DevRel Summit 2017 
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Developer Engagement - Today's Best Practices

DevRel Summit is a professional development day to share insights into the best practices for industry leaders working with developer communities. The day includes talks, discussion corners, and breakout exercises to showcase the best practices in current use.  

Quick Schedule Overview

8:00 - 9:00am - Registration w Light Breakfast, Coffee, Tea

9:00 - 9:15am - Opening Announcement

9:15 - 12:30pm - Opening Keynote, and morning talks

12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch and Lightening Talks

1:30 - 2:40pm - Conversation Corners

3:00 - 5:00pm - Afternoon Talks

5:00 -7:30pm - Happy Hour Opens, and closes

5:30 - 6:45pm - Closing Keynote, Never Have I Ever session, Closing words from Founders

6:45 - 7:30pm - Makerologist Robots and Lasers Evening Activity

Connect - Engage - Grow - Diversify

Presentation and discussion topics include:

What’s happening in our community to grow and engage developers?
What are creative ways our peers are implementing programs?
What are the lessons learned that we can share with each other?
How do we measure DevRel success?
How do we continue to define DevRel?
How do we further diversification in DevRel?

2017 Opening Keynote


Bear Douglas -
Slack - Developer Advocate

Bear Douglas is a Developer Advocate at Slack, where she and her team help developers build more pleasant and productive ways to work. Before Slack, she led the Developer Relations teams for the mobile and data platforms at Twitter, and worked on native mobile DevRel at Facebook and Parse. Before that, she was an archaeologist, but that's ancient history.


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