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.
Mark Heckler is a Professional Problem Solver and Spring Developer & Advocate at Pivotal, conference speaker, published author, & Java Champion focusing upon developing innovative production-ready software at velocity for the Cloud. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, and financial industries and various public sector organizations to develop and deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an open source contributor and author/curator of a developer-focused blog and an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@mkheck).
Juergen Hoeller is a co-founder of the Spring Framework open source project and has been serving as the project lead and release manager for the core framework since 2003. Juergen is an experienced software architect and consultant with outstanding expertise in code organization, transaction management and enterprise messaging.
Java Performance Engineer. He has been working with Java since version 1.0. During this time he managed to participate in the development of mobile, client, server applications and virtual machines.
Sergey is engaged in Java performance since 2005: firstly worked on Apache Harmony at Intel, and now he is engaged in performance OracleJDK/OpenJDK (his 3rd JVM) at Oracle.
Stephen Chin is Director of the Oracle Groundbreakers Team, author of Raspberry Pi with Java, co-author of Pro JavaFX Platform, and Oracle Code One Content Chair. He has keynoted numerous Java conferences around the world including JavaOne, where he is a 7-time Rock Star Award recipient.
Stephen is an avid motorcyclist who has done evangelism tours in Europe, Japan, and Brazil, interviewing hackers in their natural habitat and posting the videos on http://nighthacking.com/. When he is not traveling, he enjoys teaching kids how to do embedded and robot programming together with his teenage daughter.
Developer Advocate of JFrog, the creators of Artifactory Binary Repository, the home of Bintray, and JavaOne 2011 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 10 years and enjoys every moment of it.
Engineer at CloudBees, core team member in the Jenkins project. Since 2008 works in the areas of automation, infrastructures, and frameworks for mixed software-hardware projects, with the help of Jenkins and dozens of other tools. Oleg writes code, maintains Jenkins core and plugins, and organizes meetups and other community events.
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.
If you want to become a partner of our conference, please contact us via email: email@example.com.
Volker Simonis works in SAP JVM Technology group. He is an OpenJDK contributor from the very beginning and helped SAP to engage in the OpenJDK project. He's the project lead of the OpenJDK PowerPC/AIX and s390x porting projects, a JDK reviewer and JCP Executive Committee representative for SAP. He's also a member of the JCP JSR 379 (Java SE 9), JSR 383 (Java SE 10) and JSR 384 (Java SE 11) Expert Groups.
Gleb has seen some things.
Ivan Krylov is a lead developer at Azul Systems, working on Zing JVM. Ivan has been in JVM development since 2005 and presently focuses on Compiler infrastructure. Previous experience includes the Hotspot Runtime development and JIT compiler work for the HSA/OpenCL stack.
Vsevolod has more than 7 years in IT industry.
He has experience in building test automation from scratch in mobile, desktop, web projects (especially for financial companies). He switched to full-stack development and worked for 1.5 years by the contract at Google in California. After living in the sunshine place Vsevolod decided that he was missing sunny days in St. Petersburg, so he moved back there. Right now he's living in St. Petersburg and working as a senior developer at Grid Dynamics.
He's passionate about meetups, conferences, hackatons.
Lead Software Engineer of Development Practices department in NetCracker. Spent more than 7 years working on the edge between Release Engineering, Development and IT. Started with support of existing systems which then evolved to process transformations, new tools in VCS & CI streams and their integrations with other parts of NetCracker's dev ecosystem. Likes Groovy, Jenkins, JUG.ru Group conferences and to make developers happy.
Principal Programmer / Architect at T-Systems, co-leader of the Bulgarian Java User Group. In addition to work, Dmitry performs talks at conferences. Organizer of jPrime.io Conference — largest Java conference in Balkans.
List of his main interests includes dynamic languages on JVM (Nashorn project) and Java EE, as well as all Spring Framework's infrastructure. He is into experimental Java projects.
Anton is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Working with TeamCity and IntelliJ IDEA. Programming in Java and Kotlin. Professional interests include programming languages, middleware, and developer tooling.
Oleg works on enterprise Java web apps for 9 years already, his primary specialization is E-Government information systems. Today he is employed by JUG.ru Group where he works in the marketing department promoting conferences.
Oleg used to work at Sberbank Technology where he was into architectural problems and research in the field of automated business process management systems. Before that Oleg was working on gosuslugi.ru (central e-government portal in Russia), Integrated Electronic Medical Record (central medical portal), the IUPAT Integrated Member Services information system, Flussonic streaming media server, and the infrastructure for JVM-based programming languages for the StarView operational intelligence platform.
Sergey works on a high-frequency trading application at Raiffeisenbank since 2016. Basically, he's into speeding up the existing and writing the new low-latency Java code. Before that he worked at Intel as an engineer for the compilers' performance for C / C ++ / FORTRAN languages.
10+ years experience in IT, starting from C/C++ and geophysics and now basically JVM languages/JS and financial services.
Lately Maxim is working on API development for mobile apps and security layers. Basically, he uses Spring and Netflix ecosystem, but checks out everything that is worth trying on GitHub.
He is experimenting with reactive approaches, a couple of experiments got to the production level.
He wants to understand not only his apps but also everything around them, thus he is working with all the infrastructure (logs, CI/CD, orchestration) and tests. To sum up, DevOps is our everything.
Andrei has been working in IT for more than 15 years, for the last 7 years — in KROK. During his career he took part in many custom development projects, mainly e-document flow systems and business processes automatization for several big Russian companies as a senior developer and an architect. At the universities of Moscow, he delivers lectures in development basics with the use of Java technologies. Organizer and leader of Moscow Java developers community.
Vladimir has been working on performance and scalability of NetCracker platform (a software used by telecom operators for automatization of network management processes and network equipment) for ten years. His focus is Java and Oracle Database performance optimisations. Vladimir is an author of more than a dozen of performance improvements in the official PostgreSQL JDBC driver.
Co-founder of Plumbr, the only performance monitor solution with root cause detection, where he now contributes as core developer and lead of engineering team. Three-time JavaOne RockStar and frequent conference speaker.
Troubleshooter, assumptions destroyer, finds the most joy when deletes deprecated code.