CFP Committee

The CFP committee is comprised of a small group of Java Champions.

List is in progress


Ken Fogel

Expertise: Java Tools & Frameworks, Cloud

Java Champion, CS teacher, JavaOne/CodeOne/ApacheCon speaker. The organizer of DawsCon, the free one-day software conference for students and new developers, on January 15, 2021, at Dawson College, Montreal. Message me if you want to be involved in DawsCon.

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Josh Juneau

Josh Juneau is an Application Developer, Database Administrator, and System Analyst in his day job. His primary focus is on Java EE, Jakarta EE, and web/enterprise systems, as he has been developing distributed database application systems since the early 2000s. Josh also enjoys working with JavaFX as well as other JVM languages. He is a member of the JCP, an Apache NetBeans developer, Java Champion, and he works on the OSS Initiative and Board Member for the Chicago Java Users Group. He has written a number of books for Apress and technical articles for publications such as Java Magazine. Josh is a usual suspect on the OffHeap podcast.

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Vincent Mayers

Vincent is an Oracle Java Champion, has been a board member of the Atlanta Java Users Group since 2008 and runs some of the USA's premier community technology conferences: Vincent has a Degree in 3D Design from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom and; in another life was a full-time athlete competing at World Championship level in whitewater kayaking.

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Rustam Mehmandarov

Rustam is a Java Champion and Google Developer Expert (GDE) for Cloud. He lives and works in Oslo, Norway, working as a chief engineer and consultant specializing in Java platform, and a competency network coordinator at work. Previously, he has been leading JavaZone and the Norwegian JUG – javaBin. Rustam is passionate about open source and sharing his knowledge with others. He is a frequent speaker at both national and international conferences and events.

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