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!!Con 2017

May 6-7, 2017 in NYC

The joy, excitement, and surprise of computing

!!Con (pronounced “bang bang con”) is two days of ten-minute talks (with lots of breaks, of course!) to celebrate the joyous, exciting, and surprising moments in computing. Join us for our fourth year in 2017!

Who’s speaking?

Our amazing keynote speakers…

Karen Sandler

Karen Sandler

Limor Fried

Limor Fried

… and more! Our call for talk proposals is closed. Speakers will be notified of acceptance by April 6th!

Where and when?

!!Con will be held at the AppNexus headquarters in Manhattan, NYC, on the weekend of May 6-7, 2017. Learn more about our venue!

How much does it cost? Where do I register?

!!Con is a pay-what-you-want conference. Stay tuned for registration information!

What’s so great about !!Con?

Here’s what some of our 2016 speakers and attendees said about us:

a non-stop barrage of AWESOME talks!” – @AnjanaVakil

one of the most diverse and engaged tech communities I’ve ever encountered” – @enjenneer

“What an amazing, delightful, intellectually stimulating, and simply joyous conference!” – @techstepper

“#bangbangcon was utterly amazing, to the point that i have not tweeted about it because how do you fit that into a tweet” – @jackmakesthings

if you are not making plans to attend next year’s @bangbangcon, you are making a huge mistake” – @tdenkinger

“This weekend #bangbangcon showed me a world I want to live in all the time” – @nathanstilwell

If I never went to another tech conference, this would be the one to have ended on” – @aredridel

With your help, we plan to make !!Con 2017 at least as good!

How do I get updates?

For updates on !!Con, follow @bangbangcon on Twitter, or sign up for our mailing list below! No spam, we promise!

Who’s organizing all this?

The !!Con 2017 organizing team: Danielle Sucher, Erty Seidohl, Julia Evans, Kiran Bhattaram, Lindsey Kuper, and Nabil Hassein. Organizers emeriti: Alex Clemmer, Leo Franchi, and Maggie Zhou. Logo design by Lea Albaugh.

How can I help?

We’re looking for companies to sponsor us! Check out our sponsorship page to learn more.

Code of Conduct

We have a code of conduct that all !!Con participants are required to observe.