The schedule for Symfony Loves PHP USA 2018 conference is released!

We’re super thrilled to announce that SymfonyLive USA becomes now Symfony Loves PHP USA conference!

Welcome to Symfony Loves PHP USA, the only conference dedicated to Symfony and PHP in the USA. We decided to change the conference name and its purpose to create a unique place in the USA where you can hear all the latest and best developments with Symfony and PHP! We aim to gather the American Symfony and PHP communities in San Francisco from October 11th to October 12th. We want you to come and feel welcome regardless your level of development with Symfony or PHP (beginner, advanced, intermediate).

Not registered yet? Well, check out the schedule and take your conference ticket for 2 days of conference at $289!

We're super excited to announce that the conference schedule has just been released! We're very pleased to welcome 13 speakers at the conference. Meet all the conference speakers (in alphabetical order):

  • 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.

  • Kristen Costagliola will be talking about "Orchestrating Symfony for the Enterprise". Whether you are just starting out learning Symfony, maintaining a healthy Symfony application, or expanding Symfony's presence in your company, this talk will give you tools and the questions to ask yourself to help your company succeed.

  • Michael Cullum, Symfony Security Lead, PHP-FIG Core Committee and phpBB Team, will be presenting a talk about "Trend analysis and machine learning in PHP". This talk will talk about how you can, in your Symfony applications, perform some simple trend analysis techniques to build models, analyse data to get useful information and spot anomalies.

  • Cal Evans will be speaking about "Uncle Cal's Career Advice for Developers" at the opening keynote on Friday morning! In this talk you’ll examine a few of the life-lessons Cal has learned the hard way. Some of them will be interesting, some of them insightful, some of them silly. Regardless, these lessons were generally learned by making big enough mistakes.

  • Nicolas Grekas, Symfony Core Team Member, will be talking about "Symfony Cache: a premium recipe to fast apps". With some raw examples and benchmarks, let's review how to select the best backend for your needs, wire them in your apps, do tags-based invalidation, protect against cache stampede, etc. Caching might be the most efficient strategy to fast apps.

  • Jonathan Johnson will be speaking about "Ready Set Go: Loading Single Page Apps Fast". First impressions matter. You only have a few milliseconds to make one on the web. Let's find out how to organize the way your assets load and are cached to do better and enhance your users experience.

  • Jeremy Mikola will be giving a talk about "PHP Internals for the Inquisitive Developer". Even if you have no intention of becoming a PHP core developer or creating a PECL extension, cursory knowledge of PHP's inner workings can prove useful. Discover the lifecycle of a PHP request and equip you with essential knowledge and tools!

  • Fabien Potencier, Symfony founder and project lead, will be on stage for the opening Keynote on Thursday morning! Stay tuned for more details to be announced soon.

  • Samuel Roze, Symfony Core Team member, will present a talk entitled “Symfony Messenger: Messages, Queues, Workers and more” about the new Messenger component that he created a few months ago.

  • Tugdual Saunier will speak about "Rocking Modern Security with Symfony". Let's look at some real-world examples of solving security challenges using the latest features & best-practices of Symfony's security component.

  • Dave Stokes, MySQL Community Manager, will talk about "MySQL 8 Tips and Tricks". MySQL 8 has many new features that you will learn to exploit in this session.

  • Jonathan Wage, Doctrine & Symfony contributor, will be speaking about "Doctrine for Beginners". In this talk we will take you through how to get started with Doctrine and how to take advantage of some of the more advanced features.

  • Ryan Weaver, Symfony Core Team Member, lead of Symfony Documentation, will present two talks for our great pleasure! Ryan will be talking about "Webpack Encore: Tips, Tricks, Questions & Best Practices". In this talk, we'll quickly learn the basics of Symfony's Webpack Encore. A modern frontend build system: all in the time of one talk. He will also be speaking about "Practical Guide to Service, Config, Secrets & Deployment". Symfony's configuration system has improved a lot in recent years. Let's step back and look at how we can tackle all of the most common problems using the new approaches!

Symfony and PHP fans, don’t miss the upcoming presentations, discussions, symposiums, meetups and our wonderful conference happy hour.

If you want to get the most out of the conference, we recommend you to register also for the pre-conference workshops! Get your combo ticket for the pre-conference workshops and the conference! We organized several workshops on October 9th and 10th:

  • Getting up and running with Symfony (2 days). This training helps you master some of the most advanced tools and key concepts of the Symfony framework.
  • Extending and Hacking Symfony (2 days). This training leads you to the greatest Symfony level and helps you improve and confirm your current knowledge of the Symfony framework!
  • Mastering OOD & Design Patterns (1 day). This workshop will help you better understand all the concepts and techniques to write cleaner, more robust and more testable object oriented code. This workshop is a combo with Symfony 4 Best Practices (1 day). During this workshop, you will discover the new practices recommended by the Symfony Core team.

See you at the Symfony Loves PHP conference this fall! We can't wait to meet you there! From Symfony with <3

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This schedule looks amazing! I know we're really far far away... But I hope one day we can see SymfonyLive Australia!! :D

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