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Elevate your API observability skills:
leap to expert level in just one day!

February 29, 2024 | 9am - 4pm ET

Elevate your API observability skills: leap to expert level in just one day!

February 29, 2024 
9am - 4pm ET | 2pm - 9pm GMT

Are you ready to transform your API observability skills from basic to extraordinary? Join us on this exclusive one-day event that promises to revolutionise the way you approach platform team operations and observability strategies.

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Why take the LEAP?

Sign up for your free spot and learn how better API observability practices can:

 Help your teams create more efficient API platforms

 

Rapidly reduce your dev team’s troubleshooting time on their APIs

Tackle the true cause of your API issues, not just the symptoms

Eliminate the ‘blame game’ between teams and vendors

Unlock more value from your API products.

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Get certified in API observability

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By attending LEAP, you'll unlock exclusive access to the API observability fundamentals certification. Be among the first globally to earn this credential, validating and elevating your skills in the ever-evolving field of API observability.

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Integrated learning
with dedicated tracks

Master observability’s impact in both business and tech. Engage in specialized tracks with business case studies and technical hands-on demos, enhancing strategic and technical skills.

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Advanced
problem-solving

Develop the ability to swiftly identify and resolve critical issues. Transition from basic monitoring to proactive system management, optimizing resource utilization.

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Efficiency
and strategy

Learn to create strategies that blend technical expertise with business insights, leading to more efficient processes and significant cost savings.

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Expert
networking

Connect with industry leaders and peers. Gain valuable insights and build a professional network that fosters growth and collaboration.

Agenda

Time
Session(s)         General Session          Implementers session        Decision-makers session

 

 

9:00 ET
14:00 GMT

Welcome to LEAP 2024 - opening keynote
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk)

 

9:20 ET
14:20 GMT

Panel discussion: Taking a deeper look at observability
Abby Bangser (Syntasso), Andreas Grabner (Dynatrace), Ruchir Jha (Cardinal), Navish Bahl (Grafana)

 


10:10 ET
15:10 GMT


 


 

Adopting observability practices - Making the case for technical teams
Hope Oluwalolope (Microsoft)

Introducing OpenTelemetry in your organisation in 3 steps
Adriana Villela (ServiceNow)

 

 10:50 ET
15:50 GMT

 


Getting started with OpenTelemetry: OTel Demo to the rescue
Juliano Costa (Datadog)

Improving your telemetry data for better observability
Iris Dyrmishi (Miro)
 

11:30 ET
16:30 GMT


OpenTelemetry Resources: What are they, why you need them, and why they are awesome
Michele Mancioppi (Dash0)

Panel discussion: Designing observable API platforms
Colin Griffin
(Krumware), Lorna Mitchell (Redocly)

 

12:30 ET
17:30 GMT


 

Breaking the chain of blame: True end-to-end testing with distributed tracing
Ken Hamric (Tracetest), Oscar Reyes (Tracetest)

Panel discussion: Unlocking the APIOps cycle through O 11 y
Marjukka Niinioja (Osaango), Tom Rowson (Tyk)

 

13:20 ET
18:20 GMT

 


Demo: Troubleshooting API issues within minutes using API observability
Carlos Villanúa (Tyk)

Everything that could go wrong with GraphQL and how OTel can help
Agata Witkowska (Tyk)

 

14:00 ET
19:00 GMT


 


How often should you ping? Configuring heartbeat and synthetics checks for your API
Nočnica Mellifera (Checkly)

DORA metrics and beyond: Improving developer productivity and reducing burnout with API observability
Ari-Pekka Koponen (Swarmia)

 

14:40 ET
19:40 GMT


 


The efficient way of autoscaling your workload in Kubernetes using observability
Henrik Rexed (Dynatrace)

How to leverage API observability to meet product objectives
Derric Gilling (Moesif)

 

15:10 ET
20:10 GMT


 


Leveraging the RED method for streamlined root cause analysis with OpenTelemetry, Tempo, Pyroscope and Grafana
Mayra Oyola (Grafana)

200 is not always OK
Rob Dickinson (Graylog)

 

15: 40 ET
20:40 GMT


That's (not) all folks - closing remarks
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk)

Agenda

For decision-makers Time (ET) For implementers

Opening keynote
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk), James Hirst (Tyk) 

9:00

Opening keynote
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk), James Hirst (Tyk) 

Panel discussion: Defining observability
Abby Bangser (Syntasso), Andreas Grabner (Dynatrace), Ruchir Jha (Cardinal), Navish Bahl (Grafana)

9:20

Panel discussion: Defining observability
Abby Bangser (Syntasso), Andreas Grabner (Dynatrace), Ruchir Jha (Cardinal), Navish Bahl (Grafana)

Introducing OpenTelemetry in your organisation in 3 steps
Adriana Villela (ServiceNow)

10:10

Adopting observability practices - Making the case for technical teams
Hope Oluwalolope (Microsoft)

 Improving your telemetry data for better observability
Iris Dyrmishi (Miro)

10:50

Demo: Getting started with OpenTelemetry
Juliano Costa (Datadog)

What are DORA metrics and how do they relate to API observability
Ari-Pekka Koponen (Swarmia)
11:30

How often should you ping? Configuring heartbeat and synthetics checks for your API
Nočnica Mellifera (Checkly)

