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Last Year Tracks
Monday, 13 June
Architectures You've Always Wondered About
Case studies from: Google, Linkedin, Alibaba, Twitter, and more...
Stream Processing @ Scale
Technologies and techniques to handle ever increasing data streams
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.
Practical DevOps for Cloud Architectures
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
Sponsored Solutions Track 1
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.
Innovations in Java and the Java Ecosystem
Cutting Edge Java Innovations for the Real World
Modern CS in the Real World
Real-world Industry adoption of modern CS ideas
Containers: From Dev to Prod
Beyond the buzz and into the how and why of running containers in production
Security War Stories
Expert-level security track led by well known and respected leaders in the field
Sponsored Solutions Track 2
Wednesday, 15 June
Microservices and Monoliths
Practical lessons on services. Asks the question when and when to NOT go with Microservices?
Modern API Architecture - Tools, Methods, Tactics
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
Keeping life in balance is always a challenge. Learning lifehacks
Sponsored Solutions Track 3
Bleeding-edge for the Enterprise
Bring trends from innovator and early adopter companies home to your team
Hardware Transactional Memory
Applied Academic Research
Low Latency Microservices
Distributed System Verification
Last Year Speakers
Over 100 more speakers...
Engineers over Evangelists,
Practitioners over Trainers/Coaches,
Team Leads over Consultants
- 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%
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Last Year Keynotes
Last Year Workshops
WORKSHOPS DAY 1 / THURSDAY
WORKSHOPS DAY 2 / FRIDAY
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
New York Marriott Marquis
Located in the heart of Times Square and the Broadway theater district.
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QCon Attendees Testimonials
"Each time I attend QCon, my mind is opened up to fresh ideas by leaders in their field. I also get to meet and connect with top engineers around the world. Where else can you do that?!"
"QCon is a great way to stay informed of the leading edge of software architecture and development."
"QCon is one of the best conferences out there….great speakers and really interesting tracks."
"A superb conference with the best tracks and great speakers!"
"I learned a lot about the current trends and solutions to problems that affect scalability and availability in this age the cloud."
"It was great to see what a broad variety of industry leaders are doing with technology as it has advanced, and what they're doing to help it safely continue to move forward."
“QCon is the best place to learn how the smartest companies solve their toughest technical problems.”
Is QCon Right for You?
Our attendees roles are:
Software Developer / Programmer/ 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”
Different menu items:
Vegan or Vegetarian
"Love the healthy food options."
"Best/healthiest food I've had at any conference, ever."
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.
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