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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

A Taste of Type Theory

  • Bartosz
    Milewski
    Math Evangelist
    Programming Cafe

Logic Programming à la Carte

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

Plutus — Haskell for Blockchain Contract Development

  • Manuel
    Chakravarty
    Lambda Scientist
    Tweag I/O & IOHK

(Programming Languages) in Agda = Programming (Languages in Agda)

  • Philip
    Wadler
    Professor of Theoretical Computer Science
    University of Edinburgh

Growing A Functional Discipline

  • Susan
    Potter
    Distributed Systems Architect, Software Engineer, Engineering Leadership, Management, & Strategy
    Daily Kos

Speakers

Introduction to Functional Programming in Rust

  • Amit
    Dev
    Sr. Developer
    Atlassian Pty

GHC Language Extensions

  • Andrew
    McMiddlin
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61

Meta-quines

  • Andy
    Kitchen
    Committee Member
    Melbourne Functional Programming Association

Approaching the Yoneda Lemma

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

The Reflex Architecture (Combo Talk)

  • Ben
    Kolera
    Functional Programming Engineer
    QFPL, Data61, CSIRO

Types (are / want to be) Calling Conventions

  • Ben
    Lippmeier
    Post-Functional Reprogrammer
    Ghost Locomotion

Rapid Web productivity in Elm - Single Page Apps and more

  • Christopher
    Biggs
    Director
    Accelerando Consulting

DMaps for Delightful Dynamism

  • David
    Laing
    Sr. Functional Programming Developer
    Data61

Infinite Scroll: Lazy Lists in the Brick TUI Library

  • Fraser
    Tweedale
    Software Engineer
    Red Hat

Functional Programming in Education

  • George
    Wilson
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61

Compose:: Hang out and Hack (Free!)

  • Les
    Kitchen
    Honorary Sr. Research Fellow
    University of Melbourne

Welcome to FP Introductory Workshop

  • Manuel
    Chakravarty
    Lambda Scientist
    Tweag I/O & IOHK

Programming Language Foundations in Agda

  • Philip
    Wadler
    Professor of Theoretical Computer Science
    University of Edinburgh

Functional Programming in ... SQL?

  • Sam
    Roberton
    Engineering Manager
    Rokt

Trees That Grow

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

An Alien Lambda Calculus

  • Xuanyi
    Chew
    Chief Data Scientist
    Ordermentum

Let's Lens

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

Intro to Elixir

  • Josh
    Price
    Technical Director and Founder
    Alembic
  • James
    Sadler
    Technical Director/Cofounder
    Alembic

Property Base Your State Machine (Combo Talk)

  • Sean
    Chalmers
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61 / CSIRO
  • Jack
    Kelly
    Functional Programming Software Engineer
    Queensland FP Lab, Data61

Compose Melbourne :: What we Learned from Starting a Functional Programming Conference

  • Andy
    Kitchen
    Committee Member
    Melbourne Functional Programming Association
  • Les
    Kitchen
    Honorary Sr. Research Fellow
    University of Melbourne
  • Lyndon
    Maydwell
    Head of Engineering
    Silverpond
  • Noon van der
    Silk
    Director
    Braneshop

Workshops

Haskell Spaceflight Workshop

  • Jonathan
    Merritt
    Engineer
    Commonwealth Bank
  • Luke
    Clifton
    -

Property Base Your State Machine (Combo Workshop)

  • Sean
    Chalmers
    Functional Programming Engineer
    Data61 / CSIRO
  • Jack
    Kelly
    Functional Programming Software Engineer
    Queensland FP Lab, Data61

The Reflex Architecture (Combo Workshop)

  • Ben
    Kolera
    Functional Programming Engineer
    QFPL, Data61, CSIRO

Just Parsing Through

  • Ivan Lazar
    Miljenovic
    Sr. Developer
    Standard Chartered Bank

The Dependently Typed Revolution

  • Andrew
    Miller
    Lead Developer
    REA Group

Zippers

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