International Software Development

3 Minute Intro Video

QCon New York
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

Software is changing the world

QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community.

A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.


Monday, 13 June

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Case studies from: Google, Linkedin, Alibaba, Twitter, and more...

  • DevOps - Operating What You Build

    Real-world lessons and practices that enable the devops nirvana of operating what you build

  • Incredible Power of an Open-Sourced .NET

    .NET is more than you may think. From Rx to C# 7 designed in the open, learn more about the power of open source .NET

  • Modern CS in the Real World

    Real-world Industry adoption of modern CS ideas

  • Stream Processing @ Scale

    Technologies and techniques to handle ever increasing data streams

Tuesday, 14 June

  • Better than Resilient: Antifragile

    Failure is a constant in production systems, learn how to wield it to your advantage to build more robust systems.

  • Containers: From Dev to Prod

    Beyond the buzz and into the how and why of running containers in production

  • Culture As Differentiator

    Stories of companies and team for whom engineering culture is a differentiator - in delivering faster, in attracting better talent, and in making their businesses more successful.

  • Innovations in Java and the Java Ecosystem

    Cutting Edge Java Innovations for the Real World

  • Security War Stories

    Expert-level security track led by well known and respected leaders in the field

Wednesday, 15 June

  • API-First Architectures and Tools

    API-based application development, and the tooling and techniques to support effectively working with APIs in the small or at scale. Using internal and external APIs

  • Commoditized Machine Learning

    Barriers to entry for applied ML are lower than ever before, jumpstart your journey

  • Full Stack Javascript

    Browser, server, devices - JavaScript is everywhere

  • Microservices and Monoliths

    Practical lessons on services. Asks the question when and when to NOT go with Microservices?

  • Optimizing Yourself

    Keeping life in balance is always a challenge. Learning lifehacks


CTO and co-founder of Azul Systems
Cloud Pioneer managing Realtime Data @Uber
Founder Gremlin and previously a Chaos Engineer at Netflix
Consulting CTO (former Google and eBay)
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Director of Technology @Kaazing Corporation
Founder, Hakka Labs
Head of Data Science @Coinbase (form. NASA)
VP Infrastructure @Google, Professor of Computer Science at UC...

Last Year's Keynotes

Key Driver of the Lean Software Development Movement

Skilled at technical stand up comedy, Zudio Founder: in-browser admin for Azure Storage


NY Venue

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

The hotel is situated just across the river from Manhattan in New York City's most celebrated neighborhood, Brooklyn Heights. The conference venue is at the same location as the hotel. 


New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street,
NY 11201

Hotel Website



Past Years

2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012



What our attendees say about QCon


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.

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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%)