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9TH EDITION, 26-27TH MAY 2021
Theme ‘Modern Architecture for Complex Systems’

Why Attend?

Level-up your tech skills by attending: Talks & Workshops, keynotes, topics on Architecture, Microservices, DevOps,  Software Design, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Mobile developmentWeb Security, Quality Practices, Business Analysis, Technical & People Leadership.

Who is it for?

For everyone passionate about software excellence. The content is geared to top-notch Software Crafters, Architects, Programmers, DevOps, Business Analysts, Technical Managers, Team Leaders, CEOs, CTOs/Technical Co-Founders, and Technical Consultants.

How is it special?

Top 5 reasons: 1) Dynamic learning atmosphere 2) Hands-on practice with the latest techniques applied in languages & technologies of your choice 3) Kata Lounge for mastering software crafting practices. 4) Open Space – Take responsibility for your own learning 5) Exposure to top notch IT professionals from Europe


Andreas Leidig

Andreas Leidig Software Craftsman & Conference Organizer, SoCraTes

I T.A.K.E. is definitely a “Not-To-Miss-Conference” if you are passionate about software crafting and giving and taking.

Cristi Cordoș

Cristi Cordoș Engineering Manager, Ixia

I T.A.K.E. Unconference wanted, and successfully managed, to break the classical conference pattern.

Csaba Patkós

Csaba Patkós Agile Software Developer, Syneto

Another key attraction of I T.A.K.E. is its set of Open Space sessions. They help the speaker-attendee relations and also encourage attendees to discuss interesting topics between themselves.

Bogdan Rotunjanu

Bogdan Rotunjanu IT Director, Orange

I T.A.K.E. is a great opportunity for us to consolidate existing knowledge and learn new things in a very efficient way: mixing practical sessions with keynotes, experience and practice sharing, and last but not least informal exchanges.

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See What Happened in Past Editions



First edition, featuring Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, Sandro Mancuso, Radu Marinescu as our academic speaker, and many community organizers from around Europe


A four-track May conference, featuring names such as Michael Feathers, Tom Gilb and Felienne Hermans.






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