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Developer relations

Developer experience

Developer marketing

DevRelCon: a conference about developer relations, developer experience, developer community, APIs and developer marketing. November 7th and 8th, 2018, London.

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Join professionals from across the world to learn and share about how to build developer communities and products that developers love.

We'll have three days of developer relations, community, marketing and developer experience talks and networking. Whether you're building APIs, tools, communities or a developer go-to-market plan you need to be at DevRelCon London.

On day one we have an unconference with limited availability, so get your tickets early. On day two, we have a full conference day. On day three we'll have training sessions from leading dev rel experts (details to come).

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The amazing speakers at DevRelCon London 2018.

DevRelCon London: developer relations, developer experience and developer marketing. 7th and 8th November 2018, London.

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Schedule

Individual session times may change

AM
09.00

Registration

10.00
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Welcome

Matthew Revell

10.15

Talk and BoF pitching and voting

10.35

Sessions 1 - 3

BoFs 1 - 3

12.15 - Lunch

PM
13.00
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Welcome Back

Matthew Revell

13.05

Afternoon session voting

13.15

Sessions 4 - 5

BoFs 4 - 5

14.20 - Break

14.40

Sessions 6 - 7

BoFs 6 - 7

15.50

Closing remarks and goodbye!

DevRel Awards and reception
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Evening of Wednesday 7th November

We'll kick-off the evening with the inaugural DevRel Awards, recognising and celebrating our colleagues working in developer relations. Then we'll enjoy drinks and some light snacks together.

Open to ticket holders of DevRelCon London but we have limited space, so first-come first-served! Please bring proof of ticket reigstration.

Individual session times may change

AM
08.15

Registration

GitHub Auditorium
09.20
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Welcome

Matthew Revell

Hoopy

09.30
Photograph of Dr Sue Black

If I can do it, so can you

Dr Sue Black

09.55
Photograph of Leslie Hawthorn

Cultivating empathy

Leslie Hawthorn

Red Hat

GitHub Auditorium IBM Room GitHub Lounge
Developer relations Professionalisation
10.25
JJ Kass

JJ Kass

Dropbox

Dev rel and enterprise sales –– an unlikely partnership

Joe Nash

Joe Nash

GitHub

Getting intentional about educating developers

Workshops to be announced

10.50
Amara Graham

Amara Graham

IBM

Building your internal army

Baruch Sadogursky

Baruch Sadogursky

JFrog

Measuring face to face advocacy

Workshops to be announced

11.10 - Break 1

GitHub Auditorium IBM Room GitHub Lounge
Developer relations Professionalisation
11.40
Elmer Thomas

Elmer Thomas

Sendgrid

Surviving 1,000+ PRs from Hacktoberfest

Mary Thengvall
K Rain Leander

Mary Thengvall and K Rain Leander

Passing the ball

Workshops to be announced

12.05
Laura Czajkowski

Laura Czajkowski

Couchbase

Cultivating community through events

Mário Araujo

Mário Araujo

OutSystems

Driving dev rel strategy with OKRs

Workshops to be announced

12.30
Photograph of Matthew Revell
Photograph of Carla Teixeira

Matthew Revell and Carla Teixeira

The four archetypes of developer champion programmes

Steve Pousty

Steve Pousty

DigitalGlobe

ROI is a trap

Workshops to be announced

12.50 - Lunch

PM: GitHub Auditorium
13.50
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Welcome back

Matthew Revell

14.00
Photograph of Simon Phipps

Open source and the dev rel origin myth

Simon Phipps

14.25
Photograph of Don Goodman-Wilson

Kicking the hornet's nest

Don Goodman-Wilson

GitHub

GitHub Auditorium IBM Room GitHub Lounge
Developer experience and APIs Developer marketing
14.50
Erin McKean

Erin McKean

Google

Documentation as practical empathy

Martyn Davies

Martyn Davies

Nexmo

Data-driven content strategy

Workshops to be announced

15.15
Haider Ali

Haider Ali

APIMatic

API-spec driven DX

Tamao Nakahara

Tamao Nakahara

Weaveworks

TBA

Workshops to be announced

15.35 - Break 2

GitHub Auditorium IBM Room GitHub Lounge
Developer experience and APIs Developer marketing
16.00
Nahid Samsami
Jeff Dickey

Nahid Samsami and Jeff Dickey

Heroku/Salesforce

Rules for creating great developer CLIs

Adam DuVander

Adam DuVander

Zapier

Developer content marketing

Workshops to be announced

16.25
Matthew O'Riordan

Matthew O'Riordan

Ably.io

Applying visual design principles to API design

Melinda Seckington

Melinda Seckington

Futurelearn

Art of talk design

Workshops to be announced

GitHub Auditorium
16.50
James Governor

RedMonk

TBA

James Governor

17.15
Photograph of Matthew Revell

Matthew Revell

Closing and goodbye!

After-party

DevRelCon After Show Drinks courtesy of GitHub

Venue to be announced in the DevRelCon closing.

Training

Developer relations and developer experience training

Join us on November 6th in London for a day's training covering developer relations strategy, and developer experience and developer content marketing. Choose two of four modules to complete throughout the day.

Leslie Hawthorn

Leslie Hawthorn

Red Hat

Matthew Revell

Matthew Revell

Hoopy

Cristiano Betta

Cristiano Betta

Box

Adam DuVander

Adam DuVander

Zapier

Kristof van Tomme

Kristof van Tomme

Pronovix

Kathleen de Roo

Kathleen de Roo

Pronovix

Morning track 1 Morning track 2

Developer relations and community strategy, with Matthew Revell and Leslie Hawthorn

Effective developer relations strategies don't come out of nowhere. In this session, you'll learn how to get the best return on investment by building a well thought out strategy. Starting with segmenting your developer audience through to choosing the right goals and tactics.

Developing a developer experience strategy, with Cristiano Betta

Developer experience is important, but how do we even start to create the right experience for every developer. Here we’ll look at the developer journey and how we can cater our product and its documentation around the needs of any developer.

Lunch provided

After lunch track 1 After lunch track 2

Developer content marketing, with Adam DuVander

How do you build awareness and educate developers through content marketing? Former editor of Programmableweb and current head of developer marketing at Zapier will share how to create and execute a developer content marketing strategy.

Developer portal best practices, with Kristof van Tomme and Katheleen de Roo

How do you build a developer portal to best serve the developer journey? In this session, Kristof and Katheleen will show you how to create a developer portal that draws on the best of the industry and is based on their research and work producing developer portals for clients worldwide.

Sponsors

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QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE.

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