is just around the corner, less than 3 weeks away! If you are
still thinking about registering for the conference, here are my
top 25 reasons to attend the conference:
- Biggest gathering of Java geeks in the world
- Latest and greatest content with href="https://oracleus.activeevents.com/connect/search.ww?event=javaone">475
technical sessions/Birds of Feathers/Hands-on labs
sessions (about 20% more from last year)
- Reduced number of href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/program/schedule/keynotes/index.html">keynotes
to accommodate room for more technical content
- No product pitches, exclusive focus on technology (I can tell
you that from my experience as a href="https://blogs.oracle.com/arungupta/entry/javaone_2011_content_review_process">track
- Sessions are divided in different href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/program/schedule/tracks/index.html">in-depth
technical tracks to focus on Java technology that most
- Reruns of several popular sessions
- Experts and Practitioners-led HOLs and tutorials
- Rock star href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/people/index.html">speakers,
panelists, faculties, and instructors.
- Meet several Java
Champions and href="http://www.java.net/jugs/java-user-groups">JUG leaders
from all around the world
- Engage with speakers and discuss with fellow developers in a
casual setting with lots of href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/activities/open-house/index.html">networking
- A complete conference dedicated for href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/embedded/index.html">Java
- Extensive and fast-paced hands-on href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/program/schedule/university/index.html">University
Sessions on Sunday, learn while you are at the conference.
You can register for href="http://www.oracle.com/us/ju-reg-pop-1622693.html?iframe=true&width=540&height=170">Java
University only or attend with the conference.
- Dukes Choice Awards
recognize and celebrate the most innovative usage of the Java
Hall provide extensive opportunities for networking and
engagement with the biggest names in Java (dedicated hours on
each day as well)
- Dedicated day for Java User Groups and Communities (href="http://glassfish-event12.eventbrite.com/">GlassFish
Community Event and href="http://netbeans.org/community/articles/javaone/2012/netbeans-day-2012.html">NetBeans
- Multiple href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/register/additional-packages/index.html">registration
packages to meet your needs
- Pay for 4 full conference passes and get a fifth one free
- Students and Bloggers get a href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/register/additional-packages/index.html#tab">free
- Geek Bike Ride
with fellow speakers and attendees in a casual setting
conference on the plane
- Enjoy different cuisines in the San Francisco city, take a
trip to Alcatraz or Napa Valley or go running on the crooked
street ;-) There are tons of tourist opportunities in/around San
- Tons of parties during the conference, in the evening, late
night, and early mornings. Don't forget href="http://glassfish-party12.eventbrite.com/">Thirsty Bear
- Pearl Jam and Kings of Leon at href="http://www.oracle.com/javaone/activities/appreciation-event/index.html">Appreciation
Music Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens
- Grab the bragging rights "I have attended JavaOne"!
Learn a new skill, build new connections, conceive a new idea and
push the boundaries of Java in the most important educational and
networking event of the year for Java developers and enthusiasts.
With so much geekgasm going on during the 5 days of JavaOne, is
there a reason for you to wait ?Register
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As a 13 year veteran of the conference, I can tell this is some
thing every Java developer must experience!
I will be there, will you ?