GOTO Chicago 2019

Conference: April 29 & 30
Masterclasses: April 28, May 1 & 2


What Works

GOTO Chicago 2019 is all about What Works. Learn from the creators, pioneers and thought leaders helping answer:

Which technologies and methodologies do we need to know now? What will the future of software bring? How do we better build more inclusive and collaborative teams? And where to start with all of this learning!?!?

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The Masterclasses

We offer full-day masterclasses on technical topics led by true experts in their field. Each and every masterclass is a hands-on learning session – a higher quality training session is hard to find! Masterclasses will be held on Sunday, April 28th & Wednesday - Thursday May 1st and 2nd.

Check out this year's masterclasses at GOTO Chicago!

Speakers at GOTO Chicago 2019

Alex Ellis
Creator of OpenFaaS, CNCF Ambassador and Author
Arun Gupta
Principal Open Source Technologist at AWS and CNCF Board Member
Betty Enyonam Kumahor
Managing Partner at Cobalt Partners focused on frugal digital innovation
Bridget Kromhout
Co-host of Arrested DevOps Podcast & Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft
Casey Rosenthal
CEO / Cofounder of
Chris Richardson
Creator of the original and author of 'POJOs in Action' and 'Microservices patterns'
Danny Lange
VP of AI and ML at Unity Technologies and previously led innovative ML teams at Uber, AWS and Microsoft
Doug Lenat
Award-winning AI pioneer who created the landmark Machine Learning program, AM, in 1976 and CEO of Cycorp
Eleanor Saitta
International security researcher and co-founder of open source tool Trike
Guen Prawiroatmodjo
Quantum Physicist making quantum programming possible
Jessica Pointing
Award-winning quantum computing researcher
Jim Manico
OWASP Project Leader, AppSec Enthusiast and Java Champion
John Willis
Co-author of the "DevOps Handbook"
Josh Long
Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal, Java Champion and author of 6 books
Jérôme Petazzoni
Tinkerer of containers, culture, and tiny shell scripts
Mike Amundsen
API expert and author of O'Reilly's "RESTful Web Clients"
Naomi Ceder
Chair of Python Software Foundation
Ross Goodwin
Creative technologist at Google exploring the possibilities of AI
Sandro Mancuso
Pioneer of Software Craftsmanship and co-founder of Codurance
Tilde Ann Thurium
Engineer working on Atom Editor. Destroyer of binaries.

Interested in sponsoring GOTO Chicago 2019?

Generate HOT tech leads, showcase your products and build awareness in the tech community!

Email us and we can discuss how you can get involved with GOTO Chicago 2019.

Watch Videos from GOTO Chicago 2018

We can hardly wait for GOTO Chicago 2019 but in the meantime, you can watch videos of sessions from last year's conference. Many more videos from GOTO Conferences are available on our YouTube Channel.

GOTO Chicago 2019 is held at The Navy Pier

GOTO Chicago 2019 will take place at The Navy Pier. The Navy Pier is a Chicago landmark and host to many of Chicago’s most notable events, including GOTO Chicago!

Originally built in 1916, the beautiful building is located along the shoreline of Lake Michigan and is among the most visited destinations in the world.

Address: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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How to get to the Navy Pier? Find more info here

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