SymfonyCon Lisbon here we come: schedule part 1!

The international Symfony conference will be organized from December 6th to 8th at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel, in the great city of Lisbon, Portugal! Never been to Portugal before? Discover the home of Pastel de Nata, Fado, Azulejos (Tiles), kilometers of white sand beaches and much more, you’ll love all of them especially in December.

Ready to join us? Find out the conference schedule! We’re extremely pleased to announce the first part of the selected speakers (in alphabetical order) and their talks:

  • Jordi Boggiano, Composer PHP lead and Co-founder of Packagist, will be speaking about "the Building global web apps with multi-region hosting". This session will explore various setups and case studies from his attempts at hosting sites used by global audiences.

  • Denis Brumann, Software Developer who started his PHP-journey back in 2007, will be talking about “The patterns behind Doctrine”. How does Doctrine talk to your database? What are Data Mapper, Unit Of Work, and Identity Map? These are the questions he wants to answer in this talk.

  • David Buchmann, got involved into Symfony2 since the first public alpha versions and is a Symfony CMF member, will present a talk about “Going crazy with HTTP: Caching pages of logged in users”. You know how HTTP caching works but need more? In this talk we look into ways to cache personalized content.

  • Nicole Cordes, TYPO3 Active Contributor, will be speaking about “How static PHP analyzer changed the way I look at code”. Get an introduction to the world of static PHP code analyzers.

  • Frank de Jonge, Maintainer of Flysystem and Creator of EventSauce, Member of the PHP League Leadership Group, will give a talk about “File storage for modern PHP applications”. In this talk we'll explore how filesystem abstraction and general coding guidelines can improve our application's and make them future proof!

  • Christian Flothmann, Symfony Documentation and Core Team member, co-maintainer FOSRestBundle and Christopher Hertel, Core Member of jæm3l EE, will be talking about “Using Symfony Forms with Rich Domain Models”. In this talk we will discuss the different aspects of a rich domain model that makes it hard to use it in conjunction with the Form component. We will then look at the possibilities to hook into the data flow of the form handling and discover how we can modify it to interact seamlessly with our model.

  • Daniel Gomes, contributed to open-source projects, co-founded the phplx user group and the SymfonyDay Portugal conference, will present a talk about “Building Apps for Immutable Servers”. In this talk, he will explain the differences between Snowflake and Immutable Servers and also what considerations you should have while developing your App.

  • Lukas Kahwe Smith, involved in PEAR, PHP internals, Doctrine and Symfony, especially the CMF initiative, lead of the Symfony diversity initiative, will give a talk about “One year diversity initiative”. Last year in Cluj the diversity initiative was announced by Fabien. This talk aims to give an overview how those efforts were organized, what was done as part of the initiative and what progress was made.

SymfonyCon Lisbon is a 5-day event: 2-day pre-conference workshops on December 4th and 5th, 2-day conference on December 6th and 7th and one hackday on December 8th. There are 3 tracks per day, one Symfony advanced track (both days), one Symfony beginner track (both days), one PHP track (only on Thursday December 6th), one Unconference track (only on Friday December 7th).

What a great line-up! And there are more to come! More speakers and talks to be announced very soon, stay tuned!

It’s time to take your ticket and secure your seat for the conference. Register now for 299€ for the 2 days of conference and the hackday.

See you at the conference!


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