5-9th October

WeAreDevelopers Live Week

Join us for the second edition of the WeAreDevelopers Live Week – with a jam-packed, all-online coding experience coming to you.
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Full stream ahead. Join us on 5-9th October when the second edition of the all-online WeAreDevelopers Live Week kicks off. What can you expect?
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World-class speakers – Get inspiration and actionable insights for your dev projects.
Global networking – Make connections that weren't possible before.
Online experience – Your screen is the door to the event directly from your couch.
Q&As – Post questions throughout our live sessions and have them answered afterwards.
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Grüezi developers of Switzerland!

We have decided to put the spotlight on European tech hubs for each edition of our WeAreDevelopers Live Week. This time we are hitting Switzerland's tech hubs and exploring what makes them a place-to-be for developers. More to come!
September 16, 2020
Is Switzerland better than Silicon Valley for software developers?
The rapid growth of the global software industry over the last two decades has resulted in an ever-growing demand of IT professionals – also in Switzerland.

Explore tracks and days

5 tracks, 5 days – it's like five events in one.
Security
Security
Security
Security
Security
Security
Day 1 – 5th October
Want to know all about the newest service-based and security technologies? Find out more about how to stay up to date with the latest cutting edge developments for on-demand and deployment-based cloud services for your business.
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Machine
Learning
Machine
Learning
Machine
Learning
Machine
Learning
Day 2 – 6th October
Stay up to date with the newest innovations, technologies, and best practices in artificial intelligence development. By using machine learning and artificial intelligence, you can crunch data and uncover insights for better informed decisions.
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Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Cloud
Day 3 – 7th October
Interested in the newest technologies, best practices and success stories for cloud computing and managing your technology stack in the cloud? Keep up with the ever-growing cloud-native technologies that can accelerate your cloud computing initiatives.
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Blockchain
Blockchain
Blockchain
Blockchain
Blockchain
Day 4 – 8th October
Blockchain development is more than just cryptocurrencies. The blockchain protocol enables entire decentralized apps and organizations that were never before possible. See the innovators who are building new types of apps on the protocol.
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DevOps
DevOps
DevOps
DevOps
DevOps
DevOps
DevOps
Day 5 – 9th October
Due to the recent need of thousands of businesses to rapidly scale up their applications, the DevOps space has taken off. In this pillar the basics in performance monitoring, DevOps tools, continuous integration, orchestration, and DevOps analytics are covered.
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Check out our program

