The Erlang Factory SF Bay area is the largest event in the US dedicated to the Erlang programming language, and will feature over 50 speakers on 8 tracks.
As a premiere, the conference will have an entire track dedicated to Elixir. Elixir’s inventor, José Valim – also a Ruby on Rails Core Team member, will give a joint keynote with Dave Thomas - author of The Pragmatic Programmer. Mike Williams, co-inventor of the Erlang programming language, will deliver the second keynote. Other speakers: Bruce Tate - author of 7 Languages in 7 weeks, Dave Thomas - author of The Pragmatic Programmer, Bob Ippolito - founder of Mochi Media, Rick Reed - software engineer at WhatsApp, Brett Cameron - senior software architect with HP’s corporate Cloud System, Stuart Bailey - CTO of Infoblox, Erik Stenman - chief scientist at Klarna, Duncan McGregor-senior manager at Rackspace and many more.
Early Bird rates end on 11 February
Besides the already traditional Erlang courses, this year participants are also offered courses on Elixir, Cowboy, Riak and Kazoo. http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/show/conference-6/home/#home