Check out the different topics, each representing a single block of talks and sessions to guide you through the progam of
DevTalks Bucharest.

Day 1
Day 2
Emerging tech
DevOps
Web
Smart Everything
Java
Big Data&Cloud
Product Management
2020 has started and we are glad to come back with great forces and we continue to commit to our mission on extending the tech community with <dev/>otion! This year we are celebrating the magic number 7 that brings us a new edition of DevTalks Bucharest. As you already know, June is our time to celebrate the tech community in Bucharest and bring together some awesome forces and inspiration. That’s why it’s time for you to save the date because in 2020 we will meet again on 11-12th of June, at Romexpo. Also, you can already book your seat because the Early Bird Tickets are now on sale, so don’t miss the chance to book yours here: https://bit.ly/35P1hQs Shaping the edition of DevTalks Bucharest 2020 The novelty of this edition will be our special theme, Back to the Future. 2030, that will shape the entire experience for 2 days of conferences and networking. This year, we are getting ready for 13 Stages to discuss more about Emerging Technologies (Main Stage), Java, DevOps, QA & Testing, Web, Mobile, SAP, Big Data & Cloud, Product Management, Security, Embedded and a special CodeClash Stage, where the technologies and frameworks will be challenged by at least one speaker at the same time. Since we want to create the best experience for our audience, we have already started to set the scene for our Agenda of DevTalks Bucharest 2020. Last year we set a new record for our conference and we were proud to hit the great number of 120+ speakers joining us at DevTalks Bucharest 2019! Over 40 were international speakers from all over the world accepted our invitation to get to know better the Romanian tech community and share their knowledge on our Stages. This year, it`s time to meet you again! Our CFP is now open, and we are so excited and waiting for your speaking proposals here: https://www.papercall.io/devtalksbucharest               We can’t wait to meet you all again and rock the tech scene together! Stay tuned!
After a full year of awesome DevAfterWork editions, here we are gathering at the last meet-up event in Bucharest, powered by HARMAN. On 28th of November, we are waiting for you in an informal set-up at HARMAN's crib to discuss more about Bringing hardware to life through software.  Are you curious to have a look into the bits and bytes on how HARMAN is building and testing the Hardware for state of the art Infotainment System? From the Hardware design phase and manufacturing, up until the product is integrated in the car, Software plays a key role in assuring premium quality. This enables us to fulfill the expectations of our most demanding customers: BMW, Daimler, Audi, Toyota. HARMAN combines passion and purpose to design and deliver smart products, systems, software and services that connect people wherever they are. They lead with integrity, innovate with intention, and drive operational excellence to inspire breakthrough performances that generate customer value and strong shareholder returns. The Agenda of the event will follow technical talks, but also dedicated networking breaks: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Registration, welcome & networking 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm  Explore Harman: who we are and what we do 7:15 pm - 7:40 pm  High-end Hardware: how we design it 7:40 pm - 8:00 pm  Q&A session & coffee break 8:00 pm - 8:25 pm  Premium quality ensured by Software: preparing the Hardware for the real world 8:25 pm - 9:00 pm  Q&A session & networking
*Also, one of the best parts of the evening will be the opportunity to test their infotainment system during the event! 
Meet the speakers of DevAfterWork powered by Harman:           Also, HARMAN has a special surprise for the participants, having the chance to win of their 3 shinny prizes:
  • 1 JBL Sport Wireless Train Bluetooth Headphones;
  • 1 JBL Pulse 3Waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker with 360° lightshow and sound;
  • 1 Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker;
The participation at the event is free based on the available seats left, so hurry up and book your seat here! Let`s discover together the strategies of combining Hardware and Software to create innovative and high quality Infotainment Systems for the connected cars of tomorrow! See you on Thursday!    
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Robotics in Automotive Validation

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17.20 - 18:00
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Automotive & The World of Tomorrow

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – Softvision

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Iulian Hostiuc

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Stefania Ioana Chiorean

Moderator

09:45 - 10:00
How the paradigms have changed

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Radu Negulescu

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Victor Radu Gradinescu

Moderator

09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – RINF TECH

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Ioana Balasa

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Richard Lewington

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – Product lifecycle management

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Bogdan Cazangiu

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Cristian Orasanu

Moderator

09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – LSEG

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Ann Neidenbach

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Vitaly Friedman

Moderator

09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – Metro Systems

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Irina Poiana

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Grosu Andrei-Nicolae

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09:45 - 10:00
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Alex Bordei -
Intro Speech

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10:00 - 10:45
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Radu Vunvulea -
TOOLS AND COMPETENCES ON DEVOPS

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10:00 - 10:45
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Alexandru Bolboaca -
Thinking in functions in C++

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10:00 - 10:45
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Daniel Appelquist -
Why We Need a more Ethical Web

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10:00 - 10:45
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Daniel Zacarias -
Priority starts at the top

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10:00 - 10:45
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Matt Jarvis -
Dealing with Kubesprawl – Tetris style!

