Top API and service mesh events to attend in 2023

This post is regularly updated with new events. The last update was on March 1, 2023. 

There are more exciting events than ever in the API and service mesh space. They’ll bring together some of the most influential and innovative minds in the industry to define what’s next in API and service mesh. Meet with and hear from these experts, network with your peers, and learn about the work other companies are doing in the API and service mesh space.

Whether virtually or in-person, these events promise to inspire all of us. Here are the events and conferences we recommend attending in 2023: 


February 1 to 2, 2023
Seattle, WA, USA

This conference will discuss the best ways to address challenges and opportunities in cloud native security. The focus of the conference is innovation – not just improving upon existing technologies, but radically transforming modern security approaches. 

The expert presenters will talk about topics like architecture and policy, secure software development, supply chain security, identity and access, forensics, and more. Attendees will collaborate and learn from each other with hands-on opportunities. 

Cloud Native Security Con booth at CloudNativeSecurityCon

Civo Navigate

February 7 to 8, 2023
Tampa Bay, FL, USA

This event will focus on innovation and helping companies better leverage cloud native technologies. The overarching theme of the event is innovation – there’s a commitment to help companies better leverage cloud native technologies and educate attendees of all levels on opportunities for growth and advancements. 

A variety of sessions, from keynote sessions and workshops to breakout sessions, will offer something for everyone. Some of the brightest minds in the space will be joining the event, including talks by Solo’s very own Marino Wijay and Rohit Ghumare. 


Kubernetes Community Days – France

March 7, 2023
Paris, France

This first-ever event will discuss the benefits of cloud native and DevOps technologies in Paris. Attendees, including developers, Ops/SRE, architects, project/product managers, service managers, and CIOs, will be part of an 800-person group dedicated to better understanding the space. 

Kubernetes Community Days – France will feature special guest speakers, highlight end users of cloud native and DevOps technologies, showcase open source technologies, and shine a spotlight on French companies.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2023

April 17 to 21, 2023
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A panel at ServiceMeshCon Europe in May 2022.

A panel at ServiceMeshCon Europe in May 2022.

This conference will bring together many of the leaders in open source and cloud native technologies in Europe. It’s the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference, devoted to furthering education and advancement of cloud native computing. 

The schedule is jam-packed with keynotes, breakout sessions, a solutions showcase, and a booth crawl. We attended in 2022 and look forward to being there again in 2023.


May 16 to 17, 2023
New York, NY, USA

This event highlights the importance of API strategies, no matter the size or age or the company. APIDays in New York will include more than 85,000 attendees and 4,000 speakers, offering a huge range of topics and use cases to learn from. 

Sessions will range from understanding how to distribute your capabilities as a service, embed other services into yours, and revitalize your core with third party capabilities. 

Kubehuddle Toronto

May 17 to 18, 2023
Toronto, Canada

This conference will bring together various community members including developers, platform engineers, DevOps, SRE, cloud enthusiasts, and strategists to learn from each other. 

Topics will include all things cloud, Kubernetes, edge computing, and more. 

Gartner App Summit

May 22 to 24, 2023
Las Vegas, NV, USA

This summit will focus on innovation and business solutions for software delivery. Leaders in the application and software engineering space will meet to discuss strategies and tactics to drive business value, making their products functional, operational, and economical. 

Join to hear about application strategies, software engineering leadership, API strategies, emerging technologies, and more. 

France API

June 13, 2023
Paris, France

This event will bring together companies, professionals, and experts to discuss and learn more about innovative solutions in APIs. It’s another first-of-its-kind event focused on better understanding the major players in the API space, exploring the exhibitors, attending various sessions and demo workshops, sharing feedback, and networking with other attendees in industries ranging from finance to the public sector. 

GFMI – Marcus Evans Open Finance, APIs and Partnerships

June 26 to 27, 2023
Boston, MA, USA

This event will help financial institutions in the open finance space develop their strategies to meet customer needs, discussing the current state of adoption and how to stay on top of emerging technologies while protecting valuable data.

Attendees will hear about current transformations, from payment evolution to BaaS, and see case studies about data sharing and risk management. Solo’s own Head of Product Chris Guan will be speaking.


October 2 to 4, 2023
San Francisco, CA, USA

This international software development conference is in its 17th year. This year, learn how senior software developers are adopting emerging trends, from the earliest innovations to early majority adoption, looking at use cases and best practices in the industry. 

Attendees – who can join in person or online – will gain valuable insights about the right patterns and practices to take on, with a huge selection of various tracks to choose from.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2023

Nov. 6 to 10, 2023
Chicago, IL, USA CEO Idit Levine presents at Application Networking Day, a precursor to the main KubeCon event, in October 2022. CEO Idit Levine presents at Application Networking Day, a precursor to the main KubeCon event, in October 2022.

This conference will bring together many of the leaders in open source and cloud native technologies in North America. It’s the other flagship conference from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, gathering adopters and top technologists to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing. We’ve attended in past years and look forward to another action-packed event! 

Read more about our presentations at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2022 here. 

Attending any of these API or service mesh-focused events? Tweet at us! We look forward to seeing you there.