2018 Speakers

Industry leading experts, thought leaders and software craftspeople who shape and drive forward the craftsmanship community.



Robert Martin

Robert Martin

Author of many influential books, co-author of The Agile Manifesto and a founding member of Software Craftsmanship movement.

Michael Feathers

Michael Feathers

Founder/Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, an experienced consultant and the author of Working Effectively with Legacy Code.

Sandro Mancuso

Sandro Mancuso

Co-Founder of Codurance, author of The Software Craftsman, and founder of the London Software Craftsmanship Community.

Steve Freeman

Steve Freeman

Consultant with Zuhlke Engineering, agile development pioneer, and co-author of Growing Object­ Oriented Software Guided by Tests.

Kevlin Henney

Kevlin Henney

Renown speaker, writer, trainer, and consultant on dev patterns, programming, practice and process.

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies

Author of the first “Agile Coaching” book and an invited speaker to software conferences worldwide.

Simon Brown

Simon Brown

Author of "Software Architecture for Developers", consultant, speaker and creator of the C4 software architecture model.

Trisha Gee

Trisha Gee

Developer Advocate for JetBrains, Java Champion, expert in high performance systems, and leader of Sevilla Java User Group.

Alex Bolboaca

Alex Bolboaca

Polyglot programmer, and experienced trainer and coach at Mozaic Works. Frequently facilitates coding events accross Europe.

Steve Hayes

Steve Hayes

Involved in Agile Software Development since 1999. Strong believer in transparency, openness and decentralised decision making.

Emily Bache

Emily Bache

International speaker. Experienced Trainer, Software Developer. Author of "The Coding Dojo Handbook" and Pluralsight courses.

Cyrille Martraire

Cyrille Martraire

Domain-Driven Design, patterns, BDD & TDD enthusiast. CTO @Arollafr & Founder of the Paris Software Craftsmanship Community.

Mashooq Badar

Mashooq Badar

Co-Founder of Codurance, a pragmatic software craftsman, and founding member of London Software Craftsmanship Community.

Aslak Hellesøy

Aslak Hellesøy

Developer with over 25 years experience, creator of Cucumber and co-founder of Cucumber Ltd.