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Nov 7-8, 2019

Moscow, Scolkovo

Conference for Professional
Highload-Systems Developers
The 13th annual conference for developers of highload-systems, has brought together over 3,000 participants from Russia and rest of the world. Our event aims at the knowledge exchange from system's technological perspective that serves a multitude of users simultaneously. Including, but not limited to, such topics as development, integration, support and other areas related to highly loaded systems.

Conference features

  • 3000+ participants

  • Best networking

  • 160 speakers


The campus of the Skolkovo business school, where HighLoad++ 2019 will be held, is a unique architectural subject based on the "Suprematism" painting style of the famous Russian avant-garde artist, Kazimir Malevich.

For speakers

We do not accept sales pitch style presentations. We are looking for passionate speakers who understand developers, are eloquent, and energetic based on one's experience. The selection of talks is multi-layered and complex, with the sole purpose of selecting the best.

  • Potential topics:

    • High Accessibility and Scalability;
    • Databases and storage systems;
    • Software architecture;
    • BigData and Machine Learning;
    • Neural networks;
    • DevOps and maintenance;
    • Hardware;
    • Security;
    • Enterprise Systems Performance;
    • Highly specific sections (clouds, video streaming, search engines, billings, RTB);
    • Testing.

    If your expertise and topic does not match the above requirements, submit it anyway. We will see what can be done.

  • Speakers benefits:

    • All-around access to the conference
    • Accommodations for the duration of the conference at the venue hotel
    • Reimbursement of travel expenses
    • Full visa support
    • Dinner with speakers and a tour of Moscow for speaker, his family and friends.
    • Transfer from the airport and back
    • Follow through with our team at all stages of your participation – from talk acceptance until you get home after the event

Program committee

Program committee consists of representatives of large companies, frameworks and communities from Russian Internet and around the world.

  • Developer, founder and project manager of Tarantool. Head of Development at Mail.Ru Group.

    Konstantin OsipovMail.ru Group

  • PostgreSQL developer and administrator of large Internet startups, technical director of Postgresmen.

    Nikolay SamokhvalovPostgresmen

  • Software engineer with experience in creating various software. The main interest is focused on high-performance distributed systems and their reliability, network programming, Linux, C / C ++ and Go. In his free time he likes to delve into open source projects. And Ivan often talks at conferences about what he is working on.

    Ivan KruglovBooking.com

  • Engaged in networks, operation and monitoring for more than 10 years. He spoke at such foreign conferences as RIPE Meeting, BlackHat, NANOG and APNIC / APRICOT.

    Artem GavrichenkovQrator Labs

  • Technical Director ivi. He teaches at the MSTU. Bauman author’s course "Team Development Technologies". Specializes in high-load projects related to "heavy" content.

    Evgeny RossinskyIvi.ru

  • He started his career in IT since 2002 as a testing engineer at DC BARS and has not yet completed it. He worked for medicine, the defense industry, made websites for Kaspersky Lab, Itar-TASS, woman.ru, sawed the sites of Banki.ru Group of Companies (www.banki.ru www.bankir.ru www.finparty.ru www.vklad.ru). Now he is building a team and making the main portal of the mayor of one large city, helping and advising on web development and IT in companies of different levels and sizes.

    Roman IvlievCTO mos.ru

  • Part of the core team of the Yii framework and co-author of Yii 2, a team leader in Skyeng. In addition to developing the framework, he managed to work in different companies and try out whole generations of different technologies in battle.

    Aleksandr MakarovYii

  • He leads the IT Operations team at Ecwid from the early years of the project. One of the organizers of Hangops_ru online community meetings.

    Vyachaslav KuznetsovEcwid

  • CTO at Yandex.Verticals, promotes DevOps, values soft-skills above professional skills and likes to talk.

    Danila ShtanYandex.Verticals

  • Helping product teams implement DevOps / SRE approaches and practices. Hangops.ru community member and organizer --- "DevOps Moscow". SRE @ Tinkoff.

    Vitaly RybnikovTinkoff Bank

  • Organizer of a number of Siberian developer communities, DevFest Siberia, Gophercon Russia conferences. He loves Python, writes on Go :)

    Leonid KalneusDataArt

  • He has been working in the Internet industry since the early 2000s. He has gone from developer to technical director of a major Internet project. He has been involved in hiring more than a hundred high-class engineers, team leaders and development managers, including technical directors. He participated in building development processes, then rebuilding, and then rebuilding at the level of a large company (it is fashionable to call this transformation).

