Presenters

Joseph Ackerman

Joseph Ackerman is a Senior Consultant with Dell Microsoft Consulting Services, GICS. Joseph has been developing software for more than 20 years at many companies and institutions including Dell, Wells Fargo, Hewlett-Packard, Visa, Aetna and Stanford University.

Joseph Ackerman is a Senior Consultant with Dell Microsoft Consulting Services, GICS. Joseph has been developing software for more than 20 years at many companies and institutions including Dell, Wells Fargo, Hewlett-Packard, Visa, Aetna and Stanford University.

Sessions conducted by Joseph Ackerman

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    Working With SharePoint Data
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Andres Almiray

http://jroller.com/aalmiray

Andres Almiray Senior Software Engineer at Canoo Engineering AG and Java Champion Basel Area, Switzerland Computer Software Current Senior Software Engineer at Canoo Engineering AG Zone Leader at Javalobby Groovy Committer at Groovy @ Codehaus see all Past Principal Software Engineer at Oracle Corporation R&D Engineer at JackBe Sr. Software Architect & Consultant at IDS see all Education Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Recommendations 5 people have recommended Andres Connections 406 connections Websites Blog Java.net profile Ohloh profile Public Profile http://ch.linkedin.com/in/aalmiray Share PDF Print Summary Andres is a Java/Groovy developer with more than 12 years of experience in software design and development. He has been involved in web and desktop application development since the early days of Java. He has also been teacher of computer science courses in the most prestigious education institute in Mexico. His current interests include Groovy and Swing. He is a true believer of open source and has participated in popular projects like Groovy, Griffon, JMatter and DbUnit, as well as starting his own projects (Json-lib, EZMorph, GraphicsBuilder, JideBuilder). Founding member and current project lead of the Griffon framework. He likes to spend time with his beloved wife, Ixchel, when not hacking around.

Andres Almiray Senior Software Engineer at Canoo Engineering AG and Java Champion Basel Area, Switzerland Computer Software Current Senior Software Engineer at Canoo Engineering AG Zone Leader at Javalobby Groovy Committer at Groovy @ Codehaus see all Past Principal Software Engineer at Oracle Corporation R&D Engineer at JackBe Sr. Software Architect & Consultant at IDS see all Education Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Recommendations 5 people have recommended Andres Connections 406 connections Websites Blog Java.net profile Ohloh profile Public Profile http://ch.linkedin.com/in/aalmiray Share PDF Print Summary Andres is a Java/Groovy developer with more than 12 years of experience in software design and development. He has been involved in web and desktop application development since the early days of Java. He has also been teacher of computer science courses in the most prestigious education institute in Mexico. His current interests include Groovy and Swing. He is a true believer of open source and has participated in popular projects like Groovy, Griffon, JMatter and DbUnit, as well as starting his own projects (Json-lib, EZMorph, GraphicsBuilder, JideBuilder). Founding member and current project lead of the Griffon framework. He likes to spend time with his beloved wife, Ixchel, when not hacking around.

Sessions conducted by Andres Almiray

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    Boosting Your Testing Productivity with...
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    Java2D and Groovy, a perfect match
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Nikolaus Baer

http://www.zeidmanconsulting.com

Nikolaus Baer is a research engineer at Zeidman Consulting. He has developed software for marine research, optical testing equipment, military terrain databases, mobile applications, and medical devices. He has written about software trade secret theft and is certified in the use of CodeSuite®. He holds a bachelors degree in computer engineering from UC Santa Barbara, where he attended on a Regents Scholarship. He placed first in the Start Cup 2004 business plan competition. Nik is currently the secretary of the Northern California Scholarship Foundation's Alumni Association, and just finished a term as the membership director of the Belmont Lions Club.

Nikolaus Baer is a research engineer at Zeidman Consulting. He has developed software for marine research, optical testing equipment, military terrain databases, mobile applications, and medical devices. He has written about software trade secret theft and is certified in the use of CodeSuite®. He holds a bachelors degree in computer engineering from UC Santa Barbara, where he attended on a Regents Scholarship. He placed first in the Start Cup 2004 business plan competition. Nik is currently the secretary of the Northern California Scholarship Foundation's Alumni Association, and just finished a term as the membership director of the Belmont Lions Club.

Sessions conducted by Nikolaus Baer

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    Discovering Software Trade Secret Theft
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Robert Biggs

http://blogs.vertigo.com/personal/rbiggs/Blog/default.aspx

Have worked since 1995 creating Web-based interfaces. Created frameworks for front-end deployment at the Federal Reserve Bank, Apple, and Microsoft. Presently working at Vertigo (www.vertigo.com). I create semantic markup, object oriented JavaScript and cross-browser CSS for an optimal user experience.

Have worked since 1995 creating Web-based interfaces. Created frameworks for front-end deployment at the Federal Reserve Bank, Apple, and Microsoft. Presently working at Vertigo (www.vertigo.com). I create semantic markup, object oriented JavaScript and cross-browser CSS for an optimal user experience.

Sessions conducted by Robert Biggs

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    When Browsers Behave Badly - Part One
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    When Browsers Behave Badly - Part Two
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Mathias Brandewinder

http://www.brandewinder.com

I have been writing software on .NET for 10 years, mostly C#, until I fell in love with F# and functional programming. I enjoy arguing about code and how to make it better, and get very excited when discussing testing or F#. My other professional interests are applied math and machine learning. If you want to know more about me, you can check out my blog here or find me on Twitter as @brandewinder.

I have been writing software on .NET for 10 years, mostly C#, until I fell in love with F# and functional programming. I enjoy arguing about code and how to make it better, and get very excited when discussing testing or F#. My other professional interests are applied math and machine learning. If you want to know more about me, you can check out my blog here or find me on Twitter as @brandewinder.

Sessions conducted by Mathias Brandewinder

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    Office development? Who would want to do...
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Dave Briccetti

http://davebsoft.com

Software developer with experience in Scala, Python, Java, Linux, networking, and user interfaces; and in many industries including videoconferencing, remote device control, finance, education, publishing, mechanical engineering, semiconductor manufacturing, defense, and telecommunications. Programming teacher with many years of experience teaching from third grade to adult professional.

Software developer with experience in Scala, Python, Java, Linux, networking, and user interfaces; and in many industries including videoconferencing, remote device control, finance, education, publishing, mechanical engineering, semiconductor manufacturing, defense, and telecommunications. Programming teacher with many years of experience teaching from third grade to adult professional.

Sessions conducted by Dave Briccetti

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    Teaching Kids Programming with Scratch, Alice...
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Dave Britton

Dave is a Development Manager / Senior Engineer at Vertigo Software. When he was just 12 years old he got access to a Commodore PET and has been hooked on computers and programming ever since. Dave Graduated from the Leeds Metropolitan University(England) with a B.A. in Computer Studies w/Software Engineering in 1991 and has been doing consulting, almost exclusively using Microsoft technologies, ever since. A very experienced Microsoft .Net developer, loves to stay ahead of the curve learning the newest technologies as soon as they are out of the gate. He has already implemented and deployed several production sites using Silverlight 1.0 and is currently working on a substantial enterprise system using Silverlight 2.0. WCF and Workflow Foundation technologies A considerable amount of his career has been spent working with Document Management and Enterprise Workflow systems and he is passionate about solving not only technical problems, but business problems.

Dave is a Development Manager / Senior Engineer at Vertigo Software. When he was just 12 years old he got access to a Commodore PET and has been hooked on computers and programming ever since. Dave Graduated from the Leeds Metropolitan University(England) with a B.A. in Computer Studies w/Software Engineering in 1991 and has been doing consulting, almost exclusively using Microsoft technologies, ever since. A very experienced Microsoft .Net developer, loves to stay ahead of the curve learning the newest technologies as soon as they are out of the gate. He has already implemented and deployed several production sites using Silverlight 1.0 and is currently working on a substantial enterprise system using Silverlight 2.0. WCF and Workflow Foundation technologies A considerable amount of his career has been spent working with Document Management and Enterprise Workflow systems and he is passionate about solving not only technical problems, but business problems.

Sessions conducted by Dave Britton

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    Silverlight 2.0, it just keeps getting better
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Jeff Brown

http://blog.bits-in-motion.com/

Jeff Brown is a Lead Software Engineer at Ingenio, where he is currently focused on software testing, development tooling and infrastructure. He is also the lead of MbUnit and the creator of Gallio, an open, extensible and neutral test automation platform for .Net. Jeff is passionate about software development. His secret mission is to engage the creativity and talent of everyone he encounters to make a smarter, more beautiful world.

Jeff Brown is a Lead Software Engineer at Ingenio, where he is currently focused on software testing, development tooling and infrastructure. He is also the lead of MbUnit and the creator of Gallio, an open, extensible and neutral test automation platform for .Net. Jeff is passionate about software development. His secret mission is to engage the creativity and talent of everyone he encounters to make a smarter, more beautiful world.

Sessions conducted by Jeff Brown

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    Gallio: Crafting a Toolchain
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Mats Bryntse

http://www.bryntum.com

Ext JS enthusiast creating extensions and tools for JavaScript.

