since Version 2.


Stacey Trooster

Stacey is a fullstack developer and project-lead with 20+ years of experience. She's been a SilverStripe fan since it first went open source. Has run Lemon8 since 2001 and mostly freelances now. Has experience in a variety of front- and backend work, from combining legacy stacks with shiny new things to building full applications from scratch including UX/UI design.


Boris Veler

Boris has 20+ years of experience in web project management. He works at Innovatif, one of the leading digital agencies in Slovenia,
which has been using Silverstripe exclusively for over 10 years to build websites for its clients.
Innovatif has recently reached an important milestone for Silverstripe that Boris will share with us.

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
Please check back soon, as we might recommend a shuttle service or special offer.


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.

Please check back soon for parking possibilities.



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 (€€€).
Use reservation code "StripersWelcome19" to get single room for 129,- per night (valid til 6th June0219)

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.
Use reservation code "StripeMeUp" to get room for € 99 per night (valid til 12th July 2019)

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.

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.



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

StripeCon 2018 Video

Last year in Enschede, more than 90 attendees came together for two days


Get your tickets

Early bird tickets are available now (until end of june)!
Register for €75,- excl. 20% VAT