The greatest threat to tech conferences

There is an insidious presence that year after year has increasingly been featured in conference presentations around the world. This presence generally comes across small and easily dismissed, yet it impacts negatively on presentations and represents the greatest threat to tech conferences today. What is this presence? All will be unveiled at OSCON Ignite, security measures you know…

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Martijn Verburg


Martijn Verburg is the CTO of jClarity and has worked with Java/JEE and open source for over ten years. Martijn is passionate about software craftsmanship and the creative power of technical communities. He currently is the co-leader for the London JUG, runs two open source projects (PCGen and Ikasan EIP) and is a bartender at the Javaranch.

Most recently he’s been speaking at conferences (FOSDEM, JavaOne, OSCON etc, TSSJS) and co-writing (with Ben Evans) “The Well-Grounded Java Developer” by Manning publications, which covers Java 7 and polyglot programming on the JVM.


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