Music City Code conference strives to inspire progress in the technology community through education, professional development & thought leadership.
Music City Code 2016 is a three-day event touching on all aspects of software, web and mobile development. The event includes workshops, seminars, panel discussions, open spaces, lightning talks and the Geek Jam Lunch where attendees participate in the Music City experience.
Agile enthusiasts should also check out our new sister conference, Music City Agile, which is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17th!
Arlan Nugara has been a web developer and software architect for over 14 years at Alvarnet Corporation. He has spent most of his time working with the Microsoft technology stack and applying it to the technology needs of large corporations such as financial institutions, telecommunication and wireless equipment companies. He has a real passion for ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and DevOps and is always looking for ways to work smarter and not just harder.
Brant is a senior software developer at Swimlane, a security operations management platform, where he primarily works on the backend and data storage layer. When not slinging code, Brant enjoys running and attempting DIY home improvement projects.
Byron has been developing software since he was 9 years old, coding RPG's on his Commodore 64 and his best friend's Apple IIe. When he was just 14, he developed a driver dispatch program for a large home repair company, a pawn shop management program, and a POS for clothing stores (that one is still in production). Since then, software development has been a constant and consuming passion for Byron. In 2010, Byron and some friends founded a software development company, Acklen Avenue, that has now grown to more than 50 distributed employees and runs multiple simultaneous agile software development projects daily. Byron is a true believer in anything that improves software maintainability, usability, and delivery.
Cameron Presley is a software engineer, avid board gamer, and drummer living in Oak Ridge Tennessee. He’s currently a software engineer at InVizion LLC, helping project managers make better decisions. When not developing software, he spends his time mentoring other developers by working with them to improve their career through one-on-one sessions as The Software Mentor.
Chris Gardner is a developer for CareEvolution, the Chairman of the DevSpace Technical Conference, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer Regional Lead. Tortured by years of contracts that valued buzzwords over results, Chris has developed a true passion for finding solutions that fit the problem, not the technology of the week. Chris received his M.S in Computer Science, B.S. in Mathematics, and B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and is currently a Certified ScrumMaster and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer, Professional Developer, Information Technology Professional and Trainer.
Chris leads the mobile team at LeanKit as Director of Mobile Architecture. He is a Microsoft MVP and Xamarin MVP with more than a decade of C# experience developing enterprise applications. He has spent the last several years building professional mobile apps on the Xamarin platform. In his spare time he blogs about Xamarin, organizes and presents at the Nashville Mobile .NET Developers Group, and enjoys helping others learn.
Music City Code 2016 is a three-day event touching on all aspects of software, web and mobile development. We purposefully select content to ensure a good mix of technologies that reflect the Nashville development community. The event includes workshops, seminars, panel discussions, open spaces, lightning talks and the Geek Jam Lunch where attendees participate in the Music City experience.
The Music City Code conference is organized by developer community leaders who have collectively formed a minority-led non-profit organization in Tennessee (TN Control 000822893) which is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity. MCC organizers and crew members are volunteers, and all monies collected from sponsors go towards the conference and its related expenses.
Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code