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Marcel Wege is a German Umbraco trainer, CodeCabin guest and core contributor. He's also a team leader and project manager at byte5. Marcel will be giving two sessions, sharing the stage with his colleagues Dennis and Sören.

Many of you might know Dave Woestenborghs as an active member on Our as well as for his articles on 24 Days or Skrift. The senior dev and MVP is enthusiastic about developing packages.

Umbraco veteran Doug Robar is not only known as "The Happy Preacher", but also as Umbraco's own photographer. The American is also a lifetime MVP. 

Today we're excited to reveal details about this year's venue. We also give hotel recommendations and tips on what to do on a springish weekend in Frankfurt.

Let us introduce you to one of our own: byte5 CPO, project manager and Umbraco trainer Sören Deger!

Meet Henk, dev at Ordina – the Benelux's largest independent services provider in consulting and IT – and one of our Dutch speakers at UFD18. Get ready to learn more about Microsoft Cognitive Services in his talk!

Carole Rennie Logan is a developer at Scottish digital agency Equator and also a STEM ambassador. In her session, she will talk about how to best take care of your Umbraco project while adding interesting features.

This time in our Meet the Speakers series, Mads Rasmussen from Umbraco Headquarter introduces himself. Just like at the past two festivals, Mads will join forces with Rune Strand for his session.

Anders Burla is an entrepreneur and developer. In his session at UFD, he will introduce you to the techniques which help you score 100 points in Google PageSpeed Insights.

2018 is still young, but we are already looking forward to the first Umbraco festivals of the year which are only a few weeks away. In the first half-year, there will be four festivals – festivals which will not only lead you to exciting places but also get you close to Umbraco and its community. Read on for the festival dates for the first six months of 2018.

Save the Date!

Umbraco Festival Germany will be back on 27 April 2018.

We're looking forward to seeing you there!