Talk: REST no more - Using Actors for the Internet of (LEGO) Trains & Raspberry Pi's
Company: Info Support
Johan is working as a Java architect and trainer at Info Support. He has been working for various demanding companies where rapidly delivering quality software was very important. Johan regularly writes articles and presents about various subjects at conferences like JavaOne, Devoxx BE/UK/PL, JavaZone, GOTO Amsterdam/Berlin, J-Fall, J-Spring, Jfokus, JAX, various Voxxed events, JavaLand, jDays, Topconf Linz, Scala Days Berlin/New York, GeeCON, JBCNConf, Java Forum Nord, Coding Serbia, Javantura, JavaCro and ConFESS. Johan received the JavaOne Rock Star award.
Talk: The art of building Java APIs: Do's and Don'ts
Jonathan Giles is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate, focused on Java and Azure. Before this, Jonathan was a technical lead in the Java team at Sun Microsystems / Oracle, where he developed Java APIs for releases between Java 7 and 10, primarily in the area of JavaFX - the UI toolkit replacing Swing. Jonathan is passionate about creating excellent developer experiences around API, documentation, testing, and tooling.
Talk: Bytecode engineering 101
Kees Jan Koster is Java expert and entrepreneur. As a Java expert he specialises in performance tuning of large, distributed systems. As an entrepreneur Kees Jan is the founder and driving force behind http://java-monitor.com, the free, on-line Java monitoring tool. Kees Jan speaks often and energetically about Java and about distributed systems in general. He likes to challenge the audience to ask questions and offer rebuttal to his ideas. Kees Jan previously gave presentations at JDK.io, JavaOne, JCrete, Devoxx, TheServerSide Symposium, ScanDevConf, jPrime, ejug and J-Fall. His JavaOne presentations earned him a JavaOne 2012 Rockstar Award.
Talk: ServiceMesh with Istio and Eclipse MicroProfile
Company: Red Hat
Ken is a Principal Software Engineer for Red Hat Middleware and has been a consultant and software engineer for 21 years with enterprises throughout the world. Ken and Bob McWhirter lead the WildFly Swarm project, which aims to bring together the worlds of microservices and Java EE. Ken has previously served as the project lead for LiveOak, along with other JBoss projects. Ken is currently writing “Enterprise Java Microservices in Action” and has previously written two books, including "JBoss Weld CDI for Java Platform."
Talk: Hawt and spicy Java monitoring
Company: Kantega AS
Martin is a passionate Java developer, with a particular interest in JVM languages and tools. He enjoys to learn and share at events like JavaZone , Booster, Øredev, jDays, JFokus, Devoxx and JavaOne. He is also an active member of javabin - the Norwegian JUG and part of the JavaZone program comittee.
Talk: Spring Boot and Kotlin, a match made in Heaven
Software Architect with 15 years experience consulting for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector). Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies, but with narrower interests like Software Quality, Build Processes and Rich Internet Applications. Currently working for an eCommerce solution vendor leader. Also double as a teacher in universities and higher education schools, a trainer and triples as a book author.
Talk: Run code in any language anywhere with GraalVM
Oleg Šelajev is a developer advocate for the Graal project at Oracle Labs, which aims to make programs run faster and developers more productive. In 2017 Oleg was awarded a Java Champion's title. He helps to organize VirtualJUG, the online Java User Group, and a GDG chapter in Tartu, Estonia. Previously, Oleg was a part-time lecturer at the University of Tartu and since then enjoys speaking, teaching, and participating in software conferences all over the world. Loves all languages.
Talks: Advanced Integration Testing
Company: Dassault Systemes
Ryan Cuprak is an CPG & Retail, Formulation R&D Development Senior Manager at Dassault Systemes, co-author EJB in Action 2nd Edition from Manning and the NetBeans Certification Guide from McGrall-Hill. He is also president of the Connecticut Java Users Group since 2003 and Chair of the Greater Hartford ACM Chapter (2015). Ryan is a JavaOne Rockstar Presenter. At Dassault Systemes he works on the ENOVIA Enginuity chemical formulation software and is involved in desktop and backend server development as well as client data migrations. Prior to joining DS, Ryan worked for a distributed computing company, TurboWorx, and also Eastman Kodak’s Molecular imaging Systems group, now part of Burker. Ryan earned a BS in computer science and biology from Loyola University Chicago.
Talk: Spring Boot 2.0 Web Applications
Stéphane has a thing for code quality and robustness. He's been spreading the word for more than ten years while developing large scale Java enterprise applications in the geospatial, financial, or logistics sectors. An Apache Maven PMC member since 2006, he joined the core Spring Framework development team early 2014, being one of the main contributors to both Spring Framework and Spring Boot since. During his free time, he loves traveling around the world.
Talk: High-Performance Hibernate
Vlad Mihalcea is a Java Champion, CEO of Hypersistence, working as a Developer Advocate for the Hibernate project. He is passionate about enterprise systems, data access frameworks, and distributed systems. He wrote hundreds of articles about Hibernate on [his blog](vladmihalcea.com), and he has a gold badge for the Hibernate, Java, and JPA tags on StackOverflow. He's also the author of [High-Performance Java Persistence](https://leanpub.com/high-performance-java-persistence).
Talk: GraphQL vs Traditional Rest API
Founder and leader of AmsterdamJUG.
IT Consultant, Software Architect, Team Lead and Chapter Lead working in industry since 2006 developing high performance software in multiple programming languages and technologies from desktop to mobile and web with high load traffic.
Always interested in cool new stuff, Free and Open Source software.
Like giving talks at conferences like JavaOne, Devoxx BE, Devoxx US, Devoxx PL, Devoxx MA, Devoxx FR,JavaLand, Java Day Istanbul 2018, Java Day Minks, Voxxed Days Bristol, Voxxed Days Bucharest, Voxxed Days Belgrade, Voxxed Days Cluj-Napoca, GeeCon Krakow and others
Talk: ARE YOUR PASSWORDS SECURE? New Methods Increase (HashiCorp Vault /Spring Vault) Security
Company: 1&1 Internet AG
I am an agile, qualified software developer with more than ten years of experience in various industries. My key skills include solution design, conflict resolve and finding ways to improve your performance, advance your possibilities, satisfy your customers, and save ready cash for you. Fixing bugs and solving software problems are my passion.