    Roman PavlushkoAvito

  • Developer of email and messaging systems.

    Andrey ShetukhinAT Consulting

  • Born March 21, 1980 in Moscow. In 2000 he graduated with honors from Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov, Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics. After graduation, he began working at Mail.ru, went from a programmer to the head of the Mail.ru Mail department. In March 2006, he joined the Rambler Internet Holding Company as a director of web project development. Since the fall of 2006, he managed the service “Mail. ru »of Media Mir company (RBC group of companies). Then he combined this position with the position of the company's technical director and project manager Readme.ru. In 2009 - Deputy General Director of Media World. In 2010, he headed the ICQ project at Mail.Ru Group. In 2011, he was appointed Director of Information Technology at the Mail.Ru Group, in 2016, Director of Strategy and Analysis.

    Aleksandr GornyMail.Ru Group

  • He graduated from the Physics Department of Moscow State University. I have been developing web projects since 1999. The main area of work in recent years is mass social services, photo and video hosting, dating. He took part in the development of projects badoo.com, mamba.ru, DIV VGTRK, Memonet.

    Aleksandr Rybakbadoo.com

  • Igor Sysoev is a legend of the Russian IT community, the developer of the popular nginx web server, which runs 21% of all world internet sites and 65% of the Russian.

    Igor SysoevNginx

  • Maxim Lapshin - evangelist of video streaming and erlang, developer of the service for video streaming Flussoniс, a product with a turnover of millions of dollars and international use.

    Maksim LapshinErlyvideo

  • Specialist in data analysis, statistics and machine learning. In the past, he was engaged in user behavior metrics and an online experimentation system in Yandex. He is currently working on the creation and implementation of machine learning models in JetBrains products. In addition, she teaches an ML course at Computer Science Center.

    Nikita PovarovJetBrains

  • I currently work at the Deutsche bank as an Infrastructure Engineer. I am engaged in automation of deployments and support for product teams. Prior to that, she worked at Video International, in Megafon and OneFactor as an operating engineer, and supported and developed platforms based on the Hadoop ecosystem.

    Valeria PiliyaDeutsche bank

  • Engineer. Exploiter from the operations department. Evangelist and activist of the DevOps culture. Participant and organizer of online meetings of the hangops.ru community.

    Dmitry MalykhinRossko.ru

  • He received a PhD degree in applied mathematics from Brandenburg University of Technology. He worked as an analyst at Yandex for six years. Researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, evangelist at ABBYY and co-founder of the Creaited Labs project.

    Ivan YamshchikovABBYY

  • Managing partner at Express 42, which grows DevOps in technology companies. In 2009-2010, he was the technical director of the first cloud hosting in Russia, Skalaxi. In 2010-2012, he went along the fascinating takeover path with Qik, the path from exploiting a fast-growing startup to operating at a large international company Microsoft. Organizer of the DevOps Moscow community, DevOpsDays Moscow 2017 conference.

    Aleksandr TitovExpress 42

  • Moved out of service to DevOps, because through this approach, the IT world is getting better. I start the interaction of people where they did not think about it before. I see opportunities for change and love to implement them. I am proud of the results of the operation of hh.ru (2011-2017).

    Andrey Shorin

  • Senior Data Scientist at LAMODA. Data Coach in DataGym. He loves word processing and an engineering approach in machine learning. Helps to do PyData Moscow Meetup and DataFest.

    Petr ErmakovLamoda / DataGym

  • Highly qualified professional with experience in various industries - gamedev, adtech, bigdata, fintech. Developed devops and sre-practices and approaches when it was not yet fashionable. Combined them with ITIL and Cobit while they were still in fashion. One of the organizers of Hangops_ru online community meetings.

    Dmitry ZaitsevHumaniq

  • Organizer of professional IT Conferences for Web Developers.

    Oleg BuninThe Main Organizer of the Conference

  • Specialist in technical speeches, has been advising the speakers of our conferences since 2015. Before making presentations, Roman worked in development at Intel (2004-2008) and in Yandex search (2008-2015).

    Roman PoborchiyProgram Committee Coach

Code of Conduct

We adhere to the standard rules outlined in the Code of Conduct.

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.


If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please feel free to contact head of the program committee Oleg Bunin