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Charlotte Python Meetup Message Board › BlendConf - Charlotte's UX/UI/Dev Conference - Sept 5-7

BlendConf - Charlotte's UX/UI/Dev Conference - Sept 5-7

Bermon P.
Charlotte, NC
Post #: 34
It's about time Charlotte had its own web conference so that's just what we're going to do. I give you, Blend Conference, a 3 day, 3 track, generalist conference featuring 40 speakers, 4 keynotes and 6 half-day workshops. All sharing ideas and conversations about user experience design, user interface design, and web development. It will be held at the Blake Hotel.

Register with the discount code 'earlybirdgetstheworm' and save 30% off the workshop and conference day passes. This discount code is only for Charlotte people and only being passed around to our local meetup groups. Keep is secret. Keep it safe.

There are only 100 tickets with this code. The discount code only be available until June 30th.

You can also follow @blendconf to stay up-to-date. We're still announcing things. The full site will launch on July 1st.


We wanted some of the smartest & nicest folks in our industry to come to Charlotte. Boy were we excited when they said yes. Prepare to have your brains filled with some most excellent knowledge. Here's a list of the speakers:

  • Carl Smith, nGen Works
  • Leslie Jensen Inman, The Unicorn Institute
  • Lisa Welchman, Welchman Pierpoint
  • Nick Finck, projekt202
  • Meagan Fisher, Chartbeat
  • James White, Signal Noise
  • Wren Lanier, Capital One
  • Jason Vanlue, Code School
  • Jina Bolton, Do
  • Tim Smith, The East Wing
  • Rebecca Garcia, Coder Dojo NYC
  • Rik Catlow, Bank of America
  • Rachel Nabors,
  • Andrew Hinton, The Understanding Group
  • Amanda Costello, The University of Minnesota
  • Cameron Moll, Authentic Jobs
  • Julie Ann Horvath , GitHub
  • Matt Stevens, Design Office of Matt Stevens
  • Sara Blake, ZSO
  • Wynn Netherland, GitHub
  • Mindy Wagner, Viget Labs
  • Michael Parenteau, Think Relevance
  • Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Happy Cog
  • Ben Vandgrify, Think Relevance
  • Melinda Jackson, Wells Fargo
  • Anders Frostenson, Doberman
  • Zoe Gillenwater, ATT
  • Larry Staton, Hendrick Automotive
  • Leslie J. Morse, Davisbase Consulting
  • Bryan Veloso, Github
  • Teresa Rench, Wells Fargo
  • Pedro Sepulveda, Continuum
  • Garth Braithwaite, Adobe
  • Rachel Parsons, Cardinal Solutions
  • Brandon Mathis, Mongo HQ
  • Marco Suarez, Mailchimp
  • Magnus Bergmark, Doberman


For the folks that prefer a bit more hands on approach to learning we've got it covered. The first day of the conference is filled with 6 half-day workshops.

  • Patrick Quattlebaum, Adaptive Path - Service Design
  • Kendra Shillington, Bank of America - UX Design
  • Adam Connor, MadPow - Discussing Design: The Art of Critique
  • Ron Edelen & Albert Banks , Myjive - Design
  • Tessa Harmon, Skookum - Building Single Page Apps
  • Shay Howe, The Starter League - Front-End Legos: Reusable HTML and CSS

It's an exciting time for Charlotte and we think it will be a blast.

I hope you can join us.

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