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InfoQ Homepage News QCon San Francisco 3 Weeks Away (Nov 5-9, 2012); New Keynotes Published; Popular Tracks & Sessions

QCon San Francisco 3 Weeks Away (Nov 5-9, 2012); New Keynotes Published; Popular Tracks & Sessions

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The sixth annual QCon San Francisco is taking place in less than 3 weeks, with the next early bird discount quickly approaching. The next early discount to save $200 ends October 19th.  

QConSF will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking.  There is no other event on the west coast with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, HTML5 & JavaScript, Mobile, Agile and Architecture communities.


All the keynote sessions and speakers have now been confirmed and published on the QConSF website:

Top Tracks and Sessions

Here are the top 3 most popular tracks and sessions at the upcoming QCon San Francisco according to page view traffic on 

Top sessions     

Architecting for Continuous Delivery at - This presentation will discuss's transformation to a service-oriented architecture capable of supporting continuous delivery.    

100% Big Data. 0% Hadoop. 0% Java - Pavlo Baron demonstrates an approach and collection of tools that help collect, mine, move around, store and provision large, unstructured data amounts. Completely without Hadoop. And even completely without Java.   

Building for a Billion Users from Silicon Valley - In this talk, David Mortenson will share key learnings from the company's efforts to meet the daily challenges and the unique tools and team structures Facebook employs to build a unique experience for a billion users and beyond.

Group Discounts

Bring your colleagues with you to QCon and take advantage of the following group discounts:

3 conference day

  • Buy 5-9 passes and pay $1765/person ($439 off/person)
  • Buy 10-19 passes and pay $1646/person ($549 off/person)
  • Buy 20-30 passes and pay $1537/person ($659 off/person)

Registration is $1,995 (a $200 savings) for the 3 day event until October 19th, and increases afterwards. Group discounts are available. QCon is co-produced by and Trifork, producer of the Danish GOTO conference.

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