St.Petersburg, Russia
November 14–15, 2019

Conference Profile

The main conference dates are 14-15 of November (Thursday and Friday). 16th of November (Saturday) will be dedicated to master-classes.

Opening of the SECR
Software Engineering Conference Russia (SECR) is one of the most important and brightest IT events in Russia with a long history and recognized authority. Annually SECR becomes the largest platform for sharing best practices on a wide range of topics, meeting representatives of various IT specializations, presenting results of scientific research.
Program Committee of Software Engineering Conference Russia
The conference program is formed on a competitive basis. The Program Committee, consisting of recognized experts, reviews more than 150 submitted reports. Only about 35% of the applications pass the final selection.
Networking at Software Engineering Conference Russia
One of the great components of SECR is effective networking. Conference audience consists of specialists of various IT-fields, active and energetic, ready to meet new experience and share their own. Many participants call the SECR their annual meeting place. One of the good conference traditions is the evening networking party, where you can meet and chat in informal atmosphere.

Everyone finds something of their own at SECR:

SECR is the place for business and science
For representatives of science SECR provides a high-quality platform for presentation of scientific papers, receiving feedback and meeting between theorists and practitioners.
SECR for IT business
The business segment receives many insights about business development in conjunction with IT, makes valuable acquaintances, finds profitable collaborations and partnerships.
SECR speakers are experts in IT
IT professionals can get acquainted with the experience of colleagues in their topic or look into related areas without having to attend different events, make useful contacts.
JetBrains are SECR sponsor
Representatives of companies can find at SECR the best specialists for their team, get acquainted with potential customers and be aware of the main trends of the IT industry.


What makes SECR unique is scope. Software development process is considered in all its aspects: technologies, management, education, HR, business etc. It all comes together in more than 100 conference events for the two main days.

Registration is available for two or one conference days. Special discounts are offered for early-bird registration, students, groups (3+) and RUSSOFT members.

SECR audience 2015-2018

Conference Audience: CEO 27%, Programmers 23%, Project and Product Managers 22%, Researchers 10%, Analysts and UX 7%, Test Engineers 4%

Annually SECR is supported by leading companies of software engineering industry, associations and IT news media.

In 15 years SECR was supported by these and other companies

SECR partners logos 2011-2019

Conference program includes

  • Invited experts of global and Russian IT market;
  • Reports, selected on competitive basis, from more than 150 submissions;
  • Discussions;
  • Workshops;
  • Special Networking Party.

Key Speakers 2005-2018

Bertrand MeyerBertrand Meyer
Igor AgamirzianIgor Agamirzian
Ivar JacobsonIvar Jacobson
Anatoly ShkredAnatoly Shkred
Eric ReissEric Reiss
Dino EspositoDino Esposito
David GarlanDavid Garlan
Mickey W. MantleMickey W. Mantle
Alexander TormasovAlexander Tormasov
Andrey IvanovAndrey Ivanov
Robert FarishRobert Farish
David GoldsmithDavid Goldsmith
Dave ThomasDave Thomas
Jim StikeleatherJim Stikeleather
Wil van der AalstWil van der Aalst
Bill CurtisBill Curtis
Ben BedersonBen Bederson
Viktor IvannikovViktor Ivannikov
Jeff SutherlandJeff Sutherland
Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup
Thomas ErlThomas Erl
Ben LivshitsBen Livshits
Ilya SegalovichIlya Segalovich
Richard Mark SoleyRichard Mark Soley
Steve ToddSteve Todd
Lars BakLars Bak
Grady BoochGrady Booch
Paul C. BrownPaul C. Brown
Yuri GurevichYuri Gurevich
Hillel GlazerHillel Glazer
Alexander L. WolfAlexander L. Wolf
Michael CusumanoMichael Cusumano
Erich GammaErich Gamma
Enrique DuvosEnrique Duvos
Stephen MellorStephen Mellor
Boris BabayanBoris Babayan
Askhat UrazbaevAskhat Urazbaev