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10:00 - 10:45
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Audrey Tang -
Digital Social Innovation

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10:00 - 10:45
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Victor Rentea -
The Proxy Fairy and the Magic of Spring

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10:50 - 11:35
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Adrian Neatu -
Kubernetes in the Cloud(s)

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10:50 - 11:35
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Mihai Tudor -
Trading systems in the age of speed and the return of the Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)

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10:50 - 11:35
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Heather Wilde -
Choice is Overrated – Designing Products That Know What You Want Before You Do

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10:50 - 11:35
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Josep Panadero -
Managing sport betting risk at a scale with the in-memory data grid Hazelcast

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10:50 - 11:35
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Daniel Radu -
Processing files with Kafka and Cassandra at cloud scale

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10:50 - 11:35
Enhanced Reality – A Practical Perspective & MATT – from sketch to a fully functional testing robot.

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Mihai Craciunescu

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Dragos Barbulescu

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11:40 - 12:20
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Lucian Oprea -
Reactive Microservices In Practice

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11:40 - 12:20
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Laurent Gendrier -
Traditional BI or Big Data?

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11:40 - 12:20
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Rafal Czuprynski -
Digital transformation, AI – what the hell does it mean for me?

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11:40 - 12:20
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Idan Tovi -
Metrics in Distributed System – From Zero to Hero

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11:40 - 12:20
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Richard Gratton -
Stop Asking How Long; Ask How Big

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11:40 - 12:20
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Matthias Schulze -
DriveCore, Visteon‘s platform for ADAS and Autonomous Driving.

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12:25 - 13:00
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Marcin Szymaniuk -
DataFrames in Spark – the analysts perspective

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12:25 - 13:00
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Matthew Renze -
Artificial intelligence: The future of software

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12:25 - 13:00
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Patrick Balulescu -
Smart Car > 5G & beyond

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12:25 - 13:00
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Steve Poole -
An Open Future for Java in the Cloud

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12:25 - 13:00
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Erwin Staal -
DevOps – The Automation of Compliance

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12:25 - 13:00
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Vladimir Grinenko -
Balanced development in large teams

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13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:05 - 14:45
API Development in a Microservices World & Automating SD-WAN Deployment in a Virtualized Cloud Environment

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Bogdan Meca

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Andrei Chițu

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14:05 - 14:45
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Adam West -
Demystifying the hype: AI and it’s future in business

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14:05 - 14:45
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Victor Ionescu -
Finding your sweet spot on the cloud computing continuum

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14:05 - 14:45
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Antonio Ferreira -
Blockchain 2.0: from Automotive 4.0 » to Mobility 3.0 » to Smart City 2.0

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14:05 - 14:45
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Andrei Mihaescu -
Microservices in 30 minutes or less

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14:05 - 14:45
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Sergio Pereira -
A Software Developer’s path to Blockchain

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14:50 - 15:35
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Tom Dunlap -
Aligning a Data Policy Framework with Technology Enablers: Best Practices and Pitfalls

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14:50 - 15:35
More than coding: insights on emerging technology from major players

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Gabriel Diaconescu

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Alin Butnarasu

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14:50 - 15:35
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Lucian Moroeanu -
Operational Excellence, from zero to prod and beyond

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14:50 - 15:35
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Marcus Biel -
Java, Turbocharged

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14:50 - 15:35
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Sébastien Stormacq -
Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment for your containers and serverless applications

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14:50 - 15:35
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Laurentiu Matei -
Keep your product and your team sane

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15:40 - 16:20
Cross-GPU Machine Learning for Video Games

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Ciprian Păduraru

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Alexandru-Marian Atanasiu

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15:40 - 16:20
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Alexandra Petrus -
AI for Executives and Product Leaders

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15:40 - 16:20
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Stephan Hochdörfer -
From dev to prod with GitLab CI

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15:40 - 16:20
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Georgi Kodinov -
MySQL Enterprise Data Masking

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15:40 - 16:20
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Karina Popova -
IoT & Agriculture: Precision Farming Challenges

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10:50 - 11:35
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Gerrit Grunwald -
MULTI DEVICE CONTROLS – A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO UX

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11:40 - 12:20
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Petrache Marin -
Building VueJS applications with Typescript

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12:25 - 13:00
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Stefania Ioana Chiorean -
Keynote

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13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:05 - 14:45
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3 ways to reusable ReactJS applications

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14:50 - 15:35
Roablocks on becoming an expert web developer

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Tamás Tompa

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Attila Molnár

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Mátyás Fórián Szabó

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15:40 - 16:20
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Holger Bartel -
Make Cache Control Work for You

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16:25 - 17:05
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Vladimir Grinenko -
C – consistency or Code reuse in really large projects

