New England Software Symposium

September 28 - 30, 2018

What's Brewing beyond Java 9

Friday - Sep 28 5:00 PM - WAYLAND

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

After years of stagnation, Java is one of the most vibrant languages of current times. Java 8 saw several improvements and Java 9 a few more. Well, that's only the beginning. Come to this talk to learn about where Java is heading, what's brewing in the language and the ecosystem, well beyond Java 9.

We will look ahead into the next versions of Java, what you can expect, and how you can get ready.

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About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.