About #SConf New Zealand

ScaleConf New Zealand is an international technical conference for those who build or maintain web systems. Audience includes developers, engineers and managers from companies of all sizes, researchers, academics, influential business decision makers, CTOs and VPs engaged in the web development and performance ecosystem.

Bringing together international and local thought-leaders, knowledge of innovators, and practitioners in development and operations. ScaleConf promises to provide plenty of networking opportunities, as well as opportunities to connect with decision makers, influencers and industry minds.

During this 2 day event, the first day will include a succession of Workshops and a pre-conference event, followed by a second day of scheduled presentations from international and local speakers and influential personalities within the tech industry. Presentation breaks, catered lunch and workshop training sessions all provide the perfect environment to mingle.

Code of Conduct

ScaleConf New Zealand is committed to creating a conference that is as inclusive as possible, where ideas are exchanged, old friends get together, new friends meet and... harassment is not tolerated. We expect speakers, attendees and sponsor representatives to be professional and courteous to each other.

Code of Conduct

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Speaker Line-up 2018

ScaleConf New Zealand - Peter Sbarski

Peter Sbarski

VP of Engineering at A Cloud Guru - AWS Community Hero

ScaleConf New Zealand - Josh Kalderimis

Josh Kalderimis

Co-founder and VP of Product at Travis CI

ScaleConf New Zealand - Vinu Charanya

Vinu Charanya

Senior Software Engineer at Twitter

ScaleConf New Zealand - Mark Pascall

Mark Pascall

Co-founder & Director at Blockchainlabs.nz

ScaleConf New Zealand - Davey Cheney

Davey Cheney

Staff engineer at Heptio

ScaleConf New Zealand - Seth Vargo

Seth Vargo

Developer Advocate at Google

ScaleConf New Zealand - Maximiliano Firtman

Maximiliano Firtman

Founder & Director at ITMaster Academy

ScaleConf New Zealand - Anthony Leverington

Anthony Leverington

Country Manager for ANZ at NGINX

ScaleConf New Zealand - Kumar Srinivasamurthy

Kumar Srinivasamurthy

Principal Group Engineering Manager at Bing - Microsoft Corp

ScaleConf New Zealand - Diana Omuoyo

Diana Omuoyo

Performance Engineering Specialist

ScaleConf New Zealand - Hugh Walcott

Hugh Walcott

Director & Founder at StrataMap.io

ScaleConf New Zealand - Regan Murphy

Regan Murphy

Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft NZ

ScaleConf New Zealand - Shumin Zhou

Shumin Zhou

Database administrator & Developer at FMG

ScaleConf New Zealand - Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks

ScaleConf New Zealand - Daniel McClelland

Daniel McClelland

Technical Lead at Trade Me

ScaleConf New Zealand - Ado Kukic

Ado Kukic

Full-stack developer and developer evangelist at Auth0

Event Schedule

Workshops & Pre-Conference Day : August 6th, 2018 / Main Conference : August 7th, 2018 - Wellington, NZ

Workshops - August 6th, 2018 08:30 AM - 15:30 PM Registraton
ScaleConf New Zealand - Maximiliano Firtman
ScaleConf New Zealand - Travis Holton

Deploying microservice applications in Kubernetes

August 6th, 2018 - From 12:30 PM to 15:30 PM | Free workshop thanks to Catalyst (*)
Register (*)
ScaleConf New Zealand - Ronen Baram

MySQL HA and scaling solutions: InnoDB and NDB Clusters hands on

August 6th, 2018 - From 12:30 PM to 15:30 PM | Free workshop thanks to Oracle & MySQL (*)
Register (*)

(*) Require main conference registration.

August 6th, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Registration
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August 7th Main Conference
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Registration - Arrival Coffee

07:30 AM - (Icon Room)
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Welcome address

08:15 AM - (Soundings Theatre)
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08:30 AM - 10:10 AM - (Soundings Theatre)
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Morning tea

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM - (Icon Room)
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10:40 AM - 12:55 PM - (Soundings Theatre)
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12:55 PM - 1:45 PM - (Icon Room)
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1:45 PM - 3:25 PM - (Soundings Theatre)
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Afternoon tea

3:25 PM - 3:55 PM - (Icon Room)
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3:55 PM - 5:45 PM - (Soundings Theatre)
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Closing address

5:45 PM - (Soundings Theatre)

Registrations 2018

Blind Bird Pricing
  • End Sales: March 16th, 2018
  • + GST / Limited numbers!!!
Early Bird Pricing
  • End Sales: June 15th, 2018
  • + GST / Limited numbers
Regular Bird Pricing
  • End Sales: July 27th, 2018
  • + GST

Late Pricing
  • End Sales: August 6th, 2018
  • + GST
  • Wednesday 6th August
  • + GST / Venue: Willeston Conference Center
  • + GST

Our Sponsors

Our sponsors play a key role in supporting the conference and our community.









Main Conference

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Level 2 - 55 Cable St Wellington 6011 - NZ


Willeston Conference Center

Level 11, 15 Willeston Street, Wellington


Venue: Catalyst IT

Level 3, Catalyst House, 150 Willis St, Wellington

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