by TechBash Team

The full TechBash 2024 schedule is now available on our website, including six workshops, two huge keynotes and 70+ kick-ass sessions. Check it out, register today, and plan your week!

TechBash 2024 Developer Conference at a Glance:

Tuesday Workshops

Every 4-day ticket holder will join the workshop of their choice on Tuesday, September 24th. This year, we have in-depth workshops on Blazor, accessibility testing, public speaking, parallel programming in C#, web development with Astro, and Kubernetes. Join us and learn the real-world skills you need for today's hottest developer technologies.

This year's workshop speakers are:

  • Jeffrey T. Fritz - Microsoft's .NET Community Guy and Live Streamer
  • Erissa Duvall - Accessibility Ally and Engineer
  • Jeremy Clark - Microsoft MVP; Developer Betterer
  • Nicole Tibaldi - Senior Engineering Manager at The New York Times
  • Jason van Brackel - Lead Associate @ Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Nick Hodges - Writer. Presenter. Nerd.

TechBash 2024 workshops


Our Wednesday highlights include AWS Dev Advocate Brandon Minnick's opening keynote, a full day of world-class sessions, the opening of our sponsor exhibits, great meals, and our always-popular evening Welcome Reception in the River Rooms.

Brandon Minnick


We kick off Thursday with a .NET-focused keynote from Microsoft's Maddy Montaquila, continue with another full day of world-class sessions, plus an amazing breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. Thursday is the second and final day to meet with our sponsors too! They'll have some great giveaways later in the day. We'll reconvene Thursday evening for Game Night, featuring board games, card games, snacks and more!

Maddy Montaquila


In addition to being another awesome day of sessions, Friday is Family Day! Bring the kids for our Family Day sessions. The family sessions are still being finalized. Check out the schedule so far! We'll also have a full day of developer-focused sessions, plus delicious coffee, meals, and snacks.

Join our TechBash 2024 sponsor lineup!

We still have some great opportunities to sponsor TechBash 2024. Join us at the Kalahari Resort in September and meet our attendees. We always have a great mix of talented developers join us at TechBash, and they love to learn how our sponsors can help them solve problems and build great solutions.

Can't make it to TechBash? You can become a Silver Sponsor and we'll provide your materials to our attendees or keep an unstaffed table refreshed with your materials. Contact us to learn how we can partner with you!

TechBash 2024 sponsors

by TechBash Team

The kids are back at school, the pro football season is about to start, and fall is just around the corner. That means time is running out to secure your tickets to TechBash and lock in our guaranteed low rates!

The TechBash room block ends on October 6th!

Right now, room rates are just $179 per night for a standard Desert room on Monday through Friday nights during TechBash. You can reserve your room through the Kalahari booking site or by phone at 1-877-525-2427 (mention TechBash 2023). After October 6th, rates and availability are no longer guaranteed!

Not only that, but our Standard 3-day and 4-day event pricing also ends on October 6th. For the final 30 days before TechBash, Late Bird pricing will be in effect. So, don't wait... Register today!

Your favorite keynote speakers from Microsoft are coming to TechBash!

You love Visual Studio?

  • We have Mads Kristensen! He'll be presenting his keynote, Visual Studio Secrets Uncovered.

You love Azure?

  • We have Paul Yuknewicz & Scott Hunter! They'll join us to present Building and Scaling Cloud-Native Intelligent Applications on Azure.

You love .NET?

  • We have Kathleen Dollard! She'll be kicking off day one with Charting Your Course.

TechBash 2023 Keynotes

.NET Conf 2023 is happening in mid-November, but you can get the inside scoop early at TechBash.

Check out our website for all the latest info! Want to be first to get TechBash news and updates? Subscribe to our email newsletter.

by Alvin Ashcraft

We're excited to announce our second keynote. Crux Conception will be joining us from Indiana to present Is there #Stress in the world of #Tech? Here is some more about Crux:

Crux resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and has over 20 years of Law Enforcement (Now-Retired), Criminal Profiling and teaching experience (Adjunct Professor). Crux has now taken his years of experience, education research and training; to incorporate novel methods of teaching/learning. Crux has utilized his background in Psychology, Team Building and Behavioral Profiling to implement said methods to take out the law-enforcement aspect and make these skills people/civilian practical.

Crus ConceptionHis keynote will cover how to manage your work life and cope with the demands of being an employee in today's world. No matter what profession you're employed by, there is always some form of stress that comes alongside it, and this training will expose new coping skills for success!

This keynote offers solutions to support individuals afflicted by stress within the IT community:

  • Employee input
  • Better task content
  • Amplified job control
  • Equal production values
  • Career expansion
  • Enhanced peer socialization
  • More workplace ergonomics

Key takeaways include:

  • Overall alertness- regarding the onset of stress
  • Stress at one's place of employment
  • Mentally supporting yourself
  • Recognize the best method in a tense setting

There are only four more days remaining in the TechBash 2022 early bird registration period. Talk to your boss and register today! If your company will be sending more than five people to the event, email to get more information about our group discounts.

Sponsor Spotlight

We would like to thank Speaker Sponsor, The New York Times, for sponsoring the travel of one of our speakers. Want to sponsor TechBash? Email for more information or download our sponsor prospectus.

by Alvin Ashcraft

This week we are highlighting our two keynote presentations. First up is Jeff Blankenburg. For those of you who don't know Jeff, he is a Chief Technical Evangelist at Amazon Alexa. Here is a little more about him:

Jeff Blankenburg spent the early part of his career in digital advertising, building websites for Victoria's Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Ford Motor Company, among others. He also spent 8 years at Microsoft, primarily as an evangelist for any recent technology he could get his hands on. Today, he works on the Amazon Alexa team helping developers make Alexa even smarter. Jeff has also spoken at conferences all over the world, including London, Munich, Sydney, Tokyo, and New York, covering topics ranging from software development technologies to soft skill techniques. He also serves as an organizer for the Stir Trek conference.

Jeff Blankenburg, TechBash 2022 keynote speaker

Jeff's keynote at TechBash is titled 'The Future of People'. We are so excited to hear from him this November:

As we continue to embrace artificial intelligence, we will see a new future for how people live their lives. We will take a quick look at how AI can impact humanity for the better, and some of the advancements we can look forward to.

Join us November 8-11 at the Kalahari Resort and enjoy the amazing keynotes, workshops, and sessions at TechBash 2022. The Early Bird registration period is nearly over. Buy your tickets by July 6th to get our lowest prices. If you're bringing a group of five or more, email for information about group discounts.