Conference 2014

Conference 2014

Welcome to Brno PHP community. Over the years, the creative minds behind this conference, gathered experience and motivation to do something bigger and unique. Being the first of its kind, it brings together great technology content and great people. You will find a high-quality presentations by the brightest experts in the PHP world, coupled with a welcoming and friendly community of attendees and speakers.

We have special events for free:
Microsoft Azure Workshop (limited to 100 attendees)
a smashing After Party (limited to 130 attendees).

For students and teachers are provided tickets with discount of 50 %!

Speakers

Stefan Priebsch
Stefan Priebsch

Germany - Stefan Priebsch (@spriebsch) is a co-founder of The PHP Consulting
Company (thePHP.cc). As a consultant and coach, he helps teams to develop software successfully. Being father of four-year old twins, he is also a proven scalability expert.

Marco Pivetta
Marco Pivetta

Germany - Marco "Ocramius" Pivetta is a software consultant at Roave.
With over a decade of experience with PHP, he is part of the Zend Framework CR team, Doctrine core team, and is also active in the community as a mentor and supporter.
When not coding for work, he usually hacks together new concepts and open source libraries, or simply provides Q&A on IRC.

Sebastian Marek
Sebastian Marek

United Kingdom - Sebastian Marek has over 12 years of experience in software engineering. Very passionate about quality in software, he loves to write and support code that reliably works. Strongly supporting open source movement, he occasionally contributes to number of different open source projects. He loves to share his passions, knowledge and experience by speaking at various conferences and writing articles for magazines. In his free time he explores medieval castles and dreams that one day he will be able to live in a castle and wear a full plate armour whenever he wants.

James Titcumb
James Titcumb

United Kingdom - Since getting an Amiga 500 as a young boy, James has been fascinated with the world of programming and technology. He quickly embarked on a captivating adventure learning languages through time, from AmigaBASIC to C/C++. Then 11 years ago, he discovered his true calling - PHP.

James is a Zend Certified Engineer and Development Manager at Protected.co.uk working on ZF2 and legacy projects. He also founded and runs the PHP Hampshire user group, and is an active contributor to open source projects, for example the Browser Capabilities Project.

Maciej Fijałkowski
Maciej Fijałkowski

South African Republic - Maciej Fijalkowski is a core developer of the PyPy project and the main author of the HippyVM project. He has been working on virtual machine performance research for the past eight years, speaking at conferences around the globe on four continents.

Fabrice Bernhard
Fabrice Bernhard

France - Fabrice is the co-founder and CTO of Theodo, an agile web-development consulting company specialised in PHP Symfony. Fabrice is also the co-founder and CTO of Allomatch.com, the sports program website of bars in France.

As the CTO of both an Internet editor and an IT consulting team, Fabrice has acquired a lot of experience in owning, maintaining and evolving large-scale live PHP applications in an agile way.

On Devops, Fabrice participated in the creation of the paris-devops meetup and was invited to speak on these subjects at the Open World Forum, Symfony Live Berlin and the DevopsDays.
On PHP, Fabrice is the current president of AFUP, the French PHP association, cofounder of the AFSY, the French Symfony association, and was invited to speak on development with Facebook at Symfony Live Paris, Drupal8 and Symfony2 integration at Symfony Live London and progressive rewrite of legacy PHP at Symfony Live Portland.

Thorsten Rinne
Thorsten Rinne

Germany - Thorsten Rinne graduated in Computer Science, is working as Team Lead Engineering for Yatego GmbH in Munich, Germany. He is the founder and maintainer of the open source FAQ management software phpMyFAQ. He is a Zend Certified Engineer, Oracle Certified Professional MySQL Developer and Certified Scrum Master. He's working with PHP and JavaScript since the end of 1990ies and he also has spoken at various conferences around the world.

Štěpán Bechynský
Štěpán Bechynský

Czech Republic - Štěpán works in Microsoft Czech Republic as a Technical Evangelist. He has worked as trainer in the biggest Czech training center Gopas and also as a freelancer in German software house. He is experienced with different platforms and has worked with projects sizing from one-man up to large teams. Currently Štěpán is focused on upcoming Microsoft technologies.

Sponsors

Web University CZ
Web University CZ

WebUni is the first university in the Czech Republic for PHP and Symfony. We provide quality trainings in various segments of web development. Especially, we focus on the Symfony framework and its ecosystem. We believe that our experience will help you in your work and career.

ITNEWS.SK
ITNEWS.SK

ITNEWS.SK: je elektronický spravodajský denník spojený s najčítanejším slovenským IT magazínom PC REVUE. Aj vďaka tomuto spojeniu prináša množstvo exkluzívneho obsahu v podobe redakčných videoreportáží, videorecenzií, článkov z magazínu, súťaží a veľa ďalších aktualít zo sveta IT. ITNEWS.SK v sebe spája silu elektronického on-line média a printových magazínov PC REVUE a INFOWARE.

Dixons Retail
Dixons Retail

In Brno we maintain and develop a high-traffic e-commerce platform that powers one of the biggest e-shops in UK: Currys and PC World. These websites handle up to 2 000 000 visits per day in peak periods.

Our platform consists of approximately 25 applications for order management, traffic tracking, data exports, webservice providers, user management, content management, etc. All applications are connected in a complex service oriented architecture using both REST and SOAP web-services.

PhpStorm
PhpStorm

We make professional software development a more productive and enjoyable experience.

We help developers work faster by automating common, repetitive tasks to enable them to stay focused on code design and the big picture. We provide tools to explore and familiarize with code bases faster. Our products make it easy for you to take care of quality during all stages of development and spend less time on maintenance tasks.

Foreigners.cz
Foreigners.cz

Foreigners.cz provides complex relocation services for expats starting with apartment rentals, immigration assistance (visa), health insurance, transportation, translation, and maintaing assistance during the entire stay of its clients with smaller services like cleaning, networking events, arranging internet connection, bank account etc. Our specialization is in providing superior accommodation in private apartments for rent for those who are looking for some.

We establish respect for variety. We are changing foreigners' perspective on the Czech Republic and we also help our citizens understand other cultures.

Mendel University in Brno - Faculty of Business and Economics
Mendel University in Brno - Faculty of Business and Economics

The Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) has provided all levels of university studies for 55 years now. It has attained a „Group A“ listing in the latest accreditation process in the Czech Republic, which ranks our Faculty amongst the best schools of business and economics in the country. Established in 1959, the FBE is the oldest school of business in Moravia and it is one of the fundamental pillars of higher education in the Czech Republic.

CPL JOBS
CPL JOBS

We’re 25 and for the last 25 years we have specialised in placing high calibre IT professionals into the world’s most innovative companies – IBM, HP, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Oracle and other major technology company you can think of.

We have done this by forging strong relationships with our candidates and with the clients which you want to work for. Last year we placed in excess of 22,000 people with the top technology brands in the world.

We believe in our candidates and we believe in our responsibilities to bring meaningful work to everyone. CPL Jobs – Placing people first

Roave
Roave

Roave is a full-service web development and consulting firm, specializing in PHP and Zend Framework. Roave enables organizations to have access to the high caliber talent they need, when they need it. Each team member at Roave is hand-picked for their considerable experience, expertise, and proven record of success, both professionally, and in the open source community.

Schedule

Friday, 19th September 15:00
Saturday, 20th September 08:00
Saturday, 20th September 20:00

Place

Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Business and Economics

Zemědělská 1, Brno, Czech Republic
http://www.pef.mendelu.cz/en

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