Ext JS enthusiast creating extensions and tools for JavaScript.

Sessions conducted by Mats Bryntse

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    High Performance Ajax/JavasScript with...
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Michael Carter

http://www.hookbox.org

Sessions conducted by Michael Carter

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    WillowChat: Out-of-the-Box Comet Webchat
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Vic Cekvenich

Sessions conducted by Vic Cekvenich

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    Flex and 3D UI, for games and more
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Johnny Chan

I am a Chief Technology Officer in ITInfonet Corporation,i am working in Developer and IT Prefessional Technology about 5 Yrs.

I am a Chief Technology Officer in ITInfonet Corporation,i am working in Developer and IT Prefessional Technology about 5 Yrs.

Sessions conducted by Johnny Chan

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    LINQ and WPF Inergration Overview(Software +...
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Symon Chang

http://symonchang.blogspot.com/

Symon Chang, CISSP, CSSLP, is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation, developing Web Services solutions for WebLogic Server. He is a voting member of OASIS WS-SX TC, and has participated with various Web Services security standards committees at OASIS, W3C, and WS-I. He has ten years experience in developing Web Services security solution. Prior to Oracle, he was Sr. Security Architect, implementing WS-Security solutions at BEA, BlueTitan, TIBCO and CommerceOne. He received his MBA Degree from Golden Gate University, and M.S. Degree from San Jose State University.

Symon Chang, CISSP, CSSLP, is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation, developing Web Services solutions for WebLogic Server. He is a voting member of OASIS WS-SX TC, and has participated with various Web Services security standards committees at OASIS, W3C, and WS-I. He has ten years experience in developing Web Services security solution. Prior to Oracle, he was Sr. Security Architect, implementing WS-Security solutions at BEA, BlueTitan, TIBCO and CommerceOne. He received his MBA Degree from Golden Gate University, and M.S. Degree from San Jose State University.

Sessions conducted by Symon Chang

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    Take a REST on WebLogic Server
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    Web Services Interop between Java and .NET
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Doris Chen

Dr. Doris Chen, a staff engineer and Java Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems with over 10 years industry experience, her expertise includes Web 2.0/Ajax, JavaServer Faces, JavaFX, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technologies, web services/SOA, Java ME platform wireless programming, Java technology performance tuning, grid computing, and web-based distributed computing. She speaks at major industry international conferences: JavaOne, Sun Network Conference, SD West Software Development, etc. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics. Before coming to Sun, Doris developed medical image compression applications and web-based network management products.

Dr. Doris Chen, a staff engineer and Java Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems with over 10 years industry experience, her expertise includes Web 2.0/Ajax, JavaServer Faces, JavaFX, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technologies, web services/SOA, Java ME platform wireless programming, Java technology performance tuning, grid computing, and web-based distributed computing. She speaks at major industry international conferences: JavaOne, Sun Network Conference, SD West Software Development, etc. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics. Before coming to Sun, Doris developed medical image compression applications and web-based network management products.

Sessions conducted by Doris Chen

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    Building Rich Web applications using jMaki
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pyounguk cho

Pyounguk Cho, CISSP, is a Principal Product Manager for Java Platform Group in Oracle, focusing on web services and SOA. He sat at OASIS technical committees, spoke at Oracle Open World and other conferences, and authored technical papers. Pyounguk, having worked as a technical consultant previously, specializes in Security in the context of SOA and J2EE with vast hands-on experiences.

Pyounguk Cho, CISSP, is a Principal Product Manager for Java Platform Group in Oracle, focusing on web services and SOA. He sat at OASIS technical committees, spoke at Oracle Open World and other conferences, and authored technical papers. Pyounguk, having worked as a technical consultant previously, specializes in Security in the context of SOA and J2EE with vast hands-on experiences.

Sessions conducted by pyounguk cho

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    How to build asynchronous Web Services
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    Introduction to Spring Web Services
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wesley chun

http://corepython.com

+WESLEY CHUN, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling "Core Python" book series & companion videos (corepython.com), co-author of "Python Web Development with Django" (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer & Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb (cyberwebconsulting.com), a consultancy specializing in Python training. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including helping create Yahoo!Mail using Python almost 2 decades ago. He has taught numerous Python courses at Cisco, Disney, VMware, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, & Foothill College. Wesley holds degrees in CS, Math, and Music from the University of California, and loves traveling worldwide to meet developers, whether at a technical conference, user group meeting, or on a university campus. He is a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation and can be reached on Google+ or Twitter (@wescpy).

+WESLEY CHUN, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling "Core Python" book series & companion videos (corepython.com), co-author of "Python Web Development with Django" (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer & Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb (cyberwebconsulting.com), a consultancy specializing in Python training. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including helping create Yahoo!Mail using Python almost 2 decades ago. He has taught numerous Python courses at Cisco, Disney, VMware, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, & Foothill College. Wesley holds degrees in CS, Math, and Music from the University of California, and loves traveling worldwide to meet developers, whether at a technical conference, user group meeting, or on a university campus. He is a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation and can be reached on Google+ or Twitter (@wescpy).

Sessions conducted by wesley chun

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    Programming Microsoft Office using Python
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    What is Python?
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Alan Cobb

http://www.alancobb.com/blog

Alan Cobb is an independent consultant specializing in .NET programming in C# for Silverlight and WPF. (Please see my Silverlight/WPF technical blog at http://www.alancobb.com/blog). Alan has been a consultant since 1985 in using Microsoft systems and languages, doing contract work for clients including Oracle and Microsoft. He is a board member of the Sacramento .NET User Group. Alan has an M.S. in Electronic Engineering, from Calif. State Univ. Sacramento and a B.S. in Business Administration from U. C. Berkeley (Regent's Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa)

Alan Cobb is an independent consultant specializing in .NET programming in C# for Silverlight and WPF. (Please see my Silverlight/WPF technical blog at http://www.alancobb.com/blog). Alan has been a consultant since 1985 in using Microsoft systems and languages, doing contract work for clients including Oracle and Microsoft. He is a board member of the Sacramento .NET User Group. Alan has an M.S. in Electronic Engineering, from Calif. State Univ. Sacramento and a B.S. in Business Administration from U. C. Berkeley (Regent's Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa)

Sessions conducted by Alan Cobb

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    Silverlight Debugging Techniques
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Douglas Crockford

http://crockford.com

Douglas Crockford was born in the Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is a registered voter. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

Douglas Crockford was born in the Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is a registered voter. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

Sessions conducted by Douglas Crockford

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    JavaScript: The Good Parts (Part 1)
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    JavaScript: The Good Parts (Part 2)
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Todd Davies

http://www.stanford.edu/~davies

I am a lecturer and associate director of the Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford. For the last several years I have been working with students on a free/open web-based groupware tool called Deme. I do other projects too. See my website.

I am a lecturer and associate director of the Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford. For the last several years I have been working with students on a free/open web-based groupware tool called Deme. I do other projects too. See my website.

Sessions conducted by Todd Davies

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    Deme: Now A Modular CMS, Now in Django
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Nima Dilmaghani

http://yumdom.com

Nima has over 15 years experience in technology as a software engineer/architect/manager/technology marketeer and entrepreneur. He has worked at Silicon Valley startups as well as large multinational corporations. He is the founder and CEO of YumDom.com. He enormously enjoys coding, building, and creating as well as sharing and helping others. He can be found on twitter at @nimadi.

Nima has over 15 years experience in technology as a software engineer/architect/manager/technology marketeer and entrepreneur. He has worked at Silicon Valley startups as well as large multinational corporations. He is the founder and CEO of YumDom.com. He enormously enjoys coding, building, and creating as well as sharing and helping others. He can be found on twitter at @nimadi.

Sessions conducted by Nima Dilmaghani

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    0 to 60 with Regular Expressions in 75...
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Jim Downey

http://jimdowney.net

Jim Downey is a full-stack web developer for Dell's professional services team. He builds web-based business applications for enterprise clients and blogs about various technical topics at jimdowney.net.

Jim Downey is a full-stack web developer for Dell's professional services team. He builds web-based business applications for enterprise clients and blogs about various technical topics at jimdowney.net.

Sessions conducted by Jim Downey

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    Dynamics CRM as a Platform for Business...
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Steve Evans

http://www.LoudSteve.com

Steve Evans has been doing DevOps since before the term DevOps was invented. He is a Pluralsight Author, six time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and technical Speaker at various industry events. In his spare time he manages a DevOps team at a Silicon Valley Biotech focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. For over 15 years Steve has focused on making technology better for businesses by bridging the gap between IT and Development teams. You can follow his technical blog at http://www.LoudSteve.com or find him on twitter at @TheLoudSteve.

Steve Evans has been doing DevOps since before the term DevOps was invented. He is a Pluralsight Author, six time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and technical Speaker at various industry events. In his spare time he manages a DevOps team at a Silicon Valley Biotech focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. For over 15 years Steve has focused on making technology better for businesses by bridging the gap between IT and Development teams. You can follow his technical blog at http://www.LoudSteve.com or find him on twitter at @TheLoudSteve.

