The DevOps conferences of 2023 you want to attend

Tech conferences are an excellent way to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and innovations in the tech industry, network with fellow professionals, and hear from industry thought leaders. After organizations moved their tech conferences online during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, many events in 2023 are planning to return to an in-person format — good news for those of us who are waiting to start traveling again!

Looking to attend a DevOps conference in 2023? Here are some options you may like.

1. DeveloperWeek (February 2023)

Some 8000 professionals are expected to attend this conference in the San Francisco Bay Area in February. DeveloperWeek also has a virtual edition, if you are not able to make it in person. Check out the DevLead conference, DevOps Summit, while you are at the conference. 

2. Think 2023 (May 2023)

IBM Think is an annual conference exploring big data and analytics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and hybrid cloud computing. The conference also lets attendees learn about the latest IBM products and services and connect with the IBM team and community. If you can’t attend this year’s iteration in Orlando, Florida, you might be able to make it to one of the Think on Tour experiences, which take place from Toronto to Tokyo.

3. Open Source Summit North America (May 2023)

The Linux Foundation calls the Open Source Summit “the premier conference for open-source developers, technologists, and community leaders.” This year’s gathering in Vancouver will feature events on topics ranging from cloud computing and containers to AI and sustainability. If the Old World is more your style, you can instead attend the Open Source Summit Europe, which this year will be in September in Bilbao, Spain.

4. Kafka Summit (May 2023)

If you are in the United States, this will need you to hop on a plane. The Kafka Summit organized by Confluent is happening in London, May 16 and 17. 

5. Worldwide Developers Conference 2023 (June 2023)

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is a global destination for software developers who build applications for Apple platforms, including macOS and iOS. The conference typically takes place in June and is eagerly anticipated by the tech community—not least because it’s where Apple often announces new releases and product versions.

6. Google DevFest (September–December 2023)

Connect with fellow developers, and engage with experts from the Mountain View giants virtual and in-person events. The 2022 edition was held from September to December. The exact dates for this year are yet to be announced.  

7. Android Dev Summit (October–November 2023)

Prefer Android to iOS? You’ll want to be at Google’s Android Dev Summit, where developers who create mobile apps and software for Android phones convene from around the world. The conference typically features a range of talks, workshops, and other events, with topics spanning Android app development, design, performance optimization, and more. Keep an eye out for this event when the exact dates are announced by Google. 

8. GitHub Universe (November 2023)

GitHub Universe is an annual conference organized by the GitHub development platform that brings together developers, tech leaders, and open-source enthusiasts worldwide. Last year’s summit let attendees focus on particular tracks with different subjects, including the cloud, security, machine learning and AI, and open-source software.

9. AWS re:Invent (November–December 2023)

AWS re:Invent is the flagship conference of the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform, typically held in November of each year and targeted toward current and prospective AWS users. AWS re:Invent includes everything from boot camps to breakout rooms and leadership sessions to help participants best apply the AWS platform and connect with other practitioners.

Don't forget to mark your calendar for Packagecloud events!

We started by hosting our first webinar last year. We are working to bring you more such events and get-togethers in 2023. 

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