September 21-23, 2016

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The Surge Conference is the place where Web Infrastructure and Scalability experts gather, advance and emerge. Meet and network with industry peers and attendees from all over the tech industry.

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Surge will deliver two days packed with presentations about Scalabilty & Performance at Gaylord National Harbor, MD.

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Learn more about the Surge Conference.

What is Surge 2016? Two days of mind-blowing, practitioner-oriented sessions presented by some of the most established professionals in our field. OmniTI has a reputation for scalable web applications and architectures and a history of sharing the knowledge we learn, working on some of the most critical web infrastructure you'll find anywhere.

Surge allows us to continue this mission, bringing the best and brightest in Web Operations to the East Coast. Now in its seventh year, Surge has become the place where thought leaders in scalability and performance gather.


Access the people and ideas that matter most to your company and career.

  • Day 0

    Training Day

    Wednesday at Surge is training day. We work with open source communities to provide a more hands on experience where you can learn alongside other Surge attendees. Past trainings have included Chef, Puppet, and OmniOS.

  • Day 1

    Conference Kick-Off

    Thursday kicks off a full day of Surge talks followed by an evening mixer. Get your head packed full of awesome info, then go hash out the details with your fellow attendees.

  • Day 2

    The Big Day

    Friday we start an hour later, but still hit you with a ton of good information to take back home. At the end of the day you'll have one more chance to say hi and bye to new friends and old during our closing session, which is always a great time.

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Meet and network in an intimate setting with industry peers and attendees from all over the tech industry, as well as from the media and publishing sectors.

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We're all about inclusive, friendly gatherings.

OmniTI is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Harassment may include but is not limited to offensive verbal comments, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, unwelcome following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately; conference staff will be happy to provide escorts or otherwise assist attendees to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We expect participants to follow these rules at all conference venues and conference-related social events. Conference staff can be identified by special badges.