Jfokus 2013 with Vaadin


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This is a unique opportunity for every Java professional based in Finland to attend Jfokus 2013 conference and network with other Finnish Java professionals. Jfokus 2013 will be arranged in Stockholm 4.-6.2.2013 and it is one of the largest Java developer events in Europe - 1500 attendees, over 50 conference presentations and world class speakers. Join us and head to Jfokus by ship from Turku.

Onboard a cruise ship in the middle of the icy Baltic sea, we'll arrange a late night Vaadin Meetup as a "warm-up" to the Jfokus conference. You'll have an opportunity to get an insider's view into some of the hottest technologies, meet the team behind Vaadin and network with your peers with a cold free beer in your hand.

Check out the agenda and speakers from below. As always the topics include deep dives and status updates for the latest technologies related to "Java" development as well as discussion on how development should be done in general. By the way, this is the Vaadin 7 Release party, with cake of course, in case you have not yet noticed on the Roadmap.

Meetup is free of charge, but registration is required.

Meetup 2011


Martijn VerburgMartijn Verburg, CTO and co-founder of jClarity

Martijn Verburg (aka "The Diabolical Developer") is the CTO and co-founder of jClarity. He is the co-leader of the London Java User Group (LJC), and leads the global Adopt a JSR and Adopt OpenJDK efforts to enable the community to contribute to Java standards and OpenJDK. Martijn is the co-author of "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" on Java 7, Polyglot Programming on the JVM and modern software development techniques. Martijn also acts as a community lead for the PCGen and Ikasan open source projects, moderates at the Javaranch and can be found answering thorny questions on the programmers stack exchange sub-site. He was recently made a Java Champion in recognition for his contribution to the Java ecosystem. He's a popular speaker at major conferences (JavaOne, JFokus, OSCON, Devoxx etc) where he is known for challenging the industry status quo as "the Diabolical Developer".

Stephen Chin, Java Technology Evangelist at Oracle

Stephen Chin is a Java Evangelist at Oracle specializing in UI technology and co-author of the Pro JavaFX Platform 2 title, which is the leading technical reference for JavaFX. He has been featured at Java conferences around the world including Devoxx, Codemash, OSCON, J-Fall, GeeCON, Jazoon, and JavaOne, where he twice received a Rock Star Award. In his evenings and weekends, Stephen is an open-source hacker, working on projects including ScalaFX, a DSL for JavaFX in the Scala language, Visage, a UI oriented JVM language, JFXtras, a JavaFX component and extension library, and Apropos, an Agile Project Portfolio scheduling tool written in JavaFX. Stephen can be followed on twitter @steveonjava and reached via his blog: http://steveonjava.com/


Sampsa Sohlman, Senior Consultant at Liferay

Sampsa joined Liferay team at December 2012 after being active community member for many years. Sampsa is Liferay's first employee based on Finland and he is working as consultant, engineering and teaching at Liferay's training events. Before joining to Liferay, Sampsa used to work projects using Liferay and Vaadin together and separately. Sampsa has worked more than 15 years on field of software development as software developer and architect.


Artur Signell, VaadinArtur Signell

Artur Signell works as VP of R&D at Vaadin. He leads the Vaadin core development team responsible for Vaadin Framework as well as several Vaadin Add-ons and integrations to other technologies. Besides being really busy with Vaadin 7 project, he is finishing up his PhD on high performance computing.

Mikko Taivainen, Arcusys LtdArtur Signell

Co-founder and CTO of Arcusys Ltd, an Open Source company specialized in IT professional services and information system solutions. With over 12 years of experience in Java development, Mikko is focused on building high quality solutions based on open source software such as Liferay, Vaadin, Intalio and Alfresco. He's also a great fan of Lean / agile software processes and has already proven that Open Source + Agility = Success.

Vaadin Meetup, Monday, February 4. 2013

20:15 - M/S Baltic Princess leaves from Turku to Stockholm

20:15 - Meetup starts with Refreshments & Networking

20:25 - Opening and Welcome, Joonas Lehtinen, Vaadin

20:30 - 21.05 Integrating JavaFX and Vaadin, Stephen Chin, Oracle
- Vaadin Youtube video link

21:05 - 21.40 Vaadin 7 now and in futureArtur Signell, Vaadin 
- Vaadin Youtube video link

21:40 - 22.00 Break, time to network & eat some Vaadin 7 cake   

22:00 - 22:25 Building Liferay Portlets with Vaadin, Sampsa Sohlman, Liferay
- Vaadin Youtube video link

22:25-22:35 - ePalo case, Mikko Taivainen, Arcusys Oy
- Vaadin Youtube video link

22.35 - 23.10 Modern Software Development Anti-Patterns, Martijn Verburg, jClarity
- Vaadin Youtube video link

23:10 - Closing words, Joonas Lehtinen, Vaadin

23.10 ->  Q & A's in the lobby

Travel Info

Monday, 4. February 2013
20.15 M/S Baltic Princess. From Turku to Stockholm
20.15 Vaadin Meetup on the boat

Tuesday, 5. February 2013
06.10 Arrival at Stockholm
06.30 Bus to JFokus 2013 conference (Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre)
07.30 Coffee at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre / Radisson SAS
08.00 JFokus 2013 Conference - Ehxibition opens

Wednesday 6. February 2013
08.00 JFokus 2013 Conference - Ehxibition opens
09.00 Conference Opens 

You should make your own travel arrangements: book a boat ticket, return trip and hotel. Please remember to register to Vaadin Meetup (green button above) even if you will not participate to Jfokus conference.

More information: www.tallinksilja.com

Hotel recommended for Jfokus is the Radisson SAS at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre. More information about the hotel here: www.radissonblu.com/waterfronthotel-stockholm


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