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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

Anita Sengupta

Rocket Scientist, Sr. Vice President

University of Southern California

Anita Sengupta

The Future of High Speed Transportation

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Brendan Gregg

Sr. Performance Architect

Netflix

Brendan Gregg

Cloud Performance Root Cause Analysis at Netflix

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Jessica Kerr

Lead Engineer

Atomist

Jessica Kerr

The Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming

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Kent Beck

Author

Extreme Programming

Kent Beck

3X: Explore/Expand/Extract

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Speakers

Aino Corry

Founder

Metadeveloper

Aino Corry

The Importance of Laughter

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Avdi Grimm

Head Chef

Ruby Tapas

Avdi Grimm

#NOCODE

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Bridget Kromhout

Principal Cloud Developer Advocate

Microsoft

Bridget Kromhout

Cloud, Containers, Kubernetes

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Casey Rosenthal

CTO

Backplane

Casey Rosenthal

Deprecating Simplicity

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Cat Swetel

Software Consultant

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Cat Swetel

The Metrics You Should Use (but probably don't)

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Chad Fowler

CTO

Microsoft

Chad Fowler

The Future of Software Development

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Chris Ford

Principal Consultant

ThoughtWorks

Chris Ford

Functional Composition

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Chris Richardson

Software architect

Eventuate.io

Chris Richardson

Events and Commands: Developing Asynchronous Microservices

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Christine Yen

Co-Founder

Honeycomb

Christine Yen

The Problem with Pre-aggregated Metrics

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Dave Cheney

Staff Systems Engineer

Heptio

Dave Cheney

Lessons learned building Kubernetes controllers

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Dave Thomas

Publisher

Pragmatic Programmers, LLC

Dave Thomas

Transforming Programming

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Dean Wampler

Software Developer, Expert in Big Data, Scala, and Functional Programming. Mastering Deep Learning.

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Dean Wampler

Streaming Data with Kafka and Microservices

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Erwin van der Koogh

Principal Consultant

Bitgenics

Erwin van der Koogh

Return of the Fat Client?

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Gary McGraw

Vice President of Security Technology

Synopsys

Gary McGraw

How to Avoid the Top Ten Software Security Flaws

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George Fairbanks

Software Engineer

Google

George Fairbanks

Code is Your Partner in Thought

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Hila Peleg

Doctoral Researcher

Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology

Hila Peleg

Automatic Programming How Far an Machines Go?

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Jake Ginnivan

Tech Lead

Seven West Media

Jake Ginnivan

What is 'this'? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Jessica Kerr

Lead Engineer

Atomist

Jessica Kerr

Shaving the Golden Yak

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Joe Albahari

.NET Developer

LINQPad

Joe Albahari

Neural Nets From The Ground Up

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Jutta Eckstein

Coach, Consultant, Trainer

self-employed

Jutta Eckstein

BOSSA nova: Beyond Agile - Preparing for Digitalization

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Katie Bell

Software Engineer

Individual

Katie Bell

Is the 370 the worst bus in Sydney?

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Kevlin Henney

Software Development, Consultancy, and Training

Curbralan

Kevlin Henney

1968

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Kyle Simpson

Passionate Javascripter. Open Web Evangelist

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Kyle Simpson

Cancel All My Appointments

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Mark Hibberd

Head of Technology

Kinesis

Mark Hibberd

Failure and Change: Principles of Reliable Systems

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Michael Nygard

Vice President of Customer Solutions

Cognitect

Michael Nygard

Grinding the Monolith

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Michelle Casbon

Sr. Engineer

Google

Michelle Casbon

Kubeflow Explained: NLP Architectures on Kubernetes

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Mikael Vidstedt

Director of the Java Virtual Machine

Oracle

Mikael Vidstedt

Java in a World of Containers

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Neal Ford

Director, Software Architect

ThoughtWorks

Neal Ford

Building Evolutionary Architectures

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Randy Shoup

VP Engineering

WeWork (former Stitch Fix, eBay, Google)

Randy Shoup

Breaking Codes, Designing Jets, and Building Teams

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Attitude Determines Altitude - Engineering Yourself

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Sam Aaron

programmer, educator, live coding musician, Creator of

Sonic Pi

Sam Aaron

Live Coding the intersection between the Arts, Technology and Research

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Sid Anand

Chief Data Engineer

Paypal

Sid Anand

Big Data, Fast Data @ PayPal

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Simon Raik-Allen

Founder & CEO

The Big Crunch

Simon Raik-Allen

From the Caveman to the Spreadsheet and Beyond

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Workshops

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