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.

Josh Long

Josh Long

Pivotal, USA
Josh Long is the Spring Developer Advocate. Josh is the lead author on Apress’ Spring Recipes, 2nd Edition, the O’Reilly “Pro Spring Roo” book, the Pearson “Livelessons for Spring” and a committer on several Spring projects and the Activiti BPMN framework. When he’s not hacking on code, he can be found at the local Java User Group or at the local coffee shop. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. Josh’s interests include big-data, mobile, REST, NoSQL and integration. He blogs on the Spring blog and on his personal blog.

Attila Szegedi

Attila Szegedi

Oracle, Sweden
Attila Szegedi is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle, working on the Nashorn JavaScript runtime. He is also known for his work on Mozilla Rhino (another JavaScript runtime), a contributor to Kiji, Twitter’s server-optimized Ruby runtime, the author of Dynalink – the dynamic linker framework for languages on the JVM, as well as one of the principal developers of the FreeMarker templating language runtime.

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 Laskowski (twitter: @jaceklaskowski) is an independent IT professional offering services as a team and tech leader, open source software developer, technology advocate, course instructor, blogger, conference speaker, community leader and organiser, technical advisor and IT business liaison. Jacek 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.

His resolution this year is to promote the Scala language in Poland as a leader of the Warsaw Scala Enthusiasts group and working with top-notch software houses in Poland. Jacek is the founder and a former leader of Warszawa Java User Group in Warsaw, Poland. In 2015 he was accepted to an exclusive group of passionate Java technology and community leaders who are community-nominated and selected under a project sponsored by Oracle and became a Java Champion.

Ivar Grimstad

Ivar Grimstad

Cybercom, Sweden

Ivar Grimstad is an experienced software architect focusing on Enterprise Java. He is member of the Java Community Process and in the Expert Groups for JSR 371 (MVC 1.0) and JSR 375 (Java EE Security API).

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.

John Davies

John Davies

C24, UK
OMG, 30 years in technology! Hardware, assembler, C/C++ and almost 20 years of Java. From head of trading technology to global head of architecture in large investment banks, now co-founder and CTO of C24. Founded in 2000, sold to NASDAQ’s Iona Technologies in 2007 and bought back in 2011, C24 is a product company working mainly in the investment banking world with financial messaging standards. For the last few years C24 has been developing a new Java binding technology (SDO’s) that creates binary “objects” but with a classic Java API. Full query resolution, less memory, fewer objects so less GC and significantly better performance.

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.

Holger Kraus

Holger Kraus

innoQ, Germany

Holger Kraus is a senior consultant at innoQ Deutschland GmbH. He has several years of experience in designing and developing large IT systems in different industries. Currently, his primary focus lies on architecture and implementation for distributed web applications within the Java Enterprise ecosystem.

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.

Kyrylo Holodnov

Kyrylo Holodnov

Grammarly, Ukraine

Kyrylo has almost five years of professional experience in Java/Java EE development. He worked at NetCracker, Infopulse, Yandex before joining Grammarly team. Studied computer science at Yandex School of Data Analysis. His primary interests are machine learning and information retrieval.

Igor Khotin

Igor Khotin

IntroPro, Ukraine

Software designer, UNIX plumber, coach and consultant with 15 years of experience in IT industry. Has been involved in wide range of projects – from ERP and CRM systems to Massive Multiplayer Online Games and scalable solutions for media entertainment industry. Currently, he is researching new technology trends to rethink and change the business.

Maxim Ivanov

Maxim Ivanov

Laximo, Russia

Maxim has 15 years of experience as a Java developer, team lead and software architect. His career started with projects involving J2EE and CORBA and now he has lots of experience with enterprise solutions, working as software architect and mentor for his team.

Dmytro Mantula

Dmytro Mantula

GlobalLogic, Ukraine

Have been developing in Java for about 10 years. Switched to Scala 2 years ago and since then have forgotten about such things as NPE, iterator, debugger, return. Co-organizer of “Kyiv Club of Anonymous Developers”, Stage Coordinator at JEEConf.

Valerii Moisieienko

Valerii Moisieienko

Noosphere, Ukraine

5+ years Java commercial expirience, 3+ years HBase commercial expirience, Oracle certified professional, Java instructor expirience. The main points of interest are design and development highload systems, statistic gathering and analytic systems, MMO game backends.

Vladimir Kozhaiev

Vladimir Kozhaiev

Freelancer, Ukraine

Graduated student of the Institute of Cybernetics. Scientific interests: domain specific languages, graphical languages.

Olga Semeniuk

Olga Semeniuk

IS Predict, Belarus

Java developer, researcher, R developer, focused by intelligence systems and software quality. Inspired by machine learning and prediction systems. Likes learning and sharing knowledge and tools, trying to make software development as much simple as possible through right tools and using these tools right.

Andrii Golovei

Andrii Golovei

EPAM, Ukraine

Java developer in EPAM systems and work with BigData stack (Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Storm ….). Working credo is: “BigData should be BIG”.

Sergei Egorov

Sergei Egorov

TransferWise, Estonia

Developer of MacroGroovy. Java geek with passion in compilers and language internals.

Anton Moiseev

Anton Moiseev

Farata Systems, Russia

Anton is a software developer. He’s been developing enterprise applications for 8 years with Java and .NET technologies. He has a solid background developing rich Internet applications using various platforms. Currently he’s building insurance applications based on Java EE platform. Anton has a strong focus on Web technologies implementing best practices to make the front-end work seamlessly with the back-end. He’s a huge enthusiast of programming languages.

Ivan Golovach

Ivan Golovach

GolovachCourses, Ukraine

Developer, Java Tech Lead, trainer, owner of educational company.