Event FAQs

We’re really looking forward to welcoming everyone to Lead Dev Manager of Managers this June. If you’ve been to any of our conferences or meetups before, you'll know that you can expect brilliant content and a friendly atmosphere.

If you have questions specifically related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) please head to our update page here.

Delegate handbook & FAQs

We've gathered frequently asked questions to help everyone get the most out of their conference experience. For anything extra that's happening at the conference, we will be updating the Schedule page closer to the event, so stay tuned.

Thanks to our partners

Our partners help make the event possible - pay them a visit in our event hall to find out what they’re up to. There are lots of awesome products to see and amazing people to meet!


Do you have a code of conduct?

Absolutely, we take our Code of Conduct very seriously. You can read in full here. In short: all conference participants are expected to be respectful towards other attendees, speakers, organisers and staff, in-person and online. If you feel uncomfortable with the behaviour of anyone at the conference, please let someone in a pink staff t-shirt know. We will take your concerns seriously and take appropriate action. We reserve the right to ask people to leave if they act against the spirit of this code. If you don't feel comfortable raising concerns in-person, you can contact email or call/text Jo Lankester (Managing Director): [email protected] or +44 (0)7930 433 273.

Where is the conference?

We are confirming the venue details for this event, so it will be announced shortly.

Is the venue accessible?

Yes! The venue is fully wheelchair accessible and we’ll be providing real-time audio captioning for all talks. Please do let us know about any access requirements that you have, if you haven’t already, by emailing [email protected]. It’s no trouble at all – we just need some advance notice to make sure you’re catered for.

What time should I arrive?

Registration will open at 8.30am, but please double check the Schedule page closer to the event. Tea, coffee, and pastries will be available in the morning before the first session.

What happens if I’m running late?

Don't worry if you are running late. Our staff will stay at the registration desk for most of the morning. We’ll let you slip into the auditorium quietly once we've given you your name badge.

Will food be provided?

Yes! A hot lunch is provided, plus tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day.

Will you cater for my dietary requirements?

Yes! There will be a vegetarian option available during lunch. If you have any requirements (e.g. allergies) and you didn't let us know when you registered for your ticket, please email [email protected]. During the conference, if you have requested a special meal other than vegetarian, please speak to a member of staff who will be able to help you.

Do I need to bring anything?

You won’t need to bring anything to get your badge on the day. Just give your name to our lovely registration staff and they’ll provide you with your conference pass.

Does the conference venue have wifi?

Absolutely, you can find details on your badge.

What time does everything finish?

The conference is due to finish at 5:30pm on Day 1 followed by a drinks reception until around 7:30pm. The conference will finish around 5pm on Day 2. The full schedule with exact timings will be confirmed and published approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the conference, please check the schedule then for up-to-date timings.

Can I attend a workshop?

We're running a number of workshops before and after the conference, stay tuned for more details to be announced soon!

Who organises the conference?

The conference is organised by White October Events. We also organise SeleniumConf and AngularConnect.

Visit whiteoctoberevents.co.uk to see all our upcoming events.

Are there any extra sessions?

There are so many things going on at the conference, so closer to the conference, we'll put together a page with everything that's happening to help you get the most out of your conference experience.

Is there a networking session?

Yes! We will be updating the Schedule page closer to the conference with all the sessions so stay tuned.

Are you on Twitter?

Of course! Mention @theleaddev to share your thoughts or ask us questions during the event.

What is the barcode on my badge?

At the conference, you'll notice there’s a barcode on your delegate badge. Our sponsors may request your permission to scan your badge so they can get in touch with you after the conference to discuss their products and services. If you agree, the sponsor will receive the following information (if provided when registering your conference ticket): your name, email address, Twitter username, job role, company, company sector, and company size. By allowing our sponsor to scan your badge, you are giving them permission to request this information from us. Please note, we will not give your details to a sponsor unless you approve the request. You are able to unsubscribe from any communications you receive.

Our Partners

Thank you to our fantastic partners who help make our events happen.

Would you like to join the community and align your brand with Lead Dev? Read more about opportunities available for this event.

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