Schedule

The schedule is subject to change. Find out more about social events and peer-sharing opportunities at QCon here.

Sunday, April 7th, 2024

Monday, April 8th, 2024

07:15AM BST

Continental Breakfast - 3rd & 5th Fl.

09:00AM BST

Conference Introduction and Keynote:

Keynote Presentation with Jeremy Ruston

Jeremy Ruston - Intertwingled Innovations

Fleming + Whittle (3rd Fl.)

10:10AM BST

Break

10:35AM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Beyond Platform Thinking at RB Global – Build Things No One Expects, in a Place No One Expects It

Ranbir Chawla - RB Global

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

Help: I Didn’t Realize I Was a Manager Now!

Peter Gillard-Moss

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

Efficient Serverless Development: Latest Patterns and Practices on AWS

Yan Cui

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) Patterns and Best Practices

Jay Alammar - Cohere

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

Unleashing the Hidden Potential in Your Systems

Richard Startin - Datadog

Windsor (5th Fl.)

11:25AM BST

Break

11:45AM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Architectures at Meta

Zahan Malkani - Meta

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

The Art, Science and Psychology of Decision Making

Hannes Ricklefs

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

Borderless Cloud: Designing, Implementing, and Securing Apps Across Multiple Clouds

Adora Nwodo - NexaScale

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

Navigating LLM Deployment: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Meryem Arik - TitanML

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

Opening the Box: Diagnosing Operating-System Task-Scheduler Behavior on Highly Multicore Machines

Julia Lawall - INRIA

Windsor (5th Fl.)

12:35PM BST

Lunch on 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Fl. Lunch Discussion Topics: 1st Fl.

01:35PM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Architecting for Data Products

Danilo Sato - Thoughtworks

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

Navigators: Decentralizing Decisions and Empowering ICs at Carta

Shawna Martell

Dan Fike - Carta

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

In person only

Unconference: Cloud-Native Engineering

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

Reach Next-Level Automation With Knowledge-Based GenAI Agent

Tingyi Li - aws

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

Conquering Bottlenecks and Optimizing for Efficiency

Maksim Panchenko - Meta

Windsor (5th Fl.)

02:25PM BST

Break

02:45PM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Building a Global Language Platform: Duolingo's Architecture for Growth and Performance

Vitor Pellegrino - Duolingo

Zhen Zhou - Duolingo

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

Small Actions, Big Impact: Catalyzing Change in Groups

Eb Ikonne - Cox Automotive

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

Building SaaS Using Cloud-Native Patterns: A Deep Dive Into Diagrid Cloud

Joni Collinge

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

LLM and Generative AI for Sensitive Data - Navigating Security, Responsibility, and Pitfalls in Highly Regulated Industries

Stefania Chaplin - GitLab

Azhir Mahmood - PhysicsX

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

In person only

Unconference: Performance Engineering Unleashed

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available
03:35PM BST

Break

03:55PM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Everything Is a Plugin: How the Backstage Architecture Helps Platform Teams at Spotify and Beyond Spread Ownership and Deliver Value

Pia Nilsson - Spotify

Mike Lewis

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

In person only

Connecting the Dots: Engineering Leadership

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

Efficient DevSecOps Workflows With a Little Help From AI

Michael Friedrich - GitLab

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

The AI Revolution Will Not Be Monopolized: How Open-Source Beats Economies of Scale, Even for LLMs

Ines Montani - Explosion

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

Statistically Sound and Stable Benchmarking

Matt Fleming - Nyrkiö

Windsor (5th Fl.)

04:45PM BST

Break

05:05PM BST

Track:
Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Engineering Leadership for All

Data, Drugs, and Disruption: Leading High-Performance Company in Drug Development

Dr. Olga Kubassova

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Cloud-Native Engineering

Stateful Cloud Services at Neon: Navigating Design Decisions and Trade-Offs

John Spray - Neon

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
What's Next in GenAI and Large Language Models (LLMs)

How Green is Green: LLMs to Understand Climate Disclosure at Scale

Leo Browning - ClimateAligned

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Performance Engineering Unleashed: Powering Efficiency and Innovation

The Future is Fast: Embracing Performance Engineering for a Frictionless Tomorrow

Windsor (5th Fl.)