Break

Panel discussion: APIOPs and observability
Marjukka Niinioja (Osaango), Tom Rowson (Tyk)

12:30

Breaking the chain of blame: True end-to-end testing with distributed tracing
Ken Hamric (Tracetest), Oscar Reyes (Tracetest)

What could go wrong with GraphQL and can OpenTelemetry help?
Agata Witkowska (Tyk)

13:20

TBC
Carlos Villanúa (Tyk)

Fireside chat: Platform engineering and observability
Colin Griffin (Krumware)

14:00

Resource attributes in OTel and why they are important
Michele Mancioppi (Dash0)

How to align API metrics to product objectives
Derric Gilling (Moesif)

14:40

The efficient way of autoscaling your workload in Kubernetes using observability
Henrik Rexed (Dynatrace)

200 is not always OK
Rob Dickinson (Graylog)

15:10

Leveraging the RED method for streamlined root cause analysis with OpenTelemetry, Tempo, Pyroscope and Grafana
Mayra Oyola (Grafana)

That's (not) all folks - closing remarks
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk)

15: 40

That's (not) all folks - closing remarks
Budha Bhattacharya (Tyk), Sonja Chevre (Tyk)

Speaker line-up

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Ken Hamric

Founder
Tracetest

Budha Bhattacharya is responsible for product education, community engagement, and open-source ecosystem expansion. He is the lead instructor of the API platform engineering fundamentals programmes, host of the All About APIs podcast, and the API hangout where he engages with developers and business leaders on all things APIs.

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Andreas Grabner

DevOps activist / CNCF ambassador
Dynatrace

Sonja leads the platform, ops and cloud product areas at Tyk. With two decades of experience in the tech industry, she previously worked in the observability field. Sonja lives in Austria and spends most of her free time trying to catch up with her two very energetic sons.

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Michele Mancioppi

Head of Product
Dash0

Michele considers himself a man of simple tastes: he likes boring software, and powerful and easy observability. Former staff engineer turned product manager, he is known to still moonlight by coding tracing instrumentation, Kubernetes operators and Infrastructure-as-Code integrations for observability.

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Adriana Villela

Senior staff developer advocate
ServiceNow

Adriana Villela helps companies achieve reliability greatness through Observability, SRE, & DevOps practices. Previously, she managed a Platform Engineering team and an Observability Practices team at Tucows. Adriana has worked at various large-scale enterprises, both as an individual contributor and leader. Adriana is a public speaker a blogger, host of the Geeking Out Podcast, a CNCF Ambassador, and a HashiCorp Ambassador.

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Iris Dyrmishi

Senior Observability Engineer
Miro

Budha Bhattacharya is responsible for product education, community engagement, and open-source ecosystem expansion. He is the lead instructor of the API platform engineering fundamentals programmes, host of the All About APIs podcast, and the API hangout where he engages with developers and business leaders on all things APIs.

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Nočnica Mellifera

Senior Developer Advocate
Checkly

 Nočnica is a former full-time developer working in developer relations. She's worked with Kubernetes and Observability for the last few years. She's been published in Information Age, The New Stack, and Forbes. She lives in Portland Oregon with her two children and dozens of houseplants.

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Henrik Rexed

Sr staff engineer/ Cloud native advocate Dynatrace

Henrik is a Cloud Native Advocate at Dynatrace, the leading Observability platform. Prior to Dynatrace, Henrik has worked more than 15 years, as Performance Engineer. Henrik Rexed Is Also one of the Organizer of the conferences named WOPR, KCD Austria and the owner of the Youtube Channel IsitObservable.

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Juliano Costa

Developer Advocate
Datadog

Budha Bhattacharya is responsible for product education, community engagement, and open-source ecosystem expansion. He is the lead instructor of the API platform engineering fundamentals programmes, host of the All About APIs podcast, and the API hangout where he engages with developers and business leaders on all things APIs.

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Colin Griffin

CEO & Chief Engineer
Krumware

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Agata Witkowska

Senior Product Manager
Tyk

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Colin Griffin

CEO & Chief Engineer
Krumware

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Oscar Reyes

Lead Software Engineer
Tracetest

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Derric Gilling

CEO
Moesif

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Hope Oluwalolope

Software Engineer
Microsoft

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Abby Bangser

Principal engineer,
CNCF Platform working group lead

Syntasso

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Mayra Oyola

Solutions Engineer
Grafana Labs

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Navish Bahl

Principal Solutions Engineer
Grafana Labs

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Agata Witkowska

Senior Product Manager
Tyk

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Ari-Pekka Koponen

Head of Platform
Swarmia

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Rob Dickinson

VP of Engineering
Graylog

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Marjukka Niinioja

Founding Partner
Osaango

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Ruchir Jha

CEO
Cardinal

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Lorna Mitchell

VP of Developer Experience
Redocly

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Carlos Villanúa

Solutions Architect
Tyk

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Tom Rowson

Head of UX
Tyk

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Carlos Villanúa

Solutions Architect
Tyk

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Tom Rowson

Head of UX
Tyk

Who should attend?

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  • Platform team members eager to upgrade their skills.

  • IT professionals focusing on system observability and maintenance.

  • Developers and engineers looking to streamline deployment processes.

  • Tech leaders seeking to implement effective observability strategies in their organisations.