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Saturday, November 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Fun of Functional Programming

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This panel will close the conference by exploring the root cause -- why are we doing all of this, and what about Functional Porgramming makes it such fun?  What drives innovation, rigor, why are we insisting it all be done this way, and what makes us tick?

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Dick Wall

Scala Community Guy
Dick founded the Bay Area Scala Enthusiasts (BASE)— One of the first Scala user groups. Dick is also the first recipient of the Phil Bagwell Memorial Scala Community Award. He is a committer on several Scala open source projects and creator of SubCut - a dependency injection solution for Scala. Dick also is a former Google developer advocate where he taught hundreds of developers, both internal and external to Google, topics... Read More →

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John A. De Goes

CTO, SlamData Inc.
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Stew O'Connor

Stew O'Connor learned about then quickly became addicted to Scala about 3 years ago, and was drawn right to the pure functional programming endeavors in Scala, he made many contributions to the scalaz library, and now is one of the primary contributors to the Cats library. He wor... Read More →
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Michael Pilquist

Software Architect, Comcast
Michael Pilquist is the author of Scodec, a suite of open source Scala libraries for working with binary data, and Simulacrum, a library that simplifies working with type classes. He is the maintainer of Functional Streams for Scala (FS2) and is a committer on a number of other p... Read More →
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Julie Pitt

Co-Founder, Order of Magnitude Labs
Founder, Order of Magnitude
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Bill Venners

President & CEO, Artima, Inc.
Bill Venners is president of Artima, Inc., publisher of Scala consulting, training, books, and developer tools. He is the lead developer and designer of ScalaTest, an open source testing tool for Scala and Java developers, and Scalactic, a library of utilities related to quality... Read More →

Saturday November 18, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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