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A COMMUNITY CONFERENCE

BY DEVELOPERS, FOR DEVELOPERS

 

May 18th – Workshop Day , Eurobank Training Center and Microsoft HQ
May 19th , Athinais Cultural Center
May 20th – Workshop Day , Agile Actors HQ

Athens, Greece

After the enormous success of Voxxed Days Thessaloniki with more than 350 attendees from all over Europe and the Middle East, we are proud to announce the first ever VOXXED Days Athens event that will run on May 18th – 20th, 2017, in Athens Greece.

This developer conference will bring together popular speakers, core developers of popular open source technologies and professionals willing to share their knowledge and experiences. It’s a 3 days event, one pre-conferene day with workshops, the main event day with 2 keynote sessions, 3 tracks on different topics and 17 international speakers and one post-conference day with workshops.

Add to My Calendar 2017-05-19 09:00:00 2017-05-19 17:30:00 Europe/Athens Voxxed Days Athens the first ever VOXXED Days Athens event that will run on May 18th – 20th, 2017, in Athens Greece. This developer conference will bring together popular speakers, core developers of popular open source technologies and professionals willing to share their knowledge and experiences. It’s a 3 days event, one pre-conferene day with workshops, the main event day with 2 keynote sessions, 3 tracks on different topics and 17 international speakers and one post-conference day with workshops. Athens, Greece SoftConf vdathens@softconf.eu

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OUR SPEAKERS

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Douglas Crockford

Distinguished Architect @PayPal

Sponsored by AA-4PRINT

He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

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Simon Brown

Independent Software Consultant

Author of Software Architecture for Developers; a developer-friendly guide to software architecture, technical leadership and the balance with agility. He’s also the creator of the C4 software architecture model

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Frank Lyaruu

CTO @Dexels

Frank has ve been CTO of Dexels in Amsterdam for a long time, focusing on architecture for enterprise systems.
Recently, he’s also architect at Sendrato, a Wearable computing startup.

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Jessica Rose

Self Taught Technologist

Obsessed with fostering more equal access to technical education, work in tech and digital spaces. She’s the head of developer relations with Crate, helping them introduce their open source SQL database to more developers

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Svetlana Isakova

Developer Advocate @ JetBrains.

Svetlana is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains.
She is been working on the Kotlin language (http://kotlinlang.org/) since 2011. She is one of the authors of the “Kotlin in Action” book.

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Roland Huss

Principal Soft. Engineer @RedHat

He has been developing in Java for twenty years now and he is an active open source contributor, lead developer of the JMX-HTTP bridge Jolokia and the popular fabric8io/docker-maven-plugin. And he loves chilli pepper.

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Heather VanCura

Chair of JCP and Community and Program Office Lead

In her role she is responsible for the day-to-day nurturing, support, and leadership of the community. In this role she also is an international speaker, mentor and leader or hack days

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Nicolas Frankel

Software Architect

Nicolas Fränkel is a Software Architect with 15 years experience consulting for many different customers in a wide range of contexts. Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies.

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Barbara Vieria

 SIG Researcher

Bárbara Vieira is a researcher from SIG based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Before she was a post-doc at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She finished her PhD in 2012 at University of…

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Theodoor Scholte

SIG Software Security Consultant 

Theodoor Scholte is a software security consultant at SIG with more than 8 years experience in software security. In this role, his work ranges from establishing application security programs.

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Ole Michaelis

Software Engineer who knows how to juggle 

Ole Michaelis is the co-founder of SoCoded, a hackfest and web development conference in Hamburg. He’s a Software Engineer working for DNSimple making Domain Automation a breeze

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Johan Janssen

Java lead at Info Support

Johan is working as a Java architect, trainer and competence center Java lead at Info Support. He likes sharing his knowledge about Java, continuous delivery, DevOps, IoT, software quality and numerous other subjects.

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Dimitris Andreadis

Engineering Manager @RedHat

Dimitris is the Engineering Manager of the WildFly / JBoss Enterprise Application Server team at Red Hat. He served as the JBoss AS project lead for several years and he has been a JBoss addict and contributor from the early start-up days

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Rafal Leszko

Java Developer @ Google

Java developer at Google. Trainer and speaker at international conferences including Voxxed Days Thessaloniki. In the past he worked in a number of companies and scientific organizations: CERN, AGH University, Luxoft and more.

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Panos Astithas

 Firefox engineering manager @ Mozilla

Panos Astithas is a Firefox engineering manager at Mozilla. He has two decades of professional experience and holds a PhD in computer network security.

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Panagiotis Moustafellos

SRE @ Elastic

Panagiotis Moustafellos is a Site Reliability Engineer at Elastic. His team is responsible for the High Availability, Performance and Fault Tolerance of Elastic Cloud. Panos is passionate about Monitoring & Automation and a strong advocate of DevOps

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Marcin Szymaniuk

 Consultant @ TantusData.

