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InfoQ & QCon Events: Level up on Generative AI, Security, Platform Engineering, and More Upcoming

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For teams building and operating software systems, the need to navigate short-term and long-term critical priorities has never been more pressing. As software professionals, we understand that you're continuously faced with challenges that require solutions. Topics like generative AI, scaling cloud-native architectures, performance engineering, resilience and modern distributed system design are no longer just buzzwords, but pivotal elements in practically all software development roadmaps.

As we navigate through these transformative times, the upcoming InfoQ events stand as a platform to help you stay ahead, learn valuable insights, and find practical solutions to your development challenges in 2024 and beyond. Our conference schedule for this year includes:

  InfoQ Dev Summit QCon Software Conference
Timeline
  • Boston: June 24-25
  • Munich: Sep 2024
  • London: April 8-10
  • San Francisco: Nov 18-22
Focus Essential topics that development teams should prioritize now for implementation in the upcoming 12 to 18 months. Innovations and emerging trends you should pay attention to in 2024-2025 to stay ahead of the adoption curve.
Content   Features 20+ technical talks by senior software practitioners over 2 days, featuring 20+ speakers. Features 75+ talks across 15 strategic topics that cover technical, leadership, and cultural domains over 3 days, featuring 90+ speakers at each event.
Adoption   Early Adopters and Early Majority Innovators and Early Adopters

Who should attend our conferences? The events are carefully curated for senior software engineers, architects, and team leaders, offering practitioner insights into emerging trends, patterns, and practices and helping dev teams implement actionable advice to their technical priorities.

Navigate your current development priorities at InfoQ Dev Summit Boston

This two-day in-person InfoQ Dev Summit provides practical strategies for software development teams to clarify short-term critical development priorities. Featuring 20+ technical talks by senior software practitioners over two days (June 24-25) with parallel breakout sessions, the InfoQ Dev Summit emphasizes essential topics that development teams should prioritize now for implementation in the upcoming 12 to 18 months.

The first talk overviews of the InfoQ Dev Summit Boston include:

Beyond the talks, we've planned two evening social activities to deepen connections and exchange ideas in a casual, engaging environment - moments that often lead to the most transformative insights.

In response to numerous requests, we're delighted to announce that we've extended our early bird registration period by one week. You have until February 20 to secure your ticket and enjoy savings of up to $200. Take advantage of this opportunity to join us in Boston!

Level-up on software emerging trends at the upcoming QCon Software Conferences

QCon London (April 8-10) and QCon San Francisco (November 18-22) international software development conferences offer insightful learnings from senior software developers driving change and innovation in software development. Each conference features 15 strategic topics across technical, leadership, and cultural domains over three days, featuring 80+ speakers at each event.

QCon London 2024

At QCon London  (April 8-10), deep dive into 15 major technical topics our program committee of distinguished senior software leaders has carefully curated. Learn about the topics that matter most in software tomorrow and join a community of senior software engineers, architects, and team leads from early adopter companies, including; Apple, UBS, JP Morgan, Monzo, NN, Klaviyo, Wix, Cisco, Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation, OpenCredo, Canon, Airbus Operations, Expedia, Equal Experts, ING, Alfa Financial Software, Salesforce, plus many more. Register until February 13 to save with our limited early bird offer!

Here are five tracks you won’t want to miss:

  • What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs): Explore the dynamic world of Large Language Models (LLMs) and their transformative potential across industries. Dive into the latest LLM research and development, discover their types, capabilities, and limitations, and explore their implications for the future of work, education, healthcare, and more.
  • The Tech of FinTech: Explore how FinTech startups and traditional financial institutions leverage innovative technologies, like cloud computing, to break regulatory barriers and enhance their business strategies.
  • Cloud-Native Engineering: Explore building cloud-native applications with scalability, resilience, and adaptability. Discover modern engineering practices in this session, with a practitioner-driven focus on effective strategies and pitfalls to avoid.
  • Securing Modern Software: In this track, we will explore where innovation meets cyber security and how we can bring security into our definitions of software quality - taking ownership of keeping our data, people, and systems safe from within the development team.
  • Architecture for the Age of AI: This track focuses on sharing practitioner-driven insights on what works (and what doesn't) on AI-focused software architectures, enabling you to build and sustain the AI-based systems of the future. Explore the latest trends and techniques for building modern software architecture for AI systems and applications.

QCon San Francisco

QCon San Francisco returns November 18-22, focusing on innovations and emerging trends you should pay attention to in 2024-2025. With technical talks from international software practitioners, QCon will provide actionable insights and skills you can take back to your teams. Save now with our special launch pricing!

Provisional topics include:

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About
  • Innovations in Data Engineering
  • Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability
  • Engineering Leadership for All
  • Cloud-Native Engineering
  • Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences
  • What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)
  • Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development
  • Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation
  • Securing Modern Software
  • Architecture for the Age of AI
  • Efficient Programming Languages

In addition to the conference, QCon will host two days of training on November 21 and 22, run by people who have mastered their skills and want to help you master yours. Join and experience focused training, hands-on learning, and step-by-step walk-throughs with domain experts.

Don't miss the opportunity to level up on the skills most in demand to future-proof your career, with topics such as: Practical insights on implementing Team Topologies, AI/ML mastery, AI engineering: Building generative AI apps, mastering serverless, microservices bootcamp, architecting scalable APIs, Mastering cloud, K8s, and DevOps, building modern data analytics, soft skills for tomorrow’s technical leaders and more.

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