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Philly Event: Cliff Click, Douglas Crockford, Jeff Brown, Bill Pugh, many others

From: Andrea O. K. W.
Sent on: Sunday, January 29, 2012 11:56 PM
Registration is open for the 7th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a. Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 10 - April 11 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia.

Topics range from Java EE in the cloud to the Play Framework to cross-platform mobile development to NoSQL to HTML5 to functional programming patterns.

To register for this 2-day, 5-track event:

The Early Bird rate, available through February 15, is $375 per person. If you can take advantage of the group discount (4 colleagues or friends, not necessarily from the same company, registering at the same time), the Early Bird price goes down to $281.25 per person.

The conference has sold out the few years.

Speakers include:

Cliff Click
Chief JVM Architect, Azul Systems

Jeff Brown
Grails core developer

Martin Thompson
contributor, Disruptor Concurrent Framework

Bill Pugh
inventor, Skip Lists; lead, FindBugs

Joonas Lehtinen
Vaadin core developer

Alex Feinberg
Senior Software Engineer, LinkedIn
Project Voldemort core developer

Nathan Marz
Lead Engineer, Twitter's Publisher Analytics
Creator, Storm framework for realtime computation

Ken Rimple
author, Roo in Action

Dr. Benjamin Pierce
author, Types and Programming Languages

Debasish Ghosh
author, DSLs in Action

Chris Richardson
author, POJOs in Action

Tony Morris
creator, Scalaz extension to core Scala

Daniel Spiewak
Scala Expert

Josh Long
SpringSource Engineer and Developer Advocate

Talks about a wide array of technologies complement the Java and JVM-based content. The event features Yukihiro Matsumoto (creator of the Ruby Programming Language); Douglas Crockford (Senior JavaScript Architect, Yahoo); Yehuda Katz (Ember.js and jQuery core developer); Elika Etemad (W3C CSS Working Group); James Shore (author of The Art of Agile Development);  and many others.

The keynote speakers are Chad Fowler (VP Engineering, LivingSocial) and Alex Payne (CTO, Simple Finance).

The list of confirmed speakers to date is here:

More speakers and session abstracts will be added over the next few weeks.

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