GitHub Satellite

Introducing the latest conference in the GitHub Universe event series — now in orbit around Amsterdam.

The Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam

About

Great software is about community. At Satellite, you'll find people who are working together to tackle the latest and most difficult challenges in software—from writing code to shipping impactful technologies.

Code

From product management and project planning to user research and design, hear from experts on everything that happens before you start writing code.

Collaborate

Building software goes beyond the code in your text-editor. Learn how engineering teams work together to overcome difficult technical challenges.

Ship

Production is just the beginning. Find out how teams are maintaining quality, availability, and feedback—and make sure people are happy with your software.

GitHub Satellite is a celebration of the latest and greatest in software. Join us to learn how developers, founders, activists, and more create impactful technologies.

Schedule

Develop Track

provides practical and tactical advice to developers seeking to implement modern software development practices, maintain or evolve open source projects and communities, and adopt best practices for scaling or building integrations for GitHub.

Discover Track

provides an introduction to the ideas, people and companies who are advancing the world through software, creating business transformation, or building the methodologies and practices that will drive software development into the future.

Break

Building GitHub: A look at the technology behind the world's largest code host

Dirkjan Bussink (GitHub)

Collaborating with Hubot for a more efficient DevOps workflow

Brent Beer (GitHub)

In pursuit of open source security

Marjori Pomarole (Facebook) & Javier Marcos (Facebook)

Social coding at SAP

Thomas Jansen (SAP)

Prototyping the Internet of Things

Erica Stanley (Women Who Code)

Inspiring innovation in a new era of technology

Peter Klenk (IBM)

Lunch

Panel: growing and maintaining an open source project

Moderated by Brandon Keepers (GitHub), with Justin Dorfman (MaxCDN), Mike McQuaid (GitHub), Judy Gichoya (OpenMRS), & Erika Heidi (DigitalOcean)

Optimizing for cognitive workflows: why continuous delivery isn't just for tools

Laurent Ploix (Spotify)

Building cross-platform apps with Electron

Jessica Lord (GitHub)

Panel: every company is a software company

Moderated by Kakul Strivastava (GitHub), with Eric Bowman (Zalando), Thomas Sugden (UBS), Joshua Anderson (Tesco), & Jerry Caupain (KPN).

Break

How we built GOV.UK without breaking the web

Jenny Duckett (GOV.UK) & Alex Muller (GOV.UK)

Staying sane with small incremental releases

Ron Cohen (Opbeat)

Using pull requests to drive continuous delivery

Guðmundur Bjarni Ólafsson (Heroku)

The API flow

Zdenek Nemec (Apiary)

Break

After-party: Van Gogh Museum

Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Keynote & Featured Speakers

Thomas Jansen

Thomas Jansen

Product Management

SAP

Marjori Pomarole

Marjori Pomarole

Software Engineer

Facebook

Laurent Ploix

Laurent Ploix

Technical Product Owner

Spotify

Thomas Sugden

Thomas Sugden

Executive Director

UBS

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-founder & CEO

GitHub

Eric Bowman

Eric Bowman

VP of Engineering

Zalando

Kakul Srivastava

Kakul Srivastava

VP, Product Management

GitHub

Jenny Duckett

Jenny Duckett

Senior Developer

GOV.UK

Javier Marcos

Javier Marcos

Security Engineer

Facebook

Nicole Sanchez

Nicole Sanchez

VP, Social Impact

GitHub

Alex Muller

Alex Muller

Developer

GOV.UK

Guðmundur Bjarni Ólafsson

Guðmundur Bjarni Ólafsson

Software Engineer

Heroku

Judy Gichoya

Judy Gichoya

Manager, Global Events

OpenMRS

Ron Cohen

Ron Cohen

Founder

Opbeat

Elizabeth (Ploshay) McCauley

Elizabeth (Ploshay) McCauley

Board Member

Code to Inspire

Dirkjan Bussink

Dirkjan Bussink

Engineering Manager

GitHub

Justin Dorfman

Justin Dorfman

Director of Developer Relations

MaxCDN

Erika Heidi

Erika Heidi

Software Engineer

DigitalOcean

Brandon Keepers

Brandon Keepers

Head of Open Source

GitHub

Erica Stanley

Erica Stanley

Co-founder, Atlanta Network

Women Who Code

Jessica Lord

Jessica Lord

Node.js Developer

GitHub

Brent Beer

Brent Beer

Solutions Engineer

GitHub

Jerry Caupain

Jerry Caupain

IT Architect

KPN

Desert Horse-Grant

Desert Horse-Grant

Director of Strategy and Operations, Solid Tumor Translational Research

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Lisa McFerrin

Lisa McFerrin

Bioinformatics project manager, STTR

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Zdenek Nemec

Zdenek Nemec

Computer systems researcher & architect

Apiary

Peter Klenk

Peter Klenk

Product Manager

IBM

Mike McQuaid

Mike McQuaid

Software Engineer

GitHub

Joshua Anderson

Joshua Anderson

Product Owner

Tesco

Experience

Meet hundreds of engineers, CEOs, product managers, and designers from an international software community. We recommend arriving in town May 9 to experience everything we have in store.

Venue

Satellite is in Amsterdam's historic Westergasfabriek—a cultural hub just north west of the city's center.

Hotel

Although there is no official GitHub Satellite hotel block, there are plenty of great hotels nearby. Here are a few suggestions: Hotel ibis Amsterdam Centre, INK Hotel Amsterdam, De Roode Leeuw, Room Mate Aitana, and Hotel Sofitel The Grand Amsterdam.

Social

Attend workshops and social events, culminating in an after-party at the iconic Van Gogh Museum.

Sponsors

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