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Exchange Cutting-Edge Ideas, and Learn from over 1,800 Software Peers. Join Them at QCon Plus.

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Last November at QCon Plus over 1,450 of your peers joined us at the virtual event in order to keep on top of software trends and find solutions to validate their technical roadmaps. Now is the time to book your attendance at the next event! With less than five weeks before QCon Plus May 2021, over 1,800 senior software engineers, architects, and team leads have already booked their spot. 

All 16 tracks are in place and the committee members have finalized extending invitations to the track hosts:

QCon is one of my favorite engineering conferences. That makes it even more special to be asked to host a new "Accelerating APIs and Edge Computing" track at #QConPlus in May. Join the event and learn how to deliver data from servers to your users faster and more efficiently. We have very exciting talks coming up from leading-edge experts in the field (pun intended) - I'll share more details within a couple of weeks.

Sergey Fedorov, director of engineering at Netflix

This May, QCon Plus attendees get: 

  • Technical talks from software leaders driving innovation and change 
  • A focus on patterns and practices, not products and pitches.
  • Implementable ideas to focus on after the conference
  • Real-time live interactive sessions
  • Async learning based on their personal schedule
  • Optional workshops that offer a technical deep-dive
  • “We care” experiences to make everyone welcome

Join 80+ speakers pushing the boundaries

QCon Plus is an individually curated conference built for software architects and senior software developers who want to exchange cutting-edge ideas, war stories, and learn from their peers. Every speaker is sought after and selected by domain experts we call track hosts. Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Lin Clark, senior principal engineer @Fastly
  • Zhamak Dehghani, director of emerging technologies @thoughtworks & creator of the Data Mesh concept 
  • Nell Shamrell-Harrington, principal software engineer at Microsoft
  • Ana Maria Mihalceanu, solutions architect @IBM & Java Champion
  • Ben Sigelman, CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, co-creator @OpenTracing API standard

QCon Plus session spotlight

BBC Online: Architecting for Scale with the Cloud and Serverless

During the 2020 US Presidential Election, BBC Online served video, audio, and text to over 140 million users. Events like this require the BBC’s sites and apps to be at their very best – fast, reliable, and relevant at a massive scale. It’s been achieved with a modern, cloud-native architecture that’s dependable and scalable. 

In this talk we’ll dive into this architecture, to understand how BBC Online works. We’ll discuss resilience, caching, error handling, cloud costs, and more. And we’ll take a particular look at how the architecture utilizes serverless, both to help with scaling, and to speed up development.

Matthew Clark, head of architecture for the @BBC's Digital Products

Save $50 on your QCon Plus conference ticket if you book your spot before May 1st. 

Register for QCon Plus.

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