Hello World! Algolia is launching its Inaugural Search & Discovery Conference Dedicated to the Developer Community: DevCon 2022



Virtual developer conference features two days of learning and innovation that will empower developers to index the world and put content into motion

August 11, 2022, 12:00 AM Coordinated Universal Time

San Francisco – August 11, 2022 – Algolia today announced its first-ever developer conference, DevCon 2022. This interactive two day virtual event, taking place on September 14 and 15, will connect attendees with like-minded individuals from Algolia’s world-class developer community while providing  insights on how to build unparalleled search and discovery experiences that put content into motion in new ways. 

As the provider of an API-First Search and Discovery platform that is utilized by millions of developers worldwide, Algolia is uniquely positioned to understand and respond to the ever-evolving needs of the developer community. In addition to unveiling key updates from Algolia, DevCon 2022 will feature 10+ presentations, workshops and live coding sessions led by the industry’s most innovative search and discovery experts. 

Keynoted by Algolia CEO Bernadette Nixon and Chief Product Officer Bharat Guruprakash, this year’s event will feature an array of developer-centric sessions, including:

  • “Creating Strong Developer Culture in a Remote-First World,” presented by Ricky Robinett, VP of Culture Evangelism, Twilio
  • “What are developers really searching for?” presented by Steve Chen, Head of Developer Relations, Openbase 
  • “Seven Dysfunctions of a Personalization Engine,” presented by Chip Borodescu, AI Product Manager, Algolia

DevCon presenters will examine breakthrough trends transforming their industry, including personalization, artificial intelligence, remote work culture, women in technology and more. DevCon sponsors include Strapi, Contentful and Netlify. 

“DevCon has been in the works for a long time at Algolia, and we are delighted to launch the first of many developer events,” said Bharat Guruprakash, Chief Product Officer at Algolia. “This conference creates a great opportunity to bring together a world-class group of developers to network, share ideas and gain actionable takeaways on the future of search and discovery.” 

The online event also invites developers to join two in-person watch parties in Silicon Valley and Paris. For more information about DevCon 2022 or to register to attend, please visit:
https://www.algolia.com/devcon/

About Algolia
Algolia is an API-First Search a Discovery platform that empowers builders to compose experiences at Internet scale to predict what customers want with blazing fast search and the best application browse experience leading to more remarkable Discovery. More than 12,000 companies including Under Armour, Birchbox, Stripe, Slack, Medium, and Zendesk rely on Algolia to manage over 1.5 trillion search queries a year. Algolia is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Atlanta, Austin, Paris, London, and Bucharest. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.