Award Winners
Award Winners Left to right: Jonathan, Gašper, JeanHeyd, Michael, and Ben. (Not pictured: Matt)

Wrapping up C++Now 2018 and announcing C++Now 2019

C++Now 2018 was an exhilarating experience for all attendees. The weather was perfect, both keynotes hit it out of the park, we had a lot of new faces, and the energy was fresh and exciting.

This post will announce the “Best Session” ballot winners, share some trip reports, and announce the dates and location for C++Now 2019.

Best Session Winners

Announcing the results of the Best Session and Best Lightning Talk balloting by C++Now 2018 attendees.

Best Presentation

Easy to Use, Hard to Misuse: Declarative Style in C++ by Ben Deane.

Ben Deane

Most Inspiring, Most Educational

One Session won both categories.
My Little *this Deduction: Friendship is … Uniform? by Gašper Ažman.

Gašper Ažman

Most Engaging

Modern C++ in Embedded Systems by Michael Caisse.

Michael Caisse

Best Session Runners Up:

Best Lightning Talk

A Fool’s Consistency by Jonathan Müller.

Jonathan Müller

Best Lightning Talk Runners Up:

Trip reports

Some of the early C++Now 2018 trip reports have started to arrive. We’ll update this announcement as more trip reports are filed.

Thanks to everyone that has filed a trip report!

C++Now 2019 Announced

C++Now 2018 wrapped up with the announcement of C++Now 2019.

The dates for next year’s conference will be May 5 - 10, 2019 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.

Big Thanks!

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.