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Rise and shine: JAX London Very Early Bird tickets sale ends today!

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Come hang out with us in London for the coolest Java conference out there. Get your tickets quickly and save big – our Very Early Bird Special ends today!


Y’all ready for this? We’re gearing up for JAX London this October 9th – 12th and the schedule looks jam-packed full of cool Java workshops and DevOps sessions. Have you bought your tickets yet? If not, today is your last chance to get a great deal. Our Very Early Bird Special ends today; who doesn’t want to save up to £400?

There’s a variety of ticket options, whether you’re a freelancer or a company-man. We’ve got group discounts and freelancer discounts. You should definitely head over to JAX London and book your seat before it’s too late.

It’s an honor to be nominated

Even if you can’t make it to JAX London, you can still be with us in spirit! The JAX Innovation Awards are still accepting nominations and your fave could take the stage in October.

Celebrating innovation in Java and DevOps, we are seeking nominations for two categories:

  • Most Innovative Contribution to the Java Ecosystem
    This category aims to compliment the achievements of both the heavyweights of the Java ecosystem and the field’s newcomers. The emphasis ranges from data stores, language features, frameworks to JVM languages, tools and more.
  • Innovation in Software Delivery & DevOps
    This category rewards technologies, companies, organizations and/or individuals that conceive groundbreaking solutions to promote any of the following areas: DevOps, Continuous Delivery, cloud and/or container technologies.

We’re accepting submissions until August 4th, at which point the voting can begin!

SEE MORE: JAX London 2017 program is now LIVE!

We also have a third award, the Special Jury Award. This award celebrates exceptional achievements by a visionary individual, organization or technology. Take a look at this line up of our respected judges:

  • Tim Berglund
  • Monica Beckwith
  • Mike McGarr
  • Tracy Miranda
  • Kai Tödter
  • Sebastian Meyen

Keynote Speakers

If you’re still on the fence about buying tickets, I get it. Maybe you don’t want to throw down that much money without knowing what you’re gonna get. Well, this sure isn’t our first rodeo. We’ve got a great slate of speakers this year for eight different tracks. Take a look below at some of our keynote speakers:

Kevlin Henney

JAX London 2017 Keynote speakerKevlin is an independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice and process. He has been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites and has been on far too many committees (it has been said that “a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled”). Kevlin is co-author of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages, two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series. He is also editor of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. He lives in Bristol and online.

Kevlin’s talk, “The Error of Our Ways”, is on October 10th.

Brian Behlendorf

JAX London 2017 Keynote speakerBrian Behlendorf is the Executive Director of Hyperledger Project. Behlendorf was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. He was the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. Most recently, Behlendorf was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a global technology investment firm.

Brian’s talk, “Blockchain: Why Open Source and Collaboration are Crucial for Tech” is on October 10th.

SEE MORE: How to convince your boss to send you to JAX London 2017

Sandro Mancuso

SoftwaJAX London 2017 Keynote speakerre craftsman, author of The Software Craftsman, co-founder of Codurance, and founder of the London Software Craftsmanship Community (LSCC). Sandro has been coding since a very young age but only started his professional career in 1996. He has worked for startups, software houses, product companies, international consultancy companies, and investment banks. During his career Sandro had the opportunity to work in a good variety of projects, with different languages, technologies, and across many different industries. Sandro has a lot of experience in bringing the Software Craftsmanship ideology and Extreme Programming practices to organisations of all sizes. Sandro is internationally renowned by his work on evolving and spreading Software Craftsmanship and is frequently invited to speak in many conferences around the world. His professional aspiration is to raise the bar of the software industry by helping developers become better at and care more about their craft.

Sandro’s talk, “The Long Road”, is on October 11th at 9:00am.


Go on, what are you waiting for? Buy your tickets today and we will see you at JAX London this October!


Jane Elizabeth
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