The current crisis has disrupted many industries including tech events. However, it has not stopped it. Companies have quickly moved to organize their events online. They wrongly call it virtual events, which they are not unless you can get your VR headset and enjoy it in a virtual environment. We sat down with Stephen Chin to talk about the future of tech events and he also opines that the future of tech events is going to be hybrid – a mix of the in-person and online experience.
About our guest: Stephen Chin is Senior Director of Developer Relations at JFrog, author of Raspberry Pi with Java, The Definitive Guide to Modern Client Development, and Pro JavaFX Platform. Previously, Steve was a Java Ambassador at Oracle specializing in embedded and UI technology, co-author of the Pro JavaFX Platform 2 title, and the JavaOne Content Chair. He has been featured at Java conferences around the world including Devoxx, JFokus, OSCON, JFall, GeeCON, JustJava, and JavaOne, where he thrice received a Rock Star Award.
About JFrog: JFrog is the creator of Artifactory, the heart of the end-to-end Universal DevOps platform for automating, managing, securing, distributing, and monitoring all types of technologies. JFrog products are available as open-source, on-premise, and on the cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.