Auf der Meeting C++ Konferenz werden sprechen:

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Jens Weller

Jens Weller programmiert seit 1998 in C++, und hat im Jahre 2005 seine Ausbildung zum Fachinformatiker bei Vodafone abgeschlossen. Seit 2007 ist er als selbstständiger Freelancer mit seiner Firma Code Node auf Beratung, Schulung und Programmierung im C++ Umfeld spezialisiert. Auch ist er in der C++ Community aktiv, und ist Initiator der Meeting C++ Konferenz. Jens moderiert die Xing Gruppe "Modern C++" und das Qt/wxWidgets Forum auf


Boris Schäling

Boris Schäling is an active member of the Boost C++ community. He was a Boost C++ representative at the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2010 and spoke at the conferences BoostCon 2011 and C++Now! 2012. He coordinates efforts to finish Boost.Process and contributed the I/O object windows::object_handle to Boost.Asio. He is the author of the books “The Boost C++ Libraries” and “Die Boost C++ Bibliotheken” and a Boost C++ expert for the German computer magazine c’t.

Boris’ main interest in C++ is improving efficiency in software development projects and making C++ easier to use. He has worked as a consultant and trainer helping companies reach these goals using the Boost libraries. He now lives in Amsterdam working for a proprietary trading firm.


Zoltán Porkoláb

Zoltán Porkoláb is a software developer at Ericsson and an Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, where he is teaching programming languages, project tools and advanced C++ programming. His research interests include programming paradigms, C++ template metaprogramming, software metrics and software comprehension.


Ábel Sinkovics

Ábel Sinkovics arbeitet als Softwareentwickler und Doktorand an der Eötvös Loránd Universität, Budapest, Ungarn. Sein Forschungsschwerpunkt liegt in C++-Template-Metaprogrammierung und domänenspezifischen Sprachen. Er entwickelt Open-Source-Bibliotheken um die Einbettung von domänenspezifischen Sprachen in C++ zu unterstützen.


Edouard Alligand

Edouard has more than twelve years of professional experience in software engineering. After years hacking the kernel of various operating systems, Edouard founded Bureau 14, the home of the hyperscalable database quasardb.

Combining an excellent knowledge of low level programming with a perverse love for template meta-programming, Edouard likes to come up with uncompromising solutions to seemingly impossible problems.

He lives in Paris, France.


Detlef Wilkening

Detlef Wilkening programmiert seit rund 20 Jahren in C++ und hat in dieser Zeit in den verschiedensten Anwendungsbereichen (Automotive, Bankenwesen, Flugplanung und Handel) sowohl Desktop- als auch Server-Systeme programmiert. Mittlerweile ist er für die Entwicklung einer Autorenlösung für Produktion und Werkstätten im Automotive-Bereich bei der Firma DSA zuständig. Nebenher unterrichtet er an der Fachhochschule Aachen C++ und Java, und hält regelmäßig Vorträge auf dem C++ User-Meeting in Düsseldorf.


Peter Sommerlad

Peter Sommerlad ist Professor für Informatik und leitet das IFS Institute for Software der FHO HSR Hochschule für Technik, Rapperswil. Er ist Co-Autor der Bücher "Pattern-oriented Software Architecture Vol. 1 - A System of Patterns" und "Security Patterns". Prof. Sommerlad ist Mitglied des ISO JTC1 SC22 WG21 Standardisierungskommitees für die Programmiersprache C++. Als ausgewiesener C++ Experte arbeitet er zur Zeit an einem neuen C++ Lehrbuch und bietet Reviews, Coaching und Training im Umfeld C++, modernes Software Engineering, Unit Testing und Software Architektur. Sein Team im IFS arbeitet seit Jahren an Refactoring Unterstützung für verschiedene Programmiersprachen auf Basis von Eclipse, aktuell an C++ und Scala. Weitere Plug-ins um die C++ Entwicklung zu unterstützen sind am IFS unter Leitung von Prof. Sommerlad entstanden (u.a.,,,,, ).


Guntram Berti

Guntram Berti arbeitet seit vielen Jahre im Bereich der Entwicklung effizienter wissenschaftlicher Algorithmen und Software in C++,
und ist ein großer Anhänger der generischen Programmierung, seit er 1995 die STL für sich entdeckt hat.
Seit 2010 berät er Kunden im Bereich mathematische Modellierung, Algorithmenentwurf und Implementierung.
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John Thomas

I am John "JT" Thomas, the Director of Product Management, at Embarcadero ( We make native language compilers and frameworks for the Delphi and C++ languages that support desktop and mobile operating systems. I am a C++ programmer of over 20 years and had represented Borland software on the ANSI/ISO C++ committee for a while.


Sridhar Poduri

Sridhar Poduri is a program manager on the Windows team, focused on increasing developer productivity with C++ and XAML. He has been involved with Windows 8 development from the start, including developing one of the first C++/XAML apps for Windows 8. A C++ aficionado and a new parent, he blogs regularly on WinRT and native C++ at

He is also the author of the "Modern C++ and Windows Store apps" book.


Rainer Grimm

Rainer Grimm is a longtime software developer and instructor. He invests some of his spare time in writing articles about the programming languages C++, Python and Haskell for the Linux-Magazine.
Since this year he works as a software architect and team lead for Metrax, building defibrillators for the private citizen and the clinical environment. So he brings together his training as a male nurse and as a mathematican.
His old and new passion is the programming language C++. He published the book "C++11: Der Leitfaden für den Programmierer zum neuen Standard".(Addison-Wesley, ISBN-13: 978-3827330888).


