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YOW! Lambda Jam is a conference for applied functional software developers working in languages such as Scala, Elixir, Haskell, Clojure, Elm, F#, and Functional Javascript. The conference provides the opportunity for attendees to enhance their software development skills using the principles, practices and tools of functional programming.

YOW! Lambda Jam consists of a two-day combination of talks, workshops and code jams as well as full-day introductory workshop options for new or intermediate functional programmers. Network, meet the experts and hone your skills all in one event.

Keynotes

Do Extraterrestrials Use Functional Programming?

  • Manuel
    Chakravarty
    Lambda Scientist
    Tweag I/O & IOHK

Speakers

Gradually Typed Clojure: Introduction and Overview of Clojure core.typed

  • Ambrose
    Bonnaire-sergeant
    student
    University of Western Australia

Memoizing Algorithms

  • Andrew
    Newman
    Software Developer
    Megaport

Typeclass-driven Polymorphism in Scala

  • Ben
    Hutchison
    Software Architect
    Seek

Practical Parallel Array Fusion with Repa

  • Ben
    Lippmeier
    Post-Functional Reprogrammer
    discus-lang.org

Erlang: What They Didn’t Tell You in the Brochure

  • Bernard
    Duggan
    Staff Engineer
    ShoreTel

Beyond Conditionals: Active Patterns in F#

  • Ivan
    Towlson
    Lecturer
    Department of Computing at Macquarie University in Sydney

Connection Management, FP Style: A Case Study

  • Jed
    Wesley-Smith
    Director of Engineering
    Simple Machines

Bending Clojure to your Will: Macros and Domain Specific Languages

  • Leonardo
    Borges
    Head of Engineering
    RecordPoint Software

Haskell in Production: 12 Months Building ApiEngine

  • Mark
    Hibberd
    Head of Technology
    Kinesis

Zippers, Comonads and Data Structures in Scala

  • Mark
    Hibberd
    Head of Technology
    Kinesis

Argonaut: Purely-Functional JSON in Scala

  • Mark
    Hibberd
    Head of Technology
    Kinesis

Kiama: Domain-Specific Languages for Language Implementation in Scala

  • Matthew
    Roberts
    Senior Proof Engineer
    CSIRO's Data61

Forcing FP on New Developers in a New Company

  • Michael
    Neale
    Co-Founder
    CloudBees

Argonaut: Purely-Functional JSON in Scala

  • Tony
    Morris
    Sr. Software Engineer
    Queensland FP Lab, Data61

Kiama: Domain-Specific Languages for Language Implementation in Scala

  • Tony
    Sloane
    Associate Professor
    Department of Computing at Macquarie University in Sydney

Workshops

Functional I/O in Scala

  • Nilanjan
    Raychaudhuri
    Software Developer
    Typesafe Inc.
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