3 DAY CONFERENCE

ProgNET London 2018

Topics covered at #ProgNET

Wednesday, 12th - Friday, 14th September in London

33 experts spoke.

Overview

.NET is constantly evolving. Sharpen your skills and stay in-the-know with ProgNET London: the three day conference covering the most important .NET developments.

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Keynotes


Amie Dansby

Amie Dansby

Udi Dahan

Udi Dahan

Trisha Gee

Trisha Gee

Shawn Wildermuth

Shawn Wildermuth

Diversity Scholarship Plan

Skills Matter is proud to share our Diversity Scholarship Plan which provides support to those from traditionally under-represented and/or marginalised groups who may not normally have the opportunity to attend this event.

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Interested in .NET, and eager to learn the latest news? You have the chance to get a free ticket to the ProgNET 2018! All we need from you is some help in setting up the conference, and some hours of your time on the days of the conference! You will be free to attend the conference for the remainder of the time.

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Programme

Day 1: Wednesday 12th September

Don't miss these inspiring talks!

Track CTRL ALT/TAB SHIFT
08:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:00

Welcome to ProgNet London 2018!

09:15

Keynote: Own the Future

Udi Dahan

Intermediate


.net prognet keynote
10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

Lessons Learned Building OrigoDB and Memstate

Robert Friberg

Advanced


.net event-sourced memstate origodb

Zero to Mobile Hero - Intro to Xamarin and Visual Studio Team Services

Luce Carter

Beginner


ai .net cognitive-services android ios f# c# visual-studio-team-services cross-platform mobile-development xamarin

Modernizing Traditional .NET Apps with Docker

Elton Stoneman

Beginner


.net pronet orchestration containers docker
11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Quantum Computing like a Boss... for Real!

Riccardo Terrell

Beginner


exploration .net parallelism quantum-computing q#

Combining the Power of Bots and Microsoft Azure to Build the Apps of the Future

Rabeb Othmani


.net azure azure-cognitive-services microsoft-bot-framework azure-bot-service bots

Let's talk HTTP in .NET Core

Steve Gordon

Intermediate


.net httpclientfactory polly asp.net c# dotnetcore http
12:15

Coffee Break

12:30

Build Real-Time, High-Performing Software with ASP.NET Core

Rachel Appel

Intermediate


.net localization real-time signalr razor-pages mvc asp.net-core asp.net

Order from Chaos - Managing Serverless Workflows with Durable Functions

Mark Heath

Intermediate


.net faas azure workflows serverless azure-functions

Core APIs: gRPC, GraphQL or HATEOAS - What's a Dev to do?

Dave Lewis

Intermediate


.net distributed-systems web apis asp.net c# dotnetcore
13:15

Lunch

14:15

Own the Future, NSB-Style

Udi Dahan

Advanced


.net nservicebus asp.net pronet

From 'dotnet run' to 'Hello World!'

Matt Warren

Intermediate


api libraries perfview .net-core-runtime clrmd .net

From Scratch to Unity3D - Learning To Code By Making Games

Willow Rendle

Beginner


.net c# games scratch unity3d
15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Security in Cloud-Native

Robin Minto

Intermediate


cloud .net security cloud-native dotnet

Scripting Enhancements in Unity in 2018 (or, its Compilers All the Way Down)

Lotte May

Advanced


high-performance-c# burst .net unity3d unity prognet

Google Home Meets Containers on Google Cloud

Mete Atamel

Intermediate


.net machine-learning containers kubernetes dialogflow google-home prognet
16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: KubeMQ Helping .NET MSMQ Apps to Migrate to Kubernetes

Lior Nabat


.net node-js go .net-core kubemq linux kubernetes windows-vms
16:30

Lightning Talk: Coding for the Greater Good: Contributing to Humanitarian Toolbox

Steve Gordon


.net code chairty prognet lightning-talk
16:45

Lightning Talk: Intro to Blazor

Corey Weathers


.net lightning-talk prognet blazor
17:00

Beer Break!

17:15
2

Have I Got .NET For You?!

