Minneapolis, MN

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DEVELOPER FIRST

why attend DF Tech Leadership Conference?

Our technology organizations are growing rapidly, resulting in many individuals taking on new roles in Engineering Management.  Many of these new leaders often struggle with psychological and emotional shift from individual contributor roles to suddenly leading a group of people.   

Developer First Tech Leadership conference is designed to facilitate meaningful conversations and provide attendees with new perspectives and strategies for becoming confident, admirable, and inspiring leaders in tech. 

Participants will hear from industry-leading experts on topics such as leading remote teams, vulnerability in Engineering, time management, fostering awesome team cultures, giving feedback, and more! 

 

Register now to secure your spot at the 2020 conference where you will make new connections, discover helpful resources, actionable methods to implement in your role immediately.

Technical leaders passionate about the people side of software development; both new to management and seasoned people leaders! 

 

This includes, but isn't limited to, Engineering Managers,  Directors, Tech Leads, Principal Engineers

please read our code of conduct before registering for the event.

 

We are committed to removing barriers that would prevent anyone from accessing the Developer First Tech Leadership Conference.  Review our accessibility offerings here.

who attends?

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speakers

MICHAEL LOPP

KEYNOTE

Michael Lopp is a veteran Silicon Valley-based engineering leader who builds both people and product at historic companies such as Slack, Borland, Netscape, Palantir, Pinterest, and Apple. While he's not deeply worrying about staying relevant, he writes about backpacks, bridges, people, leadership, and werewolves at the popular weblog, Rands in Repose.

more TBA soon!

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KARL

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DEONA WILLIAMS

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schedule

8 AM

CHECK IN & BREAKFAST

9 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

10 AM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

12 PM

LUNCH & LIGHTNING TALKS

1 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

4 PM

COCKTAIL HOUR

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location

Minneapolis Marriott Southwest

5801 Opus Parkway Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343

Click here to register with the Developer First discounted rate

Hotel website

952-935-5500