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At YOW! Brisbane, leading software industry experts from all over the world, handpicked by our program committee, come together for two days to provide amazing networking and learning opportunities. Their talks are designed to bring you the latest practices as well as future directions in software development and delivery. Meet your favourite authors and bloggers. Sign up for a workshop for an intense learning experience. Network with people who truly care about delivering great software.

YOW! Speakers are chosen based on their expertise; they provide excellent, technically rich content, appropriate to all roles in software and IT, completely independent of commercial concerns such as sponsorship or product. This means no commercials, ever, just lots of case studies and stories from the trenches.

Serious software professionals and IT leaders from all across the organisation will benefit from attending. Whether you’re a developer, architect, product owner, team lead, coach, or manager, don’t miss this learning opportunity. Our speakers have a wealth of experience they’re eager to share with you.

Keynotes

Gil Tene

CTO & Co-Founder

Azul Systems

Gil Tene

TBA

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Sabine Hauert

President

Robohub

Sabine Hauert

TBA

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Stephen Carver

Senior Lecturer in Project & Programme Management Action, Execution and Implementation

Cranfield MBA

Stephen Carver

TBA

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Speakers

Allen Wirfs-Brock

Programming Language Futurist/Standardista

Wirfs-Brock Associates

Allen Wirfs-Brock

JavaScript: Skeletons in the Closest

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Chris Read

Sr. Systems Engineer

DRW

Chris Read

Systems Evolution - From On-Prem Data Puddle to AWS Data Pond

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Dwight Sullivan

Senior Game Developer

Stern Pinball Inc

Dwight Sullivan

Game Developer or Game Designer?

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Edith Harbaugh

CEO & co-founder

Launchdarkly

Edith Harbaugh

Mistakes were made - Patterns & Anti-Patterns For Effective Feature Flagging

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Erik Dörnenburg

Software Developer and Consultant

ThoughtWorks

Erik Dörnenburg

Ready for Rust

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Felienne Hermans

Associate Professor Programming Education

Delft University of Technology

Felienne Hermans

TBA

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Hillel Wayne

Author

Practical TLA+

Hillel Wayne

Designing Distributed Systems with TLA+

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Holden Karau

Developer Advocate

Google

Holden Karau

Validating Big Data & ML Pipelines: Avoiding Burning the World Down on Accident w/ Apache Spark, Beam, Flink & friends

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James Shore

Consultant

Titanium I.T. LLC

James Shore

Evolutionary Design Animated

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Janelle Klein

Founder

DreamScale, Inc.

Janelle Klein

The Ultimate Metric

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Jason Yip

Sr. Agile Coach

Spotify

Jason Yip

3 insights from 4 years at Spotify

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Jessie Frazelle

Software Engineer

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Jessie Frazelle

Why open source firmware is important

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Josh Long

Spring Developer Advocate

Pivotal

Josh Long

The Reactive Revolution

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Liz Fong-Jones

Site Reliability Engineer

Honeycomb.io

Liz Fong-Jones

Cultivating Production Excellence

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Mandy Michael

Front End Developer, Speaker, Dev Manager

Fenders Perth

Mandy Michael

TBA

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Martin Thompson

High-Performance Computing Specialist

Real Logic

Martin Thompson

Interaction Protocols: It's All About Good Manners

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Matthew Keesan

VP Software Engineering

IonQ

Matthew Keesan

TBA

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Michael Brunton-Spall

Cybersecurity consultant

Independent

Michael Brunton-Spall

Does agile make us less secure?

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Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Consultant, Inventor of Responsibility-Driven Design & xDD

Wirfs-Brock Associates

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Growing Your Personal Design Heuristics

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Ruby Tahboub

Graduate Student

Purdue University

Ruby Tahboub

TBA

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Safia Abdalla

Software Engineer

Microsoft

Safia Abdalla

Git from the Ground Up

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Sara Achour

PhD Student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

MIT

Sara Achour

Compiling Dynamical Systems for Efficient Simulation on Reconfigurable Analog Computers

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Sarah Wells

Technical Director for Operations and Reliability

Financial Times

Sarah Wells

Mature microservices and how to operate them

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Simon Brown

Independent Consultant

Structurizr Limited

Simon Brown

The lost art of software design

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Sonia Cuff

Cloud Advocate

Microsoft

Sonia Cuff

TBA

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Todd L. Montgomery

Founder and Principal Consultant

StoneTor

Todd L. Montgomery

TBA

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Tommy Hall

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Tommy Hall

TBA

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