The fifth edition of Astea Conference brings together 11 inspiring speakers from the IT industry

October 2020

Boyan Sheytanov: The topic of this year’s edition is “Technology & Beyond” – we believe that creating top quality software is much more than writing code. (

For the fifth edition of our annual technology conference we are embarking on an interdisciplinary journey to Technology & Beyond that brings together 11 leading experts from the IT industry. And for the first time, the Astea Conference will be held online. Boyan Sheytanov, Principal Organizer of the conference, shares more details about the challenges of organizing an online event.

This year’s topic is “Technology & Beyond” and 11 speakers will demonstrate the full potential of software development. […] The 2020 edition of the conference will be held entirely online. (

With this year’s topic the Astea Conference aims to explore the whole spectrum of software development. We will be talking about technology, education, processes, management and cybersecurity, some of the speakers being widely known in the sector. Amid around-the-clock preparations for the upcoming event our colleague Boyan Sheytanov shares some behind-the-scenes details. What are the advantages and disadvantages of planning an online event? In the articles you will find more information about the topics, speakers and the reinvented format of the event.

Boyan Sheytanov: Of the five editions of Astea Conference, this one is by far the most difficult to organize. (