International Java Conference in Russia

October 25-26, 2019
Saint Petersburg, Expoforum

What is Joker 2019?

Joker is a large international Java conference for Senior Java developers. Joker 2019 took place on October 25-26 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Joker grows, becomes even more exciting every year. The conference brings together more than 2000 participants.

All Joker talks are devoted to Java technical issues and solutions. Main topics of the conference are performance, concurrency, testing, distributed systems and high loads in Java world, as well as the future of the platform.


JVM/JDK Runtime
Data storages
JVM languages
Application architecture
fault-tolerant systems
Java Performance
Tools / DevOps
Java 8 / Java 12


Juergen Hoeller
Co-founder of Spring Framework project
Cliff Click
Creator of HotSpot Server Compiler
Cay Horstmann San José State University
Josh Long Pivotal
Mark Heckler Pivotal
Gerrit Grunwald Karakun AG
Dan Heidinga IBM
Dalia Abo Sheasha IBM
Kirill Tolkachev CIAN
Evgeny Borisov Naya Technologies
Burr Sutter Red Hat
Baruch Sadogursky JFrog

Program committee

Volker Simonis SAP
Tatiana Chernikova Netcracker
Kristina Borodulina
Kristina Borodulina JUG Ru Group
Gleb Smirnov Plumbr
Sergey Melnikov
Sergey Melnikov Raiffeisenbank
Yuri Artamonov JetBrains
Maxim Gorelikov Alfa-Bank
Dmitry Aleksandrov T-Systems
Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski Plumbr
Oleg Šelajev Oracle
Vsevolod Brekelov NEO SPCC
Ivan Krylov
Anton Arhipov JetBrains
Vladimir Sitnikov Netcracker
Oleg Chirukhin JUG Ru Group
Andrei Kogun KROK


The conference includes not only talks, but also booths of our partner companies, where you can get acquainted with developers from leading IT companies, take part in quizzes and prize draws, and listen to lightning talks.

Gold partners

Silver partners

Bronze partners

Information partners

Game partners

If you want to become a partner of our conference, please contact us via email: