[erlang-questions] Erlang Community Conference

Daniel Luna <>
Thu Mar 8 06:13:33 CET 2012


This sounds awesome.  I'm sad that I won't be near Berlin when it happens.

Good luck guys.

On 5 March 2012 12:55, John-Paul Bader <> wrote:
> Hey,
>
>
> I want to announce that a bunch of people here in Berlin/Germany are about
> to organize a community driven erlang conference.
>
> We know that there are quite a lot of erlang related conferences by erlang
> solutions already and we really like them, however we believe it would be
> great to have an independant, community driven event as well. So we don't
> want to compete with the existing conferences but add another nice one to
> the mix.
>
> We are still at a very early stage as we are just gathering together all the
> details and people so please consider any information on this eventual
> consistent. We don't even have a name yet. Current project title is
> "Erlounge Conference".
>
> Yet we would really like to get some early feedback on this from the
> community so we don't run into the wrong direction right from the start.
>
> This is the brief description of what we want to do:
>
> What is it?
> ===========
>
> The erlounge conference is a small single track conference about Erlang and
> other programming languages with similar concepts like Scala, Clojure and
> Haskell.
>
> It is a non-profit conference which is organized by community effort. The
> entrance fee will be as low as we can make it so that everybody has a chance
> attending the conference. Think of a range between 40-80 Euro.
>
> The talks will be about real projects and real people, about hacking and
> inspiraton for what can be done with those languages. It will have talks for
> beginners as well as experienced developers and in addition there will be
> lighting talks for showing other cool stuff.
>
> Where is it?
> ============
>
> The conference will take place in Berlin / Germany
> But we have to find a proper venue yet which is suitable for 200-400 people.
>
> When is it?
> ===========
>
> We will try to make it happen in fall 2012. Could be one or two days -
> preferrably on a weekend.
>
> What is it about?
> =================
>
> erlang, other functional languages and functional programming in general,
> building systems that never fail, writing backends for the next big web app,
> advantages of erlang over other languages like ruby, python, javascript
>
>
> Any feedback is appreciated! We will have a dedicated interface for tracking
> who would be interested to come later on.
>
>
>
> Kind regards, John
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