3 - 4 OCTOBER 2018 / EXCEL LONDON
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Developer X

Developer X Origami

Developer X is an exciting new event focused on the developer community.

 

The world is digitally transforming around us at an ever faster rate and it is the developers who are literally building, improving and securing this new world. Ladies and gentlemen we are in the age of the developer!

 

The speed of change is gathering pace as a raft of disruptive new technologies and practices are maturing into a perfect storm. Developer X will look at Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IOT, Quantum Computing, Mobile, Cloud, DevOps, DevSecOps and Serverless Computing technologies as well as matters effecting the developer community such as the talent shortage, inclusion and diversity.

 

Developer X takes place at Digital Transformation EXPO   

2018 Speakers

Areiel Wolanow
Areiel Wolanow

Managing Director

Finserv Experts

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Areiel Wolanow

Areiel Wolanow is the managing director of Finserv Experts, an independent consultancy that provides delivery and advisory services for machine learning and DLT to enterprises around the globe. He is an experienced business leader with over 30 years of experience in delivering successful business transformations, and has led enterprises through the full transformation life cycle in over 40 countries worldwide. Areiel has addressed the G20 on AI and financial inclusion, and currently serves as an advisor to the UK government in both blockchain and AI.

Margriet Groenendijk
Margriet Groenendijk

Developer Advocate

IBM Watson

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Margriet Groenendijk

Margriet is a Data Scientist and Developer Advocate for IBM. She has an academic background in climate research where she explored large observational datasets of carbon uptake by forests and the output of global scale weather and climate models. Now she explores ways to simplify working with diverse data using cloud databases, data warehouses, Spark, and Python notebooks.

Ric Harvey
Ric Harvey

Technical Developer Evangelist

Amazon Web Services

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Ric Harvey

Ric Harvey is a Technical Developer Evangelist at Amazon Web Services and works closely with a team of experts to deliver deep dive content and demo’s using cloud technologies. His background is as a solutions architect and linux engineer, working on large scale websites with high demand such as, Channel 4, Ticketmaster and the Rugby Six Nations to name a few. Ric specialises in Serverless Computing and Containers with an engineering slant of integrating these technologies with CI/CD pipelines. Ric’s cloud experience dates back to 2006 when S3 was first launched. He is also a graduate in Computer Science, Robotics and Intelligent Machinery giving him a solid understanding of AI/ML to produce some fun and informative demonstrations. Working at Amazon Web Services has allowed him to focus on his passions of Open Source Solutions and Community Building especially within the UK and Ireland and he enjoys working closely with the community and AWS User Groups.

Dr Hannah Fry
Dr Hannah Fry

Lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

UCL

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Dr Hannah Fry

Dr Hannah Fry is a lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL. She works alongside a unique mix of physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, architects and geographers to study the patterns in human behaviour - particularly in an urban setting. Her research applies to a wide range of social problems and questions, from shopping and transport to urban crime, riots and terrorism.

Alongside her academic position, Hannah is an experienced public speaker giving conference keynotes and taking the joy of maths into theatres and schools. Hannah’s mathematical expertise has led to the development of fascinating documentaries including ‘Britain’s Greatest Invention ’, ‘Horizon: How to Find Love Online’, ‘Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Future’, ‘City in the Sky’ (BBC2), ‘Trainspotting Live’, ‘The Joy of Data’, ‘Climate Change By Numbers’ and ‘Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing’ (BBC4). For radio, Hannah presents ‘Music By Numbers’ (BBC R1), ‘The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry’ and ‘Computing Britain’ (BBC R4).

As an author, Hannah has written two books: ‘The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus: The Mathematics of Christmas’ (Transworld, 2016) which followed ‘The Mathematics of Love: Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation’ (Simon & Schuster/ Ted, Feb 2015) in which Hannah brings together mathematical equations to provide answers to such questions as: What’s the chance of us finding love? What's the chance that it will last? How does online dating work, exactly? When should you settle down? How can you avoid divorce? When is it right to compromise? Can game theory help us decide whether or not to call?

Bob Friday
Bob Friday

CTO & Co-founder

Mist

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Bob Friday
Paul Fletcher
Paul Fletcher

Enterprise Architect

Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd.

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Paul Fletcher

Paul is an Enterprise Technology Architect in the “Chief Technology Office” of Sainsbury’s Supermarkets. Having graduated from the University of Plymouth in the late 90’s, he moved to London before settling in Coventry to take on his first serious IT role and, like many others, the challenges of Y2K. Since then he’s worked in the Public Sector, Retail, Manufacturing & Banking (Retail and Trading), moving from Systems Support, Administration, Project Engineering and finally into Architecture & Strategy.
 
He has worked on projects all over the world, taking his Yorkshire sense of humor and welcoming demeanor with him. With an appetite to challenge conventional thinking and a love for technology old and new, he also recognizes that all the gadgets in the world are worthless without considering the people that use them. Father of four, husband, avid gamer, music lover and guitarist; he brings passion to everything he does.  He embarrasses his kids at every available opportunity.

Welcome To Developer X

  • Serverless

    The next level of cloud, Serverless architecture gives you fully customisable production software without the expense of paying for the hardware it sits on.

    Container & Microservices

    Microservices and containers work together to help Agile organisations deliver better software to customers faster. Discover the latest practices and strategies from some of the world’s most influential experts.  

    Management & Culture

    Whether you’re running a small dev team, are in charge of a large cross-functional crew that spans the entire technology ecosystem, there are real, tangible and practical steps you can implement to improve your team’s work environment whilst embracing inclusion and diversity.

    Open Source

    From the explosion of AI with frameworks like TensorFlow or MXNet, to Blockchain projects like Hyperledger and Ethereum, as well as disruption in the infrastructure space with, like the all-conquering Kubernetes platform, open source is the fuel that drives the new game changing industries.

    AI Dev

    Artificial Intelligence is going to change our world and the dramatic increase is machine learning projects isn’t going to slow down any time soon. Understanding the best languages, frameworks and techniques in a fast changing landscape is crucial to the modern AI project.

    Blockchain Dev

    Blockchain can help you build more secure and efficient business networks –  Developer X will help you harness the best frameworks, understanding the latest techniques and succeed with your Blockchain project.

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