Marcin is Data developer, Data infrastructure administrator, Consultant at TantusData. He has lot of hands-on experience on technical problems related to big (100s of nodes clusters) data as well as business side of data analysis.

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Vangelis Ghiossis

 CTO @ Advantage FSE

Vangelis is the CTO at Advantage FSE, a Greek vendor of Digital Banking & Payments software with implementations around the world. He leads the software engineering team and manages its long-term technology vision & strategy.

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Sam Shemirani

Software engineer @ Advantage FSE

Sam is a software engineer @ Advantage FSE, experienced over web applications, mobile and big data technologies. He’s a technology hungry and passionate for coding and evaluating tech trends and applying them to mission critical applications.

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Elias Kotsos

Technical .NET Services Manager @ Intrasoft International

Elias is an experienced Technical Services Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Core business skills include IT management, mentoring, requirements planning…

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Kostas Pantos

Cloud Solutions Architect @ Microsoft

Since 2001, when I started my professional career, I was given the opportunity to work with some of the largest Greek Software development Companies and worked with cutting edge Microsoft technologies. Nowadays I work as a …

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Kostas Saidis

Software and Data Architect

Kostas is an experienced software and data architect with nearly twenty years of professional experience as an engineer, researcher, consultant, instructor and even an enterpreneur. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer t the Dept. of Informatics …

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Manos Emmanouilidis

Senior Software Engineer @ Stoiximan.gr

Manos has been with Stoiximan for the better part of the last decade,
doing his best to keep up with technology but mostly failing. These days
he has more interest in the back-end side of things, weaving elixir as his weapon of choice.

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Dimitris Livas

Managing Partner @ Agile Actors

Dimitris is managing-partner and co-founder of Agile Actors.
Possess a passion for tech professional coaching, high-tech business solutions and software development technologies, methodologies and practices.

SCHEDULE

Registration / Welcome Coffee

08:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

by by Voxxed Athens Team

09:00 AM

Opening Keynote – The Art of Visualising Software Architecture

by Simon Brown

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09:10 AM

Coffee Break

10:20 AM

Using actors for The Internet of (Lego) Trains

by Johan Janssen

more…

11:00 AM

The Java Community Process (JCP): Advance your career and help define Java’s future

by Heather Vancura

more…

11:50 AM

Evolving a batch program analysis framework into a scalable web service with Groovy

by Kostas Saidis

more…

12:40 PM

Lunch break

01:00 PM

Taming the Dragon: Conquering non blocking code with RxJava

by Frank Lyaruu

more…

2:15 PM

Mutation Testing to the rescue of your Tests

by Nicolas Frankel

more…

3:05 PM

Coffee Break

3:50 PM

Costs of the Cult of Expertise

by Jessica Rose

more…

4:30 PM

Closing Keynote – Numbers

by Douglas Crockford

more…

5:15 PM

Closing Thoughts

by Voxxed Athens Team

6:15 PM

After Party

by @ Cabrio Cafe Bar

6:30 PM

Registration / Welcome Coffee

08:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

by by Voxxed Athens Team

09:00 AM

Opening Keynote – The Art of Visualising Software Architecture

by Simon Brown

more…

09:10 AM

Coffee Break

10:20 AM

You can do better with Kotlin

by Svetlana Isakova

more…

11:00 AM

Docker Patterns

by Roland Huss

more…

11:50 AM

Boost your development productivity

by Elias Kotsos

more…

12:40 PM

Lunch break

01:00 PM

Turn your Java EE Monoliths into Microservices with WildFly Swarm

by Dimitris Andreadis

more…

2:15 PM

360° monitoring of your services

by Panagiotis Moustafellos

more…

3:05 PM

Coffee Break

3:50 PM

Better security and privacy for your web apps

by Panos Astithas

more…

4:30 PM

Closing Keynote – Numbers

by Douglas Crockford

more…

5:15 PM

Closing Thoughts

by Voxxed Athens Team

6:15 PM

After Party

by @ Cabrio Cafe Bar

6:30 PM

Registration / Welcome Coffee

08:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

by by Voxxed Athens Team

09:00 AM

Opening Keynote – The Art of Visualising Software Architecture

by Simon Brown

more…

09:10 AM

Coffee Break

10:20 AM

Implementing binary protocols with Elixir

by Ole Michaelis

more…

11 AM

Security issues and challenges when building novel web applications

by Barbara Vieira & Theodoor Scholte

more…

11:50 AM

Continuous learning of Tech Professionals in an evolving world

by Dimitris Livas

more…

12:40 PM

Lunch break

01:00 PM

Create a JEE Test Automation Framework with Cucumber.io and Selenium Webdriver

by Vangelis Ghiossis

more…

2:15 PM

Elixir: scaling for the future using 30 year old tech

by Manos Emmanouilidis

more…

3:05 PM

Coffee Break

3:50 PM

Closing Keynote – Numbers

by Douglas Crockford

more…

5:15 PM

Closing Thoughts

by Voxxed Athens Team

6:15 PM

After Party

by @ Cabrio Cafe Bar

6:30 PM

WHAT TO EXPECT

One unforgettable conference day

With 2 amazing keynotes and 3 tracks of 5 talks each, attendees can satisfy their curiosity and learn new skills on hot topics.We have great speakers from all across the world willing to share their knowledge accumulated throughout their developer life.

