How to become a speaker?

At the moment conference program is forming and we invite speakers with different experience in Java to join us. Conference is devoted to development using Java platform, so all talks must be related to this programming language. Each talk should be practical and based on real projects and personal experience. Experienced program committee will choose and filter talks. After that approved talks will be placed in preliminary program where participants may affect their future providing feedback and voting. Only the most interesting and practically useful talks will be accepted. We rely on your experience and creativity!

We will do our best to make visit of the conference very comfortable for all speakers:

  • Free ticket for main conference days.
  • Free lunch with other speakers and organizers.
  • Two days of glory and applause in the case of a successful talk.

Key dates of call for papers:

  • April 3rd — last day talks are accepted.
  • April 6th — final version of the program is published.
  • April 10th — first review stage.
  • April 18th — second review stage.
  • May 2nd — third review stage.
  • May 9th — final slides are accepted.

If you want to join our speakers team please fill talk submission form and program committee will contact you for further details. If your talk proposal meets all criteria of the conference it will be added to the premature program. Waiting great talks from you!

If you have any questions related speakers registration or program preparation feel free to contact us on review@jeeconf.com.

Conference speakers

Mikalai Alimenkou

Mikalai Alimenkou

XP Injection / ZoralLabs, Ukraine

Java Tech Lead and experienced coach. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having more than 10 years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and coach in training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences. Founder of active “Anonymous developers club” (uadevclub).

Gleb Smirnov

Gleb Smirnov

Plumbr, Estonia
Deals with stability-critical high-performance applications, including, but not limited to financial systems. A mutation analysis adept who also strives to raise the general awareness of HotSpot internals, mainly via articles and talks. Currently doing performance at Plumbr, Estonia.

Taras Matyashovskyy

Taras Matyashovskyy

Lohika, Ukraine

Primary focused on the development of complex distributed systems, R&D activities, but enjoys life beyond programming. Agile & lean practitioner, Certified Scrum Master and simply “great product-oriented” developer. Currently interested in microservices architecture, big data trends and searching of decent life partner. Founder of Morning@Lohika tech talks in Lviv.

Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski

Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski

Plumbr, Estonia
Co-founder of Plumbr, the memory leak detection product, where he now contributes as core developer. Besides his daily technical tasks he is an active blogger, JavaOne RockStar and frequent conference speaker (Devoxx, JavaOne Russia, 33rd Degree, TopConf, JavaDay, GeekOut, Joker, Jazoon etc).

Prior to founding Plumbr, Nikita was a Java EE developer and performance consultant in the Baltics, and has worked with tens of different Java EE applications over the years. In the last four years he specialized in troubleshooting and performance optimization.

Richard Warburton

Richard Warburton

Monotonic Ltd, UK
Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems and works independently as a Software Engineer and Trainer. Recently he has written a book on Java 8 Lambdas for O’Reilly and teaching people via java8training.com and Pluralsight. He’s worked as a developer in diverse areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compilers and Network Protocols. He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs Java Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at Devoxx, JavaOne, JFokus, Devoxx UK, Geecon, Oredev, JAX London and Codemotion. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick.

Yakov Fain

Yakov Fain

Farata Systems, USA
Yakov Fain is Java Champion and a co-founder of two software companies: Farata Systems and SuranceBay. He authored several technical books and lots of articles on software development. He leads Princeton Java Users Group. Recently Yakov co-authored the book “Enterprise Web Development” (O’Reilly). Two of his books will be published this year: the second edition of “Java 24-Hour Trainer” (Wrox) and Java For Kids” (No Starch Press, drafts are available here: http://yfain.github.io/Java4Kids_NoStarchPress/).

Volker Simonis

Volker Simonis

SAP, Germany
Works for SAP in the SAP JVM Technology group. He is an OpenJDK contributor from the very beginning and helped SAP and the SAP JVM team to engage in the OpenJDK project. He’s the project lead of the OpenJDK PowerPC/AIX porting project, a JDK 8 committer and JDK 9 reviewer.

Dmitry Chuyko

Dmitry Chuyko

Oracle, Russia
Java SE Performance Engineer. Before Oracle Dmitry had more than 10 years of production experience mixing Java with any kinds of hard techs.

Aleksey Shipilёv

Aleksey Shipilёv

Oracle, Russia
Aleksey is the Java SE Performance Engineer working for Sun/Oracle for 5 years. The primary skills include performance engineering, benchmarking, JVMs, JITs, and class libraries. Maintains multiple projects, including jmh, jcstress, and jol. Prior joining Sun, Aleksey was employed by Intel where he worked in Apache Harmony performance team for 3+ years.

Baruch Sadogursky

Baruch Sadogursky

JFrog, Israel

Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is the Developer Advocate of JFrog, the creators of Artifactory Binary Repository, the home of Bintray, JavaOne 2011 and 2013 Duke Choice Awards winner.

