WebPerfDays EU - London - Friday 5th October 2012

WebPerfDays uses a mixed format that combines formal presentations, ignite sessions, and the open spaces format.  For more information on the format, click here.

Start End duration Friday 5th Oct 2012
      WebPerf Day Main Space (150) Training Room (30) Large Meeting room (15) Small Meeting Room (10) Coffee Area (30)
 (no projector)
Round Table (10)
9:00 AM 9:30 AM 0:30:00 Registration and Sign-in Plenary Session in Main Space

Welcome, Agenda, Intro

WebPerf "State of the Union"
- Joshua Bixby, Strangeloop Networks

Open Spaces -  explain the format, hand out large post-its, tweet address for ideas etc
9:30 AM 9:40 AM 0:10:00 Welcome, Agenda, Intro
9:40 AM 10:25 AM 0:45:00 WebPerf "State of the Union" - Joshua Bixby,
Strangeloop Networks
10:25 AM 10:45 AM 0:20:00 Open Spaces -  explain the format, hand out large post-its, tweet address for ideas etc
10:45 AM 11:00 AM 0:15:00 Coffee Break
and submit session ideas
The Session Grid and Coffee Area
11:00 AM 11:05 AM 0:05:00 Confirm the Agenda!    
11:05 AM 11:50 AM 0:45:00 Open Spaces Round #1 WebPerf Case Studies
Seatwave, Dyn & LonelyPlanet
Discussion
Intro to noSQL
 Discussion
(Chris Anderson, Chief Architect, Couchbase + David Mytton, ServerDensity)
Available Available Available Available
11:50 AM 11:55 AM 0:05:00 transition    
11:55 AM 12:40 PM 0:45:00 Open Spaces Round #2 Available 3rd Party Content
Discussion
(why it kills your website performance)
Ave Wrigley, CTO, Tagman
Brendan Sterne, BazaarVoice
MongoDB performance.
How we process +12TB a month of data on cloud/dedicated instances at ServerDensity
Presentation
(David Mytton, ServerDensity)
Available Available Available
12:40 PM 1:40 PM 1:00:00 Lunch    
1:40 PM 2:10 PM 0:30:00 Ignite/Lightning Demos? Andy Davies - intro to WebPageTest.org
Mark Nottingham - intro to Redbot.org
Steve Thair - Performance Analyser
2:10 PM 2:15 PM 0:05:00 transition    
2:15 PM 3:00 PM 0:45:00 Open Spaces Round #3 HTTP Caching 101
(Mark Nottingham, @mnot, Principal Architect, Akamai)
WPT Private Instance
(Andy D)
Data Access at Facebook Slawek Biel, Facebook Available Available Available
3:00 PM 3:15 PM 0:15:00 Afternoon Coffee Break    
3:15 PM 4:00 PM 0:45:00 Open Spaces Round #4 Proxy Caching -
Varnish, Squid, aiCache etc
Discussion
(TBC)
Load/Performance Testing
Expert "Mini-Panel"
(Steve Thair, LondonWebPerf
Chris Thompson, TheTestPeople)
Available Available Available Available
4:00 PM 4:05 PM 0:05:00 Transition    
4:05 PM 4:50 PM 0:45:00 Open Spaces Round #5 Web Perf 301 - what's new in WebPerf
(TBC)
Available Available Available Available Available
4:50 PM 4:55 PM 0:05:00 Transition    
4:55 PM 5:55 PM 1:00:00 "All Questions Answered"
Expert Panel
And Wrap-Up?
 an Expert panel session - Steve Souders (@souders), Philip Tellis (@bluesmoon), Mark Nottingham (@mnot), Cory VW (@cvonwallenstein, CTO, Dyn), Andrew Betts (FTLabs @triblondon), Tim Morrow (Betfair @timmorrow) 
5:55 PM 6:30 PM 0:35:00 Meet for Speed
Hands On Session?
A "bring your laptop" hands-on session in the coffee area whilst we set-up the drinks and get the evening guests checked-in. 
6:30 PM 9:00 PM 2:30:00 Evening Drinks Event starts at 1830?