POZnan*, Poland
October 30-31, 2014
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Welcome to PolyConf

PolyConf is a two-day, single track, multi-disciplinary conference on advanced technologies
for programmers interested in polyglot approach to software development.
Our goal is to foster exchange between programming languages.

2 days
350 attendees
20 talks
2 workshops
2 parties

Speakers

PolyConf is not focused on any particular language or area of technology.
We encourage diverse topics oriented towards the future of Computer Science.

  •    

    David Nolen

    Software Engineer at Cognitect

    • JavaScript
    • ClojureScript
  •    

    Reid Draper

    Software Engineer at Basho

    • Erlang
    • Clojure
  •    

    Jack Franklin

    Software Engineer at GoCardless

    • JavaScript
  •    

    Henri Bergius

    Hacker and an occasional adventurer

    • JavaScript
  •    

    Garret Smith

    Programmer-In-Anger at CloudBees

    • Python
    • Erlang
    • C/C++
  •    

    Christine Corbett Moran

    CTO Circle of 6; Lead Dev Open WhisperSystems

    • Python
    • C/C++
    • Objective C
  •    

    Dan Webb

    Web Platform at Twitter

    • Ruby
    • Javascript
    • Scala
  •    

    Alexander Solovyov

    Team Lead at How Far Games

    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go
    • Clojure
    • ClojureScript
  •    

    Michael Snoyman

    Lead Software Engineer at FP Complete

    • Haskell
  •  
  •    

    Zach Tellman

    Software Engineer at Factual

    • Java
    • Clojure
  •    

    Adam Dudczak

    Software Engineer at Allegro

    • Python
    • Java
    • Javascript
    • PHP
    • Go
  •    

    Tomasz Jackowiak

    Product Owner in Allegro

    • Python
    • Java
    • Javascript
    • PHP
    • Go
  •    

    Adam Schmideg

    Software engineer at Prezi; Psychotherapist

    • Java
    • Python
    • Clojure
  •    

    Michał Łusiak

    Software Engineer at tretton37k

    • Java
    • C#
    • F#
  •    

    Ryan Levick

    Engineer at 6Wunderkinder

    • Ruby
    • Clojure
    • Haskell
    • Elixir
    • Scala
  •    

    Maciej Fijalkowski

    PyPy, HippyVM

    • Python
    • RPython
    • Assembler
  •    

    Darko Fabijan

    Developer at Semaphore

    • Ruby
    • Elixir
  •    

    Michal Taszycki

    Senior Software Developer at Base CRM

    • Ruby
    • Javascript
    • C/C++
    • C64
    • Assembly
  •    

    Justyna Walkowska

    Senior Software Engineer at Samsung Electronics

    • Java
    • Perl
  •    

    Josep M. Bach (Txus)

    Co-founder at Codegram

    • Ruby
    • Javascript
    • Clojure
    • Haskell
    • C/C++
  •    

    Lucas Dohmen

    Developer at ArangoDB GmbH

    • Ruby
    • Javascript
  •    

    Honza Král

    Python Engineer at Elasticsearch

    • Python

Tickets

PolyConf tickets will be sold in four batches:

  • Early Bird

    99EUR NET*

    Sunday, August 10
    1pm CEST

  • Regular (1st)

    149EUR NET*

    Tuesday, August 19
    10am CEST

  • Regular (2nd)

    149EUR NET*

    Tuesday, August 26
    10am CEST

  • Regular (3rd)

    149EUR NET*

    Tuesday, September 2
    10am CEST

* Pricing is exclusive of 23% Polish VAT and ticketing fees.

Ticket includes the following things:

  • Entry to the conference on October 30/31.
  • Entry to the opening and closing parties on the October 30 and 31.
  • Access to satelite events and many opportunities to connect with people.
  • Drinks & Refreshments

Tickets will be sold using Amiando.

VAT (Value Added Tax) is an indirect tax applicable to the sale of goods and services. This tax is paid by the customer. VAT is calculated based on the location of where the service or training is provided (in this instance, Poland), and not the location of the person purchasing goods or services. For this reason all purchases made on PolyConf site are inclusive of VAT, which means no person is exempt.
If you visiting from outside of Poland, you may be eligible for a refund of VAT paid for the conference.