Mark Rendle and Dylan Beattie

All levels


.net dotnet prognet panel comedy
18:15

#ProgNET Party with Pizza & Beer!

Day 2: Thursday 13th September

OPENING KEYNOTE to kick off followed by TUTORIALS - Join us for some great hands-on sessions! Note that the workshops last around 3 - 3.5 hours, with coffee breaks in between. Refreshments will be provided throughout :)

Track CTRL ALT/TAB SHIFT
08:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:00

Keynote: Turning Passion into Experience

Shawn Wildermuth

All levels


.net developerlife softskills angular vue aspnetcore keynote
10:00

Coffee Break

10:15
2

Tutorial: Use Kubernetes to Deploy .NET Applications

Salman Iqbal and Lewis Denham-Parry

Beginner


.net azure .net-services containerised-apps kubernetes docker

Tutorial: CosmosDB – Database for Serverless Era

Michal Jankowski

Intermediate


.net tutorial prognet performance serverless cosmosdb

Tutorial: Fabled Pokemon

Michael Newton


.net .net-core elmish fable f# tutorial
13:45

Lunch

14:45
2

Tutorial: Practical Event-Sourcing with C# and EventStore

Sergio Silveira and Alexey Zimarev

Intermediate


.net microservices eventstore c# event-sourcing tutorial

Tutorial: Understanding .NET Performance

Matt Warren

Intermediate


-analysis benchmarking benchmarkdotnet prognet .net tutorial

Tutorial: Serverless Sanity

Ashic Mahtab


kubernetes gcp serverless azure-functions aws-lambdas tutorial
18:15

End of Day Two - #ProgNET 2018 - See you tomorrow!

Day 3: Friday 14th September

OPENING KEYNOTE to kick off followed by TUTORIALS - Join us for some great hands-on sessions! Note that the workshops last around 3 - 3.5 hours, with coffee breaks in between. Refreshments will be provided throughout :)

Track CTRL ALT/TAB SHIFT
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:00

Keynote: Career Advice For Programmers

Trisha Gee

All levels


dotnet java keynote
10:00

Coffee Break

10:15

Tutorial: Build Data Driven Web Apps using ASP.NET Core

Rachel Appel

Intermediate


.net localization real-time signalr razor-pages mvc asp.net-core asp.net

Tutorial: Using Istio Service Mesh and Kubernetes to Solve Service-to-Service Communications, Scaling and Security

Ben Hall

Intermediate


.net security scaling service-to-service-communications kubernetes tutorial istio-service-mesh

Tutorial: The Memstate Tutorial

Robert Friberg

Intermediate


.net microservices event-sourcing ddd distributed-systems
13:45

Lunch

14:45

Tutorial: Modern Patterns of Concurrent and Parallel Programming in .NET

Riccardo Terrell

Intermediate


.net asynchronous actor-model functional-programming parallelism concurrency
2

Tutorial: Linux :heart - .NET Core: Deploy and Run

Toby Henderson and Ian Cooper


tutorial asp.net-core bcl c# .net linux

Tutorial: Evolution through Visualisation

Gemma Cameron

Beginner


architecture agility prognet eventstorming scrum kanban tutorial
17:45

Beer Break!

18:00

Keynote: Making Useless Stuff: A Tale of Magic, Code and the Unknown

Amie Dansby

Intermediate


.net dotnet iot
19:00

ProgNET London 2018: Wrap Up

Dylan Beattie


wrap-up .net prognet
19:15

End of ProgNET 2018 - See you next year!

Sponsors

Click here if you are interested in a downloadable PDF outlining sponsorship opportunities, or contact the team by email sponsors@skillsmatter.com or phone +44 (0) 207 183 9040.