Sessions conducted by Steve Evans

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    Creating Cmdlets for PowerShell
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    Everything Developers need to know about...
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Marina Fisher

http://blogs.sun.com/marinafisher

Marina Fisher is a Web Scale Architect at Sun, workin with startups and open source developers around building scalable architecture for the Web. She is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE and in the past worked with Sun customers on building scalable and reliable enterprise systems. Currently she focuses on technologies such as OpenSolaris, MySQL, AJAX, and PHP.

Marina Fisher is a Web Scale Architect at Sun, workin with startups and open source developers around building scalable architecture for the Web. She is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE and in the past worked with Sun customers on building scalable and reliable enterprise systems. Currently she focuses on technologies such as OpenSolaris, MySQL, AJAX, and PHP.

Sessions conducted by Marina Fisher

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    Building Interoperabile and Scalable PHP...
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Daniel Francisco

http://www.linkedin.com

Daniel is the Project Manager for LinkedIn's CDN team. In his role at LinkedIn he is responsible for project management for profile, groups, address book, network updates, communication systems, news, and company pages. Prior to joining LinkedIn Daniel was a Program Manager at Microsoft. Daniel's LinkedIn profile can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/dfrancisco

Daniel is the Project Manager for LinkedIn's CDN team. In his role at LinkedIn he is responsible for project management for profile, groups, address book, network updates, communication systems, news, and company pages. Prior to joining LinkedIn Daniel was a Program Manager at Microsoft. Daniel's LinkedIn profile can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/dfrancisco

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    LinkedIn's Engineering Process using JIRA
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Uday Gajendar

http://www.ghostinthepixel.com

Uday Gajendar is a principal designer at Citrix in Silicon Valley. He creates attractive, useful products that enable “work and play from anywhere”.

Uday Gajendar is a principal designer at Citrix in Silicon Valley. He creates attractive, useful products that enable “work and play from anywhere”.

Sessions conducted by Uday Gajendar

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    UI Design Fundamentals
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Kim Greenlee

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimgreenlee/

Kim has over 30 yrs of experience building and shipping commercial and enterprise level software solutions from initial release to multiple release cycles. She has worked both in the start up sector as well as large corporations. Risk reduction is key to successful product launch and the long term viability of your company.

Kim has over 30 yrs of experience building and shipping commercial and enterprise level software solutions from initial release to multiple release cycles. She has worked both in the start up sector as well as large corporations. Risk reduction is key to successful product launch and the long term viability of your company.

Sessions conducted by Kim Greenlee

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    Groking the Code-Base
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    The Basics of Threading
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Dominik Grolimund

http://www.wuala.com

Dominik Grolimund, co-founder and CEO of Wuala (www.wuala.com), Swiss, is 30 years old and studied computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). In 1998, he founded his first software company, Caleido (www.caleido.com), and developed a CRM software of which more than 35'000 licenses have been sold. In 2005, he started research and development on Wuala, a novel secure online storage, at ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) together with Luzius Meisser. In 2007, they founded their company and launched the public beta in 2008. In early 2009, they successfully sold the company to LaCie (www.lacie.com), the French-American manufacturer of external storage solutions, and joined the management team of LaCie to work on the future of storage solutions.

Dominik Grolimund, co-founder and CEO of Wuala (www.wuala.com), Swiss, is 30 years old and studied computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). In 1998, he founded his first software company, Caleido (www.caleido.com), and developed a CRM software of which more than 35'000 licenses have been sold. In 2005, he started research and development on Wuala, a novel secure online storage, at ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) together with Luzius Meisser. In 2007, they founded their company and launched the public beta in 2008. In early 2009, they successfully sold the company to LaCie (www.lacie.com), the French-American manufacturer of external storage solutions, and joined the management team of LaCie to work on the future of storage solutions.

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    Web API for Wuala, social online storage
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Arun Gupta

http://blog.arungupta.me

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Sessions conducted by Arun Gupta

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    GlassFish: On a mission to please developers
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    Metro: Hello World to .NET 3.5 interoperable...
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    Rails powered by GlassFish
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Karthik Gurumurthy

Karthik been doing Java related work for the last 8 years. He has authored a book on Apache Wicket.

Karthik been doing Java related work for the last 8 years. He has authored a book on Apache Wicket.

Sessions conducted by Karthik Gurumurthy

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    Component Based Java Web Development with...
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Bess Ho

http://www.svwebbuilder.com

Bess Ho is Mobile & UI Architect. She loves to hack and attend hackathon events. Her hacker team receive “Honorable Mention” at iPad Dev Camp 2010 and Winner prize in Health care category at iPhone Dev Camp 2009. She is also a winner of Nokia Open Screen Project Fund. Bess has spoken & demoed at various conferences and events in Silicon Valley, such as Web20 Expo SF, Where20 Conference, Plug and Play Mobile Play conference, Silicon Valley Code Camp, and local user groups. Bess shows her vision and passion in exploring web technology in founding and leading a community-based developer group Silicon Valley Web Builder (SVWB) since 2004. She is Technical Editor of the first Open Social developer book “Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with MySpace Platform”, written by MySpace Chief Software Architect.

Bess Ho is Mobile & UI Architect. She loves to hack and attend hackathon events. Her hacker team receive “Honorable Mention” at iPad Dev Camp 2010 and Winner prize in Health care category at iPhone Dev Camp 2009. She is also a winner of Nokia Open Screen Project Fund. Bess has spoken & demoed at various conferences and events in Silicon Valley, such as Web20 Expo SF, Where20 Conference, Plug and Play Mobile Play conference, Silicon Valley Code Camp, and local user groups. Bess shows her vision and passion in exploring web technology in founding and leading a community-based developer group Silicon Valley Web Builder (SVWB) since 2004. She is Technical Editor of the first Open Social developer book “Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with MySpace Platform”, written by MySpace Chief Software Architect.

Sessions conducted by Bess Ho

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Pieter Humphrey

http://blogs.oracle.com/devtools

Pieter Humphrey is a principal product director at Oracle, covering core Fusion Middleware Java development tools like Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, Workshop for WebLogic, JDeveloper/ADF, EclipseLink. Pieter has been with BEA/Oracle since 2001 working with Enteprise Java.

Pieter Humphrey is a principal product director at Oracle, covering core Fusion Middleware Java development tools like Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, Workshop for WebLogic, JDeveloper/ADF, EclipseLink. Pieter has been with BEA/Oracle since 2001 working with Enteprise Java.

Sessions conducted by Pieter Humphrey

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    Hands-on Lab: Building and Deploying...
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Slava Imeshev

http://www.cacheonix.org

Slava Imeshev is a main committer to the open source Java cache Cacheonix. Slava's main expertise is reliable distributed and high-performance systems. You can reach Slava at simeshev@cacheonix.org

Slava Imeshev is a main committer to the open source Java cache Cacheonix. Slava's main expertise is reliable distributed and high-performance systems. You can reach Slava at simeshev@cacheonix.org

Sessions conducted by Slava Imeshev

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    Best Practices for Scaling Java Applications...
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Nikita Ivanov

http://www.jroller.com/nivanov/

Mr. Ivanov founded and providing technological direction and vision for GridGain open source project. Mr. Ivanov brings almost 20 years of experience in software development, a vision and pragmatic view of where development technology is going, and high quality standards in software engineering. In 1996, Mr. Ivanov was one of the pioneers in using Java technology for server side middleware development while working at T-Systems GmbH, one of the largest European System Integrator. Nikita has held various positions architecting and leading software product development for start-up companies and working with well-established companies such as Adaptec, Visa and BEA Systems. Mr. Ivanov is an active member of Java middleware community and is a contributor to Java specifications. Mr. Ivanov holds a Master's degree in Electro Mechanics from Baltic State Technical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Mr. Ivanov founded and providing technological direction and vision for GridGain open source project. Mr. Ivanov brings almost 20 years of experience in software development, a vision and pragmatic view of where development technology is going, and high quality standards in software engineering. In 1996, Mr. Ivanov was one of the pioneers in using Java technology for server side middleware development while working at T-Systems GmbH, one of the largest European System Integrator. Nikita has held various positions architecting and leading software product development for start-up companies and working with well-established companies such as Adaptec, Visa and BEA Systems. Mr. Ivanov is an active member of Java middleware community and is a contributor to Java specifications. Mr. Ivanov holds a Master's degree in Electro Mechanics from Baltic State Technical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Sessions conducted by Nikita Ivanov

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    GridGain - Java Grid Computing Made Simple
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Sudha Jamthe

http://coolastory.com

Passionate about social media strategy, social commerce, metrics, product innovations, grassroot innovations; Work @ebay in social commerce, organize Facebook and Google+ meetups http://www.linkedin.com/in/sujamthe Reach me on Twitter: @sujamthe or blog coolastory.com I love CodeCamp and the variety of topics/people and opportunity to learn and contribute barcamps style.

