QCon is a community-driven conference with over 100 speakers and hundreds of influential, inspiring attendees driving innovation in software development. QCon conferences are meant to inspire with fresh ideas and connect with other amazing people. QCon features independent and unbiased content, techniques, and technologies that drive software development forward.


“A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams”

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QCon Top 10 Sessions

1. Null References: The Billion Dollar Mistake, Tony Hoare

2. LMAX - How to Do 100K TPS at Less than 1ms Latency, Martin Thompson and Michael Barker

3. Micro Services: Java, the Unix Way, James Lewis

4. Facebook: Science and the Social Graph, Aditya Agarwal

5. The Facebook Release Process, Chuck Ross

6. Deconstructing Functional Programming, Gilad Bracha

7. Keynote: 8 Lines of Code , Greg Youn

8. Dagger: A Fast Dependency Injector for Android and Java, Jesse Wilson

9. Scale at Facebook, Aditya Agarwal

10. Timelines at Scale, Raffi Krikorian

QCon Audience Demographic Highlights

⋟ 90% of QCon New York exhibitors said they would refer QCon to a colleague
⋟ 51% of QCon New York attendees are Team Leads & Architects
⋟ 51% of QCon San Francisco attendees work for companies of 1000+ employees
⋟ 31% of QCon London attendees are Team Leads & Architects
⋟ 65% of QCon Beijing have more than 5 years of software development experience


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QCon Conference Calendar

QCon now takes place in eight cities worldwide:


Host City


Projected Attendance

QCon London 2016 March 7-11, 2016 1,100
QCon São Paulo 2016 March 28-April 1, 2016 900
QCon Beijing 2016 April 21-23, 2016 2,000
QCon New York 2016 June 13-17, 2016 900
QCon Shanghai 2016 October 20-22, 2016 1,500
QCon San Francisco 2016 November 7-11, 2016 1,500
QCon Tokyo 2016 2016

Complete information on our eight worldwide Qcon conferences here www.qconferences.com









  • "QCon is a conference for people that are bringing new ideas and driving innovation in their teams ..."

    Floyd Marinescu, Co-Founder & CEO, C4Media

    "...the most valuable thing I found about QCon is the opportunity to talk to these people around, to talk directly to both presenters and attendees..."

    Bartosz Jankiewicz, QCon London Attendee

  • "It's one of the best developer conferences there is ..."

    Adrian Cockroft, QCon London Speaker

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    Dionysios Synodinos, Lead HTML5 & JavaScript Editor, InfoQ