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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

Discrimination is Wrong: Improving Productivity

  • Edward
    Kmett
    Chair of the Haskell Core Libraries Committee, Research Engineer
    Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Speakers

Functional DevOps: Event Processing in Clojure

  • Andy
    Marks
    Adopting Functional Programming for the win!
    Thoughtworks

Data Parallel Data Flow

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

Practical Property-Based Testing

  • Charles
    O’farrell
    Software Engineer
    Ambiata

Pure Consensus in a World Full of Failure

  • Conrad
    Parker
    Sr. Developer
    Optiver

Cofun with Cofree Comonads

  • David
    Laing
    Sr. Functional Programming Developer
    Data61

Record Systems

  • Dylan
    Just
    Principal Software Engineer
    Tiny

Datatypes for the Real World

  • Eric
    Torreborre
    Sr. Software Engineer
    Zalando

Adoption of Functional Programming in the Sometimes Hostile Enterprise

  • Jed
    Wesley-Smith
    Director of Engineering
    Simple Machines

Introduction to Category Theory

  • Ken
    Scambler
    Software Architect
    MYOB

Functional Programming in a Stateful World

  • Manuel
    Chakravarty
    Lambda Scientist
    Tweag I/O & IOHK

Pattern matching dependent types in Coq

  • Matthew
    Brecknell
    Proof Engineer
    Data61

Using Relative Monads for Cheap Syntax

  • Rowan
    Davies
    Software Engineer
    CBA

Using Relative Monads for Cheap Syntax

  • Stephan
    Hoermann
    Software Engineer
    CBA

A Crash Course in OCaml Modules

  • Tim
    McGilchrist
    Tech Lead
    Ansarada

Workshops

Software Foundations Workshop

  • Nick
    Partridge
    Developer
    Veitch Lister Consulting

Let’s Lens

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

Software Foundations Workshop

  • Sean
    Chalmers
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61 / CSIRO

From Zero to Pong Using Elm

  • Leonardo
    Borges
    Head of Engineering
    RecordPoint Software

Software Foundations Workshop

  • Fraser
    Tweedale
    Software Engineer
    Red Hat
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