White Star Software
Tom has been working with Progress since 1988 and is well-known to the Progess OpenEdge community for his online contributions, utilities, consulting expertise and all-around experience with OpenEdge. Tom is a frequent speaker at Progress User Groups around the globe where he can be found sharing opinions on all things OpenEdge related. Currently Tom is the Lead Curmudgeon at White Star Software LLC, refuses to fill out paperwork at DBAppraise, LLC, has a role of some sort at whoGloo and occasionally moonlights for the Stratmor Group. In his spare time he serves as Chairman of PUG Challenge Americas and on the Board of Directors at Andy's Summer Playhouse, where so much is happening that they can barely keep track.
Shelley Chase is a Software Fellow at Progress with a passion for enhancing the OpenEdge product to integrate with new and emerging technologies. She is celebrating her 22nd year with the company. Shelley has extensive experience in enterprise application development, object-oriented design and programming, UI technologies and the user. Shelley has been part of the development, design, and architecture of many features within OpenEdge including ActiveX controls, SOAP Web Services, Open Clients (Java and .NET), Object-oriented extensions to the ABL and OpenEdge GUI for .NET. Recently, Shelley has been focused on web and mobile client technologies working with OpenEdge business logic and data. She has designed both the Data Object Services and the Cloud Data Object specification. She is actively working on the Kendo UI Builder, a productivity platform that can build a Web UI based on OpenEdge data and business logic. Shelley is a contributor on the Common Component Specifications and is a regular speaker at Progress Exchange and PUG conferences.
Our goal is to deliver practical and highly valuable technical and business oriented content to our attendees - people involved in developing, integrating and managing applications.
Workshops are hands-on, facilitating cloud based setups that we provide in cooperation with Progress Software. Workshops are generally a minimum of three hours in length. All workshops have limited spaces and booking is required in addition to registering for the conference for a 3 day pass as they generally are held on Wednesday.
15th - 17th nov
Breakout Sessions are organized as detailed how-to presentations, may focus on best practices, or may be case studies that show the power of the Progress Software products or related technologies and industry trends. Breakout sessions are free to attend with no booking required. There are Breakout Sessions on all days.
Wednesday 15th November
Location: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague ****
An opportunity to network with buffet and drinks, everyone is welcome.
Further details to follow.
Thursday Evening Party
Thursday 16th November
Location: Žofín Palace
Transportation to and from Žofín Palace will be provided. Pick up will be at the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague ****. Further details will be available soon.
Buffet and drinks followed by evening entertainment.