If you can't code, retire.
Other interesting points of the fun lunch was about usability, development tools, Java language outlook and other minor social behavior that drives our profession. Observing the quiet room listening the speakers I felt a reliever feeling about the knowledge prevalence in the era of management and marketing.
At the end, four top notch professionals speaking frankly about their expectations, actually the expectations shared by the most part of nowadays software engineers - a better software world through better tools, job and technology evolution.
If you are not here, a tip: bet here next year - it is the most amazing experience a Java developer can have in this life. See you in 5 minutes at the next door session.