2020 Social Events & Peer Sharing


QCon Conference Social 

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Not all networking happens on the conference floor. Join us at the QCon Conference Social at a lively spot in London to enjoy some darts and great conversation with other attendees, speakers and editors.

  • 18:30-22:30
  • Off-site event at Flight Club Darts (6 Sir Simon Milton Square; 15 minute walk from the QEII towards Victoria Station)
  • Finger food and drinks
  • Complimentary for all conference attendees (Badge required)
  • Directions from the conference center: Head west toward Storey’s Gate for 37m // Turn left onto Storey’s Gate for 65m // Turn right onto Victoria St for 965m // Turn right onto Bressenden Pl for 160m // You will find Flight Club on the left

UK19 Social Map



Exhibitor Reception  

Enjoy the reception and meet our exhibiting sponsors. Raffle prize winners will be announced during the reception. Check the conference mobile app or screens around the venue to see if you've won a prize!

  • 18:15-19:00
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, dry snacks 
  • Location: Exhibition areas on the 3rd and 5th floors


Women & Allies in Tech Community Meetup

The Women & Allies in Tech Community Meetup is open to everyone wishing to support and discuss women in tech. Registration required (you can find the registration link in the My Account Page). 

  • 18:45-20:00
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, dry snacks 
  • Location: Olivier, lunch area on the 2nd floor



QCon Reception

Join us for light refreshments prior to the Closing Keynote at 17:30. Guests are welcome to attend the reception and Closing Keynote, but must be accompanied by a registered QCon attendee. Please stop by the Info Desk to check in your guest prior to the reception.

  • 17:00-17:30 
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, dry snacks 
  • Location: 1st floor, Pickwick



Monday to Wednesday

Peer sharing in the Open Space sessions

You can add value and get value in return when you attend the Open Space peer sharing sessions. In Open Space meetings, participants create and manage their own agenda of parallel working sessions around a central theme of strategic importance. 

Lunch Discussions

Eat, discuss, and learn! Join one of the Lunch Discussion tables and mingle with attendees who share interests with you during lunch.
Topics are as follows:

  • Monday: Microservices -- Javascript & Front-Ends -- Full-cycle Engineering
  • Tuesday: Performance -- Machine Learning & AI -- Modern Compilation Targets
  • Wednesday: Containers & Cloud Architectures -- Java -- Remote Teams

Space is limited for the Lunch Discussions, so please RSVP! More details on the my account page and in the mobile app.