BuzzConf

Functional Programming, Distributed Systems, Big Data and Machine Learning

Confirmed speakers

  • Steve Klabnik, core Rust developer
  • Andrea Leopardi, core Elixir developer
  • Christopher Meiklejohn creator of Lasp, a group of Erlang libraries to develop planetary scale applications. He will be talking about distributed systems
  • Juan Linietsky will be speaking about the development of an open source game engine called Godot
  • Mauricio Ferreyra, CTO of IncluIT, will talk about blockchain (not about cryptocurrencies) and his real experience using it for solving problems in banks
  • Diana Maffía, philosophy doctor, she will talk about science and gender

Call for Presentations

BuzzConf is a conference thats explores the new horizons in computer science such as functional programming, distributed systems, big data, machine learning and other interdisciplinary areas and brings them to a bigger audience.

The conference will take place the Thursday 26th of April in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The conference will be hosted at the Ciudad Cultural Konex (Sarmiento 3131).

On Friday April 27th we will host a few workshops. The place where the workshops will take place still has to be confirmed.

Areas of particular interest to the conference include:

  • programming languages design
  • functional programming
  • distributed data
  • machine learning
  • big data
  • profiling/debugging
  • embedded systems
  • the most modern tools to deal with the world's complexity

To submit your talk proposal please complete the following form.

Initial offer tickets

You can buy tickets via Buzzconf's Eventbrite page

Format

Each accepted talk will get a 40 minute talk slot

Deadlines

  • Call for presentations closes: Monday, March 5th, 2018
  • Speakers notified: Monday, March 12th, 2018
  • Program announced: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Admission and Travel

Speakers will receive free admission to BuzzConf.
We are striving to provide some form of travel grant to assist with the costs of attending. We’ll post details here once a budget is finalized.

Code of Conduct

Please read and follow the code of conduct.