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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 and Invited Speakers

Category Theory and Life

  • Eugenia Cheng
    Scientist in Residence
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Reactive Programming with Diff and Patch

  • Yaron Minsky
    Occasional OCaml Programmer
    Jane Street Group

Full-Stack Haskell, from Prototype to Production

  • Ryan Trinkle
    Software Engineer & Founding Partner
    Obsidian Systems

Combinators Revisited

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

Speakers

Why "Names Don't Matter" Matters

  • Jed Wesley-Smith
    Director of Engineering
    Simple Machines

Welcome to FP Introductory Workshop

  • Manuel Chakravarty
    Lambda Scientist
    Tweag I/O & IOHK

Introduction to OCaml

  • Yaron Minsky
    Occasional OCaml Programmer
    Jane Street Group

Introduction to recursion scheme

  • Amy Wong
    Software engineer
    BRICKX

Property-based State Machine Testing

  • Andrew McMiddlin
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61

Developing an IDE for Clojure code

  • Colin Fleming
    Owner/Developer
    Ideogram Limited

All of Basic Category Theory

  • Mark Hopkins
    Sr. software engineer
    CBA

Let's Make Functional Generative Art

  • Xavier Ho
    Software Crafter
    Data61

Transducing for fun and profit

  • Simon Belak
    Mad Scientist
    Metabase

I Haskell a Git

  • Vaibhav Sagar
    DevOps Engineer
    Zalora

Failing gracefully with EitherT

  • Ben Barnes
    Software Engineer
    Data61 | CSIRO

An Intuitive Guide to Combining Free Monad and Free Applicative

  • Cameron Joannidis
    Principal Machine Learning Engineer
    Simple Machines

Computation as semigroups, computing semigroups

  • Attila Egri-Nagy
    Associate Professor of Mathematics, Software Engineer
    Akita International University

Teaching functional programming at Atlassian

  • Brian McKenna
    Functional Programmer
    Atlassian

Hanging on in Quiet Desperation: Time & Programming

  • Mark Hibberd
    Head of Technology
    Kinesis

Implementing the Elm Architecture for iOS in Swift

  • Sam Ritchie
    Chief Codesplicer
    Codesplice

Drinking the Elixir

  • Jo Cranford
    Director of Engineering
    Culture Amp

Contravariant Functors: The Other Side of the Coin

  • George Wilson
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61

Taming the C monster: Haskell FFI techniques

  • Fraser Tweedale
    Software Engineer
    Red Hat

Functional Frontends with Elm

  • Christopher Biggs
    Director
    Accelerando Consulting

The Human Side of Haskell

  • Josh Godsiff
    Software Engineer
    Arbor Networks

Signature inference for functional property discovery

  • Tom Sydney Kerckhove
    Software Engineer
    FP Complete

I Streamed a Stream

  • Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
    Sr. Developer
    Standard Chartered Bank

Comma Police: Lessons From the Design and Implementation of a CSV Library

  • George Wilson
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61

Snake Wrangling - The journey of designing `hpython`

  • Isaac Elliott
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61 / CSIRO

Front-end Development with Reflex

  • David Laing
    Sr. Functional Programming Developer
    Data61
  • Ryan Trinkle
    Software Engineer & Founding Partner
    Obsidian Systems

Let's Lens

  • Tony Morris
    Sr. Software Engineer
    Queensland FP Lab, Data61
  • Edward Kmett
    Chair of the Haskell Core Libraries Committee, Research Engineer
    Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Flax: a good source of Selenium

  • Dylan Just
    Principal Software Engineer
    Tiny
  • Ryan Pollard
    Engineer
    Ephox

Workshops

Introduction to Category Theory

  • Eugenia Cheng
    Scientist in Residence
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Your First Functional Deployment!

  • Vaibhav Sagar
    DevOps Engineer
    Zalora
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