• May 20-21, 2016
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  • MotorCity Casino, 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit

What is self.conference?

Self.conference is a mix of fantastic tech presentations and insightful soft talks in fabulous downtown Detroit. We're filling two whole days in the middle of May with mobile, web, hardware, software, process, and team talks to help you expand your knowledge, meet other technically-minded folk, and immerse yourself in Detroit's tech renaissance.

2016 Timeline

Interested in when things will get going with our call for speakers or ticket sales? Here's the plan:

  • January 18th: Call for speakers opens
  • February 1st: Earlybird tickets go on sale
  • February 15th: Call for speakers closes
  • March 7th: Speakers announced!
  • March 7th: Scholarship applications open
  • March 7th: Earlybird sales end, Regular tickets go on sale
  • March 28th: Scholarship applications close
  • April 4th: Scholarship recipients notified
  • April 15th: Volunteer applications open
  • April 29th: Volunteer applications close
  • April 29th: Regular sales end, Latecomer tickets go on sale
  • May 6th: Volunteers notified
  • May 20-21: Self.conference!


MotorCity Casino

MotorCity Casino is one of three luxury casino resort hotels in Detroit, and incorporates a historic building that once housed the Wagner Baking Company, makers of Wonder Bread. The complex houses a 100,000 square- foot casino with approximately 3,000 slot machines, 59 table games, and two poker rooms; D. Tour, a 13,000-square-foot spa with thermal whirlpools, steam rooms, and dry saunas; 67,000 square feet of meeting and convention space; Sound Board, a live music theater with a capacity of 2,400 people; and a luxury hotel with 400 guest rooms and suites.


Amber Conville

Amber Conville is a developer at Test Double, and has been a software developer for 8 years. She loves code in lots of languages, tdd, craftsmanship, and the software community, and can be found speaking at or helping out with user groups, conferences, and nerd gatherings whenever possible.

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