PubConf Minneapolis

- Open to the (techy) public.
The developer afterparty and variety show. At the pub.

April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Doors open at 6:00 pm
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Rapid-fire funny talks, musical acts, and free beer with amazing developers in a relaxed pub atmosphere.

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Talks will be lively, entertaining, and presented in Ignite-style,
5 minutes, 20 slides, 15 seconds per slide. It's going to be fun!
  • Andrew Murray

    I Told You There Was a 20% Chance of Rain!

    Andrew Murray
    Professional Cloud Watcher
  • Angeliki Beyko

    Refactor your Fitness Routine

    Angeliki Beyko
    Mind Hacker Extraordinaire
  • April King

    20 Technology Acronyms that Keep you Safe

    April King
    Mozilla's CAO (Chief Acronym Officer)
  • B. Lemon

    I Got Popular (Oops)

    B. Lemon
    Aspiring Aspirational Figure
  • Dan Lew

    Hostile Design Patterns

    Dan Lew
    Universal Philosopher of Absolute Reality
  • Donnie Berkholz

    Assholes Are Killing Your Project

    Donnie Berkholz
    Asshole-Avoidance Strategist
  • Eric Brandes

    One Weird Trick to Avoid Losing Money in the Cloud

    Eric Brandes
    Professional Typist
  • Jake Good

    You're Wrong About Being Right

    Jake Good
    Professional Oversimplifier
  • Joggernauts


    An interstellar party platformer for 2-4 friends by Space Mace.
  • Marc Grabanski

    Web Development is Easy

    Marc Grabanski
    I wrote jQueryUI Datepicker

Musical Performance

  • Ghost House Running

    Ghost House Running

    Maybe you shouldn't be running in the freaking ghost house.


Introducing our guests, and making some jokes.
  • Todd Gardner

    Todd H. Gardner

    PubConf Producer
    Occasional JavaScript Developer.

PubConf Championship

The ultimate speaker competition: the best speakers of the night compete for the PubConf Trophy by bullshitting their way through a never-before-seen presentation.


Nomad World Pub
Nomad World Pub
501 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55454
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Condense a conference into one beer-fueled evening of laughs, and you have PubConf.


For the cost of a few beers you'll enjoy free drinks, free pub-fare food, and amazingly funny developers.

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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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