Java, Cloud and Careers: Build your tech skills and reputation while having fun in your career!

Adecco Group Headquarters North America, 4800 Deerwood Campus Parkway, Jacksonville, 32246

This will be a two-in-one event! Part I: Beyond Senior Developer: the next steps for the technical career, with Brouno Souza Part II: Java & Cloud: how Games, Music, and AI can help you build Massive Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud, with Vinicius Senger

Nov 14, 2023, 11:00 PM – Nov 15, 2023, 1:30 AM


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About this event

Build your tech skills and your reputation while having a good time in your career!

We are excited to host two amazing speakers, who are currently touring the US, for this joint meeting of JaxJUG, Pyjax and GDG Jax. 

This will be a two-in-one event:

Part I: Beyond Senior Java Dev: the next steps for the technical career

with Brouno Souza

You worked hard, learned a lot of technologies, and built your experience with challenging projects. You reached an enviable position in your company and team. Congrats, you are an accomplished Senior Java Dev!

Now what? What are the next steps? Many companies push developers into management positions. It could be a path, if this is what you want.

But there are alternatives! This talk will discuss some possible paths. Specially for devs like you that want to keep focusing on the tech side. What can you do to keep growing well beyond senior level?

Come see how it is possible to focus on the technical side! Learn to build a fulfilling career and grow to the highest levels in your organization. All while you keep loving your work!

Part II: Java & Cloud: how Games, Music, and AI can help you build Massive Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud

with Vinicius Senger

Combine your Java knowledge with the most requested Cloud skills in the market.

This interactive talk will be a tour around Java and Cloud technologies. From Generative AI to modern Java serverless backend using Quarkus, from Roblox Java Castle Game with Java backend, to IoT devices, and AI powered camera and sound recognition.

You will learn how Amazon and AWS are using the latest Java versions, combining all those technologies, to run massive cloud workloads.

Come see how Open Source Java is being used in the larges cloud installations in the planet, and learn how you can benefit from it in your career.

Speakers bio:

Bruno Ferreira de Souza

Since 1995, Bruno helps Java developers improve their careers and work on cool projects with great people! Java Evangelist and a Java Champion, Bruno is founder and President of SouJava, the Brazilian Java Users Society. He also represents the group on the JCP Executive Committee. Bruno discusses Java and the Developer Career in the project.

Vinicius Senger

Vinicius started developing software at just 8 years old, and never stopped accumulating 30 years of work in the IT area. Founder of Globalcode and The Developers Conference, Vinicius was considered top 20 influencer in IoT development. Vinicius is a Java Champion and a two times winner of Duke's Choice Award in California for innovation projects in automation, robotics, boats, houses, helmets and many others. Since 2017 Vinicius has been working at AWS with Java, IoT, Serverless, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, and traveling around the world promoting open-source technologies and AWS services.

This event is both in person and online:

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Otherwise, to join by phone, dial +1 929-266-2039 and enter this PIN: 990 829 681#


  • Eyal Wirsansky

    Gradle Inc.

    GDG Organizer

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