Tracks

Monday Nov 7

Tuesday Nov 8

Wednesday Nov 9

Learn from engineers @ innovator
and early adopter companies

Bleeding-edge for the Enterprise

Bring trends from innovator and early adopter companies home to your team

Tensorflow

Apache Beam

Java 9

Hardware Performance Counters

Petabyte Scale Analytics

Stream Processing

Kafka Practices

Property-Based Testing

Chatbots

TC39 ECMAScript

Recommendation Engines

RxJS

Lambda/Serverless

Architecting for Failure

DevOps Lessons

Microservices Implementation

Functional Lessons

Reactive Practices

Containers

Brand Promise

More than 140 speakers

AWS Lambda Arch @Amazon
Distributed Systems Engineer Working on Cache @Twitter
Founder / CEO @BigNerdRanch
CTO & Co-Founder ScyllaDB, Creator of KVM
Design Director, International @LinkedIn
HotSpot JVM Engineer @Twitter & previous G1 Garbage Collector...
Director of Operations Engineering @Netflix
Apache Beam Creator and Data Flow Software Engineer @Google

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

Attendees talk about the Speakers

  • of QCon attendees feel they are learning from an expert peer

  • of QCon attendees rate the level of content as expert

* Our goal is to reach 100%

Last Year's Keynotes

Principle Researcher @Microsoft who relentlessly advocates for innovation and design. Well known pioneer in the human-computer...

Leads product management @ShapeSecurity whose technology offers advanced security from malware, botnets, and scripting attacks. Previous...

Chief Systems Architect at Uber (Co-founder of Voxer) skilled at building and scaling highly available distributed systems.

SF Venue

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
Fax: +1 415 398 2567
Website: Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Reservations

Rates start at $269 plus tax and the cut-off date for reserving inside the room block is October 17, 2016.

Rooms may sell out before the cut-off date.

You can book your reservation via the custom link at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/QCONSF2016 or via phone by calling the Hyatt at 1-415- 788-1234.


Open Space

Every day at QCon San Francisco, we’ll open space five times, once for each track. 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.

Why are we doing Open Space?

We’re doing Open Space at QCon because we want this conference to be yours. At QCon, we learn from the best and share with the best.

We come with passions and ideas that we want to share with each other. We want to connect with each other, create community around topics that we’re passionate about.


Social Events

Come attend to mingle and network with other speakers, editors, attendees, sponsors. Complementary and free for all conference attendees.

Things you’ll be enjoying at QCon San Francisco

  • Breakfast to kickstart your QCon day
  • High quality lunch and snacks with option for vegetarians and gluten free
  • Breaks between sessions to network with your peers
  • Receptions with drinks and snacks to recap the day

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

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 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.

Discussion Café

Discussion Café

Lunch will feature sections of smaller tables for 4 around particular topics where you can meet each other in a more comfortable setting, in addition to the usual large 10 seat conference lunch tables.

Social Events

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.

Healthy QCon

Different menu items:

Vegan or Vegetarian 
Gluten-Free 
Dairy-Free

Testimonials

Past Years

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.

InfoQ

Our Purpose

Software is changing the world. InfoQ was founded in 2006 with the purpose of facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in enterprise development. We do this by providing our audience with unbiased, practitioner-driven conferences, content, and online community.

To see how we measure progress on fulfilling our purpose, please visit our social purpose index!

Membership Benefits

  • 76% of respondents said they come because of practitioner-led, high-quality content 73% come for innovative information that drives innovation in their organizations
  • The three most followed content areas on InfoQ for respondents are Java (66% of respondents), Architecture (65%), and Agile (59%)
  • The top two "personas" (title segments) respondents identify with are Developer (76%) and Architect (72%)