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SpreeConf DC Speaker Lineup Announced

Posted on March 06, 2013 by Sean Schofield

We are proud to announce the speaker lineup for SpreeConf DC taking place May 20th -21st at the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. The two-day event, sponsored by Contegix, features training on Spree as well as presentations from e-commerce and Ruby on Rails thought leaders. Some of our speakers include:

Adil Wali

Adil Wali
Lessons from the Field: Scaling an eCommerce Business
Adil is a passionate entrepreneur and product visionary who loves the startup and high growth environment. He is a founder at Crowd Interactive and ModCloth and is currently the CEO at Kemists. Adil cares tremendously about user experience, product vision, and building ridiculously good teams.

Sandi Metz

Sandi Metz
Magic Tricks of Testing
Sandi was a long-time software architect at Duke University, for whom she still consults. She has been solving real problems in large, long-lived object-oriented applications for more than twenty years. She is also the author of the book Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby: An Agile Primer.

Eric Koester

Eric Koester
Capitalizing on the Micro-preneur Revolution
Eric is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Zaarly, a leading online marketplace to discover and work with talented local service providers. Eric is also the author of several books including the Green Entrepreneur Handbook and What Every Engineer Should Know About Starting a High-Tech Business Venture.

Nick Gauthier

Nick Gauthier
Rails 4 In Action
Nick is a web freelancer focusing on Ruby on Rails and JavaScript. He co-authored Recipes with Backbone with Chris Strom and also wrote Mobile Web Patterns with Backbone.js. Nick runs B’More Awesome, a Baltimore-based web training organization, and Exobrain, an online mind-mapping tool.

Sean Schofield

Sean Schofield
Spree 2.0 and Beyond
Sean is the creator and CEO of Spree Commerce. He is an experienced programmer and entrepreneur and has over a decade of experience working with open source in both Ruby and Java. Sean is a member of the Apache Software Foundation as well as a committer on several popular Apache projects including Struts.

Brian Quinn

Brian Quinn
Introducing the Spree Integrator
Brian is an early contributor to Spree and was one of the first core team members. He’s been happily hacking on Spree for fun and profit since 2008 and is fanatical about all things open source. Brian officially came on board as the Spree CTO in May 2011.

See the full list of speakers and session topics at spreeconf.com.

Early Bird Promotion

We’re offering a special $199 early bird rate through March 31st. After March 31st the conference registration fee increases to $299. Our last U.S. SpreeConf in New York sold out quickly so act now and secure your spot at this amazing conference!

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