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The global developer event

Join GitHub team leaders, industry icons, and artists inspired by code for three days of live interactive sessions as we explore the future of software for developers, enterprises, and students.

Americas & Europe

Live stream

December 8–10, 2020

9:00am–1:30pm PST

Asia Pacific

Rebroadcast w/ live hosts

December 9–11, 2020

9:30am–2:00pm IST

Built for you

This year, Universe is virtual—and built for you. Choose a channel curated to your needs and interests (or check out all four!).


About the developer channel

These sessions are tailored toward open source contributors and maintainers running projects of all sizes, as well as developers looking to understand the latest software tools, techniques, and best practices. Take your projects to the next level with a deep dive on Codespaces, Kubernetes deployment guidance, managing burnout and scalability in open source, migrating OpenJDK to Git, and more.

View the Developer schedule

About the enterprise channel

Senior leaders and decision-makers from global companies can hear from industry experts on transformation, security, scalability, and productivity. Whether it’s modeling for DevOps with 3M or learning how to overhaul legacy engineering practices through innersource with Intuit, these sessions will help you and your teams build like the best.

View the Enterprise schedule

About the Univers(ity) channel

Students and faculty from around the world can learn from hiring managers, campus leaders, and industry luminaries on how to use the latest tools and expand their technical communities. Whether starting your first job, experimenting with new technologies, or growing your presence online, these sessions will help you prepare for the next generation of software development.

  • Day 1 - The Move to Industry: Your First Job

  • Day 2 - The University Lab: Experiment with the Pack

  • Day 3 - The Virtual Challenge: Grow Your Community Online

View the University schedule

About the Play channel

Get inspired with entertaining performances, tutorials, and unexpected stories, all driven by code. You'll hear from speakers exploring the intersection of technology and art, enjoy tutorials and performances by creative coders, and discover innovative projects that are challenging the boundaries of technology. Whether you're a seasoned software engineer or just starting out, now’s your chance to play.

View the Play schedule

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Why attend?

Learn from the best

Three channels of content dedicated to developers, enterprise teams, and college students.

Get the latest

New product announcements and deep dives.

Connect beyond content

Networking and learning opportunities, from Workshops to mentoring sessions.

Have fun along the way

Musical performances inspired by code and a few more surprises to come!

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