Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51-05:00

Tuesday

No Sessions

Wednesday

No Sessions

Thursday

8:00 AM

Life in the Fastlane: App Store Deployments That Won't Make You Lose Your Mind

Presented by: Keith Kurak
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Imagine deploying your shiny new app to the Apple App Store- creating certs, uploading your app to Testflight, adding testers, taking screenshots on four different devices, filling in dozens of fields on the store description, clicking through EULA’s, and resubmitting five times because the...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: MobileTags: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
9:15 AM

End the Stigma: Become a Mental Health Ally

Presented by: Matt Williams
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

It is estimated that in the US, approximately one in five will experience mental illness each year. The incidence among IT professionals is likely higher -- a Japanese study of Software Engineers found that 32% of the participants suffered from depression or other mental illness. And yet......

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkTags: Other, Soft Skills/Business, Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

Where has Jane Gone?

Presented by: Karen Linden
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Have you ever been told if you were like that male developer over there you get somewhere? Have you removed you first name from your Resume to get more interviews? Have you been excluded from a meeting because afraid that they will offend you? Have you ever been called bossy? Have you ever...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkTags: Diversity/Equity/InclusionFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
11:45 AM

Finding Your Flow With Kanban

Presented by: Jeremy Jarrell
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

More and more teams are discovering that they're more productive and more effective with Kanban. Many of these teams who choose Kanban do so out of a desire to work in an agile way, but without the overhead of sprints. But, if your team has adopted Kanban simply because there are no sprints, then...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkTags: Leadership, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Enterprise Observability with OpenTelemetry

Presented by: Christopher Judd
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Enterprise applications are complex. A transaction starting in the browser will go through proxies, api gateways, security appliances, application performance monitoring tools, logs, microservices and more microservices. Historically there has been no standard way to get observability and...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: DevOpsTags: Cloud, Java, JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
2:15 PM

Using Algorithms to Solve Hard Problems

Presented by: Manifest Solutions (Sponsor)
Time: Thursday 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

(Presented by Matt Norby) When faced with a difficult coding problem and a deadline, it's tempting to copy someone else's code without really understanding it, or to lean on what we already know. Often, there are better solutions. By studying algorithms, we gain new problem-solving and evaluation...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Sponsor SessionFormat: Sponsor SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
3:30 PM

Keeping your Kubernetes Cluster Secure

Presented by: Gene Gotimer
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Many organizations are shifting to containers and Kubernetes, and that move means learning new ways to secure their environments. Kubernetes clusters have to be hardened at different levels. We have to consider the nodes where the Kubernetes control plane is running. We also need to secure the...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: DevOpsTags: SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Friday

8:30 AM

Mission Impossible Prep: Testing with Cypress

Presented by: Bekah Hawrot Weigel
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to ship reliable code. The mission is no different than the others as developers; it's complex, smart, and maybe even seemingly impossible. With no time to waste, you start writing your tests. And with that, you know your mission will succeed. With...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Software QualityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:45 AM

Yarn Berry: a next generation package manager

Presented by: Michael Richardson
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

The recently released Yarn Berry (aka Yarn 2) brings a host of great new features for JavaScript developers. The slick new CLI, more readable output, clear errors, and significant enhancements to workspaces make Yarn Berry a solid upgrade from the already impressive Yarn 1. But with an incredible...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
12:15 PM

Stop your instincts from ruining your career: the science behind emotional intelligence

Presented by: Natalie Hylton
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

According to the Center for Creative Leadership, 75% of careers are derailed for reasons related to emotional competencies, including inability to handle interpersonal problems, unsatisfactory team leadership in times of difficulty or conflict, or inability to adapt to change or elicit trust. This...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Teams/Leadership/The Future of WorkFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
1:30 PM

The Art of Making Culture Stick

Presented by: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Sponsor)
Time: Friday 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

(Presented by Rebekah Billins) Building Sticky Culture: The glue for JP Morgan Chase's Columbus Asset Management Technology. Orange hair, memes, and arguments over Columbus' best ice cream are just some of the ingredients in Columbus Asset Management Technology's sticky culture. This session will...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Sponsor SessionFormat: Sponsor SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
2:45 PM

Surfing in Maui

Presented by: Sam Basu
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

You are invested in .NET and Xamarin technology stacks. But there are some pain points in the present reality. Perhaps you crave for cohesiveness, maturity and want to have more confidence in the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms ecosystem? Let’s take a look at the future with .NET MAUI – the evolution...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview