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The API Conference for Students and Educators

August 7-8, 2021

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The Postman Student Summit is a comprehensive online API event for students and educators from all over the world to collaboratively learn, share, and create all things API. Educators and college/high school students of any experience level are invited to this global celebration of APIs.

During the event, you’ll attend sessions and talks from tech innovators and brilliant students, participate in a hackathon for a chance to win stellar prizes, and build connections with other students interested in the rapidly expanding world of APIs.

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Featured Speakers

Join us each morning for a dazzling hour with the Postman Co-founders, Abhinav Asthana and Ankit Sobti - followed by sessions from innovative educators and students.

Key Sessions bannerDay 1 Keynote

SAT, AUG 7

10:30AM ET

SAT, AUG 7

10:30AM ET

Join us for a fireside chat where Postman CEO and Co-founder, Abhinav Asthana, answers community questions and speaks on the future of APIs with moderator Smit Patel.

Abhinav Asthana, CEO and Co-founder at Postman

Abhinav Asthana

Co-founder and CEO

Postman

Data analysis with the Twitter API v2

SAT, AUG 7

11:10AM ET

SAT, AUG 7

11:10AM ET

Learn how students and educators utilize the Twitter API v2 for data research and machine learning and how you can get started in Postman in this API talk.

Suhem Parack, Sr. Developer Advocate, Twitter

Suhem Parack

Sr. Developer Advocate

Twitter

Build a Machine Learning API and deploy using TF serving

SAT, AUG 7

11:50AM ET

SAT, AUG 7

11:50AM ET

Learn how to build an API around an existing ML model and deploy it, using Postman to test the model API in this API talk.

Rishit Dagli, Postman Student Leader, Narayana School

Rishit Dagli

Postman Student Leader

Narayana School

Workshop bannerAPIs 101 with Postman

SAT, AUG 7

11:50AM ET

SAT, AUG 7

11:50AM ET

Learn API essentials with this hands-on training in Postman in this workshop.

Sumana Basu, Postman Student Leader, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Sumana Basu

Postman Student Leader

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

My Journey with the Postman Student Community

SAT, AUG 7

12:30PM ET

SAT, AUG 7

12:30PM ET

Follow Abir Pal’s journey as a Postman Student Leader as he shares the tips and tricks he’s learned for educating, engaging, and leading in a community in this lightning talk.

Abir Pal, Postman Student Leader, Chandigarh University

Abir Pal

Postman Student Leader

Chandigarh University

Testing Websockets with Postman

SAT, AUG 7

12:45PM ET

SAT, AUG 7

12:45PM ET

Learn how to use and test WebSockets in Postman through fun games in this lighting talk.

Omkar Agrawal, Postman Student Leader, Theem College of Engineering

Omkar Agrawal

Postman Student Leader

Theem College of Engineering

REST vs GraphQL

SAT, AUG 7

1:25PM ET

SAT, AUG 7

1:25PM ET

Explore the differences, benefits and nuances between REST API and GraphQL API in this API talk.

Çetin Kaan Taşkıngenç, Yaşar University

Çetin Kaan Taşkıngenç

Postman Student Leader

Yaşar University

Networking over Games

SAT, AUG 7

1:45PM ET

SAT, AUG 7

1:45PM ET

Get to know other participants from around the world! Join our chat lobby and match with random participants for mini-activities.

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Postman Team

Key Sessions bannerDay 2 Keynote

SUN, AUG 8

10:30AM ET

SUN, AUG 8

10:30AM ET

Hear from Postman Co-founder and CTO, Ankit Sobti, on why APIs are important for students and the future of software development.

Ankit Sobti, CTO and Co-founder at Postman

Ankit Sobti

Co-founder and CTO

Postman

Making it Real: API-first as part of a Computer Science Curriculum

SUN, AUG 8

11:10AM ET

SUN, AUG 8

11:10AM ET

See how Connie Taylor leverages Postman to teach API-first development along with Agile practices and microservices in her Software Engineering class at Clemson University to prepare students for industry work.

Connie Taylor, Professor of Practice, Clemson University School of Computing

Connie Taylor

Professor of Practice

Clemson University School of Computing

Workshop bannerBuild a mobile app using Covid APIs and Flutter

SUN, AUG 8

11:50AM ET

SUN, AUG 8

11:50AM ET

Learn how to consume APIs in Mobile Development and develop a fully functional application to fetch live availability of vaccines by the end of this workshop.

Ritwik Ranjan, Postman Student Leader, Delhi Technological University

Ritwik Ranjan

Postman Student Leader

Delhi Technological University

APIs with Nest.js: Unlock the potential of Node.js with a well typed framework

SUN, AUG 8

11:50AM ET

SUN, AUG 8

11:50AM ET

See the power of Nest.js, a well-typed Node.js framework, and how it can be utilized to build, optimize and scale APIs in this API talk.

Manya Agarwal, Postman Student Expert, University of Hong Kong

Manya Agarwal

Postman Student Expert

Delhi Technological University

How I created an API for my website

SUN, AUG 8

12:30PM ET

SUN, AUG 8

12:30PM ET

See how Postman Student Leader Jada Lilleboe created a dynamic API for her website’s blog in this lighting talk.

Jada Lilleboe, Postman Student Leader, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Jada Lilleboe

Postman Student Leader

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Lowering the barriers to learning APIs for those new to development

SUN, AUG 8

12:45PM ET

SUN, AUG 8

12:45PM ET

Learn how using Postman has lowered the barrier to entry on development using APIs for those new to software engineering in this educator and student centered talk.

Dr. Teresa Vasquez, Educator and Tech Leader, GoNoodle

Dr. Teresa Vasquez

Educator and Tech Leader

GoNoodle

Create a Serverless API with Postman and MongoDB Realm

SUN, AUG 8

1:05PM ET

SUN, AUG 8

1:05PM ET

Learn how to quickly spin up a serverless API using demo data and test it with Postman.

Beau Carnes, Teacher, freeCodeCamp.org

Beau Carnes

Teacher

freeCodeCamp.org

Closing Note

SUN, AUG 8

1:25PM ET

SUN, AUG 8

1:25PM ET

That’s a wrap! Join us for closing remarks and announcement of the hackathon winners.

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Postman Team

Networking over Games

SUN, AUG 8

1:45PM ET

SUN, AUG 8

1:45PM ET

Get to know other participants from around the world! Join our chat lobby and match with random participants for mini-activities.

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Postman Team

Join The Hackathon

In the "Visualize for the Prize" hackathon, your mission will be to bring an API’s data to life with Postman Visualizer for a chance to win prizes including an exclusive one-on-one meeting with a Postman employee, a Raspberry Pi 4 kit, Postman swag, and more. Register for the conference to receive the hackathon details when it goes live.

Learn more about our Student Programs

Student Expert Program

Elevate your software development and API knowledge to help you in your career.

Student Leader Program

Take the next step after earning your Postman Student Expert badge and become a leader on your campus to teach your peers about APIs.

Classroom Program

Teach your students with industry-standard Postman API tools so they can be ultra-prepared for today’s world (and job market).