Every year we bring you more than just fantastic talks from our wonderful line-up of speakers.

Practical workshops

This year we're hosting three workshops before and after the conference: 2 days of Be a brilliant people developer (last few tickets remaining), a day of Demystifying management with Lara Hogan (sold out) and a day of Tech Lead skills for developers with Pat Kua (sold out).

The Lead Developer London 2019 - Workshops

Speaker office hours

Most of our confirmed speakers will be running 30 mins of speaker office hours throughout the conference, this is your chance for Q&A, you can ask questions about their talk or other topics. The sessions will run in the Office Hours space throughout the coffee breaks, lunch and after the conference (Check out the office hours schedule here). No need to pre-book anything, just drop by for some advice about all things lead dev from true industry experts.

The Lead Developer London 2018 Office Hours

Book signing with Lara Hogan

Lara Hogan's new Resilient Management book is available to preorder now. If you managed to put your order through on time to get it delivered at the conference (that was 27 May), you have a chance to get it signed by Lara at the conference! The book signing will be held around the Office Hours space during Lara's hours (11 June, 11:15 am).

Free childcare

We're providing free childcare at the conference thanks to the support of GoCardless! Deadline to register your interest was this Monday, 27 May. If you have any questions, email us.

Summer garden party vibes

We're hosting a summer garden party themed reception at the end of conference Day 1 to celebrate all things Lead Dev - expect good food, special mocktails, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks provided throughout.

Chillout space + activities lounge

Thanks to our fantastic D&I sponsors like Tesco and Financial Times, we are able to provide great things to make the event more inclusive like live-captioning, a chillout space and an activities lounge during the conference reception which will have lots of board games, origami workshop, letterbox to send a letter to future you, pronoun and communication stickers and other interesting things!

Free pre-conference meetup

You're invited to our meetup on 10 June hosted by Cloudflare. You can look forward to really interesting talks on rapidly scaling your project team and helping your developers level up. RSVP here.

Want to feature in the next #LeadDevLondon promo trailer?

We'll be shooting lots of videos throughout the conference. If you're interested in featuring in any of those, giving a video testimonial, or just video-bombing the frame while we're interviewing others, let us know here and we'll send you more details and timings.

Sponsor prize draws

During the breaks you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with our amazing sponsors and enter their prize draws. There are many exciting ones, for example - N26 hoodie, LEGO® Architecture 21045 Trafalgar Square set from Twitter or a trip to Manchester for two from AutoTrader. Would hate to miss those!

Twitter prize draw - The Lead Developer London

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