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.


Late registration kicks in April 18. Get your Codeland ticket before prices go up!


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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.


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


Join us for some of the most dynamic and engaging tech talks you'll ever hear.

Day One (8AM - 5PM)

Day Two (8AM - 5PM)


Friday, April 21 (8AM - 5PM)

8:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast

9:55 AMMorning Break

11:45 AMLunch

1:30 PMAfternoon Break

3:00 PMAfternoon Break

Saturday, April 22 (8AM - 5PM)

8:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast

9:05 AMWorkshops - Select one

Your portfolio as a product: How to use product development strategies to impress employersEleanor Stribling

Introduction to Git, GitHub, and the CLI && Git Into Ship ShapeEric Hollenberry

Getting Started With VR for Web Developers with A-FrameRebecca Poulson

Web Accessibility and You: Let's Learn to Audit WebsitesStephanie Slattery

Write Your Resume Like a FanficJess Unrein

Introduction to Creative Coding in p5.js for Web DevelopersCassie Tarakajian

Preparing for a Technical InterviewIuliia Kotlenko

'Pizza' Bot Fun Time Spectacular: Let's Make a Slack BotCole Furfaro-Strode

Shipping Containers Phil Eaton, James Lott

12:20 PMLunch

2:30 pmafternoon break

3:35 PMAfternoon Break