August 05, 2016

Rapid-fire funny talks from inspirational developers in an intimate atmosphere, PubConf will be a uniquely entertaining and insightful event.

You won't want to miss it.

Guest Speakers

Guest Ignite Talks. Our speakers have 5 minutes to wow you. 5 minutes, 20 slides, 15 seconds per. Curated and presented in a single track.
  • Ben Hall

    So You Want to Build a Software Company...

    Ben Hall

    Founder of Ocelot Uproar, launched Katacoda.

  • Cathy Hunt

    Teachers Tech and 'Tools'

    Cathy Hunt

    Yes, I tried turning it off and on again…

  • Damian Brady

    Humans Ruin Everything

    Damian Brady

    16th-best developer at Octopus Deploy

  • Dylan Beattie

    Everybody's Free (To Use Flatscreens)

    Dylan Beattie

    You know. The one in the hat.

  • Jimmy Bogard

    Code So Bad It Made the News

    Jimmy Bogard

    The Barley Architect

  • Kris Howard

    Granny Was a Hacker

    Kris Howard

    Former dev. Yarn stash exceeds life expectancy.

  • Kylie Hunt

    5 Ninja-Tricks to Thriving at Work

    Kylie Hunt

    I make workplaces suck less. And keep Troy Hunt in line.

  • Lars Klint

    Banjo Coding in the Outback

    Lars Klint

    Freelance Geek, Banjo Enthusiast and Petrol Head

  • Liam Westley

    The Secret Life of Programmers

    Liam Westley

    Top Trumps analysis of developer personalities.

  • Magnus Mårtensson

    #cloud #itoldyouso

    Magnus Mårtensson

    Air Force Cloud Pilot and Meteorologist for Cloudy weather

  • Niall Merrigan

    XSS - What Does It Really Mean

    Niall Merrigan


  • Nik Molnar

    Grokking Gastronomy

    Nik Molnar

    Bit Butcher

  • Scott Allen

    How The Gods Punish Us With New Web Standards

    Scott Allen

    The Profit of Pluralsight

  • Troy Hunt

    Let's Face It--Security is Pointless

    Troy Hunt

    Rather Stupid Security Researcher.

  • Xharmagne Carandang

    Fight Your Way Into UX Design

    Xharmagne Carandang

    Loves designing, building and debugging magic

Musical Guest

Closing out the night with some tunes and laughs.
  • Dylan Beattie

    Dylan Beattie

Your Host

Introducing your speakers, laughing along, and making sure you have a great time.
  • Todd Gardner

    Todd Gardner

    PubConf Producer
    Phony conference organizer extraordinaire.

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Just a few blocks from the NDC Event, Hotel CBD is a relaxed bar located inside a multi-storey Victorian building with a pool room, beer garden and TAB
CBD Merivale
Hotel CBD Forth Floor
Cnr King and York Sts, Sydney
New South Wales, Australia Google Map
Building the developer community
one beverage at a time.


PubConf's program will be very open, with plenty of time for discussion and socializing. Have a drink and meet chat about something new.
Doors open, open bar
Welcome Talks 1
Talks 2 Ignite Karaoke
Talks 3
Music of Dylan Beattie Closing Thank You
Last Call
Not quite a conference;
Not exactly an afterparty;
Inspirational conversations with amazing developers.


Thanks to the generosity of our Sponsors, PubConf tickets will be very inexpensive. For the price of a beer, enjoy the open bar, pub-fare food, and some amazing developer talks. Space is limited, get your ticket today!
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    General Tickets

    PubConf is an open event, you do not need to have a NDC ticket. Come and bring your friends. The small fee of $10 to help us keep your hunger fed and thirst quenched.
All attendees, speakers, and sponsors at PubConf are required to agree and follow the code of conduct. We will enforce this code throughout the event.


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