Keynote

Sun, 2015-12-20 21:39

Eclipse: The Evolution and Future of IDEs (Grand Ballroom ABC)

The developer workspace has evolved to support every language, framework, paradigm, and runtime. The Eclipse IDE is the world’s most popular, installed over two million times per month and used by developers everywhere.

Yet, developers are frustrated. They want to do more but cannot - inhibited by workspaces that make configuration complex, non-portable, and non-collaborative.

Sun, 2015-12-20 21:36

An Intelligence Agency in Transition: Succeeding in the Open (Grand Ballroom ABC)

NGA has open-sourced millions of dollars of code to GitHub over the last year. The software ranges from geospatial big data systems to source code for first responder mobile apps.

In this keynote, Chris Rasmussen will discuss NGA's open source strategy, how contributing to open source is changing government partnerships, and the agency's cultural pivot toward a more unclassified future.

Mon, 2015-11-23 17:25

Inspiring a New Generation of Women Computer Programmers in Austere Environments (Grand Ballroom ABC)

Women in the United States are a minority when it comes to competing in the STEM fields. They are seldom seen as leading technical developers and programmers. The environment is changing: education systems, government, non-profit institutions, and marketing schemes have identified this gender gap.  In contrast, the development and support for building programming and coding skills are nearly neglected in developing countries. The key to closing this gap lies in creating leaders who are bridge builders.

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