He will explain how Java is evolved through the Java Community Process and how you can participate in that evolution as an individual, as a representative of your employer, or as a member of a non-profit organization such as a Java User Group.
Learn how enhance your career opportunities by making the future Java! (Oh – and you’ll have fun too…)
Patrick Curran is Chair of the Java Community Process organization. In this role he oversees the activities of the JCP’s Program Management Office including evolving the process and the organization, managing its membership, guiding specification leads and experts through the process, chairing Executive Committee meetings, and managing the JCP.org web site
Patrick has worked in the software industry for more than 30 years. He has a long-standing record in conformance testing, and before joining the JCP he led the Java Conformance Engineering team in Sun’s Client Software Group. He was also chair of Sun’s Conformance Council, which was responsible for defining Sun’s policies and strategies around Java conformance and compatibility.