A COMMUNITY CONFERENCE

BY DEVELOPERS, FOR DEVELOPERS

November 23rd-25th , Thessaloniki, Greece

1 pre-conference workshop day
2 main conference days

After the enormous success of the first Voxxed Days Thessaloniki with more than 350 attendees from all over Europe and the Middle East, we are back with the second edition. More speakers, more topics, more side activities, more fun. VOXXED Days Thessaloniki v.2 will run on November 23rd – 25th 2017, in Thessaloniki 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.

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Add to My Calendar 2017-11-24 09:00:00 2017-11-25 17:00:00 Europe/Athens Voxxed Thessaloniki 2017 After the enormous success of the first Voxxed Days Thessaloniki with more than 350 attendees from all over Europe and the Middle East, we are back with the second edition. More speakers, more topics, more side activities, more fun. VOXXED Days Thessaloniki v.2 will run on November 23rd – 25th, 2017, in Thessaloniki 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. Thessaloniki, Greece SoftConf voxxedthessaloniki@softconf.eu

OUR AMAZING SPEAKERS

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Sander Hoogendoorn

Ιdependent consultant & software architect

Sander Hoogendoorn is a dad, an independent consultant, software craftsman, coach, speaker, trainer and writer …

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Linda Liukas

Programmer, storyteller and illustrator

Linda Liukas is a programmer, storyteller and illustrator. Her children’s book, Hello Ruby, is the “world’s most whimsical way to learn…

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Scott Hanselman

Principal Program Manager – Open Source .NET/ASP.NET, Microsoft Azure, and Web Tools

Sponsored by 

Scott is a web developer who has been blogging at http://hanselman.com for over a decade. He works in Open Source …

Sven

Sven Peters

Technology Evangelist @ Atlassian

Sven is a software geek working as an Evangelist for Atlassian. He started with Java development in 1998 and has been programming for longer that he’d like to admit.

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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.

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Freddy Mallet

Creator of SonarQube

Freddy is the co-founder of SonarSource. He leads the products developments at SonarSource and actively contributes to…

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Adam Tornhill

Programmer, psychologist, Lisp hacker

Adam Tornhill is a programmer who combines degrees in engineering and psychology. He’s the founder and CTO of Empear…

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Stavros Vassos

Adjunct Professor and Bot Architect

Stavros Vassos is passionate about Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an interface to the modern computing world. He holds a MSc and …

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Jeremy Foster

Technical Evangelist @Microsoft

Jeremy loves his family, the outdoors in the Pacific Northwest, writing code, and even more talking about writing code.

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Wienke Giezeman

co-Founder of The Things Network

Wienke Giezeman is the co-founder of The Things Network. They are on a mission to provide the entire world with an open internet of …

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Antonio Cobo

Senior Agile Delivery Consultant @ OpenCredo

Antonio is a Senior Agile Delivery Consultant for OpenCredo having joined the company in 2015 and responsible for enabling the delivery of …

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Rafał Legiędź

Software Engineer @ Solibrain

Rafał works as a software engineer for Solidbrain. Being in the industry since 2007 he develops his passion to software during every possible moment.

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Ivan Jovanovic

Full-stack developer @ Welltok

Ivan is developing and maintaining some awesome apps built using full stack JS, leading teams, mentoring and writing awesome code.

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Serg Hospodarets

Lead Front-End Developer / Engineering Manager

Being a big fan of moving CSS and JavaScript forward, Serg participates specifications debates and discusses new features with the community.

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Tim Perry

Senior software engineer @ Resin.io

He’s also the creator of Build Focus, a contributor to a huge range of open-source tools across the JS, Java and C# ecosystems…

Angelika

Angelika Langer

Independent Trainer & Consultant

She enjoys speaking at conferences, among them JavaOne, JAX, jDays, JFokus, JavaZone and many more. She is author of …

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Philipp Krenn

Developer Advocate @ Elastic

Philipp is part of the infrastructure team at Elastic, spreading the love and knowledge of full-text search, analytics, and real-time data…

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Hardy Ferentschik

Principal Engineer @ RedHat

Hardt is a software craftsman with deep roots in the Open Source community. He was a member of the Hibernate team for seven years, working on …

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Estelle Weyl

Open Web Evangelist @ Instart Logic

Estelle started her professional life in architecture and then managed teen health programs. In 2000, she took the natural step of becoming a web standardista.

