Join our community of software engineering managers in Oakland (San Francisco, Bay Area) this October and hear inspirational stories that will help you become an effective technical leader and develop high-performing tech teams in challenging times.
The tech industry is reeling from multiple shocks as the economic downturn and layoffs bite. The conference programming committee has designed this year's content to help.
- Skills for leading in a downturn
- Doing more with less
- Preparation techniques for change
- Crafting agile, ambitious and achievable workflows
Get unparalleled access to industry leaders with decades worth of experience building effective engineering teams.
The LeadDev Experience
Chat with our speakers in Office Hours
The best-practice led talks chosen from 100s of proposals
Hear all of the best talks in a single track
Quiet spaces to relax and find calm
Meet your peers from across the tech industry
Make connections and share ideas with the most progressive engineering leaders in the US.
LeadDev West Coast will be held at the Oakland Marriott City Center. Sit back and soak up all of the ideas on offer, then take time after the conference to discover Oakland - the San Francisco Bay Area - home to a vibrant arts scene and winning sports teams.
To get the best room rate at the Oakland Marriot, use this booking link. Rooms are priced at $239.00 plus tax for stays on October 15-17, 2023. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hear from past attendees on their experiences with LeadDev conferences
Meet your conference chair: Ines Sombra
Ines Sombra is the Vice President of Engineering at Fastly, where she spends her time helping the Web go faster. She hosted the first LeadDev West Coast conference in 2022 and will return again this autumn to welcome a new set of speakers to the stage as they share their ideas and experiences.