JUNE 21, 2018 - GHENT, BELGIUM

Gears

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Gears is a conference by and for developers who think beyond their boundaries. Who want to submerge themselves in next generation technology. Who want to explore, share, surprise and be surprised. Gears dares them: What would you create in a world without constraints?

Speakers

Dr. Gavin Wood

Founder, former Parity UK Director, Lead Developer Co-founder and former CTO of the Ethereum Foundation

For anyone fascinated by blockchain, cryptocurrency or Ethereum this keynote speech is a must-see!

Dr. Gavin Wood

Angelo Vermeulen

Space systems researcher, biologist & artist

From space systems, to biology to art, Angelo knows it all. If you're looking for someone who embodies "the infinite engineer" look no further.

Angelo Vermeulen

Maarten Mortier

CTO @ Showpad

This talk fits perfectly in our theme! Maarten will question some of the natural limits to technology and scale. Let's find out how to push beyond those limits in the near or far future.

Maarten Mortier

Roderik van der Veer

CTO & Co-founder @ Settlemint

Anoverview of the blockchain landscape: what types of blockchains are around, where do they differ and what are the drawbacks?

Roderik van der Veer

Jonathan De Moor

Back-end Competence Lead @ In The Pocket.

This session won't be like any other. You'll use power of AI to manipulate pictures and get hipsterified!

Jonathan De Moor

Nikolas Burk

Developer Relations @ Prisma

Best practices for building GraphQL servers with Node.js from the perspectives of frontend as well as backend developers.

Nikolas Burk

Seth Vargo

Developer Advocate @ Google

What's the "next big thing" that will revolutionize the systems administration and DevOps space? Let's ask Seth!

Seth Vargo

Prakash Palanisamy

Solutions Architect for Startups in BNLX

Palanisamy will tell you how to make the most of AWS and how to leverage the existing trained models to speed up. Let's dive into AI!

 Prakash Palanisamy

Stephane Poppe

Software Engineer and Team Lead @ Showpad

This session won't be like any other. You'll use power of AI to manipulate pictures and get hipsterified!

Stephane Poppe

Aron Wils

Corporate Affairs Officer @ Samsung Electronics

Corporate social responsibility, innovation and technology are a perfect match. Learn how emerging technologies can make a bigger impact!

Aron Wils

Nicolas Deruytter

Managing Director @ ML6

Training AI requires expensive data-sets. New approaches can drastically reduce the time and cost spent of the collection of this information. Let's get creative and efficient in this track!

Nicolas Deruytter

Julie Foulon

Co-founder of MolenGeek

This talk will focus on MolenGeek's mission to give accessible new technologies and entrepreneurship to all, especially to people without academic background or IT skills.

Julie Foulon

Eric Simons

Co-founder of Thinkster & Stackblitz

Discover a suite of new developer tools that make developing Progressive Web Apps a total breeze.

Eric Simons

Leen Toelen and Christophe Bamelis

Developers @ TomTom

Learn how containers facilitated the migration of existing TomTom map transformation processes to the AWS cloud.

Leen Toelen and Christophe Bamelis

Thibaut Vandenbussche

Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead @ Showpad

This session won't be like any other. You'll use power of AI to manipulate pictures and get hipsterified!

Thibaut Vandenbussche

Jonas Kint

Devops Engineer @ Showpad

During this talk you can expect a technical view behind Showpad. More info soon!

Jonas Kint

Erik Mannens

Professor Semantic Intelligence @IDLab

If Big Data is the new oil, Semantic Intelligence will be your next rocket engine!

Erik Mannens

Nils Tijtgat

Full-Stack Developer @ Showpad

Upgrade Addiction Syndrome. Why it matters, how to control it but first and foremost: how to get your upgrade shipped fast and safely.

Nils Tijtgat

Elias Meire

Front-End Engineer @ Showpad

Have you ever wished you could extend CSS functionality? Wish granted! You can now do it with the magic of Houdini

Elias Meire

Schedule

Tickets

Early Bird

Sold out!

180

Regular

Don't wait too long!

220

Lazy Bird

For the lazy birds out there!

270

Venue

Nest, Ghent

Gears is Ghent. So we chose a unique location in the heart of this vibrant city. Nest is a creative hub in the former city library of Ghent. Combined with King Albert Park, the perfect location for Gears during summer.

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