YOW! Perth Conference 2019!

Conference 4 & 5 September

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YOW! West is now YOW! Perth. Past attendees told us they wanted the experience delivered by the YOW! flagship conference tour with only invited speakers. You asked for it, we’re delivering: Leading software industry experts from all over the world (including Australia), handpicked by our program committee, are coming together in Perth 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 favorite authors and bloggers. Sign up for a workshop for an intense learning experience. Hang out with people who truly care about delivering great software.

As always, 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 organization will benefit from attending. Whether you’re a developer, architect, product owner, team lead, coach, or management, don’t miss this rare opportunity. Our speakers have a wealth of experience they’re eager to share with you.

2019 Keynotes:

Adrian Cockcroft

VP Cloud Architecture Strategy

Adrian Cockcroft was most recently a technology fellow at Battery Ventures since 2014, but before that served as cloud architect at Netflix, and was a distinguished engineer at eBay and Sun Microsystems.

Kent Beck

Author of Extreme Programming

Kent Beck consistently challenges software engineering dogma, promoting ideas like patterns, test-driven development, and Extreme Programming. Currently affiliated with Three Rivers Institute and Gusto, he is the author of many Addison-Wesley titles.

Andrew Sorensen

Artist-Programmer, Author of Impromptu & Extempore languages
Andrew Sorensen is an artist - programmer whose interests lie at the intersection of CS and creative practice. He is known for creating the programming languages that he uses in live performance (Impromptu and Extempore) to generate improvised audiovisual theatre and has performed audiovisual improvisations around the world. Andrew is a frequent keynote presenter at international conferences where his live coding practice combines both artistic and technical virtuosity.

Thanks to all those who participated in YOW! Data 2018. The event was a great success. Photos and videos are now available....!