Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

MON-TUE, June 10-11
TUE-THU, June 11-13
Tutorials, Keynotes & Sessions
Performance. Resilience. Security.
Build and run the systems that power modern businesses
Be a part of the program—apply to speak by December 10.
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Accelerate your cloud-native transformation

As technology advances, systems grow more complex—with so many moving pieces, interconnected teams, and the increasing popularity of cloud technologies, it's essential that you not only keep up, but stay ahead of what's coming next.

Velocity will help you to understand not only the full distributed systems stack, but the nuances of cloud-native systems as well. Plus, you'll gain the knowledge and expertise to address issues as they arise, and solve them quickly. We're a community focused on sharing new strategies, tools, architectures, and approaches to help you learn how to build and maintain the fast and reliable systems your organization depends on.

The call for speakers is open for Velocity

It's your turn to tell us about your experiences with cloud-native systems: how you overcame obstacles and learned lessons you can share with your peers. Apply to speak at Velocity to build your brand as an expert and thought leader in your field, make connections, and grow your skills through teaching—plus, receive a free pass to attend Velocity.

Since 2008, Velocity has built a talented and diverse community that continues to lead the way in the systems and operations space. For the 2019 program, we're looking for speakers on both technical and non-technical topics that address:

  • Cloud, Cloud-Native, and Infrastructure—New for 2019
  • Serverless
  • Containers, Kubernetes, and Microservices
  • Monitoring, Observability, and Performance
  • SRE and DevOps
  • Distributed Data and State
  • Security
  • Systems Engineering and Architecture
  • Leadership
  • Emerging Tech (Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain)—New for 2019

We want to hear about the techniques and tools you've used to overcome challenges and achieve success because if it worked for you, it will probably work for others. Submit your ideas by December 10, 2018, for your chance to be a part of the leading conference on building, securing, monitoring, and scaling cloud-native systems.

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Important dates

  • Call for speakers closes December 10, 2018
  • All proposers notified in January 2019
  • Registration opens in February 2019

Diversity and inclusion at Velocity

We believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectives. Please read our Diversity Statement.

We're committed to creating a safe and productive environment for everyone at all of our events. Please read our Code of Conduct.


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