GIDS 2009 Java:: Save Big, Win Big, Learn Big: Act Before Dec 29 2008

:::: Great Indian Developer Summit 2009 - GIDS.Java ::::
:::: 24 April 2009 ::::
:::: J N Tata Auditorium, IISc, Bangalore ::::
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Dear Group members,

The economic downturn will run out of steam trying to outdo the ‘ready and waiting’ software professional. Packed with premium knowledge, action plans and advise from been-there-done-it veterans, creators, and visionaries, the 2009 edition of Great Indian Developer Summit features focused sessions, case studies, workshops and power panels that will transform you into a force to reckon with.

Java Speakers at the 2009 edition of GIDS include: Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Craig McClanahan, Debu Panda, Frank Nimphius, Howard Lewis Ship, Dr. Jim Webber, Jonas Jacobi, Mike Keith, Ola Bini, Prabhu Sunderraman, Thomas Marrs and Venkat Subramaniam. The conference this year has sessions on Guerrilla SOA, REST, Groovy, Building Web Services Using Spring, Struts 2.0 Deep Dive, Computing in the Cloud, Building RESTful Applications with JAX-RS, Tuning performance of JPA Applications, Diagnosing Production Java Applications, Building RESTful Applications with Ruby on Rails, Maven 2 at Work, Apache Utilities at Work, Web Services at Work, JRuby, Testing Java with Ruby, Tapestry 5 Inversion of Control, Clojure: Concurrent Functional Programming for the JVM, Unit testing, Apache Tapestry 5 and much more. Please have a look at for more info on the speakers and the sessions.

Register before the 29th of December for Rs. 1,999/-. Besides the learning at the GIDS.Java conference on Friday, the 24th of April, this fee also includes:

  1. Discount of 35% on the standard fee
  2. Assured Gift - GIDS 2009 Cult T-shirt (upon receipt of payment on or before Jan 12 2009)
  3. Entry into a lucky draw for the following gifts: Sony WEGA 29 inches (1), Mac Air Book (1), Wireless Mouse (50 nos), Apple iPOD 120 GB (5 nos).
  4. Lunch and refreshments
  5. Conference materials
  6. Complimentary invitation to Cyrus Broacha’s show at the Great Indian Developer Awards on Saturday, the 25th of April 2009

So hurry up and register now under the GIDS Loyalty discount scheme:

Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a wonderful year ahead.