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6:00 : Pizza

6:20 : Announcements

6:30-7:45 : Nikhil Nanivadekar – Java 9

7:45 : Door Prizes

Java 9 adds some long awaited and powerful new features, as well as some migration challenges. In this presentation we’ll go over what’s new, and what it takes to make the jump. We’ll also review a case study of making a third-party Java Collections library (Eclipse Collections) Java 9–compatible. You will get an overview of all the steps taken and the evolution of a final, Java 9–compatible product. Also covered will be the available tooling, and simple yet practical tips and tricks for upgrading.

Nikhil Nanivadekar is a Vice President in Private Wealth Management in the Technology division of Goldman Sachs. Nikhil is the project lead for Eclipse Collections and has presented at JavaOne, DevoxxUS, Great Indian Developer Summit and Java User Group meetups. He is passionate about robotics and has conducted robotics workshops at JCrete4Kids, JavaOne4Kids and Devoxx4Kids. In 2017, Nikhil was named an Oracle Developer Champion. Nikhil graduated in 2012 from University of Utah with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Robotics and Controls.