This year, more than 150 speakers took part in the "Strike". In two working days, 170 reports were presented from the best Russian and foreign speakers who were ready to share their experience and case studies. For five years, "Strike" has grown and has become a kind of conference of conferences - new halls gave an opportunity to highlight new topics that have not been considered before: computer games, 3D graphics and video production, human potential and education in IT.
There was a separate room for programmers where they gave talks about Python, Scala, Erlang, Ruby.
Among the speakers this year were employees of Opera, VK, Evil Martians, Mail.RU GROUP, Microsoft, Yandex, Rambler & Co, Virool, MachineZone, etc. Among the English-speaking speakers were Alvaro Videla, the leading kernel developer at RabbitMQ.
As part of the technical section, the Techno nonstop subsection took place - a kind of "injection" of new technologies, consisting of interesting twenty-minute TED-style reports on new breakthrough technologies, showing the close connection of information technology with genetics, microelectronics and energy.