10 - 11

December


2019

Developer relations
Community management
Developer experience

Kelsey Hightower

DevrelCon San Francisco 2019

DevRelCon London 2019:

The fifth edition of DevRelCon London focuses on how developer relations, developer marketing, community management, and developer experience can learn from each other and from other disciplines.

This year, we’re adding dedicated documentation and community tracks alongside developer relations, developer community, and developer marketing.

Everyone participating in DevRelCon agrees to abide by our code of conduct.

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Speakers

The amazing speakers at DevRelCon London 2019.

Schedule

What’s on and when.

08:00

Registration

MongoDB Room

09:20

Welcome

09:30

Who’s not in the room? Build better products by engaging hard to reach users

Ariba Jahan

10:00

Design Thinking Methodology – How do you design programs for diversity?

Elisha Tan

10:30

Break 1

MongoDB Room

Twitter Room

Spotify Room

Unconf

Dev rel strategy

Your first days in dev rel

Documentation

11:00

4 Types of Developer Programs and how to measure them

Luke Kilpack, Mark Lavi

I’m a failure and they’re going to fire me!

David G. Simmons

Inspiring and empowering users and techies to become great writers, and why that’s important

Jo Cook

11:30

Ultimate cheat codes for happier travel

Alyss Noland

GitHub is your Documentation Landing Page

Lorna Jane Mitchell

12:00

From enterprise to start-up

Phil Leggetter

Planning your dev rel career

Jessica Rose

Docs as Engineering: An intro to Developer Experience Engineering

Cristiano Betta

12:30

Don’t Create, Re-Use! How to Repurpose a Common Business Metric for Your Team’s Success

Mary Thengvall

The Grand Unifying DevRel Theory

Steve Pousty

From Bits & Docs to Experiences & Publishing: Modernizing red-text Hat’s enterprise developer program

Joe Schram

lunch icon12:55 – Lunch

MongoDB Room

13:55

Welcome back

14:05

How to Scale a Developer Relations Team

Uttam Tripathi

MongoDB Room

Twitter Room

Spotify Room

Unconf

Dev rel strategy

Events

Documentation

Unconf

14:30

Devrel and enterprise: When developers are not buyers

Shy Ruparel

How to get the most from running hackathons

Kevin Lewis

TBA

TBA

Unconf

15:00

Who? Where? Why? Using data to understand your audience.

Andreas Constantinou

TBA

TBA

Empathy Flavoured Docs: A recipe with human values

Vishwa Mehta

Unconf

15:25

Break 2

15:45

Measuring DevRel programs far beyond marketing activities

Ana Jiménez Santamaría

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

Unconf

16:15

Communities aren’t funnels: try the Orbit Model instead

Josh Dzielak

Using External Events to Bolster Internal Community Building

Alison Yu

Commit Messages vs. Release Notes: they’re important, they’re not the same, and they’re not for you

Eva Parish

Unconf

16:25

TBA

TBA

Software Development for 9-Year-Olds; or Why You Should Use Unconventional Tools to Engage a Developer with Legacy Software

Max Kahan

Unconf

MongoDB Room

16:30

Welcome back

16:35

Open Source is Broken

Don Goodman Wilson

17:00

Close day 1

08:00

Registration

MongoDB Room

09:30

Welcome

09:40

Mental Health & Wellbeing in Online Communities

Darren Gough and Dr. Richard Graham

10:05

Break 1

MongoDB Room

Twitter Room

Spotify Room

Unconf

Community management

APIs and DX

Rethinking dev rel

10:35

Help, I’m taking over an award-winning developer program!

Lieke Boon

TBA

TBA

Thoughtful tech: How far does your ethical responsibility stretch for the tech your devs create?

Caroline Lewko

11:05

How to be a friendly neighbourhood developer advocate

Margriet Groenendijk

The value of being told you suck

Hamza Alam

How DevRel is failing communites

Florian Gilcher

11:35

How to “report” on your relationships with community without being creepy about it

Sarah Thiam

Developer Journey Map to rule them all

Igor Lukanin

The Less We Get the Better

Daniel M Phiri

12:05

#include <C++> – Lessons Learned Creating an Inclusive Space in a Decades-Old Community

Sy Brand

How to embed UX thinking in your next API

Steph Shin

Green dev rel

Asim Hussain

lunch icon12:30 – Lunch

MongoDB Room

13:30

Welcome back

13:40

Managing the Burnout Burndown

Anjuan Simmons

MongoDB Room

Twitter Room

Spotify Room

Unconf

Community management

APIs and DX

Dev content marketing

Unconf

14:10

How to grow the brand of your communities of practice

Alex Radu

Community-Contributed Code Samples: What Works (and What Doesn’t)

Richard Thomchick

The Art of Story Design

Melinda Seckington

Unconf

14:40

Don’t Ship Your Community Without C.A.R.G.O

Adrian Speyer

Empathy for the Developer – yes, but can they dance the samba

Olja Rastic-Dulborough

Git Checkout LiveCodingOnTwitch: Building a DevRel Presence on Twitch

Nicki Stone, Matthew Auerbach

Unconf

15:05

Break 2

15:25

Roots for Advocates: Applying Community Organizing Principles to Developer Relations

Ben Greenberg

Developers love webhooks, you should too

Nicolas Grenié

TBA

TBA

Unconf

15:55

Mentored sprints for diverse beginners: a retrospective and future plans

Tania Allard

The Hero’s Journey (solving technical documentation at Spotify)

Gary Niemen

TBA

TBA

Unconf

MongoDB Room

16:27

Welcome back

16:35

17:00

Close day 2

Training

Developer relations, developer experience, and developer marketing training.

Join us on December 9th in London for a day’s training covering developer relations strategy, developer experience, and developer community.

You’ll learn from well known expert dev rel trainers, with a choice of modules so that you can hone the specific skills that interest you. Get your training tickets now at the early bird price.

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Schedule - AM

Select 1 track

Developer Experience

Cristiano Betta and Alyss Noland


Cristiano is a senior Developer Advocate and Developer Experience designer at Box.

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Developer community

Matthew Revell


Whether you’re responsible for a mature developer community or you’re starting out with something brand new, it can seem as though there’s no roadmap to help you decide what to do and when.

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Metrics and goals

Mary Thengvall


How do you know the work you’re doing is having an impact on the business?

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Lunch provided

Schedule - PM

Select 1 track

Social media for dev rel

Joe Nash


Social media, in all its forms, plays an important role in how developers learn, socialise, and progress their careers.

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User and market research

Carla Teixeira


How can you give your developer relations and developer experience a basis in fact?

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DevRel Awards

London 2018

DevRel Awards 2019:

The DevRel Awards recognise the very best of developer relations and developer experience.

This year’s awards will take place at DevRelCon London and nominations are open now for awards in:

  • Most welcoming developer community
  • Greatest individual contribution to developer relations
  • Best developer experience
  • Best developer education
  • Best new developer relations programme
  • Best developer relations programme overall.


Last years' winners

  • Campus Experts – Most welcoming developer community
  • Ashley McNamara – Greatest individual contribution to developer relations
  • Sentry Scouts – Best new developer relations programme
  • Nexmo – Best developer relations programme overall
Nominate

Venue

QEII CENTRE, London

Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE.

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