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

07:15AM BST

Continental Breakfast - 3rd & 5th Fl.

09:00AM BST

Conference Introduction and Keynote:

A Game of Patterns

Tiani Jones

Fleming + Whittle (3rd Fl.)

10:10AM BST

Break

10:35AM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

Lessons Learned From Building LinkedIn’s AI Data Platform

Felix GV - LinkedIn

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

Powering User Experiences with Streaming Dataflow

Alana Marzoev - ReadySet

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

Are You Done Yet? Mastering Long-Running Processes in Modern Architectures

Bernd Ruecker

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

What Can You Learn From the Fastest Code in the World?

Alan Elder - Microsoft

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

Making Change Stick: Lessons Learned From Helping Teams Improve at the Co-Op

Neil Vass - Co-Op

Windsor (5th Fl.)

Interview Available
11:25AM BST

Break

11:45AM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

Mind Your Language Models: An Approach to Architecting Intelligent Systems

Nischal HP - Scoutbee GmbH

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

The Harsh Reality of Building a Realtime ML Feature Platform

Ivan Burmistrov - ShareChat

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

gRPC Migration Automation at LinkedIn

Karthik Ramgopal - LinkedIn

Min Chen

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

Not Just Memory Safety: How Rust Helps Maintain Efficient Software

Pietro Albini - Ferrous Systems GmbH

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

The Journey of ClearBank From Start-Up To Scale-Up

Michael Gray - ClearBank

Windsor (5th Fl.)

12:35PM BST

Lunch on 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Fl. Lunch Discussion Topics: 1st Fl.

01:35PM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

In person only

Connecting the Dots: Applying Generative AI

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

Open Formats: The Happy Accident Disrupting the Data Industry

Ryan Blue - Tabular

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

Sidecar-Less or Sidecars for Your Applications in Istio Service Mesh?

Lin Sun

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

Unleashing the Kernel With eBPF

Liz Rice

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

How Teams Actually Work at Google

Jennifer Davis - Google

Windsor (5th Fl.)

02:25PM BST

Break

02:45PM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

Flawed ML Security: Mitigating Security Vulnerabilities in Data & Machine Learning Infrastructure with MLSecOps

Adrian Gonzalez-Martin - Bloomberg

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

How Xata Improved the Way Developers Work With Data and Solved Some Tough Problems Along the Way

Noémi Ványi - Xata

Simona Pencea - Xata

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

Modernising in Healthcare – From On-Prem to the Cloud

Leander Vanderbijl - Livi

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

In person only

Unconference: Efficient Programming Languages

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

Bits, Bots, and Banter: A Deep Dive into How Tech Teams Work in a DevOps World

Brittany Woods

Windsor (5th Fl.)

Interview Available
03:35PM BST

Break

03:55PM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

Large Language Models for Code: Exploring the Landscape, Opportunities, and Challenges

Loubna Ben Allal - Hugging Face

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

Rockset - Building a Modern Analytics Database on Top of RocksDB

Igor Canadi - Rockset

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

In person only

Unconference: Connecting Systems

Rutherford (4th Fl.)

No Video Available

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

Zero Waste, Radical Magic, and Italian Graft – Quarkus Efficiency Secrets

Holly Cummins - Red Hat

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

A Tale of Team Topologies at m3ter

Ricardo Nuno Almeida - M3ter

Windsor (5th Fl.)

04:45PM BST

Break

05:05PM BST

Track:
Architecture for the Age of AI

MLOps Architecture

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Innovations in Data Engineering

High Performance Time-Series Database Design With QuestDB

Vlad Ilyushchenko - QuestDB

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Connecting Systems: APIs, Protocols, Observability

Production Comes First - An Outside-In Approach to Building Microservices

Martin Thwaites - Honeycomb

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Efficient Programming Languages

Turbocharged Development: The Speed and Power of Efficient Programming Languages ️

Danielle Lancashire - Fermyon Technologies

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
How Do Teams Really Work?

Being a Bad Influence – The Dangerous Dichotomies of People Management

Hannah Foxwell - Snyk

Windsor (5th Fl.)

