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Schedule 2020

The schedule is subject to change.

Thu,
Nov
4

Wed,
Nov
4

PST(local time)
TRACK Inclusion & Diversity in Tech Anjuan Simmons - Help Scout TRACK Architecting for Confidence: Building Resilient Systems Haley Tucker - Netflix TRACK Languages of Infra Wes Reisz - VMware
09:00AM
KEYNOTE 09:00AM - 09:55AM Finding The “I” within Inclusion Wade Davis - Netflix
Karen Casella - Netflix
10:00AM
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM DEI Is Rooted in Justice. Let's Stop Making It About Profit. Chanita Simms - Melanin.Tech
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM Less Mess, Less Stress: The Reliability Benefits of Custom Tools Daniel Hochman - Lyft
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM History of Infra as Code Andrew Clay Shafer - Red Hat
10:50AM
Session 10:50AM - 11:30AM From Program to Process, Designing for Equity in the Workplace Aubrey Blanche
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:50AM - 11:30AM A Sticky Situation: How Netflix Gains Confidence in Changes Haley Tucker - Netflix
Session 10:50AM - 11:30AM Helm: Past, Present, Future Bridget Kromhout - Microsoft
Matt Butcher - Microsoft
Matt Farina - Rancher Labs
11:40AM
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit Mary-Frances Winters - The Winters Group
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM User Simulation for Rapid Outage Mitigation Carissa Blossom - Uber
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM Security and the Language of Intent Tracy Holmes - HashiCorp
Petros Kolyvas - HashiCorp
12:30PM
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Dealing with the DEI Backlash Mary-Frances Winters - The Winters Group
Aubrey Blanche
Chanita Simms - Melanin.Tech
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Operational Excellence Panel Carissa Blossom - Uber
Tammy Bryant Butow - Gremlin
Suudhan Rangarajan - Netflix
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Languages of Infra Panel: Bash to Ruby to Go to Rust Chris Swan - DXC Technology
Cornelia Davis - WeaveWorks
Ian Miell - Container Solutions
Justin Cormack - Docker
Ashley Williams - Cloudflare
01:20PM
01:20PM - 02:05PM Time Series Data Management at Scale with Apache Cassandra™ Frank Sepulveda - DataStax
01:20PM - 02:05PM How To Take Cloud-Native DevSecOps to the Next Level Nir Koren - LivePerson
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM Architecting Resilient Data Jim Walker - Cockroach Labs

Fri,
Nov
5

Thu,
Nov
5

PST(local time)
TRACK Resurgence of Functional Programming Randy Shoup - eBay TRACK Clientside: From WASM to Browser Applications Ryan Burgess - Netflix TRACK Paths to Production: Deployment Pipelines as a Competitive Advantage Luke Demi
09:00AM
Session 09:00AM - 09:40AM C#'s Functional Journey Mads Torgersen - Microsoft
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:00AM - 09:40AM Server-Side Wasm: Today and Tomorrow Connor Hicks - 1Password
Session 09:00AM - 09:40AM Production Infrastructure Cloning++: Reliability and Repeatability JD Palomino - Flexport
09:50AM
Session 09:50AM - 10:30AM The Functional Evolution of Object-Oriented Programming James Ward - Google
Joshua Suereth - Google
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:50AM - 10:30AM Create Autonomous, Highly Productive Teams By Lowering the Stakes Jason Lengstorf - Netlify
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:50AM - 10:30AM Safe and Fast Deploys at Planet Scale Mathias Schwarz - Uber
10:40AM
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM A Love Letter to Clojure Gene Kim - IT Revolution
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM From Mixins to Custom Hooks: History of Sharing in React Ben Ilegbodu - Stitch Fix
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:40AM - 11:20AM Paving the Road to Production Graham Jenson - Coinbase
11:30AM
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Panel: The Future of Functional Programming Natalia Chechina - Bournemouth University
Dean Wampler - Domino Data Lab
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Front End Happy Hour Jem Young - Netflix
Stacy London - Atlassian
Ryan Burgess - Netflix
Jason Lengstorf - Netlify
Ben Ilegbodu - Stitch Fix
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Paths to Production Panel JD Palomino - Flexport
Mathias Schwarz - Uber
Graham Jenson - Coinbase
12:20PM
12:20PM - 01:05PM Deploying Code with Confidence Jared Hensle - SolarWinds