Stephen Kelly

Stephen has been a professional Qt developer for over 3 years and has worked non-professionally with it for over 6 years. At KDAB he has worked with and on the model-view system in Qt 4 and Qt 5, as well as numerous other frameworks within Qt such as the state machine framework, the scripting framework and various UI integration.


Peter Gottschling

Peter Gottschling ist Gründer und Geschäftsführer der SimuNova UG und
Direktor für Softwareforschung bei Stillwater Supercomputing,
Inc. Außerdem arbeitet er am Institut für wissenschaftliches Rechnen
an der TU Dresden.  Das Institut und SimuNova sind Mitglieder des
Dresdner CUDA Center of Excellence.  Peter Gottschling ist der Autor
der Matrix Template Library v4 (MTL4) sowie Autor/Koautor graphbasierter
Bibliotheken wie der parallelen BGL, Angel (im automatischen Differenzieren
verwendet) und ParGraph.

Er ist Mitglied der DIN und agierte mehrfach als Leiter der Deutschen Delegation im
ISO-Komitee zur Standardisierung von C++.


Kamel Lajili

Kamel Lajili is a Senior BlackBerry Application Development Consultant for Research In Motion (RIM). In 2008 Kamel joined the RIM Software Test Automation Team as a Senior Automation Developer, where he developed script based test methods to remotely control the BlackBerry Smart Phones under test and analyze the quality of the software loaded on them.

In his current role, Kamel works since 2011 with third party developers to create and to port applications across the different BlackBerry platforms, including BlackBerry 7, BlackBerry PlayBook and BB10.

Kamel’s cultural background and language skills facilitate his work with developers based in Germany, France, North Africa and several countries in the Middle East. Prior to joining RIM, Kamel held various positions in the area of embedded mobile software development with another Smartphone vendor for more than 10 years. Kamel holds a degree in General Electrical Engineering from Aachen University of Technology in Germany.


Christophe Henry

Christophe is Software Development Manager at Dr. Schenk in Munich (, Germany and has many years of experience writing C++ software for industrial systems.

He is the author of the Boost Meta State Machine library, which he uses regularly to cause crashes of various compilers.

Christophe loves C++, especially template meta programming and keeps reminding all who listen that "a template a day keeps java away".


Sven Johannsen

Sven Johannsen ist Software Entwickler mit mehr als 15 Jahren C++ Erfahrung.
Er arbeitete an verschieden Projekten von der Visualisierung von Messdaten bis zu Cloud computing.
Im Moment entwickelt er für Schlumberger eine Petroleum Systems Modeling Software für die Petroleum-Industrie.


Glyn Matthews

Glyn is a software engineer and Scrum Master at SoftKinetic in Brussels. He is the author of N3507 (A URI Library for C++) and is a member of the BSI C++ panel. He is an administrator of the C++ Network Library and is also involved in the Belgian C++ User Group.

His professional interests include C++, Python, Agile methods, computer vision, software concurrency and network programming. His non-professional interests include scuba diving and running.


Marc Gregoire

Marc Gregoire is a software architect and has worked for 6 years as a consultant for Siemens and Nokia Siemens Networks on critical 2G and 3G software running on Solaris for big telecom operators. This required working in international teams stretching from South America and USA to EMEA and Asia. Now, Marc is working for Nikon Metrology on 3D scanning software. His main expertise is C/C++, and specifically Microsoft VC++ and the MFC framework. Next to C/C++, Marc also likes C# and uses PHP for creating web pages. In addition to his main interest for Windows development, he also has experience in developing C++ programs running 24x7 on Windows and Linux platforms; for example, EIB home automation controlling and monitoring software. Since April 2007, he received the yearly Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award for his Visual C++ expertise. Marc is the author of "Professional C++, Second Edition", published by Wiley/Wrox, is the founder of the Belgian C++ Users Group (, has written a number of articles which have been published on CodeGuru and/or his personal blog (, and can be found on the CodeGuru forum as "Marc G".


Nick Smith

Nick is a senior engineer at Marmalade and he has a long background in C++ and OpenGL programming for games and has worked on mobile platforms from Win CE and Symbian through to iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10. For Marmalade, he has worked on many core SDK internals as an engineer, but is now focussed on developer relations, partner integration and R&D, with a little bit of app programming for fun on the side.


Eric Niebler

Eric Niebler will be giving the opening keynote at this years Meeting C++ conference. He is a freelance software developer, consultant, trainer and author. His specialty is C++ library and application development, with special emphasis on modern C++ techniques, and extra special emphasis on domain-specific languages.

He has written code for Microsoft Research, Microsoft Visual C++, and, where he has authored 4 Boost libraries: Proto, Foreach, Xpressive, and Accumulators. He is also a release manager for Boost, a member of the Boost Steering Committee, and a planner for BoostCon.


Tony van Eerd

Tony Van Eerd almost grew up to be an artist, but instead studied math and physics then stumbled into a career writing software. Which he has now been doing for well over 20 years. And hopefully doing it well for at least some of that. Most of that time has been in the graphics/video/film/broadcast industry, writing low level pixel++ and high level UI libraries. Lots and lots of UI, lots and lots of libraries. He now works at BlackBerry, stewarding the aesthetics of the BlackBerry APIs. He is also the company-wide "C++ guy" writing half of his code in emails and wiki pages.


Christian Binder

Christian Binder joined Microsoft at 1999. He started as Escalation Engineer and his current role is ALM Architect since 2005. As an ALM Architect he is focusing on the Visual Studio ALM Platform and working closely with the Product Group in Redmond. Join his motivation, which is "Making modern Team Development Fun and more productive" check out his blog at