Oleg Šelajev is a developer advocate at Oracle Labs working on GraalVM — the high-performance embeddable polyglot virtual machine. He organizes VirtualJUG, the online Java User Group, and a GDG chapter in Tartu, Estonia. In 2017 became a Java Champion.
Java, perhaps, is not the most obvious choice for the engine implementation, however it opens doors for very interesting capabilities:
All in all, you’ll learn about a new implementation of the Node.js runtime with its benefits and tradeoffs, and will understand whether you should evaluate it right away or maybe stick to whatever runtime you’re using for a while.