Elishia Dvorak talks about “Everything CF Summit That You Need to Know” in this episode of ColdFusion Alive podcast with host Michaela Light.
What exactly is CF Summit?
- The largest developer focused Adobe conference
- Largest conference focused on ColdFusion and related technologies
- Large budget
Why is it so important to the CF Community?
- Shows the commitment of Adobe for CF
- Lots of CF tech info to learn
Why all CFer should go?
- 40 sessions rich with CF info
- 2 keynotes
- optional labs and workshops
- The most Adobe CF folks
- Network with CFer you have only met online before
When is it?
- Thurs-Friday Nov 16-17 2017
- Wed Nov 15 optional labs and workshops
Where is it?
- The Mirage, Las Vegas
- The hotel is nearer the conference floor (2 minutes from the elevator to the conference space. No need to walk
- Tropical pool setting and wildlife exhibits
How much does it cost?
- Early bird price $349
- $130 pre-conference labs
- Extra discount Announce2017 $249
- Special discounts for government employees or group discount
- cfsummit (at) adobe.com
- Easy to get low priced plane tickets to Las Vegas including Southwest
- Early bird price $349
How many years has CF Summit been running?
- 5 years!
What is new this year?
- New venue
- New CF content
- More hands on lab workshops
- 4 tracks, 40 sessions
Revealing the Speakers and topics that you are excited about
- Charlie Arehart What is new in CF 10, 11 and 2016 that you didn’t know about
- Brian Klass AWS and CF, auto scaling
- Adobe Engineers behinds the scenes of CF 2018 features
- Nolan Erck Aguilar.js and CF
The Special Event this year?
- Thursday night Casino view + free drinks event at restaurant
- No loud band
Other things you can do in Vegas?
- Stay over the weekend after the event for fun
- Bring your spouse and kids
- Big Shows –
- Mystère by Cirque du Soleil.
- Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil.
- LOVE Cirque du Soleil.
- Le Rêve – The Dream.
- Pitbull – Time Of Our Lives.
- Blue Man Group at Luxor.
- Criss Angel MINDFREAK LIVE! …
- KÀ by Cirque du Soleil.
- Criss Angel MINDFREAK LIVE!
- David Copperfield
- Penn & Teller
- Piff the Magic Dragon Show
- Boyz II Men
- Britney: Piece of Me
- Carlos Santana
- Céline Dion
- Donny & Marie
- Elton John The Million Dollar Piano
- Jennifer Lopez ALL I HAVE
- Reba, Brooks & Dunn
- Tenors of Rock
- The Righteous Brothers
- Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal
- World Famous Gospel Brunch at House of Blues
- Amazing locations
- Venetian gondolas
- Bellagio fountains
- Great restaurants and bars from simple to swanky
Why are you proud to be involved in CF?
WWIT for you to make CF more alive this year?
- CF Summit
- More CF training
What are you looking forward to at CF Summit?
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Mentioned in this episode
Elishia Dvorak Technical marketing manager for ColdFusion. She started out as a CF developer.
Michael: Welcome back to the show. I'm here with Elishia Dvorak from Adobe and she is the technical marketing manager for cold fusion and in charge of C.F. summit and we're going to talk today everything about CFSummit that you need to know. And we're going to look at what exactly C.F. summit is and why it is so important to the cold fusion community. Why every cold fusion developer should be going to this and we’ll also look at the technical details of when it is, where it is, how much it costs, special discounts. We’ll look at what's new this year and we’ll be revealing for the first time the speakers and topics of just being announced real soon now that Elishia is excited about. And also a little sneak peek info on the special event this year. So, welcome Elishia.
Elishia: Thank you Michael and thanks for having me and hello everyone, nice to virtually meet you and talk with you today. I'm really excited about cold fusion summit this year. So, really excited to get into the detail and what you know about it.
Michael: Great! So for those people probably a few percent of people listening don't know what cold fusion summit is but let's make sure everyone knows what it is.