Passionate about social media strategy, social commerce, metrics, product innovations, grassroot innovations; Work @ebay in social commerce, organize Facebook and Google+ meetups http://www.linkedin.com/in/sujamthe Reach me on Twitter: @sujamthe or blog coolastory.com I love CodeCamp and the variety of topics/people and opportunity to learn and contribute barcamps style.

Sessions conducted by Sudha Jamthe

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    Scaling a Platform with Bebo, Yahoo (YOS),...
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Charles Johnson

http://ValverdeComputing.Com

Charles worked for sixteen years at Tandem Nonstop, and was the technical lead of the transaction systems group as part of their Nonstop SQL database. He provided architecture assistance to many large accounts: NYSE/SIAC, NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange, Paris SE, Hong Kong SE, Chicago Mercantile Exchange/CBOT/Nymex, EuroClear (CrestCO), AOL, Citibank WWFT, Tokyo SE, Shenzhen SE, Banamex, etc. Charles has 11 patents in distributed computing from Tandem, Compaq and HP. Charles was the coder for much of the runtime part of the Nonstop commit protocol for local and wide SAN clusters (~4000 cpus). He helped design the parts of the transaction system that he didn't personally code. Charles is presently the founder of a startup pursuing similar goals in open source, open systems and cloud computing. See the website for the "elevator pitch" video at http://ValverdeComputing.Com

Charles worked for sixteen years at Tandem Nonstop, and was the technical lead of the transaction systems group as part of their Nonstop SQL database. He provided architecture assistance to many large accounts: NYSE/SIAC, NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange, Paris SE, Hong Kong SE, Chicago Mercantile Exchange/CBOT/Nymex, EuroClear (CrestCO), AOL, Citibank WWFT, Tokyo SE, Shenzhen SE, Banamex, etc. Charles has 11 patents in distributed computing from Tandem, Compaq and HP. Charles was the coder for much of the runtime part of the Nonstop commit protocol for local and wide SAN clusters (~4000 cpus). He helped design the parts of the transaction system that he didn't personally code. Charles is presently the founder of a startup pursuing similar goals in open source, open systems and cloud computing. See the website for the "elevator pitch" video at http://ValverdeComputing.Com

Sessions conducted by Charles Johnson

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    The Fundamentals of Transaction Systems
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Nilesh Junnarkar

Nilesh is a Senior Manager at Oracle, managing Web services and SOA platform development team as part of Web Logic Server. He also manages Web Services Interoperability program at Oracle. He has 16+ years of extensive experience and has been involved with application server design and development efforts involving Java EE technology ,XML and Web services technologies. His interests include XML, Web services interoperability and Caching related areas.

Nilesh is a Senior Manager at Oracle, managing Web services and SOA platform development team as part of Web Logic Server. He also manages Web Services Interoperability program at Oracle. He has 16+ years of extensive experience and has been involved with application server design and development efforts involving Java EE technology ,XML and Web services technologies. His interests include XML, Web services interoperability and Caching related areas.

Sessions conducted by Nilesh Junnarkar

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    Taming Web Services Interoperability
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Nik Kalyani

http://www.kalyani.com

Entrepreneur, founder Lucidly, co-founder DotNetNuke; Microsoft MVP; tech geek; creative thinker; husband; dad

Entrepreneur, founder Lucidly, co-founder DotNetNuke; Microsoft MVP; tech geek; creative thinker; husband; dad

Sessions conducted by Nik Kalyani

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    DotNetNuke Module Development in C#
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Paul King

http://www.asert.com.au

Paul King has broad experience in both technical and managerial roles across the telecommunications and information technology industries. He has a passion for innovation and often assists organizations in bringing new technologies or processes into their development practices. He has been contributing to open source projects for more than fifteen years, has contributed to international standards, has won prizes for his research, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. His special interest areas are Java, Java EE, lightweight frameworks such as Spring, agile development, open source testing tools, XML and Web services, and dynamic languages such as Ruby and Groovy.

Paul King has broad experience in both technical and managerial roles across the telecommunications and information technology industries. He has a passion for innovation and often assists organizations in bringing new technologies or processes into their development practices. He has been contributing to open source projects for more than fifteen years, has contributed to international standards, has won prizes for his research, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. His special interest areas are Java, Java EE, lightweight frameworks such as Spring, agile development, open source testing tools, XML and Web services, and dynamic languages such as Ruby and Groovy.

Sessions conducted by Paul King

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    Groovy and Concurrency
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    Groovy Tutorial
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    XML and Web Services with Groovy
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Ron Kleinman

http://.

Ron most recently served as CTO of the SIF Association, an XML standard organization in the K-12 area. A 20 year veteran of Sun Microsystems, he co-founded the JavaPOS initiative, and has taught an evening section of Object Oriented Analysis and Design at De Anza College for the last 10 years, is the somewhat sheepish holder of several software patents and has been keynote speaker at multiple partner conferences and selected industry events. His current technology focus is on design patterns and application (rather than module) integration.

Ron most recently served as CTO of the SIF Association, an XML standard organization in the K-12 area. A 20 year veteran of Sun Microsystems, he co-founded the JavaPOS initiative, and has taught an evening section of Object Oriented Analysis and Design at De Anza College for the last 10 years, is the somewhat sheepish holder of several software patents and has been keynote speaker at multiple partner conferences and selected industry events. His current technology focus is on design patterns and application (rather than module) integration.

Sessions conducted by Ron Kleinman

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    The Performance Limitations of the Java...
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Stan Knutson

http://www.stanleyknutson.com

I am a technology leader and hard-core developer. I've built and lead the teams to deliver products that generated more than $150M in revenue.

I am a technology leader and hard-core developer. I've built and lead the teams to deliver products that generated more than $150M in revenue.

Sessions conducted by Stan Knutson

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    Using ExtJS and Jabsorb for Rich Internet...
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Sriram Krishnan

http://www.sriramkrishnan.com

Sriram Krishnan works on a startup team at Microsoft that deals with cloud services. When he's not writing code, tweeting or blogging, he freelances as a caped crusader who fights crime.

Sriram Krishnan works on a startup team at Microsoft that deals with cloud services. When he's not writing code, tweeting or blogging, he freelances as a caped crusader who fights crime.

Sessions conducted by Sriram Krishnan

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    Windows Azure:Everything you wanted to know...
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Deborah Kurata

http://blogs.msmvps.com/deborahk/

Deborah Kurata is an independent consultant, developer, and mentor focusing on Windows and Web technologies. She has authored several technical books and speaks at user groups and conferences. She is a Pluralsight author and has published several courses including "AngularJS Line of Business Applications" and "AngularJS: What's New in 1.3".

Deborah Kurata is an independent consultant, developer, and mentor focusing on Windows and Web technologies. She has authored several technical books and speaks at user groups and conferences. She is a Pluralsight author and has published several courses including "AngularJS Line of Business Applications" and "AngularJS: What's New in 1.3".

Sessions conducted by Deborah Kurata

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    Best Kept Secrets in Visual Studio 2008 and...
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Lynn Langit

http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal

Currently a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, previously Lynn moved from a degree in linguistics to become a business executive, and then launched her own software development, training and consulting company. She’s done production work with all versions of .NET, BizTalk, K2.Net, SharePoint, SQL Server, Analysis Services, InfoPath, MOM, and Active Directory, and holds an array of certifications, including MCT, MCSD, MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA and MSF. Lynn is also the author of 'Foundations of SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence' from Apress. She is currently at work writing 'Building Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008' for MSPress. In her spare time, Lynn gives back to the community by supporting children’s education. Her current projects include work with the Mona Foundation (Redmond, Washington) and SmartCare (Lusaka, Zambia).

Currently a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, previously Lynn moved from a degree in linguistics to become a business executive, and then launched her own software development, training and consulting company. She’s done production work with all versions of .NET, BizTalk, K2.Net, SharePoint, SQL Server, Analysis Services, InfoPath, MOM, and Active Directory, and holds an array of certifications, including MCT, MCSD, MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA and MSF. Lynn is also the author of 'Foundations of SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence' from Apress. She is currently at work writing 'Building Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008' for MSPress. In her spare time, Lynn gives back to the community by supporting children’s education. Her current projects include work with the Mona Foundation (Redmond, Washington) and SmartCare (Lusaka, Zambia).

Sessions conducted by Lynn Langit

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    Data Mining for .NET Developers
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Orion Letizi

http://www.terracotta.org/

Orion Letizi is a co-founder and software engineer at Terracotta. He has worked in enterprise Java for nearly ten years. Before Terracotta, he was a software architect at Walmart.com.

Orion Letizi is a co-founder and software engineer at Terracotta. He has worked in enterprise Java for nearly ten years. Before Terracotta, he was a software architect at Walmart.com.

