.Net Enterprise Development

Host: Ted Neward

In this track, we will cover the state of the art in enterprise software development using .NET including LINQ (presented by it's inventor), Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, ASP.NET, and more.

Agile Foundations

Host: Deborah Hartmann

In this conference track industry veterans explain the fundamental factors and practices that make agility work for developers and their client organizations, including feedback and evaluation techniques, tools & practices that can help stabilize teams and projects.

Ajax & Browser-Based Applications

Host: Scott Delap

Gone are the days of static web pages and simple state transitions. The browser has become an application platform. This track covers the key technologies & techiques pushing the limits of what can be done in the browser.

Architectures you always wondered about

Host: James Govenor

This track gives you the chance to learn architectures and insights directly from the architects of eBay and some of the other most known and high-volume web applications in the world.

Banking Architectures

Host: Alexis Richardson & John Davies

The City of London hosts nearly 500 banks, trades a third of the worlds foreign exchange, is the world's largest derivatives centre trading. This track covers the latest technological and business trends driving change and innovation in investment banking architectures.

Java Emerging Technologies

Host: Joe Walker

Leading edge technologies and fresh-techniques that are being successfully applied by early adopters and represent a vision for what mainstream enterprise Java development could be like tomorrow.

Java in Action

Host: Simon Brown

Java is the mainstream technology for enterprise software development and is showing little signs of slowing down. This track walks you through some of the cutting edge technologies & techniques used for building Enterprise Java apps today.

Qualities in Architecture

Host: Kevlin Henney

Quality software systems require quality software architectures. Otherwise it is hard, if not impossible, to meet their functional, operational and developmental requirements or to master their inherent complexity. In this track we will look at concrete operational qualities such as: performance, responsiveness, scalability, modifiability, availability and security.

Reflecting on our Agile Journey - How do we reach Mastery?

Host: Deborah Hartmann

Guests: Jeff Sutherland, Rachel Davies, more to come.

Agile teams, practitioners, coaches and managers are maturing and have different concerns now than they did initially. This Open Space track allows experienced participants to explore problems and solutions for the more perplexing issues that arise once Agile is established.

SOA: Bridging business and technology

Host: Stefan Tilkov

SOA is a concept that covers business, organizational and technical aspects. The track focuses on the core issues at the boundary between business and provides information that is neither too high-level to be useful nor too low-level to be out of date within months.

Software Usability for software developers

Host: James Coplien

The goal for this track is to make people aware of the crucial importance of the user interface in software products, the importance of good analysis of the user environment, and the use of suitable software structures to support the interface.

Solution Track 1

Host: TBA

In this track sponsors and exhibitors present their products and solutions.

Solution Track 2

Host: TBA

In this track sponsors and exhibitors present their products and solutions.

What makes Ruby Roll?

Host: Obie Fernandez

Metaprogramming, Rails plugins, Mongrel, Rails deployment