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QCon comes to New York: June 18-22, 2012; Registration Open!

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QCon New York, taking place June 18-22, 2012 is now open for registration ($700 savings until Feb 26th).  There will be over 100 speakers this year, some of the already confirmed include: 

  • Eric Evans: Creator of Domain-Driven Design
  • Mike Lee: Produced Tap Tap Revenge, Obama '08, and Apple's Mobile Store
  • Raffi Krikorian: Twitter Engineering Director
  • Randy Shoup: former eBay Chief Engineer
  • Charlie Hunt: the JVM Performance Lead Engineer at Oracle
  • Frank Greco: NYJavaSIG Founder
  • Ray OBrion: CTO Nasa Ames
  • Nathan Marz: Lead Engineer Backtype @ Twitter
  • Khawaja Shams: Cloud Lead Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Bill Burke, JBoss Division Fellow at Redhat
  • Jim Webber, Chief Scientist, Neo4J, Author: Web Services Architects Guide

QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.

QCon San Francisco has been sold out for the last two years and we are excited to bring the conference to the east coast!

But you don't have to take our word for it -- hear what your peers are saying about QCon: 

We are currently in the process of assembling the sessions and speakers for QCon NYC with an initial schedule to be posted late February. The tracks at QCon NYC 2012 include:

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About: Previous QCon's had Facebook, Twitter, eBay, Amazon and more.
  • Architectures in Financial Applications: Low-Latency, GPU, RDMA, Low-GC.
  • Programmable Web: The state of the art in Web APIs, Mashups and RESTful Architectures.
  • Creating High Performance Teams: Specific and concrete ways to create high performance software development teams.
  • The Agile Individual: Individual Skills and Techniques that help you be agile in any environment.
  • Concurrency in the Large: Parallelism and Concurrency: Stop Locking and Start Crunching.
  • Software Architecture Improvements: How do you grow a software architecture and respond to change?
  • Functional Programming Everywhere: Functional Fusion: Functional Concepts Across Languages.
  • Taming HTML5 and JS: Leveraging the world's fastest evolving platform.
  • Security: A Developer’s View: The realm of Security from the eyes of the developer.
  • Java is Still Sexy / State of Java: What's new with Java?
  • Mobile Architectures: Delivering sophisticated mobile applications with iOS, Android, HTML5 and cross-platform frameworks.
  • Hardware Acceleration Today: Beating Moore's Law with GPUs.
  • Battle of The Clouds!: Let the cloud deployment models battle it out!
  • Big Data Paradigms: MapReduce, NoSQL, Graph Databases. How big data is getting bigger and how to make it work for you.

QCon New York will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking.The setting is the beautiful, centrally-located Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.

If you you have never attended a QCon be sure to watch some of our past sessions. There is no other event in the US with similar opportunities for learning, networking, and tracking innovation occurring in the Java, .NET, HTML5, Mobile , Agile, and Architecture communities.

Registration is $1,495 (a $700 savings) for the 3 day event until February 26th, and increases afterwards every month. Group discounts are available. QCon is produced by and runs annually in London, San Francisco, New York, Beijing, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, and Hangzhou.

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