Join us for this free conference designed for developers, IT professionals & decision-makers who are keen to enhance their knowledge and skills in creating secure Java environments.

  • Free virtual conference focusing on Java Security & Cyber Resilience
  • Developer Insight & Strategic Insight tracks
  • Hear from industry leaders, Java & Jakarta EE Experts – Mike Milinkovich (Eclipse Foundation), Julia Apostle (Orrick), Ram Lakshmanan (vCrash), Otavio Santana & more
  • Choose which sessions you want to attend
  • Talks available on-demand after the conference for all who register

Developer Insight

Designing Secure and Resilient Solutions for Jakarta EE Applications

Wednesday 26th June 2024, 1-6pm BST 

Join the Virtual Payara Conference on June 26 for insights into securing and enhancing Java applications. Perfect for developers, it covers Payara’s roadmap, security in Jakarta EE, and Payara Cloud.

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Strategic Insight

Security & Cyber Resilience in the Java World

Thursday 27th June 2024, 1-6pm BST

On our second day gain strategic insights into Java security and cyber resilience. Ideal for IT leaders, sessions include the Cyber Resilience Act and enterprise compliance strategies.

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Day 1: Developer Insight

26th June 2024, 1-6pm BST

Designing Secure and Resilient Solutions for Jakarta EE Applications

Developer Insight track is tailored for developers and technical professionals who are involved in the design and development of Java applications. This day features an array of sessions aimed at providing practical insights and hands-on knowledge to enhance the security and resilience of your solutions.

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Developer Insight Talks

The Evolution of Payara: Roadmap Highlights and Future Goals with Ilias Efstathiou

Begin the day with an in-depth look at the Payara Platform’s evolution. This session will highlight significant milestones, upcoming features, and future goals that will shape the next generation of secure and innovative Java applications.

Securing Java Applications: Practical Insights on Payara Platform & Jakarta EE with Luís Neto

This workshop session will delve into the best practices for securing Java applications. Learn about the practical steps and methodologies you can implement using the Payara Platform and Jakarta EE to build robust and secure applications.

Open Source Contributors’ Spotlight: Roundtable Discussion

Engage with key Jakarta EE leaders & contributors in an interactive roundtable discussion. Gain insights from their experiences, understand the challenges they faced, and learn about the innovative solutions they developed to enhance security and functionality. Panelists include Lenny Primak, Otavio Santana, Carmen Delgado Perez, Luqman Saeed & Dominika Tasarz.

What’s New in Payara Cloud – Deep Dive with Luqman Saeed

Join this comprehensive dive into the latest features and updates in Payara Cloud. Discover how these advancements can help you deploy secure, scalable, and efficient applications in the cloud environment.

Day 2: Strategic Insight

27th June 2024, 1-6pm BST

Security & Cyber Resilience in the Java World

Strategic Insights track is geared towards IT leaders, decision-makers, and strategists focusing on the broader aspects of security and cyber resilience in the Java ecosystem. This day aims to provide strategic insights and actionable guidance to help you navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape and build a robust, resilient Java environment.

This second day of the conference promises to provide a strategic framework for enhancing the security and resilience of your Java ecosystem. With expert insights, practical solutions, and real-world examples, you’ll leave equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the cybersecurity landscape and protect your Java applications effectively.

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Strategic Insight Talks

Building a Cyber-Resilient Business: Insights from the Cyber Resilience Act with Julia Apostle (Orrick)

Start the day by delving into the Cyber Resilience Act with Julia Apostle from Orrick. This session will provide a comprehensive overview of the Act and its implications for building a cyber-resilient business. Learn about the legal and strategic frameworks necessary to ensure your organization can withstand and recover from cyber threats.

From Concerns to Solutions: An Update on the Cyber Resilience Act with Mike Milinkovich (Eclipse Foundation)

Continue exploring the Cyber Resilience Act with Mike Milinkovich from the Eclipse Foundation. This session will address common concerns and provide practical solutions, offering an update on how the Act is evolving and what it means for your business. Gain insights into the latest developments and how to align your strategies accordingly.

Major Outages in Major Enterprises with Ram Lakshmanan (CEO at yCrash)

In this session, we will discuss 5 major outages that happened in major enterprises. We will analyze the real thread dumps, heap dumps, GC logs, and other troubleshooting artifacts that were captured at the time of the outage. Arm yourself with invaluable techniques to tackle CPU spikes, OutOfMemoryError, response time degradations, network connectivity issues, and application unresponsiveness with confidence.

From Threats to Trust: Payara Platform’s Security Advantage with Louise Castens (Payara Product Team)

Wrap up the day with a session focused on the security advantages of the Payara Platform. Discover how Payara’s robust security features and best practices can help you transition from merely managing threats to building trust and confidence in your Java applications. Understand the unique security benefits Payara offers and how to leverage them for your organization’s success.


Ram Lakshmanan

Ram is the founder of the DevOps tools,, Every single day,  millions & millions of people in North America travel, bank and do commerce using the applications that Ram Lakshmanan has architected. He has developed one of the world’s largest banking applications used by 1 in 3 USA households. He has designed a B2B travel application that processes 70% of North America’s Leisure travel bookings. Ram advises startups, Fortune 500 enterprises, and Governmental organizations on their critical technology initiatives.

Mike Milinkovich

Mike has been the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation since 2004. He also has a few other hats as a director of the Open Source Initiative, and a member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee. Ke is a passionate believer in open source as the best way to innovate and collaborate. He also considers himself the Eclipse community’s chief cheerleader.

Julia Apostle

At Orrick, Julia counsels on compliance issues in relation to European and French tech and data regulations, including the GDPR, the Digital Services Act, the regulation of AI, the Data Act and other new and emerging legislation impacting online platforms, technology developers, and eCommerce businesses. She advises companies of all sizes on a wide range of compliance matters, ranging the drafting of internal policies, to assisting with regulatory investigations, and product counseling.

Otavio Santana

Otavio is a Java Champion and Software Engineer and Jakarta EE Committer. He is a NoSQL expert and representative of SouJava, the Brazilian Java Users Society, on the JCP and Jakarta EE boards. He has helped guide the direction of the Java platform since Java 8.

Lenny Primak

Calling himself ‘A guy in Nebraska maintaining Open Source software, Lenny is a valuable contributor to many projects including Jakarta EE, Apache & Payara. lenny is specializing in solving difficult problems with real-time, high performance and distributed systems. He is highly experienced in Agile methodology, test-driven development, refactoring and complex debugging tasks.

Carmen Laura Delgado Pérez

Carmen Delgado joined Eclipse Foundation as Adoptium Community Manager in October 2022 and is responsible for helping the Eclipse Adoptium working group members achieve their goals and objectives and being the bridge between their procedures and Eclipse Foundation processes and Staff. Carmen has a background in project, operations, and financial management in SMEs, non-profits, and start-ups from different industries: healthcare, Pharma, Fintech, and Tech. She also volunteers as a group manager and mentor at Step4ward, a mentoring program in Spain for women starting in the tech world.

Steve Millidge

Payara Founder

Louise Castens

Senior Product Manager at Payara

Ilias Efstathiou

Senior Product Manager at Payara

Luqman Saeed

Jakarta EE Expert and Technical Writer at Payara

Luís Neto

Software Engineer at Payara

Dominika Tasarz-Sochacka

Senior Marketing Specialist & Community Builder at Payara

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