International Java Conference in Russia

October 25-26, 2019
Saint Petersburg, Expoforum

What is Joker 2019?

Joker is a large international Java conference for Senior Java developers. Joker 2019 takes place on October 25-26 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Joker grows, becomes even more exciting every year. The conference brings together more than 1400 participants.

All Joker talks are devoted to Java technical issues and solutions. Main topics of the conference are performance, concurrency, testing, distributed systems and high loads in Java world, as well as the future of the platform.


JVM/JDK Runtime
Data storages
JVM languages
Application architecture
fault-tolerant systems
Java Performance
Tools / DevOps
Java 8 / Java 12


Cay Horstmann San Jose State University
Josh Long Pivotal
Stephen Chin JFrog
Sergey Kuksenko Oracle
Juergen Hoeller Pivotal
Dan Heidinga IBM
Gerrit Grunwald Karakun AG
Trisha Gee JetBrains
Mark Heckler Pivotal
Burr Sutter Red Hat
Tagir Valeev JetBrains
Evgeny Borisov Naya Technologies
Sebastian Daschner IBM

Program committee

Sebastian Daschner IBM
Volker Simonis SAP
Oleg Šelajev Oracle
Vsevolod Brekelov Grid Dynamics
Dmitry Aleksandrov T-Systems
Andrei Kogun KROK
Gleb Smirnov Plumbr
Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovsky Plumbr
Anton Arhipov JetBrains
Kristina Borodulina
Kristina Borodulina JUG Ru Group Program Coordinator
Maxim Gorelikov CIAN
Yuri Artamonov JetBrains
Tatiana Chernikova Netcracker
Ivan Krylov Azul Systems
Sergey Melnikov
Sergey Melnikov Raiffeisenbank
Oleg Chirukhin Group
Vladimir Sitnikov Netcracker


The conference includes not only talks, but also booths of our partner companies, where you can get acquainted with developers from leading IT companies, take part in quizzes and prize draws, and listen to lightning talks.

Gold sponsors

Bronze sponsor

Information partner

If you want to become a partner of our conference, please contact us via email:


Convention and Exhibition Centre EXPOFORUM

St.Petersburg, Peterburgskoye sh. 64/1