Conference: Nov 5-7, 2018

Workshops: Nov 8-9, 2018

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

Conference for Professional Software Developers
#QConSF

Tracks

  • 21st Century Languages

    Lessons learned from languages like Rust, Go-lang, Swift, Kotlin, and more.

  • Modern Operating Systems

    Applied, practical, & real-world deep-dive into industry adoption of OS, containers and virtualization, including Linux on Windows, LinuxKit, and Unikernels

  • Applied AI & Machine Learning

    Applied machine learning lessons for SWEs, including tech around TensorFlow, TPUs, Keras, PyTorch, & more

  • Optimizing You: Human Skills for Individuals

    Better teams start with a better self. Learn practical skills for IC

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Next-gen architectures from the most admired companies in software, such as Netflix, Google, Facebook, Twitter, & more

  • Bare Knuckle Performance

    Killing latency and getting the most out of your hardware

  • Containers

    Runtime containers, libraries, and services that power microservices

  • Practices of DevOps & Lean Thinking

    Practical approaches using DevOps & Lean Thinking 

  • Data Engineering for the Modern Age

    Showcasing DataEng tech and highlighting the strengths of each in real-world applications.

  • Production Readiness: Building Resilient Systems

    More than just building software, building deployable production ready software

  • Developer Experience: Level up you and teams Engineering Effectiveness

    Improving the end to end developer experience - design, dev, test, deploy, operate/understand. 

  • Security: Lessons Attacking & Defending

    Security from the defender's AND the attacker's point of view

  • Enterprise Languages

    Modern enterprise languages. Expect Java, .NET, Node in this track

  • Socially Conscious Software

    Building socially responsible software that protects users privacy & safety

  • Future of Human Computer Interaction / Device & IoT

    IoT, voice, mobile: Interfaces pushing the boundary of what we consider to be the interface

  • Javascript & Web Tech

    Beyond JavaScript in the Browser. Exploring WebAssembly, Electron, & Modern Frameworks 

  • Microservice/Serverless Patterns & Practices

    Evolving, observing, persisting, and building modern microservices

  • Modern CS in the Real World

    Thoughts pushing software forward, including consensus, CRDT's, formal methods, & probabilistic programming

Bleeding-edge for the Enterprise

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

Tensorflow

Coroutines

Java 9

Deep Learning

WebAssembly

Unikernels

SQL over Streams

SGX Enclave

Data Engineering

CRDT

Infrastructure Orchestration

Machine Learning / AI

gRPC

Lambda/Serverless

Istio

Rust

Chaos Engineering

DevOps

Microservices Implementation

Reactive

Containers

Go-Lang

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

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QCon SF 2018 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

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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”

Mingle and network with other attendees, speakers & sponsors.
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.
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.

QCon Healthy

Different menu items:

Vegan or Vegetarian 
Gluten-Free 
Dairy-Free

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