Looking for tech conferences and hackathons in Nashville? Learn, share, and connect at these annual and semi-annual events organized by grassroots volunteers. Or contact us about starting one of your own.
Activity Name BarCamp Nashville (BCN)
Description Annual, free, gathering of the local tech community to learn, share and connect. It is a day for sharing your passions and discovering and exploring new interests. BarCamp is a user generated "unconference" allowing anyone to participate as a presenter, organizer or volunteer.
Activity Name Craft Content Nashville (CCN)
Description Annual, free “unconference” for digital content creators, marketers and educators.
Activity Name DevOpsDays Nashville
Description Annual, two-day, conference that brings development and operations together for great talks and breakout sessions.
Activity Name Hack Tennessee
Description Semi-annual event that gathers software developers, visual designers and product managers from across the country to invent new web platforms, mobile apps and electronic gadgets over 48 uninterrupted hours. The southeast's premier destination for the creative class to connect, grow and contribute.
Activity Name Music City Agile
Description Annual full-day conference dedicated to the principles and practices of Agile, Lean, Kanban, and more.
Activity Name Music City Code
Description Annual three-day conference touching on all aspects of software, web and mobile development, including workshops, seminars, panel discussions, open spaces, lightning talks and the Geek Jam Lunch where attendees participate in the Music City experience.
Activity Name Music City Legal Hackathon
Activity Name Nashville Day of Civic Hacking
Description A day long hackathon for coders, designers, officials, and sponsors focusing on using Nashville’s open data portal to improve the Nashville city government's ability to serve its citizens through greater transparency and more effective feedback mechanisms. Produced locally by Code for Nashville.
Activity Name Nashville Mini Maker Faire
Description A one-day exhibition of creative making, one of over 100 “mini” faires around the globe, organized by local grassroots makers, hosting exhibitors, vendors, workshop teachers, panelists and performers from around the region. Produced locally by Make Nashville.
Activity Name Nashville Music Hackathon
Description Hackathon for local musicians, programmers, designers, composers, hardware tinkerers and fans to enjoy a day learning and creating at the intersection of music and technology.
Activity Name Nashville Startup Week
Description Techstars Nashville Startup Week is dedicated to bringing the entire entrepreneur ecosystem together for a week of education, collaboration and connection. Whether you want to be an entrepreneur one day or you’ve already done it successfully a number of times this event is catered to you.
Activity Name Nashville VMUG UserCon
Description Free, one-day conference created by VMware users for VMware users featuring educational sessions, product demonstrations, and VMware and partner products and services. Produced by Nashville VMware User Group (VMUG).
Activity Name Nerds of Rock
Description Annual networking event featuring live music and an open jam with the band.
Activity Name Nodevember
Activity Name PhreakNIC
Description Annual technology conference that started as an infosec hacker convention but has expanded over the years to include the maker scene, ham radio, DIY engineering, space and science nerds, the skeptics community, electronic and experimental music, gamers, anime, and general geekery. Produced by Nashville 2600.
Activity Name ProductCamp Nashville
Description User-organized “unconference” focused on product development, management and marketing. Produced by Nashville Product
Activity Name PyTennessee
Description A regional conference dedicated to the advancement and promotion of the Python language and its users.
Activity Name SharePoint Saturday Nashville (SPS Nashville)
Description Annual, free one-day event, featuring sessions from influential and respected SharePoint and Office 365 professionals for administrators, business users, architects, developers and other professionals who work with Microsoft and cloud technologies.
Activity Name SkyDogCon
Description Annual technology conference that mixes hacking and making with a healthy dose of technology and information security to facilitate learning, information sharing, and mingling with like-minded people in a relaxed atmosphere.
Activity Name TEDxNashville
Description Annual event where distinguished leaders in technology, entertainment, design, science, art, education, government, public policy, healthcare and other areas will share their remarkable thoughts and ideas focused on creating positive changes in our society.
Activity Name WordCamp Nashville
Description User-organized “unconference” focused on WordPress that encourages everyone from casual users to core developers to participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. Produced by WPNashville.