Countdown to RebelCon 2020
The countdown to RebelCon 2020 is officially underway ! Last week we hosted a launch event at REPUBLIC OF WORK in Cork city where we unveiled our new brand (with friendly racoon mascot) and announced details about this year’s event.
Launch Event with very special guest Dave Farley
Dave Farley a thought-leader in the field of Continuous Delivery and co-author of the jolt-award winning book ‘Continuous Delivery’ anchored the launch with a truly inspirational talk on taking back software engineering and why we need to rethink how teams deliver products at different scale.
Save the date – June 18th & 19th
RebelCon 2020 will take place in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork on June 18th & 19th.
Day 1 will feature a number of workshops.Day two consists of 4 parallel conference tracks
- Cyber Security
- Practical DevOps
- (Better) Ways of Working
- Rebel Track (inspiring you to dare to be different)
This years theme – “Rebellious thinkers change the world”
There are always game changers in history. The industrialists of the new century, the bankers of the 80’s. Today it’s the software practitioners. This is our time, software is eating the world and software practitioners are the dream makers. Embrace your rebel, dare differently and love what you do.
Meet our keynote speaker – Kelly Shortridge
We’re really EXCITED to announce that Kelly Shortridge will be keynoting this year’s conference. Kelly is based in NYC and is a thought leader in the field of cyber security and InfoSec. Kelly is currently VP of Product Strategy at Capsule8. Kelly is known for presenting at technology conferences internationally, including Black Hat USA and O’Reilly Velocity Conference.
A host of International Speakers & thought Leaders
BAFTA award winning video game designer Brenda Ramero will be anchoring the Rebel Track. As a designer, Brenda has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon, Dungeons & Dragons and Def Jam franchises. In 2015, she won the coveted Ambassador’s Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards. In 2014, she received a Fulbright award to study Ireland’s game industry, academic and government policies. In 2013, she was named one of the top 10 game developers by Gamasutra.com and Develop magazine listed her among the 25 people who changed games in 2013.
Matthew Skelton co-author of the book “Team Topologies” joins us from the UK and will be speaking as part of the Practical DevOps track.
Simon Whittaker, Cyber Security Director at Vertical Structure joins us from Northern Ireland and will be speaking ap part of the Cyber Security track.
Early Bird tickets now on sale
A limited number of early bird tickets are still available here.
Call for Sponsors & Partners !
RebelCon is Ireland’s largest software development conference. It is a key arena for companies and individuals in the software industry to come together, exchange knowledge and learn from each other. We are looking for exhibitors and sponsors for RebelCon 2020. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for a prospectus
Call for speakers closes on Feb 29th
Our call for speakers closes on Feb 29th, we are welcoming submissions from software practitioners here
A word of thanks to our launch sponsors
Finally we’d like to say a BIG “thank you” to REPUBLIC OF WORK for providing a venue for last week’s launch. We’d also like to thank our training partner IT@Skillnet Cork for partnering with us to bring the legendary Dave Farley to Cork.
More action short from the launch event !