Launched for the first time at GITEX GLOBAL. Get a head start on powerful tech.

With 100,000 Golden Visas on offer for coders, the UAE is set to become a thriving coding hub and Global DevSlam its leading gathering ground. Catch the Middle East launch of the global coding programme PyCon and 8000+ top coders hacking challenges, cracking new software ideas and engaging with the private & public sector.

Global DevSlam is launched with the support of Coders HQ, a transformational project by the UAE government to help coders in becoming strategic enablers of the UAE digital economy.

100,000 Golden Visas for coders from UAE Government

Strengthening the programming community in the country is an important goal for Coders HQ. The initiatives put forward will help us understand the current state of the coder community, as well as what is required to build their capability, in order to empower them with required skills for future occupations.

- H.E. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama

The biggest coding talent hiring spree goes live – connect with global geniuses, catch the PyCon Middle East launch, thrilling new hackathons and high-impact talks on JavaScript, AI DevOps, Cloud Kubernetes and Quantum.


A REGIONAL FIRST: Meet creators of revered developer platforms like FastAPI, NumPy, Flyte, pandera and py

Meet the creators: founders of software languages

The situation in the IT market is dynamic and constantly evolving. Almost 600 different programming languages on the market, you need to get the code right every time!

The Truth Behind Programming Language Revealed.

Hear face-to-face from the creators of most popular programming language, software and scientific computing libraries coming from different corners of the world.

An open-source enthusiast and the creator of FastAPI, Typer, and SQLModel. Sebastián is building products and custom solutions for data and machine learning systems, and has led teams of developers around the world.

Sebastian Ramirez Montano

Creator of FastAPI

Over 20 years’ experience in OSS scientific computing as the creator of NumPy, SciPy, Conda, and Numba, and as the Founder of Anaconda (Continuum Analytics), NumFOCUS, and PyData. He helped Python become the de facto language for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science by creating SciPy in 2001.

Travis Oliphant

Creator of NumbPy & Co-Founder   Continuum Analytics & Anaconda Inc

Passionate and deeply knowledgeable about large scale distributed algorithms and cloud like systems. Creator of Flyte, Co-Founder & CEO of

Ketan Umare

Co-Creator Of Flyte, Co-Founder & CEO of

Creator of a dataframe validation library for scientists, engineers, and analysts seeking correctness, the system integrator for the world's most popular Python based software "FastApi" with Geopandas; Core Member of Flyte OSS software, used by Lyft.

Niels Bantilan

ML Engineer At Union.Ai & Creator of Pandera

Creator of Bokeh, unique library in its genre that lets users create beautiful and complex visualizations from Python without writing Java Script or HTML

Fabio Pliger

Creator of PyScript & Principal Software Architect of Anaconda Inc

Coding Talent & Hackathon

Major League Hackathon Series

Are you the best of your generation?

Coding excellence slams into action with Hackathon teams competing from across the globe.

Coding excellence slams into action with Hackathon teams competing from across the globe.

DevSlam’s series of Hackathons challenges run over 4 days are led by top tech enterprises and government entities.

Includes Hackathon Challenges by:

You’ve got to be in it to win it!


Hackathon World Series






Dev Slam Talent Connect

Are you part of an elite coder network?

Looking for new coding talent?

The regions largest coder & developer event for recruitment & networking will be hosted at GLOBAL DEV SLAM.

  • Find the right coding talent to give your company the edge in digital transformation.
  • Explore recruitment opportunities with over 1,000+ career opportunities for prospective candidates throughout GLOBAL DEV SLAM,
Opportunities for top talent to receive UAE ‘Golden Visas’!

Participating recruiting organisations & partners from: