Spring Connect Hartford

October 26, 2018 • Hartford, CT


Spring Connect brings the best Spring Advocates to Hartford. In this one day event, you'll learn about both traditional and modern, Cloud -Native Java from the source. Experience valuable facetime with expert Pivotal speakers Josh Long, Mario Gray, and Nate Schutta, as they discuss spring, modern Application Development, DevOps, CI/CD, Cloud and more. In addition, the Dell Technologies team will give an overview on Pivotal Ready Architecture, followed by a cocktail reception. Space is limited so register today.


8:30-9:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00-10:30am Cloud-Native Java Part Deaux with Josh Long
10:30-11:00am Morning Break
11:00-12:00pm Bootiful Reactive Testing with Mario Gray
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:30pm Evolving to Cloud-Native with Nate Schutta
2:30-3:00pm Afternoon Break
3:00-3:30pm Pivotal Ready Architecture Overview with Dell Technologies
3:30-5:00pm Cocktail Reception & Networking

We look forward to you joining us.

Should you have any questions or would like more information about this event, please email us at [email protected].



Josh Long
Cloud-Native Java

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O’Reilly’s upcoming Cloud-Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry) and 3 best-selling video trainings (including Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin).


Nate Schutta
Principal Technologist 

Nate (@ntschutta) is a software architect focused on cloud computing and building usable applications. A proponent of polyglot programming, Nate has written multiple books and appeared in several videos. Nate is a seasoned speaker regularly presenting at conferences worldwide, No Fluff Just Stuff symposia, meetups, universities, and user groups. In addition to his day job, Nate is an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches students to embrace dynamic languages. Driven to rid the world of bad presentations, Nate coauthored the book Presentation Patterns with Neal Ford and Matthew McCullough. Find more info at http://www.ntschutta.io.


Mario Gray
Principal Technologist

Currently a Principal Technologist for Pivotal. Mario has worked in software for startups and large financial services enterprises alike working across the stack from server/network design to application design. He's professionally written software to entertain, bring people together, and drive businesses using technologies like Linux/Solaris,SQL/NOSQL,AWS/SALT,Spring/J2EE. Mario is confident that the future of cloud computing belongs to Pivotal and the Spring team for some time to come.  A longtime open-source champion, Mario is co-author of Apress’ Pro-Spring Integration, as well as a contributor to the Spring and Integration projects.


Thank you!

Thank you for your interest. Registration for this event is closed.

We look forward to you joining us.


20 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103