The Apache Flink® Conference

  • Stream Processing
  • Event Driven
  • Real Time

Global Virtual Conference 2021

October 18-21
Training
October 26-27
Conference

Flink Forward is the conference dedicated to Apache Flink and the stream processing community.

After two successful virtual events in 2020, we are excited to announce Flink Forward Global 2021 on October 26-27!

With stream processing becoming the go-to data processing paradigm for many companies across all industries, we are looking forward to bringing the global Apache Flink community together online to exchange Flink stories and use cases.

Join more than 1,500 software developers, data engineers, software architects, DevOps professionals, and the global Apache Flink community discussing the latest updates in stream processing. Connect and network with fellow Apache Flink enthusiasts, core committers, and PMC members and learn best practices on how to develop real-time event-driven applications.

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Conference Speaker Highlights

AndreyFalko

Andrey Falko

Salesforce

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Andrey Falko

Tech Architect at Salesforce

Andrey Falko has been in the Streaming space for over 5 years. Most recently he oversaw the Apache Flink platform at Stripe. Prior to that, he built and scaled Apache Kafka for Lyft's Data Platform. At Salesforce, Andrey built a CI/CD system to support Stream and Batch systems. While there he also researched Apache Pulsar and Apache Kafka performance and reliability. Outside of the Streaming space, Andrey built an IaaS system, launched a distributed tracing system with Apache Zipkin, and wrote features for the Salesforce platform. Andrey has recently returned for a second tour at Salesforce.

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Aniket Mokashi

Facebook

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Aniket Mokashi

Engineering Manager at Facebook

Aniket Mokashi is an Engineering Manager on Stream Processing team at Facebook. Throughout his career, he has contributed to the development of large scale data processing frameworks and platforms. Prior to Facebook, he has worked on data platform teams at Youtube, Twitter and Netflix. He is also a committer and PMC member on Apache Parquet and Apache Pig projects. Aniket holds a Master's degree in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Chen Qin

Pinterest

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Chen Qin

Tech Lead, Stream Processing Platform at Pinterest

Chen has been working on the Pinterest stream processing platform, Xenon. Previously, he has been working on various data systems since 2007.
Before Pinterest, he contributed to open source projects (Apache Flink, XGBoost) and introduced Flink to Uber in 2016.

DylanMeissner
Developer

Dylan Meissner

Nordstrom

FanshuJiang
Software Engineer

Fanshu Jiang

Pinterest

FrédériqueMittelstaedt
Tech Leadership

Frédérique Mittelstaedt

Reddit

JowanzaJoseph
Tech Architect

Jowanza Joseph

Finicity

KasturiChatterjee

Kasturi Chatterjee

Netflix

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Kasturi Chatterjee

Engineering Manager, Realtime Data Infrastructure at Netflix

Hands-on Engineering Manager passionate about Real-Time Streaming Platforms. Loves data - bigger the better. Product driven. Have a Ph.D. in Multimedia Database and Retrievals. Loves reading and long walks

Martjin Visser

Martijn Visser

Ververica

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Martijn Visser

Product Manager at Ververica

Martijn Visser is Senior Product Manager at Ververica, where he's responsible for the SQL and SDK teams. Before joining Ververica, he worked as Product Lead at ING where he was responsible for the product development of ING's realtime streaming analytics and engagement platform.

OlenaBabenko
Software Engineer

Olena Babenko

Aiven.io

RoshanNaik
Tech Architect

Roshan Naik

Uber

Thomas-Weise
Tech Architect

Thomas Weise

Apple

TimoWalther
Tech Leadership

Timo Walther

Ververica

XinranWaibel
Senior Data Engineer

Xinran Waibel

Netflix

YaroslavTkachenko
Data Engineer

Yaroslav Tkachenko

Shopify

Conference Sponsors

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Founded by the original developers of Apache Pulsar and Apache BookKeeper, StreamNative builds a cloud-native event streaming platform that enables enterprises to easily access data as real-time event streams.

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We help organizations fuel the continuous innovation needed to create awesome, data-intensive applications by using the leading open source technologies.

After building expertise managing mission-critical data infrastructure for companies like F-Secure and Nokia, Aiven’s founders noticed that cloud adoption was increasing but infrastructure solutions were either proprietary or difficult to translate into business results.

Community Partner

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WeAreDevelopers Live is a free virtual event series with tech talks, coding sessions and workshops about building great software - delivered by proven experts and developers from the community.