Software Craftsmanship 2016 - Chicago and Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

October 21st, 2016

University of Southern California
Town & Gown Ballroom
665 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Join us in Los Angeles to make connections with like-minded software developers, and enjoy a full day packed with inspiring and informative presentations by some of the world's most influential software professionals.

Get your tickets today.


Software Craftsmanship North America is a conference for software professionals interested in improving their craft, their community, and themselves. Building and celebrating a community of professionals while defining the industry, SCNA is a great opportunity to connect and develop productive partnerships.

8th Light and the University of Southern California are excited to host the event for the second year in a row, this year located in the beautiful Town & Gown building. Come join us for a full day of talks followed by a full day Code Retreat.


Town and Gown Ballroom at University of Southern California

University of Southern California
Town & Gown Ballroom
665 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90089


Parking is available for free to conference ticket holders. Please park across the street at the Radisson Midtown Los Angeles at 3540 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, 90007. When arriving please inform the parking garage attendant that you are here for SCNA.

Code Retreat

Following the conference, join us on Saturday morning for a full day of hands-on coding practice to improve your craft. Starting with Conway's Game of Life, we iterate through the day with different code challenges, and discuss our practices along the way.

Bring your computer and your brain—we've got the rest covered! Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Full day code retreat. Bring your computer and your brain, we have the rest covered

SCNA is hosted by

University of Southern California


The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC's diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, and collaboration with leading researchers in a highly advanced learning environment. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.

8th Light Inc.

8th Light

8th Light is an agile software consultancy with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, London, and New York City. We are passionate about building productive long-term partnerships with our clients, our employees, and the software community.

Our team of multi-disciplined software crafters and designers are experts in applying the principles and practices of software craftsmanship in all different languages and frameworks. We craft beautiful applications for your web, mobile, and embedded projects. 8th Light also offers apprenticeships to push the limits of your knowledge in software development.