June 7, 2018 in San Francisco • Pre-Conference Workshop on June 6, 2018

The Postman Conference:
Building Modern Software

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Devs Using Postman Just as a REST Client
Postman is a powerful REST client, but also a complete API development environment. Learn all of the rich features of Postman, beyond sending a request and examining a response. Create collections, use variables and environments, add tests; move on to advanced features of automated testing, documentation, and monitoring.
Developer Teams Using Postman
Postman has powerful collaboration tools for teams who use it for front-end and back-end development, DevOps, QA, and API publishing. PostCon will have presentations on each feature, with real-world examples.
Postman Experts
You’re comfortable with most features of Postman, and use it regularly. Come to PostCon to learn from other experts about test automation, integrations, the Postman API, and other advanced applications of Postman.
Preview of the Post/Con Speaker Lineup:
Abhinav Asthana
Abhinav Asthana
Postman
Abhinav is the CEO and Co-Founder of Postman. He loves building products and reading books. When not in front of a computer, Abhinav is generally in front of the Playstation finishing games by the dozen, or in the kitchen, trying to cook food that doesn't kill anyone.
Ankit Sobti
Ankit Sobti
Postman
Sobti is the CTO and Co-Founder of Postman. Sobti, a product ninja and developer, is a master of analytics, code and math, with an obsession for JavaScript. Sobti is a big Neutral Milk Hotel fan and Chelsea FC supporter. He loves his piano, books, beer and bacon.
Abhijit Kane
Abhijit Kane
Postman
Abhijit is a Product Architect and Co-Founder of Postman. Tall, but a terrible basketball player. Abhijit believes that food is always tastier on other people's plates. Abhijit is usually found running, playing tennis, or sometimes, writing code for Postman.
Craig Balkin
Craig Balkin
cloudwire
Craig co-founded cloudwire to improve automotive dealer communications with their customer base utilizing shared SMS Short Codes. Craig's lightning talk will cover what Postman did for a CEO who can't code.
Adrita Bhor
Adrita Bhor
PayPal
Adrita is the Director of Product Management for APIs at PayPal. Adrita will share insights into how PayPal approaches the API development lifecycle for their hundreds of APIs and thousands of endpoints.
Yonas Beshawred
Yonas Beshawred
StackShare
Yonas is the founder and CEO at StackShare, and is on a mission to transform the way that all SaaS tools and infrastructure services are bought and sold. Yonas will be the moderator on our APIs & Startups Panel.
Sarah Cooper
Sarah Cooper
The Cooper Review
Sarah Cooper is a writer and comedian and has been performing and producing comedy for over 10 years. She built her comedy career in between working for companies like Yahoo! and Google, where, as a user experience designer, she was fed free lunches and lots of material. She is the creator of satirical blog TheCooperReview.com, which attracts over 100,000 readers per month. In 2016, Sarah’s first book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, landed at #1 in the Books > Humor > Business humor > Paperback books > Books with pages > Handheld books category.
Bear Douglas
Bear Douglas
Slack
Bear leads developer relations at Slack. Bear will be discussing how to make critical moments in interacting with your API delightful and memorable with examples and best practices from around the web.
Brad Harris
Brad Harris
Classy.org
Brad is a technical support engineer leading API support for clients, technology, and consulting partners of Classy.org. Brad will share a proof of concept for enterprise data migration for REST-enabled databases.
Jeff Gibson
Jeff Gibson
Atlassian
Jeff is the Data Engineering Manager at Atlassian. Jeff will be speaking on our API development lifecycle panel.
Ram Gupta
Ram Gupta
Nexus Venture Partners
Ram is the Chairman of Aryaka Networks and the Managing Director of Nexus Venture Partners, and will be talking about the future of modern software.
Gareth Jones
Gareth Jones
Microsoft
Gareth is the API Architect for Education at Microsoft. Gareth will be speaking on our API development lifecycle panel. He likes marmalade tabby cats a lot.
Kin Lane
Kin Lane
API Evangelist