Location

ATHINAIS Cultural Center is the ideal venue for any event! Cool and trendy yet highly functional, this stylishly designed multipurpose center features high-tech audiovisual systems, advanced telecommunication equipment and unsurpassed services. Our halls and other indoor facilities can accommodate business conferences, professional symposiums, international forums, art exhibitions, music performances, film festivals, corporate presentations and product launches, as well as a wide range of social events including gala dinners, private parties, reunions and glamorous wedding receptions

Free food and drink!

Attendees will enjoy a variety of tasty snacks, coffees , beverages, beer and other little surprises

Accommodation

Please contact the Voxxed Athens team for more details about the hotel offers we have and give you valuable insights if you are interested in another location.

OUR TEAM

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Mark Hazell

Co-Founder @ Voxxed

Mark is working to promote greater knowledge sharing for developers of Java and associated technologies. Voxxed.com is publishing news, features and tutorials, linked to rich media presentations, interviews and training courses.

He also gets to work with a heap of great activists and community leaders in brining this to locations around the world through Voxxed Days – local events run by local people that help developers learn and be inspired.

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Katharine Beaumont

Community & Content Manager @ Voxxed

Katharine is a Java developer, having worked on medical software, Big Data and complex event processing, web development and machine learning. She has given a number of conference talks on her experiences in the software industry. With a background in law, science, mathematics and more recently machine learning, she (unsurprisingly) loves learning! Her goal @Voxxed is to demystify complicated concepts and help spread knowledge among the developer community.

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Patroklos Papapetrou

Software Gardener

Software Gardener, Clean code evangelist and Java local community leader. His dream is that one day code inspection tools are just like CI and UTs are today for a software project.

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Paris Apostolopoulos

Java Champion

Great supporter and believer of the JavaEE spec, agile development and code quality. Supporter of clean code and proper documentation practices. Java Champion since 2007 for his contribution to the community as a JUG leader

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Elias Niaos

Lifelong learner 

Elias is a passionate software engineer who has mastered juggling, smuggling and many other noble arts.Α “split personality” of a Java guy co-organizing Greece’s JS Meetup! ?

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Marios Fakiolas

Front-end developer

Frontend Developer, creator of angularjs-recipes.com and organizer of AngularJS Athens meetup 

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Stamatis Dragoumanos

Computer Engineer – Edutainer

Stamatis loves combining technologies from many fields to develop innovative products and solutions. Researcher in Human Computer Interaction in Virtual and Augmented Worlds. He is a strong gamification supporter and an enthusiastic educator.

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Dora Fourou

Digital Marketer

Digital Marketer emphasizing on Performance Marketing on e-commerce. She is also the Assistant Secretary and responsible for the Social Media and Web pages of the IEEE Region 8

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Antonis Kalipetis

Docker Captain

Antonis loves to code and build developer tools. He’s a Docker Captain, CTO at SourceLair and helps teams optimize their development workflow.

Angeliki Kalandatze

Visual Designer

Visual Designer with background in digital and print media. Passionate with design, fine arts & technology.

WHAT PEOPLE SAYS

They love it. Read what the previous attendees had to say!

PRICING

Choose your favorite pass for the event.

Student/Unemployed Ticket
55
  • Main Conference Entrance (19/5)
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 01/02 to 07/05

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Normal Ticket
€110
  • Main Conference Entrance (19/5)
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 01/02 to 07/05

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Late Bird
€140
  • Main Conference Entrance (19/5)
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 08/05 to 19/05

Grab your ticket

For group orders ( 4 tickets or more ) please contact us  vdathens at softconf dot eu to get our discount policy

Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get to the venue?

The map and Contact details are listed within the contact information.You will also receive a confirmation email with location map.

What about accommodation?

The cost of the hotel accommodation and travel is not included in the event fee. For corporate accommodation rate, please contact us directly.

What payment types do you accept?

All online and credit/debit card payments are processed via PayPal. You may also pay using Bank transfer.

Can I get a refund on my tickets?

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.

OUR SPONSORS

Voxxed Days Athens is supported by easily recognizable companies and products which we use everyday.

Sponsoring opportunities

PREMIUM SPONSORS

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Gold Sponsors

Intrasoft International
AA-4PRINT
Amazon
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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Supporters

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Media Sponsors

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Supporting Communities

JHUG
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CODE OF CONDUCT

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at Voxxed Days Athens are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants to help ensuring a safe environment for everybody.
Voxxed Days Athens is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.
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