Panayotis Tzinis

Panayotis Tzinis

Google Developer Expert on Product Design 

 Tech Lead of the X-Lab, a tech tank based on the planet of Mustafar, where crazy people, from scientists to artists…

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Robert Schimpfle

DevOps automatization consultant & trainer @ Comquent

Robert, after he had worked several years as a software developer, he has taken an architecture role in building delivery pipelines over the last 10 years…

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Benjamin Fuentes

Blockchain Advocate @Reactiv Me

Benjamin Fuentes works as a freelance for IBM promoting Bluemix platform for cognitive solutions based on Web & Mobile App, IoT and of course Blockchain

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Stratos Pavlakis

Technical UI Lead @ Workable

He enjoys coding and architecting software, tries to stay obedient to testing it and loves automating everything. He has developed software for Techlink, Piraeus Bank, Upstream and …

Paris Polyzos

Paris Polyzos

Microsoft Azure MVP & Software Engineer @ Stoiximan

Paris is the co-founder of the AzureHeads user group. Passionate about cloud technologies, Javascript and .NET, he loves working on…

Dimitris Balaouras

Dimitris Balaouras

CTO @ Helvia.io & Co-Founder @ Stek.io

Dimi is a Software Architect with more than 15 years experience in Software Design and Development. He received his Diploma in Electrical and …

Alexandros Sarakenidis

Alexandros Sarakenidis

Software Engineer @ AMD Telecom – Routee

Alexandros is a software developer currently working at AMD Telecom. Coding primarily in Java (backend) and Typescript (front end), he is part of …

Vasiliki Oikonomidou

Vasiliki Oikonomidou

Software Engineer @ AMD Telecom – Routee

Vasiliki is currently working as a senior full-stack developer for AMD Telecom, as a member of the Routee project team. She holds a Bsc in…

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Kostas Vasiliou

Greek educator, activist and scholar.

Kostas is the Coordinator of European Projects and Manager of International Cooperation of the Directorate of Primary Education of Western Thessaloniki and …

OUR SPONSORS

Event is supported by easily recognizable companies and products which we use everyday.

Stay tuned to learn first about our great sponsors or have a look at the companies that sponsored and supported the first edition of Voxxed Thessaloniki

Platinum

Stoiximan.gr

Gold

Agile Actors
Advantage Financial Systems Experts

t-shirt Sponsor

Schoox

Silver

Trasys Greece
Microsoft
Expression

Coffee Sponsor

Lunch Supporters

After Party Supporters

Supporters

FOUNDATION
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Tech Talent School
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Startup Corner

Media Sponsors

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VENUE

Have a look at our fantastic venue.

‘Ioannis Vellidis’ Congress Centre

Its spaces can be modified and adapted so as to respond fully to the needs and requirements of any event. Its six fully equipped halls can host up to 2,100 people and are best suited for conferences and high profile international events,  while they can also be used for a variety of other events.The roof garden, designed according to a minimal transforming industrial aesthetic, can host receptions for up to 1,000 people.

Advantages:

• Maximum hall capacity: 2,100  • Can host concurrent meetings
• Immediate and flexible space transformation  • Ideal for use as a written examination center
• Can host a concurrent exhibition  • Covered roof for receptions

 

Location / Address :

Leof. Stratou 3,
Thessaloniki, 546 39, Greece

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

(subject to change)

