Schedule 2021

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Mon,
Nov
1

Mon,
Nov
1

PDT(local time)
TRACK Architectures You've Always Wondered About Colin Breck - Tesla TRACK From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office? Miriam Goldberg - Netflix
Vishal Verma - Netflix
TRACK Modern JVM Innovations Monica Beckwith - Microsoft
08:10AM
KEYNOTE 08:10AM - 09:00AM The Programmer's Brain Felienne Hermans - Leiden University
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM A Distributed Systems Approach to Decarbonizing the Grid Astrid Atkinson - Camus Energy
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Lessons Learned from Remote-first SRE James McNeil - Netlify
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:10AM - 09:50AM Understanding JIT Optimisations By Decompilation Chris Seaton - Shopify
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Building AI to Diagnose Health Symptoms based on various data sources Lola Priego - Base
Jose del Pozo - Base
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM The Spectrum of Synchronousness James Stanier - Shopify
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 10:10AM - 10:50AM Level Up Your Java Performance with TornadoVM Juan Fumero - The University of Manchester
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Federated GraphQL to Solve Service Sprawl at Major League Baseball Olessya Medvedeva - Major League Baseball
Matt Oliver - Major League Baseball
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Remote Onboarding: A Houseplant's Story Kate Wardin - Netflix
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Cloud Native JVMs (Part 1): Cloud Native Compilation Gil Tene - Azul
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Remote and Hybrid Teams Panel Kate Wardin - Netflix
James Stanier - Shopify
Miriam Goldberg - Netflix
James McNeil - Netlify
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Java 17: The Path, Features, Tips and Tricks Panel Simon Ritter - Azul
Kristen O'Leary - Google
Rory Preddy - Microsoft
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
01:10PM
01:10PM - 01:55PM Kubernetes, Database… and the Distributed Mindset Jim Walker - Cockroach Labs
01:10PM - 01:55PM Hiring in Hypergrowth: Balancing Delivery and Expansion Shannon Hogue - Karat
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM Event Mesh as a Real-Time Data Movement Fabric for APIs and Hybrid Cloud Leah Robert - Solace
02:15PM - 03:00PM Scaling Platforms and Cloud Strategy for a 12K+ Engineering Organization Isabella Disler - Goldman Sachs

Tue,
Nov
2

Tue,
Nov
2

PDT(local time)
TRACK Microservice Patterns and Antipatterns: Lessons From the Trenches Chris Richardson TRACK Becoming a Better Developer David Van Couvering - eBay TRACK Security: Establishing & Maintaining Customer Trust Anna Westelius - Netflix
08:00AM
08:00AM - 08:50AM Remote Work: Developing Empathy and Tools Around Diversity & Inclusion Wade Davis - Netflix
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM 7 Ways To Fail at Microservices Holly Cummins - IBM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:10AM - 09:50AM Analyzing Codebases for Fun and Profit Jordan Bragg - Castlight Health
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Authorization at Netflix Scale Travis Nelson - Netflix
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Airbnb at Scale Selina Liu - AirBnB
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Talk Like a Suit: Making a Business Case for Engineering Work David Van Couvering - eBay
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Building Trust & Confidence with Security Chaos Engineering Aaron Rinehart - Verica
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Managing Tech Debt in a Microservice Architecture Glenn Engstrand - Optum Digital
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:10AM - 11:50AM Automating Writing Technical Documentation Portia Burton - Document Write
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM "Trust me, I'm an insider" - Diving into Zero Trust Security Sindhuja Rao - Cisco
Deepank Dixit - Cisco
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Microservices Panel Glenn Engstrand - Optum Digital
Holly Cummins - IBM
Dave Farley - Continuous Delivery Ltd
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Becoming a Better Developer Panel Jordan Bragg - Castlight Health
Portia Burton - Document Write
David Van Couvering - eBay
PANEL DISCUSSION 12:10PM - 12:50PM Security Panel
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
01:10PM
01:10PM - 01:55PM Dark Launching Into the Meshy Unknown Cody De Arkland - LaunchDarkly
01:10PM - 01:55PM Deployment strategies for OpenTelemetry Ted Young - Lightstep
01:10PM - 01:55PM App Protect 101: Protecting Your Applications with WAF and Dos Solutions Alessandro Fael Garcia - NGINX
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM Reduce Time Diagnosing Issues & Optimize Efficiency with Observability Jan Schulte - Epsagon
02:15PM - 03:00PM Future of Databases: Combining Operational and Analytical Data at Massive Scale Rob Hedgpeth - MariaDB

