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Schedule 2021

The schedule is subject to change.

Mon,
Nov
1

Mon,
Nov
1

EDT(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
11:10AM
KEYNOTE 11:10AM - 12:00PM The Programmer's Brain Felienne Hermans - Leiden University
12:10PM
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM A Distributed Systems Approach to Decarbonizing the Grid Astrid Atkinson - Camus Energy
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Lessons Learned from Remote-first SRE James McNeil - Netlify
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Understanding JIT Optimisations By Decompilation Chris Seaton - Shopify
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Solving Data Quality Issues to Diagnose Health Symptoms with AI Lola Priego - Base
Jose del Pozo - Base
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 01:10PM - 01:50PM The Spectrum of Synchronousness James Stanier - Shopify
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 01:10PM - 01:50PM Level Up Your Java Performance with TornadoVM Juan Fumero - The University of Manchester
02:10PM
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Federated GraphQL to Solve Service Sprawl at Major League Baseball Olessya Medvedeva - Major League Baseball
Matt Oliver - Major League Baseball
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Remote Onboarding: A Houseplant's Story Kate Wardin - Netflix
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Cloud Native JVMs (Part 1): Cloud Native Compilation Gil Tene - Azul
03:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts Raymond Roestenburg - Lightbend
Sergey Bykov - Temporal Technologies
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Remote and Hybrid Teams Panel Kate Wardin - Netflix
James Stanier - Shopify
Miriam Goldberg - Netflix
James McNeil - Netlify
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Java 17: The Path, Features, Tips and Tricks Panel Simon Ritter - Azul
Kristen O'Leary - Google
Rory Preddy - Microsoft
04:10PM
04:10PM - 04:55PM Kubernetes, Database… and the Distributed Mindset Jim Walker - Cockroach Labs
04:10PM - 04:55PM Hiring in Hypergrowth: Balancing Delivery and Expansion Shannon Hogue - Karat
05:15PM
05:15PM - 06:00PM Event Mesh as a Real-Time Data Movement Fabric for APIs and Hybrid Cloud Leah Robert - Solace
05:15PM - 06:00PM Scaling Platforms and Cloud Strategy for a 12K+ Engineering Organization Isabella Disler - Goldman Sachs

Tue,
Nov
2

Tue,
Nov
2

EDT(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
11:00AM
11:00AM - 11:50AM Remote Work: Developing Empathy and Tools Around Diversity & Inclusion Wade Davis - Netflix
12:10PM
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM 7 Ways To Fail at Microservices Holly Cummins - IBM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Analyzing Codebases for Fun and Profit Jordan Bragg - Castlight Health
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Authorization at Netflix Scale Travis Nelson - Netflix
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Airbnb at Scale Selina Liu - AirBnB
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Creating an Atmosphere of Psychological Safety Tim Berglund - Confluent
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 01:10PM - 01:50PM Building Trust & Confidence with Security Chaos Engineering Aaron Rinehart - Verica
02:10PM
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Managing Tech Debt in a Microservice Architecture Glenn Engstrand - Optum Digital
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Talk Like a Suit: Making a Business Case for Engineering Work David Van Couvering - eBay
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 02:10PM - 02:50PM "Trust me, I'm an insider" - Diving into Zero Trust Security Sindhuja Rao - Cisco
Deepank Dixit - Cisco
03:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Present and Future of the Microservice Architecture Glenn Engstrand - Optum Digital
Holly Cummins - IBM
Dave Farley - Continuous Delivery Ltd
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Becoming a Better Developer Panel Jordan Bragg - Castlight Health
David Van Couvering - eBay
Dave Copeland - Mood Health
PANEL DISCUSSION 03:10PM - 03:50PM Perspectives on Trust in Security & Privacy Clint Gibler - r2c
Stephanie Olsen - Netflix
Cassie Clark - Brex
Ellen Nadeau - Cruise
04:10PM
04:10PM - 04:55PM Dark Launching Into the Meshy Unknown Cody De Arkland - LaunchDarkly
04:10PM - 04:55PM Deployment strategies for OpenTelemetry Ted Young - Lightstep
04:10PM - 04:55PM App Protect 101: Protecting Your Applications with WAF and Dos Solutions Alessandro Fael Garcia - NGINX
05:15PM
05:15PM - 06:00PM Reduce Time Diagnosing Issues & Optimize Efficiency with Observability Jan Schulte - Epsagon
05:15PM - 06:00PM Future of Databases: Combining Operational and Analytical Data at Massive Scale Rob Hedgpeth - MariaDB

