OSCON Europe 2015

Event Details
October 26, 2015 (All day) - October 28, 2015 (All day)

OSCON in Amsterdam celebrates, defines, and demonstrates the best that open source has to offer. From small businesses to the enterprise, open source is the first choice for engineers around the world. OSCON has informed and educated IT professionals about the use of open source in real-world situations for nearly two decades. With open source in nearly everything, software engineers, operations teams, and developers need OSCON more than ever.

At OSCON, you'll learn from the combined experience of the open source community—yesterday's pioneers and today's innovators. Get insights and strategies for the best use of open source tools and technologies, as well as exposure to the full stack, in all possible configurations. Test-drive technologies and discover ideas that you can take back to test in your workplace. Come to OSCON to explore and solve critical, real-world issues around these tracks:

  • Protect — Identity, privacy, and security are emerging and nuanced facets in the digital age and an exciting cross-functional track at OSCON 2015 in Amsterdam.
  • Performance and Scale — From compilation and interpreter time to DOM manipulation, browser responsiveness, and network latency, we'll explore performance in all its facets including at scale.
  • Devices — We'll look at what it means to have a successful mobile game plan, from wearables to native apps.
  • Collaboration and Craft — Making projects work requires communications, collaboration, and respect; we'll look at the ways a new generation of tools and approaches can help you work.
  • Architecture — Software architecture is a massive multidisciplinary subject, covering many roles and responsibilities—and a key position in the success of any business.
  • Design — It's critical for success; learn how to incorporate design best practices from the beginning of your project and all the way through.
  • Data — Let's tackle data's continued, growing influence over the entire business world and how you can make it work for you. Harness the power of math to secure and manipulate data to create insight.
  • Foundations — A strong foundation in computational thinking, problem solving, and programming best practices makes for a successful programmer.

If you are passionate about open source software, hardware, culture, best practices, or software development in general, we invite you to join us in Amsterdam 26-28 October. Need help convincing your manager? We've got you covered.

Featured Speakers

  • Douglas Crockford, PayPal
  • Neal Ford, ThoughtWorks
  • Mandy Waite, Google
  • John Graham-Cumming, CloudFlare
  • Tim Berglund, DataStax
  • Leslie Hawthorn, Elastic
  • Lorna Mitchell, LornaJane
  • Mark Bates, Meta42 Labs, LLC