Several Java leaders aroun the world attended the conference such as Bruno Souza (SouJava), Stephan Janssen (Devoxx), Jim Bethancourt (Houston JUG leader)...
There are some key points :
The bad :
- - Yes : This year again JavaOne will happen during Oracle Open World in the same 3 hotels like last year.
- - All JavaOne 2011 sessions, including keynotes, will take place exclusively in "The Zone" at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the Hotel Nikko and the Parc 55.
- - JavaOne will be a separate, standalone conference (bye bye Oracle Develop !)
- - More sessions, the number of sessions will be increased
- - Bigger room, the size of many session rooms
- - Popular sessions wiil be repeated throughout the week.
- - More networking and vendor space, there will be a number of enhancements to The Zone from 2010
- - More maps, signage and onsite staff to answer questions.
- - 4 room dedicated to the User Group Sunday
- - Java leaders to participate in planning sections
- - Glassfish and MySQL community will be in the Zone too
- - Some number of passes for Java Leaders
- - Core Java Platform
- - Java SE, Client-Side Technologies and Rich User Experiences
- - Enterprise Service Architectures and the Cloud
- - Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies
- - Java ME, Mobile, Embedded, and Devices
- - The Java Frontier
- - And Emerging Languages, Tools and Techniques.
- - Open Wednesday, April 27, 2011
- - Close : Monday, May 23, 2011
Content tracks listed at http://www.oracle.com/javaone/063296.html