Schedule

The schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, September 26th, 2024

09:00AM CEST

Conference Introduction and Keynote:

Keynote Presentation with Teena Idnani

10:00AM CEST

Break

10:20AM CEST
Session

Taking LLMs out of the Black Box: A Practical Guide to Human-in-the-Loop Distillation

As the field of natural language processing advances and new ideas develop, we’re seeing more and more ways to use compute efficiently, producing AI systems that are cheaper to run and easier to control.

Session

Efficient DevSecOps Workflows With a Little Help From AI

From idea to the first line of code to production deployments - DevSecOps workflows help develop software faster. There is a different level of adoption, and processes feel inefficient or block progress and innovation.

11:10AM CEST

Break

11:30AM CEST
Session

How to Ship Updates to 40+ Apps Every Week With Nx

At Celonis we use Angular and Nx for monorepo and ship updates to more than 40+ apps, which have 2 million lines of code, and we are adding more apps and libraries as we go. 

Session

Building a Lightning Fast Firewall with Java & eBPF

eBPF is buzzing all over the cloud native world, as the cutting-edge technology reshaping the way we understand performance, security, and observability within kernel space.

12:20PM CEST

Lunch

01:20PM CEST
Session

From a Lambda-Lith to an Event Driven Architecture – Lessons Learned

Are you on a serverless journey on AWS, starting with the popular stack of Amazon ApiGateway, AWS Lambda, and Amazon DynamoDB? While this combination is a simple way to get started, it can quickly become a monolithic and unmaintainable solution.

Session

Ultra-Fast In-Memory Database Applications with Java

Hibernate is the de facto standard persistence for traditional Java database apps. It was built for monolithic Java applications and also monolithic server databases. However, Hibernate is also known as complex and slow, but we got used to it.

02:10PM CEST

Break

02:30PM CEST
Session

Comprehensive Approaches to Software Supply Chain Security

Developing software in the highly regulated FinTech industry presents unique challenges due to the complexity and risks involved. Regulatory frameworks significantly impact architecture decisions, requiring attention to compliance and data security standards.

Session

Leveraging Open-Source LLMs for Production

This talk examines using open-source LLMs for real-world purposes. It compares the benefits and drawbacks of open-source LLMs. The discussion covers the economics of fine-tuning and hosting open-source LLMs, highlights serving frameworks, and overviews key open-source LLMs.

03:20PM CEST

Break

03:40PM CEST
Session

From "Simple" Fine-Tuning to Your Own Mixture of Expert Models Using Open-Source Models

Nowadays, training a large language model (LLM) from scratch is a huge effort, even for very large companies.

Session

Sustainable Web Design

Sustainable web design is an approach to designing digital products and services that are conscious of lowering carbon emissions by becoming more efficient. The internet may be digital, but it runs on electricity, much of which is still produced by fossil fuels.

04:30PM CEST

Attendee Social With Dry Snacks & Drinks

Friday, September 27th, 2024

09:00AM CEST

Conference Introduction and Keynote:

AI in the Age of Climate Change

10:00AM CEST

Break

10:20AM CEST
Session

Cloud Attack Emulation: Leveraging the Attacker’s Advantage for Effective Defense

Cloud attack emulation is a novel approach for continuously validating security posture by proactively testing enterprise security strategies' people, processes, and technology aspects.

Session

1BRC–Nerd Sniping the Java Community

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is the following: aggregate temperature values from a CSV file and group them by weather station name. There’s only one caveat: the file has one 1,000,000,000 rows!

11:10AM CEST

Break

11:30AM CEST
Session

Turbocharged Development: The Speed and Efficiency of WebAssembly

The **software carbon intensity (SCI)** of an application is the sum of its operational emissions and embodied hardware emissions. Serverless, or functions as a service (FaaS), provides a path towards reducing operational emissions by running event-driven applications only as needed.

Session

Bringing a Product Mindset to an Infrastructure Platform Team

Your container platform is up to speed technically and your most advanced developers are already running production workloads.

12:20PM CEST

Lunch

01:20PM CEST
Session

Elevate Developer Experience with Generative AI Capabilities on AWS

This presentation delves into the transformative potential of generative AI on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance the developer experience, with a particular focus on expediting the onboarding process for new developers.

Session

Visibility in Cloud Security: How Exactly Our Cloud Environments Are Configured?

In this session, we will explore the often overlooked complexities of cloud configurations and their impact on our information security posture: 

02:10PM CEST

Break

02:30PM CEST
Session

The Art of Embracing Failures with Serverless Architectures

Nowadays, serverless can mean and do many different things. Among others, it helps break down complex tasks into smaller components and run them in parallel, leveraging the power of distributed architectures. And it can seem almost magical in its perceived simplicity!

03:20PM CEST

Break

03:40PM CEST
Session

Architecture's Lessons: Build a New Product Within a SAFE Organizations

This travelogue describes lessons learned of a Solution Architect on the journey through teams, ARTs, business departments, stakeholders and management when turning the company’s ideas and requirements into a new product for our customers.

Session

How a Ground Up Built AI Agents Platform Powers Deutsche Telekom's Pan European Customer Service Solutions

We have developed an advanced agents computing platform, named the Intelligent Agents Platform (iA Platform), designed to streamline the entire lifecycle of agents, from development and deployment to management, in the most efficient way possible.

04:30PM CEST

Attendee Social With Dry Snacks & Drinks