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3 Minute Intro Video

QCon London
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre - London

Software is changing the world

QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community.

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

QCon London Report - Summaries of top talks – by attendees and InfoQ editors

This eMag provides a round-up of what we and some of our attendees felt were the most important sessions from QCon London 2016, including Microservices, Containers, Modern Native Languages, Continuous Delivery, Programming in GO, and Applying Failure Testing at Netflix.

Tracks

Bleeding-edge for the Enterprise

Bring trends from innovator and early adopter companies home to your team

Brand Promise

Last Year's Featured Speakers

Co-founder and project lead of the Spring Framework
Creator of Vagrant, Packer, Consul. CEO of Hashicorp
Netty Core Developer & Cloud Infrastructure Engineering @Apple
MasterMind Behind Google Docs & Engineering lead in the Google...
Engineering Manager @Uber - Marketplace Data & Forecasting
Penetration Tester & Social Engineer @BishopFox
Director of Operations Engineering @Netflix
Creator of Domain Driven Design

Over 136 more speakers...

Click here to learn more!

Engineers over Evangelists,
Practitioners over Trainers/Coaches,
Team Leads over Consultants

Attendees talk about the Speakers

  • of QCon attendees feel they are learning from an expert peer

  • of QCon attendees rate the level of content as expert

* Our goal is to reach 100%

Keynotes

London Venue

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre - London

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre - London

The Centre is located opposite Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament and with views of Big Ben and the British Airways London Eye. The location is minutes from the West End of London offering a whole host of bars, pubs, cafes, restaurants and hotels to make your visit to our venue and London, fun, relaxed and enjoyable.

Conference Location

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster
London SW1P 3EE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7798 4426
Fax: +44 (0)20 7798 4200

Hotel Bookings for QCon London will be available soon. 


Open Space

Open Space is a kind of unconference, a simple way to run productive meetings for 5 to 2000 or more people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization in everyday practice and extraordinary change.

Why are we doing Open Space?

We’re doing Open Space at QCon because we want this conference to be yours. At QCon, we learn from the best and share with the best.

We come with passions and ideas that we want to share with each other. We want to connect with each other, create community around topics that we’re passionate about.


Social Events

Come attend to mingle and network with other speakers, editors, attendees, sponsors. Complementary and free for all conference attendees.

Things you’ll be enjoying at QCon London

  • High quality lunch and snacks with option for vegetarians and gluten free
  • Breaks between sessions to network with your peers
  • Receptions with drinks and snacks to recap the day

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The Experience We Bring

Leading Architects talk about
the other attendees

QCon Attendees Testimonials

Is QCon Right for You?

Our attendees roles are:

Software Developer / Programmer/ Engineer

Senior Developer / Engineer

Technical Team Lead and Higher (including):

  • Technical Team Lead

  • Senior Management (VP, CTO, CIO, Director)

  • Architect: Technical / Application (platform specific)

  • Enterprise Architect / Chief Architect

  • Architect: Solution / Systems

  • Technical Project Manager

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Meet and Learn from Your Peers

25 Minute Breaks “The Hallway Track”

25 Minute Breaks “The Hallway Track”

Mingle and network with other attendees, speakers & sponsors.

Open Spaces

Open Spaces

Open Space is a kind of unconference, a simple way to run productive meetings for 5 to 2000 or more people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization in everyday practice and extraordinary change.

Discussion Café

Discussion Café

Lunch will feature sections of smaller tables for 4 around particular topics where you can meet each other in a more comfortable setting, in addition to the usual large 10 seat conference lunch tables.

Social Events

Social Events

Conference Social & Dinner, Exhibitor & Hospitality Receptions. Opportunities to mingle, eat, drink and network with speakers, editors, attendees, sponsors. Complementary and free for all conference attendees.

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Healthy QCon

Different menu items:

Vegan or Vegetarian 
Gluten-Free 
Dairy-Free

Testimonials

Past Years

2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007

One Big City

Two great conferences

3 days conf, 2 days tutorial - March 7-11 - 1200 attendees
Run by InfoQ who runs QCon SF, NY, SP, Rio, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo

October 12-14
Run by Trifork who runs GOTO London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Chicago, Berlin, FlowCon, Scala days

InfoQ

QCon by InfoQ

InfoQ has been organizing QCons across the globe for over 10 years now. For the same period of time we have been publishing news, articles, videos and in-depth/deep dive reports on hot topics in the industry. Our content is written only by real life practitioners and offers best practices from companies such as Uber, Netflix and more.

Join the InfoQ Community

    • Over 50% of our readers are software architects
    • The majority of our audience is comprised of senior-level developers and architects
    • All our content is written by practitioners

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