The First Go Conference in Russia

GopherCon Russia 2018
March 17, Moscow
Last price – 15000 rubles.
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Creator of Go's race detector and execution tracer, author of many runtime improvements.
Go team member, author of many networking packages in the standard library. Previously created: LiveJournal, OpenID, memcached.
Works with Linux and Containers at Microsoft. She has been a maintainer of Docker and a contributor to RunC, Kubernetes, Linux, and Go.
A prolific open source enthusiast, he has contributed to some of the largest Go projects, including Docker, Kubernetes, etcd, SkyDNS, Kong, Go-Kit, and Goa.
Systems programmer, an expert in the area of high load services. Thanks to his products millions of people across the globe found their other halves.
Backend developer engaged in "deep backend" and infrastructure of the project. Promoting Go inside the company and wherever he can.
Juno (Gett)
Worked with gamedev, hardware, social networks analysis instruments. Is acquainted with Java, Perl and Ruby. Focuses on development of highly loaded backend on Go for more than 2 years. He does GIS & algorithmic solutions implementation.
A gamer who manages to do awesome things in gaming analysts. While nobody sees, he does reverse engineering of playing protocols and recreates their backend as emulations.
CTO, developer, fan of Go, Python, DevOps and highload. Today he is developing exabyte cloud objects storage.
MailRu Group
Member of the email team, developing services for exchanging messages between email systems and end users.
Mad Devs
Team leader, loves Go, write Go more than 3 years.
Being CEO of ITooLabs, he decided to develop a telephone switch using early Go versions in 2012 and didn't regret. Alex found himself in coding, driving his company, architecture designing and speaking at the conferences.
Google Developer Expert on machine learning, a relentless user of Open Source. Former systems programmer, today he pretends that he knows deep learning, and evangelize ML on the source code. Suffers from a lack of generics in Go.
Working on the RTB system at DCMN. Co-host of GolangShow podcast. Loves to solve various processes automation problems and, of course, uses Go for this.
6 years experience in IT. Andrey developed a pilot version of sharding support for Tarantool 1.6. He is the author of tarantool-debugger. Currently working in Avito search team.
He uses Golang more than three years. Done a seamless migration of Redis clusters, microservices in k8s, different parsers and some open-source projects. Plans to always move ahead than he is now!
Team lead at He writes Go since the release. Worked on the development of high-load dating and advertising services. Organized Go-meetups in St. Petersburg.
Leads the search team at Lazada (Alibaba Group) and still hasn't lost his mind. In Go world since 2012.
Head of development department at Gett RnD. Started with system programming, he is now engaged in web. Loves to find a middle ground between the desires of business and possibilities of development.
Go: looking back and looking forward.
Brad Fitzpatrick
Go best practices
Brian Ketelsen
101 Ways to Compile a Go Binary.
Learn about the Go linker, interesting bugs and how they were fixed in the Go linker, and fun ways to link and build your applications for different use cases.
Jessie Frazelle
Repeatable Builds with vgo.
Brian Ketelsen
Fuzzing: the new unit testing.
Fuzzing is a software testing technique that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data as inputs to a program. This talk covers types of fuzzers, how they work and an existing implementation for Go -- go-fuzz. We will write and run a real fuzzer. Find some bugs in the standard library. Also I will talk about how fuzzers can guess correct CRC checksums in input data, help with regression testing, find logical bugs in code and how we are using fuzzing inside of Google.
Dmitry Vyukov
Introduction to s2 geo library with usage examples at Badoo.
Taxi services, social networks, games, maps - they all regularly collect and process the location of users. I'll introduce you to one of the libraries designed for easy work with coordinates. You will see it's major usage examples, learn how to apply it to high-performance services in Go and know what s2 is used for in Badoo.
Marko Kevac
How to measure the code's mood in a git repository.
Let's take Sentiment Neuron (a model for determining the tonality of text) and Tensorflow's bindings for Go. Then we extract comments from the sources using Babelfish and run the repository's code through Hercules. As a result, by typing a few lines, we will plot the chart describing how the tonality of the development has been changing by the time.
Vadim Markovtsev
Networking in Go.
We will see the options for working with HTTP, TCP, UDP, both from stdlib and some third-party solutions, from high-level to direct syscalls and their options. There will be examples of the code, implementation's comparisons, and required benchmarks.
Aleksey Akulovich
Creating the effective client library statsd.
A step-by-step introduction to creating an effective (both from memory and from the CPU point of views) client library for the statsd protocol. Since in the case of statsd aggregation is performed on the server side, the application sends metrics to statsd at a very high speed, several metrics per each measured action. The monitoring library should not be a bottleneck and should not have a significant impact on application performance.
Andrey Smirnov
Write your own cryptocurrency in Go.
I will write a proof-of-concept cryptocurrency and show how it works under the hood: generating wallets, creating a transaction on one side, adding the transaction in the block, and confirming of this block by the "miners", receiving this transfer on the other side, etc. The emphasis will be on how Go is applied in this case - its pros, cons, existing solutions and libraries and so on.
Stas Afanasiev
Juno (Gett)
Building search ecosystem with Go.
In my talk, I'll show the design of search engines on examples, what has already been done in the Go community, compare the performance of the "self-made" search engine in Go and the solutions on the "riot" framework. Also, I will tell you how to build a search infrastructure in the company and quickly put into operation new search algorithms.
Andrey Drozdov
Including a JS interpreter into Go product.
IToolLabs have a platform which runs on commodity hardware and yet scales easily while delivering a complex business calls processing. This processing is programmed using scripts written in built-in programming language, a dialect of ECMAScript. That was quite an interesting experience to say the least, and we're eager to share it and answer some questions, like:
- why would anyone in sane mind want to include an interpreter into Go product?
- how to integrate interpreter with Go concurrency?
- how to build a cluster with tons of small interpreted tasks to process calls at scale?
- how does Go's GC manage to deal with that hell?
- oh, and how to deploy and operate all this at five nines?
… and many more.
Alexey Naidyonov
Restarting Go applications gracefully.
What is the graceful restart? What is it for? How does it work on Linux? How to implement it in Go? How does the feasibility of the graceful restart depend on a protocol? We will talk about it and processes' wrappers.
Sergey Kamardin
Go + grpc backend for mobile application in production.
The talk about grpc in a real case: alternatives, issues, advantages, exploitation. We will discus tracing and debugging, how to balance grpc on servers and much more.
Andrew Minkin
Mad Devs
Automating architecture diagrams.
If your project includes several different services, message brokers and storages sometimes you might want to have an architecture diagram to explain how these resources interact with each other. A whiteboard sketch is probably the simplest way to show it, but this approach has some weak sides: such plans don't provide enough details, and it's hard to keep them up to date.
Let's discuss how we can automate the building of architecture diagrams and how to write a tool for it.
Elena Grahovac
The pros and cons of Go in comparison with Pony language.
We will talk about the main advantages of Go and compare it with Pony - the main future competitor for the resources utilization of multi-core systems. We will understand what disadvantages Go acquired because of the direction to easy learning ability of many employees in a company and maintaining the overall code style during development. We will learn what advantages can be gained in the future from Pony, which has been developing taking into account Go / Erlang / Scala experience in actor-based ideas.
Grigorij Eleskin
You write tests wrong.
Do you happen to had written code, ran unit tests, and then checked the result manually in different cases? Are there often bugs in your application that unit tests did not catch? Do you have a feeling that your tests work poorly? Or vice versa, do you spend too much time on tests? Many of us were learning to write tests by intuition, on the residual principle. This created the situation that we see around us. I'll tell you what problems your tests might have, how to write tests well, and how to learn to do it systematically. In Go.
Vitaliy Levchenko
OpenTracing not only for distributed tracing.
Distributed Tracing significantly simplifies the operation of large systems with multiple microservices. However, this does not mean that tracing is useless for simple services and monolithic applications. The talk will cover OpenTracing as a unified approach to backend services, which is applicable not only to large systems.
Konstantin Cherkasoff
Gometalinter is our everything.
Oleg will show you how to test code without writing tests (and with them too), learn how to do linters and find out more about your code than before.
Oleg Shevelev
Product development with Go: a history of one project.
There is a perception that Go as a compiled language with static typing is not convenient enough for product development. In this talk, we will discuss the pros and cons of writing code, unit and component tests with Go. All the examples are taken from a real project, launched by the first team of the Moscow office of Gett RnD.
Maxim Ryndin
General Partner
Gold partner
One of the most popular classifieds site in Russia. We have tens of thousands of rps to the backend, hundreds of millions ads in the database, terabytes of images in the storage, and a powerful system of automated moderation, on machine learning basis. Monthly audience of the project is a quarter of Russian population.
Gold partner
ITooLabs develops the best cloud telephony platform and delivers it to SMB in partnership with 80+ telcos. The platform core, scalable telephone switch ITooLabs Centrex, is developed in Golang.
Gold Partner
Mail.Ru Group is a leading IT-company and the most intellectual company in Russia. There are over 40 unique businesses with various technologies and internal climate. Mail.Ru Group develops IT-education in Russia and runs technology forums, international Olympiads and hakatons.