Sessions conducted by Orion Letizi

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    Clustered Architecture Patterns: Delivering...
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Beth Massi

http://www.bethmassi.com/

I'm a Senior Program Manager on the .NET team at Microsoft. I'm a community champion for .NET and open source developers and a Technical Evangelist for the .NET Foundation. Follow me on twitter @BethMassi

I'm a Senior Program Manager on the .NET team at Microsoft. I'm a community champion for .NET and open source developers and a Technical Evangelist for the .NET Foundation. Follow me on twitter @BethMassi

Sessions conducted by Beth Massi

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    Conquering XML with LINQ in Visual Basic 9
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    LINQ to Everything
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Jason Mauer

http://www.jasonmauer.com

Jason Mauer is a Senior Developer Evangelist with Microsoft covering the Pacific Northwest. He has been with Microsoft for seven years, with a background in .NET application development, SharePoint, XML and the Web, and DirectX/XNA.

Jason Mauer is a Senior Developer Evangelist with Microsoft covering the Pacific Northwest. He has been with Microsoft for seven years, with a background in .NET application development, SharePoint, XML and the Web, and DirectX/XNA.

Sessions conducted by Jason Mauer

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    Destroy the Universe with XNA
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Scott Mauvais

http://www.mauvais.com

Scott Mauvais is the Director of the Microsoft Technology Center in Silicon Valley where his team leads architectural design sessions and runs proof of concept labs for Microsoft's global customers. Prior to joining the MTC, Scott worked for Microsoft Consulting Services where he run early stage projects for customers in Microsoft's Early Adopter Program. For three years he wrote the Developer Feature column for Microsoft Press.

Scott Mauvais is the Director of the Microsoft Technology Center in Silicon Valley where his team leads architectural design sessions and runs proof of concept labs for Microsoft's global customers. Prior to joining the MTC, Scott worked for Microsoft Consulting Services where he run early stage projects for customers in Microsoft's Early Adopter Program. For three years he wrote the Developer Feature column for Microsoft Press.

Sessions conducted by Scott Mauvais

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    Developing for Live Mesh
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Jeff McWherter

http://www.mcwherter.net/blog

Jeff McWherter is the Director of Software Development at A.J. Boggs and Company in Okemos, MI. Jeff graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Telecommunications, and has thirteen years of professional experience in software development. He is a founding member and current Program Director for the Greater Lansing Users for .NET (GLUG.net). He enjoys profiling code, applying design patterns, finding obscure namespaces, and long walks in the park. His lifelong interest in programming began with a Home Computing Magazine in 1983, which included an article about writing a game called Boa Alley in BASIC. Jeff currently lives in a farming community near Lansing, MI. When he is not in front of the computer he enjoys rock and ice climbing with his smart and beautiful wife; which leads to his favorite activity of all… road trips.

Jeff McWherter is the Director of Software Development at A.J. Boggs and Company in Okemos, MI. Jeff graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Telecommunications, and has thirteen years of professional experience in software development. He is a founding member and current Program Director for the Greater Lansing Users for .NET (GLUG.net). He enjoys profiling code, applying design patterns, finding obscure namespaces, and long walks in the park. His lifelong interest in programming began with a Home Computing Magazine in 1983, which included an article about writing a game called Boa Alley in BASIC. Jeff currently lives in a farming community near Lansing, MI. When he is not in front of the computer he enjoys rock and ice climbing with his smart and beautiful wife; which leads to his favorite activity of all… road trips.

Sessions conducted by Jeff McWherter

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    Testing for the Web
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Liam Molloy

http://www.vertigo.com

Is a senior software engineer with a decade’s experience implementing web based solutions for the enterprise. Liam mostly focuses on Microsoft based technologies but is dangerous enough to get his hands dirty in other technologies when required. Liam graduated from Kingston University in Surrey England in 1999 with an honours degree in software engineering. Since graduating Liam has tailored his trade working for several companies in the United Kingdom and then the US and is currently plying his craft for Vertigo, the Microsoft Gold Partner and web partner of the year for 2008 – Vertigo. Here Liam has worked on several high scale and highly visible web projects such as windowsmarketplace.com. Liam is an integral member of the Hard Rock memorabilia web site implemented with Silverlight 2.0 technology.

Is a senior software engineer with a decade’s experience implementing web based solutions for the enterprise. Liam mostly focuses on Microsoft based technologies but is dangerous enough to get his hands dirty in other technologies when required. Liam graduated from Kingston University in Surrey England in 1999 with an honours degree in software engineering. Since graduating Liam has tailored his trade working for several companies in the United Kingdom and then the US and is currently plying his craft for Vertigo, the Microsoft Gold Partner and web partner of the year for 2008 – Vertigo. Here Liam has worked on several high scale and highly visible web projects such as windowsmarketplace.com. Liam is an integral member of the Hard Rock memorabilia web site implemented with Silverlight 2.0 technology.

Sessions conducted by Liam Molloy

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    Facebook Application in Silverlight 2.0
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Timothy Ng

http://blogs.msdn.com/timng

Tim is a developer lead on the Visual Studio Languages team, working specifically on the Visual Basic compiler and language team. He was part of the team that delivered LINQ in Visual Studio 2008.

Tim is a developer lead on the Visual Studio Languages team, working specifically on the Visual Basic compiler and language team. He was part of the team that delivered LINQ in Visual Studio 2008.

Sessions conducted by Timothy Ng

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    Introducing F#
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    LINQ Fundamentals
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Dave Nielsen

http://www.davenielsen.net

Hi, I'm the founder of CloudCamp & BigDataCamp. I like to help developers learn about cloud computing, nosql and big data technologies. I recently joined Intel where I am evangelizing data science on the Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP)

Hi, I'm the founder of CloudCamp & BigDataCamp. I like to help developers learn about cloud computing, nosql and big data technologies. I recently joined Intel where I am evangelizing data science on the Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP)

Sessions conducted by Dave Nielsen

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    Integrating Wikis and other Social Content...
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    Unified Cloud Storage Library
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Kevin Nilson

http://www.javaclimber.com

Team Lead of the Chromecast Technical Solutions Engineer team, a Java Champion and three time JavaOne Rock Star Presenter. Kevin has spoken at conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx, JAX, O'Reilly Fluent, Silicon Valley Code Camp, JAX, HTML5DevConf, On Android, NFJS SpringOne and AjaxWorld. Kevin is the co-author of Web 2.0 Fundamentals. In the past Kevin was an adjunct professor at the College of San Mateo. Kevin holds a MS and BS in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University. Kevin is the leader of the Silicon Valley JavaScript Meetup, Silicon Valley Java User Group, Silicon Valley Google Developer Group, and Devoxx4Kids Bay Area.

Team Lead of the Chromecast Technical Solutions Engineer team, a Java Champion and three time JavaOne Rock Star Presenter. Kevin has spoken at conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx, JAX, O'Reilly Fluent, Silicon Valley Code Camp, JAX, HTML5DevConf, On Android, NFJS SpringOne and AjaxWorld. Kevin is the co-author of Web 2.0 Fundamentals. In the past Kevin was an adjunct professor at the College of San Mateo. Kevin holds a MS and BS in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University. Kevin is the leader of the Silicon Valley JavaScript Meetup, Silicon Valley Java User Group, Silicon Valley Google Developer Group, and Devoxx4Kids Bay Area.

Sessions conducted by Kevin Nilson

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    An Introduction to Comet and Bayeux (Pushing...
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Ryan Olshan

http://ryanolshan.com

Ryan Olshan is an ASPInsider and Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET. He works as a software engineer for Clear Channel Communications. Ryan is a regular contributor to online communities such as the ASP.NET forums. You can read his blog at http://ryanolshan.com.

Ryan Olshan is an ASPInsider and Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET. He works as a software engineer for Clear Channel Communications. Ryan is a regular contributor to online communities such as the ASP.NET forums. You can read his blog at http://ryanolshan.com.

Sessions conducted by Ryan Olshan

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    Architecting and Consuming REST APIs in .NET...
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Emil Ong

http://blog.caucho.com

Emil Ong is the Chief Evangelist and a lead developer of Caucho Technology. He comes from an academic research background, having studied security, systems, and peer-to-peer technology to gain his M.S. in Computer Science at UC Berkeley. When Emil joined Caucho in 2006, he began by working on Quercus, Caucho's 100% Java implementation of PHP, and the SOA offerings in Resin, Caucho's screamingly fast Java application server. In 2007, Emil became the Chief Evangelist of Caucho, adding public speaking engagements, community management, and press relations to his engineering duties. Emil is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Emil Ong is the Chief Evangelist and a lead developer of Caucho Technology. He comes from an academic research background, having studied security, systems, and peer-to-peer technology to gain his M.S. in Computer Science at UC Berkeley. When Emil joined Caucho in 2006, he began by working on Quercus, Caucho's 100% Java implementation of PHP, and the SOA offerings in Resin, Caucho's screamingly fast Java application server. In 2007, Emil became the Chief Evangelist of Caucho, adding public speaking engagements, community management, and press relations to his engineering duties. Emil is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sessions conducted by Emil Ong

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    BAM and the Interactive Web
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    Quercus - PHP on Java
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Bala Paranj

Zepho Inc was incorporated in Feb, 2006 after operating as Zepho Systems Group since May 2001. Before starting full-time consulting operations, founder and Zepho President Bala Paranj worked in the computer industry for six years as employee of such companies as Edify and Mentor Graphics. With a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from The Wichita State University, Paranj's academic background includes mathematics and electronics. Some of the clients of Zepho include telecommunication companies, banks, financial software services firms, electronic design automation startups that wanted Swing interface to their product and Web Application Development using Struts and Hibernate. Founded in Atlanta, Georgia, Zepho consults for clients within USA on Ruby and Rails.

