Join Ya!VaConf - a conference for developers, IT architects, DevOps, testers and everyone interested in Java technologies

27/09, online 28/09, Warsaw


O Ya!vaConf

What is Ya!vaConf? It is first and foremost one of the few conferences in Poland focused entirely on the Java technology stack. Dozens of presentations selected from the international Call for Papers, 10+ tracks, and in the evening – casual conversations during the stationary Afterparty.

The accompanying event is Ya!vaExpo – a job and service fair related to the conference programme.

Edition 2022

Focus areas

The event thematically covers areas such as:

This year, expect...

81+ inspiring speeches from the best speakers in the industry:
  • from trends to deep dives,
  • latest developments and technologies worth watching,
  • real case studies, fuckup stories and life lessons from them,
  • different views and opinions.
ONLINE conference
(Tuesday, 27 September):
  • live streaming of Main Stage Online speeches,
  • discussions and Q&A sessions with the speakers (via live chats),
  • VoD speeches from the online tracks of the 2021 i 2022 editions with access for up to 3 months.

ONSITE Conference
(Wednesday, 28 September):
  • convenient location in the centre of Warsaw,
  • 30-minute, concrete speeches on several stages,
  • face-to-face meetings with industry people and speakers,
  • behind-the-scenes discussions in a relaxed atmosphere during the stationary AfterParty with participants, speakers and exhibitors.
2 days of industry EXPO
(online & onsite):
  • leading IT employers and service providers online (day 1) or in person (day 2),
  • meetings (online and onsite) with exhibitors, arranged in advance,
  • career opportunities as well as IT service / product options.

Speakers 2022

At the event you can meet and listen to the best specialists from Poland and abroad. Before we get to know the speakers of this year's edition, check out who performed in 2021:

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Agenda 2022

This year's agenda will consist of online streaming (1. day), in-person speeches (2. day) and VoD lectures. Before we publish the list of speeches 2022, check out the agenda from the previous edition (recordings will be available in PRO and VIP packages):

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If you purchase PRO or VIP, packages, you also get access to VoD from YAVA 2021 and WDI 2022 online tracks with access for 3 months.

Check out last year's YAVA 2021 agenda below:

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"Zapraszamy po dużą dawkę zróżnicowanej i praktycznej wiedzy od cenionych prelegentów z Polski i ze świata."
Sławomir Sobótka Sławomir Sobótka,Owner, Bottega IT Minds
"Dla bardziej zaawansowanych przygotowaliśmy dedykowaną ścieżkę Application Tunning & Performance."
Jarosław Ratajski Jarosław Ratajski, Scala/Haskell Developer, Digital Asset
"DevOpsi i Architekci nudzić się nie będą."
Rafał Sztwiorok Rafał Sztwiorok,CTO, Buddy
"Będzie też sporo ciekawego z obszaru QA, plus fajne t-shirty, bluzy i after ze smacznymi drinkami – czego chcieć More? ;)"
Arnika Hryszko Arnika Hryszko,Senior QA Specialist, SJSI
"Ścieżka IT Security for Developers powinna być interesująca dla deweloperów, jak i osób zajmujących się bezpieczeństwem infrastrukturalnym."
Adrian Kapczyński Adrian Kapczyński, Członek Zarządu, Stowarzyszenie na rzecz cyberbezpieczeństwa

Programme Council 2022

The Ya!vaConf Programme Council is made up of leading experts in their area:

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Programme Council 2021

Michał Bijata
CEO, Academic Partners Foundation
Mariusz Chmielewski
Deputy Director, NCSC
Marcin Ziemek
Senior Solution Architect
Sławomir Sobótka
CEO, Bottega IT Minds
Paweł Kordos
Penetration Tester, KMD Poland
Kamil Szymański
Tech Lead, Pragmatic Coders
Łukasz Dziedziul
Software Engineer, Neo4j
Marcin Świerczyński
Technical Lead w Silent Eight
Jarosław Pałka
Performance Engineer, Neo4j
Eryk Dobaj
Academic Partners Foundation
Robert Witkowski
Co-founder TwójPsycholog
Piotr Wilczyński
IT Architect, Sii Poland
Adrian Kapczyński
Principal Consultant, Skillforce
Maciej Remiszewski
Freelance Consultant
Anna Feliksbrot
Programme Council Operation Coordinator
Ida Bzowska
Communications Manager in Konfy

Sponsors 2022

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At the event you can meet dozens of employers and IT service providers who will directly introduce you to their company profiles and talk about their offers.



Let's meet and talk during th AfterParty

  • When? Wednesday, 28/09, 9:00 pm
  • Where? Charlie Coctail Bar, Mokotowska 39 St, Warsaw
  • For whom? All speakers, exhibitors and participants registered for stationary part

Take part in contests and win electronics!

