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April 29, 2014 (Hartford, CT)
Evolving Java Technology: an open discussion about the Java Community Process
Meeting Schedule
TIME CHANGE
6:15-6:30 Pizza/Networking/Java News/Jobs
6:30-7:30 Presentation

Abstract

The JCP, or the Java Community Process, is the place where companies and individuals meet and discuss the evolution of Java Technologies. The JCP is an open, inclusive process, that allows virtually anyone to join and participate. But, being a standards organization, it has its set of rules and documents, that sometimes seems too complex, what can scare away interested parties. This talk is really an open conversation with a long time JCP member, that have been battling for more transparency and simplicity in the process. No question is too basic, no question is forbidden, no comment is too bold, this conversation will try to answer everything you ever wanted about the JCP!

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Speaker

Bruno Souza is a Java Developer and Open Source Evangelist at Summa Technologies, and a Cloud Expert at ToolsCloud. Nurturing developer communities is a personal passion, and Bruno worked actively with Java, NetBeans, Open Solaris, OFBiz, and many other open source communities. As founder and coordinator of SouJava (The Java Users Society), one of the world's largest Java User Groups, Bruno leaded the expansion of the Java movement in Brazil. Founder of the Worldwide Java User Groups Community, Bruno helped the creation and organization of hundreds of JUGs worldwide. A Java Developer since the early days, Bruno participated in some of the largest Java projects in Brazil. Bruno is also Honorary Director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI), President of the innovation-focused Campus Party Institute, and Coordinator of Nuvem, the Cloud Computing Lab of LSI/USP. When not in front of a computer, Bruno enjoys time with his family in a little hideout near São Paulo. An amateur in many things- photographer, puppeteer, father - he strives to be good in some of them.

Meeting Location

New Meeting Location - VGO Software Hartford
20 Church St
Hartford, CT 06103
Park in the garage and take the elevator to the 7th floor. Bring your parking ticket to have it validated.