Wed,
Nov
3

Wed,
Nov
3

PDT(local time)
TRACK Optimizing Your Organization for Speed Randy Shoup - eBay TRACK The Cloud Operating Model Coburn Watson - Pinterest
08:10AM
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Enabling Engineering Productivity at the Financial Times Sarah Wells - Financial Times
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 08:10AM - 08:50AM Netflix Drive: Building a Cloud Native Filesystem for Media Assets Tejas Chopra - Netflix
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Lead with Speed Courtney Kissler - Zulily
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:10AM - 09:50AM Optimizing Efficiency & Capacity Management at Web Scale on the Cloud Molly Junck - Pinterest
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Improving eBay's Development Velocity Randy Shoup - eBay
Mark Weinberg - eBay
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM The Cloud Operating Model
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Panel: Engineering Leadership Lessons for Improving Flow Sarah Wells - Financial Times
Courtney Kissler - Zulily
Ann Lewis - U.S. Small Business Administration
Nick Caldwell - Twitter
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Panel: Kubernetes at Web Scale on the Cloud Harry Zhang - Pinterest
Ramya Krishnan - Airbnb
Ashley Kasim - Lyft
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
12:10PM - 12:55PM Optimizing CI/CD Pipeline with Shift-Left Enterprise Observability Tom Fisher - Instana
12:10PM - 12:55PM How to Fix the 5 Most Common AWS IaC Misconfigurations Taylor Smith - Bridgecrew
01:15PM
01:15PM - 02:00PM Hidden risks of using Open Source Software? Maciej Mensfeld - WhiteSource
01:15PM - 02:00PM Scaling and Managing a New Saas Offering on the Cloud Steven Martin - Teleport

Daylight saving time in US ends at 02:00 on Sunday, November 7th

Mon,
Nov
8

Mon,
Nov
8

PST(local time)
TRACK Modern Data Architectures, Pipelines, & Streams Sid Anand - Datazoom TRACK Living on the Edge Sergey Fedorov - Netflix TRACK Performance First Design Tony Printezis - Twitter
08:10AM
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Building & Operating High-Fidelity Data Streams Sid Anand - Datazoom
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Building Modern Transportation System with KubeEdge, How We Made It Kevin Wang - Huawei
Huan Wei - HarmonyCloud
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Comparison of Performance of Multiple CPU Architectures Matthew Singer - Twitter
Jeff Balk - Twitter
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Microservices to Async Processing Migration at Scale Sharma Podila - Netflix
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 09:10AM - 09:50AM GraphQL Caching on the Edge Max Stoiber - GraphCDN
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Unblocked By Design Todd Montgomery - StoneTor, LLC
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Protecting User Data via Extensions on Metadata Management Tooling Alyssa Ransbury - Square
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Machine Learning at the Edge Katharine Jarmul - kjamistan
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Performance First Design Erin Schnabel - Red hat
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Managing Data at Scale Mark Grover - Stemma
Shirshanka Das - Acryl Data
Alyssa Ransbury - Square
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Architecting for the Edge Jason Shepherd - ZEDEDA Inc.
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Performance Panel Monica Beckwith - Microsoft
Gil Tene - Azul
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
12:10PM - 12:55PM A Software Engineer’s Guide to Reliable Data Pipelines Egor Gryaznov - Bigeye
12:10PM - 12:55PM Cracking the Code of DevSecOps: Intelligent Orchestration + Code Dx Meera Rao - Synopsys
12:10PM - 12:55PM Optimizing GraphQL Performance at Scale Kyle Schrade - Apollo GraphQL
01:15PM
01:15PM - 02:00PM DataStax Sponsored Webinar
01:15PM - 02:00PM Applications Architecture Considerations for Distributed Systems Jim Walker - Cockroach Labs
01:15PM - 02:00PM Critical Attributes For A High-performance, Low-latency Database Tzach Livyatan - ScyllaDB

