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When Things Go Wrong: GDPR, Ethics, & Politics

Privacy, confidentiality, safety and security: learning from the frontlines, from both good and bad experiences


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SESSION + Live Q&A London

Managing for Mental Wellbeing in the Tech Industry

How many employees are in your company? Multiply that number by 2,300. Now put a pound sign in front of it. That’s how much your business is losing to mental ill-health annually. Technology is the easy part, it’s the human beings behind the tech that are tricky. The...

Michelle O'Sulivan

Psychologist & Researcher - Mental Health in the Workplace

SESSION + Live Q&A London

Climate Change & Tech, Good and Bad Bedfellows

Climate Change is the current talk of tech. There are VC funds and investors talking about investments that are going to make a big impact. Big tech is shouting about it’s green credentials with big promises about going green and hitting ambitious goals. But what is actually going on? Are...

Paul Johnston

CEO @roundaboutlabs

SESSION + Live Q&A Interview Available

How We Built a Generative Culture at Redgate

Creating an environment where teams have a high sense of ownership and aren’t afraid to take risks is one of the keys to creating a fantastic Product-centric culture. This talk will introduce you Westrum model of culture and (more importantly!) we’ll share some practical steps that...

Jeff Foster

Head of Product Engineering @redgate

SESSION + Live Q&A DevOps

DevOps Is More Complex and Harder Than You Think. Personal Lessons.

Patrick pioneered the concept and actually wrote the book on DevOps, but it hasn't all been simple even for him. DevOps is inherently complex and with some many things to consider there are many risks and things that can be missed or go wrong. Patrick lets us in on his personal lessons and...

Patrick Debois

Director of DevOps Relations and Advisor @snyksec & Co-author of the DevOps Handbook

SESSION + Live Q&A Designing for Failure

When All The Things Go Wrong

What happens your tiny online game becomes one of the world's most played MMOGs and your operations budget is zero? Bad things. Many bad things. All going wrong at once. We take a look at just how bad life can get, and what we can learn, when your plan isn't reality, your team isn't a...

Colin Humphreys

CTO, Cloud @Pivotal

UNCONFERENCE + Live Q&A Resilient Systems

When Things Go Wrong Open Space

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Michelle O'Sulivan

Psychologist & Researcher - Mental Health in the Workplace

Michelle is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, specialising in mental health in the workplace. She has over a decade’s experience working clinically and as a researcher. Her work focusses on the assessment and management of trauma and psychosocial hazards in the workplace. She is...

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Paul Johnston

CEO @roundaboutlabs

Paul Johnston is an interim CTO, CTO and strategist who has particular interests in serverless, cloud, startups and climate change. Formerly Senior Developer Advocate at AWS for Serverless and CTO of multiple startups including one of the world’s first serverless startups. Paul is also an...

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Jeff Foster

Head of Product Engineering @redgate

Jeff is Head of Product Engineering at Redgate. He leads continuous improvement across engineering and is responsible for setting the technical strategy and maintaining a focus on the trends that shape our industry. He works closely with everyone in development to create an environment that...

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Patrick Debois

Director of DevOps Relations and Advisor @snyksec & Co-author of the DevOps Handbook

In order to understand current IT organizations, Patrick has taken a habit of changing both his consultancy role and the domain which he works in: sometimes as a developer, manager, sysadmin, tester and even as the customer.  He first presented concepts on Agile Infrastructure at Agile 2008...

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Colin Humphreys

CTO, Cloud @Pivotal

As CTO for Cloud at Pivotal, Colin Humphreys is responsible for the big picture strategy and roadmap for Pivotal's cloud platform offerings. Colin joined Pivotal from its acquisition of CloudCredo, where Colin was co-founder and CEO. Colin led the installation of the first SLA-driven...

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Track Host

Douglas Talbot

Founder at DOSE Dynamics

Doug Talbot is a passionate technologist. He has worked in technology forever, from coder to VP. He is most at home leading technology groups and has lead tech in startups, science, banking, government, and retail. He has spent 15 years driving technology improvement through innovation, agility...

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