Browse through schedule to see which sessions interest you the most. Sessions will be continuously added.
Bug bounty at Swiss Post – Let’s follow the bug from A-Z
Workshop
10:00 am
12:00 am
(CEST)
Bug bounty at Swiss Post – Let’s follow the bug from A-Z
In order to continuously improve the security of its digital products, Information Security of Swiss Post operates a private bug bounty program. In this workshop, you will meet the team behind it and will get an overview of the benefits and challenges that a large organization is facing when dealing with ethical hackers.
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Sandro Nafzger
Sandro Nafzger
Head of Bug Bounty at Swiss Post
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You can’t hack what you can’t see
Talk
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
(CEST)
You can’t hack what you can’t see
The rise and complexity of cloud computing has not necessarily made this model defunct, but it needs extending more than ever before.
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Reto Kaeser
Reto Kaeser
Co-Founder & CTO of astarios
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How to cause (or prevent) a massive data breach – secure coding and IDOR
Talk
3:30 pm
4:30 pm
(CEST)
How to cause (or prevent) a massive data breach – secure coding and IDOR
Most infosec professionals are aware of the massive First Financial Corporation data breach that leaked 885 million sensitive documents in 2019. What should developers do? Most industry experts advise them to "think like a hacker".
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Anna Bacher
Anna Bacher
CTO at Jaroona
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Decoupled authorization using Policy as Code
Talk
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
(CEST)
Decoupled authorization using Policy as Code
Learn how to decouple authorization checks from your application using Policy as Code, implemented by the open-source software "Open Policy Agent" (OPA). We want to show how it applies to our use cases at Swisscom Cloud Native environment and complement our explanation through a demo.
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Denys Vitali
Denys Vitali
DevSecOps Engineer at Swisscom
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Getting under the skin: the Social Engineering techniques
Talk
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
(CEST)
Getting under the skin: the Social Engineering techniques
In a world where the cybersecurity applications are day after day more protected and solid, the most malicious attackers decide to target the weakest ring of system: the human.
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Mauro Verderosa
Mauro Verderosa
Founder of PSYND
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PySpark: Combining Machine Learning and Big Data
Talk
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
(CEST)
PySpark: Combining Machine Learning and Big Data
With the ever-increasing flow of data, comes the industry focus on how to use those data for driving business & insights; but what about the size of the data these days, we have to deal with?
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Ayon Roy
Ayon Roy
LuLu International Exchange
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Algorithmic bias: preventing unfairness in your algorithms
Talk
3:30 pm
4:30 pm
(CEST)
Algorithmic bias: preventing unfairness in your algorithms
An algorithm by definition, according to Merriam-Webster, is a “set of rules a machine [... specifically a computer] follows to achieve a particular goal.” As these rules are designed by humans, they can contain flaws that can lead to biases.
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Prathyusha Charagondla
Prathyusha Charagondla
Site Reliability Engineer at Adobe, Masters in Information & Data Science at UC Berkeley
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What do language models really learn?
Talk
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
(CEST)
What do language models really learn?
Deep Neural Networks and Language Models built on top of them have seen a lot of hype over the past couple of months, especially in the GPT family of techniques.
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Tanmay Bakshi
Tanmay Bakshi
Algorithm-ist, TED Speaker, Software & ML Architect
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Women in DevOps: How to bridge the gender gap
Talk
9:00 am
10:00 am
(CEST)
Women in DevOps: How to bridge the gender gap
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Lauren Langdell
Lauren Langdell
Director, USA at Trust in Soda
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#iamremarkable – Workshop by Google
Workshop
11:30 am
1:00 pm
(CEST)
#iamremarkable – Workshop by Google
The #IamRemarkable workshop is an interactive, small-group digital session that runs live for 90 minutes and is hosted via Google Meet.
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Judith Dobretzberger
Judith Dobretzberger
Retail Lead & IaR facilitator at Google Switzerland
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Improving developer happiness with GitOps
Talk
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
(CEST)
Improving developer happiness with GitOps
In this talk, we will explain how Helvetia Versicherungen is dramatically improving internal processes and increasing developer happiness. This is achieved by automating manual work as well as reaping the benefits of moving to the cloud where we can quickly and efficiently deploy and provision services using a GitOps based approach.
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Lars Hesel Christensen
Lars Hesel Christensen
Solution Architect at Helvetia
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Progressive Web Apps – The next big thing!
Talk
3:30 pm
4:30 pm
(CEST)
Progressive Web Apps – The next big thing!
"Progressive Web Apps" describe a set of new browser features that allow us to develop app-like experiences using web technologies.
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Nico Martin
Nico Martin
Co-founder of Say Hello
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Functions triggers using Azure Event Grids in Azure Blob Storage
Talk
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
(CEST)
Functions triggers using Azure Event Grids in Azure Blob Storage
In this session am going to explain about how to work with Functions Triggers using Azure Event Grids in Azure Blob Storage.
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Menaka Baskerpillai
Menaka Baskerpillai
Software Engineer at Accenture Digital
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Work efficiently with Architecture Decision Records (ADRs)
Talk
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
(CEST)
Work efficiently with Architecture Decision Records (ADRs)
Documentation is not one of the favorite tasks in everyday software development. Either there is hardly any documentation or too much. This makes it difficult to find information. A lightweight approach is the arc42 template.
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Johannes Dienst
Johannes Dienst
Software Architect at DB Systel
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The massively scaled Blockchain to meet developer needs
Talk
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
(CEST)
The massively scaled Blockchain to meet developer needs
In this presentation, learn why Bitcoin SV is the massively scaled blockchain to meet developer needs, re-invent the Internet, and open career opportunities for developers (such as a new job category: Bitcoin script engineer). Bitcoin SV is the only project that adheres to Satoshi Nakamoto’s original protocol, design and massive scaling vision for Bitcoin to become a global data ledger for enterprise, in addition to a peer-to-peer electronic cash system.
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Steve Shadders
Steve Shadders
CTO at nChain & Technical Director at Bitcoin SV Node Project
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Smart Contract fundamentals – My first DApp
Talk
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
(CEST)
Smart Contract fundamentals – My first DApp
Blockchain Technology offers incredible use cases besides crypto-currencies. Applications in Supply Chain Management, Self-Sovereign Identity, Certificates, Escrow are all based on Smart Contracts.
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Tim Weingärtner
Tim Weingärtner
Professor at HSLU
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Build Your Blockchain Application in JavaScript
Talk
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
(CEST)
Build Your Blockchain Application in JavaScript
The presentation will introduce the Lisk SDK and how it is used to build blockchain applications. We will give an in-depth explanation of the new Lisk SDK Architecture and the three ways to build, extend, and interact with a blockchain application built with the Lisk SDK. Therefore, the talk will cover aspects such as extending the distributed ledger-based on your business requirement, providing extended APIs for external third-party apps or scripting some utilities to interact with blockchain application on the command line...
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Nazar Hussain
Nazar Hussain
Senior Backend Developer at Lisk
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Leveraging Blockchain technology for business
Talk
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
(CEST)
Leveraging Blockchain technology for business
Distributed Ledger Technologies are here to stay. What started as an enabling technology for Bitcoin has now become a core platform for businesses and organizations around the world. Applications range from food safety, through trading all the way to fighting COVID-19. Marta will discuss DLT adoption in the enterprise world and the use cases Hyperledger members are implementing today, in production.
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Marta Geater-Pierkarska
Marta Geater-Pierkarska
Director of Ecosystem at The Linux Foundation
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Securing your web application pipeline from intruders
Talk
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
(CEST)
Securing your web application pipeline from intruders
In this talk, we'll look into the different ways an intruder can compromise your pipeline and how you can build in security as you create and update your pipelines.
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Milecia McGregor
Milecia McGregor
Developer Advocate at Conducto
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DevOps in the enterprise
Panel
4:45 pm
5:30 pm
(CEST)
DevOps in the enterprise
DevOps is not the realm of startups or Silicon Valley giants only. What are the strategies to keep in mind when introducing DevOps to a company with a vast digital portfolio? And more important: How do you stick with it and deal with different release cycles?
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Adrian Kosmaczewski
Adrian Kosmaczewski
Developer Relations at VSHN AG
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Serverless can be hard to understand
Talk
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
(CEST)
Serverless can be hard to understand
Serverless is a powerful new offering from large cloud providers, but teams who have dived in discover real problems with team communication and collaboration when adopting serverless.
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Nočnica Fee
Nočnica Fee
Developer Advocate at New Relic
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Say hello to our speakers

