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 groups@techbash.com 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 sponsor@techbash.com 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 groups@techbash.com for information about group discounts.

by Alvin Ashcraft

It's time to register for TechBash 2022. 3-day and 4-day early bird tickets are now available on EventBrite. We're back this fall, in-person, at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Pocono Manor, PA. Join us November 8-11 for great keynotes, workshops, sessions, food, swag, and the best water slides in the Northeast U.S. Register soon because early bird rates are valid only through July 6th.

Get more information about our speakers, sponsors, hotel rooms, and more on techbash.com.

Want to send your dev team? Email us to ask about discounts for groups of five or more.

by Alvin Ashcraft

Greetings, speakers!

We're thrilled to inform you that our call for speakers for TechBash 2022 is now open here.

We are hosting our CFP on Sessionize once again this year, and you can submit proposals for standard sessions or workshops through April 13th.

TechBash 2022 will be happening on November 8-11 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in the Poconos. This location is the second largest indoor waterpark in the U.S. Tuesday, Nov 8th will be our optional day of full-day workshops for attendees.

Head over to our home page for more information about TechBash or email our speaker committee (speaker@techbash.com) with any questions.

Please tell your friends! We want to make this the biggest, most diverse TechBash developer conference yet. We hope to see you this fall!

- Your TechBash Organizers

by Jason Gaylord

Save the date! TechBash 2022 will return to the Poconos on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 through Friday, November 11, 2022.

The event will mark the 5th annual TechBash Developer Conference at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Pocono Manor, PA. Attendees can expect more of the great content, speakers, and activities they have come to expect from TechBash. Our newsletter is the best way to find out the day that Early Bird tickets go on sale. Don't miss out!

Speakers can watch for our call for presentations to open early in 2022. Are you interested in speaking? Sign up for our newsletter to be among the first to find out when the CFP is launched. Do you know somebody who should be speaking at TechBash? Send them our way!

Thanks to all of our speakers, sponsors, staff, and attendees for making TechBash 2019 a huge success! While we had to skip 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, we plan on making the 2022 event safe and enjoyable for all. We can't wait to see you in November, 2022!

- Your TechBash Organizer