18 - 19 Oct '18 Sydney, Australia

Sharing knowledge and building a network of great C++ developers in the Asia-Pacific region.

C++ meets Asia Pacific

A two day conference for C++ professionals and enthusiasts.

As an attendee, along with networking opportunities, you will be learning from a number of talks which fit into the following categories:

Become a speaker

Pacific++ are now accepting submissions for speakers at our 2018 Conference. All presentations should be focused on C++ best practise, modern techniques, tooling and libraries.

To submit your interest in being a speaker, please register at the speaker portal.

Submissions close on the 17th of June 2018.

Code of Conduct

Pacific++ is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion or political affiliation.

Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  •   Offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion or political affiliation
  •   Displaying sexual images
  •   Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
  •   Unwanted photography or recording
  •   Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  •   Inappropriate physical contact
  •   Unwelcome sexual attention

All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds. Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Excessive swearing and offensive jokes are not appropriate for Pacific++.

We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. If a participant engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including expulsion from the conference with no refund. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.


If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, you can either:

  •   Speak with conference staff (identifiable by 'Staff' lanyard)
  •   Email the conference organiser [email protected]
  •   Anonymously report the incident here

All reports and concerns are kept confidential.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.

License and Attribution

This is version 1.0 of the Pacific++ Code of Conduct. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. It is a derivative of the C++ Code of Conduct, which is itself a derivative of the PyCon Code of Conduct and the Geek Feminism wiki.








Meet our speakers scheduled to appear

Sean Parent


Adobe - United States

Keynote Sponsored by Wargaming Sydney

Sean Parent is a principal scientist and software architect for Adobe Photoshop. Sean has been at Adobe since 1993 when he joined as a senior engineer working on Photoshop and later managed Adobe’s Software Technology Lab. In 2009 Sean spent a year at Google working on Chrome OS before returning to Adobe. From 1988 through 1993 Sean worked at Apple, where he was part of the system software team that developed the technologies allowing Apple’s successful transition to PowerPC.

Titus Winters


Google - United States

Titus is a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Google, where he has worked since 2010. He leads Abseil, Google’s open-source C++ library that underpins more than 250M lines of Google code with 12K+ active internal users. He is one of the four arbiters for Google’s official C++ style guidelines. For the last 7 years, Titus has been organizing, maintaining, and evolving the foundational components of Google’s C++ codebase using modern automation and tooling. Titus chairs the Library Evolution Working Group (LEWG) for the C++ Standard - the group responsible for API design proposals to the standard library. He is also chairing the newly-formed SD15 for discussions of Tooling in the C++ ecosystem.

Kate Gregory



Kate Gregory has been using C++ since before Microsoft had a C++ compiler, and has been paid to program since 1979. She writes, mentors, codes, advises teams, and leads projects, focusing on C++. Kate is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Visual C++ MVP, an Imagine Cup judge and mentor, an active contributor to StackOverflow and other StackExchange sites, has written over a dozen books, and speaks at conferences and user groups around the world. She develops courses for Pluralsight, primarily on C++ and Visual Studio. Since its founding in 2014 she has served on the Planning and Program committees for CppCon, the largest C++ conference ever held, where she also delivers sessions.

James McNellis


Microsoft - United States

James McNellis is a senior engineer at Microsoft where he works on the Time Travel Debugging (TTD) reverse debugging toolkit. Prior to joining the Windows Debuggers team in 2016, he worked on the Visual C++ team and was responsible for the Microsoft C Runtime (CRT) and C Standard Library implementation. Passionate about all things related to C++, he is a frequent speaker at C++ conferences around the world and is a former top contributor on StackOverflow.


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