April 21 - 22, 2017 • NYC

a CodeNewbie conference, powered by GitHub

two days of demos, talks, and workshops exploring the incredible world of code.

The only tech conference designed for new coders.

We've created a unique conference experience designed for new coders and people learning to code. Come out for great food, a supportive community, and inspiring content.

Day One What can code do?

Inspiring Talks

Discover how code is used to solve problems in the following fields from developers working in the industry.

city life
art & gaming

Day Two What can you do with code?

Practical Planning

Explore the practical side of coding and being a developer. topics include using side projects to build up your portfolio, contributing to open source, and crafting your personal learning strategy.

Hands-on Workshops

Pick from a selection of optional three-hour workshops on technical and non-technical coding topics, or join the open community coding session to socialize, code, and connect.


Get your ticket to Codeland while you can!







Which ticket should you choose?

Individual If you're currently employed and can afford the regular ticket, select this option.

Student If you're a student or otherwise cannot afford the individual ticket, this one's for you.

Supporter If you're able, select this ticket and help us keep the conference affordable for more people.

Opportunity Scholarship

To make this conference accessible to more people, we're offering scholarships to attend Codeland. Scholars receive a heavily discounted conference ticket at $25, as well as the potential to cover travel, depending on need and available funds.

Scholarship Application

Apply for a scholarship by March 17. If you are part of an underrepresented group in tech, including women, members of underrepresented demographic groups*, and members of the LGBTQ community, we highly encourage you to apply.

Donate to Fund

Donate to our Opportunity Scholarship to help more people get to Codeland. Your funds go directly towards covering ticket prices and travel for our Scholars. As a thank you for your generosity, we'll give you a shoutout on the website and a thank you on Twitter.


We're so excited to have these incredible speakers at Codeland.
More speakers to be announced!

Celia La

Michelle Morales

Esra'a Al-Shafei

Courteney Ervin

Eleanor Stribling

Quincy Larson

Kate Rabinowitz

Rapi Castillo

Katrina Owen

Nell Shamrell-Harrington

Opher Vishnia

Stephanie Nemeth

Breset "Sterling" Walker

Susan Tan

Valerie Woolard Srinivasan

Jessica Rudder

CFP for Codeland is now closed

Stay tuned for our program!