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16:25 - 17:05
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Cédric van Beijsterveldt -
Machine Learning: not as new as it seems

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16:25 - 17:05
Exploring New Technologies In Modern Architectures

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Răzvan Simion

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Dan Ștefănescu

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16:25 - 17:05
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Sabin Popa -
Surviving in a hybrid cloud world

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16:25 - 17:05
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Catalina Banuleasa -
How do we bridge people and technology through design

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15:40 - 16:20
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Ivar Grimstad -
Microservice Patterns – Implemented by Eclipse MicroProfile

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16:25 - 17:05
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Eliska Slobodova -
Making teams work effectively

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17:10 - 17:45
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Viral Parmar -
WEBVR : BEYOND IMAGINATION

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16:25 - 17:05
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Ties van de Ven -
Concepts that improve the way you think about code

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17:10 - 17:45
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Viral Parmar -
WEBVR : BEYOND IMAGINATION

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17:10 - 17:40
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James Murphy -
Mindset over skillset

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Emerging tech
Digital Transformation
Mobile
QA&Testing
SAP
Security
DevTalks Bucharest 2020 just launched! – CFP & Early Bird Tickets now open

2020 has started and we are glad to come back with great forces and we continue to commit to our mission on extending the tech community with <dev/>otion! This year we are celebrating the magic number 7 that brings us a new edition of DevTalks Bucharest. As you already know, June is our time to celebrate the tech community in Bucharest and bring together some awesome forces and inspiration. That’s why it’s time for you to save the date because in 2020 we will meet again on 11-12th of June, at Romexpo. Also, you can already book your seat because the Early Bird Tickets are now on sale, so don’t miss the chance to book yours here: https://bit.ly/35P1hQs Shaping the edition of DevTalks Bucharest 2020 The novelty of this edition will be our special theme, Back to the Future. 2030, that will shape the entire experience for 2 days of conferences and networking. This year, we are getting ready for 13 Stages to discuss more about Emerging Technologies (Main Stage), Java, DevOps, QA & Testing, Web, Mobile, SAP, Big Data & Cloud, Product Management, Security, Embedded and a special CodeClash Stage, where the technologies and frameworks will be challenged by at least one speaker at the same time. Since we want to create the best experience for our audience, we have already started to set the scene for our Agenda of DevTalks Bucharest 2020. Last year we set a new record for our conference and we were proud to hit the great number of 120+ speakers joining us at DevTalks Bucharest 2019! Over 40 were international speakers from all over the world accepted our invitation to get to know better the Romanian tech community and share their knowledge on our Stages. This year, it`s time to meet you again! Our CFP is now open, and we are so excited and waiting for your speaking proposals here: https://www.papercall.io/devtalksbucharest               We can’t wait to meet you all again and rock the tech scene together! Stay tuned!
Join us and win cool prizes at the next DevAfterWork event, powered by Harman

After a full year of awesome DevAfterWork editions, here we are gathering at the last meet-up event in Bucharest, powered by HARMAN. On 28th of November, we are waiting for you in an informal set-up at HARMAN's crib to discuss more about Bringing hardware to life through software.  Are you curious to have a look into the bits and bytes on how HARMAN is building and testing the Hardware for state of the art Infotainment System? From the Hardware design phase and manufacturing, up until the product is integrated in the car, Software plays a key role in assuring premium quality. This enables us to fulfill the expectations of our most demanding customers: BMW, Daimler, Audi, Toyota. HARMAN combines passion and purpose to design and deliver smart products, systems, software and services that connect people wherever they are. They lead with integrity, innovate with intention, and drive operational excellence to inspire breakthrough performances that generate customer value and strong shareholder returns. The Agenda of the event will follow technical talks, but also dedicated networking breaks: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Registration, welcome & networking 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm  Explore Harman: who we are and what we do 7:15 pm - 7:40 pm  High-end Hardware: how we design it 7:40 pm - 8:00 pm  Q&A session & coffee break 8:00 pm - 8:25 pm  Premium quality ensured by Software: preparing the Hardware for the real world 8:25 pm - 9:00 pm  Q&A session & networking
*Also, one of the best parts of the evening will be the opportunity to test their infotainment system during the event! 
Meet the speakers of DevAfterWork powered by Harman:           Also, HARMAN has a special surprise for the participants, having the chance to win of their 3 shinny prizes:
  • 1 JBL Sport Wireless Train Bluetooth Headphones;
  • 1 JBL Pulse 3Waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker with 360° lightshow and sound;
  • 1 Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker;
The participation at the event is free based on the available seats left, so hurry up and book your seat here! Let`s discover together the strategies of combining Hardware and Software to create innovative and high quality Infotainment Systems for the connected cars of tomorrow! See you on Thursday!    
Donna Sciberras

Eli Neicut

Debate time!

