June 11, 2019 | County Hall, London
The best place to learn about the next
generation of Internet security and performance.
Thank you for joining us at Cloudflare Connect // London. Come back soon for video replays, contents so you can relive the experience.
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This invitation-only event will feature lively talks and interviews
with Cloudflare’s executive team, sneak peeks at the future of Internet technology, and parallel tracks of
hands-on instruction and best practices for securing and accelerating your websites, applications, and APIs.
Get answers to questions
Cloudflare’s bleeding-edge serverless platform — Cloudflare Workers
— allows you to write and deploy code without the hassle of worrying about underlying infrastructure.
Better yet: Workers puts your code at Cloudflare’s network edge, as close to your users as possible.
Learn how to leverage Workers for cost savings, performance
acceleration, and flexibility you can’t get anywhere else.
Only at Cloudflare // Connect.
The Internet is built on standards, but many of its stakeholders
seem to have forgotten that. Cloudflare has long been a leader in advancing the latest, making it easy to
deploy key security-enhancing protocols like DNSSEC.
At Cloudflare // Connect,
you’ll hear about recently-released and forthcoming standards — and how to plan for their impact and
opportunity for your business.
From Bot Management to WAF Rules and DDoS Mitigation — security is a
pillar of Cloudflare’s platform.
Attend Cloudflare // Connect,
and familiarize yourself with the tools you need to secure your site (or any Internet-connected device)
from the threats of malware, bot attacks, content scraping, and other malicious activity prevalent on the
Cloudflare operates the world’s fastest DNS service and is the go-to
content delivery network for some of the world’s biggest brands. And that’s just the start.
At Cloudflare // Connect you’ll
learn everything you need to ensure your site renders as fast and efficiently as possible, from whatever
device a visitor is surfing from.
Ensuring the availability of your Internet properties is just as
important as protecting them from malicious requests. Leveraging Cloudflare’s massive edge network means
that instead of relying on only a handful of servers, you now have thousands of machines around the world
making sure that visitors can reach your content.
Many companies rely on multiple cloud services for their technology
stack. Cloudflare is an independent third party in your multi-cloud strategy — capable of centralizing
your security and operational needs into a single dashboard.
Learn how to leverage Cloudflare to simplify your multicloud
strategy at Cloudflare // Connect.
Named in the list of top 50 women in tech in Europe, and winner of the Lifetime
Achievement Award at the Lovie Awards 2018, Sue is one of the leading tech personalities in the UK today. An
award-winning computer scientist, radical thinker, and social entrepreneur Sue is well known for founding
the high profile campaign to save Bletchley Park, capitalising upon social media as a fitting continuation
of Bletchley’s technological legacy.
Sue is a passionate advocate for women in tech, and has spent the last 20 years campaigning for
more recognition and support for women in computing. This led to her founding # techmums , a social
enterprise which empowers mums and their families through technology. Sue is an academic with 20+
years’ experience with over 40 publications and a PhD in software engineering to her name.
In 2017 she received the Social Impact ABIE Award at the Grace Hopper Celebration, was made an
OBE in the New Year Honours list 2016 and sits on the Government’s new advisory board for improving digital services.
Sue was interviewed by Kirsty Young on Desert Island Discs covering all things tech and how to “be
your best self on social media” and appeared as a guest panellist in the special edition of Woman’s
Hour recorded live at the British Science Festival in Brighton. She has featured in a video as part of
the BBC Ideas online platform in which she tells her story and shares her advice for being successful
and finding the superhero in yourself. Sue has explored her Life Scientific for the long running series
on BBC Radio 4.
If this isn’t enough, Sue has joined the vibrant computer science department at Durham University as
a Professor in Computer Science and Technology Evangelist. The role will combine her research
interests, with the opportunity to inspire and motivate others in the field.
Our event opens with Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare, as he shares his vision for Cloudflare’s future — and explains why it’s time to leave the convoluted solutions of the past behind.
Join Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder and COO of Cloudflare, as she discusses our activities around Project Galileo and the Athenian Project, which are critical to making the Internet a better place.
Cloudflare Head of Product Jen Taylor will share the latest on
innovations in security and performance, with special attention given to how we turn deeply technical
solutions into products you can enable in a single click.
