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QCon New York 2013 in 6 Weeks (June 10-14); Top Tracks, Sessions, and Speakers

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Going into its second year, QCon New York 2013 (Jun 10-14) will be the largest east coast event for senior influencers in software development.  This year's conference is expected to draw over 550 attendees and will feature over 100 speakers presenting across 18 tracks. With only 6 weeks left before the event, there is still time to save $300 if you register before May 24th.

Here are the most popular tracks at the upcoming QCon New York according to page view traffic on

  1. Architectures You've Always Wondered About - Learn directly from some of the most well-known and high-volume web applications in the world such as Twitter, eBay, Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Netflix.
  2. Java Innovation - Get the latest on Java languages, frameworks and ports. Talks will cover Java concurrency, JVM Performance Tuning, Lambda Expressions in Java 8, and more. 
  3. Big Data - Explore the hottest technologies NoSQL, Distributed Processing, and Cloud Computing for Big Data
  4. Tomorrow's Mobile - A look at the post-PC world where both consumer and business applications are becoming mobile. Talks will cover Mobile Design Patterns, Mobile UX, and Web vs. Native Apps
  5. HTML5 & Modern Web Languages - A look at new tools, techniques and mechanisms that are helping us build more maintainable and manageable systems.

Some of the sessions from the most popular tracks include:

This year's conference will also bring speakers such as:

  • Erik Meijer - Creator Rx, LINQ
  • Nathan Marz - Lead Engineer Backtype @Twitter
  • Jim McCarthy - Author of "Dynamics of Software Development"
  • Dave Farley - Author of Jolt award winning "Continuous Delivery"
  • Charlie Hunt - Author of Java Performance book
  • Rob Witoff - Data Scientist @ NASA
  • Jeremy Edberg - Reliability Architect for Netflix
  • Jim Webber - Chief Scientist at Neo Technology & Co-Author of "Rest in Practice"
  • Sadek Drobi - CTO of Zenexity, Author of the Play 2.0 Framework

Registration is $1,895 (a $300 savings) for the 3 day event until May 24th, 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, Tokyo and São Paulo.

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