20-21 November 2014

15Hatfields, London, UK


Thursday 20th November

Conference Day 1

8:30 - 9:30 Conference Registration. Tea / Coffee
9:30 - 9:45

Willem van den Ende & Jacqui Davidson - Software Acumen

Welcome to FP Days 2014
9:45 - 11:00

Keynote Speaker - Don Syme

The F# Way To Relaxation
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30
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Tutorial: ?MBrace: large-scale programming with F# 60 minutes

Gian NtzikImperial College London/Nessos

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
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Experience Report: ?F# for Fun and Games 45 minutes

Anthony BrownBlue Yolk Studios

Hands-On: ?Team Code Off 165 minutes

Ray MillerIndependent

15:00 - 15:30 Tea / Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:15
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Tutorial: ?Building stuff with Shake 45 minutes

Neil MitchellIndependent

16:15 - 17:00

Lightning Talks

17:15 onwards

Drinks at The Doggett's Coat and Badge

Social Evening

After a hard day's work at FP Days, we'll head to our social evening.

Carry on the discussion at over a cold beer, glass of wine, or a soft drink at The Doggett's Coat and Badge on the South Bank from 17.15 onwards.

Click here for directions

St Paul's Cathedral

Photo Credit: Allan Engelhardt (CC 2.0)

Friday 21st November

Conference Day 2

8:45 - 9:15 Conference Registration. Tea / Coffee
9:15 - 10:30

Keynote Speaker - Christophe Grand

Down the Clojure Rabbit Hole
10:30 - 11:00 Tea / Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Mass Pairing

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
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Case Study: ?Clojure at a Newspaper 45 minutes

Jon PitherJUXT.pro

Experience Report: ?SOLID: the next step is Functional 45 minutes

Anil WadghuleEqual Experts

Hands-On: ?Type Providers from the Ground Up 180 minutes

Michael Newton15below

14.30 - 15:00 Tea / Coffee Break
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Case Study: ?FP & biometrics in finance and healthcare 60 minutes

Jan MachacekCake Solutions

Andrew SimCake Solutions
16:00 - 16:15

Willem van den Ende & Jacqui Davidson - Software Acumen

Conference Close

Support FP Days 2014

In return for promoting FP Days 2014 to members of your user group, we offer a 10% discount on all tickets to group members.

We'll also help to promote your group by featuring it here on the FP Days website.

If you run a user group and you'd like more information on supporting FP Days 2014, please get in touch!

Contact Cara

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.