Kin has studied the technology, business, and politics of APIs for the last eight years, understanding how startups, all the way up to the enterprise and the federal government are using APIs to change the way they do business in a digital world.
Mike McNeil
Mike McNeil
Sails.js
Mike is the founder and CEO of the Sails framework (aka Sails.js). He asks Why hire a developer when you can hire a barista and teach them to code?
Rodrigo Muñoz
Rodrigo Muñoz
Facebook
Rodrigo is a software engineer at Facebook on the Live Server Team. Rodrigo will share the latest on GraphQL Live Queries and how clients can easily receive updates to their query when the data behind it changes.
Amber Race
Amber Race
Big Fish Games
Amber is a Senior SDET at Big Fish Games. Amber, a tester with 10+ years of experience in API testing, will demonstrate how she uses Postman to explore a REST API and find potential issues before they become showstopper bugs.
Ashley Roach
Ashley Roach
Cisco
Ashley is a Principal Engineer Evangelist for Cisco's developer relations team, DevNet. Ashley will tell us how REST APIs are eating infrastructure companies.
David Siegel
David Siegel
quicktype
David is the co-creator of quicktype along with Mark Probst. David's lightning talk will cover how to generate perfect API code with quicktype.io.
Jonathan Stoikovitch
Jonathan Stoikovitch
MuleSoft
Jonathan is an API Evangelist with MuleSoft. Jonathan will be moderating the API Lifecycle Panel. Jonathan likes to take things apart and rebuild them.
Tim Zaitsev
Tim Zaitsev
The League
Tim is the Director of Engineering at The League. He will share his perspective about the role of love in APIs & Startups.
Agenda
Wednesday June 6, 2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Postman Certification Workshop
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Agenda & Topics
  • Postman Basics : Preparing for Launch (sending a request & understanding the response, collections, environments, testing, and automation)
  • Postman Advanced: Blast Off (team collaboration, authorization, Newman, scripts, integrations, code generation, cookies, proxy)
  • Postman Expert: Escaping the Atmosphere (mock servers, documentation, monitoring, Pro & Enterprise features)
  • Certification Exam: Return to Earth
Thursday June 7, 2018
8:30 AM
Doors open & Breakfast
9:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Morning Sessions I
Welcome Keynote
Abhinav Asthana - CEO & Co-Founder at Postman
What Postman Did for a CEO Who Can't Code
Craig Balkin - Co-Founder of Cloudwire
API Development Lifecycle
Jonathan Stoikovitch - API Evangelist with MuleSoft
Adrita Bhor - Director of Product Management for APIs at PayPal
Jeff Gibson - Data Engineering Manager at Atlassian
Gareth Jones - API Architect for Education at Microsoft
Why Hire a Developer When You Can Hire a Barista and Teach Them to Code?
Mike McNeil - Founder & CEO of Sails.js
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM
break
10:55 AM - 12:15 PM
Morning Sessions II
Generating Perfect API Code with quicktype.io
David Siegel - Co-Creator of quicktype.io
Postman & API Testing
Amber Race - Senior SDET at Big Fish Games
How REST APIs are Eating Infrastructure Companies
Ashley Roach - Principal Engineer at Cisco
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:40 PM
Afternoon Sessions I
The Future of Modern Software
Ram Gupta - Chairman at Aryaka Networks & Managing Director at Nexus Ventures
GraphQL and Live Queries
Rodrigo Múnoz - Software Engineer at Facebook
Moving Towards a Modern API Lifecycle
Kin Lane - The API Evangelist
2:40 PM - 2:55 PM
Break
2:55 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Sessions II
Making Your API Delightful & Memorable
Bear Douglas - Developer Relations Lead at Slack
A Proof of Concept for Enterprise Data Migration
Brad Harris - Technical Support Engineer at Classy.org
APIs & Startups
Yonas Beshawred - CEO of StackShare
Tim Zaitsev - Director of Engineering at The League
Ankit Sobti - CTO & Co-Founder of Postman
Mike McNeil - Founder & CEO of Sails.js
Standup Comedy from a Former Silicon Valley Techie
Sarah Cooper - The Cooper Review
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM
After Party: Cocktails & Retro Game Night
Location Information
Dogpatch Studios
991 Tennessee St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Dogpatch Studios is located in a vibrant, up-and-coming area nestled between Potrero Hill and the bay.

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