High Load Strategy

Conference /October 14, 2016 / Vilnius, Lithuania

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The High Load Strategy Conference is coming back to Lithuania. The list of technologies used to solve High Load & Big Data problems is ever expanding, giving rise to questions like: What should be used? How should it be used? When should it be used?

Join one of the Baltic’s premier events, where answers to those questions will be revealed. The High Load Strategy Conference will feature the perfect combination of inspirational speeches and training talks by world-leading speakers and industry experts, as well as personal experiences and practical suggestions for a large range of technologies, approaches and best practices.

Who should come? We invite all system-architects, developers, dev-ops, data analysts, and other experts in the field who want to solve challenges and connect with their industry peers.

 

The High Load Strategy Conference is a non-profit event and

all collected funds will go towards further improvement of the conference.

 

The Conference is dedicated to networking and knowledge sharing in the Big Data and High Load community. We value the attendance of each member and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all participants, speakers, sponsors and staff are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout all the event and are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.

SPEAKERS

If you would like to speak at the 2016 High Load Strategy Conference, please submit the following: Bio, headshot and your proposed keynote synopsis including case studies to meet-us@highloadstrategy.com CFP ends on 31st of August.

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    Peter Milne

    Technology Architect at Adform

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    <p>I am a seasoned IT professional with extensive experience across the full SDLC, product cycle and sales cycle. In addition to my technical skills I have worked in pre-sales, sales and management. I am an excellent communicator and presenter and I have the ability to explain and “sell” the technical value proposition across cultures and languages. I have managed small and large development teams, consultant groups and education. </p>

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    Ken Mugrage

    Technology Evangelist at ThoughtWorks

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    <p><span>Ken Mugrage has 25 years of experience in the IT industry, spending the last 7 at <a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/" target="_blank" title="https://www.thoughtworks.com/">ThoughtWorks</a>. During his entire career, Ken has focused on using technology to increase business effectiveness, as opposed to using the ‘latest cool thing’. Ken has been focused on Continuous Delivery and DevOps for most of the past decade, working with organizations all over the world, ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies. He now uses this experience to teach others how to get better at building, testing and deploying software.</span></p>

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    Bernardus Peters

    Solutions Engineer at GitHub

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    <p><span>Bas Peters is a Solutions Engineer at GitHub. He is fascinated by software and how it eats everything and enjoys helping people to understand the power and beauty of Git and GitHub.</span></p>

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    Maciej Aniserowicz

    Developer & dev-trainer, blogger @devstyle.pl

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    <p>Passionate developer. A "goto guy" for anything related to programming.</p> <p>Pragmatic trainer on a mission to deliver extraordinary workshops that change the way people do their daily job and think about programming.</p> <p>Also, a very active member of polish dev-community. Author of one of the most popular polish dev-blogs: devstyle.pl. Creator and host of DevTalk - a podcast for programmers. Speaker invited to biggest polish conferences and meetups in all major polish cities. One of the leaders of Białystok .NET User Group and co-organizer of Programistok conference.</p> <p>One of the 3 polish Microsoft MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals) in .NET category. Since 2005: Microsoft Certified Professional.</p> <p>Personally: husband and father. Enjoys good music of all kinds. Loves driving cars and motorcycles.</p>

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    Greg Young

    Independent consultant and entrepreneur

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    <p><span>Gregory Young coined the term “CQRS” (Command Query Responsibility Segregation) and it was instantly picked up by the community who have elaborated upon it ever since. Greg is an independent consultant and serial entrepreneur. He has 15+ years of varied experience in computer science from embedded operating systems to business systems and he brings a pragmatic and often times unusual viewpoint to discussions. He’s a frequent contributor to InfoQ, speaker/trainer at Skills Matter and also a well-known speaker at international conferences. Greg also writes about CQRS, DDD and other hot topics on <a href="http://codebetter.com/gregyoung/" target="_blank" title="http://codebetter.com/gregyoung/">codebetter.com</a> and on his personal blog <a href="https://goodenoughsoftware.net/" target="_blank" title="https://goodenoughsoftware.net/">goodenoughsoftware.net</a>.</span></p>

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    James Shubin

    DevOps/Config mgmt. hacker at Red Hat

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    <p>James is a DevOps/Config mgmt. hacker and physiologist from Montreal, Canada. He often goes by @purpleidea on the internet, and writes "The Technical Blog of James".</p> <p>He currently works for Red Hat doing research and prototyping within systems engineering.</p> <p>He started a Next Generation Config Management prototype called mgmt.</p> <p>He studied Physiology at university and sometimes likes to talk about cardiology.</p> <p> </p> <p><span> </span></p>

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    Rustam Mehmandarov

    Leader of the Norwegian Java User Group - javaBin

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    <p>Rustam is the leader of the Norwegian Java User Group - javaBin, and a competency network coordinator for databases and information management at work. One of the organizers of JavaZone and Arctic IoT Challenge. Speaker.</p> <p>He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Oslo, and he has been working as a developer, lead programmer and architect for over 10 years. In addition to being passionate about agile development, web development, architecture and geographical information systems, he is also a guru of both Linux and Windows worlds.<br /> <br /> On his spare time he enjoys working out, as well as coding in Python and Java [but not simultaneously].<br /> <br /> Rustam frequently speaks at both national and international conferences, and events at various Norwegian universities.</p>

