Room 1

09:00 - 10:00 (UTC+10)

Talk (60 min)

Beyond Mentorship - Storytelling and Sponsorship

Join Scott Hanselman for a discussion about what's beyond mentorship. What's the difference between mentorship and sponsorship.

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What's the role of the senior engineer as a colleague to an early-in-career engineer? What must we do to welcome the next generation of creators, and what are your responsibilities? Let's facilitate a welcoming culture of learning and exploration and normalize not knowing the answer.

Scott Hanselman

Scott is a web developer who has been blogging at for over a decade. He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland, Oregon. Scott has three podcasts, for tech talk, on developers' lives and loves, and for pop culture and tech media. He's written a number of books and spoken in person to almost a half million developers worldwide.