REVCONF
2017

June 1-2
Wyndham Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA


Join the Revolution: Uniting software professionals.

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About

RevolutionConf is a two-day, platform and language agnostic, software development conference being held on June 1-2 2017.

This year, we are taking over the beautiful Wyndam Virginia Beach Oceanfront. With 15,000 sq. ft of conference space, on the world famous North End of Virginia Beach, VA, we are hosting talks from regional, national, and international thought leaders.

RevolutionConf is organized and supported by the board members of RevolutionVA, a 501c3 non-profit based in Norfolk, VA. The goal of RevolutionVA is to unite software developers in the mid-Atlantic region through conferences, and career and learning opportunities.

Our Organizers

Kevin Griffin

Independent Consultant

Griffin Consulting

Linda Nichols

Software Engineer

ETA

Erik Olson

CEO

Array Digital

Tickets

Don't miss out on this amazing once a year software conference at the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Tickets will be sold in three waves only.

Wave 1 $199 SOLD OUT

Wave 2 $249 April 1 - April 30

Wave 3 $299 Starting May 1

Included with your ticket:

  • Two full days of the conference
  • Four concurrent talks featuring 50 speakers
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks each day
  • Beach Luau on Thursday night (food & drinks included)
  • Happy Hour on Friday night (food & drinks included)
  • Sweet t-shirt
  • Discounted hotel rooms immediately on the oceanfront
  • Sponsor swag
  • Bragging rights that you kicked off the summer by attending a great conference at the beach!

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Speakers

Some of the best minds in the software industry are converging in Virginia Beach in June for RevolutionConf.

Developers. Thought Leaders. Industry Experts. They'll be here to share their insights and knowledge and to motivate you to be better.

Keynote Speaker

Karen Jackson

Secretary of Technology of Virginia

Commonweath of Virginia

Karen Jackson serves as the Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Commonwealth’s Deputy Secretary of Technology and Vice President of Broadband Programs for the Center for Innovative Technology.

Ms. Jackson serves as a senior advisor to the Governor on technology matters including innovation, data analytics, telecommunications, cybersecurity, and unmanned systems. She is also responsible for overseeing the Commonwealth’s IT infrastructure.

As Secretary, she is responsible for policy and legislative initiatives as well as developing programs to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development, and adoption.

Ms. Jackson has been actively engaged in the federal policy initiatives including the development of the National Broadband Plan. She received a 2009 IP3 award from Public Knowledge for her work in information policy, and was named to Government Technology's 2010 list of the top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers. In 2015, she was named to The Governing Institute Women in Government Leadership Program Class, and she was recently named as one of State Scoops’ GoldenGov State Executives of the Year for 2016.

Ms. Jackson serves on a number of Boards including the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Center for Innovative Technology, the Virginia Research Investment Committee and the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP). She also served as Governor McAuliffe's representative to the FCC's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee and co-chaired the Commonwealth’s Cyber Security Commission.

She holds a bachelor’s of science in business management from Christopher Newport University and a master's of business administration from The College of William and Mary.

Alumni Discussion Panel

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Sponsors

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to making our community better...stronger...faster!

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Location

Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront

5700 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

(757) 428-7025

Join us at the world famous North End of Virginia Beach. Free from the hustle and bustle of tourists at the South End, the Virgina Beach Wyndham Hotel sits directly on a the oceanfront overlooking their semi-private beach and the Atlantic Ocean. No other conference hotel offers such direct access to the beach.

The hotel has a large conference area with a grand ballroom, free wi-fi throughout, an indoor and an outdoor pool, and onsite restaurant. If you want to visit the nearby Virginia Beach Boardwalk, it's just a short car or bike ride away.

The Wyndham boasts 244 guest rooms with over half of them overlooking the ocean. 100% of the rooms are non-smoking. We've arranged a block of ocean view rooms at the low rate of #$119/night. Supplies won't last, so call them now and mention you'll be visiting with RevolutionConf to get the discounted rates.