Software Dev & Programming Conferences 2019

Software Dev & Programming Conferences 2019

by Tom Moffett


Staying abreast of the latest developments is vital in any technology field, but especially when it comes to software and programming, and there is no better way to learn the newest trends than by attending a conference, where you can meet other like-minded techies. Below I’ve put together a short list of some the best-known and exciting conferences happening this year!


DeveloperWeek 2019 is San Francisco’s largest developer conference & event series with dozens of week-long events including the DeveloperWeek 2019 Conference & Expo, 1,000+ attendee hackathon, 1000+ attendee tech hiring expo, and a series of workshops, open houses, drink-ups, and city-wide events across San Francisco!

When: February 20-24
Where: San Francisco, California

QCon London

QCon London is a conference for senior software engineers and architects on the patterns, practices, and use cases leveraged by the world’s most innovative software shops.

When: March 4-8
Where: London, UK

Facebook F8

Facebook F8 is a conference intended for developers and entrepreneurs who build products and services around the website. The event features over 50 different sessions and focuses on all concepts related to the social media giant, including updated cameras, Facebook Messenger, the future of video on Facebook, privacy, and Virtual Reality.

When: April 30 – May 1
Where: San Jose, California


The longest running PHP and related technology conference in the United States. PHP[tek] focuses on bringing the experts in the field to you, the PHP developer.

When: May 21-23
Where: Atlanta, Georgia

DevOps Con

Agile processes, microservices, continuous delivery, container and cloud technologies are essential to the current high paced software delivery. The DevOps Conference offers deep insights on innovative infrastructure and modern lean business culture through hands-on workshops, sessions and keynotes.

When: June 11-14
Where: Berlin, Germany


OSCON provides complete coverage of open source technology and projects, no matter the origin or affiliation. Rather than focus on a single language or aspect, their program solely focuses on projects in areas of innovation including cloud, AI, infrastructure, blockchain, edge computing, architecture, and emerging languages.

When: July 15-18
Where: Portland, Oregon

Open Source Summit

Three events in one, Open Source Summit is a technical conference where 2,000+ developers, operators, and community leadership professionals convene to collaborate, share information and learn about the latest in open technologies, including Linux, containers, cloud computing and more

When: August 21-23
Where: San Diego, California

DjangoCon US

DjangoCon is a 6 day conference for users of the Django web framework. The event caters to the entire spectrum of Django users, from those who develop business apps on the framework to those who tinker with it in their spare time.

Where: San Diego, California
When: September 22-27

Oracle CodeOne

One billed as the largest conference for Java developers, CodeOne now includes all programming languages. Every year CodeOne is a key opportunity to network with the biggest luminaries and rising stars in Java and in programming.

When: October 2019
Where: San Francisco, California

Microsoft Ignite

The self-proclaimed ultimate tech conference sets out to provide the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of cloud, data, business intelligence, teamwork, and productivity. At Microsoft Ignite you can Immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences that matter, and hear the latest updates and ideas directly from the experts.

When: November 4-8
Where: Orlando, Florida


Seen as the largest JavaScript conference in Europe, dotJS attracts around 1,500 attendees and prides itself on being a developer-organized event. This year, day one of the conference will be on front-end development—UI frameworks, browsers, etc. with day two being about back-end development and JavaScript as a language.

When: December 5-6
Where: Paris, France