  • For sending recommendations of the event to your friends: Xbox & Amazon Echo
  • For submitting your CV: Xbox & Amazon Echo
  • For visiting the stands of 3 Expo exhibitors: Xbox, Amazon Kindle & Amazon Echo

Event patrons






For nearly 10 years Academic Partner Foundation not only organizes but also initiates many significant events addressed to IT / data science professionals and students. We are responsible for such events as: Warsaw IT Days, The Hack Summit, Data Science Summit, MS Dev Summit, IT Job Fairs and many IT meetups. We also help organize IT / data science conferences for large organizations. In case of any questions, please contact us.


The Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences of Warsaw University of Technology can be proud of its high scientific standing (category A) and high level of education (distinction in the field of Mathematics and positive assessment in the field of Computer Science by the State Accreditation Committee), involvement of research and teaching staff in publication activities and carrying out large IT projects, including projects completed with implementation.


About event
1. Who is the Ya!vaConf event aimed at?

The Ya!vaConf is a conference a conference for developers, IT architects, DevOps, testers and everyone interested in Java technologies.

2. What elements does the event consist of?

Ya!vaConf is primarily a large-scale conference in Java technology and related areas. The conference is also accompanied by a number of other elements and attractions, including: the industry service and job fair Ya!vaExpo, and an evening afterparty.

3.What is the format of the 2022 event (online, in-person)?

Ya!vaConf at the 2022 edition will have both a desktop and online format. On the first day (Tuesday, 27/09), the conference and Expo will take place online, in a participant's account on a dedicated platform. The second day (Wednesday, 28/09) will be held stationary in the centre of Warsaw - in the building of the Faculty of MiNI, Warsaw University of Technology, 75 Koszykowa Street, 00-662 Warsaw. There you will be able to listen to all speeches from the onsite tracks and visit the stands of stationary exhibitors.

The elements of the event, including the individual online and onsite speeches, are completely independent and separate from each other. The onsite content is not available to online participants and vice versa. Only participants in the online + onsite packages receive access to the entire event.

4. What if, for whatever reason, the event cannot take place in a stationary format?

In this case, the stationary part of the event will take place on a different date or online - for which, if necessary, we are fully prepared. Should you decide to move the event to online, all tickets will automatically be converted to tickets for the online event.

Event agenda, Q&A sessions and access to recordings of speeches
5.What types of speeches are included in the Event Agenda?
    Attendees of Ya!vaConf 2022 get access to the following types of speeches:
  • ⚬ Live-streamed presentations (part online),
  • ⚬ Presentations in the form of specially prepared recordings available as VoD (part online),
  • ⚬ Stationary presentations (onsite part)
  • In addition, participants in the higher packages receive access to a VoD library of recordings of speeches of the previous edition of Ya!vaConf 2021.
6.How do I know in what form the various speeches will be presented?

In the Agenda, next to each lecture, there is information on what form it is presented in - Online Live, Online VoD or stationary (in which case the room number is given). In addition, next to each track there is information on which form it is being delivered in.

7.What language are the lectures conducted in?

Speeches are given in Polish or English. Information on the language of individual speeches is available in the Agenda.

8.Will the speeches presented live be recorded and available after the conference?

All speeches of the live streamed online part and speeches within the Main Stage track of the onsite part will be recorded. The recordings of the live speeches, like all recordings made available in the VoD model, will be viewable in the participant's account after logging in.
Access to the recordings of the online part is available as part of the Online, PRO and VIP packages.
Access to recordings of the stationary part is available within the PRO and VIPutive packages.

9.When will recordings of the speeches that took place live be made available?

We usually make recordings available up to 2 weeks after the conference. We always inform you by email.

10.Until when will recordings of speeches be available?

Access to all VoD presentations and recordings of speeches that have been presented live is granted for 3 months from the date of publication of these recordings.

11.How can I ask questions of the speakers?

For speeches streamed live online, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers in the live chat. In the case of VoD speeches, in the comments section below the recording of the lecture. During the stationary part, we have prepared a round tables session after each lecture, where you will be able to ask questions and talk directly to the speaker after their talk.

12.How can I rate the speeches?
Your feedback is very important to us and the speakers, so we would be very grateful if you shared it with us.
In the case of online appearances (live and VoD), it is possible to leave a rating and comment below the video - simply select the appropriate number of stars and, optionally, add a comment.
In the case of in-person presentations, it will be possible to evaluate the lecture in a feedback survey available to logged-in users in the Participant's Account.
Purchase of tickets, payments, invoices
13.By when can I register?

You can register until the day of the event or until places run out (the number of tickets in each pool and package, both for the online and onsite sections, is strictly limited).

14.Can I purchase access to the VoD after the event?

Yes, it is possible to purchase packages entitling you to access the VoD recordings after the event date. However, these packages do not include gift-bags and other benefits offered to participants during the event, and the time limit for access to VoD recordings is 3 months calculated from the date of the event/publication of the recordings and not from the date of purchase.

