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2022 Tracks and Hosts
‘Architectures You Always Wondered About’, ‘Before & After: Hybrid Work Strategies’, ‘Staff-Plus Engineer Path’, ‘Modern APIs: Building and Evolving’, and ‘Practical Security’ were just some of the 15 editorial tracks at QCon San Francisco 2022.See the See all 2022 Tracks →
2022 Trending Technical Talks
Some of the top sessions from QCon San Francisco 2022 included 'What the Data Says: Emerging Technical Trends in Front-End and How They Affect You' by Laurie Voss, Data Analyst @Netlify, 'Adopting Continuous Deployment at Lyft' by Tom Wanielista, Senior Staff Software Engineer @Lyft, 'Dark Side of DevOps' by Mykyta Protsenko, Senior Software Engineer @Netflix, and 'Dark Energy, Dark Matter and the Microservices Patterns?!' by Chris Richardson, Creator of microservices.io, Java Champion, & Core Microservices Thoughtleader.See all the trending technical talks →
'Innovating for the Future You've Never Seen: Distributed Systems Architecture & the Grid' by Astrid Atkinson, CEO & co-founder @CamusEnergy, previously early leader in SRE @Google, 'Harnessing Technology for Good - Transformation and Social Impact' by Lisa Gelobter, CEO and Founder @tEQuitable, previously Chief Digital Service Officer @Ed.gov, Chief Digital Officer @BET.com, 'On Beyond Serverless: CALM Lessons and a New Stack for Programming the Cloud' by Joe Hellerstein, CS Professor @UCBerkeley, ACM Fellow...See QCon San Francisco 2022 keynotes →
QCon San Francisco 2022 Impact
As software developers ourselves, we designed QCon San Francisco to be practical, actionable, and software-focused. The goal was to create an event where senior software engineers, architects, and team leads heard from software leaders pushing the boundaries.Discover the Experience →
2022 Topics and Tracks
Behind every QCon is a Program Committee of senior software leaders who curate the essential topics you need to know about. A track is a peer-curated day of talks around important topics in software. Take a look at the QCon San Francisco 2022 topics and tracks.
Oct 24Change is one of the few constants in technology, so the better we are at enabling change at scale, the more we can focus on serving the needs of our customers. Design systems which are easy to evolve to keep up with the needs of the business while minimizing your risk and technical debt.
Principal Software Engineer for Platform Engineering @Netflix
Oct 24Hybrid work, 4-day workweeks, remote work, working from a remote island, returning to the office and how all of these impact development productivity and, ultimately, careers.
Director of Engineering @Shopify
Oct 24Polyglot, developer-focused track around Innovations building low-friction, performant backends powering software today.
Ex Researcher @Nasa, Engineering Fellow @ Adaptive Financial Consulting and a High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer
Oct 24Managing/provisioning computer data centers through machine-readable definition files, rather than physical hardware configuration is just the start. Exploring: Cue, unification, OPA, Operator Pattern for Nonclustered Resources, Scalable Configuration Management.
Hacker at @cue_lang, previously @google @golang @travisci
Oct 24Emerging engineering discipline combining ML, DevOps and Data Engineering, topics: feature engineering, model dev, lifecycle management. Model Inference/Prediction, observability).
Sr. Engineering Manager @DoorDash & Author of Beginning Apache Spark 3, Speaker and Conference Committee Chair
Oct 25Patterns and heuristics enabling fast flow and rapid evolution of modern software, including decision/sense making techniques, team dynamics, & technical practices.
Oct 25Learn practices around how organizations can be free to admit and learn from mistakes and then build more resilient systems as a result.
Engineering Director, SRE @Google, Previously Director of HealtheIntent Architecture @Cerner Corporation & Lead Engineer @Garmin, Author of "2 out of the 97 Things Every SRE Should Know"
Oct 25Exploring patterns & practices building APIs with GraphQL, Kubernetes, Service Meshes, & API Gateways.
Laureate Application Architect @Blackbaud
Oct 25Businesses from small startups to some of the largest companies are investing in green technologies and carbon neutral futures. Learn about how tech can help build a more sustainable future. Topics include: measuring carbon, decarbonizing products, & reducing climate impact through software.
Former VP Amazon Sustainability Architecture @Amazon, previously @Netflix, founding member of eBay Research Labs, distinguished engineer @SunMicrosystems
Oct 25Microservices solve numerous problems around cognitive load, velocity, isolation, and scalability -- if you do them right. Topics around: legacy integration, observability, reverting microservices, day 2 operations
Technical Principal @thoughtworks, Creator/Co-host of #TheInfoQPodcast, & QCon SF 2023 PC Chair, Previously Platform Architect @VMware
Consulting CTO (formerly @eBay, @Google, @Stitch Fix)
Oct 26Good SREs are pragmatic. They analyze, they use their big picture understanding of a service and how it fits into a wider system to come up with solutions that minimize impacts to others or provides positive impacts to others. These are their stories.
CEO, Co-Founder @verica_io
Oct 26How security needs to change to prioritize DevEX while balancing security risk tolerance. Topics around scaling auth/authz architecture, privacy at scale, securing public API endpoints, securing the cloud, insider threats, & the cost of security.
Manager, Security Platforms Engineering @Netflix
Oct 26Let's talk about the frontend, not with the tools we use but through the problems we're solving. re-usability, composition, abstraction, velocity, performance.
Founder @EventLoop and Organizer @Reactathon
Oct 26The skills, secrets and what to expect if you want to grow and be successful on the technical path.
Data Scientist, Java Champion & CTO @tail_oficia
Learn actionable insights to help you adopt the right technologies and practices.
Innovating for the Future You've Never Seen: Distributed Systems Architecture & the Grid
CEO & co-founder @CamusEnergy, previously early leader in SRE @Google
Harnessing Technology for Good — Transformation and Social Impact
CEO and Founder @tEQuitable, previously Chief Digital Service Officer @Ed.gov, Chief Digital Officer @BET.com
On Beyond Serverless: CALM Lessons and a New Stack for Programming the Cloud
CS Professor @UCBerkeley, ACM Fellow, Forbes list of “50 smartest people in technology”
Top Sessions at QCon San Francisco 2022
Top 5 best voted
Data Analyst @Netlify
Declarative Machine Learning: A Flexible, Modular and Scalable Approach for Building Production ML Models
Founder @Guardrails AI, Experienced ML Practitioner with a Decade of Experience in ML Research, Applications and Infrastructure
Executive Leader, Future Forum & SVP @Slack | Author, How the Future Works
CTO @Honeycombio, Previously engineer & manager @Facebook @Parse & @Linden Lab
CEO & Founder @PolarSignalsIO, previously Senior Principal Engineer @Redhat
Top 5 most attended
Creator of microservices.io, Java Champion, & Core Microservices Thoughtleader
Senior Staff Software Engineer @Lyft
Software Engineer @DoorDash, previously Lead for real-time data infrastructure team @Netflix
North America Head of Technology @thoughtworks
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
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