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Philly Event: Doug Lea, Rich Hickey, Charlie Hunt, Cliff Click, many others ...

From: Andrea O. K. W.
Sent on: Friday, January 18, 2013 2:03 AM
Registration is open for the 8th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a. Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 2 - April 3 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia.

The program features creators, core developers, contributors to, and authors of books on popular open source projects. Sessions on JavaScript frameworks, HTML5, Big Data, functional programming patterns, and more complement the Java and JVM-based talks.

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

The Early Bird rate, available through February 15, is $385 per conference pass. After that the price will be $460.

The conference has sold out the few years.

The roster of 50 speakers includes:

Rich Hickey
creator of Clojure

Doug Lea
governing board, OpenJDK

Ken Schwaber
co-creator of the Scrum process

Charlie Hunt
author of Java Performance

Cliff Click
CTO & Founder of 0xdata

Josh Suereth
author of Scala in Depth

Claudia Perlich
chief scientist, m6d

Yehuda Katz
creator of Ember.js

Avital Oliver
Meteor core developer

Jessica McKellar
maintainer of Twisted

Tim Branyen
Backbone.js committer

Nicolas Gallagher
lead developer of HTML5 Boilerplate

Dan Mezick
author of The Culture Games

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

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