gophercon POWERED BY Gojek


INDIA 2019

The fifth Go Conference in India

Park Regis, Goa | 18 - 19 Jan. 2019

gophercon POWERED BY Gojek

What is GopherCon India ?

The Go Conference in India

Go is an open source project developed by a team at Google and many contributors from the open source community.

Go makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.

This conference is brought to you by the Go Language Community in India together with the Emerging Technology Trust (ETT). ETT is a non-profit organization, established to organize and conduct technology conferences in India. It's current portfolio includes DeccanRubyConf, DevOpsDaysIndia, DroidJamIndia, GopherConIndia and RubyConfIndia.

We love going to conferences that don't make you choose between two great presentations. So we created GopherConIndia as a single-track event that you don't want to miss and where everyone gets the opportunity to see the same talks. We think you'll enjoy the speakers we're lining up so much, you won't want to miss anyone of them. Friday and Saturday will offer full days of conference sessions.

Note: The conference is entirely in English.


We're looking for speakers who wish to give a talk at GopherCon India 2019. If you're interested kindly send your talk proposal today.

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Ajey Gore


Ajey is the Group CTO of Go-Jek. With 17 years of experience in building core technology strategy across diverse domains, Ajey has helped several businesses through technology transformations at ThoughtWorks and CodeIgnition. Ajey is the founder of CodeIgnition and an active influencer in the technology community.

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Arafat Khan

Arafat Khan is a software developer fascinated by the mysteries of programming and logic.

He loves experimenting and playing code and is particularly interested in Algorithms, Distributed Systems, and Machine Learning. He is the lead developer of Tensorflow Ruby and Dataviz for Golang.

When he isn't coding in front of his laptop he is hiking, kayaking, skating and doing all things outdoors.

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Aravind KP


Aravind KP is a Software Engineer at Hashnode. He got into Go because he wanted to learn more about containers and it soon became his primary tool and companion. He loves OSS and you can find his code in many projects. At the moment, he is exploring the blockchain world and taking seasonal detours to OSS and some Kubernetes clusters. When AFK, you can find him on a basketball court or napping in his bed.

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Aravind Putrevu


Aravind Putrevu is passionate about evangelising technology, meeting developers and helping in solving their problems. He is a backend developer and has seven years of development experience.

Currently he works at Elastic as Developer Advocate and looks after the Developer Relation function of India. Previously, He worked at McAfee Antivirus as a Sr. Software Engineer in Cloud Security Domain. He has deep interest in Search, Machine Learning, Security Incident Analysis and IoT tech. In his free time, he plays around Raspi or a Arduino.

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Gaurav Agarwal


Gaurav Agarwal is a software engineer, trainer, consultant and speaker. He runs a consulting & training firm. He is building one product at a time and working with multiple languages at the same time. He is a co-organizer of Golang India - remote study group and Chennai Go Meetup. Apart from Go - he enjoys traveling, reading, exercising and trekking.

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Jyotsna Gupta


Jyotsna Gupta is an Open Source Enthusiast, working as a Software Developer in CoffeeBeans Consulting LLP, Bangalore, India. She has gained interest and experience on Go while working on a recommendation engine at her current employer. She is a coder by profession and a Shuttler by passion. She has also been involved with Mozilla Community since 2015 and she volunteers to Mozilla in her free time as an Add-on Content Reviewer & Mozilla Representative (previously, a two-time Add-ons Featured Advisory Board Member & Judge of the worldwide contest 'Firefox Quantum Extension Challenge'). She is also a Firefox Add-ons Mentor and has published a privacy-themed add-on PrivateX. As an active contributor, her name is also listed in about:credits and the credits page of every browser ever shipped by Mozilla. She energizes herself by playing Badminton, TT, Carrom, Chess, and Basketball. She loves to eat fruits, bad at partying, Xanthophile, Minion-maniac, shoeaholic, neat-freak, Scorpio, prefers to spend most of the time in her room, else she feels to travel the world. If you don’t see her doing any of the above, then you’ll find probably find her sleeping and dreaming for hours, maybe days?

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Karan Misra


Karan Misra is the CTO (and co-founder) of the Bangalore based eSports startup SoStronk. He has been in love with programming since he got his hands on his (read: his father’s) first computer and has never looked back ever since. He rediscovered programming when he came across the awesome Go Tutorial and feel in love with the language. Since then, he has been busy building his startup. He created the popular Go IoT framework, helped co-organise the first iteration of GopherConIndia and runs the Golang Bangalore meetup group. In his spare time, he enjoys talking about Go and a game of squash/Diablo 3/CSGO!

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Karthic Rao

Karthic Rao is an entrepreneur, developer, musician, blogger and a passionate learner. With his significant core contributions to Caddy (Nginx alternative written in Go) and Minio ( Amazon S3 alternative written in Go) Karthic's primary tech expertise revolves around building high performance and cost effective infrastructure + analytical tools and pipelines. His expertise stems from his experience of working with startups across Silicon valley in the west to Singapore in the east. When not at work he might be found performing with Piano / Boxing / Trekking / on Motorcycle trips.

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Matt Aimonetti


Originally a sound engineer, Matt Aimonetti became an internationally known software developer, technical writer and open source contributor. As CTO and Co-Founder of Splice, he found a way to mix his passions: software, music and entrepreneurship. Matt is based in Santa Monica, CA where he likes building robots with his daughter, playing with sound gear with his son and enjoying a good meal with his wife.

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Maya Rosecrance

Maya is a Senior Software Engineer at Pivotal Cloud Foundry, where she uses agile practices and golang to build parts of the Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry. She’s currently on the Garden team which handles creating and managing the containers that underpin all the apps run by the platform. Prior to Pivotal Cloudfoundry, Maya worked as a consultant on a variety of projects from health care apps to clean energy calculators.

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Piyush Verma


Piyush Verma heads Site Reliability Engineering at In past life He created, among other things. He is an active open source contributor and transmits jokes over UDP.

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Rajeev N Bharshetty


Rajeev Bharshetty is a Passionate Polyglot Programmer and a theoretical Computer Science Nerd. He is currently interested and focused on Distributed Systems, Security and Data. He is working on building reliability at scale on 300+ Micro-services at GO-JEK.

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William Kennedy


William Kennedy is a managing partner at Ardan Studio in Miami, Florida, a mobile, web, and systems development company. He is also a co-author of the book Go in Action, the author of the blog GoingGo.Net, and a founding member of GoBridge which is working to increase Go adoption through diversity. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2015, 2017 and 2018.



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