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Java 17: The Path, Features, Tips and Tricks Panel

Java 17 has arrived. With 14 new JEPs and thousands of updates, Java 17 delivers performance, stability, and security enhancements to continue to improve on the already solid platform. Java 17 is the latest long-term support (LTS) release under Java’s 6-month release cadence. Join our panelists as they discuss the path to Java 17 and the tips to ease the transition.


Simon Ritter

Deputy CTO @Azul

Simon Ritter is the Deputy CTO of Azul Systems. Simon has been in the IT business since 1984 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Brunel University in the U.K.Simon joined Sun Microsystems in 1996 and started working with Java technology from JDK 1.0; he has spent time working...

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Kristen O'Leary

Senior Developer Relations Engineer @Google

Kristen is a Senior Developer Relations Engineer at Google. She focuses on creating an excellent developer experience for engineers using Google Cloud. Kristen is passionate about developer education and loves to teach.

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Rory Preddy

Senior Cloud Advocate @Microsoft

Rory works in the Developer Relations team at Microsoft as a Senior Cloud Advocate. Cloud Advocates use their deep research skills to help professional cloud developers discover and successfully use Microsoft’s platforms.A seasoned speaker whose talks are both meaningful and humorous, Rory...

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