SREcon24 Americas Evening Events

Monday, March 18

Showcase Happy Hour

5:30 pm–6:30 pm, Pacific Concourse

Join us for food and beverages and visit our sponsors in the Sponsor Showcase as we close out the first day of sessions!

IBM Sponsor Event

6:30 pm–7:30 pm, Seacliff Room A&B

Join IBM for drinks, snacks, fun, and games!

Tuesday, March 19

Conference Reception

5:30 pm–7:00 pm, The Atrium
Sponsored by FireHydrant

Network with other attendees at the Conference Reception, enjoy some great food and drinks, and help us celebrate ten years of SREcon!

Lightning Talks

7:00 pm–8:00 pm, Grand Ballroom BC

Join us for a session of short talks on various topics related to the practice of Site Reliability Engineering. Each lightning talk is roughly 4 minutes long and should have exactly 16 slides, auto-advancing to the next slide every 15 seconds. The strict time limit allows each speaker to focus on one core idea during their talk.

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Monday, March 18, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm
Tuesday, March 19, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm

Registered attendees may schedule Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs) and reserve meeting rooms for them via the BoFs schedule grid posted outside the badge pickup area. The Attendee Guide, which will be sent to registered attendees shortly before the event, contains more details for scheduling a BoF. Each room will be set with a projector and screen, in one-hour increments.

In addition to the BoFs that attendees may schedule, the SREcon Steering Committee will be leading the following BoFs.

Monday, March 18

  • 8:30 pm–9:30 pm, Seacliff Room C: "Unsolved Problems from the Financial Sector" by Mike Rembetsy, Bloomberg
  • 8:30 pm–9:30 pm, Seacliff Room D: "Unsolved Problems in Observability" by Daria Barteneva, Microsoft

Tuesday, March 19

  • 8:00 pm–9:00 pm, Seacliff Room C: "10 Years of SREcon: How Could We (Re)Structure SREcon to Be More Valuable?" by Kurt Andersen, Clari
  • 9:00 pm–10:00 pm, Seacliff Room C: "Responding to Surprising Incidents" by Laura Nolan, Stanza (with Laura Maguire, Trace Cognitive Engineering)