DevBreak: what is it and who is it for?

DevBreak is a two-day European tech conference & festival fusion with its 1st edition launching in 2019, connecting 500  delegates across a world-wide network. 

It is the ideal opportunity for teams and tech professionals to share, learn and come together with peers through engaging keynotes, workshops, music and outdoor events.

Location: when and where is DevBreak?

☀️ June 13th and 14th 2019 

🏰 Château du Vivier: lakeside on the grounds of this impressive XIIIth century castle in the lush French countryside, just an hour outside Paris

Tech Conference: what will I learn?

DevBreak is holding 5 conference tracks of talks delivered by internationally recognised tech speakers. Their expertise span across a wide range of topics related to tech and working in the industry.

The 5 conference tracks consist of:

Keynote speakers who will discuss pertinent subjects across the tech industry and software development

DevLife, tackling all aspects of working as a software developer and the tools needed to help your team succeed

DevWorld, which delved into the technical challenges that developers face and ways to optimise for a secure, high-performing network

DevNews, touching upon the latest tech news and how you can stay one step ahead, with a specific focus on AI, Machine Learning and Robotics

DevLab, involved workshops for tech professionals who work in Data Science, Machine Learning, Python, ReactJS and Scikit

Using our mobile app, you will have full access to the conference agenda, so you can easily keep track of your schedule!

Team Collaboration: how will my team develop?

Your team is essential to your business. DevBreak is geared towards creating a space where teams can  learn  from their peers, strengthen 1–1 relationships and hone their skills to positively impact your business. 

We have also created the Tailored_DevLab for those interested in dedicated team time on a topic of your choosing. These are private seminars within the festival for you to share news, hold an in-depth workshop and train your team on a specific subject.  

Our goal is to create an unforgettable experience for your team and impart value through a conference made specifically for the developer community.

Speakers: Can I speak at DevBreak?

Yes! If you have a topic to share or want to recommendation a speaker, there is a registration form available. Fill it out here and we’ll get back to you!

Sponsors: what are the sponsorship opportunities?

As DevBreak is a unique, “out of the box” event, we have a range of sponsorship opportunities. That being said, these are limited in availability

If you need more details, get in touch with us!

The Festival: what kind of activities are planned?

We have a series of activities geared specific towards team building and tech. 

Escape games where you work together as a team to solve a series of clues within the forest surrounding the château in order to save the world 🏆

Raft-building sessions where you compete against other teams to build the fastest, most effective floatation device 🛶 

VR and gaming area where you’ll have the opportunity to challenge your peers, play with the latest tech gadgets and make a few friends along the way 👾

Transportation: how do I get to/from the venue?

Free shuttles are arranged to transport delegates from Paris’ Gare du Nord directly to the venue

Seats on the shuttle can be booked by contacting DevBreak’s lead organiser Melanie at melanie@devbreak.io.

Accommodation: where will I stay?

While accommodation is not inclusive in the ticket pricing, we have negotiated rates with hotels and establishments located nearby the venue.

If you are a large group of 15+ or sign up with our early bird pricing rate, contact us to find out more about discounted accommodation rates!

Tickets: how and when will I receive my badge?

After signing up, you’ll receive a confirmation email from us. Keep this confirmation email for your records 🗃

Leading up to the event, your badge will be available through the DevBreak event app. Note that you will need to download the app in order to access your DevBreak badge.

Accessibility: can I attend if I am in a wheelchair?

Yes! The grounds of Château du Vivier are wheelchair-friendly, with accessible toilet facilities. There is also an elevator lift to the first floor conference rooms to be used in the event of bad weather. 

The shuttles from Paris will also take wheelchairs  into consideration. 

Please get in touch if you need any help or advice regarding accessible accommodation.

Food: what is there to eat at DevBreak?

There will be a variety of food trucks on site. 🌯 Mostly street food served with meat-free options available. 

If you have any severe allergies, please let us know ahead of time by contacting Melanie directly via email at melanie@devbreak.io.

DevBreak is celebrating many diverse tech topics in a gorgeous location and with a lot of music, activities, fun and a party!

It is recognising the explosive growth and diversification of the tech scene within Europe over the past few years, and bringing together professionals passionate about tech’s community, industry and its technological development.

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