Zepho Inc was incorporated in Feb, 2006 after operating as Zepho Systems Group since May 2001. Before starting full-time consulting operations, founder and Zepho President Bala Paranj worked in the computer industry for six years as employee of such companies as Edify and Mentor Graphics. With a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from The Wichita State University, Paranj's academic background includes mathematics and electronics. Some of the clients of Zepho include telecommunication companies, banks, financial software services firms, electronic design automation startups that wanted Swing interface to their product and Web Application Development using Struts and Hibernate. Founded in Atlanta, Georgia, Zepho consults for clients within USA on Ruby and Rails.

Sessions conducted by Bala Paranj

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David Pollak

http://blog.lostlake.org

I run the http://liftweb.net project and consult on lift and Scala related projects.

I run the http://liftweb.net project and consult on lift and Scala related projects.

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    lift: a simply functional web framework
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    Scala: tips and tricks
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Sridhar Reddy

http://www.mapr.com

Sridhar is Director of Professional Services at MapR. He has extensive experience working with Java and JaveEE in many roles of the software development life cycle, including design, development, management, training and technology evangelism. He leads the HBase application development practice at MapR where his team helps customers in building HBase solutions from migrating data from SQL databases. He developed the HBase training course. Prior to MapR Sridhar led a team of Java developers to build the next generation of the Java platform at PayPal. Sridhar worked as a Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems for over 10 years, where he presented at many Technical conferences world wide and helped increase awareness and adoption of Java technology in the worldwide developer community. Sridhar holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University in India, and an MS in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Sridhar is Director of Professional Services at MapR. He has extensive experience working with Java and JaveEE in many roles of the software development life cycle, including design, development, management, training and technology evangelism. He leads the HBase application development practice at MapR where his team helps customers in building HBase solutions from migrating data from SQL databases. He developed the HBase training course. Prior to MapR Sridhar led a team of Java developers to build the next generation of the Java platform at PayPal. Sridhar worked as a Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems for over 10 years, where he presented at many Technical conferences world wide and helped increase awareness and adoption of Java technology in the worldwide developer community. Sridhar holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University in India, and an MS in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Sessions conducted by Sridhar Reddy

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    Develop Rich Internet Applications (RIA)...
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Abdelmonaim Remani

Abdel is the President and Founder of a number of organizations namely The Chico Java User Group, The Chico Flex User Group, and The Chico Google Technology User Group. He is an Adobe Flex Champion and a technology enthusiast. He has been working on RIAs for a while and has considerable experience in developing Java Enterprise Applications. Abdel's interests range from enterprise software development and architecture to technology evangelism. He currently goes to school full-time and works as a developer part-time. View his LinkedIn Profile or Follow him in Twitter

Abdel is the President and Founder of a number of organizations namely The Chico Java User Group, The Chico Flex User Group, and The Chico Google Technology User Group. He is an Adobe Flex Champion and a technology enthusiast. He has been working on RIAs for a while and has considerable experience in developing Java Enterprise Applications. Abdel's interests range from enterprise software development and architecture to technology evangelism. He currently goes to school full-time and works as a developer part-time. View his LinkedIn Profile or Follow him in Twitter

Sessions conducted by Abdelmonaim Remani

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    Building Enterprise Server-Side RIAs (Rich...
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Van Riper

http://about.me/vanriper

Michael Van Riper has a Bachelors in Computer Science from MIT. Van has more than 20 years of experience as a software developer in Silicon Valley. He was a core member of the engineering team at Adobe that built the award winning Adobe PageMill web authoring program. Since 1999, he has focused on developing web applications in Java. Van leads the Silicon Valley Web JUG and currently works in Google Developer Relations as the global Google Developer Groups (GDG) program manager.

Michael Van Riper has a Bachelors in Computer Science from MIT. Van has more than 20 years of experience as a software developer in Silicon Valley. He was a core member of the engineering team at Adobe that built the award winning Adobe PageMill web authoring program. Since 1999, he has focused on developing web applications in Java. Van leads the Silicon Valley Web JUG and currently works in Google Developer Relations as the global Google Developer Groups (GDG) program manager.

Sessions conducted by Van Riper

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    Lightning Talks - Day One
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Don Robins

http://www.outformations.com

I have over twenty-five years of experience in custom business application design, development and delivery for clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries. I grew up in New York City and graduated from Cornell University where I was first introduced to computers in 1975. My skills include expertise in requirements gathering, Agile practices, team mentoring and reusable application development frameworks and their implementation. My company Outformations designs and builds custom software, helps our clients adopt Agile practices and provides architectural JumpStarts for teams building high value enterprise class systems utilizing reusable application frameworks and patterns, and is moving into cloud with Force.com, Salesforce and Azure. We have gained a wide variety of experience over the years with other database and application development technologies including Lotus Notes/Domino, DB2, ASP (classic), ColdFusion, Php, Java, Access, Visual Basic and Visual FoxPro. I am former Director, VP and President of the Bay Area Association of Database Developers (BAADD), and I am founder and leader of the .NET Developers User Group since August 2002.

I have over twenty-five years of experience in custom business application design, development and delivery for clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries. I grew up in New York City and graduated from Cornell University where I was first introduced to computers in 1975. My skills include expertise in requirements gathering, Agile practices, team mentoring and reusable application development frameworks and their implementation. My company Outformations designs and builds custom software, helps our clients adopt Agile practices and provides architectural JumpStarts for teams building high value enterprise class systems utilizing reusable application frameworks and patterns, and is moving into cloud with Force.com, Salesforce and Azure. We have gained a wide variety of experience over the years with other database and application development technologies including Lotus Notes/Domino, DB2, ASP (classic), ColdFusion, Php, Java, Access, Visual Basic and Visual FoxPro. I am former Director, VP and President of the Bay Area Association of Database Developers (BAADD), and I am founder and leader of the .NET Developers User Group since August 2002.

Sessions conducted by Don Robins

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    Mapping Agile Practices for Scalable Teams to...
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Alex Ruiz

http://alexruiz.developerblogs.com

Alex is a programmer with special interest in Java, API design, testing and OOP. He is the creator of FEST, an open source project that aims at making testing of Swing and JavaFX user interfaces (and testing in general) easier. Alex works as a Software Engineer in the JavaFX Controls team at Oracle.

Alex is a programmer with special interest in Java, API design, testing and OOP. He is the creator of FEST, an open source project that aims at making testing of Swing and JavaFX user interfaces (and testing in general) easier. Alex works as a Software Engineer in the JavaFX Controls team at Oracle.

Sessions conducted by Alex Ruiz

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    GUI Testing Made Easy
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Cal Schrotenboer

http://www.WPFLearningExperience.com

Cal is a C# developer with experience in building Windows Forms application front ends for SQL Server databases. He also teaches programming classes (Silverlight, WPF, Expression Blend, Advanced C#, WCF, ASP.NET, VSTO, Powershell, SQL Server 2008) at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California and Microsoft Network Administration (MCSE) classes at Mission College in Santa Clara. He has done five MSDN Webcasts on various WPF topics and has spoken to User Groups and Code Camps throughout California about WPF and Silverlight. His Foothill College Silverlight, WPF and Expression Blend classes were likely the first college level classes in these topics available anywhere. He has written several articles on Silverlight for Microsoft, most of which have been published on devx.com. Cal maintains a WPF blog at www.WPFLearningExperience.com. His outside interests include travel and photography (www.travelswithcal.com. Cal has a sample XBAP application available at www.travelswithcal.com/wpfzone and sample Silverlight applications at www.schrotenboer.com/cal/resume, www.travelswithcal.com/deepzoom/ and www.drinkmate.com/standardimprints/

Cal is a C# developer with experience in building Windows Forms application front ends for SQL Server databases. He also teaches programming classes (Silverlight, WPF, Expression Blend, Advanced C#, WCF, ASP.NET, VSTO, Powershell, SQL Server 2008) at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California and Microsoft Network Administration (MCSE) classes at Mission College in Santa Clara. He has done five MSDN Webcasts on various WPF topics and has spoken to User Groups and Code Camps throughout California about WPF and Silverlight. His Foothill College Silverlight, WPF and Expression Blend classes were likely the first college level classes in these topics available anywhere. He has written several articles on Silverlight for Microsoft, most of which have been published on devx.com. Cal maintains a WPF blog at www.WPFLearningExperience.com. His outside interests include travel and photography (www.travelswithcal.com. Cal has a sample XBAP application available at www.travelswithcal.com/wpfzone and sample Silverlight applications at www.schrotenboer.com/cal/resume, www.travelswithcal.com/deepzoom/ and www.drinkmate.com/standardimprints/

Sessions conducted by Cal Schrotenboer

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    Silverlight Tools For Visual Studio
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    Windows Powershell Scripting
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Karl Shifflett

http://karlshifflett.wordpress.com/

Karl is a software architect, former Microsoft MVP, current Code Project MVP and MCAD from Bellevue, Washington. He is currently working for Microsoft on the Cider Team as a Program Manager II. He has been designing & developing business applications since 1989 and transitioned to .NET in March of 2003. In April of 2007 he joined the list of WPF and Microsoft Expression fanatics & evangelists. Karl is an exciting and enthusiastic speaker who is a regular at the Enterprise Developers Guild events, Raleigh Code Camps and has presented in Columbia and Charleston SC. He is a member of Team Mole that delivered Mole Visualizer For Visual Studio to the world. He is the author to XAML Power Toys and loves WPF LOB.

