2 DAY CONFERENCE

Groovy & Grails eXchange 2014

Topics covered at #ggx

Thursday, 11th - Friday, 12th December at Skills Matter, London

15 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

The Groovy and Grails eXchange has been a cornerstone conference for the London and European community since it's birth nearly 8 years ago. This year, we explore the latest innovations in the community, how you can optimise the languages powerful features, plus meet others in the community trying to solve similar software problems.

Programme

With the help of Peter Ledbrook, we are excited to present this year's line-up. Guillaume LaForge will keynote on the latest in the Groovy world and will give insights on the road ahead. We are also fortunate to welcome the likes of Russell Winder, Jeff Brown, and Cedric Champeau.

If you'd like to support or sponsor this conference, we'd love to hear from you! You can find our sponsorship options here.

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Groovy and Grails eXchange

Pick your sessions!

Track Track One Track Two
09:00

Registration and Welcome

09:30

Keynote: What's up in the Groovy world?

Guillaume LaForge


groovy grails ggx
10:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

10:45

Groovy for Java developers

Peter Ledbrook


groovy grails java ggx

Groovy AST Transformations And Type Checking Extensions

Jeff Brown


groovy grails spock ast ggx
11:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

11:45

Spocktacular Testing

Russel Winder


groovy grails testing spock ggx

Feed Your Grails Karma

Vladimír Oraný


groovy grails javascript angularjs jasmine ggx bower karma asset-pipeline
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Gradle: Harder, Better, Stronger, Faster

Markus Schlichting


groovy grails gradle ggx

Stateless authentication for microservices

Alvaro Sanchez-Mariscal


groovy grails rest spring-security angularjs ggx
14:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

14:30

Behind the scenes: the new Groovy website

Guillaume LaForge


groovy grails gradle teamcity ggx asciidoctor

Developing API Platform in Groovy at Rakuten

Shuichi Suzuki


groovy grails api ggx
15:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

15:30

Groovy VFS

Schalk Cronjé


groovy grails gradle ggx vsf

Running an Open Source Project

Marcin Erdmann


groovy grails geb ratpack ggx
16:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

16:30

Modular Monoliths with Grails 3 and Spring Boot

Lari Hotari


grails spring-boot ggx grails-3 microservices

GPars 2014

Russel Winder


groovy grails gpars ggx
17:15

Beer & Pizza

17:30

Park Bench Discussion

18:15

To The Pub!

Day 2: Groovy and Grails eXchange

Pick your sessions!

Track Track One Hackergarten
09:00

Registration and Welcome

09:30

Keynote: Grails 3.0 Preview

Graeme Rocher


grails ggx grails-3.0
10:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

10:45

Groovy and Android: a winning pair

Guillaume LaForge


groovy grails android mobile ggx

Hack Session


groovy grails ggx
11:30

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

11:45

Grails and the real-time world

Iván López


groovy grails scalability spring-integration xmpp messaging ggx websockets

Hack Session


groovy grails ggx
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Micro Service Architecture with Spring Boot and Groovy

Marco Vermeulen


spring groovy grails bdd cucumber spring-boot ggx microservices

Hack Session


groovy grails ggx
14:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

14:30

RESTful Grails 2

Jeff Brown


groovy grails rest grails-2.0 metaprogramming ggx

Hack Session


groovy grails ggx
15:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

15:30

Forces on Groovy Architecture

David A. Dawson


groovy grails soa ggx microservices software-architecture

Hack Session


groovy grails ggx
16:15

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments

16:30

Groovy, with style

Guillaume LaForge


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Hack Session


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Skills Matter


WE'VE MOVED: Skills Matter has recently relocated to a fantastic new venue CodeNode

10 South Place, London EC2M 7EB.


CodeNode provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful tech event.

How to contact Skills Matter

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Skills Matter

10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


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Skills Matter's community conferences are made possible thanks to our passionate community - who constantly feed us with their ideas - and thanks to the generous support of our amazing partners, who help us keep tickets affordable, organize great workshops and are keen to meet you at their booths, to share their projects, tools and frameworks with you.

To learn more about our partners, click on their logo!

If you are interested in being a sponsor of this event, we'd love to hear from you!

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Groovy & Grails eXchange community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your #ggx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (large) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (large) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for the Groovy & Grails eXchange in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at Groovy & Grails eXchange (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Groovy & Grails eXchange post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Groovy & Grails eXchange swag bags
      • 10 free tickets to the conference 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).
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (medium) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (medium) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for the Groovy & Grails eXchange in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Groovy & Grails eXchange post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Groovy & Grails eXchange swag bags
      • 5 free tickets to the conference 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).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on the Groovy & Grails eXchange web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners


    • GGX 2014 AFTER-PARTY SPONSOR
    • Give the Groovy and Grails eXchange attendees a night to remember by sponsoring the after party! Included in the package:

      • Your logo on the Groovy and Grails eXchange sponsors page on skillsmatter.com
      • All additional benefits of the 32 bit package

      Only 2 packages are available so book now!

    • GGX T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all Groovy & Grails eXchange t-shirts, provided to all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 125 #ggx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to one t-shirt sponsor only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors