Session Schedule for Architect Factory on June 2nd

Architect FactoryAn update to my earlier post, the schedule has been set for The Architect Factory event coming to NERD on June 2nd.  IASA New England, {Code Right}, Microsoft, and O’Reilly are sponsoring this half day multi-track event for senior developers and aspiring architects. Hear from seasoned architects on what you need to know to become an architect.

There will be a keynote by Rob Daigneau followed by 9 sessions organized into 3 tracks (Architecture in Action, Leadership, and Head in the Clouds). Sessions will cover practical techniques, current methodologies, patterns, cloud computing, security, how to work with IT stakeholders.

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This event will be held at the Microsoft New England Research and Development (NERD) Center in Cambridge, MA from 1:00 - 7:15 PM with dinner afterward. So come join your peers and network with some of the most influential architects here in the northeast!

Event Agenda

1:00 – 1:30 - Arrive, Meet and Greet

1:30 - 2:45 - Keynote: “Becoming An Architect”, Rob Daigneau

2:45 – 3:00 - Break

3:30 - 4:15 – Sessions
”The Dangers of Over Architecting Solutions” - Bryan Tuttle
“The IT Architect and Technology Leadership – where are we and what next?” - David Leonard
“How the Cloud Pattern is Changing Enterprise Architecture” - Todd Bremner

4:15 - 4:30 - Break

4:30 - 5:45 – Sessions 
“Establishing Developer Practices” - Dennis Perlot
“Working with Business Stakeholders” - Ian Dicker
“The Architect and the New Identity Paradigm” - Curt Devlin

5:45 – 6:00 - Break

6:00 - 7:15 – Sessions 
“Architecture of Collaboration Systems” - SB Chatterjee
“Using LAAAM to Make Good Architectural Decisions, Fast!” - Jeromy Carriere
“Application Patterns for the Cloud” - Igor Moochnick

7:15 -8:30 - Evening Dinner Event


O’Reilly Media has generously donated copies of 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know, and we’ll raffle off a copy or two in each session.

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