Schedule

Below is the schedule for Prairie Dev Con 2018 in Winnipeg! NOTE: We may have some late additions and changes, registered attendees will be notified prior to the conference.

Room Locations

Monday, June 4th 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

E
DevOps with Containers, VSTS, Kubernetes, and Azure
Dylan Smith

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

A1
Breakfast and Registration

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

A1
Keynote - Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Software
Matthew Renze

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

A2
Getting Started with VueJS
Shawn Wildermuth
A3
AI, the Enterprise, and You: A Primer and Post-Mortem
David Wesst
A4
Mythbusting Microservices
Simon Timms
K
Scheduling at Scale
Anubhav Mishra
E
Introduction To Twilio
Rod Paddock

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A2
Next Generation Asynchronous Patterns in JavaScript
Jonathan Mills
A3
0 to React in 1 Session: How to jumpstart you React Experience
Derik Whittaker
A4
Intro to Python for Machine Learning
Paige Bailey
K
The Role of an Architect
Ted Neward
E
What *Is* Accessibility and Why Does It Matter?
Ashleigh Lodge

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A1
Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A2
Multithreaded JavaScript - Web Workers, Shared Memory, and Atomics
Jeff Strauss
A3
Choice is Overrated - Designing Products That Know What You Want Before You Do
Heather Wilde
A4
The Eyes (and Ears) Have It: Authenticating Users w/ Computer Vision and Speaker Recognition
Scott J. Peterson
K
Demystifying Performance Timings
Jeremy Wagner
E
Analyzing Code in .NET
Jason Bock

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

A2
What's New In Bootstrap 4
Shawn Wildermuth
A3
Microsoft's DevOps Transformation Story
Dylan Smith
A4
Beyond Lift-and-Shift: Which Cloud Services Should I Choose, and Why?
Lori Lalonde
K
I Can't See: Low Vision A11y & Users
Chris DeMars

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A2
JavaScript Async Deep-dive
Rob Richardson
A3
Blazor - Building a SPA using .NET and Web Assembly
David Paquette
A4
How to build chatbots using DialogFlow, Azure Functions, and F#
Mike Sigsworth
K
Focusing on Focus
Chris DeMars
E
Stop Clicking Your Mouse Button! We Can Script that: Making your day to day more efficient with PowerShell
David Drever

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

A1
Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

A2
Explore the Depths of 3D on the Web
Tim G. Thomas
A3
Faster Fonts for Speed Fanatics
Jeremy Wagner
A4
Cost Saving Measures in the Cloud
Lori Lalonde
K
The Power of SQL Server Stored Procedures
Rod Paddock
E
Taming Infrastructure Workflow at Scale
Anubhav Mishra

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

A2
Developing Great Web APIs Architectures with ASP.NET Core 2.0
Chris Woodruff
A3
Dodging Bullets Matrix Style: Learn how to Test React Applications
Derik Whittaker
A4
The Mindful Developer: The Neuroscience of Stress Management
Matthew Renze
K
Ride the River of Data
Simon Timms

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A2
Web Extensions Solve All Enterprise-y Everythings
David Wesst
A3
Building Distributed Applications With Actors
Jason Bock
A4
Applied AI: Real World Use Cases for Azure Cognitive Services
Paige Bailey
K
Advanced Data Access with Dapper
David Paquette
E
Code Kata - Become a Better Software Developer
Quinn Wilson

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A1
Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A2
Building Progressive Web Apps with React
Jonathan Mills
A3
Securing a Cloud Service used by Millions
Dylan Smith
A4
“Not” Hot Dog: Powering Apps with State-of-the Art Custom Vision Services
Scott J. Peterson
K
Using React to Launch Laser-Sword Wielding Robots at Your Friends
Brian Jordan
E
Intro to Property Based Testing
Shane Charles

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

A1
Browser Invasion: Desktop Apps and the Web
Tim G. Thomas
A2
Git Scenarios: How Do I Fix That?
Rob Richardson
K
A Developer's Guide to Product Management
Kyle Baley
E
Explore Winnipeg’s Open Data using Vue.js
Andrew Burton

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

A1
Learning the Language of HTTP for Better Data Experience in your Mobile Apps
Chris Woodruff
A2
What you Need to Know about Open Source (Trust Me, I'm a Lawyer)
Jeff Strauss
K
Applied Client-side JavaScript Cryptography
John A. Fedoruk
E
Building Great Solutions with PowerApps and Flow
David Drever