Special August Meeting

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Our next meeting will be Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
Doors open @ 6:30 PM,
Meeting begins @ 7:00 PM

Speaker: Donald Smith
Speaking On:
"Shaping the Future of Java, Faster"


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6:30 -

Equipment setup and mixer - Food Provided by: Oracle

7:00 -

Meeting begins, announcements

7:15 -

Speaker: Donald Smith

7:45 -

Short Break

7:55 -

Speaker: Donald Smith

9:00 -

Drawings - final announcements Meeting Ends, tear down, mixer

9:30 -

Official Stop

Speaker: Donald Smith

Title: "Shaping the Future of Java, Faster"


The Java SE Platform and the JDK are moving to a rapid, six-month release cadence, with the Java 10 release in March, 2018 and the next release in September 2018. We’ll review the motivations for this change and discuss how this impacts users.

Speaker Bio

Donald Smith, MBA, MSc, is Senior Director of Product Management for Oracle. He brings global enterprise software experience, ranging from startups through Fortune 500 companies. Donald has decades of experience speaking about Java, open source, community development, business models, business integration and software development politics at conferences and events worldwide. Donald's background includes helping develop the first commercially successful Object-Relational Mapping products for Smalltalk and Java, transitioning to Java EE Application Servers and driving the Eclipse Foundation through years of rapid growth where he still sits on the IP Advisory Committee. For the past six years Donald has run Java SE Product Management.

Company Bio

With 430,000 customers in 175 countries, Oracle provides leading-edge capabilities in software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and data as a service.

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