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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

The Scribe’s Oath

  • Robert C.
    Martin
    co-author
    Agile Manifesto

Speakers

There And Back Again

  • Aino
    Corry
    Founder
    Metadeveloper

Data Science as Software at Pinterest

  • Andrea
    Burbank
    Data Scientist
    Pinterest

Linking Open Government Data at Scale

  • Bernadette
    Hyland
    Founder & CEO
    3 Round Stones & OpenData Advocate

Bringing Change to Life

  • Bill W.
    Scott
    VP Next Gen Commerce
    PayPal

The Verification of a Distributed System

  • Caitie
    Mccaffrey
    Distributed Systems Engineer
    Twitter

Personalities at Work

  • DR. BRIAN
    LITTLE
    Distinguished Scholar
    University of Cambridge in Psychology

The Past, Present and Future Of Typed JS (ECMAScript)

  • Damon
    Oehlman
    Front End Engineer
    Canva

Pronto: Toward a Live Designer’s Notebook (ECMAScript)

  • Dan
    Ingalls
    Principal Investigator
    Y Combinator Research

The Rationale for Continuous Delivery

  • Dave
    Farley
    Independent Software Consultant
    Continuous Delivery Ltd

NLP: Something Old, Something New…

  • Eva
    Nahari
    Director of Product Management
    Cloudera

If You Are Synchronous You Are Not Resilient

  • Gregor
    Hohpe
    Fellow
    Singapore Smart Nation

Containerise Everything: Going Cloud Native With Docker

  • Ian
    Crosby
    Sr. Engineer
    Container Solutions

Architectural Patterns of Resilient Distributed Systems

  • Ines
    Sombra
    Distributed Systems Engineer
    Fastly

Adventures in Elm: Question your Principles

  • Jessica
    Kerr
    Lead Engineer
    Atomist

Frontend At Scale: Designing Infra For Big Teams

  • Josh
    Duck
    Frontend Engineering Manager
    Facebook

Cloud Native Java

  • Josh
    Long
    Spring Developer Advocate
    Pivotal

Knit One, Compute One

  • Kris
    Howard
    Solutions Architect Manager
    Amazon Web Services

Hope is not a Strategy – Not even for Career Management

  • Lisa
    Montgomery
    Strategist
    Ovation Solutions

Engineering You!

  • Martin
    Thompson
    High-Performance Computing Specialist
    Real Logic

What Comes After Microservices?

  • Matt
    Ranney
    Sr. Staff Engineer
    Uber

Maneuverable Architecture

  • Michael
    Nygard
    Vice President of Enterprise Architecture
    Sabre

Immutable Data Infrastructure Behind The Firewall

  • Quinton
    Anderson
    Head of Engineering
    Commonwealth Bank

Incrementalism: A Strategy For Adopting Modern Automation

  • Sean
    Chittenden
    Engineering Manager
    HashiCorp

Building Flexible Systems with Clojure and Datomic

  • Stuart
    Sierra
    Clojure developer
    Cognitect

Modern C++: Old Dog, New Tricks

  • Todd L.
    Montgomery
    Founder and Principal Consultant
    StoneTor

Java 8 (and 9!) in Anger

  • Trisha
    Gee
    Developer Advocate
    JetBrains

Mob Programming, A Whole Team Approach

  • Woody
    Zuill
    Agile Guide / Trainer / Developer
    Zuill Development
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