Wed,
Nov
3

Wed,
Nov
3

EDT(local time)
TRACK Optimizing Your Organization for Speed Randy Shoup - eBay TRACK The Cloud Operating Model Coburn Watson - Pinterest
11:10AM
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Enabling Engineering Productivity at the Financial Times Sarah Wells - Financial Times
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:10AM - 11:50AM Netflix Drive: Building a Cloud Native Filesystem for Media Assets Tejas Chopra - Netflix
12:10PM
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Lead with Speed Courtney Kissler - Zulily
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Optimizing Efficiency & Capacity Management at Web Scale on the Cloud Molly Junck - Pinterest
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Improving eBay's Development Velocity Randy Shoup - eBay
Mark Weinberg - eBay
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM K8s: Rampant Pragmatism in the Cloud at Starling Bank Jason Maude - Starling Bank
02:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM 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 02:10PM - 02:50PM Panel: Kubernetes at Web Scale on the Cloud Harry Zhang - Pinterest
Ramya Krishnan - Airbnb
Ashley Kasim - Lyft
03:10PM
03:10PM - 03:55PM Optimizing CI/CD Pipeline with Shift-Left Enterprise Observability Tom Fisher - Instana
03:10PM - 03:55PM How to Fix the 5 Most Common AWS IaC Misconfigurations Taylor Smith - Bridgecrew
04:15PM
04:15PM - 05:00PM Hidden risks of using Open Source Software? Maciej Mensfeld - WhiteSource
04:15PM - 05:00PM 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

EST(local time)
TRACK Modern Data Architectures, Pipelines, & Streams Sid Anand - Datazoom TRACK Performance First Design Tony Printezis - Twitter TRACK Living on the Edge Sergey Fedorov - Netflix
11:10AM
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Building & Operating High-Fidelity Data Streams Sid Anand - Datazoom
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Comparison of Performance of Multiple CPU Architectures Matthew Singer - Twitter
Jeff Balk - Twitter
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Building Modern Transportation System with KubeEdge, How We Made It Kevin Wang - Huawei
Huan Wei - HarmonyCloud(谐云)
12:10PM
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Microservices to Async Processing Migration at Scale Sharma Podila - Netflix
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Unblocked By Design Todd Montgomery - StoneTor, LLC
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM GraphQL Caching on the Edge Max Stoiber - GraphCDN
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Protecting User Data via Extensions on Metadata Management Tooling Alyssa Ransbury - Square
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM The Mechanics of Metrics: Aggregation across Dimensions Erin Schnabel - Red hat
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Machine Learning at the Edge Katharine Jarmul - kjamistan
02:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM Managing Data at Scale Mark Grover - Stemma
Shirshanka Das - Acryl Data
Chris Riccomini - WePay
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM JIT vs. AOT: How to Pick the Right Approach Monica Beckwith - Microsoft
Gil Tene - Azul
Todd Montgomery - StoneTor, LLC
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM Architecting for the Edge Jason Shepherd - ZEDEDA Inc.
Max Stoiber - GraphCDN
Kaladhar Voruganti - Equinix
03:10PM
03:10PM - 03:55PM A Software Engineer’s Guide to Reliable Data Pipelines Egor Gryaznov - Bigeye
03:10PM - 03:55PM Optimizing GraphQL Performance at Scale Kyle Schrade - Apollo GraphQL / StockX
03:10PM - 03:55PM Cracking the Code of DevSecOps: Intelligent Orchestration + Code Dx Meera Rao - Synopsys
04:15PM
04:15PM - 05:00PM Build Apps Easier and Faster with Data APIs Mark Stone - DataStax
Bhavani Rao - DataStax
04:15PM - 05:00PM Critical Attributes For A High-performance, Low-latency Database Tzach Livyatan - ScyllaDB
04:15PM - 05:00PM Applications Architecture Considerations for Distributed Systems Jim Walker - Cockroach Labs

