WeAreDevelopers

WORLD CONGRESS 2018

The largest developers congress in Europe

16 - 18 May Vienna

Europe's leading congress for developers.

What is WeAreDevelopers all about? We are united tech professionals, empowered through code and as diverse as the languages we yield. In one of the leading startup capitals of Europe, the WeAreDevelopers World Congress brings together over 8,000 brightest minds in tech for an exciting event.

3 Days
16-18 May 2018

Austria Center Vienna

8,000 Attendees

150+ Speakers

10+ Tracks

Expo & Dev Playground

Keynotes & Panels

Workshops, Hackathons & Contests

Exhibitions & Entertainment

Networking

Startup Pitching

Disco Disco, Party Party

What's your flavor?

The WeAreDevelopers World Congress has something for everybody. We cover over 10 tracks to fit all tastes and tech stacks, with a variety of workshops, panels and keynotes to set you up with the knowledge and skills to excel in your career.

Speakers

WeAreDevelopers speakers are industry leaders, tech pioneers, opinion-leaders and revolutionary thinkers - our lineup consists of an amazing group of individuals who together make WeAreDevelopers what it is. Each of these individuals, in their own special way, whether small or big, have changed the world and helped shape it into what we know it to be today.

Confirmed Speakers

Confirmed speakers for WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018

Brenda Romero

Game designer

Wizardry, Train, D&D, Def Jam

John Romero

Game designer

Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein 3D

Maria Naggaga

Sr. Program Manager

Microsoft

Una Kravets

Senior UI Engineer

DigitalOcean

Kristina Thai

iOS Software Engineer

Intuit

Nick Shadrin

Product Manager

NGINX

Martin Wezowski

Chief Designer

SAP Innovation Center

Ada Rose Edwards

Senior Developer

Samsung

Zeev Suraski

Co-founder & CTO

Zend Technologies

Christian Heilmann

Senior Program Manager

Microsoft

Eileen Uchitelle

Senior Systems Engineer

GitHub

Yosun Chang

hacker. entrepreneur.

visionary

Tracy Lee

Google Developer Expert

Co-Founder, This Dot

Previously on Stage

Get ready to connect with the world’s leading tech innovators.

Joel Spolsky

Joel Spolsky

CEO of Stack Overflow

Co-founder at Trello

Håkon Wium Lie

Håkon Wium Lie

Inventor of CSS

CTO of Opera Software

Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf

Inventor of PHP

Distinguished Developer at Etsy

George Fairbanks

George Fairbanks

Software Engineer

Google

Preethi Kasireddy

Preethi Kasireddy

Software Engineer

Sapien AI

Peter Sunde

Peter Sunde

Co-Founder

The Pirate Bay

Ire Aderinokun

Ire Aderinokun

Head of Technology

Big Cabal

Jonathan LeBlanc

Jonathan LeBlanc

Head of Development

PayPal

Developers Playground

At the WeAreDevelopers Congress you can enjoy all the new cutting edge technologies and take a sneak peak at the ideas of tomorrow, ranging from VR&AR to future robotics. Play and experiment with new and upcoming inventions that haven’t been released on the market yet.

The Location

Introducing the largest congress location in Austria: The Austria Center Vienna.

We want only the best for our attendees, so this year we’ve landed a very special venue. At the foot of the Danube river, surrounded by a stunning green landscape, the Austria Center Vienna was the former UN congress center and is Austria’s first green conference center. Featuring 90,000m2 of modern architecture, the Austria Center Vienna has a total capacity for over 25,000 participants, making it the perfect home for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018.

Get 15% off your ticket!

Sign up for the WeAreDevelopers careers portal (takes less than 2 minutes), complete at least 50% of your profile and you’ll earn 15% off your next ticket to the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018. Oh, and don’t worry – if you’ve already signed up, all you have to do is complete your profile by telling us a few more things about you and we’ll give you the prize.

Get your tickets today!

Conference Pass

€ 299 € 799

The 3 Day Conference Pass includes:

  • Admission to all three days
  • Access to 50+ keynotes
  • Access to 25+ regular workshops (pre-registration required)
  • Admission to the official afterparty
  • Entry to the expo area
  • Entry to our developer playground
  • Free co-working space
  • Startup Pitching
  • Free Breakfast & Lunch
  • Free snacks
  • Free coffee
  • Conference goodies
  • Access to the official recorded talks

We promise:

  • Cup of fresh coffee the moment you step in
  • Learning, fun and a new set of skills to jumpstart your career
  • An unforgettable experience with the most influential global kick-ass speakers

Student Pass

€ 199 € 799

You enjoy all the benefits of the Conference Pass

Full-time students without employment and with a valid student ID are eligible for the discounted Student Ticket.

Startup Pass

€ 299 € 799

You enjoy all the benefits of the Conference Pass

Companies that have been founded after 01.01.2016 and have less than 10 employees are eligible for the discounted Startup Tickets.

Available as soon as Conference Pass price increases.

DIVERSITY MATTERS

Our mission is to enable minority and underrepresented groups in technology to participate. This includes, but isn’t limited to: people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities. We would like to encourage them.

The application process for our Diversity Fund initiative is now open.

Child Care

Got a little one you’d like to bring along? We’ve got you covered.
Just book a Child Care option at the end of the registration form.

We know that being a parent is a full time job, so we´re happy to take care of your child while you enjoy the The WeAreDevelopers World Congress. We offer free child care to all participants bringing their kids to the Austria Center Vienna. Trained, multilingual supervisors will host activities for children of all age groups. Refreshments and snacks are available at all times, as well as a children’s lunch menu.

A special thanks to

Industry-leading brands that helped make WeAreDevelopers the largest Developers Congress in Europe.

Become a partner of the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018 and enable your company to shine through the rest when attracting the best and the brightest. Join us in making the magic happen.

Bring on the spice and feel the heat at the afterparty!