• New York
  • April 6, 2021

As announced in June 2020, due to global uncertainty around Covid-19 we have moved all of our 2020 and early 2021 scheduled conferences to later in 2021.

We have also postponed the workshops that sit alongside the conferences.

All LeadDev New York workshop ticket holders should have now received an email with a link to this form to make your transfer selection regarding your ticket. Further information about your ticket transfer options can be found within our FAQs here.

Hiring and retaining top talent: an inclusive approach

Tutor: Karen Catlin (Author, Better Allies: Everyday Actions to Create Inclusive, Engaging Workplaces)

Engineering teams around the globe are growing, but for teams to expand, new, high-quality talent is required. And with more positions on the market than engineers to fill them, acquiring talent is becoming increasingly difficult. As an engineering leader on a growing team, it’s likely that you’ll spend the majority of your time recruiting. How can you ensure you're filling your open roles?

Karen Catlin

Demystifying Management

Tutor: Lara Hogan (Co-founder, Wherewithall)

As a manager, you may find yourself floating in a sea of uncertainty.

  • What does success look like?
  • How do you know if you’re doing a good job or not, with such a long feedback loop between your actions and their outcome?
  • How do you set the right tone and expectations for your team?

In this full-day workshop by Wherewithall, led by Lara Hogan, you will learn how to answer those questions and successfully navigate these uncertain waters.

Lara Hogan

Be a brilliant people developer

Tutor: Meri Williams (CTO, Monzo)

People are hard, so why are they called “soft skills”? Much like technical skills, there is both science and art, theory and experience, to becoming good at leading, managing, coaching, mentoring & developing people. In this workshop we’ll look at some of that theory, share experiences and boost your ability to develop yourself and others.

Meri Williams

Using Radical Candor to create a culture of feedback

Tutor: Farrah Mitra (Candor Coach, Radical Candor)

Interpersonal relationships and healthy team dynamics are at the centre of the success of every engineering team. But what happens when something goes wrong? Difficult conversations need to happen, but if there isn’t a foundation of trust or if the conversation’s mishandled, then they can sometimes turn sour. It’s these situations that need Radical Candor, the ability to care personally and at the same time challenge someone directly.

Farrah Mitra

2020 Sponsors

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 2021 sponsorship prospectus.

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