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C++Now 2017

The tenth annual BoostCon, C++Now 2016, wrapped up with the announcement of C++Now 2017.

The dates for next year’s conference will be May 15 through 20, 2017 and the location will again be the Aspen Center for Physics in Aspen, Colorado (with some sessions at the adjacent Aspen Institute). The Aspen Meadows Resort will again serve as the official hotel for the conference.

Best Session Winners

Also announced were the results of the Best Session balloting by C++Now 2016 attendees. The winners are…


Performance and efficiency are always big themes at C++Now. This year is no exception - we have a number of talks about performance:

We still have room for a few more people at this years’ conference! We have a couple registration slots left, and our group rate at Aspen Meadows, the conference hotel, is still available. Come join us in Aspen this May!

Some more information about these performance talks:


One of the major topics of this year’s program will be the C++17 standard which is nearing completion. Here’s a preview of a few of the sessions about C++17:

There’s still time if you’re thinking about joining us at C++Now. A few registration slots are still up for grabs, and our group rate at the conference hotel is still available. Hope to see you in Aspen this May!

Here’s some more details on those talks:


The C++Now 2016 program is now online.


C++Now is a very forward-looking conference. It’s focused on cutting edge techniques that take advantage of the latest features of Standard C++ to see today what the libraries that we’ll all be using tomorrow will look like.

But with our tenth annual conference, we are also looking back at where it all began. In keeping with the forward-looking nature of the conference, our very first keynote was called “A Possible Future for Software Developement” and it was given by Sean Parent.

Keynote Speaker Sean Parent