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.

Last Year Tracks

Monday, 13 June

Tuesday, 14 June

Wednesday, 15 June

Learn from engineers @ innovator
and early adopter companies

Bleeding-edge for the Enterprise

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


Apache Beam


Hardware Transactional Memory

Applied Academic Research

Stream Processing



Low Latency Microservices

Distributed System Verification


JDK Internals


Cloud Optimization

Microservices Implementation



Brand Promise

Last Year Speakers

Co-Creator Apache Kafka/Co-Founder & Head of Engineering @...
VP Product Management @ShapeSecurity & Former Click Fraud Czar @...
Director of Engineering @BuzzFeed
Data Science Manager @Uber
CAP Theorem Creator, VP Infrastructure @Google, CS Professor @...
Runs C# Design Process & Maintains Language Spec @Microsoft
CTO @Etsy
Chief Systems Architect @Uber, Co-Founder @Voxer

Over 100 more speakers...

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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%

Attendees talk about the Speakers

Last Year Keynotes

Project Manager at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory who develops spacecraft technologies enabling exploration of Mars, Venus, and deep space.

Author, Engineer, CTO @Etsy. Previously, worked @Yahoo with @Flickr. Expertise around capacity planning for large scale infrastructure projects....

Author, Founder, Entrepreneur, Engineer who leads product @ShapeSecurity. Previously, held Click Czar title @Google $23BN/year pay per click...

Inventor, Professor, Co-Founder best known for his CAP Theorem. Currently VP of Infrastructure @Google and tenured CS professor @UCBerkeley.

Last Year Workshops

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


The QCon room block at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge (conference hotel) is sold out but you can book a hotel room on the Marriott website or use a travel booking website.

Other hotels at walking distance from QCon Venue:

The Experience We Bring

Leading Architects talk about
the other attendees

QCon Attendees Testimonials

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”

25 Minute Breaks “The Hallway Track”

Mingle and network with other attendees, speakers & sponsors.

Open Spaces

Open Spaces

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.

Discussion Café

Discussion Café

Lunch will feature sections of smaller tables for 4 around particular topics where you can meet each other in a more comfortable setting, in addition to the usual large 10 seat conference lunch tables.

Social Events

Social Events

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.

Healthy QCon

Different menu items:

Vegan or Vegetarian 


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.


QCon by InfoQ

InfoQ has been organizing QCons across the globe for over 10 years now. For the same period of time we have been publishing news, articles, videos and in-depth/deep dive reports on hot topics in the industry. Our content is written only by real life practitioners and offers best practices from companies such as Uber, Netflix and more.

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    • Over 50% of our readers are software architects
    • The majority of our audience is comprised of senior-level developers and architects
    • All our content is written by practitioners

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