July 22, 2019 NYC

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The only conference designed for new and growing developers.

Inspiring talks and hands-on workshops from people on their coding journey.


Monday, July 22 • 8AM - 7PM


Technical talks, workshops, and an evening afterparty sponsored by GitHub.


Whether you're a year into your first dev job or you're finally considering a coding bootcamp, come for the inspiring content and stay for the incredible community.


NYU Skirball • 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

2019 Speakers

Incredible technologists from all over the world, sharing stories from their coding journey.
More speakers to be announced soon!

Ticket includes:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Technical talks
  • Choice of coding workshop*
  • Invite to GitHub Afterparty

*Except for "Talk Only" tickets.


Submit a talk, workshop, or performance by March 20 at 11:59 PM ET.


  1. Pick a submission type: talk, performance, or workshop.
  2. Review the entire application before starting.
  3. Fill out the application.
  4. Submit by March 20 and wait for results! You'll hear back either way.


  • What are you looking for? Great stories from passionate coders! We're looking for submissions that inspire, educate, and are tailored to new developers.
  • Do I have to be an expert? You're an expert in your own experience, and we want to hear your story. You should be knowledgeable about what you're submitting, but you don't need expertise.
  • What if I'm submitting for the first time? We love first-timers! Our application and review process are designed to give you the best shot at being selected.
  • Can I submit a talk I've already done? Can I submit multiple times? Yes and yes! If you've already given a talk you love, submit it! And if you have multiple ideas, send us all of them!


Talks are either 5 or 15 minutes. Pick from our topics below.

  • Art/Creative Coding
  • Gaming
  • Health/Life Sciences
  • Community
  • Civic Tech
  • Career
  • My Coding Journey


Workshops are 2.5 hours. Pick from our topics below.

  • Creative Coding
  • New Tech
  • Accessibility
  • Career/Personal Branding
  • Security
  • Technical Interviews
  • Resume Prep
  • Computer Science
  • Intro to Hardware
  • Freelance
  • JavaScript
  • Front-end


Performances are 2-5 minutes long. Pick from the following types:

  • Music
  • Poetry
  • Rap
  • Dance


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