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QCon New York 2013: 50/100 speakers confirmed; Talks from NASA, Twitter, LinkedIn, Netflix

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Over 50 speakers have been confirmed for the second annual QCon New York 2013. QCon New York will take place at the New York Marriott just outside of Manhattan (at the Brooklyn Bridge) on June 10-14, 2013. 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 $500  by Mar 15th

QCon New York features 2 days of tutorials (June 10-11, 2013) and 3 full conference days (June 12-14, 2013).

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

  • "How Netflix Operates Multi-Region Clouds for Maximum Freedom and Agility," by Jeremy Edberg, Reliability Architect for Netflix
  • "Data Science @ NASA," by Rob Witoff, Data Scientist at NASA
  • "Lessons Learned from Building Storm," by Nathan Marz, Lead Engineer Backtype @Twitter
  • "Scalability, Availability, and Performance at LinkedIn", by Sid Anand, Senior Member, Distributed Data Systems, LinkedIn
  • "Screwing Up for Less," by Stephen Hardisty, Software Engineer at Etsy 
  • "Surviving Big Javascript Projects," by Anton Kovalyov, Creator of JSHint, Engineer at Mozilla
  • "Deep Dive into the G1 Garbage Collector," by Charlie Hunt, Author of "Java Performance"
  • "Mary had a little λ," by Stephen Chin, Java Hacker and Co-author of "Pro JavaFX Platform"
  • "Well Behaved Web Apps in the Haute Société of Native Apps," by Adrian Kosmaczewski
  • "Evolving Panorama of Data," by Rebecca Parsons, ThoughtWorks CTO
  • "Real-time Aggregation of Big Data for Trading and Risk Management," by Paul Water, Executive Director of Software Engineering at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • "Shedding Light on the Cloud: Defining Clouds and Best Practices," by Paul Weiss, Senior Cloud Engineer at Eucalyptus
  • "Testable Javascript," by Mark Ethan Trostler, author of O'Reilly's "Testable Javascript"
  • "Dart's Web UI for Web Components/Dynamic Views," by Seth Ladd, Web Engineer, Chrome Developer Advocate at Google
  • "Analyzing and Harnessing Unstructured Data the Easy Way for Capital Markets," by Greg Bujak, Head of Product Development at Risk Focus

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

  • Ramesh Balakrishnan, Software Engineer at Dropbox
  • Jim McCarthy, Agile and Team Collaboration Guru
  • Peter Bell, Senior VP Engineering, General Assembly
  • Kirk Pepperdine, Java Performance Tuning Expert
  • Dave Farley, Co-Author "Continuous Delivery" (Addison Wesley)
  • Matthew McCullough, VP of Training at

QCon New York will host more than 100 speakers, 6 concurrent tracks, and many breaks, parties, and opportunities for networking.If 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 $1,695 (a $500 savings) for the 3 day event until March 15th, and increases afterwards every month. Group discounts are available. QCon is produced by and runs annually in London, San Francisco, New York, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Tokyo and São Paulo.

Stay up-to-date with the latest conference announcements on our Twitter and Facebook pages.


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