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    Josef Habdank

    Lead Data Scientist and Data Platform Architect at INFARE Solutions

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    <p>Josef Habdank is a Lead Data Scientist and Data Platform Architect at INFARE Solutions and passionate champion of Apache Spark. He has experience from BigData practitioners such as Department of Defence, Thomson Reuters and Adform. He is an expert in Apache Spark and Spark enabled technologies such as Kafka, Kinesis, MemSql, Alluxio and others. Additionally he is a specialist in real time non linear forecasting, and has experience with with systems processing tens of billions of data points daily and data warehouses holding hundreds of billions of rows.​</p>

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    Vlad Sandulescu

    Data Scientist at Adform

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    <p>Data Scientist working on computational advertising models at Adform in Copenhagen. I am part of the research team and help build data driven products using advanced statistical and machine learning methods. I am the proud winner of the KDD Cup competition in 2016, part of the ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. Previously I fought fraudulent user behavior and developed models to detect fake reviews at Trustpilot, a popular online review platform.</p>

PROGRAM

1

ARCHITECTURES

2

DATA SCIENCE

3

DevOps

  • 08:00 - 09:00
    08:00 - 09:00

    Registration & Coffee

  • 09:00 - 09:15
    09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome to the Event

  • 09:15 - 09:50
    09:15 - 09:50

    Opening Keynote: A Day in the Life of High Load IT

    Peter Milne, Technology Architect at Adform

    Light hearted description of the daily events and challenges experienced by an IT department. What happens when High Load meets DevOps, Development, Security, Product Management and Customer Service; and how High Load adds a different perspective to traditional enterprise IT shops.

  • 10:00 - 12:30
    10:00 - 12:30

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 12:30 - 14:00
    12:30 - 14:00

    Lunch

  • 14:00 - 17:15
    14:00 - 17:15

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 17:15 - 18:00
    17:15 - 18:00

    Closing Keynote

    Greg Young, Independent consultant and entrepreneur

  • 18:00 - 21:00
    18:00 - 21:00

    Conference Party

  • 08:00 - 09:00
    08:00 - 09:00

    Registration & Coffee

  • 09:00 - 09:15
    09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome to the Event

  • 09:15 - 09:50
    09:15 - 09:50

    Opening Keynote: A Day in the Life of High Load IT

    Peter Milne, Technology Architect at Adform

    Light hearted description of the daily events and challenges experienced by an IT department. What happens when High Load meets DevOps, Development, Security, Product Management and Customer Service; and how High Load adds a different perspective to traditional enterprise IT shops.

  • 10:00 - 12:30
    10:00 - 12:30

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 12:30 - 14:00
    12:30 - 14:00

    Lunch

  • 14:00 - 17:15
    14:00 - 17:15

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 17:15 - 18:00
    17:15 - 18:00

    Closing Keynote

    Greg Young, Independent consultant and entrepreneur

  • 18:00 - 21:00
    18:00 - 21:00

    Conference Party

  • 08:00 - 09:00
    08:00 - 09:00

    Registration & Coffee

  • 09:00 - 09:15
    09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome to the Event

  • 09:15 - 09:50
    09:15 - 09:50

    Opening Keynote: A Day in the Life of High Load IT

    Peter Milne, Technology Architect at Adform

    Light hearted description of the daily events and challenges experienced by an IT department. What happens when High Load meets DevOps, Development, Security, Product Management and Customer Service; and how High Load adds a different perspective to traditional enterprise IT shops.

  • 10:00 - 12:30
    10:00 - 12:30

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 12:30 - 14:00
    12:30 - 14:00

    Lunch

  • 14:00 - 17:15
    14:00 - 17:15

    Sessions

    TBC

  • 17:15 - 18:00
    17:15 - 18:00

    Closing Keynote

    Greg Young, Independent consultant and entrepreneur

  • 18:00 - 21:00
    18:00 - 21:00

    Conference Party

VENUE

Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Laisves ave. 5, LT-04215 Vilnius, Lithuania
www.litexpo.lt

PARTNERS

Do you want to sponsor this event? Ask for sporsorship opportunities at meet-us@highloadstrategy.com

PAST CONFERENCES

  • High Load Strategy Conference 2015

    Four Topics: Gaming, Social Networks, Digital Advertising and Stock Exchange.

    This event was the first major event of its type in the Baltics. The event featured 17 speakers from all over the world representing companies such as Aerospike, IBM, Amazon, RabbitMQ, and many others. More than 600 data-minded individuals attended the event, shared their experiences, and had a great time.

Memorable speakers and their quotes

Past conferences

  • Big Data Strategy Conference 2015, Vilnius
    Big Data Strategy Conference 2015, Vilnius

    The event attracted around 500+ people, and 25 speakers from eight countries: Lithuania, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Spain, Latvia, Denmark. Representatives from various companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, HP, Couchbase, 8kdata, Exacaster and reach.ly also attended.

  • Big Data Strategy Conference 2014, Vilnius
    Big Data Strategy Conference 2014, Vilnius

    The event attracted around 350 people, and 11 speakers from four different countries: Lithuania, Belarus, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from various companies, such as HP Vertica, Aerospike, Exacaster, Bing!, Expedia, and Altoros, also attended.

ENJOY YOUR STAY

Located in the heart of Vilnius, Ratonda Centrum Hotel and Europa City Hotel are the official hotels for this conference. Please mention Adform to get the special hotel rate.

 

CONTACT US

If you would like to speak at the 2016 High Load Strategy Conference,
please submit the following: B
io, headshot and your proposed keynote synopsis including case studies to
meet-us@highloadstrategy.com

* High Load Strategy is a non-profit conference, your support through purchasing tickets or sponsorship is highly appreciated by Baltics/CEE DEV&IT community.

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