1 DAY CONFERENCE

F# eXchange 2021

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Wednesday, 20th October, Online Conference

21 experts will be speaking. Starts at 11:00 AM BST (10:00 AM UTC)
Overview

Learn the power and simplicity of the F# language and be part of the community at F# eXchange 2021.

With talks and sessions chosen by developers for developers, the F# eXchange is the premiere gathering for the international F# community to come together, exchange ideas and meet likeminded people.

A full-focused day packed with expert-led keynotes, breakout sessions and practical, coding-based talks you'll connect with the F# Community around the globe.

Come learn the latest techniques and newest language developments from the world’s foremost F# experts, and forge relationships that will last for years to come.


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F# eXchange 2021

F# eXchange 2021 will be an online conference hosted on the Hopin platform.

By hosting F# eXchange online in 2020, we were able to truly welcome the international F# community to the conference.

Once again, we are excited to welcome the F# enthusiasts from around the globe!





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F# eXchange 2020 program

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We'll be announcing new speakers every week in September, so check back often for updates!

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F# eXchange 2021 Call for Papers

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F# eXchange SkillsCast videos

Revisit 2020

Revisit 15+ sessions from F# eXchange 2020 in our library of SkillsCast videos.

Last year's conference featured talks from Don Syme, Rumyana Neykova, Alfonso Garcia-Caro, Riccardo Terrell, Ody Mbegbu and many more!

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Diversity Matters Scholarship

Skills Matter offers scholarships to people from underrepresented groups in tech who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend.

If you believe you are a member of a group that is underrepresented within the tech community or at technical conferences we encourage you to apply.

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Program Committee

All of the talks at the F# eXchange are selected by our volunteer Program Committee which evaluates and selects which speakers and topics will be included in the conference program. This committee includes developers, practitioners and enthusiasts of all levels.

This year's Program Committee includes:

  • Photo of Ambika Eshwar

    Ambika Eshwar

    Undergraduate Student, F# enthusiast

  • Photo of Don Syme

    Don Syme

    Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge. Designer and architect of the F# programming language.

  • Photo of Kit Eason

    Kit Eason

    Software Developer, Trainer, Author of Stylish F#

  • Photo of Ody Mbegbu

    Ody Mbegbu

    Software Engineer, building data tools for scientists

  • Photo of Zaid Ajaj

    Zaid Ajaj

    Software engineer building F# open-source developer tools

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Programme

Day 1: F# eXchange 2021

Virtual Conference

Track Main Stage Lightning Talks: Room A Lightning Talks: Room B
09:00

Doors Open

09:20

Opening Remarks and Housekeeping

09:30

Why Every Day as a Developer Would Be Easier with F#

Urs Enzler

Some Knowledge Required


f# .net c# functional-programming
10:15

Q&A + Break

10:25

Fable Python |> F# ♥️ Python

Dag Brattli

Some Knowledge Required


f# fable javascript python
10:55

Q&A + Break

11:05

F# Gives You Superpowers

James Randall

Beginner-Friendly


f# architecture cloud small-teams
11:35

Q&A + Break

11:45
KEYNOTE

Hedy: Creating a Gradual Programming Language

Felienne Hermans

Beginner-Friendly


programming language-design
12:30

Q&A + Break

12:40

Working with GraphQL Services from F# Applications

Zaid Ajaj

Some Knowledge Required


f# snowflaqe graphql
13:10

Q&A + Break

13:20

Understanding Microservices: A Guide for the Monolithic Developer

Layla Porter

Beginner-Friendly


microservices .net architecture
13:50

Q&A + Break

14:00

Rocking it with sitelets: building a CMS with WebSharper

Adam Granicz

Some Knowledge Required


f# saturn giraffe sitelet
14:45

Q&A + Break

14:55

PHP to F#, three years later

Aaron Muylaert

Non-Technical Talk


f# php-cli
15:25

Q&A + Break

15:35

How to Run the SAFE Stack on Kubernetes with a PostgreSQL Backend

Chris Arnott

Some Knowledge Required


f# postgresql kubernetes-configuration safe-stack
16:05

Q&A + Break

16:15

Lightning Talk: A Finance Student Learns to Code F#

Antonio Salomao

Beginner-Friendly


f# transcription web-scraping nlp

Lightning Talk: My 100 Days of F# - in 10 Minutes

Mafinar Khan

Beginner-Friendly


f# learning
16:30

Lightning Talk: F# as DSL for Complex Domains

Vagif Abilov

Beginner-Friendly


f# content-distribution dsl

Lightning Talk: Building Cross-device Experiences with Uno Platform and Elmish

Andrii Chebukin

Some Knowledge Required


f# elmish uno
16:45

Lightning Talk: Reactive forms and validation with WebSharper

Jozsef Uri

Some Knowledge Required


Lightning Talk: In defense of Exceptions: Throw (away) your Result

Roman Provazník

Some Knowledge Required


f# exceptions
17:00

Lightning Talk: Fantomas V: The One that Will Format the F# Compiler.

Florian Verdonck

Some Knowledge Required


f# f#-compiler fantomas
17:15

It's a stress-free life being an F# dev

Ian Russell

Non-Technical Talk


f# functional-programming
17:45

Q&A + Break

17:55

F# in Production — How a Complete Amateur Can Succeed with F#: A Testimonial.

Casper Bollen

Beginner-Friendly


fable amateur testimonial f#
18:25

Q&A + Break

18:35

Adopting F# on a Consultancy Project: From Zero to MVP to V0 Launch

Juarez Aires Sampaio Filho

Some Knowledge Required


f# consultancy machine-learning .net5 functional-programming
19:05

Q&A + Break

19:15

Deep Learning with F#: An Experience Report

Faisal Waris

Some Knowledge Required


data f# python data-science deep-learning
19:45

Q&A + Break

20:00
KEYNOTE

Using F# to Structure an Island of Simplicity

Tejas Viswanath

Some Knowledge Required


f# domain-specific-language databases functional-programming
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The F# eXchange Call for Papers has now closed.


Thank you for your interest We would like to thank everyone who submitted a proposal.

Proposals are now being evaluated by our Program Committee. If you've submitted a talk you should be hearing from our Programming Team very shortly. Thank you for your submissions.

If you've missed the deadline, why not consider submitting to one of our other Call for Papers below.


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Become a sponsor of F# eXchange


Whether you're looking to attract talent to your team or accelerate adoption of your tools and products, sponsoring F# eXchange is a terrific way to support and connect with our global community of developers working with functional languages like F#.

We offer a variety of opportunities for continuous visibility and continuous engagement. Community is at the heart of all we do at Skills Matter, and we believe it is mutually beneficial to foster genuine connections between our members and truly innovative businesses.

Rather than a typical ad hoc event sponsorship, we’ll work with you to create bespoke engagement opportunities that benefit both your business and the Skills Matter community. Whether you’re looking to develop one-to-one relationships with our members, or to showcase your product and spread brand awareness, we’d love to find a way to create meaningful interactions between you and our community.

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