Functional Programmers Unite! LambdaJam Down Under

I hinted at LambdaJam Australia back in my 2012 Highlights post and the dates are fast approaching so I thought appropriate to blog about it once more.

YOW! LambdaJam is a conference targeted at intermediate and advanced functional programmers and is organised in talks, jams and workshops.

  • Talks are the traditional format and are 30 minutes long;
  • Workshops aim to introduce a specific subjects to attendees in great detail and are up to two hours long;
  • Jams are hands-on sessions. Participants will be guided through pre-defined problems around a given subject/technology and encouraged to work through the solutions either by themselves or ideally as small groups. Jams are also 2 hours long;

Sounds pretty amazing, doesn’t it?

If you’re still not convinced, check out the program.

The conference will run for 2 days, May 16-17, in Brisbane. Tickets are on sale.


Besides the conference itself, Clojure/core will be giving an Intro to Clojure workshop in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. It’s a great opportunity to learn from the language maintainers.

If you’re attending the conference already, you’re in luck because there is a 20% off discount on the link above if you attend both the conference and the workshop.

In case you’d like to attend the workshops only, you can buy individual tickets for Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.


Tony Morris will also be delivering a Functional Programming in Scala workshop in Brisbane and 20% off combo tickets can be bought from the EventBrite page for LambdaJam.

See you there

Got tickets yet? No? What are you waiting for?