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Learn from 64+ Leading Software Experts at QCon Plus. Discover These Stand-Out Tracks

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With QCon Plus only a few weeks away, our Program Committee and track hosts have selected six tracks not to miss this November 1-12, which include From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office?, API Architecture, Architectures You've Always Wondered About, and Optimizing Your Organization for Speed. Which of these will you be attending?

For all 16 tracks, you’ll learn how 64+ leading software practitioners at Netflix, Twitter, eBay, Shopify, Pinterest, and more are adopting the emerging technologies, trends, and practices shaping the future of software development. 

If you’re a software architect, senior engineer or team lead, you don’t want to miss these QCon Plus stand-out tracks. 

From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office?

After adapting to fully distributed remote work over the past 18 months, teams are now seeing another challenge appear on the horizon: as offices reopen, some workers will be enthusiastically returning to their desks, while others will remain remote. What does the future of work look like in this hybrid world? In this track, we will reflect on the last year of remote work and look ahead to how we will adapt to a hybrid future. Confirmed speakers in the “Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office” track include:

  • James McNeil, site reliability engineer at Netlify
  • Kate Wardin, engineering manager, studio UI developer productivity at Netflix
  • James Stanier, director of engineering at Shopify

API Architecture

How would you design and implement your APIs if you were starting today? If you already have a lot of APIs, what should you be thinking about to keep up with the competition? 

This track will highlight the latest tools and techniques around API design and usage; from contract-first API development and client generation techniques, to how APIs are changing for use cases like big data and streaming, to testing and operational aspects of dealing with APIs at scale. Join:

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Get 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. Speakers confirmed in the “Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About” track include:

Microservice Patterns and Antipatterns: Lessons from the Trenches

Microservices bring various benefits but come with a lot of complexities. Learn from experts and hear their stories about microservices adoptions including pitfalls and potential future trends. The “Microservice Patterns and Antipatterns: Lessons From the Trenches” track includes:

Optimizing Your Organization for Speed

Learn how to improve the velocity and flow of your engineering organization through changes to processes, practices, and team structures. Attend the “Optimizing Your Organization for Speed” track and discover how to put the ideas of Lean, DevOps, and Systems Thinking into practice in your organization. Join: 

Living on the Edge

Global Internet connectivity provides a unique opportunity to scale products and services. In many areas performance, reliability, and efficiency of network requests directly impact business metrics, requiring to scale architectures beyond the central data center to the Edge of the infrastructure. This track shares the latest techniques to scale software architectures to the Edge networks with thousands of points of presence and ways to minimize the last-mile data delivery. Join:

See all 16 QCon Plus tracks and topics. 

QCon Plus offers you access to:

  • Over 60 technical talks from software leaders
  • Live Q&As with over 64 domain experts
  • Live panel discussions on key topics within software right now
  • Informal hangouts with speakers to connect and ask additional questions
  • Unconference sessions to help you directly tackle issues you are facing
  • Sponsored Labs provided by our sponsors to deep-dive in a topic
  • A Slack community of speakers and peers where you can take part in technical discussions

Save your place at QCon Plus November 2021.*

*If you change your mind later, you can get a refund up to 14 days before the start of the event.

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