Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

Emerging Tech sessions

Track host

Nirmal MehtaNirmal Mehta (Booz Allen Hamilton) is Chief Technologist in the Strategic Innovations Group at Booz Allen Hamilton specializing in research, implementation and integration of emerging technologies to Booz Allen’s federal government client base. He leads the firms efforts in containerization and distributed application architectures, and thought leader for DevOps practices. He is passionate about Open Source, Containerization, Cloud Automation, DevOps, Machine Learning, Cultural Transformation and integrating open-source software to push the capabilities of future IT infrastructure. He focuses on bringing leading edge technologies to enterprise systems for commercial and public sector clients. His other interests include immersive technologies, virtual and augmented reality and the intersection with Machine Learning.


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9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location: LL20 A/B
Michael Kehoe (LinkedIn)
This is going to be a get-up-and-running tutorial on what is eBPF, how it works, how to use it and how to program against it. There will be a set of labs to accompany the tutorial and plenty of pre-read material to get everyone up-to-speed. Read more.
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11:35am12:15pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
John Voorhees (Primitive)
Using Virtual Reality to connect developers in a spatial representation of code. Read more.
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1:25pm2:05pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
Streaming live video at low latency with user-interaction laid on top is hard, but it's about to get a lot easier with standards-based approaches and existing network technology. Read more.
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2:20pm3:00pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
April Wright (Architect Security, Inc.)
This talk explores the possible ramifications of deepfakes, from privacy violations to personal and professional embarrassment to causing global thermo-nuclear war, and considers what can be done to protect ourselves and emphasize the need for remaining critical of what we see as this technology gets better and better. Read more.
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3:50pm4:30pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Location: LL21 E/F
Nivia Henry (Spotify)
Machine Learning bias comes from our lack of understanding our own. This session puts that into focus and offers practical solutions to mitigate such biases. Read more.