Available Packages

    • 256-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engagement Benefits

      • Exhibitor booth (4.5m x 2.5m) in central conference break-out area
      • 8 free conference tickets, worth £1295 each (subject to availability) which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum)
      • 8 free exhibitor passes
      • 6 of your #prognet related tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before or during the conference
      • 50 conference party drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • 3 gifts or printed items in swag bags
      • 4 places at speakers dinner
      • Your 300-word news item, interview or blog post plus visual announced on conference sneak preview pages and in social media
      • Your 140 char post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Your (extra large) logo displayed on:

      • Progressive .NET London 2018 Sponsor Pages (size relative to sponsorship level)
      • Your dedicated 200-word Company Profile with visual on skillsmatter.com
      • All Progressive .NET London 2018 Conference Pages (at bottom of page)
      • .NET Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • In pre- and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Name badges worn by every attendee
      • In printed conference programme booklet
      • Main Stage re-Boards and on banners throughout the venue
      • Conference Closing Speech Sponsor Thank You Slide
      • Conference swag bags
      • Lanyards worn by every attendee
      • Conference t-shirt

      Featured at the Progressive .NET London 2018 Party

      • On party tickets
      • On beer mats
      • On party banners
    • 128-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engagement Benefits

      • Exhibitor booth (3m x 1.5m) in central conference break-out area
      • 6 free conference tickets, worth £1295 each (subject to availability) which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum)
      • 6 free exhibitor passes
      • 4 of your #prognet related tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before or during the conference
      • 25 conference party drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • 2 gifts or printed items in swag bags
      • 2 places at speakers dinner
      • Your 300-word news item, interview or blog post plus visual announced on conference sneak preview pages and in social media
      • Your 140 char post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Your (large) logo displayed on:

      • Progressive .NET 2018 Sponsor Pages (size relative to sponsorship level)
      • Your dedicated 200-word Company Profile with visual on skillsmatter.com
      • All Progressive .NET 2018 Conference Pages (at bottom of page)
      • .NET Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • In pre- and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Name badges worn by every attendee
      • In printed conference programme booklet
      • Main Stage re-Boards and on banners throughout the venue
      • Conference Closing Speech Sponsor Thank You Slide
      • Conference swag bags

      Featured at the Progressive .NET 2018 Party

      • On party tickets
      • On beer mats
    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engagement Benefits

      • Exhibitor booth (1.5m x 1.5m) in central conference break-out area
      • 4 free conference tickets, worth £1295 each (subject to availability) which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum)
      • 4 free exhibitor passes
      • 2 of your #prognet related tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before or during the conference
      • 10 conference party drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • 1 gift or printed item in swag bags
      • Your 300-word news item, interview or blog post plus visual announced on conference sneak preview pages and in social media
      • Your 140 char post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Your (medium size) logo displayed on:

      • Progressive .NET 2018 Sponsor Pages (size relative to sponsorship level)
      • Your dedicated 200-word Company Profile with visual on skillsmatter.com
      • All Progressive .NET 2018 Conference Pages (at bottom of page)
      • .NET Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • In pre- and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Name badges worn by every attendee
      • In printed conference programme booklet
      • Main Stage re-Boards and on banners throughout the venue
      • Conference Closing Speech Sponsor Thank You Slide
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSSHIP
    • Engagement Benefits

      • Your own flipchart in central conference break-out area
      • 2 free conference tickets, worth £1295 each (subject to availability) which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum)
      • 2 free exhibitor passes
      • 1 of your #prognet related tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before or during the conference
      • 1 gift or printed item in swag bags

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Your (small) logo displayed on:

      • Progressive .NET 2018 Sponsor Pages (size relative to sponsorship level)
      • Your dedicated 200-word Company Profile with visual on skillsmatter.com
      • All Progressive .NET 2018 Conference Pages (at bottom of page)
      • Name badges worn by every attendee
      • In printed conference programme booklet
      • Main Stage re-Boards and on banners throughout the venue
      • Conference Closing Speech Sponsor Thank You Slide
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engagement Benefits

      • 1 free exhibitor pass
      • 1 gift or printed item in swag bags

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Your (extra small) logo displayed on:

      • Progressive .NET 2018 Sponsor Pages (size relative to sponsorship level)
      • Your dedicated 200-word Company Profile with visual on skillsmatter.com
      • All Progressive .NET 2018 Conference Pages (at bottom of page)
      • Name badges worn by every attendee
      • In printed conference programme booklet
      • Main Stage re-Boards and on banners throughout the venue


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