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Announcing LeadDev Live

Let's engineer our future, together. Join the community on April 7 & 8 for a free online conference to discuss how to be the most effective engineering leader in these uncertain times. Register here!

Conference update: COVID-19

Following the growing concern about COVID-19 we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s New York conference until August 11 & 12, 2020.

We work with dozens of speakers, sponsors, vendors and partners, and start planning the event more than a year in advance so this wasn’t an easy decision. But the health and safety of the community comes first.

All tickets will be transferred and no additional fees will be charged. The 2020 conference is still fully sold out, so if you don’t have a ticket, the best option is to join the waiting list and we will let you know as soon as one becomes available. For more information, check out our FAQs.

We appreciate your patience as the situation has evolved and really look forward to seeing you at Lead Dev New York conference in August.

How can I get involved?

  • Apply to speak: our Call for Proposals is now closed but you can apply to speak at one of our meetups or conferences in other cities.
  • Sponsor us: connect with senior engineering leaders looking for tools to help them work more efficiently and to ship higher quality product.
  • Buy tickets: the conference tickets are now sold out, you can still get tickets to the full-day workshops we're running on April 6 and 9. The only way to attend the conference now is via the sponsorship opportunities available.
  • Apply for a scholarship place: we run a scholarship program to support individuals from underrepresented and marginalised groups in tech. The deadline has passed but there are new opportunities for scholarships in other cities throughout the year.
  • Attend a meetup: We host quarterly meetups and you can get involved as an attendee, speaker, or sponsor.

Not sure what to expect? Look back at the highlights from our 2019 events to get you inspired for New York 2020!

Look back at the 2019 conference photos in our Flickr album.


Thank you to all our fantastic partners who help make our event happen.

Would you like to join the community and align your brand with The Lead Developer? Contact us for our 2020 sponsorship prospectus.

Premier Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor

Big Nerd Ranch

Talent Partner


Industry Partner


Industry Partner


Industry Partner

Work & Co

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

D&I Partner


Office Hours Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

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