PubConf Sydney

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

August 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Doors open at 6:00 pm
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Legal Drinking Age Required.

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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!
  • Aaron Powell

    Reimplementing Integers for Fun and Profit

    Aaron Powell
    A lot funnier in small doses.
  • Barbara Fusinska

    Sex, Drugs, & Robots

    Barbara Fusinska
    Only Artificial Intelligence
  • Heather Downing

    Talk Dirty to Me

    Heather Downing
    Secretary of Offense
  • Jake Ginnivan

    Radvertising vs. Badvertising

    Jake Ginnivan
    Beer Party Enthusiast
  • Jimmy Bogard

    Public Toilemetry

    Jimmy Bogard
    Untappd Architect
  • Kylie Hunt

    From Crappy to Happy: Have You Turned It Off and On Again?

    Kylie Hunt
    Workplace Happiness Guru
  • Lars Klint

    The Rise of Windows Phone: A Satire Variety Show

    Lars Klint
    Retired Storm Trooper
  • Laura Bell

    The Nihilist's Guide to Cyber

    Laura Bell
    Princess Luna meets GladOs
  • Stephen Haunts

    How to Lead Like an Utter Bastard!

    Stephen Haunts
    Steve the Demotivator
  • Troy Hunt

    Make Cyber Great Again

    Troy Hunt
    Rather Stupid Security Researcher.


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.


Hotel CBD Fourth Floor
Hotel CBD Fourth Floor
Corner of King and York Streets, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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.

Space is limited, don't wait!
40 AUD

General Tickets

PubConf is open to the public for a small fee to help us keep your hunger fed and thirst quenched.
Must be of legal drinking age.
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.


PubConf is possible thanks to the generosity and expertise of our Sponsors. Please visit them and find out more about their awesomeness.

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