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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

How Did We End Up Here?

  • Martin
    Thompson
    High-Performance Computing Specialist
    Real Logic

How Did We End Up Here?

  • Todd L.
    Montgomery
    Founder and Principal Consultant
    StoneTor

Speakers

Retrospective Antipatterns

  • Aino
    Corry
    Founder
    Metadeveloper

Maximum Viable Products

  • Allen
    Pike
    Co-founder
    Steamclock Software

Types vs Tests : An Epic Battle?

  • Amanda
    Laucher
    Language Geek
    Neo4J

Cool Things about D – Why and how we use it at Facebook

  • Andrei
    Alexandrescu
    Research Scientists
    Facebook

Mobile at Warp Speed

  • Cameron
    Barrie
    Founder & CEO
    Bilue Pty Ltd

Introducing Reactive Streams

  • Christopher
    Hunt
    Sr. Engineer
    Typesafe

The Structure and Beauty of the Mathematica Language

  • David
    Leibs
    Sr. Researcher
    Oracle Labs

Functionally Oblivious and Succinct

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

Pippi’s Book of the Dead Trading Cards

  • Elizabethe
    Kramer
    Agile consultant
    KramerAgile

Docker, Slayer of Chefs & Puppets

  • Erwin van der
    Koogh
    Principal Consultant
    Bitgenics

Web Components

  • Estelle
    Weyl
    author of
    “HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World” & “Mobile HTML5”

Solving Real and Big (Data) Problems Using Hadoop

  • Eva
    Nahari
    Director of Product Management
    Cloudera

Implementation of MicroService Architecture

  • Fred
    George
    Consultant
    Fred George Consulting

How NOT to Measure Latency

  • Gil
    Tene
    CTO & Co-Founder
    Azul Systems

Make Impacts, Not Software

  • Gojko
    Adzic
    Partner
    Neuri Consulting LLP

Collaborating Better with Story Maps

  • Jeff
    Patton
    Chief Trouble Maker
    Jeff Patton and Associates

The Lean Enterprise

  • Jez
    Humble
    Principal
    ThoughtWorks

How Julia Goes Faster

  • Leah
    Hanson
    Software Engineer
    Google

Event Driven User Interfaces

  • Lee
    Campbell
    Lead Engineer
    VGW

Swift: New Paradigms for iOS Development

  • Marc
    Prud’hommeaux
    Principal Developer
    Impathic

The Scaling Dilemma

  • Mary
    Poppendieck
    Owner
    Poppendieck.LLC

Event Driven User Interfaces

  • Matt
    Barrett
    Co-Founder
    Adaptive

To Microservices and Beyond

  • Matt
    Stine
    Platform Engineer
    Pivotal

Groovy: The Awesome Parts

  • Paul
    King
    echnologist / Innovator at ASERT, co-author
    Groovy In Action

How to Undo Almost Anything with Git

  • Peter
    Bell
    founder
    Pragmatic Learning & CTO School

Avoiding Speedbumps on the Road to Microservices

  • Scott
    Shaw
    Head of Technology
    ThoughtWorks

Agility and the Essence of Software Architecture

  • Simon
    Brown
    Independent Consultant
    Structurizr Limited

To Microservices and Beyond

  • Simon
    Elisha
    CTO & Sr. Manager
    Field Engineering for Pivotal

It’s all multimedia now! (so what’s next?)

  • Stephen Travis
    Pope
    Composer, film maker and COO pioneer
    Smalltalk
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