Tue,
Nov
9

Tue,
Nov
9

EST(local time)
TRACK API Architecture Thomas Betts - Blackbaud TRACK Crafting the Developer Experience Jessica Kerr - Honeycomb TRACK ML Everywhere Francesca Lazzeri - Microsoft
11:10AM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 11:10AM - 11:50AM Designing Event-Driven Architectures Using the AsyncAPI Specification Fran Mendez - Postman
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Moldable Development by Example Tudor Girba - feenk.com
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM What You Should Know Before Deploying ML in Production Francesca Lazzeri - Microsoft
12:10PM
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 12:10PM - 12:50PM Building With Extensibility Christi Schneider - Square
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Scaling the North Star of Developer Experience Phillipa Avery - Netflix
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Zero Shot Learning Roland Meertens - Annotell
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM A Standardized, Specification-Driven API Lifecycle Kin Lane - Postman
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Reproducible Development with Containers Avdi Grimm - ShipRise
Session INTERVIEW AVAILABLE 01:10PM - 01:50PM Streaming-first Infrastructure for Real-time ML Chip Huyen - Stealth Startup
02:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM API Showdown: REST vs. GraphQL vs. gRPC – Which Should You Use? Alex Borysov - Netflix
Matt McLarty - MuleSoft
Michelle Garrett - Twitter
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM Panel: The True Bottleneck in Software Engineering - Cognitive Load Jean Yang - Akita Software
Manuel Pais - Team Topologies Academy
Arty Starr - Twilight City, Inc.
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM ML Panel: "ML in Production - What's Next?" Chip Huyen - Stealth Startup
Shijing Fang - Microsoft
Vernon Germano - Zillow
03:10PM
03:10PM - 03:55PM Closing QA Gaps with API Testing Patrick Poulin - SauceLabs
03:10PM - 03:55PM Putting the Sec in DevSecOps Matt Johnson - Bridgecrew
03:10PM - 03:55PM ML Maturity: Unifying and Measuring Processes Across Multiple Teams. Vadim Nikulin - Flo Health
04:15PM
04:15PM - 05:00PM Exposing Kafka Events as APIs Ari Hermawan - Solace
04:15PM - 05:00PM A New Wave of Developers to the Rescue Gonçalo Veiga - OutSystems
04:15PM - 05:00PM Open-Source Technologies and Strategies for Time Series Analysis Anais Dotis - Georgiou - InfluxData

Wed,
Nov
10

Wed,
Nov
10

EST(local time)
TRACK Production Readiness Ines Sombra - Fastly TRACK Modern Language Innovations Werner Schuster - Wolfram
11:10AM
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Production Readiness: Fighting Fires or Building Better Systems? Laura Nolan - Slack
Session 11:10AM - 11:50AM Full Stack Dart Chris Swan - The @ Company
12:10PM
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Prod Lessons - Deployment Validation and Graceful Degradation Anika Mukherji - Pinterest
Session 12:10PM - 12:50PM Secure, Performant Platform Extensibility through WebAssembly Saúl Cabrera - Shopify
01:10PM
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Incidents, PRRs, and Psychological Safety Nora Jones - Jeli
Session 01:10PM - 01:50PM Languages of Cloud Native Justin Cormack - Docker
02:10PM
PANEL DISCUSSION 02:10PM - 02:50PM Panel: Real-World Production Readiness Kolton Andrus - Gremlin Inc.
Laura Nolan - Slack
Ines Sombra - Fastly
Session 02:10PM - 02:50PM Fireside Chat w/ Docker CTO Justin Cormack - Docker
03:10PM
KEYNOTE 03:10PM - 03:50PM Software Engineering – Then, Now, and Next Mary Poppendieck
04:10PM
04:10PM - 04:55PM Fundamentals of Microservices Amir Rawdat - NGINX
04:10PM - 04:55PM Putting the Graph In GraphQL With The Neo4j GraphQL Library William Lyon - Neo4j
05:15PM
05:15PM - 06:00PM Four Easy Steps to One Deploy a Week Dylan Etkin - Sleuth
05:15PM - 06:00PM Removing Technical and Security Debt with Dev – First AppSec tooling Susan St Clair - WhiteSource