Registration

08:00

Opening Ceremony

by Voxxed Organizers

09:15

Opening Keynote – It’s small world after all

by Sander Hoogendoorn

09:30

Dealing with Information Overload – Personal Productivity for Techies

by Scott Hanselman

10:30

Coffee Break – Socializing

11:15

Mobile Web Performance

by Estelle Weyl

11:45

Elegant Angular

by Jeremy Foster

12:35

Lunch break – Socializing

13:20

Error handling made easy / Designing for error

by Stratos Pavlakis

14:30

Thinking Reactive in Javascript

by Ivan Jovanovic

15:20

Afternoon Coffee Break – Socializing

16:05

Accessibility as Performance

by Estelle Weyl

16:35

Closing Keynote – The Secret Sauce of Successful Teams

by Sven Peters

17:30

Closing Thoughts Day #1

by Voxxed Organizers

18:30

Registration

08:00

CSS Houdini – from CSS Custom Properties to JavaScript Worklets and back

by Serg Hospodarets

10:30

Coffee Break – Socializing

11:15

Spring Boot & Kotlin – A match made in heaven

by Nicolas Frankel

11:45

Hands on Microservices with OpenShift

by Hardy Ferentschik

12:35

Lunch break – Socializing

13:20

A Crystal Ball To Prioritize Technical Debt

by Adam Tornhill

14:30

Stream Puzzlers – Traps and Pitfalls in Using Java 8 Streams

by Angelika Langer

15:20

Afternoon Coffee Break – Socializing

16:05

SonarLint & SonarQube to spot bugs, code smells and vulnerabilities as fast as you code

by Freddy Mallet

16:35

Registration

08:00

Opening Ceremony

09:00

Opening Keynote – JavaScript and the Rise of New Virtual Machine

by Scott Hanselman

09:10

Serverless Computing & the rise of nanoservices

by Paris Polyzos

10:15

Coffee Break – Socializing

11:00

The Future of Making Stuff

by Jeremy Foster

11:30

Hardware Hacking for JavaScript Developers

by Tim Perry

12:20

Lunch Break – Socializing

13:10

Get Immersed into a Holographic World with HoloLens

by Rafał Legiędź

14:15

Blockchain : implementing a use case for the airline industry

by Benjamin Fuentes

15:05

Coffee Break – Socializing

16:00

Failed and successful stories with Technical Debt

by Antonio Cobo

16:30

Closing Keynote – One Hundred Languages

by Linda Liukas

17:20

Closing Thoughts Day #2

by Voxxed Organizers

18:20

After Party

18:30

Registration

08:00

Building a global crowdsourced Internet of Things data network

by Wienke Giezeman

10:15

Coffee Break – Socializing

11:00

AI and UX for Chatbots: A Practical Guide for Developers

by Stavros Vassos & Dimitris Balaouras

11:30

Machine Learning without the Hype

by Philipp Krenn

12:20

Lunch Break – Socializing

13:10

Blue Ocean: Jenkins distilled & on Ice

by Robert Schimpfle

14:15

Transforming education in the new digital era

by Kostas Vasiliou

14:35

Building an Angular.js app the “Angular” way : Lessons learned

by Alexandros Sarakenidis & Vasiliki Oikonomidou

15:05

Coffee Break – Socializing

16:00

TensorFlow Open Source Machine Learning

by Panayotis Tzinis

16:30

After Party

18:30

WHAT TO EXPECT

Three unforgettable days

With one pre-conference day of free workshops, 4 amazing keynotes, and 5 tracks, 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 - Ioannis Vellidis' Congress Centre

Its spaces can be modified and adapted so as to respond fully to the needs and requirements of any event. Its six fully equipped halls can host up to 2,100 people and are best suited for conferences and high-profile international events,  while they can also be used for a variety of other events.The roof garden, designed according to a minimal transforming industrial aesthetic, can host receptions for up to 1,000 people. More details can be found here

Free food and drink!

Thessaloniki is the city of food and our attendees will enjoy a variety of tasty snacks, coffees and other little surprises

Accommodation

We have special hotel prices for our guests. Check here or contact the Voxxed Thessaloniki 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.

Stephan Janssen

Co-Founder @ Voxxed

Stephan Janssen is a serial entrepreneur that has founded several successful organisations such as the Belgian Java User Group (BeJUG), JCS Int., JavaPolis/Devoxx, Parleys.com, Devoxx4Kids and co-founded Voxxed.com

He has been using Java since its early releases in 1995 with experience of developing and implementing real world Java solutions in the finance and manufacturing industries.

