Revision as of 16:17, 29 August 2010
AngloHaskell 2010 is taking place on the 10th and 11th of September in Cambridge, UK (yes, tradition has been broken and month has changed!). It's free, and everyone is invited! Simply add your name to the wiki and we'll see you there.
Organisational contact: Derek Wright
1 Dates and Venues
|Friday 10th September||Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK|
|Saturday 11th September||A less formal venue (to be organised, any suggestions?)|
Per last year, all attendees should bring or make a nametag that identifies you by your real name and/or IRC name. If anyone wants to drag a roll of stickers and a pen along that'll help!
If you can't make the start on Friday, or can only make it on Saturday, that's fine. If you're not sure where everyone's going to be, give one of the contacts a call or a text.
- Derek Wright (Fri + Sat)
- Graeme Burnett (Fri + Sat)
- Neil Mitchell (hopefully Fri, definite Sat)
- Sam Martin (Fri but not Sat)
- Eric Kow (Fri + Sat)
- Richard Smith (Fri only)
- Benedict Eastaugh (Fri only)
- Add your name here
- Claude Heiland-Allen
- Joshua Lee Tucker
- Ben May
- Alex McLean (hopefully Fri, can't do Sat)
- Magnus Therning
- Richard Fergie (just Friday)
- Max Bolingbroke
- Roland Swingler
- Add your name here
It's likely that there'll be people in need of crashspace and so forth, so please organise here! Both offers and requests are good.
Details coming soon...
Planning will be taking place on IRC as per previous years: #anglohaskell on irc.freenode.net
If you're having trouble following things on IRC, the discussion page on the wiki might be a good place to leave comments and questions.
In previous years we had talks in the day on a Friday, followed by pubbage in the evening and assorted activities on the Saturday. This seemed to work, so we'll follow a similar model this year.
This is somewhat preliminary and subject to change as talks are confirmed or otherwise, but the overall structure should hold:
|Friday or Saturday||10am||People start arriving|
|10:30 am||Tea, coffee and biscuits|
|3:30pm||Tea, coffee and biscuits|
|4:??pm||Functional Grit - small talks that may grow into functional pearls. Open session, anyone can give a quick talk!|
|When people get hungry or the venue kicks us out||Food! Likely we'll head out for a curry|
|Beer o'Clock||When everyone's finished eating, we'll head for a nearby pub|
|2nd Day||To be confirmed|
Volunteers please! Previously we have had a largely more practical set of talks than you might find at Fun in the Afternoon or an academic event. This was a good thing, and some of the best talks were from people who were far from considering themselves as experts, so feel free to tell us about your experiences.
Talks planned and/or offered:
- Claude Heiland-Allen - "mandulia: A zooming visualisation of the Mandelbrot Set as many Julia Sets"
- Alex McLean - "tidal - live coding patterns with Haskell"
- Add your name here - Add your title here
People giving talks should add these as they have them :-)
Mandulia provides a zooming visualisation of the Mandelbrot Set as many Julia Sets. Featuring a profiled and optimized renderer, and a Lua configuration and scripting interface.
- Title here
abstract goes here
4.2.2 Functional Grit
In previous years there has been a successful 'functional grit' section. Usually an informal session for people to briefly talk/demo works in progress, no need to pre-register, just turn up and talk. Think small stones that might turn into functional pearls. If there's time it'd be great to do again this year.
4.3 Other activity
After Friday's talks, food and drink would be a good idea! Curry is traditional and probably the default, but we're open to other suggestions. After that, we'll retreat to a pub for the evening.