Karl is a software architect, former Microsoft MVP, current Code Project MVP and MCAD from Bellevue, Washington. He is currently working for Microsoft on the Cider Team as a Program Manager II. He has been designing & developing business applications since 1989 and transitioned to .NET in March of 2003. In April of 2007 he joined the list of WPF and Microsoft Expression fanatics & evangelists. Karl is an exciting and enthusiastic speaker who is a regular at the Enterprise Developers Guild events, Raleigh Code Camps and has presented in Columbia and Charleston SC. He is a member of Team Mole that delivered Mole Visualizer For Visual Studio to the world. He is the author to XAML Power Toys and loves WPF LOB.

Sessions conducted by Karl Shifflett

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    Building Testable WPF LOB using XAML Power...
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    Mole For Visual Studio
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shay shmeltzer

http://blogs.oracle.com/shay

A group manager in the Oracle JDeveloper and ADF product management team, Shay has been involved with the Oracle development tools for the past 18 years in various roles. He is a frequent speaker in industry events such as Oracle Open World and JavaOne. For more info check out http://blogs.oracle.com/shay

A group manager in the Oracle JDeveloper and ADF product management team, Shay has been involved with the Oracle development tools for the past 18 years in various roles. He is a frequent speaker in industry events such as Oracle Open World and JavaOne. For more info check out http://blogs.oracle.com/shay

Sessions conducted by shay shmeltzer

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    What's wrong with JSF and how to solve it
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Alok Sonthalia

SUMMARY: ? Successfully managed portfolio of projects including fresh implementations, mergers & acquisitions, upgrades and enhancements and outsourcing. ? 18+ Years of full Software life cycle experience in various capacity starting with project consultant to Program Manager. ? Proven track record of program management involving implementation of Oracle Enterprise applications (Finance/Manufacturing/CRM) starting with Release 10 to 11i including latest Rel12 and add-on 3rd party tools. ? Guided Big Four, Fortune 500 and start-ups in various industries like software, networking, Banking, consumer products, cable, Public Sector/non-profit. ? Followed Best practices and leading implementation methodology including PMI, Oracle’s AIM (MD050, MD070, etc), SDLC, etc. ? Some of the past clients include: Google, Cisco, Juniper Networks, BearingPoint/KPMG, PWC, CSC, Oracle Consulting, Fujitsu, Xerox, Bank of America, Applied Materials, Stanford University, Stryker Endoscopy, Symantec, Gracenote (a Sony company)

SUMMARY: ? Successfully managed portfolio of projects including fresh implementations, mergers & acquisitions, upgrades and enhancements and outsourcing. ? 18+ Years of full Software life cycle experience in various capacity starting with project consultant to Program Manager. ? Proven track record of program management involving implementation of Oracle Enterprise applications (Finance/Manufacturing/CRM) starting with Release 10 to 11i including latest Rel12 and add-on 3rd party tools. ? Guided Big Four, Fortune 500 and start-ups in various industries like software, networking, Banking, consumer products, cable, Public Sector/non-profit. ? Followed Best practices and leading implementation methodology including PMI, Oracle’s AIM (MD050, MD070, etc), SDLC, etc. ? Some of the past clients include: Google, Cisco, Juniper Networks, BearingPoint/KPMG, PWC, CSC, Oracle Consulting, Fujitsu, Xerox, Bank of America, Applied Materials, Stanford University, Stryker Endoscopy, Symantec, Gracenote (a Sony company)

Sessions conducted by Alok Sonthalia

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    Oracle ERP - Technical Overview
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Scott Stanfield

http://www.vertigo.com

Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Partner specializing in designing and building unique software. Scott is a proud member of the Microsoft Regional Director community and participates in the Microsoft Partner Architect Council. He is a frequent public speaker, keynoting for Microsoft and other industry events. Before starting Vertigo in 1997, Scott worked at Pixar in Point Richmond, California, which happens to be the current home of Vertigo. Scott holds a BS in Computer Science for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Follow me @seesharp.

Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Partner specializing in designing and building unique software. Scott is a proud member of the Microsoft Regional Director community and participates in the Microsoft Partner Architect Council. He is a frequent public speaker, keynoting for Microsoft and other industry events. Before starting Vertigo in 1997, Scott worked at Pixar in Point Richmond, California, which happens to be the current home of Vertigo. Scott holds a BS in Computer Science for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Follow me @seesharp.

Sessions conducted by Scott Stanfield

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    7 Best Features of WPF 3.5 SP1
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Scott Stark

http://www.jboss.org

Co-founder of jboss, ex CTO of jboss, now VP of Architecture at the jboss division of redhat, Scott works on the JBossAS platform and related projects.

Co-founder of jboss, ex CTO of jboss, now VP of Architecture at the jboss division of redhat, Scott works on the JBossAS platform and related projects.

Sessions conducted by Scott Stark

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    The multi-component kernel of JBossAS 5
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Kishore Subramanian

http://www.jackbe.com

Kishore is a Software Architect at JackBe where he is responsible for the Mashup platform tools, Mashlet Framework and pretty much anything related to the front-end. He has more than 10 years of Enterprise Software experience primarily in Java/J2EE/Portals. A couple years back, Kishore started working on building enterprise-grade applications in Javascript and was amazed at how simple and expressive Javascript language is. As part of JackBe's team, Kishore wants to change how Enterprise applications are developed with Mashups, Widgets and AJAX.

Kishore is a Software Architect at JackBe where he is responsible for the Mashup platform tools, Mashlet Framework and pretty much anything related to the front-end. He has more than 10 years of Enterprise Software experience primarily in Java/J2EE/Portals. A couple years back, Kishore started working on building enterprise-grade applications in Javascript and was amazed at how simple and expressive Javascript language is. As part of JackBe's team, Kishore wants to change how Enterprise applications are developed with Mashups, Widgets and AJAX.

Sessions conducted by Kishore Subramanian

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    Building and Sharing Enterprise Mashups &...
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Lino Tadros

http://www.falafel.com

Alain "Lino" Tadros is Chairman & CEO of Falafel Software, a Silicon Valley based company, with presence in Colorado, Michigan, N. Carolina, Florida and Texas, dedicated to providing world-class consulting, training, and software development for small, medium, and enterprise level businesses. Prior to founding Falafel, Lino was a member of the development team at Borland for Delphi and C++Builder. Mr. Tadros has been awarded Microsoft MVP status 9 years in a row for his numerous contributions to the C# community and is an expert in .NET, XAML, WP7, Azure, LINQ, ASP.NET, COM, and Web Services. Tadros is an industry renowned speaker and has given numerous presentations on 5 different continents since 1994. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors of 4 Silicon Valley corporations.

Alain "Lino" Tadros is Chairman & CEO of Falafel Software, a Silicon Valley based company, with presence in Colorado, Michigan, N. Carolina, Florida and Texas, dedicated to providing world-class consulting, training, and software development for small, medium, and enterprise level businesses. Prior to founding Falafel, Lino was a member of the development team at Borland for Delphi and C++Builder. Mr. Tadros has been awarded Microsoft MVP status 9 years in a row for his numerous contributions to the C# community and is an expert in .NET, XAML, WP7, Azure, LINQ, ASP.NET, COM, and Web Services. Tadros is an industry renowned speaker and has given numerous presentations on 5 different continents since 1994. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors of 4 Silicon Valley corporations.

