DevCon Live, the largest series of tech events is almost here

22 October 2020 news

DevCon Live, the largest series of tech events brings together speakers from Google, Spotify and RedHat

More than 50 international speakers from companies such as Google, Spotify and RedHat will be present at DevCon Live, the largest series of online events dedicated to IT&C professionals

October 21, 2020 DevCon Live, the largest series of online events dedicated to the IT&C community in Romania, starts on November 3 and will showcase 4 weeks full of content on topics dedicated to technology, such as: Java, JavaScript, Web & Mobile and Cybersecurity. Inspired by DevTalks Reimagined and part of DevTalks Romania, DevCon Live will bring together over 5,000 local and international IT professionals and speakers from renowned companies such as Google, Spotify, RedHat, EPAM, VMware, JetBrains, Hazelcast and many more.

“Starting from our first edition of DevCon in 2019, where we held 4 conferences on independent topics, the second edition of DevCon comes with a new format through which participants can access a wide range of activities meant to provide an infusion of know-how for the Romanian IT community. Thus, the novelty of this edition is represented by the expansion of DevCon Live that brings an umbrella of online events held throughout November, offering participants quality technical content and news trends in the IT & C industry. In addition, the support of our Main Partner, Cognizant Softvision, gave us a vote of confidence to build together an experience as valuable as possible for the participants.”Andreea Tudorache, DevCon Live Project Manager

Between November 3-28, each week of DevCon Live will be a mix of resources and networking filled with conferences, masterclasses and workshops that will take place as follows: Java Week – November 3, JavaScript Week – November 10, Web & Mobile Week – November 17 and Cybersecurity Week – November 24, followed by personalized events and DevHacks hackathons organized during the weeks.

DevCon Live will run like this:

  • 4 technical conferences on the most desired technologies and impact topics in the IT&C industry such as: news, frameworks and projects developed using Java and JavaScript, software development for web and mobile applications and also cyber security with prevention methods and tools used by industry specialists.
  • Masterclasses organized for 1 hour and 30 minutes on topics such as microservices architecture, Front-End development and good practices in the area of ​​DevOps supported by top companies in the industry such as Cognizant Softvision, BCR, Mambu and Playtika.
  • Dedicated workshops where for 45 minutes participants will be able to deepen topics in the area of ​​Java, Web & Mobile and Cybersecurity supported by companies such as Computaris, Molson Coors GBS and Verifone.
  • A dedicated Women In Tech area sponsored by Molson Coors GBS that will offer discussion topics on career challenges and opportunities through webinars organized with women in the IT&C industry.
  • DevHacks hackathons return this fall with two new impact challenges for society, so technology enthusiasts can sign up and schedule for 24 hours on topics such as Education – hackathon organized with the support of Systematic between November 13-14 and Gaming – hackathon organized with the support of Playtika between November 20-21.
  • The traditional DevAfterWork events will take place in a new online format in November, and for about 3 hours participants will be able to deepen technical topics supported by speakers from companies like Ubisoft.
  • Expo Area – For a complete experience, during the 4 weeks of DevCon Live, participants will be able to explore the 3D stands area and to chat live with representatives from partner companies. They’ll also be able to participate in competitions and technical quizzes having the chance to win various prizes;
  • Networking Area – through the online event platform, DevCon Live participants will be able to connect with the IT community and interact both with other participants and with representatives of companies, speakers or event organizers;

In addition, the agenda of the event and the 4 conferences will bring together over 50 local and international speakers, leaders and professionals from around the world such as the United States, India, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and many more.

These include:

  • Minko Gechev – Angular Team, Google
  • Nicola Corti – Android Infrastructure Engineer at Spotify
  • Edson Yanaga – Director of Developer Experience at RedHat
  • Mala Gupta – Developer Advocate at JetBrains
  • Josh Long – Developer Advocate at Vmware
  • Sandra Lee – Chief Information Security Officer LSEG
  • Alexandre Borges – Director and Cyber ​​Security Researcher at Blackstorm Security and SANS Institute instructor
  • Vitalii Bobrov – Lead JavaScript Engineer at EPAM Poland

The Main Partner of DevCon Live that will be present throughout the 4 weeks of the event is Cognizant Softvision. The Main Partners for Java Week are: BCR, London Stock Exchange Group Romania, Mambu and Playtika and Computaris and Verifone will join as Java Week Sponsors. On Web & Mobile Week, Raiffeisen Bank will be present as Week Partner and EveryMatrix as Week Sponsor. Molson Coors GBS will join the event as Week Sponsor on Web & Mobile Week and Cybersecurity Week and as partners for the Women in Tech area on Web & Mobile Week. In addition, part of the DevCon Live and the DevHacks series of hackathons are: Systematic with an Education Hackathon and Playtika with a Gaming Hackathon. And not in the least, the DevAfterWork event will be organized in collaboration with Ubisoft.

More details about DevCon Live and the available tickets can be accessed on the event website