Wed,
Nov
10

Tue,
Nov
10

PST(local time)
TRACK Machine Learning for the Software Engineer Roland Meertens - Annotell TRACK Operating Microservices Michelle Brush - Google TRACK Security in a State of Insecurity Christina Camilleri - Netflix
Anastasiia Voitova - Cossack Labs
09:00AM
KEYNOTE 09:00AM - 09:55AM The SRE as a Diplomat Johnny Boursiquot - Salesforce/Heroku
10:00AM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:00AM - 10:40AM Designing Better ML Systems: Learnings From Netflix Savin Goyal - Netflix
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:00AM - 10:40AM From Monolith to Microservices Sha Ma - GitHub
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM Live Interview: Phishing Techniques and Mitigations Joe Gray - Qomplx, Inc
10:50AM
Session 10:50AM - 11:30AM Data-Driven Development in the Automotive Field Toshika Srivastava - Audi
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:50AM - 11:30AM Pitfalls and Patterns in Microservice Dependency Management Silvia Esparrachiari - Google
Session 10:50AM - 11:30AM User Adaptive Security Christina Camilleri - Netflix
Jesse Kriss - Netflix
11:40AM
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM Scaling & Optimising the Training of Predictive Models Nicholas Mitchell - Argo AI
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:40AM - 12:20PM Solving Mysteries Faster with Observability Elizabeth Carretto - Netflix
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM Failing Fast: The Impact of Bias When Speeding Up Application Security Laura Bell - SafeStack
12:30PM
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Panel: The Purpose of Machine Learning Thomas van Heyningen - NAVARA
Nicholas Mitchell - Argo AI
Jendrik Jördening - Nooxit
Diana Hu - Niantic
Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM The Medieval Census Problem Andy Walker - Kraken Industries
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Panel: Security in a State of Insecurity Isaac Potoczny-Jones - Tozny Security
Nathan Hamiel - Kudelski Security
Jesse Kriss - Netflix
01:20PM
01:20PM - 02:05PM Balancing Choreography and Orchestration Bernd Ruecker - Camunda
01:20PM - 02:05PM 10 React Security Implications You Need to Consider James Quick - Auth0
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM Why You’re Getting Understandability Wrong Liran Haimovitch - Rookout
02:15PM - 03:00PM Fire Alarms vs. Fire Hoses Keeping Up with Dependencies Rhys Arkins - WhiteSource Software

Thu,
Nov
11

Wed,
Nov
11

PST(local time)
TRACK Distributed Systems for Developers Cindy Sridharan
Wes Reisz - VMware
TRACK Modern API Architectures Philip Fisher-Ogden - Netflix TRACK Non-Technical Skills for Technical Folks Randy Shoup - eBay
09:00AM
Session 09:00AM - 09:40AM Essential Complexity in Systems Architecture Laura Nolan - Slack
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:00AM - 09:40AM How Netflix Scales its API with GraphQL Federation Jennifer Shin - Netflix
Stephen Spalding - Netflix
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:00AM - 09:40AM What Engineering Teams Need From Leaders Right Now Lena Reinhard - CircleCI
09:50AM
Session 09:50AM - 10:30AM Greenwater, Washington: An Availability Story Marc Brooker - Amazon Web Services
Session 09:50AM - 10:30AM How to Tame Your Service APIs: Evolving Airbnb’s Architecture Jessica Tai - Airbnb
Session 09:50AM - 10:30AM Communicating Effectively with Your Business Partners Randy Shoup - eBay
10:40AM
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM Change Data Capture for Distributed Databases @Netflix Raghuram Onti Srinivasan - Netflix
Tharanga Gamaethige - Netflix
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM Rebuilding Twitter’s public API Steve Cosenza - Twitter
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:40AM - 11:20AM Lean and Accelerate: Delivering Value as an Engineering Leader David Van Couvering - Optimizely
11:30AM
Interactive Session Distributed Systems Panel Due to circumstances beyond our control, this panel is canceled Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Panel: Past & Present API Architectures: What, Why, How & When Jennifer Shin - Netflix
Stephen Spalding - Netflix
Steve Cosenza - Twitter
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Panel: Leading Through Challenging Times Annyce Davis - Google
Andy Walker - Kraken Industries
Yvette Pasqua - EXOS
12:20PM
12:20PM - 01:05PM AIOps - the Next Frontier of Observability Marco Coulter - AppDynamics
01:15PM
01:15PM - 02:00PM Application Security with NGINX Chris Witeck
Daniel Edgar - NGINX
01:15PM - 02:00PM Design, Document and Discover your Event-Driven Architecture Leah Robert - Solace