Party Partner
A leader in the field of distribution of aviation services in Russia and IT provider for the aviation industry: products and solutions for airlines, selling agencies, air transport, and airports. Now we are starting a new big project in Go!
Silver partner
JetBrains has a passion for making developers more productive: we design intelligent development tools to simplify your challenging tasks and automate the routine ones. We offer top-notch IDEs and team productivity tools, and our latest offering is GoLand, a brand new Go IDE based on IntelliJ Platform
Silver partner
We are performing the complex development of highly loaded portal, from projecting and development of design, to programming and building the project infrastructure, with the use self-learning neural networks technologies.
Bronze Partner
The largest online cinema in Russia, which audience exceeds 40 million unique visitors per month. Every month users spend on ivi more than 70 million hours and carried more than 250 million video views. Online cinema has more than 62 thousand units of content.
Travel Partner
In 2007, Google began working on a new language designed to be efficient at both creating and running software at scale. Two years later, Google released the Go programming language as an open-source project to make programming fast, productive, and most importantly, fun.
Info Partner
GoWayFest is the first of a kind event in Eastern Europe fully dedicated to Go.
Best friend
Russian Go podcast.
The venue
Congress centre Technopolis Moscow
Volgogradsky prospekt, 42k5

How to Get to the Venue
Alexey Palazhchenko
Golang Moscow meetups organizer and speaker, GolangShow podcast co-host.
Leonid Kalneus
Golang Siberia meetups organizer.
Elena Mogilnikova
RailsClub, PyConRu, FPConf event-manager.
Contact us
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Phone: +7 999 112 53 89

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