For a living he hangs out with the JFrog tech leaders, writes some code around Artifactory and Bintray, and then speaks and blogs about all that. He does it repeatedly for the last dozen of years and enjoys every moment of it.

Baruch is @jbaruch on twitter and mostly blogs on http://www.jfrog.com/blog/.

Evgeny Borisov

Evgeny Borisov

Self employed, Israel

Since 2001 Evgeny was working as Java Developer, Team Leader, Java Architect and Java Trainer. Today he has his own consulting company.

Jacek Laskowski

Jacek Laskowski

Japila Software, Poland
Jacek is independent IT professional offering services as a team and tech leader, software developer, open source technology advocate, course instructor, blogger, conference speaker, community leader and organiser, technical advisor and IT business liaison. He is operating on the JVM platform with Scala and Java as the two main languages of choice, and helping people get the most out of it.

He is also Java Champion, founder and a co-leader of the Warszawa Java User Group (Warszawa JUG), leader of the @WarszawScala Warsaw Scala Enthusiasts group. He regularly speaks at developer conferences. He blogs at blog.japila.pl (en) and blog.jaceklaskowski.pl (pl). Follow him on twitter @jaceklaskowski. He has quite recently been active in StackOverflow.

Ivar Grimstad

Ivar Grimstad

Cybercom, Sweden

Ivar Grimstad is an experienced software architect with a strong focus on Enterprise Java. He has been working with Java since the beginning and has over the years tried out everything from lightweight mobile applications to large scale enterprise applications. His experience covers all aspects of designing architectures based on a variety of technologies including standard Java EE as well as more lightweight frameworks such as Spring and a variety of open source products.

Ivar is always focusing on quality and on using the right tools and technologies for the right task to optimize the software development process. Ivar is a frequent speaker at conferences, locally as well as internationally.

Nicolas Fränkel

Nicolas Fränkel

Hybris, Switzerland

Nicolas Fränkel is a Software Architect with 12+ years experience in consulting for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector). He’s generally focused on Java and JavaEE technologies, but he’s narrowed interests like Software Quality, Build Processes and Rich Internet Applications.

He’s currently working for a eCommerce solution vendor leader. He also double as a teacher in universities and higher education schools, and a trainer for experienced pros, and triples as a book author.

Vladimir Ivanov

Vladimir Ivanov

Oracle, Russia
Vladimir Ivanov is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle, working on development of HotSpot JVM in the area of JIT compilation and JVM-based languages support. Vladimir joined Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle, 2010) in 2005 and since then participated in numerous projects related to Java (HotSpot JVM, RTSJ, JavaFX).

Anton Keks

Anton Keks

Codeborne, Estonia
Anton Keks is a software craftsman, co-founder of Codeborne, the only extreme programming shop in the region, frequent speaker at conferences, and a lecturer in Tallinn Technical University. He is also a strong believer in open-source software and agile development methodologies, author of a popular network tool – Angry IP Scanner, and a regular contributor to other open-source projects. Before founding Codeborne, Anton has led a team of developers of the award-winning internet-bank of Swedbank for 5 years, gradually introducing agile methods. During this time he has also co-founded Agile Estonia non-profit organization that organizes regular agile conferences in Estonia. During spare time he plays guitar, rides motorbike and travels to remote corners of the world.

Alexey Fyodorov

Alexey Fyodorov

Odnoklassniki, Russia

Java developer for 8+ years. Worked for Oracle for 3 years (JCK Team, Java Platform group). Leader of the St. Petersburg Java User Group, and CodeFreeze community, organizer of Russian Java conferences JPoint and Joker. Interested in Java runtime, multithreaded programming, Java compatibility and software engineering trade-offs. Since 2015 Technology Evangelist at Odnoklassniki.

Philipp Krenn

Philipp Krenn

Ecosio, Austria

Philipp Krenn is running everything database related and the general infrastructure of the Vienna based B2B startup ecosio. When not fighting MongoDB, MySQL, Jenkins, or AWS, he is giving NoSQL and cloud computing trainings or organizes his meetups ViennaDB and Papers We Love Vienna.

Izzet Mustafaiev

Izzet Mustafaiev

EPAM, Ukraine

Active member of EPAM Kyiv Agile User Group and JUG KPI, actively participated in JEEConf, XPDays, AgileEE, JavaDay, EPAM SEC.

Roman Nikitchenko

Roman Nikitchenko

V.I.Tech, Ukraine

Embedded Telecom system engineer with more than 20 years of experience who has moved to enterprise Java area and quickly became leading Big Data solution architect with unique combination of knowledge. Current primary technology stack includes Apache Hadoop, HBase, ZooKeeper, Spark and is growing very fast. Ability to account many aspects of Big Data currently not so visible for normal enterprise Java architect because of previous history makes the difference.

Nikolay Chashnikov

Nikolay Chashnikov

JetBrains, Russia

Nikolay works on IntelliJ IDEA in JetBrains, where he tends to make the IDE more intelligent and powerful to allow developers, including himself, to be more productive in our day-to-day work.