Wed,
Nov
17

Tue,
Nov
17

PST(local time)
TRACK Best Practices for Remote Work Travis McPeak TRACK Java: Delivering Continual Innovation in a Mature Software Ecosystem Ben Evans TRACK Modern Data Engineering Sid Anand - Datazoom
09:00AM
KEYNOTE 09:00AM - 09:55AM Momentum > Urgency and other Counter-intuitive Principles for Increasing Velocity Elisabeth Hendrickson
10:00AM
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM Mastering Virtual Communication Anne Ricketts - Lighthouse Communications
Session 10:00AM - 10:40AM Enabling Java: Windows on Arm64 – A Success Story! Monica Beckwith - Microsoft
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:00AM - 10:40AM Serverless Search for My Blog With Java, Quarkus, & AWS Lambda Gunnar Morling - Red Hat
10:50AM
Session 10:50AM - 11:30AM Navigating the New Remote Normal Lisette Sutherland - Collaboration Superpowers
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:50AM - 11:30AM Starting Fast: Investigating Java's Static Compilation Landscape Dan Heidinga - Red Hat
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:50AM - 11:30AM Designing IoT Data Pipelines for Deep Observability Shrijeet Paliwal - Tesla
11:40AM
Session 11:40AM - 12:20PM Intentional Distributed Teams Maria Gutierrez - Intercom
Glenn Vanderburg - RE/MAX
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:40AM - 12:20PM Project Valhalla: Bringing Performance to Java Developers Tobi Ajila - IBM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:40AM - 12:20PM Building Latency Sensitive User Facing Analytics via Apache Pinot Chinmay Soman - Stealth
12:30PM
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Remote Work Leadership Best Practices Panel Discussion Kristina Kemmer - Zapier
Preeti Somal - HashiCorp
Karen Casella - Netflix
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Sustaining and Growing an Active Community in a Mature Platform Mala Gupta - JetBrains
Venkat Subramaniam - University of Houston
James Gough - Morgan Stanley
Rémi Forax - University of Marne-la-Vallée
Interactive Session 12:30PM - 01:10PM Modern Data Engineering Panel Shrijeet Paliwal - Tesla
Chinmay Soman - Stealth
Chris Riccomini - WePay
01:20PM
01:20PM - 02:05PM High-Performance Java Microservices Simon Ritter - Azul
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM How to Debug with Remote and Asynchronous Collaboration Greg Law - Undo
Jonathan Harris - Undo
02:15PM - 03:00PM CI/CD Agility and Controlling Pipeline Sprawl Angel Rivera - CircleCI

Thu,
Nov
18

Wed,
Nov
18

PST(local time)
TRACK Architectures You've Always Wondered About Charles Humble TRACK Social Responsibility: Implications of Building Modern Software David Millar - QCon Events TRACK Mechanical Sympathy: The Software/Hardware Divide Ed Hunter
09:00AM
Session 09:00AM - 09:40AM The World Is On Fire And So Is Your Website Ann Lewis - MoveOn.org
Session 09:00AM - 09:40AM How to Work in Tech and Not Wreck the Planet Holly Cummins - IBM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:00AM - 09:40AM Improving Video Encoding System Efficiency @Netflix Susie Xia - Netflix
09:50AM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:50AM - 10:30AM Building Tech at Presidential Scale Dan Woods - Biden for President
Session 09:50AM - 10:30AM Utopia or Dystopia? 10 Ways Tech Will Destroy Us All! Or Will It? anne currie - Workingprogram Ltd
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:50AM - 10:30AM It’s Not Your Machine; It’s Your Code. Adekunle Adepoju - Netflix
10:40AM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:40AM - 11:20AM Using DevEx to Accelerate GraphQL Federation Adoption @Netflix Paul Bakker - Netflix
Kavitha Srinivasan - Netflix
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM Building Inclusive Software: Considerations and Constraints Sitati Kituyi - Pula
Session 10:40AM - 11:20AM Pragmatic Performance - Tales from the Trenches Ramesh Subramonian - Target
11:30AM
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Panel: Modern Architecture Patterns Luca Mezzalira - DAZN
Kavitha Srinivasan - Netflix
Paul Bakker - Netflix
Wes Reisz - VMware
Colin Breck - Tesla
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Connecting the Dots: Considerations in Modern Software Development Holly Cummins - IBM
anne currie - Workingprogram Ltd
Sitati Kituyi - Pula
Interactive Session 11:30AM - 12:10PM Mechanical Sympathy Panel Susie Xia - Netflix
Adekunle Adepoju - Netflix
Ramesh Subramonian - Target
12:20PM
12:20PM - 01:05PM The Fallacy of Move Fast and Break Things Dawn Parzych - LaunchDarkly
01:15PM
01:15PM - 02:00PM Reactive Spring Josh Long - VMWare
01:15PM - 02:00PM Discover, Analyze, Secure your APIs, Anywhere Pranav Dharwadkar - Volterra
Jakub Pavlik - Volterra