An unparalleled lineup of dev leaders have come to share their secrets. They will present actionable insights and innovative ideas from different areas of coding and software development.
Tanmay Bakshi
Algorithm-ist, TED Speaker, Software & ML Architect
Steve Shadders
CTO at nChain & Technical Director at Bitcoin SV Node Project
Anna Bacher
CTO at Jaroona
Ayon Roy
LuLu International Exchange
Nico Martin
Co-founder of Say Hello
Menaka Baskerpillai
Software Engineer at Accenture Digital
Johannes Dienst
Software Architect at DB Systel
Tim Weingärtner
Professor at HSLU
Nočnica Fee
Developer Advocate at New Relic
Marta Geater-Pierkarska
Director of Ecosystem at The Linux Foundation
Mauro Verderosa
Founder of PSYND
Reto Kaeser
Co-Founder & CTO of astarios
Milecia McGregor
Developer Advocate at Conducto
Lars Hesel Christensen
Solution Architect at Helvetia
Basil Brunner
DevOps Solution Architect at Helvetia
Sandro Nafzger
Head of Bug Bounty at Swiss Post
Blaklis
Ethical Hacker
Ewout Meij
Security Engineer at Swiss Post
Massimo Cotelli
Software Developer at Swiss Post
Martín Fuentes
Product Manager at New Relic
Idir Ouhab Meskine
Cloud Architecture at New Relic
Antonia Otter
WID Ambassador & DevOps recruitment consultant at Women in DevOps / Trust in SODA
Nazar Hussain
Senior Backend Developer at Lisk
Denys Vitali
DevSecOps Engineer at Swisscom
Anderson Dadario
DevSecOps Engineer at Swisscom
Judith Dobretzberger
Retail Lead & IaR facilitator at Google Switzerland
Lauren Langdell
Director, USA at Trust in Soda
Adrian Kosmaczewski
Developer Relations at VSHN AG
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