If you are a practicing or aspiring software architect, the SEI Software Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2013 Conference offers courses, presentations, tutorials, and talks providing technical advice and knowledge around four architectural themes:
- Front-end architectures: impact of living on the edge
- Back-end architectures and application hosting: go to the cloud or stay on the ground?
- Methods and tools: go with the flow or go your own way?
- Technical leadership: hard skills and soft skills
SATURN 2013 will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 29 through May 3, 2013. Register for the SATURN software architecture conference before March 10 at to save $300 off the regular registration fee.
SATURN will feature thought-provoking and inspiring keynote and invited talks from leaders in the fields of software architecture and software development:
- Stephan Murer, Credit Suisse: 15 Years of SOA at Credit Suisse: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges
- Scott Berkun, author and frequent contributor at publications including Harvard Business Review and Business Week: WordPress.com and the Future of Work
- Mary Poppendieck, author and expert on Lean development: Learning to Surf
- Philippe Kruchten, leader and innovator in the field of software architecture for 35 years: Games Architects Play: On Reasoning Fallacies, Cognitive Biases, and Politics