15. How do I buy more than 1 package?

In the registration, please select the option "I buy for my team" and then choose the appropriate number of packages (one package for one person). Once your order has been paid for, you will receive invitation codes, which you should then give to the people for whom the tickets are intended.

Each participant of the event must create an individual user account - only in this way will he or she receive access to the platform where the online part of the event takes place and be able to download a personal invitation entitling him or her to enter the stationary part. In order to create an account, the registration process must be completed by entering the invitation code received from the person who paid for the ticket in the first step. Once the invitation code has been entered, the price of the corresponding package will be reduced and the person will be able to create an account in the selected package at no cost.

16.How do I use a discount code / invitation code from a group purchase?

The discount code can be used when registering at At the first step of registration, at the bottom of the page, select the option "I have a code from the invitation" and then enter and confirm the code. Once the code has been validated, the prices of the packages within which the code is valid will be reduced accordingly.

17.Can I receive a pro-forma or deferred payment invoice?

A deferred payment invoice is available. After placing your order and completing your registration, please send an email to As this service is entirely manual, a handling fee of 49 PLN will be charged.

18. Can I receive an invoice for the purchase of tickets and additional options?

A personalised invoice is issued with each order. A VAT invoice for a sole trader is only available if you select the 'buy for business' option when choosing your package.

The title on the sales document (irrespective of the options selected) is "Participation in the Ya!vaConf conference". If you need to include additional annotations on the sales document, you will find a field to enter them during registration.

The invoice is issued by:
Academic Partners Foundation
Aleje Jerozolimskie 181B
02-222 Warszawa
NIP: 118-20-88-939

T-shirts, sweatshirts, giftbags
19.How do I collect my T-shirt/blouse (included in the package or purchased as an optional extra)?

In the case of T-shirts from the PRO package and T-shirts and sweatshirts from the VIPutive package - they can only be collected in person at the event. In the case of all additional options (T-shirt, sweatshirt) purchased separately - personal collection at the event or dispatch to the address indicated in the registration will be possible.

20.When will I receive my T-shirt/blouse?

For items collected at the event - on the day of the event ;) For items sent by courier - approximately 2 weeks after the event.

Participation in the conference
21.Where is the event taking place?

The stationary part of the event (conference, Ya!vaExpo) will take place in the centre of Warsaw, at the MINI building of the Warsaw University of Technology, Koszykowa 75 St. However, due to restrictions, the exact address may change (in such a case we will inform the participants by e-mail).

All online elements of the event (access to live streaming, VoD recordings, live chat, virtual Ya!vaExpo exhibition hall) will be available to logged-in users on a dedicated platform.

22.What times does the event take place?

The conference takes place from 8:45 am to 6:20 pm, exact speaking times are available in the Agenda. The Ya!vaExpo and meetings with Exhibitors take place from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

23.Is lunch available for participants during the stationary event?

For participants in the PRO and VIP packages, lunch is available as part of the selected conference package. Participants in the other packages have the option to purchase catering, which includes lunch, as an additional option to the selected conference package.

24.Can I receive a certificate for attending the event?

Yes, each conference participant will receive a personal certificate to certify their participation in the event. The certificate will be available for download after the event in the Participant Account.

Participation in the Ya!vaExpo
25.Can I enter the Ya!vaExpo without registering?

No, to enter the Ya!vaExpo you must register and download a free ticket (Expo package available at Registration). During the stationary part of the event, tickets are checked at the entrance. On the other hand, to attend online, you must have an active account, which you set up by registering.

26.How do I contact the exhibitors?
Exhibitors can be contacted through, among others:

    [Online part]
  • ⚬ arranging a 1:1 appointment (telephone call), in registration or in the participant's account,
  • ⚬ chatting online at the virtual stand,
  • ⚬ sending any message via the contact form on the virtual stand.

    [Onsite part]
  • ⚬ approach to the stand at the stationary Expo,
  • ⚬ Talk at the afterparty (participation only for participants with Basic, PRO and VIP package), at which most exhibitor representatives are customarily present ;).
Participation in the Ya!vaExpo is, as always, completely free of charge.
27.Where can I find exhibitor stands?

Exhibitor stands will be located in the corridor next to the presentation rooms and will also be available online (access by logging in with your User Account).

28.Who can attend the afterparty?

The afterparty are open to PRO and VIP package participants as well as Exhibitors and Speakers of the event.

29.Where will the afterparty take place?
The afterparty will take place at Charlie Coctail Bar, 39 Mokotowska Street, Warsaw. The meeting/party will start at 21:00.
Organisers and contact
30.Who is organising the event?

The event is organised by the Academic Partners Foundation for the academic and business communities (lead body, formal main organiser) and the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Sciences of the Warsaw University of Technology.

31.How can I contact the organisers?
Write an email to - this email is linked to the ticket system with monitored SLA. In urgent cases, please call +48 660 409 142.