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At YOW! Melbourne, 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

Adrian Cockcroft

VP Cloud Architecture Strategy

AWS

Adrian Cockcroft

It’s Complicated…

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Don Reinertsen

Consultant & Author

Reinertsen & Associates

Don Reinertsen

Thriving in a Stochastic World

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Georges Saab

VP Engineering

Oracle

Georges Saab

Past, Present and Future of Java

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Kathleen Fisher

Professor

Tufts

Kathleen Fisher

Using Formal Methods to Eliminate Exploitable Bugs

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Speakers

ADRIAN MOUAT

Chief Scientist for

Container Solutions

ADRIAN MOUAT

Using Docker Safely

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Aaron Bedra

CTO / Chief Scientist

Jemurai

Aaron Bedra

Adaptive Security

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Adam Wolff

Engineering Director

Facebook

Adam Wolff

Facebook’s Product Infrastructure

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Aino Corry

Founder

Metadeveloper

Aino Corry

A Comment on How We Learn

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Alexandra Spillane

Sr. System Administrator

Wotif & Expedia

Alexandra Spillane

DevOps @ Wotif: Making Easy = Right

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Ben Teese

Sr. Software Engineer

Shine Solutions

Ben Teese

Rethinking MVC with React Native & ReactiveCocoa

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Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Founder

The Cobalt Partners

Betty Enyonam Kumahor

Frugal Innovation and Scaffolding Software

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Bodil Stokke

Functional Programming Hipster

Church of Emacs

Bodil Stokke

The Miracle of Generators

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Craig Smith

Agile Coach

Unbound DNA

Craig Smith

40 Agile Methods in 40 Minutes

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Dan North

Dan North

Delivery Mapping: Turning the Lights On

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Dave Hahn

Sr. Engineer Critical Operations & Reliability

Netflix

Dave Hahn

A Day in the Life of a Netflix Engineer

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Dave Thomas

Publisher

Pragmatic Programmers, LLC

Dave Thomas

Rigor Mortis (Avoiding)

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Glenn Vanderburg

Sr. Director

LivingSocial

Glenn Vanderburg

The Future of Software Engineering

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Indu Alagarsamy

Developer

Particular Software

Indu Alagarsamy

Autonomy & Asynchrony: The Key to Designing Reliable Systems

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James Lewis

Principal Consultant

Thoughtworks

James Lewis

Microservices – Building Software that is #neverdone

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Jay Fenton

Founder

Savvi

Jay Fenton

The Pathologies of Big “Messy” Data in Telco

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Jon Williams

Fractional CTO

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Jon Williams

Virtual Teams: Making Them Work

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Jonathan Edwards

Member

SAP CDG Labs

Jonathan Edwards

Transcript: End-User Programming Of Social Apps

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Joseph Yoder

Founder

Refactory

Joseph Yoder

Sustainability Supporting Data Variability: Keeping Core Components Clean while Dealing with Data Variability

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Mads Torgersen

C# Program Manager

Microsoft,

Mads Torgersen

Play in C#

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Matt Callanan

Sr. Software Engineer

Wotif & Expedia

Matt Callanan

DevOps @ Wotif: Making Easy = Right

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Matt Heath

Engineer

Mondo

Matt Heath

Building Microservice Architectures in Go

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Matt Ranney

Sr. Staff Engineer

Uber

Matt Ranney

Designing for Failure: Scaling Uber’s Backend by Breaking Everything

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Mike Magruder

Software Engineer

Facebook

Mike Magruder

Mobile Performance at Facebook

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Randy Shoup

VP Engineering

WeWork (former Stitch Fix, eBay, Google)

Randy Shoup

Pragmatic Microservices: Whether, When and How to Migrate

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Reid Draper

Sr. Software Engineer

Helium

Reid Draper

Production Haskell

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Richard P Gabriel

Researcher

IBM Research

Richard P Gabriel

Writing a Writer

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Sam Newman

author of “Building Microservices”

.

Sam Newman

Deploying and Scaling Microservices

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Sam Ritchie

Chief Codesplicer

Codesplice

Sam Ritchie

Rethinking MVC with React Native & ReactiveCocoa

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Sean Mcdirmid

Researcher

Microsoft Research Asia

Sean Mcdirmid

The Mother of all Programming Languages Demos

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Simon Garland

Chief Strategist

Kx’s

Simon Garland

Always Keep a Benchmark in your Back Pocket

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Troy Hunt

Web security expert

.

Troy Hunt

Making Hacking Child’s Play

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