Event schedule

October 27

Day 1
Registration & Networking in Main Area

Come sign in, grab a coffee, and network with fellow technologists before the talks kick off.

Opening Remarks in Main Area

Welcome to the 3rd Capital Region DevFest!

Numbers talk but stories explain: Why qualitative data matters
  • Becca Kennedy Agrilyst & Kennason

Intro to Kubernetes and Serverless: Two Sides of the Deployment Coin
  • Wesley Rolnick Transfinder

  • Nicholas Prusko Transfinder

Introduction to Flutter
  • Jedidiah Stewart Troy Web Consulting

Light your HR Spreadsheets on Fire - Building a Human Resources Information System with Firebase
  • Chadd Portwine Jahnel Group

Distributed Tracing with OpenTracing
  • Austin Parker LightStep

Media Wellness: Mindfulness in Your Digital World
  • Sarah Parker Ward Kathleen Palmer Media

5 Brain Science Hacks to Successfully Learn Programming
  • Faith Wallace Code Girl

Node Native Modules, Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love V8
  • Sam Bonfante

Live Coding a Key/Value Database
  • Blain Smith Kinetic

Raffle Prizes Giveaway in Main Area

We have Google Homes, Google Home Minis, Google Pixel Buds, Chromecasts, and much more to give away! Don't miss out!

Lunch Break

Head over to the University at Albany cafeteria or venture out to a local restaurant.

Modern Web Applications on OpenShift
  • Lucas Holmquist RedHat

SSH is a Bug: Immutable Infrastructure 101
  • Kirk Bater Cofense, Inc.

The Summit and Beyond: The Last Sprint & Release Management
  • Wesley Rolnick Transfinder

  • Elizabeth Chauhan Transfinder

Open Source Game Development
  • Amanda Kirk RPI Digital Game Hub

Beyond Quality: Moving to TestOps
  • Mavreen Smiel Namely

Announcing Carme.ai: A Jupyter-Centric Data Science Framework
  • Jason Kuruzovich RPI Severino Center

Productive on Paper: Building a Notetaking Style for Your Software Engineer Workflow
  • Andy Haskell Diffeo

Tooling and Troubleshooting Techniques for Distributed Systems
  • Kenny Day PUBG:Madglory

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Closing Remarks & Networking in Main Area

We say goodbye to another great DevFest year and take some more time to network more and chat with attendees and sponsors.