Turning Curiosity Into Opportunity:

How To Inspire and Mentor Others on Their Engineering Journey

No matter where you're at in your programming career, there will always be someone who can learn from you. This keynote will leave you inspired to expand your network, share your story, and seek out mentorship opportunities whether you're a junior or senior engineer.

Kelly Vaughn

Kelly Vaughn

Engineering Manager, Spot AI

Kelly Vaughn is a software engineer, entrepreneur, and purveyor of developer jokes on Twitter. She's passionate about providing a learning path for junior engineers and coaching individual contributors into leadership roles. She is currently an Engineering Manager at Spot AI. When she's not working, you'll probably find her on her Peloton, traveling to a new country, or spending time at a coffee shop to make a tiny dent in her never-ending book collection.

What is the Atlanta Developers' Conference?

Formerly the Atlanta Code Camp

In the footsteps of the Atlanta Code Camp, welcome the Atlanta Developers' Conference

This new conference will be focused on all kinds of developers. This is a chance to see some of your favorite speakers on all sorts of topics, including:

  • Cloud Technologies
    • Azure
    • AWS
    • GCP
  • Programming
    • .NET
    • javascript
    • Python
    • and more
  • Platforms
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iOS
    • MacOS
  • Frameworks & Tools
    • Containers
    • React /(Native)
    • Angular
    • Blazor
    • and more
  • DevOps & ALM
    • Github
    • Azure DevOps
    • Jira
    • Agile / Scrum
  • Databases
    • Relational Databases & SQL
    • NoSQL
    • Graph
    • and more
  • Emerging Technologies
    • Embedded/IoT
    • Edge Computing
    • Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality
    • Smart Cities
  • Operations & Infrastructure
    • Containers
    • Kubernetes
    • Security
    • Identity
    • Monitoring
    • Networking
  • Modern Workplace & Business Tools
    • Teams/Slack
    • Power Platform
  • Professional Development & Soft Skills
    • Career Management
    • Team Building
    • Small Business Development
    • Consulting, Resumes & Interviewing
    • Public Speaking
    • and more


Scrum Simple
Kennesaw State University - College of Computing and Software Engineering
EPAM Systems, Inc.
Tyler Technologies
Pilot Company

Join these great sponsors! Grab the sponsorship packet here:

Conference Location

Kennesaw State University - Marietta