Schedule

Check the schedule below to see when you can look forward to each session: we're a one-track conference so you won't miss any of the talks!

Don't miss your opportunity to get your questions answered from our speakers – meet them in the Office Hours sessions. There's no need to register, just drop by for a chat.

Main Talks Office Hours
08:00

Registration

Main Talks 08:00 - 09:20
09:20

Welcome Talk

Meri Williams

Meri Williams
Main Talks 09:20 - 09:40
09:40

Levelling up: the way of the Lead Developer

Pat Kua

Pat Kua
Main Talks 09:40 - 10:10
10:10

Using software engineering practices to improve engineering management

Nicky Thompson

Nicky Thompson
Main Talks 10:10 - 10:20
10:20

Lessons for frontend development at scale

Hannes Obweger

Hannes Obweger
Main Talks 10:20 - 10:50
10:50

Morning break

Main Talks 10:50 - 11:20

Office Hours

Pat Kua, Hannes Obweger, Nicky Thompson

Pat Kua
Hannes Obweger
Nicky Thompson
Office Hours 10:50 - 11:20
11:20

Learning from incidents: understanding how things went right

Nick Stenning

Nick Stenning
Main Talks 11:20 - 11:50
11:50

Scaling performance at Slack's scale

Aish Raj Dahal

Aish Raj Dahal
Main Talks 11:50 - 12:20
12:20

Becoming a team, one pixel at a time

Lena Reinhard

Lena Reinhard
Main Talks 12:20 - 12:50
12:50

Lunch

Main Talks 12:50 - 13:55
13:15

Office Hours

Lena Reinhard, Aish Raj Dahal, Nick Stenning

Lena Reinhard
Aish Raj Dahal
Nick Stenning
Office Hours 13:15 - 13:55
13:55

Cultivating architecture

Birgitta Boeckeler

Birgitta Boeckeler
Main Talks 13:55 - 14:25
14:25

Making impossible decisions one step at a time

Scott Triglia

Scott Triglia
Main Talks 14:25 - 14:55
14:55

Breaking the (developer) silos

Elin Nilsson and Raul Herbster

Elin Nilsson
Raul Herbster
Main Talks 14:55 - 15:05
15:05

Creating an inclusive engineering culture

Yenny Cheung

Yenny Cheung
Main Talks 15:05 - 15:35
15:35

Afternoon break

Main Talks 15:35 - 16:05

Office Hours

Birgitta Boeckeler, Scott Triglia, Elin Nilsson, Raul Herbster, Yenny Cheung

Birgitta Boeckeler
Scott Triglia
Elin Nilsson
Raul Herbster
Yenny Cheung
Office Hours 15:35 - 16:05
16:05

Writing effective documentation

Beth Aitman

Beth Aitman
Main Talks 16:05 - 16:15
16:15

How does salary work?

Kevin Goldsmith

Kevin Goldsmith
Main Talks 16:15 - 16:45
16:45

All hands on deck - handling security issues

Markus Holtermann

Markus Holtermann
Main Talks 16:45 - 16:55
16:55

Making good trouble, or: how to affect change without losing your job

Duretti Hirpa

Duretti Hirpa
Main Talks 16:55 - 17:25
17:25

Wrap up

Meri Williams

Meri Williams
Main Talks 17:25 - 17:35
17:35

Networking Mixer

Main Talks 17:35 - 19:00

Office Hours

Kevin Goldsmith, Beth Aitman, Markus Holtermann, Duretti Hirpa

Kevin Goldsmith
Beth Aitman
Markus Holtermann
Duretti Hirpa
Office Hours 17:35 - 18:00
18:00
19:00

Conference close

Main Talks 19:00 - 19:15

Conference close

Office Hours 19:00 - 19:15

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