Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

The call for speakers is open for Velocity

Velocity brings together systems engineers and software developers who are focused on making systems more resilient, performant, and secure.

What are your favorite tools and techniques for working on systems that are too large to understand, too complex to control, and that fail in unpredictable ways? Apply to speak at Velocity to share your experiences, failures, and victories with operations and systems engineering professionals from around the world.

We're looking for speakers on both technical and non-technical topics that address:

  • Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
  • Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
  • Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
  • Distributed State
  • Leadership & Career Growth

Submit your ideas by April 10, 2018 for your chance to be a part of the leading conference on systems performance, DevOps, security, and more.

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Important dates

  • Call for speakers closes April 10, 2018
  • Registration opens in May 2018
  • All proposers notified by May 2018

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.


The conference will take place at the Hilton Midtown, a spectacular location just steps from Central Park, Times Square, MOMA, and world-class theater and shopping destinations.

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