DevNexus 2020 – Atlanta, GA

February 18, 2020

The IBM Developer team is excited to be the Unobtanium sponsor at the DevNexus conference, the largest Java conference in North America. We look forward to connecting with you to explore the impact Java is having on technology of all kinds, especially in the area of Cloud-Native application development and deployment. To help make your event experience even better, the IBM team will be delivering sessions on new and relevant topics, providing hands-on experience in Workshops and QuickLabs, and will have many of our own developers and contributors at our booth to discuss the latest in levering JakartaEE, Eclipse MicroProfile, Open Liberty, OpenJ9, Spring, and emerging open source technologies to accelerate your Journey to the Cloud and cloud-native development.


Check out the following ways to engage with our contributors.


Wednesday, February 19 @ 9:00 – Kubernetes 101 Workshop – JJ Asghar, IBM
Wednesday, February 19 @ 9:00 – Java Security Workshop – Steve Poole, IBM (with Brian Vermeer, Snyk)
Wednesday, February 19 @ 9:00 – Extending Spring Boot for Enterprise – Billy Korando, IBM
Wednesday, February 19 @ 9:00 – Cloud Native Microservice with MicroProfile, Docker, Kubernetes, Istio and OpenShift – Emily Jiang, IBM


Thursday, February 20 @ 09:00 – KEYNOTE: Decoding the weather: How GRAF and New Computer Modeling can Change Everything – Kait Parker (
Thursday, February 20 @ 11:20 – Seven Principles of Productive Software Developers – Sebastian Daschner
Thursday, February 20 @ 13:10 – An Open Future for Java in the Cloud – Steve Poole
Thursday, February 20 @ 13:10 – Afterlife tales: Troubleshooting containerized applications – Ana Maria Mihalceanu
Thursday, February 20 @ 14:10 – How to get along with HATEOAS without letting the bad guys steal your lunch? – Steve Poole, Graham Charters
 Thursday, February 20 @ 14:10 – Java and Containers – Make it Awesome – (Dino) Dinakar Guniguntala
Thursday, February 20 @ 14:10 – Ethical hacking – The Culture for the Curious – Jayashree S Kumar
Thursday, February 20 @ 15:30 – It’s always sunny with OpenJ9 – Dan Heidinga

Friday,      February 21 @ 10:20 – Reacting to an Event-Driven World – Grace Jansen
Friday,      February 21 @ 10:20 – Metrics for the win! – Erin Schnabel
Friday,      February 21 @ 11:20 – Migrating Beyond Java 8 – Dalia Abo Sheasha
Friday,      February 21 @ 11:20 – Thirst-quenching streams for the reactive mind – Mary Grygleski
Friday,      February 21 @ 13:10 – Open JDK Panel – Dan Heidinga, Yishai Galatzer, Dmitry Chuyko, Simon Ritter 

Other sessions:

Applying AI to IoT Data: From Sensors to Insights at the Edge – John Walicki
Reactive Microservice in Action – Emily Jiang
Transforming events the reactive polyglot way – Mary Grygleski
How to fail at building modern microservices – Alasdair Nottingham
Taking the JIT out of the JVM – Dan Heidinga
Modern Enterprise Java from the ground up – Sebastian Daschner
Advancing AI ubiquity in the enterprise IoT networks – Mo Haghighi
Collaborative Contract Driven Development – Billy Korando
Write tests that spark flow – Sebastian Daschner

IBM Booth:

QuickLabs – get your hands on the code and quickly build cloud-native apps and microservices with Java and the latest open technologies including Kabanero, Appsody, and Codewind. Prizes for completing a quicklab include some cool SWAG. 

More information coming soon!