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InfoQ Homepage News Accelerate Your Growth and Build Better-Connected Teams at QCon San Francisco Oct 24-28, 2022

Accelerate Your Growth and Build Better-Connected Teams at QCon San Francisco Oct 24-28, 2022

Now more than ever, investing in your team’s software development skills is vitally important. The current hybrid/remote landscape has brought new opportunities and new challenges to software teams' growth. Attending a practitioner-focused conference like QCon is a great way to learn how others have overcome these challenges. 

Teams attend QCon to get together, get answers to technical challenges, and get clarity on software decisions, workflows, and roadmaps. QCon San Francisco (Oct 24-28), powered by InfoQ, brings together the world's most innovative senior software engineers, architects, and team leads across multiple domains to share their real-world implementation of emerging trends and practices. 

Tracks not to miss: Green Tech, MLOps, Staff+ Engineering

QCon San Francisco covers the latest innovator and early adopter trends that software teams need to know about today. Each year, the Program Committee identifies the topics you'll find at the conference and then places them on the technology adoption curve to help you understand the trends that matter. This year's QCon San Francisco technology adoption curve includes:

With over 110 software practitioner speakers, tracks not to miss at this year's QCon San Francisco cover the latest innovations and trends in:

  • Green Tech: The private sector is increasingly investing in green technologies and sustainability. Adrian Cockcroft, former VP Amazon sustainability architecture @Amazon, will explore how companies are contributing to sustainability and how technology can create a better future for the generations to follow.
  • MLOps: This is one of the most widely discussed topics in the ML practitioner community. Hien Luu,  Sr. engineering manager @DoorDash, will share the best practices and latest innovations with key areas of focus being: declarative ML systems, distributed model training, scalable and low latency model inference, and ML observability to protect the downsides and ROI.
  • Staff+ Engineer Path: What skills do you need to develop if you want to stay on the technical track to technical lead, staff, or principal? What can you expect when you reach the Staff-Plus status? Will you still code? Fabiane Nardon, data scientist, Java Champion & CTO @tail_oficia, will deep-dive into the leadership skills needed and the secrets to following this path. 
  • Architecting for Change at Scale: Regardless of industry, programming language, or company size, change is a necessity in technology. Haley Tucker, senior software engineer for productivity engineering @Netflix, will share patterns and practices to help you architect systems and tooling with agility top of mind – enabling technology to keep up with the needs of the business while minimizing risk and technical debt. 
  • "Before & After": Hybrid Work Strategies: Many of us dreamt about escaping the daily commute, working remotely and flexibly, and having an entire world of career options available to us. However, we didn’t realize that this ideal would become a reality so quickly. James Stanier, director of engineering @Shopify, will explore the great opportunities and challenges that remote work brings to companies and the industry. He will deep-dive into the tools and strategies that we’ll need to embrace as we shape the future together, and share actionable tools and techniques for teams and companies to make your work better, wherever you are.
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In addition to the three full days of technical content, QCon San Francisco offers two days of optional workshops just after the conference. As software developers, we know the best way to learn is from each other. It’s why workshops are run by people who have mastered their skills and want to help you master yours. Topics include Team Topologies, Domain Driven Design, Microfronted Architectures, Service Mesh, and more

Six sessions for forward-thinking software engineers

QCon San Francisco brings together world-class senior software developers from early adopter companies to share their experiences and insights. Six sessions to look forward to include:

Save with group discounts

Teams as small as three attendees working for the same company are eligible for a group discount. For more details, email and mention the size of the group. Discounts cannot be combined or applied retroactively.

  • 3-6 attendees - save up to $100 off each conference ticket
  • 7-10 attendees - save up to $150 off each conference ticket
  • 11-15 attendees - save up to $175 off each conference ticket
  • 16+ attendees - save up to $190 off each conference ticket

Due to popular demand, QCon has extended its early bird tickets and is holding ticket prices for QCon San Francisco 2022 for an extra week. Grab your tickets before our final early bird and save $150 until 3 October. Register Now

Cannot make it in-person? QCon provides the option to attend to conference virtually at QCon Plus on Nov 29-Dec 9

P.S. QCon strives to make every software professional feel inspired to innovate and grow their career. That’s why they have created the QCon SF Diversity Scholarships. If you are part of an underrepresented community in tech and would like to join a diverse group of attendees, apply and experience a unique software event. The scholarship application form will be live until September 29th. Apply Now!

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