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Confluent proudly supports the community around the world that focuses on streaming platforms, real-time data streams, Apache Kafka┬«´ŞĆ, Apache Flink┬«´ŞĆ, and its ecosystems.

Community Programs

See all the different ways that the community can get together and be recognized for amazing contribution!

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Join your local user group

Join one of hundreds of user groups around the world and get involved (first time speakers welcome!)

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Big names in the Community

Meet our Confluent Community Catalyst and find out more about Confluent's community MVP program

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Ask the community

Join the Confluent Community Forum and Slack where you can ask for help, and start new discussions with fellow streamers!

Join your local Meetup group and get involved!

Apache Kafka® and Apache Flink® Meetup Groups supported by Confluent focus on data streaming technology and its ecosystem. Members can interact and share their use cases, dos and don'ts, and how to's. All Confluent organised meetups are dedicated to educating developers and enabling them to thrive with streaming technology. Talks are 100% technical, vendor neutral and sales-pitch free!


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Meetups are free, open to the public and always welcoming!
Meetups are free, open to the public and always welcoming!
Confluent runs and supports hundreds of meetup groups across all continents
If you are interested in speaking or hosting us somewhere, let us know!
If you are interested in speaking or hosting us somewhere, let us know!

Meet our Community Catalysts of the week!

Wonyoung - Catalyst Spotlight
Catalyst Corner

Wonyoung Choi

Wonyoung is in the advertising recommendation team in Kakao. He is the author of [Apache Kafka Application Programming with Java], and recently translated [Real-Time Data Pipeline Architecture] into Korean.

Vasiliki (Vasia) Kalavri
Catalyst Corner

Vasiliki (Vasia) Kalavri

Vasiliki (Vasia) Kalavri is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Boston University, where she co-leads the Complex Analytics and Scalable Processing (CASP) Systems lab.

Get Involved

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Become a Local Community Champion

If you're noticing low activity in your local group (or if there isn't one!). See our Meetup in a Box Program, and let us know if you'd be interested in being our local community champion!

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Give a technical talk at a meetup

All meetups organized by us are open to all. If you're interested in presenting at your local group, read the contents of the link below!

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Host a local meetup group in your space

We have hundreds of groups in as many cities. This means we are always happy for spaces to give their local Apache Kafka/Flink community a venue for their next event.

Use Cases

Let us know how you're harnessing data streaming technology!

Amazing things are being done with data streaming technology. Whether it's a community project, or an organisation's entire nervous system, share your achievements with your peers!

Slack and Forum

Support the community in our Community Platforms

Thousands of community members are asking for advice in the Confluent Community Slack and Forum! Maybe you can help.