Instil proudly organises, hosts, sponsors, and speaks at a wide-range of conferences and meetup


Bash is a free meetup for developers that brings industry thought-leaders from around the world to speak about the latest trends and innovations in software.

With over 1700 members, Bash has grown into one of the largest tech meetups in the Belfast area.



Instil at KotlinConf

Relax and Recharge Your Batteries. Instil is a KotlinConf sponsor, and will be attending in force, but we'll be busy running workshops, attending talks or just soaking up the scene....

3rd - 5th October 2018

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

Down with JavaScript Bash

In this BASH we will be exploring compiled languages that now transpile to JavaScript and hence can be combined with SPA frameworks like React and Angular. Three speakers will present...

10th September 2018

Instil HQ, Belfast

Digital DNA 2018

Visit Instil at Digital DNA 2018! Come see us at stand 79 for demos, information on our services and a good yarn with our friendly team. 2 Quick Ways to...

19th-20th June 2018

St George's Market, Belfast

Language Bashing BBQ Bash

So, our next bash will be an informal, limited-numbers affair here at Instil HQ. There will be a talk (and a good one at that) but this is as much...

20th June 2018

Instil HQ, Belfast

Machine Learning Bash

We will be curating a Machine Learning Bash on Monday 23rd April in the Black Box, co-sponsored by Liberty IT and Instil. We’ve lined up four great speakers for you...

23rd April 2018

Blackbox, Hill Street

Java 9 Core Library Improvements Bash

This is for all the Java heads. Richard Warburton will be in Belfast at the end of February delivering his Reactive and Asynchronous Java course (excuse the shameless plug) and...

26th February 2018

Instil HQ, Belfast

Kotlin Coroutines Bash

Very last minute, but we are delighted to announce that Svetlana Isakova - one of the main developers behind the Kotlin programming language - will be in Belfast next week...

23rd January 2018

Instil HQ, Belfast

Monzo - Architecting a Bank from Zero Bash

Well, just what we all need, yet another technology meetup event in an already packed November schedule. But we think this one is a little bit special, if we may...

28th November 2018

Instil HQ, Belfast

Ionic Bash

Our first Bash of the Year kicked off last Wednesday evening and what a way to start. Developer, writer and trainer, Sani Yusuf presented an exceptional talk on Ionic, a...

15th February 2017

Instil HQ, Belfast

Big Burrito Bash

Getting this one in early before you all head off for the summer, but we’re pleased to announce that the yearly Big Bash is back in the Autumn, and will...

10th October 2016

The Blackbox, Hill Street