June 15–18, 2020

Apply to speak at Software Architecture in Santa Clara

Submit a proposal to share your knowledge on microservices, application architecture, distributed systems, domain-driven design, and more. Be a part of the program—apply to speak by December 10.

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  • MON-TUE, JUNE 15-16
  • TUE-THUR, JUNE 16-18

Architect your business for the future

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference is designed to help senior developers, engineers, tech leads, and software architects get the insights they need to effectively design modern software systems. Because behind every successful organization is an efficient software architecture. In an ever-changing technology landscape, it can feel impossible to keep up. O’Reilly helps attendees—and their businesses—stay ahead.

The call for speakers is open. The Software Architecture Conference is coming to Santa Clara in June, and we’re looking for presenters to share new techniques and approaches, proven best practices, and exceptional technical skills. We want to hear from you. Tell us about the tools you use and why and the effect they've had on your work. What are your strategies for meeting your company's business goals and developing leadership skills?

Apply to speak at Software Architecture to build your brand as a thought leader in your field, make connections, and grow your skills through teaching—plus receive a free pass to attend the conference.

Join the conversation about Software Architecture and share your ideas by December 10, 2019. Don’t miss this chance to become a part of the only conference that covers the technical breadth and depth that every veteran and aspiring architect needs.

Propose a talk

Important dates:

  • DEC 10
    Call for Participation closes
  • FEB 2020
    All proposers notified; registration opens

Learn from the best

Discover what techniques and insights industry leaders have gained in their real-world experiences—and what they’re doing to prepare for what’s next.

Stay ahead of the curve

The architecture upon which your business systems are built can give you a serious competitive edge, but only if you execute it well. Through talks and hands-on training courses, you’ll get the depth and breadth of knowledge you need to set your organization up for success.

Network with the brightest

Exchange ideas and best practices with your peers, learn from their successes and failures, and empower yourself to thrive in an ever-changing field.

Have confidence in making tough decisions

There are countless decisions to make; learn the trade-offs of each, but also learn to tie your decisions to business value and communicate them effectively to all stakeholders.

Diversity and inclusion at Software Architecture Conference

At O’Reilly, we believe that true innovation depends on hearing from and engaging with people with a variety of perspectives. Read our Diversity Statement.

We're committed to creating a safe and productive conference environment. Please read our Code of Conduct.


The conference will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, an ideal Silicon Valley location with numerous nearby attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. Make the most of your limited time to network and learn by staying at the official conference hotel.

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