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We are excited to announce that the Global Software Architecture Summit will return for its third edition: GSAS 2023. This event, organized by Apiumhub, is a conference dedicated to software architects to enhance their skills, exchange valuable insights and connect with like-minded individuals. Whether you are a professional, an inspiring architect, or simply someone passionate about building software systems, GSAS is a unique opportunity to engage with leaders in the industry. Last year, GSAS 2022 counted over 450 attendees, and this year the event will be even bigger!
GSAS 2023 will take place on October 9-11 at the Axa Auditorium in Barcelona. The first two days of the conference (October 9-10) will be dedicated to talks and networking, and the last day (October 11th) to hands-on workshops. This year’s edition will focus on modern practices in software architecture: how to be more effective, efficient and enjoy what you do.
GSAS 2023: Speakers
Renowned experts will share their experiences, best practices, and cutting-edge trends in software architecture at GSAS 2023. You will gain practical knowledge, discover innovative solutions, and explore emerging technologies that will shape the future of software development. Among the experts, you may find:
- Mark Richards: hands-on software architect and co-author of the book “Fundamentals of Software Architecture”
- Neal Ford: Software Architect & Director at ThoughWorks. Neal has authored magazine articles and many books including: “Building Evolutionary Architectures: Support Constant Change”, “Functional Thinking: Paradigm Over Syntax,” The Productive Programmer (Theory in Practice (O’Reilly)”, “Fundamentals of Software Architecture”, “Software Architecture: The Hard Parts”, “Software Architecture Metrics” and many others
- Ben Evans: JVM Technologies Architect at New Relic. Ben is the author of seven books, including “The Well-Grounded Java Developer”, “Optimizing Java” and the new editions of “Java in a Nutshell”
- Nathaniel Schutta: Software Architect & Professor at the University of Minnesota. Nate co-authored the book Presentation Patterns with Neal Ford and Matthew McCullough. Nate recently published Thinking Architecturally
- Sonya Natazon: engineering leader and software architect with many years of experience
- Jacqui Read: Consultant Software Architect at Read The Architecture, and author of “Communication Patterns”
- Eoin Woods: Co-author of the book “Software Systems Architecture” & “Software Architecture Metrics”
- Nick Tune: Principal Consultant at Empathy Software and author of the Book “Architecture Modernization”
- Diana Montalion: Co-founder of Mentrix Group
- Daniel Selans: co-founder and CTO of Streamdal
- Amal Tahri: Passionate sociotechnical system thinker, eager to learn all architecture and design aspects, focusing on the implication of organization and people interactions on architecture decisions.
- Vlad Knononov: software engineer and author of Learning Domain-Driven Design
- Andrea Magnorsky: programmer and entrepreneur based in the United Kingdom
- Niklas Gustavsson: chief Architect at Spotify
- Pratik Patel: Java Champion and developer advocate at Azul Systems
- Christian Ciceri: software architect and cofounder at Apiumhub
GSAS 2023: Workshops
As we mentioned above, to make the conference even more educational, we will dedicate the last day of the conference to hands-on workshops. Please note that the workshops have an additional price, each ticket includes two sessions. These are the workshops we have available:
- Designing a Modern Distributed System with EDA by Daniel Selans
- Building Distributed Systems using Transactional Sagas by Mark Richards and Neal Ford
- Nonlinear Thinking: Skills We Need Now by Diana Montalion
- Hands-on Visual Communication for Software Architecture by Jacqui Read
If you are interested in attending any of the workshops, we suggest you get your ticket asap as they are filling up fast.
GSAS 2023: Sponsors
Our conference would not be possible without the help of our sponsors. We are grateful to have their support in bringing together software architects from around the world to share knowledge, insights, and best practices.
Idealista is the main meeting point for all those people who are looking for a home (or premises, building, the list goes on…) either to buy or to rent, and for those who sell or rent out these properties. They have been helping users to overcome the worry and frustration of finding a home since 2000. They have added new services to their project: idealista/hipotecas, idealista/tools, idealista/news, idealista/data, idealista/seguros, Rentalia, Yaencontré, Rentger, Avaibook, Casa.it, Gestim, Miogest, Inmovilla, HCpro, and Regold make Idealista the best ally for all those interested in the real estate sector.
Adevinta is a global classifieds specialist with market-leading positions in key European markets. Its technology and teams connect buyers and sellers, helping people find jobs, homes, cars, consumer goods, and more. Every day, Adevinta empowers millions of individuals to make sustainable choices and fight the war on waste.
Apiumhub is a software partner that helps technical teams deliver more robust, scalable, and better-performing working software on time by improving their estimation, development, QA, automation, and delivery practices. Apiumhub offers services on web and mobile development, software architecture, DevOps, and QA testing.
