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!!Con 2018

May 12-13, 2018 in NYC

The joy, excitement, and surprise of computing

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!!Con (pronounced “bang bang con”) 2018 is two days of ten-minute talks (with lots of breaks, of course!) to celebrate the joyous, exciting, and surprising moments in computing. Check out our speaker lineup!

Ahmed Abdalla
Alex Clemmer
Andrew Louis
Aruna Sankaranarayanan
Ayla Myers
Dan Luu
David Turner
Ed Medvedev
Emily Nakashima
Evy Kassirer
Hung Truong
Jan Mitsuko Cash
Jes Wolfe!
Joel Potischman
John Feminella
Josh Bowman-Matthews
Kamal Marhubi
Karla Burnett
Liz Fong-Jones
Logan Williams
Lucy Zhang
Mark Wunsch
Em Lazer-Walker
Mimi Onuoha
Omar Rizwan
Persa Zula
Stephen Tu
Thomas Ballinger
Vaibhav Sagar
Vince Allen
Wander Hillen
Will Leinweber

Our call for talk proposals is closed. Thanks for all your wonderful talk proposal submissions!

Where and when?

!!Con 2018 will be held at the AppNexus headquarters at 28 West 23rd Street, 4th floor, Manhattan, NYC, on the weekend of May 12-13, 2018. Learn more about our venue!

!!Con is a pay-what-you-want conference with a suggested donation of $64. Registration is via Eventbrite and is now closed. Thanks for your interest in !!Con!

What’s so great about !!Con?

Here’s what some of our 2017 speakers and attendees said about us:

“We aren’t even at lunch yet and already this is the coolest conference I’ve ever been to!” – @mahtab_sabet

“@bangbangcon managed to pack more useful info into one day than most other conferences do in 3. And it was 10x more fun.” – @johnwittrock

“It’s refreshing to learn 30+ new things about programming in a single weekend at @bangbangcon, even though I’ve been programming for so long” – @pixelyunicorn

“@bangbangcon is the most exciting and important conference in NYC” – @aaronmblevin

“@bangbangcon was awesome! Learned a lot, met very friendly people, and left inspired.” – @bxmani

We hope !!Con 2018 will be 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. We send about four or five emails per year for important announcements about our venue, submission deadlines, registration, and that sort of thing. No spam, we promise, and it’s easy to unsubscribe at any time.

Who’s organizing all this?

The !!Con 2018 organizing team: Alex Clemmer, Danielle Sucher, Erty Seidohl, Julia Evans, Kiran Bhattaram, Lindsey Kuper, and Nabil Hassein. Organizers emeriti: Leo Franchi and Maggie Zhou. Logo design by Lea Albaugh.


Is your organization interested in sponsoring !!Con? Check out our sponsorship page!

Code of conduct

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