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Pittsburgh TechFest is an event where software development professionals from Southwestern Pennsylvania and surrounding areas will get together to talk and learn about perfecting our craft. Topics will include coding, tools, agile, project management, etc. All development disciplines (devs, testers, PMs, DBAs, BAs etc.) and all development stacks (Ruby, Java, .Net, JavaScript, Python, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.) are welcome!

August 14th - Virtual event via HOPIN from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Check out the Full Agenda with Speakers & Talk Descriptions HERE.

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Schedule

· Expo
Sponsor Expo Booths Open
Visit our Sponsor Expo booths to learn more about each company & receive special offers & raffles.
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
· Stage
Welcome Day 1
· Sessions
Breaking Down the Monolith: A journey toward CI/CD
CI/CD is great with greenfield development - everything is set up to work together from the beginning. This is not that story.
Lorien Rensing
· Sessions
A Deep Dive into Measuring Dependency Freshness with LibYear
We'll explore how to compute LibYear, learn how to use a tool for computing the metric over the life of a project & view trends for popular projects.
M. Scott Ford
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
· Sessions
How Novices Learn to Program
Learn about my experience transitioning from a practicioner to an instructor, and how it's not as similar to corporate training as I thought it would be.
Tom Medvitz
· Sessions
Live Entrepreneurship and Customer Discovery
Ever wondered how to test a startup idea? I can build a fake startup in front of you, explain the process & publish it to the world to find our first users
Max Mirho
· Sessions
Building an Open Source Artificial Pancreas
Come to this talk to find out about how do-it-yourself open source artificial pancreases are doing amazing things from someone who runs one!
· Stage
PTC: Brief explanation of Hopin Platform
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
· Expo
Sponsor Expo Booths Open
Visit our Sponsor Expo booths to learn more about each company & receive special offers & raffles.
· Stage
Welcome Day 2
· Sessions
Introduction to DynamoDB
Through this talk we aim to acquaint the listener with the basics of NoSQL and DynamoDB, demonstrating the differences between NoSQL and relational databases.
Nathan Menge
· Sessions
The Automation Firehose: Be Strategic and Tactical
In this talk, we'll learn how to automate both strategically and tactically to maximize the benefits of automation.
Thomas Haver
· Sessions
Grokking Culture with CVF
Join us for some hands on learning about organizational culture and how it can support our endeavors!
Aaron Kopel
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
· Sessions
Integrating Google Assistant for Continuous Integration (CI)
The talk aims to explain the steps to integrate Google Assistant using DialogFlow for Jenkins CI environment.
Karan Balkar
· Sessions
Accessibility for the rest of us
The objective of this talk is to understand accessibility, its importance, and learn some practical steps for creating more accessible applications.
Sean McPherson
· Sessions
The Fast Track to Microsoft Certifications in 30 days
Come learn about how I passed 7 exams in 21 days & how to build a personal learning road map.
Aaron Ralls

Speakers

Aaron Ralls

Cloud Solutions Architect

Tom Medvitz

Programmer | Educator | Entrepreneur

M. Scott Ford

Founder & Chief Code Whisperer, Corgibytes, LLC

Aaron Kopel

CEO, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) at Project Brilliant

Karan Balkar

Mobile application developer primarily working on Android

Nathan Menge

Curious technical tinkerer, software QA expert

Max Mirho

There’s a process to entrepreneurship, and I experiment with it, live

Thomas Haver

International Speaker & Automation Architect

Sean McPherson

Software engineer and educator

Lorien Rensing

Software Developer at Making Everlasting Memories

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