QConSF: Facebook, Pinterest, Ancestry.com Case Studies; Tales from Silicon Valley; Nov 5 - 9, 2012
75% of the sessions are now up on the QConSF conference site and over 80% of speakers have been confirmed, including keynote speaker Kevlin Henney, patterns book author and editor of “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know”.
The sixth annual QCon San Francisco will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco (in the Embarcadero Center) on November 5 - 9, 2012. With only 10 weeks left before the conference, it’s not too late to reserve your seat and save up to $350 by Sept 14th.
Attend the “Tales from Silicon Valley” and “Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About” tracks and hear directly from Facebook, Google, and Pinterest lead engineers on how the “cool systems” actually pull it off :
- Building for a Billion Users from Silicon Valley – by David Mortenson, Engineering Manager, Facebook
- In space, no one can hear you scream: Software Development at the Final Frontier – by John Tangney, Senior Software Engineer, Skybox Imaging
- Architecting for Continuous Delivery at Ancestry.com – by Russell Barnett, Chief Architect & John Esser, Director of Engineering Productivity @ Ancestry.com
- Uncommon Sense - Scaling Youtube – by Mike Solomon, YouTube, Distributed Systems
- Scaling Pinterest – by Marty Weiner, Cloud Ninja & Yashwanth Nelapati, Cloud Balrog @ Pinterest
QCon San Francisco features 2 days of tutorials (November 5 - 6) and 3 full conference days (November 7 - 9, 2012). The full and half-day tutorials cover a wide range of topics and provide a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience directly from seasoned industry practitioners. This year’s tutorial topics include:
- Domain Driven Overview – by Eric Evans, Author of Domain Driven Design
- Continuous Delivery – by Jez Humble, Author of "Continuous Delivery", Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks
- Erlang web frameworks – by Steve Vinoski, Architect at Basho
- Agile Retrospectives – by Aino Vonge Corry, Retrospectives Facilitator
- Cross Platform Mobile Apps with PhoneGap – by Christophe Coenraets, Adobe
- A Programmatic Introduction to Neo4j – by Ian Robinson & Jim Webber
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 $1,845 (a $350 savings) for the 3 day event until September 14th, and increases afterwards every month. Group discounts are available.