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YOW! West is now YOW! Perth. Leading software industry experts from all over the world (including Australia), handpicked by our program committee, are coming together again in Perth for two days to provide amazing networking and learning opportunities. Their talks are designed to bring you the latest practices as well as future directions in software development and delivery. Meet your favourite authors and bloggers. Sign up for a workshop for an intense learning experience. Network with people who truly care about delivering great software.

As always, YOW! Speakers are chosen based on their expertise; they provide excellent, technically rich content, appropriate to all roles in software and IT, completely independent of commercial concerns such as sponsorship or product. This means no commercials, ever, just lots of case studies and stories from the trenches.

Serious software professionals and IT leaders from all across the organisation will benefit from attending. Whether you’re a developer, architect, product owner, team lead, coach, or management, don’t miss this learning opportunity. Our speakers have a wealth of experience they’re eager to share with you.

Keynotes

Adrian Cockcroft

VP Cloud Architecture Strategy

AWS

Adrian Cockcroft

Speeding Up Innovation

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Andrew Sorensen

Director

moso.com.au

Andrew Sorensen

A Programmer's Guide to Sound

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Kent Beck

Author

Extreme Programming

Kent Beck

3X: Explore / Expand / Extract

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Speakers

Andrew Harvey

Coder & Tinkerer

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Andrew Harvey

Your Team As A Distributed System

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Bernd Schiffer

Agile Coach, Trainer, and Consultant

Bold Mover

Bernd Schiffer

Sustainable pace – The forgotten Agile principle

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Beth Skurrie

co-founder

pactflow

Beth Skurrie

Microservices. Test smarter, not harder.

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Chris Richardson

Software architect

Eventuate.io

Chris Richardson

Cubes, Hexagons, Triangles, and More: Understanding the Microservice Architecture Through Shapes

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Evan Bottcher

Head of Engineering

Thoughtworks

Evan Bottcher

Enduring Engineering Practices

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Shohre Mansouri

Sr. Consultant Developer

Thoughtworks

Shohre Mansouri

Enduring Engineering Practices

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Gregor Hohpe

Fellow

Singapore Smart Nation

Gregor Hohpe

Architects live in the first derivative

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Katie McLaughlin

Cloud Developer Advocate

Google

Katie McLaughlin

Turning 'wat' into why

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Kris Howard

Solutions Architect Manager

Amazon Web Services

Kris Howard

Serverless in Production: Lessons from a Skeptic

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Larene Le Gassick

Inclusion Engineer

larene.dev

Larene Le Gassick

Full Stack Accessibility, and the Business Case for Inclusion

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Martin Thompson

High-Performance Computing Specialist

Real Logic

Martin Thompson

Interaction Protocols: It's All About Good Manners

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Matt Callanan

Sr. Software Engineer

Wotif & Expedia

Matt Callanan

Automating Operations with Machine Learning

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Stewart Gleadow

Sr. Tech Lead

REA Group

Stewart Gleadow

Scaling Mobile at REA

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Workshops

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