GOTO is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 90 top speaker and 1300 attendees. The conference cover topics such as .Net, Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture and Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes


We are proud to announce the first GOTO Chicago conference to take place this April in Downtown Chicago at the Drake Hotel. The GOTO Chicago program is created "by developers, for developers" where the emphasis is placed on presenting latest developments as they become relevant and interesting for the software development community. Some of the industry's best speakers, practioners and trainers will be at GOTO Chicago to present and train on a variety of topic areas.  

Meet a few of our speakers:

Dan North, Agile Troublemaker, Developer and Orignator of BDD 

Don Reinertsen, Author of "The Principle of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development;

Rich Hickey, Creator of Clojure and Designer of Datomic

Mike Lee, Mayor of Appsterdam

Pamela Fox, Front - End Engineer at Coursera 

Brian Goetz, Author of "Java Concurrency in Practice"

Michael Feathers, Author of "Working Effectively with Legacy Code" 

Aaron Bedra, Application Security Lead at Braintree

Eric Evans, Author of "Domain Driven Design" 

Full list of confirmed speakers, new additions are being added daily 

GOTO Chicago includes 2 Training Days led by leading practitioners and authors on various subjects and 2 Conference days with over 30 of the best speakers in the field. With a 360 degree perspective, we present new technology and trends in a non-vendor forum to give attendees inspiration, energy and desire to learn. GOTO Conferences have been running for over 16 years in Europe and this will be the first GOTO Conference in the US.