Software Craftsmanship North America - 2015 - Los Angeles California


Bringing Software Craftsmanship to Southern California

November 6th, 2015Los Angeles, CA

We hope you enjoyed this year's SCNA! This conference marked a milestone for software craftsmanship in southern California, and we intend to build on this momentum to continue spreading the principles and practices of software craftsmanship.


SCNA 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.

2015 Speakers

Uncle Bob giving the keynote

Code Retreats

Following the conference is 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 approaches, problem solving, and discussing practices along the way.

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

SCNA Attendees

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 a Chicago-based Agile software consultancy with expertise in a variety of programming languages. 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.

Many thanks to our sponsors

Journeyman Sponsor

HauteLook | HauteLook is the largest e-commerce company in Los Angeles, located right in the heart of downtown. As part of the Nordstrom family, we pride ourselves on delivering incredible customer service. We deliver great products through creative and novel applications of open source technology.

Media Sponsor

Clean Coders