Tue,
Nov
9

Tue,
Nov
9

PST(local time)
TRACK Crafting the Developer Experience Jessica Kerr - Honeycomb TRACK ML Everywhere Francesca Lazzeri - Microsoft TRACK API Architecture Thomas Betts - Blackbaud
08:10AM
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Moldable Development by Example Tudor Girba - feenk.com
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM What You Should Know Before Deploying ML in Production Francesca Lazzeri - Microsoft
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Designing Event-Driven Architectures Using the AsyncAPI Specification Fran Mendez - Postman
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Scaling the North Star of Developer Experience Phillipa Avery - Netflix
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Zero Shot Learning Roland Meertens - Annotell
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Building With Extensibility Christi Schneider - Square
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Reproducible Development with Containers Avdi Grimm - ShipRise
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Continual Learning for Machine Learning in Production Chip Huyen - Stealth Startup
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM A Standardized, Specification-Driven API Lifecycle Kin Lane - Postman
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Panel: The True Bottleneck in Software Engineering - Cognitive Load Jean Yang - Akita Software
Manuel Pais - Team Topologies Academy
Arty Starr - Twilight City
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM ML Panel: "ML in Production - What's Next?" Chip Huyen - Stealth Startup
Shijing Fang - Microsoft
Vernon Germano - Zillow
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM API Showdown: REST vs. GraphQL vs. gRPC – Which Should You Use? Alex Borysov - Netflix
Matt McLarty - MuleSoft
Michelle Garrett - Twitter
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
12:10PM - 12:55PM Putting the Sec in DevSecOps Matt Johnson - Bridgecrew
12:10PM - 12:55PM ML Maturity: Unifying and Measuring Processes Across Multiple Teams. Vadim Nikulin - Flo Health
12:10PM - 12:55PM Closing QA Gaps with API Testing Patrick Poulin - SauceLabs
01:15PM
01:15PM - 02:00PM A New Wave of Developers to the Rescue Gonçalo Veiga - OutSystems
01:15PM - 02:00PM Open-Source Technologies and Strategies for Time Series Analysis Anais Dotis - Georgiou - InfluxData
01:15PM - 02:00PM Exposing Kafka Events as APIs Ari Hermawan - Solace

Wed,
Nov
10

Wed,
Nov
10

PST(local time)
TRACK Modern Language Innovations Werner Schuster - Wolfram TRACK Production Readiness Ines Sombra - Fastly
08:10AM
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Full Stack Dart Chris Swan - The @ Company
Session 08:10AM - 08:50AM Production Readiness: Fighting Fires or Building Better Systems? Laura Nolan - Slack
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
09:10AM
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Secure, Performant Platform Extensibility through WebAssembly Saúl Cabrera - Shopify
Session 09:10AM - 09:50AM Prod Lessons - Deployment Validation and Graceful Degradation Anika Mukherji - Pinterest
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
10:10AM
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Modern Language Innovations
Session 10:10AM - 10:50AM Incident Response Nora Jones - Jeli
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
11:10AM
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Modern Language Innovations Panel Ashley Williams - Cloudflare
PANEL DISCUSSION 11:10AM - 11:50AM Production Readiness Panel Kolton Andrus - Gremlin Inc.
Break or Hangout with speaker Informal AMA session and opportunity to ask questions, please come with your camera on. Please note, this session is unstructured and unfacilitated.
12:10PM
KEYNOTE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Software Engineering – Then, Now, and Next Mary Poppendieck
01:10PM
01:10PM - 01:55PM Putting the Graph In GraphQL With The Neo4j GraphQL Library William Lyon - Neo4j
01:10PM - 01:55PM Fundamentals of Microservices Amir Rawdat - NGINX
02:15PM
02:15PM - 03:00PM Removing Technical and Security Debt with Dev – First AppSec tooling
02:15PM - 03:00PM Four Easy Steps to One Deploy a Week Dylan Etkin - Sleuth