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The Keynotes of Syntax Conference 2018

This week we turn our attention to the Keynote Speakers & Sessions of SyntaxCon 2018.  Our keynote speakers are nationally recognized professionals, who will speak to a number of thought-provoking topics.

Friday 8 June

After lunch on Friday June 8, we’ll bring all attendees together to hear our afternoon keynotes:

Edge Computing: What it is; Why it's Important; and How it can be Leveraged

Andrew Mitry  – Senior Distinguished Engineer at Walmart, who will make his way to the Lowcountry from Fairfax, Virgina.

Andrew’s Keynote Information:

The Power of Community - Mary Beth Westmoreland

Mary Beth Westmoreland – Chief Technology Officer/Snr Vice President at Blackbaud, Inc. who resides, and is well know in tech circles here in Charleston.

Mary Beth’s Keynote Information:

JavaScript & the Rise of the New Virtual Machine - Scott Hanselman

And to cap off SyntaxCon 2018, we welcome Scott Hanselman – Principal Program Manager at Microsoft coming to us from the Pacific Northwest – Portland, Oregon.

Scott’s Keynote Information:

Preethi Kasireddy

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Preethi Kasireddy will not be able to attend, or speak this year.  We’ll work on hosting her in the future.

View the full schedule

Stay tuned to the blog, as we shine the spotlight on each of our esteemed keynote speakers for the remainder of this week.

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Purchase your ticket now to guarantee your seat for June 7 & 8!  You don’t want to miss out on all that SyntaxCon 2018 has to offer!

Also, its not too late to add a pre-conference workshop into the mix.  Have a look at our 2018 Workshop offerings.

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Other Information

Syntax Code & Craft Conference (SyntaxCon) is an application developer’s conference on current and emerging mobile, front-end, back-end, tools and platforms (game development, content management systems, cloud-hosted services and infrastructure) for both today’s and tomorrow’s enginerds.

This year’s schedule provides content across 3 main tracks, each with a specific focus:

  • Front-End Development
  • Back-End Development
  • Platforms (content management systems, cloud-hosted services, mobile applications and infrastructure.

Attendees can customize their personal agenda by choosing sessions with an aim to improve their craft, fulfill goals, and learn cutting edge trends and best practices in a relatively short time.

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