JAZOON'12 - Expand Your Reach

 

After five successful conferences (2007 – 2011)  reaching more than 4000 participants from 44 countries and over 300 speakers from all over the world, JAZOON is ready for the 2012 edition with an attractive program.
We welcome you to JAZOON'12 - Expand Your Reach!

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The JAZOON'12 opening was great, approx. 480 participants attended the first day of the conference.

More infos in the media release.

JAZOON'12 Rookie Award - The Finalists

 
JAZOON gives young Java, .NET and Open Source developers a chance to speak in front of an international and knowledgeable audience.

The finalists of this years JAZOON Rookie Award:

  • Ivo Neskovic: Autonomic Computing: Vision or Reality
  • Martin Naumann: Next generation web development with node.js and meteor
  • Raoul-Gabriel Urma: An Empirical Look at Controversial Java Features

did an excellent job and presented their work to the audience. The Winner was nominated by the audience using the legendary JAZOON applausometer.

And the winner is 

  • Ivo Neskovic

Find out more about the Rookie Award...


  

 


JAZOON'12 Program


Jazoon'12 features top speakers and an exciting conference program at an international level with 5 Keynotes, 70 sessions and the Jazoon Rookie Award. All in all, the conference provides the perfect atmosphere for those interested in SW-architecture, Java and .net-technologies, tools and methodes to interact with well-known top notch experts and  speakers.....(more)

 J'12 Navigator - Participant Brochure

Keynotes


The countdown is running and it's time to raise the curtain, at least, a bit. With pleasure we would like to announce the JAZOON'12 keynote speakers:


Dave Thomas on stage.

  Dave Thomas
Father of OTI and
CEO of Bedarra Corp
 

K01.26 Opening Keynote
'Development Next – And Now For Something Completely Different?'


The future of technology is racing towards us with new platforms, languages, tools, paradigms, practices, databases, hardware and frameworks … all to be applied to new products and applications. Given all these new technologies are almost here we speculate on the potential nature of software development in the latter part of the decade. Will our sacred rituals of Sequential Programs, Tables, Objects, Patterns, Tags and Agile be legacy or still the way for software professionals? How should we expand our reach - what skills, practices, languages, platforms will be important? Will we be eaten by the complexity dragon or slay it with some essential simplicity that allows faster, cheaper, better software development and delivery?


Dave Thomas has a wide spectrum of experience in the software industry as an engineer, professor, consultant, architect, executive and investor. Dave is founder and CEO of Bedarra Corporation; which provides virtual CTO and CEO, business mentoring and seed investment to emerging companies. Recently formed Bedarra Research Labs undertakes speculative research on applications of...

 Dale Lane
IBM Watson Core Technology Group

K02.26
'IBM Watson since Jeopardy!'

In February 2011, IBM demonstrated it's latest Research breakthroughs in natural language processing and deep question answering. Named Watson, it made history when it was entered into the famously complex US television quiz-show 'Jeopardy!' where it comfortably beat two of the greatest human players ever to appear on the show. Since then, work has focused on bringing these breakthroughs to real-world problems. Dale will talk about the work that has been happening since Jeopardy! and some of the plans for Watson's future.

Dale Lane is a developer in IBM's Watson Solutions. He is working to transform the incredible Research achievement into a product that can be applied to real-world challenges. Prior to Watson, he spent several years in IBM's Emerging Technologies division - a part of Software Group responsible for looking ahead to tomorrow's technologies. He helped bridge the gap between IBM's Research and...



Jonas Bonér
Typesafe Inc

K03.27
'Building Scalable, Highly Concurrent and Fault-Tolerant Systems: Lessons Learned'

The skills of building Scalable, Highly Concurrent and Fault-Tolerant Systems are becoming increasingly important in our new world of Cloud Computing, multi-core processors, Big Data and Real-Time Web. Unfortunately, many people are still doing it wrong; using the wrong tools, techniques, habits and ideas. In this talk we will look at some of the most common (and some not so common but superior) practices; what works - what doesn't work - and why. 

Jonas Bonér is a husband, dad, programmer, teacher, speaker, musician, writer and Java Champion. He is the CTO and co-founder of Typesafe and is an active contributor to the Open Source community; most notably founded the ...


Diana Larson
Board of directors of the Agile Alliance and principal of FutureWorks Consulting LLC

K04.28
'Agile Chartering: Energize Every Project Liftoff
'

As the first act of the flight, a rocket launch requires an entire set of systems to successfully lift the vehicle into orbit – not just the vehicle itself, but all the systems needed for smoothly moving off the ground into space. Likewise, your project team needs its entire set of supporting systems in place to begin a successful journey to effective teamwork, high performance, and high value delivery. Liftoff – it's the unexplored, often ignored, Agile software development project practice. 

Diana Larsen partners with clients in the software industry to create, guide, and fortify resilient workplaces and improve project performance. In addition to consulting with and coaching leaders and teams on adopting Agile work systems, she draws on 20+ years of working with technical professionals to...


Prof. Dr.
Henrik Schärfe

Director - Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology
Department of Communication, Aalborg University, Denmark

K05.28 Closing Keynote
'Stay Human - on the future of men and robots'

Our technological future hold so much promise - and it poses so many threats to life as we know it. This ambivalent relation to technology has become a central part of human thinking in the past decades, and has become a key issue in our efforts to define humanity, as technological advances accelerate around us. Nowhere do our hopes and fears of future development appear stronger than in the meeting with the technology that looks like us: The android. By using his own lifelike android as point of departure, Professor Scharfe explores how new technologies may cause us to think differently about our future - and about ourselves.

Prof. Dr. Henrik Schärfe (1968) is PhD and Professor of Information Science, Department of Communication, Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark. According to Time Magazine, Prof. Dr. Henrik Schärfe is one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World...

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