Software Architecture & Platform SIG: Architecture for Post-PC and Cloud Application Development



  • Topic: Architecture for Post-PC and Cloud Application Development

    When the growing dominance of mobile phones and tablets, the Post-PC era has dawned. Integrated with the cloud, Post-PC application development is more complex. We will hold a panel discussion on emerging software architectural trends and management of data architecture.  On the panels are experts on using web and search architecture and Ruby and Ruby on Rail for mobile and backend development.
    On the panel are:
    Dr. AJ Chen (moderator)
    Director of Semantic Technology, Healthline Networks, Inc.
    AJ is a also Chair, Data Application Committee at HHS Region IX Health Equity Council and had been the Founding Chair, SVForum Semantic Web SIG at SVForum and Director of Product Management at Callida Genomics Inc. and Associate Director for Commercial Software Solutions, at Hyseq.

    Todd Sedano, Director, Software Engineering Program

    for Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the Software Engineering program, he teaches the craft of software development, agile methodologies, entrepreneurship, and improv to his graduate students. He actively develops software using Ruby on Rails and Objective C. He is the co-organizer for the Silicon Valley Ruby Meetup and Ruby on Rails Meetup. 

    Lars Burgess, Director of Engineering, Rhomobile

    Lars has been in Director, Architect and Engineering roles for companies in mobile gaming and consumer applications including Rhomobile, Mobio Networks and Glu.


    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration/Networking/Refreshments/Pizza

    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentations