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Presentation: Coping with Complexity in Distributed Systems AMA w/ D. Yu & L. Maguire

Track: Speaker AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Location: Guild, Mezzanine

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

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Abstract

Speaker: Denise Yu

Senior Software Engineer @GitHub

Denise is a Senior Software Engineer at GitHub, currently working to help make the platform a safer and more inclusive place, as part of the Community & Safety Team. She speaks and runs workshops frequently at conferences in North America and Europe on topics ranging from scaling organizational culture, to reliability engineering, to sketchnoting. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her partner, along with their fluffy orange terror-cat named Sam.

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Speaker: Laura Maguire

Cognitive Systems Engineer & Researcher

Laura Maguire is a researcher producing human-centered design guidance for Jeli.io. Her doctoral work studied distributed incident response practices in DevOps teams responsible for critical digital services. She was a researcher with the SNAFU Catchers Consortium from 2017-2020, and her research interests lie in resilience engineering, coordination design, and enabling adaptive capacity across distributed work teams. Maguire has a Master’s degree in Human Factors & Systems Safety and a PhD in Cognitive Systems Engineering, with minors in Resilience Engineering and Design. As a backcountry skier and alpine climber, she also studies cognition & resilient performance in mountain environments.

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Preliminary tracks

Discover some of the topics you will see at QCon London. *The schedule is subject to change

Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Building High Performing Teams

Scaling Security, from Device to Cloud

From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office?

Performance/Mechanical Sympathy

Next Generation Microservices: Building Distributed Systems the Right Way

Modern Data Pipelines & Streams

The Cloud Operating Model

Chaos and Resilience: Architecting for Success

Scaling Frontend

Modern JVM Innovations

MLOps: Implementing ML Across the Enterprise

Architecting a Modern Financial Institution

Crafting the Developer Experience