Adobe ColdFusion Conferences (Comprehensive list)

Michaela Light
3 min readApr 21, 2020

ColdFusion has been around for 24 years. It had it’s ups and downs as everything does, it seems that lately it shows the signs of vitality and longevity. The always inevitable question (mostly by the nay-sayers) “is CF dead?” is becoming obsolete. Nevertheless, we are not going to talk anymore.

In it’s third decade, ColdFusion is more alive, secure and more vibrant than ever!

Legacy code is still a big issue for most of the companies. What this means, is that so often companies don’t keep their CF regularly updated, which means, less security and more spaghetti code. But, this is easily solved by keeping your CF up to date, modern and secure.

ColdFusion Conferences

“… every year, we are seeing an increase in the number of developers that are coming to the events like you would have seen and even Las Vegas event last year was bigger than the year before. And hopefully this year, the Summit East is going to be bigger than what it was last year.” — Kishore Balakrishnan

CF Summit East started in the second year of CF Summit in Las Vegas and it’s mainly for people who can’t travel to the West coast.

Why is it so important to the CF Community?

  1. Learn CF new features
  2. Future roadmap of CF (through 2028)
  3. Networking with other CF developers, CF speakers and Adobe CF senior staff

Adobe ColdFusion Summit East 2019

The 4th Annual Adobe ColdFusion Summit East was held on April 10th in Washington, D.C. At the interactive summit, attendees joined Adobe ColdFusion experts to learn how agencies across the U.S. are leveraging ColdFusion to rapidly build and deploy web and mobile applications.

The day was filled with engaging sessions and concurrent breakout tracks that:

  1. Discussed how Adobe is committed to ColdFusion, both now and in the future
  2. Provided insight into ColdFusion improvements and its surrounding ecosystems
  3. Explored product improvements Adobe has in store for the future roadmap of ColdFusion

The ColdFusion Summit is a confluence of everything in the realm of web applications. If you develop web applications, this is the place to be. For designers, developers, strategists and thought leaders, the ColdFusion Summit provides the perfect forum to exchange ideas, inspiration and experiences.

In addition to opportunities to interact with ColdFusion experts, domain leaders and peers, get to learn about the latest technologies, techniques, and strategies to rapidly build and successfully deliver web applications to the market. With the web applications scenario evolving rapidly, explore how ColdFusion is driving change and how you can propel this dynamism.

CF Summit 2018 (an Amazing Time for ColdFusion) was great. The sheer number of different speakers was just amazing. Each speaker gave such wonderful insights into the world of ColdFusion and CFML operations. Whoever said ColdFusion is dead definitely needs to reconsider that statement.

Adobe ColdFusion Summit West 2020

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Michaela Light

ColdFusion development, security and optimization. CEO at TeraTech. Host of CF Alive podcast.