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2020 Tracks, Hosts and Workshops

"Streaming Data Architectures”, “Machine Learning: The Latest Innovations”, “Leading Distributed Teams” were just some of the 18 editorial tracks at QCon London 2020. Take a look at the others and catch a glimpse of the QCon London 2020 workshops.

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2020 Trending Talks

Some of the top sessions from QCon London 2020 included “Monolith Decomposition Patterns” by Microservice, Cloud, CI/CD Expert Sam Newman, and “Why Distributed Systems Are Hard” by Senior Software Engineer @GitHub Denise Yu.

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2020 Keynotes

QCon London 2020 keynotes included Anjuan Simmons, Engineering Coach @helpscout, and Katie Gamanji, Cloud Platform Engineer @AmericanExpress, former @condenastint.

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2020 Photos and Testimonials

Relive the QCon experience through our photos from the 14th edition of QCon London. Discover the impact QCon had on our attendees in their own words.

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2020 Topics

Over 1500 attendees learned from practitioners working in innovator and early adopter companies about the topics that matter most in software today. Our technology adoption curve captures these topics:

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2020 Hosts and Tracks

What is a QCon track? Each "editorial" track (that's what we call the curated talks focused on developer lessons) is a collection of software topics curated by a domain expert in areas such as culture, data science, machine learning, front-end technologies, remote teams, and architecture. Take a look at the QCon London 2020 hosts and tracks:

2020 Workshops

QCon isn't just about the conference. QCon also offers a wide reach of workshops on the two days following the conference. We had an incredible lineup of workshops in 2020 that provided shorter technology-focused deep dives. This year’s topics included: Serverless, Containers, Kubernetes, Java, Microservice, Security, Remote Work and more:

2020 Keynotes

QCon London 2020 brought together incredible people who shared their insights to help software teams adopt new technologies and practices. Our keynote speakers are among the team leads, architects and software engineers moving our industry forward. Take a look at our 2020 keynotes:

Richard Wiseman

Author of the Luck Factor, previously Consultant for National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, History’s Your Bleeped Up Brain, & Discovery’s MythBusters.

The Apollo Mindset: Making Mission Impossible, Possible

“Fifty years ago, humanity reached for the stars and achieved the seemingly impossible. Richard Wiseman, author of Shoot for the Moon, interviewed many of the surviving Apollo controllers about the mindset behind their stunning achievement. Wiseman will share ...”

Alasdair Allan


The Internet of Things Might Have Less Internet Than We Thought?

“While machine learning is traditionally associated with heavy duty power-hungry processors, it is beginning to look like the future of machine learning is on the edge. The ability to run trained networks “at the edge” nearer the data without ...”

Katie Gamanji

Cloud Platform Engineer @AmericanExpress, former @condenastint

Interoperability of Open-Source Tools: The Emergence of Interfaces 

“In the past years, Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. Numerous tools have been developed to extend Kubernetes capabilities and enhance its features. Over time, tools with similar functionalities would have fundamentally ...”

Anjuan Simmons

Engineering Coach @helpscout

Technical Leadership Through the Underground Railroad

“Technical leaders are often tasked with guiding teams through difficult times. The Underground Railroad provides insights into how to navigate challenging conditions and find success. The principles that Conductors on the Underground Railroad followed can be ...”

2020 Trending Talks

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The QCon Experience

QCon is dedicated to helping software developers who strive to bring innovation in their teams. Our commitment to empowering every software professional is reflected in our "We Care" philosophy. We designed QCon as a place where everyone feels safe to express themselves, learn, and succeed in adopting new technology and practices that create change and innovation.

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The QCon Impact

QCon London isn’t just a software conference. It’s the place where senior software engineers, tech leads, and architects come together to learn, share, and push each other to drive innovation in the software industry. Find out what attendees had to say about their experience at QCon London 2020.

  • Daniel Meyer Agile Leader and Integration Engineer at Bank Vontobel AG It is an amazing place where you can meet like-minded people and those with game-changing potential. QCon London 2020 QCon London 2020
  • Oliver Grof Senior Software Engineer at Viesure Innovation Center GmbH Well-organized conference where speakers were self-reflective and shared their pitfalls and their war stories, in order to learn from these experiences. Addressing real problems to solve, dealing with trade-offs and cognitive load has been emphasized. A very good place for early adopters. QCon London 2020 QCon London 2020
  • Denis Davydov Forex Systems Manager, Software Engineering, Associate Director at Swissquote It's a good variety of topics that teach you to find a compromise and ignite curiosity. It's a proper ratio between presentations and breaks that gives time to digest what you just heard. It's long enough to make you dream of action! QCon London 2020 QCon London 2020
  • Flavia Paganelli CTO and Founder at 30Mhz, QCon London speaker The "we care" philosophy is real. QCon is very well thought and planned, and it's clear that they try to improve the experience every year. QCon London 2020 QCon London 2020

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