Java Community at JavaOne

Big kudos to the Java community for making the JavaOne conference a great success. Java developers have been helping with the organization of JavaOne activities for years.  It is time to acknowledge this year’s volunteers! 

JavaOne Keynote - Special thanks to Stephen Chin and Fabiane Nardon who led the effort and to all the participants for working on their roles and demos: Gerrit Grunwald, Hendrik Ebbers,  Heather VanCura,  James Gosling, Larry J. Christensen, Freddy Guime, Takashi Ito, Kubota Yuji, Anton Epple, Mark Sunday, Michael Hoffer, Sebastian Daschner, Simon Maple, Bruno Souza, Otávio Gonçalves de Santana,  Stuart W Marks, Mirja Wellmann, Johan Vos, Daniel De Luca, and Kevin Nilson.

NightHacking Interviewers - Bruno Souza, Heather VanCura, Andres Almiray, Alexis Lopez, Baruch Sadogursky, and Viktor Gamov.

Hackergarten - Special thanks to Andres Almiray and Heather VanCura for running the Hackergarten every year and to the project leads for presenting: Sven Reimers, Leonardo Lima, Antoine Sabot-Durand, Mohamed Taman, Johan Vos, Sebastian Daschner, Ivar Grimstad, Ed Burns, Werner Keil, Aslak Knutsen, Michael Nascimento, Sebastien Blanc, Harold Ogle, Pavel Bucek, Dmitry Kornilov, Jonathan Gallimore, Jonathan Fisher, Werner Keil, Stuart Marks, Paul Sandoz, Otávio Santana, Anatole Tresch, and Constantin Drabo. 


Java Hub demos this year were developed and run by Mark Heckler, Michael Hoffer, Anton Epple, Vinicius Senger,  Mark Sunday, Sebastian Daschner, and Daniel De Luca. The HearingNest art experience was organized by Mirja Wellmann, Wolf Helzle, and Alexander Kouznetsov.




Hendrik Ebbers and Timo Brandstaetter were onsite during JavaOne managing the voting machines. They recently added a beautiful interface to show the top sessions every day.

Special thanks to Kevin Nilson for organizing the end-to-end experience of Geek Bike Ride and Ignite sessions at JavaOne. Thanks to Bruno Souza for preparing our Brazilian barbecue the weekend before JavaOne. Bruno also organized the community forum, a full day of sessions about community and technology the Sunday before JavaOne.  


Thanks to  Bruno Souza, Edson Yanaga and Fernando Babadopulos for doing some JavaOne social media at parties, during the WIT panel, community keynote… and whenever I couldn’t be at two places at once.

It is so much fun to work with all of you. You never say no unless you are not available. Only with your involvement were we able to expand the JavaOne experience. There is no community like the Java Community. Thank You!!! 


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