Conference 2015

Conference 2015

14th of November 2015

Speakers

Michal Špaček
Michal Špaček

Czech Republic - I've build web applications for small and big, local and international companies for last 15 years or so. I'm into web application security, I regularly speak about secure development at various local events. For the
last three years I was also speaking in Las Vegas at Passwords conference. My mission is to show web developers how to build secure and fast web applications and why.

Andrew Carter
Andrew Carter

United Kingdom - Andrew is a young developer of open source and commercial software. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2014 with a first class masters degree in Physics. At Warwick he focused his studies on scientific computer simulations and developing software to run on high performance clusters.

Since graduating, Andrew has worked commercially on price comparison applications in the insurance and car hire industry. His spare time is invested in the PHPFastCGI project, a performance tool for PHP.

Mariusz Gil
Mariusz Gil

Poland - Mariusz is architect and CTO focused on high performance and scalable web applications. Trainer, consulant and conference speaker. He has been working for several companies on PHP projects for millions of active users, from biggest social network and instant-messaging software in Poland to multi-billion PV content personalization and discovery platform. Mariusz is also member of 4Developers and PHPcon Programme Commitees and one of core members behind PHPers, open meetups for PHP developers in many cities in Poland. Big-data enthustiast and data-sciencist wannabe. After hours, biker and rock guitarist.

James Titcumb
James Titcumb

United Kingdom - James is the founder of the UK based PHP Hampshire user group and the PHP South Coast Conference. He’s also a Zend Certified Engineer and consultant at Roave. During his downtime, he continues to run the PHP Hampshire user group and the conference, and keeps up with active contributions to various open source projects.

Pawel Jedrzejewski
Pawel Jedrzejewski

Poland - Born in November 1992, I have built my first website at the age of 12. While in high school, I have worked for my premier commercial clients and created initial bits of code, which ultimately became an open source project. Few years into the future, Sylius is one of the most promising e-commerce platforms in the world of PHP, with over 220 code contributors and used by thousands of developers. Its packages have been downloaded over 1,200,000 times.

These days I am busy leading the project towards its stable release and managing a commercial company Lakion, which supports the community and provides training, consultation and development for brands & start-ups who want to power their business with Sylius technology.

David Bureš
David Bureš

Czech Republic - David works in Microsoft Czech Republic as a Technical Evangelist. He has worked as Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead and Solution Architect in different software houses and companies. He is experienced with different platforms and has worked with projects sizing from one-man up to large teams. Currently David is focused on upcoming Microsoft technologies.

Jakub Zalas
Jakub Zalas

United Kingdom/Poland - Jakub Zalas is an independent software consultant, who helps teams and organisations to deliver quality solutions. He's also one of the Symfony core team members, a meetup organiser, and a conference speaker. Being focused on quality, Jakub is very into practices like clean code or BDD.

Nicola Pietroluongo
Nicola Pietroluongo

United Kingdom/Italy - I am a Software Engineer with many years of experience I've built web applications for big companies across the Europe.
I am open source enthusiast creating and contributing to awesome PHP web projects (Github:niklongstone).
I've written technical articles for some of the biggest websites and magazines about PHP.
www.nicolapietroluongo.com

Piotr Pasich
Piotr Pasich

Poland - Senior software developer who specializes in creation and development of enterprise-class applications based in Symfony 2, Zend and Laravel. Expert in code optimisation and databases. Active member of PHP community, technical trainer, conference speaker and blogger; Zend Certified Engineer PHP 5.3 and SensioLabs Certified Symfony Developer (Advanced).

Joshua Thijssen
Joshua Thijssen

Netherlands - Joshua Thijssen is a freelance consultant and trainer. His daily work consists of maintaining code bases, working on different projects and helping other to achieve higher standards in both coding and thinking. He is author of the PHP|Architect book "Mastering the SPL library" and the Symfony Rainbow Series, founder of the Dutch Web Alliance and regular speaker at national and international conferences.

Sponsors

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.

Flowmon Networks
Flowmon Networks

Flowmon Networks empowers businesses to confidently manage and secure their computer networks. Driven by passion for technology, we are leading the way in high-performance network traffic visibility and analysis that is scalable, efficient, easy-to-use and time-saving. Through our NetFlow/IPFIX intelligence and lean-forward behaviour analytics, IT pros worldwide enhance network & application performance and deal with the latest cyber threats. Whenever new operational or security issue arise, the world’s largest businesses, internet service providers, government entities or even small and midsize companies rely on Flowmon solution to take control over their networks, impose order and challenge uncertainty. Recognized by Gartner, recommended by Cisco, Check Point and IBM, we are one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.

Dixons Carphone CoE, s.r.o.
Dixons Carphone CoE, s.r.o.

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 will handle in expectation more than 5 000 000 visits per day in this year´s peak period.

Our platform consists of approximately 25 applications for order management, 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.

Slevomat.cz
Slevomat.cz

Slevomat is the pioneer of the group buying business model on the Czech market. What differentiates Slevomat from similar web sites is focus on inspiration, experiences and local businesses offers. Slevomat promotes more than 100 new offers daily which pushes the team to be really dynamic and flexible. Although the business model is based on a platform business, Slevomat completely takes all the responsibility for the deals. Slevomat could be best explained using 4 words: enjoyable, dynamic, inspirational, dependable. With these driving factors, Slevomat is number one on the Czech and Slovak daily deal market with 60 million euros in revenues.

Schedule

Friday, 13th November 13:30
Saturday, 14th November 09:00
Saturday, 14th November 19:00

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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