Mick Semb Wever

Mick Semb Wever

The Last Pickle, Norway

Mick designs, builds, and is an evangelist for distributed systems, from data-driven backends using Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, to enterprise Microservices platforms.

With 6 years experience at FINN.no building a Microservices platform, along with introducing data-driven solutions and architecture based on Cassandra, Mick has become an advocate for change towards microservices built upon modern data driven practices that introduce eventually consistent highly available solutions using Apache technologies like Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.

Mick has always had a keen involvement in open source code, contributing to codebases along the way, and today a PMC Chair for Apache Tiles as well as being a DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra.

Sergey Morenets

Sergey Morenets

IT-School, Ukraine

Sergey works in IT since 2000 with 15 year of Java SE/EE experience. Occupied senior Java developer/Team Lead positions in more than 15 Java projects. Winner of 2013 JBoss Community Recognition Award. He participated as a speaker at 7 JUG events (6 in Odessa and 1 in Dnipropetrovsk). Has been working for more than 2 years as Java lecturer. Author of “Development of Java applications” book.

Serhiy Masyutin

Serhiy Masyutin

Lohika, Ukraine

More than 14 years of professional experience in most of IT branches. Tons of languages and tools. Serhiy likes when it is done nicely, robust, useful, in time.

Aviram Eisenberg

Aviram Eisenberg

Ignite, Israel

Being a Java software architect, successful entrepreneur and acclaimed Agile speaker, Aviram Eisenberg combines a deep technical expertise with the managerial grid. On his entrepreneurial road he became a founder and CEO of Ignite – a global software development company with headquarters in Israel that specializes in Mobile, Web and Gaming Development. In Ukraine Ignite is present at Kyiv, Kharkov & Zhytomyr. For being active in a dev community he was chosen a chairman of the Israeli Software Development Forum.

Niko Köbler

Niko Köbler

Freelancer, Germany

Niko works as an independant and self-employed software architect, developer and trainer for Java and JavaScript enterprise solutions, integrations and web development. At the moment he is focussing on running Node.js applications in JVM environments and integrating best of both worlds.

He advises and supports clients across industries, conducts workshops, trainings and architecture reviews. Niko is a co-lead of a local Java User Group, writes articles and speaks regularly at international tech conferences. He is tweeting at @dasniko.

Victor Polischuk

Victor Polischuk

Infopulse, Ukraine

Java technical leader at Infopulse Ukraine. Production experience counts 13 years including about 11 years of Java development. Expert in Java и JavaScript. Smartass.

Nikita Lipsky

Nikita Lipsky

Excelsior LLC, Russia

Nikita is an initiator and a team lead of Excelsior JET project – certified Java SE implementation with AOT compiler developed by Excelsior LLC. Working on the project since 1997 he took part in almost every activity of the project from the JVM core to product management and support. Last couple of years he is experimenting (in a spare time) with open source projects exploring approaches and a concept of the next web.

Yaroslav Yermilov

Yaroslav Yermilov

EPAM, Ukraine

Has 4 year experience working in the Java world starting from Intern in EPAM Systems to Senior Software Engineer today in the same company. Most of this time works in Big Data area, developing various extensions for Hadoop-family tools. Out of work, is fond of data science and Groovy language.

Alexander Podkhalyuzin

Alexander Podkhalyuzin

JetBrains, Russia

Alexander graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University in 2010, department of mathematics, he has a lot of prizes from international and regional mathematical competitions. In 2008, Alexander started to work for JetBrains, where he became Scala plugin for IntelliJ IDEA team leader. From 2012 he started teaching Scala in Saint-Petersburg Academic University.

Misha Kozik

Misha Kozik

Zoomdata, Ukraine

Java and Clojure developer. Passionate about practical functional programming, natural language processing and bigdata technologies. Maintain personal programming blog at mishadoff.com

Dmitriy Morozov

Dmitriy Morozov

Zoomdata, Ukraine

Dmitriy is software engineer and geek at heart with passion to data analytics and data visualization. Also he is a great fan of functional programming. When not coding he can be found riding his road bike or playing bass guitar.

Maciek Próchniak

Maciek Próchniak

TouK, Poland

Maciek Próchniak is algebraic topologist, for more than 8 years developing on JVM for food and pleasure. This includes various subjects varying from architecture to operations and from integration to web development. Recently trying hard to code more functionally, preferably in Scala. Likes to speak at conferences from Bergen to Cairo on wide range of topics – from Scala type system to noSQL databases. For 5 years happy @ TouK, and even more happy husband and father.

Yuriy Guts

Yuriy Guts

ELEKS, Ukraine

Solutions Architect and R&D Engineer at ELEKS. Being a polyglot programmer, Yuriy is keen on exploring emerging technology and discovering hidden opportunities. He is an active member of Ukrainian IT community, being a frequent blogger at ELEKS R&D Blog, contributor to Lviv .NET User Group and teacher at Lviv Code School.