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QConSF Update: 50/100 Speakers Confirmed; Eric Brewer, John Hughes to Keynote; Nov 5–9, 2012

by Nitin Bharti on Aug 07, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in New York Jun 9-13, Join us!

Over 50/100 speakers have been confirmed for the sixth annual QCon San Francisco 2012, including keynote speakers Eric Brewer, father of the CAP Theorem, and John Hughes, Haskell & QuickCheck Co-Designer.   QCon San Francisco will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (in the Embarcadero Center) on November 5 - 9, 2012. Registration is open and new speakers and sessions are being posted to the conference site every week. You can get in early by reserving your seat now, saving up to $500 by Aug 24th

QCon San Francisco features 2 days of tutorials (November 5 - 6) and 3 full conference days (November 7 - 9, 2012).

Here is a brief list of speakers that you can expect to see at QCon San Francisco this year:


  • Martin Thompson, High-Performance & Low-Latency Specialist at Real Logic
  • Rich Hickey, Creator of Clojure
  • Eric Evans, Author of Domain-Driven Design
  • Jeff Patton, Agile and Product Design Coach
  • Coda Hale, Infrastructure Architect, Yammer.com
  • Chuck Rossi, Release Engineering Manager, Facebook
  • Bob Lee, Android lead at Square; Creator of Google Guice
  • Michael T. Nygard, Author of "Release It!"
  • Nicholas C. Zakas, Author of "Maintainable JavaScript"
  • Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo Technology and Co-Author of "Rest in Practice"
  • Guilherme Silveira, Creator of Restfulie and Editorial chief of InfoQ Brazil
  • Bill Dudney, Co-Author of iOS SDK Development & Core Animation for Mac OS X and the iPhone
  • Ilya Grigorik, Developer Advocate, Make The Web Fast / Chrome @ Google

QCon San Francisco will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking. If you you have never attended a QCon be sure to watch some of our past sessions. There is no other event on the west coast with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, .NET, HTML5, Mobile , Agile, and Architecture communities.

Registration is $1,695 (a $500 savings) for the 3 day event until August 24th, and increases afterwards every month. Group discounts are available.

GraphConnect (Nov 5 - 6) is collocated with QConSF

Attending QConSF means you also have the chance to attend GraphConnect. GraphConnect - the first ever conference to focus on graph databases - will host thought leaders from many disciplines and organizations, exploring new ideas and innovations in graph technology.  Conference ‘package’ discounts are available for QConSF and GraphConnect attendees.

Stay up-to-date with the latest conference announcements on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

QCon is jointly produced by InfoQ.com and Trifork - producer of the Danish GOTO conference - and  runs annually in London, San Francisco, New York, Beijing, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, and Hangzhou. 

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