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Geek Night All day is a special edition of Geeknight which happens twice a year to promote sharing of technical knowledge and increase collaboration between geeks in Chennai. It is organized by a passionate group of programmer and sponsored by ThoughtWorks.

Agenda
09:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Opening Note
Bharani Subramaniam
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
The role of technology in shrinking space and time in movie distribution
Dhanya Rajagopalan
Dhanya Rajagopalan
Dhanya is the product owner & manager for Qube Wire, where she makes movies all over the world play on time - by zealously giving the industry the tools they need to distribute movies and screen them in theatres.
Sivachandran Paramasivam
Sivachandran Paramasivam
Sivachandran is the Director of Engineering at Qube, where he makes both the people and the computers work together effectively so the show always goes on.
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Bringing ML to your phones
Ginette Vellera
Ginette Vellera
Ginette is a Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks with 10+ years of experience building complex enterprise applications. She has worked on designing and building distributed systems, leveraging microservices.
Guruprasad Subramanian
Guruprasad Subramanian
Guruprasad is a Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks with 13+ years of experience Working with product development and devops
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Break
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Harden your Kubernetes cluster security
How to Secure Kubernetes cluster by configuring the components in the correct way and defend the cluster by limiting the possibilities of attacks. Also monitor these cluster by continuous audits to avoid any security leakages.
Prabhu Jayakumar
Prabhu Jayakumar
Prabhu Jayakumar is a full-stack application developer with 7 years of experience. He has worked extensively on microservices and is enthusiastic about DevOps. Having worked with Kubernetes for more than a year on large scale, he is now interested in security aspects of DevOps.
Jagdsh LK Chand
Jagdsh LK Chand
Jagdish is a full-stack DevSecops person with 6 Years' experience in the software industry. He is very much passionate about learning new programming languages, DevOps & expand awareness to a community at large.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Asynchronous Programming Techniques in JavaScript
Sakthipriyan Vairamani
Sakthipriyan Vairamani
Sakthipriyan is a member of the Technical Steering Committee of Node.js. Known by his Internet moniker thefourtheye, He loves Python and JavaScript in equal measure. He is a big fan of Open Source projects and contributes to them wherever possible. Understanding the internals and implementations of the languages is his favorite pass time. He is an active contributor to Stackoverflow, with a reputation exceeding 175 thousand. Apart from computers, he loves to play Badminton, Chess, and Cricket. You can always find him either in Stackoverflow's Python chat room or on Freenode IRC.
02:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Service Mesh
Ever heard the term and wondered what it is? Come join us to find out the What, Why & How a service mesh works. We will be getting our hands dirty with getting to understand the know-hows of setting up a service mesh
Dinesh B
Dinesh B
Dinesh has explored many technologies and domains - DevOps (Docker, Kubernetes, terraform, etc), Mobile(both iOS and Android), Microservices architecture. He is an avid open-source contributor and is a strong believer in giving back to the community. He is also a programming language enthusiast and has worked on GoLang, Elixir, Java, Kotlin, Erlang, Javascript, Typescript, Swift, Objective-C, Bash.
Ninan John
Ninan John
Ninan is an application developer who has worked on multiple domains. He is a polyglot having worked on Java, Ruby, Python, Golang, Rust and many more programming languages. He has also dipped his hands in many technologies like Vagrant, Kubernetes, Docker, terraform, Openstack, Android etc… On a personal note, he has tried many interesting hobbies like Numismatics, Philately, Photography, Painting. He loves to play sports like Badminton, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis and Chess.
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Clean Architecture Flutter Apps
How to architect a Flutter app that has Networking, Database in alignment with Clean Coding practices and Testing strategy.
Sayeed Munawar Hussain
Sayeed Munawar Hussain
Sayeed is an iOS developer since 2010. He's developed iPhone and iPad apps with more than ten submissions to App Store. He enjoys creating simple, useful, reliable & aesthetic software while strives to improve code quality and make the user experience intuitive.
Chandrasekar Kuppusamy
Chandrasekar Kuppusamy
Chandrasekar is a mobile developer at ThoughtWorks, who is an avid open source contributor, android geek & flutter enthusiast.
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Location

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