20-21 November 2014

15Hatfields, London, UK

The UK event for Functional Programming is over for another year

Thanks to all our participants, speakers, and sponsors for helping to make the 2014 edition our best yet.

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Coming to FP Days 2014 means you're a part of the action.

Discuss, practice & learn. Get ready to get your hands dirty.

Keynote Speakers

You never know where a spark will come from to light an idea. FP Days 2014 is about sharing, not about sitting passively through talk after talk. Our keynotes are the touchpaper that sets off your day.

Don Syme

Don Syme is an Australian computer scientist and a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, U.K.

He is the designer and architect of the F# programming language, described by a reporter as being regarded as "the most original new face in computer languages since Bjarne Stroustrup developed C++ in the early 1980s."

He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge,[1] and is a member of the WG2.8 working group on functional programming. He is a co-author of the book Expert F# 3.0.


Tom Gilb

Christophe Grand

Christophe Grand is a French independent software engineer who got spoilt by early exposure to Caml.

He is an early member of the Clojure community, having used it for more than 6 years and has authored a number of libraries.

He is a co-author of "Clojure Programming" (O'Reilly).


Tom Gilb


FP Days 2014 will be held at 15Hatfields, London

The UK’s capital city, London offers a huge variety of destinations including museums, parks and open spaces, royal buildings, markets, river based activities on the Thames, as well as restaurants, bars, night clubs, cinemas, theatres and so much more.


Sponsors and Partners help make FP Days 2014 an exceptional experience.

If you're interested in sponsoring FP Days 2014 please download our Sponsor Pack (.PDF) for more information.

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  • Software East
  • InfoQ
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Still on the fence? To get a feel for what goes on at FP Days, visit the site for our 2013 event.

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Cara Hanman

FP Days 2014 Session Types

Need help planning which sessions to attend? We've provided a breakdown of our various session types below.

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.


Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.


A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.


An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.