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Trackhost: Kevlin Henney, Independent Consultant

Trackhost: Kevlin  Henney

Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant and trainer based in Bristol, UK. He has variously developed and delivered training courses, consultancy and software across a number of domains ever since getting involved in professional software development in the late 1980s.

Kevlin's work focuses on software architecture, patterns, development process and programming languages.

He has been a columnist for various magazines and online publications, including The Register, Java Report and C++ Report. With Frank Buschmann and Doug Schmidt, he is coauthor of two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series, A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages.

Presentation: "Effective Design - What, Why, How and Who"

Time: Thursday 10:30 - 10:45

Location: Fleming Room


What do we mean by effective design? Why does it matter? And how do we achieve it?

This introduction to the Effective Design track considers these questions and introduces the speakers and the topics they will cover through the day.