Workshops: Wed. 6 June, 2018

Dive deeper and sharpen your skills at our pre-conference full-day workshops. Workshops end at 4:30 pm.

Time Workshop A Workshop B
8:00 amCross Platform-Application Development via Xamarin (Part 1) Richard TaylorPWAs and Offline-First Application Development (Part 1) Trip Ottinger, Tom Wilson
12:00 pmLunch (on your own)
1:00 pmCross Platform Application Development via Xamarin (Part 2) Richard TaylorPWAs and Offline-First Application Development (Part 2) Trip Ottinger, Tom Wilson
6:00 pmPre-Conference Drinks at the North Charleston Marriott

Conference: Thurs. 7 June, 2018

Time Backend Frontend Platforms
7:45 amRegistration / Check-in
8:30 amMorning Kick-Off
8:40 amHow to Set a D.A.M.N. Goal – Learning Quickly in Times of Change Ethan Brooks
9:20 amBreak (Mingle and Transition)
9:30 amBest Practices for Serverless Microservice Architecture and Design Josh WeaverThe Nitty-Griddy: Modern CSS Layouts Noelle KnightDevelop Locally for Kubernetes with Minikube Ted Behling
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amBuilding Better SQL Server Databases Eric CobbTypeScript: Making JavaScript Tolerable David PineExploiting Local Dev Environments Zach Roof
11:15 amBreak
11:30 amGraphQL at Massive Scale: GraphQL as the Glue in IBM’s Microservice ArchitectureBeautiful Web Apps with Polymer and TypeScript Kito MannUsing Docker and Docker-Compose to Wrangle Your Local Development Environment Nathan Hall
12:15 pmLunch (provided) & Sponsored Session
1:15 pmMySQL 8 — A New Beginning Dave StokesBuilding Accessible Components with Razor Chris DeMarsOrchestrating AWS Lambda with Step Functions Matt Williams
2:15 pmBreak
2:30 pmPouchDB, the Database that Syncs Tom WilsonWebVR: Virtual Reality on the Web for Everyone Kesha WilliamsOffline-Enabled Real-Time Mobile Apps with GraphQL Adrian Hall
3:15 pmBreak
3:30 pmDown The Rabbit Hole: An Adventure in Legacy CodeMaking A Case For Frontend Monorepos Harrison HarnischBuilding Effective Conversational Apps with Bot Framework and LUIS Michael Szul
4:30 pm#TechGirlBoss Meet & Greet
5:00 pmHappy Hours at Rusty Bull Brewing Co.

Conference: Fri. 8 June, 2018

Time Blend Frontend Platforms
7:45 amRegistration / Check-in
8:30 amCreating Products for a Multi-Generational World Belinda HareCreating Accessible Apps and Why It Matters Sarah HudsonNoSQL Storage for your Mobile Apps
9:15 amBreak
9:30 amTour de .NET Core CLI Scott AddieDesign for Success with React and Storybooks Chris SaylorBuild Intelligent Applications with Azure Cognitive Service and CNTK Bhakthi Liyanage
10:25 amBreak
10:35 amI’m a Developer not a DBA, I Don’t Know Why the Query is Slow! Richard TaylorStyling React for Reuse Jen LukerBuild, Debug and Deploy your first Serverless Chatbot Tara Walker
11:20 amBreak
11:30 amLess Frustration, More Readable Code: Functional Programming in JavaScript with RamdaJS Nate TaylorBuilding Interfaces for Virtual and Augmented Reality Erica Stanley10 Lessons Learned Building 100+ Enterprise Mobile Applications in 15 Different Industries John Mutter
12:15 pmLunch (provided)
1:15 pmEdge Computing: What it is; Why it’s Important; and How it can be Leveraged Andrew Mitry
1:45 pmThe Power of Community Mary Beth Westmoreland
2:30 pmJavaScript & the Rise of the New Virtual Machine Scott Hanselman
3:15 pmClosing Remarks
3:30 pmPost-Conference Drinks at Rusty Bull Brewing Co.

View the 2018 lineup of speakers