Keynote!
by Søren Berg Glasisus
and Guillaume Laforge
Søren Berg Glasius

• Freelance Java developer
  – Looking for new assignments
  – Particularly with Groovy & Grails!


• ...
Guillaume Laforge

• Groovy Project Manager
• JSR-241 Spec Lead
• Head of Groovy Development
  at SpringSource
• Initiator...
Once upon
                a time




Søren &
Guillaume met...
at Hindsgavl
Speaking
about sexy
technologies
And we thought...

• Groovy, Grails, and Griffon
  are really GR8 technologies




• It would be nice to create a
  specia...
The
idea
The concept

• Affordable
 – We’re not in the business of making money on
   conferences, we just cover our costs

• Great...
Speakers
                       Jonathan
                           Felch
           Paul
           King
                ...
The Agenda: Monday

• 08:30   —   Registration & Breakfast
• 09:00   —   Keynote and welcome address
• 09:30   —   A Case ...
Tivoli
The Agenda: Tuesday

• 08:30   —   Breakfast
• 09:30   —   Building a Twitter clone in Grails
• 10:15   —   Coffee break
•...
Practical aspects
Practical aspects

• Wireless internet
  – free for all attendees

• Power plugs
  – available for pluging your laptops to...
On the USB key
Win a SpringSource
training course




• If you fill the form,
  you’ll get a chance
  to win a free
  SpringSource
  trai...
Twitter!

• Use the #gr8conf hashtag
Tivoli, tonight!


• Entrance pass
  – Free for those who signed up online
  – 5 minutes walk from the venue


• Meet & Gr...
Navigating Tivoli
                     Valhal




                    Entrance
Our Sponsors

• The organizers



• Our sponsors



• Media sponsors
Appendix

• http://www.flickr.com/photos/wili/205101913/
• http://www.flickr.com/photos/revdancatt/116362682/
• http://www...
GR8Conf 2009: Opening Keynote by Søren Berg Glasius and Guillaume Laforge
GR8Conf 2009: Opening Keynote by Søren Berg Glasius and Guillaume Laforge
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Søren Berg Glasius and Guillaume Laforge, co-organizers of the GR8 Conference in Copenhagen, are opening the conference with a general keynote.

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GR8Conf 2009: Opening Keynote by Søren Berg Glasius and Guillaume Laforge

  1. 1. Keynote! by Søren Berg Glasisus and Guillaume Laforge
  2. 2. Søren Berg Glasius • Freelance Java developer – Looking for new assignments – Particularly with Groovy & Grails! • Board member in Javagruppen • Now: conference organizer • Passionate about Groovy, Grails, Griffon and all those GR8 technologies
  3. 3. Guillaume Laforge • Groovy Project Manager • JSR-241 Spec Lead • Head of Groovy Development at SpringSource • Initiator of the Grails framework • Co-author of Groovy in Action • Speaker: JavaOne, QCon, JavaZone, Sun TechDays, Devoxx, The Spring Experience, JAX, Dynamic Language World, IJTC, and more...
  4. 4. Once upon a time Søren & Guillaume met...
  5. 5. at Hindsgavl
  6. 6. Speaking about sexy technologies
  7. 7. And we thought... • Groovy, Grails, and Griffon are really GR8 technologies • It would be nice to create a special event dedicated to these technologies • Let’s launch a conference!
  8. 8. The idea
  9. 9. The concept • Affordable – We’re not in the business of making money on conferences, we just cover our costs • Great content – Focused on innovative technologies, how to integrate them together, show more advanced features • From the horse’s mouth – Sessions presented by makers and experts of these great technologies • Hands-on – Concrete code samples, how to get advantage of these technologies in your own projects
  10. 10. Speakers Jonathan Felch Paul King Dierk König Guillaume Laforge Vaclav Pech Graeme Rocher Jim Shingler
  11. 11. The Agenda: Monday • 08:30 — Registration & Breakfast • 09:00 — Keynote and welcome address • 09:30 — A Case Study with Groovy and Grails • 10:30 — Coffee break • 11:00 — Groovy usage patterns • 12:30 — Lunch • 13:30 — What's new in Groovy 1.6? • 14:30 — What's new in Grails 1.1? • 15:30 — Coffee break • 16:00 — Designing your own DSL • 18:00 — Tivoli evening party • 20:00 — Dinner at Valhal
  12. 12. Tivoli
  13. 13. The Agenda: Tuesday • 08:30 — Breakfast • 09:30 — Building a Twitter clone in Grails • 10:15 — Coffee break • 10:45 — The Grails Plug-in System • 12:00 — Groovy and Grails using IntelliJ IDEA • 12:30 — Lunch • 13:30 — Creating a Griffon rich client • 15:30 — Coffee break • 16:00 — Industrial Strength Groovy • 17:00 — Panel Discussion
  14. 14. Practical aspects
  15. 15. Practical aspects • Wireless internet – free for all attendees • Power plugs – available for pluging your laptops to code live with us! • Breakfasts – from 08:30 to 09:00 today and tomorrow • Lunch – from 12:30 to 13:30 today and tomorrow • Coffee breaks
  16. 16. On the USB key
  17. 17. Win a SpringSource training course • If you fill the form, you’ll get a chance to win a free SpringSource training course!
  18. 18. Twitter! • Use the #gr8conf hashtag
  19. 19. Tivoli, tonight! • Entrance pass – Free for those who signed up online – 5 minutes walk from the venue • Meet & Greet dinner at Valhal – Meet at 20:00 – Two hours – Food and drinks €40 / DKK 299
  20. 20. Navigating Tivoli Valhal Entrance
  21. 21. Our Sponsors • The organizers • Our sponsors • Media sponsors
  22. 22. Appendix • http://www.flickr.com/photos/wili/205101913/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/revdancatt/116362682/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mejiaperalta/3002347929/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/24293932@N00/2752221871/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/9523052@N07/3203850255/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/grrrl/91935347/sizes/o/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kimberlyfaye/2784535823/sizes/l/ • http://comics.com/reality_check/2009-05-14/ • http://assets.comics.com/dyn/str_strip/ 000000000/00000000/0000000/200000/80000/1000/600/281655/281655.full.gif • http://www.flickr.com/photos/captainammonite/3317103608/sizes/o/
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