Upcoming QCons

Mar 2 - 6, 2020
Nov 16 - 20, 2020

Benefits of Attending QCon

  • Learn from speakers driving innovation and change in software.
  • Identify best practices from those working on in-production projects.
  • Uncover emerging trends and tools.
  • Focus on patterns & practices, not products or pitches.
  • Acquire implementable ideas for your projects.
  • Meet software leaders from innovator and early adopter companies.
  • Validate your software development roadmap.
The QCon Difference

QCon sets the highest of standards amongst all the conferences for not only the presentations but every single tiny detail.

Nicky Wrightson - QCon Attendee
Topics focused on the Innovators and Early Adopters in software companies: 
Talks driving Innovation and Change
Patterns & Practices, not Products
Implementable Ideas
Topics focused on the Innovators and Early Adopters in software companies
Best conferences I've been to. Stellar organization, tracks, speakers. Amazing opportunity to meet diverse groups and discuss our problems, ideas and share knowledge/culture.
Greg Houle - QCon Attendee

Top Presentations from QCon

  • Krishnan Chandra is a data engineer at Reddit, and has been working in data engineering for 4 years. Before joining Reddit, Krishnan worked on backend engineering at Optimizely and LinkedIn. He holds bachelor's degrees in computer science and math from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Matt Klein is a software engineer at Lyft and the creator of Envoy. He has been working on operating systems, virtualization, distributed systems, networking, and making systems easy to operate for more than 15 years across a variety of companies. Some highlights include leading the development of Twitter’s L7 edge proxy and working on high-performance computing and networking in Amazon’s EC2.
  • Haley Tucker is a member of the Chaos Engineering team at Netflix where she is responsible for verifying the resiliency of Netflix services to ensure that customers always enjoy their favorite shows. Prior to that, she worked on the Playback Features team where she was responsible for ensuring customers receive the best possible viewing experience every time they click play.
  • Jessica Tai has worked at Airbnb for 4 years, starting as a full-stack product engineer for the guest and host booking flow and is now an infrastructure engineer on the Core Services team. She leads the user data service, which is one of Airbnb’s highest QPS services and integrates with all business verticals. She is a member of Leadership & Development committee for women in tech at Airbnb.
  • Ben Sigelman is the CEO and co-founder of LightStep, co-creator of Dapper (Google’s distributed tracing tool that helps developers make sense of their large-scale distributed systems), and co-creator of the open-source OpenTracing API standard (a project within the CNCF).
  • Rob Harrop is CEO at Skipjaq where he leads a team working on the cutting edge of machine-driven performance optimization. He is well known as a co-founder of SpringSource, the software company behind the wildly-successful Spring Framework. He was a core contributor to the Spring Framework and led the team that built dm Server (now Eclipse Virgo).

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San Francisco


Nov 11 - 15, 2019

Beijing


May 6 - 10, 2019

Shanghai


Oct 17 - 21, 2019

London


2020

Sao Paulo


May 6 - 8, 2019

New York


Jun 24 - 28, 2019

QCon San Francisco

Nov 11 - 15, 2019

  • 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

QCon Beijing

May 6 - 10, 2019

QCon Shanghai

Oct 17 - 21, 2019

QCon London

2020

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

QCon Sao Paulo

May 6 - 8, 2019

  • 80+ practitioner speakers from places like Nubank, Slack, Google, LinkedIn, Red Hat, and more...
  • 600+ attendees
  • 72 talks, 12 editorial tracks across 3 days
  • No hidden paid sessions/marketing!
  • Video recording for most sessions included

QCon New York

Jun 24 - 28, 2019

  • 15 editorial tracks across 3 days
  • 11 to 1 attendee to speaker ratio
  • No hidden paid sessions/marketing!
  • Video recording for most sessions included