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JuliaCon is coming to London!

7th to 11th August, 2018 at University College London
Roberts Engineering Building, Torrington Place, WC1E 7JE, London, UK

Mark your calendar for JuliaCon 2018

The organizers are pleased to announce that JuliaCon 2018 will take place at University College London over Aug 7-11 (the last day being the hackathon). This will be our first European venue, and we hope to get strong participation from developers and users worldwide.

Call for Proposals

The JuliaCon 2018 call for proposals is now open until:
For more details see the Call for Proposals or submit here!


  • Tim Holy (executive chair)
  • Avik Sengupta (finance chair)
  • Adrian Salceanu (web chair)
  • Kevin O'Brien (social media chair)
  • Pontus Stenetorp (local chair)
  • Tania Allard (diversity chair)
  • Valentin Churavy (program chair)
  • Jane Herriman (diversity vice-chair)
  • James Fairbanks (program vice-chair)
  • Samuel Powell (local vice-chair)
  • Eric Davies
  • Mike Innes
  • Viral Shah


  • Laurent Heirendt (web)
  • Sylvain Arreckx (web)

The JuliaCon committee is composed entirely of volunteer organizers and can be reached at juliacon@googlegroups.com with any questions or comments.

2017 Videos

It seems like a long year between two JuliaCons. To make the wait easier, below is a random talk from JuliaCon 2017. Click on the playlist icon on the top left of the video display to see a list of all talks.

Code of Conduct

JuliaCon is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, text editor choice, or tabs vs spaces preference. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Offensive or sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including formal talks and networking between sessions. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organizers. Our anti-harassment policy can be found here.

Venue Map

University College London. Roberts Engineering Building, Torrington Place, WC1E 7JE, London, UK. Here's a map:

Application for Travel Assistance

In an effort to reduce the degree to which cost may deter community members from attending JuliaCon 2018, we offer travel assistance both to JuliaCon speakers and to community members who heighten the diversity of the Julia community.

If financial assistance will impact your ability to attend JuliaCon 2018, please apply here by April 30.

Be a JuliaCon mentor/mentee!

JuliaCon 2018 will match first-time JuliaCon speakers desiring guidance to experienced speakers willing to mentor.

If you would like to mentor or be mentored for JuliaCon 2018, please let us know by March 18.

Accommodation Guide

JuliaCon 2018 takes place at the Bloomsbury campus at UCL, which is located to the North of central London. There are a large number of hotels, bed and breakfast, and student halls in close proximity. Read our guide for an overview of the options and approximate pricing.