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Philly ETE (Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise) Conference 2017

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Philly ETE (Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise) Conference 2017

Time: April 18, 2017 to April 19, 2017
Location: Society Hill Sheraton
Street: One Dock Street (2nd & Walnut)
City/Town: Philadelphia, PA
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Event Type: technology, conference
Organized By: Chariot Solutions
Latest Activity: Apr 14, 2017

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Event Description

The 12th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), is on April 18 &  19 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia.


A limited number of early bird seats are available for $430 per person. When we run out of early bird tickets or after February 6, a conference pass will cost $550. The conference has sold out the past several years.

To register for this 2-day, 5-track event:

The roster includes Agile thought leaders as well as creators, core developers, contributors to, and authors of books on popular open source projects.

The Philly Emerging Tech program always covers the software development process as well as a diverse mix of languages and technologies.

The Agile Track has been exceptional every year.

Topics range from social engineering to Agile contracts for software consultants to the role of architects on Agile projects to the Scala ecosystem to Angular to Ember to Swift to Java 9 to time series databases to deep learning to the Internet of Things to Apache Spark. The roster includes creators, core developers,  contributors to, and authors of books on popular open source projects.
Speakers include:

Scott Hanselman
Podcaster, Hanselminutes

Amber Case
Author, Calm Technology

Andy Hunt
Co-author, The Pragmatic Programmer

Michael Feathers
author, Working Effectively with Legacy Code


Tim Ottinger

author, Agile in a Flash

David Nolen
Lead Developer, ClojureScript

Jessica Kerr

Stripe, infrastructure engineer;
Greater Than Code, podcaster

Maciej Ceglowski
Founder, Pinboard

Holden Karau
Author, High Performance Spark

Jeffrey Snover
Creator, PowerShell;
Chief Architect, Enterprise Cloud Group, Microsoft

Jake Wharton
Android Engineer, Square

Gwen Shapira
Author, Introduction to Apache Kafka;
Co-Author, Kafka: The Definitive Guide (Spring, 2017)

Yehuda Katz
Co-Creator, Ember.js;
Core Team, Rust

Guillermo Rauch
Co-Creator, Next.js

Karen Kinnear
JVM Engineer, Oracle

Andrea Goulet
CEO, Corgibytes

More speakers and session abstracts will be added over the next couple of weeks.

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