09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – EY

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Veronica Stefan

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Cristian Carstoiu

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – LSEG

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Andreea Stanescu

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Colin Whitfield

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10:00 - 10:45
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Håkan Silfvernagel -
Affective Computing – What is it and why should I care?

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10:50 - 11:35
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Eduard Dumitrașcu -
The Future of Cities | Shaping the Modern City

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11:40 - 12:20
Blockchain: a road to the future

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Florin Otto

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Dan Popescu

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12:25 - 13:00
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Henk Boelman -
A.I. on the Microsoft Stack

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13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:05 - 14:45
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Sébastien Stormacq -
Add intelligence to applications with AWS Machine Learning Services

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14:50 - 15:35
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Silviu-Tudor Serban -
The true potential of AI for well-being, safety and privacy

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15:40 - 16:20
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Roy van Rijn -
From TicTacToe to AlphaGo

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech

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Monica Alexandru

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Dev Speaker

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09:45 - 10:00
The world without testing

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Florin Manolescu

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Stefan Radulescu

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – Deloitte Digital

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Monica Zara

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Cornel Coser

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10:00 - 10:45
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Raftery Tom -
Our digital future – we can optimize for people, planet, and profit :)

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10:00 - 10:45
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Georgi Kodinov -
What’s new in MySQL 8.0 security ?

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10:00 - 10:45
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Nell Watson -
Magnanimous Machines

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10:00 - 10:45
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Kristel Kruustük -
Why should I Care About Testing?

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10:50 - 11:35
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Daniel Trandafir -
Embracing change in enterprise application development

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10:50 - 11:35
Live Hacking Session – Have you ever wondered how an attacker can gain control of your IT system?

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Mădălin Dumitru

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Răzvan Cernăianu

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10:50 - 11:35
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Cristian Carstoiu -
How to convince any CEO to invest in your digital idea

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10:50 - 11:35
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Shai Liberman -
Testing for AI Vs AI for testing

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11:40 - 12:20
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Andrei Stoica -
MVC Pattern in Test Automation

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11:40 - 12:20
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Iulian Paduraru -
Level up your Agile Transformation

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11:40 - 12:20
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David Heinzer -
Strategic tools for digital transformation at Edenred

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11:40 - 12:20
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Erik Hajnal -
Security is fun!

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12:25 - 13:00
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Stephan Gerling -
Remote yacht hacking – status quo

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12:25 - 13:00
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Bogdan Lucaciu -
The technology behind bras

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12:25 - 13:00
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Octavian Rosca -
From ABAP to BW and BPC

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12:25 - 13:00
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Karina Popova -
IoT & Medicine: Improving the Science of Medicine

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13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:05 - 14:45
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Emma Grasmeder -
Continuous Intelligence: Leveraging Data Science with Continuous Delivery

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14:50 - 15:35
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Radu Lacatus -
From distributed ball of mud to clean architecture – where to start –

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15:40 - 16:20
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Gary Crawford -
Models of transformation

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14:05 - 14:45
Building cloud-native extensions around the SAP core: 2 years of experience shared

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Helmut Königseder

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Victor Ionescu

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14:05 - 14:45
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Eduard Mirescu -
AI-Empowered QA Communication

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14:05 - 14:45
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Sorin Radulescu -
The many faces of cloud security

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14:50 - 15:35
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Gabriel Balaes -
Performance testing for fashion

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14:50 - 15:35
When connected devices start a rIoT

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Andrei Petrus

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Tatiana Petrache

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14:50 - 15:35
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Maximilian Streifeneder -
Who took my servers?

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15:40 - 16:20
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Jan Kopriva -
What happens when we fail to think about security

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16:25 - 17:05
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Serban Bejan -
DevSecOps Use Case: Squeeze Security Into Your Pipeline

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15:40 - 16:20
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DevSpeaker -
Keynote Powered by SAP

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15:40 - 16:20
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George Stan -
Agile Testing. Agile Mindset

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09:45 - 10:00
Intro Speech – Games of Crossplatforms

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Ostap Andrusiv

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Olexii Ratych

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10:00 - 10:45
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Ostap Andrusiv -
Mobile App Marketing for Developers

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10:50 - 11:35
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Stanislav Sorochich -
The pain of PWA: launching heavy web games on mobile

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11:40 - 12:20
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Alex Gherghina -
How to augment your reality

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12:25 - 13:00
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Ciprian Caba -
Innovating the digital mobile advertising industry

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13:00 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:05 - 14:45
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Vitaly Friedman -
Smarter Mobile Interface Design Patterns

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14:50 - 15:35
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Magda Miu -
Workout your tasks with WorkManager

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15:40 - 16:20
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Trishul Goel -
PWAs on steroids

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16:25 - 17:00
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Cristian Orasanu -
Crypto, Blockchain, Lambos & other Buzzwords. Crypto people wear suits now.

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