4–7 Nov 2019
Neal Ford

Neal Ford
Meme Wrangler, ThoughtWorks

Website | @neal4d

Neal Ford is a director, software architect, and meme wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy that thinks disruptively to deliver technology to address the toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change. Neal focuses on designing and building large-scale enterprise applications. He’s an internationally recognized expert on software development and delivery, especially in the intersection of Agile engineering techniques and software architecture. Neal has authored magazine articles, seven books (and counting), and dozens of video presentations and has spoken at hundreds of developers conferences worldwide on the topics of software architecture, continuous delivery, functional programming, and cutting-edge software innovations. Check out his website at Nealford.com. He welcomes feedback and can be reached at nford@thoughtworks.com.

Sessions

9:00 - 17:00 Monday, 4 November & Tuesday, 5 November
Location: Hall A4
Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks), Zhamak Dehghani (ThoughtWorks)
Neal Ford and Zhamak Dehghani highlight solutions and trade-offs to architecture's difficult problems. They explore tools and practices to help you choose proper granularity of components and services, messaging styles in microservices (choreography, orchestration, sagas), and data topics, including microservices caching and data meshes, styles of reuse, and reactive architectures. Read more.
Location: Hall A4
13:0013:05 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly Media), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Program chairs Chris Guzikowski and Neal Ford open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
14:1514:20 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly Media), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Program chairs Chris Guzikowski and Neal Ford close the second day of keynotes. Read more.
13:0013:05 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly Media), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Program chairs Chris Guzikowski and Neal Ford open the second day of keynotes. Read more.
13:5514:15 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
Patrick Kua (N26), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
In this ongoing series, Neal Ford interviews highly regarded industry professions about their career path and their work as an architect. Join in for his discussion with Patrick Kua. Read more.
14:1514:20 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly Media), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Program chairs Chris Guzikowski and Neal Ford close the second day of keynotes. Read more.
Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly Media), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
Details to come.

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