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!!Con West 2019

the joy, excitement, and surprise of computing

Feb 23 - 24, 2019; Santa Cruz, CA

Who’s speaking at !!Con West?

Keynote Speakers

Lynn Cyrin

Profile Photo of Lynn Cyrin Lynn Cyrin is a software engineer and programming zealot. They live in tech culture most of the time, and care a lot about making sure our code children are well taken care of.

VJ Um Amel

Profile Photo of VJ Um Amel VJ Um Amel is the cyborg imagination and the virtual representation of Laila Shereen Sakr, a digital media theorist and artist. A creative coder and immersive storyteller known for creating the award-winning media system, R-Shief, she is also Assistant Professor of Media Theory & Practice at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


Who else is speaking at !!Con West? Maybe you! We’re currently reviewing over 200 talk proposals, and we’ll announce our speaker lineup as soon as we can.

To whet your appetite, you might want to have a look at some of our amazing speakers from !!Con 2018, !!Con 2017, !!Con 2016, !!Con 2015, and !!Con 2014.