Call for Speakers Opened

Aug 06, 2018 by adrian.bolboaca in  Announcements
Call for Speakers

Send your proposal to become a speaker at I T.A.K.E. Unconference 2019. This year we are interested in specific topics, and choosing one of them might get you closer to becoming a speaker.

To increase your chances to become accepted, here are some tips:

#1. Get into the attendees shoes

If you have a very clear idea of who your audience is going to be, make the exercise to think from their point of view. They choose to attend your session, and they expect the best value from their investment.

#2. Customize, customize, customize 

Every audience is unique, so craft your proposal according to what you know about your audience and about the event. Try to bring an original approach for each session you submit.

#3. Pay attention to details

When you apply, make sure you have an excellent title, a clear description of what you want to present and a strong personal bio.

#4. Invest time in your application

Although it might seem at hand, making a proposal takes time. Make sure you follow the guidelines offered by the organizers and when in doubt, ask for more details. Make sure you offer the details requested in the application.

#5. And a little extra thing 

You’ve seen the call, you got your information in order and you are pretty sure you want to make a submission.

You can read more in detail about our tips here.

 

Have any questions about the call for papers or the Unconference? Let us know in the comments.

I T.A.K.E. Unconference Day 2 – Slides & Videos

Jun 10, 2015

An unconference is as special as its participants. Thank you everyone – Speakers, Facilitators, Bumblebees & Butterflies for working all together, writing code, pairing, solving problems while discussing, listening and sharing knowledge.

After such an awesome gathering of practitioners, we are happy to share the presented slides.

Structured by tracks, find them all below.

I T.A.K.E. Unconference Day 2 – Slides & Videos

 

Keynotes 

James LewisJames Lewis: Microservices – Systems That Are #neverdone

AndreaMocci-PictureAndrea Mocci: Beautiful Design, Beautiful Coding

Hardcore Programming

Cyrille MartraireCyrille Martraire: Monoids, Monoids Everywhere!

Stefan KanevStefan Kanev: Advanced Vim dotfiles

thumb_adi-bolboaca-300x400.jpgAdrian Bolboacă: Architecture for Disaster Resistant Systems

Incremental Development

Marcin DrobikKrzysztof SzabelskiMarcin Drobik & Krzysztof Szabelski: From Zero to Hero: Business Increment in 30 Minutes

thumb_flavius-stef-300x400.pngFlavius Ștef: Big Rewrites Without Big Risks

Technical Leadership

Patroklos-PapapetrouPatroklos Papapetrou: How to Boost Development Team’s Speed

Design

AlexAlex Bolboacă: Usable Software Design

Architecture

thomas-sundbergThomas Sundberg: Walking Skeleton

Johannes EdelstamJohannes Edelstam: The API of the API (with intelligence on top)

Web

Aki SalmiAki Salmi: Object Oriented Views

tim-perryTim Perry: Your Web Stack Would Betray You In An Instant

See also: Day 1 Slides & Videos

We hope to see you again at the next I T.A.K.E. Unconference.

The recorded videos are now being processed. Stay tuned.

Meet the speakers – Part 2. Super early bird tickets available!

Mar 03, 2016

Software craftsmen from more than 15 countries will meet in the heart of Bucharest, 19-20 May, at I T.A.K.E Unconference! For 2 days, almost 30 speakers will share insights, latest trends, and deliver hands-on sessions.

We have previously shared the first round of practitioners who will make this year event a one not to be missed. Below, you can read more about the next 5:

 

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Franziska Sauerwein, Software Craftswoman at Codurance LTD, UK

Introduction to Outside In Test Driven Development (London School) (Live coding)

Learn about different styles of TDD and how to choose the appropriate one

Raising The Bar (Talk)

My Journey Towards Software Craftsmanship

 

 

profilbild-halb_original Philipp Krenn, Tamer of technology at ecosio, Austria

Automate all the things AWS with Ansible (Workshop)

You want to automate your AWS infrastructure, the provisioning of instances, and your deployments? Then Ansible is the right tool for you and this workshop gets you up and running in no time

 

 

4039968_original Tugberk Ugurlu, Software Developer at Redgate Software, UK

How Docker Changes the Way You Work with and Release Your Microservices (Talk)

1000 feet overview of managing a solution architecture that consists of Microservices with Docker

Zero Downtime Deployment Golden Rules (Talk)

Getting Into the Zero Downtime Deployment World

 

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Tim Perry, Tech lead and Open-Source Champion at Softwire, Spain

Microservice Pipeline Architecture (Talk)

Microservice architecture in practice, to build content pipelines

 

 

 

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Andrey Adamovich, Software Architect at Aestas IT, Latvia

Patterns for infrastructure as-a-code (Talk)

Patterns are everywhere

Visualizing codebases (Talk) 

 

 

 

Want to challenge the current programming practices as these software craftsmen are doing? Want to experience new techniques, debate on the existing ones or even pair program in the I T.A.K.E Unconference space?

Get your  Super Early Bird ticket today! 

 

Stay tuned. We will continue publishing more about the program, speakers and the dynamic learning practices awaiting you.

Thrilled to see you in May!

Online 7th edition of I TAKE Unconference

Mar 11, 2020

Bringing good news for the tech community: the I T.A.K.E. Unconference comes back with the 7th edition on the 7th of April 2020.

With so many events canceled this Spring, we’ve decided the time came to innovate and change the format once more in order to answer to today’s needs and challenges.

As firm believers in continuous improvement, we plan to overcome the barriers that might restrict learning in this period. How we plan to do that? By going online and bringing you international speakers and top-notch practitioners in the comfort of your own office or home.

How is the 7th edition of I TAKE Unconference special?

  • Focus is placed upon new innovative approaches to modular architecture
  • Brings together international speakers and top-notch professionals from Europe, the USA and all over the world
  • The sessions include practical examples with the latest techniques applied in various environments, programming languages & technologies
  • Fast-paced, dynamic learning atmosphere
  • Overcoming travel challenges of this Spring

We invite you to discover more on Modular Architecture in the Age of Cloud Computing – this edition’s topic.

Want to be part of this not-to-miss event? You are welcome to join our group of supporters and partners and bring innovation one step further. Just let us know and we can make it happen.

Let’s continue sharing knowledge by preserving the feeling of a community of peers who learn together.

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