Past and Upcoming API Events

Nordic APIs arranges API conferences, eventsworkshops and LiveCasts throughout the programming world. Here is a timeline showcasing upcoming and past events.


Platform Summit 2024

7-9 October 2024

Nordic APIs' Platform Summit is an opportunity to learn from API thought leaders and enthusiasts, meet industry colleagues and exchange ideas.

Austin API Summit 2024

11-13 March

The Austin API Summit is back, bringing together exceptional speakers to gather insights around the technology and business underpinning today’s API economy.


Platform Summit 2023

16-18 October

The Platform Summit, Nordic APIs’ flagship API conference, gathers the brightest minds in the API industry to further the art of designing high-quality, secure API platforms.

LiveCast: API Monetization

June 14 2023

Attend this webinar to fine-tune your API monetization strategy. Discover best practices and strategies for pricing API-based products.

LiveCast: API Documentation Best Practices

March 15 2023

Join this live session to discover the best practices for designing self-service, intuitive documentation that keeps API consumers coming back for more.


LiveCast: Zero Trust

November 16

Bringing in expert viewpoints on what it means to embrace a zero-trust mindset. But not only that — we’ll showcase what standards help secure zero trust in a token-based architecture, and we’ll highlight the gateways necessary to implement zero trust access for APIs and microservices. We hope you can join us.

LiveCast: API-First

October 19

What is API-first, what does API-first development entail, and how can you build a business around an API? In this LiveCast, we’ll define API-first and review what it enables. Then, we’ll zoom in on an API-first company for lessons learned creating an API-first business from the ground up.

LiveCast: Standardizing Open Banking

June 15

Open banking is a global phenomenon, and APIs are at the heart of it. This event will cover emerging open banking standards and financial-grade security profiles that make it all possible.

LiveCast: API Design Best Practices

MAY 18

API design is constantly shifting, but some best practices remain. This webinar will uncover some reusable methods developers can use to design reliable, usable interfaces. We hope you can join us.

LiveCast: Treating APIs as Products


Regardless of whether your API is a public-facing product, an internal asset, or a partner integration, the API-as-a-Product approach is helpful to increase developer experience and overall business success for API-driven endeavors. In this webinar, we’ll consider why you should view your API as a product and the benefits therein.


LiveCast: Evolving Hypermedia


Hypermedia isn’t always adopted in RESTful API development, but the power of hypermedia APIs cannot be overstated. Hypermedia APIs offer unique ways to control data, link to pertinent information, and orchestrate advanced security mechanisms. At this LiveCast, we’ll be investigating how to evolve the use of hypermedia for new API use cases.

LiveCast: APIs and Low-code


At this LiveCast, we’ll be investigating the intersection between APIs and low-code. Discover how low-code/no-code is shifting expectations in the API economy.

LiveCast: Leveraging AsyncAPI


Asynchronous and event-driven architectures are rising styles. AsyncAPI answers this trend, as a standard specification for describing these scenarios. We’ve been following the AsyncAPI Initiative for years now and are excited to finally dedicate an event to AsyncAPI!

LiveCast: API-as-a-Product

April 28

How do you create a functional business model around an API-as-a-Product? In this event, we will introduce the API-as-a-Product concept from a consumer and developer standpoint. We’ll consider what pricing models work best and how to track usage. We’ll also zoom in on some helpful lessons learned from running one specific API-first SaaS business.

LiveCast: Securing Open Banking

March 24

How do we open banks without making them vulnerable? Open banking is a global phenomenon — and one that must be secured. Here we introduce what open banking is and cover state-of-the-art bank-grade security standards to ensure banking APIs and data privacy meet the latest regulations and compliances.

LiveCast: Introduction to Service Mesh

January 20

Service mesh has become a trendy concept for inter-service networking. Discover the ins and outs of Istio, a popular service mesh, and see where service mesh could sit in your present and future stacks. For this hour-long event, we’ve invited Lin Sun, Master Inventor, IBM, and Idit Levine, Co-Founder,, to help us make sense of the service mesh craze.


