VOXXED DAYS BANFF

Welcome to Voxxed Days Banff a conference for software developers by software developers. This two day community driven event will take place on October 26th and 27th at the inspiring Banff Centre located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the town of Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Day 1 – Conference presentations from world class speakers
Day 2 – Open Spaces style day

  • 200 +

    attendees

  • 18

    sessions

  • 3

    Parallel rooms

  • 1

    Open Spaces Days

ARCHITECTURE

Microservices, Event Sourcing, CQRS, Serverless

DESIGNING & MODELING

Domain Driven Design

USER INTERFACE

Multi Device Controls

CLOUD, CONTAINERS & INFRASTRUCTURE

Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant, Cloud, PaaS

LANGUAGES

JVM Languages (Java, Groovy etc.), JavaScript, Rust, Go (Others)

MORE

Consider speaking. See the call for speakers section below.

WHERE IS VOXXED DAYS BANFF HELD?

The event will be held at Banff Centre 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Banff, Alberta, Canada
T1L 1H5

ARE THE PRESENTATIONS RECORDED?

These are made available online after the conference on our Youtube Channel.

WHAT TYPE OF SESSIONS ARE THERE?

Conference Sessions: 45 minutes presentations held in 3 rooms in parallel (Friday)

Quickie Sessions: 15 minutes quick fire sessions held during lunch break (Friday)

Open Spaces Sessions: See below for further details (Saturday)

WHAT IS AN OPEN SPACES CONFERENCE?

One of the best experiences of attendng conferences are the ‘hallway’ conversations. Meeting people and disucssing topics of mutal interest are fantastic. Open Spaces style events recreate that experience by having the participants choose the topics they want to speak/learn about. Small groups meet on topics of interest and conversation ensues. There aren’t any popwerpoint slide decks or prepared sessions. If there is something you’re interested in, propose a topic and see who shows up to discuss.

WHAT KIND OF TICKETS ARE THERE?

There are two types of tickets:

  • Conference only (Friday)
  • Conference + Open Spaces Day (Friday/Saturday)

IS TAX CHARGED ON TICKETS?

Yes, GST will be charged at the time of purchase (GST Number:75983 1084RT0001)

DO YOU HAVE A CODE OF CONDUCT?

Yes, there is a Code of Conduct in place which we expect everybody attending and involved in the event to adhere to. You can view it HERE.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF PARTICIPATION?

You can view the full terms of participation HERE.

IS ACCOMODATION INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

No. We’ve tried really hard to keep the cost of the conference as low as we can. We are covering the costs for the conference space and food for attendees.  We have partnered with the Banff Centre to provide excellent room rates for those who want to stay. Please visit the Banff Centre booking page for more information https://book.b4checkin.com/chameleon/banffcentre/rlp/VOX1810


07:30

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST


7:30-9:00

BREAKFAST


12:25

LUNCH


15:40

COFFEE


18:25

EVENING EVENTS



09:00

OPENING KEYNOTES


9:45

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS


11:00

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS


13:15

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS


14:15

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS


16:00

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS


17:00

CONFERENCE SESSIONS IN 3 PARALLEL ROOMS



08:30

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST


09:15

Open Spaces Introduction and Topic Brainstorming


11:00

Open Spaces Session 1 (6 Parallel rooms)


12:00

LUNCH



13:30

Open Spaces Session 2 (6 Parallel rooms)


14:30

Open Spaces Session 3 (6 Parallel rooms)


15:30

Open Spaces Session 4 (6 Parallel rooms)


16:30

Wrapup and Closing Comments


SPEAKERS

To be announced

Would you like to present at the very first Voxxed Days Banff? Go to the Call For Papers and add your bio and proposed a session or two. The deadline for proposing sessions is June 30th, 2018.

Inaugural Speakers

Many thanks to the speakers below who have offered their support with our first Voxxed Days Banff event

Andrew Harmel-Law 
ThoughtWorks (U.K.)

Andrew Harmel-Law

Tech Principal

ThoughtWorks (U.K.)

Dianne Marsh
Netflix (U.S.A)

Diane Marsh

Director of Engineering – Engineering Tools team

Netflix (U.S.A.)

Mark Heckler
Pivotal (U.S.A)

Mark Heckler

Principal Technologist & Spring Developer Advocate

Pivotal (U.S.A)

Gerrit Grunwald
Canoo Engineering (Germany)

Gerrit Grunwald

Software Engineer

Canoo Engineering (Germany)

Jennifer Reif
Neo4J (U.S.A)

Jennifer Reif

Developer Relations Engineer

Neo4J (U.S.A)

TICKETS

EARLY BIRD
2 DAY TICKET
Available until July 15th
$250

  • Lowest ticket price guaranteed
  • 1 Day Presentation style conference (Friday)
  • 1 Day Open Spaces style conference (Saturday)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Refreshments included

REGULAR CONFERENCE TICKET
2 DAY TICKET
Available until October 27th (or until sold out)
$350

  • 1 Day Presentation style conference (Friday)
  • 1 Day Open Spaces style conference (Saturday)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Refreshments included

ONE DAY CONFERENCE TICKET
Available until October 27th (or until sold out)
$300

Can’t join us for the two days? No worries, come for either day and have an awesome experience.

  • 1 Day Presentation style conference (Friday) OR 1 Day Open Spaces style conference (Saturday)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Refreshments included

ACCOMODATION

Rooms are available at a discounted rate for conference attendees. The price per night  $145.00 + $15.00 facility fee

The facility fee includes:

  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Access to Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation facilities
  • Phone calls across North America
  • Access and borrowing privileges at The Banff Centre library and archives,
  • Access to complimentary arts and programmed events when available.

. This rate is available for 3 days before and 3 days after the conference (subject to availability) should you want to extend your visit to Banff and surrounding area. Note that conference rate is only available until September 26th, 2018 and while rooms are available.

Please use this link to secure the conference room rate: https://book.b4checkin.com/chameleon/banffcentre/rlp/VOX1810

Contact

Voxxed Days Banff will take place at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity- 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff, AB T1L 1H5

VENUE:
Voxxed Days Banff will be held in the Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation on the Banff Centre Campus.

Food and Drink
Food and drink is included in the ticket price for Voxxed Days Banff attendees.

TRAVEL:The closest Airport to the conference facility is Calgary (YYC). The Banff Centre is 146 KM (90 miles) from the Calgary International Airpot. All major rental car companies operate out of the Calgary Airport. There is also a regularly scheduled bus service between the airport and Banff.

Contacts
Email: VoxxedDaysBanff@gmail.com. Twitter:@VoxxedDaysBanff