WHEN

April 18 - 20, 2008
starting at 12:00 PM

WHERE

Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Blvd.
Itasca, Illinois
TRAVEL INFORMATION

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

NEW TECHNOLOGY

This is an exciting time of innovation and rapid change. Our 90-minute in-depth sessions will help you stay on top of the latest developments in the software industry.

TOOLS AND PRACTICES

A key success factor is to choose the right tools and use them efficiently. Sessions at an NFJS event will help you evaluate and understand tools that will give you a competitive advantage.

SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE

Your architecture decisions have a long lasting impact. Our experts will share their experience and insight to help you master architecture skills and create value in your organization.

LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK

Successful organizations require effective teams. These are important skills. Many NFJS sessions go beyond code and focus on how we can more effectively work together.

WHY ATTEND?

This conference will focus on the latest technologies and best practices emerging in the modern software development and architecture space. Our speakers are authors, consultants, open source developers, and recognized industry experts. NFJS brings a high quality conference to your city, making the event accessible not only to senior engineers, but to the whole team.

SPEAKERS

Andrew Glover

Andrew Glover

Engineering Manager, Netflix
Brian Goetz

Brian Goetz

Author of Java Concurrency in Practice
Brian Pontarelli

Brian Pontarelli

Founder & CEO of Inversoft
Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten

Forward Leaning Software Engineer
David Geary

David Geary

Author of Graphic Java, co-author of Core JSF, member of the JSF Expert Group
David Hussman

David Hussman

Agility Coach/Instructor/Practioner
Jared Richardson

Jared Richardson

Agile coach and co-author of Ship It
Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown

Grails Practice Lead - OCI Grails Team
Ken Sipe

Ken Sipe

Cloud Solution Architect
Mark Richards

Mark Richards

Independent Software Architect, Author of Software Architecture Fundamentals
Richard Monson-Haefel

Richard Monson-Haefel

VP of Developer Relations, Curl Inc.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Don't miss your chance to attend more than forty education and solutions sessions:

  • In-depth Discussions
  • Peer Exchange
  • Access to Speakers
  • Expert Panel Discussions
  • Hands-on Code Examples
  • Best Practices
  • Tech Trivia
  • Insight on Cutting-Edge Tools

REGISTRATION INCLUDES

  • All Access Pass
  • All Meals / Snacks - duration of the symposium
  • Session Materials
  • NFJS Backpack
  • NFJS 2008 T-shirt
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Great Raffle Giveaways

REGISTRATION FEES

Space is limited. Registration is accepted on first-come, first-served basis. Register early to guarantee your attendance.

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