LiveCast: Legacy Modernization

December 16

Microservices and APIs are pivotal to IT modernization. Discover the API-first strategies architects use to decompose monolithic architectures and modernize legacy IT. In this hour-long event, we’re bringing in Erik Wilde, Digital Catalyst at Axway, and Gibson Nascimento, Head of Solutions at Sensedia, to present tips and best practices for using microservices as a tool to smartly expose legacy applications as APIs.

LiveCast: Identity and APIs

November 18

In recent years, API threats continue to soar. Especially during the COVID pandemic, APIs continue to be abused by hackers in a wide variety of ways. In this event, we feature security experts David Stewart, Critical Blue, and Jacob Ideskog, Curity. We’ll explore the modern threats APIs face and the security nuances unique to 2020.

LiveCast: Developer Empathy

October 14

Understand your developers and their needs. Join us for this hour-long event to better augment your API onboarding experience, and improve your marketing focus with data-driven developer insights.

LiveCast: Consumer-Centric API Governance

July 29

Join us for this hour-long webinar to explore standards and design strategies to enable human developer experiences. In this LiveCast, we bring in experts to discuss how API project managers can go about creating and enforcing compliance to API standards and design processes that cater to end developer consumer needs. We’ll take a product strategy approach on overhauling guidelines, focusing on the true guiding principles that build developer loyalty. This hour-long webinar will feature two industry experts, Alianna Inzana, Senior Director of Product Management at SmartBear, and Kin Lane, Chief Evangelist at Postman.

LiveCast: Legacy Modernization

May 6

As digital ecosystems mature, so must cybersecurity. For large platforms with externalized resources, data breaches should be expected, and API vulnerabilities must be mitigated. This LiveCast will present a ladder to security maturity, sharing need-to-know platform security insights like common threats facing APIs, how to use OAuth Scopes and Claims to identity, and methods to untangle the “spaghetti of trust” in large interconnected ecosystems.

LiveCast: API Monitoring

March 4

In this hour-long webinar expert speakers from our community share their expertise on how API monitoring affects the bottom line. .

Time: 17:00 CET / 11:00 am EST / 8:00 am PST


LiveCast: APIs and Open Banking

December 4

Join us for this hour-long webinar when expert speakers from our community will share invaluable insights on how banks can secure success in the new open banking realm and what tools are necessary for ultimate reusability.

Time: 16:00 CEST / 10:00 am EST / 7:00 am PST

The 2019 Platform Summit

October 21-23

API experts and thought leaders will once again gather in Stockholm for the 2019 Platform Summit. Join us for an event jam-packed with sessions offering critical insights on building success in the API ecosystem. Keep an eye on our Twitter for updates, our sign up to our newsletter.

LiveCast: Developer Experience for API Products

September 25

Join us for this hour-long webinar when expert speakers from our community will share invaluable product marketing advice to improve on-boarding experience for dev portals and API docs.

Time: 17:00 CEST / 11:00 am EST / 8:00 am PST

LiveCast: Scaling API Security For Large Enterprises

June 19

Join us for this hour-long webinar where we will look at ways to scale API Security for large enterprises. With the right automation and identity control in place, architects have the tools to scale API security throughout the cloud.

Time: 16:00 CEST / 10:00 am EST / 7:00 am PST

Austin API Summit 2019

May 13-15

We're pleased to return to Texas in 2019 for the Austin API Summit, taking place May 13-15. This year's event will feature 40+ top API speakers on 2 tracks. Keep an eye on our Twitter for updates, our sign up to our newsletter.

LiveCast: Diving into GraphQL

February 27

In this Nordic APIs LiveCast, we brought some core community members together to dive into GraphQL. Featuring a brief introduction on GraphQL pros and cons, comparing it to other API design styles.

Time: 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 18:00 CEST


LiveCast: API Business: Monetizing APIs


In this Nordic APIs LiveCast, we addressed the business side of APIs. If we regard APIs as products, how can we generate a return on investment? We cover strategies for monetizing APIs and improving the product experience for developers.

Time: 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 18:00 CEST

The Nordic APIs 2018 Platform Summit


Our annual flagship event Platform Summit moved to a new venue in 2018 to fit our ever growing community. The 2018 theme was 'Explore the API Universe' and featured talks on the trends, standards and best practices that are relevant today and that will propel web API practice into the future.

