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QCon New York 2012: 45/100 speakers confirmed; Talks from NYTimes, Facebook, Twitter, Netflix

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Over 45 speakers have been confirmed for the first annual QCon New York 2012. QCon New York will take place at the New York Marriott just outside of Manhattan (at the Brooklyn Bridge) on June 18-22, 2012. Registration is open and new speakers and sessions are being posted to the conference site every week.You can get in early by reserving your seat now saving up to $550  by Mar 23rd

QCon New York features 2 days of tutorials (June 21-22, 2012) and 3 full conference days (June 18-20, 2012).

Here is a brief list of sessions that you can expect to see at QCon New York this year:

  • "Lock-free algorithms for ultimately performance

," by Martin Thompson, High-Performance & Low-Latency Specialist, Real Logic

  • "Domain-Driven Overview," by Eric Evans, Creator Domain-Driven Design
  • "Letting go of Agile Process and Embracing Agile Individuals," by Mike Roberts, Technical lead, DRW Trading
  •  "Embracing Concurrency At Scale," by Justin Sheehy, CTO of Basho Technologies
  • "Futures and Promises, Lessons in Concurrency Learned at Tumblr," by Blake Matheny, Director of Platform Engineering, Tumblr
  • "Real-Time Delivery Architecture at Twitter
," by Raffi Krikorian, Twitter Engineering Director
  • "Extreme Performance with Java," by Charlie Hunt, JVM Performance Lead Engineer, Oracle
  • "Highly Connected Data in NoSQL Databases," by Jim Webber, Chief Scientist, Neo4J, Co-Author of "Rest in Practice"
  • "Resful Java Evolves," by Bill Burke, JBoss Division, Fellow at Redhat
  • "Introducing Apache Hadoop: The Modern Data Operating System," by Amr Awadallah, Founder of Cloudera
  • "From Private to Public Clouds - Ins and Outs, Do's and Dont's, and Gotchas," by Jeremy Edberg, Reliability Architect for Netflix
  • "Storm: Distributed and Fault-tolerant Realtime Computation," by Nathan Marz, Lead Engineer Backtype @Twitter
  • "MapReduce and its Discontents," by Dean Wampler, Author "Programming Scala", "Functional Programming for Java Devs"
  • "Accelerating the Web: How GPUs make browsers fast," by Jarred Nicholls, Lead Engineer, the Sencha WebKit team

Other speakers who will be presenting at QCon New York include:

  • Mike Lee, Produced Tap Tap Revenge, Obama '08, and Apple's Mobile Store
  • Brian Murphy, The New York Times Executive Director of Technology
  • Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO ThoughtWorks
  • Aryeh Selekman & Serkan Piantino, Facebook
  • Jurgen Appelo, Author of the book "Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers"

QCon New York will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking.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 $1,645 (a $550 savings) for the 3 day event until March 23rd, 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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