Welcome to CodeConf Nashville 2015

June 25th
June 26th

CodeConf is about improving the software community by featuring thought-provoking talks and building social connections. Join us for the third installment of the CodeConf series where we will come together to discuss open source, best practices, documentation, community, and maybe even hacking space exploration.

Enjoy the Best of Nashville

The Bell Tower

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Country Music Hall of Fame

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Gaylord Opryland Hotel

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Set List

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Thursday June 25th

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Spirited Workshops

In addition to the regular session talks, you have the opportunity to register for hands-on workshops led by expert trainers. The workshops will take place during the day on June 25th and 26th at the nearby Bridge Building. Space is limited, so grab your tickets now! Keep your eye on @codeconf for updates on workshops as we schedule more.

Thursday June 25th

11:00am-12:45pm (lunch served)

Managing an Open Source Project on GitHub

Led by Allen Smith

Did you know GitHub contains powerful features for managing your open source project? In this class we'll explore strategies to improve communication, steer development, and encourage collaboration on your project.

1:00pm-2:30pm

Contributing with GitHub Desktop Clients

Led by Allen Smith

In this class we'll explore the latest features of the GitHub desktop clients for Mac and Windows, demonstrating common ways for contributing to open source projects and streamlining your workflow with just a few clicks.

Friday June 26th

11:40am-1:00pm (lunch served)

Hacking Atom: the Basics

Led by Nathan Sobo

In this workshop, we'll explore the basics of hacking on Atom by building a simple package for maintaining a daily journal. You'll finish with a useful example package that you can continue to experiment with on your own, and you'll also gain skills you can use to build other useful packages to share with the rest of the Atom community.

Venueand Accomodations

The Bell Tower

CodeConf will be held in the beautifully renovated Bell Tower. This 1874 church has been remodeled as an ideal venue for conferences of our size.

Gaylord Opryland Hotel

A select number of rooms have been reserved with a special conference rate at Gaylord Opryland Hotel, and we’ll shuttle buses for easy access to the venue. Register a discounted room by clicking here! Space is limited, so grab yours now.

Gaylord Opryland Hotel is at 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214.

Country Music Hall of Fame

The CodeConf afterparty is featured at the Country Music Hall of Fame, a venue that needs no introduction. A short 5 minute walk from the conference venue, there's plenty of time between the end of the day and the party kickoff to grab some food and enjoy Nashville's musical downtown district.

Around the Town

While you're in Nashville, check out great local music all along the Broadway strip in the center of Downtown! Other attractions include the Johnny Cash Museum and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Getting There

Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport (BNA). From the airport, you will be able to reach downtown Nashville by car (rental car, taxi, Uber) or bus (Line 18: Downtown Express).

Venue and hotel

The Bell Tower
400 4th Ave S
Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 4th Ave S

Tickets

$399.00 Buy

Your ticket includes access to all conference workshops, sessions, events, and activities.

Our Scholarship Program

Donate a Ticket for $299

Purchase an all-conference ticket to be donated to our diversity scholarship program. Purchasing this ticket does not provide you admission to CodeConf, but it does provide admission for individuals from underrepresented groups. Scholarship tickets are distributed by our participating organizations.

Donate

Apply for a Scholarship Ticket

We've set aside tickets, and other CodeConf attendees have donated tickets, exclusively for groups working to improve the diversity of our community. You can apply to receive on of these tickets through one of our participating organizations.

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