PTH 2018

Porto Tech Hub 2018: First speakers announced

The biggest tech event in Porto returns for its 4th edition with big surprsies. The Porto Tech Hub Conference will take place on a single day (May 18), feature 16 speakers, instead of 8 as in the last edition.

Since the big date is almost here, it’s time to unveil some of the speakers that will share knowledge on the big stages of the Porto Tech Hub 2018 Conference.

Let’s give it up for the first announced speakers: Melinda Seckington, from FutureLearn, Andrey Sitnik, from Evil Martians, Paulo Ferreira dos Santos, Ubirider CEO, and José Cunha Fonte, from Robert Bosch GmbH.

Melinda Seckington is the Technical Manager of FutureLearn and the owner of the Miss Geeky Blog. This proud Geek is coming to Portugal to introduce us to “The Marvel Guide for Developers”. This guide will help developers to turn into superheroes, ready to do their best to help others and make the world a better place, through lessons that can be learned from Marvel superheroes.

From Evil Martians comes Andrey Sitnik, also the creator of PostCSS, Logux and Autoprefixer. The “Martian” lands in Porto to give a conference to Terrans about new ideas in client-server communications, and how the mix of ideas behind CRDT, distributed computing, and Elm/Redux could change the UX in most of applications.

Paulo Ferreira dos Santos is not only the CEO of Ubirider, a start-up that addresses smartly urban mobility issues, he is also an entrepreneur with a management style that combines a fierce passion for knowledge and technology. Paulo comes to PTH2018 to explain how, with only a small smartphone, it is possible to dramatically improve urban mobility.

The young José Cunha Fonte, software engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH, will talk about the heavy evolution that web ecosystem suffered in the last years. He will make the attendees reflect on the importance of speed and performance when building, for example, an intuitive, user-friendly and easy to interact website.

We will be announcing more speakers and surprises soon.

Do not miss the opportunity to contact with some of the most important influencers in the world of technology: buy your regular ticket now, available at a price of € 35.00, until May 15. After that date, the event ticket value will increase!

21 April, 2018