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Patroklos Papapetrou

Organizer – Program Committee
Crafts(wo)manship track

Software Gardener, Clean code evangelist, and Java local community leader. The main organizer of both Voxxed Thessaloniki and Voxxed Athens. Dedicated to stopping Greece’s brain drain!

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Giorgos Gaganis

Program Committee
Languages & Frameworks track

Giorgos is programming as long as he can remember and has 10+ years in professional enterprise software development. He is a Java Concurrency aficionado and an aspiring OSS contributor in the Java Ecosystem.

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Stratos Kourtzanidis

Program Committee
Languages & Frameworks track

Stratos is Software Engineer, a .NET enthusiast, organizer of Thessaloniki .NET meetup and a follower of the Software Craftsmanship movement

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Leonidas Papadopoulos

Program Committee
The Future / IoT track

Leonidas is a Software Engineer and the initiator of several projects concerning Wireless Community Networks in Greece. Best known for his innovative ideas always enjoys taking part in projects involving contemporary technologies.

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Elias Niaos

Program Committee
Modern Web/Mobile track

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

Program Committee
Modern Web/Mobile track

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

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Charalampos Karipidis

Program Committee
Modern Web/Mobile & Languages track

Babis is a cloud architect with strong knowledge of Microsoft technology stack. He enjoys participating in local meetups and maintain his own open source project.

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Christos Loverdos

 Program Committee
Languages & Frameworks track

Christos is a passionate software engineer, designing and implementing applications, and leading teams for the past 20 years. He occasionally publishes research papers and co-authored the book “Steps in Scala”.

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Konstantinos Ziazios

Program Committee
Modern Web/Mobile track

Konstantinos is a Software Developer, co-organizer of the Thessaloniki .NET meetup, passionate about code quality, technology, maths and the Cosmos. He is an avid participant in local communities and enjoys the open source movement.

Stavros Doropoulos

Program Committee
Cloud & Data Track

Stavros is a Software Engineer with a strong passion for creating products using Machine Learning research, organizer of Thessaloniki Machine Learning meetup and currently CIO at DataScouting.

Angeliki Kalandatze

Visual Designer

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

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

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.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

They love it. Read what people are saying about Voxxed Thessaloniki on Twitter

Where to stay

Most of our speakers will stay at a.d. Imperial Palace , one of the finest Boutique Hotels in Thessaloniki and we strongly recommend to choose this hotel for your stay during the conference.

 

 

The a.d. Imperial Palace Hotel is a 4* Boutique Hotel located in the center of Thessaloniki, ready to welcome you and offer its services throughout the year.

It is a new building in the heart of the city, with neoclassical design and decoration. Thanks to the restored facade, the a.d. Imperial Palace Hotel is a real ornament for the city of Thessaloniki. Undoubtedly it is considered as one of the most ideal accommodation choices in the center of Thessaloniki, as it is appropriate for both business trips and leisure travel, combining the comfort of a cozy hotel and the convenience of direct access to the city center.

We have a special price for all Voxxed Days attendees starting at 55€ single room. If you want to make a reservation click here and apply the promo code voxxed2017

PRICING

Choose your favorite pass for the event.

Standard Tickets
€120
  • Conference Entrance for all sessions on both days
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 16/07 till sold out or until 12/11

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Late Bird Tickets
€150
  • Conference Entrance for all sessions on both days
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 13/11 till sold out or until 23/11
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Late Bird – Group Tickets Discount
Up to 30% off
  • Conference Entrance for all sessions on both days
  • Free Coffee Snacks
  • Free Light Lunch

Available from 13/11 till sold out or until 23/11
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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.

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CODE OF CONDUCT

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at Voxxed Days Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki 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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Venue Location

‘Ioannis Vellidis’ Congress Centre

Leof. Stratou 3,
Thessaloniki, 546 39, Greece

 

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CONTACT

 

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voxxedthessaloniki at softconf dot eu

+30 6944 220488

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