About fusionconf

FusionConf is a quarterly mini-conference focused on web design, user experience, and development. Join us September 1st in Charlotte, NC for an afternoon jam packed with design inspiration from some of the industry's top talent.

Meet The speakers

Simone Battiste-Alleyne

Architecture Delivery at Accenture

Sarah Hudson

UI Developer at Cardinal Solutions

Sam Kapila

Director of Academic Operations and Diversity at The Iron Yard

Cristina Veale

Chapter Leader at Girl Develop It

Julia Elman

Design Manager at Zapier

Sarrah Vesselov

UX Lead at Gitlab

John Anderson

Director of Front-End Development at Red Ventures

Lawren Whitehead

UI Development Manager at SnapAV

Howard Zeemer

Application Development Manager at LendingTree

Sarah Doran

UI Developer at Cardinal Solutions

John Wolfe

Front-End Developer at Ekos Brewmaster

Erica Mitchell

UI Developer at Cardinal Solutions

Akhila Radhakrishnan

Full Stack Developer

What's on the Schedule

Time Topic Speakers
12:30pm Doors Open
1:00pm Perspectives from Hiring Managers Panel: Making it Through a Technical Interview John Anderson, Lawren Whitehead, Howard Zeemer
1:30pm How to Style in React and Not Lose Friends Sarrah Vesselov
2:10pm Thinking in TDD Sarah Hudson
2:40pm WERK MAMA: A Take from One Working Mamma in Tech Julia Elman
3:10pm Perspectives from New Front-End Developers Panel: Successfully Landing your First Job Cristina Veale, Sarah Doran, Erica Mitchell, John Wolfe, Akhila Radhakrishnan
3:40pm Hook it Up: Full-Stack for Front-End Folks Simone Battiste-Allenyne
4:20pm Designing and Developing Diversity Sam Kapila

The Venue


We are excited to partner with this inspiring space for FusionConf! HQ Charlotte is a highly dynamic co-working space within Packard Place that empowers businesses to think big and have big impact. The space is conveniently located near several restaurants and bars, and is in downtown Charlotte.

222 S. Church Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202

Our Sponsors

This event would be possible without the help of our sponsors. Interested in supporting our event? Please get in touch.