Mid-Atlantic Developer Conference is a polyglot event, designed to bring together programmers from the region, regardless of their choice of platform, for two full days of learning from each other and building a stronger regional community.

Friday 13th July 2018

09:00
Rated 5
5
Coding the Future
Keynote by Todd Marks (1 hour)
10:15
Rated 5
2
Driving Technical Change Within Large Organizations: Lessons From Four Years Rebuilding Healthcare.Gov
Talk by Christian Monaghan (1 hour)
Rated 0
0
APIs for Microservices
Talk by Mike Stowe (1 hour)
Rated 4
3
Procrastination as a Service: Caching and Queueing
Talk by Lawrence Shea (1 hour)
Rated 5
3
Introduction to Web Components and Polymer
Workshop by John Riviello (2 hours, 15 minutes)
11:30
Rated 5
1
Will You Help Me End Pixelated Images on the Internet?
Talk by Julka Grodel (1 hour)
Let’s Encrypt All the Things: HTTPS at Scale
Talk by Philip Sharp (1 hour)
Rated 5
1
Building the World’s First Beer Tap Powered by Facial Recognition
Talk by Jeff McGehee (1 hour)
13:30 Empathy as a Service: Supporting Mental Health in the Tech Workplace
Keynote by Nara Kasbergen (1 hour)
14:30
Rated 5
2
What I Learned About Health From Surveying 50k DC Developers
Talk by Matt Layman (1 hour)
Rated 2
1
Managing an Autonomous Transit Network with Open Source
Talk by Raj Singh (1 hour)
Rated 5
1
Modern Security With Microservices and the Cloud
Talk by Seth Vargo (1 hour)
Rated 5
4
GraphQL and your API (2 hours, 15 minutes)
15:45
Rated 4
1
Find Your Inner Mentor
Talk by Katherine Walker (1 hour)
Rated 4
2
WebAssembly: Super-Charging Applications On and Off the Web
Talk by Till Schneidereit (1 hour)
Automated Accessibility Testing
Talk by Brian Thompson (1 hour)

Saturday 14th July 2018

09:15
Rated 5
1
Break Things to Fix Things: Testing More Than What “Should” Work
Talk by Ijeoma Ezeonyebuchi (1 hour)
Decoupled, Immutable REST APIs With Kafka Streams
Talk by Bobby Calderwood (1 hour)
Rated 0
0
Customer Support with Cognitive Voice
Talk by Ketan Barve (1 hour)
Rated 5
2
Hands-On Getting Started With Docker
Workshop by Frank Font (2 hours, 15 minutes)
10:30
Rated 5
3
Lost Art of Troubleshooting
Talk by Leon Fayer (1 hour)
Rated 0
0
Effective Gherkin: Quality Requirements for the Enterprise
Talk by Thomas Haver (1 hour)
DevOps for Small Teams
Talk by Joe Ferguson (1 hour)
11:45
Rated 5
2
Why Open Source Is Vital to Development and Developers
Keynote by Jim Jagielski (1 hour)
13:30 Leveraging Browser Service Workers to Improve Reliability and User Experience
Talk by Brian Thompson (1 hour)
Rated 5
1
You're an Expert. Here's How to Teach Like One.
Talk by Shannon Turner (1 hour)
Rated 4
1
Please Automatically Test Your Documentation!
Talk by Nik Everett (1 hour)
Rated 0
0
Digital Meets Physical: Getting Started With ARKit
Workshop by Tricia Katz (2 hours, 15 minutes)
14:45
Rated 0
0
Build a Decentralized Application for the Ethereum Blockchain
Talk by Dana A. White (1 hour)
Rated 4
1
Introducing Juvet: Building Bots in Elixir
Talk by Jamie Wright (1 hour)
Rated 5
1
Web Ready Augmented Reality
Talk by Ali Spittel (1 hour)
16:00
Rated 5
2
Cultivating Community: Building Powerful Relationships by Communicating With Empathy
Keynote by Sharon Steed (1 hour)