2022 Social Events & Peer Sharing


QCon Conference Social 

Off-site event at Spin, 690 Folsom St. San Francisco. Attend to mingle and/or play ping-pong with other attendees and speakers.

  • 6:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Finger food available until 8:30pm 
  • QCon will provide drink tickets for soft drinks, beer or wine.
  • Continuous bus service between 6:30pm to 10:30pm. Buses leave from the Hyatt exit at Market Street 
  • Complimentary for all conference attendees (badge required)


Women & Allies in Tech Breakfast

Designed to support and connect women and allies to connect during QCon SF, the Women & Allies in Tech breakfast will be open for all attendees to join beginning at 7:15.

We will kick it off with some remarks by one of our QCon SF speakers, followed by a chance to meet each other, share experiences and make new connections.

  • 7:15am - 8:45am
  • QCon will provide a continental breakfast buffet
  • Location: Garden room
  • Complimentary for all conference attendees (badge required)

Save your seat by registering for the breakfast ahead of time.

Exhibitor Reception  

Enjoy the reception and get a chance to meet some of our exhibiting sponsors.  

  • 6:15pm - 6:45pm
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, dry snacks 
  • Location: Exhibition areas 


QCon Reception

  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm 
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, dry snacks 
  • Location: Atrium Foyer

Monday to Wednesday

Peer sharing in the Unconference sessions

You can add value and get value in return when you attend the Unconference peer sharing sessions. In our Unconference sessions, participants create and manage their own agenda of parallel working sessions around a central theme of strategic importance. 

Lunch Discussions Tables & Discussion Cafe

Join one of the topic tables during lunch or the Discussion Cafe on Pacific level and mingle with attendees who share the same interests as you.

Propose your own topic or join any of the following topic tables:

  • Architecting for Change at Scale
  • MLOps
  • Practical Security 
  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About
  • Operating Microservices
  • "Just" Engineering Culture
  • Rethinking Our Relationship with the Frontend
  • Modern APIs: Building and Evolving
  • Staff+ Engineer Path
  • Green Tech
  • "Before & After": Hybrid Work Strategies 
  • Effective SRE
  • Languages of Infra: Beyond YAML
  • Optimizing Teams for Fast Flow
  • Building Modern Backends