Schedule

Wednesday 27 June

Barbican Hall Office Hours
08:30

Registration and refreshments

Barbican Hall 08:30 - 10:00

Office Hours 08:30 - 11:15
10:00

Welcome

Barbican Hall 10:00 - 10:10
10:10

The Container Operator’s Manual

Alice Goldfuss

Alice Goldfuss
Barbican Hall 10:10 - 10:50
10:50

First Steps as a Lead

Dan Persa

Dan Persa
Barbican Hall 10:50 - 11:05
11:05

It's personal - the art of giving and receiving code reviews gracefully

Alexandra Hill

Alexandra Hill
Barbican Hall 11:05 - 11:15
11:15

Refreshments

Barbican Hall 11:15 - 11:55

Office hours

Dan Persa and Alice Goldfuss

Dan Persa
Alice Goldfuss
Office Hours 11:15 - 11:45
11:45

Office Hours 11:45 - 13:10
11:55

Knowing Me, Knowing You - Growing teams to continuously deliver

Pia Nilsson

Pia Nilsson
Barbican Hall 11:55 - 12:25
12:25

How I learned to stop worrying and love meetings

Menno van Slooten

Menno van Slooten
Barbican Hall 12:25 - 12:40
12:40

Building sustainable teams to handle uncertainty

Jenny Duckett

Jenny Duckett
Barbican Hall 12:40 - 13:10
13:10

Lunch

Barbican Hall 13:10 - 14:20

Office hours

Menno van Slooten, Pia Nilsson, Alexandra Hill

Menno van Slooten
Pia Nilsson
Alexandra Hill
Office Hours 13:10 - 13:40
13:40

Office Hours 13:40 - 15:30
14:20

The Hardest Scaling Challenge of All - Yourself

Christian McCarrick

Christian McCarrick
Barbican Hall 14:20 - 14:50
14:50

Introduction to ReasonML

Jack Lewin

Jack Lewin
Barbican Hall 14:50 - 15:00
15:00

CI/CD For Humans: Empathy as the Foundation for Effective Deployments

Jackie Balzer

Jackie Balzer
Barbican Hall 15:00 - 15:30
15:30

Refreshments

Barbican Hall 15:30 - 16:10

Office hours

Jack Lewin, Jackie Balzer, Christian McCarrick, Jenny Duckett

Jack Lewin
Jackie Balzer
Christian McCarrick
Jenny Duckett
Office Hours 15:30 - 16:00
16:00

Office Hours 16:00 - 17:15
16:10

Junior.next()

Tara Ojo

Tara Ojo
Barbican Hall 16:10 - 16:25
16:25

Points don’t mean prizes

Adrian Howard

Adrian Howard
Barbican Hall 16:25 - 16:35
16:35

Who Destroyed Three Mile Island?

Nickolas Means

Nickolas Means
Barbican Hall 16:35 - 17:05
17:05

Closing remarks

Barbican Hall 17:05 - 17:15
17:15

Drinks Reception

Barbican Hall 17:15 - 19:30

Office hours

Adrian Howard and Tara Ojo

Adrian Howard
Tara Ojo
Office Hours 17:15 - 17:45
17:45
19:30

Conference close

Barbican Hall 19:30 - 19:30

Conference close

Office Hours 19:30 - 19:30

Thursday 28 June

Barbican Hall Office Hours
08:30

Breakfast

Barbican Hall 08:30 - 09:30

Office Hours 08:30 - 10:50
09:30

Welcome

Barbican Hall 09:30 - 09:40
09:40

Go Slow To Go Fast: Building Strong Foundations for Leadership

Alicia Liu

Alicia Liu
Barbican Hall 09:40 - 10:10
10:10

Legacy code: Big Rewrite or Progressive Rejuvenation?

Uberto Barbini

Uberto Barbini
Barbican Hall 10:10 - 10:40
10:40

Refreshments

Barbican Hall 10:40 - 11:20
10:50

Office hours

Jim Newbery, Alicia Liu, Nickolas Means, Kevin Goldsmith

Jim Newbery
Alicia Liu
Nickolas Means
Kevin Goldsmith
Office Hours 10:50 - 11:20
11:20

Build a Better Hiring Process with Design Thinking

Crystal Yan

Crystal Yan
Barbican Hall 11:20 - 11:50

Office Hours 11:20 - 12:30
11:50

Functional programming for everyone

Marek Rogala

Marek Rogala
Barbican Hall 11:50 - 12:00
12:00

Teaching New Tricks – How to enhance the skills of experienced developers

Clare Sudbery

Clare Sudbery
Barbican Hall 12:00 - 12:30
12:30

Lunch

Barbican Hall 12:30 - 13:40

Office hours

Marek Rogala, Uberto Barbini, Crystal Yan, Melinda Seckington

Marek Rogala
Uberto Barbini
Crystal Yan
Melinda Seckington
Office Hours 12:30 - 13:00
13:00

Office Hours 13:00 - 14:55
13:40

Tips for managing a widely distributed team

Dirkjan Bussink

Dirkjan Bussink
Barbican Hall 13:40 - 14:10
14:10

How to run awesome tech internships!

Beverley Newing

Beverley Newing
Barbican Hall 14:10 - 14:25
14:25

Strategies to Edit Production Data

Julie Qiu

Julie Qiu
Barbican Hall 14:25 - 14:55
14:55

Refreshments

Barbican Hall 14:55 - 15:35

Office hours

Julie Qiu, Beverley Newing, Dirkjan Bussink, Clare Sudbery

Julie Qiu
Beverley Newing
Dirkjan Bussink
Clare Sudbery
Office Hours 14:55 - 15:25
15:25

Office Hours 15:25 - 16:35
15:35

Goal-Setting Workshops for Managers

Melinda Seckington

Melinda Seckington
Barbican Hall 15:35 - 15:45
15:45

How to Survive the Single Page App-ocalypse

Jim Newbery

Jim Newbery
Barbican Hall 15:45 - 15:55
15:55

Using Agile Techniques to Build a More Inclusive Team

Kevin Goldsmith

Kevin Goldsmith
Barbican Hall 15:55 - 16:25
16:25

Closing remarks

Barbican Hall 16:25 - 16:35
16:35

Conference close

Barbican Hall 16:35 - 16:35

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