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The first annual Silicon Valley Scala Symposium will feature enlightening presentations by some of the best Scala developers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The current program includes the following talks. The speakers are confirmed, the talk titles may change but the topics are as follows.
Marius Eriksen, Twitter, Finagle creator
Paul Phillips, Scala Compiler guy
Scala War Stories
Ivan Porto Carrero, Scalatra creator
James Ward, Typesafe Developer & Play Evangelist
Modern Web Applications with Play
Tony Tam, Reverb CEO, Swagger creator
APIs with Swagger
Vitaly Gordon LinkedIn, & Chris Severs, EBay, Data Scientists
Hands-on Data Mining in Scala REPL
Jamie Allen, Typesafe Director of Consulting
Matei Zaharia, MIT Professor, Spark creator
Spark: Big Data Analytics Made Fast and Easy
Bill Venners, Escalate Software, ScalaTest creator
Implicit conversions => implicit parameters in ScalaTest 2.0
Adelbert Chang, Box
Distributed Graph Processing with Scala and AKKA
James Earl Douglas, Versal
Hands-on Category Theory
Mike Slinn, ScalaCourses.com Creator and Managing Editor,
Case Study: A Web Application Built From an All-Typesafe Stack: Play, Scala, Slick, Akka, Plus Bootstrap and Postgres on Heroku, lessons learned with selected production code fragments
Florian Leibert, AirBnB =>Unnamed Startup Founder, Chronos creator,
Building distributed Scala applications with Mesos
Chetan Conikee, CloudPhysics Data Scientist,
Wisdom from Crowds of Machines -- powered by Play and Akka
Alex Cozzi, EBay Data Scientist,
Guerrilla Data Mining with Scala, Scoobi and R
Ignacio Cases, SUNY/Albany Anthropologist,
NLP with Scala
Brendan W. McAdams, Typesafe, Casbah creator
...and more pots in the oven to be added -- watch this space and follow @khrabrov and #svss on Twitter for announcements and updates
We plan for the talks to be fun for Scala programmers and contain lots of code, REPL play along, and Q&A.
The registration fee includes access to the talks, breakfast, lunch, and other benefits as our budget allows.
See you in Santa Clara!
Exit 101on Montague Expressway. Turn left onto Mission College Blvd., while on Mission College Blvd., turn left on Juliette. Follow Juliette to almost the end of the street and there will be a sign to SC 12 on the left hand side. Intel employees and guests – pull into the SC 12 driveway.
Once you enter SC 12, guests may park in any designated parking area. There are a very limited number of visitor spaces in the front left of the SC 12 building, there is also a large surface parking towards the rear left of SC 12 or you may park in garage “D”, which is directly behind the SC 12 building.