Here come the Tutorial Speakers #PHPNW17
Matt Brunt, Juliette Reinders Folmer, Jeroen v.d. Gulik, Patrik Karisch, James Mallison, Antonis Pavlakis, Michael Simonson, Michelangelo van Dam. http://conference.phpnw.org.uk/phpnw17/speakers/
These industry experts know their stuff and are offering you the chance to spend some time with them. They will teach, mentor and coach you during their tutorials. http://conference.phpnw.org.uk/phpnw17/tickets/
Matt Brunt (@Brunty) is a Senior Software Engineer with Viva IT where he leads and mentors a team of developers. Matt helps his team to learn and grow into their full potential.
In his spare time, he is one of the organisers for the monthly PHP East Midlands user group and the annual PHP East Midlands Unconference. When not tinkering with code, he can be found reading comics, fighting monsters in dungeons and dragons, or drinking tea and eating jaffa-cakes. We love him already, cause #Jaffacakesrock however, they aren’t great for dunking in your tea!
Juliette Reinders Folmer (@jrf_nl) is an all round consultant and web-developer who tries not be a geek. She is a long-standing member of PHPWomen which she states helped her immensely to find her feet in the PHP world.
Juliette is a Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE) and actively contributes to some open source projects. She is the creator of the PHP Cheatsheets, provides IT training and speaks at conferences when given a chance.
She loves it when she can refactor spaghetti-code to something elegant and maintainable. Juliette is based in the Netherlands and is self-employed.
Jeroen van der Gulik (n0x13) is CTO at (Isset)[http://isset.nl/], Builder of Artificial Stupidity.
He knows a thing or two about scaling and software architecture, learning a lot about DDD and modelling and specialises in (video) streaming/transcoding/publishing platforms.
Oh, and he likes cats and penguins!
Patrik Karisch (@PatrikKarisch) is a PHP, Linux and DevOps nerd. He specialises in content management systems, eCommerce, business systems, APIs, and connecting all the different systems to work together.
Loving PHP, Symfony and open source he is an enthusiast and an advocate of modern development principles & standards. He notoriously automates everything and if he could code his life, he would. 🙂
Working for over eight years in different environments and businesses Patrik has seen terrible things and brought them all to shine. Yay, Praise the sun!
James Mallison (@j7mbo) is a Tech Lead @trivago in Mallorca, Spain. Having a particular interest in software and technical architecture, James has spoken at multiple conferences throughout the UK and Europe on real-time communication and software architecture.
Technically opinionated, he is passionate about best practice and frequently looks for shortcuts that can work for his team, while still adhering to the principles that define good programming.
Antonis Pavlakis (@pavlakis) Antonis is a Senior Software Engineer at Holmes Media.
He has worked with PHP since 2005 and has a particular interest in modernising legacy applications. Antonis often blogs about what he learns: https://medium.com/@pavlakis
He is an active member of the community, and has been organising user groups for over five years and has recently co-founded the PHPMiNDS user group in Nottingham.
Michael (Mike) Simonson (@ _mikeSimonson) is an enthusiastic, talkative and open-minded knowledge-addict.
Mike started the Brussels PHP user group and is now the maintainer of doctrine/migrations and is a contributor to many other open source projects.
See you at the social! He also loves a free bar 😉
Michelangelo van Dam (@DragonBe) works for in2it as a professional PHP consultant, assisting businesses to automate their development processes, improve their code quality and train their development teams.
Michelangelo is the President of the PHP user group PHPBenelux which hosts monthly meetups, development events, and an annual conference.
He’s a devoted member of the global PHP community and contributes to open-source projects, mainly PHP related.