QCon San Francisco Enterprise Software Development Conference Nov 7-9
QCon, the InfoQ and JAOO conference, is an annual event in both London and San Francisco providing a venue for learning, networking, and tracking innovation in the Java, .NET, Ruby, SOA, and Agile communities also with a strong focus on architecture & design. The conference includes 72 technical sessions (Nov 7-9) and 2 days of tutorials (Nov 5-6). QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.
The specific speakers and schedule are still under development and will be announced later in July, however the tracks of the event are as follows:
- Agility on the Edge - Lessons learned from extreme/advanced applications of Agile.
- Architecture Quality - Concrete and practical advice on how to achieve sustainable quality (reliability, maintainability, scalability, manageability).
- Architectures you've always wondered about - Presenting the architectures of the most notable large scale sites. Linked-In and Yahoo! already confirmed for this track.
- Bleeding Edge .NET - New .NET technologies and emerging practices that will become mainstream soon.
- Connecting SOA and the Web: How much REST do we need? - We will explore the architectural differences between the two, highlight their respective benefits, and help you decide when to apply them.
- Five Things I Wish I Learned In College - Erik Meijer leads a track looking at how languages and techniques that are currently being developed by researchers and academics might influence the future of our field 20 years from now.
- Emerging Client Technologies - The boundaries between web and desktop are blurring. Track presents Silveright, JavaFX, Adobe Flex/AIR, and Google's RIA stack
- Java Emerging technologies - A look at the new and available technologies in the Java ecosystem that may change how code in 2 years.
- The Rise of Ruby - learn how to best take advantage of what Ruby has to offer.
- Java in action - Practical and advanced applications of Java today.
- Practical Security for Application Developers
- Martin Fowler on Domain Specific Languages
- DSLs in Ruby with Obie Fernandez
- Jeff Sutherland on the origins of Scrum
- Rod Johnson: Are we there yet?
- Ivar Jacobson on UML, AOP, Methodologies
- Panel: Who will develop Software in 10 years?
- WPF: The future of Windows
- Event Patterns