The flagship developers conference by GovTech, Stack 2020 is here for its next run and this time, they’re going virtual. Stack is the largest developers conference organized and led by GovTech Singapore in support of Smart Nation Singapore. It is one of the most awaited tech events in the world and is held in Singapore. It is a 3-day tech event full of keynotes, conversations and workshops about the most recent industry trends and innovations in Applications, Cloud, AI, IoT, UX/UI and much more.
Stack conference is going online in 2020 but with the same level of excitement and opportunities for learning as well as collaborations. If you already know about this conference, you probably must be looking forward to the event and want to know when the event is scheduled to go live. However, if you aren’t familiar with the Stack event, here’s everything you need to know about Stack 2020 and the event in general.
Stack 2020 event dates & ticket prices
Stack 2020 will be held virtually from 1st December 2020 to 3rd December 2020. Registration for the Stack event is for free, but if you want to attend additional workshops, different costs per workshop will be applicable. Once you register for the event, you’ll immediately receive a confirmation mail from the Stack 2020 team. The event link will be sent across to you via email a week before the event.
Stack 2020 Agenda
To give you a brief idea about what your 3 days at the virtual conference will look like, following is the agenda of Stack 2020 as per its official website:
Day 1 (1st December): This day will be all about technical workshops. You can book a seat for yourself for the conferences by paying a small amount. The option to do so is available on the registration page itself. Some of the many workshops organized are –
- “UX and Why It Matters To You” by Cheryl Wong (UX Designer, GovTech) and (Eunice Chan, UX Designer, GovTech)
- “Become a Good Scrum Master, How?” by Joshua Lai (Agile Coach and Scrum Master, Thales Digital Factory), Wan Siew Onn (Scrum Masters’ Partner, AskOne) and Marc Gong (Senior Director IES, Agile Practice Lead, SAP)
- “Zero to Kubernetes” by Daniele Polencic (Instructor, Learn K8s)
Day 2 (2nd December): Following the opening address, expect a line up of exceptional keynotes, tech talks, live Q&A sessions and on-demand videos. Listen to extraordinary minds like Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan (Minister of Foreign Affairs), Martin Fowler (Chief Scientist at ThoughtWorks) and Jeff Barr (Chief Evangelist and Vice President of Amazon Web Services) talk about the latest trends in technology.
Day 3 (3rd December): The third day at the Stack conference will also be full of insightful conversations and keynotes from some of the greatest technologists around the world. Below are the details of few of the many talks scheduled:
- “The Unicorn Project and The Five Ideals” by Gene Kim (Founder, IT Revolution)
- Panel Discussion on the topic “Building Digital Organisations” with Ng Chee Khern (Permanent Secretary, Smart Nation and Digital Government), Greg Pryor (Senior VP, People and Performance Evangelist, Workday) along with Moderator (Kok Ping Soon, Chief Executive, GovTech)
- “Developing Applications with Kubernetes” by JJ Asghar (Developer Advocate, IBM)
This is just the tip of the iceberg, the list goes on. Check out the full Stack 2020 agenda here.
Who can attend Stack conference?
The stack conference is for developers, tech leaders, dev teams, software engineers and software architects. The event will be an amazing opportunity to listen to industry experts talk about latest tech trends and innovations in Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and UI/UX technologies. If you want to learn from the most experienced people in the technology industry, this is your chance.
Why attend Stack event?
To learn from the experts
Every year, Stack developers conference brings together over 100 technology masters of the world to talk about their discoveries and share their knowledge. At Stack 2020, listen to tech-pros like Mr Gene Kim (Founder of IT Revolution and author of bestseller book “The Unicorn Project”) and Mr Will Grannis (Managing Director, Google’s CTO Office) share their wisdom.
To level up professionally
With 80+ talks panel discussions, workshops and keynotes scheduled for you, get acquainted with the latest technology trends and get deep understanding of how these technologies work. Get inspired by the emerging tech concepts and out-of-the-box ways of working that’ll help you level-up in your career.
If you want to get connected with like-minded people, attending the Stack event will be a great opportunity to get in touch with data scientists, developers, product managers, technologists and designers. The conference will give you ample chances to make long-lasting connections and expand your professional network. If you try to engage in meaningful conversations you might find the right mentor for yourself or come across a tech community to kick off a new project.
To get hands-on experience
Even though Stack 2020 is going virtual, the organizers are making sure the attendees have a wholesome experience, just like they would’ve had if they were attending it at the venue. A vast array of workshops has been scheduled that’ll appeal to tech professionals with different interests and skill levels. Workshops around interesting tech domains like coding, cybersecurity, designing, developing, etc. have been set in place and will take place on the first day of the event, i.e. 1st December 2020.
To rekindle your love for technology
Sometimes, the monotony of the sedentary lifestyle can get to you. It makes you forget why you chose your current career path. Talking and listening to the tech industry peers and seeing what they’re doing differently can fill you up with enthusiasm and look at your career choice in a whole new light. If anything, after attending the conference, you will go back to your office charged up with energy, confidence and may be some great idea.
The Stack conference is GovTech’s flagship conference and aims at bringing together the tech community’s most experienced leaders, innovators and influencers. This year’s conference will feature 100+ keynote speakers and tech experts from around the world and host 80+ workshops, talks and on-demand videos. The conference will also motivate you to emerge stronger than ever before amidst the pandemic by adapting and learning to thrive in the “new normal”. If you are convinced that Stack 2020 is an event not to be missed, go ahead and register yourself for the experience at the earliest.
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