Most of NetHui will be made up of breakout sessions that are designed by the community in the programme development. But on top of this we also have high profile keynote speakers and a great panel session for the plenary room. Check out the awesome speakers we've confirmed so far!
Jillian C. York is a writer and activist focused on the intersection of technology and policy. Based in Berlin, she currently serves as the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she works on free expression, privacy, and digital security.
Jillian is a fellow at the Center for Internet and Human Rights at the European University Viadrina and a member of the Deep Lab collective. She serves on the IFEX Council, the steering committee of the Web We Want, and on the Advisory Boards of SMEX, R-Shief, and the Engine Room.
Pia is an open government and data ninja and is currently the Service Integration Lead for the Service Innovation Work Programme at The Department of Internal Affairs.
She works within the public sector machine to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond. She believes that tech culture has a huge role to play in achieving better policy planning, outcomes, public engagement and a better public service all round. She is also trying to do her part in establishing greater public benefit from publicly funded data, software and research. Pia was awarded as one of the top 100 most influential women in Australia for 2014.
We are so thrilled to announce we have secured the very funny and talented Michele A’Court to be our MC. Michele has blessed us with her witty MC’ing at a number of NetHuis and is always a huge hit with all attendees.
NetHui wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of a large number of sponsors and community supporters. If you would like to sponsor NetHui 2017 please take a look at our sponsorship prospectus, or contact Yvonne@internetnz.net.nz
Dawid Ostrowski Developer Relations Program Manager, Google Poland
Dawid is true technology enthusiast, who loves to work in areas where humans and machines meet to create amazing new products and services. He is experienced program manager with strong technical background, who is able to establish priorities for complex projects and execute across multiple organizations, according to long-term objectives. Dawid has worked in Poland, USA, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands and truly values diversity of international working environment. His most visible characteristics are individualization (when dealing directly with people), ideation&intellection (inexhaustible source of new concepts) and strong communication (experienced trainer, community manager). He is also an activator constantly impatient for action.
Dmytro Danylyk Android Developer, Lemberg Solutions Limited
Developer. Nominated to apply for the Google Developer Expert Program. Finalist of Google Apps Developer Challenge 2012. Author of open source libraries 1000+ stars. Writer. When Dmytro has free time he is writing technical articles. Speaker. Always trying to share his knowledge & experience on different events. Big fan of android, flat design, stackoverflow, git, Intellij IDEA. Eclipse IDE hater.
Roman Mazur Head of Android/Java Unit, Stanfy, GDG Kyiv
Roman started his way in Android 5 years ago and fall in love with this platform. Currently he is a head of Android unit in Stanfy LLC and a co-organizer of Kyiv Google Developers Group focusing on Android development. Roman is responsible for building a strong team of Android developers inside Stanfy as well as for organizing Android professionals community in Kyiv.
Valentyn Shybanov Software engineer/country manager, Twinfield, GDG Kyiv
Valentyn focuses on Polymer and Web Components. In previous roles he’s helped craft design systems for massive enterprise companies, user interfaces for console titles, and even built the occasional enchanted princess game. These days his mission is to fight for a better web and to help developers build great experiences.