LiveCast: The Role of Identity in API Security


In this LiveCast we featured lightning sessions that overview various microservice security strategies. We compared different modes for handling identity, digging into how OAuth and OpenID Connect can be utilized.

Time: 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST / 16:00 CEST

Austin API Summit 2018

JUNE 11-13

This was a 2 and a half-day event jam-packed with workshops and critical insights on building success in the API ecosystem. For this second US event, we featured 30 speakers on a single track who discussed the many faculties of developing and sustaining a thriving API-first business.

LiveCast: Strategies For Microservices Architectures


What are the strategies for nailing microservice execution? In this hourlong LiveCast we feature lightning talks that dive into creating flexible, robust APIs that mimic microservices contracts. We'll also explore case studies in microservices adoption to provide real-world insights. Time: 7:00 PST / 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET

APIs for Banking and FinTech


We’re partnering with Copenhagen Fintech to offer a unique exploration of API security for open banking and the financial technology sector. We’ll bring together experts on web API business and design to discuss the importance of designing robust APIs and microservices that meet regulatory expectations and are designed to scale well to developer usages.

LiveCast: API Usability & Developer Experience


What does it mean to develop amazing API partnerships? Learn how to design robust APIs with usability from the onset. Whether this means fine tuning the usability to a developer portal, or designing the way your APIs function, increasing the developer experience can greatly aid in onboarding new developers. Time: 7:00 PST / 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET


Online LiveCast: API Security 101 | Nordic APIs


Join our hour-long webinar free online! In our first LiveCast, we’re featuring three lightning presentations from our core community members on API Security, i.e. IoT Security and OAuth. Please comment with any questions you have, and we’ll answer them in a Q&A session following each talk! Time: 7:00 PST / 10:00 EST / 16:00 CET

The 2017 Platform Summit


Nordic APIs big two-day event in Stockholm, Sweden. This years theme was Scale Your API Platform – Architect and deliver cutting-edge APIs and microservices.

Nordic APIs Workshops: Amsterdam


This half-day event was created to evolve the attendees API knowledge with hands-on exercises. The event was held in Amsterdam on June 12th, 2017, and it was the 21st in this series of all-API-related events and the first in Amsterdam.

Secure, flexible & modern APIs for Payments

MAY 10

At this free, half-day event we gave an introduction to REST and Hypermedia, and talked about the important role OAuth2 plays as the central piece of the authorization puzzle. The event was co-organised by Nordic APIs and PayEx.

Nordic APIs Workshops: Copenhagen


This half-day event was created to evolve the attendees API knowledge with hands-on exercises. The event was designed to help Nordic organizations to become more efficient, automated, and programmable. This event in Copenhagen on March 1st, 2017 was the 20th in this series of all-API-related events and the fifth in Denmark.


The 2016 Platform Summit


At the 2016 Platform Summit in Stockholm we talked about how to accelerate development and operations to design long-lasting APIs, and how to continuously deploy strategy to gain a return on your API platform. As our previous Summit focused on initial creation, this one was geared toward DevOps and really taking advantage of the platform. At the event we had parallel tracks – one with a developer focus and one with a business focus.

The API Stack Conference


At our half-day event in Helsinki we wanted to help you advance your API programming strategies. We partnered with API Suomi and PlanMill to present the API Stack – a conference dedicated to API development, DevOps, and backend design guided by industry expert speakers. Ideal for the API practitioner looking to strengthen their command in the API space and increase their platform longevity.


Java Meetup: Building APIs on the JVM


In collaboration with the Stockholm Java user group, we gathered to talk about how to build APIs on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). We focused on how to program APIs in Kotlin, Groovy, Clojure, and Java at this free after-work event.

MAY 11-15

Four our first ever World Tour, we stretched our legs outside of the Nordics, hitting Copenhagen, Munich, London, and Seattle to discuss the entire API lifecycle.


Platform Summit 2014


We hosted the Nordic APIs Platform Summit in Stockholm. This year’s regional conference was all about becoming an API platform. The workshops and two days of presentations helped API practitioners learn how to transform a business into an API platform.


Stockholm Launch Event


In September we returned to Stockholm for our first 2-day event In March we organized the very first Nordic APIs event in Stockholm. It was so popular that we had to arrange one half-day in the morning and one in the afternoon. Slides