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Ajv Online Event: Updates and Insights

By May 17, 2021Blog

Project Updates and release insights

Ajv, an incubation project at the OpenJS Foundation and a JSON Schema validator for both server-side and client-side JavaScript applications, is hosting an online event where the audience will learn about project updates and get an indepth look into Ajv version 8. The event takes place virtually on May 20 at 10 am PT. Last August, Ajv also announced they were awarded a grant from Mozilla’s Open Source Support (MOSS) program in the “Foundational Technology” track. The audience will hear from Ajv on what improvements have been made in light of receiving this grant.

Event Agenda:

  • New features in Ajv version 8
  • The improvements sponsored by Mozilla’s MOSS grant.
  • Talk with Ajv users and sponsors.

Event participants:

  • Evgeny Poberezkin, the creator of Ajv
  • Mehan Jayasuriya, Program Officer at Mozilla Foundation, leading the MOSS and other programs investing in the open source and community ecosystems.
  • Matteo Collina, Technical Director at NearForm and Node.js Technical Steering Committee member, creator of Fastify web framework.
  • Kin Lane, Chief Evangelist at Postman. Studying the tech, business & politics of APIs since 2010. Presidential Innovation Fellow during the Obama administration.
  • Ulysse Carion, the creator of JSON Type Definition specification.
  • Phil Sturgeon, Product Manager at
  • Gajus Kuizinas will host the event (

Event Details

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