CppCon Call for Lightning Talks

Do you have something to say to C++ programers? Can you say it in five minutes?

CppCon 2016 Call for Lightning Talks

by Michael Caisse

From the call:

Lightning talks are fast paced, short presentations often sprinkled with humor and intrigue. The popular 5-minute talks present topics that are interesting to C++ programmers and are open to speakers at all experience levels.

Announcing the Meeting C++ Student Program

The Meeting C++ Student Program is live:

Announcing the Meeting C++ Student Program

by Jens Weller

From the article:


  • You are between 18 and 25 years old (Will be checked during registration at the event!)
  • 25 "Students" will be selected from all participants (randomly)
  • Definition of Student: I don't want to define or check who is a student or not. Hence age is only requirement. Age will be checked at the event.
  • The program covers the ticket, but not costs for travel and accomondation
  • Workshops are not included
  • No cheating or manipulation in any form (exclusion from program)
  • The ticket is not transferable, no refund for purchased tickets
  • There is no recourse to legal action

C++ User Group Meetings in September

The monthly overview on upcoming C++ User Group meetings by Meeting C++:

C++ User Group meetings in September

by Jens Weller

From the article:

Another month, another round of User Group Meetings! September has lots of User Groups meeting (32 in total), and offers a highlight of the C++ year: CppCon!

There are 2 new C++ User Groups: Cary, NC and Bangalore (Qt)...

CppCon 2016 Call for Volunteers

CppCon is recuiting volunteers.

Call for Volunteers

for CppCon 2016

From the call:

We need people to help assemble registration packets and badges, register attendees, assist speakers with Audio/Video, and in general be on hand to make things run smoothly. In exchange, we’ll see to it that you’ll spend at least half of your time in sessions.


CppCon 2016: David Schwartz Keynote and Jason Turner Plenary

cppcon-037.PNGDavid Schwartz, the Chief Cryptographer of the Ripple distributed payment system, will be presenting a keynote at CppCon 2016 about developing blockchain software in C++.

Also, Jason Turner will give a plenary talk about using C++17 to write high-performance code on the Commodore 64.

You can read more about their talks here.

There’s still time to register for CppCon 2016! Come join us in September!