WeAreDevelopers
WorldCongress ‘19

 6-7 June

 CityCube Berlin

The Woodstock of Developers

100+ Speakers

48 Hours

17 Topics

10.000 Developers

Behind every amazing tech innovation today are developers – these unique creatures that are able to turn coffee into software, using code as their primary instrument. Since 2015, once a year, on a (hopefully) sunny day, the global community meets at WeAreDevelopers, an event dubbed by many as the “Woodstock of Developers”.

WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018 brought together 8,000 techies from 70 countries for 72-hours of pure dev-fun, with more than 150 of the brightest minds in tech and the largest playground for developers in Europe.

Best of WorldCongress '18

Topics at the World Congress

Constructing Worlds

Frontend & UX engineering, Languages & Frameworks, Distributed systems

Controlling Complexity

Quality engineering, DevOps, Security

Applying Disruption

Blockchain, AI, Coding Life (Biotech)

Unchaining Engineering

IoT, AR/VR, Mobility, Robotics

Coding Society

Team & Culture, Coding & Ethics, Smart World RC1, Educating Society & People

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Workshops at the World Congress

Let’s be honest: attending workshops can be dull. BUT – not here, not with us, WeAreDevelopers! We combine expert knowledge with entertainment and industry know-how to deliver the workshop of workshops. It’s going to be so great; you will talk about it at the next workshop that is boring, saying something like, ‘Man, I’ve been at this WeAreDevelopers Workshop in 2019, and it was so great, this one sucks, why can’t every workshop be like the one from WeAreDevelopers?!’

You think you want to miss saying that? You think you want to miss the concentrated power of knowledge, entertainment, AND know-how? No?
We didn’t think so!

Join us at the WeAreDevelopers Congress 2019 and get into some workshops, baby.

Get Tickets

Tickets are up for grabs!

Early Bird Tickets are available for €199 starting now!
Act fast before they’re gone. Or pay more later. Your call.

World Congress Pass includes:

  • Admission to both days
  • Access to all keynotes
  • Access to regular workshops (pre-registration required)
  • Admission to the official afterparty
  • Entry to the expo area
  • Entry to our developer playground
  • Free co-working space
  • Startup Pitching
  • Congress goodies
  • Access to the official recorded talks

Loved WeAreDevs! Childcare for attendees, over 30% female speakers, vegan food options, great tech content and most important of all, meeting great people!

Brenda RomeroGame Designer

Meet World Congress 2019 Speakers

Shirley Wu

Independent Creator of Data Visualizations,

Shirley Wu is a freelance software engineer specializing in data visualization. She combines her love of art, math, and code into colorful, interactive data visualizations. Her work can be found at sxywu.com.

Leah Culver

Co-founder and CTO, Breaker

Leah Culver is the co-founder and CTO of Breaker, the top social podcast iOS app in the App Store and graduate of the Y Combinator accelerator program. At Breaker she develops new features for the iOS app in Swift and is an advocate of metrics-driven product development. Leah has also co-founded two previous startups, Pownce and Convore, and is the co-author of the OAuth and oEmbed API specifications.

Brie Code

CEO/Creative Director, TRU LUV

Brie Code is the CEO and creative director of TRU LUV, a Toronto-based studio that makes companions— interactive experiences that aren't quite apps and aren't quite games. Companions are built on a framework of deepening friendship, not increasing challenge, to help you unwind and achieve your goals. Previously Brie was a lead programmer at Ubisoft Montreal on the soft, ethereal game Child of Light and three Assassin's Creed games.

Angelo Laub

Founder, Mjam.at

Founder of Mjam.at, Austria's leading food delivery network. Now member of the EOS blockchain community with focus on data privacy and security. Advocate for the new concept of zero knowledge services.

Rasmus Lerdorf

Inventor of PHP, Distinguished Developer at Etsy

Rasmus is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

Håkon Wium Lie

Inventor of CSS, CTO of Opera Software

Håkon came to Opera from W3C, where he was responsible for style sheets. In 1994 he invented a small language called Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). CSS describes how web pages are presented — on screens, in print, or read out loud. You can read about it in a book “Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web” he co-authored with Bert Bos. The book is written in HTML and CSS. Håkon is a graduate of the MIT Media Lab where he was part of Walter Bender's Electronic Publishing Group.

John Romero

Game Designer, Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein 3D

John is an award-winning game designer, level designer, and programmer whose work portfolio includes 130 games, of which 107 have been published commercially. John Romero has co-founded 8 widely successful game companies, including id Software, Gazillion Entertainment, and Loot Drop. He co-owns Loot Drop and Romero Games. He is regarded as one of the world’s best game designers and his products have won over a hundred awards to prove it. Furthermore, John Romero is fully a self-taught designer and programmer, drawing inspiration from early Apple II programmers.

Brenda Romero

Game Designer, Wizardry, Train, D&D, Def Jam

Brenda is a major figure in the area of game design and is famous for her work on the role-playing series Wizardry, as well as Def Jam: Icon, Playboy: The Mansion, and Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes. She is the Course Director for the University of Limerick and Managing Director and Co-Founder of Romero Games Ltd., a game studio focused on fun.

We want you on stage!

At WeAreDevelopers, we believe that the speakers are the main ingredient for a successful event. You are the ones who make the event informative and worthwhile. We strive to provide a diverse and unique program which not only enriches our audience but also creates space for speakers to network and learn from each other. WeAreDevelopers speakers are industry leaders, tech pioneers, opinion-leaders and revolutionary thinkers – our lineup consists of a fantastic group of individuals who together make WeAreDevelopers what it is. We are looking forward to having you join the lineup of world-shapers and empower our developers with your industry insights!

Join us at the WeAreDevelopers Congress 2019 and get ready for your moment to shine!

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Diversity Matters

We believe that everybody must be treated equally. That is why we facilitate access to the WeAreDevelopers World Congress for groups which are underrepresented or treated unequally in the world.

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All tech companies have one thing in common: We search far and wide for gifted developers to join our teams and drive innovation on a daily basis.

Become a partner of the WeAreDevelopers World Congress and give your company the spotlight it needs to shine through the rest when attracting the best and the brightest of this rare breed of employees.

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World Congress Venue

CityCube Berlin

26 Messedamm,
Berlin 14055, Germany