Attending QCon Includes:

  • 18 editorial tracks across 3 days
  • 140+ practitioner speakers from places like Uber, Google, Dropbox, Slack, Twitter, and more…
  • 11 to 1 attendee to speaker ratio
  • No hidden paid sessions/marketing!
  • Video recording for most sessions included
  • 28 optional workshops following the conference
  • Focus on healthy food, including gluten-free & vegan

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Tracks

  • 21st Century Languages

    Compile to Native, Microservices, Machine learning... tailor-made languages solving modern challenges, featuring use cases around Go, Rust, C#, and Elm.

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Architectural practices from the world's most well-known properties, featuring startups, massive scale, evolving architectures, and software tools used by nearly all of us.

  • Beyond Being an Individual Contributor

    Beyond being an individual contributor. Building and Evolving managers and tech leadership.

  • DevOps: You Build It, You Run It

    Pushing DevOps beyond adoption into cultural change. Hear about designing resilience, managing alerting, CI/CD lessons, & security. Features lessons from open source, Linkedin, Netflix, Financial Times, & more. 

  • Performance Mythbusting

    Real world, applied performance proofs across stacks. Hear performance consideratiosn for .NET, Python, & Java. Learn performance use cases with OpenJ9, Instagram, and Netflix. 

  • The Practice & Frontiers of AI

    Learn about machine learning in practice and on the horizon. Learn about ML at Quora, Uber's Michelangelo, ML workflow with Netflix Meson and topics on Bots, Conversational interfaces, automation, and deployment practices in the space.

  • Going Serverless

    Learn about the state of Serverless & how to successfully leverage it! Lessons learned in the track hit on security, scalability, IoT, and offer warnings to watch out for.

  • Microservices: Patterns and Practices

    Stories of success and failure building modern Microservices, including event sourcing, reactive, decomposition, & more.

  • Evolving Java

    Java continues to evolve & change. Track covers Spring 5, async, Kotlin, serverless, the 6-month cadence plans, & AI/ML use cases.

  • The Art of Chaos Engineering

    Failure is going to happen - Are you ready? Chaos engineering is an emerging discipline - What is the state of the art?

  • Security: Attacking and Defending

    Offense and defensive security evolution that application developers should know about including SGX Enclaves, effects of AI, software exploitation techniques, & crowd defense

  • Stream Processing In The Modern Age

    Compelling applications of stream processing using Flink, Beam, Spark, Strymon & recent advances in the field, including Custom Windowing, Stateful Streaming, SQL over Streams.  

Learn from engineers @ innovator
and early adopter companies

Engineers over Evangelists,
Practitioners over Trainers/Coaches,
Team Leads over Consultants

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Keynotes

This Year

Structural Engineer @ScaledComposites, built the unique "feather" mechanism of SpaceShipOne
Author of "How to Make a Spaceship"
Engineering Leadership, previously of Slack, Google, & Apple
VP Engineering @Reddit, Inc.

Last Year

Co-founder and CTO at Confluent, a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system. Prior to founding Confluent, Neha led...

Cyborg anthropologist and user experience designer. Studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with...

Silicon Valley-based engineering leader previously of such as Borland, Netscape, Palantir, Pinterest, and Apple. Currently the VP of...

Keynote
The Second Act

QCon SF 2017 Venue & Hotel

Hyatt Regency - San Francisco

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

The hotel is located right on the Embarcadero waterfront with stunning views all around and close to popular attractions, events, and shopping. The conference venue is at the same location as the hotel.

Address

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California
USA 94111
Tel: +1 415 788 1234

Reservations

Book your room now at the QCon special rate starting at $269/night*.
*first-come-first serve basis and possibility of early sell-out
Phone reservations: +1-888-591-1234

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The Experience We Bring

Leading Architects talk about
the other attendees

QCon Attendees Testimonials

Is QCon Right for You?

Our attendees roles are:

Software Developer / Programmer/ Engineer

Senior Developer / Engineer

Technical Team Lead and Higher (including):

  • Technical Team Lead

  • Senior Management (VP, CTO, CIO, Director)

  • Architect: Technical / Application (platform specific)

  • Enterprise Architect / Chief Architect

  • Architect: Solution / Systems

  • Technical Project Manager

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Meet and Learn from Your Peers

25 Minute Breaks “The Hallway Track”

25 Minute Breaks “The Hallway Track”

Mingle and network with other attendees, speakers & sponsors.

Open Spaces

Open Space is a kind of unconference, a simple way to run productive meetings for 5 to 2000 or more people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization in everyday practice and extraordinary change.

Social Events

Conference Social & Dinner, Exhibitor & Hospitality Receptions. Opportunities to mingle, eat, drink and network with speakers, editors, attendees, sponsors. Complementary and free for all conference attendees.

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Healthy QCon

Different menu items:

Vegan or Vegetarian 
Gluten-Free 
Dairy-Free

Testimonials

What is a QCon Like ?

View the QCon London 2016 report to get a feel for what QCon is like and what we and some of our attendees felt were the most important sessions from QCon London 2016 - including Microservices, Containers, Modern Native Languages, Continuous Delivery, Programming in GO, and Applying Failure Testing at Netflix.

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