6th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference – April 27 – April 28, 2011

Registration is open for the 6th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a. Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 27 – April 28 at the Society Hill Sheraton, Philadelphia.

The Early Bird rate, available through February 15, is $295 per person.

If you can take advantage of the group discount (4 colleagues or friends, not necessarily from the same company, registering at the same time), the Early Bird price goes down to $221 per person.

The 2-day, 5-track event features close to 50 speakers and topics ranging from HTML5 to MongoDB to Ruby on Rails 3.1 to Spring Integration to mobile development (iphone and Android) to agile project management.

The keynote speakers are Molly Holzschlag (web standard evangelist) and Stormy Peters (head of developer engagement at Mozilla).

Session speakers include:

* Dan Allen (Seam, Weld & Arquillian project teams; author of Seam in Action)
* Ola Bini (JRuby Core team; author of Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects)
* David A. Black (author of Ruby for Rails and The Well-Grounded Rubyist)
* Ryan Dahl (creator of node.js)
* Mark Fisher (Spring Integration project lead; Spring AMQP project co-lead)
* Debasish Ghosh (author of DSLs in Action; Akka contributor)
* Ron Jeffries (co-author of The Agile Manifesto)
* David Kaneda (creator of jQtouch)
* Yehuda Katz (SproutCore project team; Rails Core team)
* Ted Neward (author of Effective Enterprise Java; co-author of Professional F#)
* Chris Richardson (Head of Cloud Development, SpringSource)
* Johanna Rothman (author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management)
* Stuart Sierra (Clojure/core team; author of Practial Clojure)
* Jonathan Stark (author of Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
* Bruce Tate (author of Seven Languages in Seven Weeks)
* Jim Weirich (creator of the Ruby tool, rake)

The list of confirmed speakers to date is here: http://phillyemergingtech.com/2011/speakers More speakers and session abstracts will be added over the next few weeks. The conference sold out last year.

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