Sponsors

It is thanks to the help of our sponsors and supporters
that the conference is made possible each year.
Have a look on who they are and what they do.

TBA

Silver sponsors

Partners

Agenda

  • 8:30 - 9:00
    Registration
  • 9:00 - 9:15
    Opening Word
  • 9:30 - 10:00
    Tales From a Radically Polyglot Team Ryan Levick
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Are we ready to Go ? Adam Dudczak / Tomasz Jackowiak
  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Flow-Based Programming for JavaScript Henri Bergius
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Should Everybody Learn to Code? Justyna Walkowska
  • 12:00 - 13:15
    Lunch
  • 13:15 - 13:30
    Animation
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Cross-platform functional programming with F# Michał Łusiak
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    How to become a great developer and have a life too Adam Schmideg
  • 14:30 - 15:00
    Ligthning Talks
  • 15:00 - 15:30
    High performance virtual machines using RPython Maciej Fijalkowski
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Hybrid server/client Haskell web apps Michael Snoyman
  • 16:00 - 16:15
    Coffee Break
  • 16:15 - 16:45
    The Value Of Diversity And Other Lessons From Biology Garret Smith
  • 16:45 - 17:15
    Immutable User Interfaces David Nolen
  • 17:30 - 19:30
    TBA
  • 19:00 - very late
    Party
  • 8:30 - 9:00
  • 9:00 - 9:15
    Domain Driven Design & NoSQL Lucas Dohmen
  • 9:30 - 10:00
    States and Nomads: Handling Software Complexity Zach Tellman
  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Dependency and Module Management with JavaScript Jack Franklin
  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Creating a chat application in 15 minutes with Phoenix Darko Fabijan
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    TBA Alexander Solovyov
  • 12:00 - 13:15
    Lunch
  • 13:15 - 13:30
    Animation
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Lessons from Erlang Reid Draper
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Ruby - Write Once Run Anywhere Michal Taszycki
  • 14:30 - 15:00
    Ligthning Talks
  • 15:00 - 15:30
    Security and Objective-C Christine Corbet
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Programming the future Josep M. Bach
  • 16:00 - 16:15
    Coffee Break
  • 16:15 - 16:45
    TBA TBA
  • 16:45 - 17:15
    Time To First Tweet Dan Webb
  • 17:30 - 19:30
    TBA
  • 19:00 - 23:00
    Party

Come to POZnan*

PolyConf will take place at University of Medical Science Conference Center in Poznan, Poland.
The center has an auditiorium that can host 450 and additional workshop rooms.

Venue

Hotels

Hill Hostel

61-768 Poznań, ul. Zamkowa 1/2

Cheap

Lech

61-809 Poznań, ul. Św. Marcin 74

Moderate

Hotel Stare Miasto

61-884 Poznań, ul. Rybaki 36

Moderate

Platinum Palace

Poznań 61-791 ul. Reymonta 19, wejście od ul. Wyspiańskiego

Expensive

Terms and Conditions

1Tickets

Cancellations received before September 31 2014 are entitled to a full refund. Cancellations received after March 14, 2014 are non-refundable.

Early Bird tickets are non-refundable.

2Video/Audio Recording

All presentations and associated materials are the speakers’ intellectual property. Recording for commercial purposes requires permission from both the organizer and the speaker.

By attending the conference, attendees have agreed to allow the organizer to use images, audio, and video recorded content on site for educational and promotional purposes.

3Responsability

The participant acknowledges that he/she may not engage in damage claims against the Conference Organizers should the holding of the Conference be hindered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events, natural disaster, the non-appearance of speakers, or other reasons that might necessitate a program change.

Organizers may cancel the event at any time and tickets will be refunded in full without any additional fees.

Code of conduct

PolyConf is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We invite you to help us make PolyConf a place that is welcoming and respectful to all participants, so everyone can focus on the conference itself, and the great networking and community richness that can happen when we get together in person. We will do whatever we believe is necessary to ensure that PolyConf is a safe and productive environment for everyone.

Please bring any concerns to the immediate attention of the event staff, or contact our Event Coordinator, Kasia Popek at kasia@polyconf.com. We thank our attendees for their help in keeping the event welcoming, respectful, and friendly to all participants.