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2018 edition was a howling success. Join us for the next edition which takes place 6-9.10.2019, in the Krakow Opera, Krakow, Poland

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Martin Odersky

Martin Odersky

Inventor of the Scala language, a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a founder of Lightbend. ACM fellow, co-designer of Java generics, and original author of the current javac reference Compiler.

Rossella De Gaetano

Rossella De Gaetano

Rossella De Gaetano is a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM. In the last ten years she worked on developing and architecting cloud platforms focused on scalability and resiliency. She's been working in the business analytics area designing and building toolkits to easily enable software to generate analytics data to be consumed by data scientists. Passionate about big data and hence cognitive scenarios, she has been collaborating with various italian universities and high school to provide courses about cloud native applications development, and cognitive applications. She is currently one of the architects responsible for the IBM Cloud platform.

Enthusiastic presenter and keynote speaker to several international events, she has been one of the evangelists of cloud native applications, agile development, Blockchain and cognitive technologies.
Giuseppe Angelo Porcelli

Giuseppe Angelo Porcelli

Giuseppe Angelo Porcelli works as Sr. Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services in Italy. With several years engineering background, he helps enterprise customers designing flexible and resilient architectures using AWS services. His field of expertise covers Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He works with customers to solve business challenges through AWS AI services which democratize Artificial Intelligence for both developers and data scientists.
Tomasz Stachlewski

Tomasz Stachlewski

Tomasz Stachlewski is a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he helps companies of all sizes (from startups to enterprises) in their Cloud journey. He provides guidelines for creating cloud solutions that deliver the most value to his customers, and help take their IT to the next level. He is a big believer in innovative technology such as serverless architecture, which allows organizations to accelerate their digital transformation. Before joining Amazon, he worked at LOT Polish Airlines, where he architected their first cloud projects, IBM and at Accenture.
Yan Cui

Yan Cui

Yan is an experienced engineer who has worked with AWS for near 10 years. He has been an architect and lead developer with a variety of industries ranging from investment banks, e-commence to mobile gaming. In the last 2 years he has worked extensively with AWS Lambda in production, and he has been very active in sharing his experiences and the lessons he has learnt, some of his work has even made their way into the Well-Architected whitepaper published by AWS.

Yan is polyglot in both spoken and programming languages, he is fluent in both English and Mandarin, and counts C#, F#, Scala, Node.js and Erlang amongst programming languages that he has worked with professionally. Although he enjoys learning different programming languages and paradigms, he still holds F# as his undisputed favourite.

Yan is a regular speaker at user groups and conferences internationally, and he is also the author of AWS Lambda in Motion and a co-author of F# Deep Dives. In his spare time he keeps an active blog where he shares his thoughts on topics such as AWS, serverless, functional programming and chaos engineering.
Robin Moffatt

Robin Moffatt

Robin is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka, as well as an Oracle ACE Director and Developer Champion. His career has always involved data, from the old worlds of COBOL and DB2, through the worlds of Oracle and Hadoop, and into the current world with Kafka.

His particular interests are analytics, systems architecture, performance testing and optimization.

He blogs at http://cnfl.io/rmoff and http://rmoff.net/ (and previously http://ritt.md/rmoff) and can be found tweeting grumpy geek thoughts as @rmoff. Outside of work he enjoys drinking good beer and eating fried breakfasts, although generally not at the same time.

While we're full speed ahead to create an even better experience, why not check out what happened in 2018:

code of conduct

The following Code of Conduct is inspired by that from other prominent conferences such as ScalaDays or Scala eXchange.

Sphere.it is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Please show respect for those around you. This applies to both in-person and online behavior.

All communication should be appropriate for a technical audience,
including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language, innuendo, and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of staff immediately. If an individual engages in harassing behaviour, the Sphere.it staff may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event.

We expect all attendees to follow above rules during our Sphere.it Conference.

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