The International Software Architecture Qualification Board (iSAQB®) is an international association of leading software architecture experts and companies from throughout the industry, with the aim to set global knowledge standards in software architecture for consulting, training, academia, and organizations alike. As an independent and neutral body, the iSAQB® is the holder of the international modular training and certification system “Certified Professional for Software Architecture” (CPSA®).
Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, empowers customers with deep domain knowledge and smart solutions. Luxoft experts are proficient in automotive software development services, banking and capital markets solutions, and the creation of digital strategies for business in the retail, telecoms, media, health care, and life sciences industries.
ThoughtWorks is a leading global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design, and software engineering to enable enterprises and technology disruptors to thrive. For over 30 years, they have been at the forefront of digital innovation and have vast experience creating adaptable technology platforms, designing world-class digital products, and harnessing the power of data and AI to unlock new sources of value.
For the past two decades, Endava has been redefining how humans interact with technology and the world around them, by becoming a Product and Technology Strategies, Intelligent Experiences, and World Class Engineering to help their clients become more engaging, responsive, and efficient.
Streamdal is the first of its kind for streaming data, tailored to real-time monitoring and observability of data on streaming platforms. Streamdal empowers data, platform, and SRE teams to semantically monitor, detect, and resolve real-time data anomalies through Streaming Data Performance Monitoring (SDPM), a new category of APM.
- Veepee Tech
VeepeeTech, Veepee’s Tech community, is one of the biggest in the retail industry in Europe. Based in Paris, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Barcelona, Sevilla, Brussels, Lausanne, and Tel Aviv, we are proud to say we have more than 1000 Tech collaborators around Europe to help them reach their goals using a wide variety of languages, systems, and tools (e.g., React, C#, Haskell, Python, Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB, and Kubernetes
RatedPower is on a mission to accelerate the energy transition by increasing the global solar energy capacity through disruptive and user-friendly cloud-based solutions. They have created pvDesign, a cloud-based software that automates and optimizes the analysis, design, and engineering of photovoltaic plants in all its stages. Their customers not only speed up the process of design and engineering but also improve the profitability of their assets.
For more than 40 years, O’Reilly has imparted the world-shaping ideas of innovators through books, articles, conferences, and our online learning platform. With a range of formats including live online training courses, interactive tutorials, books, videos, and case studies, O´Reilly equips all members of the workforce with the insight they need to stay ahead in an ever-changing economy.
- Manning Publications
Manning publishes computer books for professionals–programmers, system administrators, designers, architects, managers, and others. Manning is a small, personal, old-world publisher where an author’s opinion is sought and a reader’s message is answered.
- Memic Orbit
Memic Orbit is a consultancy company focusing on functional programming and software architecture. They bring you the expertise you might be missing in both software architecture and functional programming with programming languages such as Scala, F#, etc.
- Gift Campaign
Gift Campaign is a company with more than 25 years of experience in the sale of corporate gifts, advertising items, and promotional products, we are the reference in Spain.
- Grupo Billingham Merchandising
Grupo Billingham Merchandising is a reference company in Spain in the Merchandising and Corporate Gifts sector, with more than 80.000 customers in Barcelona, Madrid, and all over Spain. They work with practically all types of personalized items, with a current catalog of more than 10,000 references.
JetBrains is a cutting-edge software vendor specializing in the creation of intelligent development tools, including IntelliJ IDEA. JetBrains helps developers work faster by automating everyday, repetitive tasks to enable them to stay focused on code design and the big picture. They provide tools to explore and familiarize with code bases faster.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Azul provides the Java platform for the modern cloud enterprise. Azul is the only company 100% focused on Java. Millions of Java developers, hundreds of millions of devices, and the world’s most highly regarded businesses trust Azul to power their applications with exceptional capabilities, performance, security, value, and success. Azul customers include 27% of the Fortune 100, 50% of Forbes top-10 World’s Most Valuable Brands, all 10 of the world’s top-10 financial trading companies, and leading brands like Avaya, Bazaarvoice, BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Telekom, LG, Mastercard, Mizuho, Priceline, Salesforce, Software AG and Workday.
Tickets and Discounts
Are you interested in attending GSAS 2023? Tickets are now available here. Use the code apiumhub-community to obtain a 30% discount for being part of our community! Secure your spot today and join us at GSAS 2023 for an enriching experience like no other. We hope to see you there on October 9, 10 and 11!
A look back at GSAS 2022
Last year we had a blast at the Summit, which took place on October 3-4 at the Barcelona International Convention Center (CCIB). Over 450 software professionals from different countries including Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, the Czech Republic, Spain, Lithuania, Norway, and Romania attended our event to improve their skills and learn from top leaders in the industry such as Mark Richards, Carola Lilienthal, Alexander von Zitzewitz, Michael Feathers, Christian Ciceri and many more. Watch this video to see what a great time we had!