Speaking (again) at GR8Conf EU

This past week I went to Copenhagen for my third GR8Conf EU in a row (and the second one as a speaker) and I also stayed a couple more days sight-seeing the city. These were my favourite sessions: Gradle workshop by Andres Almiray: Andres started the session explaining the basics of Gradle, how it works, […]

Spreading the Groovy word in Croatia

This past week I went to Croatia to speak at JavaCro and also to enjoy a short vacation with my wife. The story with JavaCro started last year when they invited me to go but I couldn’t make it because the conference overlapped with GeeCon. JavaCro takes place in St. Andrew Island, near of Rovinj, […]

Speaking about Spock in Riga

I arrived home from ConFoo Monday 29th of February at 16:30 and less than 12 hours later I was on my way to the airport again for the Riga Dev Days. You can imagine that my wife wasn’t so happy, but that’s another story… I expected to see some friends during the conference and it […]


Speaking at ConFoo in Montréal

The last week of February I went to Montréal to speak at ConFoo. It was my first time in Canada and I was really excited about the trip and the conference, but before I tell you about the conference, let me share with you a little story. When I sent a few proposals to the […]


Speaking at SpringOne 2GX

Last week I went to Washington DC to speak at the SpringOne 2GX conference. I have to admit that I was really excited about the conference but, at the same time, I was nervous because I had no less than three talks! But let’s start from the beginning. After a 9 hour-flight from Madrid I […]


Speaking at GR8Conf

Last past week I’ve been in Copenhagen for the GR8Conf. It has been the second time I went to the conference but this time I went to present two talks. The conference “started” on Monday with the traditional speakers dinner and I had a very nice dinner talking with Daniel, his girlfriend Hillary and Jenn. […]


Speaking at GeeCON in Krakow

The past week I’ve been in Krakow for the GeeCON conference. It’s a very big Java/JVM conference with more than 1200 attendees, 3 days packed with talks and 5 tracks every day! I went there to talk about Grails with my “Grails and the real-time world” talk and I’m really happy about how the talk […]


Speaking at Spring IO

This past week I’ve been in Barcelona on my fourth stop of the IvánOnTour2015 speaking at the Spring IO conference. After being an attendee for the last three editions in Madrid now it was my turn to go back again but as a speaker. This time I presented a new talk with the title Mum, […]


Talking about Groovy in Vienna

This past week I’ve been at ConFess in Vienna talking about Metaprogramming with Groovy. The conference has been great and I saw very interesting talks covering different topics. These were my favourite talks: Having fun with Javassist (by Anton Arhipov): He explained a little bit of theory and then showed some examples about the different […]