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Take Your Technical and Non-Technical Skills to the Next Level: Join Us at QCon Plus

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The best way to learn in the software industry is from your peers. Join 2,200 fellow senior software engineers, architects and team leads at QCon Plus starting next week where you will be able to:

  • Discover the latest software trends, best practices and solutions that should be part of your software roadmap
  • Take your technical and non-technical skills to the next level
  • Connect with a global software engineering community 

And much more. We look forward to seeing you there!

Don’t miss these stand-out topics at QCon Plus

Invest your time exploring the topics you care about. Attend sessions live, or catch up on talks after the conference. These are our QCon Plus stand-out tracks:

Architectures You've Always Wondered about Track

Gain hard-learned architectural insights from some of the world’s leading domain experts. Learn how you can improve your architecture’s scalability, reliability, throughput, and performance.

  • Matthew Clark, head of architecture for the @BBC's Digital Products,
  • Carl Anderson, director of engineering @trainline, 
  • Vivek Sharma, senior engineer @Confluent and 
  • Gwen Shapira, software engineer @Confluent, PMC member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop.

Microservice - The First Decade Track

Microservices bring various benefits, but also come with a lot of complexities. Learn from experts and hear their stories about microservices adoption, including pitfalls and potential future trends:

  • Cole Turner, senior software engineer @Netflix, 
  • Jessica Tai, engineering manager on Homes Platform and 
  • Chris Richardson, creator of; author of Microservices Patterns & Java Champion

Optimizing Your Organization for Speed Track

Learn how to improve the velocity and flow of your engineering organization through changes to processes, practices, and team structures. Discover how to put the ideas of Lean, DevOps, and Systems Thinking into practice in your organization. 

  • Randy Shoup, VP engineering and chief architect @eBay
  • Lena Reinhard, vice president of product engineering @CircleCI 
  • Matthew Skelton, director @ConfluxHQ & co-author @TeamTopologies and 
  • Manuel Pais, IT organizational consultant & co-author of the book @TeamTopologies

Running Effective Remote Teams Track

From teams looking to improve an existing distributed practice to those trying to decide if they'll stay "remote", we'll dive deep into what it means to be part of a happy, healthy team. Get a unique opportunity to validate your concerns and learn how the industry leaders are helping teams succeed in the next stage of our new world of work. 

Accelerating APIs and Edge Computing Track

This track shares the latest techniques to optimize parts of client-server interactions beyond anyone’s direct control - the Internet. You will learn about ways to squeeze the most of the network links, bringing data closer to users or efficiently balancing client-server requests from the organizations operating at a global scale.

Architecting for Resilience Track 

This track will give you insights into the often forgotten surrounding pieces that contribute to the overall application resiliency. Supply chain resiliency and intelligent incident management can be determining factors and should influence your architecture decisions.  The ultimate goal of the track is both to widen your horizons on what architecting for resiliency means, while also providing ready-to-use examples and ideas you can employ today.

See the full QCon Plus schedule. 

Level-up your skills with optional workshops

Our online workshops are not recordings. They are live scheduled sessions with domain experts. Choose between technical topics like Spring, GraphQL, Istio, Kubernetes, or topics like tech leadership, high-performing teams and collaborative culture.

Work the event around your schedule

QCon Plus features two weeks worth of content. Choose the sessions that you’d like to attend live in order to get inspired with actionable insights. Watch other sessions on-demand when it is convenient to your schedule so that you won’t miss a thing. The recordings will be available for 60 days after the conference

Book your ticket before May 14th.

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