GopherCon Iceland 2018
The first European GopherCon
May, 31st - June, 3rd
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Schedule

  • May 31st, 2018

    Training Day

    Meet us at Reykjavik University! Come join us for the training sessions, learn Go and a lot more. See the workshops.

  • June 1st, 2018

    Conference Day

    The conference starts on Friday.

  • June 2nd, 2018

    Second Conference Day

    The conference continues on Saturday.

  • June 3rd, 2018

    Community Day

    Gophers go on a day trip around Reykjanes.

  • Be part
    of the
    story!

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Comunity Day

Call for all Gophers to join onboard!

Our community day will take place on Sunday June 3rd, and we will go for a trip together.

Tour Description:
Reykjanes is a peninsula in Southwest Iceland, characterized by immense lava fields, volcanoes and strong geothermal activity.
The peninsula runs along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge where the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates are drifting apart.
Because of this geological setting, the whole peninsula is extremely volcanic active, covered with lava fields and volcanoes and small earthquakes are very common there.
During the middle ages, many eruptions occurred in Reykjanes, but no eruptions have been recorded there for the last 500 years.

Logistics:

  • Pickup will be at Harpa at 10:00
  • Drop off will be at 15:00 at 3 locations, please choose one when booking:
    • Harpa at Reykjavik
    • Keflavik airport
    • Blue Lagoon
  • Tickets cost 100eur/person and include food. You will be asked for your food preference upon booking.
  • Last day for booking is Thursday, May 31, until evening.

Please make sure that you specify the food and drop-off location when booking your ticket.

Book the tour here: https://guidetoiceland.is/book-holiday-trips/5afd3b8ab8e15?a=57240.

Speakers

Our conference schedule spans on two days with a single track.

Day 1

Breakfast

Breakfast

Time: 09:00 - 09:40
Charity Majors

Observability-Driven Development

Charity Majors

Time: 09:40 - 10:40
Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Time: 11:30 - 13:30
Kaylyn Gibilterra

Greedy alGOrithms

Kaylyn Gibilterra

Time: 13:30 - 14:25
Ian Juma

Building a Local Cloud [PaaS] for Africa

Ian Juma

Time: 14:25 - 15:05
Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Time: 15:05 - 16:00
Marian Montagnino

Develop Computer Vision Apps with Go

Marian Montagnino

Time: 16:00 - 16:40
Hunter Loftis

Painting with Light

Hunter Loftis

Time: 16:40 - 17:35
Matt Silverlock

Misnomers About Microbenchmarks

Matt Silverlock

Time: 17:35 - 18:15
Day 1 Closing Remark

Day 1 Closing Remark

Time: 18:15 - 18:20

Day 2

Breakfast

Breakfast

Time: 09:00 - 10:00
Peter Bourgon

Best Practices for Industrial Programming

Peter Bourgon

Time: 10:00 - 10:40
Alessandro Arzilli

Internal Architecture of Delve, a Debugger for Go

Alessandro Arzilli

Time: 10:40 - 11:30
Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Time: 11:30 - 13:30
Kat Zien

How do you structure your Go apps?

Kat Zien

Time: 13:30 - 14:10
Kris Nova

Operating live on kubernetes operators

Kris Nova

Time: 14:10 - 15:05
Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Time: 15:05 - 16:00
Jaana B. Dogan

Tracing for granularity

Jaana B. Dogan

Time: 16:00 - 16:40
Go Team

Panel with the Go Team

Go Team

Time: 16:40 - 17:35
Conference Closing Remark

Conference Closing Remark

Time: 17:35 - 17:50

Workshops

Want to learn Go? Or improve your Go skills?
All these training sessions will take place on May 31st.
Attend one of them and learn from the one of the best Gophers!

MCs

We couldn’t have a conference without MCs.
All the pressure of introducing our speakers will rest on their shoulders!

 
Cassandra Salisbury

Cassandra Salisbury

Andrew Bonventre

Andrew Bonventre

Tickets

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Category Price
Early Gopher € 300*
Gopher € 400*
Late Gopher € 600*
Half-Day Workshop € 125*, **
Full-Day Workshop € 250*, **
* All prices are in EURO and do not include VAT and taxes.
** Workshop tickets are sold separately from conference tickets.

Venue

The conference will take place at Harpa

Harpa is one of Reykjavik‘s greatest and distinguished landmarks.
It is a cultural and social centre in the heart of the city and features stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the North Atlantic Ocean.

Harpa’s residents are:
- Iceland Symphony Orchestra
- The Icelandic Opera
- Maximus Musicus
- The Reykjavik Big Band

Address: Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Image copyright: https://en.harpa.is

Sponsors




Special Partner


Building a sustainable and antifragile entrepreneurial community in Iceland as a template for Startup communities throughout the world.



Gold Partners


Google was created in 1998 “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”.
Achieving this goal of unprecedented scale and complexity requires innovative, elegant and simple solutions.

In 2007, Google began working on a new language designed to be efficient at both creating and running software at scale.
Two years later, Google released the Go programming language as an open-source project to make programming fast, productive, and most importantly, fun.
With strong support for concurrency, low latency and blazingly fast performance, Go empowers developers to build performant, reliable and efficient software that takes full advantage of modern multi-core hardware and cloud computing.

Today, Go is used by 1 million developers worldwide. Google is proud to be joined by people from around the world creating the language and community responsible for tomorrow’s innovations.



Silver Partners


JetBrains has a passion for making developers more productive: we design intelligent development tools to simplify your challenging tasks and automate the routine ones.
We offer top-notch IDEs and team productivity tools, and our latest offering is GoLand, a brand new Go IDE based on IntelliJ Platform.

GoLand extends IntelliJ Platform with the coding assistance and tool integrations specific for the Go language.
Together, GoLand’s powerful static code analysis and ergonomic design make development not only productive but also an enjoyable experience.




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Our holistic, data-driven approach combines expert knowledge from the creative, media, and digital fields with automation and analytics technologies that we build from scratch.
To date, we’ve helped over 180 digital brands worldwide to scale their businesses.
Find out more at dcmn.com.




We write, speak, and dream in code. Our global team is maniacal about making the world amazing for developers of all backgrounds.



Bronze Partners


We are TRISOFT. We build rock-solid software using Go. We provide highly efficient teams, including Golang architects, developers and more.



Partners




Team

The gophers behind this event

Natalie Pistunovich

Natalie Pistunovich

Florin Pățan

Florin Pățan

Contact us


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at:
“team [at] gophercon [dot] is”

Code of Conduct


At GopherCon Europe, we believe that everyone should enjoy the conference, have equal opportunities to learn, and be part of the Go community.
If you encounter any issues preventing you to do this, please contact us at “team [at] gophercon [dot] is” and we’ll do our best to help you.
All issues will be anonymous when being dealt with.

We follow Go’s Code of Conduct, to view it, please click here.

The phone number during the conference is: +354.767.1642 You can also reach us in private on Twitter or at the Gophers Slack: