experts to experts conference 17th June 2021, online
In space, no one
can hear your code
red planet
red planet
the developers about computer


09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

Richard Rodger -
The Model is the Message:
How to Survive the NoCode revolution
as a Developer.

11:00 - 11:30

Q & A

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00

Sam Newman -
Hiding the lead
Coupling, cohesion and microservices

13:00 - 13:30

Q & A

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 - 16:00

Mark Richards -
Understanding Architecture Styles
- And when to use them

16:00 - 16:15


16:30 - 17:30

Erik Dörnenburg -
Ready for Rust

17:30 - 18:00


18:00 - 18:30

Virtual Wine & Networking


Sam Newman is the Microservices rock star as the author of "Building Microservices" book from O'Reilly. He has worked with a variety of companies in multiple domains around the world, often with one foot in the developer world, and another in the IT operations space. He has written articles, presented at conferences, and sporadically commits to open source projects. While Java used to be his bread and butter, he also spends time with Ruby, Python, Javascript, and Clojure, Infrastructure Automation and Cloud systems.

Mark Richards is an experienced, hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures and other distributed systems in a variety of technologies. He has been in the software industry since 1983 and is the author of numerous technical books and videos. Mark has spoken at hundreds of conferences and user groups around the world and is the founder of, a free website devoted to helping developers in the journey to becoming a software architect.

Richard Rodger is the author of The Tao of Microservices, a new book from Manning focused on the design and management of microservice architectures. Richard is the host of the Dublin Microservices Meetup, and the maintainer of the open source microservice framework. His first book Mobile Application Development in the Cloud (Wiley, 2010) is one of the first major works on the intersection of Node.js, Cloud, and Mobile.

Erik Dörnenburg is a software developer and passionate technologist. As Head of Technology at ThoughtWorks he helps clients solve their business challenges using modern technologies, platforms, and practices. On his 25 year journey through the tech industry Erik has witnessed the rise—and sometimes fall—of many technologies. Always curious, he seeks to understand the potential of these new technologies, while figuring out with the wider community how to apply hard won experience and proven practices. Throughout his career Erik has been an advocate of agile values and open source software. He is a regular speaker at international conferences, contributed to a few books, and maintains several open source projects. Erik holds a degree in Informatics from the University of Dortmund and has studied Computer Science and Linguistics at University College Dublin.


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