Sessions conducted by Lino Tadros

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    AJAX or Not to AJAX
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    Silverlight 2.0 Made Easy
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Bruno Terkaly

http://blogs.msdn.com/brunoterkaly

My primary focus is working closely with important Enterprises and ISVs who can have a significant impact on Azure consumption. This means as I act primarily as a cloud architect, driving the technical agenda to understand a partner's current technology footprint and strategizing the technical path. White gloving strategically significant partners spans the technology spectrum: - Docker containers: Includes orchestration (Swarm, Mesos, DC/OS, Kubernetes) - Data and Analytics: Azure/Elastic Search, Big Data, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Map Reduce, Spark, Storm, R Internet of Things: Injestion, Raspberry PI, On-Premise Connectivity, Pub/Sub, Queues/Messaging - Identity and Security: Active Directory, OAUTH, SSO, (Cloud & On-Premises) - Web and Mobile: Apps published in Windows Store, experience with iOS/Android. Web Services (Java/Jersey, .NET/MVC Web API) and client tooling (jQuery, Bootstrap) - Database: PostGres, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, DocumentDB, Redis - Networking: Point to Site, Site to Site, Gateways, VNETS, ExpressRoute, Layer 4/7 LBs - DevOps: Scripting provisioning and management of IaaS, PaaS (Node, Python, REST), CI/CD Visual Studio, Eclipse in languages including JavaScript, C#, Java/Scala, C/C++, Node, PHP, Python, etc. http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/allthingscontainer http://github.com/brunoterkaly http://msdn.microsoft.com/brunoterkaly MSDN Magazine, and have a published course on O'Reilly Media

My primary focus is working closely with important Enterprises and ISVs who can have a significant impact on Azure consumption. This means as I act primarily as a cloud architect, driving the technical agenda to understand a partner's current technology footprint and strategizing the technical path. White gloving strategically significant partners spans the technology spectrum: - Docker containers: Includes orchestration (Swarm, Mesos, DC/OS, Kubernetes) - Data and Analytics: Azure/Elastic Search, Big Data, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Map Reduce, Spark, Storm, R Internet of Things: Injestion, Raspberry PI, On-Premise Connectivity, Pub/Sub, Queues/Messaging - Identity and Security: Active Directory, OAUTH, SSO, (Cloud & On-Premises) - Web and Mobile: Apps published in Windows Store, experience with iOS/Android. Web Services (Java/Jersey, .NET/MVC Web API) and client tooling (jQuery, Bootstrap) - Database: PostGres, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, DocumentDB, Redis - Networking: Point to Site, Site to Site, Gateways, VNETS, ExpressRoute, Layer 4/7 LBs - DevOps: Scripting provisioning and management of IaaS, PaaS (Node, Python, REST), CI/CD Visual Studio, Eclipse in languages including JavaScript, C#, Java/Scala, C/C++, Node, PHP, Python, etc. http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/allthingscontainer http://github.com/brunoterkaly http://msdn.microsoft.com/brunoterkaly MSDN Magazine, and have a published course on O'Reilly Media

Sessions conducted by Bruno Terkaly

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    Cool new SQL Server 2008 Features -...
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Bill Venners

http://www.artima.com

Bill Venners is president of Artima, Inc., publisher of Artima Developer (www.artima.com). He is author of the book, Inside the Java Virtual Machine, a programmer-oriented survey of the Java platform's architecture and internals. His popular columns in JavaWorld magazine covered Java internals, object-oriented design, and Jini. Active in the Jini Community since its inception, Bill led the Jini Community's ServiceUI project, whose ServiceUI API became the de facto standard way to associate user interfaces to Jini services. Bill is also the lead developer and designer of ScalaTest, an open source testing tool for Scala and Java developers, and coauthor with Martin Odersky and Lex Spoon of the book, Programming in Scala.

Bill Venners is president of Artima, Inc., publisher of Artima Developer (www.artima.com). He is author of the book, Inside the Java Virtual Machine, a programmer-oriented survey of the Java platform's architecture and internals. His popular columns in JavaWorld magazine covered Java internals, object-oriented design, and Jini. Active in the Jini Community since its inception, Bill led the Jini Community's ServiceUI project, whose ServiceUI API became the de facto standard way to associate user interfaces to Jini services. Bill is also the lead developer and designer of ScalaTest, an open source testing tool for Scala and Java developers, and coauthor with Martin Odersky and Lex Spoon of the book, Programming in Scala.

Sessions conducted by Bill Venners

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    Introducing the Scala Programming Language
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    The Feel of Scala
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Christopher Vigna

http://www.vertigo.com

Chris is a Development Manager / Senior Engineer at Vertigo Software. He has been with Vertigo for 4 years where he has played around various Microsoft based technologies. His current playground is in Silverlight 2 and is using it to make the in house designers giddy. Famous words: “Wow, now the developers don’t have to say no anymore.”

Chris is a Development Manager / Senior Engineer at Vertigo Software. He has been with Vertigo for 4 years where he has played around various Microsoft based technologies. His current playground is in Silverlight 2 and is using it to make the in house designers giddy. Famous words: “Wow, now the developers don’t have to say no anymore.”

Sessions conducted by Christopher Vigna

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    Developing WPF and Silverlight 2 at the same...
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Poornima Vijayashanker

http://www.femgineer.com

Software engineer at Mint.com since its inception. Has played a pivotal role in developing Mint's code base. Loves coding, and writing, thinking, and presenting engineering problems that involve new technologies and ways to make systems more performant and scalable.

Software engineer at Mint.com since its inception. Has played a pivotal role in developing Mint's code base. Loves coding, and writing, thinking, and presenting engineering problems that involve new technologies and ways to make systems more performant and scalable.

Sessions conducted by Poornima Vijayashanker

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    The Evolution of a Scrappy Startup to a...
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Petar Vucetin

http://blogs.vertigo.com/personal/petar/Blog/default.aspx

Petar Vucetin is a Senior Software Engineer for the Vertigo Software, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. He has been designing and developing software for past 15 years for variety of industries. Petar focuses on enterprise software architecture and development with emphasis on connected technologies and components. His interests span the OLTP and BI universe, agile development, SOA, and other. Petar maintains blog at http://blogs.vertigo.com/personal/petar/Blog/default.aspx.

Petar Vucetin is a Senior Software Engineer for the Vertigo Software, Inc., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. He has been designing and developing software for past 15 years for variety of industries. Petar focuses on enterprise software architecture and development with emphasis on connected technologies and components. His interests span the OLTP and BI universe, agile development, SOA, and other. Petar maintains blog at http://blogs.vertigo.com/personal/petar/Blog/default.aspx.

Sessions conducted by Petar Vucetin

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    WCF Debugging - Where do I start?
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Mark Wilcox

http://blogs.oracle.com/mwilcox/

I am Mark Wilcox and I am a Principal Product Manager for Oracle. I'm responsible for Oracle Virtual Directory, Oracle Communications Universal User Profile and Oracle's Identity Governance Framework implementation. I'm perhaps best known for writing Implementing LDAP - the first book on developing LDAP applications (which if you own, then you can judge how I have aged over the past decade).

I am Mark Wilcox and I am a Principal Product Manager for Oracle. I'm responsible for Oracle Virtual Directory, Oracle Communications Universal User Profile and Oracle's Identity Governance Framework implementation. I'm perhaps best known for writing Implementing LDAP - the first book on developing LDAP applications (which if you own, then you can judge how I have aged over the past decade).

Sessions conducted by Mark Wilcox

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    Prototyping User/Role Management with Oracle...
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James Williams

http://jameswilliams.be/blog

James Williams is a developer based in Silicon Valley and frequent conference speaker and is the author of book "Learning HTML5 Game Programming" for Addison-Wesley. He blogs at http://jameswilliams.be/blog and tweets as @ecspike.

James Williams is a developer based in Silicon Valley and frequent conference speaker and is the author of book "Learning HTML5 Game Programming" for Addison-Wesley. He blogs at http://jameswilliams.be/blog and tweets as @ecspike.

Sessions conducted by James Williams

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    Introduction to Grails
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yeepin yheng

http://www.ibm.com

I am the product manager of Business Rule Management System(BRMS) from IBM. I am managing the product requirements for every aspect related to enterprise integration, BPM and SOA integrations, and the product architecture.

I am the product manager of Business Rule Management System(BRMS) from IBM. I am managing the product requirements for every aspect related to enterprise integration, BPM and SOA integrations, and the product architecture.

Sessions conducted by yeepin yheng

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    Business Rule Management System for .NET
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Ted Young

http://about.me/tedmyoung

Consulting Software Engineer and Trainer: Java, Go, CI/CD, TDD, and Agile. Likes to run Lean Startup Experiments in distributed architectures, pleasant APIs, and scalable systems.

Consulting Software Engineer and Trainer: Java, Go, CI/CD, TDD, and Agile. Likes to run Lean Startup Experiments in distributed architectures, pleasant APIs, and scalable systems.

Sessions conducted by Ted Young

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    Building Better Tests
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    Building Better Tests in Java
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    Easing Into Agile
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Roman Zhovtulya

http://www.WebServiceCenter.net

Roman has co-founded WebServiceCenter Group in early 2004 and has since been responsible for strategic management and IT. He received a Master's Degree in "Communications and Media Engineering" from Offenburg University (Germany) and has established and managed a number of technology initiatives there. One of them being "InternetServiceCenter" - an innovative company-like software development agency within the University.

Roman has co-founded WebServiceCenter Group in early 2004 and has since been responsible for strategic management and IT. He received a Master's Degree in "Communications and Media Engineering" from Offenburg University (Germany) and has established and managed a number of technology initiatives there. One of them being "InternetServiceCenter" - an innovative company-like software development agency within the University.

Sessions conducted by Roman Zhovtulya

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    Building next generation business IT...
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    Practical Internet Telephony with Asterisk:...
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