10:30 AM

Doors Open

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 1: The Need for Speed: Why Performance Matters

An application that performs and scales well means that users will readily adopt it and it will bring better efficiencies to the business. But getting to that point is a long process filled with technical and business pitfalls. Peter Varhol, Editorial Director of the Application Development media group at TechTarget, discusses why it is critical to address performance as early as possible in the application lifecycle, as well as common performance failings, where to look for slow code, and why application scalability is a key facet of performance evaluation. Gain insight into:

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open / Live Chats

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Session 2: Performance Testing -- Tools and Strategies for Rapid Success

You can’t analyze applications and diagnose performance issues without the right tools. Frank Cohen, founder of PushToTest, demonstrates tools for testing and analyzing application performance and offers proven advice on using these tools in the most effective manner possible. Attend this session and discover:

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open / Live Chats

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Keynote: Load Testing Rich Internet and Web 2.0 Applications, HP

Web 2.0 isn’t just jargon – it will impact you! When you are load testing Web 2.0 and complex Rich Internet Application clients you will find new challenges to conducting your testing and new architectures that can cause performance trouble. This presentation will review the features in LoadRunner’s that support AJAX and Adobe Flex applications, and demonstrate how to get your testing done quickly and easily. Get ready! Be prepared!

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open / Live Chats / HP Mini 1000 Mi Series Giveaway

3:30 - 4:45 PM

Panel Discussion: Strategies for Setting Performance Requirements and Measuring Results

Performance experts discuss ways to document performance and scalability requirements, track those requirements through development and test, and measure performance across every stage of the development lifecycle. The panel concludes with a debate on how to best determine if those requirements are met prior to moving to production. This discussion gives you insight into how to:

4:45 - 5:15 PM

Exhibit Hall Open / Live Chats / $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

5:15 - 6:15 PM

Session 3: Performance and Scalability: Real Problems, Real Solution

This session looks at the role of load and scalability testing in assuring that applications are ready for deployment. Drawing from her extensive experience in identifying, analyzing, and recommending solutions, Susan St. Clair examines why many distributed applications might not meet scalability goals, how to test for scalability, and how to achieve optimal scalability in complex applications. Attend and learn:

6:15 - 7:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open / Live Chats

7:00 PM

Doors Close / $100 Amazon Gift Card and Flip MinoHD Giveaway