Our chapter is based in Madrid and open to any individual with a desire to learn about IT Architecture and connect with individuals in the profession. Membership in your local community entitles you to:
- Free access to member events
- Discounts on education and training events
- Local networking opportunities
- Professional development and leadership opportunities
- Access to the private community web portal
- Participation in Chapter programs
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The annual fee to join the Spain chapter is $50
Note: Total annual IASA dues are $125 including IASA Global dues of $75
Cesar de la Torre Llorente - President of IASA-Spain Chapter
Cesar de la Torre has been working in the Software industry since 1994, for consultancy and IT companies like AT&T, Renacimiento (Co-Founder and Principal Architect) and Microsoft, delivering projects, designing and implementing enterprise applications for many customers (Industry, Public Sector, etc.) and at the same time he has been a regular speaker on subjects like Software Architecture and development, since 1999. Cesar currently works for Microsoft as Architect Advisor. He has written technical articles in magazines like The Architecture Journal and DotNetMania and is also the main author of the DDD .NET Architecture Guide & Sample Application published at http://microsoftnlayerapp.codeplex.com/ and http://msdn.microsoft.com/es-es/architecture/en
Pablo Garcia Mexia - Vice-President of IASA-Spain Chapter
Pablo Garcia Mexia, J.D., Ph.D. (Complutense University, Madrid-Spain) is a Visiting Professor of Law at The College of William and Mary, where he regularly teaches European Internet Law. He also teaches the subject at Madrid's Carlos III University and UNIR (La Rioja International University). Dr. Garcia Mexia has been a Visiting Researcher at Harvard University. He serves as Legal Adviser to the Spanish Parliament (Letrado de las Cortes Generales) and practices law at the Madrid Bar and as an Arbitrator for the World Bank. He co-chairs the Academic Board of Syntagma, Center of Strategic Studies (a think-tank on legal and governance issues, www.syntagma.org). Author of European Internet Law, Netbiblo: Coruńa-Spain (2009) and of an extensive record of books, review, newspaper and blog articles on Internet legal and political topics. A regular speaker on the subject at government, corporate, educational and professional institutions both in Europe and in the U.S.
Ricardo Aguado - Treasurer of IASA-Spain Chapter
Ricardo Aguado works in the IT sector since 1996, in several business contexts and multiple technologies. He participated in professional initiatives like co-founder of consultancy companies and worked in top IT Spanish companies like Meta4, Ecuality and Indra. He works in Indra since 2001 as Senior Manager, responsible for the projects development division, executing around 40 projects per year, based on different platforms like JAVA and .NET, for sectors like Banking, Telecommunications & Media, Public Sector, etc.
Unai Zorrilla Castro - Member of the IASA-Spain chapter Committee
Unai Zorrilla has been a Microsoft MVP for the last several years. During this period, he actively collaborated with Microsoft in Software Architecture and Development related events, and many product tours. Founding member of Plain Concepts, he carries out Software Architecture and Development Advising tasks for large companies in Spain. He’s written articles in specialized magazines such as MSDN Online, MTJ.NET, or DotNetMania, and is also the author of several books about Microsoft technologies.
Carlos Oramas Martin - Secretary of the IASA-Spain chapter Committee
Carlos has a long career in the IT sector with more than 15 years working with multiple technologies and platforms (Unix, Windows, C, JAVA, .Net, Broadvision, SAP, etc.). He worked for companies like Retesa, Repsol, Microsoft and Qarana. He currently works for Repsol within the Architecture division as responsible for the Software Architecture area.
** The IASA-Spain Chapter is legally based on a non-profit association called AEATI (Asociacion Espanola de Arquitectos de TI) registered in the official Spanish institutions (Ministerio del Interior). **
Debate: BIG-DATA & NO-SQL - March 29th 2012 - Location: Universidad Politecnica Madrid, Facultad Informatica
Landing page & Registration (Spanish debate-event): http://tinyurl.com/6ndbnd9