The network really is the computer. Join Cloudflare CTO John Graham-Cumming for a
tour of Cloudflare’s bleeding-edge Workers platform for running custom code on Cloudflare’s
globally-distributed network — enabling a new generation of web applications.
9:15 — 10:00
Registration | Light Breakfast
10:00 — 10:05
10:05 — 10:25
Helping Build a Better Internet
Matthew Prince, CEO/Co-Founder, Cloudflare
10:25 — 11:10
Next Generation Security & Performance
Jen Taylor, Head of Product, Cloudflare
11:10 — 11:55
Cloudflare’s Global Cloud Network & Developer Platform
John Graham-Cumming, CTO, Cloudflare
11:55 — 12:15
Customer Success at Cloudflare
Nela Collins / Andy Lockhart
12:15 — 13:00
Lunch | Demo Booths | Collaboration
Secure and Accelerate Internet Applications
Build Serverless Applications on Cloudflare
13:00 — 13:30
Session 1: Secure and Accelerate
Looking Forward to New Standards at Scale
Session 2: Build Serverless
Applications on Cloudflare
Transforming App DevOps Delivery with Cloudflare
13:30 — 14:00
WAF & Firewall Strategies
Workers.Dev Zoneless Workers
14:00 — 14:30
Optimizing Network & Routing
Serverless Storage Strategies
14:40 — 15:10
Terraform & Control Plane
Actionable Decisions via Insights & Logs
15:20 — 15:50
Corporate Intranet Security (Access, Argo)
WASM and Rust
16:20 — 16:35
Protecting Vulnerable Voices on the Internet
Michelle Zatlyn, COO/Co-Founder, Cloudflare
16:35 — 17:10
Keynote with a Fireside Chat
John Graham-Cumming, CTO Cloudflare & Professor Sue Black OBE
Cloudflare Hosted Reception in Cloudflare London HQ
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into real-time continuous intelligence, providing customers with full-stack visibility, analytics and
insights to build, run and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures.
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Cloudflare strives to make its events welcoming environments for everyone, and we’ve
selected a venue
that shares that aim. London’s County Hall offers accessible toilet facilities on every floor of the
venue. If you would like to use a Hearing/Induction Loop, the venue will be glad to provide one at no cost
(please let us know ahead of time). Assistance dogs are welcome for anyone with sight, hearing
difficulties, epilepsy, diabetes, and other physical mobility challenges (again, prior notice is
For other concerns, or if you’d like to double-check that the venue can accommodate
your needs, don’t
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do inform us ahead of time of any severe allergy sensitivities.
How to find etc.venues County Hall
The entrance to etc.venues County Hall is on Belvedere Road – please note this IS NOT on the river side of the building, Belvedere Road runs parallel to the river to the rear of the building. The door to the venue is situated in the middle of the building, halfway down Belvedere Road opposite Forum Magnum Square.
The nearest stations to the venue are Waterloo and Westminster – both a pleasant 5 minute walk away. Walking from Waterloo mainline and underground station Head towards platform 18 and leave the station at exit 5 (under the large brown arch) and walk down the stone steps keeping to the left. At the foot of the stairs keep left and walk towards York Road, turn left on to York Road and continue walking with the parade of shops on your left. Keep walking along York Road with the Thames / London Eye on the opposite side of the road to the right. Keep walking up York Road until you see a Premier Inn - just after this there is a crossing which leads to Forum Magnum Square. Cross over to the Square and the door to the venue is directly in front of you across the Square. Should you accidentally find yourself at the London Eye end of Belvedere Road, walk down the road and the door is located just past and opposite Starbucks.
By Taxi Please note that there is barriers either end of Belvedere Road, when arriving by taxi you will need to walk up Belvedere Road as per the instructions above. etc.venues County Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 7PB By River Bus The venue is accessible by river and is served by the River Bus route RB1 from North Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Walking from Westminster underground station Leave the station via exits 1 & 2 and turn right up the steps onto Westminster Bridge. Walk across the bridge towards County Hall and the London Eye. At the end of the bridge continue straight on along the pavement. Go straight past the entrance to Marriott hotel walking around the building and turn left into Belvedere Road. Continue along Belvedere Road which runs along the back of County Hall - the door to the venue is situated in the middle of the building opposite Forum Magnum Square.
Directions to London County Hall (Waterloo) with public transportation