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At YOW! Sydney, 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

Aaron Bedra

CTO / Chief Scientist

Jemurai

Aaron Bedra

Ready Set Clojure!

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BJORN FREEMAN-BENSON

Software Psychologist VP Engineering,

New Relic

BJORN FREEMAN-BENSON

Some Considerations for Scaling: What We Did At New Relic

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Brian Beckman

Physicist & Engineer

Amazon

Brian Beckman

The Story of the Teapot in HTML

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Dan North

Dan North

Embracing Uncertainty

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Don Reinertsen

Consultant & Author

Reinertsen & Associates

Don Reinertsen

Keynote – The Practical Science of Batch Size

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Erik Meijer

Computer scientist

Microsoft

Erik Meijer

The Story of the Teapot in HTML

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Fred George

Consultant

Fred George Consulting

Fred George

Programmer Anarchy

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Jeff Patton

Chief Trouble Maker

Jeff Patton and Associates

Jeff Patton

Co-making Great Products

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Justin Sheehy

CTO

Basho Technologies

Justin Sheehy

Concurrency, Consensus, and Consistency in the Real World

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Kevlin Henney

Software Development, Consultancy, and Training

Curbralan

Kevlin Henney

Cool Code

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Mark McGranaghan

Principal Investigator

Inkandswitch

Mark McGranaghan

High Availability at Heroku

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Martin Thompson

High-Performance Computing Specialist

Real Logic

Martin Thompson

Lock-free Algorithms for Ultimate Performance

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Michael Feathers

Director

R7K Research & Conveyance

Michael Feathers

Software Mechanics

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Michael Nygard

Vice President of Customer Solutions

Cognitect

Michael Nygard

Request Path Mapping

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Mike Lee

Programmer

.

Mike Lee

The Most Important Minute of Your Life

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Zach Holman

Developer and founder.

GitHub

Zach Holman

How GitHub Works

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Speakers

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