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

07:15AM BST

Continental Breakfast - 3rd & 5th Fl.

09:00AM BST
10:10AM BST

Break

10:35AM BST

Track:
Architecture Through Different Lenses

Thinking Like an Architect

Gregor Hohpe - Amazon

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences

When DevOps Runs Its Course - We Need Platform as a Runtime

Aviran Mordo - Wix

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development

The Latest in the World of Web Engineering (Featuring AI)

Tejas Kumar - N/A

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Securing Modern Software

A Zero Trust Future for Applications: Practical Implementation and Pitfalls

Ashish Rajan

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
The Tech of FinTech

Lessons & Best Practices from Leading the Serverless First Journey at CapitalOne

George Mao - Capital One

Windsor (5th Fl.)

Interview Available
11:25AM BST

Break

11:45AM BST

Track:
Architecture Through Different Lenses

Think, Architect, and Sustain Your Serverless Applications As [Set] Pieces!

Sheen Brisals

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences

Building Your First Platform Team in a Fast Growing Startup

Jessica Andersson

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development

Unleashing the Potential of VR: Building Immersive Experiences with Familiar Tools

Ian Thomas - Meta

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Securing Modern Software

Trends in InfoSec: Data Minimisation, Autoclassification, and Ethical AI

Rachael Greaves - Castle Point Systems

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
The Tech of FinTech

Exploring Emerging Technologies Reshaping the Financial Landscape

John O'Hara - R J O'Hara Services Ltd

Windsor (5th Fl.)

12:35PM BST

Lunch on 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Fl. Lunch Discussion Topics: 1st Fl.

01:35PM BST

Track:
Architecture Through Different Lenses

Evolving Trainline Architecture for Scale, Reliability and Productivity

Milena Nikolic - Trainline

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences

A Platform Engineering Journey: Copy and Paste Deployments to Full GitOps

Jemma Hussein Allen

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development

Lessons Learned in the Financial Market About Performance and Observability in Frontend Projects

Jessica Felix

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Securing Modern Software

Beyond the Breach: Proactive Defense in the Age of Advanced Threats

Michael Brunton-Spall - Cabinet Office

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
The Tech of FinTech

Responsible AI for FinTech

Lexy Kassan - Databricks

Windsor (5th Fl.)

02:25PM BST

Break

02:45PM BST

Track:
Architecture Through Different Lenses

Lean Mean Green Machines

Sara Bergman - Microsoft

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences

The Time Is Now: Delight Your Developers with User-Centric Platforms & Practices

Ana Petkovska - Nexthink

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development

Server-Driven UI for Mobile and Beyond

Christopher Luu - Netflix

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Interview Available

Track:
Securing Modern Software

Poetry4Shellz – Avoiding Limerick Based Exploitation and Safely Using AI in Your Apps

Rich Smith - Crash Override

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
The Tech of FinTech

How AI is Revolutionizing Investing and Risk Management

Windsor (5th Fl.)

03:35PM BST

Break

03:55PM BST

Track:
Architecture Through Different Lenses

Data Mesh Applied to Large Complex Applications

Nandakumar Heble - UBS

Fleming (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Platforms, People & Process; Delivering Great Developer Experiences

Curating a Developer Experience - A Hands-on Guide for Platform Engineers

Andy Burgin - Flutter

Whittle (3rd Fl.)

Track:
Emerging Trends in the Frontend and Mobile Development

Adaptable Innovation: How Microsoft Leverages React Native for Strategic Advantage

Lorenzo Sciandra - Microsoft

Churchill (Ground Fl.)

Track:
Securing Modern Software

From Anti-Patterns to Best Practices: A Practical Guide to DevSecOps Automation and Security

Spyros Gasteratos - Ocurity

Mountbatten (6th Fl.)

Track:
The Tech of FinTech

Unveiling the Tech Underpinning FinTech's Revolution

Wojtek Ptak - Revolut

Andrzej Grzesik - LMAX

Windsor (5th Fl.)

05:15PM BST

Evening Keynote:

Where is the Art? A History in Technology

Andy Piper

Fleming + Whittle (3rd Fl.)