20th March 2018

Melbourne, Australia

A one-day, community conference dedicated to the designers, developers, and other CSS aficionados building the world’s most engaging user interfaces. A part of global CSSConf Family.





Healthy meals, endless coffee and soft drinks, gender neutral bathrooms, live captioning, wheelchair-accessible venue and more. Our accessibility statement →


Brenda Storer

How to use CSS Grid today in the real world

Theresa Ma

Effective design and engineering collaboration

David Khourshid

Behind the illusions: impossibly high-performance layout animations

Jeremy Wagner

Faster fonts for speed fanatics

Julie Grundy

Can you see that OK? CSS tips for low-vision accessibility

Diana Mounter

Interaction of color systems

Sam Richard

Magic tricks with Houdini

Ivana McConnell

Journeys: What makes a developer, really?

Schedule and tickets

The conference is a part of a bigger family of events. Entry to Decompress is included in all CSSConf, JSConf or Combo passes. Tickets now sold out.

Stay up to date

For all announcements follow @cssconfau on Twitter or sign up to our mailing list below. In case of any questions you can always contact our team.

Code of Conduct

All organisers, sponsors, speakers, attendees or anyone interacting with the event and its participants through social media are required to follow the conference Code of Conduct. We are committed to providing a harassment-free, professional and welcoming environment for all attendees.


We are currently offering sponsorship packages and media partnerships. Contact us for more details. Thanks to these great companies already supporting us:

Title Sponsor

AMP Project

Main Sponsors

Front-end Center

Community Sponsors

Pin Payments
Culture Amp
Cocina Mexico

Diversity Sponsors

Lookahead Search
AMP Project

Speaker Travel Sponsors


Media Partners

We’re always happy to work with media partners. If you run a magazine, podcast, blog or a newsletter drop us a line for options.

The Sizzle
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We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nations, the traditional owners of the land on which we gather. We pay our respects to their Elders: past, present and future.

We firmly believe in diversity, inclusion and equality.