Award Winners

Left to right: Jon, Lisa, Tony, Ben, Matt, and Richard

C++Now 2018

C++Now 2017, wrapped up with the announcement of C++Now 2018.

The dates for next year’s conference will be May 6 - 11, 2018 and the location will again be the Aspen Center for Physics in Aspen, Colorado (with some sessions at the adjacent Aspen Institute). The Aspen Meadows Resort will again serve as the official hotel for the conference.

Best Session Winners

Also announced were the results of the Best Session and Best Lightning Talk balloting by C++Now 2017 attendees. The winners are:


Ben Deane

Jason Turner

Daniel Pfeifer

Tony Van Eerd

Best Session runners up included Lisa Lippincott, Matt Calabrese, and Tony Van Eerd.


Richard Powell
  • Best Lightning Talk: If You’re Arguing, You’re Losing by Richard Powell

Best Lightning Talk runners up included Jon Kalb, Tony Van Eerd, and Vittorio Romeo.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Thanks for helping make the program a success. The conference organizers would like to send a big thank you for a successful C++Now to all the speakers, the attendees, Patty Fox, the staff of the Aspen Center for Physics, the staff of Aspen Meadows Resort, the Program Committee, the Student/Volunteers, the conference planning committee, Software Freedom Conservancy, and, of course, all of our wonderful sponsors.

We hope to see you in Aspen next May.