Speakers (more speakers to be announced)

Monica Beckwith

Monica Beckwith, Code Karam LLC

Monica Beckwith is an independent performance consultant optimizing customer applications and systems running the Java Virtual Machine. She has worked with Java HotSpot VM optimizing the JIT Compiler, the generated code, the JVM heuristics and garbage collection and collectors. Monica is a regular speaker at various conferences and has several published articles on topics including garbage collection, the Java memory model and others. Monica led Oracle's Garbage First Garbage Collector performance team, and was named a JavaOne Rock Star. Monica also co-authored the 'Java Performance Companion' book. Monica was recently considered one of the influential women in Java and Scala: http://blog.takipi.com/10-influential-women-in-java-scala-and-everything-in-between/

Presentation: Java 9 - Beyond Contention!

Stephen Colebourne

Stephen Colebourne, OpenGamma

Stephen Colebourne has coded Java since JDK 1.0 and been an open source advocate since 2000. His day job with OpenGamma allows him to build open source market risk software for the finance industry (Strata). He is best known for his work on date and time, developing Joda-Time and leading JSR-310 that created the Java 8 java.time.* package. He also contributes to OpenJDK discussions and tries to guide Java forward. He is a Java Champion and JavaOne Rock Star speaker.

Presentation: Java SE 8 best practices

Agnes Crepet

Agnes Crepet, Ninja Squad

Agnes is an activist. A Java activist first and foremost! For 15 years, she has enjoyed building Java architectures and implementing them. She co-founded Ninja-Squad, a team of passionate developers, proudly building software, with Java and JS. She works also for an Engineering school on Web programming courses and Agile pedagogy. She has been nominated Java Champion in 2012. Because she also enjoys learning and sharing, she's very active in the community. She was the leader of the Lyon Java User Group for 5 years. Now she leads Duchess France, a group that connects women in IT and aims to give more visibility to female developers and hopefully inspire role models. She also organizes the Mix-IT conference, mixing Java, trendy technologies and Agility, which she co-founded.

Presentation: Become a ninja with Angular 2

Tugdual Grall

Tugdual Grall, MapR Technologies

Tugdual Grall is a Technical Evangelist at MapR, an open source advocate and a passionate developer. He currently works with the European developer communities to ease MapR, Hadoop and NoSQL adoption. Before joining MapR, Tug was Technical Evangelist at MongoDB and Couchbase. Tug has also worked as CTO at eXo Plaform and JavaEE product manager, and software engineer at Oracle. Tugdual is Co-Founder of the Nantes JUG (Java User Group) that holds since 2008 monthly meeting about Java ecosystem. Tugdual also writes a blog available at http://tgrall.github.io/

Presentation: Fast Cars, Big Data - How Streaming Can Help Formula 1

Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta, Couchbase

Arun Gupta is the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has built and led developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red Hat. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Gupta has authored more than 2,000 blog posts on technology. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for three years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US. An author of several books on technology, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, and a Docker Captain, he is available at @arungupta.

Presentation: Docker Swarm or Kubernetes - Pick your framework!

Heinz Kabutz

Heinz Kabutz, JavaSpecialists.EU

Dr Heinz Kabutz writes the popular "The Java Specialists' Newsletter" read by tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans in over 137 countries. To sign up, visit http://www.javaspecialists.eu

Jennifer Strater

Jennifer Strater, Technical University of Denmark

Jennifer “Jenn” Strater is the co-founder of the organization Gr8Ladies. She has also organized Gr8Workshops for developers interested in an overview and crash course in Groovy technologies. She has presented on several Groovy topics at events such as the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Greach, Gr8Conf EU, Gr8Conf US, and Devoxx Belgium. In August 2016, Jenn started in the master’s program at the Technical University of Denmark(DTU). She is studying static analysis and compilers with a focus on Groovy with funding from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Presentation: A Test-Driven Approach to Documenting RESTful APIs with Groovy and Spring REST Docs

Hanneli Tavante

Hanneli Tavante, Codeminer 42

Hanneli is a software developer. With experience in Java, C++ and Ruby, she works mostly with backend development and project architecture. She contributes to some open source projects and organises Cassandra, Science and Rust meetups in Sao Paulo. She enjoys spreading knowledge and learning new topics in conferences around the globe. She also likes coffee, GIFs, Lego and Mathematics.

Presentation: Introducing Rust

Chris Thalinger

Chris Thalinger, Twitter

Chris Thalinger is a software engineer working on Java Virtual Machines for over 13 years. His main expertise is in compiler technology with Just-In-Time compilation in particular. Initially being involved with the CACAO and GNU Classpath projects, the focus shifted to OpenJDK as soon as Sun made the JDK open-source. Ever since Chris has worked on the HotSpot JVM at Sun, Oracle and now at Twitter.

Presentation: Graal @Twitter

Ray Tsang

Ray Tsang, Google

Ray is a Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform. Ray had extensive hands on cross-industry enterprise systems integration delivery and management experiences during his time at Accenture, managed full stack application development, DevOps, and ITOps. Ray specialized in middleware, big data, and PaaS products during his time at Red Hat while contributing to open source projects, such as Infinispan. Aside from technology, Ray enjoys traveling and adventures. You can follow Ray on Twitter: @saturnism

Presentation: Efficient Microservices w/ Binary Protocol - gRPC 101


Back to the top of the page