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The JCP: advance your career and have fun helping to define the future of Java

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2016-06-10 19:00 - 21:00
Address: Anchor Plaza, București 061344, Romania
In this talk Patrick will provide practical advice derived from his 30 years of experience in the IT industry, explaining how developers can manage their careers and create opportunities for further advancement by participating in collaborative activities such as open-source development projects and the Java Community Process.

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 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.