About this event
QCon QCon San Francisco, the international software development conference for senior software engineers, software architects, and team leads is returning to San Francisco. Attend in-person at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco or get on-demand access online.
Between October 2-6, software leaders driving innovation in software engineering and architecture will come together for 3 days of real-world technical talks, practical advice, and actionable insights. The conference will be followed by 2-days of hands-on workshops, where you can deep-dive into specific topics and learn in an intimate setting.
Find practical inspiration (not product pitches) from software leaders deep in the trenches creating software, scaling architectures, and fine-tuning their technical leadership to help you make the right decisions.
QCon San Francisco will focus on innovations and emerging trends in the software development industry. Deep-dive with world-class software leaders on the patterns, practices, and use cases leveraged by early adopter companies. Provisional topics covered at San Francisco include:
Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About
Performance: Designing and Tuning
Paving the Road: Enhancing Developer Productivity and Experience
Emerging AI and Machine Learning Trends
The Tech of FinTech
Staff+ Engineering in Practice
Architecture in 2025
Building Security in Earlier
Building Modern Backends
Innovations in Data Engineering
Architecture with Sustainability in Mind
Remote and Hybrid Work: What Now?
Socially Conscious Software
“When I came to QCon, I found I could learn about new technologies and trends that, otherwise, I would not have come across (at least, for a while).” Austin Ward, Senior Software Engineer @Klaviyo, QCon San Francisco 2022 Attendee
With practitioner-driven content, case studies, and technical talks, QCon will provide you with actionable insights and skills that you can take back to your teams.
At QCon, you’ll always find:
Senior software practitioners first.
Real-world technical talks.
No hidden marketing, no sales pitches, no hype.
Speakers hand-picked by an international program committee.
‘We Care’ experience: healthy food, healthy environment, strict code of conduct.
Attend in-person for an immersive experience.
Attending QCon San Francisco in-person provides a unique opportunity to learn, build connections and explore one of the most vibrant and dynamic cities in the world. Connect with speakers and peers, attend group problem-solving unconference sessions, and join the conference social events. It’s a chance to take your professional development to the next level while experiencing all that QCon San Francisco has to offer.
New for 2023! Flexible online tickets for on-demand access to most talks.
QCon’s new online pass is a flexible way for senior software developers to learn the latest trends and innovations. The flexible online experience gives you on-demand access to most talks to learn on your terms. Join live problem-solving sessions to discuss your most pressing challenges. Or connect with a global community of peers and speakers in the QCon conference workspace during the conference week. All without needing to travel.
Build better-connected teams in the heart of San Francisco.
With hybrid and remote working becoming the norm, team connectedness has become more important than ever. QCon QCon San Francisco brings together international software development teams to connect over new ideas to current challenges, get clarity on emerging tech decisions, and build relationships that extend beyond the conference. Join QCon as a team and save with exclusive discounts for both in-person and online experiences!
Level-up on the topics that matter the most right now, solve your complex engineering challenges and get clarity on software decisions, workflows, and roadmaps. Don’t miss out on real-world insights to help you adopt the right technologies and practices.