First speakers for Berlin Buzzwords confirmed

Since our call for submissions closed in February, our program committee have been hard at work evaluating the record number of submissions we received this year. The quality of proposals this year was amazing, and we are very happy to announce of first confirmed speakers for Berlin Buzzwords 2018. 

Our Keynote speakers:

Aurélie Pols - Technical Consequences of the Data Subject's Rights

Marta Piekarska - Blockchain in Wildlife - Use Cases in the Field

Other speakers include:

  • Nick Burch - Scalably crashing JVMs, or why binary data to content is hard
  • Seinjuti Chatterjee and Arpan Gupta - From boolean towards semantic retrieval models
  • Ellen Friedman - Beyond the Algorithm: What Makes Machine Learning Work?
  • Benoit Hanotte - Profiling and optimizing a Spark job with Babar
  • Sophie Watson - From Research to Production: What they didn’t teach you in Grad School
  • Nick Pentreath - Search and Recommendations: 3 Sides of the Same Coin
  • Holden Karau - Working with Tensorflow from the JVM: How Big Data and Deep Learning can be BFFs
  • Ted Dunning - Big News for Big Data in Kubernetes
  • Hakon Amdal - Translating 800 million IP addresses to coordinates each day using Kafka Streams
  • Robert Rodger - Learned Indexes: a New Idea for Efficient Data Access
  • Aljoscha Krettek - Stream Processing for the Practitioner: Blueprints for common stream processing use cases with Apache Flink
  • Sönke Liebau - Kafka Security - A brief overview of its history, current state and how it can be customized

…have a look at the list of published speakers here

Would you like to attend Berlin Buzzwords? Get your full conference ticket here

The program is still subject to change. There will be a second announcement soon to complete the speaker lineup as well as the schedule.

We look forward to welcoming you on June 10-12!

Your #bbuzz team