4 DAY CONFERENCE

ACCU 2011

Topics covered at #accu11

Wednesday, 13th - Saturday, 16th April in Oxford

14 experts spoke.
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Advanced Simplicity

Giles Colborne

Giles Colborne is author of Simple and Usable Web Mobile and Interaction Designpublished by New Riders in September 2010. He has been working in usability and user centred design since 1991.

Move Semantics,Perfect Forwarding, and Rvalue references

Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers is one of the world's foremost authorities on C++. He wrote the best-selling Effective C++ series (Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL) and recently published training materials on C++0x and on using C++ in embedded syst

Defensive Programming Done Right

John Lakos

John Lakos, author of "Large Scale C++ Software Design.", serves at Bloomberg LP in New York City as a senior architect and mentor for C++ Software Development world-wide.

On Our Ability To Do Much

Michael C. Feathers

Michael Feathers is founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, which specialise in software and organisation design, and was previously Chief Scientist of Obtiva. He has worked with hundreds of organisations to revitalise their code as well as support in process change and software design. Michael is a powerful voice on the relationship between complex code evolution and output efficiency within organisations.

Optimizing for Happiness

Tom Preston-Werner

Tom Preston-Werner is a cofounder of GitHub, the social coding phenomenon that has captured the imaginations of hackers around the globe.

Mastering Git Basics

Tom Preston-Werner

Tom Preston-Werner is a cofounder of GitHub, the social coding phenomenon that has captured the imaginations of hackers around the globe.

Some objects are more equal than others - the many meanings of equality, value and identity

Roger Orr

Roger has been a member of ACCU since 1999; he's on the ACCU committee and Conference committee, the Overload review team and runs the Code Critique section of CVu. He also writes the occasional article for CVu and Overload.

Steve Love

I am a freelance software developer who has never written a compiler, but have written a (very small) operating system, of which I was once very proud. Now working as a developer in the finance industry, writing C#, Python and C++ with smatterings of Powershell thrown in.

CPU Caches and Why You Care

Scott Meyers

Scott Meyers is one of the world's foremost authorities on C++. He wrote the best-selling Effective C++ series (Effective C++, More Effective C++, and Effective STL) and recently published training materials on C++0x and on using C++ in embedded syst

Good Enough is the enemy of the Good

Nat Pryce

Nat Pryce is a co-author of Growing Object­-Oriented Software Guided by Tests. An early adopter of XP, he has written or contributed to several open source libraries and tools that support TDD and was one of the founding organizers of the London XP Day conference.

Steve Freeman

Steve was a pioneer of Agile software development in the UK, he has built applications for banks, ISPs, financial data providers, and specialist software companies. He has given training courses in Europe, America, and Asia.

Farewell to Disks: Efficient Processing of Obstinate Data

Diomidis Spinellis

Diomidis Spinellis has written the two award-winning "Open Source Perspective" books: "Code Reading" and "Code Quality" as well as dozens of scientific papers. He is a member of the IEEE Software editorial board, authoring the regular "Tools of the T

Generic Programming with C++ 0x

Dietmar Kuehl

Dietmar Kuhl is a senior software developer at Bloomberg L.P. working on estimating future power use and carbon emissions. Before joining Bloomberg's energy team he worked on high throughput systems feeding exchange data into Bloomberg's internal sys

C++ for Marine Streamer Positioning and Navigation

Mike Long

Mike Long is a software engineer with 7 years experience building large-scale embedded systems for the Oilfield Services industry. His passions include software craftsmanship, embedded Linux, building testable systems, Scotch Whisky and Italian pizza

Simple Software - Regain Control through Decremental Development

Peter Sommerlad

Peter Sommerlad is professor and head of Institute for Software at HSR Rapperswil. Peter is co-author of Pattern-oriented Software Architecture Vol.1 and Security Patterns. His long-term goal is to make software simpler by Decremental Development: Re

Software Naturalism - Form and Function in Untamed Code Bases

Michael C. Feathers

Michael Feathers is founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, which specialise in software and organisation design, and was previously Chief Scientist of Obtiva. He has worked with hundreds of organisations to revitalise their code as well as support in process change and software design. Michael is a powerful voice on the relationship between complex code evolution and output efficiency within organisations.

The Art of Productive Lazyness

Peter Taylor

Peter is a dynamic and commercially astute professional who has achieved notable success in Project Management; currently as head of a PMO at Siemens Industry Software Limited a supplier of global product lifecycle management solutions.

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