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QCon SF 2016 Registrations Open, Program Committee Announced, & Last year’s Top 10 Lists

| by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on May 10, 2016. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 5 - 9, 2018. Save an extra $100 with INFOQSF18!

The 10th Annual QCon San Francisco, a practitioner-driven conference designed for software architects/tech leads/leaders who influence innovation in their teams, has opened registrations. QCon SF will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco and has tickets on sale for $1695 through May 14th. There will be a full 3-day conference from Nov 7-9 (Mon-Wed) and two days of full & half day workshops from Nov 10-11 (Thur-Fri).

The program committee is in the process of assembling the tracks, sessions and speakers for and will be publishing on the QConSF conference site throughout the summer. Make sure you save the date and take advantage of the best possible rates by registering soon.

The complete organizing committee of QCon San Francisco includes:

QCon San Francisco 2015 Top 10 Lists
If you missed them or just want to revisit some of last year’s best talks, you can find the full videos on InfoQ.com. Here are some of the top talks from last year.

Top 10: Watched Talks Online

  1. Scaling Uber - Matt Ranney , Chief Systems Architect @Uber, Co-founder @Voxer
  2. Avoiding the Big Crash - Bill Buxton, Principle Researcher @Microsoft
  3. How Netflix Directs 1/3rd of Internet Traffic - Haley Tucker, Mohit Vora, Engineering Manager, Open Connect @Netflix
  4. Beyond DevOps: Netflix Operations Engineering - Josh Evans, Director of Operations Engineering @Netflix
  5. The Future of The Web Platform: Does It Have One? - Alex Russell, Software Engineer @Google
  6. Go GC: Prioritizing Low Latency and Simplicity  - Rick Hudson, Engineer @Google
  7. So We Hear You Like Papers - Ines Sombra, Engineer @Fastly, Caitie McCaffrey, Distributed Systems Engineer @Twitter
  8. Demystifying stream processing with Apache Kafka - Neha Narkhede, Co-creator of Apache Kafka, Co-founder & Head of Engineering @Confluent
  9. Debugging Microservices in Production - Bryan Cantrill, CTO @Joyent
  10. Inside Yelp's SOA Infrastructure - Kyle Anderson, SRE & Postmodern Sysadmin @Yelp

Top Rated: Talks of the Conference

  1. DIY Monitoring: Build Your Own JVM Perf Mgmt Tool - Tal Weiss, Co-founder and CEO at Takipi
  2. Go GC: Prioritizing Low Latency and Simplicity - Rick Hudson, Engineer @Google
  3. Beyond DevOps: Netflix Operations Engineering - Josh Evans, Director of Operations Engineering @Netflix
  4. The Imitation Game: The New Frontline of Security - Shuman Ghosemajumder, VP Product Management @Shape Security & formerly Click Fraud Czar @Google
  5. Space, time, and state - Amy Palamountain, Developer on GitHub Desktop and Reactive Extensions Enthusiast
  6. Tor in Haskell & Other Unikernel Tricks - Adam Wick, Research Lead, Mobile Security & Systems Software @Galois
  7. Rust: unlocking systems programming - Aaron Turon, Research Engineering Manager @Mozilla
  8. Creating a rainstorm using infrared and C# - Lisa Taylor, Software Developer @PartsTrader
  9. The Case for TypeScript - Mohamed Hegazy, Engineering Lead for the TypeScript project
  10. Applications through an attacker’s lens - Michael Coates, Trust & Information Security Officer @Twitter

At the conclusion of QCon San Francisco 2015, InfoQ (the creators of QCon) produced a QCon SF 2015 Special Report. This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon San Francisco 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees. QCon SF 2016 will feature similar track themes and presentations geared for and delivered by software development practitioners.

Registration is $1,695 ($900 off) for the 3-day conference if you register by May 14th.

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