Last Year’s 2017 Attendee Guide

DeveloperWeek 2017 is San Francisco’s largest developer event series, and this is the official guide to getting the most out of your participation.

What’s in this guide?

City-Wide Events: Host or participate in something.

Hackathon (Feb 11-12)

How to Win.

The DeveloperWeek Hackathon invites 1,000 developers to one of San Francisco’s largest hackathons, where you can compete to win over $100,000 in cash and prizes.

You can see the schedule here.

Here are some tips on how to win.

  1. Find a team before you show up. This is a giant hackathon and it’s hard to find teams on-site.
  2. Make friends with the sponsors whose technologies you are using. You can contact them online on or visit their sponsor table at the venue

JavaScript Conference (Feb. 13-14)

What you’ll learn.

JavaScript is taking over the world. From web to mobile and from the client-side to the server-side, you can build almost anything using full-stack JavaScript. This year is the second annual DeveloperWeek JavaScript Conference – a 2-day series of introductory and advanced workshops and industry talks about JavaScript.

Passes that get you into the JavaScript conference:

  1. DeveloperWeek PRO Pass
  2. CTO World Congress Pass
  3. JavaScript Conference Pass

DeveloperWeek PRO Pass:

What it gets you into.

The DeveloperWeek PRO Pass gets you into all 100+ talks across DeveloperWeek, including all the summits and tracks below. If you want to add on access to CTO World Congress, contact us!

Check out here what the DeveloperWeek PRO Pass gets you into.

Hiring Mixer (Feb 13)

How to hire & get hired.

The DeveloperWeek 2017 Hiring Mixer is returning for its fourth year as San Francisco’s largest tech hiring mixer. With over 1,000 hireable developers, designers, data scientists, and engineers, hireable candidates can grab drinks, network with sponsors, and get interviewed in our meeting area.

How to get hired:

How to hire:

  • If your budget is over $1,500 you should contact us about a hiring mixer table and access to hireable developer data.
  • If your budget is smaller and you want to attend as a hiring manager, get a hiring manager pass here!

CTO World Congress (Feb 14-15)

Learn from CTOs.

CTO World Congress is the definitive convergence of hundreds of CTOs and senior technology thought leaders within a single technology conference. With the explosion of technology innovation, every company is now a tech company, and the CTO is the new key strategic leader in the corporation. CTO World Congress invites delegates from across the world to join in this community forum, discuss best practices, and advance the technology industry.